Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 129 131
Rank change year-on-year +52 +2 -23
Contract jobs citing Android 54 114 137
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.44% 1.75% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.57% 8.82% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 93 98
Median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +11.76%
10th Percentile £278 £220 £210
90th Percentile £603 £575 £658
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.89% -10.19%
Central London median hourly rate - £20.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +9.21% -10.19%

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 398 1,293 1,440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.01% 19.80% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 995 1,106
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £170 £200
90th Percentile £638 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 33 76
Median hourly rate £27.18 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.40% +12.30% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21.15 £12.04 £14.80
90th Percentile £36.32 £44.80 £24.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

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 10 August 2020.

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

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 10 August 2020. 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 +18 2 £500 -
London Bridge - 1 - -
Android
Central London

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 (53.70%) Android Development
2 23 (42.59%) Kotlin
3 22 (40.74%) Java
4 20 (37.04%) Apple iOS
5 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (27.78%) RxJava
7 14 (25.93%) User Experience
8 13 (24.07%) Mobile App
8 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
9 11 (20.37%) Finance
10 10 (18.52%) REST
11 9 (16.67%) MVVM
11 9 (16.67%) Mobile Development
12 8 (14.81%) Android SDK
12 8 (14.81%) Android Studio
13 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
13 7 (12.96%) GitHub
13 7 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (12.96%) JUnit
13 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (12.96%) Google
13 7 (12.96%) Pair Programming
14 6 (11.11%) TypeScript
15 5 (9.26%) Reactive Extensions
15 5 (9.26%) iOS Development
15 5 (9.26%) GCP
15 5 (9.26%) Digital Banking
15 5 (9.26%) Banking
15 5 (9.26%) Games
15 5 (9.26%) Web Development

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 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) GitHub
2 5 (9.26%) GCP
3 4 (7.41%) G Suite
4 3 (5.56%) Azure
5 2 (3.70%) AWS
5 2 (3.70%) Office 365
6 1 (1.85%) Asana
6 1 (1.85%) Google Docs
6 1 (1.85%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (3.70%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.70%) Skype
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.81%) Android Studio
3 7 (12.96%) JUnit
4 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.41%) JIRA
5 3 (5.56%) git-flow
5 3 (5.56%) Mockito
6 2 (3.70%) Xcode
7 1 (1.85%) Appium
7 1 (1.85%) CMake
7 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.85%) Postman
7 1 (1.85%) REST Assured
7 1 (1.85%) Selenium
7 1 (1.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.85%) TestNG
7 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
2 5 (9.26%) Games
3 2 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Arabic Language
4 1 (1.85%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Developer
2 23 (42.59%) Android Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Junior
4 6 (11.11%) Android Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Junior Web Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Support Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Designer
7 3 (5.56%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Junior Applications Support
7 3 (5.56%) Junior Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Support Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) iOS Android Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) RxJava
2 10 (18.52%) REST
3 8 (14.81%) Android SDK
4 5 (9.26%) HTML
4 5 (9.26%) Reactive Extensions
5 4 (7.41%) CSS
5 4 (7.41%) Google Maps API
5 4 (7.41%) HTML5
5 4 (7.41%) Material Design
5 4 (7.41%) Node.js
6 3 (5.56%) JSON
6 3 (5.56%) RESTful
6 3 (5.56%) Retrofit
7 2 (3.70%) .NET
7 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.70%) Dagger
7 2 (3.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.85%) Cocoa
8 1 (1.85%) MFC
8 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) User Experience
2 13 (24.07%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (5.56%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.70%) BYOD
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.85%) Chromecast
6 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.85%) PDA
6 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Android Development
2 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 9 (16.67%) MVVM
4 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (12.96%) Pair Programming
4 7 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
5 5 (9.26%) Digital Banking
5 5 (9.26%) iOS Development
5 5 (9.26%) Visualisation
5 5 (9.26%) Web Development
6 4 (7.41%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (7.41%) DevOps
6 4 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (7.41%) Progressive Web App
6 4 (7.41%) SDLC
6 4 (7.41%) TDD
7 3 (5.56%) Project Management
7 3 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) Kotlin
2 22 (40.74%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.41%) C
6 3 (5.56%) C#
6 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.70%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.70%) C++
7 2 (3.70%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) Scala
8 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
1 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Google
2 4 (7.41%) Mapbox
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) Apple
4 2 (3.70%) CA
4 2 (3.70%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco
4 2 (3.70%) Citrix
4 2 (3.70%) Dell
4 2 (3.70%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) MobileIron
4 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.85%) Facebook
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) McAfee
5 1 (1.85%) Symantec