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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England / London
Rank 122 164 105
Rank change year-on-year +42 -59  
Contract jobs citing Android 387 333 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.99% 1.51% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.65% 7.55% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 234 316
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +2.85% +135.69%  

Android is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4012 4408 4637
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.61% 19.99% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2807 3114 3156
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 130 165
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -16.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.57 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Android as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in London

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 70 £450 +12.50% 42
Canary Wharf - 7 £375 -
Docklands, London - 4 £600 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Enfield - 1 £200 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £450 -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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.

1 436 (59.81%) Apple iOS
2 285 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (38.68%) Android Development
4 196 (26.89%) Mobile App
5 179 (24.55%) Java
6 155 (21.26%) TDD
7 151 (20.71%) Windows
8 119 (16.32%) JavaScript
9 117 (16.05%) iOS Development
10 114 (15.64%) Scrum
11 111 (15.23%) HTML
12 108 (14.81%) User Experience
13 96 (13.17%) CSS
14 95 (13.03%) JSON
15 91 (12.48%) Microsoft
16 90 (12.35%) Mobile Development
17 87 (11.93%) Finance
18 79 (10.84%) Active Directory
19 78 (10.70%) Google
20 76 (10.43%) Android SDK
21 74 (10.15%) Windows 7
21 74 (10.15%) BDD
21 74 (10.15%) E-Commerce
22 73 (10.01%) REST
22 73 (10.01%) Git (software)
23 70 (9.60%) Banking
24 65 (8.92%) Apple
25 64 (8.78%) Apple Swift
26 62 (8.50%) Blackberry
27 61 (8.37%) Android Studio

Android
Top Related 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 23 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 16 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.65%) IBM Notes
4 9 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.96%) JBoss
6 6 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (0.82%) CMS
6 6 (0.82%) Confluence
6 6 (0.82%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.41%) Apache
9 3 (0.41%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.41%) Mule
9 3 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 54 (7.41%) MS Office
2 25 (3.43%) InVision
2 25 (3.43%) Photoshop
3 21 (2.88%) MS Excel
4 17 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.27%) MS Project
6 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) UserZoom
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (0.55%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.29%) Google Play
3 22 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.02%) Office 365
4 14 (1.92%) G Suite
5 12 (1.65%) GitHub
6 9 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.82%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.82%) SaaS
9 5 (0.69%) Google Drive
9 5 (0.69%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.69%) PaaS
10 4 (0.55%) Heroku
11 3 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.41%) iTunes
11 3 (0.41%) Slack
12 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.88%) Cisco IOS
1 21 (2.88%) VPN
2 16 (2.19%) VoIP
3 15 (2.06%) LAN
4 14 (1.92%) HTTP
5 12 (1.65%) DNS
5 12 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.65%) Wireless
6 11 (1.51%) DHCP
7 10 (1.37%) RTSP
7 10 (1.37%) Skype
8 9 (1.23%) RTP
8 9 (1.23%) WAN
8 9 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.10%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.69%) Internet
10 5 (0.69%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.55%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.55%) LDAP
12 3 (0.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.08%) SQLite
2 23 (3.16%) MySQL
3 19 (2.61%) SQL Server
4 18 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (2.19%) NoSQL
6 14 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 14 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.51%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.37%) Big Data
9 8 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.55%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.41%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.27%) GIS
13 2 (0.27%) Mixpanel
13 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.14%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.14%) Jackrabbit
14 1 (0.14%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 73 (10.01%) Git (software)
2 61 (8.37%) Android Studio
3 48 (6.58%) Gradle
4 46 (6.31%) Jenkins
5 33 (4.53%) JIRA
6 30 (4.12%) Cucumber
6 30 (4.12%) Xcode
7 29 (3.98%) Selenium
8 26 (3.57%) Axure RP
9 24 (3.29%) Maven
10 23 (3.16%) Calabash
11 22 (3.02%) Robolectric
12 20 (2.74%) Appium
13 18 (2.47%) Visual Studio
14 13 (1.78%) JUnit
14 13 (1.78%) Subversion
14 13 (1.78%) WebDriver
15 8 (1.10%) CocoaPods
16 7 (0.96%) Mocha
16 7 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 87 (11.93%) Finance
2 70 (9.60%) Banking
3 38 (5.21%) Retail
4 31 (4.25%) Marketing
5 24 (3.29%) Legal
6 17 (2.33%) Games
7 15 (2.06%) Electronics
7 15 (2.06%) Law
8 11 (1.51%) Publishing
8 11 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.23%) Advertising
10 6 (0.82%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.41%) Automotive
12 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.27%) Front Office
14 1 (0.14%) Back Office
14 1 (0.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 398 (54.60%) Developer
2 227 (31.14%) Android Developer
3 69 (9.47%) iOS Developer
4 63 (8.64%) Senior Developer
5 60 (8.23%) Analyst
6 53 (7.27%) Designer
7 41 (5.62%) Mobile Developer
8 39 (5.35%) Java Developer
9 37 (5.08%) Senior Android Developer
10 35 (4.80%) iOS Android Developer
11 34 (4.66%) Architect
12 30 (4.12%) UI Designer
13 27 (3.70%) Applications Developer
13 27 (3.70%) Mobile Designer
14 25 (3.43%) Desktop Support
15 24 (3.29%) Android Engineer
15 24 (3.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 24 (3.29%) UX Designer
16 23 (3.16%) Support Engineer
17 22 (3.02%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (15.23%) HTML
2 96 (13.17%) CSS
3 95 (13.03%) JSON
4 76 (10.43%) Android SDK
5 73 (10.01%) REST
6 56 (7.68%) HTML5
7 45 (6.17%) RxJava
8 41 (5.62%) jQuery
9 39 (5.35%) AngularJS
9 39 (5.35%) RESTful
10 36 (4.94%) Node.js
11 35 (4.80%) .NET
11 35 (4.80%) Web Services
12 33 (4.53%) iOS SDK
13 32 (4.39%) CSS3
13 32 (4.39%) XML
14 25 (3.43%) Material Design
15 24 (3.29%) React
16 20 (2.74%) React Native
17 18 (2.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 196 (26.89%) Mobile App
2 108 (14.81%) User Experience
3 62 (8.50%) Blackberry
4 33 (4.53%) iPad
5 28 (3.84%) iPhone
6 20 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (2.61%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.33%) Smartphone
9 15 (2.06%) Streaming Video
10 13 (1.78%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.65%) Animation
12 11 (1.51%) Video on Demand
13 10 (1.37%) BYOD
14 8 (1.10%) Augmented Reality
14 8 (1.10%) Fintech
14 8 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
14 8 (1.10%) MPEG
14 8 (1.10%) Wiki
15 7 (0.96%) Cloud Native
15 7 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 436 (59.81%) Apple iOS
2 151 (20.71%) Windows
3 74 (10.15%) Windows 7
4 54 (7.41%) Linux
5 32 (4.39%) Windows 10
6 30 (4.12%) Mac OS X
7 18 (2.47%) Unix
7 18 (2.47%) Windows 8
8 17 (2.33%) Windows Phone
9 16 (2.19%) Mac OS
10 15 (2.06%) Windows Server
11 13 (1.78%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (1.10%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.10%) webOS
13 8 (1.10%) Windows Phone 7
14 6 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (38.68%) Android Development
3 155 (21.26%) TDD
4 117 (16.05%) iOS Development
5 114 (15.64%) Scrum
6 90 (12.35%) Mobile Development
7 74 (10.15%) BDD
7 74 (10.15%) E-Commerce
8 56 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (7.27%) Kanban
10 52 (7.13%) OO
11 46 (6.31%) Software Engineering
12 38 (5.21%) ITIL
13 37 (5.08%) Unit Testing
14 33 (4.53%) Front End Development
15 32 (4.39%) MVC
16 31 (4.25%) Project Management
17 30 (4.12%) Open Source
18 28 (3.84%) Web Development
19 26 (3.57%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 179 (24.55%) Java
2 119 (16.32%) JavaScript
3 64 (8.78%) Apple Swift
4 56 (7.68%) Objective-C
5 51 (7.00%) C#
6 47 (6.45%) Python
7 44 (6.04%) C++
8 31 (4.25%) Ruby
9 30 (4.12%) C
10 28 (3.84%) SQL
11 20 (2.74%) Bash Shell
12 18 (2.47%) Scala
13 10 (1.37%) Perl
13 10 (1.37%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.23%) PHP
15 7 (0.96%) Go
15 7 (0.96%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.82%) XAML
17 5 (0.69%) Groovy
18 3 (0.41%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (4.66%) Degree
2 14 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (0.82%) MCSE
6 5 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.69%) ISEB
7 4 (0.55%) MCP
7 4 (0.55%) MCSA
8 3 (0.41%) APMP
8 3 (0.41%) CCNA
8 3 (0.41%) CCNP
8 3 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.27%) MCTS
9 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.72%) QA
2 20 (2.74%) SLA
3 5 (0.69%) SDET
4 4 (0.55%) PMO
5 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.14%) GDPR
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 79 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.29%) Docker
3 10 (1.37%) XenApp
4 9 (1.23%) BitLocker
4 9 (1.23%) XenDesktop
5 8 (1.10%) Xen
6 4 (0.55%) Firmware
6 4 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.55%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (2.88%) SCCM
2 9 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (1.10%) WSUS
4 6 (0.82%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (0.55%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.55%) Ansible
5 4 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.27%) HockeyApp
6 2 (0.27%) Kibana
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.14%) logstash
7 1 (0.14%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) Puppet
7 1 (0.14%) Salt
7 1 (0.14%) yum
Vendors
1 91 (12.48%) Microsoft
2 78 (10.70%) Google
3 65 (8.92%) Apple
4 34 (4.66%) Citrix
5 30 (4.12%) Xamarin
6 28 (3.84%) Adobe
6 28 (3.84%) Cisco
7 19 (2.61%) Symantec
8 15 (2.06%) HP
9 14 (1.92%) Dell
10 12 (1.65%) Lotus
10 12 (1.65%) Oracle
10 12 (1.65%) VMware
11 10 (1.37%) iManage
12 9 (1.23%) Brightcove
12 9 (1.23%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.82%) AppDynamics
13 6 (0.82%) Bloomberg
13 6 (0.82%) MobileIron
13 6 (0.82%) Reuters
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