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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 111 76 114
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +38
Contract jobs citing Android 445 677 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.84% 2.68% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.12% 11.71% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 484 339
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £261 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 22
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% -66.00%
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
5483 5781 5395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.63% 22.92% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3721 3827 3413
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 241 295
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £28.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 1 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 1 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 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -28 94 £370 -4.51% 52
Uxbridge -3 12 £400 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £444 - 1
Croydon - 1 - - 1
Ruislip - 1 - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 632 (60.59%) Apple iOS
2 413 (39.60%) Android Development
3 398 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
4 320 (30.68%) Java
5 311 (29.82%) Mobile App
6 240 (23.01%) HTML
7 186 (17.83%) JavaScript
8 175 (16.78%) CSS
9 174 (16.68%) Windows
10 170 (16.30%) Web Services
11 167 (16.01%) iOS Development
12 156 (14.96%) User Experience
13 145 (13.90%) TDD
14 143 (13.71%) JSON
15 140 (13.42%) Scrum
16 139 (13.33%) Android SDK
17 130 (12.46%) HTML5
18 127 (12.18%) iPhone
18 127 (12.18%) Objective-C
19 126 (12.08%) OO
20 117 (11.22%) XML
21 115 (11.03%) Blackberry
22 98 (9.40%) Git (software)
23 97 (9.30%) Google
24 96 (9.20%) E-Commerce
25 95 (9.11%) BDD
26 89 (8.53%) RESTful
27 87 (8.34%) QA
28 86 (8.25%) Microsoft
29 83 (7.96%) Finance

Android
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 29 (2.78%) CMS
2 15 (1.44%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.25%) Node.js
3 13 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.05%) uiautomator
5 10 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.86%) Lync
7 8 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (0.67%) IIS
8 7 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.58%) Drupal
10 5 (0.48%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.29%) WordPress
12 2 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.19%) nginx
12 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (6.33%) Photoshop
2 60 (5.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 55 (5.27%) MS Office
4 26 (2.49%) InDesign
5 19 (1.82%) MS Excel
6 10 (0.96%) Doxygen
6 10 (0.96%) Fireworks
7 9 (0.86%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.77%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (0.58%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.38%) MS Project
11 3 (0.29%) Maya
11 3 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.096%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.096%) ZBrush
12 1 (0.096%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 11 (1.05%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.096%) Maximo
3 1 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (1.05%) Office 365
3 10 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.38%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.29%) SaaS
7 1 (0.096%) GitHub
7 1 (0.096%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.096%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.096%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.84%) HTTP
2 33 (3.16%) Internet
3 23 (2.21%) VPN
4 15 (1.44%) Bluetooth
4 15 (1.44%) VoIP
5 14 (1.34%) NFC
5 14 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (1.05%) Firewall
7 11 (1.05%) HTTPS
8 9 (0.86%) Wireless
8 9 (0.86%) RTSP
9 8 (0.77%) DNS
9 8 (0.77%) WAN
10 7 (0.67%) LAN
11 6 (0.58%) Intranet
12 5 (0.48%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.48%) Network Security
12 5 (0.48%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.84%) MySQL
2 21 (2.01%) SQLite
3 19 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.63%) SQL Server
5 8 (0.77%) Big Data
6 7 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.58%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.38%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.29%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.096%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.096%) DataStage
11 1 (0.096%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 98 (9.40%) Git (software)
2 76 (7.29%) Xcode
3 66 (6.33%) Calabash
4 58 (5.56%) Subversion
5 54 (5.18%) Cucumber
6 53 (5.08%) Selenium
7 43 (4.12%) Appium
8 42 (4.03%) JIRA
9 31 (2.97%) WebDriver
10 30 (2.88%) Eclipse
11 28 (2.68%) Robotium
12 24 (2.30%) Axure RP
13 23 (2.21%) Jenkins
14 21 (2.01%) Robolectric
15 14 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (1.34%) Gradle
16 11 (1.05%) JUnit
16 11 (1.05%) Bitbucket
16 11 (1.05%) Hudson
17 10 (0.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 83 (7.96%) Finance
2 68 (6.52%) Retail
3 45 (4.31%) Marketing
4 44 (4.22%) Banking
5 32 (3.07%) Publishing
6 28 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.49%) Games
8 21 (2.01%) Advertising
9 9 (0.86%) Electronics
10 8 (0.77%) Legal
11 7 (0.67%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.58%) French Language
13 5 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.48%) German Language
14 3 (0.29%) Automotive
14 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.19%) Law
15 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 543 (52.06%) Developer
2 317 (30.39%) Android Developer
3 99 (9.49%) Analyst
4 97 (9.30%) iOS Developer
5 80 (7.67%) Designer
6 72 (6.90%) Tester
7 62 (5.94%) Mobile Developer
8 57 (5.47%) Senior Developer
9 54 (5.18%) Architect
10 45 (4.31%) Mobile Tester
11 40 (3.84%) Project Manager
12 33 (3.16%) Test Analyst
13 31 (2.97%) Lead Developer
14 27 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
15 26 (2.49%) Automation Tester
16 25 (2.40%) Service Desk Analyst
16 25 (2.40%) Service Analyst
16 25 (2.40%) Senior Android Developer
17 23 (2.21%) Front-End Developer
18 22 (2.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (23.01%) HTML
2 175 (16.78%) CSS
3 170 (16.30%) Web Services
4 143 (13.71%) JSON
5 139 (13.33%) Android SDK
6 130 (12.46%) HTML5
7 117 (11.22%) XML
8 89 (8.53%) RESTful
9 72 (6.90%) REST
10 56 (5.37%) CSS3
11 51 (4.89%) iOS SDK
12 43 (4.12%) Flash
12 43 (4.12%) .NET
13 41 (3.93%) SOAP
14 38 (3.64%) jQuery
15 24 (2.30%) AngularJS
16 19 (1.82%) Ajax
16 19 (1.82%) PhoneGap
17 18 (1.73%) J2EE
17 18 (1.73%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 311 (29.82%) Mobile App
2 156 (14.96%) User Experience
3 127 (12.18%) iPhone
4 115 (11.03%) Blackberry
5 72 (6.90%) iPad
6 53 (5.08%) Computer Science
7 52 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (3.45%) Social Media
9 27 (2.59%) Open Source
9 27 (2.59%) Video on Demand
10 20 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
11 17 (1.63%) Handset
11 17 (1.63%) Digital Media
12 15 (1.44%) Animation
13 14 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
14 13 (1.25%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.25%) Streaming Video
14 13 (1.25%) Xbox
14 13 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.15%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 632 (60.59%) Apple iOS
2 174 (16.68%) Windows
3 58 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 44 (4.22%) Linux
5 40 (3.84%) Windows Phone
6 33 (3.16%) Windows XP
6 33 (3.16%) Windows Mobile
7 22 (2.11%) Windows Vista
8 13 (1.25%) UNIX
9 12 (1.15%) Mac OS
10 11 (1.05%) Mac OS X
10 11 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.48%) Windows Phone 7
13 3 (0.29%) VMS
13 3 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.29%) webOS
14 2 (0.19%) BlackBerry OS
14 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (39.60%) Android Development
2 398 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (16.01%) iOS Development
4 145 (13.90%) TDD
5 140 (13.42%) Scrum
6 126 (12.08%) OO
7 96 (9.20%) E-Commerce
8 95 (9.11%) BDD
9 67 (6.42%) MVC
10 66 (6.33%) Test Scripting
11 60 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (5.75%) OOP
12 57 (5.47%) Software Engineering
13 49 (4.70%) Project Management
14 40 (3.84%) Automation Testing
15 37 (3.55%) ITIL
16 36 (3.45%) Web Development
16 36 (3.45%) Multithreading
17 35 (3.36%) Unit Testing
17 35 (3.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 320 (30.68%) Java
2 186 (17.83%) JavaScript
3 127 (12.18%) Objective-C
4 60 (5.75%) C#
5 55 (5.27%) Ruby
6 52 (4.99%) C++
7 51 (4.89%) SQL
8 48 (4.60%) PHP
9 35 (3.36%) C
10 24 (2.30%) Python
11 17 (1.63%) Groovy
12 12 (1.15%) PowerShell
13 9 (0.86%) PHP5
14 6 (0.58%) ActionScript
15 5 (0.48%) Perl
16 3 (0.29%) Lingo
16 3 (0.29%) ActionScript 3.0
17 2 (0.19%) ActionScript 2.0
17 2 (0.19%) Scala
17 2 (0.19%) Lua
Qualifications
1 76 (7.29%) Degree
2 19 (1.82%) ISEB
3 9 (0.86%) ISTQB
4 7 (0.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.38%) MCSA
7 3 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.29%) MCSE
7 3 (0.29%) MCP
7 3 (0.29%) MCDST
8 2 (0.19%) CBAP
8 2 (0.19%) MOS
8 2 (0.19%) Siebel Certification
8 2 (0.19%) CCNA
8 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.19%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.096%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (8.34%) QA
2 7 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.096%) PAS 55
4 1 (0.096%) JTAG
System Software
1 60 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.29%) Xen
3 3 (0.29%) Cygwin
4 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.19%) Firmware
4 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.096%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.096%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.096%) XenApp
5 1 (0.096%) XenServer
5 1 (0.096%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 7 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (0.48%) XenMobile
2 5 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.29%) SCCM
4 2 (0.19%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.096%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.096%) WSUS
5 1 (0.096%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (9.30%) Google
2 86 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 45 (4.31%) Apple
4 40 (3.84%) Adobe
5 33 (3.16%) Citrix
6 30 (2.88%) Xamarin
7 19 (1.82%) Remedy
8 15 (1.44%) Cisco
9 11 (1.05%) Oracle
10 10 (0.96%) Sencha
11 9 (0.86%) Symantec
11 9 (0.86%) VMware
12 8 (0.77%) Perforce
13 7 (0.67%) IronPort
13 7 (0.67%) Facebook
14 6 (0.58%) Appcelerator
15 5 (0.48%) HP
15 5 (0.48%) Sophos
15 5 (0.48%) TIBCO
15 5 (0.48%) Sitecore
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