Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Android Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android Development over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 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.

Android Software Development
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 332 357 336
Rank change year-on-year +25 -21 +33
Contract jobs citing Android Development 692 667 761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.68% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.81% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 501 551
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £325 £313 £298
90th Percentile £550 £550 £569
UK median daily rate £425 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 15
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +26.87%
10th Percentile £30.80 £36.00 £36.55
90th Percentile £63.75 £46.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +26.87%

Android Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80039 82853 86098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.68% 84.20% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 53826 55230 56760
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1870 2132 2519
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Android Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in England

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android Development in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in England

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Development in England

Android Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Development in England

Android Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android Development in England

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -6 407 £475 +5.56% 44
North of England +54 98 £420 +5.00% 18
Midlands +79 75 £375 +7.14% 9
South East -10 59 £400 +14.29% 10
North West +11 53 £400 -3.03% 9
Yorkshire +30 40 £420 +15.86% 8
East Midlands +28 39 £400 +6.67% 3
West Midlands +48 35 £325 -7.14% 6
East of England -39 27 £325 -7.14% 7
South West +6 25 £415 -17.00% 12
North East +70 5 £306 -11.87% 1
Android Development
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 692 (100.00%) Android
2 359 (51.88%) Java
3 303 (43.79%) Agile Software Development
4 266 (38.44%) Mobile App
5 264 (38.15%) Apple iOS
6 238 (34.39%) iOS Development
7 187 (27.02%) Android SDK
8 183 (26.45%) TDD
9 166 (23.99%) Git (software)
10 155 (22.40%) Mobile Development
11 148 (21.39%) JavaScript
12 129 (18.64%) JSON
13 121 (17.49%) RESTful
14 119 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
15 113 (16.33%) HTML
16 109 (15.75%) Scrum
17 107 (15.46%) User Experience
18 103 (14.88%) RxJava
19 91 (13.15%) BDD
20 88 (12.72%) Unit Testing
21 87 (12.57%) Finance
22 85 (12.28%) Jenkins
23 82 (11.85%) REST
24 80 (11.56%) Gradle
25 78 (11.27%) CSS
26 75 (10.84%) Android Studio
26 75 (10.84%) Apple Swift
27 74 (10.69%) Objective-C
28 69 (9.97%) C#
28 69 (9.97%) OOP

Android Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (1.45%) Confluence
2 9 (1.30%) CMS
3 6 (0.87%) JBoss
4 4 (0.58%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.58%) Drupal
4 4 (0.58%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.29%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.29%) Liferay
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.14%) Apache
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.14%) Mule
7 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.06%) GitHub
2 28 (4.05%) Google Play
3 24 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (2.31%) SaaS
6 15 (2.17%) Firebase
7 13 (1.88%) npm
8 7 (1.01%) PaaS
9 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.29%) IaaS
11 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.14%) Office 365
11 1 (0.14%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.78%) HTTP
2 39 (5.64%) Bluetooth
3 12 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (1.01%) Internet
4 7 (1.01%) RTSP
5 5 (0.72%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.72%) SSL
6 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.29%) Skype
7 2 (0.29%) SMS
8 1 (0.14%) CTI
8 1 (0.14%) DVB
8 1 (0.14%) GPRS
8 1 (0.14%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.61%) SQLite
2 18 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 11 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (1.01%) MySQL
7 6 (0.87%) Big Data
7 6 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.58%) CouchDB
9 4 (0.58%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.58%) Redis
9 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.43%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 166 (23.99%) Git (software)
2 85 (12.28%) Jenkins
3 80 (11.56%) Gradle
4 75 (10.84%) Android Studio
5 49 (7.08%) JIRA
6 35 (5.06%) JUnit
7 28 (4.05%) Calabash
8 21 (3.03%) Subversion
9 13 (1.88%) Crashlytics
10 12 (1.73%) Visual Studio
10 12 (1.73%) Xcode
11 11 (1.59%) Maven
12 10 (1.45%) Appium
12 10 (1.45%) Bower
12 10 (1.45%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.45%) git-flow
12 10 (1.45%) gulp
13 9 (1.30%) PostCSS
14 8 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 87 (12.57%) Finance
2 52 (7.51%) Banking
3 23 (3.32%) Retail
4 22 (3.18%) Games
5 20 (2.89%) Manufacturing
5 20 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.31%) Marketing
7 15 (2.17%) Advertising
8 11 (1.59%) Electronics
9 8 (1.16%) Automotive
9 8 (1.16%) Publishing
10 5 (0.72%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.43%) Front Office
11 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.14%) French Language
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 620 (89.60%) Developer
2 501 (72.40%) Android Developer
3 100 (14.45%) Senior Developer
4 87 (12.57%) iOS Developer
5 86 (12.43%) Mobile Developer
5 86 (12.43%) Senior Android Developer
6 67 (9.68%) iOS Android Developer
7 47 (6.79%) Applications Developer
7 47 (6.79%) Java Developer
8 38 (5.49%) Java Android Developer
9 37 (5.35%) Xamarin Developer
10 24 (3.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 17 (2.46%) Android Engineer
12 12 (1.73%) Software Engineer
13 11 (1.59%) Angular Developer
13 11 (1.59%) Software Developer
14 10 (1.45%) Lead Developer
14 10 (1.45%) Senior Applications Developer
14 10 (1.45%) Web Developer
15 9 (1.30%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (27.02%) Android SDK
2 129 (18.64%) JSON
3 121 (17.49%) RESTful
4 113 (16.33%) HTML
5 103 (14.88%) RxJava
6 82 (11.85%) REST
7 78 (11.27%) CSS
8 66 (9.54%) Web Services
9 62 (8.96%) XML
10 61 (8.82%) .NET
11 52 (7.51%) HTML5
12 51 (7.37%) AngularJS
13 35 (5.06%) CSS3
13 35 (5.06%) React Native
14 31 (4.48%) ASP.NET
15 30 (4.34%) iOS SDK
15 30 (4.34%) Node.js
15 30 (4.34%) React
16 27 (3.90%) Material Design
17 24 (3.47%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 266 (38.44%) Mobile App
2 107 (15.46%) User Experience
3 41 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 26 (3.76%) Animation
6 15 (2.17%) Video on Demand
7 13 (1.88%) IPTV
8 12 (1.73%) Chromecast
8 12 (1.73%) Fintech
8 12 (1.73%) Mobile Banking
9 8 (1.16%) iPad
9 8 (1.16%) iPhone
10 7 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.01%) Social Media
10 7 (1.01%) Wiki
11 6 (0.87%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.87%) Mobile Games
11 6 (0.87%) Over-the-Top Content
12 5 (0.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 692 (100.00%) Android
2 264 (38.15%) Apple iOS
3 22 (3.18%) Windows
4 21 (3.03%) Linux
5 8 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.43%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.14%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (43.79%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (34.39%) iOS Development
3 183 (26.45%) TDD
4 155 (22.40%) Mobile Development
5 119 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
6 109 (15.75%) Scrum
7 91 (13.15%) BDD
8 88 (12.72%) Unit Testing
9 69 (9.97%) OOP
10 67 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 50 (7.23%) Mobile Application Development
12 46 (6.65%) MVC
12 46 (6.65%) Pair Programming
13 42 (6.07%) Kanban
14 38 (5.49%) Open Source
15 36 (5.20%) Web Development
16 34 (4.91%) Software Engineering
17 32 (4.62%) OO
18 26 (3.76%) Analytics
18 26 (3.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 359 (51.88%) Java
2 148 (21.39%) JavaScript
3 75 (10.84%) Apple Swift
4 74 (10.69%) Objective-C
5 69 (9.97%) C#
6 54 (7.80%) C++
7 42 (6.07%) C
8 41 (5.92%) SQL
9 39 (5.64%) Kotlin
10 24 (3.47%) PHP
11 15 (2.17%) Python
12 14 (2.02%) ECMAScript
13 10 (1.45%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.45%) Scala
14 8 (1.16%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.01%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.87%) GraphQL
16 6 (0.87%) Groovy
17 5 (0.72%) Ruby
18 3 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 31 (4.48%) Degree
2 23 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.73%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.29%) PMP
4 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.14%) MCSE
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.91%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (0.72%) Docker
2 2 (0.29%) Firmware
3 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.58%) HockeyApp
2 2 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.29%) Terraform
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 60 (8.67%) Xamarin
2 42 (6.07%) Google
3 21 (3.03%) Apple
4 11 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.01%) Oracle
5 7 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.87%) SAP
7 4 (0.58%) Demandware
8 3 (0.43%) Alteryx
8 3 (0.43%) Appcelerator
8 3 (0.43%) Facebook
8 3 (0.43%) Twitter
9 2 (0.29%) Adobe
9 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.29%) IBM
9 2 (0.29%) OpenText
9 2 (0.29%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (0.29%) Tealium
9 2 (0.29%) TSYS
10 1 (0.14%) WorldPay