Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 162 172
Rank change year-on-year +15 +10 -11
Contract jobs citing Android 1,661 1,466 1,474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.80% 1.67% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.65% 8.04% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,108 972 996
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.07%
10th Percentile £185 £219 £205
90th Percentile £569 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 67 83
England median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.67% - +22.86%
10th Percentile £13.75 £12.65 £11.30
90th Percentile £63.75 £44.65 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +52.44% -4.65% +13.53%

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 19,204 18,230 21,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.77% 20.81% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,413 11,598 12,815
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £200 £190
90th Percentile £620 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,157 1,137 1,649
England median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.25 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.44% - +3.13%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in England

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in England

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in England over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in England

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in England

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in England over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor 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 19 February 2018. 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 +29 974 £438 +2.94% 306
South East -28 222 £388 +10.71% 80
North of England +22 213 £400 - 153
Midlands +30 127 £350 - 56
Yorkshire +18 105 £420 +5.00% 48
North West 0 100 £394 -1.56% 90
West Midlands +35 77 £350 +6.06% 36
South West +12 62 £375 +14.07% 60
East of England -63 58 £400 +14.29% 64
East Midlands +3 49 £350 -2.78% 20
North East +17 9 £310 -6.06% 15
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 England region with a requirement for Android.

1 972 (58.52%) Apple iOS
2 643 (38.71%) Android Development
3 611 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
4 552 (33.23%) Java
5 551 (33.17%) Mobile App
6 344 (20.71%) Windows
7 325 (19.57%) JavaScript
8 286 (17.22%) TDD
9 255 (15.35%) Git (software)
10 252 (15.17%) Test Automation
11 251 (15.11%) User Experience
12 244 (14.69%) Mobile Development
13 241 (14.51%) iOS Development
14 237 (14.27%) Scrum
15 209 (12.58%) BDD
16 203 (12.22%) HTML
17 198 (11.92%) JIRA
18 187 (11.26%) Android SDK
19 184 (11.08%) Active Directory
20 182 (10.96%) Finance
21 180 (10.84%) Jenkins
22 179 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
23 174 (10.48%) Microsoft
23 174 (10.48%) CSS
24 173 (10.42%) JSON
25 170 (10.23%) C#
26 168 (10.11%) REST
27 154 (9.27%) Web Services
28 153 (9.21%) RESTful
29 150 (9.03%) Apple

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 53 (3.19%) Confluence
2 27 (1.63%) MS Exchange
2 27 (1.63%) Skype for Business
3 23 (1.38%) CMS
4 20 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 19 (1.14%) IBM Notes
6 17 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 11 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.42%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.36%) Apache
10 6 (0.36%) JBoss
11 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.24%) IIS
12 4 (0.24%) Marvel
12 4 (0.24%) Mule
12 4 (0.24%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.18%) Drupal
13 3 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 91 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (2.11%) Photoshop
4 34 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (1.63%) InVision
6 24 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.72%) Flinto
8 7 (0.42%) UserZoom
9 4 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.24%) UXPin
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.060%) InDesign
12 1 (0.060%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.060%) NUKE
12 1 (0.060%) Pixate
12 1 (0.060%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.24%) Eikon
3 3 (0.18%) Maximo
3 3 (0.18%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.060%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.060%) Revive Adserver
4 1 (0.060%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 118 (7.10%) Office 365
2 95 (5.72%) Amazon AWS
3 89 (5.36%) GitHub
4 71 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (2.23%) Google Play
6 22 (1.32%) SaaS
7 20 (1.20%) Firebase
7 20 (1.20%) OneDrive
8 18 (1.08%) Sauce Labs
9 15 (0.90%) Google Drive
9 15 (0.90%) Slack
10 14 (0.84%) Amazon S3
10 14 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
10 14 (0.84%) npm
11 13 (0.78%) IaaS
12 11 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (0.66%) Serverless
13 10 (0.60%) G Suite
14 8 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.61%) Bluetooth
2 57 (3.43%) Internet
3 56 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
4 44 (2.65%) HTTP
5 42 (2.53%) VPN
6 35 (2.11%) Skype
7 29 (1.75%) DNS
8 25 (1.51%) TCP/IP
9 23 (1.38%) DHCP
10 20 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (1.20%) SMS
11 18 (1.08%) LAN
12 17 (1.02%) VoIP
13 15 (0.90%) Wireless
14 13 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (0.78%) WAN
15 11 (0.66%) LTE
16 10 (0.60%) Firewall
16 10 (0.60%) FTP
17 8 (0.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
2 46 (2.77%) MySQL
3 44 (2.65%) MongoDB
4 42 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 39 (2.35%) SQL Server
6 34 (2.05%) Redis
7 29 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 25 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (1.38%) SQLite
10 21 (1.26%) Relational Database
11 20 (1.20%) Neo4j
12 17 (1.02%) Big Data
13 11 (0.66%) CouchDB
13 11 (0.66%) JanusGraph
14 10 (0.60%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.48%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.42%) Blockchain
17 6 (0.36%) Cloud Spanner
17 6 (0.36%) NewSQL
17 6 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 255 (15.35%) Git (software)
2 198 (11.92%) JIRA
3 180 (10.84%) Jenkins
4 122 (7.34%) Android Studio
5 92 (5.54%) Selenium
6 86 (5.18%) Cucumber
7 80 (4.82%) Gradle
8 79 (4.76%) Appium
9 44 (2.65%) JUnit
10 43 (2.59%) Calabash
11 40 (2.41%) Eclipse
11 40 (2.41%) Xcode
12 38 (2.29%) webpack
13 37 (2.23%) WebDriver
14 32 (1.93%) SpecFlow
14 32 (1.93%) Subversion
15 30 (1.81%) Maven
16 26 (1.57%) Axure RP
16 26 (1.57%) Visual Studio
17 23 (1.38%) IntelliJ
General
1 182 (10.96%) Finance
2 131 (7.89%) Banking
3 97 (5.84%) Retail
4 63 (3.79%) Games
5 59 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 27 (1.63%) Publishing
7 25 (1.51%) Marketing
8 19 (1.14%) Advertising
9 17 (1.02%) Retail Banking
10 12 (0.72%) Law
10 12 (0.72%) Legal
10 12 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.66%) Electronics
12 10 (0.60%) Automotive
13 9 (0.54%) French Language
13 9 (0.54%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
14 8 (0.48%) Front Office
15 7 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 807 (48.59%) Developer
2 448 (26.97%) Android Developer
3 137 (8.25%) Analyst
4 106 (6.38%) Mobile Developer
5 98 (5.90%) iOS Developer
6 91 (5.48%) Senior Developer
7 79 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 78 (4.70%) Architect
9 74 (4.46%) Xamarin Developer
10 70 (4.21%) Designer
10 70 (4.21%) Java Developer
11 69 (4.15%) Desktop Support
12 64 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
13 56 (3.37%) iOS Android Developer
14 54 (3.25%) Senior Android Developer
15 53 (3.19%) Android Engineer
16 48 (2.89%) Software Engineer
16 48 (2.89%) Support Analyst
16 48 (2.89%) Tester
17 46 (2.77%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (12.22%) HTML
2 187 (11.26%) Android SDK
3 174 (10.48%) CSS
4 173 (10.42%) JSON
5 168 (10.11%) REST
6 154 (9.27%) Web Services
7 153 (9.21%) RESTful
8 143 (8.61%) .NET
9 131 (7.89%) Node.js
10 119 (7.16%) RxJava
11 107 (6.44%) AngularJS
12 106 (6.38%) React
13 101 (6.08%) React Native
14 99 (5.96%) HTML5
15 90 (5.42%) XML
16 74 (4.46%) SOAP
17 69 (4.15%) Retrofit
18 58 (3.49%) CSS3
19 55 (3.31%) iOS SDK
19 55 (3.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 551 (33.17%) Mobile App
2 251 (15.11%) User Experience
3 109 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
5 77 (4.64%) Smartphone
6 74 (4.46%) iPhone
7 72 (4.33%) Computer Science
8 57 (3.43%) Blackberry
9 31 (1.87%) iPad
10 28 (1.69%) Animation
11 27 (1.63%) Fintech
12 23 (1.38%) Management Information System
13 22 (1.32%) Virtual Team
14 18 (1.08%) BYOD
14 18 (1.08%) Video on Demand
15 16 (0.96%) IPTV
16 15 (0.90%) Chromecast
17 14 (0.84%) Smart Home
17 14 (0.84%) Social Media
18 13 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 972 (58.52%) Apple iOS
2 344 (20.71%) Windows
3 119 (7.16%) Windows 10
4 89 (5.36%) Windows 7
5 88 (5.30%) Linux
6 58 (3.49%) Mac OS X
7 41 (2.47%) Windows Server
8 32 (1.93%) Mac OS
9 23 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (1.32%) Unix
11 21 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (1.14%) Windows 8
12 19 (1.14%) Windows XP
13 15 (0.90%) Windows Phone
13 15 (0.90%) Windows Vista
14 12 (0.72%) Solaris
14 12 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
15 11 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.54%) Nucleus RTOS
17 6 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (38.71%) Android Development
2 611 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (17.22%) TDD
4 252 (15.17%) Test Automation
5 244 (14.69%) Mobile Development
6 241 (14.51%) iOS Development
7 237 (14.27%) Scrum
8 209 (12.58%) BDD
9 179 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
10 116 (6.98%) DevOps
10 116 (6.98%) Software Engineering
11 85 (5.12%) OOP
12 83 (5.00%) Kanban
13 76 (4.58%) Wireframes
14 69 (4.15%) Unit Testing
15 67 (4.03%) MVC
15 67 (4.03%) OO
16 63 (3.79%) ITIL
16 63 (3.79%) Open Source
17 62 (3.73%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 552 (33.23%) Java
2 325 (19.57%) JavaScript
3 170 (10.23%) C#
4 127 (7.65%) SQL
5 117 (7.04%) Apple Swift
6 107 (6.44%) Objective-C
7 97 (5.84%) C++
8 89 (5.36%) Kotlin
9 69 (4.15%) Python
10 64 (3.85%) ES6
11 60 (3.61%) PHP
12 53 (3.19%) C
13 40 (2.41%) Ruby
14 33 (1.99%) TypeScript
15 18 (1.08%) GraphQL
16 11 (0.66%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.60%) PowerShell
18 9 (0.54%) Perl
18 9 (0.54%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 117 (7.04%) Degree
2 87 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 72 (4.33%) SC Cleared
4 55 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
6 16 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.78%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (0.48%) MCSA
11 7 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.42%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.36%) MCP
12 6 (0.36%) MCSE
13 5 (0.30%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.24%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.24%) PMP
14 4 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (8.97%) QA
2 22 (1.32%) SLA
3 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.18%) COBIT
5 3 (0.18%) FISMA
5 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.18%) NIST 800
5 3 (0.18%) PMO
6 2 (0.12%) WAI
7 1 (0.060%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.060%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.060%) GCP
7 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.060%) JTAG
System Software
1 184 (11.08%) Active Directory
2 56 (3.37%) Docker
3 21 (1.26%) Firmware
4 12 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.42%) vSphere
6 6 (0.36%) vCloud
7 5 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.18%) Varnish
9 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.12%) QEMU
10 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.12%) XenApp
11 1 (0.060%) LXC
11 1 (0.060%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.060%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.060%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 79 (4.76%) SCCM
2 26 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (0.78%) AirWatch
3 13 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (0.60%) SCOM
5 7 (0.42%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.42%) Terraform
6 6 (0.36%) Ansible
6 6 (0.36%) Jamf Pro
7 5 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.24%) Packer
8 4 (0.24%) Puppet
8 4 (0.24%) WSUS
9 3 (0.18%) EnCase
9 3 (0.18%) FTK
9 3 (0.18%) HockeyApp
9 3 (0.18%) Nessus
9 3 (0.18%) Nmap
9 3 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 174 (10.48%) Microsoft
2 150 (9.03%) Apple
3 136 (8.19%) Google
4 123 (7.41%) Xamarin
5 47 (2.83%) Citrix
6 37 (2.23%) Cisco
7 22 (1.32%) Oracle
8 21 (1.26%) VMware
9 20 (1.20%) Samsung
10 19 (1.14%) HP
10 19 (1.14%) Lotus
11 16 (0.96%) Atlassian
12 15 (0.90%) Adobe
13 13 (0.78%) Bloomberg
13 13 (0.78%) Ivanti
13 13 (0.78%) Reuters
14 10 (0.60%) IBM
14 10 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (0.48%) Avaya
16 7 (0.42%) Sophos