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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Developer
Rank 392 340 382
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +42
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 213 272 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.53% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.57% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 192 117
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £32.50 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -90 188 £375 -6.25% 51
London -83 104 £425 +6.25% 31
South East -16 27 £325 - 6
East Midlands +20 21 £319 -1.92%
Scotland +14 19 £365 -2.66% 2
City of London -20 19 £425 +6.25% 6
Yorkshire -3 12 £323 -7.85%
Nottinghamshire +15 10 £300 -
Nottingham +11 10 £300 -
Hampshire -20 10 £325 -
Edinburgh -1 9 £425 +21.42% 2
North West -8 9 £350 - 5
Glasgow +5 8 £350 -6.66%
West Yorkshire -7 8 £375 +3.44%
Berkshire +7 6 £400 +90.47% 1
East of England -16 6 £350 +3.70% 1
South West -17 6 £400 - 5
Buckinghamshire - 6 £300 -
Manchester -7 5 £350 - 3
Surrey -8 5 £425 +30.76% 2
Milton Keynes - 4 £300 -
Derbyshire - 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £400 - 2
Derby - 4 - -
Leeds -3 3 £375 -
Wales -22 3 £160 - 6
West Midlands -16 2 £400 +14.28% 1
South Wales -19 2 £160 - 6
Fareham - 2 £300 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £375 -

Android Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 434 (100.00%) Android
2 429 (98.85%) Android Development
3 264 (60.83%) Java
4 185 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (33.41%) Android SDK
6 126 (29.03%) Apple iOS
7 112 (25.81%) Mobile App
8 106 (24.42%) Web Services
9 96 (22.12%) JSON
10 85 (19.59%) Google
11 81 (18.66%) Git (software)
12 74 (17.05%) TDD
12 74 (17.05%) OO
13 60 (13.82%) RESTful
14 59 (13.59%) HTML
15 58 (13.36%) XML
15 58 (13.36%) iOS Development
15 58 (13.36%) User Experience
16 52 (11.98%) REST
16 52 (11.98%) JavaScript
17 50 (11.52%) OOP
18 46 (10.60%) E-Commerce
19 45 (10.37%) CSS
20 43 (9.91%) iOS SDK
21 42 (9.68%) Multithreading
22 41 (9.45%) Finance
22 41 (9.45%) Subversion
23 39 (8.99%) Scrum
24 36 (8.29%) Eclipse
25 33 (7.60%) Objective-C

Android Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (1.61%) CMS
2 3 (0.69%) Node.js
3 2 (0.46%) nginx
3 2 (0.46%) Apache
4 1 (0.23%) Lightstreamer
4 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (0.92%) Heroku
2 4 (0.92%) PaaS
3 3 (0.69%) Google App Engine
3 3 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.53%) HTTP
2 9 (2.07%) RTSP
3 8 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.15%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.92%) DVB
6 4 (0.92%) Internet
7 3 (0.69%) NFC
8 2 (0.46%) iBeacon
9 1 (0.23%) SMS
9 1 (0.23%) VoIP
9 1 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.84%) SQLite
1 21 (4.84%) MySQL
2 9 (2.07%) NoSQL
3 8 (1.84%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 81 (18.66%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.45%) Subversion
3 36 (8.29%) Eclipse
4 32 (7.37%) Android Studio
5 16 (3.69%) JUnit
6 15 (3.46%) Calabash
6 15 (3.46%) Robolectric
7 14 (3.23%) Maven
8 11 (2.53%) Xcode
8 11 (2.53%) Gradle
9 10 (2.30%) Mercurial
10 9 (2.07%) Ant
11 8 (1.84%) JIRA
12 7 (1.61%) NUnit
13 6 (1.38%) Robotium
13 6 (1.38%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.38%) Jenkins
13 6 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.38%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.38%) IntelliJ
General
1 41 (9.45%) Finance
2 17 (3.92%) Retail
3 15 (3.46%) Banking
4 12 (2.76%) Publishing
5 11 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.84%) Marketing
7 5 (1.15%) Games
8 4 (0.92%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.92%) Advertising
9 3 (0.69%) Law
9 3 (0.69%) French Language
9 3 (0.69%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.23%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (33.41%) Android SDK
2 106 (24.42%) Web Services
3 96 (22.12%) JSON
4 60 (13.82%) RESTful
5 59 (13.59%) HTML
6 58 (13.36%) XML
7 52 (11.98%) REST
8 45 (10.37%) CSS
9 43 (9.91%) iOS SDK
10 28 (6.45%) .NET
11 18 (4.15%) SOAP
11 18 (4.15%) HTML5
12 16 (3.69%) J2EE
13 13 (3.00%) JNI
13 13 (3.00%) OpenGL
14 12 (2.76%) jQuery
15 11 (2.53%) Android NDK
16 10 (2.30%) CSS3
16 10 (2.30%) Ajax
16 10 (2.30%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 112 (25.81%) Mobile App
2 58 (13.36%) User Experience
3 15 (3.46%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.76%) iPhone
4 12 (2.76%) Data Structures
5 11 (2.53%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.30%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.07%) Open Source
8 8 (1.84%) Mobile Payment
8 8 (1.84%) Social Media
9 7 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.38%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.15%) Streaming Media
11 5 (1.15%) DTV
11 5 (1.15%) Animation
12 4 (0.92%) iPad
12 4 (0.92%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 434 (100.00%) Android
2 126 (29.03%) Apple iOS
3 23 (5.30%) Windows
4 21 (4.84%) Linux
5 10 (2.30%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.69%) UNIX
7 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (98.85%) Android Development
2 185 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (17.05%) TDD
3 74 (17.05%) OO
4 58 (13.36%) iOS Development
5 50 (11.52%) OOP
6 46 (10.60%) E-Commerce
7 42 (9.68%) Multithreading
8 39 (8.99%) Scrum
9 33 (7.60%) Unit Testing
10 26 (5.99%) MVC
10 26 (5.99%) BDD
11 23 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (4.15%) Software Engineering
13 17 (3.92%) OOD
14 16 (3.69%) Mobile Application Development
15 14 (3.23%) Automated Testing
16 12 (2.76%) Kanban
17 8 (1.84%) Memory Management
17 8 (1.84%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 264 (60.83%) Java
2 52 (11.98%) JavaScript
3 33 (7.60%) Objective-C
4 26 (5.99%) C#
5 24 (5.53%) C++
5 24 (5.53%) SQL
6 17 (3.92%) C
7 12 (2.76%) Python
8 9 (2.07%) PHP
9 4 (0.92%) Ruby
10 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.23%) Perl
10 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (3.92%) Degree
2 6 (1.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) HNC
4 1 (0.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) yum
1 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 85 (19.59%) Google
2 13 (3.00%) Xamarin
3 7 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.38%) Apple
5 3 (0.69%) Facebook
5 3 (0.69%) Kony
6 2 (0.46%) Appcelerator
6 2 (0.46%) Zend
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle
6 2 (0.46%) Perforce
7 1 (0.23%) Symbian
7 1 (0.23%) Twitter
7 1 (0.23%) Sencha
7 1 (0.23%) MobileIron
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