The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 169 149 168
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs citing Android 830 917 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.56% 1.58% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.35% 7.48% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 633 488
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 34
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% +6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.80 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £39.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +15.38%

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
11288 12261 12817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.15% 21.14% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7116 7286 7463
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 958 1112
Median hourly rate £16.29 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Android
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 765 £400 +5.26% 327
London -27 430 £425 - 156
South East +28 99 £325 -7.14% 27
North West -13 63 £400 +8.10% 41
Yorkshire +31 54 £350 - 16
Manchester +20 54 £413 +17.85% 30
Scotland +29 53 £350 -15.15% 11
City of London -36 49 £450 +9.09% 26
West Yorkshire +33 45 £363 +3.57% 10
Berkshire +15 35 £355 -0.69% 4
East of England +1 32 £340 +13.33% 29
North East -2 25 £313 +29.53% 2
West Midlands -37 24 £350 +9.37% 16
Leeds +10 23 £383 +9.28% 8
South West -14 22 £500 +33.33% 28
Glasgow +15 21 £375 -16.66% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 19 £313 +92.30% 1
Tyne and Wear -12 19 £313 +92.30% 2
Surrey +14 17 £200 -42.85% 4
Bristol -14 15 £500 +25.00% 14
East Midlands -4 14 £450 +46.34% 11
Cambridgeshire +14 13 £350 +40.00% 13
Buckinghamshire +13 12 £400 +14.28% 3
Salford -1 12 £425 +13.33% 1
Hampshire +9 11 £325 -9.09% 6
Renfrewshire - 11 £310 -
Erskine - 11 £310 -
Cambridge +16 10 £350 +40.00% 13
Halifax - 10 £331 - 1
Bracknell - 9 £455 -

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Android.

1 943 (58.57%) Apple iOS
2 687 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
3 680 (42.24%) Android Development
4 503 (31.24%) Mobile App
5 455 (28.26%) Java
6 383 (23.79%) Windows
7 303 (18.82%) User Experience
8 300 (18.63%) JavaScript
9 284 (17.64%) iOS Development
10 282 (17.52%) HTML
11 271 (16.83%) TDD
12 265 (16.46%) Mobile Development
13 255 (15.84%) Microsoft
14 244 (15.16%) CSS
15 238 (14.78%) Git (software)
16 220 (13.66%) Scrum
17 207 (12.86%) JSON
18 205 (12.73%) Android SDK
19 187 (11.61%) Active Directory
20 171 (10.62%) RESTful
21 170 (10.56%) Google
22 168 (10.43%) Web Services
23 166 (10.31%) BDD
24 164 (10.19%) REST
25 162 (10.06%) HTML5
26 161 (10.00%) Apple
27 160 (9.94%) C#
28 152 (9.44%) Objective-C
29 148 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
30 145 (9.01%) .NET

Android
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (4.66%) MS Exchange
2 55 (3.42%) Skype for Business
3 40 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 30 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 25 (1.55%) IIS
7 23 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (1.30%) Confluence
9 19 (1.18%) CMS
10 18 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (0.93%) Apache
12 14 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
14 11 (0.68%) Marvel
15 7 (0.43%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.43%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 98 (6.09%) MS Office
2 79 (4.91%) MS Excel
3 52 (3.23%) Photoshop
4 38 (2.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (1.12%) InVision
6 17 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
8 9 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.56%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.43%) InDesign
10 3 (0.19%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.19%) MS Project
10 3 (0.19%) Pixate
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.12%) UserZoom
12 1 (0.062%) Flinto
12 1 (0.062%) Pixelapse
12 1 (0.062%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (0.75%) Faxination
2 7 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.19%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.062%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 92 (5.71%) Google Play
2 82 (5.09%) Office 365
3 76 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (1.49%) Google Apps
6 20 (1.24%) GitHub
7 15 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (0.87%) Mimecast
9 11 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 10 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.62%) iTunes
10 10 (0.62%) Trello
11 9 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.56%) SaaS
12 8 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (0.50%) IaaS
12 8 (0.50%) PaaS
13 7 (0.43%) Heroku
14 6 (0.37%) Bluemix
14 6 (0.37%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.60%) DNS
1 58 (3.60%) Internet
2 46 (2.86%) DHCP
3 38 (2.36%) Skype
4 37 (2.30%) VPN
5 28 (1.74%) HTTP
6 26 (1.61%) LAN
7 25 (1.55%) TCP/IP
8 23 (1.43%) WAN
9 22 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
9 22 (1.37%) VoIP
10 20 (1.24%) SAN
11 18 (1.12%) Bluetooth
12 16 (0.99%) NAS
13 15 (0.93%) Firewall
13 15 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (0.87%) Network Security
15 12 (0.75%) IP Telephony
16 10 (0.62%) SSL
16 10 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 55 (3.42%) SQLite
3 44 (2.73%) MySQL
4 29 (1.80%) MongoDB
5 22 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 15 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (0.87%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.43%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.37%) GIS
11 6 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.31%) Big Data
12 5 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.25%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 238 (14.78%) Git (software)
2 119 (7.39%) Android Studio
3 112 (6.96%) Jenkins
4 91 (5.65%) JIRA
5 75 (4.66%) Gradle
6 59 (3.66%) Appium
7 53 (3.29%) Subversion
8 51 (3.17%) Selenium
9 49 (3.04%) Xcode
10 46 (2.86%) Cucumber
11 44 (2.73%) JUnit
12 41 (2.55%) Calabash
13 38 (2.36%) Robotium
14 33 (2.05%) Axure RP
15 32 (1.99%) Eclipse
16 28 (1.74%) Robolectric
17 25 (1.55%) Visual Studio
17 25 (1.55%) WebDriver
18 24 (1.49%) git-flow
18 24 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 121 (7.52%) Finance
2 91 (5.65%) Banking
3 85 (5.28%) Retail
4 51 (3.17%) Games
5 43 (2.67%) Publishing
6 36 (2.24%) Marketing
6 36 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.24%) Electronics
8 13 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 12 (0.75%) Advertising
10 11 (0.68%) Automotive
11 9 (0.56%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.50%) Back Office
12 8 (0.50%) Legal
13 7 (0.43%) Law
14 6 (0.37%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.31%) French Language
15 5 (0.31%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 847 (52.61%) Developer
2 497 (30.87%) Android Developer
3 128 (7.95%) iOS Developer
4 120 (7.45%) Mobile Developer
5 119 (7.39%) Senior Developer
6 106 (6.58%) Designer
7 92 (5.71%) Analyst
8 85 (5.28%) Senior Android Developer
9 77 (4.78%) Applications Developer
10 70 (4.35%) Java Developer
11 68 (4.22%) Architect
12 67 (4.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 67 (4.16%) iOS Android Developer
13 65 (4.04%) Tester
14 63 (3.91%) Xamarin Developer
15 62 (3.85%) UX Designer
16 54 (3.35%) UI Designer
17 48 (2.98%) Android Engineer
18 47 (2.92%) JavaScript Developer
19 45 (2.80%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (17.52%) HTML
2 244 (15.16%) CSS
3 207 (12.86%) JSON
4 205 (12.73%) Android SDK
5 171 (10.62%) RESTful
6 168 (10.43%) Web Services
7 164 (10.19%) REST
8 162 (10.06%) HTML5
9 145 (9.01%) .NET
10 123 (7.64%) AngularJS
11 114 (7.08%) XML
12 106 (6.58%) CSS3
13 77 (4.78%) jQuery
14 75 (4.66%) Node.js
15 65 (4.04%) iOS SDK
16 47 (2.92%) React
17 46 (2.86%) ASP.NET
18 43 (2.67%) Apache Cordova
18 43 (2.67%) Backbone.js
19 38 (2.36%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 503 (31.24%) Mobile App
2 303 (18.82%) User Experience
3 126 (7.83%) Blackberry
4 110 (6.83%) Computer Science
5 86 (5.34%) iPhone
6 53 (3.29%) iPad
7 46 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 45 (2.80%) Smartphone
9 35 (2.17%) Algorithms
10 28 (1.74%) Mobile Banking
11 26 (1.61%) Social Media
12 25 (1.55%) Mathematics
13 24 (1.49%) Data Structures
14 21 (1.30%) Digital Media
15 20 (1.24%) Fintech
16 18 (1.12%) CESG
16 18 (1.12%) Device Driver
16 18 (1.12%) Visualisation
17 16 (0.99%) BYOD
18 15 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 943 (58.57%) Apple iOS
2 383 (23.79%) Windows
3 124 (7.70%) Windows Server
4 103 (6.40%) Linux
5 73 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (4.41%) Windows Phone
7 59 (3.66%) Windows 7
8 47 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (2.86%) Mac OS X
10 43 (2.67%) Windows Mobile
11 41 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 40 (2.48%) Windows 10
13 39 (2.42%) Windows 8
14 23 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (1.43%) Unix
15 21 (1.30%) Mac OS
16 20 (1.24%) Windows XP
17 17 (1.06%) webOS
17 17 (1.06%) Windows Phone 7
18 10 (0.62%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 687 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 680 (42.24%) Android Development
3 284 (17.64%) iOS Development
4 271 (16.83%) TDD
5 265 (16.46%) Mobile Development
6 220 (13.66%) Scrum
7 166 (10.31%) BDD
8 148 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
9 142 (8.82%) E-Commerce
10 127 (7.89%) OO
11 101 (6.27%) Automated Testing
12 99 (6.15%) Unit Testing
13 92 (5.71%) ITIL
13 92 (5.71%) MVC
14 90 (5.59%) Web Development
15 88 (5.47%) Mobile Application Development
16 85 (5.28%) Front End Development
17 84 (5.22%) Open Source
18 76 (4.72%) Software Engineering
19 68 (4.22%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 455 (28.26%) Java
2 300 (18.63%) JavaScript
3 160 (9.94%) C#
4 152 (9.44%) Objective-C
5 114 (7.08%) SQL
6 101 (6.27%) C++
7 87 (5.40%) Apple Swift
8 73 (4.53%) Python
9 70 (4.35%) Ruby
10 68 (4.22%) C
11 61 (3.79%) PHP
12 32 (1.99%) PowerShell
13 22 (1.37%) Scala
14 20 (1.24%) Bash Shell
15 15 (0.93%) Perl
16 12 (0.75%) ECMAScript
16 12 (0.75%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.75%) XAML
17 10 (0.62%) VB
18 9 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 135 (8.39%) Degree
2 75 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 44 (2.73%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (2.05%) MCSE
6 18 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (0.81%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.75%) ISEB
9 11 (0.68%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.43%) MOS
11 6 (0.37%) CCA
11 6 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.31%) MCP
12 5 (0.31%) MCTS
13 4 (0.25%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.25%) CREST Certified
14 3 (0.19%) ACMT
14 3 (0.19%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (6.71%) QA
2 14 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.75%) SLA
4 7 (0.43%) SDET
5 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.062%) COBIT
8 1 (0.062%) FISMA
8 1 (0.062%) GCP
System Software
1 187 (11.61%) Active Directory
2 49 (3.04%) Hyper-V
3 46 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (1.80%) Docker
5 8 (0.50%) XenApp
6 7 (0.43%) BitLocker
6 7 (0.43%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.31%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.19%) Samba
9 3 (0.19%) Xen
10 2 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.12%) Dovecot
10 2 (0.12%) Postfix
10 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.062%) Firmware
11 1 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.062%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.062%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 71 (4.41%) AirWatch
2 40 (2.48%) SCCM
3 18 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (1.06%) Casper Suite
5 15 (0.93%) XenMobile
6 14 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (0.81%) Puppet
7 13 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 13 (0.81%) WSUS
8 12 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (0.75%) SCOM
9 9 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 8 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.50%) Kubernetes
10 8 (0.50%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
11 6 (0.37%) Ansible
12 4 (0.25%) Kibana
12 4 (0.25%) SAP Afaria
12 4 (0.25%) yum
Vendors
1 255 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 170 (10.56%) Google
3 161 (10.00%) Apple
4 110 (6.83%) Xamarin
5 64 (3.98%) VMware
6 62 (3.85%) Citrix
7 59 (3.66%) Adobe
8 53 (3.29%) HP
9 39 (2.42%) Oracle
10 36 (2.24%) MobileIron
11 33 (2.05%) Symantec
12 32 (1.99%) Facebook
13 29 (1.80%) Cisco
14 23 (1.43%) Red Hat
15 20 (1.24%) Samsung
16 18 (1.12%) SAP
17 15 (0.93%) Atlassian
17 15 (0.93%) NetApp
18 14 (0.87%) Twitter
19 13 (0.81%) Trend Micro
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: Market related
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £18.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Intelletec
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago