Period
to 22 September 2021

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 22 September 2021 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
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 146 147
Rank change year-on-year -21 +1 -10
Contract jobs citing Android 560 267 744
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.66% 2.00% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.03% 11.76% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 207 535
10th Percentile £256 £270 £182
25th Percentile £400 £391 £345
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £588 £538 £550
90th Percentile £665 £588 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 19
10th Percentile £11.46 " £18.70
25th Percentile £31.23 " £20.16
Median hourly rate £55.75 £22.50 £24.50
Median % change year-on-year +147.78% -8.16% +22.50%
75th Percentile £64.00 " £50.63
90th Percentile £67.60 " £51.42
England median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -46.15% +100.62% -7.43%

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 4,654 2,271 6,877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.76% 16.98% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,344 1,594 4,940
10th Percentile £263 £250 £170
25th Percentile £424 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 32 182
10th Percentile £13.93 £13.64 £12.78
25th Percentile £16.26 £18.88 £16.08
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year - +21.95% +9.63%
75th Percentile £48.75 £41.50 £28.07
90th Percentile £64.00 £47.83 £51.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.42
% change year-on-year -7.89% +9.09% -0.47%

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 22 September 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Android in London over the 6 months to 22 September 2021.

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 22 September 2021. 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 -39 59 £494 +3.95% 53
West London -10 15 £550 +3.77% 28
East London 0 14 £495 +32.00% 16
South London 0 4 £523 +8.01%
Android
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, 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.

1 316 (56.43%) Apple iOS
2 234 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (38.75%) Android Development
4 184 (32.86%) Kotlin
5 170 (30.36%) Java
6 164 (29.29%) Mobile App
7 107 (19.11%) User Experience
8 105 (18.75%) Social Skills
9 98 (17.50%) Windows
10 90 (16.07%) React Native
11 85 (15.18%) TDD
12 77 (13.75%) JavaScript
13 76 (13.57%) Finance
14 70 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
15 68 (12.14%) Test Automation
15 68 (12.14%) Mobile Development
16 66 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
17 64 (11.43%) Android SDK
17 64 (11.43%) RESTful
18 63 (11.25%) Azure
18 63 (11.25%) Scrum
19 60 (10.71%) Git (software)
20 59 (10.54%) MVVM
21 57 (10.18%) RxJava
22 55 (9.82%) iOS Development
22 55 (9.82%) Microsoft
22 55 (9.82%) Active Directory
23 54 (9.64%) DevOps
23 54 (9.64%) Jenkins
24 52 (9.29%) Microsoft 365

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 25 (4.46%) Confluence
2 10 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.71%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.54%) Apache
4 3 (0.54%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.54%) IIS
4 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.36%) CMS
5 2 (0.36%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (8.75%) Sketch
2 38 (6.79%) Zeplin
3 33 (5.89%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (3.21%) InVision
5 13 (2.32%) Adobe XD
6 10 (1.79%) Figma
7 9 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (1.61%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.89%) Marvel
9 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 63 (11.25%) Azure
2 52 (9.29%) Microsoft 365
3 28 (5.00%) GitHub
4 24 (4.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 16 (2.86%) AWS
6 14 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (2.50%) Firebase
6 14 (2.50%) Google Play
7 13 (2.32%) SaaS
8 12 (2.14%) Sauce Labs
9 11 (1.96%) Serverless
10 10 (1.79%) BrowserStack
11 8 (1.43%) GCP
12 6 (1.07%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.89%) IaaS
14 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.71%) npm
15 3 (0.54%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.54%) Flurry Analytics
15 3 (0.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.04%) VPN
1 17 (3.04%) Wi-Fi
2 15 (2.68%) Firewall
3 14 (2.50%) HTTP
4 12 (2.14%) Internet
5 11 (1.96%) LAN
6 9 (1.61%) DNS
6 9 (1.61%) HTTPS
6 9 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.61%) VoIP
6 9 (1.61%) WebEx
7 8 (1.43%) Skype
8 6 (1.07%) 2G
9 4 (0.71%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.71%) DHCP
9 4 (0.71%) Network Security
9 4 (0.71%) Wireless
10 3 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.54%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.96%) SQLite
2 8 (1.43%) MySQL
2 8 (1.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.07%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.89%) MongoDB
4 5 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.54%) Mixpanel
5 3 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.36%) BigQuery
6 2 (0.36%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.36%) Hazelcast
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.36%) Redis
7 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 60 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 54 (9.64%) Jenkins
3 42 (7.50%) Android Studio
4 41 (7.32%) JIRA
4 41 (7.32%) JUnit
5 24 (4.29%) Appium
6 22 (3.93%) Gradle
7 21 (3.75%) Cucumber
8 20 (3.57%) Calabash
9 16 (2.86%) Mockito
9 16 (2.86%) Xcode
10 12 (2.14%) Postman
11 11 (1.96%) Selenium
12 10 (1.79%) Axure RP
12 10 (1.79%) fastlane
12 10 (1.79%) GitLab
13 7 (1.25%) Bitbucket
14 6 (1.07%) Mercurial
14 6 (1.07%) Mocha
14 6 (1.07%) TestNG
General
1 105 (18.75%) Social Skills
2 76 (13.57%) Finance
3 50 (8.93%) Banking
4 39 (6.96%) Retail
5 26 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.64%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.57%) Games
7 19 (3.39%) Presentation Skills
7 19 (3.39%) Publishing
8 16 (2.86%) Manufacturing
9 15 (2.68%) Automotive
10 12 (2.14%) Public Sector
11 11 (1.96%) Investment Banking
12 9 (1.61%) Electronics
12 9 (1.61%) Marketing
13 7 (1.25%) Law
14 5 (0.89%) German Language
14 5 (0.89%) Organisational Skills
15 4 (0.71%) Influencing Skills
15 4 (0.71%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 288 (51.43%) Developer
2 172 (30.71%) Android Developer
3 59 (10.54%) React Developer
4 54 (9.64%) Designer
5 47 (8.39%) Senior Developer
6 38 (6.79%) UI Designer
7 37 (6.61%) Mobile Developer
8 32 (5.71%) Senior Android Developer
9 28 (5.00%) Support Engineer
10 24 (4.29%) Android Engineer
11 22 (3.93%) iOS Developer
12 16 (2.86%) Mobile Engineer
12 16 (2.86%) UX Designer
13 15 (2.68%) Architect
13 15 (2.68%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
13 15 (2.68%) Tester
14 13 (2.32%) Applications Developer
15 12 (2.14%) Desktop Support
15 12 (2.14%) Lead Developer
16 11 (1.96%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (16.07%) React Native
2 64 (11.43%) Android SDK
2 64 (11.43%) RESTful
3 57 (10.18%) RxJava
4 46 (8.21%) React
5 38 (6.79%) JSON
6 37 (6.61%) REST
7 36 (6.43%) Dagger
7 36 (6.43%) HTML
8 29 (5.18%) Node.js
8 29 (5.18%) Web Services
9 27 (4.82%) iOS SDK
10 23 (4.11%) XML
11 22 (3.93%) CSS
11 22 (3.93%) Retrofit
12 18 (3.21%) Material Design
13 13 (2.32%) GraphQL
13 13 (2.32%) Jest
14 11 (1.96%) Spring
15 10 (1.79%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 164 (29.29%) Mobile App
2 107 (19.11%) User Experience
3 29 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (3.04%) iPad
4 17 (3.04%) W3C
5 16 (2.86%) iPhone
6 15 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (2.32%) Blackberry
7 13 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.32%) Virtual Team
8 12 (2.14%) Video\Live Streaming
9 11 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
9 11 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.43%) Social Media
11 7 (1.25%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.07%) BYOD
12 6 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.07%) EPoS
12 6 (1.07%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 316 (56.43%) Apple iOS
2 98 (17.50%) Windows
3 38 (6.79%) Windows 10
4 26 (4.64%) Mac OS
4 26 (4.64%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.39%) Linux
6 10 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (1.07%) tvOS
8 6 (1.07%) Unix
9 5 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.89%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.71%) Android TV
10 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.54%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (38.75%) Android Development
3 85 (15.18%) TDD
4 70 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (12.14%) Mobile Development
5 68 (12.14%) Test Automation
6 66 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
7 63 (11.25%) Scrum
8 59 (10.54%) MVVM
9 55 (9.82%) iOS Development
10 54 (9.64%) DevOps
11 47 (8.39%) Software Engineering
12 44 (7.86%) Unit Testing
13 42 (7.50%) Mobile Application Development
14 41 (7.32%) Clean Code
15 40 (7.14%) Pair Programming
16 38 (6.79%) Prototyping
17 36 (6.43%) BDD
18 35 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
19 32 (5.71%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 184 (32.86%) Kotlin
2 170 (30.36%) Java
3 77 (13.75%) JavaScript
4 51 (9.11%) Apple Swift
5 38 (6.79%) TypeScript
6 33 (5.89%) C#
6 33 (5.89%) C++
7 30 (5.36%) Objective-C
8 21 (3.75%) C
9 14 (2.50%) Ruby
10 13 (2.32%) Python
11 11 (1.96%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.79%) Go
12 10 (1.79%) SQL
13 7 (1.25%) PHP
14 6 (1.07%) Perl
14 6 (1.07%) Scala
15 5 (0.89%) XAML
16 3 (0.54%) ES6
17 2 (0.36%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 24 (4.29%) Degree
2 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.07%) MCSA
3 6 (1.07%) MCSE
4 4 (0.71%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.54%) MCP
6 2 (0.36%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.36%) CCNA
6 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.36%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.36%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.18%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.61%) Accessibility
2 32 (5.71%) QA
3 14 (2.50%) WCAG
4 4 (0.71%) PMO
4 4 (0.71%) SLA
5 3 (0.54%) GDPR
6 2 (0.36%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.18%) NIST
System Software
1 55 (9.82%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 9 (1.61%) Docker
4 5 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.36%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (4.29%) SCCM
2 21 (3.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (1.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 7 (1.25%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (1.07%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.36%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.36%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.36%) PaperCut
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.18%) MaaS360
7 1 (0.18%) Nessus
7 1 (0.18%) Nmap
7 1 (0.18%) SCOM
7 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (9.82%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.04%) Adobe
3 36 (6.43%) Google
4 28 (5.00%) Apple
5 24 (4.29%) Xamarin
6 15 (2.68%) ServiceNow
7 12 (2.14%) Samsung
8 11 (1.96%) SAP
9 10 (1.79%) CA
9 10 (1.79%) Perfecto Mobile
10 9 (1.61%) CA Agile Central
10 9 (1.61%) Dell
11 8 (1.43%) Roku
12 7 (1.25%) Cisco
12 7 (1.25%) Citrix
12 7 (1.25%) Oracle
13 6 (1.07%) Polycom
13 6 (1.07%) VMware
14 5 (0.89%) Green Hills
14 5 (0.89%) Splunk