Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 154 132
Rank change year-on-year +17 -22 -15
Contract jobs citing Android 926 726 809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.99% 1.73% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.64% 8.30% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 523 561
London median daily rate £428 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £191 £238 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 21
London median hourly rate £45.00 £22.84 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.07% -5.76% +49.75%
10th Percentile £19.39 £15.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £165.00 £53.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +42.22% +4.65% +22.86%

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 9,606 8,748 9,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.67% 20.80% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,836 6,073 6,218
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £200 £238 £205
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 200 292
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +9.72% +4.95%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.48 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +3.13%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -2 157 £450 - 75
West London +30 63 £438 +18.24% 41
East London -5 14 £513 +20.59% 13
North London -7 2 £263 -32.69% 2
South London -37 2 £530 +32.50% 4
Android
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 536 (57.88%) Apple iOS
2 382 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
3 365 (39.42%) Android Development
4 310 (33.48%) Mobile App
5 291 (31.43%) Java
6 206 (22.25%) TDD
7 173 (18.68%) Scrum
8 169 (18.25%) Windows
9 167 (18.03%) JavaScript
10 162 (17.49%) User Experience
11 159 (17.17%) BDD
12 151 (16.31%) Test Automation
13 150 (16.20%) Git (software)
14 136 (14.69%) Mobile Development
15 127 (13.71%) iOS Development
16 117 (12.63%) JIRA
17 116 (12.53%) Jenkins
18 109 (11.77%) Finance
19 107 (11.56%) JSON
19 107 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
20 96 (10.37%) REST
20 96 (10.37%) Banking
21 95 (10.26%) Android SDK
22 94 (10.15%) RESTful
23 91 (9.83%) Active Directory
24 88 (9.50%) QA
25 87 (9.40%) Google
26 86 (9.29%) HTML
27 81 (8.75%) RxJava
28 80 (8.64%) Software Engineering

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 28 (3.02%) Confluence
2 19 (2.05%) IBM Notes
3 16 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (0.97%) CMS
5 8 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.86%) Skype for Business
6 7 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.54%) JBoss
9 4 (0.43%) Apache
9 4 (0.43%) Jetty
10 3 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.32%) IIS
10 3 (0.32%) Marvel
10 3 (0.32%) Mule
10 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 51 (5.51%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (2.92%) Photoshop
4 23 (2.48%) InVision
5 18 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 13 (1.40%) Flinto
8 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.11%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 8 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.76%) Eikon
3 3 (0.32%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Maximo
5 1 (0.11%) Shopify
5 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 68 (7.34%) GitHub
2 52 (5.62%) Office 365
3 48 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (4.00%) Google Play
5 32 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (1.73%) SaaS
7 14 (1.51%) Slack
8 13 (1.40%) Firebase
9 12 (1.30%) npm
10 9 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.97%) OneDrive
10 9 (0.97%) PaaS
10 9 (0.97%) Serverless
11 7 (0.76%) G Suite
11 7 (0.76%) Heroku
11 7 (0.76%) Sauce Labs
12 6 (0.65%) Google Drive
13 5 (0.54%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.10%) Wi-Fi
2 34 (3.67%) VPN
3 30 (3.24%) Internet
4 27 (2.92%) Bluetooth
4 27 (2.92%) HTTP
5 25 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
6 15 (1.62%) DNS
7 12 (1.30%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.19%) DHCP
8 11 (1.19%) Skype
9 10 (1.08%) FTP
9 10 (1.08%) Wireless
10 8 (0.86%) VoIP
11 7 (0.76%) LAN
11 7 (0.76%) WAN
12 4 (0.43%) Broadband
12 4 (0.43%) Firewall
12 4 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.32%) SMS
13 3 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (2.27%) SQLite
3 20 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 20 (2.16%) NoSQL
4 19 (2.05%) Neo4j
5 18 (1.94%) MongoDB
5 18 (1.94%) Redis
5 18 (1.94%) SQL Server
6 17 (1.84%) MySQL
7 16 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (1.19%) JanusGraph
9 9 (0.97%) Big Data
10 8 (0.86%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.65%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.43%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.32%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.32%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 150 (16.20%) Git (software)
2 117 (12.63%) JIRA
3 116 (12.53%) Jenkins
4 67 (7.24%) Cucumber
5 56 (6.05%) Selenium
6 54 (5.83%) Appium
7 52 (5.62%) Android Studio
8 49 (5.29%) Gradle
9 31 (3.35%) JUnit
10 24 (2.59%) Calabash
11 23 (2.48%) Subversion
12 20 (2.16%) Crashlytics
12 20 (2.16%) Eclipse
12 20 (2.16%) webpack
13 18 (1.94%) Maven
14 16 (1.73%) WebDriver
15 15 (1.62%) NUnit
15 15 (1.62%) Visual Studio
16 14 (1.51%) SpecFlow
16 14 (1.51%) TeamCity
General
1 109 (11.77%) Finance
2 96 (10.37%) Banking
3 58 (6.26%) Retail
4 44 (4.75%) Games
5 25 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.16%) Marketing
7 18 (1.94%) Advertising
8 16 (1.73%) Retail Banking
9 12 (1.30%) Publishing
10 11 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.86%) Law
12 7 (0.76%) Front Office
12 7 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.54%) Electronics
13 5 (0.54%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.43%) French Language
14 4 (0.43%) Legal
15 3 (0.32%) Automotive
15 3 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 437 (47.19%) Developer
2 271 (29.27%) Android Developer
3 68 (7.34%) Senior Developer
4 61 (6.59%) Analyst
5 58 (6.26%) Designer
6 52 (5.62%) Mobile Developer
7 51 (5.51%) Support Engineer
8 46 (4.97%) iOS Developer
9 45 (4.86%) Desktop Support
10 39 (4.21%) UX Designer
11 38 (4.10%) Java Developer
11 38 (4.10%) Senior Android Developer
12 36 (3.89%) Software Engineer
13 35 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support
13 35 (3.78%) Test Engineer
14 32 (3.46%) Android Engineer
15 29 (3.13%) Architect
15 29 (3.13%) iOS Android Developer
16 28 (3.02%) Desktop Engineer
17 27 (2.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (11.56%) JSON
2 96 (10.37%) REST
3 95 (10.26%) Android SDK
4 94 (10.15%) RESTful
5 86 (9.29%) HTML
6 81 (8.75%) RxJava
7 66 (7.13%) CSS
8 64 (6.91%) React Native
9 57 (6.16%) React
10 54 (5.83%) .NET
10 54 (5.83%) Node.js
10 54 (5.83%) Web Services
11 48 (5.18%) HTML5
12 47 (5.08%) Dagger
13 42 (4.54%) Retrofit
14 39 (4.21%) AngularJS
14 39 (4.21%) XML
15 37 (4.00%) SOAP
16 34 (3.67%) Material Design
17 32 (3.46%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 310 (33.48%) Mobile App
2 162 (17.49%) User Experience
3 65 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (5.29%) Blackberry
5 45 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
6 43 (4.64%) Computer Science
7 37 (4.00%) iPhone
8 36 (3.89%) Smartphone
9 25 (2.70%) Fintech
10 23 (2.48%) Video on Demand
11 21 (2.27%) BYOD
12 19 (2.05%) Animation
13 14 (1.51%) Smart Home
14 13 (1.40%) IPTV
14 13 (1.40%) Virtual Team
15 12 (1.30%) Chromecast
16 11 (1.19%) iPad
16 11 (1.19%) Social Media
17 10 (1.08%) Wiki
18 9 (0.97%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 536 (57.88%) Apple iOS
2 169 (18.25%) Windows
3 60 (6.48%) Windows 7
4 49 (5.29%) Linux
5 46 (4.97%) Windows 10
6 31 (3.35%) Mac OS
7 25 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 18 (1.94%) Windows Server
9 15 (1.62%) Windows Mobile
10 14 (1.51%) Unix
11 13 (1.40%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.08%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.76%) Nucleus RTOS
15 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.43%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.32%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.22%) Solaris
19 1 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (39.42%) Android Development
3 206 (22.25%) TDD
4 173 (18.68%) Scrum
5 159 (17.17%) BDD
6 151 (16.31%) Test Automation
7 136 (14.69%) Mobile Development
8 127 (13.71%) iOS Development
9 107 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
10 80 (8.64%) Software Engineering
11 68 (7.34%) Kanban
12 67 (7.24%) OOP
13 59 (6.37%) DevOps
14 55 (5.94%) Wireframes
15 46 (4.97%) Pair Programming
16 41 (4.43%) Analytics
17 39 (4.21%) Service Management
18 37 (4.00%) OO
19 33 (3.56%) API Testing
20 32 (3.46%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 291 (31.43%) Java
2 167 (18.03%) JavaScript
3 64 (6.91%) SQL
4 62 (6.70%) C#
4 62 (6.70%) C++
5 60 (6.48%) Apple Swift
6 57 (6.16%) Objective-C
7 49 (5.29%) Python
8 40 (4.32%) C
9 36 (3.89%) ES6
10 29 (3.13%) Ruby
11 27 (2.92%) PHP
12 24 (2.59%) Kotlin
13 19 (2.05%) GraphQL
14 17 (1.84%) TypeScript
15 9 (0.97%) Groovy
16 8 (0.86%) Perl
17 7 (0.76%) Go
18 6 (0.65%) Scala
18 6 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (6.91%) Degree
2 43 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 37 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 35 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
5 11 (1.19%) Master's Degree
6 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.65%) MCSE
8 4 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.43%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.32%) CISSP
9 3 (0.32%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.32%) MCP
9 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 3 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.22%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.22%) CEH
10 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (9.50%) QA
2 5 (0.54%) SLA
3 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.22%) WAI
4 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 91 (9.83%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.24%) Docker
3 10 (1.08%) Firmware
4 5 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.43%) vSphere
6 3 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.22%) QEMU
7 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.22%) XenApp
8 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.11%) vCloud
8 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (4.10%) SCCM
2 10 (1.08%) AirWatch
2 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (0.76%) SCOM
3 7 (0.76%) Terraform
4 6 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.43%) Packer
7 3 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.22%) Grafana
8 2 (0.22%) Graphite
8 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.11%) HockeyApp
9 1 (0.11%) Kibana
9 1 (0.11%) Mesos
9 1 (0.11%) Nagios
9 1 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 87 (9.40%) Google
2 77 (8.32%) Microsoft
3 73 (7.88%) Apple
4 34 (3.67%) Cisco
5 33 (3.56%) Citrix
6 25 (2.70%) Xamarin
7 19 (2.05%) Bloomberg
7 19 (2.05%) Lotus
7 19 (2.05%) Reuters
8 13 (1.40%) Adobe
8 13 (1.40%) Atlassian
9 12 (1.30%) Samsung
10 10 (1.08%) HP
10 10 (1.08%) Oracle
10 10 (1.08%) VMware
11 9 (0.97%) Ivanti
12 8 (0.86%) Avaya
13 6 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.54%) Fidessa
14 5 (0.54%) Meraki