Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 141 155
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14 -20
Contract jobs citing Android 909 922 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.04% 2.00% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.50% 9.68% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 667 509
London median daily rate £475 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £189 £188 £225
90th Percentile £613 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 26
London median hourly rate £25.12 £40.00 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.21% +75.17% -9.08%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £165.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -44.88% +41.11% +4.65%

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 8,659 9,521 8,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.44% 20.61% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,038 6,787 5,941
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £238
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 287 198
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% +10.47%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £12.43
90th Percentile £46.83 £47.83 £50.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -2.94%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +18 198 £450 - 88
West London -13 40 £340 -28.42% 50
East London -14 21 £475 -9.52% 24
South London +3 9 £138 -74.06% 9
North London -4 6 £168 -36.19% 4
Android
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 554 (60.95%) Apple iOS
2 339 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
3 310 (34.10%) Android Development
4 271 (29.81%) Mobile App
5 269 (29.59%) Java
6 198 (21.78%) JavaScript
7 172 (18.92%) TDD
8 169 (18.59%) Windows
9 155 (17.05%) User Experience
10 153 (16.83%) Finance
11 149 (16.39%) Kotlin
12 123 (13.53%) Test Automation
13 118 (12.98%) Python
14 113 (12.43%) React Native
14 113 (12.43%) DevOps
15 110 (12.10%) Git (software)
16 109 (11.99%) iOS Development
17 104 (11.44%) Microsoft
18 101 (11.11%) Active Directory
19 100 (11.00%) BDD
20 98 (10.78%) QA
21 97 (10.67%) Scrum
22 90 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
22 90 (9.90%) REST
22 90 (9.90%) Jenkins
23 87 (9.57%) Node.js
23 87 (9.57%) RxJava
24 82 (9.02%) Mobile Development
24 82 (9.02%) Banking
25 81 (8.91%) Windows 10

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 46 (5.06%) MS Exchange
2 29 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (2.20%) Confluence
4 12 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (1.10%) CMS
7 9 (0.99%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.66%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.33%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.22%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.22%) IIS
11 2 (0.22%) JBoss
11 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.22%) WordPress
12 1 (0.11%) Apache
12 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 61 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.32%) InVision
4 7 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.33%) Flinto
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.22%) Snapchat
8 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.11%) Pixate
8 1 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Eikon
3 1 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) ScheduALL
3 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (6.16%) Office 365
3 55 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (2.97%) GitHub
5 23 (2.53%) PaaS
6 20 (2.20%) Google Play
7 15 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (1.10%) Serverless
10 9 (0.99%) Apigee
10 9 (0.99%) Datadog
11 8 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.88%) SaaS
11 8 (0.88%) Slack
12 7 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.77%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.55%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.55%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.73%) VPN
2 41 (4.51%) LAN
3 38 (4.18%) DNS
4 36 (3.96%) WAN
5 29 (3.19%) TCP/IP
6 28 (3.08%) DHCP
7 26 (2.86%) Internet
7 26 (2.86%) Skype
8 19 (2.09%) Cisco IOS
9 16 (1.76%) SSL
10 15 (1.65%) Firewall
10 15 (1.65%) VoIP
11 14 (1.54%) HTTP
12 13 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (1.21%) Wireless
14 10 (1.10%) Structured Cabling
14 10 (1.10%) WebEx
15 9 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
16 7 (0.77%) WLAN
17 6 (0.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.64%) NoSQL
2 23 (2.53%) MySQL
3 19 (2.09%) MongoDB
4 17 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.54%) SQL Server
6 10 (1.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.10%) Redis
7 9 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (0.99%) Big Data
7 9 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (0.66%) SQLite
9 5 (0.55%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.44%) InfluxDB
11 3 (0.33%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (0.33%) Power BI
11 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 110 (12.10%) Git (software)
2 90 (9.90%) Jenkins
3 64 (7.04%) JIRA
4 55 (6.05%) Appium
5 50 (5.50%) Selenium
6 43 (4.73%) Cucumber
7 38 (4.18%) Android Studio
8 28 (3.08%) Gradle
9 25 (2.75%) Subversion
9 25 (2.75%) Visual Studio Team System
9 25 (2.75%) Xcode
10 24 (2.64%) Maven
11 22 (2.42%) Visual Studio
12 19 (2.09%) Bitbucket
13 16 (1.76%) Burp Suite
14 14 (1.54%) gulp
14 14 (1.54%) JUnit
14 14 (1.54%) Mercurial
15 13 (1.43%) CircleCI
15 13 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 153 (16.83%) Finance
2 82 (9.02%) Banking
3 44 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 32 (3.52%) Retail
5 31 (3.41%) Games
6 14 (1.54%) Law
7 13 (1.43%) Marketing
8 10 (1.10%) Legal
9 8 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.77%) Publishing
11 6 (0.66%) German Language
12 5 (0.55%) Advertising
12 5 (0.55%) Automotive
12 5 (0.55%) French Language
12 5 (0.55%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.55%) Russian Language
13 3 (0.33%) Back Office
13 3 (0.33%) Electronics
13 3 (0.33%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 398 (43.78%) Developer
2 195 (21.45%) Android Developer
3 97 (10.67%) Analyst
4 68 (7.48%) React Developer
5 64 (7.04%) Senior Developer
6 44 (4.84%) Support Engineer
7 43 (4.73%) Designer
8 40 (4.40%) Service Analyst
9 39 (4.29%) Android Engineer
10 38 (4.18%) Service Desk Analyst
11 37 (4.07%) Mobile Developer
12 35 (3.85%) Test Engineer
13 34 (3.74%) Java Developer
14 33 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
14 33 (3.63%) UX Designer
15 32 (3.52%) Desktop Support
16 31 (3.41%) Tester
17 30 (3.30%) Senior Android Developer
18 29 (3.19%) Mobile Engineer
19 28 (3.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (12.43%) React Native
2 90 (9.90%) REST
3 87 (9.57%) Node.js
3 87 (9.57%) RxJava
4 80 (8.80%) HTML
4 80 (8.80%) RESTful
5 75 (8.25%) React
6 64 (7.04%) CSS
7 60 (6.60%) Android SDK
8 58 (6.38%) JSON
9 55 (6.05%) HTML5
10 50 (5.50%) Dagger
11 49 (5.39%) Web Services
12 47 (5.17%) Redux
13 35 (3.85%) Retrofit
14 31 (3.41%) AngularJS
14 31 (3.41%) CSS3
15 29 (3.19%) .NET
16 25 (2.75%) XML
17 22 (2.42%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 271 (29.81%) Mobile App
2 155 (17.05%) User Experience
3 47 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
4 31 (3.41%) Algorithms
4 31 (3.41%) iPhone
5 30 (3.30%) Blackberry
6 29 (3.19%) Cloud Native
6 29 (3.19%) Smartphone
7 25 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (2.42%) Data Structures
8 22 (2.42%) Fintech
8 22 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (1.65%) Over-the-Top Content
10 14 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.54%) Video on Demand
11 13 (1.43%) iPad
12 12 (1.32%) Social Media
13 10 (1.10%) Internet of Things
14 9 (0.99%) EMV
14 9 (0.99%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 554 (60.95%) Apple iOS
2 169 (18.59%) Windows
3 81 (8.91%) Windows 10
4 76 (8.36%) Windows 7
5 47 (5.17%) Linux
6 29 (3.19%) Mac OS
7 28 (3.08%) Windows Server
8 20 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (1.98%) Unix
9 18 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
9 18 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (1.87%) Windows XP
11 14 (1.54%) Android TV
11 14 (1.54%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.21%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.44%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.33%) tvOS
15 2 (0.22%) CentOS
16 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.11%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (34.10%) Android Development
3 172 (18.92%) TDD
4 123 (13.53%) Test Automation
5 113 (12.43%) DevOps
6 109 (11.99%) iOS Development
7 100 (11.00%) BDD
8 97 (10.67%) Scrum
9 90 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (9.02%) Mobile Development
11 62 (6.82%) Software Engineering
12 56 (6.16%) Mobile Application Development
13 54 (5.94%) OO
14 53 (5.83%) ITIL
15 52 (5.72%) Microservices
16 49 (5.39%) Problem-Solving
17 42 (4.62%) Computer Science
18 41 (4.51%) Kanban
18 41 (4.51%) Open Source
19 40 (4.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 269 (29.59%) Java
2 198 (21.78%) JavaScript
3 149 (16.39%) Kotlin
4 118 (12.98%) Python
5 62 (6.82%) Apple Swift
6 61 (6.71%) C++
7 57 (6.27%) C#
8 53 (5.83%) SQL
9 37 (4.07%) Objective-C
9 37 (4.07%) TypeScript
10 30 (3.30%) C
10 30 (3.30%) PHP
11 26 (2.86%) Bash Shell
12 25 (2.75%) Go
13 19 (2.09%) Rust
14 14 (1.54%) ES6
15 12 (1.32%) Ruby
16 7 (0.77%) Assembly Language
16 7 (0.77%) Java 8
16 7 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (7.15%) Degree
2 26 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.20%) CISSP
4 17 (1.87%) CEH
5 12 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.77%) A+ Certification
7 6 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.66%) MCSE
8 5 (0.55%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.55%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.44%) MCSA
9 4 (0.44%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.33%) CCNA
10 3 (0.33%) MCP
10 3 (0.33%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.22%) CGEIT
11 2 (0.22%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (10.78%) QA
2 29 (3.19%) SLA
3 11 (1.21%) GDPR
4 5 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) PSD2
5 2 (0.22%) Section 508
5 2 (0.22%) WCAG
6 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 101 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 58 (6.38%) Docker
3 17 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.10%) VMware Server
5 8 (0.88%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.77%) XenApp
7 6 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.55%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.44%) vSphere
10 2 (0.22%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.22%) Firmware
10 2 (0.22%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (3.96%) SCCM
2 33 (3.63%) Kubernetes
3 23 (2.53%) Terraform
4 19 (2.09%) Puppet
5 18 (1.98%) AirWatch
6 17 (1.87%) Ansible
7 16 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (1.10%) Backup Exec
9 10 (1.10%) WSUS
10 9 (0.99%) Kibana
10 9 (0.99%) logstash
11 8 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (0.66%) Grafana
12 6 (0.66%) Graphite
12 6 (0.66%) Salt
13 5 (0.55%) Consul
14 4 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 104 (11.44%) Microsoft
2 69 (7.59%) Citrix
3 65 (7.15%) Google
4 60 (6.60%) Apple
5 38 (4.18%) VMware
6 25 (2.75%) Cisco
7 22 (2.42%) Sophos
8 15 (1.65%) Adobe
8 15 (1.65%) Veeam
9 14 (1.54%) Ivanti
9 14 (1.54%) Xamarin
10 13 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.32%) McAfee
12 11 (1.21%) Avaya
13 10 (1.10%) Atlassian
13 10 (1.10%) Shavlik
14 9 (0.99%) Mitel
15 8 (0.88%) Roku
15 8 (0.88%) ServiceNow
16 7 (0.77%) Bloomberg