Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 134 133
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -19
Contract jobs citing Android 975 871 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.14% 1.99% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.58% 9.71% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 645 653
London median daily rate £460 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% - -
10th Percentile £205 £184 £263
90th Percentile £601 £575 £573
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 22
London median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £31.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -12.47% +39.63%
10th Percentile £14.40 £19.76 £15.64
90th Percentile £51.50 £165.00 £43.63
England median hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year -34.55% +21.32% +41.67%

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 9,212 8,967 9,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.24% 20.51% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,499 6,302 6,627
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 253 198
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.10% +11.43% -2.72%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.55 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -8 198 £475 +11.76% 82
West London -23 41 £320 -32.63% 43
East London +11 32 £450 +39.53% 23
North London +2 5 £150 -53.77% 5
South London -32 5 £165 -56.00% 7
Android
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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.

1 592 (60.72%) Apple iOS
2 378 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
3 369 (37.85%) Android Development
4 330 (33.85%) Mobile App
5 312 (32.00%) Java
6 266 (27.28%) JavaScript
7 202 (20.72%) TDD
8 199 (20.41%) User Experience
9 173 (17.74%) Finance
10 169 (17.33%) Windows
11 152 (15.59%) React Native
12 141 (14.46%) Git (software)
13 131 (13.44%) iOS Development
14 130 (13.33%) Test Automation
15 127 (13.03%) Microsoft
16 122 (12.51%) Scrum
16 122 (12.51%) RESTful
17 116 (11.90%) Kotlin
18 114 (11.69%) Mobile Development
19 113 (11.59%) HTML
20 107 (10.97%) Active Directory
21 105 (10.77%) Android SDK
21 105 (10.77%) BDD
22 101 (10.36%) React
22 101 (10.36%) CSS
23 99 (10.15%) DevOps
24 98 (10.05%) RxJava
24 98 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
25 97 (9.95%) REST
26 95 (9.74%) Node.js

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 33 (3.38%) MS Exchange
2 24 (2.46%) Skype for Business
3 20 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.13%) Confluence
6 6 (0.62%) Amazon Alexa
7 5 (0.51%) Apache
7 5 (0.51%) CMS
7 5 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.31%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.31%) JBoss
8 3 (0.31%) Marvel
8 3 (0.31%) WordPress
9 2 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.21%) IIS
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.10%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 60 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.44%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.03%) InVision
5 8 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.31%) Flinto
7 3 (0.31%) UXPin
8 2 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.21%) Snapchat
9 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.10%) Eikon
3 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.10%) ScheduALL
3 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 89 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (8.31%) Office 365
3 55 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (3.59%) PaaS
5 29 (2.97%) Google Play
6 28 (2.87%) GitHub
7 10 (1.03%) IaaS
8 9 (0.92%) OneDrive
9 7 (0.72%) BrowserStack
10 5 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.51%) G Suite
10 5 (0.51%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.51%) Sauce Labs
10 5 (0.51%) Serverless
11 4 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.41%) Heroku
11 4 (0.41%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.21%) VPN
2 38 (3.90%) DNS
3 31 (3.18%) Skype
4 27 (2.77%) LAN
5 25 (2.56%) WAN
6 24 (2.46%) Internet
7 18 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
7 18 (1.85%) DHCP
8 15 (1.54%) SMTP
8 15 (1.54%) SSL
9 14 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (1.44%) Wireless
10 13 (1.33%) TCP/IP
10 13 (1.33%) VoIP
11 12 (1.23%) Firewall
12 11 (1.13%) HTTP
12 11 (1.13%) WLAN
13 10 (1.03%) Structured Cabling
14 9 (0.92%) SMS
15 8 (0.82%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.08%) MySQL
2 25 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 23 (2.36%) NoSQL
4 18 (1.85%) Cosmos DB
5 17 (1.74%) SQL Server
6 15 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.23%) SQLite
8 11 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (0.92%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.72%) Big Data
12 5 (0.51%) Blockchain
12 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.41%) Redis
14 3 (0.31%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.31%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.31%) Spotfire
15 2 (0.21%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 141 (14.46%) Git (software)
2 80 (8.21%) JIRA
3 71 (7.28%) Jenkins
4 53 (5.44%) Appium
5 52 (5.33%) Selenium
6 47 (4.82%) Visual Studio
7 42 (4.31%) Android Studio
8 40 (4.10%) Visual Studio Team System
9 39 (4.00%) Cucumber
10 35 (3.59%) Gradle
11 32 (3.28%) Maven
12 31 (3.18%) Xcode
13 30 (3.08%) JUnit
14 26 (2.67%) Subversion
15 22 (2.26%) Axure RP
16 20 (2.05%) Mercurial
17 18 (1.85%) WebDriver
18 17 (1.74%) Sublime Text
19 16 (1.64%) SpecFlow
20 13 (1.33%) Zephyr
General
1 173 (17.74%) Finance
2 84 (8.62%) Banking
3 46 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 40 (4.10%) Retail
5 26 (2.67%) Games
6 15 (1.54%) Marketing
7 11 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.13%) Law
7 11 (1.13%) Retail Banking
8 9 (0.92%) Legal
9 6 (0.62%) Automotive
9 6 (0.62%) Electronics
10 5 (0.51%) Advertising
10 5 (0.51%) Back Office
10 5 (0.51%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.41%) Front Office
11 4 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.41%) Publishing
12 3 (0.31%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 497 (50.97%) Developer
2 238 (24.41%) Android Developer
3 93 (9.54%) React Developer
4 80 (8.21%) Analyst
5 65 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 57 (5.85%) Java Developer
6 57 (5.85%) Mobile Developer
7 51 (5.23%) Android Engineer
8 48 (4.92%) Applications Developer
9 45 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
9 45 (4.62%) Support Engineer
10 44 (4.51%) Designer
11 42 (4.31%) Desktop Support
12 41 (4.21%) Support Analyst
13 36 (3.69%) IT Support
14 35 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support
15 33 (3.38%) Tester
16 32 (3.28%) Senior Android Developer
17 31 (3.18%) UX Designer
18 30 (3.08%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (15.59%) React Native
2 122 (12.51%) RESTful
3 113 (11.59%) HTML
4 105 (10.77%) Android SDK
5 101 (10.36%) CSS
5 101 (10.36%) React
6 98 (10.05%) RxJava
7 97 (9.95%) REST
8 95 (9.74%) Node.js
9 82 (8.41%) Dagger
10 69 (7.08%) Redux
11 67 (6.87%) JSON
12 64 (6.56%) Web Services
13 60 (6.15%) HTML5
14 59 (6.05%) Retrofit
15 45 (4.62%) AngularJS
16 43 (4.41%) OAuth
17 41 (4.21%) .NET
18 38 (3.90%) CSS3
19 30 (3.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 330 (33.85%) Mobile App
2 199 (20.41%) User Experience
3 52 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
4 49 (5.03%) Computer Science
5 39 (4.00%) Fintech
5 39 (4.00%) iPhone
6 34 (3.49%) Smartphone
7 27 (2.77%) Blackberry
8 19 (1.95%) Algorithms
9 17 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.54%) Cloud Native
11 15 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (1.44%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.44%) Video\Live Streaming
13 13 (1.33%) iPad
13 13 (1.33%) Video on Demand
14 12 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
14 12 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
15 11 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 592 (60.72%) Apple iOS
2 169 (17.33%) Windows
3 80 (8.21%) Windows 10
4 70 (7.18%) Windows 7
5 56 (5.74%) Linux
6 36 (3.69%) Windows Server
7 31 (3.18%) Mac OS
7 31 (3.18%) Mac OS X
8 26 (2.67%) Windows 8
9 14 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.92%) Unix
12 6 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.62%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.51%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.51%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.41%) VMS
15 3 (0.31%) CentOS
16 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (38.77%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (37.85%) Android Development
3 202 (20.72%) TDD
4 131 (13.44%) iOS Development
5 130 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 122 (12.51%) Scrum
7 114 (11.69%) Mobile Development
8 105 (10.77%) BDD
9 99 (10.15%) DevOps
10 98 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
11 66 (6.77%) Mobile Application Development
12 60 (6.15%) OO
13 59 (6.05%) Problem-Solving
14 52 (5.33%) Microservices
15 51 (5.23%) Kanban
16 46 (4.72%) E-Commerce
16 46 (4.72%) ITIL
17 43 (4.41%) Continuous Delivery
17 43 (4.41%) MVC
18 42 (4.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 312 (32.00%) Java
2 266 (27.28%) JavaScript
3 116 (11.90%) Kotlin
4 83 (8.51%) C++
5 81 (8.31%) Apple Swift
6 79 (8.10%) Python
7 78 (8.00%) C#
8 50 (5.13%) SQL
9 46 (4.72%) Objective-C
10 37 (3.79%) C
11 33 (3.38%) Go
12 32 (3.28%) ES6
13 26 (2.67%) TypeScript
14 25 (2.56%) ES7
15 24 (2.46%) PowerShell
16 22 (2.26%) PHP
17 16 (1.64%) JSX
18 15 (1.54%) Rust
19 12 (1.23%) Bash Shell
20 10 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (6.56%) Degree
2 37 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.72%) A+ Certification
6 7 (0.72%) CEH
6 7 (0.72%) CISSP
7 6 (0.62%) ISEB
7 6 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.51%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.51%) MCSA
8 5 (0.51%) MCSE
9 4 (0.41%) MBA
10 3 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.31%) MCITP
10 3 (0.31%) MCSD
10 3 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.21%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (8.92%) QA
2 31 (3.18%) SLA
3 7 (0.72%) GDPR
4 5 (0.51%) ISO 8583
4 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.31%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 107 (10.97%) Active Directory
2 45 (4.62%) Docker
3 12 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.92%) VMware Server
5 5 (0.51%) BitLocker
5 5 (0.51%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.31%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.10%) vSphere
9 1 (0.10%) Xen
9 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (4.10%) SCCM
2 29 (2.97%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.44%) AirWatch
4 11 (1.13%) Ansible
4 11 (1.13%) WSUS
5 10 (1.03%) Backup Exec
5 10 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (0.92%) Terraform
7 8 (0.82%) Puppet
8 6 (0.62%) HockeyApp
9 5 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.31%) Salt
12 2 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.21%) Grafana
12 2 (0.21%) Graphite
12 2 (0.21%) MIMEsweeper
13 1 (0.10%) MaaS360
Vendors
1 127 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 91 (9.33%) Google
3 71 (7.28%) Apple
4 44 (4.51%) Citrix
5 30 (3.08%) VMware
6 23 (2.36%) Cisco
6 23 (2.36%) Xamarin
7 18 (1.85%) McAfee
8 15 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.54%) ServiceNow
9 13 (1.33%) Sophos
10 12 (1.23%) Adobe
10 12 (1.23%) Veeam
11 11 (1.13%) Apigee
12 10 (1.03%) Ivanti
12 10 (1.03%) Roku
13 9 (0.92%) HP
13 9 (0.92%) Shavlik
14 8 (0.82%) Bloomberg
14 8 (0.82%) IBM