Period
to 24 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 217 129 117
Rank change year-on-year -88 -12 +27
Contract jobs citing Android 497 367 682
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.34% 2.09% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.38% 13.32% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 277 490
10th Percentile £197 £293 £159
25th Percentile £408 £380 £280
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £505 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year +6.32% +11.76% -10.53%
75th Percentile £596 £550 £538
90th Percentile £689 £600 £588
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 23
10th Percentile £11.96 £30.80 £18.70
25th Percentile £16.08 £43.25 £23.27
Median hourly rate £57.00 £64.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year -10.94% +28.00% +92.31%
75th Percentile £71.35 £68.88 £78.75
90th Percentile £78.40 £71.80 -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -10.26% -7.14% +20.00%

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 5,296 2,755 5,242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.24% 15.73% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,914 1,959 3,683
10th Percentile £225 £231 £158
25th Percentile £425 £363 £297
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -7.69%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £575
90th Percentile £738 £655 £650
England median daily rate £495 £428 £413
% change year-on-year +15.65% +3.76% -3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 32 168
10th Percentile £15.00 £18.20 £14.00
25th Percentile £20.00 £22.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate £24.50 £27.33 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -10.34% +33.29% +9.63%
75th Percentile £46.75 £48.78 £36.70
90th Percentile £64.00 £63.60 £54.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.10
% change year-on-year +12.68% +3.80% +0.59%

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -45 51 £443 -6.84% 50
West London -18 15 £519 +3.75% 30
North London +2 4 £160 +14.29% 4
East London -2 4 £484 +48.85% 15
South London -13 2 £170 -63.24% 6
Android
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 316 (63.58%) Apple iOS
2 192 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (37.22%) Mobile App
4 168 (33.80%) Android Development
5 131 (26.36%) Java
6 129 (25.96%) Kotlin
7 117 (23.54%) Windows
8 110 (22.13%) Social Skills
9 85 (17.10%) React Native
10 82 (16.50%) User Experience
11 75 (15.09%) JavaScript
12 65 (13.08%) iOS Development
13 64 (12.88%) Mobile Development
14 63 (12.68%) Microsoft
14 63 (12.68%) TDD
14 63 (12.68%) Azure
15 62 (12.47%) Finance
16 61 (12.27%) CI/CD
17 60 (12.07%) Banking
18 58 (11.67%) Test Automation
18 58 (11.67%) Active Directory
19 55 (11.07%) Apple Swift
20 52 (10.46%) UX Design
21 51 (10.26%) Git (software)
21 51 (10.26%) Software Engineering
22 48 (9.66%) Windows 10
23 47 (9.46%) React
23 47 (9.46%) Scrum
24 44 (8.85%) Microsoft 365
24 44 (8.85%) Problem-Solving

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 (3.62%) Confluence
2 7 (1.41%) CMS
3 6 (1.21%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.40%) Apache
4 2 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.40%) IIS
4 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.20%) MTS
Applications
1 38 (7.65%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (5.03%) Sketch
3 19 (3.82%) Zeplin
4 17 (3.42%) InVision
5 13 (2.62%) Adobe XD
6 7 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (1.41%) Photoshop
7 5 (1.01%) Marvel
8 4 (0.80%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.20%) InDesign
10 1 (0.20%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 63 (12.68%) Azure
2 44 (8.85%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (4.63%) AWS
4 20 (4.02%) SaaS
5 16 (3.22%) Sauce Labs
6 15 (3.02%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (3.02%) GitHub
7 12 (2.41%) BrowserStack
8 11 (2.21%) GCP
8 11 (2.21%) Google Play
9 9 (1.81%) Figma
10 6 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 6 (1.21%) Firebase
10 6 (1.21%) Slack
11 4 (0.80%) Bitrise
11 4 (0.80%) Google Workspace
11 4 (0.80%) npm
11 4 (0.80%) NuGet
11 4 (0.80%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.60%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.22%) HTTP
2 15 (3.02%) DNS
3 14 (2.82%) VPN
4 9 (1.81%) DHCP
4 9 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (1.61%) Internet
5 8 (1.61%) LAN
5 8 (1.61%) Network Security
5 8 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.21%) Firewall
6 6 (1.21%) VoIP
6 6 (1.21%) WebEx
7 5 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (1.01%) Skype
8 3 (0.60%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.60%) VLAN
8 3 (0.60%) WAN
8 3 (0.60%) Wireless
9 2 (0.40%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.40%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.21%) SQLite
3 4 (0.80%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.60%) Redis
5 2 (0.40%) BigQuery
5 2 (0.40%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.40%) Hazelcast
5 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.20%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.20%) MySQL
6 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 38 (7.65%) Android Studio
3 37 (7.44%) Jenkins
4 27 (5.43%) Xcode
5 24 (4.83%) JIRA
6 22 (4.43%) Appium
7 20 (4.02%) Cucumber
8 19 (3.82%) JUnit
9 10 (2.01%) TestNG
10 9 (1.81%) Gradle
10 9 (1.81%) Postman
10 9 (1.81%) Selenium
11 8 (1.61%) Axure RP
12 7 (1.41%) fastlane
13 6 (1.21%) Burp Suite
13 6 (1.21%) Maven
14 5 (1.01%) Cypress.io
14 5 (1.01%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.01%) Visual Studio
15 4 (0.80%) JSUnit
General
1 110 (22.13%) Social Skills
2 62 (12.47%) Finance
3 60 (12.07%) Banking
4 32 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (6.04%) Retail
6 26 (5.23%) Investment Banking
7 15 (3.02%) Presentation Skills
8 13 (2.62%) Publishing
8 13 (2.62%) Telecoms
9 12 (2.41%) Games
10 8 (1.61%) Automotive
11 7 (1.41%) Law
12 6 (1.21%) Marketing
13 5 (1.01%) Advertising
13 5 (1.01%) Influencing Skills
13 5 (1.01%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
14 4 (0.80%) Public Sector
15 3 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 231 (46.48%) Developer
2 130 (26.16%) Android Developer
3 65 (13.08%) React Developer
4 40 (8.05%) Support Engineer
5 39 (7.85%) Designer
6 36 (7.24%) iOS Developer
6 36 (7.24%) Mobile Developer
7 33 (6.64%) Senior Developer
8 26 (5.23%) Analyst
8 26 (5.23%) iOS Android Developer
9 21 (4.23%) Desktop Support
10 18 (3.62%) Desktop Engineer
10 18 (3.62%) Mobile Engineer
10 18 (3.62%) UX Designer
11 17 (3.42%) Android Engineer
11 17 (3.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 15 (3.02%) Senior Android Developer
13 14 (2.82%) Applications Developer
13 14 (2.82%) IT Support
14 13 (2.62%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (17.10%) React Native
2 47 (9.46%) React
3 39 (7.85%) RESTful
4 38 (7.65%) Android SDK
5 36 (7.24%) RxJava
6 34 (6.84%) HTML
7 32 (6.44%) REST
8 26 (5.23%) iOS SDK
9 25 (5.03%) JSON
9 25 (5.03%) Node.js
10 17 (3.42%) Redux
11 16 (3.22%) CSS
11 16 (3.22%) Web Services
12 14 (2.82%) .NET
12 14 (2.82%) Dagger
13 11 (2.21%) XML
14 10 (2.01%) Retrofit
15 8 (1.61%) GraphQL
15 8 (1.61%) Jest
16 7 (1.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 185 (37.22%) Mobile App
2 82 (16.50%) User Experience
3 32 (6.44%) Virtual Team
4 26 (5.23%) Blackberry
4 26 (5.23%) iPhone
5 23 (4.63%) iPad
6 18 (3.62%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (2.41%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.41%) Social Media
10 9 (1.81%) Animation
10 9 (1.81%) BYOD
11 7 (1.41%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.01%) Legacy Applications
13 4 (0.80%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.80%) Renewable Energy
13 4 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
13 4 (0.80%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 316 (63.58%) Apple iOS
2 117 (23.54%) Windows
3 48 (9.66%) Windows 10
4 29 (5.84%) Mac OS
5 25 (5.03%) Windows Server
6 16 (3.22%) Mac OS X
7 12 (2.41%) Linux
7 12 (2.41%) Windows Phone
8 11 (2.21%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.40%) Android TV
11 2 (0.40%) Unix
11 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.20%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (33.80%) Android Development
3 65 (13.08%) iOS Development
4 64 (12.88%) Mobile Development
5 63 (12.68%) TDD
6 61 (12.27%) CI/CD
7 58 (11.67%) Test Automation
8 52 (10.46%) UX Design
9 51 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 47 (9.46%) Scrum
11 44 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
12 42 (8.45%) DevOps
13 41 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (7.24%) BDD
14 36 (7.24%) SDLC
15 34 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (6.04%) MVVM
17 28 (5.63%) Clean Code
18 27 (5.43%) Project Delivery
19 26 (5.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 131 (26.36%) Java
2 129 (25.96%) Kotlin
3 75 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 55 (11.07%) Apple Swift
5 23 (4.63%) TypeScript
6 21 (4.23%) Objective-C
7 17 (3.42%) Python
8 15 (3.02%) PowerShell
9 14 (2.82%) C#
10 12 (2.41%) C++
11 10 (2.01%) Go
12 9 (1.81%) C
12 9 (1.81%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.61%) Ruby
13 8 (1.61%) SQL
14 6 (1.21%) Bash
14 6 (1.21%) Scala
15 5 (1.01%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.01%) VBScript
16 3 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (4.23%) Degree
2 10 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.01%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.80%) CCNA
4 4 (0.80%) CEH
4 4 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (0.80%) CREST Certified
4 4 (0.80%) MCSE
4 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.80%) OSCP
4 4 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.60%) ACSP
5 3 (0.60%) ISEB
5 3 (0.60%) MCSA
5 3 (0.60%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.04%) Accessibility
1 35 (7.04%) QA
2 15 (3.02%) WCAG
3 12 (2.41%) SLA
4 2 (0.40%) NIST
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
3 9 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.61%) Docker
5 3 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (0.60%) vSphere
6 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (4.23%) SCCM
2 18 (3.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (3.22%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.81%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.40%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (0.40%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.40%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.20%) Grafana
6 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) Istio
6 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.44%) Apple
3 35 (7.04%) Google
4 28 (5.63%) Adobe
5 22 (4.43%) ServiceNow
6 14 (2.82%) Citrix
6 14 (2.82%) Perfecto Mobile
7 12 (2.41%) Xamarin
8 11 (2.21%) Cisco
8 11 (2.21%) VMware
9 9 (1.81%) Dell
10 8 (1.61%) Polycom
11 7 (1.41%) HP
12 5 (1.01%) Remedy
12 5 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.80%) Avaya
13 4 (0.80%) McAfee
13 4 (0.80%) Ping Identity
13 4 (0.80%) Samsung
14 3 (0.60%) MobileIron