Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 361 334 386
Rank change year-on-year -27 +52 -1
Contract jobs citing Android Development 662 682 667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.71% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.85% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 464 446
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £296
90th Percentile £547 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 22
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.51 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.87% -9.39% +6.25%
10th Percentile £17.52 £31.35 £40.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £77.50 £56.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £37.02 £45.00
% change year-on-year +35.06% -17.73% +12.50%

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 85,333 80,386 89,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.78% 83.83% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,948 53,293 58,214
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £264 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,056 2,207 2,618
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +0.30% +24.63%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.43 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.29 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -2.84% -3.85% +23.81%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -20 628 £438 +9.38% 319
London +24 367 £475 +8.57% 127
UK excluding London -46 289 £390 +4.00% 207
North of England +14 88 £400 - 88
South East -40 74 £450 +20.00% 35
Midlands +20 50 £325 -7.14% 28
North West +12 45 £375 -6.25% 50
Yorkshire -3 42 £420 +5.00% 32
West Midlands +13 29 £325 -7.14% 16
South West +31 28 £375 - 24
Scotland -30 23 £360 -4.00% 10
East of England -69 21 £388 +15.24% 17
East Midlands +2 20 £350 -6.67% 12
Northern Ireland - 6 £350 - 1
North East +55 1 - - 6
Wales -2 1 £375 - 4

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 662 (100.00%) Android
2 316 (47.73%) Java
3 282 (42.60%) Agile Software Development
4 266 (40.18%) Mobile App
5 261 (39.43%) Apple iOS
6 227 (34.29%) iOS Development
7 170 (25.68%) TDD
8 169 (25.53%) Mobile Development
9 150 (22.66%) Android SDK
10 148 (22.36%) Git (software)
11 144 (21.75%) JavaScript
12 113 (17.07%) RxJava
13 110 (16.62%) JSON
14 109 (16.47%) Scrum
15 98 (14.80%) User Experience
16 94 (14.20%) Kotlin
17 91 (13.75%) BDD
17 91 (13.75%) RESTful
18 85 (12.84%) Android Studio
19 83 (12.54%) C#
20 82 (12.39%) OOP
21 79 (11.93%) REST
22 78 (11.78%) HTML
23 77 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
24 76 (11.48%) Test Automation
25 74 (11.18%) Retrofit
26 71 (10.73%) Jenkins
27 66 (9.97%) Web Services
28 64 (9.67%) Finance
29 63 (9.52%) Xamarin

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 7 (1.06%) CMS
1 7 (1.06%) Tomcat
2 5 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.60%) Confluence
3 4 (0.60%) JBoss
4 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.45%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.30%) Apache
5 2 (0.30%) Drupal
6 1 (0.15%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.15%) Mule
6 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 44 (6.65%) GitHub
2 22 (3.32%) Google Play
3 16 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.11%) Firebase
5 12 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.36%) SaaS
7 6 (0.91%) PaaS
8 3 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.45%) npm
9 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.30%) iTunes
10 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.15%) IaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.89%) Bluetooth
2 33 (4.98%) HTTP
3 15 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (1.06%) Internet
5 6 (0.91%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.76%) RTSP
7 4 (0.60%) SMS
7 4 (0.60%) SSL
8 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.30%) Miracast
10 1 (0.15%) GPRS
10 1 (0.15%) Skype
10 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (2.72%) MySQL
2 18 (2.72%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.42%) SQLite
4 9 (1.36%) MongoDB
4 9 (1.36%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.21%) Big Data
5 8 (1.21%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (0.76%) Redis
8 4 (0.60%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.45%) JanusGraph
9 3 (0.45%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.30%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.15%) Firebird
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 148 (22.36%) Git (software)
2 85 (12.84%) Android Studio
3 71 (10.73%) Jenkins
4 60 (9.06%) Gradle
5 52 (7.85%) JIRA
6 28 (4.23%) JUnit
7 21 (3.17%) Crashlytics
8 15 (2.27%) Calabash
8 15 (2.27%) Subversion
8 15 (2.27%) Xcode
9 14 (2.11%) Eclipse
10 13 (1.96%) Appium
11 11 (1.66%) IntelliJ
11 11 (1.66%) Selenium
11 11 (1.66%) Visual Studio
12 10 (1.51%) Maven
13 9 (1.36%) Mockito
13 9 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.91%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.91%) ReSharper
General
1 64 (9.67%) Finance
2 43 (6.50%) Banking
3 37 (5.59%) Retail
4 32 (4.83%) Games
5 25 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.36%) Advertising
6 9 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.36%) Marketing
7 6 (0.91%) Publishing
8 5 (0.76%) Automotive
8 5 (0.76%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.76%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.60%) Law
10 2 (0.30%) Electronics
10 2 (0.30%) Front Office
11 1 (0.15%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.15%) iGaming
11 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 587 (88.67%) Developer
2 449 (67.82%) Android Developer
3 84 (12.69%) Mobile Developer
4 74 (11.18%) iOS Developer
5 65 (9.82%) Senior Developer
6 59 (8.91%) iOS Android Developer
7 52 (7.85%) Senior Android Developer
8 42 (6.34%) Java Developer
9 36 (5.44%) Applications Developer
10 32 (4.83%) Xamarin Developer
11 27 (4.08%) Java Android Developer
12 23 (3.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 21 (3.17%) React Developer
14 20 (3.02%) Android Engineer
15 19 (2.87%) C# Developer
16 14 (2.11%) Software Developer
17 12 (1.81%) Architect
18 11 (1.66%) Agile Developer
19 10 (1.51%) Python Developer
19 10 (1.51%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (22.66%) Android SDK
2 113 (17.07%) RxJava
3 110 (16.62%) JSON
4 91 (13.75%) RESTful
5 79 (11.93%) REST
6 78 (11.78%) HTML
7 74 (11.18%) Retrofit
8 66 (9.97%) Web Services
9 61 (9.21%) CSS
9 61 (9.21%) XML
10 57 (8.61%) Dagger
11 54 (8.16%) .NET
12 48 (7.25%) React Native
13 41 (6.19%) AngularJS
14 36 (5.44%) HTML5
15 29 (4.38%) React
16 25 (3.78%) jQuery
17 24 (3.63%) Node.js
18 21 (3.17%) CSS3
18 21 (3.17%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 266 (40.18%) Mobile App
2 98 (14.80%) User Experience
3 54 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (5.74%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (1.81%) Chromecast
7 11 (1.66%) IPTV
8 10 (1.51%) Animation
8 10 (1.51%) Video on Demand
9 8 (1.21%) Mobile Games
10 7 (1.06%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.06%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.06%) Fintech
10 7 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (0.91%) Blackberry
11 6 (0.91%) iPad
12 5 (0.76%) iPhone
12 5 (0.76%) STB
13 4 (0.60%) Smart Meter
13 4 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 662 (100.00%) Android
2 261 (39.43%) Apple iOS
3 26 (3.93%) Linux
4 24 (3.63%) Windows
5 7 (1.06%) Windows Phone
6 6 (0.91%) Nucleus RTOS
7 4 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (42.60%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (34.29%) iOS Development
3 170 (25.68%) TDD
4 169 (25.53%) Mobile Development
5 109 (16.47%) Scrum
6 91 (13.75%) BDD
7 82 (12.39%) OOP
8 77 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
9 76 (11.48%) Test Automation
10 57 (8.61%) Unit Testing
11 46 (6.95%) OO
12 42 (6.34%) Kanban
13 40 (6.04%) MVC
13 40 (6.04%) Software Engineering
14 38 (5.74%) Pair Programming
15 32 (4.83%) DevOps
16 31 (4.68%) Open Source
16 31 (4.68%) Web Development
17 30 (4.53%) Mobile Application Development
18 29 (4.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 316 (47.73%) Java
2 144 (21.75%) JavaScript
3 94 (14.20%) Kotlin
4 83 (12.54%) C#
5 59 (8.91%) C++
6 56 (8.46%) Apple Swift
7 51 (7.70%) Objective-C
8 45 (6.80%) SQL
9 27 (4.08%) C
10 26 (3.93%) Python
11 25 (3.78%) PHP
12 8 (1.21%) ES6
12 8 (1.21%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.45%) ES8
14 3 (0.45%) GraphQL
14 3 (0.45%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.30%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (6.50%) Degree
2 31 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.51%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.30%) MCSE
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.30%) PMP
4 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.78%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.30%) PMO
3 1 (0.15%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (0.91%) Docker
1 6 (0.91%) Firmware
2 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.60%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.45%) HockeyApp
3 2 (0.30%) Ansible
3 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.30%) Puppet
3 2 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (9.52%) Xamarin
2 42 (6.34%) Google
3 13 (1.96%) Apple
4 12 (1.81%) Microsoft
5 8 (1.21%) Oracle
6 4 (0.60%) Perforce
6 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.45%) Samsung
8 2 (0.30%) Adobe
8 2 (0.30%) Alteryx
8 2 (0.30%) Citrix
8 2 (0.30%) Demandware
9 1 (0.15%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.15%) Capita
9 1 (0.15%) SAP
9 1 (0.15%) Sencha
9 1 (0.15%) Zend