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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Developer
Rank 385 361 354
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 276 308 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.54% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.57% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 212 172
Median daily rate £425 £406 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +2.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 -

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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -41 263 £440 +10.00% 87
London -13 154 £463 +2.77% 50
South East +2 41 £425 +21.42% 9
City of London +54 38 £481 +19.93% 11
North West -23 22 £425 +13.33% 10
Hampshire +21 20 £463 - 1
Manchester -7 16 £425 +7.59% 6
Portsmouth - 16 £463 - 1
East of England +19 15 £350 +16.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +21 14 £350 +75.00%
Cambridge +21 14 £350 +75.00%
Yorkshire +14 14 £413 +37.50% 6
Scotland +12 12 £270 -40.00% 2
Glasgow - 12 £270 - 2
Bristol -3 10 £500 +17.64% 3
South West -20 10 £500 +21.21% 4
West Yorkshire +6 8 £413 +37.50% 4
Salford - 8 £413 -
Leeds +3 7 £413 +37.50% 4
Kent -4 5 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells -5 5 - - 1
West Sussex -8 5 £425 +30.76%
Cheshire -16 5 £406 +9.79% 1
North Yorkshire - 5 - -
Tadcaster - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 4 £440 +25.71%
Crawley -7 4 £425 +17.24%
Milton Keynes +9 3 - -
Surrey -3 3 £360 -10.00% 4
Berkshire +1 2 £335 - 2

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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.

1 500 (100.00%) Android
2 496 (99.20%) Android Development
3 255 (51.00%) Java
4 244 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
5 193 (38.60%) Mobile App
6 187 (37.40%) Android SDK
7 153 (30.60%) Mobile Development
8 123 (24.60%) User Experience
9 118 (23.60%) TDD
10 114 (22.80%) Apple iOS
11 106 (21.20%) Git (software)
12 100 (20.00%) REST
13 98 (19.60%) JSON
14 89 (17.80%) Android Studio
15 87 (17.40%) Google
16 83 (16.60%) iOS Development
17 77 (15.40%) Google Play
18 76 (15.20%) OO
19 74 (14.80%) Web Services
20 70 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
21 69 (13.80%) RESTful
22 65 (13.00%) Scrum
23 55 (11.00%) JavaScript
24 54 (10.80%) Unit Testing
24 54 (10.80%) Gradle
25 51 (10.20%) BDD
26 47 (9.40%) E-Commerce
27 45 (9.00%) Banking
28 39 (7.80%) OOP
29 38 (7.60%) 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 7 (1.40%) Mule
2 5 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (0.80%) CMS
4 2 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.20%) Apache
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 77 (15.40%) Google Play
2 10 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.60%) GitHub
5 4 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.40%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.20%) Firebase
8 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.20%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.60%) Bluetooth
2 10 (2.00%) Internet
3 7 (1.40%) HTTP
4 6 (1.20%) Network Security
5 4 (0.80%) VoIP
5 4 (0.80%) Wireless
6 3 (0.60%) NFC
7 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.20%) RIP
7 1 (0.20%) RTSP
7 1 (0.20%) Skype
7 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.20%) SQLite
2 10 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (1.40%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.00%) MySQL
6 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.40%) DB2
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.20%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.20%) GIS
8 1 (0.20%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.20%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 106 (21.20%) Git (software)
2 89 (17.80%) Android Studio
3 54 (10.80%) Gradle
4 37 (7.40%) Jenkins
5 34 (6.80%) Eclipse
6 26 (5.20%) JUnit
7 24 (4.80%) Robolectric
8 22 (4.40%) Robotium
9 20 (4.00%) Appium
10 18 (3.60%) git-flow
10 18 (3.60%) Mockito
11 15 (3.00%) Subversion
12 14 (2.80%) Hamcrest
12 14 (2.80%) jMock
13 12 (2.40%) Bitbucket
14 10 (2.00%) Mercurial
15 9 (1.80%) JIRA
16 7 (1.40%) Xcode
17 6 (1.20%) Ant
17 6 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 45 (9.00%) Banking
2 33 (6.60%) Finance
3 25 (5.00%) Retail
4 17 (3.40%) Publishing
5 12 (2.40%) Retail Banking
6 9 (1.80%) Marketing
7 7 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.20%) Electronics
8 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.00%) Automotive
9 5 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.60%) Games
10 3 (0.60%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.40%) Advertising
11 2 (0.40%) Legal
11 2 (0.40%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (37.40%) Android SDK
2 100 (20.00%) REST
3 98 (19.60%) JSON
4 74 (14.80%) Web Services
5 69 (13.80%) RESTful
6 36 (7.20%) HTML
6 36 (7.20%) XML
7 33 (6.60%) CSS
8 28 (5.60%) SOAP
9 27 (5.40%) iOS SDK
10 19 (3.80%) HTML5
11 16 (3.20%) RxJava
12 15 (3.00%) CSS3
13 13 (2.60%) React Native
14 10 (2.00%) Android NDK
14 10 (2.00%) AngularJS
15 9 (1.80%) .NET
15 9 (1.80%) Google Maps API
15 9 (1.80%) Java SE
15 9 (1.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 193 (38.60%) Mobile App
2 123 (24.60%) User Experience
3 28 (5.60%) Computer Science
4 27 (5.40%) Mobile Banking
5 16 (3.20%) Algorithms
6 15 (3.00%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.60%) Video on Demand
8 7 (1.40%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.20%) Augmented Reality
9 6 (1.20%) Social Network
10 5 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.00%) Animation
10 5 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.00%) Social Media
10 5 (1.00%) Streaming Video
11 4 (0.80%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.80%) Fintech
11 4 (0.80%) NHS
12 3 (0.60%) STB
Operating Systems
1 500 (100.00%) Android
2 114 (22.80%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.60%) Linux
4 11 (2.20%) Windows
5 4 (0.80%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.60%) Unix
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (99.20%) Android Development
2 244 (48.80%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (30.60%) Mobile Development
4 118 (23.60%) TDD
5 83 (16.60%) iOS Development
6 76 (15.20%) OO
7 70 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (13.00%) Scrum
9 54 (10.80%) Unit Testing
10 51 (10.20%) BDD
11 47 (9.40%) E-Commerce
12 39 (7.80%) OOP
13 37 (7.40%) Software Engineering
14 36 (7.20%) Open Source
15 35 (7.00%) Automated Testing
16 28 (5.60%) Analytics
16 28 (5.60%) Mobile Application Development
17 26 (5.20%) Usability Testing
18 23 (4.60%) Memory Management
18 23 (4.60%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 255 (51.00%) Java
2 55 (11.00%) JavaScript
3 38 (7.60%) Objective-C
4 26 (5.20%) C++
5 23 (4.60%) SQL
6 21 (4.20%) C
7 16 (3.20%) Apple Swift
8 15 (3.00%) Ruby
9 14 (2.80%) C#
10 9 (1.80%) Clojure
10 9 (1.80%) PHP
11 5 (1.00%) Python
12 1 (0.20%) RubyMotion
12 1 (0.20%) Scala
12 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.80%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.60%) yum
3 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 87 (17.40%) Google
2 19 (3.80%) Facebook
3 16 (3.20%) Xamarin
4 11 (2.20%) Optimizely
5 10 (2.00%) Apple
6 6 (1.20%) SAP
7 3 (0.60%) Twitter
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle
9 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.20%) Kony
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.20%) PayPal
9 1 (0.20%) Sencha
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Premier IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago