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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Developer
Rank 402 397 410
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 259 288 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.53% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 200 145
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -38.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -38.33%

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
51191 54614 52615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33346 34728 31784
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2049 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -19 252 £425 - 73
London -33 149 £475 - 48
North West +17 34 £425 +14.86% 4
City of London +16 30 £494 +12.85% 13
Manchester +17 29 £425 +8.97% 2
South East +5 18 £350 - 1
East of England +16 16 £350 +16.66% 4
Cambridge +25 15 £350 +64.70%
Cambridgeshire +23 15 £350 +64.70%
Yorkshire +3 15 £375 +7.14% 6
South West +2 12 £500 +21.21% 4
Bristol +1 12 £500 +17.64% 3
West Yorkshire +1 8 £406 +16.07% 3
Scotland +17 7 £375 -16.66% 2
Leeds +1 7 £413 +17.85% 3
Salford - 6 £413 -
Glasgow - 6 £375 - 2
West Sussex - 5 £425 -
Tadcaster - 5 - -
North Yorkshire - 5 - -
Hampshire +4 4 £290 +16.00%
Berkshire 0 4 £335 +34.00%
Crawley - 4 £425 -
Reading +14 3 £335 +34.00%
Cheshire -6 3 £425 +14.86% 2
West Midlands -36 3 £350 -12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £440 +25.71%
Staffordshire +4 2 - - 1
North East -16 2 £348 -
Lancashire - 2 £300 -

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 481 (100.00%) Android
2 475 (98.75%) Android Development
3 242 (50.31%) Java
4 233 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
5 190 (39.50%) Mobile App
6 168 (34.93%) Android SDK
7 139 (28.90%) Mobile Development
8 120 (24.95%) Git (software)
9 119 (24.74%) TDD
10 117 (24.32%) Apple iOS
11 112 (23.28%) User Experience
12 97 (20.17%) REST
12 97 (20.17%) JSON
13 95 (19.75%) Android Studio
14 87 (18.09%) Google
15 83 (17.26%) iOS Development
16 80 (16.63%) Web Services
17 78 (16.22%) Google Play
18 74 (15.38%) RESTful
19 70 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
20 69 (14.35%) OO
21 60 (12.47%) JavaScript
22 59 (12.27%) E-Commerce
23 57 (11.85%) BDD
24 56 (11.64%) Gradle
25 54 (11.23%) Unit Testing
26 49 (10.19%) Scrum
27 47 (9.77%) HTML
28 44 (9.15%) Objective-C
29 43 (8.94%) OOP

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 (1.46%) Mule
2 5 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (0.62%) CMS
4 2 (0.42%) Apache
4 2 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (0.42%) JBoss
5 1 (0.21%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 78 (16.22%) Google Play
2 10 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.66%) GitHub
5 3 (0.62%) iTunes
6 2 (0.42%) Dropbox
6 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.21%) Firebase
7 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.29%) Bluetooth
1 11 (2.29%) HTTP
2 10 (2.08%) Internet
3 7 (1.46%) Network Security
4 4 (0.83%) VoIP
5 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.42%) Wireless
6 1 (0.21%) NFC
6 1 (0.21%) RIP
6 1 (0.21%) SSL
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.11%) SQLite
2 10 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (1.46%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.46%) MySQL
5 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.62%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.42%) DB2
6 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.21%) GIS
7 1 (0.21%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.21%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 120 (24.95%) Git (software)
2 95 (19.75%) Android Studio
3 56 (11.64%) Gradle
4 36 (7.48%) Jenkins
5 29 (6.03%) JUnit
6 28 (5.82%) Eclipse
7 24 (4.99%) Robolectric
7 24 (4.99%) Robotium
8 19 (3.95%) Appium
9 18 (3.74%) git-flow
9 18 (3.74%) Subversion
10 16 (3.33%) Mockito
11 14 (2.91%) Hamcrest
11 14 (2.91%) jMock
12 13 (2.70%) Bitbucket
13 11 (2.29%) Xcode
14 9 (1.87%) JIRA
14 9 (1.87%) Mercurial
15 7 (1.46%) Mechanoid
16 5 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 34 (7.07%) Banking
2 32 (6.65%) Finance
3 30 (6.24%) Retail
4 20 (4.16%) Publishing
5 7 (1.46%) Games
5 7 (1.46%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.83%) Automotive
7 4 (0.83%) Marketing
8 3 (0.62%) Online Betting
8 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.42%) Advertising
9 2 (0.42%) Electronics
9 2 (0.42%) Legal
9 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.42%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (34.93%) Android SDK
2 97 (20.17%) JSON
2 97 (20.17%) REST
3 80 (16.63%) Web Services
4 74 (15.38%) RESTful
5 47 (9.77%) HTML
6 43 (8.94%) CSS
7 38 (7.90%) XML
8 30 (6.24%) iOS SDK
9 23 (4.78%) HTML5
10 18 (3.74%) AngularJS
11 17 (3.53%) CSS3
11 17 (3.53%) RxJava
12 15 (3.12%) jQuery
13 14 (2.91%) React Native
14 13 (2.70%) SOAP
15 10 (2.08%) Cocoa
15 10 (2.08%) Google Maps API
15 10 (2.08%) Java SE
15 10 (2.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 190 (39.50%) Mobile App
2 112 (23.28%) User Experience
3 32 (6.65%) Computer Science
4 25 (5.20%) Mobile Banking
5 17 (3.53%) Algorithms
6 14 (2.91%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.08%) Video on Demand
8 8 (1.66%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.25%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.25%) Fintech
10 5 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.04%) Augmented Reality
10 5 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.04%) NHS
10 5 (1.04%) Social Media
10 5 (1.04%) Streaming Video
11 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.83%) Social Network
12 3 (0.62%) iPhone
12 3 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 481 (100.00%) Android
2 117 (24.32%) Apple iOS
3 12 (2.49%) Linux
3 12 (2.49%) Windows
4 3 (0.62%) Unix
4 3 (0.62%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.21%) OS/2
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (98.75%) Android Development
2 233 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (28.90%) Mobile Development
4 119 (24.74%) TDD
5 83 (17.26%) iOS Development
6 70 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (14.35%) OO
8 59 (12.27%) E-Commerce
9 57 (11.85%) BDD
10 54 (11.23%) Unit Testing
11 49 (10.19%) Scrum
12 43 (8.94%) OOP
13 40 (8.32%) Automated Testing
14 36 (7.48%) Open Source
15 30 (6.24%) Software Engineering
16 28 (5.82%) Usability Testing
17 27 (5.61%) Web Development
18 26 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
19 23 (4.78%) Multithreading
20 21 (4.37%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 242 (50.31%) Java
2 60 (12.47%) JavaScript
3 44 (9.15%) Objective-C
4 28 (5.82%) SQL
5 26 (5.41%) C++
6 22 (4.57%) C
7 20 (4.16%) Apple Swift
8 15 (3.12%) Ruby
9 11 (2.29%) C#
9 11 (2.29%) PHP
10 9 (1.87%) Clojure
11 5 (1.04%) Python
12 1 (0.21%) Cypher
12 1 (0.21%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.21%) ES6
12 1 (0.21%) RubyMotion
12 1 (0.21%) Scala
12 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (4.78%) Degree
2 2 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.42%) yum
Vendors
1 87 (18.09%) Google
2 20 (4.16%) Facebook
3 14 (2.91%) Xamarin
4 11 (2.29%) Optimizely
5 9 (1.87%) Apple
6 3 (0.62%) Twitter
7 2 (0.42%) Kony
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle
7 2 (0.42%) SAP
8 1 (0.21%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.21%) Freescale
8 1 (0.21%) PayPal
8 1 (0.21%) Sencha
8 1 (0.21%) Telerik
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