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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 159 143 157
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing Android 816 904 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.65% 1.64% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.76% 7.62% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 591 551
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 51 29
Median hourly rate £18.85 £21.50 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% +8.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.96 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +3.75%

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
10521 11861 12939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.22% 21.52% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6604 6983 7657
Median daily rate £388 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.99%
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 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 969 1114
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £42.46 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -13 764 £388 +3.33% 358
London -15 357 £419 +4.68% 161
South East +4 125 £345 -4.82% 50
East of England +43 64 £350 +27.27% 31
North West -34 62 £400 - 27
City of London -12 53 £450 +20.00% 31
Manchester -2 49 £400 +14.28% 17
Berkshire +25 41 £370 +64.44% 11
South West +3 39 £338 -3.57% 24
Yorkshire +2 39 £365 +4.28% 10
Scotland +13 38 £375 -15.49% 8
West Yorkshire +19 32 £370 +5.71% 7
Essex - 29 £325 - 4
Buckinghamshire +18 27 £335 -21.17% 4
West Midlands +1 26 £294 +1.29% 31
East Midlands +11 25 £375 +11.11% 21
Leeds +15 21 £388 +10.71% 5
North East -6 20 £330 +92.70% 3
Glasgow +3 17 £375 -16.66%
Milton Keynes +13 16 £334 -21.47% 3
Bedfordshire +18 15 £450 - 1
Leicestershire +10 15 £360 +6.66% 5
Bristol -2 15 £310 -17.33% 9
Hampshire +20 14 £328 +9.16% 12
Bracknell +18 14 £455 +102.22% 4
Kent +12 13 £325 +14.03% 4
Cambridgeshire +2 13 £336 +22.27% 18
Tyne and Wear -21 12 £330 +92.70% 2
Cheshire -18 11 £406 -9.72% 5
West Sussex -28 11 £488 +34.48% 1

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 986 (59.65%) Apple iOS
2 689 (41.68%) Android Development
3 684 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 495 (29.95%) Mobile App
5 446 (26.98%) Java
6 430 (26.01%) Windows
7 336 (20.33%) JavaScript
8 306 (18.51%) iOS Development
9 293 (17.73%) Mobile Development
10 289 (17.48%) TDD
11 276 (16.70%) HTML
12 263 (15.91%) Microsoft
13 247 (14.94%) User Experience
14 244 (14.76%) CSS
15 228 (13.79%) Scrum
16 221 (13.37%) Git (software)
17 210 (12.70%) JSON
18 208 (12.58%) Android SDK
19 195 (11.80%) Active Directory
20 192 (11.62%) C#
21 178 (10.77%) Web Services
22 175 (10.59%) BDD
23 167 (10.10%) Apple
24 160 (9.68%) Objective-C
25 155 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
26 153 (9.26%) REST
27 152 (9.20%) .NET
28 151 (9.13%) RESTful
28 151 (9.13%) Google
29 146 (8.83%) HTML5

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 72 (4.36%) MS Exchange
2 59 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 42 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 40 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (1.81%) SharePoint
6 28 (1.69%) IIS
7 23 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (0.91%) Apache
9 15 (0.91%) Confluence
10 14 (0.85%) CMS
11 13 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
14 10 (0.60%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (0.54%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
17 7 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 111 (6.72%) MS Office
2 83 (5.02%) MS Excel
3 43 (2.60%) Photoshop
4 30 (1.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (1.09%) InVision
6 12 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (0.42%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.18%) InDesign
9 3 (0.18%) Pixate
10 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.12%) MS Project
11 1 (0.060%) Pixelapse
11 1 (0.060%) Simulink
11 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.73%) Faxination
2 11 (0.67%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.18%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 80 (4.84%) Office 365
2 77 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
4 72 (4.36%) Google Play
5 31 (1.88%) GitHub
6 27 (1.63%) G Suite
7 14 (0.85%) Mimecast
8 13 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.73%) iTunes
10 10 (0.60%) Trello
11 9 (0.54%) Google App Engine
11 9 (0.54%) Google Drive
11 9 (0.54%) IaaS
11 9 (0.54%) PaaS
12 8 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 8 (0.48%) SaaS
13 7 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.42%) Heroku
14 5 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.30%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.81%) DNS
2 49 (2.96%) Internet
3 48 (2.90%) DHCP
4 41 (2.48%) Skype
5 37 (2.24%) VPN
6 34 (2.06%) HTTP
7 31 (1.88%) LAN
7 31 (1.88%) TCP/IP
8 29 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
9 24 (1.45%) VoIP
10 23 (1.39%) WAN
10 23 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (1.27%) Firewall
12 18 (1.09%) Bluetooth
13 16 (0.97%) NAS
14 15 (0.91%) SAN
15 14 (0.85%) SMTP
16 12 (0.73%) IP Telephony
17 11 (0.67%) Network Security
17 11 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 57 (3.45%) SQLite
3 50 (3.02%) MySQL
4 26 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 26 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 19 (1.15%) RDBMS
6 19 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (0.85%) NoSQL
8 11 (0.67%) Big Data
8 11 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (0.60%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.30%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.24%) Mixpanel
14 3 (0.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.18%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 221 (13.37%) Git (software)
2 130 (7.86%) Android Studio
3 113 (6.84%) Jenkins
4 97 (5.87%) JIRA
5 63 (3.81%) Selenium
6 62 (3.75%) Appium
6 62 (3.75%) Cucumber
7 61 (3.69%) Gradle
8 52 (3.15%) Calabash
9 51 (3.09%) Subversion
10 50 (3.02%) Xcode
11 44 (2.66%) Eclipse
12 40 (2.42%) JUnit
13 35 (2.12%) Visual Studio
14 33 (2.00%) Axure RP
15 30 (1.81%) WebDriver
16 28 (1.69%) Robotium
17 21 (1.27%) Maven
17 21 (1.27%) Robolectric
18 17 (1.03%) git-flow
General
1 106 (6.41%) Finance
2 88 (5.32%) Retail
3 83 (5.02%) Games
4 80 (4.84%) Banking
5 50 (3.02%) Marketing
6 38 (2.30%) Publishing
7 37 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.15%) Legal
9 17 (1.03%) Advertising
9 17 (1.03%) Electronics
10 13 (0.79%) Investment Banking
10 13 (0.79%) Law
11 12 (0.73%) Automotive
12 7 (0.42%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.36%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.30%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.24%) Front Office
16 3 (0.18%) Back Office
16 3 (0.18%) Billing
16 3 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 910 (55.05%) Developer
2 489 (29.58%) Android Developer
3 144 (8.71%) iOS Developer
4 136 (8.23%) Senior Developer
5 126 (7.62%) Mobile Developer
6 108 (6.53%) Analyst
7 93 (5.63%) Applications Developer
8 87 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 85 (5.14%) Designer
10 84 (5.08%) Senior Android Developer
11 77 (4.66%) Xamarin Developer
12 70 (4.23%) iOS Android Developer
13 67 (4.05%) Tester
14 58 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 57 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
15 57 (3.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 52 (3.15%) Support Engineer
17 51 (3.09%) Architect
18 46 (2.78%) UI Designer
19 44 (2.66%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (16.70%) HTML
2 244 (14.76%) CSS
3 210 (12.70%) JSON
4 208 (12.58%) Android SDK
5 178 (10.77%) Web Services
6 153 (9.26%) REST
7 152 (9.20%) .NET
8 151 (9.13%) RESTful
9 146 (8.83%) HTML5
10 135 (8.17%) AngularJS
11 127 (7.68%) XML
12 88 (5.32%) CSS3
13 79 (4.78%) jQuery
14 75 (4.54%) iOS SDK
15 74 (4.48%) Node.js
16 64 (3.87%) React
17 62 (3.75%) Apache Cordova
18 42 (2.54%) ASP.NET
19 37 (2.24%) Cocoa
19 37 (2.24%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 495 (29.95%) Mobile App
2 247 (14.94%) User Experience
3 139 (8.41%) Blackberry
4 106 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 85 (5.14%) iPhone
6 59 (3.57%) iPad
7 58 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
8 41 (2.48%) Smartphone
9 28 (1.69%) Algorithms
10 23 (1.39%) Animation
11 22 (1.33%) Video on Demand
12 21 (1.27%) Social Media
13 20 (1.21%) Fintech
14 19 (1.15%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.15%) Digital Media
14 19 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.15%) Management Information System
14 19 (1.15%) Mathematics
14 19 (1.15%) Visualisation
15 18 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 986 (59.65%) Apple iOS
2 430 (26.01%) Windows
3 123 (7.44%) Windows Server
4 111 (6.72%) Linux
5 89 (5.38%) Windows 7
6 73 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 72 (4.36%) Windows 10
8 65 (3.93%) Windows Phone
9 52 (3.15%) Windows 8
10 50 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (2.90%) Mac OS X
12 46 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
13 34 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (1.69%) Mac OS
15 27 (1.63%) Unix
16 20 (1.21%) Windows XP
17 17 (1.03%) webOS
17 17 (1.03%) Windows Phone 7
18 13 (0.79%) Ubuntu
19 12 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 689 (41.68%) Android Development
2 684 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 306 (18.51%) iOS Development
4 293 (17.73%) Mobile Development
5 289 (17.48%) TDD
6 228 (13.79%) Scrum
7 175 (10.59%) BDD
8 155 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 139 (8.41%) E-Commerce
10 110 (6.65%) OO
11 97 (5.87%) Software Engineering
12 91 (5.51%) ITIL
13 90 (5.44%) Automated Testing
14 86 (5.20%) Web Development
15 84 (5.08%) MVC
16 83 (5.02%) Unit Testing
17 78 (4.72%) Front End Development
18 70 (4.23%) Mobile Application Development
19 61 (3.69%) Open Source
20 60 (3.63%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 446 (26.98%) Java
2 336 (20.33%) JavaScript
3 192 (11.62%) C#
4 160 (9.68%) Objective-C
5 113 (6.84%) SQL
6 109 (6.59%) Apple Swift
7 98 (5.93%) C++
8 85 (5.14%) Python
9 71 (4.30%) Ruby
10 60 (3.63%) C
11 56 (3.39%) PHP
12 38 (2.30%) PowerShell
13 23 (1.39%) Bash Shell
13 23 (1.39%) Scala
14 19 (1.15%) ES6
15 16 (0.97%) ECMAScript
16 14 (0.85%) Perl
16 14 (0.85%) VB
16 14 (0.85%) XAML
17 13 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 139 (8.41%) Degree
2 81 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 58 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (1.69%) MCSE
6 21 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (0.91%) ISEB
8 14 (0.85%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.48%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.42%) MOS
12 6 (0.36%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.30%) CCA
13 5 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.18%) CCIP
14 3 (0.18%) CCNA
14 3 (0.18%) CCNP
14 3 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (6.84%) QA
2 24 (1.45%) SLA
3 12 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.67%) SDET
5 8 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.060%) GCP
8 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.060%) WCAG
System Software
1 195 (11.80%) Active Directory
2 40 (2.42%) Hyper-V
3 39 (2.36%) Docker
3 39 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.79%) XenApp
5 12 (0.73%) BitLocker
6 11 (0.67%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.54%) Xen
8 3 (0.18%) Firmware
8 3 (0.18%) Samba
9 2 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.12%) Dovecot
9 2 (0.12%) Postfix
9 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.060%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 79 (4.78%) AirWatch
2 55 (3.33%) SCCM
3 23 (1.39%) WSUS
4 16 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.85%) SCOM
6 13 (0.79%) Casper Suite
6 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
6 13 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (0.79%) Puppet
7 12 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
7 12 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 10 (0.60%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.54%) XenMobile
10 8 (0.48%) ServiceCenter
11 7 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.36%) Nagios
13 5 (0.30%) Ansible
13 5 (0.30%) Kibana
13 5 (0.30%) Kubernetes
13 5 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 263 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 167 (10.10%) Apple
3 151 (9.13%) Google
4 126 (7.62%) Xamarin
5 63 (3.81%) Adobe
6 60 (3.63%) HP
7 58 (3.51%) Citrix
7 58 (3.51%) VMware
8 42 (2.54%) Oracle
9 41 (2.48%) Cisco
10 38 (2.30%) Symantec
11 36 (2.18%) MobileIron
12 21 (1.27%) Dell
12 21 (1.27%) Facebook
13 15 (0.91%) LANDesk
14 14 (0.85%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.79%) NetApp
15 13 (0.79%) Samsung
15 13 (0.79%) ServiceNow
16 12 (0.73%) RightFax
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leigh, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Aquent
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago