Period
to 20 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 147 157
Rank change year-on-year -20 +10 +37
Contract jobs citing Android 1,367 1,717 1,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.66% 1.84% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.23% 8.80% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 1,120 1,006
England median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £170 £210 £181
90th Percentile £599 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 99 64
England median hourly rate £16.75 £19.00 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.84% -11.74% -23.12%
10th Percentile £11.88 £13.90 £11.78
90th Percentile £51.75 £52.50 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £16.75 £18.51 £21.90
% change year-on-year -9.48% -15.50% -23.83%

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 16,611 19,502 18,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.22% 20.89% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,529 12,199 11,499
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +5.07%
10th Percentile £155 £181 £200
90th Percentile £625 £619 £593
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,022 1,365 1,056
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.68% +5.35%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK 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 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 August 2019.

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 -19 751 £450 -4.26% 224
North of England +10 224 £375 - 133
South East -5 192 £425 +6.25% 111
Yorkshire +41 111 £425 +6.25% 39
North West -32 88 £375 - 81
East of England +40 77 £363 -19.44% 49
Midlands -21 69 £400 +9.72% 55
South West +4 47 £475 +10.14% 41
East Midlands +6 38 £400 +6.67% 20
West Midlands -20 31 £400 +14.29% 35
North East +12 25 £300 +15.38% 13
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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.

1 770 (56.33%) Apple iOS
2 471 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
3 470 (34.38%) Android Development
4 414 (30.29%) Mobile App
5 380 (27.80%) Java
6 339 (24.80%) Windows
7 258 (18.87%) JavaScript
8 233 (17.04%) Kotlin
9 228 (16.68%) User Experience
10 218 (15.95%) Microsoft
11 209 (15.29%) Active Directory
12 178 (13.02%) Office 365
13 175 (12.80%) Git (software)
14 170 (12.44%) iOS Development
15 162 (11.85%) Finance
16 159 (11.63%) Scrum
17 157 (11.49%) TDD
18 147 (10.75%) Linux
19 146 (10.68%) Mobile Development
20 145 (10.61%) REST
21 142 (10.39%) Windows 10
22 141 (10.31%) Software Engineering
23 136 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
24 133 (9.73%) Test Automation
25 131 (9.58%) HTML
25 131 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
26 127 (9.29%) JIRA
27 124 (9.07%) React Native
28 122 (8.92%) JSON
29 119 (8.71%) Continuous Integration

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 48 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 42 (3.07%) Skype for Business
3 39 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (2.63%) Confluence
5 23 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 16 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (0.73%) CMS
9 9 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.51%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.51%) Mule
11 7 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.37%) Captiva
13 5 (0.37%) Documentum
13 5 (0.37%) JBoss
13 5 (0.37%) Jetty
13 5 (0.37%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 112 (8.19%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (4.46%) Sketch
3 34 (2.49%) InVision
4 28 (2.05%) Zeplin
5 23 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
6 12 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.80%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (0.66%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.51%) Flinto
10 6 (0.44%) Adobe XD
10 6 (0.44%) Marvel
11 5 (0.37%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.22%) FreeHand
12 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
13 2 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.073%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.073%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.073%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.073%) BASE24
4 1 (0.073%) Magento
4 1 (0.073%) Postilion
4 1 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.073%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 178 (13.02%) Office 365
2 136 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (3.88%) GitHub
5 38 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 30 (2.19%) Slack
7 25 (1.83%) Firebase
8 24 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (1.39%) SaaS
10 18 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 18 (1.32%) OneDrive
11 17 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (1.24%) G Suite
12 12 (0.88%) Serverless
13 11 (0.80%) Datadog
14 10 (0.73%) Google Play
15 9 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.59%) Sauce Labs
17 7 (0.51%) Google Analytics
18 6 (0.44%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.75%) Skype
2 48 (3.51%) VPN
2 48 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
3 42 (3.07%) TCP/IP
4 41 (3.00%) VoIP
5 38 (2.78%) LAN
6 35 (2.56%) DNS
7 30 (2.19%) WAN
8 24 (1.76%) Internet
9 23 (1.68%) DHCP
10 21 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
10 21 (1.54%) Wireless
11 17 (1.24%) Firewall
12 13 (0.95%) Bluetooth
13 12 (0.88%) HTTP
13 12 (0.88%) IPv6
14 10 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (0.73%) WebEx
15 9 (0.66%) Ethernet
15 9 (0.66%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.12%) SQL Server
1 29 (2.12%) SQLite
2 24 (1.76%) MySQL
3 23 (1.68%) MongoDB
4 18 (1.32%) Data Mining
4 18 (1.32%) Redis
5 16 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (1.17%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (0.80%) Big Data
8 11 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 11 (0.80%) InfluxDB
9 9 (0.66%) BigQuery
9 9 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.44%) MS Access
10 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.37%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 175 (12.80%) Git (software)
2 127 (9.29%) JIRA
3 111 (8.12%) Jenkins
4 57 (4.17%) Android Studio
5 56 (4.10%) Appium
6 53 (3.88%) Selenium
7 36 (2.63%) Cucumber
8 34 (2.49%) Xcode
9 30 (2.19%) Axure RP
9 30 (2.19%) Maven
10 28 (2.05%) Gradle
11 27 (1.98%) JUnit
11 27 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
11 27 (1.98%) Visual Studio
12 26 (1.90%) Subversion
12 26 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
13 22 (1.61%) WebDriver
14 19 (1.39%) CircleCI
15 17 (1.24%) GitLab
15 17 (1.24%) Mockito
General
1 162 (11.85%) Finance
2 93 (6.80%) Banking
3 79 (5.78%) Retail
4 40 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.19%) Marketing
6 26 (1.90%) Games
7 21 (1.54%) Law
8 17 (1.24%) Automotive
8 17 (1.24%) Electronics
9 14 (1.02%) Public Sector
10 13 (0.95%) Advertising
11 11 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.73%) Publishing
13 8 (0.59%) Legal
13 8 (0.59%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.51%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.37%) Local Government
15 5 (0.37%) Military
16 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 610 (44.62%) Developer
2 354 (25.90%) Android Developer
3 115 (8.41%) Analyst
4 86 (6.29%) React Developer
5 79 (5.78%) Support Engineer
6 72 (5.27%) Designer
7 71 (5.19%) Senior Developer
8 70 (5.12%) Desktop Support
8 70 (5.12%) iOS Developer
9 53 (3.88%) Mobile Developer
10 52 (3.80%) iOS Android Developer
11 50 (3.66%) Desktop Engineer
11 50 (3.66%) Senior Android Developer
12 49 (3.58%) Software Engineer
13 48 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
13 48 (3.51%) Service Analyst
13 48 (3.51%) UX Designer
14 44 (3.22%) Service Desk Analyst
14 44 (3.22%) Tester
15 43 (3.15%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (10.61%) REST
2 131 (9.58%) HTML
3 124 (9.07%) React Native
4 122 (8.92%) JSON
5 93 (6.80%) .NET
5 93 (6.80%) RESTful
6 92 (6.73%) CSS
7 87 (6.36%) React
8 82 (6.00%) Web Services
9 74 (5.41%) Node.js
9 74 (5.41%) RxJava
10 66 (4.83%) Android SDK
11 61 (4.46%) AngularJS
12 59 (4.32%) Dagger
12 59 (4.32%) Spring
13 57 (4.17%) HTML5
14 55 (4.02%) GraphQL
15 43 (3.15%) Retrofit
15 43 (3.15%) XML
16 37 (2.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 414 (30.29%) Mobile App
2 228 (16.68%) User Experience
3 68 (4.97%) Blackberry
4 67 (4.90%) iPhone
5 63 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
6 47 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (3.22%) Smartphone
8 43 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
9 41 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
10 34 (2.49%) iPad
11 23 (1.68%) Video on Demand
12 22 (1.61%) Animation
13 21 (1.54%) Video\Live Streaming
14 20 (1.46%) BYOD
15 16 (1.17%) Mobile Banking
15 16 (1.17%) STB
16 15 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (1.10%) Management Information System
17 12 (0.88%) Handset
17 12 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 770 (56.33%) Apple iOS
2 339 (24.80%) Windows
3 147 (10.75%) Linux
4 142 (10.39%) Windows 10
5 106 (7.75%) Windows 7
6 57 (4.17%) Mac OS
7 38 (2.78%) Windows Server
8 37 (2.71%) Windows Mobile
9 22 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (1.54%) Mac OS X
11 20 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.88%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
14 9 (0.66%) Unix
15 8 (0.59%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.37%) CentOS
17 5 (0.37%) Debian
17 5 (0.37%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
2 470 (34.38%) Android Development
3 170 (12.44%) iOS Development
4 159 (11.63%) Scrum
5 157 (11.49%) TDD
6 146 (10.68%) Mobile Development
7 141 (10.31%) Software Engineering
8 133 (9.73%) Test Automation
9 131 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
10 119 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
11 104 (7.61%) DevOps
12 83 (6.07%) ITIL
13 78 (5.71%) Multithreading
14 74 (5.41%) Fintech
14 74 (5.41%) Microservices
15 68 (4.97%) BDD
16 66 (4.83%) Kanban
17 59 (4.32%) E-Commerce
17 59 (4.32%) Mobile Application Development
18 56 (4.10%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 380 (27.80%) Java
2 258 (18.87%) JavaScript
3 233 (17.04%) Kotlin
4 114 (8.34%) C#
5 112 (8.19%) C
6 108 (7.90%) C++
7 104 (7.61%) Python
8 85 (6.22%) SQL
9 75 (5.49%) Apple Swift
10 48 (3.51%) Objective-C
11 36 (2.63%) PowerShell
11 36 (2.63%) TypeScript
12 28 (2.05%) Ruby
13 27 (1.98%) PHP
14 25 (1.83%) Bash Shell
14 25 (1.83%) Java 8
15 24 (1.76%) Perl
16 21 (1.54%) Go
17 15 (1.10%) Scala
18 11 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (4.39%) Degree
2 32 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (0.51%) MCSA
6 7 (0.51%) MCSE
7 6 (0.44%) A+ Certification
8 5 (0.37%) CCNA
8 5 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.37%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.37%) MCP
8 5 (0.37%) SANS
9 4 (0.29%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.22%) MCDST
10 3 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.90%) QA
2 37 (2.71%) SLA
3 6 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.37%) GDPR
5 2 (0.15%) NCSC
6 1 (0.073%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.073%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.073%) PMO
6 1 (0.073%) PSD2
6 1 (0.073%) Section 508
6 1 (0.073%) WAI
6 1 (0.073%) WCAG
System Software
1 209 (15.29%) Active Directory
2 40 (2.93%) Docker
3 14 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.66%) XenApp
5 6 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (0.44%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.29%) vSphere
7 3 (0.22%) Firmware
7 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.15%) UAG
8 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.073%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.073%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.073%) HDFS
9 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 93 (6.80%) SCCM
2 75 (5.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 53 (3.88%) AirWatch
4 32 (2.34%) Kubernetes
5 21 (1.54%) Puppet
5 21 (1.54%) Terraform
6 18 (1.32%) Ansible
7 15 (1.10%) Grafana
7 15 (1.10%) Graphite
8 13 (0.95%) Consul
8 13 (0.95%) Kibana
9 12 (0.88%) logstash
10 11 (0.80%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.66%) Jamf Pro
11 9 (0.66%) SCOM
11 9 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.37%) Salt
13 5 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 218 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 101 (7.39%) Apple
3 81 (5.93%) Google
4 77 (5.63%) Xamarin
5 67 (4.90%) Adobe
6 50 (3.66%) Citrix
7 37 (2.71%) Samsung
8 30 (2.19%) ServiceNow
9 28 (2.05%) Cisco
10 24 (1.76%) VMware
11 20 (1.46%) Splunk
12 13 (0.95%) AppDynamics
12 13 (0.95%) HP
12 13 (0.95%) Oracle
13 12 (0.88%) Mitel
14 11 (0.80%) SaltStack
14 11 (0.80%) Symantec
15 10 (0.73%) Sophos
16 9 (0.66%) McAfee
16 9 (0.66%) Micro Focus