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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England / South East
Rank 119 143 150
Rank change year-on-year +24 +7  
Contract jobs citing Android 134 125 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.73% 1.37% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.86% 5.43% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 80 61
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £306 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.40 £37.50 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.60% +45.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £25.40 £15.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.50 £36.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +2.85% +135.69%  

Android is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1705 2303 2319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 22.00% 25.17% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 1404 1146
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 156 205
Median hourly rate £14.75 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.25% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.31 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.34 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Android as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +23 56 £350 -6.66% 2
Berkshire +49 29 £325 - 9
Hampshire +8 22 £394 +21.15% 14
Surrey +13 11 £375 -6.25% 10
West Sussex -32 7 £350 -6.66% 3
Kent +15 5 £450 +16.12% 1
Oxfordshire -17 2 £500 +50.37% 13
Middlesex +2 1 £301 +30.65% 1
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 116 (46.03%) Apple iOS
2 109 (43.25%) Android Development
3 106 (42.06%) Mobile App
4 102 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (30.16%) Windows
6 70 (27.78%) Java
7 65 (25.79%) Mobile Development
8 46 (18.25%) Scrum
9 43 (17.06%) User Experience
10 42 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 39 (15.48%) Finance
11 39 (15.48%) Banking
12 37 (14.68%) Apple
13 36 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 35 (13.89%) Active Directory
15 34 (13.49%) Degree
15 34 (13.49%) Android SDK
15 34 (13.49%) iOS Development
16 33 (13.10%) Android Studio
17 31 (12.30%) TDD
18 30 (11.90%) C#
18 30 (11.90%) Xamarin
19 27 (10.71%) REST
20 25 (9.92%) QA
20 25 (9.92%) HTML
20 25 (9.92%) .NET
21 24 (9.52%) CSS
21 24 (9.52%) SQL
21 24 (9.52%) SQL Server
21 24 (9.52%) Linux

Android
Top Related 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 8 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.78%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.59%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.19%) Apache
6 2 (0.79%) CMS
6 2 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.40%) nginx
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (9.13%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.14%) MS Office
3 4 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.59%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.19%) InVision
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.17%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.56%) Office 365
2 12 (4.76%) Google Play
3 7 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.19%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.79%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.75%) LTE
2 15 (5.95%) WAN
3 12 (4.76%) LAN
3 12 (4.76%) VPN
4 11 (4.37%) GSM
4 11 (4.37%) HSPA
4 11 (4.37%) WCDMA
5 10 (3.97%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.57%) DNS
7 7 (2.78%) Bluetooth
7 7 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (2.38%) Firewall
8 6 (2.38%) Skype
8 6 (2.38%) Wireless
9 5 (1.98%) DHCP
9 5 (1.98%) HTTP
9 5 (1.98%) SMTP
9 5 (1.98%) VLAN
10 4 (1.59%) FTP
10 4 (1.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.17%) MySQL
2 8 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (3.17%) RDBMS
2 8 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.19%) Hazelcast
6 2 (0.79%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (0.79%) GIS
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 33 (13.10%) Android Studio
3 19 (7.54%) Eclipse
4 17 (6.75%) Xcode
5 15 (5.95%) JIRA
6 11 (4.37%) Appium
6 11 (4.37%) Gradle
6 11 (4.37%) Selenium
7 8 (3.17%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.17%) WebDriver
8 7 (2.78%) Calabash
8 7 (2.78%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.38%) JUnit
10 5 (1.98%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.59%) Maven
11 4 (1.59%) Subversion
12 3 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.19%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.19%) Mockito
General
1 39 (15.48%) Banking
1 39 (15.48%) Finance
2 16 (6.35%) Publishing
3 14 (5.56%) Marketing
4 13 (5.16%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.57%) Electronics
6 8 (3.17%) Games
7 7 (2.78%) Retail
8 4 (1.59%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.19%) Legal
10 2 (0.79%) Billing
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Back Office
11 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (44.84%) Developer
2 75 (29.76%) Android Developer
3 33 (13.10%) Designer
4 27 (10.71%) UI Designer
5 23 (9.13%) Java Developer
6 21 (8.33%) Architect
7 20 (7.94%) Java Android Developer
8 15 (5.95%) IT Support
8 15 (5.95%) Mobile Designer
8 15 (5.95%) Mobile UI Designer
8 15 (5.95%) UX Designer
9 14 (5.56%) UI/UX Designer
10 13 (5.16%) Senior Developer
10 13 (5.16%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.76%) Analyst
11 12 (4.76%) Applications Developer
12 11 (4.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.37%) Mobile Developer
12 11 (4.37%) Xamarin Developer
13 9 (3.57%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.49%) Android SDK
2 27 (10.71%) REST
3 25 (9.92%) .NET
3 25 (9.92%) HTML
4 24 (9.52%) CSS
5 23 (9.13%) XML
6 19 (7.54%) JSON
6 19 (7.54%) Web Services
7 17 (6.75%) RESTful
8 15 (5.95%) OpenGL
9 9 (3.57%) Node.js
9 9 (3.57%) SOAP
10 8 (3.17%) Material Design
11 7 (2.78%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.78%) jQuery
11 7 (2.78%) Spring
11 7 (2.78%) WPF
12 6 (2.38%) ASP.NET
12 6 (2.38%) HTML5
13 5 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 106 (42.06%) Mobile App
2 43 (17.06%) User Experience
3 22 (8.73%) Mobile Banking
4 21 (8.33%) iPhone
5 17 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (6.75%) Computer Science
5 17 (6.75%) iPad
6 11 (4.37%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.57%) Blackberry
8 8 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.78%) Animation
9 7 (2.78%) Smartphone
10 6 (2.38%) CESG
11 5 (1.98%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.59%) IPTV
12 4 (1.59%) Over-the-Top Content
12 4 (1.59%) RSA SecurID
12 4 (1.59%) Video on Demand
13 3 (1.19%) STB
14 2 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 116 (46.03%) Apple iOS
2 76 (30.16%) Windows
3 24 (9.52%) Linux
3 24 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 18 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 15 (5.95%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.38%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.98%) Unix
7 5 (1.98%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.98%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (43.25%) Android Development
2 102 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (25.79%) Mobile Development
4 46 (18.25%) Scrum
5 34 (13.49%) iOS Development
6 31 (12.30%) TDD
7 22 (8.73%) Mentoring
8 19 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (7.54%) Project Management
9 16 (6.35%) Coaching
9 16 (6.35%) OO
9 16 (6.35%) Service Design
10 14 (5.56%) ITIL
11 13 (5.16%) Business Analysis
11 13 (5.16%) Software Engineering
12 12 (4.76%) Problem Management
13 11 (4.37%) BDD
13 11 (4.37%) Memory Management
13 11 (4.37%) Mobile Device Management
13 11 (4.37%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (27.78%) Java
2 30 (11.90%) C#
3 24 (9.52%) SQL
4 22 (8.73%) Objective-C
5 21 (8.33%) Apple Swift
5 21 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 18 (7.14%) C++
7 12 (4.76%) C
8 9 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.78%) PHP
10 5 (1.98%) Python
10 5 (1.98%) Ruby
10 5 (1.98%) Scala
10 5 (1.98%) VB
11 4 (1.59%) VBScript
12 3 (1.19%) Groovy
12 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.79%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.79%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (13.49%) Degree
2 16 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.19%) CCIP
5 3 (1.19%) CCNA
5 3 (1.19%) CCNP
5 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.19%) ISEB
5 3 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.19%) JNCIA
5 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) HNC
6 1 (0.40%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.92%) QA
2 7 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) SDET
System Software
1 35 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.59%) Docker
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.40%) XenApp
4 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 8 (3.17%) SCCM
3 5 (1.98%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.98%) WSUS
4 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.59%) Nagios
5 3 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.19%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.40%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.40%) OpenView
6 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (14.68%) Apple
2 36 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 30 (11.90%) Xamarin
4 19 (7.54%) Adobe
5 16 (6.35%) Google
6 13 (5.16%) Citrix
7 11 (4.37%) VMware
8 10 (3.97%) Cisco
8 10 (3.97%) HP
9 9 (3.57%) Oracle
9 9 (3.57%) Remedy
10 5 (1.98%) MobileIron
10 5 (1.98%) Symantec
10 5 (1.98%) Toshiba
11 4 (1.59%) BMC
11 4 (1.59%) Dell
11 4 (1.59%) Lotus
11 4 (1.59%) Samsung
12 3 (1.19%) CA
12 3 (1.19%) Ericsson
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