Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 176 179
Rank change year-on-year +30 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing Android 46 197 233
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 1.34% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.83% 6.20% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 98 120
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £136 £149 £197
90th Percentile £498 £560 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 17
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.21% +30.30%
England median hourly rate £34.25 £16.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +104.48% -14.10% -7.82%

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 953 3,175 3,669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.83% 21.58% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 1,871 1,978
Median daily rate £400 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £135 £156 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £433 £438
% change year-on-year +4.05% -1.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 249 318
Median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.91% +12.73%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.17 £11.18
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +1.45%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Android as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Android in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Android in the South East

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Android in the South East over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Android in the South East

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Android in the South East.

Hourly rate trend 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 12 August 2020. 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 +49 20 £453 +39.27% 17
Surrey +60 11 £132 -67.75% 4
Berkshire +42 11 £475 +35.71% 6
Hampshire +31 10 £475 +5.56% 7
Buckinghamshire +34 9 £451 +55.63% 4
East Sussex +39 5 £425 -
Android
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Android.

1 21 (45.65%) Java
2 20 (43.48%) Apple iOS
2 20 (43.48%) Android Development
3 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
4 16 (34.78%) Windows
4 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.78%) Kotlin
5 15 (32.61%) Mobile App
6 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (23.91%) Objective-C
7 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 10 (21.74%) Apple Swift
8 9 (19.57%) Scrum
9 8 (17.39%) TDD
9 8 (17.39%) Python
9 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
9 8 (17.39%) User Experience
10 7 (15.22%) DevOps
10 7 (15.22%) React Native
10 7 (15.22%) Mobile Development
10 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Node.js
10 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
10 7 (15.22%) Degree
11 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
11 6 (13.04%) C++
11 6 (13.04%) HTML
11 6 (13.04%) .NET
11 6 (13.04%) JUnit

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 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) DNN
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) AWS
1 5 (10.87%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (8.70%) Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Office 365
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.52%) Firebase
3 3 (6.52%) GitHub
3 3 (6.52%) npm
4 2 (4.35%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.35%) SaaS
5 1 (2.17%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.17%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) Bluetooth
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.52%) LAN
2 3 (6.52%) VoIP
2 3 (6.52%) VPN
2 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (6.52%) Wireless
3 2 (4.35%) 4G
3 2 (4.35%) 5G
3 2 (4.35%) Broadband
3 2 (4.35%) DHCP
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) GPRS
3 2 (4.35%) LTE
3 2 (4.35%) UMTS
3 2 (4.35%) ZigBee
3 2 (4.35%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.52%) MySQL
1 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) Android Studio
2 6 (13.04%) git-flow
2 6 (13.04%) JUnit
3 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.87%) Gradle
4 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.70%) Mocha
5 3 (6.52%) GitLab
5 3 (6.52%) Grunt
5 3 (6.52%) Mockito
5 3 (6.52%) Selenium
5 3 (6.52%) webpack
6 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.35%) CMake
6 2 (4.35%) JIRA
6 2 (4.35%) Maven
6 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.17%) PhantomJS
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Games
3 2 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Android Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Applications Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Deskside Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Applications Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Mobile Developer
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Software Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Computer Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) OSS Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Node.js
1 7 (15.22%) React Native
2 6 (13.04%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) Apache Cordova
2 6 (13.04%) HTML
2 6 (13.04%) React
3 5 (10.87%) Android SDK
3 5 (10.87%) CSS
3 5 (10.87%) Middleware
4 4 (8.70%) jQuery
4 4 (8.70%) SOAP
5 3 (6.52%) JSON
5 3 (6.52%) LDAP
5 3 (6.52%) OAuth
5 3 (6.52%) PhoneGap
5 3 (6.52%) REST
5 3 (6.52%) RESTful
5 3 (6.52%) SAML
5 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (6.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Mobile App
2 8 (17.39%) User Experience
3 5 (10.87%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.70%) Virtual Team
5 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.35%) NHS
7 1 (2.17%) Arduino
7 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.17%) Mobile Games
7 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Apple iOS
2 16 (34.78%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
5 2 (4.35%) Tizen
5 2 (4.35%) Unix
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Android Development
2 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 9 (19.57%) Scrum
6 8 (17.39%) TDD
7 7 (15.22%) DevOps
7 7 (15.22%) Mobile Development
7 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
8 6 (13.04%) Open Source
9 5 (10.87%) Memory Management
9 5 (10.87%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.70%) Migration
10 4 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
11 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Java
2 16 (34.78%) Kotlin
3 11 (23.91%) Objective-C
4 10 (21.74%) Apple Swift
5 8 (17.39%) Python
6 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.04%) C++
8 5 (10.87%) C#
9 3 (6.52%) ES6
10 2 (4.35%) SQL
11 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
11 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.17%) C
11 1 (2.17%) Dart
11 1 (2.17%) GLSL
11 1 (2.17%) HLSL
11 1 (2.17%) Java 8
11 1 (2.17%) Perl
11 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB
4 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.17%) PhD
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Docker
4 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (4.35%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.35%) Ansible
3 2 (4.35%) Grafana
3 2 (4.35%) Kibana
3 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.35%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 6 (13.04%) SAP
1 6 (13.04%) Xamarin
2 5 (10.87%) Citrix
2 5 (10.87%) ServiceNow
2 5 (10.87%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) Apple
4 3 (6.52%) Adobe
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco
4 3 (6.52%) Google
4 3 (6.52%) OutSystems
5 2 (4.35%) Capita
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) Splunk
5 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.17%) NVIDIA
6 1 (2.17%) Sony