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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Developer
Rank 416 293 378
Rank change year-on-year
-123 +85
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 207 346 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.66% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.71% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 285 147
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £60.00 £43.75 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £43.75 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -5.40%

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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 October 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 1 October 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 -127 192 £400 - 53
London -93 129 £425 +5.91% 23
South East -6 20 £388 +14.81% 11
City of London -13 19 £400 - 6
Yorkshire +4 14 £300 -4.76% 2
North Yorkshire +15 11 £300 -9.09%
Scotland +4 11 £500 +42.85% 1
Edinburgh +5 10 £500 - 1
South West -29 9 £350 +16.66% 8
Hampshire -3 8 £300 -15.49% 3
East Midlands +7 7 £313 +8.69%
Berkshire +16 6 £425 +25.92% 2
Bristol -15 6 £375 +36.36% 3
Surrey +3 5 £388 - 1
West Yorkshire -8 4 £301 -9.47% 1
East of England -34 4 £338 +12.50% 1
Leicestershire +8 3 £320 +16.36%
North West -16 3 £400 +33.33% 6
Middlesex - 3 £313 -
Oxfordshire -6 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -7 2 £325 +8.33% 1
Manchester -15 2 £400 +46.78% 4
Hertfordshire -23 2 £350 -30.00%
West Midlands -25 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £375 - 3
Guildford - 2 £409 - 1
Leeds 0 1 £300 -
Birmingham -9 1 - -
Woking - 1 £425 -
York - - - -

Android Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 473 (100.00%) Android
2 467 (98.73%) Android Development
3 254 (53.70%) Java
4 161 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
5 158 (33.40%) Android SDK
6 127 (26.85%) Apple iOS
7 121 (25.58%) Mobile App
8 106 (22.41%) Web Services
9 103 (21.78%) JSON
10 89 (18.82%) Google
11 71 (15.01%) TDD
11 71 (15.01%) OO
12 68 (14.38%) XML
13 59 (12.47%) iOS Development
14 58 (12.26%) Git (software)
15 55 (11.63%) RESTful
16 50 (10.57%) HTML
16 50 (10.57%) OOP
17 47 (9.94%) User Experience
18 42 (8.88%) Subversion
19 41 (8.67%) Multithreading
19 41 (8.67%) REST
20 39 (8.25%) Eclipse
20 39 (8.25%) E-Commerce
21 38 (8.03%) Objective-C
22 37 (7.82%) JavaScript
23 36 (7.61%) Finance
24 34 (7.19%) iOS SDK
25 32 (6.77%) CSS
26 31 (6.55%) C++

Android Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (2.54%) CMS
2 3 (0.63%) Apache
3 2 (0.42%) nginx
4 1 (0.21%) Node.js
4 1 (0.21%) Lightstreamer
4 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 8 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.75%) NFC
1 13 (2.75%) Bluetooth
2 11 (2.33%) HTTP
2 11 (2.33%) RTSP
3 9 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.06%) Internet
6 4 (0.85%) DVB
7 3 (0.63%) VoIP
8 2 (0.42%) iBeacon
9 1 (0.21%) RTP
9 1 (0.21%) SSL
9 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.44%) SQLite
2 15 (3.17%) MySQL
3 7 (1.48%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (12.26%) Git (software)
2 42 (8.88%) Subversion
3 39 (8.25%) Eclipse
4 15 (3.17%) JIRA
5 14 (2.96%) Gradle
6 10 (2.11%) Xcode
6 10 (2.11%) Bitbucket
7 8 (1.69%) NUnit
8 7 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.27%) Android Studio
10 5 (1.06%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.85%) Robolectric
12 3 (0.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.63%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.42%) Maven
13 2 (0.42%) Ant
13 2 (0.42%) Ranorex
14 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
14 1 (0.21%) MonkeyTalk
General
1 36 (7.61%) Finance
2 18 (3.81%) Publishing
3 17 (3.59%) Banking
4 15 (3.17%) Marketing
5 13 (2.75%) Retail
6 10 (2.11%) Advertising
7 8 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.06%) French Language
8 5 (1.06%) German Language
8 5 (1.06%) Games
9 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (33.40%) Android SDK
2 106 (22.41%) Web Services
3 103 (21.78%) JSON
4 68 (14.38%) XML
5 55 (11.63%) RESTful
6 50 (10.57%) HTML
7 41 (8.67%) REST
8 34 (7.19%) iOS SDK
9 32 (6.77%) CSS
10 15 (3.17%) SOAP
10 15 (3.17%) .NET
11 14 (2.96%) OpenGL
11 14 (2.96%) HTML5
12 13 (2.75%) J2EE
13 11 (2.33%) Flash
14 10 (2.11%) Ajax
14 10 (2.11%) jQuery
15 9 (1.90%) J2ME
15 9 (1.90%) Cocoa
16 8 (1.69%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 121 (25.58%) Mobile App
2 47 (9.94%) User Experience
3 21 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.23%) Blackberry
5 19 (4.02%) iPhone
6 17 (3.59%) Open Source
6 17 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.75%) Social Media
8 12 (2.54%) Streaming Video
8 12 (2.54%) iPad
9 10 (2.11%) Streaming Media
9 10 (2.11%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (1.90%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.90%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (1.69%) Video on Demand
12 7 (1.48%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.48%) Animation
12 7 (1.48%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 473 (100.00%) Android
2 127 (26.85%) Apple iOS
3 21 (4.44%) Windows
4 20 (4.23%) Linux
5 9 (1.90%) Windows Phone
6 5 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.85%) UNIX
8 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (98.73%) Android Development
2 161 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (15.01%) TDD
3 71 (15.01%) OO
4 59 (12.47%) iOS Development
5 50 (10.57%) OOP
6 41 (8.67%) Multithreading
7 39 (8.25%) E-Commerce
8 28 (5.92%) Software Engineering
9 25 (5.29%) Scrum
10 23 (4.86%) Unit Testing
10 23 (4.86%) MVC
11 20 (4.23%) Mentoring
12 18 (3.81%) BDD
13 17 (3.59%) Mobile Application Development
14 12 (2.54%) Mobile Commerce
15 11 (2.33%) Integration Testing
15 11 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (2.11%) Bug Management
17 8 (1.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 254 (53.70%) Java
2 38 (8.03%) Objective-C
3 37 (7.82%) JavaScript
4 31 (6.55%) C++
5 29 (6.13%) SQL
6 24 (5.07%) C
7 21 (4.44%) C#
8 8 (1.69%) PHP
9 4 (0.85%) Ruby
10 2 (0.42%) Python
11 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (5.07%) Degree
2 10 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.27%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) PhD
5 1 (0.21%) HNC
5 1 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.02%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 89 (18.82%) Google
2 19 (4.02%) Xamarin
3 9 (1.90%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.69%) Facebook
5 5 (1.06%) Twitter
6 3 (0.63%) Zend
7 2 (0.42%) Perforce
8 1 (0.21%) Sencha
8 1 (0.21%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco
8 1 (0.21%) Symbian
8 1 (0.21%) Apple
8 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
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