Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 164 199
Rank change year-on-year -3 +35 -8
Contract jobs citing Android 249 222 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.45% 1.37% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.60% 6.30% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 128 149
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £238 £213 £289
90th Percentile £553 £475 £481
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 8
South East median hourly rate £33.25 £14.40 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.90% -58.86% +112.12%
10th Percentile £11.63 £10.08 £16.98
90th Percentile £53.38 £47.50 £37.88
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.16 £28.00
% change year-on-year -5.46% -24.45% +86.67%

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 3,773 3,525 4,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.97% 21.77% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,041 1,977 2,775
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +3.67%
10th Percentile £168 £198 £191
90th Percentile £556 £538 £525
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 273 304
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £15.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.84% -20.51% +18.18%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £48.68
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.48% +1.52% +2.10%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Surrey +17 84 £425 +13.33% 16
Thames Valley -29 83 £400 +11.11% 40
Berkshire -4 40 £425 +18.06% 13
Buckinghamshire -18 33 £400 +10.34% 9
West Sussex +23 32 £450 +28.57% 6
Hampshire -22 32 £375 -4.76% 16
Oxfordshire +4 10 £350 -21.13% 18
East Sussex +4 9 £385 +18.46% 3
Kent +10 7 £400 -11.11% 10
Middlesex +8 3 £445 +48.09%
Android
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 142 (57.03%) Apple iOS
2 108 (43.37%) Mobile App
3 101 (40.56%) Android Development
4 91 (36.55%) Java
5 83 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (25.30%) Windows
7 56 (22.49%) JavaScript
8 51 (20.48%) Git (software)
9 50 (20.08%) iOS Development
10 44 (17.67%) Multithreading
10 44 (17.67%) C#
11 43 (17.27%) Mobile Development
12 37 (14.86%) .NET
13 35 (14.06%) Scrum
14 34 (13.65%) Node.js
15 33 (13.25%) Mobile Application Development
15 33 (13.25%) Microsoft
16 32 (12.85%) AngularJS
16 32 (12.85%) User Experience
17 31 (12.45%) C++
17 31 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
18 30 (12.05%) HTML
18 30 (12.05%) RESTful
19 28 (11.24%) Xamarin
19 28 (11.24%) CSS
20 27 (10.84%) Apple
20 27 (10.84%) Degree
20 27 (10.84%) Memory Management
20 27 (10.84%) Test Automation
21 26 (10.44%) Android SDK

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 8 (3.21%) CMS
1 8 (3.21%) Confluence
2 7 (2.81%) Mule
3 4 (1.61%) IIS
4 2 (0.80%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.80%) Apache
4 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.80%) Drupal
4 2 (0.80%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.80%) nginx
4 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon Alexa
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.40%) Liferay
5 1 (0.40%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.40%) Marvel
5 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (5.22%) InVision
2 11 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.61%) NUKE
4 4 (1.61%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.61%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.80%) UXPin
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.40%) Simulink
6 1 (0.40%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 13 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.61%) Office 365
3 9 (3.61%) SaaS
4 8 (3.21%) Google Play
5 5 (2.01%) NuGet
6 4 (1.61%) GitHub
6 4 (1.61%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.20%) Firebase
7 3 (1.20%) npm
7 3 (1.20%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.80%) IaaS
8 2 (0.80%) PaaS
8 2 (0.80%) Slack
9 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.40%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.21%) VoIP
1 8 (3.21%) VPN
1 8 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (2.81%) Internet
3 6 (2.41%) DNS
4 4 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (1.61%) LAN
4 4 (1.61%) WAN
5 3 (1.20%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.20%) DHCP
6 2 (0.80%) Firewall
6 2 (0.80%) PBX
6 2 (0.80%) PSTN
6 2 (0.80%) Skype
6 2 (0.80%) SSL
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.40%) NFC
7 1 (0.40%) RS-232
7 1 (0.40%) SMS
7 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.43%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.42%) Big Data
4 8 (3.21%) CouchDB
4 8 (3.21%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.81%) HBase
6 5 (2.01%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.01%) SQLite
7 4 (1.61%) MySQL
7 4 (1.61%) Redis
8 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.80%) GIS
9 2 (0.80%) QlikView
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (20.48%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.04%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.43%) Visual Studio
4 15 (6.02%) Subversion
5 13 (5.22%) Appium
5 13 (5.22%) JIRA
6 12 (4.82%) Android Studio
6 12 (4.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (4.02%) Cucumber
7 10 (4.02%) Selenium
8 9 (3.61%) Hudson
8 9 (3.61%) JUnit
8 9 (3.61%) Xcode
9 7 (2.81%) Cobertura
9 7 (2.81%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.81%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.01%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.01%) git-flow
10 5 (2.01%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.01%) Trac
General
1 18 (7.23%) Finance
2 13 (5.22%) Banking
3 11 (4.42%) Marketing
4 8 (3.21%) Billing
5 7 (2.81%) Games
6 6 (2.41%) Retail
7 4 (1.61%) Electronics
8 3 (1.20%) Digital Economy
8 3 (1.20%) Publishing
8 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.80%) Automotive
9 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Avionics
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (49.40%) Developer
2 53 (21.29%) Android Developer
3 29 (11.65%) Mobile Developer
4 17 (6.83%) Senior Developer
5 15 (6.02%) Architect
5 15 (6.02%) iOS Developer
6 14 (5.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (5.62%) iOS Android Developer
7 13 (5.22%) Xamarin Developer
8 11 (4.42%) Analyst
8 11 (4.42%) Android Engineer
8 11 (4.42%) Applications Developer
8 11 (4.42%) C# Developer
8 11 (4.42%) Designer
8 11 (4.42%) Java Developer
8 11 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (4.42%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.42%) Tester
9 10 (4.02%) Automation Tester
10 9 (3.61%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.86%) .NET
2 34 (13.65%) Node.js
3 32 (12.85%) AngularJS
4 30 (12.05%) HTML
4 30 (12.05%) RESTful
5 28 (11.24%) CSS
6 26 (10.44%) Android SDK
7 23 (9.24%) HTML5
7 23 (9.24%) React
8 21 (8.43%) J2ME
8 21 (8.43%) REST
9 19 (7.63%) jQuery
10 18 (7.23%) Sass
11 15 (6.02%) Web Services
12 12 (4.82%) Apache Cordova
12 12 (4.82%) Hibernate
12 12 (4.82%) JSON
12 12 (4.82%) SOAP
12 12 (4.82%) Vue.js
13 11 (4.42%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 108 (43.37%) Mobile App
2 32 (12.85%) User Experience
3 24 (9.64%) Blackberry
4 16 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (6.02%) Computer Science
6 13 (5.22%) Virtual Team
7 9 (3.61%) iPad
8 8 (3.21%) Clustering
8 8 (3.21%) Data Structures
8 8 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (2.81%) iPhone
9 7 (2.81%) Smartphone
10 5 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.61%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.20%) Animation
12 3 (1.20%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.20%) Social Media
12 3 (1.20%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 142 (57.03%) Apple iOS
2 63 (25.30%) Windows
3 26 (10.44%) Windows 10
4 21 (8.43%) Linux
5 8 (3.21%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.81%) Mac OS X
7 6 (2.41%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (1.61%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 2 (0.80%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.80%) Debian
10 2 (0.80%) Unix
10 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (40.56%) Android Development
2 83 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (20.08%) iOS Development
4 44 (17.67%) Multithreading
5 43 (17.27%) Mobile Development
6 35 (14.06%) Scrum
7 33 (13.25%) Mobile Application Development
8 31 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (10.84%) Memory Management
9 27 (10.84%) Test Automation
10 23 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (9.24%) OO
11 21 (8.43%) API Design
11 21 (8.43%) DevOps
12 20 (8.03%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.83%) Front End Development
13 17 (6.83%) ITIL
13 17 (6.83%) Prototyping
14 16 (6.43%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (6.43%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 91 (36.55%) Java
2 56 (22.49%) JavaScript
3 44 (17.67%) C#
4 31 (12.45%) C++
5 18 (7.23%) Objective-C
6 16 (6.43%) Kotlin
6 16 (6.43%) SQL
7 15 (6.02%) TypeScript
8 14 (5.62%) Apple Swift
9 12 (4.82%) C
9 12 (4.82%) ES6
10 10 (4.02%) Python
11 7 (2.81%) PHP
12 5 (2.01%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.01%) Go
12 5 (2.01%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.61%) VBA
13 4 (1.61%) XAML
14 3 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (10.84%) Degree
2 8 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.81%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (2.41%) Master's Degree
4 6 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.01%) MCSE
6 4 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.20%) MCITP
8 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.40%) ECDL
8 1 (0.40%) ISEB
8 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.83%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.40%) MISRA
2 1 (0.40%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.43%) Docker
3 4 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.40%) Firmware
5 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (2.81%) Ansible
1 7 (2.81%) Kubernetes
1 7 (2.81%) SCCM
2 5 (2.01%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.20%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.40%) SELinux
5 1 (0.40%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 33 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.24%) Xamarin
3 27 (10.84%) Apple
4 22 (8.84%) Google
5 16 (6.43%) Adobe
6 10 (4.02%) Citrix
7 7 (2.81%) Oracle
7 7 (2.81%) Samsung
8 4 (1.61%) Autodesk
8 4 (1.61%) Cisco
8 4 (1.61%) Tableau
9 3 (1.20%) IBM
10 2 (0.80%) ATG
10 2 (0.80%) Cognos
10 2 (0.80%) Demandware
10 2 (0.80%) hybris
10 2 (0.80%) Motorola
10 2 (0.80%) NetApp
10 2 (0.80%) SAP
10 2 (0.80%) VMware