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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 126 113
Rank change year-on-year -17 -13  
Contract jobs citing Android 372 420 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.79% 1.96% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.97% 8.99% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 325 336
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £19.21 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £42.50 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00%  

Android is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4147 4671 5024
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.98% 21.85% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2914 3331 3372
Median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 95 184
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Android as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 73 £413 -9.58% 39
Westminster - 5 £220 -
Bromley +8 4 £375 -16.66%
Canary Wharf - 2 £110 -
Twickenham +4 1 £250 -47.36%
Uxbridge -3 1 £300 -17.80% 2
Hammersmith - 1 £325 -
Mayfair - 1 £463 -
Android
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Android.

1 426 (56.20%) Apple iOS
2 316 (41.69%) Android Development
3 283 (37.34%) Agile Software Development
4 220 (29.02%) Mobile App
5 211 (27.84%) Java
6 143 (18.87%) Windows
7 137 (18.07%) TDD
8 125 (16.49%) Finance
9 121 (15.96%) User Experience
10 111 (14.64%) JavaScript
11 109 (14.38%) Scrum
11 109 (14.38%) iOS Development
12 99 (13.06%) HTML
13 93 (12.27%) JSON
14 88 (11.61%) Git (software)
14 88 (11.61%) Test Automation
15 87 (11.48%) Mobile Development
16 86 (11.35%) Android SDK
17 85 (11.21%) Microsoft
18 83 (10.95%) Banking
19 82 (10.82%) REST
20 80 (10.55%) RxJava
21 79 (10.42%) CSS
22 78 (10.29%) Apple
23 70 (9.23%) Google
24 68 (8.97%) E-Commerce
24 68 (8.97%) Windows 7
25 64 (8.44%) Active Directory
26 60 (7.92%) BDD
26 60 (7.92%) Apple Swift

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 14 (1.85%) Confluence
1 14 (1.85%) IBM Notes
2 12 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (1.58%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.06%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.92%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.79%) JBoss
6 4 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (0.53%) Mule
7 3 (0.40%) Apache
7 3 (0.40%) CMS
7 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (6.46%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.37%) InVision
3 16 (2.11%) Photoshop
4 14 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.13%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 15 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.79%) Eikon
3 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.01%) Office 365
2 28 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (3.17%) Google Play
5 13 (1.72%) G Suite
5 13 (1.72%) GitHub
6 10 (1.32%) OneDrive
7 8 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.92%) SaaS
9 6 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (0.66%) Firebase
10 5 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.53%) Heroku
12 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.40%) PaaS
13 2 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.26%) iTunes
14 1 (0.13%) BrowserStack
14 1 (0.13%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.56%) Cisco IOS
2 22 (2.90%) VPN
3 18 (2.37%) HTTP
4 17 (2.24%) LAN
5 16 (2.11%) Wireless
6 14 (1.85%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.45%) DNS
7 11 (1.45%) Skype
8 10 (1.32%) DHCP
9 9 (1.19%) WAN
10 8 (1.06%) Internet
11 7 (0.92%) Bluetooth
11 7 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.66%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.66%) VoIP
13 4 (0.53%) Firewall
13 4 (0.53%) Network Security
13 4 (0.53%) WLAN
14 3 (0.40%) SMTP
14 3 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.54%) SQLite
2 16 (2.11%) MongoDB
3 11 (1.45%) MySQL
3 11 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (1.06%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.06%) SQL Server
5 5 (0.66%) Big Data
6 4 (0.53%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.40%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.40%) GIS
7 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.26%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.26%) HBase
9 1 (0.13%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.13%) Redis
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 88 (11.61%) Git (software)
2 50 (6.60%) Jenkins
3 49 (6.46%) Gradle
4 47 (6.20%) JIRA
5 45 (5.94%) Android Studio
6 30 (3.96%) Maven
7 27 (3.56%) Selenium
8 26 (3.43%) Robolectric
9 25 (3.30%) Cucumber
10 22 (2.90%) Axure RP
11 18 (2.37%) Subversion
12 17 (2.24%) Appium
12 17 (2.24%) Calabash
12 17 (2.24%) Xcode
13 16 (2.11%) JUnit
14 13 (1.72%) git-flow
15 11 (1.45%) webpack
16 9 (1.19%) Hudson
16 9 (1.19%) Mockito
16 9 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 125 (16.49%) Finance
2 83 (10.95%) Banking
3 43 (5.67%) Retail
4 39 (5.15%) Marketing
5 23 (3.03%) Electronics
6 22 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.64%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.11%) Games
9 14 (1.85%) Legal
10 9 (1.19%) Advertising
11 8 (1.06%) Law
11 8 (1.06%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.92%) Publishing
13 6 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.53%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.40%) Billing
15 3 (0.40%) Digital Economy
16 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 387 (51.06%) Developer
2 254 (33.51%) Android Developer
3 64 (8.44%) Senior Developer
4 63 (8.31%) Analyst
5 62 (8.18%) iOS Developer
6 55 (7.26%) Senior Android Developer
7 50 (6.60%) Designer
8 34 (4.49%) iOS Android Developer
9 33 (4.35%) Android Engineer
9 33 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
10 30 (3.96%) Applications Developer
10 30 (3.96%) Architect
11 29 (3.83%) Java Developer
12 28 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support
13 25 (3.30%) Support Engineer
14 24 (3.17%) Desktop Support
14 24 (3.17%) Lead Developer
14 24 (3.17%) Support Analyst
14 24 (3.17%) UI Designer
15 23 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (13.06%) HTML
2 93 (12.27%) JSON
3 86 (11.35%) Android SDK
4 82 (10.82%) REST
5 80 (10.55%) RxJava
6 79 (10.42%) CSS
7 53 (6.99%) HTML5
8 49 (6.46%) Material Design
9 46 (6.07%) AngularJS
10 40 (5.28%) Node.js
10 40 (5.28%) React
11 39 (5.15%) RESTful
11 39 (5.15%) Web Services
12 37 (4.88%) .NET
12 37 (4.88%) React Native
13 33 (4.35%) jQuery
14 30 (3.96%) CSS3
15 28 (3.69%) XML
16 24 (3.17%) iOS SDK
17 23 (3.03%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 220 (29.02%) Mobile App
2 121 (15.96%) User Experience
3 54 (7.12%) Blackberry
4 41 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (4.49%) iPhone
6 32 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (3.03%) Smartphone
8 22 (2.90%) iPad
9 18 (2.37%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.85%) BYOD
11 13 (1.72%) Fintech
11 13 (1.72%) Social Media
12 10 (1.32%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
13 9 (1.19%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.19%) Animation
13 9 (1.19%) STB
13 9 (1.19%) Video on Demand
13 9 (1.19%) Wiki
14 8 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 426 (56.20%) Apple iOS
2 143 (18.87%) Windows
3 68 (8.97%) Windows 7
4 35 (4.62%) Linux
5 33 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 27 (3.56%) Mac OS X
7 23 (3.03%) Unix
8 14 (1.85%) Mac OS
9 13 (1.72%) Windows Server
10 11 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
10 11 (1.45%) Windows Phone
11 9 (1.19%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.06%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.26%) CentOS
16 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (41.69%) Android Development
2 283 (37.34%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (18.07%) TDD
4 109 (14.38%) iOS Development
4 109 (14.38%) Scrum
5 88 (11.61%) Test Automation
6 87 (11.48%) Mobile Development
7 68 (8.97%) E-Commerce
8 60 (7.92%) BDD
9 51 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (6.46%) OO
11 46 (6.07%) Software Engineering
12 43 (5.67%) Kanban
13 40 (5.28%) DevOps
13 40 (5.28%) Open Source
14 39 (5.15%) ITIL
15 36 (4.75%) Unit Testing
16 33 (4.35%) Front End Development
17 30 (3.96%) Mobile Application Development
17 30 (3.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (27.84%) Java
2 111 (14.64%) JavaScript
3 60 (7.92%) Apple Swift
4 53 (6.99%) Objective-C
5 45 (5.94%) C++
6 44 (5.80%) Python
7 34 (4.49%) C#
8 28 (3.69%) C
8 28 (3.69%) SQL
9 24 (3.17%) Ruby
10 16 (2.11%) PHP
11 13 (1.72%) Scala
12 11 (1.45%) Go
13 7 (0.92%) Perl
14 6 (0.79%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.66%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.66%) XAML
16 4 (0.53%) GraphQL
16 4 (0.53%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.40%) ES6
Qualifications
1 38 (5.01%) Degree
2 23 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.32%) MCP
4 9 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.06%) MCSE
6 7 (0.92%) ISEB
7 6 (0.79%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.66%) MCSA
9 4 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.53%) MCDST
9 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 4 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.40%) CCNA
10 3 (0.40%) CCNP
10 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.60%) QA
2 16 (2.11%) SLA
3 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.26%) PMO
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (8.44%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.24%) Docker
3 7 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.40%) Firmware
5 3 (0.40%) XenApp
6 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.13%) HDFS
7 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (3.56%) SCCM
2 7 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.66%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (0.40%) Ansible
4 3 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.40%) HockeyApp
5 2 (0.26%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.13%) Oozie
6 1 (0.13%) Puppet
6 1 (0.13%) WSUS
6 1 (0.13%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 85 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 78 (10.29%) Apple
3 70 (9.23%) Google
4 33 (4.35%) Cisco
5 32 (4.22%) Citrix
6 26 (3.43%) Xamarin
7 22 (2.90%) Adobe
8 17 (2.24%) SAP
9 14 (1.85%) HP
9 14 (1.85%) Lotus
10 12 (1.58%) VMware
11 10 (1.32%) Bloomberg
12 9 (1.19%) MobileIron
12 9 (1.19%) Reuters
12 9 (1.19%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.19%) Symantec
13 8 (1.06%) Telerik
14 7 (0.92%) Dell
15 6 (0.79%) AppDynamics
16 5 (0.66%) Avaya
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