Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 14 August 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 104 113
Rank change year-on-year -22 +9 +10
Contract jobs citing Android 138 160 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.98% 2.44% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.64% 11.63% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 124 113
City of London median daily rate £475 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £210 £193 £325
90th Percentile £658 £575 £560
Central London median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.16 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.19% +11.34% -9.52%
10th Percentile £15.13 £20.09 £18.50
90th Percentile £20.00 £28.44 £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.16 £19.00
% change year-on-year -10.19% +11.34% -9.52%

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,431 1,376 1,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.49% 20.99% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,095 1,063 1,180
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £200 £208 £270
90th Percentile £670 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £457
% change year-on-year +2.63% +4.00% +7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 39 33
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +1.60%
10th Percentile £14.80 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.40 £30.30 £23.88
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - -2.78%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in the City of London

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in the City of London

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in the City of London

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in the City of London

Android
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. 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
London Bridge - 1 £160 -
Android
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Android.

1 84 (60.87%) Apple iOS
2 52 (37.68%) Java
3 48 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (30.43%) Android Development
5 39 (28.26%) Mobile App
5 39 (28.26%) JavaScript
6 31 (22.46%) Banking
7 27 (19.57%) Windows
8 25 (18.12%) Finance
8 25 (18.12%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (15.94%) Android SDK
9 22 (15.94%) Google
10 20 (14.49%) Kotlin
11 19 (13.77%) Mobile Application Development
11 19 (13.77%) Node.js
11 19 (13.77%) QA
11 19 (13.77%) Test Automation
12 18 (13.04%) Office 365
12 18 (13.04%) RESTful
12 18 (13.04%) User Experience
13 17 (12.32%) HTML
14 16 (11.59%) React Native
14 16 (11.59%) Jenkins
15 15 (10.87%) RxJava
15 15 (10.87%) Fintech
15 15 (10.87%) CSS
15 15 (10.87%) Microsoft
15 15 (10.87%) Degree
16 14 (10.14%) OAuth
16 14 (10.14%) Python

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 8 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.62%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.45%) JBoss
5 1 (0.72%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.62%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.90%) InVision
4 3 (2.17%) UXPin
5 2 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.72%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.72%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.12%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (13.04%) Office 365
3 6 (4.35%) Google Play
3 6 (4.35%) IaaS
3 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.90%) G Suite
5 3 (2.17%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.17%) GitHub
6 2 (1.45%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.45%) GoToWebinar
6 2 (1.45%) PaaS
6 2 (1.45%) Serverless
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.72%) Firebase
7 1 (0.72%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.70%) SSL
2 9 (6.52%) Skype
3 6 (4.35%) Internet
4 5 (3.62%) LAN
4 5 (3.62%) WAN
5 4 (2.90%) VoIP
5 4 (2.90%) VPN
6 3 (2.17%) DNS
6 3 (2.17%) Firewall
6 3 (2.17%) HTTP
6 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.45%) Broadband
7 2 (1.45%) PBX
7 2 (1.45%) PSTN
7 2 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.45%) SMS
7 2 (1.45%) SMTP
7 2 (1.45%) Wireless
7 2 (1.45%) WLAN
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.97%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (1.45%) Big Data
3 2 (1.45%) MySQL
3 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.45%) SQLite
4 1 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.72%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.72%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.72%) OpenTSDB
4 1 (0.72%) Parquet
4 1 (0.72%) Redis
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (11.59%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.42%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.42%) Maven
3 11 (7.97%) Appium
4 9 (6.52%) Selenium
5 6 (4.35%) Android Studio
6 5 (3.62%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.62%) JIRA
6 5 (3.62%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (3.62%) Xcode
7 4 (2.90%) JUnit
7 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.90%) webpack
8 3 (2.17%) Babel
8 3 (2.17%) CircleCI
8 3 (2.17%) git-flow
8 3 (2.17%) Gradle
8 3 (2.17%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.45%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.45%) Robotium
General
1 31 (22.46%) Banking
2 25 (18.12%) Finance
3 10 (7.25%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.62%) Retail
4 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.90%) Games
6 3 (2.17%) Advertising
6 3 (2.17%) Law
7 2 (1.45%) Back Office
7 2 (1.45%) Digital Economy
7 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.45%) Legal
7 2 (1.45%) Publishing
8 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 56 (40.58%) Developer
2 25 (18.12%) Android Developer
3 13 (9.42%) Android Engineer
4 11 (7.97%) Analyst
5 10 (7.25%) Designer
5 10 (7.25%) Desktop Support
5 10 (7.25%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.52%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.35%) IT Support
8 6 (4.35%) React Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Tester
8 6 (4.35%) UI Designer
8 6 (4.35%) UX Designer
9 5 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.62%) Mobile Tester
9 5 (3.62%) Security Penetration Tester
9 5 (3.62%) Security Tester
9 5 (3.62%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.94%) Android SDK
2 19 (13.77%) Node.js
3 18 (13.04%) RESTful
4 17 (12.32%) HTML
5 16 (11.59%) React Native
6 15 (10.87%) CSS
6 15 (10.87%) RxJava
7 14 (10.14%) OAuth
8 12 (8.70%) Dagger
8 12 (8.70%) Retrofit
9 11 (7.97%) SAML
10 10 (7.25%) HTML5
10 10 (7.25%) JSON
10 10 (7.25%) React
10 10 (7.25%) Web Services
11 9 (6.52%) REST
12 8 (5.80%) CSS3
13 7 (5.07%) AngularJS
13 7 (5.07%) Middleware
14 6 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.26%) Mobile App
2 18 (13.04%) User Experience
3 15 (10.87%) Fintech
4 9 (6.52%) Blackberry
4 9 (6.52%) iPhone
5 8 (5.80%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.62%) iPad
6 5 (3.62%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (3.62%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.62%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.17%) Digital Currency
7 3 (2.17%) Graphic Design
7 3 (2.17%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.17%) PDA
7 3 (2.17%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.45%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (60.87%) Apple iOS
2 27 (19.57%) Windows
3 12 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 8 (5.80%) Mac OS
5 6 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.90%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.45%) Unix
8 2 (1.45%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.43%) Android Development
3 19 (13.77%) Mobile Application Development
3 19 (13.77%) Test Automation
4 12 (8.70%) Open Source
4 12 (8.70%) Scrum
4 12 (8.70%) TDD
5 11 (7.97%) Configuration Management
5 11 (7.97%) Identity Access Management
6 10 (7.25%) BDD
6 10 (7.25%) Mobile Development
6 10 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (6.52%) iOS Development
8 8 (5.80%) API Development
8 8 (5.80%) ITIL
8 8 (5.80%) Test Scripting
9 7 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.07%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (5.07%) DevOps
9 7 (5.07%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.68%) Java
2 39 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 20 (14.49%) Kotlin
4 14 (10.14%) Python
5 10 (7.25%) Apple Swift
6 6 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 5 (3.62%) C++
8 4 (2.90%) C#
8 4 (2.90%) ES6
8 4 (2.90%) SQL
8 4 (2.90%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.17%) Go
10 2 (1.45%) C
10 2 (1.45%) ES7
10 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.72%) ES8
11 1 (0.72%) JSX
11 1 (0.72%) Ruby
11 1 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (10.87%) Degree
2 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.17%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.17%) MBA
4 3 (2.17%) MCSE
4 3 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.72%) CCNA
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.72%) ISEB
6 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.72%) MCITP
6 1 (0.72%) MCP
6 1 (0.72%) OSCE
6 1 (0.72%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.77%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) ISO 8583
2 3 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.62%) Docker
3 2 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) SCCM
2 4 (2.90%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.72%) Ansible
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.72%) Grafana
3 1 (0.72%) Graphite
3 1 (0.72%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.72%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.72%) Kibana
3 1 (0.72%) logstash
3 1 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 22 (15.94%) Google
2 15 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.42%) Apple
4 11 (7.97%) Apigee
5 10 (7.25%) Citrix
6 7 (5.07%) IBM
7 4 (2.90%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.45%) Avaya
9 2 (1.45%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.45%) Dell
9 2 (1.45%) FactSet
9 2 (1.45%) HP
9 2 (1.45%) Mitel
9 2 (1.45%) Samsung
9 2 (1.45%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.72%) Adobe
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco
10 1 (0.72%) EMC
10 1 (0.72%) Roku