Period
to 28 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 January 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
England > London
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 139 145
Rank change year-on-year +29 +6 +18
Contract jobs citing Android 687 918 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.29% 2.08% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.18% 10.75% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 674 662
London median daily rate £425 £475 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.11% +0.59%
10th Percentile £159 £188 £200
90th Percentile £590 £600 £575
England median daily rate £418 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -1.76% +3.03% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 23
London median hourly rate £50.00 £26.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.31% -42.22% +97.07%
10th Percentile £18.70 £16.25 £16.54
90th Percentile £78.75 £50.59 £165.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +34.29% -45.31% +56.10%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5,213 8,536 9,505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.39% 19.35% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,581 5,940 6,776
London median daily rate £450 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £158 £181 £200
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £413 £426 £425
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 254 290
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +1.60% -6.50%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.87 £46.64 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Android as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Android in London

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in London

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in London over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in London

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in London

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in London over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android in London

Android
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the London region over the 6 months to 28 January 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
Central London +12 120 £420 -6.67% 71
West London +29 36 £534 +56.99% 56
East London +39 16 £345 -27.37% 9
South London +45 14 £150 +9.09% 10
North London +19 11 £210 +25.37% 4
Android
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 London region with a requirement for Android.

1 362 (52.69%) Apple iOS
2 227 (33.04%) Android Development
3 204 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
4 159 (23.14%) Windows
5 158 (23.00%) Kotlin
6 154 (22.42%) Java
7 139 (20.23%) Mobile App
8 114 (16.59%) Office 365
9 112 (16.30%) Microsoft
10 110 (16.01%) Active Directory
11 87 (12.66%) Windows 10
12 83 (12.08%) JavaScript
13 80 (11.64%) User Experience
14 79 (11.50%) Finance
14 79 (11.50%) TDD
15 74 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
16 73 (10.63%) Mobile Development
17 70 (10.19%) Scrum
18 68 (9.90%) Windows 7
19 67 (9.75%) Problem-Solving
20 65 (9.46%) React Native
21 59 (8.59%) Apple
21 59 (8.59%) Azure
21 59 (8.59%) iOS Development
22 58 (8.44%) Android SDK
22 58 (8.44%) JIRA
23 56 (8.15%) Banking
24 54 (7.86%) BDD
25 53 (7.71%) DevOps
26 52 (7.57%) QA

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 34 (4.95%) MS Exchange
2 29 (4.22%) Confluence
3 23 (3.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 22 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 21 (3.06%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.16%) IIS
7 5 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.44%) Apache
8 3 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.44%) CMS
8 3 (0.44%) Mendix
8 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.15%) Hyperledger
10 1 (0.15%) Jetty
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 74 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.49%) Sketch
3 18 (2.62%) InVision
4 9 (1.31%) Zeplin
5 8 (1.16%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.44%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.44%) Figma
9 2 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.29%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.15%) Marvel
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.15%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 9 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 114 (16.59%) Office 365
2 59 (8.59%) Azure
3 26 (3.78%) AWS
4 12 (1.75%) GCP
4 12 (1.75%) OneDrive
5 11 (1.60%) G Suite
5 11 (1.60%) Power Platform
5 11 (1.60%) PowerApps
6 10 (1.46%) GitHub
6 10 (1.46%) Serverless
7 9 (1.31%) Azure Functions
8 8 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.16%) Firebase
8 8 (1.16%) Google Play
8 8 (1.16%) SaaS
9 7 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 7 (1.02%) Mimecast
9 7 (1.02%) Slack
10 4 (0.58%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (7.13%) VPN
2 35 (5.09%) DNS
3 34 (4.95%) Cisco IOS
3 34 (4.95%) DHCP
4 31 (4.51%) LAN
4 31 (4.51%) Skype
5 27 (3.93%) WAN
6 24 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (2.77%) TCP/IP
8 16 (2.33%) FTP
9 14 (2.04%) VoIP
9 14 (2.04%) Wireshark
10 11 (1.60%) HTTP
11 9 (1.31%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (1.16%) Internet
13 7 (1.02%) Bluetooth
13 7 (1.02%) Firewall
13 7 (1.02%) NAS
13 7 (1.02%) Wireless
14 6 (0.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
2 9 (1.31%) MySQL
3 8 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.02%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.87%) Big Data
5 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (0.87%) SQLite
6 5 (0.73%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.58%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (0.58%) Redis
8 3 (0.44%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.44%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.29%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.29%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.15%) Looker
Development Applications
1 58 (8.44%) JIRA
2 49 (7.13%) Git (software)
3 30 (4.37%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.35%) Android Studio
5 22 (3.20%) Cucumber
6 16 (2.33%) Gradle
7 15 (2.18%) Xcode
8 14 (2.04%) JUnit
8 14 (2.04%) Selenium
8 14 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (1.89%) Appium
10 12 (1.75%) Bugzilla
10 12 (1.75%) Postman
11 11 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (1.46%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.46%) Calabash
13 6 (0.87%) Mockito
13 6 (0.87%) Zephyr
14 5 (0.73%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 79 (11.50%) Finance
2 56 (8.15%) Banking
3 28 (4.08%) Games
4 17 (2.47%) Marketing
5 16 (2.33%) Retail
6 14 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.89%) German Language
8 12 (1.75%) Advertising
8 12 (1.75%) Public Sector
9 11 (1.60%) Law
10 8 (1.16%) Italian Language
11 7 (1.02%) Electronics
11 7 (1.02%) Publishing
12 5 (0.73%) Automotive
13 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.29%) Back Office
15 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.29%) Legal
15 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 321 (46.72%) Developer
2 186 (27.07%) Android Developer
3 65 (9.46%) Analyst
4 59 (8.59%) React Developer
5 47 (6.84%) Senior Developer
6 43 (6.26%) Service Analyst
7 42 (6.11%) Service Desk Analyst
8 37 (5.39%) iOS Developer
9 34 (4.95%) Designer
9 34 (4.95%) Desktop Support
10 33 (4.80%) Mobile Developer
10 33 (4.80%) Senior Android Developer
11 29 (4.22%) Support Engineer
12 27 (3.93%) Android Engineer
13 26 (3.78%) Tester
14 22 (3.20%) Applications Developer
14 22 (3.20%) iOS Android Developer
15 20 (2.91%) Lead Developer
16 19 (2.77%) UX Designer
17 18 (2.62%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (9.46%) React Native
2 58 (8.44%) Android SDK
3 44 (6.40%) REST
3 44 (6.40%) RxJava
4 41 (5.97%) Node.js
5 36 (5.24%) RESTful
6 29 (4.22%) HTML
7 27 (3.93%) CSS
7 27 (3.93%) Flutter
8 26 (3.78%) Redux
9 23 (3.35%) Dagger
9 23 (3.35%) React
10 22 (3.20%) JSON
11 21 (3.06%) iOS SDK
12 20 (2.91%) Web Services
13 19 (2.77%) .NET
14 14 (2.04%) GraphQL
15 13 (1.89%) Material Design
15 13 (1.89%) Retrofit
15 13 (1.89%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 139 (20.23%) Mobile App
2 80 (11.64%) User Experience
3 44 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (5.97%) Blackberry
5 37 (5.39%) iPhone
6 32 (4.66%) Smartphone
7 29 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
8 22 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (2.33%) iPad
9 16 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (1.89%) Wiki
11 9 (1.31%) BYOD
11 9 (1.31%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.31%) Handset
11 9 (1.31%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.31%) STB
12 7 (1.02%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (1.02%) Social Media
13 6 (0.87%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.73%) Chromecast
Operating Systems
1 362 (52.69%) Apple iOS
2 159 (23.14%) Windows
3 87 (12.66%) Windows 10
4 68 (9.90%) Windows 7
5 40 (5.82%) Linux
6 25 (3.64%) Mac OS X
7 22 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (2.62%) Windows Server
9 16 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
10 15 (2.18%) Mac OS
11 13 (1.89%) Windows 8
12 9 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.73%) Android TV
14 4 (0.58%) CentOS
14 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.58%) tvOS
14 4 (0.58%) Unix
15 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (33.04%) Android Development
2 204 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (11.50%) TDD
4 73 (10.63%) Mobile Development
5 70 (10.19%) Scrum
6 67 (9.75%) Problem-Solving
7 59 (8.59%) iOS Development
8 54 (7.86%) BDD
9 53 (7.71%) DevOps
10 48 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (6.99%) Test Automation
11 47 (6.84%) ITIL
12 38 (5.53%) MVVM
13 34 (4.95%) Fintech
13 34 (4.95%) Unit Testing
14 29 (4.22%) Acceptance Criteria
14 29 (4.22%) Kanban
14 29 (4.22%) User Stories
15 28 (4.08%) OO
16 25 (3.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 158 (23.00%) Kotlin
2 154 (22.42%) Java
3 83 (12.08%) JavaScript
4 48 (6.99%) Apple Swift
5 33 (4.80%) Objective-C
6 30 (4.37%) Python
7 28 (4.08%) C#
8 19 (2.77%) C++
9 16 (2.33%) Dart
10 15 (2.18%) Ruby
11 14 (2.04%) C
12 13 (1.89%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.89%) SQL
13 11 (1.60%) Groovy
14 5 (0.73%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.58%) Go
15 4 (0.58%) Scala
15 4 (0.58%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.58%) XAML
16 3 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (4.51%) Degree
2 22 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (1.75%) MCP
4 10 (1.46%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.58%) ISEB
7 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.29%) CCNA
9 2 (0.29%) CISSP
9 2 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.29%) MCSE
10 1 (0.15%) CCIE
10 1 (0.15%) CCNP
10 1 (0.15%) GPEN
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.15%) MCSA
10 1 (0.15%) PhD
10 1 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.57%) QA
2 5 (0.73%) GDPR
2 5 (0.73%) SLA
3 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.29%) COBIT
4 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) NCSC
System Software
1 110 (16.01%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.78%) Docker
3 15 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.60%) XenApp
5 8 (1.16%) Firmware
6 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.15%) HDFS
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (5.53%) AirWatch
2 35 (5.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (3.06%) SCCM
4 20 (2.91%) Kubernetes
5 12 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (1.16%) Terraform
8 7 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.58%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.58%) Puppet
10 3 (0.44%) HockeyApp
10 3 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.29%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.29%) MaaS360
11 2 (0.29%) Nessus
11 2 (0.29%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.29%) SCOM
11 2 (0.29%) WSUS
12 1 (0.15%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 112 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.59%) Apple
3 48 (6.99%) Citrix
4 43 (6.26%) Cisco
5 42 (6.11%) VMware
6 39 (5.68%) Google
7 35 (5.09%) ServiceNow
8 31 (4.51%) Adobe
9 25 (3.64%) Ivanti
9 25 (3.64%) Xamarin
10 18 (2.62%) SAP
11 17 (2.47%) HP
12 15 (2.18%) Polycom
13 10 (1.46%) Oracle
13 10 (1.46%) Symantec
14 8 (1.16%) Avaya
14 8 (1.16%) Meraki
15 6 (0.87%) CA Agile Central
15 6 (0.87%) Samsung
15 6 (0.87%) Sophos