Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 131 115
Rank change year-on-year +4 -16 +1
Contract jobs citing Android 970 873 957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.10% 1.94% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.05% 9.35% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 655 695
London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +10.39%
10th Percentile £185 £231 £185
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.91% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 25
London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.70% +43.18% +41.94%
10th Percentile £18.50 £17.87 £11.50
90th Percentile £165.00 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £27.75 £22.84 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.52% +26.86% +20.00%

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 9655 9338 10080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.89% 20.80% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6853 6470 6862
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £205 £231 £205
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 208 318
London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.23 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% +4.59% +8.91%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.23
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.62 £43.23
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +19 190 £450 - 42
West London +25 62 £423 +20.71% 10
East London -13 9 £475 +33.33% 11
North London -9 3 £275 -6.78% 2
South London -35 2 £280 -34.12% 3
Android
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 547 (56.39%) Apple iOS
2 405 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
3 404 (41.65%) Android Development
4 335 (34.54%) Java
5 317 (32.68%) Mobile App
6 196 (20.21%) TDD
7 180 (18.56%) JavaScript
8 178 (18.35%) Scrum
9 177 (18.25%) User Experience
10 163 (16.80%) Windows
11 148 (15.26%) iOS Development
12 143 (14.74%) Test Automation
13 141 (14.54%) BDD
13 141 (14.54%) Mobile Development
14 138 (14.23%) Git (software)
15 130 (13.40%) Finance
16 121 (12.47%) Jenkins
17 120 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
18 116 (11.96%) HTML
19 112 (11.55%) Banking
20 110 (11.34%) REST
21 108 (11.13%) JIRA
22 107 (11.03%) Android SDK
23 106 (10.93%) JSON
24 105 (10.82%) RESTful
25 96 (9.90%) RxJava
26 91 (9.38%) Apple
27 88 (9.07%) Active Directory
27 88 (9.07%) Google
27 88 (9.07%) QA

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 26 (2.68%) Confluence
2 16 (1.65%) IBM Notes
3 12 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (0.93%) CMS
6 8 (0.82%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.72%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.52%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.52%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.41%) JBoss
9 4 (0.41%) Jetty
9 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.31%) Apache
10 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.31%) Marvel
10 3 (0.31%) Mule
11 2 (0.21%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (4.43%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.89%) InVision
3 26 (2.68%) Photoshop
4 24 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
5 18 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (1.24%) Flinto
6 12 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.10%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 8 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.62%) Eikon
3 2 (0.21%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.10%) Maximo
4 1 (0.10%) Shopify
4 1 (0.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 58 (5.98%) GitHub
2 51 (5.26%) Office 365
3 48 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (3.81%) Google Play
5 35 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (1.44%) npm
7 13 (1.34%) SaaS
8 12 (1.24%) Slack
9 10 (1.03%) Firebase
10 9 (0.93%) PaaS
11 8 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (0.82%) G Suite
11 8 (0.82%) OneDrive
12 7 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 6 (0.62%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.62%) Serverless
14 5 (0.52%) Google Drive
15 4 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.92%) HTTP
2 33 (3.40%) Cisco IOS
2 33 (3.40%) Internet
3 28 (2.89%) Bluetooth
3 28 (2.89%) VPN
4 27 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.75%) Wireless
7 16 (1.65%) DNS
8 14 (1.44%) LAN
9 11 (1.13%) DHCP
9 11 (1.13%) Skype
9 11 (1.13%) WAN
10 10 (1.03%) FTP
11 7 (0.72%) Firewall
12 5 (0.52%) Network Security
12 5 (0.52%) WLAN
13 4 (0.41%) Broadband
13 4 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (0.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (2.89%) NoSQL
3 23 (2.37%) MongoDB
4 22 (2.27%) SQLite
5 17 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (1.55%) SQL Server
7 14 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (1.44%) Redis
8 13 (1.34%) Neo4j
8 13 (1.34%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.24%) Big Data
9 12 (1.24%) MySQL
10 9 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.41%) CouchDB
12 4 (0.41%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.31%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.31%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 138 (14.23%) Git (software)
2 121 (12.47%) Jenkins
3 108 (11.13%) JIRA
4 54 (5.57%) Cucumber
5 52 (5.36%) Gradle
6 51 (5.26%) Android Studio
7 49 (5.05%) Appium
8 46 (4.74%) Selenium
9 29 (2.99%) JUnit
10 27 (2.78%) Subversion
11 18 (1.86%) Calabash
12 17 (1.75%) Maven
12 17 (1.75%) WebDriver
13 16 (1.65%) webpack
14 15 (1.55%) Axure RP
14 15 (1.55%) Crashlytics
14 15 (1.55%) GitLab
14 15 (1.55%) Visual Studio
14 15 (1.55%) Xcode
15 14 (1.44%) Eclipse
General
1 130 (13.40%) Finance
2 112 (11.55%) Banking
3 45 (4.64%) Retail
4 41 (4.23%) Games
5 31 (3.20%) Marketing
6 28 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.75%) Advertising
9 15 (1.55%) Publishing
10 14 (1.44%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.44%) Retail Banking
11 11 (1.13%) Electronics
12 8 (0.82%) Front Office
13 6 (0.62%) French Language
13 6 (0.62%) Law
14 5 (0.52%) Automotive
14 5 (0.52%) German Language
14 5 (0.52%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.52%) Polish Language
14 5 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 487 (50.21%) Developer
2 297 (30.62%) Android Developer
3 94 (9.69%) Senior Developer
4 64 (6.60%) Senior Android Developer
5 61 (6.29%) iOS Developer
6 57 (5.88%) Designer
7 56 (5.77%) Mobile Developer
8 55 (5.67%) Analyst
8 55 (5.67%) Support Engineer
9 51 (5.26%) Desktop Support
10 42 (4.33%) Java Developer
11 39 (4.02%) UX Designer
12 37 (3.81%) Android Engineer
13 35 (3.61%) Software Engineer
14 33 (3.40%) iOS Android Developer
15 32 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
15 32 (3.30%) Test Engineer
16 31 (3.20%) Architect
17 30 (3.09%) Desktop Engineer
18 29 (2.99%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (11.96%) HTML
2 110 (11.34%) REST
3 107 (11.03%) Android SDK
4 106 (10.93%) JSON
5 105 (10.82%) RESTful
6 96 (9.90%) RxJava
7 79 (8.14%) CSS
8 71 (7.32%) React Native
9 69 (7.11%) React
10 68 (7.01%) HTML5
11 66 (6.80%) Web Services
12 62 (6.39%) Node.js
13 54 (5.57%) .NET
14 46 (4.74%) AngularJS
15 40 (4.12%) Material Design
16 37 (3.81%) SOAP
16 37 (3.81%) XML
17 36 (3.71%) CSS3
17 36 (3.71%) Redux
18 32 (3.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 317 (32.68%) Mobile App
2 177 (18.25%) User Experience
3 61 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (5.46%) Blackberry
5 49 (5.05%) Computer Science
6 46 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
7 40 (4.12%) iPhone
8 31 (3.20%) Fintech
9 29 (2.99%) Smartphone
10 21 (2.16%) Video on Demand
11 19 (1.96%) Animation
11 19 (1.96%) BYOD
12 18 (1.86%) Social Media
13 14 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (1.44%) Virtual Team
14 13 (1.34%) IPTV
15 11 (1.13%) Chromecast
16 10 (1.03%) iPad
16 10 (1.03%) Over-the-Top Content
16 10 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 547 (56.39%) Apple iOS
2 163 (16.80%) Windows
3 59 (6.08%) Windows 7
4 51 (5.26%) Linux
5 39 (4.02%) Mac OS X
6 38 (3.92%) Windows 10
7 33 (3.40%) Mac OS
8 23 (2.37%) Windows Server
9 20 (2.06%) Unix
10 15 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
11 12 (1.24%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.82%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.21%) Nucleus RTOS
17 1 (0.10%) Solaris
17 1 (0.10%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (41.65%) Android Development
3 196 (20.21%) TDD
4 178 (18.35%) Scrum
5 148 (15.26%) iOS Development
6 143 (14.74%) Test Automation
7 141 (14.54%) BDD
7 141 (14.54%) Mobile Development
8 120 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
9 83 (8.56%) Software Engineering
10 69 (7.11%) DevOps
11 57 (5.88%) Kanban
11 57 (5.88%) OOP
12 52 (5.36%) Wireframes
13 47 (4.85%) Mobile Application Development
14 44 (4.54%) E-Commerce
15 41 (4.23%) OO
16 38 (3.92%) Analytics
16 38 (3.92%) Open Source
16 38 (3.92%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 335 (34.54%) Java
2 180 (18.56%) JavaScript
3 80 (8.25%) Apple Swift
4 79 (8.14%) Objective-C
5 68 (7.01%) C++
6 67 (6.91%) Python
7 64 (6.60%) SQL
8 58 (5.98%) C#
9 42 (4.33%) C
10 34 (3.51%) ES6
11 31 (3.20%) PHP
12 24 (2.47%) Ruby
13 20 (2.06%) Kotlin
14 18 (1.86%) GraphQL
15 15 (1.55%) Scala
16 14 (1.44%) TypeScript
17 11 (1.13%) Go
17 11 (1.13%) Groovy
18 7 (0.72%) ECMAScript
18 7 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (7.32%) Degree
2 37 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.34%) Master's Degree
7 10 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
8 9 (0.93%) MCSE
9 5 (0.52%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.52%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.41%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.41%) MCP
11 3 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.31%) MCITP
11 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 3 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.21%) APMP
12 2 (0.21%) MCDST
12 2 (0.21%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (9.07%) QA
2 5 (0.52%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.21%) PMO
4 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.10%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 88 (9.07%) Active Directory
2 38 (3.92%) Docker
3 10 (1.03%) Firmware
4 8 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.52%) vSphere
7 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.21%) HDFS
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.21%) QEMU
8 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.21%) XenApp
9 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (3.20%) SCCM
2 11 (1.13%) Jamf Pro
3 9 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.72%) Terraform
5 6 (0.62%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 4 (0.41%) Packer
6 4 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.31%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.31%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.31%) SmoothWall
8 2 (0.21%) Control-M
8 2 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.21%) Nessus
8 2 (0.21%) Oozie
8 2 (0.21%) Puppet
9 1 (0.10%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.10%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 91 (9.38%) Apple
2 88 (9.07%) Google
3 83 (8.56%) Microsoft
4 41 (4.23%) Cisco
5 30 (3.09%) Xamarin
6 29 (2.99%) Citrix
7 18 (1.86%) Adobe
8 17 (1.75%) Bloomberg
8 17 (1.75%) Reuters
9 16 (1.65%) HP
9 16 (1.65%) Lotus
10 15 (1.55%) Atlassian
11 14 (1.44%) VMware
12 12 (1.24%) Meraki
13 11 (1.13%) SAP
14 9 (0.93%) Oracle
14 9 (0.93%) Samsung
15 8 (0.82%) Avaya
15 8 (0.82%) Dell
15 8 (0.82%) LANDesk