Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 127 105
Rank change year-on-year +6 -22 +22
Contract jobs citing Android 105 143 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.80% 2.02% 2.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.66% 9.73% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 123 123
City of London median daily rate £450 £448 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% -5.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £130 £143 £200
90th Percentile £575 £625 £585
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
City of London median hourly rate £19.85 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.43% - -
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

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 1,087 1,469 1,438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.61% 20.75% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 1,121 1,136
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.52% +3.24%
10th Percentile £166 £155 £225
90th Percentile £638 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 74 48
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +18.73% -17.11%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.30 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.35 £24.21 £26.28
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% -2.86%

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 21 November 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Android.

1 47 (44.76%) Apple iOS
2 35 (33.33%) Android Development
3 33 (31.43%) Windows
4 30 (28.57%) Kotlin
5 26 (24.76%) Office 365
5 26 (24.76%) Java
6 25 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 25 (23.81%) User Experience
7 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
8 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (19.05%) Apple
9 20 (19.05%) Windows 10
10 18 (17.14%) Finance
11 17 (16.19%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (15.24%) Mobile App
13 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 15 (14.29%) Windows 7
14 13 (12.38%) Blackberry
14 13 (12.38%) Banking
15 12 (11.43%) Azure
16 11 (10.48%) Google
16 11 (10.48%) TDD
16 11 (10.48%) Scrum
16 11 (10.48%) Mac OS X
17 10 (9.52%) Unit Testing
17 10 (9.52%) AWS
18 9 (8.57%) Test Automation
18 9 (8.57%) VPN
18 9 (8.57%) DevOps
18 9 (8.57%) RxJava

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 7 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.81%) Confluence
4 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.86%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.90%) CMS
5 2 (1.90%) JBoss
5 2 (1.90%) Jetty
5 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.86%) Chatbot
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.95%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.95%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.76%) Office 365
2 12 (11.43%) Azure
3 10 (9.52%) AWS
4 6 (5.71%) GitHub
5 5 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (4.76%) Serverless
6 4 (3.81%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (3.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (3.81%) Fastly
6 4 (3.81%) Heroku
6 4 (3.81%) SaaS
7 2 (1.90%) Google Play
7 2 (1.90%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.95%) Firebase
8 1 (0.95%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.95%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) VPN
2 6 (5.71%) LAN
2 6 (5.71%) WAN
3 5 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.81%) Skype
4 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.90%) SSH
5 2 (1.90%) Wireless
6 1 (0.95%) DHCP
6 1 (0.95%) DNS
6 1 (0.95%) Firewall
6 1 (0.95%) GoToMeeting
6 1 (0.95%) HTTP
6 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.95%) VLAN
6 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (3.81%) Cosmos DB
1 4 (3.81%) Neo4j
1 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (3.81%) Redis
2 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.86%) SQLite
3 2 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.90%) MySQL
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.76%) CircleCI
2 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.76%) Selenium
3 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.81%) JIRA
3 4 (3.81%) webpack
4 3 (2.86%) JUnit
4 3 (2.86%) Subversion
5 2 (1.90%) Ant
5 2 (1.90%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.90%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.90%) FishEye
5 2 (1.90%) Hudson
5 2 (1.90%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.90%) Mockito
5 2 (1.90%) Poseidon for UML
5 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.90%) Xcode
General
1 18 (17.14%) Finance
2 13 (12.38%) Banking
3 6 (5.71%) Marketing
3 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.76%) Public Sector
4 5 (4.76%) Publishing
5 4 (3.81%) Electronics
5 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.86%) Games
6 3 (2.86%) Retail
7 2 (1.90%) Advertising
7 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.90%) Law
7 2 (1.90%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.95%) German Language
Job Titles
1 43 (40.95%) Developer
2 30 (28.57%) Android Developer
3 16 (15.24%) Desktop Support
4 11 (10.48%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Analyst
6 5 (4.76%) iOS Developer
6 5 (4.76%) React Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Active Directory Specialist
7 4 (3.81%) Android Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) iOS Android Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Office 365 Specialist
7 4 (3.81%) Senior Android Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Designer
8 3 (2.86%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) React Native
1 9 (8.57%) RxJava
2 8 (7.62%) GraphQL
2 8 (7.62%) React
3 7 (6.67%) HTML
3 7 (6.67%) Node.js
3 7 (6.67%) RESTful
4 6 (5.71%) Dagger
5 5 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.76%) JSON
5 5 (4.76%) Sass
6 4 (3.81%) CSS
6 4 (3.81%) Handlebars
6 4 (3.81%) Preactjs
6 4 (3.81%) Redux
6 4 (3.81%) Retrofit
6 4 (3.81%) Spring
6 4 (3.81%) VCL
7 3 (2.86%) Android SDK
7 3 (2.86%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.81%) User Experience
2 16 (15.24%) Mobile App
3 13 (12.38%) Blackberry
4 7 (6.67%) iPad
5 6 (5.71%) iPhone
5 6 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (4.76%) Social Media
7 4 (3.81%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (2.86%) Handset
8 3 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.86%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.90%) BYOD
9 2 (1.90%) Derivative
9 2 (1.90%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.95%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.95%) HTC Vive
10 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (44.76%) Apple iOS
2 33 (31.43%) Windows
3 20 (19.05%) Windows 10
4 15 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 11 (10.48%) Mac OS X
6 8 (7.62%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (3.81%) Linux
9 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.90%) CentOS
10 2 (1.90%) Debian
10 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.33%) Android Development
2 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.19%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (10.48%) Scrum
4 11 (10.48%) TDD
5 10 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 9 (8.57%) DevOps
6 9 (8.57%) Mentoring
6 9 (8.57%) Test Automation
7 8 (7.62%) Microservices
8 7 (6.67%) Break/Fix
8 7 (6.67%) ITIL
8 7 (6.67%) MVVM
9 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.71%) Pair Programming
10 5 (4.76%) Analytics
10 5 (4.76%) iOS Development
10 5 (4.76%) Project Management
10 5 (4.76%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.57%) Kotlin
2 26 (24.76%) Java
3 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.71%) Ruby
5 5 (4.76%) Apple Swift
5 5 (4.76%) Python
5 5 (4.76%) SQL
6 4 (3.81%) C#
7 3 (2.86%) C++
7 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.86%) Scala
7 3 (2.86%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.90%) Clojure
8 2 (1.90%) ClojureScript
8 2 (1.90%) Groovy
8 2 (1.90%) Perl
8 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.95%) MCDST
5 1 (0.95%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 25 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.86%) Docker
4 1 (0.95%) Firmware
4 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.81%) Grafana
2 4 (3.81%) Graphite
2 4 (3.81%) SCCM
2 4 (3.81%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (3.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (2.86%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.90%) Puppet
4 2 (1.90%) Salt
5 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.95%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.95%) SCOM
5 1 (0.95%) SCSM
5 1 (0.95%) Terraform
5 1 (0.95%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.05%) Apple
3 11 (10.48%) Google
4 8 (7.62%) Adobe
5 7 (6.67%) Ivanti
6 5 (4.76%) Citrix
6 5 (4.76%) Polycom
7 4 (3.81%) Cisco
7 4 (3.81%) Samsung
7 4 (3.81%) SAP
7 4 (3.81%) Splunk
7 4 (3.81%) Symantec
7 4 (3.81%) VMware
8 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.86%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.90%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.90%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle
9 2 (1.90%) Reuters
9 2 (1.90%) Sybase