Period
to 30 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 30 March 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
UK > England
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 169 146
Rank change year-on-year +47 -23 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 1,130 1,515 1,723
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.00% 1.70% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.80% 8.33% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 1,000 1,187
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £165 £180 £202
90th Percentile £588 £583 £563
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 66 69
Median hourly rate £47.50 £19.50 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.59% -10.96% +15.26%
10th Percentile £14.40 £12.90 £13.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £63.47 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £18.50 £21.90
% change year-on-year +156.76% -15.53% +12.31%

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11,529 18,182 19,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.39% 20.44% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,160 11,517 12,647
Median daily rate £425 £433 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.85% -1.03% +3.55%
10th Percentile £143 £160 £178
90th Percentile £613 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 939 1,086 1,167
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.72% +5.30%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.83
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +3.03%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in England

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Android in England.

Daily rate trend for Android in England

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Android in England over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Android in England

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Android in England.

Hourly rate trend for Android in England

Android
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Android in England over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Android in England

Android
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 30 March 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
London +52 680 £450 -2.44% 167
North of England +24 176 £400 +3.23% 96
South East -17 111 £425 +6.25% 81
North West +19 79 £400 +9.59% 59
East of England +53 71 £425 +17.24% 40
Yorkshire +17 68 £400 -5.88% 25
Midlands +26 42 £400 - 33
South West +9 41 £375 - 28
North East +21 29 £400 - 12
West Midlands +49 25 £563 +48.51% 19
East Midlands +3 17 £325 -18.75% 14
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 England region with a requirement for Android.

1 624 (55.22%) Apple iOS
2 358 (31.68%) Android Development
3 336 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 269 (23.81%) Java
5 262 (23.19%) Windows
6 261 (23.10%) Mobile App
7 246 (21.77%) Kotlin
8 205 (18.14%) Microsoft
9 153 (13.54%) Active Directory
10 146 (12.92%) Office 365
11 143 (12.65%) Git (software)
12 141 (12.48%) JavaScript
13 134 (11.86%) Windows 10
14 127 (11.24%) Mobile Development
15 125 (11.06%) TDD
16 122 (10.80%) iOS Development
17 121 (10.71%) Scrum
18 120 (10.62%) User Experience
19 115 (10.18%) Microsoft Office
20 103 (9.12%) Finance
20 103 (9.12%) Azure
21 100 (8.85%) React Native
22 98 (8.67%) Apple Swift
23 93 (8.23%) RESTful
24 85 (7.52%) Windows 7
24 85 (7.52%) MVVM
25 83 (7.35%) DevOps
26 82 (7.26%) Android SDK
26 82 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
26 82 (7.26%) QA

Android
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 41 (3.63%) Confluence
2 35 (3.10%) MS Exchange
3 33 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 33 (2.92%) Skype for Business
4 17 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (0.97%) IIS
7 10 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.53%) WordPress
11 5 (0.44%) CMS
12 4 (0.35%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.27%) Apache
13 3 (0.27%) Mendix
14 2 (0.18%) JBoss
14 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.088%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 115 (10.18%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.86%) Sketch
3 19 (1.68%) InVision
4 8 (0.71%) Adobe XD
4 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.53%) Zeplin
6 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.35%) Figma
8 3 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.27%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.27%) UserZoom
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.088%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.088%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 146 (12.92%) Office 365
2 103 (9.12%) Azure
3 44 (3.89%) AWS
4 40 (3.54%) GitHub
5 38 (3.36%) SaaS
6 22 (1.95%) GCP
7 19 (1.68%) Serverless
8 17 (1.50%) Google Play
9 15 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (1.33%) Firebase
10 14 (1.24%) G Suite
11 13 (1.15%) Google Analytics
12 12 (1.06%) OneDrive
12 12 (1.06%) Power Platform
12 12 (1.06%) Slack
13 11 (0.97%) PowerApps
14 10 (0.88%) Azure Functions
14 10 (0.88%) PaaS
15 7 (0.62%) IaaS
15 7 (0.62%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 72 (6.37%) VPN
2 47 (4.16%) Skype
3 43 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
4 39 (3.45%) LAN
5 38 (3.36%) WAN
6 34 (3.01%) Cisco IOS
6 34 (3.01%) DNS
7 33 (2.92%) DHCP
8 25 (2.21%) TCP/IP
9 21 (1.86%) VoIP
10 20 (1.77%) Wireless
11 19 (1.68%) Internet
12 18 (1.59%) Firewall
12 18 (1.59%) Wireshark
13 15 (1.33%) HTTP
14 13 (1.15%) FTP
15 11 (0.97%) NAS
16 10 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
17 9 (0.80%) LTE
17 9 (0.80%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.40%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.77%) SQLite
3 16 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (1.06%) MySQL
5 11 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 10 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.53%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (0.44%) Big Data
9 5 (0.44%) Cosmos DB
9 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2017
10 4 (0.35%) MS Access
10 4 (0.35%) Redis
11 3 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 143 (12.65%) Git (software)
2 78 (6.90%) JIRA
3 67 (5.93%) Jenkins
4 59 (5.22%) Android Studio
5 42 (3.72%) Xcode
6 40 (3.54%) JUnit
7 33 (2.92%) Gradle
8 31 (2.74%) Cucumber
8 31 (2.74%) Selenium
9 20 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (1.68%) git-flow
11 16 (1.42%) Appium
11 16 (1.42%) Bitbucket
11 16 (1.42%) Mockito
12 15 (1.33%) Postman
13 13 (1.15%) Visual Studio
14 12 (1.06%) Katalon Studio
14 12 (1.06%) Maven
14 12 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
15 11 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 103 (9.12%) Finance
2 70 (6.19%) Banking
3 36 (3.19%) Games
4 32 (2.83%) Retail
5 27 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.21%) Public Sector
7 18 (1.59%) Marketing
8 17 (1.50%) Law
9 13 (1.15%) German Language
10 12 (1.06%) Automotive
11 11 (0.97%) Advertising
11 11 (0.97%) Electronics
12 10 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.80%) Publishing
14 7 (0.62%) Italian Language
14 7 (0.62%) Local Government
15 5 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 543 (48.05%) Developer
2 283 (25.04%) Android Developer
3 86 (7.61%) React Developer
4 85 (7.52%) Analyst
5 78 (6.90%) Mobile Developer
6 71 (6.28%) Senior Developer
7 69 (6.11%) iOS Developer
8 51 (4.51%) Desktop Support
9 50 (4.42%) Senior Android Developer
10 46 (4.07%) Support Engineer
11 45 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support
11 45 (3.98%) Applications Developer
12 40 (3.54%) Architect
13 34 (3.01%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 34 (3.01%) Tester
14 33 (2.92%) Service Analyst
14 33 (2.92%) Service Desk Analyst
15 29 (2.57%) Android Engineer
16 28 (2.48%) iOS Android Developer
16 28 (2.48%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (8.85%) React Native
2 93 (8.23%) RESTful
3 82 (7.26%) Android SDK
4 73 (6.46%) Node.js
4 73 (6.46%) REST
5 72 (6.37%) .NET
6 67 (5.93%) RxJava
7 65 (5.75%) HTML
8 56 (4.96%) CSS
9 52 (4.60%) JSON
10 48 (4.25%) React
10 48 (4.25%) Redux
11 37 (3.27%) Flutter
12 36 (3.19%) HTML5
13 33 (2.92%) Dagger
14 32 (2.83%) Web Services
15 31 (2.74%) Retrofit
16 30 (2.65%) iOS SDK
17 26 (2.30%) Material Design
17 26 (2.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 261 (23.10%) Mobile App
2 120 (10.62%) User Experience
3 63 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (5.58%) iPhone
4 48 (4.25%) Blackberry
4 48 (4.25%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (2.83%) Video Conferencing
6 28 (2.48%) Smartphone
7 18 (1.59%) iPad
8 16 (1.42%) BYOD
9 13 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.06%) W3C
11 11 (0.97%) SCORM
11 11 (0.97%) Social Media
12 10 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.88%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.80%) Animation
13 9 (0.80%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
13 9 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 624 (55.22%) Apple iOS
2 262 (23.19%) Windows
3 134 (11.86%) Windows 10
4 85 (7.52%) Windows 7
5 68 (6.02%) Linux
6 48 (4.25%) Mac OS
7 27 (2.39%) Windows Server
8 25 (2.21%) Mac OS X
9 20 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
11 13 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (1.06%) Windows Server 2016
13 11 (0.97%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.88%) Unix
15 7 (0.62%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2019
17 5 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
18 4 (0.35%) Android TV
18 4 (0.35%) tvOS
19 3 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (31.68%) Android Development
2 336 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (11.24%) Mobile Development
4 125 (11.06%) TDD
5 122 (10.80%) iOS Development
6 121 (10.71%) Scrum
7 85 (7.52%) MVVM
8 83 (7.35%) DevOps
9 82 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
10 78 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
11 76 (6.73%) BDD
11 76 (6.73%) Test Automation
12 72 (6.37%) ITIL
13 62 (5.49%) MVC
14 59 (5.22%) Unit Testing
15 58 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
16 55 (4.87%) Software Engineering
17 52 (4.60%) Open Source
18 47 (4.16%) Kanban
18 47 (4.16%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 269 (23.81%) Java
2 246 (21.77%) Kotlin
3 141 (12.48%) JavaScript
4 98 (8.67%) Apple Swift
5 70 (6.19%) Objective-C
6 62 (5.49%) C#
7 48 (4.25%) Python
8 46 (4.07%) C++
9 36 (3.19%) SQL
10 28 (2.48%) TypeScript
11 27 (2.39%) C
12 21 (1.86%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.59%) Dart
14 15 (1.33%) Ruby
15 11 (0.97%) T-SQL
16 10 (0.88%) Java 8
16 10 (0.88%) PHP
17 9 (0.80%) Groovy
18 7 (0.62%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (4.78%) Degree
2 46 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (0.88%) MCP
8 9 (0.80%) MCSE
9 8 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
10 7 (0.62%) CCNA
11 6 (0.53%) ISEB
12 5 (0.44%) CISSP
13 4 (0.35%) CREST Certified
13 4 (0.35%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.27%) CompTIA Security+
14 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.27%) PhD
14 3 (0.27%) Postgraduate
14 3 (0.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.26%) QA
2 15 (1.33%) SLA
3 12 (1.06%) WCAG
4 10 (0.88%) GDPR
5 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.27%) NCSC
7 2 (0.18%) COBIT
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.088%) NIST
System Software
1 153 (13.54%) Active Directory
2 45 (3.98%) Docker
3 15 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.24%) Firmware
5 5 (0.44%) XenApp
6 4 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.088%) iptables
9 1 (0.088%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.088%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.088%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.088%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (4.42%) AirWatch
2 46 (4.07%) Microsoft Intune
3 43 (3.81%) SCCM
4 30 (2.65%) Kubernetes
5 20 (1.77%) Terraform
6 17 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.80%) Jamf Pro
9 7 (0.62%) HP ALM
10 6 (0.53%) Ansible
10 6 (0.53%) Puppet
11 5 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.35%) HockeyApp
12 4 (0.35%) OpenView
12 4 (0.35%) OVSD
13 2 (0.18%) Nessus
13 2 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.18%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 205 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 68 (6.02%) Google
3 56 (4.96%) Apple
3 56 (4.96%) Xamarin
4 48 (4.25%) VMware
5 44 (3.89%) Citrix
6 43 (3.81%) Cisco
7 37 (3.27%) HP
7 37 (3.27%) ServiceNow
8 31 (2.74%) Adobe
9 28 (2.48%) SAP
10 18 (1.59%) CA
10 18 (1.59%) Dell
11 17 (1.50%) Ivanti
11 17 (1.50%) Oracle
12 16 (1.42%) Polycom
13 12 (1.06%) Samsung
14 10 (0.88%) Splunk
14 10 (0.88%) Zscaler
15 9 (0.80%) Juniper