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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Developer
Rank 396 400 311
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -89
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 224 184 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.35% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.38% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 126 163
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £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
50225 48710 42844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.47% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31072 30211 24612
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 £240
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 1971 1993 2105
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +27 219 £400 - 54
London +3 133 £413 +3.12% 26
City of London +15 33 £425 +6.25% 10
South East -1 27 £325 -13.33% 3
North West +3 25 £358 -10.62% 5
South West +19 16 £400 -11.11% 3
Cheshire - 16 £350 -
Chester - 13 £350 -
West Sussex - 12 £325 -
Crawley - 10 £363 -
Bristol +9 8 £413 +26.92% 3
Manchester -7 8 £369 -7.81% 2
East Midlands -5 7 £300 +15.38%
Nottinghamshire - 7 £300 -
Kent - 6 - - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - - 2
East of England -2 5 - - 6
Gatwick - 5 £300 -
Nottingham - 5 £300 -
West Midlands -10 4 - - 3
Scotland - 4 £438 - 1
Hampshire 0 3 £319 -12.06% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 3 - - 5
Cambridge -3 3 - - 5
Birmingham -8 3 - -
Dorset +1 2 £330 -26.66%
Berkshire 0 2 £338 -
Bournemouth 0 2 £330 -26.66%
Surrey -2 2 - -
Hertfordshire -8 2 - - 1

Android Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 422 (100.00%) Android
2 420 (99.53%) Android Development
3 236 (55.92%) Java
4 217 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
5 170 (40.28%) Mobile App
6 152 (36.02%) Android SDK
7 133 (31.52%) JSON
8 122 (28.91%) Apple iOS
9 111 (26.30%) TDD
10 103 (24.41%) User Experience
11 98 (23.22%) REST
12 87 (20.62%) Git (software)
13 81 (19.19%) Mobile Development
13 81 (19.19%) iOS Development
14 80 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
14 80 (18.96%) Web Services
15 76 (18.01%) OO
15 76 (18.01%) Google
16 61 (14.45%) Android Studio
17 55 (13.03%) Unit Testing
18 54 (12.80%) XML
19 52 (12.32%) E-Commerce
20 51 (12.09%) Scrum
21 50 (11.85%) OOP
22 46 (10.90%) HTML
23 41 (9.72%) JavaScript
24 40 (9.48%) CSS
25 36 (8.53%) iOS SDK
26 35 (8.29%) Finance
26 35 (8.29%) Automated Testing

Android Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (2.61%) Node.js
2 7 (1.66%) Confluence
3 6 (1.42%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.24%) CMS
4 1 (0.24%) Facebook Platform
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.42%) GitHub
2 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.08%) Internet
2 8 (1.90%) Bluetooth
2 8 (1.90%) HTTP
3 4 (0.95%) NFC
4 2 (0.47%) RTSP
5 1 (0.24%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.24%) PPTP
5 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.24%) PPP
5 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.35%) SQLite
2 7 (1.66%) MySQL
3 3 (0.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.24%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 87 (20.62%) Git (software)
2 61 (14.45%) Android Studio
3 33 (7.82%) Jenkins
3 33 (7.82%) Eclipse
4 30 (7.11%) Subversion
5 29 (6.87%) Maven
6 25 (5.92%) Calabash
7 24 (5.69%) JUnit
8 23 (5.45%) Robotium
9 22 (5.21%) Appium
10 19 (4.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 18 (4.27%) Ant
11 18 (4.27%) Robolectric
12 13 (3.08%) Xcode
13 12 (2.84%) Cucumber
13 12 (2.84%) Gradle
14 10 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (2.13%) TeamCity
15 9 (2.13%) Mockito
15 9 (2.13%) Artifactory
General
1 35 (8.29%) Finance
2 20 (4.74%) Banking
3 15 (3.55%) Publishing
4 13 (3.08%) Retail
5 8 (1.90%) Games
6 6 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.95%) Marketing
8 3 (0.71%) Advertising
8 3 (0.71%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.71%) Electronics
9 2 (0.47%) Law
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Military
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (36.02%) Android SDK
2 133 (31.52%) JSON
3 98 (23.22%) REST
4 80 (18.96%) Web Services
5 54 (12.80%) XML
6 46 (10.90%) HTML
7 40 (9.48%) CSS
8 36 (8.53%) iOS SDK
9 30 (7.11%) HTML5
10 28 (6.64%) SOAP
11 25 (5.92%) RESTful
12 18 (4.27%) CSS3
13 15 (3.55%) RoboGuice
14 13 (3.08%) Android NDK
14 13 (3.08%) .NET
14 13 (3.08%) J2ME
15 12 (2.84%) OpenGL
15 12 (2.84%) jQuery
15 12 (2.84%) JNI
15 12 (2.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 170 (40.28%) Mobile App
2 103 (24.41%) User Experience
3 20 (4.74%) Mobile Payment
4 13 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.37%) Streaming Video
5 10 (2.37%) Social Media
6 8 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.90%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.18%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.18%) Animation
9 4 (0.95%) Spread Betting
9 4 (0.95%) FMCG
9 4 (0.95%) iPhone
9 4 (0.95%) Video on Demand
9 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.95%) iPad
10 3 (0.71%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.71%) Streaming Media
10 3 (0.71%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 422 (100.00%) Android
2 122 (28.91%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.61%) Windows
4 6 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (1.18%) Linux
6 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) UNIX
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (99.53%) Android Development
2 217 (51.42%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (26.30%) TDD
4 81 (19.19%) iOS Development
4 81 (19.19%) Mobile Development
5 80 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
6 76 (18.01%) OO
7 55 (13.03%) Unit Testing
8 52 (12.32%) E-Commerce
9 51 (12.09%) Scrum
10 50 (11.85%) OOP
11 35 (8.29%) Automated Testing
12 32 (7.58%) BDD
13 25 (5.92%) Mobile Application Development
14 22 (5.21%) Software Engineering
15 17 (4.03%) Multithreading
15 17 (4.03%) Open Source
15 17 (4.03%) Dependency Injection
16 16 (3.79%) Usability Testing
16 16 (3.79%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 236 (55.92%) Java
2 41 (9.72%) JavaScript
3 33 (7.82%) Objective-C
4 22 (5.21%) C++
5 9 (2.13%) C#
6 7 (1.66%) Apple Swift
7 5 (1.18%) C
7 5 (1.18%) Python
8 4 (0.95%) SQL
9 3 (0.71%) PHP
10 2 (0.47%) Ruby
10 2 (0.47%) Scala
10 2 (0.47%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.24%) VB
11 1 (0.24%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (4.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.37%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (1.90%) yum
1 8 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 76 (18.01%) Google
2 8 (1.90%) Apple
3 7 (1.66%) Facebook
4 6 (1.42%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.18%) Appcelerator
6 4 (0.95%) SAP
7 3 (0.71%) ION Trading
7 3 (0.71%) Twitter
8 2 (0.47%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.47%) HP
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.24%) Syclo
9 1 (0.24%) Kony
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