Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 192 208
Rank change year-on-year +16 +16 +7
Contract jobs citing Android 239 201 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.44% 1.22% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.72% 5.46% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 108 119
South East median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £163 £189 £228
90th Percentile £538 £489 £481
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 6
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.86% -47.37% +95.59%
10th Percentile £10.30 £9.31 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £46.88
England median hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year -34.55% +20.43% +42.72%

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 3,559 3,684 4,169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.48% 22.44% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,912 2,042 2,496
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £164 £172 £200
90th Percentile £563 £538 £530
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 271 273
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.80
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.69%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 0 98 £400 +3.09% 43
Surrey -8 65 £413 +3.13% 37
Buckinghamshire +12 52 £400 - 12
Hampshire -3 42 £375 +4.90% 14
Berkshire -27 35 £413 +6.45% 16
West Sussex +11 16 £473 +18.13% 11
Oxfordshire +11 11 £350 -9.68% 15
East Sussex 0 11 £388 +26.53% 7
Kent +7 4 £235 -41.25% 10
Middlesex - 4 £440 - 2
Android
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 135 (56.49%) Apple iOS
2 109 (45.61%) Mobile App
3 97 (40.59%) Android Development
4 76 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (29.71%) Java
6 60 (25.10%) Windows
7 49 (20.50%) Git (software)
7 49 (20.50%) iOS Development
8 43 (17.99%) Mobile Development
9 41 (17.15%) JavaScript
10 36 (15.06%) Microsoft
11 32 (13.39%) Scrum
12 27 (11.30%) C++
13 26 (10.88%) Multithreading
14 25 (10.46%) Xamarin
14 25 (10.46%) Active Directory
14 25 (10.46%) Apple
14 25 (10.46%) Windows 10
15 24 (10.04%) .NET
15 24 (10.04%) User Experience
16 23 (9.62%) Mobile Application Development
16 23 (9.62%) C#
16 23 (9.62%) Linux
17 22 (9.21%) Finance
17 22 (9.21%) RESTful
18 21 (8.79%) Jenkins
18 21 (8.79%) Degree
18 21 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (8.37%) Google
19 20 (8.37%) TDD

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 11 (4.60%) Confluence
2 7 (2.93%) CMS
2 7 (2.93%) IIS
3 4 (1.67%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.84%) Apache
4 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.84%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.84%) nginx
4 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.42%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.42%) Documentum
5 1 (0.42%) Drupal
5 1 (0.42%) FileNet
5 1 (0.42%) JBoss
5 1 (0.42%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.42%) Mule
5 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.51%) InVision
3 5 (2.09%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.67%) NUKE
4 4 (1.67%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.42%) Simulink
6 1 (0.42%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.02%) Office 365
3 9 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 6 (2.51%) Google Play
5 5 (2.09%) SaaS
6 4 (1.67%) GitHub
7 3 (1.26%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.84%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.84%) IaaS
8 2 (0.84%) NuGet
8 2 (0.84%) PaaS
9 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.77%) VoIP
2 8 (3.35%) Internet
2 8 (3.35%) VPN
2 8 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (2.51%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (2.51%) DNS
3 6 (2.51%) LAN
3 6 (2.51%) WAN
4 4 (1.67%) Skype
5 3 (1.26%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.26%) Firewall
6 2 (0.84%) DHCP
6 2 (0.84%) PBX
6 2 (0.84%) PSTN
6 2 (0.84%) SSL
6 2 (0.84%) WLAN
7 1 (0.42%) DVB
7 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.42%) IPv4
7 1 (0.42%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.51%) Redis
3 4 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.26%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.84%) Big Data
5 2 (0.84%) GIS
5 2 (0.84%) MySQL
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.42%) HBase
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 49 (20.50%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.79%) Jenkins
3 20 (8.37%) Android Studio
4 15 (6.28%) JIRA
5 14 (5.86%) Appium
5 14 (5.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (4.60%) Subversion
7 10 (4.18%) Cucumber
7 10 (4.18%) Xcode
8 9 (3.77%) Bitbucket
8 9 (3.77%) Selenium
9 7 (2.93%) Hudson
9 7 (2.93%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.93%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.93%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.51%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.09%) git-flow
11 5 (2.09%) LabVIEW
12 4 (1.67%) Calabash
12 4 (1.67%) MSI
General
1 22 (9.21%) Finance
2 14 (5.86%) Banking
3 8 (3.35%) Billing
3 8 (3.35%) Marketing
3 8 (3.35%) Retail
4 4 (1.67%) Electronics
4 4 (1.67%) Publishing
5 3 (1.26%) Automotive
5 3 (1.26%) Games
6 2 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Avionics
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (43.93%) Developer
2 58 (24.27%) Android Developer
3 26 (10.88%) Mobile Developer
4 16 (6.69%) iOS Developer
5 15 (6.28%) Analyst
5 15 (6.28%) iOS Android Developer
6 14 (5.86%) Architect
7 12 (5.02%) Automation Tester
7 12 (5.02%) Support Engineer
7 12 (5.02%) Tester
8 11 (4.60%) Applications Developer
8 11 (4.60%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.18%) Android Engineer
9 10 (4.18%) Designer
9 10 (4.18%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 10 (4.18%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.18%) Xamarin Developer
10 8 (3.35%) Desktop Support
10 8 (3.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (3.35%) Systems Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.04%) .NET
2 22 (9.21%) RESTful
3 20 (8.37%) AngularJS
4 19 (7.95%) CSS
4 19 (7.95%) HTML
4 19 (7.95%) Node.js
5 15 (6.28%) Android SDK
5 15 (6.28%) jQuery
5 15 (6.28%) React
6 14 (5.86%) REST
7 12 (5.02%) React Native
8 11 (4.60%) J2ME
8 11 (4.60%) OpenGL
9 10 (4.18%) HTML5
9 10 (4.18%) Vue.js
10 9 (3.77%) Apache Cordova
10 9 (3.77%) Sass
10 9 (3.77%) Spring Boot
11 8 (3.35%) ASP.NET
11 8 (3.35%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 109 (45.61%) Mobile App
2 24 (10.04%) User Experience
3 15 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.86%) Smartphone
5 13 (5.44%) Blackberry
6 12 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.35%) Data Structures
7 8 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.93%) iPad
9 5 (2.09%) Handset
9 5 (2.09%) iPhone
9 5 (2.09%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.26%) BYOD
11 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.26%) Social Media
12 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.84%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 135 (56.49%) Apple iOS
2 60 (25.10%) Windows
3 25 (10.46%) Windows 10
4 23 (9.62%) Linux
5 9 (3.77%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.35%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (2.93%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.09%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.26%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 2 (0.84%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.84%) Debian
10 2 (0.84%) Unix
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (40.59%) Android Development
2 76 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (20.50%) iOS Development
4 43 (17.99%) Mobile Development
5 32 (13.39%) Scrum
6 26 (10.88%) Multithreading
7 23 (9.62%) Mobile Application Development
8 21 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (8.37%) DevOps
9 20 (8.37%) TDD
10 19 (7.95%) Test Automation
11 18 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (7.53%) Memory Management
11 18 (7.53%) Open Source
12 17 (7.11%) OO
13 13 (5.44%) Software Engineering
14 12 (5.02%) E-Commerce
14 12 (5.02%) Front End Development
14 12 (5.02%) ITIL
14 12 (5.02%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (29.71%) Java
2 41 (17.15%) JavaScript
3 27 (11.30%) C++
4 23 (9.62%) C#
5 18 (7.53%) Objective-C
6 17 (7.11%) Kotlin
7 15 (6.28%) Apple Swift
8 12 (5.02%) C
9 11 (4.60%) SQL
10 8 (3.35%) Python
11 7 (2.93%) ES6
12 6 (2.51%) PHP
13 5 (2.09%) Go
13 5 (2.09%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.67%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.67%) Ruby
14 4 (1.67%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.84%) Perl
15 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.79%) Degree
2 9 (3.77%) Master's Degree
3 7 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.09%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.67%) MCITP
6 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) ISEB
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.42%) MCSE
7 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.44%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.42%) MISRA
2 1 (0.42%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.42%) PMO
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (10.46%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.53%) Docker
3 4 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.42%) Firmware
5 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (4.60%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (3.35%) SCCM
3 7 (2.93%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.67%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.42%) Ansible
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.42%) SELinux
Vendors
1 36 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.46%) Apple
2 25 (10.46%) Xamarin
3 20 (8.37%) Google
4 12 (5.02%) Samsung
5 11 (4.60%) Adobe
6 9 (3.77%) Citrix
7 6 (2.51%) Cisco
8 4 (1.67%) Autodesk
8 4 (1.67%) Tableau
8 4 (1.67%) VMware
9 3 (1.26%) Dell
9 3 (1.26%) IBM
9 3 (1.26%) SAP
10 2 (0.84%) ATG
10 2 (0.84%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.84%) Demandware
10 2 (0.84%) Motorola
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle
10 2 (0.84%) Sencha