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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Developer
Rank 382 337 354
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 203 235 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.52% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 167 122
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £488 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £32.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00

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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -64 176 £400 - 59
London -58 106 £425 +6.25% 35
South East -14 30 £343 -1.43% 8
City of London +2 25 £425 +6.25% 4
Scotland +12 23 £365 -2.66% 4
East Midlands +23 19 £350 +16.66% 3
Hampshire -12 19 £333 +2.30%
Nottinghamshire +8 13 £325 -
Nottingham +8 13 £325 -
Edinburgh +1 13 £400 +14.28% 1
West Yorkshire -1 10 £360 +6.66% 1
Yorkshire -10 10 £360 +6.66% 1
Glasgow - 8 £350 - 2
Berkshire +7 7 £345 +64.28% 3
North West -4 5 £400 +18.51% 2
Leeds -8 5 £360 - 1
Manchester 0 4 £400 +18.51%
Derby - 4 - -
Derbyshire - 4 - -
East of England +7 3 £235 -21.66% 1
Wales - 3 £160 - 1
Surrey -4 2 £425 +21.42% 2
Milton Keynes -6 2 £350 -17.64%
Cambridgeshire -10 2 £235 -18.96% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 2 £350 -17.64%
South West -19 2 - - 5
South Wales - 2 £160 - 1
Fareham - 2 £300 -
West Midlands -1 1 £375 +17.18% 3
Leamington Spa - 1 £375 -

Android Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 426 (100.00%) Android
2 424 (99.53%) Android Development
3 269 (63.15%) Java
4 205 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (34.98%) Android SDK
6 116 (27.23%) Mobile App
7 109 (25.59%) Apple iOS
8 107 (25.12%) Web Services
9 96 (22.54%) JSON
10 91 (21.36%) Git (software)
11 89 (20.89%) OO
12 88 (20.66%) TDD
13 86 (20.19%) Google
14 69 (16.20%) REST
15 64 (15.02%) User Experience
16 62 (14.55%) OOP
17 55 (12.91%) HTML
18 53 (12.44%) iOS Development
19 52 (12.21%) XML
20 51 (11.97%) E-Commerce
21 48 (11.27%) JavaScript
21 48 (11.27%) Subversion
21 48 (11.27%) Scrum
22 46 (10.80%) Unit Testing
23 44 (10.33%) Android Studio
24 43 (10.09%) RESTful
25 42 (9.86%) CSS
26 40 (9.39%) Finance
26 40 (9.39%) iOS SDK
27 39 (9.15%) Continuous Integration

Android Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (1.41%) CMS
2 3 (0.70%) Node.js
3 2 (0.47%) nginx
3 2 (0.47%) Apache
4 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.23%) Lightstreamer
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (0.94%) PaaS
2 4 (0.94%) Heroku
3 3 (0.70%) Google App Engine
3 3 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.11%) HTTP
2 7 (1.64%) RTSP
2 7 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (1.64%) Bluetooth
3 6 (1.41%) Internet
4 5 (1.17%) NFC
5 4 (0.94%) DVB
5 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.47%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.23%) SMS
7 1 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.10%) SQLite
2 20 (4.69%) MySQL
3 11 (2.58%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 91 (21.36%) Git (software)
2 48 (11.27%) Subversion
3 44 (10.33%) Android Studio
4 33 (7.75%) Eclipse
5 27 (6.34%) Maven
6 24 (5.63%) JUnit
7 21 (4.93%) Calabash
7 21 (4.93%) Robolectric
8 18 (4.23%) Ant
9 16 (3.76%) Jenkins
9 16 (3.76%) Gradle
10 14 (3.29%) Appium
10 14 (3.29%) Robotium
11 11 (2.58%) Mockito
12 10 (2.35%) TeamCity
12 10 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (2.35%) Cucumber
13 9 (2.11%) Xcode
13 9 (2.11%) Artifactory
13 9 (2.11%) Mercurial
General
1 40 (9.39%) Finance
2 20 (4.69%) Banking
3 18 (4.23%) Retail
3 18 (4.23%) Publishing
4 10 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.88%) Marketing
6 6 (1.41%) Advertising
7 4 (0.94%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.94%) Games
8 3 (0.70%) Law
9 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (34.98%) Android SDK
2 107 (25.12%) Web Services
3 96 (22.54%) JSON
4 69 (16.20%) REST
5 55 (12.91%) HTML
6 52 (12.21%) XML
7 43 (10.09%) RESTful
8 42 (9.86%) CSS
9 40 (9.39%) iOS SDK
10 28 (6.57%) .NET
11 21 (4.93%) RoboGuice
11 21 (4.93%) JNI
12 19 (4.46%) SOAP
13 18 (4.23%) Android NDK
13 18 (4.23%) J2EE
14 16 (3.76%) HTML5
15 14 (3.29%) OpenGL
16 12 (2.82%) jQuery
17 9 (2.11%) Ajax
17 9 (2.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 116 (27.23%) Mobile App
2 64 (15.02%) User Experience
3 18 (4.23%) Mobile Payment
4 15 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.05%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.82%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.58%) iPhone
8 7 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.64%) Open Source
9 6 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (1.41%) Social Media
10 5 (1.17%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.94%) iPad
11 4 (0.94%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.94%) DTV
11 4 (0.94%) IPTV
12 3 (0.70%) Streaming Media
12 3 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 426 (100.00%) Android
2 109 (25.59%) Apple iOS
3 20 (4.69%) Windows
4 19 (4.46%) Linux
5 8 (1.88%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (99.53%) Android Development
2 205 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (20.89%) OO
4 88 (20.66%) TDD
5 62 (14.55%) OOP
6 53 (12.44%) iOS Development
7 51 (11.97%) E-Commerce
8 48 (11.27%) Scrum
9 46 (10.80%) Unit Testing
10 39 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (8.92%) BDD
12 36 (8.45%) Multithreading
13 25 (5.87%) MVC
14 23 (5.40%) OOD
15 20 (4.69%) Software Engineering
16 19 (4.46%) Dependency Injection
17 17 (3.99%) Automated Testing
17 17 (3.99%) Kanban
18 16 (3.76%) Mobile Application Development
19 12 (2.82%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 269 (63.15%) Java
2 48 (11.27%) JavaScript
3 25 (5.87%) Objective-C
4 24 (5.63%) C#
5 23 (5.40%) C++
6 20 (4.69%) SQL
7 19 (4.46%) C
8 11 (2.58%) Python
9 9 (2.11%) PHP
10 3 (0.70%) Ruby
11 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.23%) Perl
11 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (3.52%) Degree
2 4 (0.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) HNC
4 1 (0.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.47%) yum
Vendors
1 86 (20.19%) Google
2 12 (2.82%) Xamarin
3 7 (1.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.17%) Apple
4 5 (1.17%) Facebook
5 3 (0.70%) Kony
6 2 (0.47%) Appcelerator
6 2 (0.47%) Zend
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle
6 2 (0.47%) Perforce
7 1 (0.23%) Symbian
7 1 (0.23%) Sencha
7 1 (0.23%) Twitter
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