Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 146 135
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 +2
Contract jobs citing Android 258 752 975
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.93% 1.94% 2.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.50% 10.80% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 565 708
Median daily rate £475 £450 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +8.24%
10th Percentile £271 £180 £209
90th Percentile £588 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 21 25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.87 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +34.33% -27.27%
England median hourly rate £38.75 £16.23 £18.00
% change year-on-year +138.83% -9.86% -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 2,244 6,964 9,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.75% 17.97% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,452 4,902 6,504
Median daily rate £488 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £258 £170 £200
90th Percentile £660 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 196 296
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.92 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.34% +11.84% -4.10%
10th Percentile £17.10 £12.63 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.18 £52.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in London

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Android in London.

Daily rate trend for Android in London

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Android in London over the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Android in London

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Android in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 24 September 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 +59 42 £475 +5.56% 29
West London +22 12 £580 +36.47% 14
South London +42 6 £540 +260.00% 2
East London +47 3 £325 -35.00% 4
Android
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 136 (52.71%) Apple iOS
2 110 (42.64%) Android Development
3 93 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (33.72%) Kotlin
5 70 (27.13%) Java
6 63 (24.42%) Mobile App
7 57 (22.09%) User Experience
8 52 (20.16%) Git (software)
9 46 (17.83%) JavaScript
9 46 (17.83%) Finance
10 44 (17.05%) DevOps
11 41 (15.89%) RxJava
12 39 (15.12%) GitHub
13 38 (14.73%) JUnit
14 36 (13.95%) AWS
14 36 (13.95%) Mobile Development
15 33 (12.79%) Jenkins
16 32 (12.40%) Test Automation
17 31 (12.02%) Mockito
17 31 (12.02%) Apple Swift
17 31 (12.02%) Python
17 31 (12.02%) Banking
17 31 (12.02%) JIRA
18 30 (11.63%) TDD
18 30 (11.63%) REST
18 30 (11.63%) Azure
18 30 (11.63%) Architectural Design
19 29 (11.24%) Material Design
19 29 (11.24%) Windows
20 28 (10.85%) Retrofit

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 20 (7.75%) Confluence
2 11 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.71%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.33%) IIS
4 6 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.33%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.94%) JBoss
5 5 (1.94%) Jetty
5 5 (1.94%) MQSeries
5 5 (1.94%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 5 (1.94%) Red Hat Fuse
5 5 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.16%) CMS
7 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.39%) Appian
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.39%) Papyrus
Applications
1 7 (2.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.94%) Figma
4 4 (1.55%) Adobe XD
4 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.55%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.16%) InVision
5 3 (1.16%) Sketch
6 1 (0.39%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.94%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.12%) GitHub
2 36 (13.95%) AWS
3 30 (11.63%) Azure
4 15 (5.81%) GCP
5 14 (5.43%) Office 365
6 12 (4.65%) Firebase
7 7 (2.71%) Google Play
8 6 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.55%) OneDrive
9 4 (1.55%) SaaS
9 4 (1.55%) Slack
10 3 (1.16%) BrowserStack
10 3 (1.16%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.78%) CloudBees
11 2 (0.78%) G Suite
11 2 (0.78%) iTunes
11 2 (0.78%) PaaS
11 2 (0.78%) Serverless
12 1 (0.39%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.26%) HTTPS
2 8 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (1.94%) SSH
3 5 (1.94%) VPN
4 3 (1.16%) HTTP
5 2 (0.78%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.78%) Skype
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.39%) DHCP
6 1 (0.39%) DNS
6 1 (0.39%) LAN
6 1 (0.39%) NAS
6 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.39%) SAN
6 1 (0.39%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.39%) VoIP
6 1 (0.39%) Wireless
6 1 (0.39%) WLAN
6 1 (0.39%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.39%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.65%) NoSQL
1 12 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.71%) MySQL
4 6 (2.33%) Cosmos DB
4 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.94%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.39%) Big Data
8 1 (0.39%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 52 (20.16%) Git (software)
2 38 (14.73%) JUnit
3 33 (12.79%) Jenkins
4 31 (12.02%) JIRA
4 31 (12.02%) Mockito
5 18 (6.98%) Gradle
5 18 (6.98%) Xcode
6 14 (5.43%) Vagrant
7 13 (5.04%) Android Studio
8 9 (3.49%) Eclipse
9 8 (3.10%) CircleCI
9 8 (3.10%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.10%) Maven
9 8 (3.10%) Mercurial
10 7 (2.71%) Axure RP
10 7 (2.71%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.33%) Jasmine
11 6 (2.33%) Selenium
11 6 (2.33%) Subversion
11 6 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (17.83%) Finance
2 31 (12.02%) Banking
3 8 (3.10%) Games
3 8 (3.10%) Public Sector
4 5 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.55%) Advertising
5 4 (1.55%) Electronics
5 4 (1.55%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.55%) Marketing
5 4 (1.55%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.16%) Law
6 3 (1.16%) Publishing
7 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 140 (54.26%) Developer
2 77 (29.84%) Android Developer
3 19 (7.36%) Designer
3 19 (7.36%) Senior Developer
4 17 (6.59%) Android Engineer
4 17 (6.59%) iOS Developer
5 16 (6.20%) React Developer
6 15 (5.81%) Mobile Engineer
7 13 (5.04%) Mobile Developer
7 13 (5.04%) UX Designer
8 10 (3.88%) Applications Developer
8 10 (3.88%) Architect
9 9 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.49%) Senior Android Developer
10 8 (3.10%) Lead Developer
11 7 (2.71%) C++ Developer
11 7 (2.71%) iOS Android Developer
11 7 (2.71%) UI Designer
11 7 (2.71%) UI/UX Designer
12 6 (2.33%) Lead Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.89%) RxJava
2 30 (11.63%) REST
3 29 (11.24%) Material Design
4 28 (10.85%) Retrofit
5 25 (9.69%) HTML
6 24 (9.30%) Dagger
7 21 (8.14%) React
7 21 (8.14%) React Native
8 20 (7.75%) CSS
8 20 (7.75%) HTML5
8 20 (7.75%) JSON
8 20 (7.75%) Node.js
9 15 (5.81%) Redux
10 12 (4.65%) Android SDK
10 12 (4.65%) RESTful
11 11 (4.26%) AngularJS
11 11 (4.26%) Jest
11 11 (4.26%) jQuery
12 9 (3.49%) Spring
13 8 (3.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (24.42%) Mobile App
2 57 (22.09%) User Experience
3 10 (3.88%) Video on Demand
4 7 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.71%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.33%) Over-the-Top Content
6 5 (1.94%) Derivative
6 5 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.55%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.16%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.16%) BYOD
8 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.16%) iPad
8 3 (1.16%) Social Media
8 3 (1.16%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (0.78%) iPhone
9 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 136 (52.71%) Apple iOS
2 29 (11.24%) Windows
3 13 (5.04%) Linux
4 10 (3.88%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (2.33%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.94%) CentOS
6 5 (1.94%) Debian
6 5 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.94%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.55%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.16%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.16%) tvOS
8 3 (1.16%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.16%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.78%) Android TV
9 2 (0.78%) Unix
9 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (42.64%) Android Development
2 93 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (17.05%) DevOps
4 36 (13.95%) Mobile Development
5 32 (12.40%) Test Automation
6 30 (11.63%) Architectural Design
6 30 (11.63%) TDD
7 27 (10.47%) MVVM
7 27 (10.47%) Scrum
8 23 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (8.91%) iOS Development
9 20 (7.75%) SDLC
10 18 (6.98%) Pair Programming
10 18 (6.98%) Project Management
11 14 (5.43%) Kanban
11 14 (5.43%) OO
11 14 (5.43%) Waterfall
11 14 (5.43%) Wireframes
12 12 (4.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 12 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 87 (33.72%) Kotlin
2 70 (27.13%) Java
3 46 (17.83%) JavaScript
4 31 (12.02%) Apple Swift
4 31 (12.02%) Python
5 25 (9.69%) C++
6 13 (5.04%) C#
7 12 (4.65%) Objective-C
8 11 (4.26%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.26%) SQL
9 10 (3.88%) ES6
10 9 (3.49%) TypeScript
11 8 (3.10%) C
11 8 (3.10%) Groovy
11 8 (3.10%) Scala
12 6 (2.33%) Perl
12 6 (2.33%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.94%) Clojure
13 5 (1.94%) Ruby
13 5 (1.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (5.43%) Degree
2 9 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.94%) ISEB
4 5 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.16%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.39%) CISA
6 1 (0.39%) CISM
6 1 (0.39%) CISSP
6 1 (0.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.14%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.39%) PSD2
System Software
1 18 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.04%) Docker
3 6 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (4.26%) Ansible
3 6 (2.33%) Prometheus
4 5 (1.94%) Puppet
4 5 (1.94%) Salt
5 4 (1.55%) SCCM
6 3 (1.16%) Terraform
7 2 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.39%) Nagios
8 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.53%) Google
3 15 (5.81%) Apple
4 13 (5.04%) Adobe
5 9 (3.49%) Splunk
6 7 (2.71%) AppDynamics
7 6 (2.33%) Oracle
8 5 (1.94%) Axway
8 5 (1.94%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.94%) Hortonworks
8 5 (1.94%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.94%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.94%) Samsung
8 5 (1.94%) Sparx
8 5 (1.94%) Sybase
9 4 (1.55%) HP
9 4 (1.55%) SAP
10 3 (1.16%) Citrix
11 2 (0.78%) McAfee
11 2 (0.78%) Symantec