The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 116 78 110
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +32
Contract jobs citing Android 452 656 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.83% 2.59% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.01% 11.35% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 454 344
Average daily rate
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£389 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 19
Average hourly rate £14.04 £27.02 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.03% -32.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.56% -45.33%
Android
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5644 5781 5342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.91% 22.82% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3889 3832 3472
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 231 263
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in London

Android
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the London region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in London

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in London

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android across the London region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in London

Android
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Android Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Android
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -22 108 £364 -6.73% 49
Uxbridge -4 10 £463 +37.03% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £444 -
Orpington - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Bermondsey - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Android also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android.

1 608 (60.92%) Apple iOS
2 404 (40.48%) Android Development
3 399 (39.98%) Agile Software Development
4 306 (30.66%) Mobile App
5 303 (30.36%) Java
6 227 (22.75%) HTML
7 179 (17.94%) JavaScript
8 171 (17.13%) Web Services
9 169 (16.93%) CSS
10 166 (16.63%) iOS Development
11 161 (16.13%) Windows
12 153 (15.33%) User Experience
13 141 (14.13%) Scrum
14 139 (13.93%) TDD
15 138 (13.83%) JSON
16 132 (13.23%) Android SDK
17 126 (12.63%) OO
18 123 (12.32%) Objective-C
19 120 (12.02%) HTML5
20 118 (11.82%) XML
21 113 (11.32%) iPhone
22 110 (11.02%) Blackberry
23 95 (9.52%) Google
24 93 (9.32%) Git (software)
25 92 (9.22%) E-Commerce
26 91 (9.12%) RESTful
27 88 (8.82%) BDD
28 85 (8.52%) QA
29 78 (7.82%) Microsoft
30 77 (7.72%) Finance

Android
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Android also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (2.61%) CMS
2 15 (1.50%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (1.30%) Node.js
4 12 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.90%) Lync
5 9 (0.90%) uiautomator
6 8 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.60%) Drupal
8 6 (0.60%) IIS
9 5 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.50%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.40%) WordPress
11 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.30%) LiveLink
12 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 62 (6.21%) Photoshop
2 56 (5.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 56 (5.61%) MS Office
3 20 (2.00%) InDesign
4 19 (1.90%) MS Excel
5 11 (1.10%) Doxygen
6 8 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
6 8 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.70%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.50%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.40%) Maya
9 4 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.20%) MS Project
11 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.10%) ZBrush
11 1 (0.10%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 9 (0.90%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.00%) Office 365
3 8 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.70%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.20%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.20%) Heroku
7 1 (0.10%) SaaS
7 1 (0.10%) GitHub
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.91%) HTTP
2 30 (3.01%) Internet
3 26 (2.61%) VPN
4 19 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (1.60%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.50%) Bluetooth
6 15 (1.50%) NFC
7 14 (1.40%) VoIP
8 12 (1.20%) HTTPS
9 11 (1.10%) WAN
9 11 (1.10%) Firewall
9 11 (1.10%) Wireless
9 11 (1.10%) LAN
10 10 (1.00%) RTSP
11 8 (0.80%) DNS
12 5 (0.50%) Network Security
12 5 (0.50%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.40%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.01%) MySQL
2 21 (2.10%) SQLite
3 19 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.30%) SQL Server
5 9 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.60%) Big Data
6 6 (0.60%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.30%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.10%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.10%) DataStage
10 1 (0.10%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 93 (9.32%) Git (software)
2 70 (7.01%) Calabash
3 69 (6.91%) Xcode
4 52 (5.21%) Subversion
5 50 (5.01%) Cucumber
6 46 (4.61%) Selenium
7 45 (4.51%) Appium
8 42 (4.21%) JIRA
9 29 (2.91%) Eclipse
10 25 (2.51%) Robolectric
11 24 (2.40%) Jenkins
11 24 (2.40%) WebDriver
12 23 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (2.20%) Axure RP
14 19 (1.90%) Robotium
15 15 (1.50%) Gradle
16 12 (1.20%) NUnit
17 11 (1.10%) Visual Studio
17 11 (1.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
18 10 (1.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 77 (7.72%) Finance
2 63 (6.31%) Retail
3 49 (4.91%) Marketing
4 37 (3.71%) Banking
5 33 (3.31%) Publishing
6 31 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 29 (2.91%) Games
8 20 (2.00%) Advertising
9 9 (0.90%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.80%) Electronics
11 7 (0.70%) French Language
12 6 (0.60%) Legal
13 5 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.40%) German Language
15 3 (0.30%) Automotive
15 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 526 (52.71%) Developer
2 308 (30.86%) Android Developer
3 95 (9.52%) iOS Developer
3 95 (9.52%) Analyst
4 75 (7.52%) Designer
5 63 (6.31%) Tester
6 59 (5.91%) Mobile Developer
7 54 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 47 (4.71%) Architect
9 40 (4.01%) Mobile Tester
10 39 (3.91%) Project Manager
11 32 (3.21%) Test Analyst
11 32 (3.21%) Lead Developer
12 25 (2.51%) Support Engineer
13 24 (2.40%) Service Analyst
13 24 (2.40%) Service Desk Analyst
13 24 (2.40%) Senior Android Developer
13 24 (2.40%) Automation Tester
13 24 (2.40%) UI Designer
14 23 (2.30%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (22.75%) HTML
2 171 (17.13%) Web Services
3 169 (16.93%) CSS
4 138 (13.83%) JSON
5 132 (13.23%) Android SDK
6 120 (12.02%) HTML5
7 118 (11.82%) XML
8 91 (9.12%) RESTful
9 68 (6.81%) REST
10 51 (5.11%) CSS3
11 46 (4.61%) iOS SDK
12 38 (3.81%) Flash
13 37 (3.71%) .NET
14 36 (3.61%) SOAP
15 35 (3.51%) jQuery
16 22 (2.20%) AngularJS
17 19 (1.90%) J2EE
18 18 (1.80%) Ajax
18 18 (1.80%) PhoneGap
19 16 (1.60%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 306 (30.66%) Mobile App
2 153 (15.33%) User Experience
3 113 (11.32%) iPhone
4 110 (11.02%) Blackberry
5 62 (6.21%) iPad
6 47 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (4.61%) Computer Science
8 39 (3.91%) Social Media
9 27 (2.71%) Mobile Payment
9 27 (2.71%) Open Source
10 21 (2.10%) Video on Demand
11 16 (1.60%) Handset
11 16 (1.60%) Animation
12 15 (1.50%) Digital Media
13 14 (1.40%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
14 13 (1.30%) Xbox
15 12 (1.20%) Streaming Video
15 12 (1.20%) PKI
16 11 (1.10%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 608 (60.92%) Apple iOS
2 161 (16.13%) Windows
3 60 (6.01%) Windows 7
4 42 (4.21%) Linux
5 38 (3.81%) Windows Phone
6 26 (2.61%) Windows XP
6 26 (2.61%) Windows Mobile
7 19 (1.90%) Windows Vista
8 16 (1.60%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 11 (1.10%) UNIX
10 11 (1.10%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.40%) webOS
14 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
14 3 (0.30%) VMS
15 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (40.48%) Android Development
2 399 (39.98%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (16.63%) iOS Development
4 141 (14.13%) Scrum
5 139 (13.93%) TDD
6 126 (12.63%) OO
7 92 (9.22%) E-Commerce
8 88 (8.82%) BDD
9 62 (6.21%) Test Scripting
10 60 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
11 59 (5.91%) OOP
11 59 (5.91%) MVC
12 58 (5.81%) Software Engineering
13 43 (4.31%) Project Management
14 41 (4.11%) Automation Testing
15 39 (3.91%) Multithreading
16 36 (3.61%) Unit Testing
17 35 (3.51%) Test Automation
17 35 (3.51%) Mobile Application Development
18 33 (3.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 303 (30.36%) Java
2 179 (17.94%) JavaScript
3 123 (12.32%) Objective-C
4 60 (6.01%) C#
5 56 (5.61%) SQL
6 54 (5.41%) Ruby
7 47 (4.71%) PHP
8 46 (4.61%) C++
9 28 (2.81%) C
10 20 (2.00%) Python
11 16 (1.60%) Groovy
12 11 (1.10%) PowerShell
13 9 (0.90%) PHP5
14 7 (0.70%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.40%) ActionScript 3.0
16 3 (0.30%) ActionScript 2.0
16 3 (0.30%) Lua
16 3 (0.30%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.30%) Perl
17 2 (0.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 67 (6.71%) Degree
2 18 (1.80%) ISEB
3 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.50%) MCSE
5 5 (0.50%) MCSA
6 4 (0.40%) MCP
7 3 (0.30%) CCNA
7 3 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.30%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.30%) MCDST
8 2 (0.20%) MOS
8 2 (0.20%) CBAP
8 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.20%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (8.52%) QA
2 7 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) JTAG
4 1 (0.10%) PAS 55
System Software
1 56 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.30%) Xen
4 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.20%) Firmware
4 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.10%) XenApp
5 1 (0.10%) XenServer
5 1 (0.10%) Varnish
5 1 (0.10%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 7 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 7 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (0.50%) SCCM
3 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.40%) XenMobile
4 3 (0.30%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.10%) WSUS
6 1 (0.10%) SCOM
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 95 (9.52%) Google
2 78 (7.82%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.11%) Apple
4 35 (3.51%) Adobe
5 31 (3.11%) Xamarin
6 29 (2.91%) Citrix
7 16 (1.60%) Remedy
8 15 (1.50%) Cisco
9 13 (1.30%) Oracle
10 11 (1.10%) Sencha
11 10 (1.00%) VMware
12 9 (0.90%) Symantec
13 8 (0.80%) Perforce
14 7 (0.70%) IronPort
15 6 (0.60%) Appcelerator
15 6 (0.60%) Facebook
15 6 (0.60%) Sophos
16 5 (0.50%) TIBCO
17 4 (0.40%) Metastorm
17 4 (0.40%) SAP
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
North London
Intelletect
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 6 Month contract
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day for 6 weeks (rolling)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 6 days ago