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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 96 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Android 468 527 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.10% 2.32% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.75% 10.59% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 378 349
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £40.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -20.00%
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
4800 4977 4392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.54% 21.95% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3187 3392 2866
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 237 234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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 -10 96 £425 - 51
Canary Wharf - 2 £475 -
Wimbledon - 2 £375 - 2
Southwark - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £650 -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 566 (61.99%) Apple iOS
2 389 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
3 359 (39.32%) Android Development
4 285 (31.22%) Mobile App
5 255 (27.93%) Java
6 206 (22.56%) Windows
7 189 (20.70%) HTML
8 177 (19.39%) JavaScript
9 168 (18.40%) User Experience
10 160 (17.52%) iOS Development
11 145 (15.88%) Web Services
12 140 (15.33%) Mobile Development
13 139 (15.22%) TDD
14 134 (14.68%) CSS
15 128 (14.02%) HTML5
16 126 (13.80%) Android SDK
16 126 (13.80%) JSON
17 112 (12.27%) Scrum
18 101 (11.06%) Google
19 98 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
20 94 (10.30%) OO
21 92 (10.08%) REST
22 90 (9.86%) E-Commerce
22 90 (9.86%) Microsoft
23 89 (9.75%) Apple
24 88 (9.64%) Git (software)
25 86 (9.42%) Degree
25 86 (9.42%) Objective-C
26 84 (9.20%) XML
27 81 (8.87%) BDD

Android
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 42 (4.60%) MS Exchange
2 31 (3.40%) Node.js
3 21 (2.30%) Confluence
3 21 (2.30%) Lync
4 19 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.75%) CMS
5 16 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (0.99%) uiautomator
8 7 (0.77%) Apache
9 6 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.66%) IIS
9 6 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.44%) Drupal
11 4 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (0.33%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 78 (8.54%) MS Office
2 35 (3.83%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.19%) Photoshop
4 17 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (1.10%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.66%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.44%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.33%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.33%) MS Project
12 1 (0.11%) Shockwave
12 1 (0.11%) Quicktime
12 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (0.33%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.08%) Google Apps
4 15 (1.64%) GitHub
5 11 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.88%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.77%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.77%) Office 365
8 6 (0.66%) Yammer
8 6 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.33%) Heroku
10 3 (0.33%) SaaS
11 2 (0.22%) PaaS
11 2 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.22%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.29%) VPN
2 24 (2.63%) Internet
3 22 (2.41%) HTTP
4 20 (2.19%) DNS
5 19 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.08%) LAN
6 15 (1.64%) Firewall
6 15 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (1.64%) Wireless
7 13 (1.42%) DHCP
8 10 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (0.99%) VLAN
9 9 (0.99%) VoIP
10 8 (0.88%) WLAN
10 8 (0.88%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.88%) WebEx
11 7 (0.77%) Unified Communications
11 7 (0.77%) LDAP
12 6 (0.66%) Bluetooth
12 6 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.50%) MySQL
3 23 (2.52%) SQLite
4 17 (1.86%) MongoDB
5 13 (1.42%) NoSQL
6 9 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.66%) Redis
8 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.33%) Big Data
11 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.11%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 88 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 63 (6.90%) Android Studio
3 48 (5.26%) Xcode
4 45 (4.93%) Jenkins
5 43 (4.71%) Cucumber
6 40 (4.38%) Calabash
7 39 (4.27%) JIRA
8 30 (3.29%) Eclipse
9 25 (2.74%) Maven
10 24 (2.63%) Appium
11 22 (2.41%) Selenium
12 20 (2.19%) Subversion
13 19 (2.08%) JUnit
13 19 (2.08%) TeamCity
14 18 (1.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 14 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (1.53%) Robotium
16 12 (1.31%) Robolectric
17 11 (1.20%) Grunt
17 11 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 60 (6.57%) Finance
2 53 (5.81%) Retail
3 37 (4.05%) Marketing
3 37 (4.05%) Banking
4 36 (3.94%) Games
5 29 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.63%) Legal
7 11 (1.20%) Publishing
8 10 (1.10%) Advertising
9 8 (0.88%) Law
9 8 (0.88%) French Language
10 6 (0.66%) Italian Language
10 6 (0.66%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.66%) Automotive
11 5 (0.55%) Electronics
11 5 (0.55%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.44%) German Language
13 3 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 473 (51.81%) Developer
2 240 (26.29%) Android Developer
3 92 (10.08%) Mobile Developer
4 86 (9.42%) Analyst
5 82 (8.98%) Senior Developer
6 71 (7.78%) iOS Developer
7 66 (7.23%) Architect
8 47 (5.15%) Senior Android Developer
9 40 (4.38%) Designer
10 32 (3.50%) Support Analyst
10 32 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
11 30 (3.29%) Front-End Developer
12 27 (2.96%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 27 (2.96%) Project Manager
12 27 (2.96%) Desktop Support
13 26 (2.85%) Tester
14 21 (2.30%) Applications Developer
15 19 (2.08%) Test Analyst
15 19 (2.08%) Junior
16 18 (1.97%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (20.70%) HTML
2 145 (15.88%) Web Services
3 134 (14.68%) CSS
4 128 (14.02%) HTML5
5 126 (13.80%) JSON
5 126 (13.80%) Android SDK
6 92 (10.08%) REST
7 84 (9.20%) XML
8 64 (7.01%) iOS SDK
9 57 (6.24%) .NET
9 57 (6.24%) RESTful
10 54 (5.91%) CSS3
11 51 (5.59%) jQuery
12 48 (5.26%) AngularJS
13 45 (4.93%) SOAP
14 25 (2.74%) PhoneGap
15 20 (2.19%) ASP.NET
16 18 (1.97%) Cocoa
17 17 (1.86%) Ruby on Rails
18 16 (1.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 285 (31.22%) Mobile App
2 168 (18.40%) User Experience
3 78 (8.54%) iPhone
4 75 (8.21%) Blackberry
5 55 (6.02%) Computer Science
6 31 (3.40%) Streaming Video
7 30 (3.29%) iPad
8 24 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (2.41%) Mathematics
10 21 (2.30%) Mobile Payment
11 20 (2.19%) Physics
11 20 (2.19%) IPTV
12 18 (1.97%) Over-the-Top Content
13 17 (1.86%) Video on Demand
14 16 (1.75%) STB
15 13 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
15 13 (1.42%) Data Structures
16 12 (1.31%) Handset
17 11 (1.20%) Social Media
18 10 (1.10%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 566 (61.99%) Apple iOS
2 206 (22.56%) Windows
3 57 (6.24%) Windows 7
4 54 (5.91%) Mac OS X
5 52 (5.70%) Linux
6 31 (3.40%) Windows Phone
7 23 (2.52%) Windows Mobile
8 19 (2.08%) Windows XP
9 18 (1.97%) UNIX
10 17 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (1.64%) Mac OS
11 15 (1.64%) Windows 8
11 15 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.55%) webOS
14 4 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
14 4 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.33%) CentOS
16 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (39.32%) Android Development
3 160 (17.52%) iOS Development
4 140 (15.33%) Mobile Development
5 139 (15.22%) TDD
6 112 (12.27%) Scrum
7 98 (10.73%) Continuous Integration
8 94 (10.30%) OO
9 90 (9.86%) E-Commerce
10 81 (8.87%) BDD
11 59 (6.46%) Mobile Application Development
12 57 (6.24%) Software Engineering
13 48 (5.26%) Automated Testing
14 43 (4.71%) ITIL
15 42 (4.60%) OOP
16 39 (4.27%) SDLC
17 37 (4.05%) Kanban
17 37 (4.05%) Unit Testing
18 36 (3.94%) Analytics
19 33 (3.61%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 255 (27.93%) Java
2 177 (19.39%) JavaScript
3 86 (9.42%) Objective-C
4 52 (5.70%) Ruby
5 51 (5.59%) C#
6 46 (5.04%) C++
7 42 (4.60%) SQL
8 35 (3.83%) Python
9 22 (2.41%) C
10 18 (1.97%) PHP
11 14 (1.53%) Shell Script
11 14 (1.53%) Apple Swift
12 10 (1.10%) Scala
13 7 (0.77%) ActionScript
14 5 (0.55%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.55%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.44%) GLSL
15 4 (0.44%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.22%) CoffeeScript
16 2 (0.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 86 (9.42%) Degree
2 10 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (0.88%) CCNA
4 8 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (0.66%) MCSE
6 3 (0.33%) MCSA
6 3 (0.33%) CCNP
6 3 (0.33%) ISEB
6 3 (0.33%) A+ Certification
6 3 (0.33%) JNCIA
6 3 (0.33%) JNCIS
6 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.22%) MOS
7 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.22%) MCDST
7 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.91%) QA
2 9 (0.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 76 (8.32%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.99%) XenApp
4 5 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (0.55%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (0.33%) NFS
6 3 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.33%) vSphere
7 2 (0.22%) Docker
7 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (1.64%) SCCM
2 9 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.88%) yum
4 7 (0.77%) Puppet
4 7 (0.77%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.44%) Ansible
6 3 (0.33%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.33%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.22%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.22%) SCOM
7 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.11%) WSUS
8 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 101 (11.06%) Google
2 90 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 89 (9.75%) Apple
4 34 (3.72%) Adobe
5 33 (3.61%) Cisco
6 22 (2.41%) Oracle
7 19 (2.08%) Citrix
8 18 (1.97%) VMware
9 15 (1.64%) Xamarin
10 12 (1.31%) Facebook
10 12 (1.31%) MobileIron
11 10 (1.10%) Roku
11 10 (1.10%) HP
12 9 (0.99%) Twitter
13 8 (0.88%) SAP
14 7 (0.77%) Juniper
14 7 (0.77%) Polycom
15 6 (0.66%) Akamai
15 6 (0.66%) Appcelerator
15 6 (0.66%) Remedy
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £580 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
PCR
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £299 - £351 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £80.00 - £100.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £549.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago