Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 121 141
Rank change year-on-year -30 +20 +16
Contract jobs citing Android 774 1,045 753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.93% 2.32% 1.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.54% 11.27% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 738 551
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £182 £204 £211
90th Percentile £613 £588 £569
England median daily rate £425 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 48 15
London median hourly rate £27.00 £21.95 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.01% -26.83% -25.00%
10th Percentile £18.70 £16.80 £17.11
90th Percentile £53.50 £47.50 £60.10
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £21.16
% change year-on-year -14.63% -3.10% -21.79%

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 7,342 9,271 8,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.28% 20.56% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,139 6,573 5,697
London median daily rate £488 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.52% +4.86% +2.78%
10th Percentile £185 £208 £263
90th Percentile £656 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 320 206
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.49 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.73% -9.34% +22.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £51.42 £47.83 £51.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +0.95%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 -9 152 £450 -5.26% 48
West London +7 43 £450 -10.00% 22
East London -33 12 £496 +10.28% 4
South London +26 11 £180 -63.64% 2
North London -3 7 £130 -13.48%
Android
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 482 (62.27%) Apple iOS
2 287 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (33.85%) Android Development
4 254 (32.82%) Mobile App
5 222 (28.68%) Java
6 158 (20.41%) User Experience
7 155 (20.03%) Kotlin
7 155 (20.03%) Windows
8 142 (18.35%) JavaScript
9 124 (16.02%) Finance
10 106 (13.70%) Active Directory
11 93 (12.02%) Microsoft
11 93 (12.02%) Git (software)
12 89 (11.50%) TDD
12 89 (11.50%) Scrum
13 88 (11.37%) REST
14 87 (11.24%) Mobile Development
15 85 (10.98%) QA
16 84 (10.85%) iOS Development
17 81 (10.47%) JIRA
17 81 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
18 76 (9.82%) Windows 10
19 75 (9.69%) Test Automation
20 71 (9.17%) RESTful
21 70 (9.04%) Office 365
21 70 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
22 69 (8.91%) React Native
23 66 (8.53%) HTML
24 62 (8.01%) Microsoft Office
25 61 (7.88%) Python

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 (3.36%) MS Exchange
2 22 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (2.07%) Skype for Business
4 15 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (1.55%) CMS
5 12 (1.55%) Confluence
6 9 (1.16%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.78%) Drupal
8 5 (0.65%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.39%) SAS
11 2 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.26%) Commerce Server
11 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.13%) IIS
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 62 (8.01%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (6.72%) Sketch
3 28 (3.62%) InVision
4 23 (2.97%) Zeplin
5 12 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (1.55%) Photoshop
6 11 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (0.90%) Flinto
8 6 (0.78%) Marvel
8 6 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.39%) FreeHand
12 2 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.13%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.13%) InDesign
13 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
13 1 (0.13%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) BASE24
1 1 (0.13%) Postilion
1 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 70 (9.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 70 (9.04%) Office 365
2 57 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (2.58%) GitHub
5 14 (1.81%) Firebase
6 12 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (1.55%) Google Play
6 12 (1.55%) Serverless
6 12 (1.55%) Slack
7 11 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.29%) Apigee
8 10 (1.29%) Datadog
9 8 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 8 (1.03%) SaaS
10 7 (0.90%) G Suite
11 5 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (0.65%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.65%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.17%) LAN
1 40 (5.17%) VPN
2 28 (3.62%) DNS
3 27 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 26 (3.36%) WAN
5 24 (3.10%) Skype
6 22 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (2.33%) DHCP
7 18 (2.33%) Internet
8 17 (2.20%) Wireless
9 15 (1.94%) VoIP
10 14 (1.81%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (1.68%) SSL
12 10 (1.29%) Firewall
13 8 (1.03%) NFC
14 7 (0.90%) PABX
14 7 (0.90%) WebEx
15 6 (0.78%) 802.11
15 6 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
16 5 (0.65%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 16 (2.07%) Redis
3 13 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 11 (1.42%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.16%) InfluxDB
5 9 (1.16%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.16%) SQLite
6 8 (1.03%) Big Data
6 8 (1.03%) MySQL
7 7 (0.90%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.78%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.78%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.65%) Neo4j
9 5 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.39%) BigQuery
11 3 (0.39%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.39%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 93 (12.02%) Git (software)
2 81 (10.47%) JIRA
3 58 (7.49%) Jenkins
4 40 (5.17%) Android Studio
4 40 (5.17%) Appium
5 35 (4.52%) Selenium
6 31 (4.01%) Cucumber
7 30 (3.88%) Visual Studio Team System
8 26 (3.36%) Axure RP
9 23 (2.97%) WebDriver
10 16 (2.07%) Subversion
11 15 (1.94%) CircleCI
11 15 (1.94%) Xcode
12 14 (1.81%) Gradle
12 14 (1.81%) Maven
13 13 (1.68%) gulp
14 12 (1.55%) GitLab
15 8 (1.03%) Bitbucket
15 8 (1.03%) JUnit
15 8 (1.03%) webpack
General
1 124 (16.02%) Finance
2 58 (7.49%) Banking
3 39 (5.04%) Retail
4 28 (3.62%) Marketing
5 15 (1.94%) Games
6 14 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.42%) Law
8 10 (1.29%) Advertising
8 10 (1.29%) Automotive
9 7 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.65%) French Language
10 5 (0.65%) German Language
10 5 (0.65%) Legal
11 4 (0.52%) Electronics
11 4 (0.52%) Publishing
11 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 330 (42.64%) Developer
2 188 (24.29%) Android Developer
3 65 (8.40%) Analyst
4 59 (7.62%) Designer
5 54 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 51 (6.59%) React Developer
7 45 (5.81%) iOS Developer
7 45 (5.81%) Support Engineer
8 39 (5.04%) UX Designer
9 38 (4.91%) Desktop Support
10 37 (4.78%) UI Designer
11 34 (4.39%) Senior Android Developer
12 29 (3.75%) Service Analyst
13 28 (3.62%) iOS Android Developer
13 28 (3.62%) Service Desk Analyst
14 26 (3.36%) Desktop Engineer
14 26 (3.36%) Mobile Developer
15 25 (3.23%) Support Analyst
16 24 (3.10%) IT Support
16 24 (3.10%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (11.37%) REST
2 71 (9.17%) RESTful
3 69 (8.91%) React Native
4 66 (8.53%) HTML
5 61 (7.88%) RxJava
6 55 (7.11%) JSON
7 46 (5.94%) Android SDK
7 46 (5.94%) CSS
8 44 (5.68%) Node.js
9 37 (4.78%) React
10 35 (4.52%) .NET
10 35 (4.52%) GraphQL
11 33 (4.26%) Dagger
11 33 (4.26%) Web Services
12 29 (3.75%) HTML5
13 23 (2.97%) Kafka
14 22 (2.84%) iOS SDK
15 18 (2.33%) AngularJS
16 17 (2.20%) Retrofit
17 16 (2.07%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 254 (32.82%) Mobile App
2 158 (20.41%) User Experience
3 34 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.39%) Blackberry
4 32 (4.13%) iPhone
5 30 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (3.62%) Smartphone
7 25 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
7 25 (3.23%) Video on Demand
8 23 (2.97%) iPad
9 20 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
10 18 (2.33%) Video\Live Streaming
11 17 (2.20%) Animation
12 12 (1.55%) Handset
13 9 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.16%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
13 9 (1.16%) Wiki
14 8 (1.03%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 482 (62.27%) Apple iOS
2 155 (20.03%) Windows
3 76 (9.82%) Windows 10
4 53 (6.85%) Windows 7
5 47 (6.07%) Linux
6 24 (3.10%) Windows Mobile
7 22 (2.84%) Mac OS
8 21 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (2.58%) Windows Server
10 19 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.81%) Unix
12 8 (1.03%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.78%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.65%) Android TV
14 5 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (0.65%) tvOS
15 4 (0.52%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.13%) VMS
16 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (33.85%) Android Development
3 89 (11.50%) Scrum
3 89 (11.50%) TDD
4 87 (11.24%) Mobile Development
5 84 (10.85%) iOS Development
6 81 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (9.69%) Test Automation
8 61 (7.88%) Software Engineering
9 56 (7.24%) Problem-Solving
10 52 (6.72%) E-Commerce
10 52 (6.72%) Fintech
11 50 (6.46%) DevOps
12 45 (5.81%) ITIL
13 39 (5.04%) Microservices
14 36 (4.65%) BDD
14 36 (4.65%) Wireframes
15 33 (4.26%) Mobile Application Development
15 33 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
16 31 (4.01%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 222 (28.68%) Java
2 155 (20.03%) Kotlin
3 142 (18.35%) JavaScript
4 61 (7.88%) Python
5 44 (5.68%) Apple Swift
6 36 (4.65%) SQL
7 31 (4.01%) C#
8 28 (3.62%) C++
9 26 (3.36%) C
10 25 (3.23%) Objective-C
11 20 (2.58%) Bash Shell
12 18 (2.33%) TypeScript
13 9 (1.16%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.03%) Go
15 7 (0.90%) Scala
16 6 (0.78%) Ruby
17 5 (0.65%) Java 8
17 5 (0.65%) PHP
18 4 (0.52%) ES6
19 3 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (5.81%) Degree
2 14 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.78%) MCSA
6 5 (0.65%) A+ Certification
6 5 (0.65%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.65%) MCP
7 4 (0.52%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.52%) MBA
8 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.39%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.26%) CISSP
9 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.26%) PMP
9 2 (0.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (10.98%) QA
2 12 (1.55%) SLA
3 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) GDPR
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.13%) PMO
4 1 (0.13%) PSD2
4 1 (0.13%) Section 508
4 1 (0.13%) WAI
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 106 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 34 (4.39%) Docker
3 12 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.03%) XenApp
5 6 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.39%) vSphere
6 3 (0.39%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (0.26%) Firmware
7 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (4.91%) SCCM
2 31 (4.01%) Microsoft Intune
3 28 (3.62%) AirWatch
4 23 (2.97%) Kubernetes
5 16 (2.07%) Terraform
6 14 (1.81%) Grafana
6 14 (1.81%) Graphite
7 12 (1.55%) Puppet
8 11 (1.42%) Consul
9 10 (1.29%) Ansible
9 10 (1.29%) Kibana
9 10 (1.29%) logstash
10 9 (1.16%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
12 5 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.52%) MaaS360
13 4 (0.52%) MobiControl
14 3 (0.39%) SCOM
14 3 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 93 (12.02%) Microsoft
2 58 (7.49%) Google
3 49 (6.33%) Apple
4 37 (4.78%) Adobe
5 32 (4.13%) Citrix
6 27 (3.49%) Xamarin
7 21 (2.71%) Samsung
7 21 (2.71%) VMware
8 20 (2.58%) Cisco
9 19 (2.45%) ServiceNow
10 10 (1.29%) Sophos
11 9 (1.16%) SaltStack
11 9 (1.16%) Symantec
12 8 (1.03%) Mitel
12 8 (1.03%) MobileIron
12 8 (1.03%) Splunk
13 6 (0.78%) HP
14 4 (0.52%) Dell
14 4 (0.52%) McAfee
14 4 (0.52%) Roku