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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 162 162 162
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Android 847 858 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 1.47% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.43% 6.87% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 573 518
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 32
Median hourly rate £36.00 £15.00 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -2.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 £10.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+145.16% +3.33%

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
11403 12489 12681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.39% 21.42% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7252 7369 7217
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 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 610 978 1071
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.85 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -10 794 £410 +2.50% 314
London -9 490 £439 +0.28% 163
South East +13 79 £350 - 38
City of London +9 71 £475 +15.15% 35
North West -5 59 £425 +14.86% 24
Manchester +20 47 £425 +30.76% 17
Yorkshire +32 45 £344 -1.78% 15
Scotland +13 40 £285 -12.30% 9
East of England +7 38 £330 +46.66% 15
West Yorkshire +24 35 £350 - 10
South West -7 28 £500 +21.21% 29
West Midlands -28 23 £355 +9.15% 17
Cambridgeshire +25 22 £340 +65.85% 8
North East -3 22 £305 -4.68% 1
Berkshire +10 20 £335 -5.63% 7
Cambridge +25 19 £340 +65.85% 7
Tyne and Wear -5 18 £305 -
Bristol -10 18 £500 +17.64% 11
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 18 £305 -
Surrey +13 14 £238 -20.83% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 13 £400 +16.36% 4
Leeds +1 13 £363 +3.57% 9
Hampshire +13 11 £289 -20.34% 7
Glasgow +11 11 £290 -10.76% 6
Halifax - 11 £325 -
Salford - 11 £426 -
Dundee +8 10 £225 -
Milton Keynes +16 9 £425 +25.00% 3
Bedfordshire +6 7 £275 -16.66% 1
North Yorkshire +5 7 £325 -

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 906 (58.15%) Apple iOS
2 634 (40.69%) Android Development
3 624 (40.05%) Agile Software Development
4 488 (31.32%) Mobile App
5 438 (28.11%) Java
6 356 (22.85%) Windows
7 320 (20.54%) User Experience
8 281 (18.04%) JavaScript
9 267 (17.14%) HTML
10 254 (16.30%) iOS Development
11 250 (16.05%) TDD
12 242 (15.53%) Microsoft
13 238 (15.28%) CSS
13 238 (15.28%) Mobile Development
14 219 (14.06%) Git (software)
15 204 (13.09%) Android SDK
16 193 (12.39%) JSON
17 190 (12.20%) Scrum
18 174 (11.17%) Active Directory
19 164 (10.53%) Google
20 162 (10.40%) Web Services
21 161 (10.33%) Apple
21 161 (10.33%) REST
22 158 (10.14%) HTML5
23 148 (9.50%) C#
24 144 (9.24%) BDD
25 143 (9.18%) RESTful
26 137 (8.79%) E-Commerce
27 135 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
28 129 (8.28%) Degree

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 77 (4.94%) MS Exchange
2 56 (3.59%) Skype for Business
3 41 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 28 (1.80%) SharePoint
6 25 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (1.54%) CMS
8 20 (1.28%) Confluence
9 19 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (1.03%) Apache
11 15 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
13 12 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (0.71%) IIS
14 11 (0.71%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
15 10 (0.64%) Marvel
16 9 (0.58%) Mule
17 7 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 95 (6.10%) MS Office
2 68 (4.36%) MS Excel
3 59 (3.79%) Photoshop
4 44 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 18 (1.16%) InVision
6 12 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (0.58%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.51%) InDesign
8 8 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.19%) MS Project
9 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.13%) Pixate
10 2 (0.13%) UserZoom
11 1 (0.064%) Flinto
11 1 (0.064%) Pixelapse
11 1 (0.064%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (0.77%) Faxination
2 7 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.19%) Sage X3
4 3 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.13%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.064%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.064%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.064%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 95 (6.10%) Google Play
2 77 (4.94%) Office 365
3 70 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
4 62 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (1.60%) GitHub
6 23 (1.48%) Google Apps
7 14 (0.90%) Mimecast
8 13 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 9 (0.58%) Trello
11 8 (0.51%) IaaS
11 8 (0.51%) PaaS
12 7 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.45%) Heroku
13 6 (0.39%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.39%) iTunes
14 5 (0.32%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.59%) DNS
2 53 (3.40%) Internet
3 45 (2.89%) DHCP
4 36 (2.31%) Skype
5 35 (2.25%) VPN
6 27 (1.73%) HTTP
7 26 (1.67%) LAN
8 23 (1.48%) WAN
9 22 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
9 22 (1.41%) TCP/IP
9 22 (1.41%) VoIP
10 20 (1.28%) SAN
11 17 (1.09%) NAS
12 16 (1.03%) Bluetooth
13 14 (0.90%) Firewall
14 13 (0.83%) Network Security
14 13 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (0.77%) IP Telephony
16 11 (0.71%) SSL
17 10 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (5.01%) SQL Server
2 57 (3.66%) SQLite
3 40 (2.57%) MySQL
4 29 (1.86%) MongoDB
5 18 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (0.96%) NoSQL
6 15 (0.96%) Relational Database
6 15 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (0.58%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.32%) DB2
10 5 (0.32%) GIS
10 5 (0.32%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.32%) Redis
10 5 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 219 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 108 (6.93%) Android Studio
3 102 (6.55%) Jenkins
4 82 (5.26%) JIRA
5 77 (4.94%) Gradle
6 54 (3.47%) Appium
7 49 (3.15%) Xcode
8 45 (2.89%) Cucumber
8 45 (2.89%) Selenium
8 45 (2.89%) Subversion
9 43 (2.76%) JUnit
10 37 (2.37%) Robotium
11 32 (2.05%) Calabash
11 32 (2.05%) Eclipse
12 28 (1.80%) Axure RP
13 26 (1.67%) WebDriver
14 25 (1.60%) Robolectric
15 23 (1.48%) git-flow
16 22 (1.41%) Mockito
17 20 (1.28%) Maven
General
1 109 (7.00%) Finance
2 89 (5.71%) Banking
3 73 (4.69%) Retail
4 48 (3.08%) Games
5 43 (2.76%) Publishing
6 41 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.99%) Marketing
8 24 (1.54%) Electronics
9 14 (0.90%) Advertising
10 11 (0.71%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.64%) Legal
12 9 (0.58%) Automotive
12 9 (0.58%) Back Office
13 7 (0.45%) Law
14 6 (0.39%) German Language
14 6 (0.39%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.32%) French Language
15 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 796 (51.09%) Developer
2 479 (30.74%) Android Developer
3 124 (7.96%) Designer
4 118 (7.57%) Mobile Developer
5 112 (7.19%) iOS Developer
6 98 (6.29%) Senior Developer
7 84 (5.39%) Applications Developer
8 83 (5.33%) Analyst
9 72 (4.62%) Senior Android Developer
10 70 (4.49%) Java Developer
10 70 (4.49%) UX Designer
11 66 (4.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 65 (4.17%) Architect
13 61 (3.92%) iOS Android Developer
14 59 (3.79%) UI Designer
15 57 (3.66%) Tester
16 50 (3.21%) Android Engineer
17 49 (3.15%) Mobile Applications Developer
18 48 (3.08%) Java Android Developer
18 48 (3.08%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (17.14%) HTML
2 238 (15.28%) CSS
3 204 (13.09%) Android SDK
4 193 (12.39%) JSON
5 162 (10.40%) Web Services
6 161 (10.33%) REST
7 158 (10.14%) HTML5
8 143 (9.18%) RESTful
9 125 (8.02%) AngularJS
10 113 (7.25%) .NET
11 110 (7.06%) XML
12 106 (6.80%) CSS3
13 75 (4.81%) Node.js
14 72 (4.62%) jQuery
15 57 (3.66%) iOS SDK
16 49 (3.15%) React
17 43 (2.76%) SOAP
18 40 (2.57%) Backbone.js
19 38 (2.44%) Apache Cordova
20 36 (2.31%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 488 (31.32%) Mobile App
2 320 (20.54%) User Experience
3 119 (7.64%) Blackberry
4 99 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 84 (5.39%) iPhone
6 52 (3.34%) iPad
7 48 (3.08%) Smartphone
8 39 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
9 38 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (1.99%) Algorithms
11 27 (1.73%) Data Structures
12 25 (1.60%) Social Media
13 22 (1.41%) Mathematics
14 21 (1.35%) Digital Media
15 19 (1.22%) CESG
15 19 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
16 18 (1.16%) Device Driver
17 16 (1.03%) BYOD
17 16 (1.03%) Visualisation
18 14 (0.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 906 (58.15%) Apple iOS
2 356 (22.85%) Windows
3 104 (6.68%) Windows Server
4 102 (6.55%) Linux
5 67 (4.30%) Windows 7
6 60 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (3.79%) Windows Phone
8 45 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (2.57%) Mac OS X
9 40 (2.57%) Windows 10
10 39 (2.50%) Windows 8
11 33 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
13 23 (1.48%) Windows XP
14 22 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 22 (1.41%) Unix
15 20 (1.28%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.71%) webOS
16 11 (0.71%) Windows Phone 7
17 7 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (40.69%) Android Development
2 624 (40.05%) Agile Software Development
3 254 (16.30%) iOS Development
4 250 (16.05%) TDD
5 238 (15.28%) Mobile Development
6 190 (12.20%) Scrum
7 144 (9.24%) BDD
8 137 (8.79%) E-Commerce
9 135 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
10 125 (8.02%) OO
11 95 (6.10%) Automated Testing
12 94 (6.03%) ITIL
13 93 (5.97%) Unit Testing
14 90 (5.78%) Open Source
15 84 (5.39%) Web Development
16 80 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
17 79 (5.07%) Software Engineering
18 78 (5.01%) MVC
19 70 (4.49%) Front End Development
20 69 (4.43%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 438 (28.11%) Java
2 281 (18.04%) JavaScript
3 148 (9.50%) C#
4 128 (8.22%) Objective-C
5 101 (6.48%) SQL
6 93 (5.97%) C++
7 71 (4.56%) Apple Swift
8 70 (4.49%) Ruby
9 67 (4.30%) Python
10 66 (4.24%) C
11 59 (3.79%) PHP
12 22 (1.41%) PowerShell
12 22 (1.41%) Scala
13 21 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 13 (0.83%) Perl
15 12 (0.77%) ECMAScript
16 11 (0.71%) XAML
17 10 (0.64%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.64%) VB
18 9 (0.58%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 129 (8.28%) Degree
2 65 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 38 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 31 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (1.73%) MCSE
6 16 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.77%) ISEB
9 10 (0.64%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.45%) MOS
11 6 (0.39%) CCA
11 6 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.39%) MCP
11 6 (0.39%) MCTS
12 4 (0.26%) ACSP
12 4 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.19%) ACMT
13 3 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.19%) MCITP
13 3 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (6.16%) QA
2 13 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.71%) SLA
4 6 (0.39%) SDET
5 3 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.064%) COBIT
7 1 (0.064%) FISMA
System Software
1 174 (11.17%) Active Directory
2 45 (2.89%) Hyper-V
3 43 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.48%) Docker
5 10 (0.64%) XenApp
6 7 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.45%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.39%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.32%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.19%) Xen
10 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.13%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.13%) vSphere
11 1 (0.064%) Firmware
11 1 (0.064%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.064%) NFS
11 1 (0.064%) Samba
11 1 (0.064%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.064%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 60 (3.85%) AirWatch
2 39 (2.50%) SCCM
3 16 (1.03%) Casper Suite
3 16 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 13 (0.83%) WSUS
5 13 (0.83%) XenMobile
6 12 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (0.71%) Puppet
8 10 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.51%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.51%) SCOM
9 8 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
10 7 (0.45%) Kubernetes
11 6 (0.39%) Ansible
12 4 (0.26%) SAP Afaria
12 4 (0.26%) yum
13 3 (0.19%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 242 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 164 (10.53%) Google
3 161 (10.33%) Apple
4 87 (5.58%) Xamarin
5 66 (4.24%) Adobe
6 60 (3.85%) VMware
7 52 (3.34%) Citrix
8 49 (3.15%) HP
9 41 (2.63%) MobileIron
10 40 (2.57%) Oracle
11 35 (2.25%) Symantec
12 30 (1.93%) Cisco
13 25 (1.60%) Facebook
14 22 (1.41%) SAP
15 21 (1.35%) Red Hat
16 18 (1.16%) Samsung
17 16 (1.03%) Atlassian
18 14 (0.90%) NetApp
19 13 (0.83%) Dell
19 13 (0.83%) EMC
Warrington, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Lennon Wright
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £190 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day TBC
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day for 6 months
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £480 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Angus
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: 300-700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Knowit
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £525 to £550 per day TBC
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mediatonic Games
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
Fulham Football Club
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago