The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development
Rank 325 203 304
Rank change year-on-year
-122 +101
Contract jobs citing Android Development 318 542 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 1.02% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.39% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 404 202
Average daily rate
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£400 £383 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 42
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £35.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.80 £35.00 £57.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £37.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41303 39122 41685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.30% 73.30% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25558 24009 24155
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1071 1478
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Development within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Android Development
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android Development within the UK.

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Android Development
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Android Development Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Android Development
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android Development within the UK.

Android Development Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Android Development
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Android Development Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Android Development
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 Development within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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 -128 293 £400 +3.55% 174
London -104 197 £419 +4.68% 78
City of London -34 32 £381 +1.66% 27
South East -10 26 £375 +9.09% 24
Yorkshire +9 17 £325 -1.51% 16
Scotland -13 16 £300 -14.28% 7
West Yorkshire +13 15 £338 +21.62% 10
West Midlands -2 15 £290 -17.14% 4
East of England -16 14 £398 +32.50% 8
Berkshire +7 9 £413 +17.85% 1
Edinburgh -2 9 £325 -18.75% 3
South West -33 9 £288 -4.16% 19
Birmingham 0 7 £500 +132.55% 3
Hertfordshire -8 6 £375 -
Hampshire -4 5 £300 -15.49% 10
North West -22 5 £350 +11.11% 14
Buckinghamshire - 5 £375 - 2
Reading +12 4 £375 -7.69%
North Yorkshire +5 4 £300 -9.09% 5
Leeds +5 4 £325 +41.30% 7
East Midlands -1 4 £290 +5.45% 9
Oxfordshire -2 4 £363 +19.83% 2
Surrey -2 4 - - 2
Manchester -12 4 £350 -12.50% 10
Bedfordshire - 4 £530 -
York +10 3 £300 -17.80% 4
Leicestershire +4 3 £320 +16.36% 8
Oxford -3 3 £350 +15.70%
Bristol -26 3 £288 +4.54% 6
Basingstoke - 3 £300 - 2

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Android Development also 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 that cited Android Development.

1 619 (100.00%) Android
2 274 (44.26%) Java
3 261 (42.16%) Apple iOS
4 218 (35.22%) iOS Development
5 191 (30.86%) Mobile App
6 147 (23.75%) Android SDK
7 145 (23.42%) JSON
8 128 (20.68%) Web Services
9 126 (20.36%) HTML
10 118 (19.06%) XML
11 116 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
12 114 (18.42%) JavaScript
13 86 (13.89%) Google
14 84 (13.57%) CSS
15 83 (13.41%) TDD
16 80 (12.92%) Objective-C
17 73 (11.79%) OOP
18 72 (11.63%) HTML5
19 71 (11.47%) OO
20 70 (11.31%) RESTful
21 65 (10.50%) Git (software)
22 57 (9.21%) MVC
23 56 (9.05%) Finance
23 56 (9.05%) REST
24 53 (8.56%) Software Engineering
25 49 (7.92%) Scrum
26 48 (7.75%) Subversion
27 47 (7.59%) Eclipse
28 46 (7.43%) E-Commerce
29 44 (7.11%) SQL

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Android Development also 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 that cited Android Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (4.36%) CMS
2 8 (1.29%) Node.js
3 5 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (0.81%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.65%) WordPress
5 3 (0.48%) IIS
5 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.48%) TeamSite
5 3 (0.48%) Mule
5 3 (0.48%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.32%) Apache
6 2 (0.32%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.32%) Lync
7 1 (0.16%) Lightstreamer
7 1 (0.16%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.16%) Drupal
7 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.13%) Doxygen
2 5 (0.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) Blender
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Maya
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (1.45%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.16%) Force.com
4 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.36%) HTTP
2 15 (2.42%) NFC
3 13 (2.10%) VPN
3 13 (2.10%) Bluetooth
4 12 (1.94%) Internet
5 9 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.45%) RTSP
6 7 (1.13%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.97%) VoIP
8 4 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.48%) AMQP
9 3 (0.48%) DVB
10 2 (0.32%) SSL
11 1 (0.16%) iBeacon
11 1 (0.16%) RTP
11 1 (0.16%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.55%) SQLite
2 21 (3.39%) MySQL
3 11 (1.78%) SQL Server
4 6 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.32%) Big Data
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 65 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 48 (7.75%) Subversion
3 47 (7.59%) Eclipse
4 38 (6.14%) Xcode
5 25 (4.04%) JIRA
6 14 (2.26%) Visual Studio
7 13 (2.10%) Gradle
7 13 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.62%) Mercurial
8 10 (1.62%) Bitbucket
9 9 (1.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 8 (1.29%) Maven
10 8 (1.29%) Ant
11 7 (1.13%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.97%) NUnit
12 6 (0.97%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.81%) JUnit
13 5 (0.81%) Android Studio
14 4 (0.65%) IntelliJ
15 3 (0.48%) Hudson
General
1 56 (9.05%) Finance
2 24 (3.88%) Marketing
3 21 (3.39%) Publishing
4 19 (3.07%) Retail
5 18 (2.91%) Banking
6 14 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.62%) Legal
8 9 (1.45%) Advertising
9 8 (1.29%) Games
10 6 (0.97%) French Language
10 6 (0.97%) German Language
11 3 (0.48%) Electronics
12 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 562 (90.79%) Developer
2 414 (66.88%) Android Developer
3 70 (11.31%) Mobile Developer
4 65 (10.50%) iOS Developer
5 46 (7.43%) Senior Developer
6 29 (4.68%) Lead Developer
7 28 (4.52%) Senior Android Developer
8 25 (4.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 21 (3.39%) Applications Developer
10 19 (3.07%) Web Developer
11 17 (2.75%) Java Developer
12 13 (2.10%) Architect
13 11 (1.78%) PHP Developer
14 9 (1.45%) UI Developer
14 9 (1.45%) UI Programmer
15 8 (1.29%) Xamarin Developer
15 8 (1.29%) iPhone Developer
15 8 (1.29%) Solutions Architect
16 7 (1.13%) Software Engineer
17 6 (0.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (23.75%) Android SDK
2 145 (23.42%) JSON
3 128 (20.68%) Web Services
4 126 (20.36%) HTML
5 118 (19.06%) XML
6 84 (13.57%) CSS
7 72 (11.63%) HTML5
8 70 (11.31%) RESTful
9 56 (9.05%) REST
10 40 (6.46%) .NET
11 36 (5.82%) jQuery
12 34 (5.49%) iOS SDK
13 33 (5.33%) SOAP
14 23 (3.72%) Ajax
15 22 (3.55%) PhoneGap
16 20 (3.23%) AngularJS
17 19 (3.07%) CSS3
18 15 (2.42%) Cocoa
19 12 (1.94%) Flash
20 11 (1.78%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 191 (30.86%) Mobile App
2 42 (6.79%) iPhone
3 32 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 28 (4.52%) Blackberry
5 27 (4.36%) iPad
6 26 (4.20%) Open Source
7 22 (3.55%) Digital Media
8 19 (3.07%) Social Media
9 14 (2.26%) Smartphone
10 13 (2.10%) Streaming Video
10 13 (2.10%) Client/Server
10 13 (2.10%) Mobile Payment
11 11 (1.78%) Streaming Media
12 10 (1.62%) Video on Demand
13 9 (1.45%) Graphic Design
13 9 (1.45%) Animation
14 8 (1.29%) Social Network
15 6 (0.97%) Cryptography
15 6 (0.97%) EPoS
15 6 (0.97%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 619 (100.00%) Android
2 261 (42.16%) Apple iOS
3 37 (5.98%) Linux
4 34 (5.49%) Windows
5 8 (1.29%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.81%) UNIX
7 3 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (35.22%) iOS Development
2 116 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (13.41%) TDD
4 73 (11.79%) OOP
5 71 (11.47%) OO
6 57 (9.21%) MVC
7 53 (8.56%) Software Engineering
8 49 (7.92%) Scrum
9 46 (7.43%) E-Commerce
10 40 (6.46%) Multithreading
11 31 (5.01%) Web Development
12 29 (4.68%) BDD
12 29 (4.68%) Mobile Application Development
13 26 (4.20%) Unit Testing
14 20 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (2.42%) Integration Testing
16 14 (2.26%) SOA
17 13 (2.10%) Mobile Commerce
17 13 (2.10%) Analytics
18 12 (1.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 274 (44.26%) Java
2 114 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 80 (12.92%) Objective-C
4 44 (7.11%) C++
4 44 (7.11%) SQL
5 40 (6.46%) C#
6 27 (4.36%) C
6 27 (4.36%) PHP
7 8 (1.29%) PHP5
8 7 (1.13%) Python
9 6 (0.97%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.65%) ActionScript
11 3 (0.48%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (0.48%) Ruby
12 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.32%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.32%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.16%) FQL
13 1 (0.16%) Perl
13 1 (0.16%) Lua
Qualifications
1 38 (6.14%) Degree
2 17 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.97%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.32%) CBAP
6 1 (0.16%) IIBA
6 1 (0.16%) HNC
6 1 (0.16%) HND
6 1 (0.16%) PhD
6 1 (0.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Varnish
1 1 (0.16%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 3 (0.48%) Puppet
1 3 (0.48%) Vagrant
1 3 (0.48%) Ansible
2 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 86 (13.89%) Google
2 21 (3.39%) Xamarin
3 14 (2.26%) Facebook
4 12 (1.94%) Apple
5 11 (1.78%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.78%) Sencha
6 9 (1.45%) Twitter
7 6 (0.97%) Appcelerator
8 4 (0.65%) Perforce
8 4 (0.65%) Zend
9 3 (0.48%) Adobe
9 3 (0.48%) HP
9 3 (0.48%) Splunk
9 3 (0.48%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.32%) StreamBase
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle
10 2 (0.32%) Cisco
10 2 (0.32%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.32%) Ektron
10 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £550 p/day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingston upon Thames
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £450 to £550 p/day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £475 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day Dependent on experiance
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 350-550 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TalentHawk
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Harrow
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Deltatre Media
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago