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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
Rank 160 170 144
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing Android 690 730 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 1.44% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.51% 6.72% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 455 523
Median daily rate £375 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £202 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 55 31
Median hourly rate £18.70 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.02% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £21.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-26.91% -34.35%

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
9191 10866 11557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.87% 21.38% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5814 6502 6806
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 601 808 954
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +11 656 £375 - 363
London -3 299 £430 +7.50% 162
South East -23 100 £325 -10.34% 50
East of England +50 70 £350 +9.37% 26
North West +6 47 £400 +3.22% 38
City of London -3 42 £525 +55.55% 29
Manchester +32 36 £413 +24.52% 27
South West +13 36 £329 -0.75% 22
Buckinghamshire +17 35 £350 -6.66% 7
Berkshire +31 32 £340 -15.00% 11
East Midlands +15 26 £335 +17.54% 8
West Midlands +18 24 £225 -31.81% 35
Yorkshire 0 24 £374 +6.85% 19
Essex +18 23 £350 -15.15% 1
Cambridgeshire +20 22 £325 - 11
Scotland +22 20 £363 -3.33% 12
Milton Keynes +8 20 £350 -6.66% 2
North East - 20 £350 - 3
West Yorkshire +14 19 £388 +10.71% 16
Bedfordshire +22 18 £450 - 2
Cambridge +20 18 £325 - 11
Leeds +5 18 £400 +14.28% 14
Leicestershire +16 15 £360 -34.54% 2
Hampshire +1 14 £275 -21.42% 8
Kent +8 11 £350 +30.84% 2
Tyne and Wear - 11 £290 - 2
Reading +20 10 £170 - 2
Salford +1 10 £425 +7.93%
Bristol -2 10 £285 -20.83% 4
Bedford - 10 £450 -

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 890 (58.28%) Apple iOS
2 648 (42.44%) Android Development
3 620 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
4 489 (32.02%) Mobile App
5 427 (27.96%) Java
6 373 (24.43%) Windows
7 301 (19.71%) JavaScript
8 297 (19.45%) iOS Development
9 285 (18.66%) Mobile Development
10 257 (16.83%) HTML
11 253 (16.57%) TDD
12 237 (15.52%) Scrum
13 229 (15.00%) Microsoft
14 219 (14.34%) CSS
15 207 (13.56%) User Experience
16 192 (12.57%) Android SDK
17 181 (11.85%) JSON
18 180 (11.79%) Git (software)
19 175 (11.46%) C#
20 171 (11.20%) Active Directory
21 160 (10.48%) Objective-C
22 156 (10.22%) Web Services
23 155 (10.15%) Android Studio
24 145 (9.50%) .NET
24 145 (9.50%) REST
25 139 (9.10%) BDD
26 136 (8.91%) Apple
27 134 (8.78%) HTML5
28 129 (8.45%) Finance
29 128 (8.38%) RESTful

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 (3.54%) MS Exchange
2 47 (3.08%) Skype for Business
3 35 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (1.90%) IIS
5 25 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 23 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 22 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 12 (0.79%) Apache
10 12 (0.79%) Confluence
11 11 (0.72%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.65%) CMS
12 10 (0.65%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
14 8 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 92 (6.02%) MS Office
2 86 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 36 (2.36%) Photoshop
4 25 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (1.31%) InVision
6 13 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.13%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.065%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.065%) InDesign
9 1 (0.065%) MS Project
9 1 (0.065%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.065%) Pixate
9 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.79%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.20%) Eikon
4 1 (0.065%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.065%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (4.13%) Office 365
4 47 (3.08%) Google Play
5 31 (2.03%) GitHub
6 14 (0.92%) G Suite
7 13 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.72%) Google App Engine
8 11 (0.72%) iTunes
9 10 (0.65%) PaaS
9 10 (0.65%) SaaS
10 9 (0.59%) IaaS
11 7 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.46%) Google Drive
12 6 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.39%) Heroku
13 5 (0.33%) CloudBees
13 5 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.34%) DNS
2 43 (2.82%) DHCP
3 40 (2.62%) VPN
4 37 (2.42%) Skype
5 35 (2.29%) LAN
6 34 (2.23%) Cisco IOS
7 31 (2.03%) HTTP
8 30 (1.96%) Internet
8 30 (1.96%) WAN
9 28 (1.83%) TCP/IP
10 26 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
11 24 (1.57%) VoIP
12 21 (1.38%) Bluetooth
13 18 (1.18%) Firewall
14 16 (1.05%) SMTP
15 15 (0.98%) Wireless
16 12 (0.79%) LTE
16 12 (0.79%) RTSP
17 10 (0.65%) FTP
18 9 (0.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 42 (2.75%) MySQL
3 37 (2.42%) SQLite
4 29 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 26 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (1.44%) MongoDB
7 22 (1.44%) RDBMS
8 21 (1.38%) NoSQL
9 19 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (0.85%) Big Data
12 11 (0.72%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.33%) Couchbase
15 5 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
16 4 (0.26%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.26%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 180 (11.79%) Git (software)
2 155 (10.15%) Android Studio
3 96 (6.29%) Jenkins
4 87 (5.70%) JIRA
5 55 (3.60%) Xcode
6 54 (3.54%) Cucumber
6 54 (3.54%) Selenium
7 52 (3.41%) Gradle
8 51 (3.34%) Calabash
9 42 (2.75%) Eclipse
9 42 (2.75%) Subversion
10 40 (2.62%) Appium
11 34 (2.23%) Visual Studio
12 32 (2.10%) Axure RP
12 32 (2.10%) JUnit
13 20 (1.31%) Maven
14 19 (1.24%) CocoaPods
14 19 (1.24%) WebDriver
15 14 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (0.85%) Robolectric
General
1 129 (8.45%) Finance
2 98 (6.42%) Banking
3 83 (5.44%) Games
4 81 (5.30%) Retail
5 53 (3.47%) Marketing
6 40 (2.62%) Publishing
7 36 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.24%) Electronics
8 19 (1.24%) Legal
9 15 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.72%) Advertising
10 11 (0.72%) Automotive
10 11 (0.72%) Law
10 11 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.33%) Front Office
12 5 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.33%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 856 (56.06%) Developer
2 449 (29.40%) Android Developer
3 133 (8.71%) iOS Developer
4 119 (7.79%) Senior Developer
5 118 (7.73%) Mobile Developer
6 100 (6.55%) Analyst
7 95 (6.22%) Java Developer
8 93 (6.09%) Applications Developer
9 77 (5.04%) Designer
10 72 (4.72%) Xamarin Developer
11 65 (4.26%) Senior Android Developer
12 60 (3.93%) Architect
12 60 (3.93%) iOS Android Developer
13 57 (3.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 53 (3.47%) Support Engineer
15 47 (3.08%) UI Designer
16 45 (2.95%) Java Android Developer
16 45 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
17 43 (2.82%) Tester
18 39 (2.55%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (16.83%) HTML
2 219 (14.34%) CSS
3 192 (12.57%) Android SDK
4 181 (11.85%) JSON
5 156 (10.22%) Web Services
6 145 (9.50%) .NET
6 145 (9.50%) REST
7 134 (8.78%) HTML5
8 128 (8.38%) RESTful
9 105 (6.88%) XML
10 103 (6.75%) AngularJS
11 77 (5.04%) CSS3
11 77 (5.04%) jQuery
12 67 (4.39%) Node.js
13 65 (4.26%) iOS SDK
14 64 (4.19%) React
15 50 (3.27%) Apache Cordova
16 38 (2.49%) Cocoa
16 38 (2.49%) Spring
17 36 (2.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 489 (32.02%) Mobile App
2 207 (13.56%) User Experience
3 106 (6.94%) Blackberry
4 89 (5.83%) iPhone
5 82 (5.37%) Computer Science
6 69 (4.52%) iPad
7 57 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (2.55%) Smartphone
9 28 (1.83%) Mobile Banking
10 26 (1.70%) Algorithms
11 24 (1.57%) Animation
11 24 (1.57%) Data Centre
11 24 (1.57%) Video on Demand
12 18 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.11%) Fintech
14 16 (1.05%) Data Structures
14 16 (1.05%) Social Media
15 15 (0.98%) Augmented Reality
15 15 (0.98%) Digital Media
15 15 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 890 (58.28%) Apple iOS
2 373 (24.43%) Windows
3 102 (6.68%) Windows 7
4 100 (6.55%) Linux
5 98 (6.42%) Windows Server
6 64 (4.19%) Windows 10
7 62 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (3.08%) Windows Phone
8 47 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (2.62%) Mac OS X
10 36 (2.36%) Windows 8
11 32 (2.10%) Windows Mobile
12 26 (1.70%) Mac OS
13 25 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (1.44%) Unix
15 15 (0.98%) Windows XP
16 13 (0.85%) webOS
16 13 (0.85%) Windows Phone 7
17 12 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
18 11 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 648 (42.44%) Android Development
2 620 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
3 297 (19.45%) iOS Development
4 285 (18.66%) Mobile Development
5 253 (16.57%) TDD
6 237 (15.52%) Scrum
7 139 (9.10%) BDD
8 126 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
9 115 (7.53%) E-Commerce
10 107 (7.01%) Software Engineering
11 105 (6.88%) OO
12 78 (5.11%) MVC
13 73 (4.78%) Web Development
14 69 (4.52%) Automated Testing
15 68 (4.45%) Unit Testing
16 66 (4.32%) Front End Development
16 66 (4.32%) ITIL
17 62 (4.06%) Mentoring
18 60 (3.93%) Mobile Application Development
19 55 (3.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 427 (27.96%) Java
2 301 (19.71%) JavaScript
3 175 (11.46%) C#
4 160 (10.48%) Objective-C
5 124 (8.12%) Apple Swift
6 102 (6.68%) SQL
7 89 (5.83%) C++
8 85 (5.57%) Python
9 60 (3.93%) C
10 57 (3.73%) Ruby
11 45 (2.95%) PHP
12 38 (2.49%) PowerShell
13 24 (1.57%) Scala
14 19 (1.24%) Bash Shell
14 19 (1.24%) ES6
15 16 (1.05%) VB
16 15 (0.98%) Perl
17 13 (0.85%) VBScript
18 11 (0.72%) XAML
19 10 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 118 (7.73%) Degree
2 60 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 45 (2.95%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (1.57%) MCSE
6 14 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.65%) ISEB
8 10 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.59%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.52%) CCNA
11 7 (0.46%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.39%) AWS Certification
12 6 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.33%) CCNP
14 4 (0.26%) MOS
15 3 (0.20%) APMP
15 3 (0.20%) CCIP
15 3 (0.20%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (6.75%) QA
2 31 (2.03%) SLA
3 9 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.59%) SDET
4 5 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.065%) GCP
6 1 (0.065%) GDPR
6 1 (0.065%) WCAG
System Software
1 171 (11.20%) Active Directory
2 38 (2.49%) Docker
3 29 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.65%) BitLocker
6 9 (0.59%) XenApp
7 8 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.46%) Xen
9 6 (0.39%) Firmware
10 4 (0.26%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.13%) Dovecot
11 2 (0.13%) Postfix
11 2 (0.13%) Samba
11 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.065%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.065%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 64 (4.19%) AirWatch
2 45 (2.95%) SCCM
3 23 (1.51%) WSUS
4 15 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (0.79%) NetBackup
6 11 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.65%) Puppet
8 9 (0.59%) SCOM
9 6 (0.39%) Casper Suite
9 6 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.39%) Nagios
9 6 (0.39%) XenMobile
10 5 (0.33%) Kibana
11 4 (0.26%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 4 (0.26%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.20%) Ansible
12 3 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
13 2 (0.13%) SCSM
Vendors
1 229 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 136 (8.91%) Apple
3 117 (7.66%) Google
4 114 (7.47%) Xamarin
5 55 (3.60%) Adobe
6 54 (3.54%) Citrix
7 48 (3.14%) HP
8 45 (2.95%) Cisco
8 45 (2.95%) VMware
9 35 (2.29%) Oracle
10 24 (1.57%) Symantec
11 22 (1.44%) MobileIron
12 21 (1.38%) Dell
13 14 (0.92%) Splunk
14 12 (0.79%) Samsung
14 12 (0.79%) SAP
15 11 (0.72%) Lotus
15 11 (0.72%) Toshiba
16 10 (0.65%) Facebook
16 10 (0.65%) Red Hat
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £350 - £360 per day, Benefits Home based
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Livedrive
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £350 to £520 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
First Point
Rate: £225.00 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago