Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 139 156
Rank change year-on-year +19 +17 -41
Contract jobs citing Android 1,043 753 750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.31% 1.88% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.26% 9.27% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 551 560
London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +1.54%
10th Percentile £204 £211 £225
90th Percentile £588 £569 £538
England median daily rate £430 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +7.50% +3.23% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 15 17
London median hourly rate £21.95 £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.83% -25.00% +55.64%
10th Percentile £16.80 £17.11 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £60.10 £49.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.78 £23.25
% change year-on-year +3.65% -14.94% +43.08%

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 9,266 8,124 9,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.55% 20.30% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,568 5,695 6,480
London median daily rate £485 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.86% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £208 £263 £227
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 206 226
London median hourly rate £19.49 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.34% +26.47% -8.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +2.10%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 -13 203 £475 +11.76% 64
West London -24 50 £500 +17.65% 44
East London +9 41 £450 +20.00% 20
South London -42 8 £495 +32.00% 6
North London +5 5 £150 -24.88% 6
Android
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 620 (59.44%) Apple iOS
2 436 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
3 408 (39.12%) Android Development
4 345 (33.08%) Java
5 315 (30.20%) Mobile App
6 286 (27.42%) JavaScript
7 218 (20.90%) TDD
8 200 (19.18%) User Experience
9 190 (18.22%) Windows
10 171 (16.40%) Finance
11 170 (16.30%) Git (software)
12 154 (14.77%) Test Automation
13 148 (14.19%) BDD
14 145 (13.90%) Scrum
15 144 (13.81%) HTML
16 140 (13.42%) RxJava
17 133 (12.75%) Mobile Development
18 131 (12.56%) React Native
18 131 (12.56%) CSS
19 124 (11.89%) REST
20 121 (11.60%) iOS Development
21 120 (11.51%) Kotlin
22 116 (11.12%) Microsoft
23 113 (10.83%) React
23 113 (10.83%) RESTful
24 112 (10.74%) JIRA
25 111 (10.64%) Active Directory
26 110 (10.55%) Android SDK
27 109 (10.45%) Node.js
28 105 (10.07%) Google

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 32 (3.07%) Skype for Business
2 22 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 18 (1.73%) Confluence
4 12 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (0.67%) Apache
7 6 (0.58%) JBoss
8 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.48%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.29%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.29%) CMS
9 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.29%) Jetty
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.19%) IIS
10 2 (0.19%) MQSeries
Applications
1 63 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.05%) InVision
5 8 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.48%) UXPin
8 3 (0.29%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.29%) Flinto
8 3 (0.29%) UserZoom
9 2 (0.19%) InDesign
10 1 (0.096%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.096%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.096%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.096%) Eikon
2 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.096%) Revive Adserver
2 1 (0.096%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 87 (8.34%) Office 365
2 81 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (4.12%) GitHub
4 30 (2.88%) PaaS
5 21 (2.01%) Google Play
6 17 (1.63%) IaaS
7 16 (1.53%) G Suite
8 13 (1.25%) BrowserStack
9 11 (1.05%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.86%) Serverless
11 8 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.77%) Firebase
11 8 (0.77%) Sauce Labs
12 7 (0.67%) Heroku
13 6 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.58%) SaaS
14 5 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.64%) HTTP
2 32 (3.07%) Internet
3 31 (2.97%) VPN
4 29 (2.78%) Skype
5 27 (2.59%) DNS
6 25 (2.40%) VoIP
7 21 (2.01%) DHCP
8 17 (1.63%) LAN
9 14 (1.34%) SMTP
9 14 (1.34%) SSL
10 13 (1.25%) WAN
11 12 (1.15%) SMS
12 11 (1.05%) Bluetooth
12 11 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (0.96%) TCP/IP
14 9 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
15 8 (0.77%) Wireless
16 7 (0.67%) Firewall
16 7 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.12%) MySQL
2 30 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
4 19 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 19 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 16 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 14 (1.34%) SQLite
7 13 (1.25%) Blockchain
7 13 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 10 (0.96%) SQL Server
9 9 (0.86%) Redis
10 8 (0.77%) Big Data
11 7 (0.67%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.67%) Neo4j
12 5 (0.48%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.38%) Cloud Spanner
13 4 (0.38%) NewSQL
14 3 (0.29%) Spotfire
15 2 (0.19%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 170 (16.30%) Git (software)
2 112 (10.74%) JIRA
3 86 (8.25%) Jenkins
4 70 (6.71%) Selenium
5 51 (4.89%) Cucumber
6 49 (4.70%) Appium
7 45 (4.31%) Android Studio
8 38 (3.64%) Visual Studio
9 36 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
10 34 (3.26%) Subversion
11 31 (2.97%) Maven
12 26 (2.49%) Gradle
12 26 (2.49%) JUnit
13 25 (2.40%) Xcode
14 24 (2.30%) Mercurial
15 23 (2.21%) SpecFlow
16 20 (1.92%) WebDriver
17 19 (1.82%) Sublime Text
17 19 (1.82%) webpack
18 15 (1.44%) JMeter
General
1 171 (16.40%) Finance
2 68 (6.52%) Banking
3 49 (4.70%) Retail
4 48 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 30 (2.88%) Games
6 15 (1.44%) Marketing
7 11 (1.05%) Retail Banking
8 9 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.77%) Automotive
9 8 (0.77%) Law
10 7 (0.67%) Advertising
10 7 (0.67%) French Language
10 7 (0.67%) Legal
11 6 (0.58%) Electronics
11 6 (0.58%) Publishing
12 5 (0.48%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.38%) Front Office
13 4 (0.38%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.19%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 513 (49.19%) Developer
2 282 (27.04%) Android Developer
3 88 (8.44%) Analyst
4 73 (7.00%) React Developer
5 66 (6.33%) Senior Developer
6 57 (5.47%) JavaScript Developer
7 54 (5.18%) Mobile Developer
8 53 (5.08%) Android Engineer
9 51 (4.89%) Support Engineer
10 50 (4.79%) Applications Developer
10 50 (4.79%) Desktop Support
11 47 (4.51%) Designer
11 47 (4.51%) Senior Android Developer
12 43 (4.12%) Java Developer
13 42 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
14 37 (3.55%) Support Analyst
15 36 (3.45%) Tester
16 35 (3.36%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 34 (3.26%) Service Analyst
18 31 (2.97%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (13.81%) HTML
2 140 (13.42%) RxJava
3 131 (12.56%) CSS
3 131 (12.56%) React Native
4 124 (11.89%) REST
5 113 (10.83%) React
5 113 (10.83%) RESTful
6 110 (10.55%) Android SDK
7 109 (10.45%) Node.js
8 105 (10.07%) Dagger
9 90 (8.63%) Web Services
10 88 (8.44%) Retrofit
11 82 (7.86%) JSON
12 70 (6.71%) AngularJS
13 69 (6.62%) HTML5
14 60 (5.75%) Redux
15 58 (5.56%) .NET
16 54 (5.18%) OAuth
17 47 (4.51%) CSS3
18 46 (4.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 315 (30.20%) Mobile App
2 200 (19.18%) User Experience
3 56 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 53 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
5 46 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (4.41%) Smartphone
6 43 (4.12%) Fintech
7 36 (3.45%) iPhone
8 34 (3.26%) Blackberry
9 24 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.92%) iPad
11 19 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (1.15%) IPTV
12 12 (1.15%) Over-the-Top Content
12 12 (1.15%) Video\Live Streaming
13 10 (0.96%) Chromecast
13 10 (0.96%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
14 9 (0.86%) Video on Demand
15 8 (0.77%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 620 (59.44%) Apple iOS
2 190 (18.22%) Windows
3 64 (6.14%) Windows 10
4 50 (4.79%) Windows 7
5 47 (4.51%) Linux
5 47 (4.51%) Mac OS X
6 39 (3.74%) Mac OS
7 22 (2.11%) Windows Server
8 18 (1.73%) Windows 8
9 15 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.77%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.77%) Windows Vista
12 7 (0.67%) Unix
12 7 (0.67%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.58%) CentOS
13 6 (0.58%) Nucleus RTOS
13 6 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (0.58%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (39.12%) Android Development
3 218 (20.90%) TDD
4 154 (14.77%) Test Automation
5 148 (14.19%) BDD
6 145 (13.90%) Scrum
7 133 (12.75%) Mobile Development
8 121 (11.60%) iOS Development
9 104 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
10 102 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
11 91 (8.72%) DevOps
12 88 (8.44%) OOP
13 65 (6.23%) MVC
14 60 (5.75%) Software Engineering
15 59 (5.66%) Kanban
16 55 (5.27%) Mobile Application Development
17 54 (5.18%) Continuous Delivery
18 52 (4.99%) MVVM
18 52 (4.99%) OO
19 50 (4.79%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 345 (33.08%) Java
2 286 (27.42%) JavaScript
3 120 (11.51%) Kotlin
4 71 (6.81%) C#
5 67 (6.42%) SQL
6 63 (6.04%) C++
7 62 (5.94%) Apple Swift
8 50 (4.79%) Python
9 38 (3.64%) ES6
10 33 (3.16%) Objective-C
11 27 (2.59%) Go
12 26 (2.49%) C
13 24 (2.30%) PowerShell
14 20 (1.92%) Ruby
15 19 (1.82%) ES7
15 19 (1.82%) PHP
16 18 (1.73%) JSX
17 12 (1.15%) ES8
18 11 (1.05%) Java 8
18 11 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (6.33%) Degree
2 60 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 53 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 43 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
6 7 (0.67%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.48%) ISEB
7 5 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.38%) MBA
8 4 (0.38%) MCSE
9 3 (0.29%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.29%) PMP
10 2 (0.19%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.19%) CCNA
10 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (8.53%) QA
2 19 (1.82%) SLA
3 5 (0.48%) ISO 8583
3 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.29%) COBIT
4 3 (0.29%) FISMA
4 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (0.29%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.19%) JTAG
6 1 (0.096%) Data Quality
System Software
1 111 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 33 (3.16%) Docker
3 8 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.48%) Firmware
4 5 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.29%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.29%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.29%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.096%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.096%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (5.66%) SCCM
2 19 (1.82%) Kubernetes
3 17 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (1.05%) AirWatch
5 10 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (0.67%) SCOM
7 6 (0.58%) HockeyApp
7 6 (0.58%) Puppet
7 6 (0.58%) Terraform
8 4 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.38%) Grafana
8 4 (0.38%) Graphite
8 4 (0.38%) Nessus
9 3 (0.29%) EnCase
9 3 (0.29%) FTK
9 3 (0.29%) Kibana
9 3 (0.29%) Nmap
9 3 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.29%) Salt
9 3 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (11.12%) Microsoft
2 105 (10.07%) Google
3 75 (7.19%) Apple
4 34 (3.26%) Citrix
5 24 (2.30%) Xamarin
6 19 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (1.44%) Cisco
7 15 (1.44%) VMware
8 12 (1.15%) Adobe
8 12 (1.15%) Ivanti
9 11 (1.05%) Apigee
9 11 (1.05%) IBM
9 11 (1.05%) Samsung
10 10 (0.96%) Atlassian
11 9 (0.86%) HP
11 9 (0.86%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.77%) McAfee
12 8 (0.77%) Mitel
13 7 (0.67%) Oracle
14 5 (0.48%) Bloomberg