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 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 160 155 143
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Android 840 847 869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.56% 1.48% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.96% 6.93% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 555 566
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 29
Median hourly rate £28.25 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.42% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.52 £9.15 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £40.00 £51.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+69.69% +4.76%

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
12070 12224 12428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.35% 21.41% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7660 7265 7048
Median daily rate £395 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% +3.57%
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 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 616 951 1050
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 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 28 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 28 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 -12 784 £413 +3.12% 346
London -3 472 £425 - 143
South East +1 86 £400 +14.28% 53
City of London +39 79 £450 +12.50% 25
Yorkshire +34 53 £350 +2.94% 22
Scotland +7 47 £270 -16.92% 11
North West -33 44 £400 +17.64% 46
West Yorkshire +24 41 £350 +2.94% 17
East of England +19 37 £325 +44.44% 17
South West -26 33 £500 +21.21% 15
Manchester -1 32 £410 +26.15% 35
Hampshire +12 26 £463 +29.82% 12
North East -18 24 £310 +25.25% 4
Cambridgeshire +29 23 £340 +65.85% 7
Tyne and Wear -31 23 £310 -17.33% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 22 £298 -20.66% 2
Cambridge +21 21 £330 +60.97% 7
West Midlands -28 21 £360 +11.47% 26
Bristol -15 20 £500 +17.64% 6
Leeds -1 19 £400 +23.07% 13
Glasgow +14 18 £275 -15.38% 3
Portsmouth - 17 £463 - 3
Dundee +10 13 £225 -
West Sussex -9 12 £425 +30.76% 2
Berkshire -11 12 £335 -6.29% 14
Salford - 12 £413 -
Buckinghamshire +10 11 £388 +10.71%
Surrey 0 11 £200 -33.33% 10
East Midlands -11 11 £400 +33.33% 20
Halifax - 10 £325 - 1

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 916 (58.27%) Apple iOS
2 639 (40.65%) Android Development
3 636 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
4 510 (32.44%) Mobile App
5 453 (28.82%) Java
6 346 (22.01%) Windows
7 330 (20.99%) User Experience
8 270 (17.18%) JavaScript
9 248 (15.78%) Mobile Development
10 246 (15.65%) TDD
11 233 (14.82%) HTML
12 228 (14.50%) iOS Development
13 217 (13.80%) Microsoft
14 216 (13.74%) Android SDK
15 201 (12.79%) CSS
16 199 (12.66%) Git (software)
17 195 (12.40%) Scrum
18 185 (11.77%) JSON
19 170 (10.81%) Google
20 169 (10.75%) Web Services
21 165 (10.50%) Active Directory
22 163 (10.37%) REST
23 153 (9.73%) Apple
24 143 (9.10%) RESTful
25 141 (8.97%) HTML5
26 140 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
27 139 (8.84%) C#
28 136 (8.65%) BDD
29 128 (8.14%) OO
30 123 (7.82%) E-Commerce

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 65 (4.13%) MS Exchange
2 40 (2.54%) Skype for Business
3 38 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 33 (2.10%) CMS
5 30 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (1.08%) Confluence
8 13 (0.83%) Apache
8 13 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
9 11 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (0.57%) IIS
11 9 (0.57%) Mule
12 8 (0.51%) Marvel
13 7 (0.45%) nginx
14 6 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 90 (5.73%) MS Office
2 57 (3.63%) MS Excel
3 52 (3.31%) Photoshop
4 36 (2.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (1.15%) InVision
6 17 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.51%) InDesign
8 8 (0.51%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (0.19%) UserZoom
11 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.13%) MS Project
11 2 (0.13%) Pixate
11 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.064%) Flinto
12 1 (0.064%) Pixelapse
12 1 (0.064%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (0.76%) Faxination
2 10 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.19%) Sage X3
3 3 (0.19%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.064%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.064%) Magento
4 1 (0.064%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.064%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.064%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 96 (6.11%) Google Play
2 73 (4.64%) Office 365
3 66 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (1.91%) GitHub
6 20 (1.27%) Google Apps
7 14 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (0.89%) Mimecast
8 12 (0.76%) Heroku
9 10 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 9 (0.57%) Force.com
11 8 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.51%) iTunes
11 8 (0.51%) Trello
12 7 (0.45%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.32%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.37%) Internet
2 45 (2.86%) DNS
3 32 (2.04%) DHCP
4 28 (1.78%) VPN
5 27 (1.72%) Skype
6 24 (1.53%) HTTP
7 22 (1.40%) LAN
7 22 (1.40%) TCP/IP
8 21 (1.34%) SAN
9 20 (1.27%) WAN
10 19 (1.21%) VoIP
11 17 (1.08%) NAS
12 16 (1.02%) Bluetooth
13 13 (0.83%) Firewall
13 13 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (0.76%) SSL
14 12 (0.76%) Wireless
15 11 (0.70%) Network Security
16 10 (0.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.56%) SQLite
3 43 (2.74%) MySQL
4 34 (2.16%) MongoDB
5 17 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 13 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (0.64%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.32%) Big Data
12 5 (0.32%) DB2
12 5 (0.32%) GIS
12 5 (0.32%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 199 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 110 (7.00%) Android Studio
3 107 (6.81%) Jenkins
4 85 (5.41%) JIRA
5 82 (5.22%) Gradle
6 57 (3.63%) Appium
7 50 (3.18%) Selenium
8 49 (3.12%) Cucumber
9 46 (2.93%) Xcode
10 39 (2.48%) Eclipse
10 39 (2.48%) JUnit
11 36 (2.29%) Robotium
12 34 (2.16%) Subversion
13 31 (1.97%) WebDriver
14 26 (1.65%) Axure RP
14 26 (1.65%) Robolectric
15 25 (1.59%) Calabash
16 24 (1.53%) Mockito
17 23 (1.46%) git-flow
18 19 (1.21%) gulp
General
1 109 (6.93%) Banking
2 105 (6.68%) Finance
3 79 (5.03%) Retail
4 40 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.35%) Publishing
6 35 (2.23%) Games
7 34 (2.16%) Marketing
8 22 (1.40%) Electronics
9 18 (1.15%) Advertising
10 16 (1.02%) Retail Banking
11 13 (0.83%) Legal
12 11 (0.70%) Law
13 10 (0.64%) German Language
13 10 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.57%) Back Office
15 7 (0.45%) Automotive
16 6 (0.38%) French Language
17 5 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.32%) Italian Language
18 4 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 796 (50.64%) Developer
2 500 (31.81%) Android Developer
3 123 (7.82%) Designer
4 118 (7.51%) Mobile Developer
5 112 (7.12%) iOS Developer
6 94 (5.98%) Senior Developer
7 87 (5.53%) Analyst
8 85 (5.41%) Applications Developer
9 76 (4.83%) Senior Android Developer
10 74 (4.71%) UX Designer
11 72 (4.58%) Architect
12 71 (4.52%) iOS Android Developer
13 70 (4.45%) Java Developer
14 63 (4.01%) Tester
15 62 (3.94%) Android Engineer
15 62 (3.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 57 (3.63%) UI Designer
17 52 (3.31%) Java Android Developer
17 52 (3.31%) QA Engineer
18 49 (3.12%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (14.82%) HTML
2 216 (13.74%) Android SDK
3 201 (12.79%) CSS
4 185 (11.77%) JSON
5 169 (10.75%) Web Services
6 163 (10.37%) REST
7 143 (9.10%) RESTful
8 141 (8.97%) HTML5
9 112 (7.12%) XML
10 108 (6.87%) .NET
11 104 (6.62%) AngularJS
12 90 (5.73%) CSS3
13 66 (4.20%) jQuery
14 65 (4.13%) Node.js
15 60 (3.82%) SOAP
16 57 (3.63%) iOS SDK
17 40 (2.54%) React
18 37 (2.35%) Apache Cordova
18 37 (2.35%) Backbone.js
19 32 (2.04%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 510 (32.44%) Mobile App
2 330 (20.99%) User Experience
3 118 (7.51%) Blackberry
4 82 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 78 (4.96%) iPhone
6 56 (3.56%) iPad
7 49 (3.12%) Smartphone
8 44 (2.80%) Mobile Banking
9 37 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (2.16%) Data Structures
11 32 (2.04%) Algorithms
12 23 (1.46%) Social Media
13 21 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
15 19 (1.21%) Digital Media
16 17 (1.08%) CESG
16 17 (1.08%) Mathematics
17 16 (1.02%) Visualisation
18 15 (0.95%) Device Driver
19 14 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 916 (58.27%) Apple iOS
2 346 (22.01%) Windows
3 107 (6.81%) Linux
4 94 (5.98%) Windows Server
5 79 (5.03%) Windows 7
6 59 (3.75%) Windows Phone
7 49 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (2.67%) Windows 10
9 41 (2.61%) Mac OS X
10 40 (2.54%) Windows 8
11 35 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (1.91%) Windows Mobile
13 24 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (1.46%) Unix
15 21 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (1.27%) Windows XP
17 19 (1.21%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.70%) webOS
18 11 (0.70%) Windows Phone 7
19 8 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 639 (40.65%) Android Development
2 636 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
3 248 (15.78%) Mobile Development
4 246 (15.65%) TDD
5 228 (14.50%) iOS Development
6 195 (12.40%) Scrum
7 140 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
8 136 (8.65%) BDD
9 128 (8.14%) OO
10 123 (7.82%) E-Commerce
11 100 (6.36%) Automated Testing
12 89 (5.66%) ITIL
13 88 (5.60%) Mobile Application Development
14 87 (5.53%) Software Engineering
15 85 (5.41%) Unit Testing
16 84 (5.34%) Open Source
17 75 (4.77%) Web Development
18 71 (4.52%) MVC
19 68 (4.33%) Front End Development
20 62 (3.94%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 453 (28.82%) Java
2 270 (17.18%) JavaScript
3 139 (8.84%) C#
4 113 (7.19%) Objective-C
5 104 (6.62%) SQL
6 88 (5.60%) C++
7 67 (4.26%) Python
8 64 (4.07%) C
8 64 (4.07%) Ruby
9 59 (3.75%) Apple Swift
10 54 (3.44%) PHP
11 26 (1.65%) Scala
12 23 (1.46%) Bash Shell
13 15 (0.95%) PowerShell
14 12 (0.76%) Perl
14 12 (0.76%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.70%) ECMAScript
16 10 (0.64%) Apex Code
16 10 (0.64%) SOQL
16 10 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 115 (7.32%) Degree
2 63 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (1.84%) MCSE
6 15 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.64%) ISEB
8 10 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.45%) MCP
10 6 (0.38%) CCA
10 6 (0.38%) MCTS
10 6 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 5 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.32%) MOS
12 4 (0.25%) ACSP
12 4 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.25%) MCITP
13 3 (0.19%) ACMT
13 3 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.68%) QA
2 12 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.57%) SLA
4 5 (0.32%) SDET
5 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.064%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.064%) COBIT
7 1 (0.064%) FISMA
System Software
1 165 (10.50%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.48%) Hyper-V
3 34 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.40%) Docker
5 11 (0.70%) XenApp
6 7 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.45%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.38%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.32%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.19%) vSphere
9 3 (0.19%) Xen
10 2 (0.13%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
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
11 1 (0.064%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (3.31%) AirWatch
2 32 (2.04%) SCCM
3 15 (0.95%) Casper Suite
3 15 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
5 12 (0.76%) Puppet
6 10 (0.64%) Kubernetes
6 10 (0.64%) XenMobile
7 9 (0.57%) Ansible
7 9 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
9 6 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.32%) SCOM
11 4 (0.25%) WSUS
11 4 (0.25%) yum
12 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.19%) OpenAM
12 3 (0.19%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 217 (13.80%) Microsoft
2 170 (10.81%) Google
3 153 (9.73%) Apple
4 79 (5.03%) Xamarin
5 62 (3.94%) Adobe
6 50 (3.18%) VMware
7 48 (3.05%) Citrix
8 38 (2.42%) HP
9 36 (2.29%) SAP
10 35 (2.23%) Oracle
11 28 (1.78%) MobileIron
12 26 (1.65%) Symantec
13 25 (1.59%) Facebook
14 21 (1.34%) Red Hat
15 19 (1.21%) Atlassian
15 19 (1.21%) Cisco
16 16 (1.02%) Samsung
17 14 (0.89%) NetApp
17 14 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
18 13 (0.83%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £425 - £495 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £180.00 - £230.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Talent International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Extensions!
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £130.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
InfoURGE Technologies
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Recann
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
onezeero.
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago