Period
to 24 September 2021

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 September 2021 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 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 123 79 140
Rank change year-on-year -44 +61 -18
Contract jobs citing Android 55 40 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.50% 2.24% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.67% 12.78% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 79
10th Percentile £130 £265 £170
25th Percentile £306 £311 £366
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £475 £488
Median % change year-on-year +2.63% -2.56% +5.41%
75th Percentile £553 £538 £550
90th Percentile £638 £612 £575
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +15.07%
Central London median hourly rate £16.19 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -28.07% +7.14% +15.07%

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 434 313 1,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.84% 17.56% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 239 961
10th Percentile £213 £210 £165
25th Percentile £400 £356 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £473 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.99% -0.53% -2.56%
75th Percentile £588 £544 £575
90th Percentile £694 £640 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 32
10th Percentile £13.44 £20.50 £12.04
25th Percentile £13.81 £21.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £20.67
Median % change year-on-year -36.67% +8.88% +10.51%
75th Percentile £15.72 £30.38 £21.56
90th Percentile £20.20 £35.10 £42.92
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -28.75% -4.76% +12.30%

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 September 2021.

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 September 2021, 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 29 (52.73%) Apple iOS
2 23 (41.82%) Mobile App
3 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (38.18%) User Experience
5 18 (32.73%) React Native
6 15 (27.27%) Clean Code
6 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (23.64%) Finance
7 13 (23.64%) Windows
7 13 (23.64%) Mobile Development
8 10 (18.18%) Apple Swift
8 10 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
8 10 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (16.36%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (16.36%) User Stories
9 9 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (16.36%) Coaching
9 9 (16.36%) Social Skills
9 9 (16.36%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 9 (16.36%) Thought Leadership
9 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
10 8 (14.55%) RESTful
10 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
10 8 (14.55%) Kotlin
10 8 (14.55%) Android Development
10 8 (14.55%) Microsoft 365
11 7 (12.73%) RxJava

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 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Sketch
2 2 (3.64%) Zeplin
3 1 (1.82%) Figma
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (5.45%) GitHub
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (3.64%) Azure
3 2 (3.64%) Firebase
4 1 (1.82%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.82%) Datadog
4 1 (1.82%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.82%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (3.64%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (1.82%) Skype
3 1 (1.82%) SMPP
3 1 (1.82%) SMS
3 1 (1.82%) SS7
3 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.09%) JIRA
2 4 (7.27%) Android Studio
2 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.45%) JUnit
4 2 (3.64%) Calabash
4 2 (3.64%) Gradle
4 2 (3.64%) Mockito
5 1 (1.82%) Appium
5 1 (1.82%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.82%) Cypress.io
5 1 (1.82%) fastlane
5 1 (1.82%) Mocha
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) TestNG
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Social Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
5 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) React Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Android Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Desktop Support
7 6 (10.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Designer
9 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Android Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) iOS Android Developer
9 3 (5.45%) iOS Developer
9 3 (5.45%) IT Support
9 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Support
9 3 (5.45%) UI Designer
9 3 (5.45%) Xamarin Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Mobile Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Remote Support Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) React Native
2 8 (14.55%) RESTful
3 7 (12.73%) RxJava
4 6 (10.91%) Android SDK
5 3 (5.45%) Dagger
6 2 (3.64%) Android Jetpack
6 2 (3.64%) JSON
6 2 (3.64%) Node.js
6 2 (3.64%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (3.64%) Retrofit
6 2 (3.64%) Spring
6 2 (3.64%) XML
7 1 (1.82%) Enzyme
7 1 (1.82%) Google Maps API
7 1 (1.82%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.82%) Jest
7 1 (1.82%) Kafka
7 1 (1.82%) React
7 1 (1.82%) REST
7 1 (1.82%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) Mobile App
2 21 (38.18%) User Experience
3 7 (12.73%) Blackberry
4 4 (7.27%) iPad
4 4 (7.27%) iPhone
5 3 (5.45%) EPoS
5 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.64%) W3C
7 1 (1.82%) BYOD
7 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (52.73%) Apple iOS
2 13 (23.64%) Windows
3 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
3 4 (7.27%) Windows Phone
4 3 (5.45%) Mac OS
4 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.82%) Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) Clean Code
2 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (23.64%) Mobile Development
4 10 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
5 9 (16.36%) Coaching
5 9 (16.36%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (16.36%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (16.36%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (16.36%) Thought Leadership
5 9 (16.36%) User Stories
6 8 (14.55%) Android Development
6 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.91%) Break/Fix
7 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
7 6 (10.91%) Scrum
7 6 (10.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) Apple Swift
2 8 (14.55%) Kotlin
3 6 (10.91%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) TypeScript
5 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.64%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) Go
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.82%) CCENT
1 1 (1.82%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Accessibility
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Adobe
2 3 (5.45%) Apple
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco
2 3 (5.45%) Citrix
2 3 (5.45%) Google
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.64%) CA
3 2 (3.64%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (3.64%) Ivanti
4 1 (1.82%) Alias
4 1 (1.82%) Dell
4 1 (1.82%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) Mavenir
4 1 (1.82%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.82%) Perfecto Mobile
4 1 (1.82%) QNX
4 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow