Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 144 118
Rank change year-on-year +66 -26 -25
Contract jobs citing Android 72 147 211
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 2.64% 1.76% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.31% 8.74% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 118 156
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £250 £234 £208
90th Percentile £615 £575 £638
London median daily rate £475 £450 £455
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.10% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £20.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.21% -10.19%
London median hourly rate £61.50 £27.00 £21.90
% change year-on-year +127.78% +23.29% -

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 503 1,681 1,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.41% 20.09% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 1,273 1,391
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £178 £185
90th Percentile £638 £650 £650
London median daily rate £485 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +2.11% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 44 81
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.00%
10th Percentile £16.33 £12.62 £14.00
90th Percentile £34.39 £42.61 £25.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% +10.53% -

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in Central London

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Android in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Android in Central London

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Android in Central London over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Android in Central London

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Android in Central London.

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 5 August 2020. 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 +49 56 £475 -5.00% 21
City of Westminster +30 6 £380 -20.00%
Southwark - 2 - -
West End of London +12 1 £380 +4.11%
Android
London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 35 (48.61%) Android Development
2 31 (43.06%) Apple iOS
3 26 (36.11%) Kotlin
4 25 (34.72%) Java
5 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (27.78%) User Experience
7 19 (26.39%) Mobile App
7 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
8 17 (23.61%) RxJava
9 13 (18.06%) REST
10 12 (16.67%) Android SDK
11 11 (15.28%) Mobile Development
11 11 (15.28%) Finance
12 10 (13.89%) MVVM
12 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (12.50%) Android Studio
13 9 (12.50%) Pair Programming
13 9 (12.50%) Windows
13 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 8 (11.11%) JUnit
14 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
14 8 (11.11%) HTML
14 8 (11.11%) DevOps
14 8 (11.11%) GitHub
15 7 (9.72%) HTML5
15 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
15 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (9.72%) Mobile Application Development
15 7 (9.72%) CSS

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 3 (4.17%) Confluence
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe XD
2 1 (1.39%) Figma
2 1 (1.39%) InVision
2 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.39%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) GitHub
2 6 (8.33%) Azure
3 5 (6.94%) GCP
4 4 (5.56%) G Suite
5 2 (2.78%) AWS
5 2 (2.78%) Office 365
6 1 (1.39%) Asana
6 1 (1.39%) Google Docs
6 1 (1.39%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.78%) Skype
3 1 (1.39%) Internet
3 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.39%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.50%) Android Studio
3 8 (11.11%) JUnit
4 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.94%) JIRA
4 5 (6.94%) Xcode
5 4 (5.56%) Mockito
5 4 (5.56%) Selenium
6 3 (4.17%) git-flow
6 3 (4.17%) Gradle
6 3 (4.17%) Katalon Studio
6 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.39%) Appium
7 1 (1.39%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.39%) CMake
7 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.39%) Postman
7 1 (1.39%) REST Assured
7 1 (1.39%) Subversion
7 1 (1.39%) TestNG
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Banking
3 6 (8.33%) Games
4 3 (4.17%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Arabic Language
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Developer
2 28 (38.89%) Android Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Junior
4 7 (9.72%) Android Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Applications Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Designer
6 4 (5.56%) Applications Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.56%) Applications Support Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Junior Applications Support
6 4 (5.56%) Junior Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Junior Web Developer
6 4 (5.56%) React Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Support Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) RxJava
2 13 (18.06%) REST
3 12 (16.67%) Android SDK
4 8 (11.11%) HTML
5 7 (9.72%) CSS
5 7 (9.72%) HTML5
6 5 (6.94%) Material Design
6 5 (6.94%) Node.js
6 5 (6.94%) Reactive Extensions
6 5 (6.94%) RESTful
7 4 (5.56%) Dagger
7 4 (5.56%) Google Maps API
7 4 (5.56%) Retrofit
8 3 (4.17%) .NET
8 3 (4.17%) DOM
8 3 (4.17%) JSON
8 3 (4.17%) React Native
8 3 (4.17%) Redux
8 3 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.78%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) User Experience
2 19 (26.39%) Mobile App
3 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (4.17%) SCORM
5 3 (4.17%) Video on Demand
5 3 (4.17%) W3C
6 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.78%) BYOD
6 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.39%) Chromecast
7 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.39%) PDA
7 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Apple iOS
2 9 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.39%) Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) Android Development
2 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.28%) Mobile Development
4 10 (13.89%) MVVM
4 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 8 (11.11%) DevOps
7 7 (9.72%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.94%) Digital Banking
9 5 (6.94%) iOS Development
9 5 (6.94%) Open Source
9 5 (6.94%) TDD
9 5 (6.94%) Visualisation
9 5 (6.94%) Web Development
10 4 (5.56%) Architectural Design
10 4 (5.56%) Creative Thinking
10 4 (5.56%) Progressive Web App
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.11%) Kotlin
2 25 (34.72%) Java
3 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.33%) TypeScript
5 4 (5.56%) C
5 4 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.17%) Apple Swift
6 3 (4.17%) C#
7 2 (2.78%) C++
7 2 (2.78%) Python
7 2 (2.78%) Scala
8 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.39%) ISEB
2 1 (1.39%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Docker
2 2 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Ansible
1 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Google
3 4 (5.56%) Mapbox
4 3 (4.17%) Apple
4 3 (4.17%) CA
4 3 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (2.78%) Canon
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco
5 2 (2.78%) Citrix
5 2 (2.78%) Dell
5 2 (2.78%) HP
5 2 (2.78%) MobileIron
5 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe
6 1 (1.39%) Facebook
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) McAfee
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) Symantec
6 1 (1.39%) Xamarin