Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Android Studio skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android Studio over the 6 months to 22 January 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.

Google Android Studio
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 776 764 713
Rank change year-on-year -12 -51 +96
Contract jobs citing Android Studio 95 125 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 0.68% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 85 97
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.92%
10th Percentile £325 £340 £300
90th Percentile £538 £498 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 1
UK median hourly rate £65.00 £62.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +73.61% -15.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% +73.61% -15.29%

Android Studio is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 21,387 18,453 15,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.46% 18.52% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,575 12,941 10,593
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +4.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £613 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.64% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 233 242
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £43.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +6.10% +2.50%
10th Percentile £32.85 £29.00 £21.54
90th Percentile £54.13 £63.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% +10.00% -

Android Studio
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Android Studio as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Android Studio in the UK

Android Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android Studio.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Studio in the UK

Android Studio
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Studio over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Studio in the UK

Android Studio
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Studio.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Studio in the UK

Android Studio
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 Studio within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 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 -38 71 £450 +5.88% 58
UK excluding London -50 55 £425 - 47
London +7 38 £466 +6.57% 15
Scotland -1 16 £450 +5.88% 3
South East -11 16 £420 -11.58% 13
North of England -24 8 £360 -14.29% 10
North West +1 7 £360 -10.00% 6
Midlands -3 6 £428 +14.00% 13
Wales - 6 £425 - 1
West Midlands -28 5 £425 +13.33% 7
East of England +4 2 - - 3
East Midlands +13 1 £430 - 6
Yorkshire -26 1 - - 3
South West -33 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Android Studio 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 Studio.

1 95 (100.00%) Android
2 79 (83.16%) Android Development
3 66 (69.47%) Java
4 48 (50.53%) TDD
5 45 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (47.37%) Android SDK
6 44 (46.32%) JSON
7 41 (43.16%) Mobile App
8 35 (36.84%) REST
9 34 (35.79%) Git (software)
10 31 (32.63%) XML
11 30 (31.58%) Unit Testing
12 23 (24.21%) Web Services
12 23 (24.21%) Banking
12 23 (24.21%) Kotlin
13 20 (21.05%) MVC
14 18 (18.95%) Scrum
15 16 (16.84%) Finance
15 16 (16.84%) Jenkins
16 15 (15.79%) Mobile Development
16 15 (15.79%) Eclipse
16 15 (15.79%) Gradle
16 15 (15.79%) MVVM
17 14 (14.74%) BDD
17 14 (14.74%) Apple iOS
17 14 (14.74%) Xcode
17 14 (14.74%) User Experience
17 14 (14.74%) Greenfield Project
18 12 (12.63%) Dagger
18 12 (12.63%) Continuous Integration

Android Studio
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 6 (6.32%) Confluence
2 1 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.05%) NUKE
1 1 (1.05%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) GitHub
2 5 (5.26%) Google Play
3 2 (2.11%) iTunes
3 2 (2.11%) npm
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.05%) Google Pay
4 1 (1.05%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.05%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) SQLite
2 1 (1.05%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (35.79%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.84%) Jenkins
3 15 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 15 (15.79%) Gradle
4 14 (14.74%) Xcode
5 10 (10.53%) Subversion
6 9 (9.47%) JIRA
7 8 (8.42%) JUnit
8 7 (7.37%) Appium
9 5 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (4.21%) Genymotion
10 4 (4.21%) GitLab
11 2 (2.11%) Calabash
11 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.11%) git-flow
11 2 (2.11%) IntelliJ
11 2 (2.11%) Pivotal Tracker
12 1 (1.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 1 (1.05%) Maven
12 1 (1.05%) MSI
General
1 23 (24.21%) Banking
2 16 (16.84%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Automotive
3 1 (1.05%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.05%) Games
3 1 (1.05%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.05%) Marketing
3 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (78.95%) Developer
2 70 (73.68%) Android Developer
3 10 (10.53%) Java Android Developer
3 10 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.47%) Applications Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Android Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Mobile Tester
8 5 (5.26%) Tester
9 4 (4.21%) Applications Tester
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Android Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Android Software Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) iOS Android Developer
10 3 (3.16%) iOS Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Java Mobile Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Mobile Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Video On Demand Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (47.37%) Android SDK
2 44 (46.32%) JSON
3 35 (36.84%) REST
4 31 (32.63%) XML
5 23 (24.21%) Web Services
6 12 (12.63%) Dagger
7 10 (10.53%) HTML
7 10 (10.53%) RxJava
7 10 (10.53%) SOAP
8 9 (9.47%) Node.js
8 9 (9.47%) RESTful
9 6 (6.32%) CSS
10 5 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.26%) iOS SDK
10 5 (5.26%) jQuery
10 5 (5.26%) Middleware
10 5 (5.26%) Retrofit
11 4 (4.21%) Material Design
11 4 (4.21%) Velocity
12 3 (3.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (43.16%) Mobile App
2 14 (14.74%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (14.74%) User Experience
3 11 (11.58%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.16%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.11%) Fintech
6 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.05%) Digital Wallet
7 1 (1.05%) iPad
7 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.05%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Android
2 14 (14.74%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.16%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Windows
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (83.16%) Android Development
2 48 (50.53%) TDD
3 45 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (31.58%) Unit Testing
5 20 (21.05%) MVC
6 18 (18.95%) Scrum
7 15 (15.79%) Mobile Development
7 15 (15.79%) MVVM
8 14 (14.74%) BDD
9 12 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (12.63%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.42%) iOS Development
11 6 (6.32%) OO
11 6 (6.32%) OOD
11 6 (6.32%) Scenario Testing
12 5 (5.26%) Integration Testing
12 5 (5.26%) Memory Management
12 5 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (5.26%) SOA
12 5 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 66 (69.47%) Java
2 23 (24.21%) Kotlin
3 8 (8.42%) Apple Swift
3 8 (8.42%) C#
4 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.16%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.05%) Java 8
6 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.05%) PHP
6 1 (1.05%) Ruby
6 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 8 (8.42%) Google
2 2 (2.11%) Apple
2 2 (2.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe
3 1 (1.05%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.05%) Samsung
3 1 (1.05%) Tableau
3 1 (1.05%) Xamarin