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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development
Rank 341 212 295
Rank change year-on-year
-129 +83
Contract jobs citing Android Development 311 493 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.94% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.27% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 355 216
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 23
Average hourly rate £56.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.15 £35.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.35 £41.50 £48.50
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
42297 38782 39937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27156 24058 23264
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 £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1147 1484
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
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 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 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 22 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 -127 285 £381 -1.61% 146
London -81 183 £400 - 55
South East -5 37 £325 - 23
City of London -40 31 £400 - 17
Yorkshire -1 20 £300 - 10
Scotland -3 17 £488 +34.48% 7
Edinburgh +9 15 £500 +48.14% 5
North Yorkshire +9 14 £300 - 3
Hampshire -11 12 £325 - 7
North West -28 10 £350 +9.37% 24
Surrey +4 9 £378 +16.15% 3
East of England -39 9 £350 +3.70% 4
West Yorkshire -8 8 £301 -5.72% 5
South West -33 8 £394 +21.15% 21
East Midlands +3 7 £313 - 5
Bristol -23 7 £400 +23.07% 8
West Midlands -27 7 £425 +30.76% 3
Buckinghamshire - 7 £300 - 5
Berkshire +6 6 £413 +22.22% 1
Birmingham -10 5 £463 +77.88%
Manchester -22 5 £350 +16.66% 12
Basingstoke +5 4 £310 - 1
Middlesex +4 4 £313 -
Cheshire +4 4 £413 +26.92% 11
Northamptonshire -1 4 £319 -8.92% 1
Leeds -2 4 £300 +15.38% 4
Cambridgeshire -18 4 £350 +16.66% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £444 -
Hertfordshire -19 3 £350 -22.22%
Guildford - 3 £409 - 1

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 666 (100.00%) Android
2 319 (47.90%) Java
3 291 (43.69%) Apple iOS
4 231 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
5 228 (34.23%) iOS Development
6 218 (32.73%) Mobile App
7 175 (26.28%) Android SDK
8 163 (24.47%) Web Services
9 158 (23.72%) JSON
10 142 (21.32%) HTML
11 135 (20.27%) JavaScript
12 131 (19.67%) XML
13 99 (14.86%) Google
14 94 (14.11%) CSS
15 92 (13.81%) OO
16 91 (13.66%) Objective-C
17 90 (13.51%) TDD
17 90 (13.51%) User Experience
18 89 (13.36%) RESTful
19 80 (12.01%) Git (software)
20 77 (11.56%) HTML5
21 74 (11.11%) OOP
22 68 (10.21%) REST
23 60 (9.01%) E-Commerce
24 59 (8.86%) Scrum
25 58 (8.71%) MVC
26 54 (8.11%) Software Engineering
26 54 (8.11%) iOS SDK
27 53 (7.96%) Finance
28 49 (7.36%) Subversion

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (3.75%) CMS
2 9 (1.35%) Node.js
3 5 (0.75%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.60%) IIS
4 4 (0.60%) WordPress
5 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (0.45%) Apache
5 3 (0.45%) TeamSite
5 3 (0.45%) 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%) Confluence
7 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.15%) Drupal
7 1 (0.15%) Lightstreamer
7 1 (0.15%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 12 (1.80%) Doxygen
2 5 (0.75%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.45%) Maya
5 1 (0.15%) Blender
5 1 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.20%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.45%) Google App Engine
2 3 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.30%) Heroku
3 2 (0.30%) PaaS
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.15%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.50%) HTTP
2 18 (2.70%) Bluetooth
3 15 (2.25%) VPN
4 14 (2.10%) NFC
5 13 (1.95%) HTTPS
5 13 (1.95%) RTSP
6 9 (1.35%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.20%) Internet
8 7 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.90%) VoIP
10 5 (0.75%) iBeacon
10 5 (0.75%) DVB
11 2 (0.30%) SSL
12 1 (0.15%) WLAN
12 1 (0.15%) SMS
12 1 (0.15%) RTP
12 1 (0.15%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.26%) MySQL
2 29 (4.35%) SQLite
3 12 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.50%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.30%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 80 (12.01%) Git (software)
2 49 (7.36%) Subversion
3 47 (7.06%) Xcode
3 47 (7.06%) Eclipse
4 24 (3.60%) JIRA
5 16 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (2.25%) Gradle
7 12 (1.80%) NUnit
7 12 (1.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 11 (1.65%) Mercurial
8 11 (1.65%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.50%) Bitbucket
9 10 (1.50%) Android Studio
10 8 (1.20%) Robolectric
11 6 (0.90%) Ant
12 4 (0.60%) Maven
12 4 (0.60%) MonkeyTalk
12 4 (0.60%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.45%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.45%) JUnit
General
1 53 (7.96%) Finance
2 28 (4.20%) Marketing
3 26 (3.90%) Publishing
4 21 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.85%) Banking
5 19 (2.85%) Retail
6 13 (1.95%) Games
7 11 (1.65%) Advertising
8 4 (0.60%) Electronics
9 3 (0.45%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.45%) Legal
9 3 (0.45%) French Language
9 3 (0.45%) German Language
10 2 (0.30%) Automotive
10 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 616 (92.49%) Developer
2 465 (69.82%) Android Developer
3 83 (12.46%) Mobile Developer
4 78 (11.71%) iOS Developer
5 45 (6.76%) Senior Developer
6 31 (4.65%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 29 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 29 (4.35%) Senior Android Developer
8 25 (3.75%) Applications Developer
9 18 (2.70%) Java Developer
10 14 (2.10%) Web Developer
11 12 (1.80%) PHP Developer
12 10 (1.50%) Analyst
12 10 (1.50%) Architect
12 10 (1.50%) Xamarin Developer
13 9 (1.35%) Software Engineer
14 7 (1.05%) Software Developer
15 6 (0.90%) C# Developer
15 6 (0.90%) Solutions Architect
15 6 (0.90%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (26.28%) Android SDK
2 163 (24.47%) Web Services
3 158 (23.72%) JSON
4 142 (21.32%) HTML
5 131 (19.67%) XML
6 94 (14.11%) CSS
7 89 (13.36%) RESTful
8 77 (11.56%) HTML5
9 68 (10.21%) REST
10 54 (8.11%) iOS SDK
11 45 (6.76%) .NET
12 35 (5.26%) jQuery
13 34 (5.11%) SOAP
14 27 (4.05%) PhoneGap
15 22 (3.30%) CSS3
16 21 (3.15%) AngularJS
16 21 (3.15%) Ajax
17 19 (2.85%) J2EE
18 18 (2.70%) OpenGL
19 17 (2.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 218 (32.73%) Mobile App
2 90 (13.51%) User Experience
3 41 (6.16%) iPhone
4 31 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 28 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (3.75%) Blackberry
7 24 (3.60%) Open Source
8 19 (2.85%) Social Media
9 16 (2.40%) iPad
10 15 (2.25%) Digital Media
11 14 (2.10%) Mobile Payment
12 12 (1.80%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.65%) Video on Demand
13 11 (1.65%) Streaming Video
14 10 (1.50%) Smartphone
15 9 (1.35%) Data Structures
15 9 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (1.35%) Streaming Media
16 8 (1.20%) Graphic Design
16 8 (1.20%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 666 (100.00%) Android
2 291 (43.69%) Apple iOS
3 43 (6.46%) Windows
4 34 (5.11%) Linux
5 15 (2.25%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.75%) UNIX
6 5 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.15%) SELinux
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (34.23%) iOS Development
3 92 (13.81%) OO
4 90 (13.51%) TDD
5 74 (11.11%) OOP
6 60 (9.01%) E-Commerce
7 59 (8.86%) Scrum
8 58 (8.71%) MVC
9 54 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 46 (6.91%) Multithreading
11 37 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
12 28 (4.20%) Unit Testing
13 25 (3.75%) Web Development
13 25 (3.75%) BDD
14 23 (3.45%) Mentoring
15 21 (3.15%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (2.40%) Integration Testing
17 15 (2.25%) Responsive Web Design
18 14 (2.10%) Analytics
19 13 (1.95%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 319 (47.90%) Java
2 135 (20.27%) JavaScript
3 91 (13.66%) Objective-C
4 42 (6.31%) C#
5 41 (6.16%) SQL
6 37 (5.56%) C++
7 30 (4.50%) PHP
8 27 (4.05%) C
9 8 (1.20%) Ruby
9 8 (1.20%) PHP5
10 6 (0.90%) Python
11 4 (0.60%) ActionScript
11 4 (0.60%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.45%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (0.45%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (0.45%) Lua
13 2 (0.30%) Perl
14 1 (0.15%) Scala
14 1 (0.15%) FQL
14 1 (0.15%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 42 (6.31%) Degree
2 7 (1.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.30%) ISEB
4 2 (0.30%) Siebel Certification
4 2 (0.30%) CBAP
5 1 (0.15%) HNC
5 1 (0.15%) HND
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.95%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.45%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 99 (14.86%) Google
2 27 (4.05%) Xamarin
3 18 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 11 (1.65%) Facebook
4 11 (1.65%) Apple
5 9 (1.35%) Sencha
6 8 (1.20%) Twitter
7 7 (1.05%) Oracle
8 6 (0.90%) Appcelerator
8 6 (0.90%) Zend
9 5 (0.75%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.60%) Perforce
11 3 (0.45%) MobileIron
11 3 (0.45%) StreamBase
11 3 (0.45%) Kony
11 3 (0.45%) HP
11 3 (0.45%) Metastorm
12 2 (0.30%) Siebel
12 2 (0.30%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.30%) Ektron
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