Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Android Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android Development over the 6 months to 13 December 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.

Android Software Development
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 375 349 367
Rank change year-on-year -26 +18 -14
Contract jobs citing Android Development 722 730 679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.71% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.82% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 518 483
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 11
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £53.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.93% +34.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32.70 £30.78 £36.00
90th Percentile £52.55 £63.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -26.40% +73.61% -20.00%

Android Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 91,392 88,694 87,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.72% 85.90% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,516 59,163 57,746
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,345 2,083 2,479
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £50.19 £49.24 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.62 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.07% +6.67% -1.45%

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Android Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android Development.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the UK over the 6 months to 13 December 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
England -42 644 £450 +5.88% 264
UK excluding London +12 358 £400 - 191
London -27 358 £488 +2.63% 98
North of England -4 100 £376 -10.42% 57
South East +17 94 £415 +3.75% 40
North West +1 71 £375 -5.66% 22
Midlands -30 56 £375 - 27
East Midlands +10 41 £375 -11.76% 15
Scotland +3 38 £425 +11.48% 15
Wales +9 28 £375 - 9
Yorkshire -21 26 £400 -5.33% 30
South West -38 21 £425 +7.59% 26
East of England -8 15 £450 +35.34% 17
West Midlands -44 15 £323 -0.77% 12
Northern Ireland +38 8 £320 -20.00%
North East -5 3 £220 -20.00% 5

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development 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 with a requirement for Android Development.

1 722 (100.00%) Android
2 323 (44.74%) Java
3 312 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
4 288 (39.89%) Mobile App
5 271 (37.53%) Apple iOS
6 252 (34.90%) iOS Development
7 185 (25.62%) TDD
8 175 (24.24%) JavaScript
8 175 (24.24%) Git (software)
9 165 (22.85%) Android SDK
9 165 (22.85%) Kotlin
10 140 (19.39%) Mobile Development
11 116 (16.07%) Scrum
12 109 (15.10%) Unit Testing
13 105 (14.54%) HTML
14 104 (14.40%) RxJava
15 102 (14.13%) Mobile Application Development
16 100 (13.85%) REST
17 95 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
18 88 (12.19%) Test Automation
18 88 (12.19%) Finance
18 88 (12.19%) JSON
18 88 (12.19%) User Experience
19 87 (12.05%) React Native
20 86 (11.91%) CSS
21 82 (11.36%) Banking
22 81 (11.22%) Android Studio
23 80 (11.08%) HTML5
24 76 (10.53%) RESTful
25 73 (10.11%) Jenkins

Android Development
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 38 (5.26%) Confluence
2 7 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.69%) CMS
5 4 (0.55%) JBoss
6 3 (0.42%) IIS
6 3 (0.42%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.14%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.14%) Liferay
7 1 (0.14%) PrestaShop
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.28%) Snapchat
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.14%) InVision
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.05%) Google Play
4 19 (2.63%) GitHub
5 12 (1.66%) npm
6 7 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.69%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.69%) Serverless
8 4 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.55%) Datadog
8 4 (0.55%) Firebase
8 4 (0.55%) PaaS
9 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.28%) G Suite
10 2 (0.28%) iTunes
10 2 (0.28%) NuGet
11 1 (0.14%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.80%) HTTP
2 11 (1.52%) Bluetooth
3 8 (1.11%) SSL
4 4 (0.55%) Internet
4 4 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.42%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.42%) MQTT
6 2 (0.28%) NFC
6 2 (0.28%) VLAN
6 2 (0.28%) VPN
6 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.14%) DSL
7 1 (0.14%) Network Security
7 1 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.43%) SQLite
2 27 (3.74%) SQL Server
3 23 (3.19%) MySQL
4 17 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 14 (1.94%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.97%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.83%) Big Data
9 5 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.55%) InfluxDB
10 4 (0.55%) Redis
11 3 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.28%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.28%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.28%) GIS
Development Applications
1 175 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 81 (11.22%) Android Studio
3 73 (10.11%) Jenkins
4 64 (8.86%) Gradle
5 55 (7.62%) JIRA
6 31 (4.29%) JUnit
7 26 (3.60%) Subversion
8 24 (3.32%) Visual Studio
9 22 (3.05%) NUnit
10 20 (2.77%) Visual Studio Team System
11 19 (2.63%) Xcode
12 17 (2.35%) MSTest
13 13 (1.80%) Mockito
14 11 (1.52%) Appium
14 11 (1.52%) Eclipse
14 11 (1.52%) Selenium
14 11 (1.52%) webpack
15 10 (1.39%) Babel
15 10 (1.39%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.39%) IntelliJ
General
1 88 (12.19%) Finance
2 82 (11.36%) Banking
3 28 (3.88%) Retail
4 21 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.94%) Games
6 11 (1.52%) Advertising
7 9 (1.25%) Automotive
7 9 (1.25%) Law
8 5 (0.69%) Publishing
9 4 (0.55%) Marketing
9 4 (0.55%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.42%) German Language
10 3 (0.42%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.42%) Legal
10 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.28%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 617 (85.46%) Developer
2 448 (62.05%) Android Developer
3 80 (11.08%) Mobile Developer
4 74 (10.25%) Senior Developer
5 49 (6.79%) iOS Developer
6 47 (6.51%) Applications Developer
6 47 (6.51%) React Developer
6 47 (6.51%) Senior Android Developer
7 37 (5.12%) Java Developer
8 36 (4.99%) iOS Android Developer
9 31 (4.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 27 (3.74%) Java Android Developer
11 24 (3.32%) Xamarin Developer
12 21 (2.91%) Android Engineer
13 20 (2.77%) .NET Developer
14 16 (2.22%) Lead Developer
15 14 (1.94%) Software Engineer
16 11 (1.52%) JavaScript Developer
16 11 (1.52%) Mobile Engineer
17 10 (1.39%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (22.85%) Android SDK
2 105 (14.54%) HTML
3 104 (14.40%) RxJava
4 100 (13.85%) REST
5 88 (12.19%) JSON
6 87 (12.05%) React Native
7 86 (11.91%) CSS
8 80 (11.08%) HTML5
9 76 (10.53%) RESTful
10 72 (9.97%) AngularJS
11 64 (8.86%) Dagger
11 64 (8.86%) Web Services
12 61 (8.45%) Node.js
13 60 (8.31%) React
14 55 (7.62%) .NET
15 54 (7.48%) CSS3
16 48 (6.65%) XML
17 44 (6.09%) Retrofit
18 37 (5.12%) ASP.NET
19 36 (4.99%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 288 (39.89%) Mobile App
2 88 (12.19%) User Experience
3 50 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (2.22%) iPad
5 14 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (1.94%) iPhone
6 13 (1.80%) Fintech
7 12 (1.66%) Mobile Banking
8 10 (1.39%) NHS
9 9 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.11%) Video on Demand
11 7 (0.97%) Animation
11 7 (0.97%) Blackberry
11 7 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (0.69%) Equities
12 5 (0.69%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.69%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 722 (100.00%) Android
2 271 (37.53%) Apple iOS
3 38 (5.26%) Windows
4 25 (3.46%) Linux
5 5 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (0.69%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.55%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.42%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.28%) Android TV
8 2 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.28%) Unix
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (34.90%) iOS Development
3 185 (25.62%) TDD
4 140 (19.39%) Mobile Development
5 116 (16.07%) Scrum
6 109 (15.10%) Unit Testing
7 102 (14.13%) Mobile Application Development
8 95 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 88 (12.19%) Test Automation
10 66 (9.14%) MVC
11 60 (8.31%) BDD
12 57 (7.89%) MVVM
13 56 (7.76%) DevOps
14 51 (7.06%) Open Source
15 47 (6.51%) Microservices
16 46 (6.37%) OO
17 45 (6.23%) Software Engineering
18 43 (5.96%) Problem-Solving
19 39 (5.40%) Kanban
20 34 (4.71%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 323 (44.74%) Java
2 175 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 165 (22.85%) Kotlin
4 68 (9.42%) C++
5 57 (7.89%) C#
6 56 (7.76%) C
7 54 (7.48%) SQL
8 52 (7.20%) Objective-C
9 51 (7.06%) Apple Swift
10 42 (5.82%) Python
11 27 (3.74%) Go
11 27 (3.74%) PHP
12 12 (1.66%) XAML
13 10 (1.39%) Java 8
14 9 (1.25%) TypeScript
15 7 (0.97%) Ruby
16 4 (0.55%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.55%) Java 9
16 4 (0.55%) Scala
17 3 (0.42%) ES7
Qualifications
1 44 (6.09%) Degree
2 19 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.83%) CEH
3 6 (0.83%) CISSP
4 4 (0.55%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.55%) PMP
4 4 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.28%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.60%) QA
2 8 (1.11%) GDPR
3 4 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.55%) PMO
3 4 (0.55%) TickIT
4 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 33 (4.57%) Docker
2 3 (0.42%) Firmware
3 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 23 (3.19%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.25%) Terraform
3 6 (0.83%) Ansible
4 5 (0.69%) Puppet
4 5 (0.69%) Salt
5 4 (0.55%) Consul
5 4 (0.55%) Grafana
5 4 (0.55%) Graphite
5 4 (0.55%) Kibana
5 4 (0.55%) logstash
5 4 (0.55%) SCCM
5 4 (0.55%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 65 (9.00%) Xamarin
2 61 (8.45%) Google
3 44 (6.09%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.25%) Apple
6 8 (1.11%) Atlassian
7 7 (0.97%) Oracle
7 7 (0.97%) Sencha
8 5 (0.69%) Alibaba
8 5 (0.69%) IBM
9 4 (0.55%) Demandware
9 4 (0.55%) SaltStack
9 4 (0.55%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.55%) Twitter
10 3 (0.42%) Facebook
10 3 (0.42%) SAP
11 2 (0.28%) Perforce
12 1 (0.14%) Adobe
12 1 (0.14%) DoubleClick
12 1 (0.14%) Sun