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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 192 149 138
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -11
Contract jobs citing Android 732 862 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.54% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.85% 6.96% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 535 558
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 51 44
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £45.60 £41.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.92%

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
12509 12385 12115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.50% 22.18% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7816 7068 6814
Median daily rate £388 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.08% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 684 1014 1046
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -46 680 £375 - 333
London -62 357 £400 -3.03% 145
South East -11 126 £375 +15.38% 59
City of London -11 55 £425 +6.25% 30
North West -42 45 £350 - 37
West Sussex -10 39 £375 +15.38% 1
Yorkshire +10 35 £388 +19.23% 23
East of England +10 35 £375 +17.18% 21
South West +3 34 £325 -7.14% 20
West Yorkshire +18 31 £388 +19.23% 16
Scotland -13 31 £310 -11.42% 10
Leeds +15 30 £388 +25.00% 14
West Midlands -7 25 £128 -63.30% 11
Cambridgeshire +16 22 £388 +16.98% 13
Hampshire -19 22 £450 +38.46% 15
Buckinghamshire +22 21 £375 -25.00% 6
Crawley -3 20 £375 +10.29% 1
East Midlands +21 19 £350 +12.00% 12
Cheshire -28 19 £360 +2.85% 10
Surrey -2 18 £400 -5.88% 9
Milton Keynes +20 16 £375 -25.00% 6
Glasgow +19 16 £338 -10.00% 5
Portsmouth +16 16 £463 +362.50% 6
Manchester -18 16 £350 - 21
Gatwick +10 14 £375 +15.38%
Bristol -4 12 £325 -14.75% 7
Wiltshire +9 11 £375 +158.62% 3
Cambridge +5 11 £350 +5.66% 10
Berkshire -4 9 £313 +6.38% 9
Staines - 9 £475 -

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 805 (56.45%) Apple iOS
2 580 (40.67%) Android Development
3 550 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
4 478 (33.52%) Mobile App
5 423 (29.66%) Java
6 303 (21.25%) Windows
7 286 (20.06%) User Experience
8 236 (16.55%) Mobile Development
8 236 (16.55%) JavaScript
9 227 (15.92%) Android SDK
10 200 (14.03%) iOS Development
11 193 (13.53%) HTML
11 193 (13.53%) TDD
12 183 (12.83%) Scrum
13 165 (11.57%) CSS
14 163 (11.43%) Microsoft
15 151 (10.59%) Git (software)
16 138 (9.68%) REST
17 134 (9.40%) Google
18 133 (9.33%) RESTful
19 128 (8.98%) JSON
19 128 (8.98%) Web Services
20 122 (8.56%) C#
21 121 (8.49%) OO
22 116 (8.13%) Active Directory
23 115 (8.06%) HTML5
24 114 (7.99%) Windows 7
25 112 (7.85%) BDD
26 109 (7.64%) Apple
26 109 (7.64%) Finance

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 59 (4.14%) Node.js
2 41 (2.88%) MS Exchange
3 39 (2.73%) CMS
4 27 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 20 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (1.33%) Skype for Business
8 17 (1.19%) Confluence
9 14 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.63%) Apache
12 9 (0.63%) IIS
12 9 (0.63%) Mule
13 8 (0.56%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.56%) WordPress
14 6 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.42%) nginx
15 5 (0.35%) Drupal
15 5 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 64 (4.49%) MS Office
2 45 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 41 (2.88%) Photoshop
4 25 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (0.42%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.21%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.14%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.14%) GIMP
10 2 (0.14%) InDesign
10 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.070%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.070%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.070%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.070%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.21%) Magento
3 3 (0.21%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.070%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 51 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.73%) GitHub
3 32 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.24%) Office 365
4 13 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.84%) SaaS
6 11 (0.77%) Google Analytics
6 11 (0.77%) Heroku
6 11 (0.77%) IaaS
7 10 (0.70%) Force.com
8 9 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.63%) PaaS
9 8 (0.56%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 8 (0.56%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.56%) Route 53
10 6 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.42%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.88%) VPN
2 34 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
3 33 (2.31%) Internet
4 30 (2.10%) DNS
5 28 (1.96%) LAN
6 26 (1.82%) HTTP
7 23 (1.61%) TCP/IP
8 20 (1.40%) DHCP
8 20 (1.40%) Firewall
8 20 (1.40%) WAN
9 19 (1.33%) VoIP
9 19 (1.33%) Wireless
10 18 (1.26%) Bluetooth
11 12 (0.84%) SAN
12 11 (0.77%) SSL
13 8 (0.56%) Skype
14 7 (0.49%) LDAP
15 6 (0.42%) BIG-IP
15 6 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (0.42%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.03%) MySQL
3 27 (1.89%) SQLite
4 21 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
4 21 (1.47%) MongoDB
5 12 (0.84%) NoSQL
5 12 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 11 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (0.63%) Big Data
8 9 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.49%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.35%) Redis
12 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 151 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 104 (7.29%) Jenkins
3 95 (6.66%) Android Studio
4 76 (5.33%) JIRA
5 68 (4.77%) Gradle
6 54 (3.79%) Cucumber
7 51 (3.58%) Selenium
8 45 (3.16%) Subversion
9 44 (3.09%) Appium
9 44 (3.09%) Eclipse
10 39 (2.73%) Xcode
11 32 (2.24%) JUnit
12 28 (1.96%) Axure RP
13 26 (1.82%) Ant
13 26 (1.82%) Calabash
14 23 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (1.40%) IntelliJ
15 20 (1.40%) WebDriver
16 18 (1.26%) Mockito
17 17 (1.19%) Maven
General
1 109 (7.64%) Finance
2 99 (6.94%) Banking
3 70 (4.91%) Retail
4 41 (2.88%) Marketing
5 34 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.10%) Games
7 24 (1.68%) Publishing
8 23 (1.61%) Electronics
9 16 (1.12%) Legal
9 16 (1.12%) Retail Banking
10 14 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.84%) Law
12 9 (0.63%) Advertising
13 8 (0.56%) German Language
14 7 (0.49%) Back Office
15 5 (0.35%) Automotive
16 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.28%) French Language
16 4 (0.28%) Local Government
16 4 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 709 (49.72%) Developer
2 449 (31.49%) Android Developer
3 111 (7.78%) iOS Developer
4 101 (7.08%) Mobile Developer
5 100 (7.01%) Designer
6 95 (6.66%) Analyst
7 88 (6.17%) Applications Developer
8 73 (5.12%) iOS Android Developer
9 71 (4.98%) Senior Developer
10 66 (4.63%) Java Developer
11 65 (4.56%) Android Engineer
12 62 (4.35%) UX Designer
13 56 (3.93%) Architect
14 54 (3.79%) Senior Android Developer
15 51 (3.58%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 51 (3.58%) QA Engineer
16 49 (3.44%) Support Engineer
17 48 (3.37%) Desktop Support
18 47 (3.30%) Java Android Developer
19 45 (3.16%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (15.92%) Android SDK
2 193 (13.53%) HTML
3 165 (11.57%) CSS
4 138 (9.68%) REST
5 133 (9.33%) RESTful
6 128 (8.98%) JSON
6 128 (8.98%) Web Services
7 115 (8.06%) HTML5
8 100 (7.01%) .NET
9 81 (5.68%) AngularJS
10 74 (5.19%) CSS3
11 72 (5.05%) XML
12 70 (4.91%) SOAP
13 63 (4.42%) jQuery
14 51 (3.58%) iOS SDK
15 46 (3.23%) PhoneGap
16 29 (2.03%) Backbone.js
17 28 (1.96%) Sass
18 23 (1.61%) React
19 22 (1.54%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 478 (33.52%) Mobile App
2 286 (20.06%) User Experience
3 94 (6.59%) Blackberry
4 55 (3.86%) Computer Science
5 49 (3.44%) iPhone
6 41 (2.88%) iPad
7 38 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
9 22 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 21 (1.47%) Social Media
11 19 (1.33%) Handset
12 17 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
12 17 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
13 16 (1.12%) Animation
14 15 (1.05%) Management Information System
14 15 (1.05%) Streaming Video
15 14 (0.98%) BYOD
15 14 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
16 13 (0.91%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 805 (56.45%) Apple iOS
2 303 (21.25%) Windows
3 114 (7.99%) Windows 7
4 67 (4.70%) Linux
5 55 (3.86%) Windows Server
6 51 (3.58%) Windows 8
7 43 (3.02%) Windows Phone
8 34 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (2.17%) Windows XP
10 29 (2.03%) Mac OS X
11 27 (1.89%) Windows 10
12 26 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (1.05%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.84%) Unix
15 12 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
16 11 (0.77%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
19 4 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (40.67%) Android Development
2 550 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (16.55%) Mobile Development
4 200 (14.03%) iOS Development
5 193 (13.53%) TDD
6 183 (12.83%) Scrum
7 121 (8.49%) OO
8 112 (7.85%) BDD
9 99 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
10 89 (6.24%) Software Engineering
11 82 (5.75%) Automated Testing
12 81 (5.68%) E-Commerce
13 78 (5.47%) Mobile Application Development
14 69 (4.84%) Unit Testing
15 56 (3.93%) ITIL
16 55 (3.86%) Project Management
17 54 (3.79%) MVC
18 53 (3.72%) OOP
19 51 (3.58%) Front End Development
19 51 (3.58%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 423 (29.66%) Java
2 236 (16.55%) JavaScript
3 122 (8.56%) C#
4 97 (6.80%) Objective-C
5 82 (5.75%) SQL
6 63 (4.42%) C++
7 54 (3.79%) Apple Swift
8 44 (3.09%) C
9 35 (2.45%) Python
10 33 (2.31%) PHP
11 31 (2.17%) Ruby
12 18 (1.26%) Scala
13 16 (1.12%) Bash Shell
14 11 (0.77%) Apex Code
14 11 (0.77%) PowerShell
14 11 (0.77%) Shell Script
14 11 (0.77%) SOQL
15 7 (0.49%) ES6
16 5 (0.35%) ActionScript
16 5 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (5.19%) Degree
2 24 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 12 (0.84%) MCITP
6 11 (0.77%) MCSE
7 8 (0.56%) ISEB
8 7 (0.49%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 6 (0.42%) CISSP
9 6 (0.42%) HND
9 6 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.42%) MCP
10 5 (0.35%) CISM
10 5 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.28%) MCTS
12 3 (0.21%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.21%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.31%) QA
2 5 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (0.35%) SLA
3 3 (0.21%) SDET
4 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.070%) COBIT
5 1 (0.070%) FISMA
System Software
1 116 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.49%) XenApp
5 5 (0.35%) vSphere
6 4 (0.28%) Docker
6 4 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.21%) Firmware
7 3 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.14%) NFS
8 2 (0.14%) Samba
8 2 (0.14%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.070%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.070%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.070%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (3.09%) AirWatch
2 16 (1.12%) SCCM
3 14 (0.98%) Puppet
4 13 (0.91%) Ansible
5 10 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.35%) XenMobile
7 4 (0.28%) Windows Intune
8 3 (0.21%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.21%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.21%) yum
9 2 (0.14%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.14%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.14%) Nmap
9 2 (0.14%) SCOM
10 1 (0.070%) EnCase
10 1 (0.070%) FTK
10 1 (0.070%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.070%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 163 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 134 (9.40%) Google
3 109 (7.64%) Apple
4 64 (4.49%) Xamarin
5 48 (3.37%) Adobe
6 40 (2.81%) Citrix
7 38 (2.66%) SAP
8 32 (2.24%) VMware
9 27 (1.89%) Cisco
9 27 (1.89%) Oracle
10 16 (1.12%) HP
11 15 (1.05%) MobileIron
12 14 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (0.77%) iManage
14 10 (0.70%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.70%) Siebel
15 9 (0.63%) Juniper
16 8 (0.56%) EPiServer
16 8 (0.56%) Intel Security
17 7 (0.49%) Red Hat
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £225 - £255 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £255 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £425 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
I4 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
FDM Group
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £500 per annum £competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £325-375pd
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £375 per day +
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 6 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago