Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 794 771 764
Rank change year-on-year -23 -7 +90
Contract jobs citing Android Studio 85 111 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.40% 0.61% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 74 107
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% +6.71%
10th Percentile £331 £363 £311
90th Percentile £550 £518 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £420 £395
% change year-on-year +0.60% +6.33% +17.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 1
UK median hourly rate - £62.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +119.30% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +119.30% -

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 21,440 18,264 17,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.95% 18.38% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,667 12,658 11,725
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 290 257
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.79%
10th Percentile £26.25 £30.23 £24.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £61.90 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.14%

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 21 October 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
Top 13 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 21 October 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 79 £425 - 44
UK excluding London -30 47 £423 +0.60% 45
London -34 37 £438 -2.78% 9
South East -6 18 £375 +11.11% 18
North of England -25 13 £381 -9.23% 8
North West - 8 £375 - 5
East of England +5 7 £450 +5.88% 5
Yorkshire -27 5 £388 -7.74% 3
Midlands -19 4 £425 +6.25%
West Midlands -19 3 £328 -18.13%
Scotland -29 3 £413 -2.94% 6
Wales -21 2 £550 +57.14% 3
East Midlands +11 1 £430 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 85 (100.00%) Android
2 68 (80.00%) Android Development
3 53 (62.35%) Java
4 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (45.88%) Android SDK
5 38 (44.71%) Git (software)
6 34 (40.00%) TDD
7 33 (38.82%) Mobile App
8 26 (30.59%) JSON
9 22 (25.88%) Kotlin
10 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
11 19 (22.35%) XML
12 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (21.18%) Gradle
12 18 (21.18%) Mobile Development
13 17 (20.00%) RESTful
14 16 (18.82%) HTML
14 16 (18.82%) User Experience
15 15 (17.65%) Scrum
15 15 (17.65%) MVC
15 15 (17.65%) BDD
15 15 (17.65%) REST
16 14 (16.47%) Finance
16 14 (16.47%) JUnit
17 13 (15.29%) JavaScript
17 13 (15.29%) Unit Testing
18 12 (14.12%) CSS
19 11 (12.94%) Web Services
19 11 (12.94%) Pair Programming
19 11 (12.94%) RxJava

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 (7.06%) Confluence
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon Alexa
2 1 (1.18%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (4.71%) NUKE
1 4 (4.71%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) GitHub
2 4 (4.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (2.35%) Firebase
3 2 (2.35%) npm
4 1 (1.18%) Google Pay
4 1 (1.18%) Google Play
4 1 (1.18%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) NFC
2 1 (1.18%) SSL
2 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) CouchDB
1 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (44.71%) Git (software)
2 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
3 18 (21.18%) Gradle
4 14 (16.47%) JUnit
5 9 (10.59%) JIRA
5 9 (10.59%) Xcode
6 8 (9.41%) Calabash
6 8 (9.41%) git-flow
6 8 (9.41%) Subversion
7 5 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (4.71%) Appium
8 4 (4.71%) GitLab
8 4 (4.71%) MSI
8 4 (4.71%) Pivotal Tracker
9 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (2.35%) TestRail
11 1 (1.18%) fastlane
11 1 (1.18%) Genymotion
11 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Games
5 1 (1.18%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (78.82%) Developer
2 65 (76.47%) Android Developer
3 6 (7.06%) Java Android Developer
3 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
3 6 (7.06%) Senior Android Developer
3 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
4 4 (4.71%) Android Engineer
4 4 (4.71%) Applications Developer
4 4 (4.71%) Applications Packager
4 4 (4.71%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (3.53%) Applications Tester
5 3 (3.53%) Mobile Tester
5 3 (3.53%) Tester
6 2 (2.35%) Agile Developer
6 2 (2.35%) Angular Developer
6 2 (2.35%) Lead Android Developer
6 2 (2.35%) Lead Developer
6 2 (2.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (2.35%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.35%) Video On Demand Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (45.88%) Android SDK
2 26 (30.59%) JSON
3 19 (22.35%) XML
4 17 (20.00%) RESTful
5 16 (18.82%) HTML
6 15 (17.65%) REST
7 12 (14.12%) CSS
8 11 (12.94%) RxJava
8 11 (12.94%) Web Services
9 8 (9.41%) Dagger
9 8 (9.41%) HTML5
10 6 (7.06%) jQuery
10 6 (7.06%) Material Design
10 6 (7.06%) Node.js
10 6 (7.06%) SOAP
11 5 (5.88%) CSS3
12 4 (4.71%) .NET
13 3 (3.53%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.53%) Core Animation
13 3 (3.53%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.82%) Mobile App
2 16 (18.82%) User Experience
3 4 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.71%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (4.71%) Video on Demand
4 3 (3.53%) Animation
4 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.35%) Fintech
5 2 (2.35%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (2.35%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.18%) Acoustics
6 1 (1.18%) Digital Wallet
6 1 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Online Games
6 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Android
2 10 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.71%) Linux
3 4 (4.71%) Windows
3 4 (4.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (80.00%) Android Development
2 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (40.00%) TDD
4 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (21.18%) Mobile Development
5 15 (17.65%) BDD
5 15 (17.65%) MVC
5 15 (17.65%) Scrum
6 13 (15.29%) Unit Testing
7 11 (12.94%) Pair Programming
8 9 (10.59%) OOD
9 7 (8.24%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.06%) OO
10 6 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (7.06%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
11 5 (5.88%) SOA
11 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.71%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.71%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 53 (62.35%) Java
2 22 (25.88%) Kotlin
3 13 (15.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.71%) C#
4 4 (4.71%) C++
4 4 (4.71%) MATLAB
5 3 (3.53%) Apple Swift
5 3 (3.53%) C
6 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.18%) PHP
6 1 (1.18%) Python
6 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (3.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.18%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.18%) Automic
2 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (5.88%) Google
2 4 (4.71%) Adobe
2 4 (4.71%) Autodesk
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) Tableau
3 2 (2.35%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.18%) CA
4 1 (1.18%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.18%) Samsung