Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 110 128
Rank change year-on-year -23 +18 -21
Contract jobs citing Android 136 159 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.91% 2.21% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.30% 10.94% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 120 96
City of London median daily rate £448 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.79% +2.70% +15.63%
10th Percentile £143 £200 £325
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 £18.75 - £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 1,462 1,453 1,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.50% 20.16% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,104 1,139 1,078
City of London median daily rate £475 £480 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +4.35% +4.07%
10th Percentile £150 £213 £275
90th Percentile £638 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 53 25
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.65% -18.42% +5.56%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £25.39 £27.15 £42.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.50 £17.98
% change year-on-year +13.33% -8.21% -0.08%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 74 (54.41%) Apple iOS
2 57 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (39.71%) Android Development
4 46 (33.82%) Mobile App
5 33 (24.26%) Finance
5 33 (24.26%) Java
6 31 (22.79%) Windows
7 29 (21.32%) Kotlin
8 26 (19.12%) Citrix
9 25 (18.38%) TDD
10 23 (16.91%) Active Directory
10 23 (16.91%) User Experience
11 19 (13.97%) Scrum
12 18 (13.24%) Software Engineering
12 18 (13.24%) iPhone
12 18 (13.24%) MS Exchange
13 17 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 16 (11.76%) QA
14 16 (11.76%) Banking
14 16 (11.76%) Android SDK
15 15 (11.03%) iOS Development
15 15 (11.03%) Mobile Development
15 15 (11.03%) Office 365
15 15 (11.03%) JSON
15 15 (11.03%) Git (software)
15 15 (11.03%) ITIL
15 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
16 14 (10.29%) Apple
16 14 (10.29%) Blackberry
16 14 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010

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 18 (13.24%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.94%) Confluence
5 3 (2.21%) CMS
5 3 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.21%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.47%) JBoss
7 1 (0.74%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.94%) InVision
3 2 (1.47%) Flinto
3 2 (1.47%) Snapchat
4 1 (0.74%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.74%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.03%) Office 365
2 13 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.35%) Google Play
4 8 (5.88%) GitHub
5 4 (2.94%) GoToWebinar
5 4 (2.94%) Slack
6 3 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.47%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.47%) Heroku
7 2 (1.47%) IaaS
7 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.74%) Firebase
8 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.74%) npm
8 1 (0.74%) Serverless
8 1 (0.74%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.88%) Skype
2 7 (5.15%) DNS
2 7 (5.15%) LAN
2 7 (5.15%) WAN
3 5 (3.68%) Internet
4 4 (2.94%) VPN
4 4 (2.94%) WLAN
5 3 (2.21%) Broadband
5 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.21%) VoIP
6 2 (1.47%) DHCP
6 2 (1.47%) Firewall
6 2 (1.47%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.47%) SMS
6 2 (1.47%) SMTP
6 2 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.74%) 4G
7 1 (0.74%) SSL
7 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) SQLite
2 4 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.47%) Big Data
4 2 (1.47%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.74%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.74%) Redis
5 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.88%) Android Studio
4 7 (5.15%) Gradle
5 6 (4.41%) CircleCI
5 6 (4.41%) JIRA
5 6 (4.41%) JUnit
5 6 (4.41%) Selenium
5 6 (4.41%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.41%) Xcode
6 5 (3.68%) Subversion
7 4 (2.94%) Appium
7 4 (2.94%) webpack
8 3 (2.21%) Burp Suite
8 3 (2.21%) Genymotion
8 3 (2.21%) Mockito
9 2 (1.47%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.47%) Babel
9 2 (1.47%) git-flow
9 2 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (24.26%) Finance
2 16 (11.76%) Banking
3 5 (3.68%) Law
4 4 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.94%) Games
4 4 (2.94%) Retail
5 3 (2.21%) Back Office
5 3 (2.21%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.47%) Legal
6 2 (1.47%) Publishing
6 2 (1.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.74%) French Language
7 1 (0.74%) German Language
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (40.44%) Developer
2 37 (27.21%) Android Developer
3 22 (16.18%) Analyst
4 12 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.09%) Service Analyst
5 11 (8.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (8.09%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (6.62%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (6.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 9 (6.62%) Service Desk Support
6 9 (6.62%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 8 (5.88%) Android Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Designer
8 7 (5.15%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.15%) IT Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) IT Support
8 7 (5.15%) Mobile Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Senior Android Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.76%) Android SDK
2 15 (11.03%) JSON
3 13 (9.56%) RESTful
4 11 (8.09%) React Native
4 11 (8.09%) REST
5 10 (7.35%) RxJava
6 9 (6.62%) Node.js
6 9 (6.62%) XML
7 7 (5.15%) Web Services
8 6 (4.41%) CSS
8 6 (4.41%) HTML
8 6 (4.41%) iOS SDK
8 6 (4.41%) React
8 6 (4.41%) Redux
9 4 (2.94%) Dagger
9 4 (2.94%) Retrofit
9 4 (2.94%) RxJS
10 3 (2.21%) CSS3
10 3 (2.21%) GraphQL
10 3 (2.21%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 46 (33.82%) Mobile App
2 23 (16.91%) User Experience
3 18 (13.24%) iPhone
4 14 (10.29%) Blackberry
5 11 (8.09%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.88%) Fintech
7 7 (5.15%) Smartphone
8 6 (4.41%) Virtual Team
9 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (3.68%) iPad
10 4 (2.94%) Internet of Things
11 3 (2.21%) Photography
11 3 (2.21%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.47%) Algorithms
12 2 (1.47%) Animation
12 2 (1.47%) BYOD
12 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.74%) Over-the-Top Content
13 1 (0.74%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 74 (54.41%) Apple iOS
2 31 (22.79%) Windows
3 10 (7.35%) Windows 10
3 10 (7.35%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.62%) Mac OS
4 9 (6.62%) Windows Mobile
4 9 (6.62%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.41%) Windows 8
5 6 (4.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.94%) Unix
7 1 (0.74%) Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (41.91%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (39.71%) Android Development
3 25 (18.38%) TDD
4 19 (13.97%) Scrum
5 18 (13.24%) Software Engineering
6 15 (11.03%) iOS Development
6 15 (11.03%) ITIL
6 15 (11.03%) Mobile Development
7 12 (8.82%) Computer Science
7 12 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 11 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (8.09%) Service Management
9 10 (7.35%) DevOps
9 10 (7.35%) Information Security
9 10 (7.35%) Open Source
9 10 (7.35%) Test Automation
9 10 (7.35%) Wireframes
10 9 (6.62%) BCP
10 9 (6.62%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.26%) Java
2 29 (21.32%) Kotlin
3 17 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.82%) Apple Swift
5 9 (6.62%) Python
6 6 (4.41%) ES6
6 6 (4.41%) TypeScript
7 5 (3.68%) C#
7 5 (3.68%) C++
7 5 (3.68%) ES7
7 5 (3.68%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.21%) C
9 1 (0.74%) Perl
9 1 (0.74%) Rust
9 1 (0.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.82%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (2.21%) CEH
4 3 (2.21%) CISSP
4 3 (2.21%) MCSE
5 2 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.74%) ISEB
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.74%) MCP
6 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.76%) QA
2 5 (3.68%) SLA
3 2 (1.47%) GDPR
4 1 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.74%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (16.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.68%) Docker
3 3 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) SCCM
2 5 (3.68%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.21%) Terraform
4 1 (0.74%) Grafana
4 1 (0.74%) Graphite
4 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.74%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.74%) SCOM
4 1 (0.74%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (19.12%) Citrix
2 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.29%) Apple
4 12 (8.82%) Google
5 8 (5.88%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.94%) Adobe
6 4 (2.94%) Avaya
6 4 (2.94%) Xamarin
7 3 (2.21%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.21%) FactSet
7 3 (2.21%) Mitel
8 2 (1.47%) Sophos
8 2 (1.47%) VMware
9 1 (0.74%) Clearswift
9 1 (0.74%) Huawei
9 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.74%) Northgate
9 1 (0.74%) Sony
9 1 (0.74%) Splunk
9 1 (0.74%) TOWER Software