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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Developer
Rank 382 363 290
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -73
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 243 260 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.48% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.52% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 170 209
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-32.14% -

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
51737 49836 45640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.60% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32579 30554 26426
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1958 1985 2120
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 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
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 1 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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 -25 237 £400 - 81
London -37 140 £438 +2.94% 42
City of London +3 34 £438 +9.37% 14
South East -7 31 £325 -3.70% 14
North West +9 29 £350 - 6
South West +9 19 £413 -8.33% 7
Cheshire - 19 £350 - 1
Chester - 17 £350 - 1
West Sussex - 13 £325 - 1
Crawley - 11 £363 -
Bristol +5 10 £425 +54.54% 4
East Midlands -3 8 £300 +9.09% 5
Manchester - 8 £324 - 4
Tunbridge Wells - 7 - -
Kent - 7 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -1 6 £313 -21.87% 1
East of England -3 6 £313 -16.66% 5
Nottinghamshire - 6 £300 -
Berkshire +1 5 £400 - 6
Cambridge -6 5 £313 -21.87% 1
Gatwick - 5 £300 -
Scotland -2 4 £350 +12.00% 3
Nottingham - 4 £300 -
Edinburgh +1 3 - - 1
Dorset -1 3 £330 -26.66% 2
West Midlands -8 3 - -
Birmingham -9 3 - -
Slough - 3 - - 4
Bournemouth -2 2 £330 -26.66% 1
Surrey -7 2 - - 2

Android Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 429 (100.00%) Android
2 427 (99.53%) Android Development
3 224 (52.21%) Java
4 217 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
5 179 (41.72%) Mobile App
6 150 (34.97%) Android SDK
7 135 (31.47%) Apple iOS
8 121 (28.21%) TDD
9 120 (27.97%) JSON
10 101 (23.54%) User Experience
11 97 (22.61%) REST
12 90 (20.98%) Web Services
13 87 (20.28%) Mobile Development
14 86 (20.05%) OO
15 83 (19.35%) iOS Development
16 78 (18.18%) Google
17 70 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
18 67 (15.62%) Git (software)
19 56 (13.05%) XML
19 56 (13.05%) OOP
20 51 (11.89%) E-Commerce
21 50 (11.66%) HTML
22 48 (11.19%) CSS
22 48 (11.19%) Scrum
23 46 (10.72%) Android Studio
23 46 (10.72%) Unit Testing
24 43 (10.02%) JavaScript
25 33 (7.69%) Objective-C
25 33 (7.69%) SQLite
26 32 (7.46%) iOS SDK

Android Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (2.56%) Node.js
2 7 (1.63%) Confluence
3 6 (1.40%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.23%) Facebook Platform
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.86%) GitHub
2 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.26%) Internet
2 7 (1.63%) Bluetooth
3 6 (1.40%) HTTP
4 4 (0.93%) NFC
5 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.23%) Wireless
6 1 (0.23%) RTSP
6 1 (0.23%) PPTP
6 1 (0.23%) PPP
6 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.23%) LTE
6 1 (0.23%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.69%) SQLite
2 3 (0.70%) MySQL
3 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 67 (15.62%) Git (software)
2 46 (10.72%) Android Studio
3 29 (6.76%) Jenkins
4 28 (6.53%) Eclipse
5 18 (4.20%) Subversion
5 18 (4.20%) Robotium
5 18 (4.20%) Robolectric
6 17 (3.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 16 (3.73%) Maven
8 15 (3.50%) Appium
9 13 (3.03%) Calabash
9 13 (3.03%) JUnit
10 11 (2.56%) Xcode
11 9 (2.10%) NUnit
11 9 (2.10%) Gradle
11 9 (2.10%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.63%) Ant
13 6 (1.40%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.93%) Mockito
General
1 28 (6.53%) Finance
2 19 (4.43%) Banking
3 17 (3.96%) Retail
4 11 (2.56%) Games
5 10 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.10%) Publishing
7 6 (1.40%) Marketing
8 5 (1.17%) Electronics
9 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.47%) Advertising
10 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (34.97%) Android SDK
2 120 (27.97%) JSON
3 97 (22.61%) REST
4 90 (20.98%) Web Services
5 56 (13.05%) XML
6 50 (11.66%) HTML
7 48 (11.19%) CSS
8 32 (7.46%) iOS SDK
9 28 (6.53%) HTML5
10 27 (6.29%) SOAP
11 25 (5.83%) RESTful
12 19 (4.43%) CSS3
13 14 (3.26%) OpenGL
13 14 (3.26%) .NET
14 12 (2.80%) AngularJS
15 11 (2.56%) J2ME
15 11 (2.56%) jQuery
16 9 (2.10%) Ajax
16 9 (2.10%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (2.10%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 179 (41.72%) Mobile App
2 101 (23.54%) User Experience
3 20 (4.66%) Mobile Payment
4 13 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.80%) Algorithms
6 11 (2.56%) Streaming Video
6 11 (2.56%) Social Media
7 9 (2.10%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.86%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.63%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.40%) Streaming Media
10 6 (1.40%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.17%) Animation
11 5 (1.17%) Social Network
11 5 (1.17%) FMCG
12 4 (0.93%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.93%) Spread Betting
12 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.93%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 429 (100.00%) Android
2 135 (31.47%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.26%) Windows
4 7 (1.63%) Linux
5 4 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (0.93%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.70%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.23%) UNIX
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (99.53%) Android Development
2 217 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (28.21%) TDD
4 87 (20.28%) Mobile Development
5 86 (20.05%) OO
6 83 (19.35%) iOS Development
7 70 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (13.05%) OOP
9 51 (11.89%) E-Commerce
10 48 (11.19%) Scrum
11 46 (10.72%) Unit Testing
12 30 (6.99%) Automated Testing
13 24 (5.59%) BDD
14 23 (5.36%) Mobile Application Development
15 22 (5.13%) Software Engineering
16 21 (4.90%) MVC
17 19 (4.43%) Multithreading
18 18 (4.20%) OOD
18 18 (4.20%) Automation Testing
18 18 (4.20%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 224 (52.21%) Java
2 43 (10.02%) JavaScript
3 33 (7.69%) Objective-C
4 24 (5.59%) C++
5 10 (2.33%) C#
5 10 (2.33%) SQL
6 7 (1.63%) Apple Swift
7 6 (1.40%) Scala
8 5 (1.17%) C
9 4 (0.93%) Python
10 3 (0.70%) PHP
10 3 (0.70%) Ruby
11 2 (0.47%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.23%) XAML
12 1 (0.23%) VB
12 1 (0.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (3.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (2.10%) yum
1 9 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (18.18%) Google
2 10 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.86%) Apple
4 7 (1.63%) Facebook
4 7 (1.63%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.40%) SaltStack
5 6 (1.40%) HP
5 6 (1.40%) SAP
6 5 (1.17%) Appcelerator
7 4 (0.93%) ION Trading
7 4 (0.93%) Twitter
8 1 (0.23%) Kony
8 1 (0.23%) Syclo
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