Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 181 201
Rank change year-on-year +11 +20 +10
Contract jobs citing Android 179 228 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.35% 1.37% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.99% 6.48% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 104 106
South East median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +15.94%
10th Percentile £148 £137 £142
90th Percentile £511 £538 £497
England median daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 10
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% -53.33% +130.77%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.65 £11.06
90th Percentile £47.50 £62.25 £58.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% -42.62% +33.57%

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 2,986 3,517 3,846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.49% 21.16% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,707 1,918 2,145
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £136 £158 £150
90th Percentile £569 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 302 303
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% - +2.58%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.00 £50.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 November 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 22 November 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 22 November 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 -2 73 £188 -51.61% 38
Berkshire +23 47 £168 -56.63% 19
Hampshire +22 40 £438 +16.67% 19
West Sussex +31 26 £350 -8.50% 4
Buckinghamshire -21 22 £274 -32.76% 9
Surrey +8 19 £388 +3.33% 13
East Sussex +14 16 £313 -20.63% 3
Oxfordshire +33 4 £175 -30.00% 10
Kent +10 4 £385 +126.47% 7
Android
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 77 (43.02%) Apple iOS
2 74 (41.34%) Windows
3 71 (39.66%) Microsoft
4 59 (32.96%) Android Development
5 58 (32.40%) Active Directory
6 47 (26.26%) Windows 10
7 42 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (22.91%) Office 365
9 39 (21.79%) Java
10 37 (20.67%) Kotlin
11 36 (20.11%) Mobile App
12 35 (19.55%) SCCM
13 30 (16.76%) JavaScript
13 30 (16.76%) Microsoft Office
14 28 (15.64%) Windows 7
15 27 (15.08%) ITIL
16 26 (14.53%) Azure
17 24 (13.41%) TDD
18 21 (11.73%) C#
18 21 (11.73%) SQL
19 20 (11.17%) Retail
20 19 (10.61%) Retrofit
21 18 (10.06%) Dagger
21 18 (10.06%) HTML
21 18 (10.06%) .NET
21 18 (10.06%) Apple
21 18 (10.06%) Xamarin
22 16 (8.94%) Wi-Fi
22 16 (8.94%) SQL Server
22 16 (8.94%) ASP.NET

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 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.79%) Captiva
2 5 (2.79%) Documentum
3 4 (2.23%) Confluence
4 2 (1.12%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.12%) CMS
4 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.12%) IIS
4 2 (1.12%) JBoss
4 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.12%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (16.76%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (22.91%) Office 365
2 26 (14.53%) Azure
3 11 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (3.35%) Azure Functions
4 6 (3.35%) G Suite
4 6 (3.35%) Serverless
5 5 (2.79%) AWS
5 5 (2.79%) OneDrive
6 4 (2.23%) GCP
7 3 (1.68%) GitHub
7 3 (1.68%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.68%) SaaS
7 3 (1.68%) TestFlight
8 2 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.12%) iTunes
8 2 (1.12%) npm
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.94%) Wi-Fi
2 14 (7.82%) VoIP
3 9 (5.03%) DNS
3 9 (5.03%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.47%) Bluetooth
4 8 (4.47%) LAN
4 8 (4.47%) WAN
5 7 (3.91%) VPN
6 6 (3.35%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (3.35%) Skype
7 5 (2.79%) DHCP
7 5 (2.79%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (2.23%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.23%) NAS
8 4 (2.23%) Unified Communications
8 4 (2.23%) Wireless
9 3 (1.68%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (1.68%) Firewall
9 3 (1.68%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.70%) SQLite
3 6 (3.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (3.35%) Cosmos DB
4 5 (2.79%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (2.79%) MS Access
5 4 (2.23%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.23%) MySQL
6 3 (1.68%) Big Data
6 3 (1.68%) BigQuery
6 3 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.56%) Power BI
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (8.38%) JIRA
2 14 (7.82%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.59%) Eclipse
4 7 (3.91%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.35%) Bitbucket
5 6 (3.35%) Selenium
6 5 (2.79%) Android Studio
6 5 (2.79%) Appium
6 5 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.79%) Xcode
7 4 (2.23%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.68%) Bitbucket Server
8 3 (1.68%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.12%) Grunt
9 2 (1.12%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.12%) Mocha
9 2 (1.12%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.12%) webpack
General
1 20 (11.17%) Retail
2 12 (6.70%) Finance
3 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.79%) Banking
4 5 (2.79%) Military
5 4 (2.23%) Local Government
6 3 (1.68%) Electronics
6 3 (1.68%) Law
7 2 (1.12%) Advertising
7 2 (1.12%) Games
7 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.12%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (43.58%) Developer
2 47 (26.26%) Android Developer
3 26 (14.53%) Analyst
4 17 (9.50%) Desktop Support
5 14 (7.82%) Senior Developer
5 14 (7.82%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.15%) Architect
8 10 (5.59%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.03%) Senior Android Developer
9 9 (5.03%) Service Analyst
9 9 (5.03%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (5.03%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.47%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (3.35%) IT Support
11 6 (3.35%) Junior
12 5 (2.79%) iOS Developer
12 5 (2.79%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.61%) Retrofit
2 18 (10.06%) .NET
2 18 (10.06%) Dagger
2 18 (10.06%) HTML
3 16 (8.94%) ASP.NET
4 13 (7.26%) AngularJS
4 13 (7.26%) JSON
5 12 (6.70%) REST
6 11 (6.15%) React
6 11 (6.15%) RxJava
7 10 (5.59%) CSS
7 10 (5.59%) RESTful
8 9 (5.03%) XML
9 8 (4.47%) .NET Framework
9 8 (4.47%) PhoneGap
9 8 (4.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 6 (3.35%) Android SDK
10 6 (3.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (3.35%) Entity Framework
10 6 (3.35%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.11%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.94%) Smartphone
3 14 (7.82%) iPhone
4 10 (5.59%) User Experience
5 9 (5.03%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.35%) BYOD
6 6 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.35%) iPad
6 6 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.68%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.12%) Animation
8 2 (1.12%) PDA
8 2 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.12%) Social Media
9 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 77 (43.02%) Apple iOS
2 74 (41.34%) Windows
3 47 (26.26%) Windows 10
4 28 (15.64%) Windows 7
5 15 (8.38%) Mac OS
6 7 (3.91%) Linux
6 7 (3.91%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.91%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (3.35%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.23%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) Unix
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.96%) Android Development
2 42 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.08%) ITIL
4 24 (13.41%) TDD
5 16 (8.94%) Incident Management
5 16 (8.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 16 (8.94%) Mobile Development
6 15 (8.38%) iOS Development
7 14 (7.82%) Software Engineering
8 13 (7.26%) BDD
8 13 (7.26%) ITSM
8 13 (7.26%) Mobile Device Management
8 13 (7.26%) MVVM
9 12 (6.70%) Scrum
9 12 (6.70%) Unit Testing
10 11 (6.15%) Computer Science
10 11 (6.15%) MVC
10 11 (6.15%) SDLC
11 10 (5.59%) SOLID
11 10 (5.59%) UML
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.79%) Java
2 37 (20.67%) Kotlin
3 30 (16.76%) JavaScript
4 21 (11.73%) C#
4 21 (11.73%) SQL
5 10 (5.59%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.03%) Apple Swift
7 8 (4.47%) C
8 7 (3.91%) Objective-C
8 7 (3.91%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.91%) Python
9 6 (3.35%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.79%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.79%) VBA
11 2 (1.12%) C++
11 2 (1.12%) ES6
11 2 (1.12%) Java 8
11 2 (1.12%) Scala
11 2 (1.12%) XPath
11 2 (1.12%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (8.94%) Degree
2 11 (6.15%) SC Cleared
2 11 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.79%) MCSE
6 4 (2.23%) CCNA
6 4 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.68%) MCP
7 3 (1.68%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.68%) PMP
7 3 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.12%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.12%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.56%) ACMT
9 1 (0.56%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.47%) QA
1 8 (4.47%) SLA
2 3 (1.68%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (32.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (19.55%) SCCM
2 14 (7.82%) AirWatch
2 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.12%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.06%) Apple
2 18 (10.06%) Xamarin
3 6 (3.35%) Cisco
3 6 (3.35%) Citrix
3 6 (3.35%) ServiceNow
4 5 (2.79%) Google
4 5 (2.79%) Micro Focus
4 5 (2.79%) OpenText
4 5 (2.79%) SAP
4 5 (2.79%) Telerik
5 4 (2.23%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.23%) Dell
6 3 (1.68%) Bomgar
6 3 (1.68%) Demandware
6 3 (1.68%) HP
6 3 (1.68%) Mitel
6 3 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.68%) VMware
7 2 (1.12%) Remedy