Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
London > Central London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 123 118
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 136 209 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.92% 2.23% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.30% 10.99% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 166 143
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £130 £143 £182
90th Percentile £575 £578 £575
London median daily rate £429 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -9.68% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Central London median hourly rate £19.85 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.43% - -
London median hourly rate £50.00 £24.23 £29.75
% change year-on-year +106.36% -18.55% +32.22%

Android is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,321 1,901 1,747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.63% 20.33% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,008 1,422 1,344
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £163 £150 £208
90th Percentile £625 £625 £675
London median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 84 63
Central London median hourly rate £19.47 £18.70 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.09% +16.88% -10.99%
10th Percentile £13.40 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.95 £25.50 £30.00
London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% +5.56%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Android as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Android in Central London

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Central London

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Central London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Central London

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Central London

Android
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Central London region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 102 £450 +0.56% 64
West End of London +10 14 £413 -0.60%
City of Westminster 0 4 £500 +49.25%
Southwark +32 1 £445 +178.13%
Android
London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Android.

1 63 (46.32%) Apple iOS
2 47 (34.56%) Android Development
3 40 (29.41%) Windows
4 38 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (26.47%) Kotlin
6 32 (23.53%) Mobile App
7 31 (22.79%) Office 365
7 31 (22.79%) Microsoft
7 31 (22.79%) Java
8 29 (21.32%) Active Directory
8 29 (21.32%) User Experience
9 22 (16.18%) Apple
9 22 (16.18%) Finance
10 21 (15.44%) Windows 10
11 18 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (12.50%) Windows 7
12 17 (12.50%) Azure
13 16 (11.76%) Test Automation
14 15 (11.03%) TDD
14 15 (11.03%) Scrum
14 15 (11.03%) DevOps
15 14 (10.29%) Banking
16 13 (9.56%) Google
16 13 (9.56%) Mac OS X
16 13 (9.56%) VPN
16 13 (9.56%) React Native
17 12 (8.82%) JavaScript
18 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
18 11 (8.09%) Blackberry
18 11 (8.09%) VMware

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 7 (5.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.41%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.68%) Confluence
4 4 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.47%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.47%) CMS
6 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.47%) IIS
6 2 (1.47%) JBoss
6 2 (1.47%) Jetty
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.74%) Mendix
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.21%) Chatbot
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.74%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.74%) Sketch
3 1 (0.74%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (22.79%) Office 365
2 17 (12.50%) Azure
3 7 (5.15%) AWS
4 5 (3.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.94%) SaaS
6 3 (2.21%) GitHub
6 3 (2.21%) Google Play
6 3 (2.21%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.47%) Firebase
7 2 (1.47%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.47%) PaaS
7 2 (1.47%) Serverless
8 1 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.74%) Fastly
8 1 (0.74%) G Suite
8 1 (0.74%) Heroku
8 1 (0.74%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.74%) Slack
8 1 (0.74%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.56%) VPN
2 8 (5.88%) LAN
2 8 (5.88%) WAN
3 7 (5.15%) Skype
3 7 (5.15%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (3.68%) DNS
4 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.94%) DHCP
6 3 (2.21%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.47%) MPLS
7 2 (1.47%) NAS
7 2 (1.47%) SAN
7 2 (1.47%) SSH
7 2 (1.47%) VoIP
7 2 (1.47%) Wireless
8 1 (0.74%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.74%) Broadband
8 1 (0.74%) Firewall
8 1 (0.74%) HTTP
8 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) MongoDB
1 5 (3.68%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (2.94%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.21%) MySQL
4 2 (1.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.47%) SQLite
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.74%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.41%) JIRA
3 5 (3.68%) Android Studio
3 5 (3.68%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.68%) Selenium
3 5 (3.68%) Xcode
4 3 (2.21%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.47%) Ant
5 2 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.47%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.47%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.47%) Cypress.io
5 2 (1.47%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.47%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.47%) JUnit
5 2 (1.47%) Maven
5 2 (1.47%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.47%) Mockito
5 2 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 22 (16.18%) Finance
2 14 (10.29%) Banking
3 7 (5.15%) Games
4 6 (4.41%) Marketing
4 6 (4.41%) Public Sector
4 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.68%) Publishing
6 4 (2.94%) Electronics
6 4 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.21%) Retail
8 2 (1.47%) Advertising
8 2 (1.47%) Law
8 2 (1.47%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.74%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (43.38%) Developer
2 38 (27.94%) Android Developer
3 17 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 11 (8.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 11 (8.09%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 9 (6.62%) React Developer
6 7 (5.15%) Android Engineer
6 7 (5.15%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.41%) Senior Android Developer
7 6 (4.41%) Test Engineer
8 5 (3.68%) Analyst
8 5 (3.68%) iOS Developer
8 5 (3.68%) Mobile Developer
8 5 (3.68%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Active Directory Specialist
9 4 (2.94%) iOS Android Developer
9 4 (2.94%) Mobile Engineer
9 4 (2.94%) Office 365 Specialist
10 3 (2.21%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.56%) React Native
2 11 (8.09%) RxJava
3 9 (6.62%) Node.js
4 8 (5.88%) React
5 7 (5.15%) Dagger
5 7 (5.15%) HTML
5 7 (5.15%) JSON
5 7 (5.15%) RESTful
6 6 (4.41%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.41%) GraphQL
6 6 (4.41%) REST
7 5 (3.68%) Android SDK
8 4 (2.94%) .NET
8 4 (2.94%) Apache Cordova
8 4 (2.94%) CSS
8 4 (2.94%) Flutter
8 4 (2.94%) Redux
8 4 (2.94%) Retrofit
8 4 (2.94%) Spring
9 3 (2.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 29 (21.32%) User Experience
3 11 (8.09%) Blackberry
4 8 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (5.15%) iPad
6 6 (4.41%) iPhone
7 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.68%) Social Media
8 4 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.21%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.47%) BYOD
10 2 (1.47%) Chromecast
10 2 (1.47%) Derivative
11 1 (0.74%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.74%) HTC Vive
11 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (46.32%) Apple iOS
2 40 (29.41%) Windows
3 21 (15.44%) Windows 10
4 17 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 13 (9.56%) Mac OS X
6 8 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.68%) Linux
7 5 (3.68%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (2.21%) CentOS
8 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.21%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.47%) Debian
9 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.74%) Android TV
10 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.74%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.56%) Android Development
2 38 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 15 (11.03%) DevOps
5 15 (11.03%) Scrum
5 15 (11.03%) TDD
6 11 (8.09%) Unit Testing
7 9 (6.62%) Mobile Development
8 8 (5.88%) Analytics
8 8 (5.88%) Kanban
8 8 (5.88%) Microservices
9 7 (5.15%) Break/Fix
9 7 (5.15%) ITIL
9 7 (5.15%) Mentoring
9 7 (5.15%) MVVM
10 6 (4.41%) BDD
10 6 (4.41%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (4.41%) Fintech
10 6 (4.41%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.47%) Kotlin
2 31 (22.79%) Java
3 12 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.88%) Apple Swift
5 7 (5.15%) Ruby
5 7 (5.15%) SQL
6 6 (4.41%) Python
7 5 (3.68%) C#
8 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.21%) C++
8 3 (2.21%) Dart
8 3 (2.21%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.21%) Perl
8 3 (2.21%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.21%) Scala
8 3 (2.21%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.47%) Clojure
9 2 (1.47%) ClojureScript
9 2 (1.47%) Groovy
9 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.88%) Degree
2 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.74%) CCNA
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.74%) MCDST
5 1 (0.74%) MCP
5 1 (0.74%) MCSA
5 1 (0.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) NCSC
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (21.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.21%) Docker
4 1 (0.74%) Firmware
4 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (4.41%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (3.68%) SCCM
3 5 (3.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.21%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.47%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.47%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (1.47%) Puppet
5 2 (1.47%) Salt
6 1 (0.74%) Grafana
6 1 (0.74%) Graphite
6 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.74%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.74%) SCOM
6 1 (0.74%) SCSM
6 1 (0.74%) Terraform
6 1 (0.74%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (22.79%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.18%) Apple
3 13 (9.56%) Google
4 11 (8.09%) VMware
5 9 (6.62%) Adobe
6 7 (5.15%) Cisco
6 7 (5.15%) Citrix
6 7 (5.15%) Ivanti
6 7 (5.15%) SAP
7 6 (4.41%) Xamarin
8 5 (3.68%) Polycom
8 5 (3.68%) Symantec
9 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.94%) Samsung
9 4 (2.94%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.21%) Avaya
10 3 (2.21%) Meraki
11 2 (1.47%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.47%) McAfee
11 2 (1.47%) Reuters