Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 194 162
Rank change year-on-year +26 -32 +19
Contract jobs citing Android 244 196 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.54% 1.21% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.97% 5.25% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 108 85
South East median daily rate £375 £380 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +15.15% -6.38%
10th Percentile £126 £140 £213
90th Percentile £500 £501 £490
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 5 7
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £45.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.67% +157.14% -7.89%
10th Percentile £11.85 £42.20 £14.50
90th Percentile £61.13 £115.00 £46.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £32.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -45.31% +42.22% +4.65%

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 3,502 3,732 3,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.08% 22.99% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,940 2,087 1,939
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £157 £141 £200
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 268 271
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £47.79
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -2.02%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +22 128 £350 -11.11% 31
Buckinghamshire +36 63 £375 -18.92% 4
Berkshire +1 51 £403 +3.87% 18
Surrey -11 42 £388 +6.16% 33
Hampshire -21 30 £370 -4.52% 25
West Sussex -1 21 £490 -2.00% 6
East Sussex +5 18 £388 +14.81% 4
Oxfordshire +27 14 £300 +33.33% 9
Middlesex +13 3 £270 -10.00% 1
Kent +17 1 - - 11
Android
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 127 (52.05%) Apple iOS
2 101 (41.39%) Mobile App
3 98 (40.16%) Android Development
4 71 (29.10%) Windows
4 71 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (25.82%) Microsoft
6 56 (22.95%) Java
7 51 (20.90%) Mobile Development
8 50 (20.49%) TDD
9 44 (18.03%) Xamarin
10 43 (17.62%) C#
11 34 (13.93%) Apple
11 34 (13.93%) Finance
12 32 (13.11%) Active Directory
12 32 (13.11%) Windows 10
13 30 (12.30%) Google
14 29 (11.89%) JIRA
15 27 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
15 27 (11.07%) SCCM
16 26 (10.66%) OO
16 26 (10.66%) iOS Development
16 26 (10.66%) Google Play
16 26 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
17 25 (10.25%) Git (software)
17 25 (10.25%) HTML
17 25 (10.25%) Scrum
18 24 (9.84%) .NET
19 23 (9.43%) Test Automation
19 23 (9.43%) User Experience
20 22 (9.02%) Multithreading

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 7 (2.87%) Confluence
1 7 (2.87%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.64%) IIS
3 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.05%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.82%) UXPin
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.41%) NUKE
6 1 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (10.66%) Google Play
3 16 (6.56%) Office 365
4 15 (6.15%) GitHub
5 12 (4.92%) NuGet
6 7 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.82%) G Suite
7 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.82%) iTunes
7 2 (0.82%) SaaS
7 2 (0.82%) Serverless
8 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.41%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.41%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.10%) DNS
2 9 (3.69%) VPN
3 8 (3.28%) Internet
3 8 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.05%) LAN
4 5 (2.05%) WAN
5 4 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (1.23%) DHCP
6 3 (1.23%) Firewall
6 3 (1.23%) Skype
6 3 (1.23%) VoIP
6 3 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.23%) WLAN
7 2 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.82%) MQTT
7 2 (0.82%) Wireless
8 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.41%) FTP
8 1 (0.41%) HTTP
8 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (1.64%) Redis
3 3 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.82%) Big Data
4 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.41%) Cloudant
5 1 (0.41%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.41%) DB2
5 1 (0.41%) GIS
5 1 (0.41%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (11.89%) JIRA
2 25 (10.25%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.56%) Android Studio
4 15 (6.15%) Visual Studio
5 14 (5.74%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.92%) Subversion
6 12 (4.92%) Trac
7 9 (3.69%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.87%) Eclipse
8 7 (2.87%) Selenium
9 6 (2.46%) Appium
9 6 (2.46%) GitLab
9 6 (2.46%) Xcode
10 4 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.64%) Gradle
10 4 (1.64%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.23%) Calabash
11 3 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.82%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (13.93%) Finance
2 7 (2.87%) Publishing
2 7 (2.87%) Retail
2 7 (2.87%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.46%) Banking
4 4 (1.64%) Electronics
4 4 (1.64%) Legal
4 4 (1.64%) Marketing
5 2 (0.82%) Automotive
5 2 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Billing
6 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (52.46%) Developer
2 72 (29.51%) Android Developer
3 28 (11.48%) Xamarin Developer
4 27 (11.07%) Analyst
5 20 (8.20%) Mobile Developer
6 15 (6.15%) Desktop Support
6 15 (6.15%) Support Analyst
7 14 (5.74%) Test Manager
8 13 (5.33%) Designer
9 12 (4.92%) IT Support
10 11 (4.51%) Architect
11 10 (4.10%) Applications Developer
11 10 (4.10%) React Developer
12 9 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (3.69%) Service Analyst
12 9 (3.69%) Service Desk Analyst
12 9 (3.69%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.69%) UX Designer
13 8 (3.28%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (3.28%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.25%) HTML
2 24 (9.84%) .NET
3 19 (7.79%) Android SDK
4 17 (6.97%) ASP.NET
4 17 (6.97%) JSON
5 16 (6.56%) Web Services
6 15 (6.15%) CSS
7 13 (5.33%) REST
7 13 (5.33%) XML
8 12 (4.92%) AngularJS
9 11 (4.51%) React Native
10 10 (4.10%) React
10 10 (4.10%) RxJava
11 8 (3.28%) J2ME
11 8 (3.28%) OpenGL
11 8 (3.28%) RESTful
11 8 (3.28%) Spring
12 7 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (2.87%) HTML5
12 7 (2.87%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 101 (41.39%) Mobile App
2 23 (9.43%) User Experience
3 15 (6.15%) Blackberry
4 11 (4.51%) iPhone
4 11 (4.51%) Smartphone
5 8 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.28%) Animation
5 8 (3.28%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.28%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.05%) Handset
8 4 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Licensing
9 3 (1.23%) iPad
10 2 (0.82%) BYOD
10 2 (0.82%) EPoS
10 2 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.41%) PKI
11 1 (0.41%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 127 (52.05%) Apple iOS
2 71 (29.10%) Windows
3 32 (13.11%) Windows 10
4 18 (7.38%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.28%) Linux
6 7 (2.87%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.46%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.82%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.41%) Unix
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (40.16%) Android Development
2 71 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (20.90%) Mobile Development
4 50 (20.49%) TDD
5 26 (10.66%) iOS Development
5 26 (10.66%) OO
5 26 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (10.25%) Scrum
7 23 (9.43%) Test Automation
8 22 (9.02%) Multithreading
9 21 (8.61%) Non-Functional Testing
10 17 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (6.97%) Memory Management
10 17 (6.97%) Test Management
11 16 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (6.56%) Integration Testing
11 16 (6.56%) ITIL
11 16 (6.56%) MVVM
11 16 (6.56%) Open Source
11 16 (6.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (22.95%) Java
2 43 (17.62%) C#
3 20 (8.20%) C++
4 19 (7.79%) JavaScript
5 17 (6.97%) Kotlin
6 14 (5.74%) Apple Swift
7 9 (3.69%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.46%) SQL
9 3 (1.23%) C
9 3 (1.23%) Ruby
10 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.82%) PHP
10 2 (0.82%) Python
11 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.41%) Java 8
11 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.41%) Perl
11 1 (0.41%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (7.79%) Degree
2 10 (4.10%) Master's Degree
3 9 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.64%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.64%) PMP
5 4 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.82%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.82%) MCITP
6 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) CCNA
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.41%) MCP
7 1 (0.41%) MCSA
7 1 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.33%) QA
2 6 (2.46%) SLA
3 4 (1.64%) PMO
4 1 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.87%) Docker
4 6 (2.46%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.23%) XenApp
6 2 (0.82%) Firmware
6 2 (0.82%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (11.07%) SCCM
2 7 (2.87%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.46%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.82%) Ansible
4 2 (0.82%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (25.82%) Microsoft
2 44 (18.03%) Xamarin
3 34 (13.93%) Apple
4 30 (12.30%) Google
5 22 (9.02%) VMware
6 14 (5.74%) Micro Focus
7 6 (2.46%) Samsung
8 5 (2.05%) Citrix
8 5 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.64%) Adobe
9 4 (1.64%) Avaya
9 4 (1.64%) Demandware
9 4 (1.64%) Remedy
9 4 (1.64%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.23%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.23%) Dell
10 3 (1.23%) SAP
11 2 (0.82%) Cisco
11 2 (0.82%) HP
11 2 (0.82%) Mitel