The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development
Rank 338 211 303
Rank change year-on-year
-127 +92
Contract jobs citing Android Development 320 496 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.95% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.27% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 356 213
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£380 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 20
Average hourly rate £56.75 £40.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.87% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.15 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.35 £41.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42997 38902 39217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.17% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 24141 22845
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1190 1157 1447
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Development within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Android Development
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android Development within the UK.

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Android Development
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Android Development Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Android Development
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android Development within the UK.

Android Development Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Android Development
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
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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
England -129 292 £375 -2.59% 152
London -101 182 £400 - 64
South East -14 38 £325 - 21
City of London -47 31 £400 - 20
Yorkshire +2 21 £300 - 11
Scotland +8 19 £500 +42.85% 7
Edinburgh +12 16 £500 +81.81% 5
North Yorkshire +7 14 £300 - 4
Hampshire -5 13 £325 -13.33% 6
North West -21 13 £350 +11.11% 21
East Midlands +10 10 £319 +2.00% 5
Surrey -6 9 £378 +16.15% 1
West Yorkshire -12 9 £301 -5.56% 5
East of England -32 9 £350 +3.70% 5
South West -34 8 £394 +21.15% 22
Cheshire +7 7 £396 +21.92% 7
Bristol -20 7 £400 +23.07% 9
West Midlands -25 7 £425 +32.81% 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £300 - 6
Berkshire +5 6 £413 +22.22% 1
Northamptonshire 0 6 £325 -7.14% 1
Leeds -4 5 £313 +20.19% 4
Birmingham -9 5 £463 +77.88%
Manchester -10 5 £350 +16.66% 12
Middlesex +6 4 £313 -
Basingstoke +5 4 £310 -17.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -15 4 £350 +16.66% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £444 -
Hertfordshire -24 3 £350 -22.22%
Guildford - 3 £409 - 1

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Android Development 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 Development.

1 676 (100.00%) Android
2 325 (48.08%) Java
3 295 (43.64%) Apple iOS
4 234 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 232 (34.32%) iOS Development
6 223 (32.99%) Mobile App
7 176 (26.04%) Android SDK
8 163 (24.11%) Web Services
9 159 (23.52%) JSON
10 144 (21.30%) HTML
11 136 (20.12%) JavaScript
12 130 (19.23%) XML
13 101 (14.94%) Google
14 94 (13.91%) CSS
15 92 (13.61%) OO
15 92 (13.61%) RESTful
16 91 (13.46%) TDD
16 91 (13.46%) Objective-C
17 90 (13.31%) User Experience
18 83 (12.28%) Git (software)
19 79 (11.69%) HTML5
20 74 (10.95%) OOP
21 69 (10.21%) REST
22 61 (9.02%) Scrum
23 60 (8.88%) E-Commerce
24 57 (8.43%) MVC
25 56 (8.28%) Finance
26 55 (8.14%) Software Engineering
26 55 (8.14%) iOS SDK
27 50 (7.40%) Subversion

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Android Development 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 Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (3.70%) CMS
2 9 (1.33%) Node.js
3 5 (0.74%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.74%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (0.59%) IIS
4 4 (0.59%) WordPress
5 3 (0.44%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (0.44%) Apache
5 3 (0.44%) TeamSite
5 3 (0.44%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.30%) nginx
6 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.30%) Lync
7 1 (0.15%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.15%) Lightstreamer
7 1 (0.15%) Confluence
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (1.78%) Doxygen
2 5 (0.74%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.59%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.44%) Maya
4 3 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.15%) MS Office
5 1 (0.15%) Blender
Business Applications
1 8 (1.18%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.44%) Google App Engine
2 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.30%) PaaS
3 2 (0.30%) Heroku
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.44%) HTTP
2 18 (2.66%) Bluetooth
3 17 (2.51%) NFC
4 15 (2.22%) VPN
5 13 (1.92%) HTTPS
5 13 (1.92%) RTSP
6 9 (1.33%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (1.18%) Internet
8 6 (0.89%) VoIP
9 5 (0.74%) DVB
9 5 (0.74%) iBeacon
10 2 (0.30%) SSL
11 1 (0.15%) WLAN
11 1 (0.15%) SMS
11 1 (0.15%) RTP
11 1 (0.15%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.18%) MySQL
2 31 (4.59%) SQLite
3 12 (1.78%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.48%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.30%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 83 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 50 (7.40%) Subversion
3 47 (6.95%) Eclipse
4 46 (6.80%) Xcode
5 24 (3.55%) JIRA
6 16 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (2.22%) Gradle
8 13 (1.92%) Mercurial
9 12 (1.78%) NUnit
9 12 (1.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 11 (1.63%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.48%) Bitbucket
11 10 (1.48%) Android Studio
12 8 (1.18%) Robolectric
13 6 (0.89%) Ant
14 4 (0.59%) Maven
14 4 (0.59%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.59%) MonkeyTalk
15 3 (0.44%) Jenkins
15 3 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 56 (8.28%) Finance
2 28 (4.14%) Marketing
3 26 (3.85%) Publishing
4 21 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.81%) Banking
5 19 (2.81%) Retail
6 13 (1.92%) Games
7 11 (1.63%) Advertising
8 4 (0.59%) Legal
8 4 (0.59%) Electronics
9 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.44%) French Language
9 3 (0.44%) German Language
10 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.30%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 626 (92.60%) Developer
2 468 (69.23%) Android Developer
3 85 (12.57%) Mobile Developer
4 77 (11.39%) iOS Developer
5 45 (6.66%) Senior Developer
6 33 (4.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 29 (4.29%) Senior Android Developer
7 29 (4.29%) Lead Developer
8 27 (3.99%) Applications Developer
9 19 (2.81%) Java Developer
10 14 (2.07%) Web Developer
11 12 (1.78%) PHP Developer
12 10 (1.48%) Analyst
12 10 (1.48%) Architect
12 10 (1.48%) Xamarin Developer
13 9 (1.33%) Software Engineer
14 7 (1.04%) Software Developer
15 6 (0.89%) C# Developer
15 6 (0.89%) Solutions Architect
15 6 (0.89%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (26.04%) Android SDK
2 163 (24.11%) Web Services
3 159 (23.52%) JSON
4 144 (21.30%) HTML
5 130 (19.23%) XML
6 94 (13.91%) CSS
7 92 (13.61%) RESTful
8 79 (11.69%) HTML5
9 69 (10.21%) REST
10 55 (8.14%) iOS SDK
11 46 (6.80%) .NET
12 35 (5.18%) SOAP
12 35 (5.18%) jQuery
13 27 (3.99%) PhoneGap
14 22 (3.25%) AngularJS
14 22 (3.25%) CSS3
15 21 (3.11%) Ajax
16 19 (2.81%) J2EE
17 18 (2.66%) OpenGL
18 17 (2.51%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 223 (32.99%) Mobile App
2 90 (13.31%) User Experience
3 41 (6.07%) iPhone
4 31 (4.59%) Computer Science
5 28 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (3.70%) Blackberry
7 24 (3.55%) Open Source
8 19 (2.81%) Social Media
9 15 (2.22%) iPad
9 15 (2.22%) Digital Media
10 14 (2.07%) Mobile Payment
11 12 (1.78%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.63%) Streaming Video
12 11 (1.63%) Video on Demand
13 10 (1.48%) Smartphone
13 10 (1.48%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
14 9 (1.33%) Streaming Media
15 8 (1.18%) DTV
15 8 (1.18%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 676 (100.00%) Android
2 295 (43.64%) Apple iOS
3 45 (6.66%) Windows
4 34 (5.03%) Linux
5 15 (2.22%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.74%) UNIX
7 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (34.32%) iOS Development
3 92 (13.61%) OO
4 91 (13.46%) TDD
5 74 (10.95%) OOP
6 61 (9.02%) Scrum
7 60 (8.88%) E-Commerce
8 57 (8.43%) MVC
9 55 (8.14%) Software Engineering
10 49 (7.25%) Multithreading
11 37 (5.47%) Mobile Application Development
12 28 (4.14%) Unit Testing
13 26 (3.85%) BDD
14 25 (3.70%) Web Development
15 23 (3.40%) Mentoring
16 21 (3.11%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (2.37%) Integration Testing
18 15 (2.22%) Responsive Web Design
19 14 (2.07%) Analytics
19 14 (2.07%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 325 (48.08%) Java
2 136 (20.12%) JavaScript
3 91 (13.46%) Objective-C
4 43 (6.36%) C#
5 41 (6.07%) SQL
6 38 (5.62%) C++
7 30 (4.44%) PHP
8 27 (3.99%) C
9 10 (1.48%) Ruby
10 8 (1.18%) PHP5
11 6 (0.89%) Python
12 4 (0.59%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.59%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.44%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (0.44%) ActionScript 2.0
13 3 (0.44%) Lua
14 2 (0.30%) Perl
15 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.15%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.15%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 42 (6.21%) Degree
2 7 (1.04%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.59%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.30%) ISEB
4 2 (0.30%) Siebel Certification
4 2 (0.30%) CBAP
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.15%) HNC
5 1 (0.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.03%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.44%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 101 (14.94%) Google
2 27 (3.99%) Xamarin
3 18 (2.66%) Microsoft
4 11 (1.63%) Apple
4 11 (1.63%) Facebook
5 9 (1.33%) Sencha
6 8 (1.18%) Twitter
7 7 (1.04%) Oracle
8 6 (0.89%) Zend
8 6 (0.89%) Appcelerator
9 5 (0.74%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.59%) Perforce
11 3 (0.44%) Metastorm
11 3 (0.44%) HP
11 3 (0.44%) StreamBase
11 3 (0.44%) MobileIron
11 3 (0.44%) Kony
12 2 (0.30%) Siebel
12 2 (0.30%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.30%) Ektron
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