Period
to 23 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 415 360 338
Rank change year-on-year -55 -22 +70
Contract jobs citing Android Development 500 740 691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.72% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.83% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 534 502
UK median daily rate £468 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +6.19% +5.94%
10th Percentile £321 £317 £313
90th Percentile £618 £575 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 25
UK median hourly rate £69.55 £47.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.42% -13.64% +29.41%
10th Percentile £42.68 £17.30 £32.50
90th Percentile £92.85 £75.00 £77.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -9.09% -

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 79,989 89,464 81,546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.90% 86.63% 85.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,626 59,049 53,365
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,281 2,456 2,140
UK median hourly rate £24.70 £21.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.18% -13.49% +4.17%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.17 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.61 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.45% -17.56% -

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
Top 14 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 July 2019. 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 -91 443 £475 +5.56% 266
London -67 273 £500 +5.26% 101
UK excluding London -20 212 £425 +6.25% 191
South East -24 61 £450 +2.86% 36
North of England -26 53 £425 +13.33% 60
Scotland +40 45 £400 +3.23% 14
Yorkshire +34 35 £450 +23.97% 16
Midlands +3 22 £340 +4.62% 34
North West -28 18 £388 +3.33% 36
East Midlands +17 17 £340 - 19
South West -12 14 £475 +21.02% 11
East of England +9 12 £369 -18.06% 24
Wales +3 5 £501 +21.33% 9
West Midlands -1 5 £406 +25.00% 14

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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.

1 500 (100.00%) Android
2 235 (47.00%) Java
3 232 (46.40%) Agile Software Development
4 207 (41.40%) Mobile App
5 198 (39.60%) Apple iOS
6 188 (37.60%) Kotlin
7 178 (35.60%) iOS Development
8 136 (27.20%) Git (software)
9 119 (23.80%) REST
10 109 (21.80%) Mobile Development
10 109 (21.80%) JavaScript
11 107 (21.40%) TDD
12 103 (20.60%) User Experience
13 101 (20.20%) JSON
14 87 (17.40%) Scrum
15 81 (16.20%) Android SDK
16 79 (15.80%) Continuous Integration
17 73 (14.60%) Android Studio
18 66 (13.20%) Finance
19 64 (12.80%) RxJava
20 61 (12.20%) React Native
21 60 (12.00%) Banking
22 59 (11.80%) Unit Testing
22 59 (11.80%) Web Services
23 58 (11.60%) JIRA
24 57 (11.40%) RESTful
25 55 (11.00%) Jenkins
26 52 (10.40%) HTML
27 51 (10.20%) Google
28 50 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development

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 (4.40%) Confluence
2 16 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (1.40%) Mule
5 2 (0.40%) Apache
5 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.40%) IIS
5 2 (0.40%) SAS
5 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.20%) CMS
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.40%) Sketch
1 7 (1.40%) Zeplin
2 3 (0.60%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.40%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (6.60%) GitHub
4 18 (3.60%) Slack
5 17 (3.40%) Firebase
6 14 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (2.40%) Datadog
7 12 (2.40%) Google Pay
7 12 (2.40%) Google Play
7 12 (2.40%) Samsung Pay
8 7 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.80%) TestFlight
10 3 (0.60%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.40%) Serverless
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon Alexa
12 1 (0.20%) npm
12 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.60%) NFC
2 16 (3.20%) Bluetooth
3 8 (1.60%) Internet
4 7 (1.40%) H.323
4 7 (1.40%) Skype
5 4 (0.80%) HTTP
5 4 (0.80%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.60%) 3G
6 3 (0.60%) 4G
6 3 (0.60%) Intranet
6 3 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.40%) IPv4
7 2 (0.40%) IPv6
8 1 (0.20%) DNS
8 1 (0.20%) RFID
8 1 (0.20%) RTP
8 1 (0.20%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.60%) SQLite
2 13 (2.60%) Redis
3 12 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (2.40%) InfluxDB
4 5 (1.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.80%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.40%) Big Data
7 2 (0.40%) BigQuery
7 2 (0.40%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.20%) MySQL
8 1 (0.20%) QlikView
8 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 136 (27.20%) Git (software)
2 73 (14.60%) Android Studio
3 58 (11.60%) JIRA
4 55 (11.00%) Jenkins
5 29 (5.80%) Visual Studio Team System
6 26 (5.20%) Xcode
7 22 (4.40%) Eclipse
8 19 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
9 18 (3.60%) Maven
10 17 (3.40%) Gradle
11 16 (3.20%) JUnit
12 15 (3.00%) Subversion
13 13 (2.60%) GitLab
14 12 (2.40%) Selenium
15 11 (2.20%) CircleCI
15 11 (2.20%) Mockito
15 11 (2.20%) Visual Studio
16 8 (1.60%) Bitbucket
16 8 (1.60%) git-flow
17 7 (1.40%) Cucumber
General
1 66 (13.20%) Finance
2 60 (12.00%) Banking
3 14 (2.80%) Retail
4 10 (2.00%) Games
5 9 (1.80%) Law
5 9 (1.80%) Marketing
6 7 (1.40%) Advertising
6 7 (1.40%) Automotive
7 5 (1.00%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.60%) Electronics
9 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.40%) Back Office
10 2 (0.40%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 417 (83.40%) Developer
2 330 (66.00%) Android Developer
3 70 (14.00%) iOS Developer
4 66 (13.20%) Senior Developer
5 56 (11.20%) iOS Android Developer
5 56 (11.20%) Senior Android Developer
6 46 (9.20%) Mobile Developer
7 42 (8.40%) React Developer
8 27 (5.40%) Java Developer
9 25 (5.00%) Xamarin Developer
10 24 (4.80%) Java Android Developer
11 21 (4.20%) Applications Developer
12 18 (3.60%) Android Engineer
13 17 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
14 16 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
14 16 (3.20%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 12 (2.40%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 12 (2.40%) Software Engineer
16 10 (2.00%) Embedded Engineer
16 10 (2.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (23.80%) REST
2 101 (20.20%) JSON
3 81 (16.20%) Android SDK
4 64 (12.80%) RxJava
5 61 (12.20%) React Native
6 59 (11.80%) Web Services
7 57 (11.40%) RESTful
8 52 (10.40%) HTML
9 43 (8.60%) XML
10 41 (8.20%) Dagger
11 36 (7.20%) CSS
12 30 (6.00%) React
13 29 (5.80%) .NET
14 28 (5.60%) HTML5
14 28 (5.60%) Retrofit
15 27 (5.40%) Node.js
16 25 (5.00%) GraphQL
17 24 (4.80%) Spring
18 23 (4.60%) Kafka
19 22 (4.40%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 207 (41.40%) Mobile App
2 103 (20.60%) User Experience
3 39 (7.80%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (4.20%) Smartphone
5 19 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.60%) Video\Live Streaming
7 16 (3.20%) Video on Demand
8 15 (3.00%) Animation
8 15 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (2.40%) Digital Wallet
9 12 (2.40%) Mobile Banking
9 12 (2.40%) Wiki
10 10 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
11 7 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.20%) Device Driver
13 5 (1.00%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.00%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.80%) Augmented Reality
14 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 500 (100.00%) Android
2 198 (39.60%) Apple iOS
3 34 (6.80%) Linux
4 10 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (1.00%) Windows
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.20%) Android TV
7 1 (0.20%) tvOS
7 1 (0.20%) Unix
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (46.40%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (35.60%) iOS Development
3 109 (21.80%) Mobile Development
4 107 (21.40%) TDD
5 87 (17.40%) Scrum
6 79 (15.80%) Continuous Integration
7 59 (11.80%) Unit Testing
8 50 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 49 (9.80%) MVVM
9 49 (9.80%) Test Automation
10 47 (9.40%) Software Engineering
11 40 (8.00%) DevOps
12 38 (7.60%) Kanban
13 35 (7.00%) Web Development
14 32 (6.40%) BDD
14 32 (6.40%) Computer Science
14 32 (6.40%) OO
15 31 (6.20%) Microservices
15 31 (6.20%) MVC
16 30 (6.00%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 235 (47.00%) Java
2 188 (37.60%) Kotlin
3 109 (21.80%) JavaScript
4 49 (9.80%) C#
5 46 (9.20%) Apple Swift
6 39 (7.80%) Python
7 34 (6.80%) C
8 28 (5.60%) C++
9 27 (5.40%) Objective-C
10 19 (3.80%) Java 8
11 16 (3.20%) SQL
12 15 (3.00%) Go
13 14 (2.80%) TypeScript
14 12 (2.40%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.40%) Scala
15 11 (2.20%) Ruby
16 3 (0.60%) PHP
17 2 (0.40%) Lua
17 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (5.60%) Degree
2 20 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.60%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) MCSE
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.80%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) NCSC
2 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (5.20%) Docker
2 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.40%) vSphere
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (4.20%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.00%) Ansible
2 15 (3.00%) Terraform
3 14 (2.80%) Puppet
4 13 (2.60%) Kibana
4 13 (2.60%) logstash
5 12 (2.40%) Consul
5 12 (2.40%) Grafana
5 12 (2.40%) Graphite
5 12 (2.40%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.80%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.40%) MaaS360
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.40%) MobiControl
7 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.20%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 51 (10.20%) Google
2 36 (7.20%) Xamarin
3 26 (5.20%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.00%) Samsung
5 13 (2.60%) AppDynamics
5 13 (2.60%) Splunk
6 12 (2.40%) Adobe
6 12 (2.40%) SaltStack
6 12 (2.40%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.40%) Apple
8 3 (0.60%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.40%) CA
9 2 (0.40%) Gemalto
9 2 (0.40%) MobileIron
9 2 (0.40%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.40%) SOTI
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.20%) Twitter