Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 266 267
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +18
Contract jobs citing Android Development 107 86 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.56% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.67% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 44 77
South East median daily rate £440 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.41% +1.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £362 £250 £313
90th Percentile £551 £441 £481
England median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £19.50 £41.50 £41.50
90th Percentile £53.50 £47.50 £50.50
England median hourly rate £31.75 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -23.02% -2.94% +7.59%

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 14,242 12,759 14,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.57% 83.28% 82.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,403 7,407 9,174
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 498 564
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.70 £11.62 £11.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.88 £52.68
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -13.73% +10.87% +9.52%

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 25 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development in the South East over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 May 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 -12 44 £450 +26.76% 25
Surrey -14 27 £425 +13.33% 10
Berkshire +11 23 £538 +90.53% 15
West Sussex +16 22 £475 +35.71%
Buckinghamshire -26 17 £425 +19.72% 4
Hampshire -14 9 £375 -11.76% 10
East Sussex +1 5 - -
Oxfordshire +4 4 £400 +3.23% 6
Middlesex -1 1 £440 +46.42%
Android Development
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Android
2 61 (57.01%) Mobile App
3 59 (55.14%) Java
4 44 (41.12%) Apple iOS
4 44 (41.12%) iOS Development
5 40 (37.38%) Mobile Development
6 35 (32.71%) JavaScript
7 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (27.10%) Android SDK
9 24 (22.43%) Mobile Application Development
9 24 (22.43%) Git (software)
10 23 (21.50%) Multithreading
11 22 (20.56%) Memory Management
11 22 (20.56%) AngularJS
12 20 (18.69%) Xamarin
12 20 (18.69%) API Design
12 20 (18.69%) OO
12 20 (18.69%) J2ME
12 20 (18.69%) Blackberry
13 19 (17.76%) C#
13 19 (17.76%) DevOps
13 19 (17.76%) RESTful
14 18 (16.82%) Kotlin
14 18 (16.82%) .NET
15 17 (15.89%) HTML
15 17 (15.89%) CSS
15 17 (15.89%) Objective-C
16 16 (14.95%) Node.js
17 14 (13.08%) Apache Cordova
17 14 (13.08%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (5.61%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) Drupal
2 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
2 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.93%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.74%) SaaS
2 3 (2.80%) Firebase
2 3 (2.80%) npm
3 2 (1.87%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) MySQL
2 4 (3.74%) Big Data
2 4 (3.74%) SQLite
3 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (22.43%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.28%) Android Studio
3 10 (9.35%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.48%) Subversion
5 7 (6.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (6.54%) Hudson
5 7 (6.54%) TeamCity
6 5 (4.67%) gulp
6 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.74%) Xcode
8 3 (2.80%) Bower
8 3 (2.80%) git-flow
8 3 (2.80%) PostCSS
9 2 (1.87%) Gradle
9 2 (1.87%) JUnit
9 2 (1.87%) Mockito
9 2 (1.87%) MonoDevelop
9 2 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.87%) webpack
10 1 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 11 (10.28%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Banking
3 7 (6.54%) Marketing
4 3 (2.80%) Games
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (85.05%) Developer
2 58 (54.21%) Android Developer
3 17 (15.89%) Mobile Developer
4 15 (14.02%) iOS Android Developer
4 15 (14.02%) iOS Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Xamarin Developer
6 8 (7.48%) Android Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Applications Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.61%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Angular Developer
8 6 (5.61%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Android Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Cordova Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.74%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Java Android Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.10%) Android SDK
2 22 (20.56%) AngularJS
3 20 (18.69%) J2ME
4 19 (17.76%) RESTful
5 18 (16.82%) .NET
6 17 (15.89%) CSS
6 17 (15.89%) HTML
7 16 (14.95%) Node.js
8 14 (13.08%) Apache Cordova
9 13 (12.15%) jQuery
9 13 (12.15%) React
10 12 (11.21%) HTML5
10 12 (11.21%) REST
11 11 (10.28%) Ionic Framework
11 11 (10.28%) Sass
12 8 (7.48%) RxJava
12 8 (7.48%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 7 (6.54%) Backbone.js
13 7 (6.54%) Retrofit
14 6 (5.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 61 (57.01%) Mobile App
2 20 (18.69%) Blackberry
3 9 (8.41%) User Experience
4 8 (7.48%) Data Structures
5 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.87%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.87%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.93%) iPad
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.93%) RIA
8 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Android
2 44 (41.12%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.54%) Linux
4 4 (3.74%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.12%) iOS Development
2 40 (37.38%) Mobile Development
3 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (22.43%) Mobile Application Development
5 23 (21.50%) Multithreading
6 22 (20.56%) Memory Management
7 20 (18.69%) API Design
7 20 (18.69%) OO
8 19 (17.76%) DevOps
9 14 (13.08%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (12.15%) Scrum
11 10 (9.35%) TDD
12 9 (8.41%) Web Development
13 7 (6.54%) Front End Development
13 7 (6.54%) Test Automation
14 6 (5.61%) ITIL
14 6 (5.61%) Prototyping
15 5 (4.67%) SOA
15 5 (4.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 59 (55.14%) Java
2 35 (32.71%) JavaScript
3 19 (17.76%) C#
4 18 (16.82%) Kotlin
5 17 (15.89%) Objective-C
6 9 (8.41%) SQL
7 7 (6.54%) Apple Swift
7 7 (6.54%) C++
7 7 (6.54%) PHP
8 6 (5.61%) Python
9 5 (4.67%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.87%) C
11 2 (1.87%) ES6
12 1 (0.93%) Go
12 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (4.67%) MCSE
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.87%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.87%) PMP
3 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.93%) ECDL
4 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.87%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
1 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.93%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Xamarin
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.80%) Citrix
4 2 (1.87%) Adobe
4 2 (1.87%) Demandware
4 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.93%) Novell