Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 123 118
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5 -6
Contract jobs citing Android 163 130 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.47% 1.92% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.78% 9.10% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 110 163
City of London median daily rate £435 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £195 £325 £213
90th Percentile £575 £564 £556
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
City of London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.34% -9.52% -53.33%
10th Percentile £20.09 £18.50 £17.70
90th Percentile £28.44 £19.50 £155.30
Central London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.34% -9.52% -53.33%

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 1384 1428 2341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.96% 21.12% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 1172 1813
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £211 £275 £213
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
Central London median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 85
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +1.60% +1.08%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.12
90th Percentile £30.30 £23.23 £30.52
Central London median hourly rate £18.40 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.11% -2.78% +2.86%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 96 (58.90%) Apple iOS
2 72 (44.17%) Android Development
3 60 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (31.90%) Java
5 43 (26.38%) Mobile App
6 38 (23.31%) REST
7 33 (20.25%) TDD
8 31 (19.02%) RxJava
8 31 (19.02%) User Experience
9 30 (18.40%) JSON
10 28 (17.18%) Test Automation
10 28 (17.18%) HTML
11 26 (15.95%) Banking
11 26 (15.95%) iOS Development
12 25 (15.34%) Git (software)
12 25 (15.34%) JavaScript
12 25 (15.34%) Scrum
13 23 (14.11%) Windows
14 21 (12.88%) Open Source
14 21 (12.88%) BDD
15 20 (12.27%) CSS
16 19 (11.66%) Apple
16 19 (11.66%) HTML5
16 19 (11.66%) React Native
17 18 (11.04%) Apple Swift
17 18 (11.04%) Finance
17 18 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (10.43%) Active Directory
18 17 (10.43%) AngularJS
19 16 (9.82%) Blackberry

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 6 (3.68%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (3.07%) Mule
3 4 (2.45%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.84%) Confluence
5 2 (1.23%) Apache
5 2 (1.23%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.84%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.23%) InVision
4 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.61%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.91%) Office 365
4 7 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (3.68%) GitHub
5 6 (3.68%) Google Play
6 4 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.23%) CloudBees
7 2 (1.23%) IaaS
7 2 (1.23%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.23%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.23%) PaaS
8 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.61%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.61%) G Suite
8 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.91%) HTTP
2 5 (3.07%) Internet
3 4 (2.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.84%) LAN
4 3 (1.84%) SSL
4 3 (1.84%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.23%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.23%) Firewall
5 2 (1.23%) Network Security
5 2 (1.23%) Skype
5 2 (1.23%) Wireless
6 1 (0.61%) DHCP
6 1 (0.61%) FTP
6 1 (0.61%) MPLS
6 1 (0.61%) RFID
6 1 (0.61%) SAN
6 1 (0.61%) SMTP
6 1 (0.61%) VLAN
6 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.52%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (3.07%) SQLite
4 4 (2.45%) CouchDB
4 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.84%) Big Data
5 3 (1.84%) HBase
5 3 (1.84%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.23%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.23%) Cloudera CDH
6 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.23%) Impala
6 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.23%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.61%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (15.34%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.98%) Cucumber
3 12 (7.36%) Appium
4 11 (6.75%) Android Studio
4 11 (6.75%) Selenium
5 8 (4.91%) Calabash
6 7 (4.29%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.29%) JIRA
7 6 (3.68%) Capybara
7 6 (3.68%) JUnit
7 6 (3.68%) WebDriver
7 6 (3.68%) Xcode
8 5 (3.07%) Gradle
8 5 (3.07%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.45%) Axure RP
9 4 (2.45%) webpack
10 3 (1.84%) git-flow
10 3 (1.84%) Mocha
10 3 (1.84%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.23%) QUnit
General
1 26 (15.95%) Banking
2 18 (11.04%) Finance
3 10 (6.13%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.91%) Retail
5 6 (3.68%) Games
6 4 (2.45%) Advertising
6 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.84%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.84%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.84%) Marketing
7 3 (1.84%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.23%) French Language
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
9 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (52.15%) Developer
2 49 (30.06%) Android Developer
3 17 (10.43%) Analyst
4 14 (8.59%) iOS Developer
5 10 (6.13%) Mobile Developer
5 10 (6.13%) Support Engineer
6 8 (4.91%) Active Directory Analyst
6 8 (4.91%) Designer
6 8 (4.91%) iOS Android Developer
6 8 (4.91%) Service Analyst
7 7 (4.29%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (3.68%) Desktop Support
8 6 (3.68%) Xamarin Developer
9 5 (3.07%) Architect
9 5 (3.07%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.45%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.45%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.45%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.31%) REST
2 31 (19.02%) RxJava
3 30 (18.40%) JSON
4 28 (17.18%) HTML
5 20 (12.27%) CSS
6 19 (11.66%) HTML5
6 19 (11.66%) React Native
7 17 (10.43%) AngularJS
8 15 (9.20%) .NET
8 15 (9.20%) Node.js
8 15 (9.20%) Web Services
9 14 (8.59%) Android SDK
10 13 (7.98%) Apache Cordova
11 12 (7.36%) jQuery
11 12 (7.36%) Material Design
11 12 (7.36%) React
12 10 (6.13%) CSS3
12 10 (6.13%) PhoneGap
13 9 (5.52%) RESTful
14 7 (4.29%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.38%) Mobile App
2 31 (19.02%) User Experience
3 16 (9.82%) Blackberry
4 10 (6.13%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (6.13%) iPhone
5 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.07%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.07%) iPad
7 4 (2.45%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (2.45%) Social Media
8 3 (1.84%) Animation
8 3 (1.84%) Fintech
8 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.61%) BYOD
10 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.61%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.61%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 96 (58.90%) Apple iOS
2 23 (14.11%) Windows
3 9 (5.52%) Windows 10
4 8 (4.91%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.07%) Linux
5 5 (3.07%) Unix
6 3 (1.84%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.23%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (44.17%) Android Development
2 60 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.25%) TDD
4 28 (17.18%) Test Automation
5 26 (15.95%) iOS Development
6 25 (15.34%) Scrum
7 21 (12.88%) BDD
7 21 (12.88%) Open Source
8 15 (9.20%) Mobile Development
9 14 (8.59%) DevOps
10 13 (7.98%) Mobile Device Management
11 12 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (7.36%) Cross-Platform Development
11 12 (7.36%) Software Engineering
12 10 (6.13%) MVC
12 10 (6.13%) SOLID
13 9 (5.52%) Kanban
13 9 (5.52%) Prototyping
13 9 (5.52%) Web Development
14 8 (4.91%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (31.90%) Java
2 25 (15.34%) JavaScript
3 18 (11.04%) Apple Swift
4 16 (9.82%) Objective-C
5 13 (7.98%) C#
6 10 (6.13%) Python
7 9 (5.52%) C++
8 8 (4.91%) Scala
9 7 (4.29%) Ruby
10 5 (3.07%) GraphQL
10 5 (3.07%) SQL
10 5 (3.07%) XAML
11 2 (1.23%) C
11 2 (1.23%) COBOL
12 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.61%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.61%) ES6
12 1 (0.61%) Groovy
12 1 (0.61%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (5.52%) Degree
2 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.84%) MCSA
3 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.61%) MCITP
4 1 (0.61%) MCSE
4 1 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.13%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.23%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.23%) Docker
2 2 (1.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.84%) SCCM
3 2 (1.23%) Control-M
3 2 (1.23%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.23%) Oozie
3 2 (1.23%) Puppet
4 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.61%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 19 (11.66%) Apple
2 16 (9.82%) Google
3 13 (7.98%) Xamarin
4 10 (6.13%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.07%) Telerik
6 3 (1.84%) Citrix
6 3 (1.84%) Facebook
6 3 (1.84%) Oracle
7 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco
7 2 (1.23%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.23%) HP
7 2 (1.23%) Palantir
7 2 (1.23%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.61%) Adobe
8 1 (0.61%) Dell
8 1 (0.61%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.61%) Perforce
8 1 (0.61%) Sophos
8 1 (0.61%) Symantec