Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 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.

Google Android Studio
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 778 701 810
Rank change year-on-year -77 +109 -33
Contract jobs citing Android Studio 99 137 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.15% 0.077%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.51% 0.89% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 82 58
UK median daily rate £438 £423 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.55% +9.03% -8.82%
10th Percentile £348 £329 £313
90th Percentile £550 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.63% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
UK median hourly rate £31.50 £46.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.52% +8.24% -
10th Percentile £20.95 £32.50 £41.25
90th Percentile £43.25 £77.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -31.52% +8.24% -

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 19,512 15,416 15,678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.30% 16.76% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,515 10,367 10,551
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £290
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 306 367
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.24% +14.73%
10th Percentile £28.70 £21.63 £22.30
90th Percentile £67.25 £54.38 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% -2.38% +13.51%

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 23 April 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Studio over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android Studio in the UK

Android Studio
Top 12 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 23 April 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 -65 96 £440 +3.53% 37
London -52 50 £475 +5.56% 9
UK excluding London -85 49 £423 +5.63% 29
North of England -4 18 £420 +1.82% 7
South East -32 15 £450 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire -18 13 £420 +5.00% 1
West Midlands +8 8 £375 - 6
Midlands -3 8 £375 - 8
North West -12 5 £425 - 3
South West +9 3 £413 - 6
Scotland -33 3 £375 - 1
East of England -21 2 £475 +43.94% 6

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 99 (100.00%) Android
2 78 (78.79%) Android Development
3 66 (66.67%) Java
4 48 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (44.44%) Mobile App
6 38 (38.38%) Android SDK
7 37 (37.37%) Git (software)
8 34 (34.34%) JSON
9 30 (30.30%) Apple iOS
10 26 (26.26%) Scrum
10 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
10 26 (26.26%) Eclipse
11 25 (25.25%) Kotlin
12 24 (24.24%) REST
13 22 (22.22%) XML
13 22 (22.22%) Xcode
13 22 (22.22%) User Experience
14 21 (21.21%) TDD
14 21 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (20.20%) Mobile Development
16 19 (19.19%) Gradle
16 19 (19.19%) HTML
17 18 (18.18%) OOP
17 18 (18.18%) GitHub
18 17 (17.17%) iOS Development
18 17 (17.17%) CSS
19 16 (16.16%) Test Automation
20 15 (15.15%) JIRA
20 15 (15.15%) BDD
20 15 (15.15%) JUnit

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 1 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.01%) NUKE
1 1 (1.01%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.18%) GitHub
2 7 (7.07%) Firebase
3 6 (6.06%) Google Play
4 1 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.01%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) HTTP
2 4 (4.04%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.02%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.02%) SSL
4 1 (1.01%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) SQLite
2 1 (1.01%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (37.37%) Git (software)
2 26 (26.26%) Eclipse
3 22 (22.22%) Xcode
4 19 (19.19%) Gradle
5 15 (15.15%) JIRA
5 15 (15.15%) JUnit
6 14 (14.14%) IntelliJ
7 9 (9.09%) Jenkins
8 8 (8.08%) Mockito
9 5 (5.05%) Appium
9 5 (5.05%) Maven
10 4 (4.04%) git-flow
10 4 (4.04%) gulp
10 4 (4.04%) webpack
11 3 (3.03%) Bitbucket
11 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
11 3 (3.03%) UI Automator
12 2 (2.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (2.02%) Gerrit
12 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Games
4 2 (2.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
5 1 (1.01%) Electronics
5 1 (1.01%) iGaming
5 1 (1.01%) International Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (79.80%) Developer
2 70 (70.71%) Android Developer
3 13 (13.13%) iOS Developer
4 8 (8.08%) Android Engineer
4 8 (8.08%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Agile Developer
5 6 (6.06%) iOS Android Developer
6 5 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Java Android Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Senior Android Developer
8 3 (3.03%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.03%) UI/UX Developer
8 3 (3.03%) UX Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.38%) Android SDK
2 34 (34.34%) JSON
3 24 (24.24%) REST
4 22 (22.22%) XML
5 19 (19.19%) HTML
6 17 (17.17%) CSS
7 14 (14.14%) RxJava
8 12 (12.12%) SOAP
9 11 (11.11%) RESTful
9 11 (11.11%) Web Services
10 9 (9.09%) Dagger
10 9 (9.09%) HTML5
11 8 (8.08%) iOS SDK
11 8 (8.08%) Retrofit
12 7 (7.07%) Material Design
13 6 (6.06%) Middleware
13 6 (6.06%) OpenGL
14 5 (5.05%) AngularJS
14 5 (5.05%) JNI
14 5 (5.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 44 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 22 (22.22%) User Experience
3 10 (10.10%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.04%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (4.04%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.04%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.02%) Animation
5 2 (2.02%) Fintech
5 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.02%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (2.02%) Smart Home
5 2 (2.02%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.01%) Digital Wallet
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Android
2 30 (30.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.01%) Linux
3 1 (1.01%) Windows
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (78.79%) Android Development
2 48 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (26.26%) Scrum
4 21 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (21.21%) TDD
5 20 (20.20%) Mobile Development
6 18 (18.18%) OOP
7 17 (17.17%) iOS Development
8 16 (16.16%) Test Automation
9 15 (15.15%) BDD
10 13 (13.13%) DevOps
11 11 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 10 (10.10%) Open Source
13 9 (9.09%) OO
14 8 (8.08%) Waterfall
15 7 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
16 6 (6.06%) Issue Tracking
16 6 (6.06%) Pair Programming
16 6 (6.06%) SDLC
17 5 (5.05%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 66 (66.67%) Java
2 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
3 25 (25.25%) Kotlin
4 12 (12.12%) C++
5 7 (7.07%) Apple Swift
5 7 (7.07%) Objective-C
6 5 (5.05%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.05%) C
7 4 (4.04%) Python
8 2 (2.02%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) Degree
2 10 (10.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.04%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Firmware
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) HockeyApp
1 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) Google
2 4 (4.04%) Samsung
3 2 (2.02%) Perfecto Mobile
4 1 (1.01%) Adobe
4 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.01%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.01%) IBM
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.01%) Tableau