Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 154 192
Rank change year-on-year +7 +38 -34
Contract jobs citing Android 1,727 1,517 1,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.85% 1.72% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.84% 8.40% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,126 1,009 1,029
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £213 £179 £236
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 64 56
England median hourly rate £19.50 £21.70 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.14% -22.50% +83.61%
10th Percentile £13.85 £11.78 £11.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £63.75 £43.13
UK median hourly rate £18.75 £21.90 £28.50
% change year-on-year -14.37% -23.16% +86.89%

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 19,541 18,061 22,393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.92% 20.50% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,249 11,421 14,346
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £181 £200 £213
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,359 1,053 1,165
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.76 £44.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +6 999 £475 +11.76% 240
North of England +14 278 £375 -5.06% 131
South East +11 233 £400 +6.67% 107
North West +20 155 £375 - 76
Midlands -13 131 £365 -2.78% 64
Yorkshire -20 91 £400 - 52
West Midlands -11 67 £345 +15.00% 41
East Midlands -7 64 £375 -6.25% 23
East of England -49 51 £450 +28.57% 94
South West +3 33 £431 +43.75% 50
North East +14 32 £260 -33.97% 3
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 1,041 (60.28%) Apple iOS
2 657 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
3 651 (37.70%) Android Development
4 576 (33.35%) Java
5 557 (32.25%) Mobile App
6 463 (26.81%) JavaScript
7 369 (21.37%) Windows
8 300 (17.37%) User Experience
9 277 (16.04%) TDD
9 277 (16.04%) Git (software)
10 259 (15.00%) iOS Development
11 258 (14.94%) HTML
12 242 (14.01%) CSS
13 235 (13.61%) Finance
14 233 (13.49%) Scrum
15 223 (12.91%) Microsoft
16 204 (11.81%) Test Automation
16 204 (11.81%) Mobile Development
17 201 (11.64%) Active Directory
18 193 (11.18%) Android SDK
19 191 (11.06%) RESTful
20 175 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
21 172 (9.96%) React Native
22 166 (9.61%) REST
23 164 (9.50%) Apple
24 161 (9.32%) Node.js
24 161 (9.32%) Jenkins
25 156 (9.03%) JIRA
26 153 (8.86%) AngularJS
27 148 (8.57%) Kotlin

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 (3.01%) Confluence
2 50 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 46 (2.66%) Skype for Business
4 26 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 17 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 13 (0.75%) Apache
8 11 (0.64%) CMS
8 11 (0.64%) IIS
9 10 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (0.58%) JBoss
10 7 (0.41%) Amazon Alexa
10 7 (0.41%) Liferay
11 6 (0.35%) Mule
11 6 (0.35%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.35%) WordPress
12 5 (0.29%) Alfresco
12 5 (0.29%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 87 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (2.84%) InVision
3 41 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 29 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (1.16%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 12 (0.69%) UserZoom
8 9 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.29%) UXPin
10 3 (0.17%) Flinto
10 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.17%) NUKE
10 3 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.12%) InDesign
11 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.058%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.058%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.12%) Eikon
2 2 (0.12%) Line 50
2 2 (0.12%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.058%) Magento
3 1 (0.058%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.058%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.058%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.058%) ScheduALL
3 1 (0.058%) Shopify
3 1 (0.058%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 143 (8.28%) Office 365
2 140 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (2.95%) GitHub
5 36 (2.08%) Google Play
6 35 (2.03%) PaaS
7 17 (0.98%) G Suite
7 17 (0.98%) IaaS
8 16 (0.93%) OneDrive
9 13 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 10 (0.58%) Sauce Labs
11 9 (0.52%) BrowserStack
11 9 (0.52%) SaaS
12 8 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.41%) Serverless
14 6 (0.35%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.29%) Firebase
15 5 (0.29%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.65%) DNS
2 51 (2.95%) Internet
3 50 (2.90%) Skype
4 46 (2.66%) VPN
5 40 (2.32%) DHCP
6 35 (2.03%) HTTP
7 34 (1.97%) LAN
8 32 (1.85%) WAN
9 31 (1.80%) VoIP
10 28 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
11 18 (1.04%) SMS
12 17 (0.98%) SSL
12 17 (0.98%) TCP/IP
13 15 (0.87%) Firewall
13 15 (0.87%) SMTP
14 14 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
14 14 (0.81%) Wireless
14 14 (0.81%) WLAN
15 13 (0.75%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (3.24%) MySQL
2 54 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 39 (2.26%) MongoDB
4 29 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (1.16%) Big Data
5 20 (1.16%) Cosmos DB
6 19 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (1.04%) NoSQL
7 18 (1.04%) SQLite
8 15 (0.87%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.64%) Redis
10 10 (0.58%) Blockchain
11 9 (0.52%) CouchDB
11 9 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.46%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.46%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.41%) Hazelcast
14 6 (0.35%) HBase
14 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 277 (16.04%) Git (software)
2 161 (9.32%) Jenkins
3 156 (9.03%) JIRA
4 79 (4.57%) Gradle
5 76 (4.40%) Selenium
6 73 (4.23%) Android Studio
6 73 (4.23%) Axure RP
7 66 (3.82%) Appium
7 66 (3.82%) Visual Studio
8 62 (3.59%) Cucumber
9 60 (3.47%) JUnit
10 52 (3.01%) Subversion
11 49 (2.84%) Xcode
12 48 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
13 43 (2.49%) Maven
14 28 (1.62%) Mercurial
15 27 (1.56%) WebDriver
16 24 (1.39%) Calabash
17 21 (1.22%) SpecFlow
18 19 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 235 (13.61%) Finance
2 114 (6.60%) Banking
3 58 (3.36%) Retail
4 52 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 46 (2.66%) Marketing
6 37 (2.14%) Games
7 24 (1.39%) Law
8 20 (1.16%) Automotive
9 19 (1.10%) Legal
10 17 (0.98%) Retail Banking
11 14 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.75%) Electronics
13 11 (0.64%) Publishing
14 8 (0.46%) Advertising
14 8 (0.46%) Billing
15 6 (0.35%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.29%) Digital Economy
17 4 (0.23%) Front Office
17 4 (0.23%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 839 (48.58%) Developer
2 417 (24.15%) Android Developer
3 134 (7.76%) Analyst
4 116 (6.72%) Mobile Developer
5 101 (5.85%) React Developer
6 91 (5.27%) Support Engineer
7 85 (4.92%) Designer
8 82 (4.75%) Applications Developer
9 79 (4.57%) Senior Developer
10 78 (4.52%) Java Developer
11 74 (4.28%) Desktop Support
12 72 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
13 71 (4.11%) iOS Developer
14 69 (4.00%) Architect
15 67 (3.88%) Android Engineer
16 61 (3.53%) UX Designer
17 57 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
18 55 (3.18%) Support Analyst
18 55 (3.18%) Tester
19 51 (2.95%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (14.94%) HTML
2 242 (14.01%) CSS
3 193 (11.18%) Android SDK
4 191 (11.06%) RESTful
5 172 (9.96%) React Native
6 166 (9.61%) REST
7 161 (9.32%) Node.js
8 153 (8.86%) AngularJS
9 142 (8.22%) JSON
10 140 (8.11%) Web Services
11 136 (7.87%) React
12 128 (7.41%) RxJava
13 127 (7.35%) .NET
14 124 (7.18%) HTML5
15 100 (5.79%) CSS3
16 99 (5.73%) Dagger
17 85 (4.92%) Retrofit
18 76 (4.40%) Redux
19 72 (4.17%) jQuery
20 62 (3.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 557 (32.25%) Mobile App
2 300 (17.37%) User Experience
3 84 (4.86%) iPhone
4 76 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 70 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
6 68 (3.94%) Smartphone
7 61 (3.53%) Blackberry
8 52 (3.01%) Fintech
9 47 (2.72%) iPad
10 39 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
11 28 (1.62%) Management Information System
12 24 (1.39%) Virtual Team
13 23 (1.33%) Data Structures
13 23 (1.33%) PKI
14 20 (1.16%) Algorithms
15 19 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
16 18 (1.04%) BYOD
17 17 (0.98%) Video\Live Streaming
18 15 (0.87%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 1,041 (60.28%) Apple iOS
2 369 (21.37%) Windows
3 126 (7.30%) Windows 10
4 116 (6.72%) Linux
5 99 (5.73%) Windows 7
6 64 (3.71%) Windows Server
7 58 (3.36%) Mac OS X
8 50 (2.90%) Mac OS
9 39 (2.26%) Windows 8
10 38 (2.20%) Windows Phone
11 35 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (1.22%) Windows Phone 8
14 18 (1.04%) Unix
15 17 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
17 8 (0.46%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 7 (0.41%) Windows XP
19 6 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 657 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 651 (37.70%) Android Development
3 277 (16.04%) TDD
4 259 (15.00%) iOS Development
5 233 (13.49%) Scrum
6 204 (11.81%) Mobile Development
6 204 (11.81%) Test Automation
7 175 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
8 147 (8.51%) BDD
9 136 (7.87%) DevOps
10 129 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
11 107 (6.20%) Mobile Application Development
12 97 (5.62%) Software Engineering
13 95 (5.50%) OO
14 91 (5.27%) MVC
15 89 (5.15%) Unit Testing
16 86 (4.98%) Microservices
17 83 (4.81%) ITIL
18 70 (4.05%) Kanban
19 69 (4.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 576 (33.35%) Java
2 463 (26.81%) JavaScript
3 148 (8.57%) Kotlin
4 141 (8.16%) C++
5 137 (7.93%) C#
6 113 (6.54%) Apple Swift
7 100 (5.79%) Python
8 99 (5.73%) SQL
9 87 (5.04%) Objective-C
10 69 (4.00%) C
11 52 (3.01%) PHP
12 43 (2.49%) ES6
13 40 (2.32%) Go
14 38 (2.20%) TypeScript
15 34 (1.97%) PowerShell
16 22 (1.27%) ES7
17 19 (1.10%) Ruby
18 18 (1.04%) JSX
19 16 (0.93%) Java 8
19 16 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 109 (6.31%) Degree
2 73 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 59 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 49 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 49 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.22%) MCSE
6 19 (1.10%) A+ Certification
7 14 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (0.75%) ISEB
8 13 (0.75%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.75%) MCP
9 10 (0.58%) MCDST
9 10 (0.58%) NVQ Level 3
10 8 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (0.41%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.35%) MCITP
13 5 (0.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (6.37%) QA
2 41 (2.37%) SLA
3 12 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.29%) ISO 8583
4 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.23%) PMO
6 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.17%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.12%) GDPR
7 2 (0.12%) WCAG
8 1 (0.058%) GCP
8 1 (0.058%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.058%) JTAG
8 1 (0.058%) MISRA
8 1 (0.058%) MISRA C
System Software
1 201 (11.64%) Active Directory
2 72 (4.17%) Docker
3 16 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.35%) BitLocker
5 4 (0.23%) Firmware
5 4 (0.23%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.23%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.058%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.058%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.058%) Xen
8 1 (0.058%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 80 (4.63%) SCCM
2 40 (2.32%) Kubernetes
3 35 (2.03%) AirWatch
4 33 (1.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 22 (1.27%) XenMobile
6 21 (1.22%) SAP Afaria
7 12 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (0.64%) Ansible
9 10 (0.58%) Puppet
10 9 (0.52%) Terraform
11 8 (0.46%) ZENworks
12 6 (0.35%) HockeyApp
13 5 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.29%) WSUS
14 4 (0.23%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.23%) Kibana
15 3 (0.17%) Graphite
15 3 (0.17%) logstash
15 3 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
15 3 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 223 (12.91%) Microsoft
2 164 (9.50%) Apple
3 143 (8.28%) Google
4 94 (5.44%) Xamarin
5 76 (4.40%) Citrix
6 50 (2.90%) Adobe
7 30 (1.74%) McAfee
7 30 (1.74%) SAP
8 29 (1.68%) Oracle
9 26 (1.51%) VMware
10 24 (1.39%) Cisco
11 23 (1.33%) Samsung
12 21 (1.22%) HP
13 20 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (1.04%) IBM
14 18 (1.04%) ServiceNow
15 14 (0.81%) Micro Focus
16 12 (0.69%) Ivanti
17 11 (0.64%) Apigee
17 11 (0.64%) Sencha