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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Developer
Rank 387 282 380
Rank change year-on-year
-105 +98
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 220 352 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.67% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.72% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 292 144
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 13
Average hourly rate £60.00 £38.75 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.83% -29.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -22.72%

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
51582 48912 54385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.74% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31504 29191 30441
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2115 2659
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -117 205 £400 - 62
London -81 144 £425 +6.25% 36
South East +7 21 £394 +16.66% 11
City of London -17 21 £350 -12.50% 8
Yorkshire +6 13 £300 -6.97% 2
Scotland -7 12 £475 +35.71% 2
Edinburgh +5 9 £500 - 1
South West -21 9 £290 -3.33% 8
Hampshire +1 8 £300 -15.49% 4
Berkshire +10 7 £425 +25.92% 1
North Yorkshire +6 7 £300 -9.09% 1
West Yorkshire +1 7 £350 +5.26% 1
East Midlands +8 5 £300 +9.09%
Bristol -18 5 £288 +4.54% 3
Surrey - 5 £396 - 4
Reading +12 4 £400 +18.51% 1
East of England -29 4 £350 +16.66% 1
Leicestershire +6 3 £320 +16.36%
West Midlands -26 3 £225 -35.71%
Middlesex - 3 £313 -
Leeds +4 2 £338 -
Cambridgeshire -9 2 £325 +8.33% 1
Manchester -9 2 £400 +46.11% 1
North West -11 2 £400 +45.45% 3
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
Guildford - 2 £409 - 3
Birmingham -6 1 - -
Somerset -11 1 - - 2
Cambridge -18 1 - - 1
Derby - 1 £310 -

Android Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 459 (100.00%) Android
2 453 (98.69%) Android Development
3 246 (53.59%) Java
4 148 (32.24%) Android SDK
5 145 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (26.14%) Mobile App
7 117 (25.49%) Apple iOS
8 100 (21.79%) JSON
9 96 (20.92%) Web Services
10 88 (19.17%) Google
11 71 (15.47%) TDD
12 68 (14.81%) XML
13 67 (14.60%) OO
14 56 (12.20%) iOS Development
14 56 (12.20%) Git (software)
15 51 (11.11%) RESTful
15 51 (11.11%) OOP
16 48 (10.46%) User Experience
17 46 (10.02%) HTML
18 41 (8.93%) Multithreading
19 40 (8.71%) Subversion
20 36 (7.84%) Objective-C
20 36 (7.84%) E-Commerce
20 36 (7.84%) REST
21 35 (7.63%) Finance
22 34 (7.41%) Eclipse
23 32 (6.97%) C++
23 32 (6.97%) JavaScript
24 30 (6.54%) SQL
25 29 (6.32%) Software Engineering

Android Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 12 (2.61%) CMS
2 1 (0.22%) Apache
2 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.22%) Lightstreamer
Business Applications
1 9 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.83%) NFC
2 12 (2.61%) Bluetooth
3 11 (2.40%) HTTP
4 10 (2.18%) RTSP
5 9 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.31%) Internet
8 4 (0.87%) DVB
9 3 (0.65%) VoIP
9 3 (0.65%) VPN
10 2 (0.44%) SSL
11 1 (0.22%) RTP
11 1 (0.22%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.14%) SQLite
2 12 (2.61%) MySQL
3 6 (1.31%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 40 (8.71%) Subversion
3 34 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 14 (3.05%) JIRA
5 13 (2.83%) Gradle
6 11 (2.40%) Xcode
7 10 (2.18%) Bitbucket
8 8 (1.74%) NUnit
9 5 (1.09%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.09%) Android Studio
10 4 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.87%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.87%) Ant
10 4 (0.87%) JUnit
10 4 (0.87%) Maven
11 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.44%) Ranorex
13 1 (0.22%) Robotium
13 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (7.63%) Finance
2 18 (3.92%) Publishing
3 17 (3.70%) Banking
3 17 (3.70%) Marketing
4 14 (3.05%) Retail
5 10 (2.18%) Advertising
6 7 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.09%) French Language
7 5 (1.09%) German Language
8 4 (0.87%) Legal
8 4 (0.87%) Games
9 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.44%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (32.24%) Android SDK
2 100 (21.79%) JSON
3 96 (20.92%) Web Services
4 68 (14.81%) XML
5 51 (11.11%) RESTful
6 46 (10.02%) HTML
7 36 (7.84%) REST
8 29 (6.32%) iOS SDK
9 27 (5.88%) CSS
10 14 (3.05%) SOAP
11 12 (2.61%) .NET
11 12 (2.61%) OpenGL
12 11 (2.40%) HTML5
13 10 (2.18%) Cocoa
13 10 (2.18%) Ajax
13 10 (2.18%) J2EE
13 10 (2.18%) Flash
13 10 (2.18%) J2ME
14 8 (1.74%) JNI
15 7 (1.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 120 (26.14%) Mobile App
2 48 (10.46%) User Experience
3 22 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.36%) Blackberry
5 18 (3.92%) Open Source
6 16 (3.49%) iPhone
7 15 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.61%) Social Media
8 12 (2.61%) Streaming Video
9 11 (2.40%) Client/Server
9 11 (2.40%) iPad
10 10 (2.18%) Streaming Media
11 9 (1.96%) Digital Media
12 8 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (1.74%) Video on Demand
12 8 (1.74%) Animation
12 8 (1.74%) Smartphone
13 7 (1.53%) Cryptography
13 7 (1.53%) Social Network
13 7 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 459 (100.00%) Android
2 117 (25.49%) Apple iOS
3 17 (3.70%) Windows
3 17 (3.70%) Linux
4 5 (1.09%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.09%) Windows Phone
5 4 (0.87%) UNIX
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (98.69%) Android Development
2 145 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (15.47%) TDD
4 67 (14.60%) OO
5 56 (12.20%) iOS Development
6 51 (11.11%) OOP
7 41 (8.93%) Multithreading
8 36 (7.84%) E-Commerce
9 29 (6.32%) Software Engineering
10 24 (5.23%) Scrum
11 23 (5.01%) MVC
12 22 (4.79%) Unit Testing
13 20 (4.36%) Mentoring
14 19 (4.14%) BDD
15 14 (3.05%) Mobile Application Development
16 13 (2.83%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (2.61%) Mobile Commerce
18 11 (2.40%) Integration Testing
19 10 (2.18%) Bug Management
20 9 (1.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 246 (53.59%) Java
2 36 (7.84%) Objective-C
3 32 (6.97%) C++
3 32 (6.97%) JavaScript
4 30 (6.54%) SQL
5 24 (5.23%) C
6 17 (3.70%) C#
7 7 (1.53%) PHP
8 4 (0.87%) Ruby
9 2 (0.44%) Python
10 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.22%) Perl
10 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (5.45%) Degree
2 10 (2.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.31%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) PhD
5 1 (0.22%) HNC
5 1 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Openswan
Vendors
1 88 (19.17%) Google
2 17 (3.70%) Xamarin
3 9 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.74%) Facebook
5 5 (1.09%) Twitter
6 2 (0.44%) Cisco
6 2 (0.44%) Perforce
7 1 (0.22%) Apple
7 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.22%) Symbian
7 1 (0.22%) Sencha
7 1 (0.22%) Zend
7 1 (0.22%) MobileIron
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