The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development
Rank 292 202 333
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +131
Contract jobs citing Android Development 349 495 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.97% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.33% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 344 149
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 34
Average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.85 £33.40 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.95 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40453 37287 40858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.92% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 22615 23509
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1063 1447
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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 -81 319 £400 +2.89% 146
London -77 221 £400 - 59
City of London -21 35 £400 +11.88% 11
South East +8 30 £375 +7.14% 30
East of England -40 17 £400 +14.28% 6
Berkshire +15 14 £413 +17.85% 4
Yorkshire +7 14 £350 +6.06% 6
Scotland -16 14 £300 -14.28% 3
West Yorkshire +17 12 £360 +14.28% 2
West Midlands -8 12 £283 -19.28% 7
South West -30 11 £338 +22.72% 12
Edinburgh -13 8 £325 -18.75% 1
Reading +16 7 £438 -7.89% 1
Hertfordshire -25 7 £375 +19.04%
Bedfordshire -17 6 £530 +51.42%
Hampshire -4 5 - - 10
Oxfordshire +2 4 £363 - 5
Birmingham -4 4 £250 -37.50% 2
East Midlands -9 4 £275 - 6
North West -12 4 £375 +7.14% 17
Milton Keynes - 4 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £375 - 2
Leeds 0 3 £375 -
Surrey 0 3 - - 4
Oxford -1 3 £350 - 1
Manchester -7 3 £375 -6.25% 12
Bristol -20 3 £325 +18.18% 7
York +5 2 £300 -17.80%
Wiltshire -4 2 £350 -17.64% 1
Southampton -4 2 - - 3

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 645 (100.00%) Android
2 282 (43.72%) Java
3 263 (40.78%) Apple iOS
4 231 (35.81%) iOS Development
5 195 (30.23%) Mobile App
6 160 (24.81%) JSON
7 155 (24.03%) Android SDK
8 135 (20.93%) Web Services
9 132 (20.47%) HTML
10 121 (18.76%) JavaScript
11 118 (18.29%) XML
12 115 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
13 92 (14.26%) Google
14 88 (13.64%) CSS
15 79 (12.25%) OO
15 79 (12.25%) Objective-C
15 79 (12.25%) HTML5
16 74 (11.47%) TDD
17 70 (10.85%) OOP
18 66 (10.23%) RESTful
19 63 (9.77%) Software Engineering
20 62 (9.61%) REST
21 58 (8.99%) Finance
22 54 (8.37%) Git (software)
23 50 (7.75%) C#
24 49 (7.60%) Scrum
25 48 (7.44%) MVC
25 48 (7.44%) .NET
25 48 (7.44%) Eclipse
26 47 (7.29%) Linux

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (3.57%) CMS
2 14 (2.17%) WordPress
3 12 (1.86%) Apache
3 12 (1.86%) Node.js
4 5 (0.78%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.47%) IIS
6 3 (0.47%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.47%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (0.47%) Mule
7 2 (0.31%) Lync
7 2 (0.31%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (0.78%) MS Excel
1 5 (0.78%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) Blender
Business Applications
1 8 (1.24%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.19%) HTTP
2 15 (2.33%) NFC
3 14 (2.17%) Bluetooth
4 12 (1.86%) Internet
5 11 (1.71%) VPN
6 10 (1.55%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.40%) RTSP
8 6 (0.93%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.47%) AMQP
9 3 (0.47%) VoIP
10 2 (0.31%) SSL
11 1 (0.16%) Wireless
11 1 (0.16%) FTP
11 1 (0.16%) DVB
11 1 (0.16%) RTP
11 1 (0.16%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.96%) SQLite
2 25 (3.88%) MySQL
3 11 (1.71%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.24%) MongoDB
5 6 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.31%) Big Data
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.16%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.16%) MS Access
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (8.37%) Git (software)
2 48 (7.44%) Eclipse
3 41 (6.36%) Subversion
4 35 (5.43%) Xcode
5 23 (3.57%) JIRA
6 19 (2.95%) PhoneGap
7 13 (2.02%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.86%) Maven
9 11 (1.71%) Bitbucket
9 11 (1.71%) Gradle
10 10 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (1.55%) Mercurial
11 9 (1.40%) Jenkins
11 9 (1.40%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 8 (1.24%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.93%) Ant
14 5 (0.78%) JUnit
14 5 (0.78%) Selenium
14 5 (0.78%) Hudson
14 5 (0.78%) Android Studio
General
1 58 (8.99%) Finance
2 22 (3.41%) Banking
3 19 (2.95%) Publishing
3 19 (2.95%) Marketing
4 17 (2.64%) Retail
5 11 (1.71%) Legal
6 10 (1.55%) Advertising
7 9 (1.40%) Games
8 8 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.78%) Automotive
9 5 (0.78%) French Language
9 5 (0.78%) German Language
10 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.47%) Electronics
10 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 585 (90.70%) Developer
2 420 (65.12%) Android Developer
3 68 (10.54%) Mobile Developer
4 60 (9.30%) iOS Developer
5 46 (7.13%) Senior Developer
6 33 (5.12%) Lead Developer
7 31 (4.81%) Senior Android Developer
8 26 (4.03%) Applications Developer
9 24 (3.72%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 20 (3.10%) Web Developer
11 17 (2.64%) Java Developer
12 11 (1.71%) Architect
12 11 (1.71%) LAMP Developer
13 10 (1.55%) Software Engineer
13 10 (1.55%) C# Developer
14 9 (1.40%) JavaScript Developer
15 8 (1.24%) Integration Engineer
15 8 (1.24%) UI Developer
15 8 (1.24%) iPhone Developer
15 8 (1.24%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (24.81%) JSON
2 155 (24.03%) Android SDK
3 135 (20.93%) Web Services
4 132 (20.47%) HTML
5 118 (18.29%) XML
6 88 (13.64%) CSS
7 79 (12.25%) HTML5
8 66 (10.23%) RESTful
9 62 (9.61%) REST
10 48 (7.44%) .NET
11 47 (7.29%) jQuery
12 41 (6.36%) SOAP
13 34 (5.27%) Ajax
14 32 (4.96%) iOS SDK
15 26 (4.03%) CSS3
16 19 (2.95%) AngularJS
17 16 (2.48%) Backbone.js
17 16 (2.48%) LAMP
18 15 (2.33%) J2ME
19 13 (2.02%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 195 (30.23%) Mobile App
2 43 (6.67%) iPhone
3 31 (4.81%) Blackberry
4 29 (4.50%) Open Source
4 29 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 27 (4.19%) Social Media
6 26 (4.03%) iPad
7 24 (3.72%) Digital Media
8 16 (2.48%) Social Network
9 15 (2.33%) Client/Server
10 13 (2.02%) Streaming Video
10 13 (2.02%) Smartphone
10 13 (2.02%) Mobile Payment
11 10 (1.55%) Streaming Media
12 9 (1.40%) Animation
13 8 (1.24%) Graphic Design
14 7 (1.09%) Cryptography
14 7 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.93%) Video on Demand
16 5 (0.78%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 645 (100.00%) Android
2 263 (40.78%) Apple iOS
3 47 (7.29%) Linux
4 36 (5.58%) Windows
5 11 (1.71%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.40%) Windows Phone
7 7 (1.09%) UNIX
8 4 (0.62%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.62%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (35.81%) iOS Development
2 115 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (12.25%) OO
4 74 (11.47%) TDD
5 70 (10.85%) OOP
6 63 (9.77%) Software Engineering
7 49 (7.60%) Scrum
8 48 (7.44%) MVC
9 39 (6.05%) Multithreading
10 33 (5.12%) E-Commerce
11 30 (4.65%) Web Development
12 29 (4.50%) Mobile Application Development
13 28 (4.34%) Unit Testing
14 26 (4.03%) BDD
15 20 (3.10%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (2.33%) Analytics
17 14 (2.17%) Automated Testing
18 13 (2.02%) Mobile Commerce
19 12 (1.86%) Integration Testing
20 11 (1.71%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 282 (43.72%) Java
2 121 (18.76%) JavaScript
3 79 (12.25%) Objective-C
4 50 (7.75%) C#
5 45 (6.98%) SQL
6 42 (6.51%) C++
7 37 (5.74%) PHP
8 30 (4.65%) C
9 17 (2.64%) PHP5
10 8 (1.24%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.09%) Python
12 4 (0.62%) Ruby
13 3 (0.47%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.31%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.31%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.31%) ActionScript 3.0
15 1 (0.16%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.16%) Golang
Qualifications
1 34 (5.27%) Degree
2 23 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.71%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.31%) CBAP
6 1 (0.16%) IIBA
6 1 (0.16%) PhD
6 1 (0.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.50%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Varnish
1 1 (0.16%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 11 (1.71%) Nagios
2 3 (0.47%) Puppet
2 3 (0.47%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.47%) Ansible
3 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 92 (14.26%) Google
2 22 (3.41%) Facebook
3 17 (2.64%) Xamarin
4 14 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 13 (2.02%) Twitter
6 11 (1.71%) Apple
7 10 (1.55%) Sencha
8 6 (0.93%) Appcelerator
9 4 (0.62%) Zend
10 3 (0.47%) Oracle
10 3 (0.47%) MobileIron
10 3 (0.47%) Splunk
10 3 (0.47%) Adobe
10 3 (0.47%) HP
11 2 (0.31%) StreamBase
11 2 (0.31%) Cisco
11 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.31%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.31%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.31%) Ektron
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London
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Central London / West End
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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London
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London
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