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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 180 155
Rank change year-on-year +11 -25  
Contract jobs citing Android 69 98 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.90% 1.11% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.09% 4.49% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 63 74
Median daily rate £360 £386 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.79% +17.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £463 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +0.71% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £12.05 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.45 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00%  

Android is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1685 2181 2385
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 22.06% 24.76% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 1283 1254
Median daily rate £385 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +5.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 246
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.25% +27.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Android as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +14 18 £400 +1.58% 12
Berkshire +16 13 £360 +7.46% 12
Buckinghamshire -15 13 £350 -17.64% 7
Hampshire -9 10 £225 -51.35% 12
East Sussex +6 5 £325 - 5
Kent -1 5 £425 - 4
Oxfordshire -5 5 £388 -8.82% 8
West Sussex -1 1 - - 1
Android
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Android.

1 102 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 77 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (36.27%) Android Development
4 72 (35.29%) Mobile App
5 59 (28.92%) Windows
6 55 (26.96%) Java
7 38 (18.63%) Scrum
8 36 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 36 (17.65%) Finance
8 36 (17.65%) User Experience
9 34 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 33 (16.18%) Banking
11 32 (15.69%) Apple
11 32 (15.69%) Active Directory
12 30 (14.71%) Test Automation
13 29 (14.22%) Mobile Development
14 28 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (13.24%) Android Studio
15 27 (13.24%) iOS Development
15 27 (13.24%) C#
15 27 (13.24%) TDD
16 26 (12.75%) Apple Swift
17 25 (12.25%) REST
18 24 (11.76%) Degree
19 23 (11.27%) JavaScript
20 22 (10.78%) HTML
21 20 (9.80%) QA
21 20 (9.80%) RESTful
22 19 (9.31%) Xamarin
22 19 (9.31%) JIRA

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 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.43%) Confluence
2 7 (3.43%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.45%) CMS
3 5 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.47%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.98%) Apache
6 2 (0.98%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.49%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.49%) Drupal
7 1 (0.49%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.49%) Liferay
7 1 (0.49%) Marvel
7 1 (0.49%) nginx
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (5.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (2.45%) InVision
3 4 (1.96%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.49%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.49%) Flinto
4 1 (0.49%) InDesign
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.39%) Office 365
2 7 (3.43%) Google Play
3 6 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.47%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.98%) SaaS
6 2 (0.98%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.49%) GitHub
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.84%) LTE
2 14 (6.86%) WAN
3 13 (6.37%) LAN
4 11 (5.39%) GSM
4 11 (5.39%) HSPA
4 11 (5.39%) VPN
4 11 (5.39%) WCDMA
5 9 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (4.41%) DHCP
5 9 (4.41%) DNS
5 9 (4.41%) SMTP
6 8 (3.92%) Internet
7 6 (2.94%) Skype
8 5 (2.45%) Wireless
9 4 (1.96%) Firewall
9 4 (1.96%) MPLS
9 4 (1.96%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.96%) WLAN
10 3 (1.47%) Bluetooth
10 3 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.43%) Redis
2 5 (2.45%) Hazelcast
3 3 (1.47%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.98%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (0.98%) GIS
4 2 (0.98%) MySQL
4 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.24%) Android Studio
3 19 (9.31%) JIRA
4 16 (7.84%) Xcode
5 13 (6.37%) Selenium
6 11 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (4.90%) Gradle
7 10 (4.90%) Maven
8 8 (3.92%) Appium
8 8 (3.92%) Bitbucket
8 8 (3.92%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.92%) WebDriver
9 7 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (3.43%) NUnit
10 6 (2.94%) Calabash
10 6 (2.94%) Subversion
11 5 (2.45%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.96%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.96%) Jenkins
13 3 (1.47%) JUnit
General
1 36 (17.65%) Finance
2 33 (16.18%) Banking
3 17 (8.33%) Publishing
4 13 (6.37%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.39%) Electronics
6 6 (2.94%) Marketing
6 6 (2.94%) Retail
7 4 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.47%) Advertising
8 3 (1.47%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 82 (40.20%) Developer
2 44 (21.57%) Android Developer
3 28 (13.73%) Designer
4 24 (11.76%) Architect
5 23 (11.27%) UI Designer
6 19 (9.31%) Java Developer
7 13 (6.37%) IT Support
8 12 (5.88%) Applications Developer
8 12 (5.88%) Mobile Designer
8 12 (5.88%) Mobile UI Designer
8 12 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 11 (5.39%) Java Android Developer
10 10 (4.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 10 (4.90%) Mobile Developer
10 10 (4.90%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.90%) Xamarin Developer
11 9 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (4.41%) Tester
11 9 (4.41%) UI/UX Designer
11 9 (4.41%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.25%) REST
2 22 (10.78%) HTML
3 20 (9.80%) RESTful
4 19 (9.31%) CSS
5 18 (8.82%) Android SDK
6 16 (7.84%) Node.js
7 15 (7.35%) Web Services
8 14 (6.86%) .NET
8 14 (6.86%) Spring
9 12 (5.88%) SOAP
10 11 (5.39%) AngularJS
11 10 (4.90%) JSON
12 9 (4.41%) HTML5
12 9 (4.41%) Material Design
13 8 (3.92%) React
14 6 (2.94%) XML
15 5 (2.45%) Cocoa
15 5 (2.45%) Grails
15 5 (2.45%) jQuery
15 5 (2.45%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 72 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 36 (17.65%) User Experience
3 28 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.35%) iPhone
5 13 (6.37%) Mobile Banking
6 11 (5.39%) Computer Science
7 10 (4.90%) iPad
8 9 (4.41%) Smartphone
9 8 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (3.92%) Management Information System
10 7 (3.43%) Animation
10 7 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.94%) CESG
12 5 (2.45%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (1.96%) RSA SecurID
14 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.98%) Handset
14 2 (0.98%) Replication
14 2 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 102 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 59 (28.92%) Windows
3 18 (8.82%) Windows 7
4 11 (5.39%) Linux
4 11 (5.39%) Windows 10
5 10 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.92%) Mac OS X
7 7 (3.43%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.45%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.98%) Unix
10 2 (0.98%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (36.27%) Android Development
3 38 (18.63%) Scrum
4 30 (14.71%) Test Automation
5 29 (14.22%) Mobile Development
6 27 (13.24%) iOS Development
6 27 (13.24%) TDD
7 18 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (8.33%) OO
9 16 (7.84%) Service Design
10 15 (7.35%) Coaching
10 15 (7.35%) Mobile Device Management
11 13 (6.37%) Mentoring
12 12 (5.88%) Problem Management
13 11 (5.39%) Mobile Application Development
13 11 (5.39%) Project Management
13 11 (5.39%) Software Engineering
13 11 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (4.90%) BDD
15 9 (4.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.96%) Java
2 27 (13.24%) C#
3 26 (12.75%) Apple Swift
4 23 (11.27%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.31%) C++
5 19 (9.31%) Objective-C
6 11 (5.39%) C
6 11 (5.39%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.90%) SQL
8 9 (4.41%) VB
8 9 (4.41%) XAML
9 7 (3.43%) Ruby
9 7 (3.43%) Scala
10 4 (1.96%) PHP
11 3 (1.47%) Groovy
11 3 (1.47%) Python
12 2 (0.98%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.98%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (11.76%) Degree
2 13 (6.37%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.90%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.96%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.98%) ISEB
6 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.80%) QA
2 4 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.37%) Docker
3 5 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (7.35%) AirWatch
2 9 (4.41%) NetBackup
2 9 (4.41%) WSUS
3 5 (2.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.96%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 32 (15.69%) Apple
3 19 (9.31%) Xamarin
4 17 (8.33%) Google
5 12 (5.88%) Adobe
6 10 (4.90%) VMware
7 9 (4.41%) Cisco
7 9 (4.41%) MobileIron
7 9 (4.41%) Remedy
7 9 (4.41%) Symantec
8 5 (2.45%) Samsung
9 4 (1.96%) BMC
9 4 (1.96%) CA
9 4 (1.96%) Dell
9 4 (1.96%) HP
9 4 (1.96%) Peregrine
9 4 (1.96%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.96%) Spiceworks
9 4 (1.96%) Toshiba
10 3 (1.47%) Lotus
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