Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 128 136
Rank change year-on-year +45 +8 -22
Contract jobs citing Android 101 119 131
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.45% 1.74% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.09% 8.84% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 98 110
Median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £140 £143 £203
90th Percentile £591 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £15.35 £20.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.20% +1.25% -0.39%
Central London median hourly rate £15.35 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -24.20% +1.25% +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 717 1,346 1,456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.42% 19.71% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 1,004 1,172
Median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £150 £156 £263
90th Percentile £638 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £498
% change year-on-year -5.26% -4.52% +10.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 51
Median hourly rate £17.83 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.88% +6.95% -1.58%
10th Percentile £12.05 £15.68 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.46 £33.70 £23.75
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -6.50% +6.95% -1.58%

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 7 April 2020.

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

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 7 April 2020. 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 +16 2 £500 -
London Bridge - 1 - -
Android
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 48 (47.52%) Apple iOS
2 38 (37.62%) Android Development
3 27 (26.73%) User Experience
3 27 (26.73%) Kotlin
4 26 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (22.77%) Java
6 21 (20.79%) Mobile App
7 15 (14.85%) RxJava
7 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
7 15 (14.85%) Finance
8 14 (13.86%) Games
8 14 (13.86%) Windows
9 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
10 12 (11.88%) Google
11 11 (10.89%) Office 365
12 10 (9.90%) Mobile Application Development
12 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
12 10 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (8.91%) Mobile Development
13 9 (8.91%) Windows 10
13 9 (8.91%) TDD
13 9 (8.91%) Banking
13 9 (8.91%) REST
13 9 (8.91%) iOS Development
14 8 (7.92%) Android SDK
14 8 (7.92%) DevOps
14 8 (7.92%) MVVM
14 8 (7.92%) Scrum
14 8 (7.92%) Apple
14 8 (7.92%) JavaScript

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 2 (1.98%) CMS
1 2 (1.98%) Confluence
2 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.95%) Sketch
3 4 (3.96%) InVision
4 2 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.99%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.89%) Office 365
2 7 (6.93%) Azure
3 6 (5.94%) GCP
3 6 (5.94%) GitHub
4 4 (3.96%) G Suite
5 3 (2.97%) AWS
6 2 (1.98%) Firebase
6 2 (1.98%) Google Play
7 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Asana
7 1 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.99%) Google Docs
7 1 (0.99%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) LAN
1 4 (3.96%) VPN
1 4 (3.96%) WAN
2 3 (2.97%) Skype
2 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.98%) Wireless
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.99%) DHCP
4 1 (0.99%) DNS
4 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
4 1 (0.99%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.99%) VLAN
4 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.97%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (2.97%) SQLite
3 2 (1.98%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.99%) MySQL
4 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.94%) Android Studio
2 6 (5.94%) JUnit
3 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.96%) Xcode
5 3 (2.97%) git-flow
5 3 (2.97%) JIRA
5 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.98%) Mockito
7 1 (0.99%) Appium
7 1 (0.99%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.99%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.99%) CMake
7 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.99%) fastlane
7 1 (0.99%) Postman
7 1 (0.99%) REST Assured
7 1 (0.99%) Selenium
7 1 (0.99%) Subversion
7 1 (0.99%) TestNG
General
1 15 (14.85%) Finance
2 14 (13.86%) Games
3 9 (8.91%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Automotive
5 2 (1.98%) Advertising
5 2 (1.98%) German Language
5 2 (1.98%) Marketing
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Arabic Language
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (49.50%) Developer
2 32 (31.68%) Android Developer
3 10 (9.90%) Junior
4 8 (7.92%) Applications Consultant
4 8 (7.92%) Consultant
4 8 (7.92%) iOS Developer
5 7 (6.93%) Applications Support
5 7 (6.93%) Applications Support Consultant
5 7 (6.93%) Designer
5 7 (6.93%) Desktop Support
5 7 (6.93%) Support Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) Junior Applications Support
6 6 (5.94%) Junior Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Android Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Android Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Junior Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.85%) RxJava
2 9 (8.91%) REST
3 8 (7.92%) Android SDK
4 7 (6.93%) CSS
4 7 (6.93%) HTML
5 6 (5.94%) RESTful
6 5 (4.95%) Material Design
7 4 (3.96%) .NET
7 4 (3.96%) Google Maps API
7 4 (3.96%) Node.js
8 3 (2.97%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.97%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.97%) HTML5
8 3 (2.97%) React Native
9 2 (1.98%) .NET Core
9 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.98%) React
9 2 (1.98%) Reactive Extensions
9 2 (1.98%) Retrofit
9 2 (1.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.73%) User Experience
2 21 (20.79%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.93%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.95%) iPad
5 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.96%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.96%) iPhone
6 3 (2.97%) BYOD
6 3 (2.97%) Chromecast
6 3 (2.97%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.97%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.98%) Online Games
7 2 (1.98%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (47.52%) Apple iOS
2 14 (13.86%) Windows
3 9 (8.91%) Windows 10
4 7 (6.93%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.97%) Linux
5 3 (2.97%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.98%) Android TV
6 2 (1.98%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.98%) tvOS
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.62%) Android Development
2 26 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.90%) Mobile Application Development
3 10 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (8.91%) iOS Development
4 9 (8.91%) Mobile Development
4 9 (8.91%) TDD
5 8 (7.92%) DevOps
5 8 (7.92%) MVVM
5 8 (7.92%) Scrum
6 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.93%) Open Source
7 6 (5.94%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.94%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.95%) Analytics
8 5 (4.95%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (4.95%) SDLC
8 5 (4.95%) Test Automation
8 5 (4.95%) User Stories
8 5 (4.95%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.73%) Kotlin
2 23 (22.77%) Java
3 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.94%) Apple Swift
5 5 (4.95%) C#
5 5 (4.95%) TypeScript
6 4 (3.96%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.96%) Ruby
7 3 (2.97%) C
7 3 (2.97%) Python
7 3 (2.97%) Scala
7 3 (2.97%) SQL
8 2 (1.98%) C++
8 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.98%) XAML
9 1 (0.99%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.99%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.99%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.97%) Docker
2 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.99%) Firmware
4 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.98%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.98%) Terraform
3 1 (0.99%) Ansible
3 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.99%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.99%) SCOM
3 1 (0.99%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) Google
3 8 (7.92%) Apple
4 4 (3.96%) Adobe
4 4 (3.96%) CA
4 4 (3.96%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (3.96%) Cisco
4 4 (3.96%) Citrix
4 4 (3.96%) Mapbox
5 3 (2.97%) Polycom
5 3 (2.97%) Symantec
5 3 (2.97%) VMware
6 2 (1.98%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.98%) Dell
6 2 (1.98%) Facebook
6 2 (1.98%) FactSet
6 2 (1.98%) HP
6 2 (1.98%) MobileIron
6 2 (1.98%) Reuters
6 2 (1.98%) Xamarin