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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Developer
Rank 384 393 270
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -123
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 259 230 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.41% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.44% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 139 305
Average daily rate
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£430 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-41.66% -

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
54988 52129 49569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.20% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35155 31640 29452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2023 2014 2146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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
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 2 September 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 +17 253 £425 +6.25% 68
London -5 161 £475 +11.76% 39
City of London +30 43 £450 +28.57% 11
North West -9 21 £350 -12.50% 3
South West +10 20 £375 +30.43% 7
South East -16 20 £319 -15.00% 5
East of England +16 16 £300 -20.00% 4
Cheshire - 14 £370 -
Chester - 13 £370 -
Cambridgeshire +7 12 £200 -38.46% 3
Bristol +10 11 £425 +47.82% 3
Tunbridge Wells - 8 - -
Kent - 8 - -
Berkshire -1 7 £250 -39.39%
West Midlands +6 6 £400 +37.93% 2
Cambridge +5 6 £200 - 2
Leeds -23 6 £350 +3.70% 1
West Yorkshire -30 6 £350 - 1
Yorkshire -30 6 £350 +7.52% 1
Slough +8 5 £325 -23.52%
East Midlands -4 4 £300 +3.44% 4
Manchester -19 3 £310 -22.50% 2
Staffordshire - 3 £400 -
Birmingham +9 2 - - 1
Wiltshire -6 2 £275 - 2
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £344 -8.33% 1
Scotland -13 2 £450 +44.00% 2
North East -28 2 - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - - 2
Essex - 2 £325 -

Android Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 477 (100.00%) Android
2 471 (98.74%) Android Development
3 244 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
4 223 (46.75%) Java
5 210 (44.03%) Mobile App
6 173 (36.27%) Android SDK
7 163 (34.17%) Apple iOS
8 129 (27.04%) TDD
8 129 (27.04%) JSON
9 109 (22.85%) Mobile Development
10 104 (21.80%) REST
11 102 (21.38%) User Experience
12 100 (20.96%) iOS Development
13 94 (19.71%) Web Services
14 92 (19.29%) OO
15 90 (18.87%) Google
16 71 (14.88%) XML
17 64 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (13.00%) Git (software)
19 61 (12.79%) E-Commerce
20 55 (11.53%) OOP
20 55 (11.53%) Scrum
21 49 (10.27%) HTML
22 48 (10.06%) CSS
22 48 (10.06%) Android Studio
23 45 (9.43%) iOS SDK
23 45 (9.43%) SQLite
24 42 (8.81%) SOAP
24 42 (8.81%) Unit Testing
25 40 (8.39%) RESTful

Android Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (2.10%) Node.js
2 7 (1.47%) Confluence
3 2 (0.42%) Facebook Platform
3 2 (0.42%) uiautomator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.84%) GitHub
2 3 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.73%) Internet
2 5 (1.05%) NFC
2 5 (1.05%) Bluetooth
3 3 (0.63%) HTTP
3 3 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.42%) FTP
4 2 (0.42%) RTSP
5 1 (0.21%) VoIP
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
5 1 (0.21%) LTE
5 1 (0.21%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.43%) SQLite
2 4 (0.84%) MySQL
3 3 (0.63%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.21%) Big Data
5 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.21%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 62 (13.00%) Git (software)
2 48 (10.06%) Android Studio
3 35 (7.34%) Eclipse
4 23 (4.82%) Jenkins
5 17 (3.56%) NUnit
6 16 (3.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 13 (2.73%) Gradle
8 11 (2.31%) Calabash
8 11 (2.31%) Robotium
8 11 (2.31%) Subversion
9 10 (2.10%) Appium
9 10 (2.10%) Robolectric
10 7 (1.47%) Xcode
11 5 (1.05%) Mechanoid
12 4 (0.84%) JUnit
13 3 (0.63%) Maven
13 3 (0.63%) JIRA
14 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.42%) Hudson
15 1 (0.21%) Behat
General
1 27 (5.66%) Finance
1 27 (5.66%) Retail
2 18 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.14%) Games
4 10 (2.10%) Banking
5 8 (1.68%) Marketing
5 8 (1.68%) Electronics
6 7 (1.47%) Publishing
7 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.84%) Automotive
9 3 (0.63%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (36.27%) Android SDK
2 129 (27.04%) JSON
3 104 (21.80%) REST
4 94 (19.71%) Web Services
5 71 (14.88%) XML
6 49 (10.27%) HTML
7 48 (10.06%) CSS
8 45 (9.43%) iOS SDK
9 42 (8.81%) SOAP
10 40 (8.39%) RESTful
11 25 (5.24%) HTML5
12 21 (4.40%) OpenGL
13 17 (3.56%) Ajax
14 15 (3.14%) CSS3
14 15 (3.14%) J2ME
15 14 (2.94%) .NET
16 9 (1.89%) Cocoa
17 7 (1.47%) Spring
17 7 (1.47%) Flash
17 7 (1.47%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 210 (44.03%) Mobile App
2 102 (21.38%) User Experience
3 17 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.56%) Inversion of Control
4 14 (2.94%) Social Media
4 14 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.31%) Algorithms
6 9 (1.89%) Streaming Video
6 9 (1.89%) Social Network
6 9 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (1.47%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.47%) Cryptography
7 7 (1.47%) DTV
7 7 (1.47%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.26%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.26%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.26%) FMCG
9 5 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.84%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 477 (100.00%) Android
2 163 (34.17%) Apple iOS
3 17 (3.56%) Windows
4 8 (1.68%) Linux
5 5 (1.05%) Windows Phone 7
5 5 (1.05%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (98.74%) Android Development
2 244 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (27.04%) TDD
4 109 (22.85%) Mobile Development
5 100 (20.96%) iOS Development
6 92 (19.29%) OO
7 64 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (12.79%) E-Commerce
9 55 (11.53%) Scrum
9 55 (11.53%) OOP
10 42 (8.81%) Unit Testing
11 29 (6.08%) Software Engineering
12 28 (5.87%) BDD
13 27 (5.66%) Automation Testing
14 26 (5.45%) Open Source
14 26 (5.45%) Mobile Application Development
14 26 (5.45%) Automated Testing
14 26 (5.45%) MVC
15 19 (3.98%) OOD
16 18 (3.77%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 223 (46.75%) Java
2 40 (8.39%) JavaScript
3 37 (7.76%) Objective-C
4 29 (6.08%) C++
5 20 (4.19%) SQL
6 11 (2.31%) C#
7 9 (1.89%) Apple Swift
8 6 (1.26%) Scala
9 5 (1.05%) Ruby
9 5 (1.05%) C
9 5 (1.05%) PHP
10 4 (0.84%) Python
11 2 (0.42%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.21%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 17 (3.56%) Degree
2 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (1.68%) yum
1 8 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (18.87%) Google
2 17 (3.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.31%) Xamarin
4 9 (1.89%) Apple
5 8 (1.68%) SAP
6 6 (1.26%) HP
6 6 (1.26%) SaltStack
7 5 (1.05%) Facebook
8 4 (0.84%) ION Trading
8 4 (0.84%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.21%) Syclo
9 1 (0.21%) Twitter
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