Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 November 2017 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 200 197
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -22
Contract jobs citing Android 190 198 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.13% 1.18% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.95% 5.08% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 98 168
South East median daily rate £400 £348 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.11% -2.80% +10.00%
10th Percentile £151 £213 £213
90th Percentile £498 £500 £545
England median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 10
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.77% -44.29% +169.23%
10th Percentile £10.86 £14.50 £12.48
90th Percentile £70.00 £46.13 £53.63
England median hourly rate £27.75 £22.84 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.52% +26.86% +20.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3837 3896 4807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.78% 23.22% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2136 2268 2640
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
10th Percentile £150 £187 £206
90th Percentile £548 £538 £494
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 263 471
South East median hourly rate £17.64 £17.06 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% -7.06% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.60 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in the South East

Android
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in the South East

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in the South East

Android
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in the South East

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android in the South East

Android
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -11 105 £400 +14.29% 12
Berkshire +4 54 £400 +16.79% 5
Buckinghamshire -17 44 £438 +23.24% 2
Surrey 0 38 £388 +40.91% 5
Hampshire +12 26 £400 +22.14% 4
Oxfordshire 0 7 £375 +15.38% 5
West Sussex -15 7 £400 -5.88%
East Sussex -8 5 £325 -13.33% 4
Kent -20 4 £400 +23.08% 1
Middlesex +8 1 £300 -14.29%
Sussex - 1 - -
Android
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Android.

1 125 (65.79%) Apple iOS
2 78 (41.05%) Windows
3 69 (36.32%) Mobile App
4 61 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (31.05%) Android Development
6 54 (28.42%) Java
7 48 (25.26%) Git (software)
8 47 (24.74%) Active Directory
9 38 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 33 (17.37%) HTML
11 31 (16.32%) User Experience
12 29 (15.26%) Microsoft
13 28 (14.74%) Apple
13 28 (14.74%) Web Services
14 26 (13.68%) Mobile Development
15 25 (13.16%) QA
15 25 (13.16%) C#
16 24 (12.63%) CSS
16 24 (12.63%) HTML5
16 24 (12.63%) REST
16 24 (12.63%) iOS Development
17 23 (12.11%) TDD
18 22 (11.58%) Finance
19 21 (11.05%) .NET
19 21 (11.05%) Office 365
19 21 (11.05%) Apple Swift
19 21 (11.05%) RESTful
19 21 (11.05%) Unit Testing
19 21 (11.05%) Test Automation
20 20 (10.53%) SaaS

Android
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 10 (5.26%) Confluence
2 6 (3.16%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.16%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.58%) CMS
3 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.05%) Alfresco
4 2 (1.05%) Drupal
4 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.05%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.05%) Liferay
4 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.58%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.53%) Flinto
4 1 (0.53%) InVision
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.53%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.05%) Office 365
2 20 (10.53%) SaaS
3 11 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.79%) npm
4 10 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (4.74%) Firebase
6 7 (3.68%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.53%) GitHub
7 1 (0.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.84%) Internet
2 11 (5.79%) VPN
3 10 (5.26%) LTE
3 10 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (4.21%) VoLTE
5 7 (3.68%) GSM
5 7 (3.68%) HSPA
5 7 (3.68%) VoWiFi
5 7 (3.68%) WCDMA
6 6 (3.16%) Bluetooth
6 6 (3.16%) DNS
7 5 (2.63%) 3G
7 5 (2.63%) DHCP
7 5 (2.63%) LAN
7 5 (2.63%) WAN
7 5 (2.63%) Wireless
8 4 (2.11%) HTTP
8 4 (2.11%) SAN
8 4 (2.11%) Skype
8 4 (2.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.26%) Redis
2 5 (2.63%) SQLite
3 4 (2.11%) Hazelcast
4 3 (1.58%) Big Data
4 3 (1.58%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.53%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.53%) MySQL
6 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.53%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 48 (25.26%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.89%) JIRA
3 15 (7.89%) Selenium
4 14 (7.37%) Cucumber
5 13 (6.84%) Android Studio
6 11 (5.79%) Appium
6 11 (5.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (5.79%) Visual Studio
6 11 (5.79%) WebDriver
7 10 (5.26%) Bitbucket
7 10 (5.26%) Bower
7 10 (5.26%) gulp
7 10 (5.26%) Xcode
8 9 (4.74%) PostCSS
9 7 (3.68%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (3.16%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.16%) Maven
10 6 (3.16%) NUnit
10 6 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (11.58%) Finance
2 15 (7.89%) Banking
3 14 (7.37%) Publishing
4 13 (6.84%) Retail
5 11 (5.79%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.11%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.58%) Advertising
7 3 (1.58%) Electronics
7 3 (1.58%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Front Office
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (33.68%) Developer
2 35 (18.42%) Android Developer
3 18 (9.47%) Architect
4 17 (8.95%) Support Engineer
5 16 (8.42%) Tester
6 15 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.84%) Senior Android Developer
8 12 (6.32%) Consultant
9 11 (5.79%) Automation Tester
9 11 (5.79%) Desktop Support
9 11 (5.79%) Mobile Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Java Developer
10 9 (4.74%) QA Tester
10 9 (4.74%) Xamarin Developer
11 8 (4.21%) Applications Developer
11 8 (4.21%) QA Automation Tester
12 7 (3.68%) Analyst
12 7 (3.68%) Desktop Engineer
12 7 (3.68%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.68%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.37%) HTML
2 28 (14.74%) Web Services
3 24 (12.63%) CSS
3 24 (12.63%) HTML5
3 24 (12.63%) REST
4 21 (11.05%) .NET
4 21 (11.05%) RESTful
5 20 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 20 (10.53%) Node.js
6 15 (7.89%) Apache Cordova
6 15 (7.89%) CSS3
7 14 (7.37%) Ionic Framework
7 14 (7.37%) SOAP
8 13 (6.84%) Sass
9 11 (5.79%) Android SDK
9 11 (5.79%) JSON
10 10 (5.26%) ASP.NET
11 8 (4.21%) Angular 2
12 6 (3.16%) React
12 6 (3.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (36.32%) Mobile App
2 31 (16.32%) User Experience
3 15 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.37%) Blackberry
5 10 (5.26%) iPhone
6 8 (4.21%) Smartphone
7 7 (3.68%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (2.63%) iPad
8 5 (2.63%) Social Media
9 4 (2.11%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.58%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.58%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.05%) Handset
11 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.53%) Life Science
12 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 125 (65.79%) Apple iOS
2 78 (41.05%) Windows
3 19 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 17 (8.95%) Linux
5 16 (8.42%) Windows Server
6 14 (7.37%) Windows 7
7 13 (6.84%) Mac OS X
8 12 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (4.74%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (3.16%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 4 (2.11%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.58%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.58%) Unix
12 3 (1.58%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.58%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.05%) Solaris
14 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (31.05%) Android Development
3 26 (13.68%) Mobile Development
4 24 (12.63%) iOS Development
5 23 (12.11%) TDD
6 21 (11.05%) Test Automation
6 21 (11.05%) Unit Testing
7 20 (10.53%) Scrum
8 18 (9.47%) Mentoring
9 15 (7.89%) Coaching
9 15 (7.89%) ITIL
9 15 (7.89%) Open Source
10 13 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.84%) Software Engineering
11 12 (6.32%) Mobile Application Development
12 11 (5.79%) Project Management
12 11 (5.79%) SOA
12 11 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (5.26%) E-Commerce
13 10 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (28.42%) Java
2 38 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (13.16%) C#
4 21 (11.05%) Apple Swift
5 13 (6.84%) SQL
6 11 (5.79%) ECMAScript
6 11 (5.79%) Objective-C
7 10 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.16%) C++
8 6 (3.16%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.63%) PHP
9 5 (2.63%) Scala
9 5 (2.63%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.11%) C
10 4 (2.11%) Ruby
11 3 (1.58%) VB
11 3 (1.58%) VBScript
11 3 (1.58%) XAML
12 2 (1.05%) ES6
13 1 (0.53%) F#
Qualifications
1 17 (8.95%) Degree
2 16 (8.42%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.68%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.11%) MCSA
6 3 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.05%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.05%) CCA
7 2 (1.05%) CCNA
7 2 (1.05%) CCSP
7 2 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.05%) MCP
7 2 (1.05%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.16%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) PMO
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (24.74%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.42%) Docker
3 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (7.37%) SCCM
2 12 (6.32%) AirWatch
3 11 (5.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.11%) WSUS
5 3 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.58%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.58%) SCOM
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 29 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.74%) Apple
3 18 (9.47%) Xamarin
4 15 (7.89%) Citrix
5 12 (6.32%) Samsung
6 8 (4.21%) VMware
7 6 (3.16%) MobileIron
8 5 (2.63%) HP
8 5 (2.63%) Oracle
8 5 (2.63%) SAP
8 5 (2.63%) Sybase
9 4 (2.11%) Demandware
9 4 (2.11%) Google
9 4 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.58%) Cisco
10 3 (1.58%) Motorola
10 3 (1.58%) NetApp
10 3 (1.58%) Symantec
11 2 (1.05%) BMC
11 2 (1.05%) IBM