Period
to 8 March 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 8 March 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
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 124 104 138
Rank change year-on-year -20 +34 -4
Contract jobs citing Android 415 670 880
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.08% 2.46% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.71% 14.39% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 509 644
Median daily rate £475 £450 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.44% +3.65%
10th Percentile £313 £169 £181
90th Percentile £613 £596 £612
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 16
Median hourly rate £64.00 £72.50 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.72% +199.22% -3.39%
10th Percentile £15.00 £20.86 £15.63
90th Percentile £73.75 £78.75 £43.88
England median hourly rate £21.00 £48.85 £17.50
% change year-on-year -57.01% +179.14% -20.45%

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 3,027 4,657 8,273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.15% 17.10% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,142 3,277 5,809
Median daily rate £488 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.22% +2.11%
10th Percentile £262 £158 £175
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £413 £431
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.29% +0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 149 218
Median hourly rate £35.50 £21.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.06% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £18.00 £15.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £65.90 £63.75 £40.38
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.45 £17.00
% change year-on-year -0.11% +2.65% +3.03%

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 8 March 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 8 March 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 8 March 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 +5 40 £488 +8.33% 44
West London +3 10 £525 - 25
South London +34 3 £450 +200.00%
North London 0 1 £140 -47.66%
Android
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 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.

1 231 (55.66%) Apple iOS
2 165 (39.76%) Android Development
3 149 (35.90%) Mobile App
4 146 (35.18%) Kotlin
5 133 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (28.43%) Java
7 102 (24.58%) Mobile Development
8 75 (18.07%) User Experience
8 75 (18.07%) Git (software)
9 73 (17.59%) JavaScript
10 68 (16.39%) Finance
11 66 (15.90%) Test Automation
12 60 (14.46%) Azure
13 59 (14.22%) TDD
13 59 (14.22%) Apple Swift
13 59 (14.22%) React Native
14 58 (13.98%) REST
15 57 (13.73%) Software Engineering
16 55 (13.25%) DevOps
17 49 (11.81%) MVVM
18 47 (11.33%) Jenkins
19 44 (10.60%) RxJava
19 44 (10.60%) Scrum
20 43 (10.36%) JIRA
20 43 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
20 43 (10.36%) iOS Development
20 43 (10.36%) Dagger
21 42 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
21 42 (10.12%) HTML
22 41 (9.88%) SDLC

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 22 (5.30%) Confluence
2 3 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (0.72%) CMS
3 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.48%) Mule
3 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.24%) Apache
4 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.24%) DNN
4 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (4.82%) Sketch
2 17 (4.10%) InVision
3 16 (3.86%) Zeplin
4 14 (3.37%) Adobe XD
5 7 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (1.69%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.72%) Figma
7 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.24%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.24%) Maya
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP GRC
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (14.46%) Azure
2 37 (8.92%) GitHub
3 31 (7.47%) AWS
4 19 (4.58%) Microsoft 365
5 15 (3.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (2.41%) Firebase
6 10 (2.41%) GCP
7 8 (1.93%) SaaS
7 8 (1.93%) Serverless
8 7 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.45%) Google Play
10 5 (1.20%) IaaS
10 5 (1.20%) Slack
11 4 (0.96%) Sauce Labs
12 3 (0.72%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.72%) PaaS
13 2 (0.48%) Bitrise
13 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.24%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.13%) HTTPS
2 10 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (2.17%) VPN
4 8 (1.93%) Firewall
5 7 (1.69%) Internet
5 7 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.45%) DNS
6 6 (1.45%) HTTP
7 5 (1.20%) DHCP
7 5 (1.20%) LAN
7 5 (1.20%) WAN
8 4 (0.96%) Network Security
9 3 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.48%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.48%) Skype
10 2 (0.48%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.24%) Broadband
11 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.13%) SQLite
2 11 (2.65%) MySQL
2 11 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.69%) Cosmos DB
4 7 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.24%) Big Data
5 1 (0.24%) Firebird
5 1 (0.24%) GIS
5 1 (0.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 75 (18.07%) Git (software)
2 47 (11.33%) Jenkins
3 43 (10.36%) JIRA
4 30 (7.23%) JUnit
5 29 (6.99%) Mockito
6 21 (5.06%) Selenium
7 20 (4.82%) Android Studio
7 20 (4.82%) Appium
7 20 (4.82%) Postman
8 17 (4.10%) Axure RP
9 15 (3.61%) Cucumber
10 11 (2.65%) Gradle
10 11 (2.65%) Xcode
11 10 (2.41%) git-flow
12 9 (2.17%) fastlane
13 8 (1.93%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.93%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (1.93%) SoapUI
13 8 (1.93%) SpecFlow
13 8 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 68 (16.39%) Finance
2 28 (6.75%) Banking
3 12 (2.89%) Retail
4 9 (2.17%) Public Sector
4 9 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.93%) Advertising
6 7 (1.69%) Games
6 7 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.69%) Marketing
6 7 (1.69%) Publishing
7 5 (1.20%) German Language
7 5 (1.20%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.96%) Electronics
8 4 (0.96%) Law
9 2 (0.48%) Automotive
9 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 228 (54.94%) Developer
2 129 (31.08%) Android Developer
3 47 (11.33%) React Developer
4 42 (10.12%) Mobile Developer
5 32 (7.71%) Senior Developer
6 26 (6.27%) Designer
7 25 (6.02%) iOS Developer
8 24 (5.78%) Android Engineer
9 21 (5.06%) Senior Android Developer
9 21 (5.06%) UX Designer
10 20 (4.82%) iOS Android Developer
11 18 (4.34%) Full Stack Developer
12 16 (3.86%) Tester
13 14 (3.37%) Software Engineer
14 13 (3.13%) Mobile Engineer
15 12 (2.89%) Node.js Developer
15 12 (2.89%) UI Designer
15 12 (2.89%) UI/UX Designer
16 10 (2.41%) Lead Developer
17 9 (2.17%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (14.22%) React Native
2 58 (13.98%) REST
3 44 (10.60%) RxJava
4 43 (10.36%) Dagger
5 42 (10.12%) HTML
6 40 (9.64%) Redux
7 38 (9.16%) Node.js
7 38 (9.16%) React
8 34 (8.19%) CSS
8 34 (8.19%) RESTful
9 28 (6.75%) Android SDK
9 28 (6.75%) Material Design
10 21 (5.06%) .NET
10 21 (5.06%) HTML5
11 20 (4.82%) Retrofit
12 19 (4.58%) JSON
13 18 (4.34%) Express
13 18 (4.34%) GraphQL
14 16 (3.86%) Jest
14 16 (3.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 149 (35.90%) Mobile App
2 75 (18.07%) User Experience
3 43 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.37%) iPad
5 13 (3.13%) iPhone
5 13 (3.13%) Social Media
6 7 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.45%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.45%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.20%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.20%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (0.96%) CESG
9 4 (0.96%) Cloud Native
9 4 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.72%) Media Streaming
10 3 (0.72%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.72%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.72%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 231 (55.66%) Apple iOS
2 31 (7.47%) Windows
3 16 (3.86%) Linux
4 11 (2.65%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.93%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.20%) Android TV
8 4 (0.96%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.72%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.48%) MVS
11 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Tizen
11 1 (0.24%) tvOS
11 1 (0.24%) Unix
11 1 (0.24%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (39.76%) Android Development
2 133 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (24.58%) Mobile Development
4 66 (15.90%) Test Automation
5 59 (14.22%) TDD
6 57 (13.73%) Software Engineering
7 55 (13.25%) DevOps
8 49 (11.81%) MVVM
9 44 (10.60%) Scrum
10 43 (10.36%) iOS Development
11 42 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (9.88%) SDLC
13 36 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (7.71%) OOP
15 30 (7.23%) Project Management
16 27 (6.51%) Pair Programming
17 26 (6.27%) Wireframes
18 23 (5.54%) Mentoring
18 23 (5.54%) OO
19 22 (5.30%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 146 (35.18%) Kotlin
2 118 (28.43%) Java
3 73 (17.59%) JavaScript
4 59 (14.22%) Apple Swift
5 39 (9.40%) Objective-C
6 30 (7.23%) SQL
7 29 (6.99%) C++
8 26 (6.27%) ES6
9 24 (5.78%) C#
10 15 (3.61%) TypeScript
11 12 (2.89%) Python
12 11 (2.65%) C
13 10 (2.41%) Ruby
14 8 (1.93%) PHP
15 7 (1.69%) Go
16 5 (1.20%) Dart
16 5 (1.20%) Java 8
16 5 (1.20%) Rust
16 5 (1.20%) Scala
16 5 (1.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (2.41%) Degree
2 6 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.96%) CHECK Team Leader
3 4 (0.96%) CREST Certified
4 3 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.48%) MCP
6 1 (0.24%) CISSP
6 1 (0.24%) HNC
6 1 (0.24%) HND
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.24%) SANS
6 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.51%) QA
2 6 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.96%) WCAG
4 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.48%) NIST
6 1 (0.24%) GDPR
6 1 (0.24%) PSD2
6 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.41%) Docker
3 6 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.72%) vSphere
5 1 (0.24%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
5 1 (0.24%) XenApp
5 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (1.69%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (1.20%) Terraform
4 3 (0.72%) SELinux
5 2 (0.48%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.48%) Grafana
5 2 (0.48%) SCCM
6 1 (0.24%) Ansible
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.24%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.24%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (5.54%) Adobe
1 23 (5.54%) Google
2 21 (5.06%) Apple
2 21 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.61%) Xamarin
4 10 (2.41%) VMware
5 8 (1.93%) Samsung
6 6 (1.45%) SAP
7 3 (0.72%) Facebook
7 3 (0.72%) IBM
7 3 (0.72%) Splunk
7 3 (0.72%) Tealium
8 2 (0.48%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.48%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.48%) Cisco
8 2 (0.48%) Citrix
8 2 (0.48%) FactSet
8 2 (0.48%) Reuters
8 2 (0.48%) Twitter
8 2 (0.48%) YouTube