Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 107 127
Rank change year-on-year -17 +20 -15
Contract jobs citing Android 140 136 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.02% 2.19% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.80% 10.33% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 107 94
City of London median daily rate £475 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £213 £265 £300
90th Percentile £675 £561 £538
Central London median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.46% - -
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.16 -
% change year-on-year -5.46% - -

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 1,428 1,317 1,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.65% 21.19% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,125 1,050 1,133
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £217 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 28 43
City of London median hourly rate £19.13 £16.96 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -10.75% -
10th Percentile £13.18 £12.84 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.70 £59.63 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +1.60%

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 21 June 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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 91 (65.00%) Apple iOS
2 54 (38.57%) Java
3 48 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (30.00%) Mobile App
5 40 (28.57%) Android Development
6 37 (26.43%) JavaScript
7 30 (21.43%) Banking
8 29 (20.71%) Windows
9 26 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (17.14%) Finance
11 23 (16.43%) Test Automation
12 22 (15.71%) Node.js
13 19 (13.57%) Python
14 18 (12.86%) Google
14 18 (12.86%) Mobile Application Development
14 18 (12.86%) User Experience
14 18 (12.86%) React Native
15 17 (12.14%) RxJava
15 17 (12.14%) Office 365
15 17 (12.14%) Jenkins
16 16 (11.43%) Kotlin
16 16 (11.43%) Scrum
16 16 (11.43%) RESTful
16 16 (11.43%) Open Source
17 15 (10.71%) Git (software)
17 15 (10.71%) HTML
17 15 (10.71%) Apple
17 15 (10.71%) Retrofit
17 15 (10.71%) Dagger
17 15 (10.71%) Android SDK

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 9 (6.43%) Skype for Business
2 7 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.43%) Confluence
4 2 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.71%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.71%) Hyperledger
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.57%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.86%) InVision
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.14%) UXPin
5 2 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.14%) Office 365
3 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.71%) IaaS
5 7 (5.00%) GitHub
6 4 (2.86%) G Suite
7 3 (2.14%) Google Play
7 3 (2.14%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.14%) PaaS
8 2 (1.43%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.43%) BrowserStack
8 2 (1.43%) Serverless
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.71%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.71%) Fastly
9 1 (0.71%) GoToWebinar
9 1 (0.71%) npm
9 1 (0.71%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.29%) SSL
2 10 (7.14%) Skype
3 7 (5.00%) VoIP
4 5 (3.57%) SMS
5 4 (2.86%) DNS
5 4 (2.86%) Firewall
5 4 (2.86%) Internet
6 3 (2.14%) Bluetooth
6 3 (2.14%) DHCP
6 3 (2.14%) HTTP
6 3 (2.14%) VPN
7 2 (1.43%) LAN
7 2 (1.43%) PBX
7 2 (1.43%) PSTN
7 2 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.43%) SMTP
7 2 (1.43%) WAN
7 2 (1.43%) Wireless
8 1 (0.71%) MPLS
8 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.43%) SQLite
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.71%) Big Data
4 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.71%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.71%) OpenTSDB
4 1 (0.71%) Parquet
4 1 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Jenkins
2 15 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.00%) Appium
4 13 (9.29%) Maven
5 12 (8.57%) JIRA
6 10 (7.14%) Selenium
7 7 (5.00%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.29%) Android Studio
9 5 (3.57%) JMeter
9 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (2.86%) Gradle
10 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.86%) Xcode
11 3 (2.14%) Crashlytics
11 3 (2.14%) Selendroid
11 3 (2.14%) webpack
12 2 (1.43%) Axure RP
12 2 (1.43%) Babel
12 2 (1.43%) Calabash
12 2 (1.43%) CircleCI
General
1 30 (21.43%) Banking
2 24 (17.14%) Finance
3 9 (6.43%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.86%) Games
5 4 (2.86%) Retail
6 3 (2.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.43%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (41.43%) Developer
2 25 (17.86%) Android Developer
3 12 (8.57%) Analyst
4 10 (7.14%) Android Engineer
4 10 (7.14%) Designer
4 10 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 9 (6.43%) Desktop Support
5 9 (6.43%) Senior Android Developer
6 8 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (5.71%) React Developer
7 7 (5.00%) Consultant
7 7 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) Tester
8 6 (4.29%) Java Consultant
8 6 (4.29%) Mobile Tester
8 6 (4.29%) Penetration Tester
8 6 (4.29%) Security Consultant
8 6 (4.29%) UI Designer
8 6 (4.29%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.71%) Node.js
2 18 (12.86%) React Native
3 17 (12.14%) RxJava
4 16 (11.43%) RESTful
5 15 (10.71%) Android SDK
5 15 (10.71%) Dagger
5 15 (10.71%) HTML
5 15 (10.71%) Retrofit
6 14 (10.00%) OAuth
7 13 (9.29%) CSS
8 12 (8.57%) React
9 11 (7.86%) JSON
9 11 (7.86%) REST
9 11 (7.86%) SAML
10 9 (6.43%) HTML5
11 8 (5.71%) Material Design
11 8 (5.71%) Middleware
12 7 (5.00%) CSS3
13 6 (4.29%) AngularJS
13 6 (4.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 18 (12.86%) User Experience
3 13 (9.29%) Fintech
4 8 (5.71%) Blackberry
4 8 (5.71%) iPhone
5 6 (4.29%) PDA
5 6 (4.29%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.57%) iPad
7 4 (2.86%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (2.14%) BYOD
8 3 (2.14%) Digital Currency
8 3 (2.14%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.14%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.43%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.43%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 91 (65.00%) Apple iOS
2 29 (20.71%) Windows
3 11 (7.86%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.43%) Windows 10
5 6 (4.29%) Mac OS
6 4 (2.86%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.14%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.43%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.57%) Android Development
3 23 (16.43%) Test Automation
4 18 (12.86%) Mobile Application Development
5 16 (11.43%) Open Source
5 16 (11.43%) Scrum
6 14 (10.00%) BDD
6 14 (10.00%) Mobile Development
6 14 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (9.29%) TDD
8 11 (7.86%) Configuration Management
8 11 (7.86%) Identity Access Management
9 10 (7.14%) API Testing
9 10 (7.14%) DevOps
9 10 (7.14%) iOS Development
10 8 (5.71%) API Development
10 8 (5.71%) SDLC
11 7 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 54 (38.57%) Java
2 37 (26.43%) JavaScript
3 19 (13.57%) Python
4 16 (11.43%) Kotlin
5 8 (5.71%) SQL
6 7 (5.00%) Apple Swift
7 5 (3.57%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.86%) C#
8 4 (2.86%) C++
8 4 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.86%) Ruby
9 3 (2.14%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.14%) Go
10 2 (1.43%) ES6
10 2 (1.43%) Java 8
11 1 (0.71%) ES8
11 1 (0.71%) JSX
11 1 (0.71%) Solidity
11 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (6.43%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) Master's Degree
2 3 (2.14%) MBA
3 2 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.71%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.71%) CCNA
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.71%) MCITP
4 1 (0.71%) MCP
4 1 (0.71%) MCSE
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) OSCE
4 1 (0.71%) OSCP
4 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.29%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 13 (9.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.86%) Docker
3 2 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (4.29%) SCCM
2 3 (2.14%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.43%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.71%) Ansible
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.71%) Grafana
4 1 (0.71%) Graphite
4 1 (0.71%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.71%) Kibana
4 1 (0.71%) logstash
4 1 (0.71%) MaaS360
4 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) Google
2 15 (10.71%) Apple
3 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.86%) Apigee
5 8 (5.71%) IBM
6 5 (3.57%) Citrix
6 5 (3.57%) Xamarin
7 4 (2.86%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.14%) HP
8 3 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.43%) Dell
9 2 (1.43%) Mitel
9 2 (1.43%) Samsung
10 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.71%) Avaya
10 1 (0.71%) CA
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco
10 1 (0.71%) Panasonic
10 1 (0.71%) Roku
10 1 (0.71%) Splunk