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 26 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 304 283 239
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -44
Contract jobs citing Android Development 313 321 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.66% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.89% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 214 240
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £32.50 £30.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00

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
38219 36146 32687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.29% 74.26% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24558 22025 19397
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £271 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1117 1319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Android Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 January 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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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 -52 276 £400 +3.22% 154
London -30 158 £425 +6.25% 70
South East -20 43 £350 +1.44% 23
Scotland +18 30 £365 +4.28% 8
City of London +4 30 £425 +6.25% 11
Hampshire -9 23 £325 -5.79%
East Midlands +20 21 £325 +4.00% 4
Edinburgh +7 17 £400 +14.28% 3
Yorkshire -4 16 £353 +4.44% 9
Nottinghamshire +12 15 £313 -
Nottingham +11 15 £313 -
West Yorkshire -8 13 £360 +6.66% 7
Southampton - 13 £325 -
North West -5 12 £450 +28.57% 14
South West -18 12 £355 - 18
Manchester 0 10 £450 +28.57% 9
Berkshire +1 9 £338 +27.35% 5
East of England 0 9 £235 -20.33% 10
Leeds -1 8 £360 - 4
Glasgow - 8 £350 - 4
Cambridgeshire -11 6 £235 -20.33% 8
Wiltshire - 6 £489 -
Surrey -2 5 £425 +21.42% 6
Bradford -3 5 - -
West Midlands -1 4 £250 -28.57% 4
Wales -12 4 £243 - 10
Derbyshire - 4 - -
Derby - 4 - -
Cambridge -4 3 £200 -33.33% 8
Milton Keynes -4 3 £333 -19.39% 2

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 633 (100.00%) Android
2 319 (50.39%) Java
3 283 (44.71%) Apple iOS
4 270 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
5 222 (35.07%) iOS Development
6 193 (30.49%) Mobile App
7 161 (25.43%) Android SDK
8 154 (24.33%) Web Services
9 147 (23.22%) HTML
10 141 (22.27%) JavaScript
11 136 (21.48%) JSON
12 124 (19.59%) Git (software)
13 114 (18.01%) OO
14 109 (17.22%) TDD
15 105 (16.59%) CSS
16 103 (16.27%) User Experience
17 95 (15.01%) XML
18 91 (14.38%) Google
19 88 (13.90%) REST
20 83 (13.11%) RESTful
20 83 (13.11%) Scrum
21 82 (12.95%) HTML5
22 74 (11.69%) OOP
23 72 (11.37%) Finance
24 68 (10.74%) E-Commerce
24 68 (10.74%) Objective-C
25 67 (10.58%) .NET
26 61 (9.64%) Subversion
27 58 (9.16%) Windows
27 58 (9.16%) iOS SDK

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 13 (2.05%) CMS
2 9 (1.42%) Node.js
3 6 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (0.79%) Apache
5 4 (0.63%) IIS
6 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.47%) WordPress
6 3 (0.47%) Joomla!
6 3 (0.47%) nginx
7 2 (0.32%) JBoss
8 1 (0.16%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.16%) Drupal
8 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.16%) Confluence
8 1 (0.16%) Lightstreamer
8 1 (0.16%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 8 (1.26%) Doxygen
2 3 (0.47%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.47%) Maya
2 3 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Magento
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (0.79%) PaaS
2 5 (0.79%) Heroku
3 4 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.47%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.95%) HTTP
2 10 (1.58%) HTTPS
2 10 (1.58%) Bluetooth
2 10 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (1.26%) NFC
3 8 (1.26%) Internet
3 8 (1.26%) VPN
4 7 (1.11%) RTSP
5 6 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.79%) DVB
7 4 (0.63%) iBeacon
8 3 (0.47%) VoIP
9 2 (0.32%) 3G
10 1 (0.16%) DLNA
10 1 (0.16%) WLAN
10 1 (0.16%) SMS
10 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.69%) MySQL
2 30 (4.74%) SQLite
3 18 (2.84%) SQL Server
4 13 (2.05%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.63%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) Big Data
8 1 (0.16%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.16%) MS Access
8 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 124 (19.59%) Git (software)
2 61 (9.64%) Subversion
3 47 (7.42%) Android Studio
4 38 (6.00%) Eclipse
5 36 (5.69%) Xcode
6 29 (4.58%) JUnit
6 29 (4.58%) Maven
7 22 (3.48%) Calabash
7 22 (3.48%) Robolectric
8 20 (3.16%) Ant
9 19 (3.00%) Jenkins
10 17 (2.69%) Mercurial
11 16 (2.53%) Gradle
12 15 (2.37%) Robotium
13 14 (2.21%) Appium
14 12 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (1.74%) NUnit
15 11 (1.74%) Mockito
15 11 (1.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 10 (1.58%) Cucumber
General
1 72 (11.37%) Finance
2 29 (4.58%) Banking
3 27 (4.27%) Retail
4 20 (3.16%) Publishing
5 16 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.37%) Games
7 14 (2.21%) Marketing
8 10 (1.58%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.42%) Advertising
10 6 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.47%) Electronics
11 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.47%) Automotive
11 3 (0.47%) Law
12 2 (0.32%) Legal
12 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Military
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 586 (92.58%) Developer
2 425 (67.14%) Android Developer
3 87 (13.74%) Mobile Developer
4 66 (10.43%) iOS Developer
5 58 (9.16%) Senior Developer
6 45 (7.11%) Senior Android Developer
7 34 (5.37%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 26 (4.11%) Applications Developer
9 15 (2.37%) Architect
10 13 (2.05%) Web Developer
10 13 (2.05%) Lead Developer
11 11 (1.74%) PHP Developer
12 10 (1.58%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (1.58%) Java Developer
12 10 (1.58%) Xamarin Developer
13 9 (1.42%) .NET Developer
13 9 (1.42%) Front-End Developer
14 8 (1.26%) C# Developer
15 7 (1.11%) Analyst
15 7 (1.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (25.43%) Android SDK
2 154 (24.33%) Web Services
3 147 (23.22%) HTML
4 136 (21.48%) JSON
5 105 (16.59%) CSS
6 95 (15.01%) XML
7 88 (13.90%) REST
8 83 (13.11%) RESTful
9 82 (12.95%) HTML5
10 67 (10.58%) .NET
11 58 (9.16%) iOS SDK
12 40 (6.32%) jQuery
13 33 (5.21%) PhoneGap
14 28 (4.42%) CSS3
15 27 (4.27%) SOAP
16 26 (4.11%) JNI
16 26 (4.11%) AngularJS
17 21 (3.32%) RoboGuice
17 21 (3.32%) Ajax
18 20 (3.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 193 (30.49%) Mobile App
2 103 (16.27%) User Experience
3 28 (4.42%) iPhone
4 22 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.00%) Mobile Payment
7 14 (2.21%) iPad
8 13 (2.05%) Open Source
9 12 (1.90%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.74%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.74%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.42%) Social Media
12 8 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.11%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.11%) Smartphone
14 6 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
14 6 (0.95%) Video on Demand
14 6 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
14 6 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (0.79%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 633 (100.00%) Android
2 283 (44.71%) Apple iOS
3 58 (9.16%) Windows
4 35 (5.53%) Linux
5 13 (2.05%) Windows Phone
6 10 (1.58%) Windows Mobile
7 9 (1.42%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.63%) UNIX
9 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (35.07%) iOS Development
3 114 (18.01%) OO
4 109 (17.22%) TDD
5 83 (13.11%) Scrum
6 74 (11.69%) OOP
7 68 (10.74%) E-Commerce
8 55 (8.69%) MVC
9 54 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (8.06%) Unit Testing
11 45 (7.11%) BDD
12 41 (6.48%) Software Engineering
13 36 (5.69%) Multithreading
14 34 (5.37%) Mobile Application Development
15 30 (4.74%) OOD
16 23 (3.63%) Automated Testing
17 22 (3.48%) Dependency Injection
18 21 (3.32%) Kanban
19 20 (3.16%) Web Development
20 17 (2.69%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 319 (50.39%) Java
2 141 (22.27%) JavaScript
3 68 (10.74%) Objective-C
4 57 (9.00%) C#
5 40 (6.32%) C++
6 38 (6.00%) SQL
7 33 (5.21%) PHP
8 32 (5.06%) C
9 15 (2.37%) Python
10 14 (2.21%) Ruby
11 7 (1.11%) PHP5
12 4 (0.63%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.63%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.47%) Lua
13 3 (0.47%) Perl
13 3 (0.47%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (0.47%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.32%) Scala
14 2 (0.32%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 36 (5.69%) Degree
2 5 (0.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.32%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.16%) HNC
5 1 (0.16%) HND
5 1 (0.16%) ISEB
5 1 (0.16%) CBAP
5 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.90%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) IAG
1 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.32%) yum
1 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.16%) SELinux
2 1 (0.16%) cPanel
Vendors
1 91 (14.38%) Google
2 22 (3.48%) Xamarin
3 19 (3.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.58%) Sencha
5 9 (1.42%) Apple
6 8 (1.26%) Oracle
6 8 (1.26%) Facebook
7 6 (0.95%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.79%) Twitter
9 4 (0.63%) Zend
10 3 (0.47%) Appcelerator
10 3 (0.47%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.47%) Kony
11 2 (0.32%) Siebel
11 2 (0.32%) IBM
11 2 (0.32%) Perforce
12 1 (0.16%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.16%) Symbian
12 1 (0.16%) Metastorm
12 1 (0.16%) Adobe
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