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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Developer
UK
Rank 387 398 370
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 210 232 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 144 164
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -8.75%

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
42359 47277 48034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.78% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27574 30020 30295
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1732 1916
Median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +7 198 £400 +3.22% 89
London -45 70 £425 +6.25% 48
East of England +44 47 £335 +21.81% 5
South East -1 36 £360 -6.18% 7
Cambridgeshire - 20 £325 - 3
Buckinghamshire 0 16 £386 +10.35%
Cambridge - 16 £325 - 3
Bedfordshire - 14 £450 - 1
North West +18 13 £425 +6.25% 14
Yorkshire +17 13 £400 +14.28% 1
Manchester +11 12 £425 +7.93% 13
Essex +13 11 £263 -
Kent - 11 £325 -
West Yorkshire +17 10 £400 +3.22% 1
Leeds +9 10 £400 +3.22% 1
Milton Keynes 0 10 £360 +2.85%
Bedford - 10 £450 -
Scotland +18 9 £378 -5.62% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 9 £325 -
Glasgow +6 7 £378 -5.62% 2
West Midlands -2 7 £350 -14.63% 8
City of London -9 6 £538 +79.16% 7
South West +13 4 £406 +25.00%
Berkshire - 4 - - 4
Bracknell - 4 - - 1
Crawley +10 3 £488 -8.45%
West Sussex -3 3 £488 -11.36%
North East - 3 £350 -
Cardiff +18 2 £388 +15.67% 1
South Wales +12 2 £388 +15.67% 1

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 443 (100.00%) Android
2 431 (97.29%) Android Development
3 225 (50.79%) Java
4 217 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (38.83%) Mobile App
6 155 (34.99%) Android SDK
7 118 (26.64%) Mobile Development
8 114 (25.73%) Apple iOS
9 109 (24.60%) Android Studio
10 98 (22.12%) TDD
11 93 (20.99%) JSON
12 91 (20.54%) Git (software)
13 86 (19.41%) REST
14 77 (17.38%) iOS Development
15 70 (15.80%) User Experience
16 67 (15.12%) Web Services
17 62 (14.00%) JavaScript
18 58 (13.09%) RESTful
19 56 (12.64%) Scrum
20 53 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
21 50 (11.29%) HTML
22 46 (10.38%) OO
23 41 (9.26%) Objective-C
23 41 (9.26%) Google
24 40 (9.03%) BDD
24 40 (9.03%) CSS
25 39 (8.80%) XML
25 39 (8.80%) E-Commerce
26 36 (8.13%) Gradle
27 34 (7.67%) Google Play

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 2 (0.45%) Apache
1 2 (0.45%) Facebook Platform
1 2 (0.45%) Mule
2 1 (0.23%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.67%) Google Play
2 9 (2.03%) GitHub
3 4 (0.90%) iTunes
3 4 (0.90%) TestFlight
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.71%) Bluetooth
2 8 (1.81%) HTTP
3 5 (1.13%) Internet
4 3 (0.68%) NFC
4 3 (0.68%) RTSP
4 3 (0.68%) Skype
5 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.45%) MQTT
5 2 (0.45%) Network Security
5 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.19%) SQLite
2 12 (2.71%) MySQL
3 10 (2.26%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.13%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.45%) Big Data
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.23%) DB2
7 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 109 (24.60%) Android Studio
2 91 (20.54%) Git (software)
3 36 (8.13%) Gradle
4 27 (6.09%) Eclipse
4 27 (6.09%) Jenkins
5 19 (4.29%) Subversion
6 17 (3.84%) JUnit
7 15 (3.39%) Xcode
8 13 (2.93%) JIRA
9 11 (2.48%) Calabash
10 9 (2.03%) Robotium
11 7 (1.58%) CocoaPods
11 7 (1.58%) Robolectric
12 5 (1.13%) Appium
12 5 (1.13%) Selenium
13 4 (0.90%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.68%) Mechanoid
14 3 (0.68%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (7.22%) Finance
2 31 (7.00%) Retail
3 30 (6.77%) Banking
4 25 (5.64%) Games
5 15 (3.39%) Publishing
6 7 (1.58%) Marketing
6 7 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.90%) Automotive
7 4 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (34.99%) Android SDK
2 93 (20.99%) JSON
3 86 (19.41%) REST
4 67 (15.12%) Web Services
5 58 (13.09%) RESTful
6 50 (11.29%) HTML
7 40 (9.03%) CSS
8 39 (8.80%) XML
9 31 (7.00%) iOS SDK
10 22 (4.97%) jQuery
11 19 (4.29%) AngularJS
11 19 (4.29%) OpenGL
12 18 (4.06%) HTML5
13 17 (3.84%) .NET
13 17 (3.84%) RxJava
14 14 (3.16%) Apache Cordova
15 12 (2.71%) Material Design
16 11 (2.48%) Cocoa
16 11 (2.48%) React
16 11 (2.48%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 172 (38.83%) Mobile App
2 70 (15.80%) User Experience
3 25 (5.64%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.84%) Mobile Banking
5 13 (2.93%) Video on Demand
6 10 (2.26%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.03%) Fintech
8 8 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.58%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.58%) iPhone
10 6 (1.35%) Animation
10 6 (1.35%) Augmented Reality
10 6 (1.35%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.35%) Social Media
11 5 (1.13%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.13%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.90%) Apple TV
12 4 (0.90%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.90%) Streaming Media
13 3 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 443 (100.00%) Android
2 114 (25.73%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.93%) Windows
4 4 (0.90%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.45%) Linux
7 1 (0.23%) OS/2
7 1 (0.23%) Unix
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.23%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (97.29%) Android Development
2 217 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (26.64%) Mobile Development
4 98 (22.12%) TDD
5 77 (17.38%) iOS Development
6 56 (12.64%) Scrum
7 53 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (10.38%) OO
9 40 (9.03%) BDD
10 39 (8.80%) E-Commerce
11 31 (7.00%) Software Engineering
12 27 (6.09%) OOP
13 25 (5.64%) Unit Testing
14 20 (4.51%) Pair Programming
15 19 (4.29%) Mobile Application Development
16 18 (4.06%) Memory Management
17 17 (3.84%) MVC
18 14 (3.16%) OOD
19 13 (2.93%) Automated Testing
19 13 (2.93%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 225 (50.79%) Java
2 62 (14.00%) JavaScript
3 41 (9.26%) Objective-C
4 33 (7.45%) Apple Swift
5 24 (5.42%) C#
6 22 (4.97%) C++
7 19 (4.29%) PHP
8 18 (4.06%) SQL
9 11 (2.48%) C
10 9 (2.03%) ES6
11 6 (1.35%) Python
12 3 (0.68%) Groovy
12 3 (0.68%) Ruby
13 2 (0.45%) Dart
13 2 (0.45%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (6.09%) Degree
2 4 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.51%) QA
2 6 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.45%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.23%) yum
Vendors
1 41 (9.26%) Google
2 28 (6.32%) Xamarin
3 9 (2.03%) Apple
3 9 (2.03%) Facebook
4 8 (1.81%) Citrix
5 4 (0.90%) Twitter
6 3 (0.68%) Apigee
6 3 (0.68%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.45%) DoubleClick
7 2 (0.45%) Kony
7 2 (0.45%) Splunk
7 2 (0.45%) Tealium
7 2 (0.45%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.23%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.23%) Freescale
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle
8 1 (0.23%) PayPal
8 1 (0.23%) Samsung
8 1 (0.23%) Telerik
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