Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 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
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 101 150
Rank change year-on-year -52 +49 -23
Contract jobs citing Android 469 462 765
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.83% 2.55% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.00% 14.64% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 342 516
10th Percentile £325 £213 £188
25th Percentile £400 £375 £349
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £573 £552 £550
90th Percentile £625 £638 £613
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 22
10th Percentile £16.18 £30.98 £18.70
25th Percentile £36.38 £59.25 £20.08
Median hourly rate £64.00 £61.50 £25.75
Median % change year-on-year +4.07% +138.83% +17.05%
75th Percentile £65.25 £63.75 £51.25
90th Percentile £68.00 " £52.39
England median hourly rate £62.00 £28.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +117.54% +52.41% -9.88%

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 3,607 3,156 7,271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.10% 17.43% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,508 2,266 5,169
10th Percentile £288 £194 £180
25th Percentile £406 £351 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £480
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +1.05%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £588
90th Percentile £699 £650 £660
England median daily rate £450 £427 £445
% change year-on-year +5.39% -4.04% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 74 189
10th Percentile £14.93 £13.80 £13.00
25th Percentile £16.27 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +70.21% +14.63% +7.89%
75th Percentile £64.00 £47.22 £33.75
90th Percentile £68.30 £53.15 £51.09
England median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £17.16
% change year-on-year +1.43% +2.01% -1.97%

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 14 June 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 14 June 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 14 June 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 -38 52 £475 +5.56% 66
West London -12 12 £550 +4.76% 20
East London +8 11 £495 +43.48% 18
South London +24 3 £308 +64.00% 2
Android
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 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.

1 248 (52.88%) Apple iOS
2 199 (42.43%) Android Development
3 169 (36.03%) Kotlin
4 166 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (30.92%) Mobile App
6 139 (29.64%) Java
7 85 (18.12%) JavaScript
8 82 (17.48%) TDD
9 81 (17.27%) User Experience
10 80 (17.06%) Mobile Development
11 79 (16.84%) React Native
12 73 (15.57%) Social Skills
13 70 (14.93%) Finance
13 70 (14.93%) Git (software)
14 69 (14.71%) Azure
15 68 (14.50%) Software Engineering
16 63 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
17 61 (13.01%) Jenkins
18 60 (12.79%) Test Automation
19 58 (12.37%) MVVM
19 58 (12.37%) REST
20 57 (12.15%) RxJava
21 56 (11.94%) DevOps
22 55 (11.73%) Windows
23 53 (11.30%) Scrum
24 51 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
25 47 (10.02%) iOS Development
26 46 (9.81%) RESTful
27 44 (9.38%) Android SDK
28 42 (8.96%) Apple Swift

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 18 (3.84%) Confluence
2 5 (1.07%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.64%) Apache
4 3 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.64%) DNN
4 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.43%) CMS
5 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.21%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.21%) nginx
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (7.25%) Sketch
2 25 (5.33%) Zeplin
3 22 (4.69%) InVision
4 14 (2.99%) Adobe XD
4 14 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (2.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (2.35%) Photoshop
6 10 (2.13%) Figma
7 3 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.21%) Marvel
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 69 (14.71%) Azure
2 39 (8.32%) Microsoft 365
3 35 (7.46%) GitHub
4 25 (5.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (3.20%) AWS
6 14 (2.99%) Firebase
6 14 (2.99%) SaaS
7 11 (2.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 8 (1.71%) Google Play
9 7 (1.49%) Serverless
10 5 (1.07%) Slack
11 4 (0.85%) Bitrise
11 4 (0.85%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.64%) Flurry Analytics
12 3 (0.64%) PubNub
13 2 (0.43%) Apple Pay
13 2 (0.43%) GCP
13 2 (0.43%) IaaS
13 2 (0.43%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
2 19 (4.05%) VPN
3 13 (2.77%) Internet
4 10 (2.13%) Firewall
5 9 (1.92%) HTTP
6 8 (1.71%) HTTPS
6 8 (1.71%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.07%) 2G
8 4 (0.85%) DNS
8 4 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.85%) Network Security
8 4 (0.85%) Skype
8 4 (0.85%) SSL
9 3 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.64%) LAN
9 3 (0.64%) WAN
10 2 (0.43%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.43%) DHCP
10 2 (0.43%) UPnP
10 2 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.35%) MySQL
1 11 (2.35%) SQLite
2 10 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (0.64%) Mixpanel
4 1 (0.21%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.21%) Firebird
4 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 70 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 61 (13.01%) Jenkins
3 37 (7.89%) JUnit
4 36 (7.68%) JIRA
5 24 (5.12%) Android Studio
6 23 (4.90%) Mockito
7 19 (4.05%) Gradle
8 17 (3.62%) Selenium
9 16 (3.41%) Cucumber
9 16 (3.41%) Postman
10 14 (2.99%) Appium
10 14 (2.99%) Axure RP
11 13 (2.77%) Calabash
12 10 (2.13%) CircleCI
12 10 (2.13%) Xcode
13 9 (1.92%) fastlane
13 9 (1.92%) git-flow
14 8 (1.71%) GitLab
14 8 (1.71%) SoapUI
14 8 (1.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 73 (15.57%) Social Skills
2 70 (14.93%) Finance
3 37 (7.89%) Banking
4 28 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (5.12%) Retail
5 24 (5.12%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.62%) Publishing
7 16 (3.41%) Manufacturing
8 15 (3.20%) Public Sector
9 14 (2.99%) Presentation Skills
10 13 (2.77%) Electronics
10 13 (2.77%) Marketing
11 12 (2.56%) Wearables
12 10 (2.13%) Games
13 9 (1.92%) Automotive
14 5 (1.07%) Law
14 5 (1.07%) Multimedia
14 5 (1.07%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 251 (53.52%) Developer
2 155 (33.05%) Android Developer
3 48 (10.23%) React Developer
4 39 (8.32%) Designer
4 39 (8.32%) Senior Developer
5 30 (6.40%) Mobile Developer
6 29 (6.18%) Senior Android Developer
7 25 (5.33%) Android Engineer
8 20 (4.26%) iOS Developer
8 20 (4.26%) UI Designer
9 16 (3.41%) iOS Android Developer
9 16 (3.41%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
9 16 (3.41%) UX Designer
10 15 (3.20%) Consultant
11 14 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (2.99%) Software Engineer
12 12 (2.56%) Tester
13 11 (2.35%) Lead Developer
13 11 (2.35%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
14 10 (2.13%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (16.84%) React Native
2 58 (12.37%) REST
3 57 (12.15%) RxJava
4 46 (9.81%) RESTful
5 44 (9.38%) Android SDK
6 39 (8.32%) React
7 38 (8.10%) Dagger
8 37 (7.89%) HTML
9 34 (7.25%) Node.js
10 30 (6.40%) JSON
11 27 (5.76%) CSS
12 26 (5.54%) Redux
13 25 (5.33%) Web Services
14 21 (4.48%) GraphQL
14 21 (4.48%) Material Design
14 21 (4.48%) XML
15 18 (3.84%) Retrofit
16 17 (3.62%) AngularJS
17 15 (3.20%) Express
18 14 (2.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 145 (30.92%) Mobile App
2 81 (17.27%) User Experience
3 16 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.77%) Social Media
6 9 (1.92%) iPad
6 9 (1.92%) iPhone
7 8 (1.71%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.71%) W3C
8 7 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.28%) Animation
9 6 (1.28%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.28%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.07%) Video\Live Streaming
11 4 (0.85%) CESG
11 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 248 (52.88%) Apple iOS
2 55 (11.73%) Windows
3 17 (3.62%) Linux
3 17 (3.62%) Windows 10
4 15 (3.20%) Windows Mobile
5 10 (2.13%) Mac OS
6 8 (1.71%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.85%) Android TV
8 4 (0.85%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.43%) tvOS
10 2 (0.43%) Unix
10 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.21%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (42.43%) Android Development
2 166 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (17.48%) TDD
4 80 (17.06%) Mobile Development
5 68 (14.50%) Software Engineering
6 63 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (12.79%) Test Automation
8 58 (12.37%) MVVM
9 56 (11.94%) DevOps
10 53 (11.30%) Scrum
11 51 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
12 47 (10.02%) iOS Development
13 40 (8.53%) Pair Programming
13 40 (8.53%) Unit Testing
14 34 (7.25%) SDLC
15 33 (7.04%) BDD
15 33 (7.04%) Mentoring
16 26 (5.54%) OOP
17 25 (5.33%) OO
18 24 (5.12%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 169 (36.03%) Kotlin
2 139 (29.64%) Java
3 85 (18.12%) JavaScript
4 42 (8.96%) Apple Swift
5 38 (8.10%) C++
6 34 (7.25%) TypeScript
7 29 (6.18%) Objective-C
8 26 (5.54%) C#
9 20 (4.26%) C
10 18 (3.84%) SQL
11 16 (3.41%) ES6
12 12 (2.56%) Python
13 8 (1.71%) Ruby
14 7 (1.49%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.28%) PHP
16 4 (0.85%) Go
16 4 (0.85%) Perl
17 3 (0.64%) XAML
18 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.43%) Dart
Qualifications
1 15 (3.20%) Degree
2 5 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.85%) CHECK Team Leader
3 4 (0.85%) CREST Certified
4 3 (0.64%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.43%) A+ Certification
5 2 (0.43%) CISSP
5 2 (0.43%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.43%) MCP
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.21%) CCENT
6 1 (0.21%) CEH
6 1 (0.21%) CISA
6 1 (0.21%) GIAC
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.33%) QA
2 21 (4.48%) Accessibility
3 10 (2.13%) WCAG
4 5 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.64%) GDPR
6 2 (0.43%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.43%) NIST
6 2 (0.43%) SLA
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) GRC
7 1 (0.21%) PSD2
System Software
1 37 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.35%) Docker
3 5 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.21%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.21%) XenApp
6 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (4.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (2.77%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 11 (2.35%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (1.49%) SCCM
5 5 (1.07%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.43%) Ansible
6 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.43%) Puppet
6 2 (0.43%) SELinux
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.21%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.21%) MaaS360
7 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.21%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.21%) SCOM
7 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (8.10%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.04%) Adobe
3 32 (6.82%) Google
4 22 (4.69%) Apple
5 19 (4.05%) Samsung
6 17 (3.62%) Xamarin
7 15 (3.20%) SAP
8 11 (2.35%) Citrix
9 10 (2.13%) CA Agile Central
10 8 (1.71%) CA
11 6 (1.28%) VMware
12 5 (1.07%) Cisco
12 5 (1.07%) Green Hills
12 5 (1.07%) QNX
13 4 (0.85%) Ivanti
13 4 (0.85%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.64%) Altiris
14 3 (0.64%) Roku
15 2 (0.43%) Oracle
15 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com