Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 144 156
Rank change year-on-year -20 +12 +33
Contract jobs citing Android 1,494 1,742 1,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.71% 1.88% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.45% 9.01% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 1,147 946
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £181 £213 £213
90th Percentile £583 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 73 70
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.90 £19.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +9.90% -7.31%
10th Percentile £13.05 £14.06 £13.23
90th Percentile £63.53 £51.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £21.90 £21.33
% change year-on-year -7.53% +2.68% -0.80%

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 17,688 19,344 17,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.19% 20.87% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,286 12,345 11,144
England median daily rate £438 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £160 £183 £200
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,042 1,185 1,060
England median hourly rate £17.47 £17.14 £16.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.93% +2.97% -2.12%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £17.03 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.18% +3.03% -2.94%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -10 834 £475 +5.56% 163
South East +15 235 £400 -1.54% 51
North of England -21 216 £400 - 70
Yorkshire +6 109 £425 - 17
North West -31 87 £375 -6.25% 48
Midlands -43 74 £400 +14.29% 28
East of England +37 60 £363 -19.44% 44
South West -27 60 £375 - 25
East Midlands -1 40 £400 - 9
West Midlands -43 34 £400 +14.29% 19
North East -6 20 £400 +48.15% 5
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 860 (57.56%) Apple iOS
2 516 (34.54%) Android Development
3 515 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
4 499 (33.40%) Mobile App
5 447 (29.92%) Java
6 329 (22.02%) Windows
7 291 (19.48%) JavaScript
8 228 (15.26%) User Experience
9 218 (14.59%) Microsoft
10 215 (14.39%) Finance
11 213 (14.26%) Kotlin
12 199 (13.32%) TDD
13 190 (12.72%) iOS Development
14 180 (12.05%) Active Directory
15 176 (11.78%) Git (software)
16 174 (11.65%) Scrum
17 173 (11.58%) HTML
18 164 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
19 162 (10.84%) REST
20 157 (10.51%) Software Engineering
21 154 (10.31%) Mobile Development
22 149 (9.97%) Test Automation
23 147 (9.84%) Windows 10
24 146 (9.77%) C#
25 141 (9.44%) Linux
26 140 (9.37%) Jenkins
27 138 (9.24%) JSON
28 134 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
29 132 (8.84%) JIRA
30 131 (8.77%) Python

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 69 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 34 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (2.07%) Confluence
4 26 (1.74%) Skype for Business
5 18 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
6 16 (1.07%) CMS
6 16 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (0.67%) IIS
8 10 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.60%) Drupal
10 8 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.40%) Mule
11 6 (0.40%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.33%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.33%) Marvel
13 4 (0.27%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.27%) WordPress
14 3 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 96 (6.43%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (1.87%) InVision
3 20 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.74%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.27%) Flinto
9 3 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.20%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.13%) FreeHand
10 2 (0.13%) Maya
10 2 (0.13%) MotionBuilder
10 2 (0.13%) UXPin
11 1 (0.067%) InDesign
11 1 (0.067%) Revit
11 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.067%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 134 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (8.03%) Office 365
3 88 (5.89%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (3.95%) GitHub
5 38 (2.54%) Google Play
6 27 (1.81%) Slack
7 23 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 23 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (1.14%) PaaS
9 15 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 14 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (0.94%) SaaS
11 13 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (0.87%) Serverless
12 12 (0.80%) Apigee
12 12 (0.80%) Firebase
12 12 (0.80%) G Suite
13 11 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.74%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 63 (4.22%) VPN
3 52 (3.48%) Skype
4 47 (3.15%) LAN
5 45 (3.01%) DNS
6 39 (2.61%) Internet
7 35 (2.34%) WAN
8 28 (1.87%) DHCP
9 23 (1.54%) Firewall
10 22 (1.47%) VoIP
10 22 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
11 20 (1.34%) Wireless
12 17 (1.14%) SSL
13 15 (1.00%) HTTP
14 14 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (0.87%) WebEx
16 12 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
17 10 (0.67%) FTP
17 10 (0.67%) NFC
18 8 (0.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (2.01%) MySQL
2 26 (1.74%) SQL Server
3 25 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 25 (1.67%) SQLite
4 18 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (1.07%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.00%) Big Data
8 13 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (0.87%) Redis
9 9 (0.60%) MongoDB
10 8 (0.54%) InfluxDB
11 6 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.33%) Power BI
13 4 (0.27%) BigQuery
13 4 (0.27%) Cosmos DB
14 3 (0.20%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 176 (11.78%) Git (software)
2 140 (9.37%) Jenkins
3 132 (8.84%) JIRA
4 63 (4.22%) Selenium
5 62 (4.15%) Android Studio
6 53 (3.55%) Appium
7 42 (2.81%) Xcode
8 41 (2.74%) Gradle
9 40 (2.68%) Cucumber
10 38 (2.54%) Subversion
11 33 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
12 32 (2.14%) Visual Studio
13 27 (1.81%) Maven
14 24 (1.61%) JUnit
14 24 (1.61%) WebDriver
15 23 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (1.34%) Bitbucket
17 19 (1.27%) Axure RP
18 17 (1.14%) Mockito
19 14 (0.94%) GitLab
General
1 215 (14.39%) Finance
2 80 (5.35%) Banking
3 68 (4.55%) Retail
4 45 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 28 (1.87%) Marketing
6 25 (1.67%) Games
7 18 (1.20%) Law
8 16 (1.07%) Electronics
9 14 (0.94%) Advertising
10 13 (0.87%) Publishing
11 11 (0.74%) Legal
12 9 (0.60%) Automotive
12 9 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.54%) German Language
14 7 (0.47%) French Language
15 5 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.33%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.27%) Local Government
17 3 (0.20%) Back Office
17 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 675 (45.18%) Developer
2 354 (23.69%) Android Developer
3 144 (9.64%) Analyst
4 89 (5.96%) Senior Developer
5 83 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
6 78 (5.22%) Designer
6 78 (5.22%) iOS Developer
7 71 (4.75%) React Developer
8 68 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 68 (4.55%) Xamarin Developer
9 60 (4.02%) Service Analyst
9 60 (4.02%) UX Designer
10 59 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
11 56 (3.75%) Architect
12 54 (3.61%) Desktop Support
13 51 (3.41%) Software Engineer
14 49 (3.28%) Java Developer
15 48 (3.21%) Applications Developer
15 48 (3.21%) Senior Android Developer
15 48 (3.21%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (11.58%) HTML
2 162 (10.84%) REST
3 138 (9.24%) JSON
4 122 (8.17%) CSS
5 110 (7.36%) .NET
6 108 (7.23%) Web Services
7 104 (6.96%) React Native
8 95 (6.36%) RESTful
9 93 (6.22%) Android SDK
10 91 (6.09%) RxJava
11 89 (5.96%) HTML5
11 89 (5.96%) Node.js
12 86 (5.76%) React
13 73 (4.89%) AngularJS
14 64 (4.28%) XML
15 49 (3.28%) Spring
16 46 (3.08%) Dagger
17 34 (2.28%) Apache Cordova
17 34 (2.28%) iOS SDK
18 33 (2.21%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 499 (33.40%) Mobile App
2 228 (15.26%) User Experience
3 65 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 63 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (4.08%) Blackberry
6 59 (3.95%) iPhone
7 39 (2.61%) Smartphone
8 37 (2.48%) iPad
9 34 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
10 30 (2.01%) Fintech
11 28 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
12 26 (1.74%) Video on Demand
13 21 (1.41%) Algorithms
14 20 (1.34%) Management Information System
15 18 (1.20%) Animation
16 16 (1.07%) Data Centre
16 16 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
17 15 (1.00%) Cloud Native
17 15 (1.00%) Social Media
17 15 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 860 (57.56%) Apple iOS
2 329 (22.02%) Windows
3 147 (9.84%) Windows 10
4 141 (9.44%) Linux
5 115 (7.70%) Windows 7
6 36 (2.41%) Mac OS
7 34 (2.28%) Windows Server
8 25 (1.67%) Windows 8
9 20 (1.34%) Unix
9 20 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
11 16 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (1.00%) Mac OS X
12 15 (1.00%) Windows XP
13 12 (0.80%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.54%) Android TV
15 5 (0.33%) tvOS
16 4 (0.27%) BlackBerry OS
17 3 (0.20%) CentOS
17 3 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (34.54%) Android Development
2 515 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (13.32%) TDD
4 190 (12.72%) iOS Development
5 174 (11.65%) Scrum
6 164 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
7 157 (10.51%) Software Engineering
8 154 (10.31%) Mobile Development
9 149 (9.97%) Test Automation
10 125 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
11 117 (7.83%) DevOps
12 97 (6.49%) BDD
13 91 (6.09%) Mobile Application Development
14 88 (5.89%) ITIL
15 86 (5.76%) Multithreading
16 81 (5.42%) E-Commerce
17 77 (5.15%) Unit Testing
18 76 (5.09%) OO
19 74 (4.95%) Microservices
20 72 (4.82%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 447 (29.92%) Java
2 291 (19.48%) JavaScript
3 213 (14.26%) Kotlin
4 146 (9.77%) C#
5 131 (8.77%) Python
6 121 (8.10%) C++
7 96 (6.43%) Apple Swift
7 96 (6.43%) C
8 83 (5.56%) SQL
9 69 (4.62%) Objective-C
10 42 (2.81%) PowerShell
11 41 (2.74%) TypeScript
12 38 (2.54%) PHP
13 27 (1.81%) Bash Shell
14 25 (1.67%) Ruby
15 16 (1.07%) Java 8
15 16 (1.07%) Scala
16 13 (0.87%) Go
17 12 (0.80%) Perl
18 9 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 107 (7.16%) Degree
2 42 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.27%) Master's Degree
5 16 (1.07%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (0.87%) A+ Certification
8 10 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.54%) CISSP
9 8 (0.54%) PMP
10 7 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.47%) MCP
10 7 (0.47%) MCSE
11 6 (0.40%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.40%) CEH
11 6 (0.40%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.33%) MCSA
12 5 (0.33%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (7.70%) QA
2 32 (2.14%) SLA
3 7 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.27%) GDPR
4 4 (0.27%) PMO
5 3 (0.20%) JTAG
5 3 (0.20%) Section 508
5 3 (0.20%) WCAG
6 2 (0.13%) PSD2
7 1 (0.067%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.067%) SEPA
7 1 (0.067%) TickIT
7 1 (0.067%) WAI
System Software
1 180 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 60 (4.02%) Docker
3 35 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (0.47%) vSphere
4 7 (0.47%) XenApp
5 6 (0.40%) Firmware
6 4 (0.27%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.13%) UAG
8 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.067%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.067%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 95 (6.36%) SCCM
2 47 (3.15%) AirWatch
3 35 (2.34%) Microsoft Intune
4 34 (2.28%) Kubernetes
5 23 (1.54%) Terraform
6 18 (1.20%) Ansible
6 18 (1.20%) Puppet
7 13 (0.87%) Kibana
8 12 (0.80%) logstash
9 9 (0.60%) Consul
9 9 (0.60%) Grafana
9 9 (0.60%) Graphite
10 8 (0.54%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
13 4 (0.27%) MaaS360
13 4 (0.27%) MobiControl
14 3 (0.20%) HP ALM
14 3 (0.20%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 218 (14.59%) Microsoft
2 124 (8.30%) Apple
3 107 (7.16%) Google
4 105 (7.03%) Xamarin
5 60 (4.02%) Citrix
6 52 (3.48%) VMware
7 45 (3.01%) Adobe
8 28 (1.87%) Cisco
9 23 (1.54%) Samsung
10 20 (1.34%) Micro Focus
11 19 (1.27%) Avaya
12 18 (1.20%) ServiceNow
13 15 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (0.94%) Oracle
15 13 (0.87%) Mitel
15 13 (0.87%) Sophos
16 11 (0.74%) Symantec
17 10 (0.67%) Atlassian
17 10 (0.67%) MobileIron
17 10 (0.67%) Splunk