Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 173 136
Rank change year-on-year +34 -37 +20
Contract jobs citing Android 688 1,428 1,874
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.87% 1.67% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.48% 8.40% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 913 1,220
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £213 £169 £213
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 59 97
Median hourly rate £45.00 £16.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +168.66% -18.29% -3.10%
10th Percentile £15.11 £12.00 £14.15
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.75 £51.45
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £17.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year +162.77% -14.38% -27.27%

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 7,258 17,000 19,856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.73% 19.84% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,500 10,844 12,486
Median daily rate £438 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +0.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £155 £160 £185
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 1,026 1,369
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.24 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +8.57% +1.45% +4.55%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Android as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Android in England

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Android in England.

Daily rate trend for Android in England

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Android in England over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Android in England

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Android in England.

Hourly rate trend for Android in England

Android
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Android in England over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 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 +45 432 £475 +5.56% 72
North of England 0 91 £400 +3.90% 52
South East +49 72 £425 - 29
North West +31 49 £375 - 39
East of England +38 34 £410 +13.10% 18
Midlands +52 32 £325 -18.75% 36
Yorkshire -11 27 £400 -5.88% 12
West Midlands +64 18 £375 -11.76% 32
South West +59 16 £350 -22.22% 16
North East +14 15 £440 +151.43% 1
East Midlands +31 14 £325 -18.75% 4
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 355 (51.60%) Apple iOS
2 284 (41.28%) Android Development
3 219 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (28.34%) Java
5 191 (27.76%) Kotlin
6 174 (25.29%) Mobile App
7 121 (17.59%) Windows
8 116 (16.86%) Git (software)
9 105 (15.26%) JavaScript
10 97 (14.10%) User Experience
11 91 (13.23%) Mobile Development
12 86 (12.50%) Finance
13 82 (11.92%) Microsoft
14 77 (11.19%) iOS Development
15 73 (10.61%) DevOps
16 71 (10.32%) TDD
17 67 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
17 67 (9.74%) React Native
18 65 (9.45%) JUnit
18 65 (9.45%) Scrum
19 63 (9.16%) HTML
19 63 (9.16%) Active Directory
20 62 (9.01%) Apple Swift
20 62 (9.01%) RxJava
21 60 (8.72%) GitHub
21 60 (8.72%) Azure
22 59 (8.58%) REST
23 58 (8.43%) Android SDK
24 55 (7.99%) Android Studio
24 55 (7.99%) Open Source

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 25 (3.63%) Confluence
2 18 (2.62%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.31%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.16%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.73%) Headless CMS
6 5 (0.73%) WordPress
7 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.58%) IIS
8 3 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.44%) CMS
8 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.29%) JBoss
9 2 (0.29%) Jetty
9 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Fuse
9 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (5.52%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.89%) InVision
2 13 (1.89%) Sketch
3 9 (1.31%) Figma
4 7 (1.02%) Adobe XD
4 7 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (0.44%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.29%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 60 (8.72%) Azure
1 60 (8.72%) GitHub
2 46 (6.69%) Office 365
3 33 (4.80%) AWS
4 18 (2.62%) Firebase
5 17 (2.47%) GCP
6 15 (2.18%) SaaS
7 11 (1.60%) Serverless
8 10 (1.45%) Slack
9 9 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (1.31%) Google Play
10 8 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.87%) Power Platform
11 6 (0.87%) PowerApps
12 5 (0.73%) Azure Functions
12 5 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.58%) G Suite
13 4 (0.58%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.22%) VPN
2 28 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (2.33%) LAN
4 14 (2.03%) WAN
5 13 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (1.89%) Skype
6 12 (1.74%) DHCP
6 12 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.60%) DNS
7 11 (1.60%) HTTPS
8 10 (1.45%) Internet
9 8 (1.16%) Wireless
10 7 (1.02%) Bluetooth
10 7 (1.02%) Firewall
10 7 (1.02%) VoIP
11 6 (0.87%) HTTP
12 3 (0.44%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.44%) FTP
12 3 (0.44%) PBX
12 3 (0.44%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.47%) MySQL
3 13 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 12 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 10 (1.45%) SQLite
6 7 (1.02%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.73%) MS Access
8 3 (0.44%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.44%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.29%) QlikView
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 116 (16.86%) Git (software)
2 65 (9.45%) JUnit
3 55 (7.99%) Android Studio
4 46 (6.69%) Jenkins
5 42 (6.10%) Mockito
6 41 (5.96%) Xcode
7 39 (5.67%) JIRA
8 33 (4.80%) Gradle
9 23 (3.34%) Selenium
10 19 (2.76%) Cucumber
11 16 (2.33%) git-flow
12 15 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (1.74%) Katalon Studio
14 10 (1.45%) CocoaPods
14 10 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (1.31%) Maven
15 9 (1.31%) Postman
16 8 (1.16%) Axure RP
16 8 (1.16%) CMake
16 8 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (12.50%) Finance
2 46 (6.69%) Banking
3 22 (3.20%) Games
3 22 (3.20%) Retail
3 22 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.33%) Public Sector
5 13 (1.89%) Law
6 12 (1.74%) Electronics
6 12 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.87%) Automotive
7 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.87%) Marketing
8 5 (0.73%) Advertising
8 5 (0.73%) Publishing
9 4 (0.58%) Police
10 3 (0.44%) Billing
10 3 (0.44%) German Language
10 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.29%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.29%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 381 (55.38%) Developer
2 209 (30.38%) Android Developer
3 55 (7.99%) Senior Developer
4 52 (7.56%) React Developer
5 43 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
6 42 (6.10%) iOS Developer
7 38 (5.52%) Senior Android Developer
8 33 (4.80%) Analyst
9 29 (4.22%) Applications Developer
10 26 (3.78%) Designer
11 24 (3.49%) Android Engineer
11 24 (3.49%) Architect
12 22 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
13 20 (2.91%) Support Engineer
14 19 (2.76%) Lead Developer
15 18 (2.62%) 2nd Line Support
15 18 (2.62%) Full Stack Developer
15 18 (2.62%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 15 (2.18%) iOS Android Developer
17 14 (2.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (9.74%) React Native
2 63 (9.16%) HTML
3 62 (9.01%) RxJava
4 59 (8.58%) REST
5 58 (8.43%) Android SDK
6 54 (7.85%) RESTful
7 48 (6.98%) Node.js
8 47 (6.83%) CSS
9 45 (6.54%) React
9 45 (6.54%) Retrofit
10 44 (6.40%) .NET
11 42 (6.10%) HTML5
12 39 (5.67%) Material Design
13 38 (5.52%) JSON
14 32 (4.65%) Dagger
14 32 (4.65%) Redux
15 23 (3.34%) AngularJS
15 23 (3.34%) Flutter
16 22 (3.20%) Kafka
17 17 (2.47%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 174 (25.29%) Mobile App
2 97 (14.10%) User Experience
3 36 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (3.34%) iPhone
6 19 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (2.33%) Blackberry
8 15 (2.18%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.74%) W3C
10 11 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
10 11 (1.60%) SCORM
11 8 (1.16%) Animation
11 8 (1.16%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.16%) Video on Demand
12 7 (1.02%) iPad
13 6 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
13 6 (0.87%) NHS
14 5 (0.73%) Augmented Reality
14 5 (0.73%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 355 (51.60%) Apple iOS
2 121 (17.59%) Windows
3 38 (5.52%) Windows 10
4 32 (4.65%) Linux
5 27 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 25 (3.63%) Mac OS
7 10 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
7 10 (1.45%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.02%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.87%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.73%) Unix
10 5 (0.73%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.44%) Tizen
12 3 (0.44%) tvOS
13 2 (0.29%) CentOS
13 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (41.28%) Android Development
2 219 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (13.23%) Mobile Development
4 77 (11.19%) iOS Development
5 73 (10.61%) DevOps
6 71 (10.32%) TDD
7 67 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (9.45%) Scrum
9 55 (7.99%) Open Source
10 54 (7.85%) Test Automation
11 51 (7.41%) MVVM
12 40 (5.81%) Mobile Application Development
12 40 (5.81%) Software Engineering
13 39 (5.67%) Architectural Design
13 39 (5.67%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (5.09%) BDD
15 31 (4.51%) OO
15 31 (4.51%) Pair Programming
16 29 (4.22%) Microservices
17 28 (4.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 195 (28.34%) Java
2 191 (27.76%) Kotlin
3 105 (15.26%) JavaScript
4 62 (9.01%) Apple Swift
5 44 (6.40%) C#
5 44 (6.40%) Objective-C
6 40 (5.81%) C++
7 34 (4.94%) Python
8 26 (3.78%) TypeScript
9 20 (2.91%) SQL
10 17 (2.47%) C
11 9 (1.31%) Java 8
11 9 (1.31%) PHP
12 8 (1.16%) Scala
13 7 (1.02%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.02%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.87%) Clojure
15 5 (0.73%) Groovy
16 4 (0.58%) Perl
16 4 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (5.67%) Degree
2 33 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.44%) CCNA
7 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.44%) ISEB
7 3 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.44%) PhD
7 3 (0.44%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.29%) MCSE
8 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.15%) CISSP
9 1 (0.15%) MCP
9 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.25%) QA
2 12 (1.74%) WCAG
3 8 (1.16%) SLA
4 5 (0.73%) GDPR
5 1 (0.15%) NCSC
5 1 (0.15%) NIST
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 63 (9.16%) Active Directory
2 28 (4.07%) Docker
3 9 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.87%) Firmware
5 5 (0.73%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.15%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.15%) iptables
7 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.15%) XenApp
7 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (2.91%) SCCM
2 18 (2.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (2.47%) Terraform
4 12 (1.74%) AirWatch
5 10 (1.45%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.16%) Jamf Pro
7 6 (0.87%) Ansible
8 3 (0.44%) OpenView
8 3 (0.44%) OVSD
8 3 (0.44%) Puppet
8 3 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.29%) Grafana
9 2 (0.29%) Kibana
9 2 (0.29%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.29%) Salt
10 1 (0.15%) HockeyApp
10 1 (0.15%) Nagios
10 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 82 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.81%) Google
3 30 (4.36%) Apple
4 24 (3.49%) Citrix
5 23 (3.34%) Xamarin
6 18 (2.62%) ServiceNow
6 18 (2.62%) VMware
7 17 (2.47%) Adobe
8 15 (2.18%) SAP
9 14 (2.03%) Cisco
9 14 (2.03%) HP
10 9 (1.31%) Dell
10 9 (1.31%) Splunk
11 8 (1.16%) CA
11 8 (1.16%) Samsung
12 7 (1.02%) Oracle
13 6 (0.87%) Polycom
14 5 (0.73%) CA Agile Central
14 5 (0.73%) Ivanti
14 5 (0.73%) MobileIron