Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 158 199
Rank change year-on-year +20 +41 -49
Contract jobs citing Android 1,786 1,413 1,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.92% 1.69% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.27% 8.28% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,170 936 856
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £204 £213 £219
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 58 60
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.16 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% -1.60% +26.47%
10th Percentile £14.09 £11.60 £12.45
90th Percentile £51.75 £47.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £20.88 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -9.24% +2.22% +28.57%

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 19,264 17,055 21,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.76% 20.42% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,250 10,858 13,371
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £210
90th Percentile £615 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,251 1,016 1,282
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £16.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -0.92% +3.02%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +5.20%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +21 1,041 £450 +5.88% 283
North of England +13 285 £375 -3.23% 162
South East -1 261 £415 +18.57% 100
North West +20 140 £400 +14.29% 100
Midlands +16 117 £350 - 69
Yorkshire -6 116 £400 - 52
West Midlands -3 65 £350 - 46
East Midlands +2 52 £386 +14.44% 23
East of England -77 40 £450 +28.57% 59
South West +14 38 £375 +25.00% 50
North East +14 30 £265 -24.29% 10
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 1,082 (60.58%) Apple iOS
2 703 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
3 681 (38.13%) Android Development
4 593 (33.20%) Java
5 568 (31.80%) Mobile App
6 457 (25.59%) JavaScript
7 388 (21.72%) Windows
8 302 (16.91%) User Experience
9 284 (15.90%) TDD
10 278 (15.57%) Git (software)
11 260 (14.56%) iOS Development
12 247 (13.83%) HTML
13 246 (13.77%) Test Automation
14 239 (13.38%) Scrum
14 239 (13.38%) Mobile Development
15 231 (12.93%) CSS
16 221 (12.37%) Finance
17 214 (11.98%) Microsoft
18 198 (11.09%) Active Directory
18 198 (11.09%) REST
19 195 (10.92%) BDD
20 188 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
21 186 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
22 184 (10.30%) Node.js
23 179 (10.02%) JIRA
24 178 (9.97%) Android SDK
25 177 (9.91%) RESTful
26 172 (9.63%) Web Services
27 171 (9.57%) AngularJS
27 171 (9.57%) Jenkins

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 52 (2.91%) Confluence
2 46 (2.58%) MS Exchange
3 43 (2.41%) Skype for Business
4 19 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 19 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 17 (0.95%) CMS
6 15 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (0.73%) Apache
8 12 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (0.56%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.50%) IBM Notes
11 8 (0.45%) JBoss
11 8 (0.45%) Mule
12 7 (0.39%) IIS
13 6 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.34%) nginx
13 6 (0.34%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.28%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.17%) Oracle Self-Service HR
15 3 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 109 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (2.63%) InVision
3 46 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 32 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 23 (1.29%) Photoshop
6 19 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 15 (0.84%) UserZoom
8 8 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.39%) UXPin
10 4 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.17%) Flinto
11 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.17%) NUKE
11 3 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.11%) InDesign
12 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.056%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.056%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.11%) Eikon
2 2 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.056%) Line 50
3 1 (0.056%) Revive Adserver
3 1 (0.056%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.056%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 142 (7.95%) Office 365
2 134 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
4 65 (3.64%) GitHub
5 32 (1.79%) PaaS
6 28 (1.57%) Google Play
7 20 (1.12%) IaaS
8 19 (1.06%) G Suite
9 18 (1.01%) Sauce Labs
10 17 (0.95%) Firebase
11 16 (0.90%) SaaS
12 15 (0.84%) OneDrive
13 13 (0.73%) BrowserStack
14 12 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 12 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
15 11 (0.62%) Amazon S3
16 10 (0.56%) Serverless
17 9 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
18 8 (0.45%) Heroku
18 8 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.02%) VPN
2 53 (2.97%) DNS
2 53 (2.97%) Internet
3 45 (2.52%) Skype
4 44 (2.46%) DHCP
5 42 (2.35%) HTTP
6 36 (2.02%) VoIP
6 36 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
7 29 (1.62%) SMS
8 24 (1.34%) LAN
9 21 (1.18%) Bluetooth
10 18 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
10 18 (1.01%) WAN
11 16 (0.90%) SSL
12 15 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (0.78%) SMTP
14 13 (0.73%) TCP/IP
15 9 (0.50%) Firewall
15 9 (0.50%) PBX
15 9 (0.50%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (4.03%) MySQL
2 53 (2.97%) SQL Server
3 49 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (2.52%) MongoDB
5 34 (1.90%) NoSQL
6 26 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 22 (1.23%) Big Data
8 21 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 20 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
9 20 (1.12%) Redis
10 16 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 15 (0.84%) SQLite
12 12 (0.67%) Blockchain
12 12 (0.67%) Oracle Database
13 11 (0.62%) CouchDB
14 10 (0.56%) HBase
15 9 (0.50%) Cloud Spanner
15 9 (0.50%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.50%) NewSQL
16 7 (0.39%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 278 (15.57%) Git (software)
2 179 (10.02%) JIRA
3 171 (9.57%) Jenkins
4 92 (5.15%) Selenium
5 88 (4.93%) Android Studio
6 81 (4.54%) Appium
7 80 (4.48%) Cucumber
8 67 (3.75%) Axure RP
9 62 (3.47%) Gradle
10 57 (3.19%) Visual Studio
11 52 (2.91%) JUnit
12 51 (2.86%) Subversion
13 38 (2.13%) Maven
13 38 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
13 38 (2.13%) Xcode
14 35 (1.96%) Calabash
15 33 (1.85%) SpecFlow
16 32 (1.79%) WebDriver
17 30 (1.68%) Eclipse
18 28 (1.57%) Mercurial
General
1 221 (12.37%) Finance
2 95 (5.32%) Banking
3 77 (4.31%) Retail
4 63 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 58 (3.25%) Games
6 46 (2.58%) Marketing
7 22 (1.23%) Law
8 21 (1.18%) Legal
9 18 (1.01%) Retail Banking
10 17 (0.95%) Automotive
11 14 (0.78%) Electronics
12 13 (0.73%) Advertising
13 11 (0.62%) Publishing
14 10 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.50%) French Language
15 9 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.45%) Billing
17 5 (0.28%) Digital Economy
17 5 (0.28%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 866 (48.49%) Developer
2 442 (24.75%) Android Developer
3 159 (8.90%) Analyst
4 111 (6.22%) Mobile Developer
5 92 (5.15%) iOS Developer
6 90 (5.04%) Senior Developer
7 87 (4.87%) Designer
8 82 (4.59%) Architect
9 78 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
10 77 (4.31%) Support Engineer
11 76 (4.26%) Desktop Support
12 73 (4.09%) Applications Developer
13 71 (3.98%) Java Developer
14 70 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
15 66 (3.70%) Android Engineer
16 65 (3.64%) React Developer
17 59 (3.30%) UX Designer
18 54 (3.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 54 (3.02%) Senior Android Developer
19 53 (2.97%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (13.83%) HTML
2 231 (12.93%) CSS
3 198 (11.09%) REST
4 184 (10.30%) Node.js
5 178 (9.97%) Android SDK
6 177 (9.91%) RESTful
7 172 (9.63%) Web Services
8 171 (9.57%) AngularJS
9 160 (8.96%) JSON
10 159 (8.90%) RxJava
11 158 (8.85%) .NET
12 142 (7.95%) React
13 135 (7.56%) React Native
14 118 (6.61%) HTML5
15 112 (6.27%) Retrofit
16 107 (5.99%) Dagger
17 91 (5.10%) CSS3
18 73 (4.09%) jQuery
18 73 (4.09%) XML
19 66 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 568 (31.80%) Mobile App
2 302 (16.91%) User Experience
3 115 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
4 90 (5.04%) iPhone
5 86 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
6 77 (4.31%) Computer Science
7 76 (4.26%) Blackberry
8 72 (4.03%) Smartphone
9 46 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
10 41 (2.30%) iPad
11 39 (2.18%) Fintech
12 33 (1.85%) Management Information System
13 28 (1.57%) Animation
14 26 (1.46%) Virtual Team
15 20 (1.12%) PKI
16 18 (1.01%) Data Structures
17 15 (0.84%) BYOD
17 15 (0.84%) Fat Client
17 15 (0.84%) Thin Client
18 14 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1,082 (60.58%) Apple iOS
2 388 (21.72%) Windows
3 130 (7.28%) Windows 10
4 93 (5.21%) Windows 7
5 90 (5.04%) Linux
6 67 (3.75%) Mac OS X
7 49 (2.74%) Mac OS
8 47 (2.63%) Windows Server
9 37 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (1.79%) Windows Phone
11 28 (1.57%) Windows 8
12 24 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (1.01%) Windows Phone 8
15 14 (0.78%) Unix
16 12 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
17 10 (0.56%) Windows XP
18 9 (0.50%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.45%) Nucleus RTOS
19 8 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 703 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
2 681 (38.13%) Android Development
3 284 (15.90%) TDD
4 260 (14.56%) iOS Development
5 246 (13.77%) Test Automation
6 239 (13.38%) Mobile Development
6 239 (13.38%) Scrum
7 195 (10.92%) BDD
8 188 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 186 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
10 162 (9.07%) DevOps
11 107 (5.99%) OOP
12 103 (5.77%) Software Engineering
13 94 (5.26%) MVC
14 90 (5.04%) OO
15 88 (4.93%) Mobile Application Development
16 83 (4.65%) Microservices
17 81 (4.54%) ITIL
18 76 (4.26%) Kanban
19 70 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 593 (33.20%) Java
2 457 (25.59%) JavaScript
3 165 (9.24%) C#
4 149 (8.34%) Kotlin
5 135 (7.56%) SQL
6 107 (5.99%) Apple Swift
7 105 (5.88%) C++
8 82 (4.59%) Python
9 77 (4.31%) Objective-C
10 61 (3.42%) PHP
11 54 (3.02%) ES6
12 36 (2.02%) C
13 35 (1.96%) Ruby
14 31 (1.74%) TypeScript
15 25 (1.40%) Go
16 23 (1.29%) PowerShell
17 20 (1.12%) Java 8
18 18 (1.01%) JSX
19 16 (0.90%) ES7
20 15 (0.84%) XAML
Qualifications
1 116 (6.49%) Degree
2 100 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 87 (4.87%) SC Cleared
4 54 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.84%) Master's Degree
7 13 (0.73%) MCSE
8 12 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (0.56%) A+ Certification
10 9 (0.50%) ISEB
11 8 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.34%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.28%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.28%) MCP
14 5 (0.28%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.28%) PMP
15 4 (0.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (7.45%) QA
2 44 (2.46%) SLA
3 11 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.22%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.17%) COBIT
6 3 (0.17%) FISMA
6 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.17%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.11%) JTAG
7 2 (0.11%) PMO
8 1 (0.056%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.056%) GCP
System Software
1 198 (11.09%) Active Directory
2 65 (3.64%) Docker
3 9 (0.50%) Firmware
4 8 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.22%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.17%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.17%) Varnish
7 3 (0.17%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.056%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.056%) LXC
8 1 (0.056%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.056%) vCloud
8 1 (0.056%) vSphere
8 1 (0.056%) Xen
8 1 (0.056%) XenApp
8 1 (0.056%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 84 (4.70%) SCCM
2 34 (1.90%) AirWatch
3 32 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 26 (1.46%) Kubernetes
5 19 (1.06%) XenMobile
6 18 (1.01%) SAP Afaria
7 14 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 13 (0.73%) Ansible
9 11 (0.62%) Puppet
10 7 (0.39%) SCOM
11 6 (0.34%) HockeyApp
11 6 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.22%) Nessus
13 4 (0.22%) ZENworks
14 3 (0.17%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.17%) FTK
14 3 (0.17%) Nmap
14 3 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 214 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 152 (8.51%) Apple
3 130 (7.28%) Google
4 118 (6.61%) Xamarin
5 68 (3.81%) Citrix
6 39 (2.18%) Adobe
7 37 (2.07%) Oracle
8 27 (1.51%) Cisco
9 25 (1.40%) SAP
10 22 (1.23%) McAfee
11 20 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (1.06%) Samsung
13 18 (1.01%) VMware
14 16 (0.90%) HP
14 16 (0.90%) IBM
15 15 (0.84%) Ivanti
16 13 (0.73%) CA Agile Central
17 12 (0.67%) ServiceNow
18 11 (0.62%) Apigee
19 9 (0.50%) Lotus