Period
to 23 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 229 136 144
Rank change year-on-year -93 +8 +22
Contract jobs citing Android 856 663 1,244
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.25% 1.94% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.79% 10.71% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 462 813
10th Percentile £150 £231 £158
25th Percentile £313 £338 £280
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £413
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -2.94%
75th Percentile £568 £525 £513
90th Percentile £640 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 15 54
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.50 £11.88
25th Percentile £15.75 £15.07 £13.63
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -10.26% -7.14% +20.00%
75th Percentile £42.29 £50.63 £52.50
90th Percentile £64.00 £61.40 £78.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £41.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -57.58% +96.43% +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 10,984 6,188 13,647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.01% 18.09% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,676 4,022 8,770
10th Percentile £160 £163 £143
25th Percentile £313 £313 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £428 £413
Median % change year-on-year +15.59% +3.82% -2.94%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £525
90th Percentile £688 £615 £600
UK median daily rate £495 £430 £405
% change year-on-year +15.12% +6.17% -4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 362 1,009
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.17 £11.25
25th Percentile £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.16
Median % change year-on-year +12.68% +3.44% +0.94%
75th Percentile £48.58 £40.56 £23.25
90th Percentile £64.20 £53.68 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.68% +1.43% +2.94%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -82 493 £500 +5.26% 189
Midlands -13 88 £375 +7.14% 48
South East -39 84 £400 -5.88% 57
North of England -77 81 £413 +10.00% 88
East Midlands -12 47 £475 +15.15% 19
North West -48 42 £420 +68.00% 43
West Midlands -31 41 £170 -51.43% 29
South West -37 37 £228 -40.13% 37
Yorkshire -69 34 £400 -8.83% 30
East of England -37 29 £375 +9.97% 46
North East -6 5 £563 +82.93% 15
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 480 (56.07%) Apple iOS
2 278 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (30.14%) Mobile App
4 252 (29.44%) Android Development
5 243 (28.39%) Windows
6 198 (23.13%) Java
7 181 (21.14%) Kotlin
8 169 (19.74%) Social Skills
9 165 (19.28%) Microsoft
10 153 (17.87%) Active Directory
11 131 (15.30%) Azure
12 127 (14.84%) JavaScript
13 116 (13.55%) Microsoft 365
13 116 (13.55%) React Native
14 114 (13.32%) User Experience
15 110 (12.85%) Windows 10
15 110 (12.85%) Microsoft Office
16 94 (10.98%) Test Automation
17 92 (10.75%) iOS Development
18 90 (10.51%) Mobile Development
19 84 (9.81%) TDD
19 84 (9.81%) Scrum
20 83 (9.70%) Software Engineering
21 80 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
22 77 (9.00%) CI/CD
22 77 (9.00%) Git (software)
23 76 (8.88%) React
24 75 (8.76%) Apple Swift
24 75 (8.76%) Finance
24 75 (8.76%) UX Design

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 29 (3.39%) Confluence
2 17 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.17%) Skype for Business
4 8 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.82%) CMS
6 5 (0.58%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.47%) Apache
8 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.35%) IIS
8 3 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.23%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.12%) Moodle
10 1 (0.12%) MTS
10 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 110 (12.85%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (3.39%) Sketch
3 18 (2.10%) Zeplin
4 16 (1.87%) InVision
5 13 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
6 12 (1.40%) Adobe XD
7 11 (1.29%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.58%) Marvel
10 4 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (0.47%) UXPin
11 2 (0.23%) InDesign
12 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.12%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 131 (15.30%) Azure
2 116 (13.55%) Microsoft 365
3 53 (6.19%) AWS
4 39 (4.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (2.80%) Firebase
6 23 (2.69%) GitHub
7 22 (2.57%) SaaS
8 17 (1.99%) Sauce Labs
9 16 (1.87%) BrowserStack
9 16 (1.87%) Google Play
10 14 (1.64%) GCP
11 10 (1.17%) Figma
12 9 (1.05%) OneDrive
12 9 (1.05%) Serverless
12 9 (1.05%) Slack
13 7 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 7 (0.82%) Bitrise
13 7 (0.82%) Power Platform
14 6 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.56%) VPN
2 38 (4.44%) LAN
3 28 (3.27%) DNS
4 26 (3.04%) Wi-Fi
5 21 (2.45%) DHCP
6 19 (2.22%) VoIP
7 18 (2.10%) HTTP
7 18 (2.10%) WAN
8 17 (1.99%) TCP/IP
8 17 (1.99%) Wireless
9 16 (1.87%) Firewall
10 13 (1.52%) Skype
11 12 (1.40%) Bluetooth
11 12 (1.40%) Network Security
12 11 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (1.29%) Internet
13 7 (0.82%) SSL
14 6 (0.70%) WebEx
15 4 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.82%) SQLite
3 6 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.58%) Hazelcast
4 5 (0.58%) Redis
4 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (0.35%) MySQL
6 3 (0.35%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (0.23%) BigQuery
7 2 (0.23%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.23%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (0.23%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.23%) Power BI
8 1 (0.12%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 77 (9.00%) Git (software)
2 71 (8.29%) Android Studio
3 63 (7.36%) JIRA
4 51 (5.96%) Jenkins
5 37 (4.32%) Xcode
6 27 (3.15%) Cucumber
7 26 (3.04%) Appium
8 24 (2.80%) JUnit
9 22 (2.57%) git-flow
10 18 (2.10%) TeamCity
11 17 (1.99%) Gradle
11 17 (1.99%) Postman
12 15 (1.75%) Maven
13 14 (1.64%) fastlane
14 12 (1.40%) Selenium
15 11 (1.29%) Axure RP
16 10 (1.17%) TestNG
17 7 (0.82%) Cypress.io
17 7 (0.82%) Mockito
17 7 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 169 (19.74%) Social Skills
2 75 (8.76%) Banking
2 75 (8.76%) Finance
3 65 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (5.14%) Retail
5 26 (3.04%) Investment Banking
6 21 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.34%) Games
8 19 (2.22%) Public Sector
9 17 (1.99%) Organisational Skills
10 16 (1.87%) Presentation Skills
11 14 (1.64%) Publishing
12 13 (1.52%) Law
13 12 (1.40%) Marketing
14 10 (1.17%) Automotive
15 7 (0.82%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.58%) Advertising
16 5 (0.58%) Electronics
16 5 (0.58%) Legal
16 5 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 365 (42.64%) Developer
2 190 (22.20%) Android Developer
3 93 (10.86%) React Developer
4 77 (9.00%) Support Engineer
5 76 (8.88%) Analyst
6 56 (6.54%) IT Support
7 53 (6.19%) Mobile Developer
8 49 (5.72%) Desktop Support
9 48 (5.61%) iOS Developer
10 46 (5.37%) Senior Developer
11 44 (5.14%) Designer
12 39 (4.56%) Desktop Engineer
12 39 (4.56%) Support Analyst
13 37 (4.32%) IT Analyst
14 33 (3.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 30 (3.50%) iOS Android Developer
16 27 (3.15%) Mobile Engineer
17 25 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support
17 25 (2.92%) IT Support Analyst
18 24 (2.80%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (13.55%) React Native
2 76 (8.88%) React
3 63 (7.36%) RESTful
4 58 (6.78%) HTML
5 50 (5.84%) Android SDK
6 46 (5.37%) REST
7 41 (4.79%) Node.js
8 40 (4.67%) .NET
8 40 (4.67%) RxJava
9 39 (4.56%) JSON
10 38 (4.44%) CSS
11 34 (3.97%) Redux
12 31 (3.62%) iOS SDK
12 31 (3.62%) Web Services
13 18 (2.10%) ASP.NET
13 18 (2.10%) Dagger
14 16 (1.87%) XML
15 13 (1.52%) OAuth
16 12 (1.40%) Jest
16 12 (1.40%) Retrofit
Miscellaneous
1 258 (30.14%) Mobile App
2 114 (13.32%) User Experience
3 54 (6.31%) Blackberry
4 45 (5.26%) iPad
5 42 (4.91%) iPhone
6 39 (4.56%) Virtual Team
7 29 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
8 22 (2.57%) Smartphone
9 20 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
12 15 (1.75%) BYOD
13 13 (1.52%) Algorithms
14 12 (1.40%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.40%) Driving Licence
14 12 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (1.40%) Social Media
15 11 (1.29%) Management Information System
16 9 (1.05%) Animation
17 7 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 480 (56.07%) Apple iOS
2 243 (28.39%) Windows
3 110 (12.85%) Windows 10
4 49 (5.72%) Mac OS
5 37 (4.32%) Windows 7
5 37 (4.32%) Windows Server
6 30 (3.50%) Windows Phone
7 25 (2.92%) Mac OS X
8 21 (2.45%) Linux
9 12 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
11 10 (1.17%) Windows Server 2016
12 8 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
13 7 (0.82%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.35%) Android TV
15 3 (0.35%) Unix
16 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (29.44%) Android Development
3 94 (10.98%) Test Automation
4 92 (10.75%) iOS Development
5 90 (10.51%) Mobile Development
6 84 (9.81%) Scrum
6 84 (9.81%) TDD
7 83 (9.70%) Software Engineering
8 80 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
9 77 (9.00%) CI/CD
10 75 (8.76%) UX Design
11 56 (6.54%) DevOps
12 54 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
13 50 (5.84%) ITIL
14 44 (5.14%) BDD
15 40 (4.67%) MVVM
15 40 (4.67%) Unit Testing
16 38 (4.44%) SDLC
17 37 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
18 35 (4.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 198 (23.13%) Java
2 181 (21.14%) Kotlin
3 127 (14.84%) JavaScript
4 75 (8.76%) Apple Swift
5 46 (5.37%) Objective-C
5 46 (5.37%) PowerShell
6 42 (4.91%) C#
7 41 (4.79%) TypeScript
8 37 (4.32%) Python
9 34 (3.97%) C++
10 27 (3.15%) SQL
11 23 (2.69%) C
12 15 (1.75%) Ruby
13 10 (1.17%) Go
14 9 (1.05%) Bash
14 9 (1.05%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.82%) VBScript
16 6 (0.70%) ES6
16 6 (0.70%) Scala
17 5 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (3.50%) Degree
2 29 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.05%) MCSE
7 6 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.70%) MCSA
8 5 (0.58%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.47%) CCNA
9 4 (0.47%) CEH
9 4 (0.47%) CISM
9 4 (0.47%) CISSP
9 4 (0.47%) CREST Certified
9 4 (0.47%) MCP
9 4 (0.47%) OSCP
9 4 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.35%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (0.35%) CLAS
10 3 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.36%) QA
2 43 (5.02%) Accessibility
3 25 (2.92%) SLA
4 14 (1.64%) WCAG
5 7 (0.82%) NCSC
6 6 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.58%) NIST
7 5 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.35%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.23%) GDPR
9 2 (0.23%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.12%) COBIT
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 153 (17.87%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.87%) Docker
3 16 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
4 12 (1.40%) Firmware
5 8 (0.93%) BitLocker
6 7 (0.82%) vSphere
7 6 (0.70%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.12%) XenApp
9 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 55 (6.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 54 (6.31%) SCCM
3 16 (1.87%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.17%) Jamf Pro
5 7 (0.82%) AirWatch
5 7 (0.82%) WSUS
6 6 (0.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 6 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.35%) Grafana
7 3 (0.35%) SCOM
8 2 (0.23%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.12%) Ansible
9 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.12%) Endace
9 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.12%) MobiControl
9 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 165 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 74 (8.64%) Apple
3 54 (6.31%) Google
4 35 (4.09%) Citrix
5 34 (3.97%) Adobe
6 30 (3.50%) ServiceNow
7 24 (2.80%) VMware
7 24 (2.80%) Xamarin
8 19 (2.22%) Dell
9 18 (2.10%) Cisco
10 16 (1.87%) Polycom
11 15 (1.75%) Perfecto Mobile
12 14 (1.64%) Samsung
13 11 (1.29%) HP
14 9 (1.05%) Avaya
15 8 (0.93%) IBM
16 7 (0.82%) McAfee
16 7 (0.82%) Remedy
17 6 (0.70%) Ivanti
17 6 (0.70%) Salesforce.com