Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 343 425
Rank change year-on-year -2 +82 -66
Contract jobs citing Android Development 714 622 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.69% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.81% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 426 394
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% -3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £288
90th Percentile £569 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 11
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £17.28 £32.50 £35.75
90th Percentile £75.00 £77.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% +4.05% +8.13%

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 86,421 76,393 88,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.75% 84.67% 84.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,007 50,123 58,267
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,275 2,053 2,316
UK median hourly rate £21.79 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.84% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.47 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.12 £26.83
% change year-on-year -20.38% -6.37% +22.71%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +13 679 £450 +5.88% 302
London +31 396 £475 +5.56% 114
UK excluding London -34 313 £400 +3.23% 201
South East 0 107 £440 +15.41% 37
North of England -3 99 £375 -7.69% 63
North West +16 70 £381 -10.29% 35
Midlands -12 47 £325 -7.14% 38
West Midlands -19 26 £335 -4.29% 23
Yorkshire -45 26 £350 -12.50% 22
Scotland -47 23 £350 -12.50% 11
East Midlands +6 21 £300 -25.00% 15
East of England -52 18 £450 +38.46% 26
South West +18 12 £375 +7.14% 24
Northern Ireland - 6 £350 - 1
North East +12 3 £400 +14.29% 6
Wales -20 1 £400 +23.08% 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 714 (100.00%) Android
2 342 (47.90%) Java
3 327 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
4 303 (42.44%) Mobile App
5 292 (40.90%) Apple iOS
6 260 (36.41%) iOS Development
7 203 (28.43%) JavaScript
8 190 (26.61%) TDD
9 181 (25.35%) Mobile Development
10 168 (23.53%) Android SDK
11 148 (20.73%) RxJava
12 142 (19.89%) Git (software)
13 139 (19.47%) Kotlin
14 124 (17.37%) RESTful
15 108 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
15 108 (15.13%) Scrum
16 106 (14.85%) Retrofit
17 105 (14.71%) JSON
18 103 (14.43%) BDD
18 103 (14.43%) User Experience
19 102 (14.29%) Dagger
20 95 (13.31%) OOP
21 92 (12.89%) Web Services
22 91 (12.75%) HTML
23 90 (12.61%) REST
24 80 (11.20%) React Native
25 74 (10.36%) Jenkins
26 73 (10.22%) C#
27 72 (10.08%) CSS
28 70 (9.80%) Android Studio

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 11 (1.54%) Tomcat
2 8 (1.12%) CMS
3 5 (0.70%) Confluence
4 3 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.28%) Apache
5 2 (0.28%) Liferay
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.28%) WordPress
6 1 (0.14%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.14%) Drupal
6 1 (0.14%) JBoss
6 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.14%) nginx
6 1 (0.14%) SAS
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.14%) InVision
4 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 44 (6.16%) GitHub
2 27 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (2.80%) Google Play
5 12 (1.68%) Firebase
6 5 (0.70%) SaaS
7 4 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.42%) npm
8 3 (0.42%) PaaS
9 2 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.28%) IaaS
9 2 (0.28%) iTunes
9 2 (0.28%) Serverless
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.90%) HTTP
2 13 (1.82%) Bluetooth
3 10 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (1.12%) SMS
5 5 (0.70%) Internet
6 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.28%) Miracast
6 2 (0.28%) RTSP
7 1 (0.14%) Skype
7 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.46%) MySQL
2 27 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (2.10%) SQL Server
4 12 (1.68%) SQLite
5 7 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.84%) Big Data
6 6 (0.84%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.42%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.28%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.14%) DB2
10 1 (0.14%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.14%) Redis
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 142 (19.89%) Git (software)
2 74 (10.36%) Jenkins
3 70 (9.80%) Android Studio
4 43 (6.02%) Gradle
5 39 (5.46%) JIRA
6 30 (4.20%) JUnit
7 20 (2.80%) Visual Studio
8 16 (2.24%) Calabash
8 16 (2.24%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.96%) Appium
10 13 (1.82%) Mockito
10 13 (1.82%) Subversion
11 12 (1.68%) TeamCity
12 11 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
13 10 (1.40%) Crashlytics
13 10 (1.40%) Selenium
13 10 (1.40%) Xcode
14 9 (1.26%) Gerrit
15 8 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (1.12%) Hudson
General
1 69 (9.66%) Finance
2 40 (5.60%) Banking
3 29 (4.06%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.92%) Games
5 27 (3.78%) Retail
6 11 (1.54%) Automotive
7 10 (1.40%) Law
7 10 (1.40%) Marketing
8 7 (0.98%) Advertising
9 5 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.70%) Publishing
9 5 (0.70%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Front Office
11 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.14%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 620 (86.83%) Developer
2 447 (62.61%) Android Developer
3 91 (12.75%) Mobile Developer
4 73 (10.22%) iOS Developer
5 60 (8.40%) Senior Developer
6 55 (7.70%) iOS Android Developer
7 49 (6.86%) Senior Android Developer
8 48 (6.72%) Applications Developer
9 41 (5.74%) Android Engineer
10 36 (5.04%) Java Developer
11 31 (4.34%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 29 (4.06%) React Developer
13 25 (3.50%) Xamarin Developer
14 24 (3.36%) Java Android Developer
15 22 (3.08%) C# Developer
16 20 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
17 16 (2.24%) Software Developer
18 14 (1.96%) Architect
19 13 (1.82%) Agile Developer
19 13 (1.82%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (23.53%) Android SDK
2 148 (20.73%) RxJava
3 124 (17.37%) RESTful
4 106 (14.85%) Retrofit
5 105 (14.71%) JSON
6 102 (14.29%) Dagger
7 92 (12.89%) Web Services
8 91 (12.75%) HTML
9 90 (12.61%) REST
10 80 (11.20%) React Native
11 72 (10.08%) CSS
12 64 (8.96%) AngularJS
13 55 (7.70%) React
14 51 (7.14%) XML
15 49 (6.86%) Node.js
16 44 (6.16%) HTML5
17 43 (6.02%) .NET
18 41 (5.74%) jQuery
19 35 (4.90%) Apache Cordova
20 32 (4.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 303 (42.44%) Mobile App
2 103 (14.43%) User Experience
3 59 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (5.32%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (2.80%) Blackberry
7 20 (2.80%) Data Structures
8 15 (2.10%) Animation
9 14 (1.96%) Fintech
10 11 (1.54%) Chromecast
11 10 (1.40%) iPad
11 10 (1.40%) IPTV
12 9 (1.26%) iPhone
12 9 (1.26%) Over-the-Top Content
12 9 (1.26%) Smart Meter
13 8 (1.12%) Video\Live Streaming
14 7 (0.98%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
15 5 (0.70%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 714 (100.00%) Android
2 292 (40.90%) Apple iOS
3 30 (4.20%) Linux
4 24 (3.36%) Windows
5 6 (0.84%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (0.84%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.28%) Unix
7 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (36.41%) iOS Development
3 190 (26.61%) TDD
4 181 (25.35%) Mobile Development
5 108 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
5 108 (15.13%) Scrum
6 103 (14.43%) BDD
7 95 (13.31%) OOP
8 64 (8.96%) Test Automation
9 62 (8.68%) OO
9 62 (8.68%) Problem-Solving
10 59 (8.26%) Mobile Application Development
11 58 (8.12%) MVC
12 47 (6.58%) DevOps
13 43 (6.02%) Pair Programming
14 39 (5.46%) MVVM
15 38 (5.32%) Software Engineering
16 37 (5.18%) Kanban
17 36 (5.04%) Functional Programming
18 35 (4.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 342 (47.90%) Java
2 203 (28.43%) JavaScript
3 139 (19.47%) Kotlin
4 73 (10.22%) C#
5 57 (7.98%) Objective-C
6 56 (7.84%) Apple Swift
7 54 (7.56%) C++
8 41 (5.74%) SQL
9 35 (4.90%) Python
10 18 (2.52%) PHP
11 15 (2.10%) C
11 15 (2.10%) ES6
12 13 (1.82%) Go
13 11 (1.54%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.84%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.70%) ES7
16 4 (0.56%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.42%) ES8
17 3 (0.42%) Scala
17 3 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (5.88%) Degree
2 32 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.98%) MCSE
3 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.84%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.28%) PMP
5 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.28%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.14%) ECDL
6 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.08%) QA
2 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.28%) PMO
3 1 (0.14%) GCP
System Software
1 17 (2.38%) Docker
2 6 (0.84%) Firmware
3 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (2.10%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.42%) Ansible
3 2 (0.28%) Kibana
3 2 (0.28%) logstash
3 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.28%) Puppet
3 2 (0.28%) Terraform
4 1 (0.14%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 61 (8.54%) Xamarin
2 40 (5.60%) Google
3 23 (3.22%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.52%) Oracle
5 14 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (0.98%) Sencha
7 6 (0.84%) Apple
8 5 (0.70%) Adobe
9 4 (0.56%) Samsung
10 3 (0.42%) Citrix
10 3 (0.42%) Perforce
11 2 (0.28%) Alteryx
11 2 (0.28%) Appcelerator
11 2 (0.28%) Demandware
11 2 (0.28%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.28%) Kony
11 2 (0.28%) SAP
12 1 (0.14%) Novell
12 1 (0.14%) Splunk
12 1 (0.14%) Twitter