Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 135 132
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing Android 731 971 939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.98% 2.10% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.10% 10.38% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 717 696
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £176 £200 £185
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
England median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.47% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 17
London median hourly rate £36.18 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.91% -27.27% +20.43%
10th Percentile £18.70 £14.50 £20.17
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £165.00
England median hourly rate £16.20 £17.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year -7.43% -42.62% +34.55%

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 6,584 9,358 9,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.83% 20.26% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,615 6,602 6,551
London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £165 £193 £209
90th Percentile £650 £650 £631
England median daily rate £425 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 287 263
London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.91 £12.90 £12.10
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.83 £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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 -5 135 £450 -5.26% 82
West London +41 53 £425 +25.93% 42
South London +52 18 £150 - 3
North London +8 13 £190 +18.75% 8
East London +2 10 £500 +11.11% 10
Android
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 413 (56.50%) Apple iOS
2 282 (38.58%) Android Development
3 249 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
4 209 (28.59%) Mobile App
5 191 (26.13%) Java
6 185 (25.31%) Kotlin
7 172 (23.53%) Windows
8 124 (16.96%) Active Directory
9 119 (16.28%) User Experience
10 115 (15.73%) JavaScript
11 112 (15.32%) Office 365
12 100 (13.68%) Finance
13 98 (13.41%) Mobile Development
14 94 (12.86%) Microsoft
15 89 (12.18%) TDD
16 87 (11.90%) Git (software)
17 83 (11.35%) React Native
18 82 (11.22%) iOS Development
18 82 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
19 78 (10.67%) Azure
20 77 (10.53%) Windows 10
21 70 (9.58%) Test Automation
22 68 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
22 68 (9.30%) Scrum
23 67 (9.17%) Apple
24 65 (8.89%) Banking
24 65 (8.89%) Fintech
25 62 (8.48%) DevOps
25 62 (8.48%) Linux
26 59 (8.07%) REST

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 33 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (3.97%) Skype for Business
3 26 (3.56%) MS Exchange
4 20 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.46%) Confluence
6 16 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.96%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.82%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.82%) IIS
10 6 (0.82%) JBoss
10 6 (0.82%) Jetty
10 6 (0.82%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.55%) Apache
13 2 (0.27%) CMS
13 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.14%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 68 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (5.06%) Sketch
3 21 (2.87%) InVision
4 20 (2.74%) Zeplin
5 10 (1.37%) Photoshop
6 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.68%) Flinto
9 4 (0.55%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.55%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.27%) Marvel
10 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.14%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.14%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) BASE24
3 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.14%) Postilion
3 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 112 (15.32%) Office 365
2 78 (10.67%) Azure
3 58 (7.93%) AWS
4 26 (3.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (2.05%) GitHub
6 14 (1.92%) Firebase
6 14 (1.92%) OneDrive
7 9 (1.23%) Datadog
7 9 (1.23%) SaaS
7 9 (1.23%) Serverless
8 8 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.82%) GCP
10 5 (0.68%) Slack
11 4 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.55%) Fastly
11 4 (0.55%) Heroku
11 4 (0.55%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.55%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.55%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.16%) VPN
2 37 (5.06%) Skype
3 30 (4.10%) LAN
3 30 (4.10%) Wi-Fi
4 29 (3.97%) DNS
5 23 (3.15%) Cisco IOS
5 23 (3.15%) DHCP
6 22 (3.01%) WAN
7 21 (2.87%) TCP/IP
8 14 (1.92%) VoIP
9 12 (1.64%) HTTP
10 11 (1.50%) Bluetooth
11 9 (1.23%) Internet
11 9 (1.23%) Wireless
12 8 (1.09%) Firewall
12 8 (1.09%) Wireshark
13 7 (0.96%) Intranet
14 6 (0.82%) FTP
14 6 (0.82%) SSH
15 5 (0.68%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.46%) Data Mining
2 17 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.19%) MongoDB
4 14 (1.92%) Redis
5 13 (1.78%) MySQL
6 10 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 9 (1.23%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.23%) InfluxDB
7 9 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.96%) Big Data
9 6 (0.82%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.82%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.68%) SQLite
11 4 (0.55%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.55%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.41%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 87 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 58 (7.93%) JIRA
3 54 (7.39%) Jenkins
4 35 (4.79%) Android Studio
5 34 (4.65%) Appium
6 25 (3.42%) Cucumber
7 22 (3.01%) Selenium
8 17 (2.33%) Subversion
9 15 (2.05%) Axure RP
10 14 (1.92%) CircleCI
10 14 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (1.78%) GitLab
11 13 (1.78%) Gradle
12 12 (1.64%) JUnit
12 12 (1.64%) Xcode
13 11 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.50%) Mercurial
13 11 (1.50%) WebDriver
14 10 (1.37%) Maven
15 8 (1.09%) Eclipse
General
1 100 (13.68%) Finance
2 65 (8.89%) Banking
3 33 (4.51%) Retail
4 21 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.74%) Marketing
6 18 (2.46%) Games
7 12 (1.64%) Electronics
7 12 (1.64%) Public Sector
8 11 (1.50%) Automotive
8 11 (1.50%) Law
8 11 (1.50%) Publishing
9 7 (0.96%) Advertising
9 7 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.82%) German Language
10 6 (0.82%) Italian Language
10 6 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.68%) Legal
12 3 (0.41%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 324 (44.32%) Developer
2 209 (28.59%) Android Developer
3 67 (9.17%) Analyst
4 52 (7.11%) React Developer
5 43 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 43 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 42 (5.75%) iOS Developer
7 39 (5.34%) Senior Developer
8 38 (5.20%) Designer
9 36 (4.92%) Service Analyst
10 34 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
11 32 (4.38%) iOS Android Developer
12 27 (3.69%) Android Engineer
12 27 (3.69%) Tester
13 26 (3.56%) Senior Android Developer
14 25 (3.42%) Desktop Engineer
15 23 (3.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 22 (3.01%) DevOps Engineer
17 21 (2.87%) Lead Developer
17 21 (2.87%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (11.35%) React Native
2 59 (8.07%) REST
3 53 (7.25%) Android SDK
4 48 (6.57%) RxJava
5 45 (6.16%) Node.js
6 42 (5.75%) HTML
7 39 (5.34%) JSON
8 38 (5.20%) React
8 38 (5.20%) RESTful
9 36 (4.92%) GraphQL
10 32 (4.38%) Dagger
11 27 (3.69%) CSS
11 27 (3.69%) Web Services
12 26 (3.56%) Kafka
13 22 (3.01%) Spring
14 21 (2.87%) HTML5
15 19 (2.60%) Redux
15 19 (2.60%) Retrofit
16 18 (2.46%) AngularJS
17 17 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 209 (28.59%) Mobile App
2 119 (16.28%) User Experience
3 41 (5.61%) Blackberry
4 35 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (4.65%) Smartphone
6 31 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
7 30 (4.10%) iPhone
7 30 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
9 17 (2.33%) iPad
9 17 (2.33%) STB
10 15 (2.05%) Animation
10 15 (2.05%) Video\Live Streaming
10 15 (2.05%) Wiki
11 14 (1.92%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.64%) Handset
13 10 (1.37%) Video on Demand
14 8 (1.09%) BYOD
14 8 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
14 8 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 413 (56.50%) Apple iOS
2 172 (23.53%) Windows
3 77 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 62 (8.48%) Linux
5 56 (7.66%) Windows 7
6 32 (4.38%) Windows Mobile
7 28 (3.83%) Mac OS X
8 22 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (2.74%) Windows Server
11 16 (2.19%) Mac OS
12 12 (1.64%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.23%) CentOS
13 9 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
13 9 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.82%) Debian
14 6 (0.82%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.68%) Unix
16 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (38.58%) Android Development
2 249 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (13.41%) Mobile Development
4 89 (12.18%) TDD
5 82 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
5 82 (11.22%) iOS Development
6 70 (9.58%) Test Automation
7 68 (9.30%) Scrum
8 65 (8.89%) Fintech
9 62 (8.48%) DevOps
10 57 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
11 46 (6.29%) Microservices
12 45 (6.16%) Software Engineering
13 41 (5.61%) ITIL
14 39 (5.34%) BDD
15 36 (4.92%) Kanban
16 32 (4.38%) E-Commerce
16 32 (4.38%) Mobile Device Management
17 26 (3.56%) Mobile Application Development
17 26 (3.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 191 (26.13%) Java
2 185 (25.31%) Kotlin
3 115 (15.73%) JavaScript
4 56 (7.66%) Python
5 45 (6.16%) Apple Swift
6 34 (4.65%) SQL
7 30 (4.10%) C++
8 27 (3.69%) C
9 25 (3.42%) Objective-C
10 21 (2.87%) C#
11 17 (2.33%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.19%) Ruby
13 13 (1.78%) Go
13 13 (1.78%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.64%) Groovy
15 10 (1.37%) Perl
15 10 (1.37%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.09%) Dart
17 7 (0.96%) Java 8
17 7 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (4.51%) Degree
2 15 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (0.96%) MCP
5 7 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.55%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.41%) MCSA
8 2 (0.27%) CCNA
8 2 (0.27%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.14%) CCA
9 1 (0.14%) CCIE Security
9 1 (0.14%) CEPT
9 1 (0.14%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.14%) GPEN
9 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.88%) QA
2 13 (1.78%) SLA
3 4 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) COBIT
4 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 124 (16.96%) Active Directory
2 32 (4.38%) Docker
3 16 (2.19%) XenApp
4 13 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.55%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.14%) Firmware
8 1 (0.14%) HDFS
8 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (5.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 32 (4.38%) SCCM
3 30 (4.10%) Kubernetes
4 23 (3.15%) AirWatch
5 19 (2.60%) Puppet
6 16 (2.19%) Terraform
7 13 (1.78%) Grafana
7 13 (1.78%) Graphite
8 11 (1.50%) Consul
8 11 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
9 9 (1.23%) Kibana
9 9 (1.23%) logstash
9 9 (1.23%) ZABBIX
10 8 (1.09%) Ansible
11 7 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.82%) Jamf Pro
12 6 (0.82%) Salt
13 5 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.68%) SCOM
13 5 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 94 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 67 (9.17%) Apple
3 47 (6.43%) Citrix
4 42 (5.75%) Google
5 37 (5.06%) Adobe
6 32 (4.38%) ServiceNow
7 29 (3.97%) Cisco
7 29 (3.97%) VMware
8 20 (2.74%) Samsung
9 19 (2.60%) Xamarin
10 16 (2.19%) Oracle
10 16 (2.19%) SAP
11 14 (1.92%) Ivanti
12 10 (1.37%) HP
12 10 (1.37%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.37%) Sophos
13 9 (1.23%) SaltStack
13 9 (1.23%) Symantec
14 8 (1.09%) Splunk
15 7 (0.96%) Cloudera