The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Developer
Rank 370 271 425
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +154
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 233 357 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.70% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.75% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 268 105
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -115 216 £400 - 61
London -63 160 £404 +0.93% 35
City of London -15 22 £363 -3.33% 10
South East -4 16 £394 +10.91% 9
South West -21 10 £325 +18.18% 4
Berkshire +6 9 £413 +10.00%
West Midlands -21 8 £283 -19.28% 3
West Yorkshire +7 7 £360 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire +1 7 £360 +9.09% 1
Scotland -16 7 £313 -10.71%
Hampshire -6 5 - - 6
East of England -37 5 £375 +12.78% 2
Hertfordshire -18 4 £375 +19.04%
Edinburgh -18 4 - -
Reading +11 3 £375 -21.05%
East Midlands -1 3 £313 +13.63%
Bristol -24 3 £325 +18.18% 3
Birmingham -2 2 £250 -37.50% 2
Leeds -6 2 £375 -
Southampton -6 2 - - 1
Surrey -6 2 - -
North West -7 2 £450 +63.63% 6
North East -14 2 - - 1
Bath - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 - -
Manchester -8 1 £450 +63.63% 5
Tyne and Wear -19 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £375 -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 -

Android Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 418 (100.00%) Android
2 412 (98.56%) Android Development
3 225 (53.83%) Java
4 134 (32.06%) Android SDK
5 115 (27.51%) Mobile App
6 114 (27.27%) JSON
7 93 (22.25%) Apple iOS
8 88 (21.05%) Google
9 72 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (17.22%) Web Services
10 67 (16.03%) XML
11 54 (12.92%) iOS Development
12 52 (12.44%) TDD
13 51 (12.20%) RESTful
14 44 (10.53%) Git (software)
15 43 (10.29%) OOP
16 41 (9.81%) OO
17 37 (8.85%) Eclipse
17 37 (8.85%) Multithreading
18 34 (8.13%) Finance
18 34 (8.13%) Software Engineering
19 33 (7.89%) Objective-C
20 29 (6.94%) Subversion
21 28 (6.70%) SQLite
22 27 (6.46%) REST
23 26 (6.22%) SQL
23 26 (6.22%) C++
23 26 (6.22%) HTML
24 24 (5.74%) Unit Testing
25 22 (5.26%) Scrum

Android Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (1.91%) CMS
2 1 (0.24%) Node.js
2 1 (0.24%) Apache
Business Applications
1 9 (2.15%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.35%) NFC
2 13 (3.11%) Bluetooth
3 9 (2.15%) HTTP
3 9 (2.15%) RTSP
4 8 (1.91%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.20%) Internet
6 3 (0.72%) VoIP
6 3 (0.72%) VPN
6 3 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.48%) SSL
8 1 (0.24%) FTP
8 1 (0.24%) RTP
8 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.70%) SQLite
2 4 (0.96%) MySQL
3 1 (0.24%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 44 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 37 (8.85%) Eclipse
3 29 (6.94%) Subversion
4 15 (3.59%) JIRA
5 11 (2.63%) Xcode
5 11 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 11 (2.63%) Gradle
6 8 (1.91%) Maven
7 7 (1.67%) PhoneGap
8 6 (1.44%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.20%) Ant
9 5 (1.20%) JUnit
9 5 (1.20%) Android Studio
10 4 (0.96%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.48%) NUnit
12 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.48%) Ranorex
General
1 34 (8.13%) Finance
2 17 (4.07%) Banking
3 13 (3.11%) Publishing
4 12 (2.87%) Marketing
5 10 (2.39%) Retail
5 10 (2.39%) Advertising
6 7 (1.67%) Legal
7 4 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.96%) French Language
7 4 (0.96%) German Language
8 3 (0.72%) Games
8 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (32.06%) Android SDK
2 114 (27.27%) JSON
3 72 (17.22%) Web Services
4 67 (16.03%) XML
5 51 (12.20%) RESTful
6 27 (6.46%) REST
7 26 (6.22%) HTML
8 21 (5.02%) iOS SDK
9 18 (4.31%) .NET
10 13 (3.11%) J2ME
10 13 (3.11%) HTML5
10 13 (3.11%) SOAP
11 11 (2.63%) CSS
12 9 (2.15%) Flash
13 8 (1.91%) Cocoa
14 7 (1.67%) UIKit
15 6 (1.44%) OpenGL
15 6 (1.44%) Android NDK
16 5 (1.20%) jQuery
17 3 (0.72%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 115 (27.51%) Mobile App
2 17 (4.07%) Blackberry
3 16 (3.83%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.83%) Social Network
3 16 (3.83%) Social Media
4 15 (3.59%) Open Source
5 14 (3.35%) iPhone
5 14 (3.35%) Client/Server
6 12 (2.87%) Streaming Video
6 12 (2.87%) iPad
7 10 (2.39%) Digital Media
7 10 (2.39%) Streaming Media
8 8 (1.91%) Animation
9 7 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (1.44%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.44%) Video on Demand
10 6 (1.44%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.20%) Handset
11 5 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 418 (100.00%) Android
2 93 (22.25%) Apple iOS
3 12 (2.87%) Windows
4 8 (1.91%) Linux
5 5 (1.20%) UNIX
6 4 (0.96%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (98.56%) Android Development
2 72 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (12.92%) iOS Development
4 52 (12.44%) TDD
5 43 (10.29%) OOP
6 41 (9.81%) OO
7 37 (8.85%) Multithreading
8 34 (8.13%) Software Engineering
9 24 (5.74%) Unit Testing
10 22 (5.26%) Scrum
11 16 (3.83%) E-Commerce
12 15 (3.59%) BDD
13 13 (3.11%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (2.87%) Mobile Commerce
15 11 (2.63%) MVC
15 11 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
16 10 (2.39%) Bug Management
17 9 (2.15%) Analytics
18 8 (1.91%) Time Management
18 8 (1.91%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 225 (53.83%) Java
2 33 (7.89%) Objective-C
3 26 (6.22%) C++
3 26 (6.22%) SQL
4 20 (4.78%) C
5 19 (4.55%) C#
5 19 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.48%) PHP
7 2 (0.48%) Ruby
8 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.24%) VBA
8 1 (0.24%) Python
8 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (4.55%) Degree
2 13 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.39%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.59%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Openswan
Vendors
1 88 (21.05%) Google
2 16 (3.83%) Facebook
3 12 (2.87%) Xamarin
4 8 (1.91%) Twitter
5 2 (0.48%) Cisco
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.48%) Apple
6 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.24%) Zend
6 1 (0.24%) Sencha
6 1 (0.24%) MobileIron
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