Period
to 26 September 2020

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 26 September 2020 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
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 155 165 157
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 -2
Contract jobs citing Android 453 1,339 1,685
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.77% 1.66% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.58% 8.17% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 881 1,118
Median daily rate £446 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £160 £200
90th Percentile £575 £595 £579
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 61 87
Median hourly rate £42.50 £16.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +161.54% -9.72% -34.55%
10th Percentile £14.15 £11.75 £12.30
90th Percentile £53.50 £51.42 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £16.30 £17.50
% change year-on-year +160.74% -6.86% -36.36%

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 4,730 16,391 19,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.48% 20.37% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,876 10,361 12,195
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £185 £150 £175
90th Percentile £625 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.35% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 1,039 1,393
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £12.03 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.10 £51.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -2.86%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in England

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Android in England.

Daily rate trend for Android in England

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Android in England over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Android in England

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Android in England.

Hourly rate trend for Android in England

Android
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Android in England over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

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 26 September 2020. 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 +10 254 £475 +5.56% 110
North of England +39 82 £400 +6.67% 65
Yorkshire +45 41 £450 +12.50% 26
South East +48 38 £453 +16.81% 37
North West +22 36 £325 -13.27% 33
Midlands +75 28 £343 -16.97% 36
West Midlands +78 19 £363 -12.12% 24
East of England +33 19 £332 -11.47% 27
South West +78 11 £295 -39.49% 34
East Midlands +46 9 £325 -21.21% 12
North East +26 5 £562 +256.51% 6
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, 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.

1 262 (57.84%) Apple iOS
2 198 (43.71%) Android Development
3 159 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (33.11%) Java
5 140 (30.91%) Mobile App
6 133 (29.36%) Kotlin
7 100 (22.08%) Git (software)
8 95 (20.97%) User Experience
9 91 (20.09%) JavaScript
10 73 (16.11%) REST
11 71 (15.67%) Test Automation
11 71 (15.67%) GitHub
12 68 (15.01%) DevOps
12 68 (15.01%) Apple Swift
13 67 (14.79%) React
13 67 (14.79%) AWS
14 66 (14.57%) Jenkins
15 64 (14.13%) iOS Development
16 62 (13.69%) Scrum
17 61 (13.47%) JUnit
17 61 (13.47%) JSON
17 61 (13.47%) JIRA
18 58 (12.80%) Node.js
18 58 (12.80%) Python
19 57 (12.58%) Windows
19 57 (12.58%) Finance
19 57 (12.58%) TDD
20 55 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
21 53 (11.70%) HTML
22 52 (11.48%) Mobile Development

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 (10.60%) Confluence
2 20 (4.42%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (2.87%) Mule
4 11 (2.43%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.32%) IIS
5 6 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.10%) CMS
6 5 (1.10%) Headless CMS
6 5 (1.10%) JBoss
6 5 (1.10%) Jetty
6 5 (1.10%) MQSeries
6 5 (1.10%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 5 (1.10%) Red Hat Fuse
6 5 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.88%) Apache
7 4 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.21%) Figma
3 8 (1.77%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.77%) Sketch
4 7 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (1.10%) Adobe XD
5 5 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.10%) Zeplin
6 4 (0.88%) InVision
7 3 (0.66%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 71 (15.67%) GitHub
2 67 (14.79%) AWS
3 51 (11.26%) Azure
4 29 (6.40%) Slack
5 25 (5.52%) GCP
6 23 (5.08%) Firebase
7 19 (4.19%) Office 365
8 15 (3.31%) PaaS
9 13 (2.87%) IaaS
10 8 (1.77%) Google Play
11 7 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (1.55%) Serverless
12 6 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (1.10%) Amazon S3
13 5 (1.10%) Azure Functions
14 4 (0.88%) Amazon Alexa
14 4 (0.88%) npm
14 4 (0.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.86%) Wi-Fi
2 17 (3.75%) Bluetooth
3 12 (2.65%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.55%) VPN
5 6 (1.32%) Wireless
6 5 (1.10%) SSH
7 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.66%) HTTP
8 3 (0.66%) LAN
8 3 (0.66%) VoIP
8 3 (0.66%) ZigBee
8 3 (0.66%) Z-Wave
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.44%) RS-232
9 2 (0.44%) Skype
10 1 (0.22%) DLNA
10 1 (0.22%) NAS
10 1 (0.22%) UPnP
10 1 (0.22%) WAAS
10 1 (0.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.08%) MySQL
2 22 (4.86%) NoSQL
2 22 (4.86%) SQL Server
3 21 (4.64%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.21%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.32%) Cosmos DB
6 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.10%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.66%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.66%) SQLite
9 2 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.44%) Big Data
9 2 (0.44%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.44%) MS Access
10 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 100 (22.08%) Git (software)
2 66 (14.57%) Jenkins
3 61 (13.47%) JIRA
3 61 (13.47%) JUnit
4 51 (11.26%) Mockito
5 49 (10.82%) Android Studio
6 43 (9.49%) Xcode
7 33 (7.28%) Maven
8 30 (6.62%) Sonatype Nexus
9 27 (5.96%) CocoaPods
10 25 (5.52%) Gradle
11 20 (4.42%) IntelliJ
12 14 (3.09%) Cucumber
12 14 (3.09%) Vagrant
13 13 (2.87%) Selenium
14 10 (2.21%) Eclipse
15 9 (1.99%) CircleCI
15 9 (1.99%) webpack
16 8 (1.77%) git-flow
16 8 (1.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (12.58%) Finance
2 39 (8.61%) Banking
3 15 (3.31%) Law
4 14 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.87%) Electronics
5 13 (2.87%) Public Sector
6 12 (2.65%) Games
7 9 (1.99%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.32%) Marketing
9 6 (1.32%) Retail
10 5 (1.10%) Advertising
11 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.88%) Publishing
12 3 (0.66%) Automotive
13 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.44%) Back Office
13 2 (0.44%) German Language
14 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 239 (52.76%) Developer
2 122 (26.93%) Android Developer
3 30 (6.62%) iOS Developer
4 27 (5.96%) Mobile Developer
4 27 (5.96%) React Developer
5 26 (5.74%) Applications Developer
5 26 (5.74%) Senior Developer
6 24 (5.30%) Designer
7 22 (4.86%) Android Engineer
8 18 (3.97%) Architect
8 18 (3.97%) Mobile Engineer
9 16 (3.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 16 (3.53%) UX Designer
10 15 (3.31%) Lead Developer
11 13 (2.87%) iOS Android Developer
12 12 (2.65%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (2.65%) Senior Android Developer
13 11 (2.43%) Analyst
13 11 (2.43%) Software Engineer
13 11 (2.43%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (16.11%) REST
2 67 (14.79%) React
3 61 (13.47%) JSON
4 58 (12.80%) Node.js
5 53 (11.70%) HTML
6 51 (11.26%) React Native
7 43 (9.49%) CSS
8 41 (9.05%) RxJava
9 40 (8.83%) Spring
10 34 (7.51%) HTML5
10 34 (7.51%) Material Design
11 30 (6.62%) Retrofit
11 30 (6.62%) Spring Boot
12 29 (6.40%) RESTful
13 28 (6.18%) AngularJS
14 26 (5.74%) Dagger
15 23 (5.08%) Android SDK
16 21 (4.64%) jQuery
17 20 (4.42%) Redux
18 18 (3.97%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 140 (30.91%) Mobile App
2 95 (20.97%) User Experience
3 21 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.43%) Video on Demand
5 10 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.99%) Media Streaming
7 8 (1.77%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.32%) Graphic Design
9 6 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (1.32%) Over-the-Top Content
9 6 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.32%) Video\Live Streaming
10 5 (1.10%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.10%) Derivative
10 5 (1.10%) NHS
10 5 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 262 (57.84%) Apple iOS
2 57 (12.58%) Windows
3 22 (4.86%) Linux
4 12 (2.65%) Windows 10
5 10 (2.21%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.21%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (1.32%) Mac OS
6 6 (1.32%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.10%) CentOS
7 5 (1.10%) Debian
7 5 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.66%) Tizen
8 3 (0.66%) tvOS
8 3 (0.66%) Unix
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.44%) Android TV
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (43.71%) Android Development
2 159 (35.10%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (15.67%) Test Automation
4 68 (15.01%) DevOps
5 64 (14.13%) iOS Development
6 62 (13.69%) Scrum
7 57 (12.58%) TDD
8 55 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (11.48%) Mobile Development
10 40 (8.83%) Kanban
11 37 (8.17%) Pair Programming
12 35 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (7.51%) Software Engineering
14 32 (7.06%) Architectural Design
15 31 (6.84%) MVVM
16 30 (6.62%) OO
17 25 (5.52%) Computer Science
18 24 (5.30%) BDD
18 24 (5.30%) Wireframes
19 22 (4.86%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 150 (33.11%) Java
2 133 (29.36%) Kotlin
3 91 (20.09%) JavaScript
4 68 (15.01%) Apple Swift
5 58 (12.80%) Python
6 49 (10.82%) C++
7 33 (7.28%) C#
8 31 (6.84%) Objective-C
9 26 (5.74%) Java 8
10 22 (4.86%) C
11 18 (3.97%) SQL
12 14 (3.09%) ES6
13 13 (2.87%) Bash Shell
14 10 (2.21%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.77%) Groovy
15 8 (1.77%) Perl
15 8 (1.77%) Scala
16 7 (1.55%) PHP
16 7 (1.55%) Ruby
17 6 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (6.40%) Degree
2 21 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.32%) ISEB
6 6 (1.32%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.88%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.44%) MCSA
9 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.44%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.22%) CISA
10 1 (0.22%) CISM
10 1 (0.22%) CISSP
10 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.40%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) IEC 62304
2 2 (0.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) GDPR
3 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 24 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.09%) Docker
3 6 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.66%) Firmware
5 2 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (4.19%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (2.65%) Ansible
3 10 (2.21%) SCCM
4 6 (1.32%) Prometheus
5 5 (1.10%) Puppet
5 5 (1.10%) Salt
6 3 (0.66%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.44%) Terraform
8 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.22%) Nagios
8 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (9.49%) Google
1 43 (9.49%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.84%) Splunk
3 29 (6.40%) AppDynamics
4 27 (5.96%) Apple
5 17 (3.75%) Adobe
6 12 (2.65%) Xamarin
7 7 (1.55%) VMware
8 6 (1.32%) Citrix
8 6 (1.32%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.32%) Oracle
9 5 (1.10%) Axway
9 5 (1.10%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.10%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.10%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.10%) Samsung
9 5 (1.10%) SAP
9 5 (1.10%) Sparx
9 5 (1.10%) Sybase
10 4 (0.88%) HP