The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 147 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -10
Contract jobs citing Android 353 468 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.63% 2.10% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.47% 9.74% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 331 384
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £14.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+44.78% -12.64%
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
4724 4804 5095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.81% 21.55% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3375 3200 3471
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 198 240
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.60 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.13 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 60 £431 +1.47% 41
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Twickenham - 1 £475 -
Uxbridge - 1 £365 -
Osterley - 1 £368 -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Android.

1 377 (57.21%) Apple iOS
2 275 (41.73%) Android Development
3 271 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (29.14%) Mobile App
5 183 (27.77%) Java
6 156 (23.67%) User Experience
7 136 (20.64%) TDD
8 121 (18.36%) JavaScript
9 119 (18.06%) Windows
10 114 (17.30%) Mobile Development
11 103 (15.63%) iOS Development
12 101 (15.33%) HTML
13 88 (13.35%) Scrum
14 87 (13.20%) Git (software)
15 86 (13.05%) Android SDK
16 82 (12.44%) CSS
17 74 (11.23%) Google
18 73 (11.08%) JSON
19 67 (10.17%) BDD
19 67 (10.17%) REST
20 66 (10.02%) HTML5
21 63 (9.56%) Microsoft
22 62 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
23 61 (9.26%) Web Services
24 57 (8.65%) RESTful
25 56 (8.50%) Jenkins
26 55 (8.35%) Apple
27 54 (8.19%) Banking
28 51 (7.74%) Objective-C
29 50 (7.59%) XML

Android
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (4.25%) Node.js
2 17 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (2.43%) CMS
4 11 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.37%) Confluence
7 8 (1.21%) Apache
8 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (0.91%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.61%) IIS
9 4 (0.61%) Jetty
9 4 (0.61%) nginx
9 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.30%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.30%) JBoss
11 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (5.31%) Photoshop
2 30 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.55%) MS Office
3 22 (3.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.91%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.61%) InDesign
6 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.61%) Google Play
2 28 (4.25%) GitHub
3 16 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.97%) Office 365
5 11 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.21%) Google Analytics
7 7 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (0.91%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (0.91%) CloudFront
8 6 (0.91%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.91%) Route 53
9 4 (0.61%) Bluemix
9 4 (0.61%) Yammer
10 3 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.03%) Internet
2 11 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.37%) DNS
3 9 (1.37%) HTTP
3 9 (1.37%) LAN
3 9 (1.37%) VoIP
4 8 (1.21%) WAN
5 7 (1.06%) DHCP
6 6 (0.91%) Firewall
6 6 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (0.91%) Skype
7 5 (0.76%) AMQP
7 5 (0.76%) VPN
7 5 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.61%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.61%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.61%) Wireless
9 3 (0.46%) LDAP
9 3 (0.46%) NFC
9 3 (0.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.79%) MongoDB
2 20 (3.03%) SQLite
3 16 (2.43%) SQL Server
4 14 (2.12%) MySQL
5 11 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.37%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (0.76%) Big Data
10 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.30%) Redis
12 1 (0.15%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 1 (0.15%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.15%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.15%) Riak
Development Applications
1 87 (13.20%) Git (software)
2 56 (8.50%) Jenkins
3 44 (6.68%) Android Studio
3 44 (6.68%) Gradle
4 38 (5.77%) JIRA
5 29 (4.40%) Selenium
6 28 (4.25%) Cucumber
7 26 (3.95%) Appium
8 24 (3.64%) Xcode
9 18 (2.73%) Axure RP
10 17 (2.58%) WebDriver
11 15 (2.28%) Subversion
12 14 (2.12%) Bitbucket
12 14 (2.12%) Calabash
12 14 (2.12%) IntelliJ
13 11 (1.67%) Ant
13 11 (1.67%) JUnit
14 10 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (1.37%) Robotium
15 9 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (8.19%) Banking
2 43 (6.53%) Finance
3 33 (5.01%) Retail
4 21 (3.19%) Games
5 17 (2.58%) Marketing
6 16 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.97%) Law
7 13 (1.97%) Legal
8 11 (1.67%) Electronics
8 11 (1.67%) Publishing
9 9 (1.37%) Advertising
9 9 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.21%) Automotive
11 7 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.61%) German Language
13 3 (0.46%) French Language
14 2 (0.30%) Billing
14 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.30%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 337 (51.14%) Developer
2 211 (32.02%) Android Developer
3 49 (7.44%) iOS Developer
4 46 (6.98%) Designer
5 45 (6.83%) Mobile Developer
6 43 (6.53%) Senior Developer
7 37 (5.61%) Applications Developer
8 35 (5.31%) Senior Android Developer
9 33 (5.01%) Analyst
9 33 (5.01%) UX Designer
10 29 (4.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 28 (4.25%) iOS Android Developer
12 26 (3.95%) Java Developer
13 24 (3.64%) QA Engineer
14 22 (3.34%) Android Engineer
15 21 (3.19%) Architect
15 21 (3.19%) Support Engineer
16 20 (3.03%) .NET Developer
16 20 (3.03%) Tester
16 20 (3.03%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (15.33%) HTML
2 86 (13.05%) Android SDK
3 82 (12.44%) CSS
4 73 (11.08%) JSON
5 67 (10.17%) REST
6 66 (10.02%) HTML5
7 61 (9.26%) Web Services
8 57 (8.65%) RESTful
9 50 (7.59%) XML
10 47 (7.13%) CSS3
11 37 (5.61%) AngularJS
12 36 (5.46%) .NET
13 28 (4.25%) iOS SDK
13 28 (4.25%) jQuery
14 22 (3.34%) Sass
14 22 (3.34%) SOAP
15 21 (3.19%) React
16 20 (3.03%) Backbone.js
17 15 (2.28%) Ruby on Rails
18 14 (2.12%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 192 (29.14%) Mobile App
2 156 (23.67%) User Experience
3 46 (6.98%) Blackberry
4 29 (4.40%) iPhone
5 27 (4.10%) iPad
5 27 (4.10%) Smartphone
6 20 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
7 16 (2.43%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.28%) Social Media
9 14 (2.12%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (1.82%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.82%) Social Network
11 10 (1.52%) Streaming Video
11 10 (1.52%) Video on Demand
12 8 (1.21%) BYOD
12 8 (1.21%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.21%) Handset
13 7 (1.06%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.06%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 377 (57.21%) Apple iOS
2 119 (18.06%) Windows
3 42 (6.37%) Linux
4 41 (6.22%) Windows 7
5 23 (3.49%) Windows Server
6 19 (2.88%) Windows Phone
7 18 (2.73%) Mac OS X
8 16 (2.43%) Windows 8
9 11 (1.67%) Mac OS
9 11 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.37%) Unix
10 9 (1.37%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.91%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.76%) webOS
13 5 (0.76%) Windows Phone 7
13 5 (0.76%) Windows Phone 8
14 4 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (41.73%) Android Development
2 271 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (20.64%) TDD
4 114 (17.30%) Mobile Development
5 103 (15.63%) iOS Development
6 88 (13.35%) Scrum
7 67 (10.17%) BDD
8 62 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (6.53%) E-Commerce
10 42 (6.37%) Unit Testing
11 38 (5.77%) OO
12 34 (5.16%) Mobile Application Development
12 34 (5.16%) Wireframes
13 33 (5.01%) Software Engineering
14 28 (4.25%) Front End Development
14 28 (4.25%) MVC
15 27 (4.10%) Kanban
16 26 (3.95%) Automated Testing
17 25 (3.79%) Test Automation
18 24 (3.64%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 183 (27.77%) Java
2 121 (18.36%) JavaScript
3 51 (7.74%) Objective-C
4 42 (6.37%) C#
5 38 (5.77%) SQL
6 31 (4.70%) Apple Swift
6 31 (4.70%) C++
7 30 (4.55%) C
8 29 (4.40%) Ruby
9 24 (3.64%) Python
10 13 (1.97%) Scala
11 12 (1.82%) PHP
12 10 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.76%) Clojure
13 5 (0.76%) Perl
13 5 (0.76%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.46%) ECMAScript
15 2 (0.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 28 (4.25%) Degree
2 13 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.21%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.61%) MCSE
7 3 (0.46%) MCITP
8 2 (0.30%) CCA
8 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.30%) MCP
8 2 (0.30%) MCTS
8 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.30%) PMP
9 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.15%) ISEB
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.44%) QA
2 3 (0.46%) SDET
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (6.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.91%) Docker
4 4 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.61%) XenApp
5 3 (0.46%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.46%) vSphere
5 3 (0.46%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.15%) NFS
7 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (2.43%) AirWatch
2 10 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.91%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.91%) Puppet
4 5 (0.76%) Casper Suite
4 5 (0.76%) SCCM
5 4 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (0.61%) yum
6 3 (0.46%) Ansible
7 2 (0.30%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.30%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.15%) Packer
8 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.15%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.15%) ThinApp
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 74 (11.23%) Google
2 63 (9.56%) Microsoft
3 55 (8.35%) Apple
4 37 (5.61%) Adobe
5 26 (3.95%) Xamarin
6 14 (2.12%) Citrix
7 12 (1.82%) Cisco
7 12 (1.82%) iManage
8 11 (1.67%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.52%) MobileIron
9 10 (1.52%) VMware
10 9 (1.37%) Facebook
11 8 (1.21%) Oracle
11 8 (1.21%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.21%) SAP
12 7 (1.06%) HP
12 7 (1.06%) Reuters
13 5 (0.76%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.76%) Symantec
13 5 (0.76%) Twitter
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