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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Developer
Rank 383 381 282
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -99
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 258 236 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.43% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.47% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 149 259
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
England +3 252 £414 +3.43% 85
London -12 148 £450 +8.10% 47
City of London 0 32 £413 +10.00% 12
North West +2 30 £370 -17.77% 9
South West +6 24 £413 +26.92% 15
South East -2 24 £344 -12.69% 6
Cheshire - 18 £370 - 4
Chester - 16 £370 - 3
East of England +7 12 £300 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 10 £200 -38.46% 1
East Midlands +7 10 £300 -4.00% 1
Bristol +4 10 £425 +30.76% 5
Manchester -2 7 £310 -31.11% 4
Kent - 7 - -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £300 -
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - -
Crawley - 6 £344 -
West Sussex - 6 £325 -
Berkshire +1 5 - - 2
Nottingham - 5 £300 -
Cambridge - 5 £200 - 1
Scotland -13 4 £450 +44.00%
Gloucestershire - 4 £350 -
Slough +2 3 - - 1
Dorset -1 3 £330 - 6
West Midlands -2 3 - -
Edinburgh -9 3 - -
Birmingham +3 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £344 -8.33% 1
Surrey -2 2 - -

Android Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 462 (100.00%) Android
2 457 (98.92%) Android Development
3 226 (48.92%) Java
4 223 (48.27%) Agile Software Development
5 195 (42.21%) Mobile App
6 166 (35.93%) Android SDK
7 153 (33.12%) Apple iOS
8 123 (26.62%) TDD
9 121 (26.19%) JSON
10 98 (21.21%) User Experience
11 97 (21.00%) Mobile Development
12 96 (20.78%) iOS Development
13 94 (20.35%) REST
14 92 (19.91%) Web Services
15 91 (19.70%) OO
16 86 (18.61%) Google
17 66 (14.29%) XML
18 62 (13.42%) E-Commerce
19 61 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
20 60 (12.99%) Git (software)
21 54 (11.69%) HTML
22 53 (11.47%) CSS
22 53 (11.47%) OOP
23 45 (9.74%) JavaScript
24 43 (9.31%) Scrum
25 38 (8.23%) SOAP
25 38 (8.23%) Android Studio
26 37 (8.01%) iOS SDK
26 37 (8.01%) Unit Testing
27 35 (7.58%) SQLite

Android Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (2.38%) Node.js
2 7 (1.52%) Confluence
3 6 (1.30%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.22%) Facebook Platform
Business Applications
1 6 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.73%) GitHub
2 3 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.03%) Internet
2 6 (1.30%) HTTP
3 5 (1.08%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.65%) NFC
5 1 (0.22%) LTE
5 1 (0.22%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.22%) Wireless
5 1 (0.22%) RTSP
5 1 (0.22%) PPP
5 1 (0.22%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.58%) SQLite
2 4 (0.87%) MySQL
3 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.22%) Big Data
4 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.22%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 60 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.23%) Android Studio
3 34 (7.36%) Eclipse
4 22 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 16 (3.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 15 (3.25%) NUnit
7 14 (3.03%) Robotium
8 13 (2.81%) Robolectric
9 12 (2.60%) Calabash
9 12 (2.60%) Subversion
10 11 (2.38%) Appium
11 10 (2.16%) Xcode
12 6 (1.30%) Maven
12 6 (1.30%) Gradle
13 5 (1.08%) JUnit
14 4 (0.87%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.87%) Mechanoid
15 3 (0.65%) JIRA
16 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
17 1 (0.22%) CocoaPods
General
1 28 (6.06%) Finance
2 22 (4.76%) Retail
3 16 (3.46%) Games
4 14 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.60%) Banking
6 8 (1.73%) Marketing
6 8 (1.73%) Electronics
6 8 (1.73%) Publishing
7 6 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.43%) Legal
9 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (35.93%) Android SDK
2 121 (26.19%) JSON
3 94 (20.35%) REST
4 92 (19.91%) Web Services
5 66 (14.29%) XML
6 54 (11.69%) HTML
7 53 (11.47%) CSS
8 38 (8.23%) SOAP
9 37 (8.01%) iOS SDK
10 32 (6.93%) RESTful
11 26 (5.63%) HTML5
12 20 (4.33%) OpenGL
13 18 (3.90%) CSS3
14 15 (3.25%) Ajax
15 13 (2.81%) .NET
16 12 (2.60%) J2ME
17 10 (2.16%) jQuery
17 10 (2.16%) AngularJS
18 9 (1.95%) Cocoa
19 8 (1.73%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 195 (42.21%) Mobile App
2 98 (21.21%) User Experience
3 17 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.46%) Streaming Video
4 16 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.25%) Inversion of Control
6 14 (3.03%) Social Media
7 13 (2.81%) Mobile Payment
8 12 (2.60%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.73%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.52%) Over-the-Top Content
10 7 (1.52%) Cryptography
10 7 (1.52%) DTV
11 6 (1.30%) Streaming Media
11 6 (1.30%) Social Network
12 5 (1.08%) FMCG
12 5 (1.08%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.08%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.08%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.87%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 462 (100.00%) Android
2 153 (33.12%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.03%) Windows
4 8 (1.73%) Linux
5 5 (1.08%) Windows Phone
6 4 (0.87%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.22%) UNIX
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (98.92%) Android Development
2 223 (48.27%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (26.62%) TDD
4 97 (21.00%) Mobile Development
5 96 (20.78%) iOS Development
6 91 (19.70%) OO
7 62 (13.42%) E-Commerce
8 61 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (11.47%) OOP
10 43 (9.31%) Scrum
11 37 (8.01%) Unit Testing
12 32 (6.93%) Automated Testing
13 29 (6.28%) Mobile Application Development
14 27 (5.84%) MVC
15 25 (5.41%) Automation Testing
16 24 (5.19%) Open Source
17 22 (4.76%) Software Engineering
18 21 (4.55%) BDD
19 18 (3.90%) OOD
20 17 (3.68%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 226 (48.92%) Java
2 45 (9.74%) JavaScript
3 35 (7.58%) Objective-C
4 30 (6.49%) C++
5 15 (3.25%) SQL
6 9 (1.95%) C#
7 7 (1.52%) Apple Swift
8 6 (1.30%) Scala
9 5 (1.08%) PHP
10 4 (0.87%) C
10 4 (0.87%) Python
10 4 (0.87%) Ruby
11 2 (0.43%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.22%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 18 (3.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (1.73%) yum
1 8 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 86 (18.61%) Google
2 15 (3.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.73%) Apple
3 8 (1.73%) SAP
4 7 (1.52%) Facebook
4 7 (1.52%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.30%) SaltStack
5 6 (1.30%) HP
6 5 (1.08%) Appcelerator
7 4 (0.87%) ION Trading
7 4 (0.87%) Twitter
8 1 (0.22%) Kony
8 1 (0.22%) Syclo
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