Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Android Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android Development over the 6 months to 23 February 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.

Android Software Development
England > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 257 246
Rank change year-on-year -34 -11 +48
Contract jobs citing Android Development 74 105 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.67% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.82% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 39 90
South East median daily rate £450 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.32% +14.29%
10th Percentile £363 £286 £312
90th Percentile £540 £475 £569
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - £42.50
10th Percentile £47.50 - £41.25
90th Percentile £52.50 - £49.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.01 £42.50
% change year-on-year +8.08% -12.92% +6.25%

Android Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,943 12,759 15,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.19% 81.88% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,370 7,564 9,009
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £253
90th Percentile £588 £569 £538
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 519 615
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.70
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £52.65
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.76% +5.26% +16.74%

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Android Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in the South East

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android Development in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in the South East

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development in the South East over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Development in the South East

Android Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Development in the South East

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Thames Valley -19 44 £463 +32.14% 16
Berkshire -1 22 £400 +26.98% 10
Buckinghamshire -35 22 £475 +33.80% 4
Surrey - 13 £425 - 11
West Sussex -9 8 £475 +35.71% 2
Hampshire -6 6 £450 +5.88% 4
East Sussex -7 3 £375 +7.91% 1
Android Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development 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 South East region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 74 (100.00%) Android
2 40 (54.05%) Mobile App
3 29 (39.19%) Java
4 26 (35.14%) iOS Development
4 26 (35.14%) Apple iOS
5 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (32.43%) Mobile Development
7 20 (27.03%) Xamarin
8 19 (25.68%) Android SDK
8 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
9 17 (22.97%) C#
10 15 (20.27%) .NET
11 14 (18.92%) HTML
11 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
12 13 (17.57%) CSS
13 11 (14.86%) DevOps
14 10 (13.51%) RESTful
14 10 (13.51%) HTML5
14 10 (13.51%) TDD
15 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
15 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (12.16%) AngularJS
16 8 (10.81%) REST
16 8 (10.81%) Banking
17 7 (9.46%) Finance
17 7 (9.46%) Scrum
17 7 (9.46%) Bluetooth
17 7 (9.46%) Mobile Application Development
17 7 (9.46%) Android Studio
17 7 (9.46%) API Design

Android Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (1.35%) Alfresco
1 1 (1.35%) Apache
1 1 (1.35%) Drupal
1 1 (1.35%) JBoss
1 1 (1.35%) Joomla!
1 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) SaaS
2 3 (4.05%) Firebase
2 3 (4.05%) npm
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) MySQL
1 4 (5.41%) SQLite
2 2 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.46%) Android Studio
3 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.76%) gulp
5 3 (4.05%) Bower
5 3 (4.05%) PostCSS
5 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.70%) Gradle
6 2 (2.70%) Mockito
6 2 (2.70%) MonoDevelop
6 2 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.70%) Subversion
6 2 (2.70%) webpack
6 2 (2.70%) Xcode
7 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.35%) GitLab
7 1 (1.35%) Maven
7 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (10.81%) Banking
2 7 (9.46%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Games
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (77.03%) Developer
2 38 (51.35%) Android Developer
3 11 (14.86%) Xamarin Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Senior Android Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Android Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.41%) iOS Android Developer
8 4 (5.41%) iOS Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Java Android Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) Android SDK
2 15 (20.27%) .NET
3 14 (18.92%) HTML
4 13 (17.57%) CSS
5 10 (13.51%) HTML5
5 10 (13.51%) RESTful
6 9 (12.16%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.81%) REST
8 6 (8.11%) Apache Cordova
8 6 (8.11%) Flask
8 6 (8.11%) J2ME
8 6 (8.11%) JSON
8 6 (8.11%) RxJava
8 6 (8.11%) Web Services
9 5 (6.76%) CSS3
9 5 (6.76%) Ionic Framework
9 5 (6.76%) Node.js
9 5 (6.76%) Sass
10 4 (5.41%) jQuery
10 4 (5.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 40 (54.05%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.41%) User Experience
4 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.05%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.35%) RIA
6 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Android
2 26 (35.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) iOS Development
2 25 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.43%) Mobile Development
4 11 (14.86%) DevOps
5 10 (13.51%) TDD
6 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.46%) API Design
7 7 (9.46%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (9.46%) Scrum
8 6 (8.11%) Memory Management
8 6 (8.11%) OO
8 6 (8.11%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.11%) Web Development
9 5 (6.76%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.05%) API Development
10 3 (4.05%) Front End Development
10 3 (4.05%) Open Source
10 3 (4.05%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.19%) Java
2 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.97%) C#
4 6 (8.11%) C++
4 6 (8.11%) Kotlin
4 6 (8.11%) PHP
4 6 (8.11%) Python
4 6 (8.11%) SQL
5 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Master's Degree
2 2 (2.70%) MCSE
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.70%) PMP
2 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.70%) PMO
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Xamarin
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.70%) Citrix
3 2 (2.70%) Demandware
3 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) Perforce