Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 139 92 112
Rank change year-on-year -47 +20 +25
Contract jobs citing Android 50 33 89
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.26% 1.60% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.38% 9.73% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 75
10th Percentile £130 £219 £127
25th Percentile £135 £275 £223
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £488 £415
Median % change year-on-year -12.82% +17.47% -7.26%
75th Percentile £538 £575 £516
90th Percentile £623 £603 £554
Central London median daily rate £443 £475 £423
% change year-on-year -6.84% +12.43% -5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
10th Percentile - - £13.31
25th Percentile - - £16.78
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £19.85
Median % change year-on-year - +13.35% +13.43%
75th Percentile - - £21.25
90th Percentile - - £21.70
Central London median hourly rate - £22.50 £19.85
% change year-on-year - +13.35% +13.43%

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 533 339 851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.40% 16.40% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 262 658
10th Percentile £184 £163 £150
25th Percentile £372 £328 £276
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +7.89% +9.20% -8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 28
10th Percentile - £16.40 £12.36
25th Percentile £13.88 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £16.73
Median % change year-on-year -36.67% +34.53% -10.56%
75th Percentile £25.44 £23.00 £20.81
90th Percentile £34.25 - £21.30
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -36.67% +20.32% -

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 24 January 2022.

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 26 (52.00%) Apple iOS
2 25 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 18 (36.00%) Windows
3 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (32.00%) Social Skills
5 13 (26.00%) React Native
5 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (24.00%) Blackberry
6 12 (24.00%) Finance
6 12 (24.00%) User Experience
7 11 (22.00%) Mobile Development
7 11 (22.00%) Clean Code
7 11 (22.00%) Apple Swift
7 11 (22.00%) UX Design
8 10 (20.00%) CI/CD
8 10 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 10 (20.00%) Coaching
9 9 (18.00%) iPad
9 9 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (18.00%) Windows Phone
9 9 (18.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (18.00%) User Stories
9 9 (18.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (18.00%) Antivirus Management
9 9 (18.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 9 (18.00%) Thought Leadership
9 9 (18.00%) Break/Fix
9 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Sketch
3 1 (2.00%) InVision
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (4.00%) Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.00%) Figma
3 1 (2.00%) GitHub
3 1 (2.00%) Google Data Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Google Workspace
3 1 (2.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.00%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (2.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.00%) Broadband
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.00%) DHCP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.00%) Skype
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Cognos Impromptu
1 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Appium
3 1 (2.00%) Burp Suite
3 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.00%) Cypress.io
3 1 (2.00%) GDB
3 1 (2.00%) GitLab
3 1 (2.00%) JSUnit
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.00%) Mocha
3 1 (2.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.00%) TestNG
3 1 (2.00%) Xcode
General
1 16 (32.00%) Social Skills
2 12 (24.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Law
4 2 (4.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) React Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 10 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Designer
4 4 (8.00%) IT Support
5 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) iOS Android Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Mac Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.00%) UX Designer
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) React Native
2 6 (12.00%) Android SDK
3 3 (6.00%) React
3 3 (6.00%) RESTful
3 3 (6.00%) RxJava
4 2 (4.00%) JNI
4 2 (4.00%) JSON
4 2 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) Android NDK
5 1 (2.00%) Chai
5 1 (2.00%) Enzyme
5 1 (2.00%) GraphQL
5 1 (2.00%) iOS SDK
5 1 (2.00%) Jest
5 1 (2.00%) Next.js
5 1 (2.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.00%) Redux
5 1 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 12 (24.00%) Blackberry
2 12 (24.00%) User Experience
3 9 (18.00%) iPad
3 9 (18.00%) iPhone
4 2 (4.00%) Social Media
4 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.00%) Animation
5 1 (2.00%) BYOD
5 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.00%) EMV
5 1 (2.00%) EPoS
5 1 (2.00%) HoloLens
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Apple iOS
2 18 (36.00%) Windows
3 9 (18.00%) Windows Phone
4 7 (14.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.00%) Android TV
7 1 (2.00%) Linux
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (22.00%) Clean Code
3 11 (22.00%) Mobile Development
3 11 (22.00%) UX Design
4 10 (20.00%) CI/CD
4 10 (20.00%) Coaching
4 10 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 9 (18.00%) Antivirus Management
5 9 (18.00%) Break/Fix
5 9 (18.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (18.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (18.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (18.00%) Thought Leadership
5 9 (18.00%) User Stories
6 8 (16.00%) Android Development
7 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) Apple Swift
2 7 (14.00%) Kotlin
3 6 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.00%) Bash
5 1 (2.00%) Go
5 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) CEH
1 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (2.00%) OSCP
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) Accessibility
2 3 (6.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.00%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Citrix
2 4 (8.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (6.00%) Adobe
3 3 (6.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) iManage
4 2 (4.00%) Intapp
4 2 (4.00%) Sun
4 2 (4.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.00%) Apple
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.00%) Perfecto Mobile
5 1 (2.00%) Remedy