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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 158 102 97
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -5
Contract jobs citing Android 359 482 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.56% 2.15% 2.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.43% 9.93% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 344 370
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 29
Average hourly rate £28.75 £19.94 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.20% -38.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £14.80 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.92%
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
4830 4852 4929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.98% 21.63% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3448 3239 3344
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 186 228
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £31.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 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
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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
(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 -7 55 £438 +9.03% 29
Bromley - 1 £375 -
Twickenham - 1 £475 -
Uxbridge - 1 £365 -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 382 (58.14%) Apple iOS
2 264 (40.18%) Android Development
3 254 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (29.68%) Mobile App
5 191 (29.07%) Java
6 129 (19.63%) User Experience
7 128 (19.48%) TDD
8 127 (19.33%) Windows
9 110 (16.74%) JavaScript
10 107 (16.29%) Mobile Development
11 96 (14.61%) iOS Development
12 92 (14.00%) HTML
13 84 (12.79%) Scrum
14 81 (12.33%) Android SDK
15 72 (10.96%) Google
16 71 (10.81%) Git (software)
17 70 (10.65%) CSS
18 68 (10.35%) BDD
19 67 (10.20%) RESTful
20 61 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
21 60 (9.13%) JSON
21 60 (9.13%) Microsoft
22 59 (8.98%) REST
23 54 (8.22%) Jenkins
23 54 (8.22%) Web Services
24 53 (8.07%) Objective-C
24 53 (8.07%) Blackberry
24 53 (8.07%) HTML5
25 51 (7.76%) Windows 7
26 50 (7.61%) Active Directory

Android
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 20 (3.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 20 (3.04%) MS Exchange
1 20 (3.04%) Node.js
2 13 (1.98%) CMS
3 11 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.22%) Apache
4 8 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.76%) Confluence
6 5 (0.76%) IIS
6 5 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.61%) Jetty
8 3 (0.46%) GroupWise
8 3 (0.46%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.46%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.46%) nginx
8 3 (0.46%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (5.02%) MS Office
2 27 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.11%) Photoshop
3 14 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.91%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.15%) InDesign
8 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.30%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.87%) GitHub
2 19 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.28%) Office 365
4 13 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.52%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.07%) Google Apps
6 7 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (0.91%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (0.91%) CloudFront
7 6 (0.91%) IaaS
7 6 (0.91%) Route 53
8 4 (0.61%) PaaS
8 4 (0.61%) SaaS
9 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.74%) Internet
2 16 (2.44%) HTTP
2 16 (2.44%) LAN
3 14 (2.13%) WAN
4 13 (1.98%) Firewall
5 12 (1.83%) DNS
5 12 (1.83%) VoIP
5 12 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.52%) VPN
7 8 (1.22%) DHCP
8 6 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (0.91%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.76%) BIG-IP
9 5 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (0.76%) SAN
9 5 (0.76%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.61%) LDAP
10 4 (0.61%) Wireless
10 4 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.04%) SQLite
2 19 (2.89%) MongoDB
2 19 (2.89%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.83%) MySQL
4 10 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (1.07%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (0.91%) Big Data
7 6 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.30%) Redis
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.15%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.15%) DB2
11 1 (0.15%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.15%) Riak
Development Applications
1 71 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 54 (8.22%) Jenkins
3 39 (5.94%) Gradle
4 35 (5.33%) JIRA
5 34 (5.18%) Cucumber
6 33 (5.02%) Android Studio
7 32 (4.87%) Selenium
8 27 (4.11%) Appium
9 24 (3.65%) Calabash
9 24 (3.65%) Xcode
10 19 (2.89%) Axure RP
11 17 (2.59%) WebDriver
12 14 (2.13%) IntelliJ
13 10 (1.52%) Ant
13 10 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (1.52%) JUnit
13 10 (1.52%) Subversion
14 8 (1.22%) Visual Studio
15 7 (1.07%) TeamCity
16 6 (0.91%) Bitbucket
General
1 46 (7.00%) Banking
2 43 (6.54%) Finance
3 29 (4.41%) Retail
4 27 (4.11%) Games
5 22 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.89%) Marketing
7 14 (2.13%) Legal
8 12 (1.83%) Law
9 11 (1.67%) Advertising
10 10 (1.52%) Electronics
11 8 (1.22%) Manufacturing
12 7 (1.07%) Publishing
12 7 (1.07%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.76%) Automotive
14 3 (0.46%) French Language
14 3 (0.46%) Front Office
14 3 (0.46%) German Language
15 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.30%) iGaming
16 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 326 (49.62%) Developer
2 205 (31.20%) Android Developer
3 50 (7.61%) iOS Developer
4 43 (6.54%) Applications Developer
5 42 (6.39%) Designer
5 42 (6.39%) Mobile Developer
6 41 (6.24%) Senior Developer
7 37 (5.63%) Analyst
8 32 (4.87%) UX Designer
9 30 (4.57%) Architect
9 30 (4.57%) Senior Android Developer
10 29 (4.41%) iOS Android Developer
11 25 (3.81%) Android Engineer
11 25 (3.81%) Java Developer
12 24 (3.65%) QA Engineer
13 23 (3.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 22 (3.35%) Support Engineer
15 20 (3.04%) Desktop Support
16 19 (2.89%) Agile Developer
17 18 (2.74%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (14.00%) HTML
2 81 (12.33%) Android SDK
3 70 (10.65%) CSS
4 67 (10.20%) RESTful
5 60 (9.13%) JSON
6 59 (8.98%) REST
7 54 (8.22%) Web Services
8 53 (8.07%) HTML5
9 45 (6.85%) XML
10 35 (5.33%) CSS3
11 34 (5.18%) AngularJS
12 32 (4.87%) .NET
13 26 (3.96%) iOS SDK
14 22 (3.35%) Sass
15 20 (3.04%) SOAP
16 19 (2.89%) jQuery
17 18 (2.74%) React
18 15 (2.28%) Ruby on Rails
19 14 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
20 12 (1.83%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 195 (29.68%) Mobile App
2 129 (19.63%) User Experience
3 53 (8.07%) Blackberry
4 30 (4.57%) iPhone
5 28 (4.26%) iPad
6 19 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.74%) Mobile Banking
8 17 (2.59%) Social Media
9 16 (2.44%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.98%) BYOD
10 13 (1.98%) Social Network
11 12 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
12 11 (1.67%) Streaming Video
13 10 (1.52%) Video on Demand
14 9 (1.37%) Digital Media
14 9 (1.37%) Handset
15 7 (1.07%) Algorithms
15 7 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
16 6 (0.91%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 382 (58.14%) Apple iOS
2 127 (19.33%) Windows
3 51 (7.76%) Windows 7
4 28 (4.26%) Linux
5 27 (4.11%) Windows Server
6 23 (3.50%) Windows 8
7 22 (3.35%) Windows Phone
8 15 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (2.13%) Mac OS X
10 12 (1.83%) Mac OS
11 11 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (1.52%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.37%) Unix
14 8 (1.22%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.61%) Windows Phone 8
17 3 (0.46%) VMS
17 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (40.18%) Android Development
2 254 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (19.48%) TDD
4 107 (16.29%) Mobile Development
5 96 (14.61%) iOS Development
6 84 (12.79%) Scrum
7 68 (10.35%) BDD
8 61 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (7.15%) E-Commerce
10 43 (6.54%) OO
11 35 (5.33%) Software Engineering
12 32 (4.87%) Test Automation
13 31 (4.72%) Mobile Application Development
14 29 (4.41%) Unit Testing
15 28 (4.26%) Automated Testing
16 27 (4.11%) Kanban
16 27 (4.11%) OOP
17 26 (3.96%) Analytics
18 25 (3.81%) Continuous Delivery
19 24 (3.65%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 191 (29.07%) Java
2 110 (16.74%) JavaScript
3 53 (8.07%) Objective-C
4 47 (7.15%) C#
5 33 (5.02%) SQL
6 29 (4.41%) Apple Swift
6 29 (4.41%) Ruby
7 28 (4.26%) C++
8 19 (2.89%) C
9 16 (2.44%) Python
10 15 (2.28%) PHP
11 14 (2.13%) Scala
12 8 (1.22%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.22%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.07%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.61%) Clojure
14 4 (0.61%) Groovy
15 3 (0.46%) ECMAScript
15 3 (0.46%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 30 (4.57%) Degree
2 12 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.91%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 5 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.46%) ISEB
7 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.30%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.30%) PMP
8 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.15%) CCA
8 1 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.15%) MCITP
8 1 (0.15%) MCTS
8 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.24%) QA
2 3 (0.46%) SDET
3 2 (0.30%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.76%) XenApp
4 4 (0.61%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.30%) Docker
5 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.30%) NFS
5 2 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.30%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (1.83%) AirWatch
2 8 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.22%) Puppet
3 5 (0.76%) SCCM
4 4 (0.61%) Windows Intune
5 3 (0.46%) Ansible
5 3 (0.46%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.30%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.30%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.30%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.30%) SCOM
6 2 (0.30%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.30%) yum
7 1 (0.15%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.15%) Nmap
7 1 (0.15%) Packer
7 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.15%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (10.96%) Google
2 60 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 50 (7.61%) Apple
4 32 (4.87%) Adobe
5 25 (3.81%) Xamarin
6 19 (2.89%) Cisco
7 14 (2.13%) VMware
8 13 (1.98%) Citrix
9 11 (1.67%) iManage
10 10 (1.52%) MobileIron
11 9 (1.37%) SAP
12 8 (1.22%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.22%) HP
12 8 (1.22%) Oracle
13 6 (0.91%) Bloomberg
13 6 (0.91%) Lotus
13 6 (0.91%) Reuters
14 5 (0.76%) F5
14 5 (0.76%) Mitel
15 4 (0.61%) Dell
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