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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 172 148 136
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing Android 783 865 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.46% 1.54% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.32% 6.97% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 552 589
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £9.10 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £14.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+14.91% -14.92%

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
12381 12414 12458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.15% 22.11% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7759 7260 7115
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
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 £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 966 1029
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -25 722 £400 +3.89% 345
London -11 436 £425 - 165
South East -20 91 £400 +18.51% 41
City of London +16 77 £450 +5.88% 36
Scotland +7 51 £275 -2.22% 10
Yorkshire +30 45 £413 +28.90% 23
West Yorkshire +22 34 £413 +28.90% 16
East of England +4 32 £325 +5.69% 19
North West -55 32 £381 +8.92% 36
South West -20 30 £388 -6.06% 25
Hampshire +7 25 £463 +42.30% 8
Glasgow +15 24 £275 -15.38% 6
Cambridgeshire +23 23 £338 +56.97% 12
Manchester -9 21 £405 +15.71% 23
Portsmouth - 21 £463 - 1
Cambridge +23 20 £325 +51.16% 12
Leeds +3 20 £400 +33.33% 12
West Sussex -21 20 £390 +20.00% 4
West Midlands -15 19 £180 -38.98% 13
Tyne and Wear -43 18 £310 -17.33% 6
North East -45 18 £310 +77.14% 7
East Midlands -3 16 £340 +13.33% 16
Newcastle upon Tyne -50 16 £285 -24.00% 5
Berkshire 0 15 £335 -0.74% 6
Buckinghamshire +9 13 £425 +13.33% 2
Bristol -10 13 £413 - 9
Milton Keynes +11 10 £388 - 1
Salford - 10 £425 - 1
Dundee - 10 £225 - 1
Edinburgh -5 9 £406 +80.55% 2

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 835 (56.15%) Apple iOS
2 625 (42.03%) Android Development
3 585 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
4 489 (32.89%) Mobile App
5 435 (29.25%) Java
6 312 (20.98%) Windows
6 312 (20.98%) User Experience
7 239 (16.07%) Mobile Development
8 232 (15.60%) JavaScript
9 222 (14.93%) TDD
10 215 (14.46%) Android SDK
11 201 (13.52%) iOS Development
12 198 (13.32%) HTML
13 185 (12.44%) Microsoft
14 182 (12.24%) Scrum
15 178 (11.97%) Git (software)
16 161 (10.83%) JSON
17 159 (10.69%) CSS
18 158 (10.63%) Google
19 157 (10.56%) Web Services
20 154 (10.36%) Active Directory
21 152 (10.22%) REST
22 138 (9.28%) RESTful
23 133 (8.94%) C#
24 125 (8.41%) Apple
25 123 (8.27%) OO
26 121 (8.14%) HTML5
27 117 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
28 114 (7.67%) BDD
28 114 (7.67%) Android Studio

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 54 (3.63%) MS Exchange
2 39 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 31 (2.08%) Skype for Business
4 30 (2.02%) CMS
5 24 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 23 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (1.21%) Confluence
8 13 (0.87%) Apache
8 13 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.61%) IIS
10 9 (0.61%) Mule
11 8 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.47%) Marvel
12 7 (0.47%) nginx
12 7 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (4.77%) MS Office
2 57 (3.83%) MS Excel
3 47 (3.16%) Photoshop
4 31 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (1.28%) InVision
6 13 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (0.47%) UserZoom
10 6 (0.40%) InDesign
11 5 (0.34%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.13%) MS Project
12 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.067%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.067%) Flinto
13 1 (0.067%) Pixate
13 1 (0.067%) Pixelapse
13 1 (0.067%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.74%) Faxination
3 10 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.20%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.067%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.067%) Magento
5 1 (0.067%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.067%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 90 (6.05%) Google Play
2 59 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (3.16%) Office 365
4 32 (2.15%) GitHub
5 30 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.87%) Google Apps
8 12 (0.81%) Mimecast
9 11 (0.74%) Heroku
10 9 (0.61%) Force.com
10 9 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 8 (0.54%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.47%) iTunes
13 6 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.40%) SaaS
14 5 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.62%) DNS
2 38 (2.56%) Internet
3 28 (1.88%) DHCP
4 26 (1.75%) VPN
5 22 (1.48%) LAN
6 20 (1.34%) SAN
7 19 (1.28%) TCP/IP
8 17 (1.14%) Bluetooth
8 17 (1.14%) HTTP
8 17 (1.14%) WAN
9 16 (1.08%) NAS
9 16 (1.08%) Skype
10 15 (1.01%) VoIP
11 14 (0.94%) SSL
12 13 (0.87%) Firewall
13 11 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (0.61%) AMQP
15 8 (0.54%) Network Security
15 8 (0.54%) Wireless
16 7 (0.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.69%) SQLite
3 37 (2.49%) MySQL
4 32 (2.15%) MongoDB
5 16 (1.08%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 14 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.67%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.34%) Big Data
12 5 (0.34%) GIS
12 5 (0.34%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.34%) Redis
13 4 (0.27%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 178 (11.97%) Git (software)
2 114 (7.67%) Android Studio
3 95 (6.39%) Jenkins
4 84 (5.65%) Gradle
4 84 (5.65%) JIRA
5 47 (3.16%) Appium
6 45 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 45 (3.03%) Selenium
7 44 (2.96%) Eclipse
8 41 (2.76%) Xcode
9 33 (2.22%) JUnit
10 32 (2.15%) Subversion
10 32 (2.15%) WebDriver
11 25 (1.68%) Robotium
12 24 (1.61%) Axure RP
13 21 (1.41%) Mockito
14 20 (1.34%) git-flow
14 20 (1.34%) Robolectric
15 18 (1.21%) Calabash
16 17 (1.14%) Bitbucket
General
1 107 (7.20%) Finance
2 102 (6.86%) Banking
3 70 (4.71%) Retail
4 37 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.29%) Marketing
6 31 (2.08%) Games
7 24 (1.61%) Electronics
8 23 (1.55%) Publishing
9 17 (1.14%) Retail Banking
10 15 (1.01%) Legal
11 14 (0.94%) Advertising
11 14 (0.94%) Law
12 11 (0.74%) German Language
12 11 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.61%) Automotive
13 9 (0.61%) Back Office
14 7 (0.47%) French Language
15 5 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.34%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 754 (50.71%) Developer
2 496 (33.36%) Android Developer
3 112 (7.53%) Designer
4 105 (7.06%) Mobile Developer
5 102 (6.86%) iOS Developer
6 89 (5.99%) Analyst
7 84 (5.65%) Applications Developer
8 82 (5.51%) Senior Developer
9 73 (4.91%) Java Developer
10 67 (4.51%) Senior Android Developer
11 66 (4.44%) iOS Android Developer
11 66 (4.44%) UX Designer
12 59 (3.97%) Android Engineer
13 58 (3.90%) Architect
14 55 (3.70%) UI Designer
15 53 (3.56%) Java Android Developer
16 52 (3.50%) Tester
17 51 (3.43%) QA Engineer
18 45 (3.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 43 (2.89%) Mobile Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (14.46%) Android SDK
2 198 (13.32%) HTML
3 161 (10.83%) JSON
4 159 (10.69%) CSS
5 157 (10.56%) Web Services
6 152 (10.22%) REST
7 138 (9.28%) RESTful
8 121 (8.14%) HTML5
9 104 (6.99%) .NET
10 96 (6.46%) XML
11 77 (5.18%) AngularJS
12 76 (5.11%) CSS3
13 65 (4.37%) SOAP
14 63 (4.24%) jQuery
15 51 (3.43%) Node.js
16 46 (3.09%) iOS SDK
17 34 (2.29%) React
18 31 (2.08%) ASP.NET
18 31 (2.08%) Backbone.js
19 30 (2.02%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 489 (32.89%) Mobile App
2 312 (20.98%) User Experience
3 110 (7.40%) Blackberry
4 69 (4.64%) iPhone
5 65 (4.37%) Computer Science
6 56 (3.77%) iPad
7 50 (3.36%) Smartphone
8 41 (2.76%) Mobile Banking
9 34 (2.29%) Data Structures
10 31 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (2.02%) Algorithms
12 24 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
14 17 (1.14%) Social Media
15 14 (0.94%) CESG
15 14 (0.94%) Handset
16 13 (0.87%) BYOD
16 13 (0.87%) Clustering
16 13 (0.87%) Social Network
16 13 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 835 (56.15%) Apple iOS
2 312 (20.98%) Windows
3 103 (6.93%) Linux
4 92 (6.19%) Windows 7
5 85 (5.72%) Windows Server
6 48 (3.23%) Windows Phone
7 42 (2.82%) Windows 8
8 39 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (2.29%) Mac OS X
10 30 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (1.82%) Windows 10
12 23 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
13 22 (1.48%) Mac OS
14 21 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (1.34%) Windows XP
16 18 (1.21%) Unix
17 11 (0.74%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.61%) webOS
18 9 (0.61%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 625 (42.03%) Android Development
2 585 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (16.07%) Mobile Development
4 222 (14.93%) TDD
5 201 (13.52%) iOS Development
6 182 (12.24%) Scrum
7 123 (8.27%) OO
8 117 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
9 114 (7.67%) BDD
10 106 (7.13%) E-Commerce
11 91 (6.12%) Automated Testing
12 86 (5.78%) Unit Testing
13 85 (5.72%) Mobile Application Development
13 85 (5.72%) Software Engineering
14 78 (5.25%) ITIL
15 71 (4.77%) Open Source
16 66 (4.44%) MVC
17 58 (3.90%) Web Development
18 56 (3.77%) Wireframes
19 54 (3.63%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 435 (29.25%) Java
2 232 (15.60%) JavaScript
3 133 (8.94%) C#
4 97 (6.52%) Objective-C
5 95 (6.39%) SQL
6 77 (5.18%) C++
7 61 (4.10%) Python
8 60 (4.03%) C
9 56 (3.77%) Ruby
10 54 (3.63%) Apple Swift
11 45 (3.03%) PHP
12 23 (1.55%) Bash Shell
13 22 (1.48%) Scala
14 14 (0.94%) PowerShell
15 12 (0.81%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.67%) Apex Code
16 10 (0.67%) Perl
16 10 (0.67%) SOQL
17 8 (0.54%) Clojure
18 6 (0.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 96 (6.46%) Degree
2 42 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (1.55%) MCSE
5 21 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.54%) ISEB
8 8 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.54%) MCP
9 7 (0.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 6 (0.40%) CCA
10 6 (0.40%) MCITP
10 6 (0.40%) MCTS
11 5 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.27%) CISSP
13 3 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.20%) MCSA
13 3 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (6.86%) QA
2 9 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.47%) SLA
4 4 (0.27%) SDET
5 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.067%) COBIT
6 1 (0.067%) FISMA
System Software
1 154 (10.36%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.01%) Docker
5 9 (0.61%) XenApp
6 7 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.40%) vSphere
7 6 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.34%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.34%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.20%) Xen
10 2 (0.13%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.067%) Firmware
11 1 (0.067%) NFS
11 1 (0.067%) Samba
11 1 (0.067%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.067%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 44 (2.96%) AirWatch
2 25 (1.68%) SCCM
3 13 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
6 10 (0.67%) Casper Suite
6 10 (0.67%) Puppet
7 9 (0.61%) Ansible
7 9 (0.61%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.54%) ServiceCenter
9 7 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (0.47%) XenMobile
10 4 (0.27%) SCOM
10 4 (0.27%) WSUS
10 4 (0.27%) yum
11 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.20%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.13%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.13%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 185 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 158 (10.63%) Google
3 125 (8.41%) Apple
4 72 (4.84%) Xamarin
5 58 (3.90%) Adobe
6 49 (3.30%) Citrix
7 41 (2.76%) VMware
8 33 (2.22%) SAP
9 31 (2.08%) HP
10 29 (1.95%) Oracle
11 25 (1.68%) MobileIron
12 24 (1.61%) Facebook
12 24 (1.61%) Symantec
13 20 (1.34%) Atlassian
13 20 (1.34%) Cisco
14 19 (1.28%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.87%) NetApp
15 13 (0.87%) Optimizely
15 13 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (0.87%) Samsung
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Stratospherec
Rate: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Talent International
Rate: £320 - £375 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago