Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 303 305
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2 -14
Contract jobs citing Android Development 85 68 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.43% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.51% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 65
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £329 £263 £313
90th Percentile £541 £471 £481
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
South East median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.78% - -
England median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.78% +12.50% +2.56%

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 13,417 15,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.65% 84.18% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,490 7,785 9,318
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £570 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 488 563
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.78 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.39% -12.09% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £49.49
England median hourly rate £21.37 £23.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.03% +1.06% +9.05%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +4 29 £400 - 19
Surrey -35 27 £463 +15.63% 12
Buckinghamshire +22 21 £368 -8.13% 6
West Sussex +8 14 £461 +23.00% 3
Hampshire -4 10 £375 -11.76% 5
East Sussex +4 5 - - 2
Oxfordshire 0 4 £400 +3.23% 9
Berkshire -17 4 £550 +37.50% 4
Middlesex +7 1 £440 +46.42%
Android Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 85 (100.00%) Android
2 50 (58.82%) Mobile App
3 46 (54.12%) Apple iOS
4 45 (52.94%) iOS Development
5 42 (49.41%) Java
6 33 (38.82%) Git (software)
7 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (35.29%) Mobile Development
9 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
10 23 (27.06%) Multithreading
11 22 (25.88%) Mobile Application Development
12 18 (21.18%) Scrum
13 17 (20.00%) Android SDK
13 17 (20.00%) Memory Management
14 16 (18.82%) Objective-C
15 15 (17.65%) Node.js
16 14 (16.47%) AngularJS
16 14 (16.47%) API Design
16 14 (16.47%) OO
16 14 (16.47%) J2ME
16 14 (16.47%) Blackberry
17 12 (14.12%) Kotlin
17 12 (14.12%) Jenkins
17 12 (14.12%) DevOps
18 11 (12.94%) React
18 11 (12.94%) Finance
19 10 (11.76%) Linux
19 10 (11.76%) jQuery
19 10 (11.76%) RESTful
20 9 (10.59%) User Experience

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 (7.06%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) Confluence
2 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.18%) InVision
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) GitHub
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) Big Data
2 1 (1.18%) MySQL
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (38.82%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.12%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.59%) Android Studio
4 7 (8.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (8.24%) Hudson
4 7 (8.24%) Subversion
4 7 (8.24%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.88%) git-flow
5 5 (5.88%) Xcode
6 4 (4.71%) LabVIEW
7 3 (3.53%) Appium
7 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.53%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.35%) GitLab
8 2 (2.35%) JUnit
8 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Banking
3 6 (7.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (75.29%) Developer
2 43 (50.59%) Android Developer
3 16 (18.82%) Mobile Developer
4 14 (16.47%) iOS Android Developer
4 14 (16.47%) iOS Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Angular Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Applications Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Cordova Developer
6 5 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Mobile Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Android Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) Android SDK
2 15 (17.65%) Node.js
3 14 (16.47%) AngularJS
3 14 (16.47%) J2ME
4 11 (12.94%) React
5 10 (11.76%) jQuery
5 10 (11.76%) RESTful
6 9 (10.59%) React Native
6 9 (10.59%) REST
7 8 (9.41%) Apache Cordova
7 8 (9.41%) Vue.js
8 7 (8.24%) Backbone.js
8 7 (8.24%) CSS
8 7 (8.24%) HTML
9 6 (7.06%) Ionic Framework
9 6 (7.06%) Sass
10 4 (4.71%) HTML5
11 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (58.82%) Mobile App
2 14 (16.47%) Blackberry
3 9 (10.59%) User Experience
4 8 (9.41%) Data Structures
5 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.88%) iPad
7 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.35%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (2.35%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.18%) Animation
9 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.18%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.18%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Android
2 46 (54.12%) Apple iOS
3 10 (11.76%) Linux
4 4 (4.71%) Windows
5 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.94%) iOS Development
2 31 (36.47%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (35.29%) Mobile Development
4 23 (27.06%) Multithreading
5 22 (25.88%) Mobile Application Development
6 18 (21.18%) Scrum
7 17 (20.00%) Memory Management
8 14 (16.47%) API Design
8 14 (16.47%) OO
9 12 (14.12%) DevOps
10 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.41%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.24%) TDD
11 7 (8.24%) Web Development
12 6 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (7.06%) Prototyping
13 5 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (5.88%) Front End Development
13 5 (5.88%) Kanban
13 5 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (49.41%) Java
2 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
3 16 (18.82%) Objective-C
4 12 (14.12%) Kotlin
5 8 (9.41%) C#
6 7 (8.24%) Apple Swift
6 7 (8.24%) C++
7 5 (5.88%) Go
8 4 (4.71%) ES6
8 4 (4.71%) SQL
9 3 (3.53%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.35%) C
11 1 (1.18%) PHP
11 1 (1.18%) Python
11 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.53%) MCSE
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.18%) ECDL
4 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.18%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Xamarin
2 3 (3.53%) Adobe
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.18%) Citrix
3 1 (1.18%) DoubleClick
3 1 (1.18%) Novell