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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Developer
Rank 400 424 333
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -91
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 201 178 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.32% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.35% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 118 173
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-64.28% -

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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +13 191 £400 - 65
London +4 125 £415 +3.75% 38
City of London +30 35 £419 +1.51% 12
South East -7 23 £325 -13.33% 7
North West -4 18 £350 - 8
South West +14 12 £330 -26.66% 4
Cheshire - 11 £350 - 4
Chester - 8 £350 - 4
Scotland - 8 £370 - 3
Hampshire -11 7 £328 -6.42% 3
Kent - 7 - - 3
East of England +23 6 - - 3
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - - 1
Southampton -7 5 £328 - 1
Manchester -10 5 £350 -6.66% 3
Somerset +12 4 £300 -33.33% 1
Devon +2 4 £360 -20.00%
West Midlands -12 4 - - 2
West Sussex - 4 £325 - 1
Bath - 4 £300 -
Cambridgeshire +7 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire +5 3 - -
Birmingham +1 3 - - 1
Cambridge -1 3 - -
Crawley - 3 £363 -
Edinburgh - 3 £408 -
South Lanarkshire - 3 £313 -
East Midlands +5 2 £425 +63.46%
Merseyside - 2 - - 1
Gatwick - 2 £313 -

Android Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 404 (100.00%) Android
2 402 (99.50%) Android Development
3 247 (61.14%) Java
4 205 (50.74%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (35.64%) Mobile App
6 132 (32.67%) Android SDK
7 116 (28.71%) JSON
8 111 (27.48%) TDD
9 106 (26.24%) Apple iOS
10 89 (22.03%) Git (software)
11 87 (21.53%) User Experience
12 78 (19.31%) Web Services
13 77 (19.06%) Google
13 77 (19.06%) REST
14 73 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
15 72 (17.82%) OO
16 70 (17.33%) iOS Development
17 65 (16.09%) Mobile Development
18 64 (15.84%) Android Studio
19 57 (14.11%) OOP
20 56 (13.86%) Unit Testing
21 54 (13.37%) Scrum
22 53 (13.12%) E-Commerce
22 53 (13.12%) XML
23 46 (11.39%) HTML
24 39 (9.65%) JavaScript
25 37 (9.16%) CSS
26 36 (8.91%) BDD
27 35 (8.66%) Automated Testing
28 34 (8.42%) Objective-C

Android Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (2.23%) Node.js
2 6 (1.49%) uiautomator
3 5 (1.24%) Confluence
4 1 (0.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.49%) GitHub
2 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.50%) Heroku
2 2 (0.50%) PaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.72%) Internet
2 8 (1.98%) Bluetooth
3 7 (1.73%) HTTP
4 4 (0.99%) NFC
5 3 (0.74%) RTSP
6 1 (0.25%) PPP
6 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.25%) PPTP
6 1 (0.25%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.68%) SQLite
2 7 (1.73%) MySQL
3 4 (0.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.25%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 89 (22.03%) Git (software)
2 64 (15.84%) Android Studio
3 34 (8.42%) Eclipse
4 33 (8.17%) Maven
5 31 (7.67%) Subversion
6 27 (6.68%) Calabash
6 27 (6.68%) JUnit
7 26 (6.44%) Jenkins
8 23 (5.69%) Robolectric
9 22 (5.45%) Robotium
10 21 (5.20%) Appium
11 18 (4.46%) Ant
12 17 (4.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 15 (3.71%) Cucumber
14 14 (3.47%) Gradle
14 14 (3.47%) Xcode
15 12 (2.97%) TeamCity
16 11 (2.72%) Mockito
17 10 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 9 (2.23%) Artifactory
General
1 34 (8.42%) Finance
2 17 (4.21%) Banking
3 14 (3.47%) Retail
4 13 (3.22%) Publishing
5 6 (1.49%) Games
6 5 (1.24%) Advertising
7 4 (0.99%) Law
7 4 (0.99%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.99%) Marketing
8 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Military
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (32.67%) Android SDK
2 116 (28.71%) JSON
3 78 (19.31%) Web Services
4 77 (19.06%) REST
5 53 (13.12%) XML
6 46 (11.39%) HTML
7 37 (9.16%) CSS
8 34 (8.42%) iOS SDK
9 33 (8.17%) RESTful
10 29 (7.18%) HTML5
11 27 (6.68%) SOAP
12 19 (4.70%) .NET
13 17 (4.21%) CSS3
14 15 (3.71%) RoboGuice
15 14 (3.47%) AngularJS
15 14 (3.47%) jQuery
16 13 (3.22%) J2ME
16 13 (3.22%) Android NDK
17 12 (2.97%) JNI
18 10 (2.48%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 144 (35.64%) Mobile App
2 87 (21.53%) User Experience
3 24 (5.94%) Mobile Payment
4 13 (3.22%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.97%) Open Source
6 10 (2.48%) Social Media
7 8 (1.98%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.98%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.73%) Streaming Video
9 5 (1.24%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.24%) Animation
9 5 (1.24%) iPad
9 5 (1.24%) iPhone
9 5 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.99%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.99%) Spread Betting
11 3 (0.74%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.74%) Physics
11 3 (0.74%) Wiki
11 3 (0.74%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 404 (100.00%) Android
2 106 (26.24%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.48%) Windows
4 6 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (0.74%) Linux
6 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.25%) UNIX
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (99.50%) Android Development
2 205 (50.74%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (27.48%) TDD
4 73 (18.07%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (17.82%) OO
6 70 (17.33%) iOS Development
7 65 (16.09%) Mobile Development
8 57 (14.11%) OOP
9 56 (13.86%) Unit Testing
10 54 (13.37%) Scrum
11 53 (13.12%) E-Commerce
12 36 (8.91%) BDD
13 35 (8.66%) Automated Testing
14 24 (5.94%) Multithreading
15 19 (4.70%) Kanban
15 19 (4.70%) Mobile Application Development
15 19 (4.70%) OOD
15 19 (4.70%) Software Engineering
16 18 (4.46%) Dependency Injection
17 16 (3.96%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 247 (61.14%) Java
2 39 (9.65%) JavaScript
3 34 (8.42%) Objective-C
4 16 (3.96%) C++
5 14 (3.47%) C#
6 9 (2.23%) SQL
6 9 (2.23%) Apple Swift
7 8 (1.98%) Python
8 4 (0.99%) C
9 3 (0.74%) PHP
10 2 (0.50%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (0.50%) Ruby
11 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.25%) XAML
11 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (3.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.99%) yum
Vendors
1 77 (19.06%) Google
2 8 (1.98%) Apple
3 6 (1.49%) Xamarin
3 6 (1.49%) Facebook
4 5 (1.24%) Appcelerator
5 3 (0.74%) Twitter
6 2 (0.50%) SAP
7 1 (0.25%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle
7 1 (0.25%) Sencha
7 1 (0.25%) Syclo
7 1 (0.25%) Kony
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