Period
to 3 July 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 153 126
Rank change year-on-year +51 -27 +13
Contract jobs citing Android 443 782 1,080
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.51% 1.90% 2.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.47% 10.41% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 562 769
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £255 £181 £213
90th Percentile £626 £613 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 49
Median hourly rate £61.50 £27.00 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.78% +23.29% -23.83%
10th Percentile £59.25 £18.70 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £38.00 £17.13 £20.50
% change year-on-year +121.90% -16.46% -3.10%

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 3,062 7,513 9,490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.36% 18.23% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,065 5,283 6,726
Median daily rate £475 £480 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% -1.54% +5.41%
10th Percentile £199 £181 £206
90th Percentile £659 £650 £650
England median daily rate £438 £440 £440
% change year-on-year -0.57% - +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 210 328
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +8.43% -8.86%
10th Percentile £16.08 £12.98 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.42 £47.83
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - +4.48%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 85 £466 +3.61% 29
West London +37 32 £525 +23.53% 11
South London +37 10 £175 +4.48% 3
East London +37 5 £375 -24.43% 3
North London +14 2 £170 +30.77% 1
Android
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 217 (48.98%) Apple iOS
2 201 (45.37%) Android Development
3 162 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (30.47%) Kotlin
5 119 (26.86%) Java
6 104 (23.48%) Mobile App
7 78 (17.61%) Git (software)
8 75 (16.93%) Finance
9 74 (16.70%) Windows
10 71 (16.03%) User Experience
11 66 (14.90%) JavaScript
12 62 (14.00%) RxJava
13 58 (13.09%) JUnit
14 56 (12.64%) Mobile Development
15 55 (12.42%) DevOps
16 50 (11.29%) iOS Development
17 49 (11.06%) TDD
18 48 (10.84%) GitHub
18 48 (10.84%) MVVM
19 47 (10.61%) Scrum
20 45 (10.16%) Android SDK
21 44 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
22 43 (9.71%) Microsoft
23 42 (9.48%) Retrofit
24 41 (9.26%) Active Directory
24 41 (9.26%) RESTful
24 41 (9.26%) QA
24 41 (9.26%) REST
25 39 (8.80%) Azure
25 39 (8.80%) Banking

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 17 (3.84%) Confluence
2 8 (1.81%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.58%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.90%) IIS
4 4 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.68%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.23%) CMS
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.23%) JBoss
6 1 (0.23%) Jetty
6 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Fuse
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.93%) Sketch
3 11 (2.48%) InVision
4 9 (2.03%) Figma
5 5 (1.13%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.68%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.45%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.84%) GitHub
2 39 (8.80%) Azure
3 30 (6.77%) Office 365
4 17 (3.84%) AWS
5 10 (2.26%) GCP
6 9 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (1.81%) Firebase
7 8 (1.81%) SaaS
8 6 (1.35%) G Suite
9 5 (1.13%) Serverless
9 5 (1.13%) Slack
10 4 (0.90%) Google Play
11 3 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.68%) Azure LUIS
11 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.68%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.68%) PaaS
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.51%) VPN
2 18 (4.06%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (2.71%) DHCP
4 10 (2.26%) DNS
4 10 (2.26%) HTTPS
5 9 (2.03%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (1.81%) LAN
7 7 (1.58%) Internet
7 7 (1.58%) WAN
8 6 (1.35%) Skype
8 6 (1.35%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.13%) HTTP
10 4 (0.90%) VoIP
11 3 (0.68%) Firewall
11 3 (0.68%) FTP
11 3 (0.68%) NAS
11 3 (0.68%) SAN
12 2 (0.45%) MPLS
12 2 (0.45%) WLAN
13 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (1.81%) SQLite
4 7 (1.58%) MySQL
4 7 (1.58%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.68%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.45%) QlikView
7 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.23%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.23%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.23%) Redis
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 78 (17.61%) Git (software)
2 58 (13.09%) JUnit
3 38 (8.58%) Mockito
4 34 (7.67%) Jenkins
5 32 (7.22%) Android Studio
6 28 (6.32%) Gradle
6 28 (6.32%) JIRA
7 24 (5.42%) Xcode
8 16 (3.61%) Selenium
9 12 (2.71%) Katalon Studio
9 12 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (2.26%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.26%) git-flow
11 8 (1.81%) Postman
12 7 (1.58%) Appium
12 7 (1.58%) CircleCI
13 6 (1.35%) Axure RP
13 6 (1.35%) CMake
13 6 (1.35%) CocoaPods
13 6 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (16.93%) Finance
2 39 (8.80%) Banking
3 17 (3.84%) Games
4 10 (2.26%) Retail
5 8 (1.81%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.81%) Public Sector
5 8 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.13%) Electronics
6 5 (1.13%) Marketing
7 4 (0.90%) Advertising
7 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.68%) Automotive
8 3 (0.68%) Publishing
9 2 (0.45%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.45%) German Language
9 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.45%) Law
9 2 (0.45%) Police
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 259 (58.47%) Developer
2 148 (33.41%) Android Developer
3 48 (10.84%) Senior Developer
4 41 (9.26%) React Developer
5 34 (7.67%) Senior Android Developer
6 25 (5.64%) iOS Developer
7 24 (5.42%) Mobile Developer
8 23 (5.19%) Android Engineer
9 22 (4.97%) Designer
10 21 (4.74%) Analyst
11 13 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (2.93%) Lead Developer
12 12 (2.71%) Applications Developer
12 12 (2.71%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (2.71%) Junior
12 12 (2.71%) Tester
13 11 (2.48%) UX Designer
14 10 (2.26%) Support Engineer
15 9 (2.03%) 2nd Line Support
15 9 (2.03%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (14.00%) RxJava
2 45 (10.16%) Android SDK
3 42 (9.48%) Retrofit
4 41 (9.26%) REST
4 41 (9.26%) RESTful
5 37 (8.35%) React Native
6 34 (7.67%) HTML
6 34 (7.67%) Material Design
7 31 (7.00%) Dagger
8 30 (6.77%) Redux
9 27 (6.09%) Node.js
10 26 (5.87%) CSS
11 25 (5.64%) .NET
11 25 (5.64%) HTML5
12 22 (4.97%) Kafka
13 21 (4.74%) React
14 20 (4.51%) JSON
15 16 (3.61%) Flutter
16 11 (2.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (2.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 104 (23.48%) Mobile App
2 71 (16.03%) User Experience
3 18 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.71%) iPhone
5 12 (2.71%) W3C
6 11 (2.48%) Mobile Payment
6 11 (2.48%) SCORM
6 11 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (2.03%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.81%) Video on Demand
9 7 (1.58%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.13%) Animation
10 5 (1.13%) Augmented Reality
10 5 (1.13%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.68%) BYOD
11 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.68%) iPad
11 3 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 217 (48.98%) Apple iOS
2 74 (16.70%) Windows
3 22 (4.97%) Windows 10
4 18 (4.06%) Windows 7
5 16 (3.61%) Linux
6 13 (2.93%) Mac OS
7 10 (2.26%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (1.58%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.90%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.68%) tvOS
10 3 (0.68%) Unix
10 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.23%) Android TV
12 1 (0.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.23%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (45.37%) Android Development
2 162 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (12.64%) Mobile Development
4 55 (12.42%) DevOps
5 50 (11.29%) iOS Development
6 49 (11.06%) TDD
7 48 (10.84%) MVVM
8 47 (10.61%) Scrum
9 44 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (8.35%) Architectural Design
11 35 (7.90%) Test Automation
12 34 (7.67%) Open Source
13 31 (7.00%) Mobile Application Development
14 30 (6.77%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (6.32%) BDD
15 28 (6.32%) Pair Programming
16 21 (4.74%) Functional Testing
17 19 (4.29%) Fintech
17 19 (4.29%) Microservices
17 19 (4.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 135 (30.47%) Kotlin
2 119 (26.86%) Java
3 66 (14.90%) JavaScript
4 32 (7.22%) Apple Swift
5 27 (6.09%) C++
6 24 (5.42%) TypeScript
7 23 (5.19%) Python
8 20 (4.51%) C#
9 19 (4.29%) Objective-C
10 15 (3.39%) C
11 10 (2.26%) SQL
12 7 (1.58%) Scala
13 6 (1.35%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.13%) Clojure
15 4 (0.90%) Java 8
15 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.68%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.68%) Groovy
17 2 (0.45%) Ruby
17 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (4.29%) Degree
2 12 (2.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.68%) ISEB
5 3 (0.68%) PhD
6 1 (0.23%) CCNA
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.23%) CISM
6 1 (0.23%) CISSP
6 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.23%) MCP
6 1 (0.23%) MCSE
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.26%) QA
2 12 (2.71%) WCAG
3 6 (1.35%) GDPR
4 1 (0.23%) NCSC
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.64%) Docker
3 5 (1.13%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.45%) XenApp
5 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.23%) Firmware
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (3.84%) Terraform
2 16 (3.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (2.26%) AirWatch
4 9 (2.03%) SCCM
5 6 (1.35%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.90%) Ansible
6 4 (0.90%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.45%) Puppet
9 1 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.23%) Salt
9 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (9.71%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.74%) Google
3 17 (3.84%) Apple
4 15 (3.39%) Citrix
5 12 (2.71%) VMware
6 11 (2.48%) Adobe
7 10 (2.26%) Cisco
8 9 (2.03%) Samsung
8 9 (2.03%) ServiceNow
8 9 (2.03%) Xamarin
9 7 (1.58%) HP
9 7 (1.58%) SAP
10 6 (1.35%) CA
11 5 (1.13%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (1.13%) Dell
11 5 (1.13%) Oracle
12 4 (0.90%) Ivanti
12 4 (0.90%) Mapbox
13 3 (0.68%) MobileIron
13 3 (0.68%) Polycom