Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 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
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 169 209
Rank change year-on-year +48 +40 -21
Contract jobs citing Android 43 198 202
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.18% 1.44% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.80% 6.49% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 99 93
Median daily rate £453 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.12% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £145 £137
90th Percentile £556 £526 £508
England median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 18
Median hourly rate £15.59 £14.18 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.94% +1.29% -68.89%
10th Percentile £15.32 £12.14 £10.35
90th Percentile £55.50 £50.13 £51.28
England median hourly rate £17.55 £16.10 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.98% -8.00% -36.36%

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 742 3,053 3,438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.42% 22.26% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 1,759 1,847
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £155 £146 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £445 £425 £433
% change year-on-year +4.71% -1.73% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 240 305
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.79 £11.18
90th Percentile £50.63 £53.88 £51.00
Median hourly rate £19.90 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.71% - -

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 28 October 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 +55 21 £453 +126.32% 9
Hampshire +45 12 £475 +5.56% 7
Berkshire +55 10 £470 +87.80% 5
Surrey +72 8 £405 +1.25% 7
Buckinghamshire +29 8 £439 +119.41%
Oxfordshire +43 3 - - 4
East Sussex +23 1 £475 +35.71% 3
Android
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 24 (55.81%) Apple iOS
2 19 (44.19%) Java
3 16 (37.21%) Android Development
4 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (32.56%) Mobile App
6 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
7 12 (27.91%) Windows
8 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
8 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
9 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
9 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (20.93%) Python
10 9 (20.93%) Objective-C
11 8 (18.60%) C#
11 8 (18.60%) TDD
11 8 (18.60%) Kotlin
12 7 (16.28%) User Experience
12 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (16.28%) Apple Swift
12 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
13 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (13.95%) REST
13 6 (13.95%) React
13 6 (13.95%) DevOps
13 6 (13.95%) React Native
13 6 (13.95%) JSON
13 6 (13.95%) jQuery
13 6 (13.95%) C++
13 6 (13.95%) HTML
13 6 (13.95%) CSS

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 3 (6.98%) DNN
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) Chatbot
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (11.63%) Azure
3 4 (9.30%) AWS
3 4 (9.30%) GitHub
3 4 (9.30%) npm
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.98%) Firebase
5 2 (4.65%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Office 365
6 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Bluetooth
2 3 (6.98%) Network Security
2 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.65%) ZigBee
3 2 (4.65%) Z-Wave
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) VPN
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) Big Data
3 2 (4.65%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.63%) Android Studio
4 4 (9.30%) Mocha
4 4 (9.30%) Selenium
5 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.98%) Gradle
5 3 (6.98%) Grunt
5 3 (6.98%) JIRA
5 3 (6.98%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) webpack
6 2 (4.65%) git-flow
6 2 (4.65%) Mockito
6 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.33%) CMake
7 1 (2.33%) JMeter
7 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.63%) Electronics
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.65%) Automotive
3 2 (4.65%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Android Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Applications Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Tester
4 3 (6.98%) Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Java Android Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Security Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Mobile Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) CSS
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
1 6 (13.95%) jQuery
1 6 (13.95%) JSON
1 6 (13.95%) React
1 6 (13.95%) React Native
1 6 (13.95%) REST
1 6 (13.95%) SOAP
2 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) Android SDK
2 5 (11.63%) Spring
3 4 (9.30%) Mongoose
3 4 (9.30%) Node.js
3 4 (9.30%) OAuth
3 4 (9.30%) RESTful
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 3 (6.98%) Android NDK
4 3 (6.98%) Chai
4 3 (6.98%) Material Design
4 3 (6.98%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Mobile App
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.28%) User Experience
3 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.65%) PKI
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.33%) Arduino
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (55.81%) Apple iOS
2 12 (27.91%) Windows
3 5 (11.63%) Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.65%) MVS
5 2 (4.65%) Tizen
6 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Android Development
2 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
4 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
5 8 (18.60%) TDD
6 6 (13.95%) DevOps
6 6 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
7 5 (11.63%) Mobile Development
7 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Microservices
8 4 (9.30%) Minimum Viable Product
8 4 (9.30%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (9.30%) MVVM
8 4 (9.30%) Open Source
8 4 (9.30%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.30%) User Stories
9 3 (6.98%) Computer Vision
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.93%) Objective-C
3 9 (20.93%) Python
4 8 (18.60%) C#
4 8 (18.60%) Kotlin
5 7 (16.28%) Apple Swift
6 6 (13.95%) C++
7 4 (9.30%) ES6
8 3 (6.98%) Perl
8 3 (6.98%) PHP
9 2 (4.65%) C
9 2 (4.65%) Java 8
9 2 (4.65%) SQL
10 1 (2.33%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.33%) GLSL
10 1 (2.33%) HLSL
10 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
1 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CEH
4 1 (2.33%) CISSP
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.33%) GIAC
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) PhD
4 1 (2.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) PCI DSS
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) GDPR
2 2 (4.65%) IEC 62304
2 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) NIST
3 1 (2.33%) COBIT
3 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
1 5 (11.63%) Xamarin
2 3 (6.98%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) OutSystems
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Apple
4 1 (2.33%) Avaya
4 1 (2.33%) Capita
4 1 (2.33%) Mitel
4 1 (2.33%) NVIDIA