Period
to 19 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 178 197
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 +3
Contract jobs citing Android 192 230 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.31% 1.38% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.15% 6.32% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 113 102
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £145 £200 £166
90th Percentile £560 £538 £475
England median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 14
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.21% +30.30% -52.86%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.00 £9.89
90th Percentile £23.55 £53.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £16.75 £19.50 £21.53
% change year-on-year -14.10% -9.42% -23.12%

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 3,121 3,637 3,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.36% 21.82% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,826 1,968 1,958
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £156 £168 £187
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 319 271
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -6.85%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - +0.68% +5.35%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +26 85 £325 -18.75% 51
Berkshire +24 59 £406 -2.99% 26
Hampshire +29 55 £475 +26.67% 19
Buckinghamshire +2 24 £209 -47.88% 12
Surrey -23 22 £405 -3.28% 13
West Sussex +4 15 £323 -28.33% 13
East Sussex -5 8 - - 4
Kent -5 3 £370 +57.45% 11
Oxfordshire +17 2 - - 13
Middlesex +9 2 £120 -72.73%
Android
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 96 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 72 (37.50%) Android Development
3 67 (34.90%) Windows
4 59 (30.73%) Mobile App
5 51 (26.56%) Java
6 45 (23.44%) Microsoft
6 45 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (20.31%) Active Directory
8 35 (18.23%) JavaScript
9 33 (17.19%) Windows 10
10 31 (16.15%) C#
11 30 (15.63%) iOS Development
11 30 (15.63%) Office 365
12 29 (15.10%) Kotlin
12 29 (15.10%) TDD
13 26 (13.54%) SCCM
14 24 (12.50%) AngularJS
15 23 (11.98%) Test Automation
16 22 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
17 21 (10.94%) ITIL
17 21 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
17 21 (10.94%) Apple
18 20 (10.42%) C
18 20 (10.42%) .NET
18 20 (10.42%) Apple Swift
19 19 (9.90%) Apache Cordova
19 19 (9.90%) Linux
20 18 (9.38%) ITSM
20 18 (9.38%) Python
20 18 (9.38%) Google

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 6 (3.13%) Confluence
2 5 (2.60%) Captiva
2 5 (2.60%) Documentum
2 5 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.56%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.04%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.04%) CMS
4 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.56%) Adobe XD
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.63%) Office 365
2 22 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (5.21%) G Suite
6 9 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (3.65%) Google Analytics
7 7 (3.65%) SaaS
8 5 (2.60%) GitHub
8 5 (2.60%) TestFlight
9 3 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.56%) Firebase
10 2 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.04%) iTunes
10 2 (1.04%) npm
10 2 (1.04%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.52%) Sauce Labs
11 1 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.73%) Skype
1 11 (5.73%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (5.21%) VoIP
3 7 (3.65%) H.323
4 5 (2.60%) Bluetooth
4 5 (2.60%) WAN
5 4 (2.08%) DNS
5 4 (2.08%) LAN
6 3 (1.56%) Broadband
6 3 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.04%) DHCP
7 2 (1.04%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.04%) Internet
7 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.52%) VPN
8 1 (0.52%) WebEx
8 1 (0.52%) Wireless
8 1 (0.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.65%) BigQuery
2 6 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (2.60%) MS Access
3 5 (2.60%) SQLite
4 4 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.08%) MySQL
4 4 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.56%) Big Data
5 3 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.04%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.04%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.52%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 17 (8.85%) JIRA
2 13 (6.77%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.73%) Selenium
4 10 (5.21%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.69%) Appium
6 7 (3.65%) Android Studio
6 7 (3.65%) Bitbucket
7 6 (3.13%) Burp Suite
7 6 (3.13%) sqlmap
7 6 (3.13%) Xcode
8 5 (2.60%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.60%) git-flow
8 5 (2.60%) JMeter
9 4 (2.08%) Maven
10 3 (1.56%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.56%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.04%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.04%) Mocha
11 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (9.38%) Retail
2 16 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.73%) Finance
4 7 (3.65%) Banking
5 5 (2.60%) Military
6 4 (2.08%) Electronics
7 3 (1.56%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.04%) Games
8 2 (1.04%) Law
8 2 (1.04%) Local Government
8 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (36.98%) Developer
2 45 (23.44%) Android Developer
3 21 (10.94%) Analyst
4 19 (9.90%) Architect
5 14 (7.29%) Desktop Support
6 12 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.25%) Tester
7 11 (5.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.21%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (4.17%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.65%) Applications Engineer
10 7 (3.65%) iOS Developer
10 7 (3.65%) Mobile Architect
10 7 (3.65%) React Developer
10 7 (3.65%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 6 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (3.13%) Deskside Support
11 6 (3.13%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 20 (10.42%) .NET
3 19 (9.90%) Apache Cordova
4 17 (8.85%) React
5 15 (7.81%) Retrofit
5 15 (7.81%) Spring
6 14 (7.29%) Dagger
6 14 (7.29%) jQuery
6 14 (7.29%) JSON
7 12 (6.25%) Ionic Framework
8 11 (5.73%) HTML
9 9 (4.69%) React Native
10 8 (4.17%) OAuth
10 8 (4.17%) RxJava
11 7 (3.65%) ASP.NET
11 7 (3.65%) RESTful
11 7 (3.65%) WebRTC
12 6 (3.13%) Android SDK
12 6 (3.13%) PhoneGap
12 6 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 59 (30.73%) Mobile App
2 18 (9.38%) User Experience
3 11 (5.73%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (5.21%) iPhone
5 8 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.65%) iPad
6 7 (3.65%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.13%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.60%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.60%) BYOD
8 5 (2.60%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.56%) Handset
9 3 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.56%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.04%) Animation
10 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 96 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 67 (34.90%) Windows
3 33 (17.19%) Windows 10
4 19 (9.90%) Linux
5 14 (7.29%) Mac OS
5 14 (7.29%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.60%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.56%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.56%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.52%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.52%) Unix
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (37.50%) Android Development
2 45 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (15.63%) iOS Development
4 29 (15.10%) TDD
5 23 (11.98%) Test Automation
6 21 (10.94%) ITIL
7 18 (9.38%) ITSM
8 17 (8.85%) Mobile Application Development
9 16 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (7.29%) Scrum
11 14 (7.29%) Web Development
12 13 (6.77%) DevOps
12 13 (6.77%) SDLC
13 12 (6.25%) Incident Management
13 12 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 12 (6.25%) Unit Testing
14 11 (5.73%) Computer Science
14 11 (5.73%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 51 (26.56%) Java
2 35 (18.23%) JavaScript
3 31 (16.15%) C#
4 29 (15.10%) Kotlin
5 20 (10.42%) Apple Swift
5 20 (10.42%) C
6 18 (9.38%) Python
7 15 (7.81%) Objective-C
8 13 (6.77%) SQL
9 12 (6.25%) PHP
10 10 (5.21%) TypeScript
11 7 (3.65%) C++
11 7 (3.65%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.13%) VBScript
13 5 (2.60%) Java 8
13 5 (2.60%) Perl
13 5 (2.60%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.60%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.60%) VBA
14 2 (1.04%) ES6
Qualifications
1 11 (5.73%) Degree
2 7 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (3.65%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.65%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.56%) MCSE
5 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.52%) CCNA
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.52%) MCDST
6 1 (0.52%) OSCP
6 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PMP
6 1 (0.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) SLA
2 5 (2.60%) QA
3 4 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (20.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.04%) Firmware
3 1 (0.52%) Docker
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (13.54%) SCCM
2 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.04%) Kibana
4 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.52%) logstash
4 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.94%) Apple
3 18 (9.38%) Google
4 9 (4.69%) Xamarin
5 6 (3.13%) Mitel
6 5 (2.60%) Adobe
6 5 (2.60%) McAfee
6 5 (2.60%) Micro Focus
6 5 (2.60%) OpenText
6 5 (2.60%) Telerik
7 3 (1.56%) Cisco
7 3 (1.56%) Citrix
8 2 (1.04%) Avaya
8 2 (1.04%) Dell
8 2 (1.04%) HP
8 2 (1.04%) Lotus
8 2 (1.04%) OutSystems
8 2 (1.04%) Samsung
9 1 (0.52%) Okta
9 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow