Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 153 172
Rank change year-on-year -45 +19 +15
Contract jobs citing Android 192 223 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.16% 1.44% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.07% 6.49% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 90 176
South East median daily rate £388 £330 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.42% -7.69% +10.00%
10th Percentile £140 £212 £213
90th Percentile £501 £478 £543
England median daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.14% -7.89% +26.67%
10th Percentile £42.20 £14.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £115.00 £46.50 £51.25
England median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +42.22% +4.65% +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 3,787 3,436 4,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.97% 22.22% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,128 1,963 2,531
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +9.30%
10th Percentile £143 £200 £200
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 272 409
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.18 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.19% -19.13% +25.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.71 £51.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +3.13%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -30 114 £400 +14.29% 41
Buckinghamshire -31 52 £463 +34.06% 8
Berkshire -41 48 £388 +10.71% 22
Surrey -9 35 £370 +85.00% 11
Hampshire +4 26 £388 +19.23% 15
Oxfordshire +2 14 £225 -30.77% 11
West Sussex -10 5 £500 +2.56% 8
East Sussex -16 5 £325 -13.33% 4
Kent -23 3 £275 -15.38% 4
Middlesex +2 1 £300 -14.29%
Android
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 118 (61.46%) Apple iOS
2 80 (41.67%) Mobile App
3 71 (36.98%) Windows
4 58 (30.21%) Android Development
5 56 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (25.00%) Java
7 42 (21.88%) Active Directory
8 40 (20.83%) JavaScript
9 38 (19.79%) Git (software)
10 34 (17.71%) Apple
11 32 (16.67%) TDD
12 31 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (16.15%) REST
13 30 (15.63%) Test Automation
13 30 (15.63%) Mobile Development
14 28 (14.58%) HTML
15 27 (14.06%) Jenkins
16 26 (13.54%) iOS Development
16 26 (13.54%) Web Services
16 26 (13.54%) Microsoft
17 24 (12.50%) Apple Swift
18 23 (11.98%) ITIL
19 22 (11.46%) CSS
19 22 (11.46%) Finance
19 22 (11.46%) User Experience
19 22 (11.46%) Windows 10
19 22 (11.46%) QA
19 22 (11.46%) HTML5
20 21 (10.94%) SCCM
20 21 (10.94%) AngularJS

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 14 (7.29%) Confluence
2 11 (5.73%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.60%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.04%) Apache
5 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.13%) Photoshop
4 5 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.52%) Flinto
6 1 (0.52%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.52%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.81%) Office 365
2 12 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.69%) Sauce Labs
4 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (3.65%) SaaS
6 6 (3.13%) Firebase
7 4 (2.08%) npm
8 1 (0.52%) GitHub
8 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.29%) Internet
2 11 (5.73%) VPN
3 10 (5.21%) LTE
4 8 (4.17%) VoLTE
4 8 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (3.65%) Bluetooth
5 7 (3.65%) GSM
5 7 (3.65%) HSPA
5 7 (3.65%) VoWiFi
5 7 (3.65%) WCDMA
6 5 (2.60%) 3G
6 5 (2.60%) LAN
6 5 (2.60%) Skype
7 4 (2.08%) DNS
7 4 (2.08%) SAN
7 4 (2.08%) VoIP
8 3 (1.56%) DHCP
8 3 (1.56%) Firewall
8 3 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.21%) Redis
2 4 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.56%) Big Data
3 3 (1.56%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.56%) MySQL
4 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.04%) SQLite
5 1 (0.52%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.52%) QlikView
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 38 (19.79%) Git (software)
2 27 (14.06%) Jenkins
3 20 (10.42%) Android Studio
4 17 (8.85%) Selenium
5 16 (8.33%) Appium
5 16 (8.33%) JIRA
5 16 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 15 (7.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (7.29%) Bitbucket
7 14 (7.29%) Xcode
8 13 (6.77%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.65%) gulp
10 6 (3.13%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.13%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.60%) webpack
12 4 (2.08%) Calabash
13 3 (1.56%) Bower
13 3 (1.56%) Jasmine
13 3 (1.56%) PhantomJS
13 3 (1.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (11.46%) Finance
2 17 (8.85%) Banking
3 14 (7.29%) Publishing
3 14 (7.29%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.65%) Retail
5 5 (2.60%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (2.08%) Electronics
6 4 (2.08%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.04%) Games
7 2 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (35.42%) Developer
2 31 (16.15%) Android Developer
3 20 (10.42%) Architect
4 15 (7.81%) Desktop Support
4 15 (7.81%) Support Engineer
5 14 (7.29%) Tester
6 13 (6.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (6.77%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.25%) Analyst
7 12 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 12 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
8 10 (5.21%) Designer
8 10 (5.21%) QA Tester
8 10 (5.21%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.69%) Android Engineer
9 9 (4.69%) QA Automation Tester
9 9 (4.69%) Senior Android Developer
9 9 (4.69%) Xamarin Developer
10 8 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (4.17%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.15%) REST
2 28 (14.58%) HTML
3 26 (13.54%) Web Services
4 22 (11.46%) CSS
4 22 (11.46%) HTML5
5 21 (10.94%) AngularJS
6 20 (10.42%) Android SDK
7 18 (9.38%) Node.js
8 17 (8.85%) SOAP
9 16 (8.33%) CSS3
10 11 (5.73%) .NET
10 11 (5.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (5.21%) Ionic Framework
11 10 (5.21%) JSON
11 10 (5.21%) React
11 10 (5.21%) RESTful
12 9 (4.69%) Apache Cordova
12 9 (4.69%) Sass
13 7 (3.65%) LESS
13 7 (3.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 80 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 22 (11.46%) User Experience
3 20 (10.42%) iPhone
4 16 (8.33%) Smartphone
5 14 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.21%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.17%) Fat Client
7 8 (4.17%) iPad
7 8 (4.17%) Thin Client
8 7 (3.65%) Blackberry
8 7 (3.65%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (2.60%) Life Science
10 4 (2.08%) Graphic Design
11 3 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.56%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.04%) Social Media
13 1 (0.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 118 (61.46%) Apple iOS
2 71 (36.98%) Windows
3 22 (11.46%) Windows 10
4 16 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 15 (7.81%) Windows 7
6 14 (7.29%) Windows Server
7 10 (5.21%) Linux
8 8 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.13%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.56%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.56%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.56%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.56%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.04%) Solaris
14 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (30.21%) Android Development
2 56 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (16.67%) TDD
4 31 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (15.63%) Mobile Development
5 30 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 26 (13.54%) iOS Development
7 23 (11.98%) ITIL
8 18 (9.38%) Open Source
9 17 (8.85%) Mentoring
10 15 (7.81%) Scrum
11 13 (6.77%) Coaching
11 13 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.25%) DevOps
12 12 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 11 (5.73%) BDD
13 11 (5.73%) Project Management
14 10 (5.21%) Problem Management
14 10 (5.21%) Service Design
14 10 (5.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.00%) Java
2 40 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 24 (12.50%) Apple Swift
4 21 (10.94%) C#
4 21 (10.94%) SQL
5 14 (7.29%) C++
6 11 (5.73%) Objective-C
7 6 (3.13%) C
8 5 (2.60%) Ruby
9 4 (2.08%) PHP
9 4 (2.08%) Python
10 3 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.56%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.52%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.52%) ES6
12 1 (0.52%) VB
12 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (9.90%) Degree
2 13 (6.77%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.65%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.60%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.60%) Master's Degree
6 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.08%) MCSA
8 3 (1.56%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.04%) CCA
9 2 (1.04%) CCNA
9 2 (1.04%) CCSP
9 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.04%) MCP
9 2 (1.04%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.46%) QA
2 5 (2.60%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) PMO
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (10.94%) SCCM
2 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.08%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.56%) SCOM
5 2 (1.04%) Ansible
5 2 (1.04%) WSUS
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 34 (17.71%) Apple
2 26 (13.54%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.90%) Citrix
4 17 (8.85%) Xamarin
5 9 (4.69%) Samsung
6 5 (2.60%) HP
6 5 (2.60%) VMware
7 4 (2.08%) Google
8 3 (1.56%) MobileIron
8 3 (1.56%) NetApp
8 3 (1.56%) Remedy
9 2 (1.04%) Demandware
9 2 (1.04%) Lotus
9 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.04%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.04%) Sun
10 1 (0.52%) BMC
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco
10 1 (0.52%) StorageTek
10 1 (0.52%) Symantec