Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 156 172
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 -12
Contract jobs citing Android 1,664 1,667 1,539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.75% 1.77% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.29% 8.45% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,116 1,116 1,074
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +1.27%
10th Percentile £190 £178 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +2.47% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 63 72
England median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +22.62% +26.86%
10th Percentile £11.85 £13.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £53.30 £63.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £24.17
% change year-on-year -37.50% +15.86% +34.26%

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 20,063 19,721 20,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.09% 20.96% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,483 12,690 13,296
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £165 £175 £200
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,361 1,200 1,184
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.29
% change year-on-year - +7.43% -1.27%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -3 979 £464 +6.00% 297
South East +9 231 £375 -6.25% 116
North of England -25 198 £375 -6.25% 148
Midlands -13 138 £355 +1.43% 64
North West -6 121 £375 -6.25% 87
West Midlands -21 72 £320 -1.54% 37
East of England -11 70 £225 -35.71% 76
Yorkshire -30 67 £387 -7.92% 48
East Midlands +5 66 £375 -3.23% 27
South West -26 47 £425 +5.59% 40
North East -4 10 £290 -0.85% 13
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 906 (54.45%) Apple iOS
2 638 (38.34%) Android Development
3 549 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
4 527 (31.67%) Mobile App
5 495 (29.75%) Java
6 387 (23.26%) JavaScript
7 334 (20.07%) Windows
8 281 (16.89%) TDD
9 254 (15.26%) Git (software)
10 252 (15.14%) User Experience
11 232 (13.94%) iOS Development
11 232 (13.94%) Microsoft
12 229 (13.76%) Finance
13 221 (13.28%) HTML
14 216 (12.98%) Test Automation
15 199 (11.96%) Scrum
16 194 (11.66%) CSS
17 188 (11.30%) Mobile Development
18 184 (11.06%) Active Directory
19 183 (11.00%) Android SDK
20 180 (10.82%) React Native
21 176 (10.58%) Kotlin
22 162 (9.74%) C++
23 156 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
24 154 (9.25%) Windows 10
25 150 (9.01%) Jenkins
26 148 (8.89%) C#
26 148 (8.89%) Apple
27 145 (8.71%) Google
27 145 (8.71%) RESTful

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 62 (3.73%) MS Exchange
2 52 (3.13%) Confluence
3 30 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 25 (1.50%) Skype for Business
5 19 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (0.60%) CMS
7 10 (0.60%) IIS
8 7 (0.42%) JBoss
8 7 (0.42%) WordPress
9 6 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.30%) Liferay
11 4 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.24%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.24%) Drupal
11 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.24%) LiveCycle
11 4 (0.24%) Marvel
11 4 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 86 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.44%) InVision
4 19 (1.14%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.24%) Pixate
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.18%) Flinto
10 3 (0.18%) NUKE
10 3 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.12%) Snapchat
11 2 (0.12%) UXPin
12 1 (0.060%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.060%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.18%) Eikon
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.060%) Line 50
5 1 (0.060%) Magento
5 1 (0.060%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.060%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.060%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.060%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.060%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.060%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.060%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.060%) ScheduALL
5 1 (0.060%) Shopify
5 1 (0.060%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 134 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 123 (7.39%) Office 365
3 91 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (2.88%) Google Play
5 43 (2.58%) GitHub
6 16 (0.96%) SaaS
7 15 (0.90%) npm
7 15 (0.90%) PaaS
8 13 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (0.78%) Serverless
9 12 (0.72%) OneDrive
10 11 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 10 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.48%) Datadog
12 8 (0.48%) Slack
13 7 (0.42%) iTunes
13 7 (0.42%) NuGet
14 6 (0.36%) Amazon Alexa
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.49%) VPN
2 56 (3.37%) DNS
3 48 (2.88%) LAN
4 45 (2.70%) WAN
5 43 (2.58%) Internet
6 41 (2.46%) Skype
7 36 (2.16%) TCP/IP
8 33 (1.98%) DHCP
9 29 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
10 27 (1.62%) Cisco IOS
10 27 (1.62%) HTTP
11 26 (1.56%) Firewall
12 20 (1.20%) VoIP
13 16 (0.96%) Bluetooth
13 16 (0.96%) Wireless
13 16 (0.96%) WLAN
14 14 (0.84%) SSL
15 10 (0.60%) Structured Cabling
16 9 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
17 8 (0.48%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (2.76%) MySQL
1 46 (2.76%) SQL Server
2 42 (2.52%) SQLite
3 29 (1.74%) MongoDB
4 27 (1.62%) NoSQL
5 17 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
6 13 (0.78%) Big Data
7 12 (0.72%) Redis
7 12 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 11 (0.66%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 11 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.48%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.42%) Hazelcast
11 6 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.30%) Blockchain
12 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.24%) InfluxDB
14 3 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 254 (15.26%) Git (software)
2 150 (9.01%) Jenkins
3 144 (8.65%) JIRA
4 83 (4.99%) Gradle
5 82 (4.93%) Android Studio
6 58 (3.49%) Selenium
6 58 (3.49%) Xcode
7 54 (3.25%) Appium
8 46 (2.76%) Subversion
8 46 (2.76%) Visual Studio
9 43 (2.58%) Cucumber
10 36 (2.16%) JUnit
11 35 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
12 31 (1.86%) Axure RP
13 27 (1.62%) Maven
14 24 (1.44%) Bitbucket
14 24 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (1.26%) webpack
16 19 (1.14%) Ant
17 18 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 229 (13.76%) Finance
2 141 (8.47%) Banking
3 70 (4.21%) Retail
4 55 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.22%) Games
6 31 (1.86%) Publishing
7 25 (1.50%) Marketing
8 20 (1.20%) Law
9 18 (1.08%) Electronics
9 18 (1.08%) Legal
10 15 (0.90%) Automotive
10 15 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.84%) Advertising
12 7 (0.42%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.36%) Back Office
13 6 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.36%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.36%) Russian Language
14 5 (0.30%) Front Office
15 4 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 799 (48.02%) Developer
2 406 (24.40%) Android Developer
3 139 (8.35%) Analyst
4 110 (6.61%) Mobile Developer
5 108 (6.49%) React Developer
6 91 (5.47%) Support Engineer
7 84 (5.05%) Senior Developer
8 73 (4.39%) Designer
8 73 (4.39%) Java Developer
9 71 (4.27%) Desktop Support
10 69 (4.15%) Applications Developer
11 63 (3.79%) Android Engineer
12 54 (3.25%) UX Designer
13 51 (3.06%) iOS Developer
14 50 (3.00%) Support Analyst
14 50 (3.00%) Tester
15 49 (2.94%) Architect
16 47 (2.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 46 (2.76%) IT Support
18 44 (2.64%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (13.28%) HTML
2 194 (11.66%) CSS
3 183 (11.00%) Android SDK
4 180 (10.82%) React Native
5 145 (8.71%) RESTful
6 143 (8.59%) Node.js
7 139 (8.35%) HTML5
8 134 (8.05%) REST
9 132 (7.93%) JSON
10 121 (7.27%) React
11 117 (7.03%) AngularJS
12 106 (6.37%) Web Services
13 104 (6.25%) RxJava
14 100 (6.01%) .NET
15 93 (5.59%) CSS3
16 76 (4.57%) Redux
17 72 (4.33%) Dagger
18 64 (3.85%) jQuery
19 62 (3.73%) XML
20 56 (3.37%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 527 (31.67%) Mobile App
2 252 (15.14%) User Experience
3 89 (5.35%) iPhone
4 68 (4.09%) Computer Science
5 64 (3.85%) Smartphone
6 60 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
7 52 (3.13%) Blackberry
8 50 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
9 47 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (2.16%) Fintech
11 35 (2.10%) iPad
12 32 (1.92%) Algorithms
13 31 (1.86%) Management Information System
14 22 (1.32%) Cloud Native
15 21 (1.26%) Data Structures
16 19 (1.14%) Public Cloud
17 16 (0.96%) BYOD
17 16 (0.96%) Video on Demand
18 15 (0.90%) Handset
18 15 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 906 (54.45%) Apple iOS
2 334 (20.07%) Windows
3 154 (9.25%) Windows 10
4 122 (7.33%) Windows 7
5 110 (6.61%) Linux
6 56 (3.37%) Windows Server
7 43 (2.58%) Mac OS
8 31 (1.86%) Windows 8
9 28 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
11 24 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (1.38%) Mac OS X
13 21 (1.26%) Windows Phone
14 19 (1.14%) Unix
15 13 (0.78%) Android TV
16 11 (0.66%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
18 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
19 6 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 4 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (38.34%) Android Development
2 549 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (16.89%) TDD
4 232 (13.94%) iOS Development
5 216 (12.98%) Test Automation
6 199 (11.96%) Scrum
7 188 (11.30%) Mobile Development
8 156 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 141 (8.47%) DevOps
10 109 (6.55%) BDD
11 106 (6.37%) Mobile Application Development
11 106 (6.37%) Unit Testing
12 99 (5.95%) Software Engineering
13 98 (5.89%) OO
14 94 (5.65%) Problem-Solving
15 88 (5.29%) ITIL
16 84 (5.05%) Microservices
17 82 (4.93%) E-Commerce
17 82 (4.93%) MVC
18 66 (3.97%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 495 (29.75%) Java
2 387 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 176 (10.58%) Kotlin
4 162 (9.74%) C++
5 148 (8.89%) C#
6 133 (7.99%) Python
7 121 (7.27%) Apple Swift
8 92 (5.53%) C
9 90 (5.41%) SQL
10 88 (5.29%) Objective-C
11 56 (3.37%) PHP
12 40 (2.40%) TypeScript
13 38 (2.28%) Go
14 33 (1.98%) PowerShell
15 28 (1.68%) Bash Shell
16 26 (1.56%) ES6
17 19 (1.14%) Rust
18 17 (1.02%) Ruby
19 16 (0.96%) ES7
20 14 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 111 (6.67%) Degree
2 45 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 22 (1.32%) A+ Certification
6 21 (1.26%) CISSP
6 21 (1.26%) MCSE
7 16 (0.96%) CEH
8 14 (0.84%) MCP
9 12 (0.72%) SC Cleared
10 11 (0.66%) MCDST
10 11 (0.66%) NVQ Level 3
11 10 (0.60%) Master's Degree
12 9 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.48%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.48%) MCSA
14 7 (0.42%) CCNA
14 7 (0.42%) ISEB
14 7 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
15 6 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (6.55%) QA
2 41 (2.46%) SLA
3 12 (0.72%) GDPR
4 8 (0.48%) PMO
5 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.30%) WCAG
6 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.24%) TickIT
7 3 (0.18%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.12%) Section 508
9 1 (0.060%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.060%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.060%) MISRA
9 1 (0.060%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.060%) SEPA
System Software
1 184 (11.06%) Active Directory
2 81 (4.87%) Docker
3 42 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.66%) VMware Server
4 11 (0.66%) XenApp
5 9 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 8 (0.48%) vSphere
7 6 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.30%) Terminal Server
8 5 (0.30%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.24%) Firmware
9 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.18%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.060%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.060%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 85 (5.11%) SCCM
2 41 (2.46%) Kubernetes
3 27 (1.62%) Terraform
4 26 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 23 (1.38%) Puppet
6 21 (1.26%) AirWatch
7 19 (1.14%) Ansible
8 15 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (0.78%) WSUS
10 11 (0.66%) HockeyApp
11 10 (0.60%) Backup Exec
12 8 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (0.48%) Kibana
12 8 (0.48%) logstash
12 8 (0.48%) Salt
13 7 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.36%) Grafana
14 6 (0.36%) Graphite
14 6 (0.36%) ZENworks
15 5 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 232 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 148 (8.89%) Apple
3 145 (8.71%) Google
4 96 (5.77%) Xamarin
5 87 (5.23%) Citrix
6 61 (3.67%) VMware
7 42 (2.52%) Samsung
8 36 (2.16%) Adobe
9 31 (1.86%) Cisco
10 24 (1.44%) Atlassian
10 24 (1.44%) Micro Focus
10 24 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (1.44%) SOTI
11 18 (1.08%) Avaya
11 18 (1.08%) McAfee
12 17 (1.02%) Sophos
13 16 (0.96%) ServiceNow
14 15 (0.90%) Twitter
14 15 (0.90%) Veeam
15 14 (0.84%) Ivanti