Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 160 155
Rank change year-on-year -14 -5 +23
Contract jobs citing Android 242 220 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.44% 1.41% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.39% 6.61% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 95 178
South East median daily rate £406 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £175 £164 £304
90th Percentile £538 £465 £462
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 17
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £14.40 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.31% -58.86% +86.67%
10th Percentile £13.40 £11.11 £14.48
90th Percentile £49.50 £47.50 £46.75
England median hourly rate £21.90 £19.93 £21.50
% change year-on-year +9.90% -7.31% +22.86%

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 3,789 3,330 4,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.57% 21.41% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,080 1,877 2,677
South East median daily rate £412 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £150 £200 £200
90th Percentile £569 £538 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 255 366
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -16.78% +15.25%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.60 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.14 £16.64 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% -2.12% +6.25%

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 April 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 22 April 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 22 April 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
Thames Valley -50 91 £375 +7.14% 43
Surrey +19 71 £406 +47.73% 31
Buckinghamshire -48 38 £415 +18.57% 7
Berkshire -17 36 £375 +15.38% 18
West Sussex +20 32 £455 +30.00% 5
Hampshire -13 30 £375 -1.32% 13
Oxfordshire +8 17 £225 -55.00% 18
East Sussex +5 8 £363 +11.54% 5
Kent -5 7 £425 -5.56% 6
Middlesex +1 3 £445 +48.09%
Android
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 137 (56.61%) Apple iOS
2 108 (44.63%) Mobile App
3 100 (41.32%) Android Development
4 83 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (33.47%) Java
6 69 (28.51%) Windows
7 60 (24.79%) JavaScript
8 53 (21.90%) Mobile Development
9 50 (20.66%) C#
10 46 (19.01%) Git (software)
11 45 (18.60%) iOS Development
12 41 (16.94%) AngularJS
13 40 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (15.70%) Node.js
14 38 (15.70%) HTML
15 37 (15.29%) Multithreading
15 37 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
16 35 (14.46%) HTML5
17 34 (14.05%) Android SDK
17 34 (14.05%) .NET
17 34 (14.05%) Scrum
18 33 (13.64%) CSS
18 33 (13.64%) Test Automation
19 31 (12.81%) Xamarin
19 31 (12.81%) User Experience
20 30 (12.40%) Jenkins
21 29 (11.98%) React
21 29 (11.98%) REST
21 29 (11.98%) Microsoft
22 28 (11.57%) RESTful

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 (4.13%) Confluence
2 8 (3.31%) CMS
3 7 (2.89%) Mule
4 6 (2.48%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.24%) Apache
5 3 (1.24%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.83%) IIS
6 2 (0.83%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.83%) nginx
6 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.41%) Drupal
7 1 (0.41%) JBoss
7 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (5.79%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.72%) InVision
4 7 (2.89%) Photoshop
5 5 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.83%) UXPin
8 1 (0.41%) NUKE
8 1 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.41%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.31%) Office 365
3 8 (3.31%) SaaS
4 7 (2.89%) Firebase
5 6 (2.48%) Sauce Labs
6 5 (2.07%) Google Play
6 5 (2.07%) NuGet
7 4 (1.65%) GitHub
7 4 (1.65%) npm
7 4 (1.65%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.83%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.83%) IaaS
8 2 (0.83%) PaaS
8 2 (0.83%) Slack
9 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.41%) G Suite
9 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.13%) Internet
2 8 (3.31%) VPN
3 5 (2.07%) DNS
4 4 (1.65%) LAN
5 3 (1.24%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.24%) Skype
5 3 (1.24%) VoIP
5 3 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.83%) DHCP
6 2 (0.83%) SSL
6 2 (0.83%) WAN
6 2 (0.83%) WLAN
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.41%) DMVPN
7 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.41%) Firewall
7 1 (0.41%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.61%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.55%) Big Data
4 8 (3.31%) CouchDB
5 7 (2.89%) HBase
5 7 (2.89%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.07%) MySQL
6 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.07%) Redis
7 4 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.65%) SQLite
8 3 (1.24%) QlikView
8 3 (1.24%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.83%) GIS
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (19.01%) Git (software)
2 30 (12.40%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (6.61%) Selenium
5 15 (6.20%) Android Studio
5 15 (6.20%) JIRA
6 13 (5.37%) Appium
6 13 (5.37%) Subversion
6 13 (5.37%) Visual Studio
6 13 (5.37%) WebDriver
7 10 (4.13%) Bitbucket
7 10 (4.13%) Hudson
8 9 (3.72%) JUnit
9 8 (3.31%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.89%) Cobertura
10 7 (2.89%) gulp
10 7 (2.89%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.48%) Xcode
12 5 (2.07%) Trac
12 5 (2.07%) webpack
General
1 19 (7.85%) Finance
2 11 (4.55%) Banking
3 10 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.89%) Marketing
5 6 (2.48%) Games
6 5 (2.07%) Retail
7 3 (1.24%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.83%) Back Office
8 2 (0.83%) Billing
8 2 (0.83%) Electronics
8 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.83%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (57.44%) Developer
2 57 (23.55%) Android Developer
3 28 (11.57%) Mobile Developer
4 21 (8.68%) Senior Developer
5 19 (7.85%) iOS Developer
5 19 (7.85%) Xamarin Developer
6 16 (6.61%) Analyst
6 16 (6.61%) iOS Android Developer
7 15 (6.20%) Architect
7 15 (6.20%) C# Developer
7 15 (6.20%) Designer
8 14 (5.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (4.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (4.55%) Desktop Support
10 11 (4.55%) Java Developer
11 10 (4.13%) Android Engineer
11 10 (4.13%) Software Developer
11 10 (4.13%) Tester
12 9 (3.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.94%) AngularJS
2 38 (15.70%) HTML
2 38 (15.70%) Node.js
3 35 (14.46%) HTML5
4 34 (14.05%) .NET
4 34 (14.05%) Android SDK
5 33 (13.64%) CSS
6 29 (11.98%) React
6 29 (11.98%) REST
7 28 (11.57%) RESTful
8 25 (10.33%) Web Services
9 24 (9.92%) Sass
10 20 (8.26%) J2ME
11 17 (7.02%) Apache Cordova
11 17 (7.02%) SOAP
12 16 (6.61%) jQuery
13 15 (6.20%) CSS3
13 15 (6.20%) Ionic Framework
14 13 (5.37%) JSON
15 12 (4.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 108 (44.63%) Mobile App
2 31 (12.81%) User Experience
3 22 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 20 (8.26%) iPhone
5 19 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (7.02%) Smartphone
7 14 (5.79%) Computer Science
8 13 (5.37%) Virtual Team
9 11 (4.55%) Fat Client
9 11 (4.55%) Thin Client
10 8 (3.31%) Clustering
10 8 (3.31%) Data Structures
11 7 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (2.89%) iPad
11 7 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.65%) Animation
12 4 (1.65%) Graphic Design
12 4 (1.65%) Life Science
13 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 137 (56.61%) Apple iOS
2 69 (28.51%) Windows
3 26 (10.74%) Windows 10
4 13 (5.37%) Mac OS X
4 13 (5.37%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.13%) Linux
6 5 (2.07%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.24%) Windows Phone
8 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.24%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.83%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.83%) Unix
10 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (41.32%) Android Development
2 83 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (21.90%) Mobile Development
4 45 (18.60%) iOS Development
5 40 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (15.29%) Multithreading
6 37 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (14.05%) Scrum
8 33 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 27 (11.16%) DevOps
10 25 (10.33%) ITIL
10 25 (10.33%) TDD
11 23 (9.50%) Memory Management
12 22 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
12 22 (9.09%) OO
13 20 (8.26%) API Design
14 18 (7.44%) Wireframes
15 17 (7.02%) BDD
16 15 (6.20%) Prototyping
17 14 (5.79%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (33.47%) Java
2 60 (24.79%) JavaScript
3 50 (20.66%) C#
4 22 (9.09%) SQL
5 21 (8.68%) C++
6 19 (7.85%) Apple Swift
7 18 (7.44%) Kotlin
7 18 (7.44%) Objective-C
8 15 (6.20%) TypeScript
9 9 (3.72%) PHP
10 8 (3.31%) ES6
11 7 (2.89%) Python
12 4 (1.65%) C
12 4 (1.65%) XAML
13 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.24%) Ruby
13 3 (1.24%) VBA
14 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (7.85%) Degree
2 7 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (2.89%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.07%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.07%) MCSE
4 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.65%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.83%) MCP
6 2 (0.83%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.83%) PMP
6 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.41%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.37%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) SLA
3 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (9.50%) Active Directory
1 23 (9.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (5.79%) SCCM
2 9 (3.72%) Ansible
3 4 (1.65%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.24%) Puppet
5 2 (0.83%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
6 1 (0.41%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 31 (12.81%) Xamarin
2 29 (11.98%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.50%) Apple
4 14 (5.79%) Citrix
5 11 (4.55%) Google
6 10 (4.13%) Adobe
7 8 (3.31%) Oracle
8 4 (1.65%) Demandware
9 3 (1.24%) Cognos
9 3 (1.24%) Samsung
10 2 (0.83%) ATG
10 2 (0.83%) hybris
10 2 (0.83%) IBM
10 2 (0.83%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.83%) NetApp
10 2 (0.83%) Remedy
10 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.83%) SAP
10 2 (0.83%) VMware
11 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow