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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 101 78 106
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +28
Contract jobs citing Android 478 668 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.95% 2.66% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.59% 11.56% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 475 344
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 31
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.42 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% -63.96%
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
5562 5780 5504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.69% 23.00% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3732 3814 3397
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 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 248 329
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 £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £32.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -22 100 £366 -5.48% 47
Uxbridge 0 12 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £444 - 1
Croydon - 1 - - 1
Ruislip - 1 - - 2
Upminster - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 636 (60.46%) Apple iOS
2 414 (39.35%) Android Development
3 397 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
4 325 (30.89%) Java
5 320 (30.42%) Mobile App
6 241 (22.91%) HTML
7 184 (17.49%) JavaScript
8 176 (16.73%) CSS
9 175 (16.63%) Windows
10 166 (15.78%) Web Services
10 166 (15.78%) iOS Development
11 156 (14.83%) User Experience
12 150 (14.26%) TDD
13 145 (13.78%) Scrum
14 144 (13.69%) JSON
15 140 (13.31%) Android SDK
16 131 (12.45%) HTML5
16 131 (12.45%) OO
17 128 (12.17%) iPhone
18 126 (11.98%) Objective-C
19 118 (11.22%) XML
20 114 (10.84%) Blackberry
21 100 (9.51%) Git (software)
22 99 (9.41%) BDD
23 98 (9.32%) Google
24 94 (8.94%) E-Commerce
25 87 (8.27%) RESTful
26 84 (7.98%) QA
27 83 (7.89%) Microsoft
28 82 (7.79%) Finance

Android
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (2.76%) CMS
2 13 (1.24%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.24%) Node.js
3 12 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.76%) IIS
5 8 (0.76%) Lync
6 7 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (0.57%) Drupal
7 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.48%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.29%) WordPress
9 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.19%) nginx
10 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (6.46%) Photoshop
2 62 (5.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 56 (5.32%) MS Office
4 27 (2.57%) InDesign
5 20 (1.90%) MS Excel
6 10 (0.95%) Fireworks
6 10 (0.95%) Doxygen
7 9 (0.86%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (0.57%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.38%) MS Project
11 3 (0.29%) Maya
12 1 (0.095%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.095%) ZBrush
12 1 (0.095%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 12 (1.14%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.095%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.095%) Maximo
3 1 (0.095%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.95%) Office 365
3 8 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.38%) SaaS
4 4 (0.38%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.095%) Heroku
5 1 (0.095%) GitHub
5 1 (0.095%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.095%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.80%) HTTP
2 31 (2.95%) Internet
3 24 (2.28%) VPN
4 16 (1.52%) VoIP
5 15 (1.43%) Bluetooth
6 14 (1.33%) NFC
7 13 (1.24%) TCP/IP
8 12 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (1.05%) HTTPS
10 10 (0.95%) Firewall
11 9 (0.86%) Wireless
12 8 (0.76%) RTSP
12 8 (0.76%) DNS
13 7 (0.67%) WAN
14 6 (0.57%) LAN
14 6 (0.57%) Intranet
15 5 (0.48%) Wireshark
15 5 (0.48%) Unified Communications
16 4 (0.38%) NetScaler
16 4 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.99%) MySQL
2 22 (2.09%) SQLite
3 19 (1.81%) SQL Server
4 18 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 8 (0.76%) Big Data
6 6 (0.57%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.57%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.38%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.29%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.095%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.095%) Redis
10 1 (0.095%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 100 (9.51%) Git (software)
2 74 (7.03%) Xcode
3 67 (6.37%) Calabash
4 62 (5.89%) Subversion
5 56 (5.32%) Cucumber
6 50 (4.75%) Selenium
7 45 (4.28%) JIRA
8 31 (2.95%) WebDriver
9 29 (2.76%) Eclipse
10 28 (2.66%) Robotium
11 24 (2.28%) Jenkins
12 23 (2.19%) Axure RP
13 14 (1.33%) Gradle
14 13 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (1.24%) Hudson
15 12 (1.14%) Bitbucket
15 12 (1.14%) JUnit
16 10 (0.95%) NUnit
16 10 (0.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 10 (0.95%) SpecFlow
General
1 82 (7.79%) Finance
2 69 (6.56%) Retail
3 45 (4.28%) Marketing
4 42 (3.99%) Banking
5 32 (3.04%) Publishing
6 26 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.38%) Games
8 21 (2.00%) Advertising
9 10 (0.95%) Electronics
10 9 (0.86%) Legal
11 7 (0.67%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.48%) French Language
12 5 (0.48%) German Language
13 4 (0.38%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.29%) Automotive
15 2 (0.19%) Law
15 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.095%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 548 (52.09%) Developer
2 319 (30.32%) Android Developer
3 100 (9.51%) Analyst
4 97 (9.22%) iOS Developer
5 82 (7.79%) Designer
6 75 (7.13%) Tester
7 63 (5.99%) Mobile Developer
8 59 (5.61%) Senior Developer
9 55 (5.23%) Architect
10 48 (4.56%) Mobile Tester
11 36 (3.42%) Project Manager
12 33 (3.14%) Test Analyst
13 31 (2.95%) Lead Developer
14 28 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
15 27 (2.57%) Automation Tester
16 26 (2.47%) Senior Android Developer
16 26 (2.47%) Service Analyst
16 26 (2.47%) Service Desk Analyst
17 23 (2.19%) Desktop Support
17 23 (2.19%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (22.91%) HTML
2 176 (16.73%) CSS
3 166 (15.78%) Web Services
4 144 (13.69%) JSON
5 140 (13.31%) Android SDK
6 131 (12.45%) HTML5
7 118 (11.22%) XML
8 87 (8.27%) RESTful
9 73 (6.94%) REST
10 57 (5.42%) CSS3
11 49 (4.66%) iOS SDK
12 44 (4.18%) .NET
13 43 (4.09%) Flash
14 41 (3.90%) SOAP
15 39 (3.71%) jQuery
16 24 (2.28%) AngularJS
17 19 (1.81%) Ajax
18 18 (1.71%) Cocoa
18 18 (1.71%) PhoneGap
19 16 (1.52%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 320 (30.42%) Mobile App
2 156 (14.83%) User Experience
3 128 (12.17%) iPhone
4 114 (10.84%) Blackberry
5 70 (6.65%) iPad
6 55 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (5.23%) Computer Science
7 35 (3.33%) Social Media
8 27 (2.57%) Video on Demand
8 27 (2.57%) Open Source
9 20 (1.90%) Mobile Payment
10 18 (1.71%) Handset
11 17 (1.62%) Digital Media
12 16 (1.52%) Animation
13 14 (1.33%) Streaming Video
14 13 (1.24%) Xbox
15 12 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.14%) Cryptography
15 12 (1.14%) PKI
15 12 (1.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 636 (60.46%) Apple iOS
2 175 (16.63%) Windows
3 56 (5.32%) Windows 7
4 41 (3.90%) Linux
5 39 (3.71%) Windows Phone
6 36 (3.42%) Windows XP
7 35 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
8 24 (2.28%) Windows Vista
9 12 (1.14%) UNIX
9 12 (1.14%) Mac OS
10 11 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.95%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.48%) Windows Phone 7
12 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.29%) VMS
14 3 (0.29%) webOS
14 3 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.19%) BlackBerry OS
15 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (39.35%) Android Development
2 397 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (15.78%) iOS Development
4 150 (14.26%) TDD
5 145 (13.78%) Scrum
6 131 (12.45%) OO
7 99 (9.41%) BDD
8 94 (8.94%) E-Commerce
9 69 (6.56%) MVC
10 66 (6.27%) Test Scripting
11 64 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
12 62 (5.89%) OOP
13 61 (5.80%) Software Engineering
14 48 (4.56%) Project Management
15 40 (3.80%) Automation Testing
16 37 (3.52%) ITIL
17 36 (3.42%) Multithreading
17 36 (3.42%) Unit Testing
17 36 (3.42%) Web Development
18 34 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 325 (30.89%) Java
2 184 (17.49%) JavaScript
3 126 (11.98%) Objective-C
4 59 (5.61%) C#
5 57 (5.42%) Ruby
6 55 (5.23%) C++
7 54 (5.13%) SQL
8 50 (4.75%) PHP
9 36 (3.42%) C
10 24 (2.28%) Python
11 17 (1.62%) Groovy
12 11 (1.05%) PowerShell
13 9 (0.86%) PHP5
14 5 (0.48%) ActionScript
14 5 (0.48%) Perl
15 3 (0.29%) Lingo
15 3 (0.29%) ActionScript 3.0
16 2 (0.19%) ActionScript 2.0
16 2 (0.19%) Lua
16 2 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (7.22%) Degree
2 19 (1.81%) ISEB
3 9 (0.86%) ISTQB
4 7 (0.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.38%) MCSA
7 3 (0.29%) MCP
7 3 (0.29%) MCSE
7 3 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.29%) MCDST
8 2 (0.19%) MOS
8 2 (0.19%) CBAP
8 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.19%) Siebel Certification
8 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.19%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.19%) PhD
8 2 (0.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (7.98%) QA
2 7 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.095%) JTAG
4 1 (0.095%) PAS 55
System Software
1 61 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.29%) Cygwin
3 3 (0.29%) Xen
4 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.095%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.095%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.095%) XenApp
5 1 (0.095%) XenServer
5 1 (0.095%) Varnish
5 1 (0.095%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 6 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 6 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
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%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.095%) WSUS
5 1 (0.095%) SCOM
5 1 (0.095%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 98 (9.32%) Google
2 83 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 44 (4.18%) Apple
4 41 (3.90%) Adobe
5 35 (3.33%) Citrix
6 30 (2.85%) Xamarin
7 20 (1.90%) Remedy
8 14 (1.33%) Cisco
9 11 (1.05%) Oracle
10 9 (0.86%) Sencha
11 8 (0.76%) Facebook
11 8 (0.76%) Symantec
12 7 (0.67%) VMware
12 7 (0.67%) Perforce
13 6 (0.57%) IronPort
13 6 (0.57%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.57%) Appcelerator
13 6 (0.57%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.38%) Sophos
14 4 (0.38%) SAP
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