The table below looks at the statistics for the Android Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Developer
Rank 376 263 409
Rank change year-on-year
-113 +146
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 232 378 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.71% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.77% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 304 127
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £277 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 13
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Android Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Android Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Android Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Android Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Android Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Android Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Android Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Android Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Android Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
England -125 214 £400 - 78
London -70 161 £425 +6.25% 43
City of London -6 26 £400 - 15
South East 0 14 £375 +7.14% 16
South West -31 10 £288 -4.16% 10
Scotland -8 8 £313 -10.71%
Berkshire +8 7 £413 +17.85%
West Midlands -27 7 £290 -17.14% 3
West Yorkshire +14 6 £355 +27.92%
Yorkshire -1 6 £355 +10.07%
East of England -35 5 £375 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +1 4 £290 +5.45% 3
Edinburgh -13 4 - -
Reading +14 3 £375 -7.69%
Leicestershire +3 3 £320 +16.36% 3
North West -5 3 £400 +46.11%
Hampshire -6 3 - - 7
Hertfordshire -16 3 £375 -
Bristol -23 3 £288 +4.54% 3
Surrey +4 2 - - 2
Manchester -7 2 £400 +46.11%
Cambridgeshire -11 2 £325 +8.33% 1
Somerset -13 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £375 - 2
Bath - 2 - - 2
Leeds +9 1 £375 -
Birmingham -1 1 - - 2
Cambridge -18 1 - - 1
North East -19 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -

Android Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 412 (100.00%) Android
2 406 (98.54%) Android Development
3 218 (52.91%) Java
4 133 (32.28%) Android SDK
5 110 (26.70%) Mobile App
6 103 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 98 (23.79%) JSON
8 83 (20.15%) Google
9 77 (18.69%) Web Services
10 71 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (14.81%) TDD
12 60 (14.56%) XML
13 55 (13.35%) iOS Development
14 50 (12.14%) Git (software)
15 49 (11.89%) RESTful
15 49 (11.89%) OO
16 43 (10.44%) OOP
17 37 (8.98%) Multithreading
18 35 (8.50%) Eclipse
18 35 (8.50%) Subversion
19 34 (8.25%) Objective-C
20 32 (7.77%) Finance
21 31 (7.52%) Software Engineering
21 31 (7.52%) HTML
21 31 (7.52%) REST
22 28 (6.80%) C++
23 25 (6.07%) SQL
23 25 (6.07%) E-Commerce
24 24 (5.83%) iOS SDK
25 23 (5.58%) JavaScript

Android Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (2.67%) CMS
2 1 (0.24%) Apache
2 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.24%) Lightstreamer
Business Applications
1 9 (2.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.40%) NFC
2 12 (2.91%) Bluetooth
3 10 (2.43%) HTTP
4 9 (2.18%) RTSP
5 8 (1.94%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.46%) Internet
7 3 (0.73%) VoIP
7 3 (0.73%) VPN
7 3 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.49%) SSL
9 1 (0.24%) RTP
9 1 (0.24%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.88%) SQLite
2 7 (1.70%) MySQL
3 3 (0.73%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (12.14%) Git (software)
2 35 (8.50%) Eclipse
2 35 (8.50%) Subversion
3 13 (3.16%) JIRA
3 13 (3.16%) Gradle
4 11 (2.67%) Xcode
5 10 (2.43%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.21%) Maven
6 5 (1.21%) Android Studio
7 4 (0.97%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.97%) Ant
7 4 (0.97%) JUnit
7 4 (0.97%) IntelliJ
7 4 (0.97%) NUnit
8 3 (0.73%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.49%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.24%) Robotium
10 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (7.77%) Finance
2 14 (3.40%) Marketing
2 14 (3.40%) Publishing
3 13 (3.16%) Banking
4 12 (2.91%) Retail
5 9 (2.18%) Advertising
6 6 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.46%) Legal
7 5 (1.21%) French Language
7 5 (1.21%) German Language
8 4 (0.97%) Games
9 2 (0.49%) Electronics
9 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (32.28%) Android SDK
2 98 (23.79%) JSON
3 77 (18.69%) Web Services
4 60 (14.56%) XML
5 49 (11.89%) RESTful
6 31 (7.52%) HTML
6 31 (7.52%) REST
7 24 (5.83%) iOS SDK
8 16 (3.88%) CSS
9 13 (3.16%) .NET
10 11 (2.67%) SOAP
10 11 (2.67%) J2ME
10 11 (2.67%) HTML5
11 9 (2.18%) Cocoa
11 9 (2.18%) Flash
12 7 (1.70%) OpenGL
12 7 (1.70%) PhoneGap
12 7 (1.70%) UIKit
13 6 (1.46%) jQuery
14 5 (1.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 110 (26.70%) Mobile App
2 20 (4.85%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.13%) Blackberry
4 15 (3.64%) Open Source
5 13 (3.16%) iPhone
5 13 (3.16%) Social Media
6 12 (2.91%) Client/Server
6 12 (2.91%) Streaming Video
7 11 (2.67%) iPad
8 10 (2.43%) Streaming Media
9 9 (2.18%) Digital Media
9 9 (2.18%) Social Network
10 8 (1.94%) Video on Demand
10 8 (1.94%) Animation
11 7 (1.70%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (1.46%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.46%) Cryptography
13 5 (1.21%) Handset
13 5 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (0.73%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 412 (100.00%) Android
2 103 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.40%) Windows
4 13 (3.16%) Linux
5 4 (0.97%) Windows Phone
5 4 (0.97%) UNIX
6 3 (0.73%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (98.54%) Android Development
2 71 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (14.81%) TDD
4 55 (13.35%) iOS Development
5 49 (11.89%) OO
6 43 (10.44%) OOP
7 37 (8.98%) Multithreading
8 31 (7.52%) Software Engineering
9 25 (6.07%) E-Commerce
10 22 (5.34%) Unit Testing
11 21 (5.10%) Scrum
12 18 (4.37%) BDD
13 14 (3.40%) MVC
14 13 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (2.91%) Mobile Application Development
15 12 (2.91%) Mobile Commerce
16 10 (2.43%) Integration Testing
16 10 (2.43%) Bug Management
17 9 (2.18%) Analytics
18 7 (1.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 218 (52.91%) Java
2 34 (8.25%) Objective-C
3 28 (6.80%) C++
4 25 (6.07%) SQL
5 23 (5.58%) JavaScript
6 21 (5.10%) C
7 17 (4.13%) C#
8 3 (0.73%) PHP
9 2 (0.49%) Python
9 2 (0.49%) Ruby
10 1 (0.24%) Perl
10 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 23 (5.58%) Degree
2 9 (2.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.21%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) PhD
5 1 (0.24%) HNC
5 1 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.13%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Openswan
Vendors
1 83 (20.15%) Google
2 15 (3.64%) Xamarin
3 10 (2.43%) Facebook
4 5 (1.21%) Twitter
5 4 (0.97%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.49%) Cisco
6 2 (0.49%) Apple
6 2 (0.49%) Perforce
7 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.24%) Sencha
7 1 (0.24%) Zend
7 1 (0.24%) MobileIron
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