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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 177 149
Rank change year-on-year +15 -28  
Contract jobs citing Android 657 718 828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.55% 1.45% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.55% 6.36% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 523 534
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +0.71% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 35
Median hourly rate £19.78 £20.37 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +19.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.75 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  

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 8704 11289 11412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.50% 22.87% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5419 7238 6743
Median daily rate £413 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 583 905
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -14 363 £425 - 163
South East 0 69 £360 -6.49% 61
North West +45 58 £363 -4.91% 47
Yorkshire +31 55 £400 -4.47% 29
East of England +4 41 £315 -3.07% 35
East Midlands +8 31 £400 +17.64% 16
West Midlands +24 18 £300 +43.71% 23
South West -15 11 £338 -10.00% 15
North East +61 8 £338 +8.87% 1
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 794 (55.22%) Apple iOS
2 597 (41.52%) Android Development
3 524 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
4 495 (34.42%) Mobile App
5 465 (32.34%) Java
6 329 (22.88%) Windows
7 250 (17.39%) TDD
8 239 (16.62%) JavaScript
9 226 (15.72%) iOS Development
10 219 (15.23%) HTML
11 210 (14.60%) Scrum
12 208 (14.46%) Finance
13 203 (14.12%) User Experience
14 202 (14.05%) Android SDK
15 186 (12.93%) Microsoft
16 178 (12.38%) Test Automation
17 176 (12.24%) Git (software)
18 163 (11.34%) Mobile Development
19 151 (10.50%) JSON
20 147 (10.22%) CSS
21 146 (10.15%) Apple
21 146 (10.15%) Banking
22 136 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
23 133 (9.25%) Active Directory
24 130 (9.04%) REST
25 128 (8.90%) JIRA
26 125 (8.69%) Google
27 124 (8.62%) Apple Swift
28 123 (8.55%) RESTful
29 122 (8.48%) Windows 7

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 38 (2.64%) Confluence
2 32 (2.23%) MS Exchange
3 29 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 25 (1.74%) Skype for Business
5 24 (1.67%) IBM Notes
6 20 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (1.04%) CMS
9 13 (0.90%) JBoss
10 8 (0.56%) Apache
10 8 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.56%) IIS
10 8 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.56%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (0.49%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.42%) Mule
12 6 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 93 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.74%) Photoshop
4 24 (1.67%) InVision
5 19 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.35%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.070%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.070%) Flinto
11 1 (0.070%) InDesign
11 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.070%) UserZoom
11 1 (0.070%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 26 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.56%) Eikon
3 4 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.070%) Magento
5 1 (0.070%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 72 (5.01%) Office 365
2 50 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (2.43%) GitHub
5 31 (2.16%) Google Play
6 15 (1.04%) G Suite
7 12 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (0.83%) OneDrive
8 10 (0.70%) SaaS
9 9 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.56%) Google Drive
11 7 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 5 (0.35%) Firebase
13 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.28%) Heroku
13 4 (0.28%) Sauce Labs
14 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.55%) VPN
2 48 (3.34%) Cisco IOS
3 43 (2.99%) LAN
4 40 (2.78%) WAN
5 34 (2.36%) Wireless
6 32 (2.23%) DNS
6 32 (2.23%) Internet
7 29 (2.02%) TCP/IP
8 26 (1.81%) DHCP
9 25 (1.74%) LTE
10 24 (1.67%) Skype
11 23 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (1.46%) HTTP
13 20 (1.39%) GSM
14 15 (1.04%) Bluetooth
15 12 (0.83%) SMTP
16 11 (0.76%) Firewall
16 11 (0.76%) HSPA
16 11 (0.76%) WCDMA
17 10 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (3.06%) SQLite
2 41 (2.85%) MongoDB
3 30 (2.09%) SQL Server
4 22 (1.53%) MySQL
5 19 (1.32%) NoSQL
6 18 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (0.70%) Big Data
9 10 (0.70%) Redis
10 7 (0.49%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.42%) GIS
12 5 (0.35%) CouchDB
12 5 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.35%) Hazelcast
13 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.21%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 176 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 128 (8.90%) JIRA
3 114 (7.93%) Jenkins
4 101 (7.02%) Android Studio
5 88 (6.12%) Gradle
6 58 (4.03%) Selenium
7 53 (3.69%) Calabash
8 48 (3.34%) JUnit
9 47 (3.27%) Cucumber
9 47 (3.27%) Xcode
10 46 (3.20%) Maven
11 37 (2.57%) Appium
12 36 (2.50%) Axure RP
13 32 (2.23%) Subversion
14 26 (1.81%) Robolectric
15 23 (1.60%) Eclipse
16 19 (1.32%) WebDriver
17 18 (1.25%) Mockito
18 15 (1.04%) Bitbucket
18 15 (1.04%) git-flow
General
1 208 (14.46%) Finance
2 146 (10.15%) Banking
3 65 (4.52%) Retail
4 62 (4.31%) Marketing
5 55 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 49 (3.41%) Electronics
7 39 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 37 (2.57%) Games
9 29 (2.02%) Publishing
10 15 (1.04%) Legal
11 12 (0.83%) Advertising
12 11 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.76%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.63%) Automotive
14 8 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
14 8 (0.56%) Law
15 7 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.28%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.21%) Billing
17 3 (0.21%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 738 (51.32%) Developer
2 461 (32.06%) Android Developer
3 127 (8.83%) iOS Developer
4 101 (7.02%) Analyst
5 90 (6.26%) Senior Developer
6 83 (5.77%) Designer
7 78 (5.42%) Applications Developer
7 78 (5.42%) Architect
7 78 (5.42%) iOS Android Developer
7 78 (5.42%) Java Developer
7 78 (5.42%) Mobile Developer
8 64 (4.45%) Senior Android Developer
9 59 (4.10%) Xamarin Developer
10 57 (3.96%) Support Engineer
11 52 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
12 50 (3.48%) UI Designer
13 48 (3.34%) Android Engineer
14 47 (3.27%) Java Android Developer
14 47 (3.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 43 (2.99%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (15.23%) HTML
2 202 (14.05%) Android SDK
3 151 (10.50%) JSON
4 147 (10.22%) CSS
5 130 (9.04%) REST
6 123 (8.55%) RESTful
7 99 (6.88%) Web Services
8 97 (6.75%) .NET
9 95 (6.61%) HTML5
10 89 (6.19%) AngularJS
11 84 (5.84%) RxJava
12 77 (5.35%) XML
13 72 (5.01%) Node.js
14 66 (4.59%) Material Design
15 65 (4.52%) React
16 54 (3.76%) SOAP
17 52 (3.62%) Spring
18 51 (3.55%) iOS SDK
19 49 (3.41%) CSS3
20 48 (3.34%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 495 (34.42%) Mobile App
2 203 (14.12%) User Experience
3 88 (6.12%) Blackberry
4 75 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
6 64 (4.45%) iPhone
7 63 (4.38%) Smartphone
8 40 (2.78%) Computer Science
9 37 (2.57%) iPad
10 30 (2.09%) Animation
11 29 (2.02%) Mobile Banking
12 27 (1.88%) BYOD
13 19 (1.32%) Management Information System
14 15 (1.04%) Social Media
15 14 (0.97%) Fintech
16 12 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (0.70%) Algorithms
17 10 (0.70%) Data Centre
17 10 (0.70%) RSA SecurID
17 10 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 794 (55.22%) Apple iOS
2 329 (22.88%) Windows
3 122 (8.48%) Windows 7
4 63 (4.38%) Linux
5 61 (4.24%) Windows 10
6 48 (3.34%) Mac OS X
7 39 (2.71%) Windows Server
8 38 (2.64%) Unix
9 30 (2.09%) Windows Phone
10 27 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (1.81%) Windows Mobile
11 26 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (1.60%) Mac OS
13 19 (1.32%) Windows 8
14 17 (1.18%) Windows XP
15 14 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (41.52%) Android Development
2 524 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (17.39%) TDD
4 226 (15.72%) iOS Development
5 210 (14.60%) Scrum
6 178 (12.38%) Test Automation
7 163 (11.34%) Mobile Development
8 136 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
9 111 (7.72%) BDD
10 96 (6.68%) E-Commerce
11 91 (6.33%) OO
12 90 (6.26%) Software Engineering
13 80 (5.56%) MVC
14 78 (5.42%) Mobile Application Development
15 77 (5.35%) Unit Testing
16 67 (4.66%) DevOps
17 64 (4.45%) Project Management
18 60 (4.17%) ITIL
19 59 (4.10%) Open Source
20 51 (3.55%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 465 (32.34%) Java
2 239 (16.62%) JavaScript
3 124 (8.62%) Apple Swift
4 119 (8.28%) C#
5 111 (7.72%) Objective-C
6 105 (7.30%) SQL
7 88 (6.12%) C++
8 65 (4.52%) Python
9 56 (3.89%) C
10 44 (3.06%) Ruby
11 37 (2.57%) PHP
12 28 (1.95%) PowerShell
13 24 (1.67%) Scala
14 19 (1.32%) XAML
15 18 (1.25%) VB
16 11 (0.76%) Go
17 9 (0.63%) ES6
18 8 (0.56%) Perl
18 8 (0.56%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.49%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 83 (5.77%) Degree
2 43 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 34 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.04%) Master's Degree
7 14 (0.97%) MCSE
8 13 (0.90%) ISEB
8 13 (0.90%) MCP
9 10 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
10 9 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (0.42%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.42%) MCSA
12 5 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.28%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.28%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.33%) QA
2 31 (2.16%) SLA
3 3 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.14%) PMO
5 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 133 (9.25%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.71%) Docker
3 10 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (0.42%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.35%) XenApp
8 4 (0.28%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.28%) Firmware
9 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.070%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.070%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (2.43%) SCCM
2 32 (2.23%) AirWatch
3 13 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (0.70%) WSUS
6 9 (0.63%) Ansible
6 9 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.42%) Puppet
9 5 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.28%) Unicenter
11 3 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.21%) HockeyApp
12 2 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 1 (0.070%) Cisco UCCE
13 1 (0.070%) Nagios
13 1 (0.070%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 186 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 146 (10.15%) Apple
3 125 (8.69%) Google
4 111 (7.72%) Xamarin
5 54 (3.76%) Cisco
6 49 (3.41%) Citrix
7 48 (3.34%) Adobe
8 38 (2.64%) SAP
9 26 (1.81%) MobileIron
10 25 (1.74%) VMware
11 24 (1.67%) Lotus
12 22 (1.53%) Oracle
13 21 (1.46%) HP
14 18 (1.25%) Symantec
15 16 (1.11%) Dell
16 13 (0.90%) Bloomberg
16 13 (0.90%) ServiceNow
17 12 (0.83%) Reuters
18 11 (0.76%) Toshiba
19 9 (0.63%) Remedy
Brentwood, Essex
Peopleworks
Rate: From £60 to £65 per hour £60 to £65 Per Hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day 6 Months +
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £575 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Knowit
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Montash
Rate: £270 - £280 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Social Superstore
Rate: From £250 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago