Period
to

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 4 July 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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 230 163 104
Rank change year-on-year -67 -59 +45
Contract jobs citing Android 498 496 441
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.25% 1.79% 2.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.29% 12.72% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 335 332
10th Percentile £210 £325 £251
25th Percentile £413 £400 £394
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £480 £483
Median % change year-on-year +6.77% -0.52% +7.22%
75th Percentile £613 £575 £563
90th Percentile £725 £627 £638
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 4
10th Percentile £18.84 £16.06 -
25th Percentile £33.44 £36.31 £59.25
Median hourly rate £40.63 £64.00 £61.50
Median % change year-on-year -36.52% +4.07% +138.83%
75th Percentile £56.72 - £63.75
90th Percentile £63.60 £66.65 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +71.88% +77.78%

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 5,361 3,900 3,054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.44% 14.08% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,916 2,730 2,189
10th Percentile £233 £285 £200
25th Percentile £413 £413 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £501 £475
Median % change year-on-year +9.89% +5.37% -1.04%
75th Percentile £670 £613 £575
90th Percentile £763 £700 £661
England median daily rate £500 £456 £438
% change year-on-year +9.77% +4.11% -0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 50 64
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.98 £14.50
25th Percentile £21.00 £16.96 £18.70
Median hourly rate £23.91 £33.75 £25.75
Median % change year-on-year -29.16% +31.07% +22.62%
75th Percentile £46.28 £60.75 £47.83
90th Percentile £62.75 £66.65 £53.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.71% - +1.45%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 4 July 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 -24 53 £300 -38.46% 41
West London -3 14 £215 -60.91% 14
South London -13 6 £331 -36.60% 1
East London -16 3 £490 -1.01% 8
North London - 3 £178 - 1
Android
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 291 (58.43%) Apple iOS
2 175 (35.14%) Android Development
3 164 (32.93%) Agile
4 158 (31.73%) Mobile App
5 133 (26.71%) Java
6 130 (26.10%) Kotlin
7 102 (20.48%) Windows
7 102 (20.48%) Social Skills
8 90 (18.07%) React Native
9 85 (17.07%) JavaScript
10 73 (14.66%) Azure
11 68 (13.65%) Software Engineering
11 68 (13.65%) Microsoft
11 68 (13.65%) Active Directory
12 66 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
13 65 (13.05%) Banking
14 64 (12.85%) RxJava
15 63 (12.65%) Finance
16 61 (12.25%) User Experience
17 56 (11.24%) CI/CD
18 54 (10.84%) TDD
19 52 (10.44%) Microsoft 365
19 52 (10.44%) React
20 51 (10.24%) JIRA
21 50 (10.04%) Git (software)
21 50 (10.04%) Apple
21 50 (10.04%) Android SDK
22 47 (9.44%) TypeScript
22 47 (9.44%) DevOps
23 46 (9.24%) iOS Development

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 38 (7.63%) Confluence
2 16 (3.21%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.61%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.80%) CMS
7 3 (0.60%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.40%) Apache
8 2 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.20%) Mule
Applications
1 26 (5.22%) Sketch
2 22 (4.42%) InVision
3 17 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (3.01%) Zeplin
5 14 (2.81%) Photoshop
6 13 (2.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (2.61%) Adobe XD
7 8 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (0.60%) Marvel
11 1 (0.20%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.20%) Houdini
11 1 (0.20%) InDesign
11 1 (0.20%) Maya
11 1 (0.20%) MotionBuilder
11 1 (0.20%) NUKE
11 1 (0.20%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Elite 3E
1 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.40%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 73 (14.66%) Azure
2 52 (10.44%) Microsoft 365
3 46 (9.24%) GitHub
4 30 (6.02%) AWS
5 29 (5.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (3.21%) SaaS
7 15 (3.01%) Google Workspace
8 13 (2.61%) Azure DevOps
8 13 (2.61%) Slack
9 12 (2.41%) Figma
9 12 (2.41%) GCP
10 11 (2.21%) Firebase
10 11 (2.21%) PaaS
10 11 (2.21%) Serverless
11 10 (2.01%) OneDrive
12 9 (1.81%) npm
13 5 (1.00%) Google Play
14 4 (0.80%) Google Data Studio
14 4 (0.80%) Trello
15 3 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.02%) DNS
2 19 (3.82%) VPN
3 16 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (3.01%) HTTPS
5 14 (2.81%) DHCP
6 13 (2.61%) VoIP
7 12 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (2.21%) Firewall
8 11 (2.21%) LAN
9 10 (2.01%) WAN
10 7 (1.41%) HTTP
11 6 (1.20%) Wireless
12 5 (1.00%) 3G
12 5 (1.00%) 4G
12 5 (1.00%) 5G
12 5 (1.00%) Bluetooth
12 5 (1.00%) TCP/IP
13 4 (0.80%) VLAN
13 4 (0.80%) VoLTE
13 4 (0.80%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.81%) NoSQL
2 8 (1.61%) Hazelcast
3 7 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.60%) GIS
6 3 (0.60%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.60%) SQLite
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.40%) DynamoDB
7 2 (0.40%) Flink
7 2 (0.40%) KDB
7 2 (0.40%) Kdb+
7 2 (0.40%) Mixpanel
7 2 (0.40%) MySQL
7 2 (0.40%) Power BI
7 2 (0.40%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 51 (10.24%) JIRA
2 50 (10.04%) Git (software)
3 46 (9.24%) Jenkins
4 42 (8.43%) Android Studio
5 28 (5.62%) JUnit
6 22 (4.42%) Gradle
7 16 (3.21%) Xcode
8 15 (3.01%) Axure RP
8 15 (3.01%) Maven
9 11 (2.21%) SonarQube
10 10 (2.01%) Mockito
11 9 (1.81%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.81%) GitLab
12 8 (1.61%) Cypress.io
13 7 (1.41%) Appium
14 6 (1.20%) Bitbucket
14 6 (1.20%) Postman
14 6 (1.20%) Selenium
15 5 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (1.00%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 102 (20.48%) Social Skills
2 65 (13.05%) Banking
3 63 (12.65%) Finance
4 36 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.82%) Retail
6 16 (3.21%) Investment Banking
7 15 (3.01%) Presentation Skills
8 11 (2.21%) Games
9 8 (1.61%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.41%) Front Office
10 7 (1.41%) Legal
11 6 (1.20%) Advertising
11 6 (1.20%) Automotive
12 5 (1.00%) Law
12 5 (1.00%) Publishing
13 4 (0.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 4 (0.80%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (0.80%) Marketing
13 4 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 204 (40.96%) Developer
2 126 (25.30%) Android Developer
3 50 (10.04%) React Developer
4 39 (7.83%) Support Engineer
5 37 (7.43%) Designer
6 35 (7.03%) Senior Developer
7 31 (6.22%) Software Engineer
8 30 (6.02%) Analyst
9 27 (5.42%) Architect
10 22 (4.42%) Senior Android Developer
11 19 (3.82%) Lead Developer
11 19 (3.82%) Mobile Developer
12 18 (3.61%) Android Engineer
12 18 (3.61%) iOS Developer
12 18 (3.61%) Support Analyst
12 18 (3.61%) UX Designer
13 17 (3.41%) Desktop Support
14 16 (3.21%) iOS Android Developer
15 15 (3.01%) UI Designer
16 14 (2.81%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (18.07%) React Native
2 64 (12.85%) RxJava
3 52 (10.44%) React
4 50 (10.04%) Android SDK
5 42 (8.43%) Node.js
6 39 (7.83%) REST
7 37 (7.43%) Dagger
8 36 (7.23%) HTML
9 30 (6.02%) Material Design
10 25 (5.02%) RESTful
11 22 (4.42%) Retrofit
12 21 (4.22%) Android Jetpack
12 21 (4.22%) AngularJS
12 21 (4.22%) JSON
12 21 (4.22%) Web Services
13 15 (3.01%) Reactive Extensions
14 14 (2.81%) CSS
14 14 (2.81%) Kafka
15 13 (2.61%) Spring
16 12 (2.41%) Flutter
Miscellaneous
1 158 (31.73%) Mobile App
2 61 (12.25%) User Experience
3 23 (4.62%) Virtual Team
4 18 (3.61%) Blackberry
4 18 (3.61%) BYOD
4 18 (3.61%) iPhone
5 17 (3.41%) iPad
6 14 (2.81%) IoT
7 12 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (2.21%) Smartphone
9 9 (1.81%) PKI
9 9 (1.81%) Social Media
10 8 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.61%) Renewable Energy
10 8 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.00%) Blockchain
11 5 (1.00%) Handset
11 5 (1.00%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 291 (58.43%) Apple iOS
2 102 (20.48%) Windows
3 41 (8.23%) Windows 10
4 24 (4.82%) Mac OS
5 17 (3.41%) Linux
6 16 (3.21%) Windows 7
6 16 (3.21%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.01%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.41%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.80%) VMS
10 3 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.20%) Android TV
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (35.14%) Android Development
2 164 (32.93%) Agile
3 68 (13.65%) Software Engineering
4 66 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
5 56 (11.24%) CI/CD
6 54 (10.84%) TDD
7 47 (9.44%) DevOps
8 46 (9.24%) iOS Development
8 46 (9.24%) Test Automation
9 45 (9.04%) Scrum
10 43 (8.63%) MVVM
11 38 (7.63%) Mobile Development
12 32 (6.43%) UX Design
13 31 (6.22%) Data Protection
14 30 (6.02%) Unit Testing
15 28 (5.62%) Architectural Design
15 28 (5.62%) Microservices
16 26 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (5.22%) ITIL
16 26 (5.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 133 (26.71%) Java
2 130 (26.10%) Kotlin
3 85 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 47 (9.44%) TypeScript
5 32 (6.43%) Apple Swift
6 22 (4.42%) Python
7 17 (3.41%) Objective-C
7 17 (3.41%) SQL
8 13 (2.61%) C++
9 11 (2.21%) C
9 11 (2.21%) Go
10 10 (2.01%) Bash
10 10 (2.01%) C#
11 7 (1.41%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.20%) PHP
12 6 (1.20%) Scala
13 5 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.80%) Dart
15 3 (0.60%) Ruby
15 3 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (5.82%) Degree
2 14 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.01%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.00%) CCNA
4 5 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.80%) CCA
5 4 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.60%) CISSP
6 3 (0.60%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (0.60%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.60%) MCP
6 3 (0.60%) OSCP
7 2 (0.40%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.40%) GIAC
7 2 (0.40%) ISEB
7 2 (0.40%) MCSA
7 2 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.83%) Accessibility
2 25 (5.02%) QA
3 13 (2.61%) WCAG
4 11 (2.21%) SLA
5 4 (0.80%) GDPR
6 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.40%) NIST
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.20%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (13.65%) Active Directory
2 41 (8.23%) Docker
3 10 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.41%) BitLocker
6 5 (1.00%) vSphere
7 4 (0.80%) Ceph
7 4 (0.80%) KVM
7 4 (0.80%) oVirt
7 4 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.20%) Firmware
9 1 (0.20%) HDFS
9 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (7.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 26 (5.22%) Kubernetes
3 24 (4.82%) SCCM
4 9 (1.81%) Jamf Pro
5 8 (1.61%) Terraform
6 5 (1.00%) Ansible
7 3 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.20%) Grafana
8 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.20%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.20%) QRadar
8 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 68 (13.65%) Microsoft
2 50 (10.04%) Apple
3 46 (9.24%) Google
4 33 (6.63%) Adobe
4 33 (6.63%) ServiceNow
5 31 (6.22%) Citrix
6 21 (4.22%) Cisco
7 11 (2.21%) VMware
8 10 (2.01%) CA Agile Central
8 10 (2.01%) HP
9 9 (1.81%) CA
10 8 (1.61%) Altiris
10 8 (1.61%) Ivanti
11 7 (1.41%) Remedy
12 6 (1.20%) Splunk
12 6 (1.20%) Xamarin
13 5 (1.00%) Bloomberg
13 5 (1.00%) Okta
13 5 (1.00%) SAP
14 4 (0.80%) Atlassian