Period
to

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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 235 172 131
Rank change year-on-year -63 -41 +46
Contract jobs citing Android 832 822 706
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.15% 1.57% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.44% 9.98% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 539 512
10th Percentile £192 £263 £200
25th Percentile £363 £363 £355
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
75th Percentile £589 £538 £538
90th Percentile £700 £615 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 17
10th Percentile £14.90 £14.10 £14.80
25th Percentile £18.25 £21.20 £18.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £32.00
Median % change year-on-year -36.36% +71.88% +82.86%
75th Percentile £67.75 £64.00 £48.75
90th Percentile £79.60 £66.15 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -55.00% +56.25% +80.28%

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 11,178 8,238 7,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.52% 15.76% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,754 5,422 4,840
10th Percentile £180 £185 £155
25th Percentile £330 £342 £308
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £455 £438
Median % change year-on-year +9.89% +4.00% -0.91%
75th Percentile £625 £563 £538
90th Percentile £710 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £455 £428
% change year-on-year +9.89% +6.31% -0.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 503 408 453
10th Percentile £13.28 £12.00 £11.63
25th Percentile £16.25 £13.59 £13.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% - +1.16%
75th Percentile £52.50 £42.04 £24.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £60.15 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -2.78% +4.35%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -66 497 £513 +6.77% 110
North of England -18 119 £525 +23.53% 50
North West +8 82 £563 +33.93% 29
South East -59 58 £350 -18.84% 37
Midlands -23 45 £438 +20.69% 35
South West +3 36 £438 +25.00% 39
East of England -38 33 £250 -33.33% 32
Yorkshire -44 33 £475 +8.57% 16
West Midlands -16 31 £425 +14.86% 23
East Midlands -11 16 £450 +30.43% 12
North East -8 4 £275 -35.29% 5
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 463 (55.65%) Apple iOS
2 293 (35.22%) Android Development
3 254 (30.53%) Agile
4 247 (29.69%) Mobile App
5 217 (26.08%) Java
6 213 (25.60%) Kotlin
7 189 (22.72%) Windows
8 159 (19.11%) Social Skills
9 132 (15.87%) Microsoft
10 118 (14.18%) JavaScript
11 115 (13.82%) React Native
12 114 (13.70%) CI/CD
13 111 (13.34%) Active Directory
14 109 (13.10%) Azure
14 109 (13.10%) Microsoft 365
15 108 (12.98%) TDD
16 103 (12.38%) User Experience
17 100 (12.02%) Git (software)
18 98 (11.78%) iOS Development
19 97 (11.66%) Software Engineering
20 95 (11.42%) REST
21 94 (11.30%) Windows 10
22 90 (10.82%) Scrum
22 90 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
23 86 (10.34%) DevOps
24 85 (10.22%) Finance
25 84 (10.10%) JIRA
26 82 (9.86%) Banking
27 81 (9.74%) Test Automation
28 79 (9.50%) Apple

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 68 (8.17%) Confluence
2 26 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.52%) Skype for Business
4 19 (2.28%) CMS
5 13 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.08%) Mule
8 6 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.36%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.24%) Apache
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.12%) IIS
11 1 (0.12%) Jupyter
Applications
1 61 (7.33%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (3.49%) Sketch
3 23 (2.76%) InVision
4 15 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (1.80%) Zeplin
5 14 (1.68%) Photoshop
6 13 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (1.56%) Adobe XD
6 13 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.48%) 3ds Max
8 4 (0.48%) Maya
9 3 (0.36%) Marvel
10 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.12%) Houdini
11 1 (0.12%) InDesign
11 1 (0.12%) NUKE
11 1 (0.12%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Elite 3E
1 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.24%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Eikon
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 109 (13.10%) Azure
1 109 (13.10%) Microsoft 365
2 73 (8.77%) GitHub
3 64 (7.69%) AWS
4 41 (4.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (3.00%) SaaS
6 24 (2.88%) Slack
7 20 (2.40%) Google Workspace
7 20 (2.40%) PaaS
8 18 (2.16%) OneDrive
9 16 (1.92%) Firebase
9 16 (1.92%) Google Play
10 14 (1.68%) Azure DevOps
10 14 (1.68%) Figma
10 14 (1.68%) Serverless
11 13 (1.56%) IaaS
12 12 (1.44%) GCP
13 10 (1.20%) npm
14 9 (1.08%) Power Platform
15 8 (0.96%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.81%) VPN
2 30 (3.61%) DNS
3 25 (3.00%) DHCP
4 24 (2.88%) LAN
5 22 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
6 20 (2.40%) WAN
7 19 (2.28%) Wireless
8 18 (2.16%) HTTPS
9 17 (2.04%) VoIP
10 16 (1.92%) Skype
11 14 (1.68%) Firewall
12 13 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (1.44%) TCP/IP
14 11 (1.32%) HTTP
14 11 (1.32%) Internet
15 9 (1.08%) 3G
15 9 (1.08%) 4G
16 8 (0.96%) VoLTE
16 8 (0.96%) VoWiFi
17 7 (0.84%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.16%) SQLite
2 12 (1.44%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 8 (0.96%) Hazelcast
6 7 (0.84%) Power BI
7 6 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.72%) MySQL
8 4 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.36%) GIS
9 3 (0.36%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.24%) DTS
10 2 (0.24%) DynamoDB
10 2 (0.24%) KDB
10 2 (0.24%) Kdb+
10 2 (0.24%) Redis
10 2 (0.24%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.24%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 100 (12.02%) Git (software)
2 84 (10.10%) JIRA
3 76 (9.13%) Jenkins
4 72 (8.65%) Android Studio
5 47 (5.65%) JUnit
6 38 (4.57%) Xcode
7 27 (3.25%) Gradle
8 26 (3.13%) Maven
9 21 (2.52%) Mockito
10 19 (2.28%) GitLab
11 18 (2.16%) SonarQube
12 16 (1.92%) Appium
12 16 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
13 15 (1.80%) Axure RP
14 12 (1.44%) Cucumber
14 12 (1.44%) fastlane
14 12 (1.44%) Selenium
15 11 (1.32%) Bitbucket
15 11 (1.32%) IntelliJ
16 10 (1.20%) CocoaPods
General
1 159 (19.11%) Social Skills
2 85 (10.22%) Finance
3 82 (9.86%) Banking
4 46 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (4.81%) Retail
6 27 (3.25%) Public Sector
7 17 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.04%) Presentation Skills
8 15 (1.80%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.68%) Games
10 7 (0.84%) Advertising
10 7 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.84%) Front Office
10 7 (0.84%) Legal
10 7 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.84%) Marketing
11 6 (0.72%) Automotive
11 6 (0.72%) Electronics
11 6 (0.72%) Law
12 5 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 337 (40.50%) Developer
2 201 (24.16%) Android Developer
3 64 (7.69%) React Developer
4 60 (7.21%) Senior Developer
5 57 (6.85%) Support Engineer
6 52 (6.25%) Analyst
7 51 (6.13%) Designer
8 49 (5.89%) Software Engineer
9 37 (4.45%) Senior Android Developer
10 36 (4.33%) Mobile Engineer
11 35 (4.21%) Android Engineer
12 33 (3.97%) Architect
12 33 (3.97%) Mobile Developer
13 32 (3.85%) Desktop Support
13 32 (3.85%) iOS Developer
13 32 (3.85%) Support Analyst
14 27 (3.25%) Desktop Engineer
15 25 (3.00%) IT Support
16 22 (2.64%) Applications Developer
16 22 (2.64%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (13.82%) React Native
2 95 (11.42%) REST
3 77 (9.25%) RxJava
4 72 (8.65%) Node.js
5 69 (8.29%) React
6 66 (7.93%) Android SDK
7 55 (6.61%) JSON
8 50 (6.01%) RESTful
9 40 (4.81%) Dagger
10 38 (4.57%) HTML
11 31 (3.73%) Material Design
12 29 (3.49%) Web Services
13 26 (3.13%) .NET
14 25 (3.00%) AngularJS
14 25 (3.00%) Spring
15 24 (2.88%) Android Jetpack
15 24 (2.88%) Retrofit
16 22 (2.64%) iOS SDK
17 21 (2.52%) GraphQL
18 20 (2.40%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 247 (29.69%) Mobile App
2 103 (12.38%) User Experience
3 44 (5.29%) iPhone
4 35 (4.21%) Data Protection Act
5 27 (3.25%) iPad
6 25 (3.00%) Virtual Team
7 23 (2.76%) Blackberry
8 20 (2.40%) BYOD
9 19 (2.28%) Smartphone
10 16 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
10 16 (1.92%) IoT
11 15 (1.80%) Handset
11 15 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (1.68%) Management Information System
13 12 (1.44%) PKI
14 11 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
14 11 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
15 9 (1.08%) Social Media
16 8 (0.96%) Renewable Energy
17 6 (0.72%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 463 (55.65%) Apple iOS
2 189 (22.72%) Windows
3 94 (11.30%) Windows 10
4 43 (5.17%) Linux
5 36 (4.33%) Windows Server
6 35 (4.21%) Windows 7
7 32 (3.85%) Mac OS
8 17 (2.04%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.96%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.84%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.60%) VMS
12 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
13 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.36%) Android TV
14 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.24%) Tizen
15 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (35.22%) Android Development
2 254 (30.53%) Agile
3 114 (13.70%) CI/CD
4 108 (12.98%) TDD
5 98 (11.78%) iOS Development
6 97 (11.66%) Software Engineering
7 90 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
7 90 (10.82%) Scrum
8 86 (10.34%) DevOps
9 81 (9.74%) Test Automation
10 70 (8.41%) MVVM
11 61 (7.33%) Mobile Development
12 59 (7.09%) Data Protection
13 53 (6.37%) Kanban
14 47 (5.65%) Unit Testing
15 45 (5.41%) UX Design
16 41 (4.93%) BDD
17 40 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
17 40 (4.81%) Microservices
18 39 (4.69%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 217 (26.08%) Java
2 213 (25.60%) Kotlin
3 118 (14.18%) JavaScript
4 66 (7.93%) Apple Swift
5 61 (7.33%) TypeScript
6 42 (5.05%) Python
7 35 (4.21%) C#
8 29 (3.49%) C++
9 27 (3.25%) SQL
10 26 (3.13%) C
10 26 (3.13%) Objective-C
11 24 (2.88%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.56%) Bash
13 12 (1.44%) Go
14 8 (0.96%) PHP
14 8 (0.96%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.84%) Ruby
16 6 (0.72%) Scala
17 5 (0.60%) VB
18 4 (0.48%) Dart
Qualifications
1 38 (4.57%) Degree
2 30 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.72%) MCP
7 5 (0.60%) CCNA
7 5 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.60%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.48%) A+ Certification
8 4 (0.48%) CCA
8 4 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.36%) CISSP
9 3 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (0.36%) ISEB
9 3 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.36%) OSCP
10 2 (0.24%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.37%) Accessibility
2 39 (4.69%) QA
3 21 (2.52%) SLA
4 14 (1.68%) WCAG
5 6 (0.72%) GDPR
6 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.24%) NIST
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.12%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (13.34%) Active Directory
2 46 (5.53%) Docker
3 15 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.32%) BitLocker
5 8 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.84%) vSphere
7 5 (0.60%) Ceph
7 5 (0.60%) Firmware
7 5 (0.60%) KVM
7 5 (0.60%) oVirt
7 5 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.12%) HDFS
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 58 (6.97%) Microsoft Intune
2 56 (6.73%) SCCM
3 27 (3.25%) Kubernetes
4 15 (1.80%) AirWatch
5 12 (1.44%) Terraform
6 9 (1.08%) Jamf Pro
7 6 (0.72%) Ansible
7 6 (0.72%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.36%) PaperCut
8 3 (0.36%) WSUS
9 2 (0.24%) MobiControl
9 2 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.12%) Grafana
10 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.12%) Nagios
10 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.12%) QRadar
Vendors
1 132 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 79 (9.50%) Apple
3 68 (8.17%) Google
4 47 (5.65%) Citrix
5 37 (4.45%) Adobe
5 37 (4.45%) ServiceNow
6 26 (3.13%) Xamarin
7 24 (2.88%) Cisco
8 22 (2.64%) VMware
9 18 (2.16%) AppDynamics
10 17 (2.04%) Splunk
11 16 (1.92%) HP
12 13 (1.56%) Sitecore
13 11 (1.32%) CA
13 11 (1.32%) CA Agile Central
14 8 (0.96%) Altiris
14 8 (0.96%) Ivanti
14 8 (0.96%) Remedy
15 7 (0.84%) Avaya
15 7 (0.84%) Bloomberg