Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 382 345 357
Rank change year-on-year -37 +12 -13
Contract jobs citing Android Development 676 712 706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.72% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.84% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 506 543
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 13
UK median hourly rate £49.50 £62.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.80% +56.25% -
10th Percentile £26.51 £31.50 £36.30
90th Percentile £68.25 £63.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -20.80% +73.61% -2.70%

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 88,860 85,218 90,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.19% 85.73% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,647 56,432 59,904
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £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 2,410 2,058 2,457
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +8.70% +4.55%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -40 612 £450 +5.88% 305
London -19 358 £475 +5.56% 117
UK excluding London -23 313 £375 -6.25% 221
North of England -13 100 £375 -9.09% 63
South East +3 81 £388 -3.13% 55
North West +13 75 £375 -6.25% 31
Midlands -41 50 £365 -2.78% 32
Scotland -7 38 £413 +10.00% 15
East Midlands -9 30 £365 -9.99% 20
Wales +1 23 £400 +18.52% 15
Yorkshire -29 23 £388 -7.74% 31
West Midlands -28 20 £323 -4.44% 12
East of England -26 13 £450 +38.46% 18
South West -24 10 £475 +11.76% 20
North East -5 2 £310 +1.22% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 676 (100.00%) Android
2 295 (43.64%) Java
3 291 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
4 280 (41.42%) Mobile App
5 277 (40.98%) Apple iOS
6 256 (37.87%) iOS Development
7 182 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 172 (25.44%) Git (software)
9 169 (25.00%) Android SDK
10 164 (24.26%) TDD
11 152 (22.49%) Mobile Development
12 139 (20.56%) Kotlin
13 103 (15.24%) Scrum
14 101 (14.94%) HTML
15 99 (14.64%) User Experience
16 95 (14.05%) RxJava
17 91 (13.46%) React Native
18 90 (13.31%) RESTful
19 89 (13.17%) Test Automation
19 89 (13.17%) Unit Testing
20 88 (13.02%) Mobile Application Development
21 87 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
22 84 (12.43%) CSS
23 83 (12.28%) REST
24 78 (11.54%) JSON
25 73 (10.80%) MVC
26 72 (10.65%) Dagger
27 71 (10.50%) C++
28 70 (10.36%) AngularJS
29 69 (10.21%) Banking

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 33 (4.88%) Confluence
2 5 (0.74%) CMS
3 4 (0.59%) JBoss
4 3 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.44%) IIS
4 3 (0.44%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.44%) WordPress
5 2 (0.30%) Mendix
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.15%) Liferay
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.15%) PrestaShop
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.30%) Snapchat
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.25%) GitHub
4 20 (2.96%) Google Play
5 11 (1.63%) npm
6 6 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.59%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.59%) PaaS
8 2 (0.30%) Firebase
8 2 (0.30%) iTunes
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.15%) Google Pay
9 1 (0.15%) Heroku
9 1 (0.15%) Samsung Pay
9 1 (0.15%) Serverless
9 1 (0.15%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.15%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.18%) HTTP
2 6 (0.89%) SSL
3 5 (0.74%) Bluetooth
3 5 (0.74%) Internet
4 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.30%) NFC
4 2 (0.30%) SMS
4 2 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.15%) DSL
5 1 (0.15%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.99%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.85%) SQLite
3 21 (3.11%) MySQL
4 14 (2.07%) RDBMS
4 14 (2.07%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.33%) NoSQL
5 9 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.59%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.44%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.30%) Big Data
10 2 (0.30%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.30%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.30%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.15%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 172 (25.44%) Git (software)
2 68 (10.06%) Android Studio
3 64 (9.47%) Jenkins
4 59 (8.73%) Gradle
5 48 (7.10%) JIRA
6 35 (5.18%) JUnit
7 29 (4.29%) Visual Studio
8 23 (3.40%) Visual Studio Team System
9 22 (3.25%) NUnit
10 19 (2.81%) Subversion
11 17 (2.51%) MSTest
12 15 (2.22%) Xcode
13 12 (1.78%) Appium
14 11 (1.63%) Bitbucket
14 11 (1.63%) webpack
15 10 (1.48%) Babel
15 10 (1.48%) IntelliJ
15 10 (1.48%) Mockito
16 9 (1.33%) Calabash
16 9 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (10.21%) Banking
2 65 (9.62%) Finance
3 22 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.22%) Retail
5 14 (2.07%) Games
6 10 (1.48%) Automotive
7 9 (1.33%) Law
8 8 (1.18%) Advertising
9 7 (1.04%) Marketing
10 4 (0.59%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.44%) Front Office
11 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Legal
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
12 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 582 (86.09%) Developer
2 409 (60.50%) Android Developer
3 88 (13.02%) Mobile Developer
4 57 (8.43%) Senior Developer
5 51 (7.54%) iOS Developer
6 48 (7.10%) React Developer
7 41 (6.07%) Applications Developer
8 39 (5.77%) iOS Android Developer
9 34 (5.03%) Senior Android Developer
10 32 (4.73%) Java Developer
11 30 (4.44%) Xamarin Developer
12 27 (3.99%) Java Android Developer
13 26 (3.85%) Android Engineer
13 26 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 25 (3.70%) .NET Developer
15 20 (2.96%) Lead Developer
16 17 (2.51%) JavaScript Developer
17 16 (2.37%) C# Developer
18 13 (1.92%) Mobile Engineer
19 12 (1.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 101 (14.94%) HTML
3 95 (14.05%) RxJava
4 91 (13.46%) React Native
5 90 (13.31%) RESTful
6 84 (12.43%) CSS
7 83 (12.28%) REST
8 78 (11.54%) JSON
9 72 (10.65%) Dagger
10 70 (10.36%) AngularJS
11 68 (10.06%) HTML5
12 63 (9.32%) .NET
13 61 (9.02%) Node.js
14 58 (8.58%) Web Services
15 56 (8.28%) React
16 50 (7.40%) Retrofit
17 49 (7.25%) CSS3
18 37 (5.47%) ASP.NET
19 34 (5.03%) Ionic Framework
19 34 (5.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 280 (41.42%) Mobile App
2 99 (14.64%) User Experience
3 47 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.22%) iPad
6 14 (2.07%) Fintech
7 13 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (1.92%) iPhone
7 13 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.04%) Animation
8 7 (1.04%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.04%) Video on Demand
9 6 (0.89%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.89%) NHS
10 5 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.74%) Smart Meter
10 5 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
11 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.59%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 676 (100.00%) Android
2 277 (40.98%) Apple iOS
3 37 (5.47%) Windows
4 19 (2.81%) Linux
5 5 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.59%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.59%) Unix
6 4 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (43.05%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (37.87%) iOS Development
3 164 (24.26%) TDD
4 152 (22.49%) Mobile Development
5 103 (15.24%) Scrum
6 89 (13.17%) Test Automation
6 89 (13.17%) Unit Testing
7 88 (13.02%) Mobile Application Development
8 87 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (10.80%) MVC
10 58 (8.58%) BDD
11 46 (6.80%) DevOps
12 44 (6.51%) OO
13 43 (6.36%) MVVM
14 42 (6.21%) Open Source
15 40 (5.92%) Microservices
16 37 (5.47%) Software Engineering
17 36 (5.33%) Kanban
18 34 (5.03%) OOP
19 32 (4.73%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 295 (43.64%) Java
2 182 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 139 (20.56%) Kotlin
4 71 (10.50%) C++
5 68 (10.06%) C#
6 57 (8.43%) Objective-C
7 53 (7.84%) SQL
8 48 (7.10%) Apple Swift
8 48 (7.10%) C
9 36 (5.33%) Python
10 28 (4.14%) Go
11 23 (3.40%) PHP
12 15 (2.22%) ES6
13 13 (1.92%) XAML
14 7 (1.04%) Ruby
15 6 (0.89%) Java 8
15 6 (0.89%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.59%) ES7
16 4 (0.59%) Java 9
16 4 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (4.73%) Degree
2 13 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.59%) CEH
3 4 (0.59%) CISSP
4 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.96%) QA
2 8 (1.18%) GDPR
3 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.44%) TickIT
4 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (4.73%) Docker
2 2 (0.30%) Firmware
3 1 (0.15%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 24 (3.55%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.89%) Ansible
4 5 (0.74%) Salt
4 5 (0.74%) Terraform
5 4 (0.59%) SCCM
6 1 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (10.06%) Xamarin
2 56 (8.28%) Google
3 44 (6.51%) Microsoft
4 14 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.33%) Sencha
6 6 (0.89%) Apple
6 6 (0.89%) Oracle
7 5 (0.74%) Alibaba
8 4 (0.59%) Twitter
9 3 (0.44%) Alteryx
9 3 (0.44%) Appcelerator
9 3 (0.44%) Facebook
10 2 (0.30%) Adobe
10 2 (0.30%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.30%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.30%) Kony
10 2 (0.30%) OutSystems
10 2 (0.30%) Perforce
10 2 (0.30%) SAP
11 1 (0.15%) Samsung