Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 171 165 183
Rank change year-on-year -6 +18 -33
Contract jobs citing Android 110 240 221
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.13% 1.52% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.41% 6.97% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 116 127
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £175 £157 £175
90th Percentile £538 £509 £513
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 7
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.94 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.85% -21.20% +49.31%
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.49 £13.40
90th Percentile £35.50 £62.63 £49.50
England median hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £21.90
% change year-on-year +111.11% +2.74% +16.18%

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 2,035 3,443 3,828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.00% 21.87% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,179 2,028 2,100
Median daily rate £390 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% +3.13% +1.91%
10th Percentile £125 £160 £146
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 287 286
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £50.25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - +0.72% +3.73%

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 6 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Android in the South East over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 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 -19 41 £425 +21.43% 23
Berkshire +2 28 £284 -29.06% 7
East Sussex +37 26 £425 -10.53% 8
Hampshire +36 22 £438 -2.78% 15
Surrey +23 14 £220 -45.07% 27
Buckinghamshire -14 12 £450 +109.30% 5
Kent +19 5 £450 -10.00% 1
West Sussex +15 2 £350 -27.27%
Oxfordshire +14 1 - - 11
Android
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 62 (56.36%) Apple iOS
2 42 (38.18%) Windows
3 39 (35.45%) Microsoft
4 37 (33.64%) Kotlin
5 35 (31.82%) Mobile App
5 35 (31.82%) Java
6 31 (28.18%) Active Directory
6 31 (28.18%) Android Development
7 23 (20.91%) Office 365
8 22 (20.00%) Apple Swift
8 22 (20.00%) React Native
9 20 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
10 19 (17.27%) Objective-C
10 19 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (17.27%) Windows 10
10 19 (17.27%) Mobile Development
11 18 (16.36%) SCCM
12 15 (13.64%) Git (software)
12 15 (13.64%) Open Source
13 14 (12.73%) Greenfield Project
13 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
13 14 (12.73%) ITIL
14 13 (11.82%) Software Engineering
14 13 (11.82%) AirWatch
15 12 (10.91%) Mac OS
16 11 (10.00%) iPhone
16 11 (10.00%) Windows 7
16 11 (10.00%) Migration
17 10 (9.09%) Azure
17 10 (9.09%) Multithreading

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 9 (8.18%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.64%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.82%) IIS
6 1 (0.91%) CMS
6 1 (0.91%) Drupal
6 1 (0.91%) JBoss
6 1 (0.91%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.91%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.91%) Office 365
2 10 (9.09%) Azure
3 5 (4.55%) OneDrive
4 4 (3.64%) AWS
4 4 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.64%) Google Analytics
4 4 (3.64%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.64%) SaaS
5 3 (2.73%) PowerApps
6 2 (1.82%) Firebase
6 2 (1.82%) GCP
6 2 (1.82%) GitHub
6 2 (1.82%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.91%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.91%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.91%) Google Play
7 1 (0.91%) npm
7 1 (0.91%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) Skype
2 6 (5.45%) LAN
2 6 (5.45%) VoIP
2 6 (5.45%) VPN
2 6 (5.45%) WAN
3 5 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.64%) DNS
4 4 (3.64%) NAS
4 4 (3.64%) Unified Communications
4 4 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.64%) Wireless
5 3 (2.73%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.73%) Firewall
5 3 (2.73%) PBX
6 2 (1.82%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.82%) Broadband
6 2 (1.82%) DHCP
6 2 (1.82%) GPRS
6 2 (1.82%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) SQLite
3 3 (2.73%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.82%) MySQL
4 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.91%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.91%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.91%) Power BI
5 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.18%) Android Studio
3 5 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.64%) JIRA
5 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.73%) git-flow
5 3 (2.73%) GitLab
5 3 (2.73%) Subversion
6 2 (1.82%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.82%) Crashlytics
6 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.82%) JUnit
6 2 (1.82%) Maven
6 2 (1.82%) Mocha
6 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.91%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.91%) JMeter
7 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.91%) ProC
7 1 (0.91%) Selenium
General
1 9 (8.18%) Retail
2 5 (4.55%) Law
3 3 (2.73%) Banking
3 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Billing
4 2 (1.82%) Electronics
4 2 (1.82%) Local Government
5 1 (0.91%) Back Office
5 1 (0.91%) Finance
5 1 (0.91%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.91%) Police
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (38.18%) Developer
2 26 (23.64%) Android Developer
3 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (8.18%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.27%) Desktop Support
5 7 (6.36%) Architect
5 7 (6.36%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.55%) IT Support
7 5 (4.55%) Junior
7 5 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) iOS Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Office 365 Architect
8 4 (3.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.00%) React Native
2 8 (7.27%) CSS
2 8 (7.27%) HTML
2 8 (7.27%) JSON
2 8 (7.27%) RESTful
3 7 (6.36%) .NET
3 7 (6.36%) Flutter
3 7 (6.36%) React
4 6 (5.45%) Node.js
5 5 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (4.55%) Ionic Framework
5 5 (4.55%) REST
6 4 (3.64%) Middleware
6 4 (3.64%) PhoneGap
6 4 (3.64%) SOAP
7 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.73%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.73%) LDAP
7 3 (2.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (31.82%) Mobile App
2 14 (12.73%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (10.00%) iPhone
4 6 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.64%) BYOD
5 4 (3.64%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.64%) User Experience
6 3 (2.73%) Handset
7 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.82%) iPad
7 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.82%) PDA
7 2 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.82%) Social Media
7 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.91%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (56.36%) Apple iOS
2 42 (38.18%) Windows
3 19 (17.27%) Windows 10
4 12 (10.91%) Mac OS
5 11 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.55%) Linux
7 3 (2.73%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.82%) Solaris
8 2 (1.82%) Unix
9 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) Android Development
2 19 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.27%) Mobile Development
3 15 (13.64%) Open Source
4 14 (12.73%) ITIL
5 13 (11.82%) Software Engineering
6 11 (10.00%) Migration
7 10 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 10 (9.09%) Scrum
7 10 (9.09%) TDD
8 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (8.18%) iOS Development
8 9 (8.18%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (8.18%) Project Delivery
9 8 (7.27%) SDLC
10 7 (6.36%) Analytics
11 6 (5.45%) Incident Management
11 6 (5.45%) Microservices
11 6 (5.45%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.64%) Kotlin
2 35 (31.82%) Java
3 22 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 19 (17.27%) Objective-C
5 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.27%) C#
7 7 (6.36%) C
7 7 (6.36%) SQL
8 6 (5.45%) C++
9 4 (3.64%) Dart
9 4 (3.64%) Python
10 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.73%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.73%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.91%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.91%) ES6
11 1 (0.91%) PHP
11 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.91%) XPath
11 1 (0.91%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.36%) Degree
3 5 (4.55%) MCSE
4 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) CCNA
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.91%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.91%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) QA
1 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (28.18%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) Docker
4 1 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.91%) XenApp
4 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (16.36%) SCCM
2 13 (11.82%) AirWatch
3 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (3.64%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.73%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (1.82%) Ansible
6 2 (1.82%) Grafana
6 2 (1.82%) Kibana
6 2 (1.82%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.91%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 39 (35.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.18%) Apple
3 8 (7.27%) Citrix
3 8 (7.27%) VMware
3 8 (7.27%) Xamarin
4 6 (5.45%) SAP
4 6 (5.45%) ServiceNow
5 5 (4.55%) Cisco
5 5 (4.55%) Google
6 3 (2.73%) Adobe
6 3 (2.73%) Polycom
6 3 (2.73%) Sonus
7 2 (1.82%) Bomgar
7 2 (1.82%) Facebook
7 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.82%) Remedy
7 2 (1.82%) Splunk
7 2 (1.82%) Tealium
7 2 (1.82%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.91%) OutSystems