Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 371 353 407
Rank change year-on-year -18 +54 -49
Contract jobs citing Android Development 687 674 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.70% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.82% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 480 499
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 11
UK median hourly rate £48.50 £55.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.82% +37.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £16.78 £32.50 £36.00
90th Percentile £76.50 £77.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -7.27% +52.78% -7.69%

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 88,862 81,893 92,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.23% 85.55% 84.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,641 53,667 60,922
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,390 2,076 2,301
UK median hourly rate £21.02 £24.86 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.45% +5.79% +8.60%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% +10.34%

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 17 August 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 17 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
Top 15 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 17 August 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 -25 650 £450 +5.88% 273
London +1 394 £475 +5.56% 98
UK excluding London -49 285 £388 -3.13% 191
North of England -13 99 £375 -9.09% 62
South East +7 86 £425 +6.25% 46
North West +14 76 £375 -6.25% 37
Midlands -17 46 £345 -13.75% 31
Scotland -42 27 £400 +6.67% 7
West Midlands -13 25 £325 -7.14% 17
East Midlands -21 21 £350 -13.58% 14
East of England -31 19 £450 +50.00% 18
Yorkshire -35 19 £375 -9.09% 25
South West -11 6 £475 +11.76% 18
North East -12 4 £400 +18.52%
Wales -23 4 £303 -10.37% 8

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 687 (100.00%) Android
2 331 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
3 329 (47.89%) Java
4 286 (41.63%) Mobile App
5 282 (41.05%) Apple iOS
6 255 (37.12%) iOS Development
7 215 (31.30%) JavaScript
8 191 (27.80%) TDD
9 188 (27.37%) Android SDK
10 167 (24.31%) Mobile Development
11 161 (23.44%) Git (software)
12 137 (19.94%) Kotlin
13 124 (18.05%) RxJava
14 123 (17.90%) RESTful
15 116 (16.89%) Scrum
16 111 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
17 106 (15.43%) HTML
18 104 (15.14%) User Experience
19 99 (14.41%) Dagger
20 93 (13.54%) React Native
21 87 (12.66%) BDD
22 85 (12.37%) CSS
23 83 (12.08%) Retrofit
24 82 (11.94%) JSON
25 81 (11.79%) Mobile Application Development
26 79 (11.50%) REST
27 77 (11.21%) Jenkins
28 76 (11.06%) Web Services
29 70 (10.19%) Finance
30 69 (10.04%) AngularJS

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 22 (3.20%) Confluence
2 10 (1.46%) CMS
3 7 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.58%) JBoss
5 3 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.44%) Liferay
5 3 (0.44%) WordPress
6 2 (0.29%) Mendix
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.15%) Apache
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.15%) IIS
7 1 (0.15%) nginx
7 1 (0.15%) PrestaShop
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.15%) InVision
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.80%) GitHub
3 30 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (3.35%) Google Play
5 4 (0.58%) PaaS
6 3 (0.44%) Firebase
6 3 (0.44%) IaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.29%) iTunes
7 2 (0.29%) npm
7 2 (0.29%) Serverless
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) SaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.49%) HTTP
2 5 (0.73%) SMS
3 3 (0.44%) Internet
4 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.29%) SSL
5 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.15%) Skype
5 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.80%) MySQL
2 15 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (2.18%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.04%) SQLite
4 6 (0.87%) NoSQL
4 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.73%) Big Data
6 4 (0.58%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.44%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.44%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.29%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.15%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.15%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 161 (23.44%) Git (software)
2 77 (11.21%) Jenkins
3 62 (9.02%) Android Studio
4 59 (8.59%) Gradle
5 44 (6.40%) JUnit
6 38 (5.53%) JIRA
7 24 (3.49%) Visual Studio
8 20 (2.91%) Visual Studio Team System
9 16 (2.33%) Calabash
10 15 (2.18%) Subversion
11 14 (2.04%) Appium
11 14 (2.04%) Mockito
12 12 (1.75%) git-flow
12 12 (1.75%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.60%) Xcode
14 10 (1.46%) NUnit
15 9 (1.31%) Hudson
16 8 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.16%) Maven
16 8 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 70 (10.19%) Finance
2 50 (7.28%) Banking
3 26 (3.78%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.04%) Games
5 13 (1.89%) Automotive
6 12 (1.75%) Retail
7 9 (1.31%) Law
8 8 (1.16%) Marketing
9 4 (0.58%) Advertising
9 4 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.44%) Front Office
10 3 (0.44%) Publishing
10 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.29%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 585 (85.15%) Developer
2 424 (61.72%) Android Developer
3 90 (13.10%) Mobile Developer
4 55 (8.01%) iOS Developer
4 55 (8.01%) Senior Developer
5 46 (6.70%) Applications Developer
6 44 (6.40%) React Developer
7 41 (5.97%) iOS Android Developer
8 37 (5.39%) Android Engineer
8 37 (5.39%) Senior Android Developer
9 34 (4.95%) Java Developer
10 30 (4.37%) Java Android Developer
11 24 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
11 24 (3.49%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 18 (2.62%) Xamarin Developer
13 16 (2.33%) Mobile Engineer
14 14 (2.04%) C# Developer
14 14 (2.04%) Lead Developer
15 13 (1.89%) Architect
15 13 (1.89%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (27.37%) Android SDK
2 124 (18.05%) RxJava
3 123 (17.90%) RESTful
4 106 (15.43%) HTML
5 99 (14.41%) Dagger
6 93 (13.54%) React Native
7 85 (12.37%) CSS
8 83 (12.08%) Retrofit
9 82 (11.94%) JSON
10 79 (11.50%) REST
11 76 (11.06%) Web Services
12 69 (10.04%) AngularJS
13 65 (9.46%) React
14 62 (9.02%) HTML5
15 61 (8.88%) Node.js
16 48 (6.99%) CSS3
17 40 (5.82%) .NET
18 37 (5.39%) jQuery
19 36 (5.24%) Ionic Framework
20 35 (5.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 286 (41.63%) Mobile App
2 104 (15.14%) User Experience
3 48 (6.99%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.20%) Fintech
5 20 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.33%) iPad
8 15 (2.18%) Data Structures
9 14 (2.04%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.75%) Animation
10 12 (1.75%) iPhone
11 9 (1.31%) Over-the-Top Content
11 9 (1.31%) Video\Live Streaming
12 8 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
13 7 (1.02%) Smart Meter
13 7 (1.02%) Video on Demand
14 6 (0.87%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.73%) IPTV
16 4 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 687 (100.00%) Android
2 282 (41.05%) Apple iOS
3 32 (4.66%) Linux
4 24 (3.49%) Windows
5 5 (0.73%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.44%) Unix
7 3 (0.44%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.29%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (37.12%) iOS Development
3 191 (27.80%) TDD
4 167 (24.31%) Mobile Development
5 116 (16.89%) Scrum
6 111 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
7 87 (12.66%) BDD
8 81 (11.79%) Mobile Application Development
9 64 (9.32%) Test Automation
10 62 (9.02%) Unit Testing
11 61 (8.88%) MVC
12 60 (8.73%) OOP
13 58 (8.44%) OO
14 43 (6.26%) Multithreading
14 43 (6.26%) Problem-Solving
15 40 (5.82%) Kanban
16 38 (5.53%) MVVM
17 37 (5.39%) Continuous Delivery
17 37 (5.39%) DevOps
17 37 (5.39%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 329 (47.89%) Java
2 215 (31.30%) JavaScript
3 137 (19.94%) Kotlin
4 62 (9.02%) Objective-C
5 61 (8.88%) C++
6 54 (7.86%) Apple Swift
7 49 (7.13%) C#
8 31 (4.51%) C
8 31 (4.51%) Python
9 26 (3.78%) Go
10 22 (3.20%) SQL
11 15 (2.18%) ES6
12 12 (1.75%) PHP
12 12 (1.75%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.73%) Java 8
14 4 (0.58%) ES7
14 4 (0.58%) Java 9
14 4 (0.58%) Ruby
14 4 (0.58%) Scala
14 4 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (4.22%) Degree
2 18 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.73%) MCSE
5 3 (0.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.15%) ECDL
7 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.77%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (4.22%) Docker
2 2 (0.29%) Firmware
3 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (3.93%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.58%) SCCM
3 2 (0.29%) Kibana
3 2 (0.29%) logstash
3 2 (0.29%) Terraform
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 51 (7.42%) Xamarin
2 47 (6.84%) Google
3 25 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 16 (2.33%) Oracle
5 15 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.02%) Sencha
7 4 (0.58%) Adobe
8 3 (0.44%) Alteryx
8 3 (0.44%) Appcelerator
8 3 (0.44%) Apple
8 3 (0.44%) SAP
9 2 (0.29%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.29%) Kony
9 2 (0.29%) OutSystems
9 2 (0.29%) Twitter
10 1 (0.15%) IBM
10 1 (0.15%) Novell
10 1 (0.15%) Samsung
10 1 (0.15%) Splunk
10 1 (0.15%) Sun