Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 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.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 186 190
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 228 188 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.38% 1.13% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.49% 4.96% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 104 95
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.94% -2.82%
10th Percentile £143 £149 £213
90th Percentile £538 £498 £500
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 8
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +130.77% -44.29%
10th Percentile £11.65 £10.86 £14.50
90th Percentile £62.25 £70.00 £46.13
England median hourly rate £17.50 £27.75 £22.84
% change year-on-year -36.94% +21.52% +26.86%

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 3,512 3,787 3,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.24% 22.83% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,907 2,113 2,245
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £160 £150 £186
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 296 269
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £17.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +4.16% -7.78%
10th Percentile £11.21 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £48.89
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 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 +24 114 £400 - 34
Buckinghamshire +46 66 £400 -8.57% 11
Surrey -4 53 £375 -3.23% 39
Berkshire -27 38 £413 +3.13% 16
Hampshire -13 32 £375 -6.25% 28
East Sussex -1 14 £394 +21.15% 2
West Sussex -5 11 £490 +22.50% 5
Oxfordshire +18 10 £250 -33.33% 7
Kent +3 3 £170 -57.50% 9
Middlesex +11 1 £140 -53.33%
Android
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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.

1 117 (51.32%) Apple iOS
2 87 (38.16%) Mobile App
2 87 (38.16%) Android Development
3 70 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (26.32%) Windows
5 51 (22.37%) Microsoft
6 48 (21.05%) Java
7 36 (15.79%) Mobile Development
8 35 (15.35%) Git (software)
9 32 (14.04%) Windows 10
9 32 (14.04%) iOS Development
9 32 (14.04%) Xamarin
10 31 (13.60%) C++
10 31 (13.60%) Active Directory
10 31 (13.60%) TDD
10 31 (13.60%) Finance
11 30 (13.16%) C#
12 28 (12.28%) JavaScript
12 28 (12.28%) Apple
13 25 (10.96%) Test Automation
14 24 (10.53%) User Experience
14 24 (10.53%) Scrum
15 21 (9.21%) Degree
15 21 (9.21%) SCCM
15 21 (9.21%) Multithreading
16 20 (8.77%) .NET
16 20 (8.77%) JIRA
17 19 (8.33%) HTML
17 19 (8.33%) Linux
17 19 (8.33%) ITIL

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 7 (3.07%) Confluence
2 4 (1.75%) IIS
3 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) Documentum
4 1 (0.44%) Drupal
4 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.44%) FileNet
4 1 (0.44%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.44%) Liferay
4 1 (0.44%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.44%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.44%) Marvel
4 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.07%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.32%) NUKE
4 3 (1.32%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.88%) InVision
5 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.88%) UXPin
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.02%) Office 365
2 15 (6.58%) Google Play
3 14 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (3.51%) GitHub
6 7 (3.07%) NuGet
7 4 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.88%) Apple Pay
8 2 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.88%) G Suite
8 2 (0.88%) Google Pay
8 2 (0.88%) iTunes
8 2 (0.88%) SaaS
8 2 (0.88%) Samsung Pay
8 2 (0.88%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.07%) DNS
1 7 (3.07%) VPN
2 6 (2.63%) LAN
2 6 (2.63%) WAN
2 6 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.19%) Internet
3 5 (2.19%) VoIP
4 4 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (1.75%) DHCP
4 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.32%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.32%) Skype
6 2 (0.88%) Firewall
6 2 (0.88%) MQTT
6 2 (0.88%) WLAN
7 1 (0.44%) DVB
7 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.44%) IPv4
7 1 (0.44%) IPv6
7 1 (0.44%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.75%) Redis
3 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.88%) Big Data
4 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.44%) Cloudant
5 1 (0.44%) DB2
5 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.44%) MySQL
5 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 35 (15.35%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.77%) JIRA
3 19 (8.33%) Android Studio
4 13 (5.70%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 11 (4.82%) Appium
6 11 (4.82%) Xcode
7 9 (3.95%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.95%) Subversion
8 7 (3.07%) Bitbucket
8 7 (3.07%) Selenium
8 7 (3.07%) Trac
9 6 (2.63%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.19%) GitLab
10 5 (2.19%) LabVIEW
11 4 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.75%) Gradle
11 4 (1.75%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.32%) Calabash
12 3 (1.32%) git-flow
General
1 31 (13.60%) Finance
2 11 (4.82%) Banking
3 10 (4.39%) Retail
4 6 (2.63%) Marketing
5 5 (2.19%) Electronics
6 4 (1.75%) Automotive
7 3 (1.32%) Games
8 2 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.88%) Legal
8 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.88%) Publishing
8 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Avionics
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (39.91%) Developer
2 47 (20.61%) Android Developer
3 21 (9.21%) Analyst
4 20 (8.77%) Mobile Developer
5 15 (6.58%) Xamarin Developer
6 14 (6.14%) Desktop Support
7 13 (5.70%) Designer
8 12 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.26%) Tester
9 11 (4.82%) IT Support
10 10 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (4.39%) Automation Tester
10 10 (4.39%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.39%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.51%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.51%) Desktop Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) UX Designer
12 7 (3.07%) Service Analyst
12 7 (3.07%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.77%) .NET
2 19 (8.33%) HTML
3 16 (7.02%) CSS
4 15 (6.58%) React Native
5 12 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 12 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 12 (5.26%) RESTful
6 11 (4.82%) Android SDK
7 10 (4.39%) Node.js
7 10 (4.39%) REST
8 9 (3.95%) OpenGL
8 9 (3.95%) Spring Boot
9 8 (3.51%) React
9 8 (3.51%) Spring
9 8 (3.51%) XML
10 7 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (3.07%) jQuery
10 7 (3.07%) JSON
10 7 (3.07%) OpenGL ES
11 6 (2.63%) Vulkan
Miscellaneous
1 87 (38.16%) Mobile App
2 24 (10.53%) User Experience
3 13 (5.70%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.39%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.95%) iPhone
5 9 (3.95%) Smartphone
6 8 (3.51%) iPad
7 7 (3.07%) Fat Client
7 7 (3.07%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.07%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.19%) Handset
9 4 (1.75%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.32%) Animation
10 3 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.88%) Photography
11 2 (0.88%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 117 (51.32%) Apple iOS
2 60 (26.32%) Windows
3 32 (14.04%) Windows 10
4 19 (8.33%) Linux
5 17 (7.46%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.19%) Mac OS
7 5 (2.19%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.88%) Debian
9 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (38.16%) Android Development
2 70 (30.70%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (15.79%) Mobile Development
4 32 (14.04%) iOS Development
5 31 (13.60%) TDD
6 25 (10.96%) Test Automation
7 24 (10.53%) Scrum
8 21 (9.21%) Multithreading
9 19 (8.33%) ITIL
10 17 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (7.02%) Software Engineering
12 15 (6.58%) Mobile Application Development
13 14 (6.14%) E-Commerce
13 14 (6.14%) Open Source
14 12 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (4.82%) MVC
16 10 (4.39%) Cross-Platform Development
16 10 (4.39%) DevOps
16 10 (4.39%) Mobile Device Management
16 10 (4.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.05%) Java
2 31 (13.60%) C++
3 30 (13.16%) C#
4 28 (12.28%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.26%) C
6 8 (3.51%) Apple Swift
6 8 (3.51%) Python
6 8 (3.51%) SQL
7 7 (3.07%) Kotlin
8 6 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.19%) Go
10 4 (1.75%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.32%) ES6
11 3 (1.32%) PHP
11 3 (1.32%) Ruby
12 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.88%) Perl
13 1 (0.44%) GLSL
13 1 (0.44%) HLSL
13 1 (0.44%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 21 (9.21%) Degree
2 8 (3.51%) Master's Degree
2 8 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.19%) PhD
3 5 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.75%) PMP
4 4 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.32%) MCITP
6 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.58%) QA
2 5 (2.19%) PMO
2 5 (2.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.44%) MISRA
3 1 (0.44%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (13.60%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.39%) Docker
4 5 (2.19%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.32%) XenApp
6 2 (0.88%) Firmware
6 2 (0.88%) vSphere
7 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (9.21%) SCCM
2 7 (3.07%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (2.19%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.32%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.44%) SELinux
5 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 51 (22.37%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.04%) Xamarin
3 28 (12.28%) Apple
4 17 (7.46%) Google
5 15 (6.58%) VMware
6 9 (3.95%) Samsung
7 8 (3.51%) Adobe
7 8 (3.51%) Micro Focus
8 7 (3.07%) Citrix
9 5 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.75%) Avaya
10 4 (1.75%) Cisco
10 4 (1.75%) Demandware
11 3 (1.32%) Autodesk
11 3 (1.32%) Dell
11 3 (1.32%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.32%) Tableau
12 2 (0.88%) Klarna
12 2 (0.88%) PayPal
12 2 (0.88%) WorldPay