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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 9 August 2022 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
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 139 110 82
Rank change year-on-year -29 -28 +58
Contract jobs citing Android 54 51 54
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.20% 1.48% 2.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.77% 12.81% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 44
10th Percentile £135 £143 £270
25th Percentile £186 £363 £408
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £328 £488 £478
Median % change year-on-year -32.82% +2.09% -4.50%
75th Percentile £509 £553 £550
90th Percentile £571 £630 £609
Central London median daily rate £325 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -35.00% +5.26% -

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 616 398 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.68% 11.52% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 316 306
10th Percentile £200 £254 £213
25th Percentile £313 £413 £351
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £520 £475
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +9.47% -
75th Percentile £634 £638 £565
90th Percentile £729 £700 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £515 £475
% change year-on-year -2.91% +8.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
10th Percentile £15.53 £13.73 £21.15
25th Percentile £16.31 £13.88 £22.88
Median hourly rate £22.75 £14.25 £27.18
Median % change year-on-year +59.65% -47.56% +29.40%
75th Percentile £33.31 £19.00 £33.42
90th Percentile £77.75 £21.40 £36.32
Central London median hourly rate £22.75 £16.19 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.56% -19.08% -4.76%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Android as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Android in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Android in the City of London

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Android in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Android in the City of London

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Android in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Android in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, 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 27 (50.00%) Windows
2 24 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
5 15 (27.78%) Apple
5 15 (27.78%) Android Development
6 14 (25.93%) ServiceNow
6 14 (25.93%) Social Skills
7 13 (24.07%) Microsoft 365
7 13 (24.07%) Kotlin
8 11 (20.37%) Windows 10
8 11 (20.37%) Mobile App
8 11 (20.37%) Citrix
8 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (18.52%) Finance
9 10 (18.52%) Blackberry
9 10 (18.52%) Java
10 9 (16.67%) iPad
10 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 9 (16.67%) Cisco
10 9 (16.67%) iPhone
11 8 (14.81%) Agile
11 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
11 8 (14.81%) Azure
11 8 (14.81%) BYOD
12 7 (12.96%) React Native
12 7 (12.96%) ITIL
12 7 (12.96%) Scrum

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 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.70%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (14.81%) Azure
3 6 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (7.41%) AWS
5 3 (5.56%) Azure DevOps
5 3 (5.56%) Firebase
5 3 (5.56%) Google Analytics
5 3 (5.56%) Serverless
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon MSK
6 2 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.70%) GitHub
6 2 (3.70%) Google Data Studio
6 2 (3.70%) Google Workspace
6 2 (3.70%) Slack
7 1 (1.85%) Bitrise
7 1 (1.85%) Google Pay
7 1 (1.85%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) VoIP
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (5.56%) LAN
2 3 (5.56%) WAN
2 3 (5.56%) WebEx
2 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) GIS
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.70%) DynamoDB
2 2 (3.70%) Flink
3 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) Mockito
3 3 (5.56%) Android Studio
3 3 (5.56%) GitLab
3 3 (5.56%) Qt Creator
4 2 (3.70%) Appium
4 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Apktool
5 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.85%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.85%) Cycript
5 1 (1.85%) Cydia Substrate
5 1 (1.85%) jadx
5 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) Radare
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 14 (25.93%) Social Skills
2 10 (18.52%) Finance
3 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.41%) Front Office
5 3 (5.56%) Legal
6 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.85%) Games
7 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Publishing
7 1 (1.85%) Retail
7 1 (1.85%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Support Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Android Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Support Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 6 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) IT Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) IT Support
6 5 (9.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) React Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Citrix Support Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) React Native
2 6 (11.11%) RxJava
3 5 (9.26%) REST
4 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.41%) Dagger
5 3 (5.56%) Android Jetpack
5 3 (5.56%) Android SDK
5 3 (5.56%) Flutter
5 3 (5.56%) JSON
5 3 (5.56%) Node.js
5 3 (5.56%) OkHttp
5 3 (5.56%) QML
5 3 (5.56%) Qt
5 3 (5.56%) Retrofit
5 3 (5.56%) XMPP
6 2 (3.70%) iOS SDK
6 2 (3.70%) Kafka
6 2 (3.70%) React
7 1 (1.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.85%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Mobile App
2 10 (18.52%) Blackberry
3 9 (16.67%) iPad
3 9 (16.67%) iPhone
4 8 (14.81%) BYOD
5 4 (7.41%) User Experience
5 4 (7.41%) Video on Demand
6 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.56%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.85%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.85%) PKI
7 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.85%) Social Media
7 1 (1.85%) Team-Oriented Environment
7 1 (1.85%) YARA
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.00%) Windows
2 24 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 11 (20.37%) Windows 10
4 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.85%) Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Android Development
2 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (14.81%) Agile
4 7 (12.96%) ITIL
4 7 (12.96%) Scrum
5 6 (11.11%) DevOps
5 6 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 5 (9.26%) Analytics
6 5 (9.26%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (7.41%) Architectural Design
7 4 (7.41%) CI/CD
7 4 (7.41%) MVVM
7 4 (7.41%) OO
7 4 (7.41%) OOP
7 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.41%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.41%) UX Design
8 3 (5.56%) Cost Optimisation
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) Kotlin
2 10 (18.52%) Java
3 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) Apple Swift
4 4 (7.41%) TypeScript
5 3 (5.56%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) Scala
5 3 (5.56%) SQL
6 2 (3.70%) Bash
6 2 (3.70%) Go
6 2 (3.70%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.85%) C
7 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
1 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.85%) CCNA
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) GDPR
3 1 (1.85%) Accessibility
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.56%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.85%) Docker
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (12.96%) SCCM
3 6 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.70%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.78%) Apple
3 14 (25.93%) ServiceNow
4 11 (20.37%) Citrix
5 9 (16.67%) Cisco
6 7 (12.96%) Google
7 6 (11.11%) Altiris
7 6 (11.11%) HP
7 6 (11.11%) Ivanti
8 4 (7.41%) Adobe
8 4 (7.41%) Bloomberg
8 4 (7.41%) Reuters
9 3 (5.56%) MuleSoft
9 3 (5.56%) VMware
9 3 (5.56%) Wyse
10 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.85%) Huawei
10 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.85%) Perfecto Mobile
10 1 (1.85%) Samsung