The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Android Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Developer
UK
Rank 360 409 398
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 255 227 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.46% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 149 156
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £49.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.07% +23.75%

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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Android Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Android Developer in the job title.

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 25 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Android Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Android Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +68 242 £425 +11.84% 77
London +28 115 £450 +12.50% 39
East of England +37 42 £325 +13.04% 7
South East +2 31 £425 +13.33% 10
Yorkshire +34 23 £416 +7.41% 2
West Yorkshire +30 22 £420 +8.38% 2
Leeds +19 22 £420 +8.38% 2
Cambridgeshire - 17 £325 - 4
City of London +15 15 £500 +11.11% 8
Buckinghamshire -4 15 £406 +8.33%
Cambridge - 14 £325 - 4
Bedfordshire - 13 £450 -
West Midlands +15 12 £350 -17.64% 1
North West +14 12 £425 +21.42% 10
Manchester +12 10 £425 +25.92% 6
Hampshire -4 9 £425 +15.64% 4
Bedford - 9 £450 -
Scotland +12 8 £425 +3.03% 1
Portsmouth -6 7 £425 +25.92% 2
Milton Keynes -14 7 £380 +1.33%
Essex +3 6 £275 -31.25%
Edinburgh +20 5 £450 +10.76% 1
Solihull - 5 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £275 - 3
Brentwood - 4 £265 -
St Albans - 4 £275 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £315 - 3
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £450 -
Kent - 3 £450 -
North East - 3 £350 -

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Android Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Android Developer in the job title.

1 493 (100.00%) Android
2 480 (97.36%) Android Development
3 255 (51.72%) Java
4 239 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
5 195 (39.55%) Mobile App
6 188 (38.13%) Android SDK
7 133 (26.98%) TDD
8 124 (25.15%) Apple iOS
9 116 (23.53%) Android Studio
10 110 (22.31%) Mobile Development
11 105 (21.30%) JSON
12 102 (20.69%) Git (software)
13 86 (17.44%) REST
14 83 (16.84%) iOS Development
15 75 (15.21%) Scrum
16 72 (14.60%) User Experience
17 66 (13.39%) JavaScript
17 66 (13.39%) RESTful
18 63 (12.78%) Gradle
19 62 (12.58%) Web Services
19 62 (12.58%) OO
20 61 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
21 46 (9.33%) BDD
22 45 (9.13%) HTML
23 43 (8.72%) Finance
24 42 (8.52%) XML
24 42 (8.52%) E-Commerce
25 41 (8.32%) iOS SDK
25 41 (8.32%) Google
26 40 (8.11%) Objective-C

Android Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.61%) JBoss
2 2 (0.41%) Apache
2 2 (0.41%) Confluence
2 2 (0.41%) Facebook Platform
2 2 (0.41%) Mule
3 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.41%) InVision
2 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.51%) Google Play
2 13 (2.64%) GitHub
3 4 (0.81%) iTunes
3 4 (0.81%) TestFlight
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.20%) Firebase
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.85%) Bluetooth
2 5 (1.01%) VoIP
3 4 (0.81%) Skype
3 4 (0.81%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.61%) HTTP
4 3 (0.61%) Internet
4 3 (0.61%) NFC
4 3 (0.61%) RTSP
4 3 (0.61%) Wireless
5 2 (0.41%) MQTT
5 2 (0.41%) Network Security
6 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.10%) SQLite
2 10 (2.03%) MySQL
3 8 (1.62%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.61%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.41%) Big Data
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.20%) GIS
7 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 116 (23.53%) Android Studio
2 102 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 63 (12.78%) Gradle
4 35 (7.10%) Jenkins
5 27 (5.48%) Eclipse
6 19 (3.85%) JUnit
7 17 (3.45%) Maven
8 16 (3.25%) JIRA
8 16 (3.25%) Robolectric
8 16 (3.25%) Subversion
9 15 (3.04%) Calabash
10 13 (2.64%) Xcode
11 6 (1.22%) CocoaPods
12 5 (1.01%) Mockito
13 4 (0.81%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.81%) Robotium
13 4 (0.81%) Selenium
14 3 (0.61%) Ant
14 3 (0.61%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (8.72%) Finance
2 38 (7.71%) Banking
3 25 (5.07%) Retail
4 23 (4.67%) Games
5 13 (2.64%) Publishing
6 10 (2.03%) Marketing
6 10 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.62%) Automotive
8 4 (0.81%) Advertising
8 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.61%) Electronics
9 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Legal
10 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (38.13%) Android SDK
2 105 (21.30%) JSON
3 86 (17.44%) REST
4 66 (13.39%) RESTful
5 62 (12.58%) Web Services
6 45 (9.13%) HTML
7 42 (8.52%) XML
8 41 (8.32%) iOS SDK
9 38 (7.71%) RxJava
10 30 (6.09%) CSS
11 29 (5.88%) Material Design
12 19 (3.85%) OpenGL
13 18 (3.65%) .NET
14 16 (3.25%) jQuery
15 14 (2.84%) Apache Cordova
16 12 (2.43%) SOAP
17 11 (2.23%) HTML5
17 11 (2.23%) React Native
18 9 (1.83%) Android NDK
18 9 (1.83%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 195 (39.55%) Mobile App
2 72 (14.60%) User Experience
3 21 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.65%) Mobile Banking
5 13 (2.64%) Video on Demand
6 11 (2.23%) Animation
7 10 (2.03%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.62%) Fintech
10 7 (1.42%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.42%) Social Media
11 6 (1.22%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
12 5 (1.01%) iPad
12 5 (1.01%) iPhone
13 4 (0.81%) Mobile Games
13 4 (0.81%) Streaming Media
13 4 (0.81%) Streaming Video
13 4 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 493 (100.00%) Android
2 124 (25.15%) Apple iOS
3 14 (2.84%) Windows
4 4 (0.81%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.61%) Linux
5 3 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.20%) Unix
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (97.36%) Android Development
2 239 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (26.98%) TDD
4 110 (22.31%) Mobile Development
5 83 (16.84%) iOS Development
6 75 (15.21%) Scrum
7 62 (12.58%) OO
8 61 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (9.33%) BDD
10 42 (8.52%) E-Commerce
11 34 (6.90%) Software Engineering
12 26 (5.27%) Pair Programming
13 25 (5.07%) Unit Testing
14 22 (4.46%) OOD
15 19 (3.85%) Memory Management
15 19 (3.85%) Mentoring
16 18 (3.65%) OOP
17 16 (3.25%) Mobile Application Development
17 16 (3.25%) MVC
18 14 (2.84%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 255 (51.72%) Java
2 66 (13.39%) JavaScript
3 40 (8.11%) Objective-C
4 28 (5.68%) C#
5 27 (5.48%) Apple Swift
6 24 (4.87%) C++
7 19 (3.85%) PHP
8 16 (3.25%) SQL
9 12 (2.43%) C
10 9 (1.83%) ES6
10 9 (1.83%) Python
11 6 (1.22%) Ruby
12 5 (1.01%) Groovy
13 2 (0.41%) Dart
14 1 (0.20%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.20%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (4.06%) Degree
2 4 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.65%) QA
2 6 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.41%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.20%) yum
Vendors
1 41 (8.32%) Google
2 36 (7.30%) Xamarin
3 10 (2.03%) Apple
4 9 (1.83%) Facebook
5 8 (1.62%) Citrix
6 5 (1.01%) Microsoft
7 4 (0.81%) Twitter
8 3 (0.61%) Apigee
9 2 (0.41%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.41%) DoubleClick
9 2 (0.41%) Kony
9 2 (0.41%) Samsung
9 2 (0.41%) SAP
9 2 (0.41%) Splunk
9 2 (0.41%) Tealium
9 2 (0.41%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.20%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.20%) Freescale
10 1 (0.20%) IBM
10 1 (0.20%) Telerik
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