Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 130 102
Rank change year-on-year -4 -28 +11
Contract jobs citing Android 109 137 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.69% 1.95% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.63% 9.55% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 97 126
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% -3.33%
10th Percentile £220 £210 £195
90th Percentile £575 £650 £575
Central London median daily rate £465 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -2.11% +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -10.19% +11.34%
10th Percentile £19.40 £15.13 £20.09
90th Percentile £21.95 £20.00 £28.44
Central London median hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year +9.21% -10.19% +11.34%

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 1,263 1,435 1,396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.57% 20.38% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 969 1,097 1,074
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £173 £198 £210
90th Percentile £650 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 77 39
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £12.04 £14.80 £12.25
90th Percentile £44.80 £25.20 £30.30
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.40
% change year-on-year +12.30% +1.66% +5.11%

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 18 August 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

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 18 August 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
Android
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 58 (53.21%) Apple iOS
2 45 (41.28%) Android Development
3 40 (36.70%) Kotlin
4 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (32.11%) Java
6 30 (27.52%) Mobile App
7 27 (24.77%) Windows
8 25 (22.94%) User Experience
9 23 (21.10%) Finance
9 23 (21.10%) Scrum
10 22 (20.18%) JavaScript
10 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
11 19 (17.43%) Active Directory
11 19 (17.43%) Git (software)
12 17 (15.60%) Office 365
13 16 (14.68%) GraphQL
13 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (13.76%) Windows 10
15 14 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (12.84%) Apple
16 13 (11.93%) RESTful
17 12 (11.01%) TDD
18 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
18 11 (10.09%) REST
18 11 (10.09%) React Native
18 11 (10.09%) Microservices
19 10 (9.17%) Mentoring
19 10 (9.17%) RxJava
19 10 (9.17%) Node.js
19 10 (9.17%) HTML

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 (7.34%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.67%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.83%) Confluence
4 2 (1.83%) JBoss
4 2 (1.83%) Jetty
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.75%) Chatbot
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.83%) Sketch
4 1 (0.92%) Marvel
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.92%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.60%) Office 365
2 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.50%) GitHub
5 4 (3.67%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (3.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.67%) Fastly
5 4 (3.67%) Heroku
5 4 (3.67%) SaaS
5 4 (3.67%) Serverless
6 3 (2.75%) Slack
7 2 (1.83%) Datadog
7 2 (1.83%) Google Play
8 1 (0.92%) G Suite
8 1 (0.92%) GoToWebinar
8 1 (0.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) LAN
2 6 (5.50%) Skype
2 6 (5.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.50%) VPN
3 5 (4.59%) WAN
3 5 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.67%) DNS
5 3 (2.75%) Internet
6 2 (1.83%) Firewall
6 2 (1.83%) SSH
7 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.92%) FTP
7 1 (0.92%) GoToMeeting
7 1 (0.92%) HTTP
7 1 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.92%) SSL
7 1 (0.92%) Wireless
7 1 (0.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.42%) SQLite
2 6 (5.50%) Redis
3 4 (3.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (3.67%) Neo4j
4 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.83%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.83%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.83%) MySQL
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.26%) Subversion
3 8 (7.34%) CircleCI
4 7 (6.42%) Android Studio
5 6 (5.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.50%) JIRA
5 6 (5.50%) webpack
6 5 (4.59%) Axure RP
6 5 (4.59%) Selenium
7 4 (3.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.67%) Gradle
7 4 (3.67%) JUnit
8 3 (2.75%) Hudson
8 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.83%) Maven
9 2 (1.83%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.83%) Mockito
9 2 (1.83%) Poseidon for UML
9 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (21.10%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Banking
3 7 (6.42%) Retail
4 6 (5.50%) Law
5 5 (4.59%) Public Sector
6 4 (3.67%) Electronics
6 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.67%) Marketing
6 4 (3.67%) Publishing
6 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.92%) Automotive
8 1 (0.92%) Games
8 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (44.04%) Developer
2 35 (32.11%) Android Developer
3 13 (11.93%) Senior Android Developer
3 13 (11.93%) Senior Developer
4 11 (10.09%) Analyst
5 9 (8.26%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) Designer
7 6 (5.50%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.50%) IT Support
8 5 (4.59%) React Developer
8 5 (4.59%) UX Designer
8 5 (4.59%) Xamarin Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Active Directory Specialist
9 4 (3.67%) Active Directory Support
9 4 (3.67%) Android Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) IT Analyst
9 4 (3.67%) Office 365 Specialist
9 4 (3.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.68%) GraphQL
2 13 (11.93%) RESTful
3 11 (10.09%) React Native
3 11 (10.09%) REST
4 10 (9.17%) HTML
4 10 (9.17%) Node.js
4 10 (9.17%) RxJava
5 9 (8.26%) AngularJS
5 9 (8.26%) React
6 8 (7.34%) Dagger
6 8 (7.34%) Redux
7 7 (6.42%) Sass
8 6 (5.50%) CSS
8 6 (5.50%) JSON
9 5 (4.59%) .NET
9 5 (4.59%) Retrofit
10 4 (3.67%) Handlebars
10 4 (3.67%) HTML5
10 4 (3.67%) Preactjs
10 4 (3.67%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.52%) Mobile App
2 25 (22.94%) User Experience
3 9 (8.26%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (7.34%) Blackberry
5 6 (5.50%) iPad
5 6 (5.50%) iPhone
6 4 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.67%) Handset
6 4 (3.67%) Social Media
7 3 (2.75%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.75%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.75%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.83%) Derivative
8 2 (1.83%) Wiki
9 1 (0.92%) CCTV
9 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.92%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.92%) PDA
9 1 (0.92%) Photography
9 1 (0.92%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 58 (53.21%) Apple iOS
2 27 (24.77%) Windows
3 15 (13.76%) Windows 10
4 9 (8.26%) Windows 7
5 7 (6.42%) Linux
6 5 (4.59%) Mac OS
6 5 (4.59%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.83%) CentOS
8 2 (1.83%) Debian
8 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.83%) Unix
8 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.28%) Android Development
2 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.10%) Scrum
4 12 (11.01%) TDD
5 11 (10.09%) Microservices
6 10 (9.17%) E-Commerce
6 10 (9.17%) Mentoring
6 10 (9.17%) Project Management
6 10 (9.17%) Test Automation
7 9 (8.26%) Fintech
7 9 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (7.34%) DevOps
9 7 (6.42%) ITIL
9 7 (6.42%) Kanban
10 6 (5.50%) BDD
10 6 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.50%) iOS Development
10 6 (5.50%) MVVM
10 6 (5.50%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.70%) Kotlin
2 35 (32.11%) Java
3 22 (20.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.42%) C#
5 6 (5.50%) Python
5 6 (5.50%) TypeScript
6 5 (4.59%) Apple Swift
7 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.67%) SQL
8 3 (2.75%) C++
9 2 (1.83%) C
9 2 (1.83%) ClojureScript
9 2 (1.83%) Groovy
9 2 (1.83%) Perl
9 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.83%) Ruby
9 2 (1.83%) Scala
9 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.92%) MCDST
3 1 (0.92%) MCSA
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) QA
System Software
1 19 (17.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.59%) Docker
3 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Intune
1 8 (7.34%) SCCM
2 6 (5.50%) Grafana
2 6 (5.50%) Graphite
3 5 (4.59%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.67%) Puppet
4 4 (3.67%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.83%) Ansible
5 2 (1.83%) Consul
5 2 (1.83%) Kibana
5 2 (1.83%) logstash
5 2 (1.83%) Salt
5 2 (1.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.83%) Terraform
5 2 (1.83%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.92%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.92%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.84%) Apple
3 9 (8.26%) Google
4 5 (4.59%) Citrix
4 5 (4.59%) Xamarin
5 4 (3.67%) Samsung
5 4 (3.67%) SAP
5 4 (3.67%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.67%) Splunk
5 4 (3.67%) VMware
6 2 (1.83%) Cisco
6 2 (1.83%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.83%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle
6 2 (1.83%) Polycom
6 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.83%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.83%) Sybase
6 2 (1.83%) Symantec
7 1 (0.92%) iManage