Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 126 112
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 +2
Contract jobs citing Android 149 115 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.09% 1.77% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.32% 8.42% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 92 143
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £325 £207
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
City of London median hourly rate - £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% -36.00%
Central London median hourly rate - £19.00 £19.00

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 1444 1365 1879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.21% 21.03% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1132 1068 1484
City of London median daily rate £483 £459 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.06% +3.73% +10.48%
10th Percentile £213 £287 £225
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.80% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 25 52
City of London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £12.06
90th Percentile £26.98 £42.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.98 £17.99
% change year-on-year -5.42% -0.08% +14.22%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Android.

1 100 (67.11%) Apple iOS
2 73 (48.99%) Android Development
3 65 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (36.91%) Mobile App
5 51 (34.23%) Java
6 44 (29.53%) Scrum
7 40 (26.85%) iOS Development
8 35 (23.49%) TDD
9 33 (22.15%) Test Automation
9 33 (22.15%) User Experience
10 32 (21.48%) JavaScript
11 31 (20.81%) Git (software)
12 30 (20.13%) REST
13 29 (19.46%) BDD
14 28 (18.79%) React Native
14 28 (18.79%) Banking
15 27 (18.12%) JSON
15 27 (18.12%) HTML
16 24 (16.11%) Finance
17 22 (14.77%) HTML5
18 21 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (14.09%) Apple
18 21 (14.09%) RxJava
18 21 (14.09%) Jenkins
19 19 (12.75%) Mobile Development
19 19 (12.75%) Windows
19 19 (12.75%) Objective-C
19 19 (12.75%) RESTful
20 18 (12.08%) Software Engineering
20 18 (12.08%) CSS

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 5 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.68%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.01%) Apache
3 3 (2.01%) Mule
4 2 (1.34%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.34%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.34%) Confluence
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.67%) JBoss
5 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.34%) InVision
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.67%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.38%) GitHub
3 9 (6.04%) Office 365
4 8 (5.37%) Google Play
5 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (3.36%) npm
7 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.01%) PaaS
8 2 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.34%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (1.34%) BrowserStack
8 2 (1.34%) CloudBees
8 2 (1.34%) IaaS
8 2 (1.34%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.34%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.67%) Firebase
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.70%) HTTP
2 5 (3.36%) Bluetooth
3 4 (2.68%) Internet
4 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.34%) Network Security
5 2 (1.34%) Skype
5 2 (1.34%) SSL
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.67%) DHCP
6 1 (0.67%) DNS
6 1 (0.67%) Firewall
6 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.67%) LAN
6 1 (0.67%) NFC
6 1 (0.67%) SAN
6 1 (0.67%) SMS
6 1 (0.67%) VLAN
6 1 (0.67%) VoIP
6 1 (0.67%) WAN
6 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.71%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (6.71%) NoSQL
2 9 (6.04%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.03%) MySQL
3 6 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.03%) Redis
4 5 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (3.36%) Big Data
4 5 (3.36%) Neo4j
5 4 (2.68%) HBase
6 3 (2.01%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.01%) SQLite
7 2 (1.34%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.34%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.34%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.34%) Impala
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.34%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.34%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 31 (20.81%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.09%) Jenkins
3 17 (11.41%) Cucumber
4 15 (10.07%) JIRA
5 13 (8.72%) Appium
6 11 (7.38%) Gradle
7 10 (6.71%) Selenium
8 7 (4.70%) SonarQube
9 6 (4.03%) Maven
10 5 (3.36%) Crashlytics
10 5 (3.36%) SpecFlow
10 5 (3.36%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.68%) git-flow
11 4 (2.68%) JUnit
11 4 (2.68%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.68%) webpack
12 3 (2.01%) Babel
12 3 (2.01%) Jasmine
12 3 (2.01%) Mocha
12 3 (2.01%) NUnit
General
1 28 (18.79%) Banking
2 24 (16.11%) Finance
3 8 (5.37%) Games
3 8 (5.37%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.03%) Advertising
4 6 (4.03%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.36%) Publishing
6 4 (2.68%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.01%) Retail
7 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.67%) Automotive
9 1 (0.67%) Law
9 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (59.73%) Developer
2 41 (27.52%) Android Developer
3 15 (10.07%) iOS Developer
4 12 (8.05%) Mobile Developer
4 12 (8.05%) Senior Developer
5 10 (6.71%) Designer
6 9 (6.04%) Analyst
6 9 (6.04%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.37%) Applications Developer
7 8 (5.37%) UX Designer
8 7 (4.70%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.70%) iOS Android Developer
8 7 (4.70%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 6 (4.03%) Senior Android Developer
10 5 (3.36%) Mac Engineer
10 5 (3.36%) UI Developer
11 4 (2.68%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (2.68%) Java Engineer
11 4 (2.68%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.13%) REST
2 28 (18.79%) React Native
3 27 (18.12%) HTML
3 27 (18.12%) JSON
4 22 (14.77%) HTML5
5 21 (14.09%) RxJava
6 19 (12.75%) RESTful
7 18 (12.08%) CSS
7 18 (12.08%) React
8 16 (10.74%) Android SDK
9 15 (10.07%) Web Services
10 14 (9.40%) CSS3
10 14 (9.40%) Node.js
11 12 (8.05%) Spring
12 11 (7.38%) Redux
12 11 (7.38%) Spring Boot
13 9 (6.04%) AngularJS
13 9 (6.04%) Dagger
13 9 (6.04%) iOS SDK
13 9 (6.04%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 55 (36.91%) Mobile App
2 33 (22.15%) User Experience
3 13 (8.72%) iPhone
4 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.71%) Blackberry
5 8 (5.37%) Fintech
6 6 (4.03%) Animation
6 6 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (4.03%) Mobile Games
7 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.36%) iPad
7 5 (3.36%) Social Media
8 4 (2.68%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.34%) BYOD
9 2 (1.34%) Clustering
9 2 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.34%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 100 (67.11%) Apple iOS
2 19 (12.75%) Windows
3 9 (6.04%) Windows 10
4 7 (4.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.01%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.01%) Unix
6 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.67%) Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (48.99%) Android Development
2 65 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (29.53%) Scrum
4 40 (26.85%) iOS Development
5 35 (23.49%) TDD
6 33 (22.15%) Test Automation
7 29 (19.46%) BDD
8 21 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (12.75%) Mobile Development
10 18 (12.08%) Software Engineering
11 15 (10.07%) DevOps
12 14 (9.40%) Domain-Driven Design
13 13 (8.72%) Microservices
14 12 (8.05%) OOP
14 12 (8.05%) Open Source
15 11 (7.38%) Kanban
16 10 (6.71%) Wealth Management
17 9 (6.04%) Pair Programming
18 8 (5.37%) Functional Testing
18 8 (5.37%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.23%) Java
2 32 (21.48%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.75%) Objective-C
4 17 (11.41%) SQL
5 16 (10.74%) Apple Swift
6 11 (7.38%) C#
7 10 (6.71%) C++
8 9 (6.04%) Python
9 8 (5.37%) ES6
10 7 (4.70%) GraphQL
10 7 (4.70%) Kotlin
11 6 (4.03%) Scala
12 3 (2.01%) ECMAScript
13 2 (1.34%) C
13 2 (1.34%) COBOL
13 2 (1.34%) PHP
13 2 (1.34%) XAML
14 1 (0.67%) Clojure
14 1 (0.67%) Delphi
14 1 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (5.37%) Degree
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.67%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.67%) MCITP
5 1 (0.67%) MCSA
5 1 (0.67%) MCSE
5 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.05%) QA
System Software
1 14 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.34%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.34%) Docker
2 2 (1.34%) HDFS
3 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) SCCM
2 2 (1.34%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.34%) Control-M
2 2 (1.34%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.34%) Oozie
2 2 (1.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.67%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 21 (14.09%) Apple
2 12 (8.05%) Google
3 9 (6.04%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.37%) Xamarin
5 6 (4.03%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.36%) HP
6 5 (3.36%) Oracle
7 3 (2.01%) Citrix
7 3 (2.01%) Dell
8 2 (1.34%) Adobe
8 2 (1.34%) Cisco
8 2 (1.34%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.34%) Palantir
8 2 (1.34%) Perforce
8 2 (1.34%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.34%) Telerik
9 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.67%) Facebook
9 1 (0.67%) Meraki
9 1 (0.67%) Ruckus Wireless