The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills 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 Development over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development
Rank 276 242 213
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -29
Contract jobs citing Android Development 138 167 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.80% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.00% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 123 147
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +36.75%
Android Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17610 16725 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.27% 80.29% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12571 11968 11925
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 195 238
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in London

Android Development
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in London

Android Development
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Android Development Daily Rate Histogram in London

Android Development
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Android Development Hourly Rate Trend in London

Android Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Android Development Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Android Development
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 Development within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 15 £394 -6.25% 17
Uxbridge - 1 £350 -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Android Development also 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 that cited Android Development.

1 316 (100.00%) Android
2 166 (52.53%) Java
3 121 (38.29%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (35.44%) Apple iOS
5 92 (29.11%) Mobile App
6 83 (26.27%) iOS Development
7 79 (25.00%) TDD
8 70 (22.15%) Mobile Development
9 60 (18.99%) Android SDK
10 58 (18.35%) RESTful
11 54 (17.09%) User Experience
12 52 (16.46%) REST
13 47 (14.87%) Google
14 46 (14.56%) Web Services
15 45 (14.24%) JSON
16 43 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (13.29%) Git (software)
17 42 (13.29%) OO
17 42 (13.29%) Scrum
18 34 (10.76%) BDD
19 33 (10.44%) Android Studio
20 32 (10.13%) Objective-C
21 30 (9.49%) JavaScript
22 28 (8.86%) HTML
22 28 (8.86%) XML
22 28 (8.86%) OOP
22 28 (8.86%) Software Engineering
23 27 (8.54%) Gradle
24 26 (8.23%) SQLite
25 22 (6.96%) Unit Testing

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Android Development also 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 that cited Android Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.90%) Node.js
2 4 (1.27%) CMS
3 1 (0.32%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.90%) GitHub
2 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.63%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.22%) HTTP
2 4 (1.27%) Internet
2 4 (1.27%) RTSP
2 4 (1.27%) VoIP
3 3 (0.95%) NFC
4 2 (0.63%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.63%) Wireless
5 1 (0.32%) 4G
5 1 (0.32%) SMS
5 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.23%) SQLite
2 6 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.27%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.95%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.63%) Big Data
5 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.32%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (13.29%) Git (software)
2 33 (10.44%) Android Studio
3 27 (8.54%) Gradle
4 21 (6.65%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.11%) Xcode
6 11 (3.48%) Subversion
7 8 (2.53%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.58%) JIRA
8 5 (1.58%) Maven
8 5 (1.58%) Robolectric
9 4 (1.27%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.27%) Hudson
9 4 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.95%) Appium
11 2 (0.63%) Calabash
11 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.63%) JUnit
11 2 (0.63%) NUnit
11 2 (0.63%) Robotium
12 1 (0.32%) Ant
General
1 22 (6.96%) Telecoms
2 19 (6.01%) Games
3 18 (5.70%) Banking
4 17 (5.38%) Finance
5 11 (3.48%) Retail
6 6 (1.90%) Legal
7 5 (1.58%) Advertising
8 4 (1.27%) Automotive
8 4 (1.27%) Marketing
8 4 (1.27%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.95%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) iGaming
10 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 280 (88.61%) Developer
2 258 (81.65%) Android Developer
3 47 (14.87%) iOS Developer
4 39 (12.34%) Applications Developer
5 36 (11.39%) Senior Developer
6 34 (10.76%) Senior Android Developer
7 31 (9.81%) Mobile Developer
8 22 (6.96%) Android Engineer
9 17 (5.38%) Java Developer
10 14 (4.43%) Lead Developer
11 13 (4.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 12 (3.80%) Lead Android Developer
13 7 (2.22%) Consultant
13 7 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
14 6 (1.90%) Agile Developer
15 4 (1.27%) Software Developer
15 4 (1.27%) Software Engineer
15 4 (1.27%) Support Specialist
15 4 (1.27%) Technical Support
15 4 (1.27%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.99%) Android SDK
2 58 (18.35%) RESTful
3 52 (16.46%) REST
4 46 (14.56%) Web Services
5 45 (14.24%) JSON
6 28 (8.86%) HTML
6 28 (8.86%) XML
7 21 (6.65%) CSS
8 12 (3.80%) iOS SDK
9 11 (3.48%) HTML5
10 10 (3.16%) XMPP
11 8 (2.53%) SOAP
12 6 (1.90%) Ajax
12 6 (1.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 5 (1.58%) .NET
13 5 (1.58%) OpenGL
14 4 (1.27%) AngularJS
14 4 (1.27%) Apache Cordova
14 4 (1.27%) CSS3
14 4 (1.27%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 92 (29.11%) Mobile App
2 54 (17.09%) User Experience
3 15 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.80%) Social Media
5 10 (3.16%) Streaming Video
6 8 (2.53%) Digital Media
6 8 (2.53%) iPad
6 8 (2.53%) iPhone
7 7 (2.22%) Social Network
8 6 (1.90%) Handset
8 6 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (1.58%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.27%) GPGPU
10 4 (1.27%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.27%) Online Games
11 3 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.95%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 316 (100.00%) Android
2 112 (35.44%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.16%) Windows
4 8 (2.53%) Linux
5 3 (0.95%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (38.29%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (26.27%) iOS Development
3 79 (25.00%) TDD
4 70 (22.15%) Mobile Development
5 43 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (13.29%) OO
6 42 (13.29%) Scrum
7 34 (10.76%) BDD
8 28 (8.86%) OOP
8 28 (8.86%) Software Engineering
9 22 (6.96%) Unit Testing
10 16 (5.06%) E-Commerce
11 14 (4.43%) Mobile Application Development
12 11 (3.48%) Multithreading
12 11 (3.48%) Open Source
13 10 (3.16%) Project Management
13 10 (3.16%) Test Automation
14 8 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (2.53%) Mentoring
15 7 (2.22%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (52.53%) Java
2 32 (10.13%) Objective-C
3 30 (9.49%) JavaScript
4 22 (6.96%) Apple Swift
5 15 (4.75%) C++
6 9 (2.85%) C#
7 8 (2.53%) PHP
8 7 (2.22%) Ruby
9 5 (1.58%) SQL
10 4 (1.27%) C
11 3 (0.95%) GLSL
11 3 (0.95%) Python
12 2 (0.63%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.32%) Scala
13 1 (0.32%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 14 (4.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.27%) yum
2 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 47 (14.87%) Google
2 5 (1.58%) Apple
2 5 (1.58%) Facebook
3 4 (1.27%) Twitter
3 4 (1.27%) Xamarin
4 3 (0.95%) Adobe
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.63%) SAP
6 1 (0.32%) PayPal
6 1 (0.32%) Sony
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Blue Glue
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £350 to £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Jambo Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Global Markets Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago