The table below looks at the statistics for the Android Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Developer
Rank 267 276 182
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -94
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 158 152 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.63% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.68% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 101 247
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-41.66% -
Android Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22283 22211 23247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.63% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15676 15093 15945
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Android Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Android Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Android Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android Developer across the London region.

Android Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Android Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Android Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Android Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Android Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Android Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 43 £463 +32.14% 12
Android Developer
England

Android Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Android Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Android Developer in their job title.

1 289 (100.00%) Android
2 284 (98.27%) Android Development
3 155 (53.63%) Java
4 139 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (38.75%) Android SDK
6 110 (38.06%) Mobile App
7 101 (34.95%) TDD
8 93 (32.18%) Apple iOS
9 78 (26.99%) JSON
10 72 (24.91%) OO
11 67 (23.18%) Google
12 64 (22.15%) User Experience
13 58 (20.07%) Web Services
14 57 (19.72%) Mobile Development
15 52 (17.99%) XML
16 51 (17.65%) iOS Development
17 50 (17.30%) REST
17 50 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (15.92%) Git (software)
19 44 (15.22%) OOP
20 42 (14.53%) Android Studio
21 38 (13.15%) E-Commerce
22 36 (12.46%) CSS
22 36 (12.46%) HTML
23 33 (11.42%) Scrum
24 32 (11.07%) RESTful
24 32 (11.07%) iOS SDK
25 29 (10.03%) SQLite
25 29 (10.03%) SOAP
26 28 (9.69%) Objective-C

Android Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Android Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Android Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.11%) Node.js
2 7 (2.42%) Confluence
3 3 (1.04%) uiautomator
4 2 (0.69%) Facebook Platform
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.04%) GitHub
2 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.08%) Internet
2 4 (1.38%) NFC
3 3 (1.04%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.69%) HTTP
5 1 (0.35%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.35%) VoIP
5 1 (0.35%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.03%) SQLite
2 4 (1.38%) MySQL
3 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.35%) Big Data
4 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.35%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 46 (15.92%) Git (software)
2 42 (14.53%) Android Studio
3 20 (6.92%) Jenkins
3 20 (6.92%) Eclipse
4 15 (5.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 15 (5.19%) NUnit
5 13 (4.50%) Gradle
6 11 (3.81%) Calabash
7 10 (3.46%) Appium
8 7 (2.42%) Xcode
9 5 (1.73%) Robotium
9 5 (1.73%) Subversion
10 4 (1.38%) Robolectric
11 3 (1.04%) Maven
12 2 (0.69%) JUnit
12 2 (0.69%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.35%) Hudson
13 1 (0.35%) Behat
13 1 (0.35%) MonkeyTalk
13 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 25 (8.65%) Retail
2 8 (2.77%) Finance
3 7 (2.42%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.42%) Banking
4 6 (2.08%) Publishing
5 4 (1.38%) Automotive
6 3 (1.04%) Games
6 3 (1.04%) Electronics
7 2 (0.69%) Advertising
7 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (38.75%) Android SDK
2 78 (26.99%) JSON
3 58 (20.07%) Web Services
4 52 (17.99%) XML
5 50 (17.30%) REST
6 36 (12.46%) HTML
6 36 (12.46%) CSS
7 32 (11.07%) iOS SDK
7 32 (11.07%) RESTful
8 29 (10.03%) SOAP
9 18 (6.23%) HTML5
10 15 (5.19%) Ajax
11 9 (3.11%) CSS3
12 8 (2.77%) Cocoa
13 7 (2.42%) Spring
14 6 (2.08%) Middleware
14 6 (2.08%) Hibernate
14 6 (2.08%) jQuery
14 6 (2.08%) Flash
14 6 (2.08%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 110 (38.06%) Mobile App
2 64 (22.15%) User Experience
3 15 (5.19%) Inversion of Control
4 11 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.81%) Social Media
4 11 (3.81%) Streaming Video
5 9 (3.11%) Social Network
6 7 (2.42%) Cryptography
6 7 (2.42%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.08%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.08%) FMCG
8 5 (1.73%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.73%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.73%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (1.38%) BBC
9 4 (1.38%) Video on Demand
9 4 (1.38%) iDTV
9 4 (1.38%) Streaming Media
10 3 (1.04%) iPad
10 3 (1.04%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 289 (100.00%) Android
2 93 (32.18%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.73%) Windows
3 5 (1.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (98.27%) Android Development
2 139 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (34.95%) TDD
4 72 (24.91%) OO
5 57 (19.72%) Mobile Development
6 51 (17.65%) iOS Development
7 50 (17.30%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (15.22%) OOP
9 38 (13.15%) E-Commerce
10 33 (11.42%) Scrum
11 27 (9.34%) Unit Testing
12 23 (7.96%) Automated Testing
12 23 (7.96%) MVC
13 22 (7.61%) Software Engineering
14 19 (6.57%) Open Source
15 18 (6.23%) BDD
16 11 (3.81%) Multithreading
17 10 (3.46%) Usability Testing
17 10 (3.46%) Pair Programming
18 9 (3.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 155 (53.63%) Java
2 28 (9.69%) Objective-C
3 25 (8.65%) JavaScript
4 15 (5.19%) SQL
5 14 (4.84%) C++
6 8 (2.77%) Apple Swift
7 6 (2.08%) Scala
8 4 (1.38%) Python
8 4 (1.38%) PHP
8 4 (1.38%) C
9 3 (1.04%) Ruby
10 2 (0.69%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.35%) C#
11 1 (0.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (3.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (2.42%) yum
1 7 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (23.18%) Google
2 15 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.42%) Facebook
4 6 (2.08%) SaltStack
4 6 (2.08%) HP
5 4 (1.38%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.04%) Twitter
7 2 (0.69%) SAP
7 2 (0.69%) Apple
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