The table below looks at the statistics for Android 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 over the 3 months to 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 154 107 146
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +39
Contract jobs citing Android 821 970 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.42% 1.84% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.45% 8.06% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 658 500
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 52
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.75 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -66.00%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12729 12042 12126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.02% 22.81% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7375 6792 6192
Average daily rate £350 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1110 1021 1215
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Android
Daily Rate Trend

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Android
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Android
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Android
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Android Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Android
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 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 -45 775 £350 -6.66% 382
London -23 485 £395 -1.25% 141
South East +49 119 £325 -7.14% 69
City of London -23 101 £363 -5.84% 39
Yorkshire +28 47 £300 -6.97% 32
Berkshire +31 43 £325 -4.05% 15
North West -23 36 £350 +6.87% 42
Hampshire +17 34 £313 -5.30% 20
West Yorkshire +13 33 £325 -7.14% 22
Manchester -4 30 £350 +7.69% 28
Scotland -3 28 £388 +3.33% 8
South West -28 25 £300 +4.34% 37
Edinburgh +13 23 £388 - 2
East of England -53 18 £350 +16.66% 34
Buckinghamshire +14 17 £375 +30.43% 2
Bristol -12 16 £310 +12.72% 18
West Midlands -33 16 £315 +9.09% 10
Bracknell +14 15 £313 -13.79% 3
East Midlands -1 15 £300 - 12
North Yorkshire +7 13 £300 - 3
Milton Keynes - 13 - - 2
Uxbridge -1 12 £400 -
Slough +7 11 £261 - 4
Salford +5 11 £326 +4.40%
Leeds +2 10 £338 +29.80% 16
Surrey +2 10 £350 - 15
Middlesex +10 9 £270 - 1
Birmingham -19 8 £500 +85.18% 4
Leicestershire +11 7 £275 - 5
Bradford +4 7 - -

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1010 (59.41%) Apple iOS
2 661 (38.88%) Android Development
3 551 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
4 539 (31.71%) Mobile App
5 499 (29.35%) Java
6 399 (23.47%) HTML
7 318 (18.71%) JavaScript
8 305 (17.94%) Windows
9 286 (16.82%) CSS
10 285 (16.76%) iOS Development
11 232 (13.65%) Web Services
12 228 (13.41%) User Experience
13 221 (13.00%) HTML5
14 219 (12.88%) TDD
15 216 (12.71%) JSON
16 206 (12.12%) Android SDK
17 193 (11.35%) iPhone
18 188 (11.06%) XML
19 187 (11.00%) Blackberry
19 187 (11.00%) Objective-C
20 184 (10.82%) OO
21 179 (10.53%) Scrum
22 145 (8.53%) Finance
23 144 (8.47%) Microsoft
23 144 (8.47%) Git (software)
24 143 (8.41%) E-Commerce
25 131 (7.71%) Linux
26 123 (7.24%) .NET
26 123 (7.24%) MVC
27 121 (7.12%) C#

Android
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 46 (2.71%) CMS
2 39 (2.29%) MS Exchange
3 31 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (1.29%) Lync
6 21 (1.24%) Node.js
7 19 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (1.00%) WebSphere
8 17 (1.00%) IIS
9 15 (0.88%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (0.76%) SharePoint
12 9 (0.53%) IBM Notes
12 9 (0.53%) Drupal
13 7 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
13 7 (0.41%) Apache
14 6 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.35%) WordPress
14 6 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 92 (5.41%) Photoshop
2 88 (5.18%) MS Office
3 85 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 45 (2.65%) MS Excel
5 27 (1.59%) InDesign
6 17 (1.00%) Adobe After Effects
7 10 (0.59%) Doxygen
7 10 (0.59%) Fireworks
8 9 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
9 8 (0.47%) MS Visio
9 8 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.24%) MS Project
11 3 (0.18%) Maya
12 1 (0.059%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.059%) Blender
12 1 (0.059%) ZBrush
12 1 (0.059%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 15 (0.88%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.18%) Magento
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.059%) Maximo
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (0.71%) Office 365
4 7 (0.41%) SaaS
5 6 (0.35%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.18%) PaaS
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.12%) IaaS
9 1 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.059%) GitHub
9 1 (0.059%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.059%) Force.com
9 1 (0.059%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.00%) HTTP
2 50 (2.94%) Internet
3 40 (2.35%) VPN
4 25 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 22 (1.29%) VoIP
6 20 (1.18%) Bluetooth
7 19 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (1.12%) NFC
8 15 (0.88%) Wireless
9 14 (0.82%) Network Security
10 13 (0.76%) WAN
10 13 (0.76%) DNS
11 12 (0.71%) HTTPS
11 12 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (0.65%) Firewall
12 11 (0.65%) LAN
13 10 (0.59%) RTSP
14 9 (0.53%) GSM
14 9 (0.53%) 3GPP
14 9 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (5.18%) MySQL
2 47 (2.76%) SQL Server
3 36 (2.12%) SQLite
4 27 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 26 (1.53%) NoSQL
6 19 (1.12%) Big Data
7 18 (1.06%) MongoDB
8 11 (0.65%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 9 (0.53%) Hazelcast
10 7 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.35%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.24%) RavenDB
13 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 144 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 101 (5.94%) Subversion
3 94 (5.53%) Xcode
4 78 (4.59%) Calabash
5 75 (4.41%) JIRA
6 73 (4.29%) Cucumber
7 63 (3.71%) Selenium
8 51 (3.00%) Eclipse
9 39 (2.29%) Jenkins
10 38 (2.24%) Axure RP
11 36 (2.12%) Robotium
12 33 (1.94%) WebDriver
13 30 (1.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 27 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (1.35%) Maven
16 19 (1.12%) Hudson
17 17 (1.00%) JUnit
18 15 (0.88%) Visual Studio
18 15 (0.88%) SoapUI
18 15 (0.88%) Gradle
General
1 145 (8.53%) Finance
2 100 (5.88%) Retail
3 72 (4.24%) Marketing
4 67 (3.94%) Banking
5 60 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 48 (2.82%) Games
7 37 (2.18%) Publishing
8 29 (1.71%) Advertising
9 22 (1.29%) Electronics
10 13 (0.76%) Legal
11 12 (0.71%) Multimedia
12 9 (0.53%) Automotive
13 8 (0.47%) French Language
14 6 (0.35%) German Language
14 6 (0.35%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.29%) Back Office
15 5 (0.29%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.29%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 898 (52.82%) Developer
2 468 (27.53%) Android Developer
3 150 (8.82%) Analyst
4 129 (7.59%) iOS Developer
5 127 (7.47%) Mobile Developer
6 116 (6.82%) Designer
7 101 (5.94%) Architect
8 83 (4.88%) Tester
9 82 (4.82%) Senior Developer
10 59 (3.47%) Test Analyst
11 54 (3.18%) Mobile Tester
12 51 (3.00%) Java Developer
13 50 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
14 45 (2.65%) Project Manager
15 43 (2.53%) Software Engineer
16 40 (2.35%) PHP Developer
16 40 (2.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 38 (2.24%) Web Developer
18 37 (2.18%) Applications Developer
18 37 (2.18%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (23.47%) HTML
2 286 (16.82%) CSS
3 232 (13.65%) Web Services
4 221 (13.00%) HTML5
5 216 (12.71%) JSON
6 206 (12.12%) Android SDK
7 188 (11.06%) XML
8 123 (7.24%) .NET
9 120 (7.06%) RESTful
10 111 (6.53%) REST
11 91 (5.35%) CSS3
12 87 (5.12%) jQuery
13 79 (4.65%) SOAP
14 74 (4.35%) iOS SDK
15 59 (3.47%) Flash
16 50 (2.94%) AngularJS
17 49 (2.88%) Ajax
18 44 (2.59%) PhoneGap
19 41 (2.41%) ASP.NET
20 33 (1.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 539 (31.71%) Mobile App
2 228 (13.41%) User Experience
3 193 (11.35%) iPhone
4 187 (11.00%) Blackberry
5 111 (6.53%) iPad
6 83 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
7 81 (4.76%) Computer Science
8 54 (3.18%) Open Source
9 44 (2.59%) Social Media
10 38 (2.24%) Smartphone
11 35 (2.06%) Handset
12 31 (1.82%) Video on Demand
12 31 (1.82%) Digital Media
13 30 (1.76%) Animation
14 25 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
15 22 (1.29%) Streaming Video
16 21 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (1.18%) Management Information System
17 20 (1.18%) Client/Server
18 19 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1010 (59.41%) Apple iOS
2 305 (17.94%) Windows
3 131 (7.71%) Linux
4 78 (4.59%) Windows 7
5 66 (3.88%) Windows Phone
6 61 (3.59%) Windows Mobile
7 44 (2.59%) Windows XP
8 25 (1.47%) Windows Vista
9 24 (1.41%) UNIX
10 23 (1.35%) Mac OS X
10 23 (1.35%) Windows 8
11 16 (0.94%) Mac OS
12 15 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.35%) Windows Phone 7
16 5 (0.29%) webOS
16 5 (0.29%) BlackBerry OS
16 5 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (38.88%) Android Development
2 551 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
3 285 (16.76%) iOS Development
4 219 (12.88%) TDD
5 184 (10.82%) OO
6 179 (10.53%) Scrum
7 143 (8.41%) E-Commerce
8 123 (7.24%) MVC
9 121 (7.12%) BDD
10 110 (6.47%) Software Engineering
11 107 (6.29%) OOP
12 85 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
13 72 (4.24%) Test Scripting
14 68 (4.00%) Web Development
15 63 (3.71%) ITIL
16 62 (3.65%) Mobile Application Development
17 58 (3.41%) Project Management
18 55 (3.24%) Responsive Web Design
19 53 (3.12%) Unit Testing
20 51 (3.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 499 (29.35%) Java
2 318 (18.71%) JavaScript
3 187 (11.00%) Objective-C
4 121 (7.12%) C#
5 95 (5.59%) C++
6 92 (5.41%) PHP
7 91 (5.35%) SQL
8 74 (4.35%) C
8 74 (4.35%) Ruby
9 56 (3.29%) Python
10 26 (1.53%) Groovy
11 19 (1.12%) PHP5
12 15 (0.88%) Perl
13 13 (0.76%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.59%) XPath
15 9 (0.53%) ActionScript
16 8 (0.47%) Scala
17 7 (0.41%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.35%) Embedded C
18 6 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 106 (6.24%) Degree
2 38 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 31 (1.82%) ISEB
4 26 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 14 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.47%) MCSE
8 8 (0.47%) MCSA
8 8 (0.47%) MCDST
9 6 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.35%) CCNA
9 6 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.24%) RHCE
11 4 (0.24%) IBM Certification
11 4 (0.24%) MCTS
11 4 (0.24%) MCITP
11 4 (0.24%) ACSA
11 4 (0.24%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (6.82%) QA
2 10 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.47%) SLA
4 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.18%) JTAG
6 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 14443
7 1 (0.059%) PAS 55
System Software
1 103 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.18%) Cygwin
3 3 (0.18%) Xen
4 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.12%) XenApp
4 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.059%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.059%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.059%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.059%) XenServer
5 1 (0.059%) vSphere
5 1 (0.059%) Varnish
5 1 (0.059%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 13 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 9 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.53%) SCCM
3 6 (0.35%) Puppet
3 6 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (0.29%) XenMobile
5 3 (0.18%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.18%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.059%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.059%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.059%) WSUS
7 1 (0.059%) SCOM
7 1 (0.059%) Ansible
Vendors
1 144 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 121 (7.12%) Google
3 70 (4.12%) Apple
4 68 (4.00%) Adobe
5 50 (2.94%) Xamarin
6 41 (2.41%) Citrix
7 38 (2.24%) Oracle
8 29 (1.71%) Cisco
9 27 (1.59%) Appcelerator
10 22 (1.29%) MobileIron
11 21 (1.24%) Sencha
12 20 (1.18%) Remedy
13 18 (1.06%) Red Hat
13 18 (1.06%) HP
13 18 (1.06%) Facebook
14 17 (1.00%) Symantec
15 15 (0.88%) TIBCO
15 15 (0.88%) IronPort
16 12 (0.71%) SAP
17 11 (0.65%) VMware
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