Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 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 Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 182 163
Rank change year-on-year +34 -19 -14
Contract jobs citing Android 1634 1562 1698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.72% 1.42% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.30% 6.35% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 1121 1085
UK median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +1.97%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 65 84
UK median hourly rate £21.90 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.79% +86.67% -53.85%
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.20 £9.15
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £40.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £21.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year +19.77% +62.26% -36.90%

Android is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19676 24589 24681
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.66% 22.34% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12415 15458 14290
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.88%
10th Percentile £195 £210 £181
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1136 1323 1946
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.10% +1.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.53 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -6.06% +4.10% +2.26%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in the UK

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in the UK

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in the UK

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in the UK

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android in the UK

Android
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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 +34 1544 £400 - 384
London +8 831 £425 - 171
UK excluding London +65 786 £375 +7.14% 227
North of England +69 243 £400 +11.50% 73
South East +43 222 £375 - 40
Yorkshire +59 121 £400 +3.23% 32
Midlands +52 111 £350 +6.87% 37
North West +40 110 £375 +3.45% 38
East of England +38 108 £349 -0.36% 34
Scotland +35 60 £375 +36.36% 10
East Midlands +21 58 £375 +7.14% 18
West Midlands +41 53 £350 +46.60% 18
South West -42 24 £300 -15.49% 29
Wales +17 18 £344 +25.00% 3
North East +36 14 £394 +27.02% 3

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Android.

1 898 (54.96%) Apple iOS
2 694 (42.47%) Android Development
3 592 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
4 537 (32.86%) Java
5 533 (32.62%) Mobile App
6 394 (24.11%) Windows
7 272 (16.65%) TDD
8 259 (15.85%) JavaScript
9 253 (15.48%) iOS Development
10 236 (14.44%) User Experience
11 232 (14.20%) HTML
12 231 (14.14%) Scrum
13 219 (13.40%) Finance
14 216 (13.22%) Git (software)
15 211 (12.91%) Android SDK
16 204 (12.48%) Test Automation
17 200 (12.24%) Microsoft
18 182 (11.14%) Mobile Development
19 162 (9.91%) Active Directory
20 159 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
21 156 (9.55%) JSON
22 155 (9.49%) RESTful
23 153 (9.36%) Banking
24 152 (9.30%) CSS
25 151 (9.24%) Apple
26 147 (9.00%) JIRA
27 145 (8.87%) Jenkins
28 143 (8.75%) C#
29 139 (8.51%) REST
30 135 (8.26%) Xamarin

Android
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 49 (3.00%) Confluence
2 33 (2.02%) MS Exchange
3 29 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 26 (1.59%) IBM Notes
5 24 (1.47%) Skype for Business
6 21 (1.29%) JBoss
7 20 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (1.04%) Apache Spark
11 16 (0.98%) CMS
12 14 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (0.67%) GlassFish
13 11 (0.67%) WildFly
14 10 (0.61%) Apache
14 10 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (0.55%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
17 7 (0.43%) IIS
18 6 (0.37%) Mule
Applications
1 100 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.59%) InVision
4 25 (1.53%) Photoshop
5 18 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.43%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.18%) UXPin
10 1 (0.061%) Flinto
10 1 (0.061%) InDesign
10 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.43%) Eikon
2 5 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.061%) Magento
4 1 (0.061%) RMDS
4 1 (0.061%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 82 (5.02%) Office 365
2 65 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (2.45%) GitHub
5 36 (2.20%) Google Play
6 24 (1.47%) SaaS
7 18 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (1.04%) G Suite
9 14 (0.86%) OneDrive
10 13 (0.80%) Firebase
11 8 (0.49%) Google Drive
11 8 (0.49%) Sauce Labs
12 7 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 7 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.37%) PaaS
14 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.24%) Heroku
15 4 (0.24%) IaaS
16 3 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.55%) Cisco IOS
1 58 (3.55%) VPN
2 48 (2.94%) LAN
2 48 (2.94%) Wireless
3 46 (2.82%) WAN
4 41 (2.51%) Internet
5 40 (2.45%) TCP/IP
6 37 (2.26%) DNS
7 29 (1.77%) HTTP
8 28 (1.71%) DHCP
9 27 (1.65%) Bluetooth
9 27 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
10 24 (1.47%) Skype
11 17 (1.04%) LTE
12 16 (0.98%) GSM
13 15 (0.92%) Firewall
14 13 (0.80%) SMTP
15 12 (0.73%) 3G
15 12 (0.73%) GPRS
15 12 (0.73%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (3.12%) MongoDB
2 43 (2.63%) SQLite
3 33 (2.02%) NoSQL
4 32 (1.96%) SQL Server
5 30 (1.84%) MySQL
6 26 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (1.29%) Big Data
9 19 (1.16%) Relational Database
10 15 (0.92%) Redis
11 13 (0.80%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.55%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.43%) CouchDB
14 6 (0.37%) GIS
15 5 (0.31%) Hazelcast
15 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (0.24%) HBase
16 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
17 3 (0.18%) Apache Hive
17 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 216 (13.22%) Git (software)
2 147 (9.00%) JIRA
3 145 (8.87%) Jenkins
4 98 (6.00%) Android Studio
5 96 (5.88%) Gradle
6 67 (4.10%) Selenium
7 61 (3.73%) JUnit
8 58 (3.55%) Calabash
9 57 (3.49%) Cucumber
10 47 (2.88%) Appium
11 43 (2.63%) Maven
12 42 (2.57%) Axure RP
13 39 (2.39%) Subversion
14 38 (2.33%) Xcode
15 24 (1.47%) Robolectric
15 24 (1.47%) WebDriver
16 22 (1.35%) Hudson
17 21 (1.29%) Eclipse
18 20 (1.22%) Bitbucket
19 19 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 219 (13.40%) Finance
2 153 (9.36%) Banking
3 78 (4.77%) Retail
4 67 (4.10%) Marketing
5 55 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 50 (3.06%) Electronics
7 45 (2.75%) Manufacturing
8 36 (2.20%) Games
9 21 (1.29%) Publishing
10 15 (0.92%) Advertising
11 13 (0.80%) Legal
12 12 (0.73%) Automotive
13 11 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
13 11 (0.67%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.55%) Law
14 9 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.37%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.24%) French Language
18 3 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 857 (52.45%) Developer
2 534 (32.68%) Android Developer
3 140 (8.57%) iOS Developer
4 117 (7.16%) Senior Developer
5 105 (6.43%) Analyst
6 92 (5.63%) Applications Developer
7 89 (5.45%) Mobile Developer
8 85 (5.20%) Designer
8 85 (5.20%) iOS Android Developer
9 81 (4.96%) Senior Android Developer
10 78 (4.77%) Java Developer
11 75 (4.59%) Xamarin Developer
12 74 (4.53%) Support Engineer
13 70 (4.28%) Architect
14 59 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
15 56 (3.43%) Desktop Support
16 54 (3.30%) Tester
17 51 (3.12%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 51 (3.12%) UI Designer
18 50 (3.06%) Android Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (14.20%) HTML
2 211 (12.91%) Android SDK
3 156 (9.55%) JSON
4 155 (9.49%) RESTful
5 152 (9.30%) CSS
6 139 (8.51%) REST
7 118 (7.22%) .NET
8 109 (6.67%) HTML5
9 108 (6.61%) Web Services
10 102 (6.24%) AngularJS
11 92 (5.63%) RxJava
12 84 (5.14%) Node.js
13 80 (4.90%) XML
14 69 (4.22%) React
15 65 (3.98%) Material Design
16 64 (3.92%) SOAP
17 63 (3.86%) Spring
18 59 (3.61%) CSS3
19 53 (3.24%) React Native
20 50 (3.06%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 533 (32.62%) Mobile App
2 236 (14.44%) User Experience
3 102 (6.24%) Blackberry
4 90 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
5 74 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
6 70 (4.28%) iPhone
7 65 (3.98%) Smartphone
8 61 (3.73%) Computer Science
9 35 (2.14%) Animation
10 33 (2.02%) BYOD
11 32 (1.96%) iPad
12 23 (1.41%) Management Information System
13 20 (1.22%) Fintech
13 20 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
13 20 (1.22%) Social Media
14 17 (1.04%) STB
15 14 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.80%) Virtual Team
17 11 (0.67%) Algorithms
17 11 (0.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 898 (54.96%) Apple iOS
2 394 (24.11%) Windows
3 132 (8.08%) Windows 7
4 75 (4.59%) Linux
5 73 (4.47%) Windows 10
6 60 (3.67%) Mac OS X
7 47 (2.88%) Unix
8 42 (2.57%) Windows Server
9 39 (2.39%) Mac OS
10 35 (2.14%) Windows Mobile
11 33 (2.02%) Windows Phone
11 33 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (1.59%) Windows 8
14 18 (1.10%) Windows XP
15 12 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 694 (42.47%) Android Development
2 592 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (16.65%) TDD
4 253 (15.48%) iOS Development
5 231 (14.14%) Scrum
6 204 (12.48%) Test Automation
7 182 (11.14%) Mobile Development
8 159 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
9 124 (7.59%) BDD
10 114 (6.98%) Software Engineering
11 98 (6.00%) Unit Testing
12 95 (5.81%) E-Commerce
13 93 (5.69%) MVC
14 88 (5.39%) OO
15 83 (5.08%) Mobile Application Development
16 79 (4.83%) DevOps
17 68 (4.16%) Open Source
18 66 (4.04%) ITIL
19 61 (3.73%) Project Management
20 58 (3.55%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 537 (32.86%) Java
2 259 (15.85%) JavaScript
3 143 (8.75%) C#
4 133 (8.14%) Apple Swift
5 123 (7.53%) SQL
6 115 (7.04%) Objective-C
7 99 (6.06%) C++
8 73 (4.47%) Python
9 52 (3.18%) C
10 48 (2.94%) Ruby
11 43 (2.63%) PHP
12 36 (2.20%) PowerShell
13 33 (2.02%) Scala
14 21 (1.29%) VB
14 21 (1.29%) XAML
15 15 (0.92%) Bash Shell
15 15 (0.92%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.73%) ES6
17 10 (0.61%) Go
17 10 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 106 (6.49%) Degree
2 43 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 34 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 29 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.10%) Master's Degree
7 14 (0.86%) MCSE
8 13 (0.80%) ISEB
8 13 (0.80%) MCP
9 11 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.43%) MCSA
11 6 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (0.37%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.31%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.31%) PMP
12 5 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (6.36%) QA
2 31 (1.90%) SLA
3 5 (0.31%) PMO
4 3 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.18%) JTAG
4 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.061%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.061%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 162 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 53 (3.24%) Docker
3 18 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (0.61%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.49%) Firmware
7 7 (0.43%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.37%) XenApp
9 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.18%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.18%) vSphere
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.12%) HDFS
11 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.061%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.061%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (2.69%) SCCM
2 42 (2.57%) AirWatch
3 18 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (0.67%) WSUS
6 10 (0.61%) Ansible
7 9 (0.55%) NetBackup
8 8 (0.49%) Puppet
9 7 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (0.24%) HockeyApp
10 4 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 3 (0.18%) Unicenter
12 2 (0.12%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.12%) Control-M
12 2 (0.12%) Nagios
12 2 (0.12%) Nessus
12 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 200 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 151 (9.24%) Apple
3 135 (8.26%) Xamarin
4 126 (7.71%) Google
5 65 (3.98%) Cisco
6 54 (3.30%) Citrix
7 46 (2.82%) Adobe
8 42 (2.57%) SAP
9 34 (2.08%) VMware
10 33 (2.02%) Oracle
11 30 (1.84%) MobileIron
12 27 (1.65%) HP
13 26 (1.59%) Lotus
14 19 (1.16%) Dell
14 19 (1.16%) Symantec
15 15 (0.92%) Samsung
16 12 (0.73%) Bloomberg
16 12 (0.73%) ServiceNow
17 11 (0.67%) Reuters
18 10 (0.61%) Telerik
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Tech Associates
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day TBC
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Pearson Frank
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
3Search
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Tech Associates
Rate: From £500 to £800 per annum TBC
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day 6 Months +
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum (circa)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 12 month fixed term contract
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £470 per day 3 Months Rolling
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Norton Blake
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago