Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 169 178
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 -29
Contract jobs citing Android 145 249 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.36% 1.56% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.18% 7.06% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 121 123
South East median daily rate £380 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.94% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £162 £125 £140
90th Percentile £475 £510 £531
England median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 4
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £16.44 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.77% -65.38% +216.67%
10th Percentile £12.81 £11.58 £42.15
90th Percentile £43.00 £61.88 £127.75
England median hourly rate £27.68 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +58.19% -46.15% +60.49%

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 2,345 3,527 3,790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.96% 22.07% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,357 2,007 2,112
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £131 £156 £143
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £415 £433 £425
% change year-on-year -4.05% +1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 296 279
South East median hourly rate £17.08 £16.18 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.60% -7.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £50.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £17.30
% change year-on-year +2.19% -1.01% +4.85%

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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 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 -22 57 £200 -42.86% 37
Berkshire +7 40 £188 -53.13% 15
Hampshire +49 29 £431 +6.15% 10
East Sussex +27 29 £425 -1.45% 10
Buckinghamshire -18 14 £274 -15.69% 13
Surrey +31 13 £380 -5.00% 20
West Sussex +22 11 £350 -28.57% 6
Kent +15 5 £450 -10.00% 5
Oxfordshire +11 3 £170 -43.33% 9
Android
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 82 (56.55%) Apple iOS
2 64 (44.14%) Microsoft
3 57 (39.31%) Windows
4 51 (35.17%) Active Directory
5 41 (28.28%) Mobile App
6 39 (26.90%) Android Development
7 36 (24.83%) Kotlin
8 35 (24.14%) Java
9 32 (22.07%) Windows 10
9 32 (22.07%) Office 365
10 29 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
11 27 (18.62%) SCCM
12 24 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (16.55%) Windows 7
13 22 (15.17%) ITIL
14 21 (14.48%) Azure
15 20 (13.79%) Mobile Development
15 20 (13.79%) JavaScript
16 19 (13.10%) React Native
17 18 (12.41%) AirWatch
17 18 (12.41%) Retail
18 17 (11.72%) TDD
18 17 (11.72%) Degree
18 17 (11.72%) Apple Swift
19 16 (11.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 14 (9.66%) Objective-C
20 14 (9.66%) JSON
20 14 (9.66%) iPhone
20 14 (9.66%) Mac OS
20 14 (9.66%) Apple

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 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.76%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.07%) IIS
5 2 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.38%) JBoss
5 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.69%) CMS
6 1 (0.69%) Drupal
6 1 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 29 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.69%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.07%) Office 365
2 21 (14.48%) Azure
3 12 (8.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (4.14%) Azure Functions
4 6 (4.14%) Serverless
5 5 (3.45%) OneDrive
6 4 (2.76%) Google Analytics
6 4 (2.76%) Power Platform
7 3 (2.07%) G Suite
7 3 (2.07%) GitHub
7 3 (2.07%) PowerApps
7 3 (2.07%) SaaS
8 2 (1.38%) AWS
8 2 (1.38%) Firebase
8 2 (1.38%) GCP
9 1 (0.69%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.69%) Google Play
9 1 (0.69%) IaaS
9 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (6.21%) Skype
3 8 (5.52%) DNS
3 8 (5.52%) LAN
3 8 (5.52%) VPN
3 8 (5.52%) WAN
4 7 (4.83%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.83%) VoIP
5 5 (3.45%) Bluetooth
5 5 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (2.76%) Firewall
6 4 (2.76%) NAS
6 4 (2.76%) Unified Communications
6 4 (2.76%) Wireless
7 3 (2.07%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (2.07%) DHCP
7 3 (2.07%) IP Telephony
7 3 (2.07%) PBX
8 2 (1.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.28%) SQLite
3 6 (4.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (4.14%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.38%) MySQL
4 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.69%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.69%) Power BI
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.90%) JIRA
3 9 (6.21%) Android Studio
4 7 (4.83%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.76%) Subversion
6 3 (2.07%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.38%) Ant
7 2 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.38%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (1.38%) Crashlytics
7 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.38%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.38%) Selenium
7 2 (1.38%) Xcode
8 1 (0.69%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.69%) JMeter
8 1 (0.69%) Postman
8 1 (0.69%) ProC
8 1 (0.69%) TestCafe
8 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (12.41%) Retail
2 5 (3.45%) Finance
3 4 (2.76%) Law
3 4 (2.76%) Local Government
4 3 (2.07%) Electronics
4 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.38%) Advertising
5 2 (1.38%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Games
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.69%) Police
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (36.55%) Developer
2 31 (21.38%) Android Developer
3 17 (11.72%) Analyst
4 15 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.97%) Support Engineer
6 11 (7.59%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.90%) Desktop Support
8 8 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.83%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Junior
9 7 (4.83%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.83%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) IT Support
10 6 (4.14%) Mobile Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.45%) Architect
11 5 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
11 5 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 5 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.10%) React Native
2 14 (9.66%) JSON
3 12 (8.28%) AngularJS
3 12 (8.28%) HTML
4 11 (7.59%) .NET
4 11 (7.59%) REST
5 10 (6.90%) React
5 10 (6.90%) RESTful
6 9 (6.21%) .NET Framework
6 9 (6.21%) ASP.NET
6 9 (6.21%) CSS
7 8 (5.52%) XML
8 6 (4.14%) .NET Core
8 6 (4.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (4.14%) Entity Framework
8 6 (4.14%) LINQ
8 6 (4.14%) RxJava
9 5 (3.45%) Dagger
9 5 (3.45%) Flutter
9 5 (3.45%) Retrofit
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.28%) Mobile App
2 14 (9.66%) iPhone
3 13 (8.97%) Smartphone
4 12 (8.28%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (5.52%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.45%) BYOD
7 5 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.07%) Handset
9 3 (2.07%) Social Media
9 3 (2.07%) User Experience
10 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.38%) iPad
10 2 (1.38%) PDA
10 2 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.69%) Life Science
11 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (56.55%) Apple iOS
2 57 (39.31%) Windows
3 32 (22.07%) Windows 10
4 24 (16.55%) Windows 7
5 14 (9.66%) Mac OS
6 5 (3.45%) Linux
7 3 (2.07%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.07%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.69%) Unix
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.90%) Android Development
2 24 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.17%) ITIL
4 20 (13.79%) Mobile Development
5 17 (11.72%) TDD
6 16 (11.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 13 (8.97%) Project Delivery
7 13 (8.97%) UML
8 12 (8.28%) Incident Management
8 12 (8.28%) iOS Development
8 12 (8.28%) Open Source
8 12 (8.28%) Software Engineering
9 10 (6.90%) BDD
9 10 (6.90%) Computer Science
9 10 (6.90%) Migration
9 10 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
9 10 (6.90%) Multithreading
9 10 (6.90%) SDLC
10 9 (6.21%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (5.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.83%) Kotlin
2 35 (24.14%) Java
3 20 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.72%) Apple Swift
5 14 (9.66%) Objective-C
6 13 (8.97%) C#
7 12 (8.28%) SQL
8 10 (6.90%) T-SQL
9 8 (5.52%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.83%) C
11 4 (2.76%) C++
11 4 (2.76%) Dart
12 3 (2.07%) Python
12 3 (2.07%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.38%) XPath
13 2 (1.38%) XQuery
14 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.69%) PHP
14 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (11.72%) Degree
2 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (6.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (4.83%) MCSE
5 5 (3.45%) CCNA
5 5 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.76%) MCP
6 4 (2.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.07%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.07%) PMP
7 3 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.38%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.69%) ACMT
9 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) PMO
3 2 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (35.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) Docker
3 1 (0.69%) XenApp
3 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (18.62%) SCCM
2 18 (12.41%) AirWatch
3 13 (8.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.38%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.38%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.69%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 64 (44.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.66%) Apple
3 13 (8.97%) Xamarin
4 9 (6.21%) Citrix
5 7 (4.83%) VMware
6 6 (4.14%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.45%) Cisco
7 5 (3.45%) Google
8 4 (2.76%) SAP
9 3 (2.07%) Bomgar
9 3 (2.07%) Demandware
9 3 (2.07%) Polycom
9 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.07%) Sonus
10 2 (1.38%) Dell
10 2 (1.38%) Facebook
10 2 (1.38%) HP
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle
10 2 (1.38%) Remedy
10 2 (1.38%) Tealium