Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 129 133
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -10
Contract jobs citing Android 962 979 885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.11% 2.10% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.44% 10.06% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 722 663
London median daily rate £465 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% - -
10th Percentile £202 £185 £238
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 29
London median hourly rate £22.12 £27.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.58% -12.70% +43.18%
10th Percentile £14.90 £18.50 £17.87
90th Percentile £48.00 £165.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £27.75 £22.84
% change year-on-year -36.94% +21.52% +26.86%

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 9,212 9,729 9,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.18% 20.90% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,447 6,902 6,528
London median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £190 £200 £231
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 281 210
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +5.56% +3.30%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.63 £47.83 £48.46
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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 -8 208 £450 - 85
West London -29 35 £315 -25.44% 62
East London -5 25 £475 - 16
South London -3 9 £150 -46.43% 3
North London +3 8 £175 -36.36% 4
Android
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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.

1 567 (58.94%) Apple iOS
2 375 (38.98%) Android Development
3 355 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
4 301 (31.29%) Mobile App
5 286 (29.73%) Java
6 222 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 204 (21.21%) TDD
8 171 (17.78%) Windows
9 169 (17.57%) User Experience
10 155 (16.11%) Finance
11 146 (15.18%) React Native
12 140 (14.55%) Kotlin
13 128 (13.31%) iOS Development
14 126 (13.10%) Test Automation
15 124 (12.89%) Git (software)
16 113 (11.75%) Scrum
16 113 (11.75%) Microsoft
17 104 (10.81%) Python
18 102 (10.60%) DevOps
19 100 (10.40%) Active Directory
20 99 (10.29%) RESTful
21 98 (10.19%) Mobile Development
21 98 (10.19%) HTML
22 96 (9.98%) Node.js
23 95 (9.88%) Banking
24 93 (9.67%) BDD
25 92 (9.56%) RxJava
25 92 (9.56%) Android SDK
26 89 (9.25%) React
27 86 (8.94%) Continuous Integration

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 40 (4.16%) MS Exchange
2 23 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.35%) Skype for Business
5 12 (1.25%) Confluence
5 12 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (0.73%) CMS
7 4 (0.42%) JBoss
8 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.31%) IIS
8 3 (0.31%) Marvel
8 3 (0.31%) WordPress
9 2 (0.21%) Apache
9 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.21%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.10%) Liferay
10 1 (0.10%) Mule
10 1 (0.10%) nginx
10 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (5.09%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.46%) InVision
4 9 (0.94%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.31%) Flinto
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.21%) Snapchat
8 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.10%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 5 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Eikon
3 1 (0.10%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.10%) ScheduALL
3 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 72 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (7.17%) Office 365
3 53 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (3.12%) Google Play
5 24 (2.49%) GitHub
6 14 (1.46%) PaaS
7 11 (1.14%) Serverless
8 10 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.94%) OneDrive
10 8 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.83%) Datadog
10 8 (0.83%) Slack
11 6 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.62%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.62%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.52%) Amazon Alexa
12 5 (0.52%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.52%) npm
12 5 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.26%) DNS
2 34 (3.53%) VPN
3 30 (3.12%) LAN
3 30 (3.12%) WAN
4 28 (2.91%) Skype
5 24 (2.49%) Internet
6 21 (2.18%) Cisco IOS
6 21 (2.18%) DHCP
7 20 (2.08%) TCP/IP
8 19 (1.98%) Firewall
9 14 (1.46%) HTTP
9 14 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (1.14%) SSL
10 11 (1.14%) VoIP
10 11 (1.14%) Wireless
11 10 (1.04%) Structured Cabling
12 9 (0.94%) WLAN
13 8 (0.83%) SMTP
14 7 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (0.73%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.60%) MySQL
2 24 (2.49%) MongoDB
3 21 (2.18%) NoSQL
4 19 (1.98%) SQL Server
5 15 (1.56%) SQLite
6 11 (1.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.83%) Big Data
8 8 (0.83%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.73%) Redis
10 5 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.52%) Blockchain
10 5 (0.52%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.42%) InfluxDB
12 3 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.31%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 124 (12.89%) Git (software)
2 72 (7.48%) Jenkins
3 61 (6.34%) JIRA
4 44 (4.57%) Selenium
5 42 (4.37%) Android Studio
6 38 (3.95%) Appium
7 35 (3.64%) Gradle
8 29 (3.01%) Visual Studio
9 28 (2.91%) Cucumber
10 25 (2.60%) Xcode
11 24 (2.49%) Visual Studio Team System
12 22 (2.29%) JUnit
13 20 (2.08%) Maven
14 18 (1.87%) Subversion
15 17 (1.77%) Axure RP
16 16 (1.66%) Burp Suite
17 15 (1.56%) Ant
18 14 (1.46%) SpecFlow
19 13 (1.35%) Bitbucket
20 12 (1.25%) Mockito
General
1 155 (16.11%) Finance
2 95 (9.88%) Banking
3 49 (5.09%) Telecoms
4 41 (4.26%) Retail
5 29 (3.01%) Games
6 12 (1.25%) Marketing
7 11 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.14%) Law
8 9 (0.94%) Legal
9 8 (0.83%) Publishing
10 6 (0.62%) Russian Language
11 5 (0.52%) Advertising
11 5 (0.52%) Back Office
11 5 (0.52%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.42%) Automotive
13 3 (0.31%) Electronics
13 3 (0.31%) French Language
13 3 (0.31%) Front Office
13 3 (0.31%) German Language
13 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 463 (48.13%) Developer
2 238 (24.74%) Android Developer
3 86 (8.94%) React Developer
4 80 (8.32%) Analyst
5 67 (6.96%) Senior Developer
6 48 (4.99%) Java Developer
7 47 (4.89%) Support Engineer
8 46 (4.78%) Android Engineer
9 44 (4.57%) Designer
9 44 (4.57%) Mobile Developer
10 35 (3.64%) Senior Android Developer
11 34 (3.53%) Tester
12 33 (3.43%) Desktop Support
13 32 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
13 32 (3.33%) UX Designer
14 29 (3.01%) IT Support
15 28 (2.91%) Support Analyst
16 27 (2.81%) Mobile Engineer
17 25 (2.60%) Test Engineer
18 24 (2.49%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (15.18%) React Native
2 99 (10.29%) RESTful
3 98 (10.19%) HTML
4 96 (9.98%) Node.js
5 92 (9.56%) Android SDK
5 92 (9.56%) RxJava
6 89 (9.25%) React
7 85 (8.84%) CSS
8 84 (8.73%) REST
9 66 (6.86%) HTML5
10 62 (6.44%) Dagger
11 52 (5.41%) JSON
11 52 (5.41%) Redux
11 52 (5.41%) Web Services
12 40 (4.16%) Retrofit
13 37 (3.85%) CSS3
14 33 (3.43%) .NET
15 29 (3.01%) XML
16 26 (2.70%) AngularJS
17 24 (2.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 301 (31.29%) Mobile App
2 169 (17.57%) User Experience
3 51 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
4 44 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 38 (3.95%) iPhone
6 34 (3.53%) Fintech
7 27 (2.81%) Blackberry
8 26 (2.70%) Algorithms
8 26 (2.70%) Smartphone
9 21 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (2.18%) Cloud Native
9 21 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
10 20 (2.08%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.56%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.46%) Video on Demand
13 12 (1.25%) iPad
14 11 (1.14%) BYOD
15 10 (1.04%) Over-the-Top Content
15 10 (1.04%) Video\Live Streaming
15 10 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 567 (58.94%) Apple iOS
2 171 (17.78%) Windows
3 82 (8.52%) Windows 10
4 72 (7.48%) Windows 7
5 60 (6.24%) Linux
6 36 (3.74%) Windows Server
7 32 (3.33%) Mac OS
8 23 (2.39%) Windows 8
9 16 (1.66%) Unix
10 15 (1.56%) Mac OS X
11 14 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
12 13 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (1.14%) Android TV
15 8 (0.83%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.52%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.21%) CentOS
18 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
18 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
18 1 (0.10%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (38.98%) Android Development
2 355 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (21.21%) TDD
4 128 (13.31%) iOS Development
5 126 (13.10%) Test Automation
6 113 (11.75%) Scrum
7 102 (10.60%) DevOps
8 98 (10.19%) Mobile Development
9 93 (9.67%) BDD
10 86 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
11 67 (6.96%) Mobile Application Development
12 54 (5.61%) OO
12 54 (5.61%) Software Engineering
13 53 (5.51%) Microservices
13 53 (5.51%) Problem-Solving
14 51 (5.30%) Kanban
15 48 (4.99%) ITIL
16 46 (4.78%) E-Commerce
16 46 (4.78%) Unit Testing
17 43 (4.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 286 (29.73%) Java
2 222 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 140 (14.55%) Kotlin
4 104 (10.81%) Python
5 84 (8.73%) C++
6 73 (7.59%) Apple Swift
7 72 (7.48%) C#
8 47 (4.89%) SQL
9 45 (4.68%) Objective-C
10 39 (4.05%) C
11 32 (3.33%) Go
11 32 (3.33%) TypeScript
12 28 (2.91%) PHP
13 24 (2.49%) Bash Shell
14 23 (2.39%) PowerShell
15 19 (1.98%) ES6
15 19 (1.98%) Rust
16 14 (1.46%) ES7
17 10 (1.04%) Ruby
18 7 (0.73%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 65 (6.76%) Degree
2 31 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.98%) CISSP
3 19 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (1.66%) CEH
5 7 (0.73%) MCSA
6 6 (0.62%) A+ Certification
6 6 (0.62%) MCSE
7 5 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.52%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.42%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.31%) CCNA
9 3 (0.31%) ISEB
9 3 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.31%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.21%) CCA
10 2 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (8.63%) QA
2 29 (3.01%) SLA
3 12 (1.25%) GDPR
4 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.42%) WCAG
6 3 (0.31%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.21%) Section 508
8 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 100 (10.40%) Active Directory
2 54 (5.61%) Docker
3 17 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.04%) VMware Server
5 8 (0.83%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (0.62%) XenApp
7 5 (0.52%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.42%) vSphere
9 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.21%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.10%) Firmware
11 1 (0.10%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (3.74%) SCCM
2 32 (3.33%) Kubernetes
3 24 (2.49%) Terraform
4 20 (2.08%) Puppet
5 17 (1.77%) Ansible
6 15 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (1.25%) AirWatch
7 12 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (1.25%) WSUS
8 10 (1.04%) Backup Exec
9 8 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (0.83%) Kibana
9 8 (0.83%) logstash
10 6 (0.62%) Grafana
10 6 (0.62%) Graphite
10 6 (0.62%) Salt
11 5 (0.52%) Consul
12 4 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.42%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.31%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 113 (11.75%) Microsoft
2 80 (8.32%) Google
3 64 (6.65%) Apple
3 64 (6.65%) Citrix
4 32 (3.33%) VMware
5 25 (2.60%) Cisco
6 19 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.77%) Adobe
7 17 (1.77%) Sophos
8 16 (1.66%) Xamarin
9 15 (1.56%) Veeam
10 14 (1.46%) McAfee
11 13 (1.35%) Atlassian
12 12 (1.25%) ServiceNow
13 10 (1.04%) Ivanti
13 10 (1.04%) Shavlik
14 7 (0.73%) Avaya
14 7 (0.73%) Bloomberg
14 7 (0.73%) Roku
14 7 (0.73%) Xerox