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 3 months to 27 April 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 105 89
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16  
Contract jobs citing Android 80 57 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.50% 1.64% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.58% 8.01% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 47 85
Median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £192 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £328
% change year-on-year +3.44% +10.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.16 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year - +154.54%  

Android is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 691 712 1165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 21.61% 20.51% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 570 891
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 39
Median hourly rate £21.16 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +11.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.60 £22.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year -7.95% +6.92%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Android as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 27 April 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 74 (61.67%) Apple iOS
2 58 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (35.00%) TDD
4 38 (31.67%) Android Development
5 37 (30.83%) Mobile App
6 31 (25.83%) JavaScript
7 27 (22.50%) Java
7 27 (22.50%) Scrum
8 26 (21.67%) HTML
9 25 (20.83%) REST
10 24 (20.00%) CSS
11 20 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (16.67%) Banking
12 19 (15.83%) BDD
13 18 (15.00%) Kanban
13 18 (15.00%) Windows
14 17 (14.17%) User Experience
15 16 (13.33%) Mobile Development
16 15 (12.50%) jQuery
17 14 (11.67%) JSON
17 14 (11.67%) MVC
17 14 (11.67%) C#
17 14 (11.67%) E-Commerce
18 13 (10.83%) .NET
18 13 (10.83%) Google
18 13 (10.83%) Software Engineering
18 13 (10.83%) Open Source
18 13 (10.83%) RESTful
18 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (10.83%) 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 3 (2.50%) JBoss
2 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.83%) Mule
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.50%) Google Play
5 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.67%) G Suite
5 2 (1.67%) GitHub
5 2 (1.67%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.67%) Office 365
6 1 (0.83%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.83%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.83%) Firebase
6 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) HTTP
2 7 (5.83%) RTP
2 7 (5.83%) RTSP
3 4 (3.33%) Internet
3 4 (3.33%) LAN
4 3 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.50%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.50%) Wireless
5 2 (1.67%) VPN
6 1 (0.83%) ADSL
6 1 (0.83%) Firewall
6 1 (0.83%) FTP
6 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.83%) LDAP
6 1 (0.83%) RFID
6 1 (0.83%) SMTP
6 1 (0.83%) SSL
6 1 (0.83%) WAN
6 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.50%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.67%) MySQL
2 8 (6.67%) SQLite
3 7 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) GIS
Development Applications
1 12 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.50%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.50%) Selenium
4 8 (6.67%) Appium
4 8 (6.67%) Calabash
5 7 (5.83%) Xcode
6 6 (5.00%) Android Studio
6 6 (5.00%) Axure RP
7 5 (4.17%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.33%) Capybara
8 4 (3.33%) JIRA
8 4 (3.33%) Maven
9 3 (2.50%) Ant
9 3 (2.50%) JUnit
10 2 (1.67%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.67%) Gradle
10 2 (1.67%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.67%) Robotium
10 2 (1.67%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (16.67%) Banking
2 9 (7.50%) Finance
3 5 (4.17%) Retail
4 4 (3.33%) Advertising
5 3 (2.50%) Games
5 3 (2.50%) Marketing
6 2 (1.67%) French Language
6 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (62.50%) Developer
2 34 (28.33%) Android Developer
3 16 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 10 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (7.50%) Analyst
5 9 (7.50%) iOS Developer
5 9 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (6.67%) Xamarin Developer
7 7 (5.83%) iOS Android Developer
7 7 (5.83%) Scala Developer
7 7 (5.83%) Senior Android Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Architect
9 5 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.33%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.33%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.67%) HTML
2 25 (20.83%) REST
3 24 (20.00%) CSS
4 15 (12.50%) jQuery
5 14 (11.67%) JSON
6 13 (10.83%) .NET
6 13 (10.83%) RESTful
6 13 (10.83%) RxJava
7 10 (8.33%) Web Services
8 9 (7.50%) AngularJS
9 8 (6.67%) Ajax
9 8 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
9 8 (6.67%) Spring
10 7 (5.83%) Akka
10 7 (5.83%) Android SDK
10 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (5.83%) FFmpeg
10 7 (5.83%) GStreamer
10 7 (5.83%) Kafka
10 7 (5.83%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.83%) Mobile App
2 17 (14.17%) User Experience
3 8 (6.67%) Streaming Video
4 7 (5.83%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.83%) MPEG
5 6 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.17%) iPad
7 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.67%) Fintech
7 2 (1.67%) iPhone
7 2 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.67%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.67%) Social Media
8 1 (0.83%) Animation
8 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.83%) Oculus Rift
8 1 (0.83%) Social Gaming
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 74 (61.67%) Apple iOS
2 18 (15.00%) Windows
3 4 (3.33%) Linux
3 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.50%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.67%) Unix
5 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.83%) CentOS
6 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) webOS
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.00%) TDD
3 38 (31.67%) Android Development
4 27 (22.50%) Scrum
5 20 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (15.83%) BDD
7 18 (15.00%) Kanban
8 16 (13.33%) Mobile Development
9 14 (11.67%) E-Commerce
9 14 (11.67%) MVC
10 13 (10.83%) Open Source
10 13 (10.83%) Software Engineering
11 10 (8.33%) Automated Testing
12 9 (7.50%) Cross-Platform Development
13 8 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 8 (6.67%) iOS Development
13 8 (6.67%) Web Development
14 7 (5.83%) Front End Development
14 7 (5.83%) Pair Programming
14 7 (5.83%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.83%) JavaScript
2 27 (22.50%) Java
3 14 (11.67%) C#
4 11 (9.17%) Apple Swift
5 8 (6.67%) Objective-C
6 7 (5.83%) Ruby
6 7 (5.83%) Scala
7 6 (5.00%) C++
7 6 (5.00%) Python
7 6 (5.00%) XAML
8 5 (4.17%) SQL
9 2 (1.67%) Go
10 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) GraphQL
10 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) MCSA
2 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.83%) Docker
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) SCCM
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.83%) Ansible
3 1 (0.83%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (10.83%) Google
1 13 (10.83%) Xamarin
2 11 (9.17%) Apple
3 7 (5.83%) Brightcove
3 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.33%) Cisco
4 4 (3.33%) Telerik
5 3 (2.50%) Symantec
6 2 (1.67%) IBM
6 2 (1.67%) VMware
7 1 (0.83%) Apigee
7 1 (0.83%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.83%) Citrix
7 1 (0.83%) Facebook
7 1 (0.83%) Kony
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.83%) Remedy
7 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.83%) Sencha
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