Period
to 19 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 131 108
Rank change year-on-year +7 -23 +22
Contract jobs citing Android 131 130 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.94% 1.84% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.78% 9.00% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 107 100
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £143 £220 £313
90th Percentile £625 £625 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £16.25 £18.80 £18.50
90th Percentile £22.75 £20.00 £21.40
Central London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% +8.57%

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 1,340 1,445 1,327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.81% 20.41% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 1,167 1,047
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £153 £263 £300
90th Percentile £638 £675 £643
Central London median daily rate £475 £490 £450
% change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 23
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% -3.80%
10th Percentile £14.96 £11.25 £12.90
90th Percentile £33.70 £24.00 £44.75
Central London median hourly rate £19.63 £18.85 £18.85
% change year-on-year +4.11% - -3.33%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
Android
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 67 (51.15%) Apple iOS
2 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (40.46%) Android Development
4 48 (36.64%) Mobile App
5 37 (28.24%) Finance
6 34 (25.95%) Kotlin
7 31 (23.66%) Windows
8 30 (22.90%) Java
9 25 (19.08%) Scrum
9 25 (19.08%) Active Directory
10 24 (18.32%) User Experience
11 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
12 20 (15.27%) Citrix
13 18 (13.74%) JSON
13 18 (13.74%) iPhone
13 18 (13.74%) Mobile Development
14 17 (12.98%) DevOps
14 17 (12.98%) REST
14 17 (12.98%) ITIL
15 16 (12.21%) MS Exchange
15 16 (12.21%) Microsoft Office
15 16 (12.21%) Apple
15 16 (12.21%) TDD
16 15 (11.45%) Software Engineering
16 15 (11.45%) Git (software)
17 14 (10.69%) JIRA
18 13 (9.92%) JavaScript
18 13 (9.92%) HTML
18 13 (9.92%) iOS Development
19 12 (9.16%) Android Studio

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 16 (12.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.05%) Confluence
5 3 (2.29%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.53%) CMS
7 1 (0.76%) Drupal
7 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (12.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.82%) InVision
3 2 (1.53%) Flinto
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.76%) Pixate
4 1 (0.76%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) Office 365
2 9 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.34%) GitHub
3 7 (5.34%) Google Play
4 4 (3.05%) Slack
5 3 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.29%) GoToWebinar
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Apigee
6 1 (0.76%) Datadog
6 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) LAN
2 8 (6.11%) WAN
3 7 (5.34%) DNS
4 6 (4.58%) Skype
4 6 (4.58%) VPN
5 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.05%) WLAN
6 3 (2.29%) SSL
6 3 (2.29%) VoIP
7 2 (1.53%) DHCP
7 2 (1.53%) Firewall
7 2 (1.53%) FTP
7 2 (1.53%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.53%) Wireless
8 1 (0.76%) 4G
8 1 (0.76%) HTTP
8 1 (0.76%) Internet
8 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) SQLite
2 2 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.76%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.76%) Redis
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (11.45%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.69%) JIRA
3 12 (9.16%) Android Studio
4 11 (8.40%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.87%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (5.34%) Subversion
7 6 (4.58%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.58%) Gradle
7 6 (4.58%) JUnit
7 6 (4.58%) Selenium
8 5 (3.82%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.05%) CircleCI
9 4 (3.05%) Genymotion
9 4 (3.05%) Mockito
9 4 (3.05%) Zephyr
10 3 (2.29%) Appium
10 3 (2.29%) Axure RP
10 3 (2.29%) Burp Suite
10 3 (2.29%) Hudson
11 2 (1.53%) gulp
General
1 37 (28.24%) Finance
2 7 (5.34%) Banking
2 7 (5.34%) Retail
3 6 (4.58%) Law
4 3 (2.29%) Games
4 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) French Language
6 1 (0.76%) German Language
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (40.46%) Developer
2 43 (32.82%) Android Developer
3 26 (19.85%) Analyst
4 14 (10.69%) Senior Developer
4 14 (10.69%) Service Analyst
4 14 (10.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (9.16%) Senior Android Developer
6 11 (8.40%) Service Desk Support
7 10 (7.63%) Designer
7 10 (7.63%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 10 (7.63%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (6.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) iOS Developer
8 8 (6.11%) IT Support
8 8 (6.11%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Xamarin Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Desktop Support
10 6 (4.58%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.74%) JSON
2 17 (12.98%) REST
3 13 (9.92%) HTML
4 12 (9.16%) RESTful
5 11 (8.40%) XML
6 10 (7.63%) RxJava
7 9 (6.87%) CSS
8 7 (5.34%) Node.js
9 6 (4.58%) .NET
10 5 (3.82%) Android SDK
10 5 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (3.82%) Dagger
10 5 (3.82%) HTML5
10 5 (3.82%) Retrofit
10 5 (3.82%) Velocity
11 4 (3.05%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.05%) Entity Framework
11 4 (3.05%) iOS SDK
12 3 (2.29%) GraphQL
12 3 (2.29%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 48 (36.64%) Mobile App
2 24 (18.32%) User Experience
3 18 (13.74%) iPhone
4 12 (9.16%) Blackberry
5 9 (6.87%) Management Information System
6 8 (6.11%) iPad
7 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.05%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.29%) Fintech
9 3 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.53%) Animation
10 2 (1.53%) BYOD
10 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.53%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.53%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.76%) FMCG
11 1 (0.76%) Photography
11 1 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 67 (51.15%) Apple iOS
2 31 (23.66%) Windows
3 12 (9.16%) Windows 10
4 11 (8.40%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.87%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (6.11%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.34%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.58%) Mac OS
9 5 (3.82%) Windows Server
10 4 (3.05%) Linux
11 2 (1.53%) Unix
12 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (40.46%) Android Development
3 25 (19.08%) Scrum
4 18 (13.74%) Mobile Development
5 17 (12.98%) DevOps
5 17 (12.98%) ITIL
6 16 (12.21%) TDD
7 15 (11.45%) Software Engineering
8 13 (9.92%) iOS Development
9 12 (9.16%) E-Commerce
10 11 (8.40%) Project Management
11 10 (7.63%) Information Security
11 10 (7.63%) Service Management
12 9 (6.87%) ITIL V3
13 8 (6.11%) BCP
13 8 (6.11%) Configuration Management
13 8 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (6.11%) Prototyping
13 8 (6.11%) SOLID
13 8 (6.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.95%) Kotlin
2 30 (22.90%) Java
3 13 (9.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.11%) Python
5 7 (5.34%) C#
6 3 (2.29%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.53%) C
7 2 (1.53%) C++
7 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.76%) Perl
8 1 (0.76%) Rust
8 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.76%) VBScript
8 1 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (6.11%) Degree
2 3 (2.29%) CEH
2 3 (2.29%) CISSP
3 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.76%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.76%) MCP
3 1 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.16%) QA
2 2 (1.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) GDPR
3 1 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.76%) SEPA
System Software
1 25 (19.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.82%) Docker
3 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.53%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) SCCM
2 5 (3.82%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.05%) AirWatch
3 4 (3.05%) Terraform
4 3 (2.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.76%) Ansible
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.76%) Consul
5 1 (0.76%) Grafana
5 1 (0.76%) Graphite
5 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.76%) Kibana
5 1 (0.76%) logstash
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.76%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.76%) Puppet
5 1 (0.76%) SCOM
5 1 (0.76%) SCSM
5 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.27%) Citrix
3 16 (12.21%) Apple
4 10 (7.63%) Google
5 9 (6.87%) Atlassian
6 8 (6.11%) VMware
6 8 (6.11%) Xamarin
7 4 (3.05%) Adobe
7 4 (3.05%) iManage
8 3 (2.29%) Avaya
8 3 (2.29%) Symantec
9 2 (1.53%) Mitel
9 2 (1.53%) SAP
9 2 (1.53%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.53%) Sophos
10 1 (0.76%) Huawei
10 1 (0.76%) hybris
10 1 (0.76%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.76%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.76%) Samsung