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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
Rank 151 191 141
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -50
Contract jobs citing Android 781 665 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.72% 1.28% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.36% 5.97% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 425 516
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 32
Median hourly rate £22.25 £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% -6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -28.80%

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
9337 11143 11564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 21.43% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5979 6783 6713
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 747 891
Median hourly rate £16.13 £17.39 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +44 738 £400 +6.66% 368
London +21 334 £425 +5.59% 162
South East +29 138 £350 - 55
East of England +52 75 £350 -15.15% 19
City of London +16 56 £460 +23.90% 35
Buckinghamshire +27 55 £325 -13.33% 1
Yorkshire +38 50 £400 +14.28% 17
North West +15 50 £400 +20.75% 46
West Yorkshire +40 46 £413 +6.45% 8
Leeds +30 43 £413 +11.86% 6
Berkshire +43 35 £350 - 12
Manchester +23 33 £425 +28.30% 30
West Midlands +16 29 £350 +12.90% 25
Scotland +34 26 £375 -6.25% 9
Hampshire +10 24 £394 +21.15% 15
Milton Keynes +5 24 £350 -6.66%
East Midlands +8 23 £320 +11.79% 11
Cambridgeshire +20 22 £325 -36.27% 11
Bedfordshire +25 21 £450 -35.71% 2
South West -5 20 £313 -7.40% 30
North East - 17 £325 - 5
Cambridge +25 16 £325 -35.64% 11
Hertfordshire - 15 £300 - 2
Essex +5 14 £350 -15.15%
Reading - 13 £344 - 6
Edinburgh +24 12 £425 +3.03% 5
Bedford - 12 £450 - 1
Portsmouth -2 10 £425 +30.76% 2
Surrey +18 9 £375 - 6
Tyne and Wear - 9 £290 - 4

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 909 (56.88%) Apple iOS
2 683 (42.74%) Android Development
3 636 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
4 524 (32.79%) Mobile App
5 477 (29.85%) Java
6 373 (23.34%) Windows
7 315 (19.71%) JavaScript
8 298 (18.65%) iOS Development
9 276 (17.27%) TDD
10 271 (16.96%) Mobile Development
11 240 (15.02%) Scrum
11 240 (15.02%) HTML
12 231 (14.46%) User Experience
13 217 (13.58%) Android SDK
14 211 (13.20%) Microsoft
15 199 (12.45%) Git (software)
16 195 (12.20%) CSS
17 182 (11.39%) JSON
18 170 (10.64%) Active Directory
19 168 (10.51%) C#
20 164 (10.26%) Android Studio
21 162 (10.14%) Objective-C
22 159 (9.95%) Finance
23 151 (9.45%) Apple
24 148 (9.26%) Web Services
25 145 (9.07%) REST
26 142 (8.89%) BDD
27 140 (8.76%) RESTful
28 139 (8.70%) Apple Swift
29 134 (8.39%) .NET

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 44 (2.75%) MS Exchange
2 32 (2.00%) Skype for Business
3 29 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 28 (1.75%) IIS
4 28 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 23 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 16 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (0.81%) Apache
8 13 (0.81%) CMS
8 13 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (0.81%) IBM Notes
9 12 (0.75%) Confluence
10 10 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.38%) Mule
Applications
1 102 (6.38%) MS Office
2 79 (4.94%) MS Excel
3 34 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 27 (1.69%) InVision
5 21 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.13%) MS Project
9 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.13%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.063%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.063%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 12 (0.75%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.19%) Eikon
4 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 61 (3.82%) Office 365
2 59 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (3.13%) Google Play
5 36 (2.25%) GitHub
6 15 (0.94%) G Suite
7 13 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (0.81%) SaaS
8 12 (0.75%) iTunes
9 9 (0.56%) Google App Engine
10 7 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.44%) Google Drive
11 6 (0.38%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.31%) PaaS
12 5 (0.31%) TestFlight
13 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.25%) Bluemix
13 4 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.75%) VPN
2 43 (2.69%) DNS
3 39 (2.44%) LAN
3 39 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 36 (2.25%) WAN
5 34 (2.13%) DHCP
6 31 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
7 30 (1.88%) Bluetooth
8 29 (1.81%) Cisco IOS
8 29 (1.81%) HTTP
8 29 (1.81%) Internet
8 29 (1.81%) Wireless
9 27 (1.69%) Skype
10 25 (1.56%) VoIP
11 20 (1.25%) Firewall
12 17 (1.06%) LTE
13 12 (0.75%) RTSP
14 11 (0.69%) FTP
14 11 (0.69%) GSM
14 11 (0.69%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 45 (2.82%) MySQL
2 45 (2.82%) SQLite
3 28 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 25 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 25 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (1.38%) NoSQL
5 22 (1.38%) RDBMS
6 21 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (0.88%) Big Data
7 14 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.31%) Couchbase
11 5 (0.31%) GIS
12 4 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 199 (12.45%) Git (software)
2 164 (10.26%) Android Studio
3 96 (6.01%) Jenkins
4 94 (5.88%) JIRA
5 77 (4.82%) Gradle
6 65 (4.07%) Xcode
7 57 (3.57%) Calabash
7 57 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 54 (3.38%) Selenium
9 48 (3.00%) Eclipse
10 40 (2.50%) Appium
11 37 (2.32%) Subversion
12 34 (2.13%) Axure RP
12 34 (2.13%) Visual Studio
13 31 (1.94%) JUnit
14 30 (1.88%) Maven
15 21 (1.31%) WebDriver
16 20 (1.25%) Robolectric
17 19 (1.19%) CocoaPods
18 18 (1.13%) SoapUI
General
1 159 (9.95%) Finance
2 122 (7.63%) Banking
3 72 (4.51%) Games
3 72 (4.51%) Retail
4 56 (3.50%) Marketing
5 39 (2.44%) Publishing
5 39 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.31%) Electronics
6 21 (1.31%) Legal
7 15 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 13 (0.81%) Advertising
8 13 (0.81%) Automotive
9 11 (0.69%) Law
9 11 (0.69%) Retail Banking
10 9 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.31%) Front Office
12 5 (0.31%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.25%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 906 (56.70%) Developer
2 494 (30.91%) Android Developer
3 146 (9.14%) iOS Developer
4 118 (7.38%) Senior Developer
5 107 (6.70%) Mobile Developer
6 104 (6.51%) Applications Developer
7 98 (6.13%) Analyst
8 96 (6.01%) Java Developer
9 89 (5.57%) Designer
10 72 (4.51%) Architect
11 69 (4.32%) iOS Android Developer
12 68 (4.26%) Senior Android Developer
12 68 (4.26%) Xamarin Developer
13 56 (3.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 56 (3.50%) Support Engineer
13 56 (3.50%) UI Designer
14 47 (2.94%) Java Android Developer
15 44 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
15 44 (2.75%) Mobile Designer
16 41 (2.57%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (15.02%) HTML
2 217 (13.58%) Android SDK
3 195 (12.20%) CSS
4 182 (11.39%) JSON
5 148 (9.26%) Web Services
6 145 (9.07%) REST
7 140 (8.76%) RESTful
8 134 (8.39%) .NET
9 119 (7.45%) HTML5
10 101 (6.32%) XML
11 94 (5.88%) AngularJS
12 77 (4.82%) jQuery
13 72 (4.51%) iOS SDK
14 64 (4.01%) Node.js
15 62 (3.88%) React
16 58 (3.63%) CSS3
17 47 (2.94%) Apache Cordova
18 40 (2.50%) RxJava
19 37 (2.32%) Spring
20 36 (2.25%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 524 (32.79%) Mobile App
2 231 (14.46%) User Experience
3 98 (6.13%) Blackberry
4 84 (5.26%) iPhone
5 72 (4.51%) Computer Science
5 72 (4.51%) iPad
6 68 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (2.94%) Smartphone
8 33 (2.07%) Mobile Banking
9 32 (2.00%) Animation
10 27 (1.69%) Algorithms
11 23 (1.44%) Video on Demand
12 22 (1.38%) Management Information System
13 18 (1.13%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.13%) Fintech
13 18 (1.13%) Streaming Video
14 17 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.94%) Digital Media
16 14 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
17 13 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 909 (56.88%) Apple iOS
2 373 (23.34%) Windows
3 121 (7.57%) Linux
4 114 (7.13%) Windows 7
5 83 (5.19%) Windows Server
6 66 (4.13%) Windows 10
7 50 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (2.69%) Mac OS X
9 41 (2.57%) Windows Phone
10 40 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (1.88%) Windows 8
11 30 (1.88%) Windows Mobile
12 26 (1.63%) Unix
13 24 (1.50%) Mac OS
14 19 (1.19%) Windows XP
15 17 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
16 16 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (0.81%) webOS
17 13 (0.81%) Windows Phone 7
18 12 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (42.74%) Android Development
2 636 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (18.65%) iOS Development
4 276 (17.27%) TDD
5 271 (16.96%) Mobile Development
6 240 (15.02%) Scrum
7 142 (8.89%) BDD
8 129 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
9 126 (7.88%) Software Engineering
10 123 (7.70%) OO
11 110 (6.88%) E-Commerce
12 75 (4.69%) MVC
13 74 (4.63%) Unit Testing
14 72 (4.51%) ITIL
15 71 (4.44%) Web Development
16 70 (4.38%) Automated Testing
16 70 (4.38%) Front End Development
16 70 (4.38%) Project Management
17 68 (4.26%) Mentoring
18 61 (3.82%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 477 (29.85%) Java
2 315 (19.71%) JavaScript
3 168 (10.51%) C#
4 162 (10.14%) Objective-C
5 139 (8.70%) Apple Swift
6 115 (7.20%) SQL
7 97 (6.07%) C++
7 97 (6.07%) Python
8 64 (4.01%) Ruby
9 61 (3.82%) C
10 42 (2.63%) PHP
11 35 (2.19%) PowerShell
12 26 (1.63%) Scala
13 23 (1.44%) ES6
14 22 (1.38%) Bash Shell
15 15 (0.94%) Perl
16 13 (0.81%) VBScript
17 8 (0.50%) ActionScript
17 8 (0.50%) Embedded C
17 8 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 110 (6.88%) Degree
2 67 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 51 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 34 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (1.50%) MCSE
6 14 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.63%) ISEB
9 9 (0.56%) CCNA
10 8 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.44%) CCNP
11 7 (0.44%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
12 6 (0.38%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.31%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.25%) CCIP
14 4 (0.25%) JNCIA
14 4 (0.25%) MCP
14 4 (0.25%) MCSA
15 3 (0.19%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (7.13%) QA
2 43 (2.69%) SLA
3 11 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.63%) SDET
5 3 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.063%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.063%) GCP
6 1 (0.063%) GDPR
6 1 (0.063%) WCAG
System Software
1 170 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.44%) Docker
3 21 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.69%) BitLocker
6 10 (0.63%) XenApp
6 10 (0.63%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.50%) Firmware
7 8 (0.50%) Xen
8 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.13%) Dovecot
9 2 (0.13%) Postfix
9 2 (0.13%) Samba
9 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.063%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.063%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 54 (3.38%) AirWatch
2 46 (2.88%) SCCM
3 15 (0.94%) WSUS
4 14 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.50%) Puppet
7 7 (0.44%) Nagios
8 6 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
8 6 (0.38%) SCOM
9 5 (0.31%) Kibana
10 4 (0.25%) Ansible
10 4 (0.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 4 (0.25%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.19%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.19%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.13%) HockeyApp
12 2 (0.13%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 211 (13.20%) Microsoft
2 151 (9.45%) Apple
3 131 (8.20%) Google
4 115 (7.20%) Xamarin
5 68 (4.26%) Adobe
6 54 (3.38%) Citrix
7 43 (2.69%) HP
8 42 (2.63%) Cisco
9 38 (2.38%) VMware
10 31 (1.94%) Oracle
11 27 (1.69%) Dell
12 21 (1.31%) Symantec
13 16 (1.00%) Toshiba
14 14 (0.88%) SAP
14 14 (0.88%) Splunk
15 13 (0.81%) Lotus
16 12 (0.75%) LANDesk
17 10 (0.63%) Facebook
17 10 (0.63%) Red Hat
17 10 (0.63%) ServiceNow
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £400 to £530 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Remote working
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £360 to £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
keytree
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day + experience dependant
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Chassam Contract
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Chassam Contract
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago