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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 189 154
Rank change year-on-year +54 -35  
Contract jobs citing Android 778 645 733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.86% 1.30% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.10% 6.07% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 429 448
Median daily rate £400 £375 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -2.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £328
% change year-on-year +3.44% +10.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 40
Median hourly rate £19.78 £27.05 £14.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.88% +87.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.06 £12.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.03 £14.85
% change year-on-year +12.81% +108.92%  

Android is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8546 10627 10710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.48% 21.40% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5495 6666 6112
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 516 643 898
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.80 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Android as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 394 £425 +6.25% 154
South East +19 129 £350 -6.66% 45
East of England +48 74 £350 -12.50% 25
Yorkshire +43 55 £413 +6.45% 21
North West +30 50 £400 +14.28% 37
East Midlands 0 25 £338 +7.14% 15
West Midlands +10 19 £350 +26.69% 18
South West -20 18 £313 -3.84% 18
North East +4 13 £400 +23.07% 4
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Android.

1 842 (56.32%) Apple iOS
2 609 (40.74%) Android Development
3 562 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
4 490 (32.78%) Mobile App
5 448 (29.97%) Java
6 349 (23.34%) Windows
7 284 (19.00%) JavaScript
8 278 (18.60%) TDD
9 243 (16.25%) iOS Development
10 221 (14.78%) Scrum
11 218 (14.58%) HTML
12 217 (14.52%) Mobile Development
13 213 (14.25%) User Experience
14 197 (13.18%) Microsoft
15 190 (12.71%) Android SDK
16 181 (12.11%) Git (software)
17 173 (11.57%) CSS
18 162 (10.84%) Finance
19 160 (10.70%) JSON
20 154 (10.30%) Active Directory
21 145 (9.70%) C#
22 143 (9.57%) Android Studio
23 142 (9.50%) Apple
24 133 (8.90%) Windows 7
24 133 (8.90%) REST
25 129 (8.63%) BDD
26 126 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
27 125 (8.36%) Apple Swift
28 124 (8.29%) Web Services
28 124 (8.29%) Objective-C

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 41 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 33 (2.21%) Skype for Business
3 32 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 30 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 26 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 18 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (1.14%) IBM Notes
8 16 (1.07%) CMS
9 15 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (0.94%) Confluence
11 10 (0.67%) IIS
11 10 (0.67%) JBoss
11 10 (0.67%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.54%) Apache
12 8 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.47%) Mule
13 7 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 102 (6.82%) MS Office
2 69 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 30 (2.01%) Photoshop
4 28 (1.87%) InVision
5 18 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.13%) MS Project
8 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.13%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.067%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 12 (0.80%) Adobe Campaign
2 9 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.27%) Eikon
3 4 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.067%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.21%) Office 365
2 53 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (2.74%) GitHub
5 40 (2.68%) Google Play
6 14 (0.94%) G Suite
7 11 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.54%) SaaS
9 7 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (0.40%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.40%) PaaS
11 5 (0.33%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.33%) Google Drive
11 5 (0.33%) Heroku
11 5 (0.33%) iTunes
11 5 (0.33%) TestFlight
12 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.81%) VPN
2 41 (2.74%) DNS
3 40 (2.68%) LAN
4 37 (2.47%) WAN
5 35 (2.34%) TCP/IP
6 32 (2.14%) Cisco IOS
7 31 (2.07%) DHCP
8 30 (2.01%) Skype
9 29 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
10 24 (1.61%) Bluetooth
11 23 (1.54%) HTTP
11 23 (1.54%) Internet
11 23 (1.54%) Wireless
12 20 (1.34%) VoIP
13 19 (1.27%) Firewall
14 17 (1.14%) LTE
15 13 (0.87%) RTSP
16 11 (0.74%) GSM
16 11 (0.74%) HSPA
16 11 (0.74%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 52 (3.48%) SQLite
3 40 (2.68%) MySQL
4 35 (2.34%) MongoDB
5 29 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 25 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 22 (1.47%) NoSQL
7 22 (1.47%) RDBMS
8 21 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (0.94%) Big Data
10 10 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.60%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.27%) GIS
12 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.20%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.20%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 181 (12.11%) Git (software)
2 143 (9.57%) Android Studio
3 99 (6.62%) Jenkins
4 98 (6.56%) JIRA
5 83 (5.55%) Gradle
6 65 (4.35%) Xcode
7 63 (4.21%) Cucumber
8 61 (4.08%) Selenium
9 58 (3.88%) Calabash
10 51 (3.41%) Eclipse
11 43 (2.88%) JUnit
12 37 (2.47%) Appium
13 34 (2.27%) Axure RP
13 34 (2.27%) Maven
14 30 (2.01%) Subversion
14 30 (2.01%) Visual Studio
15 23 (1.54%) Robolectric
16 21 (1.40%) WebDriver
17 18 (1.20%) SoapUI
18 16 (1.07%) Capybara
General
1 162 (10.84%) Finance
2 123 (8.23%) Banking
3 63 (4.21%) Games
4 55 (3.68%) Marketing
5 53 (3.55%) Retail
6 43 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 40 (2.68%) Publishing
8 32 (2.14%) Electronics
9 27 (1.81%) Legal
10 16 (1.07%) Law
11 14 (0.94%) Advertising
11 14 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.80%) Automotive
13 6 (0.40%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.27%) Back Office
14 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.27%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 809 (54.11%) Developer
2 468 (31.30%) Android Developer
3 131 (8.76%) iOS Developer
4 105 (7.02%) Analyst
5 102 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 97 (6.49%) Mobile Developer
7 91 (6.09%) Senior Developer
8 89 (5.95%) Designer
9 85 (5.69%) Applications Developer
10 75 (5.02%) Architect
11 74 (4.95%) iOS Android Developer
12 61 (4.08%) Xamarin Developer
13 58 (3.88%) UI Designer
14 56 (3.75%) Java Android Developer
15 53 (3.55%) Support Engineer
16 50 (3.34%) Senior Android Developer
17 45 (3.01%) Mobile Applications Developer
18 43 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
18 43 (2.88%) Mobile Designer
19 42 (2.81%) Android Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (14.58%) HTML
2 190 (12.71%) Android SDK
3 173 (11.57%) CSS
4 160 (10.70%) JSON
5 133 (8.90%) REST
6 124 (8.29%) Web Services
7 112 (7.49%) .NET
7 112 (7.49%) RESTful
8 97 (6.49%) HTML5
8 97 (6.49%) XML
9 89 (5.95%) AngularJS
10 72 (4.82%) Node.js
11 63 (4.21%) jQuery
11 63 (4.21%) React
12 54 (3.61%) RxJava
13 53 (3.55%) iOS SDK
14 44 (2.94%) CSS3
14 44 (2.94%) Material Design
14 44 (2.94%) SOAP
15 42 (2.81%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 490 (32.78%) Mobile App
2 213 (14.25%) User Experience
3 98 (6.56%) Blackberry
4 72 (4.82%) iPhone
5 60 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (4.01%) iPad
6 53 (3.55%) Computer Science
7 41 (2.74%) Smartphone
8 32 (2.14%) Mobile Banking
9 31 (2.07%) Animation
10 19 (1.27%) Management Information System
11 17 (1.14%) Streaming Video
12 16 (1.07%) Data Centre
12 16 (1.07%) Data Structures
13 15 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.00%) Video on Demand
14 14 (0.94%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.80%) Social Media
16 11 (0.74%) Augmented Reality
16 11 (0.74%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 842 (56.32%) Apple iOS
2 349 (23.34%) Windows
3 133 (8.90%) Windows 7
4 106 (7.09%) Linux
5 75 (5.02%) Windows 10
6 57 (3.81%) Windows Server
7 39 (2.61%) Mac OS X
8 34 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (2.14%) Windows 8
10 31 (2.07%) Windows Phone
10 31 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (1.67%) Unix
12 23 (1.54%) Windows XP
13 22 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
14 20 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (1.27%) Mac OS
16 15 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
17 11 (0.74%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.54%) webOS
18 8 (0.54%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (40.74%) Android Development
2 562 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
3 278 (18.60%) TDD
4 243 (16.25%) iOS Development
5 221 (14.78%) Scrum
6 217 (14.52%) Mobile Development
7 129 (8.63%) BDD
8 126 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
9 113 (7.56%) Software Engineering
10 101 (6.76%) E-Commerce
11 96 (6.42%) OO
12 80 (5.35%) ITIL
13 77 (5.15%) Project Management
14 73 (4.88%) Mentoring
14 73 (4.88%) MVC
15 67 (4.48%) Unit Testing
16 63 (4.21%) Automated Testing
17 60 (4.01%) Kanban
18 58 (3.88%) Web Development
19 57 (3.81%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 448 (29.97%) Java
2 284 (19.00%) JavaScript
3 145 (9.70%) C#
4 125 (8.36%) Apple Swift
5 124 (8.29%) Objective-C
6 121 (8.09%) SQL
7 85 (5.69%) C++
8 84 (5.62%) Python
9 56 (3.75%) C
9 56 (3.75%) Ruby
10 26 (1.74%) PHP
10 26 (1.74%) Scala
11 22 (1.47%) Bash Shell
11 22 (1.47%) ES6
11 22 (1.47%) PowerShell
12 13 (0.87%) Perl
13 11 (0.74%) XAML
14 9 (0.60%) Groovy
14 9 (0.60%) VB
14 9 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 92 (6.15%) Degree
2 51 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 34 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.34%) MCSE
6 16 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (0.80%) ISEB
9 11 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.67%) CCNA
11 7 (0.47%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.47%) MCP
12 6 (0.40%) CCNP
13 5 (0.33%) MCSA
14 4 (0.27%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.20%) APMP
15 3 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.20%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.49%) QA
2 41 (2.74%) SLA
3 10 (0.67%) SDET
4 7 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.27%) PMO
6 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.067%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.067%) GDPR
7 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.067%) WCAG
System Software
1 154 (10.30%) Active Directory
2 34 (2.27%) Docker
3 17 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.94%) XenApp
5 12 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.74%) BitLocker
6 11 (0.74%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.54%) Xen
8 6 (0.40%) Firmware
9 4 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.27%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.067%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.067%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 42 (2.81%) SCCM
2 41 (2.74%) AirWatch
3 20 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
4 17 (1.14%) WSUS
5 15 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (0.67%) Ansible
7 9 (0.60%) Puppet
8 7 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
9 6 (0.40%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.33%) Nagios
11 4 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.20%) Unicenter
13 2 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
13 2 (0.13%) HockeyApp
13 2 (0.13%) Kubernetes
13 2 (0.13%) SCOM
13 2 (0.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 197 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 142 (9.50%) Apple
3 122 (8.16%) Google
4 115 (7.69%) Xamarin
5 68 (4.55%) Adobe
6 53 (3.55%) Citrix
7 43 (2.88%) Cisco
8 32 (2.14%) Oracle
9 31 (2.07%) VMware
10 30 (2.01%) HP
11 25 (1.67%) Symantec
12 23 (1.54%) Dell
13 17 (1.14%) Lotus
13 17 (1.14%) SAP
14 13 (0.87%) Toshiba
15 12 (0.80%) MobileIron
15 12 (0.80%) ServiceNow
16 11 (0.74%) Samsung
16 11 (0.74%) Splunk
17 10 (0.67%) LANDesk
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Blue Glue
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £600 per day on a rolling 3 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Rate: Up to £450 per day (negotiable)
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
TEKsystems
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Ideal Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15.00 - £15.30 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £475 per day for 12 months
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hurren and Hope
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University Of Cambridge
Rate: From £25,298 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hurren and Hope
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago