Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 161 163
Rank change year-on-year +22 +2 +9
Contract jobs citing Android 1,236 1,604 1,582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.88% 1.76% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.10% 8.41% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 1,084 1,054
England median daily rate £415 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £160 £170 £182
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 75 58
England median hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.29% -45.31% +45.45%
10th Percentile £11.88 £12.25 £13.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £58.00 £92.63
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year +25.71% -44.88% +42.70%

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 13,583 19,074 19,322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.68% 20.89% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,463 11,979 12,487
England median daily rate £413 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.51% +0.59% +3.03%
10th Percentile £145 £163 £170
90th Percentile £606 £613 £613
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,058 1,214 1,170
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.03% -0.03% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.17 £11.04
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% +6.06%

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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 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 +28 682 £425 -10.53% 258
North of England +40 205 £400 +6.67% 126
South East +5 160 £380 +1.33% 67
North West +15 105 £375 - 72
Yorkshire +44 71 £400 - 40
East of England +37 71 £400 +81.82% 46
Midlands +6 50 £400 +11.11% 53
South West +5 48 £413 - 28
North East +32 29 £400 +113.33% 14
West Midlands +19 27 £475 +47.29% 24
East Midlands -10 23 £370 -1.33% 29
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 673 (54.45%) Apple iOS
2 413 (33.41%) Android Development
3 355 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
4 311 (25.16%) Windows
5 272 (22.01%) Java
6 264 (21.36%) Mobile App
7 261 (21.12%) Kotlin
8 243 (19.66%) Microsoft
9 213 (17.23%) Active Directory
10 191 (15.45%) Office 365
11 171 (13.83%) Windows 10
12 154 (12.46%) JavaScript
13 149 (12.06%) Microsoft Office
14 138 (11.17%) iOS Development
15 133 (10.76%) Mobile Development
16 132 (10.68%) Windows 7
17 128 (10.36%) TDD
18 126 (10.19%) User Experience
19 119 (9.63%) Finance
20 110 (8.90%) Scrum
21 109 (8.82%) Git (software)
22 108 (8.74%) Azure
23 105 (8.50%) JIRA
24 98 (7.93%) ITIL
24 98 (7.93%) Problem-Solving
25 95 (7.69%) Apple
25 95 (7.69%) React Native
26 94 (7.61%) REST
27 90 (7.28%) Apple Swift
28 78 (6.31%) 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 47 (3.80%) Confluence
2 42 (3.40%) SharePoint
3 38 (3.07%) MS Exchange
4 36 (2.91%) Skype for Business
5 24 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 22 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (0.89%) IIS
8 10 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.65%) CMS
9 8 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.32%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.24%) Apache
12 3 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.24%) JBoss
12 3 (0.24%) Mendix
12 3 (0.24%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.24%) WordPress
13 2 (0.16%) Drupal
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 149 (12.06%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.10%) Sketch
3 21 (1.70%) InVision
4 11 (0.89%) Zeplin
5 10 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (0.65%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.32%) Adobe XD
8 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.24%) Figma
9 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.24%) UserZoom
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.081%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.081%) Marvel
11 1 (0.081%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.081%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.081%) Magento
5 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.081%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 191 (15.45%) Office 365
2 108 (8.74%) Azure
3 53 (4.29%) AWS
4 34 (2.75%) GitHub
5 32 (2.59%) SaaS
6 20 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (1.54%) OneDrive
7 19 (1.54%) Serverless
8 17 (1.38%) GCP
9 15 (1.21%) Azure Functions
10 14 (1.13%) G Suite
10 14 (1.13%) Slack
11 13 (1.05%) Firebase
11 13 (1.05%) Google Play
12 12 (0.97%) PaaS
12 12 (0.97%) Power Platform
13 11 (0.89%) PowerApps
14 10 (0.81%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.65%) IaaS
16 7 (0.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 77 (6.23%) VPN
2 52 (4.21%) Skype
3 49 (3.96%) DNS
4 48 (3.88%) LAN
5 47 (3.80%) Cisco IOS
5 47 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
6 45 (3.64%) WAN
7 43 (3.48%) DHCP
8 35 (2.83%) TCP/IP
9 31 (2.51%) VoIP
10 22 (1.78%) Wireless
10 22 (1.78%) Wireshark
11 20 (1.62%) HTTP
12 16 (1.29%) Bluetooth
12 16 (1.29%) Firewall
12 16 (1.29%) FTP
13 15 (1.21%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (1.05%) HTTPS
14 13 (1.05%) Internet
15 11 (0.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (4.77%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.78%) SQLite
3 17 (1.38%) MySQL
4 15 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
5 13 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 11 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (0.81%) Cosmos DB
8 9 (0.73%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.65%) Big Data
9 8 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.57%) Redis
10 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.40%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.32%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.32%) SQL Server 2017
14 3 (0.24%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.16%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 109 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 105 (8.50%) JIRA
3 64 (5.18%) Jenkins
4 38 (3.07%) Android Studio
5 34 (2.75%) Xcode
6 27 (2.18%) Cucumber
7 23 (1.86%) JUnit
7 23 (1.86%) Selenium
8 21 (1.70%) Gradle
9 18 (1.46%) Bitbucket
10 17 (1.38%) git-flow
11 15 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
12 14 (1.13%) Postman
13 13 (1.05%) Bugzilla
13 13 (1.05%) Mockito
13 13 (1.05%) Subversion
14 12 (0.97%) Appium
14 12 (0.97%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.81%) Calabash
General
1 119 (9.63%) Finance
2 75 (6.07%) Banking
3 50 (4.05%) Retail
4 39 (3.16%) Games
5 33 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.18%) Marketing
6 27 (2.18%) Public Sector
7 19 (1.54%) Law
8 17 (1.38%) Electronics
9 16 (1.29%) Advertising
10 13 (1.05%) German Language
11 12 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.89%) Automotive
13 10 (0.81%) Local Government
13 10 (0.81%) Publishing
14 8 (0.65%) Italian Language
15 6 (0.49%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 574 (46.44%) Developer
2 326 (26.38%) Android Developer
3 121 (9.79%) Analyst
4 74 (5.99%) React Developer
5 71 (5.74%) iOS Developer
5 71 (5.74%) Senior Developer
6 70 (5.66%) Mobile Developer
7 68 (5.50%) Desktop Support
8 65 (5.26%) Service Analyst
9 64 (5.18%) Service Desk Analyst
10 63 (5.10%) Support Engineer
11 48 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support
11 48 (3.88%) Applications Developer
12 45 (3.64%) Senior Android Developer
13 40 (3.24%) Tester
14 39 (3.16%) iOS Android Developer
15 37 (2.99%) Designer
15 37 (2.99%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 36 (2.91%) Architect
17 34 (2.75%) Android Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (7.69%) React Native
2 94 (7.61%) REST
3 78 (6.31%) RESTful
4 71 (5.74%) Android SDK
4 71 (5.74%) HTML
5 67 (5.42%) .NET
5 67 (5.42%) RxJava
6 64 (5.18%) JSON
6 64 (5.18%) Node.js
7 63 (5.10%) CSS
8 55 (4.45%) Dagger
9 48 (3.88%) React
10 38 (3.07%) AngularJS
11 37 (2.99%) Retrofit
11 37 (2.99%) Web Services
12 33 (2.67%) XML
13 32 (2.59%) Flutter
14 30 (2.43%) Redux
15 28 (2.27%) ASP.NET
15 28 (2.27%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 264 (21.36%) Mobile App
2 126 (10.19%) User Experience
3 73 (5.91%) iPhone
4 72 (5.83%) Blackberry
5 69 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (3.88%) Smartphone
7 45 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
8 32 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
9 22 (1.78%) iPad
10 20 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (1.38%) BYOD
12 15 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.13%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.05%) Handset
14 13 (1.05%) Wiki
15 12 (0.97%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.97%) Social Media
16 10 (0.81%) Data Structures
17 9 (0.73%) STB
18 8 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 673 (54.45%) Apple iOS
2 311 (25.16%) Windows
3 171 (13.83%) Windows 10
4 132 (10.68%) Windows 7
5 75 (6.07%) Linux
6 44 (3.56%) Mac OS
7 36 (2.91%) Mac OS X
8 32 (2.59%) Windows Server
9 25 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (1.70%) Windows Mobile
11 18 (1.46%) Windows 8
12 15 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.81%) Unix
13 10 (0.81%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.40%) Android TV
15 4 (0.32%) CentOS
15 4 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.32%) tvOS
16 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (33.41%) Android Development
2 355 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (11.17%) iOS Development
4 133 (10.76%) Mobile Development
5 128 (10.36%) TDD
6 110 (8.90%) Scrum
7 98 (7.93%) ITIL
7 98 (7.93%) Problem-Solving
8 77 (6.23%) BDD
9 75 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
10 72 (5.83%) DevOps
11 68 (5.50%) Test Automation
11 68 (5.50%) Unit Testing
12 65 (5.26%) MVVM
13 62 (5.02%) Software Engineering
14 53 (4.29%) MVC
15 47 (3.80%) Kanban
16 46 (3.72%) Mobile Application Development
17 44 (3.56%) Microservices
18 43 (3.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 272 (22.01%) Java
2 261 (21.12%) Kotlin
3 154 (12.46%) JavaScript
4 90 (7.28%) Apple Swift
5 73 (5.91%) C#
6 68 (5.50%) Objective-C
7 54 (4.37%) Python
8 42 (3.40%) SQL
9 38 (3.07%) C++
10 29 (2.35%) C
11 24 (1.94%) PowerShell
12 21 (1.70%) Ruby
13 20 (1.62%) Dart
14 18 (1.46%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.97%) Groovy
15 12 (0.97%) PHP
16 10 (0.81%) TypeScript
17 9 (0.73%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.57%) Embedded C++
18 7 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 59 (4.77%) Degree
2 35 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.46%) MCP
7 13 (1.05%) MCSE
8 12 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.81%) CCNA
11 5 (0.40%) CISSP
11 5 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.40%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.32%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.32%) ISEB
12 4 (0.32%) SANS
13 3 (0.24%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (0.24%) CREST Certified
13 3 (0.24%) PMP
13 3 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.58%) QA
2 21 (1.70%) SLA
3 7 (0.57%) GDPR
4 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.24%) PMO
5 2 (0.16%) COBIT
5 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.16%) NCSC
5 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 213 (17.23%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.67%) Docker
3 19 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.13%) XenApp
5 13 (1.05%) Firmware
6 6 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.081%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.081%) HDFS
10 1 (0.081%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.081%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.081%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 64 (5.18%) SCCM
2 57 (4.61%) AirWatch
2 57 (4.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 31 (2.51%) Kubernetes
4 20 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (0.89%) Terraform
6 10 (0.81%) Puppet
7 7 (0.57%) HP ALM
7 7 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (0.49%) Ansible
8 6 (0.49%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.32%) HockeyApp
9 4 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.24%) WSUS
11 2 (0.16%) Nessus
11 2 (0.16%) OVSD
11 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.16%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 243 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 95 (7.69%) Apple
3 76 (6.15%) Xamarin
4 67 (5.42%) Google
5 64 (5.18%) Citrix
6 57 (4.61%) Cisco
7 51 (4.13%) VMware
8 50 (4.05%) ServiceNow
9 39 (3.16%) HP
10 37 (2.99%) Adobe
11 26 (2.10%) Ivanti
11 26 (2.10%) SAP
12 21 (1.70%) Oracle
13 17 (1.38%) Dell
14 15 (1.21%) Polycom
15 14 (1.13%) CA
16 11 (0.89%) Symantec
17 10 (0.81%) Zscaler
18 9 (0.73%) Avaya
18 9 (0.73%) Juniper