Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 172 159
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13 +2
Contract jobs citing Android 1683 1555 1668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.77% 1.59% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.48% 7.40% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 1079 1164
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £178 £225 £200
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 74 78
England median hourly rate £30.50 £22.84 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.57% +26.86% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £24.17 £18.00
% change year-on-year +26.20% +34.26% +20.00%

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 19845 21014 22456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.92% 21.49% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12771 13399 13356
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £188
90th Percentile £600 £575 £569
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1202 1188 1828
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.93%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £42.31
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.76%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +10 994 £438 +2.94% 196
North of England +32 208 £400 +6.67% 65
South East +7 190 £400 +15.94% 33
Midlands +86 151 £350 - 31
North West +19 112 £395 -1.25% 44
Yorkshire +18 85 £420 +17.89% 18
East of England -21 84 £350 - 33
West Midlands +62 77 £325 -1.52% 19
East Midlands +33 72 £394 +5.00% 12
South West -19 52 £400 +14.29% 13
North East +34 11 £293 -10.00% 3
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 949 (56.39%) Apple iOS
2 696 (41.35%) Android Development
3 625 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 583 (34.64%) Java
5 570 (33.87%) Mobile App
6 393 (23.35%) Windows
7 304 (18.06%) JavaScript
8 291 (17.29%) TDD
9 272 (16.16%) iOS Development
10 261 (15.51%) Git (software)
11 256 (15.21%) User Experience
12 249 (14.80%) Scrum
13 238 (14.14%) HTML
14 233 (13.84%) Mobile Development
15 225 (13.37%) Test Automation
16 215 (12.77%) Android SDK
17 211 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
18 207 (12.30%) Finance
19 198 (11.76%) RESTful
20 193 (11.47%) Active Directory
21 191 (11.35%) Jenkins
22 189 (11.23%) JSON
23 188 (11.17%) Microsoft
24 184 (10.93%) BDD
25 182 (10.81%) JIRA
26 170 (10.10%) Banking
27 167 (9.92%) CSS
28 165 (9.80%) Apple
29 162 (9.63%) REST
30 145 (8.62%) Apple Swift

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 54 (3.21%) Confluence
2 33 (1.96%) IBM Notes
3 28 (1.66%) MS Exchange
4 27 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 22 (1.31%) Skype for Business
6 18 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (1.07%) CMS
6 18 (1.07%) JBoss
7 15 (0.89%) Apache Spark
8 14 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.59%) GlassFish
11 10 (0.59%) WildFly
12 9 (0.53%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (0.36%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.30%) Apache
15 5 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 87 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (2.14%) Photoshop
4 32 (1.90%) InVision
5 27 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 25 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 14 (0.83%) Flinto
8 6 (0.36%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.30%) UXPin
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.059%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.059%) InDesign
12 1 (0.059%) Pixate
12 1 (0.059%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 9 (0.53%) Eikon
2 8 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.18%) Maximo
3 3 (0.18%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.059%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.059%) Shopify
5 1 (0.059%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 114 (6.77%) Office 365
2 80 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
3 78 (4.63%) GitHub
4 72 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (2.61%) Google Play
6 35 (2.08%) SaaS
7 25 (1.49%) npm
8 23 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 20 (1.19%) Firebase
10 19 (1.13%) Sauce Labs
11 15 (0.89%) Google Drive
11 15 (0.89%) OneDrive
12 14 (0.83%) Slack
13 10 (0.59%) G Suite
13 10 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.59%) PaaS
14 9 (0.53%) IaaS
15 6 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (0.36%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.68%) Internet
2 59 (3.51%) Bluetooth
2 59 (3.51%) VPN
3 54 (3.21%) Cisco IOS
3 54 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
4 51 (3.03%) HTTP
5 36 (2.14%) TCP/IP
6 35 (2.08%) Wireless
7 28 (1.66%) DNS
8 26 (1.54%) LAN
8 26 (1.54%) Skype
9 25 (1.49%) WAN
10 21 (1.25%) DHCP
11 19 (1.13%) LTE
12 16 (0.95%) GSM
13 14 (0.83%) 3G
13 14 (0.83%) Firewall
14 11 (0.65%) FTP
15 10 (0.59%) GPRS
16 9 (0.53%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 49 (2.91%) MongoDB
3 45 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 36 (2.14%) SQL Server
5 35 (2.08%) Redis
6 32 (1.90%) MySQL
7 30 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 29 (1.72%) SQLite
9 26 (1.54%) Big Data
10 18 (1.07%) Relational Database
11 17 (1.01%) Hadoop
12 16 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (0.89%) Neo4j
14 10 (0.59%) CouchDB
14 10 (0.59%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (0.30%) Hazelcast
16 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
17 4 (0.24%) Blockchain
17 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 261 (15.51%) Git (software)
2 191 (11.35%) Jenkins
3 182 (10.81%) JIRA
4 107 (6.36%) Android Studio
5 89 (5.29%) Gradle
6 85 (5.05%) Cucumber
7 77 (4.58%) Selenium
8 73 (4.34%) Appium
9 61 (3.62%) JUnit
10 51 (3.03%) Calabash
11 42 (2.50%) Subversion
12 37 (2.20%) WebDriver
13 34 (2.02%) Visual Studio
14 33 (1.96%) Xcode
15 31 (1.84%) Maven
16 28 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 28 (1.66%) Eclipse
17 26 (1.54%) Axure RP
18 21 (1.25%) Hudson
18 21 (1.25%) NUnit
General
1 207 (12.30%) Finance
2 170 (10.10%) Banking
3 85 (5.05%) Retail
4 51 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 44 (2.61%) Games
6 42 (2.50%) Marketing
7 32 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 32 (1.90%) Publishing
8 26 (1.54%) Advertising
9 25 (1.49%) Electronics
10 21 (1.25%) Retail Banking
11 14 (0.83%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.71%) Automotive
12 12 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
13 10 (0.59%) Law
14 9 (0.53%) Front Office
14 9 (0.53%) Legal
15 7 (0.42%) German Language
16 6 (0.36%) French Language
17 5 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 853 (50.68%) Developer
2 514 (30.54%) Android Developer
3 132 (7.84%) Senior Developer
4 121 (7.19%) iOS Developer
5 110 (6.54%) Mobile Developer
6 101 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 99 (5.88%) Analyst
8 84 (4.99%) Senior Android Developer
9 79 (4.69%) Desktop Support
10 74 (4.40%) Xamarin Developer
11 73 (4.34%) iOS Android Developer
12 72 (4.28%) Java Developer
13 70 (4.16%) Designer
14 67 (3.98%) Architect
15 62 (3.68%) Applications Developer
16 61 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
17 49 (2.91%) Software Engineer
18 48 (2.85%) IT Support
19 46 (2.73%) Tester
19 46 (2.73%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (14.14%) HTML
2 215 (12.77%) Android SDK
3 198 (11.76%) RESTful
4 189 (11.23%) JSON
5 167 (9.92%) CSS
6 162 (9.63%) REST
7 144 (8.56%) Web Services
8 122 (7.25%) .NET
9 116 (6.89%) HTML5
10 109 (6.48%) RxJava
11 106 (6.30%) Node.js
12 98 (5.82%) AngularJS
13 90 (5.35%) React
14 87 (5.17%) React Native
15 82 (4.87%) XML
16 64 (3.80%) SOAP
17 63 (3.74%) CSS3
18 58 (3.45%) Dagger
18 58 (3.45%) Spring
19 55 (3.27%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 570 (33.87%) Mobile App
2 256 (15.21%) User Experience
3 106 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (5.59%) Blackberry
5 68 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
6 63 (3.74%) iPhone
7 62 (3.68%) Computer Science
8 54 (3.21%) Smartphone
9 38 (2.26%) BYOD
10 32 (1.90%) Fintech
11 31 (1.84%) Animation
12 26 (1.54%) iPad
13 25 (1.49%) Social Media
14 22 (1.31%) Video on Demand
14 22 (1.31%) Virtual Team
15 17 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
16 14 (0.83%) IPTV
16 14 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
17 13 (0.77%) Management Information System
18 12 (0.71%) Chromecast
Operating Systems
1 949 (56.39%) Apple iOS
2 393 (23.35%) Windows
3 117 (6.95%) Windows 7
4 98 (5.82%) Windows 10
5 97 (5.76%) Linux
6 80 (4.75%) Mac OS X
7 52 (3.09%) Windows Server
8 51 (3.03%) Mac OS
9 38 (2.26%) Unix
10 27 (1.60%) Windows 8
10 27 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
11 26 (1.54%) Windows Phone
12 22 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (1.19%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
15 9 (0.53%) Solaris
16 7 (0.42%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 696 (41.35%) Android Development
2 625 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (17.29%) TDD
4 272 (16.16%) iOS Development
5 249 (14.80%) Scrum
6 233 (13.84%) Mobile Development
7 225 (13.37%) Test Automation
8 211 (12.54%) Continuous Integration
9 184 (10.93%) BDD
10 120 (7.13%) Software Engineering
11 106 (6.30%) Unit Testing
12 82 (4.87%) DevOps
13 78 (4.63%) Mobile Application Development
14 76 (4.52%) OOP
15 75 (4.46%) Kanban
16 70 (4.16%) Wireframes
17 69 (4.10%) E-Commerce
18 67 (3.98%) ITIL
18 67 (3.98%) Open Source
19 66 (3.92%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 583 (34.64%) Java
2 304 (18.06%) JavaScript
3 145 (8.62%) Apple Swift
4 143 (8.50%) C#
5 138 (8.20%) Objective-C
6 122 (7.25%) SQL
7 92 (5.47%) C++
8 78 (4.63%) Python
9 65 (3.86%) C
10 57 (3.39%) PHP
11 48 (2.85%) ES6
12 42 (2.50%) Kotlin
13 35 (2.08%) Ruby
14 29 (1.72%) Scala
14 29 (1.72%) TypeScript
15 21 (1.25%) PowerShell
16 20 (1.19%) GraphQL
17 18 (1.07%) ECMAScript
18 14 (0.83%) Bash Shell
19 12 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 117 (6.95%) Degree
2 55 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 48 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 39 (2.32%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
7 15 (0.89%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.59%) MCSA
10 9 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.48%) MCSE
11 8 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.36%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.36%) MCP
14 5 (0.30%) CCNA
14 5 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.30%) CISM
15 4 (0.24%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (8.38%) QA
2 12 (0.71%) SLA
3 4 (0.24%) PMO
4 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.12%) WAI
5 1 (0.059%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.059%) GCP
5 1 (0.059%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.059%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 193 (11.47%) Active Directory
2 78 (4.63%) Docker
3 21 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.95%) Firmware
5 10 (0.59%) vSphere
6 8 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.30%) vCloud
9 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.24%) XenApp
9 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.12%) HDFS
11 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.12%) QEMU
11 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 63 (3.74%) SCCM
2 32 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 30 (1.78%) AirWatch
4 11 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
5 9 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (0.42%) Terraform
7 7 (0.42%) WSUS
8 5 (0.30%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 4 (0.24%) HockeyApp
9 4 (0.24%) Packer
10 3 (0.18%) SCOM
10 3 (0.18%) SmoothWall
11 2 (0.12%) Control-M
11 2 (0.12%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.12%) Nessus
11 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 188 (11.17%) Microsoft
2 165 (9.80%) Apple
3 123 (7.31%) Google
4 116 (6.89%) Xamarin
5 68 (4.04%) Citrix
6 65 (3.86%) Cisco
7 34 (2.02%) VMware
8 33 (1.96%) Lotus
9 29 (1.72%) Oracle
10 26 (1.54%) HP
10 26 (1.54%) SAP
11 24 (1.43%) Samsung
12 22 (1.31%) Adobe
12 22 (1.31%) Bloomberg
12 22 (1.31%) Reuters
13 17 (1.01%) Atlassian
13 17 (1.01%) MobileIron
14 13 (0.77%) Meraki
15 10 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (0.59%) Sophos