Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 106 114
Rank change year-on-year -25 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing Android 134 161 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.91% 2.34% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.37% 11.72% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 119 107
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £164 £200 £329
90th Percentile £638 £575 £575
Central London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 - £19.00
10th Percentile £14.68 - £18.50
90th Percentile £19.28 - £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £17.50 - £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 1,430 1,374 1,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.43% 20.01% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,098 1,075 1,145
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £158 £219 £279
90th Percentile £638 £670 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £458
% change year-on-year - +3.83% +7.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 46 34
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.15 £27.50 £32.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.25 £18.45
% change year-on-year +8.41% -6.50% +2.50%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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
London Bridge - 1 £160 -
Android
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 76 (56.72%) Apple iOS
2 47 (35.07%) Android Development
3 46 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (27.61%) Java
4 37 (27.61%) Mobile App
5 30 (22.39%) Finance
6 28 (20.90%) JavaScript
7 27 (20.15%) Banking
8 26 (19.40%) Kotlin
9 25 (18.66%) Android SDK
9 25 (18.66%) Windows
10 20 (14.93%) User Experience
11 19 (14.18%) QA
12 18 (13.43%) Google
12 18 (13.43%) TDD
13 17 (12.69%) Scrum
13 17 (12.69%) Citrix
14 16 (11.94%) Active Directory
14 16 (11.94%) RESTful
14 16 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (11.94%) Jenkins
15 15 (11.19%) RxJava
15 15 (11.19%) Open Source
15 15 (11.19%) Test Automation
16 14 (10.45%) React Native
16 14 (10.45%) Node.js
17 13 (9.70%) Office 365
17 13 (9.70%) Degree
17 13 (9.70%) Microsoft
17 13 (9.70%) Python

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 11 (8.21%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.24%) CMS
4 3 (2.24%) Confluence
4 3 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.24%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.49%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.24%) InVision
3 2 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.49%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.49%) Snapchat
4 1 (0.75%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.75%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.75%) Flinto
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.70%) Office 365
3 9 (6.72%) Google Play
4 7 (5.22%) Apigee
5 3 (2.24%) GitHub
5 3 (2.24%) Slack
6 2 (1.49%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.49%) Heroku
6 2 (1.49%) IaaS
6 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.49%) npm
7 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.75%) Fastly
7 1 (0.75%) Firebase
7 1 (0.75%) GoToWebinar
7 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.75%) Serverless
7 1 (0.75%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) SSL
2 7 (5.22%) Internet
3 5 (3.73%) Skype
3 5 (3.73%) VPN
4 4 (2.99%) LAN
4 4 (2.99%) WAN
5 3 (2.24%) Broadband
5 3 (2.24%) DNS
5 3 (2.24%) Firewall
5 3 (2.24%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.49%) SMS
6 2 (1.49%) SMTP
6 2 (1.49%) VoIP
6 2 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.75%) DHCP
7 1 (0.75%) FTP
7 1 (0.75%) HTTP
7 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.24%) Big Data
2 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) SQLite
3 2 (1.49%) Couchbase
3 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.75%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.75%) Redis
4 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (11.94%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.21%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.72%) Maven
3 9 (6.72%) Selenium
4 6 (4.48%) Android Studio
4 6 (4.48%) Appium
4 6 (4.48%) JIRA
4 6 (4.48%) TeamCity
4 6 (4.48%) Xcode
5 5 (3.73%) Gradle
5 5 (3.73%) webpack
6 4 (2.99%) CircleCI
6 4 (2.99%) JUnit
7 3 (2.24%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.24%) Babel
8 2 (1.49%) Burp Suite
8 2 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.49%) git-flow
8 2 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (22.39%) Finance
2 27 (20.15%) Banking
3 7 (5.22%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.99%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.99%) Law
4 4 (2.99%) Retail
5 3 (2.24%) Back Office
5 3 (2.24%) Games
5 3 (2.24%) Legal
5 3 (2.24%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.49%) Publishing
6 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (39.55%) Developer
2 26 (19.40%) Android Developer
3 18 (13.43%) Analyst
4 15 (11.19%) Android Engineer
5 11 (8.21%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.72%) Designer
6 9 (6.72%) Desktop Support
7 8 (5.97%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.97%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.48%) Mobile Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.48%) UX Designer
9 5 (3.73%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) React Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Senior Android Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Service Desk Support
9 5 (3.73%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.66%) Android SDK
2 16 (11.94%) RESTful
3 15 (11.19%) RxJava
4 14 (10.45%) Node.js
4 14 (10.45%) React Native
5 10 (7.46%) Dagger
5 10 (7.46%) Retrofit
6 9 (6.72%) React
6 9 (6.72%) Web Services
7 8 (5.97%) HTML
7 8 (5.97%) JSON
8 7 (5.22%) CSS
8 7 (5.22%) OAuth
8 7 (5.22%) Redux
8 7 (5.22%) REST
8 7 (5.22%) SAML
9 5 (3.73%) HTML5
10 4 (2.99%) CSS3
10 4 (2.99%) iOS SDK
10 4 (2.99%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.61%) Mobile App
2 20 (14.93%) User Experience
3 11 (8.21%) Blackberry
4 10 (7.46%) iPhone
5 9 (6.72%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.97%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.97%) Fintech
7 6 (4.48%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.99%) Internet of Things
8 4 (2.99%) iPad
8 4 (2.99%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.24%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (2.24%) Photography
9 3 (2.24%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.49%) BYOD
10 2 (1.49%) Digital Currency
10 2 (1.49%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (1.49%) STB
10 2 (1.49%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 76 (56.72%) Apple iOS
2 25 (18.66%) Windows
3 11 (8.21%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.72%) Windows 10
5 6 (4.48%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.73%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (3.73%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.99%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.99%) Unix
8 1 (0.75%) Linux
8 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.07%) Android Development
2 46 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.43%) TDD
4 17 (12.69%) Scrum
5 15 (11.19%) Open Source
5 15 (11.19%) Test Automation
6 12 (8.96%) ITIL
7 11 (8.21%) Mobile Application Development
8 10 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (7.46%) iOS Development
8 10 (7.46%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.72%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.72%) Mobile Development
10 8 (5.97%) BDD
10 8 (5.97%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (5.22%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (5.22%) Kanban
11 7 (5.22%) Service Management
11 7 (5.22%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.61%) Java
2 28 (20.90%) JavaScript
3 26 (19.40%) Kotlin
4 13 (9.70%) Python
5 12 (8.96%) Apple Swift
6 7 (5.22%) ES6
6 7 (5.22%) Objective-C
7 6 (4.48%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.73%) C++
8 5 (3.73%) ES7
9 3 (2.24%) C
9 3 (2.24%) C#
9 3 (2.24%) SQL
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.99%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (2.24%) MCSE
5 2 (1.49%) CEH
5 2 (1.49%) CISSP
5 2 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.49%) MBA
6 1 (0.75%) ISEB
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.18%) QA
2 4 (2.99%) SLA
3 2 (1.49%) GDPR
3 2 (1.49%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.24%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.49%) Docker
3 2 (1.49%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) SCCM
2 2 (1.49%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.75%) Grafana
3 1 (0.75%) Graphite
3 1 (0.75%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) SCOM
3 1 (0.75%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (13.43%) Google
2 17 (12.69%) Citrix
3 13 (9.70%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.96%) Apple
5 4 (2.99%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.24%) Adobe
6 3 (2.24%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.24%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.24%) Dell
6 3 (2.24%) FactSet
6 3 (2.24%) IBM
7 2 (1.49%) Mitel
7 2 (1.49%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.49%) VMware
8 1 (0.75%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.75%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.75%) Panasonic
8 1 (0.75%) Roku
8 1 (0.75%) Samsung
8 1 (0.75%) Splunk