The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development
Rank 376 307 354
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +47
Contract jobs citing Android Development 283 382 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.70% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.89% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 268 198
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Median hourly rate £41.25 £39.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% +1.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £12.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £45.19 £55.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.42%

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
43989 42942 40972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.91% 79.23% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29145 27166 25895
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1025 1234 1230
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Android Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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
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 Development within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -90 259 £400 - 133
London -62 135 £425 +3.03% 63
South East -9 57 £388 +15.67% 20
City of London +35 32 £456 +7.35% 18
Yorkshire +20 22 £413 +37.50% 10
West Yorkshire +14 20 £413 +37.50% 7
Leeds +10 19 £413 +37.50% 4
Hampshire +9 18 £463 +42.30% 3
Scotland -1 18 £273 -33.93% 5
North West -41 18 £350 - 10
Portsmouth - 15 £463 -
Buckinghamshire +22 13 £400 -20.00% 2
Glasgow +18 13 £265 -39.42% 2
West Sussex -29 13 £375 +10.29%
Manchester -16 10 £349 -0.35% 5
Milton Keynes +10 9 £375 -25.00% 2
East of England +7 9 £350 -12.50% 4
Salford - 9 £375 -
East Midlands +10 7 £310 +3.33% 4
Cambridgeshire +10 7 £350 -3.44% 3
Cambridge +7 7 £350 -3.44% 3
Gatwick +2 6 £375 +20.00%
Tunbridge Wells -2 6 - -
West Midlands -9 6 £400 -3.03% 6
Crawley -11 6 £375 +3.44%
Kent -15 6 - - 1
Cheshire -28 5 £350 -2.09% 2
Birmingham 0 4 £400 -4.47% 2
Edinburgh -6 4 £500 +21.21% 2
Nottinghamshire -4 3 £310 -0.80% 3

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Android Development.

1 571 (100.00%) Android
2 278 (48.69%) Java
3 245 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
4 224 (39.23%) Mobile App
5 192 (33.63%) Apple iOS
6 191 (33.45%) Android SDK
7 169 (29.60%) Mobile Development
8 167 (29.25%) iOS Development
9 131 (22.94%) User Experience
10 109 (19.09%) TDD
11 104 (18.21%) Git (software)
12 100 (17.51%) REST
13 94 (16.46%) Android Studio
13 94 (16.46%) JSON
14 86 (15.06%) Scrum
15 82 (14.36%) RESTful
16 81 (14.19%) OO
17 80 (14.01%) JavaScript
18 77 (13.49%) Google
19 69 (12.08%) Web Services
20 62 (10.86%) Google Play
21 60 (10.51%) Banking
22 58 (10.16%) HTML
23 56 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
24 55 (9.63%) Objective-C
24 55 (9.63%) Finance
24 55 (9.63%) BDD
25 52 (9.11%) Gradle
25 52 (9.11%) Software Engineering
26 48 (8.41%) CSS

Android Development
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 14 (2.45%) Node.js
2 11 (1.93%) CMS
3 9 (1.58%) Mule
4 6 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (0.88%) Apache
6 4 (0.70%) nginx
7 3 (0.53%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.35%) concrete5
8 2 (0.35%) Confluence
8 2 (0.35%) Drupal
8 2 (0.35%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (1.23%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.35%) 3ds Max
2 2 (0.35%) Acrobat
2 2 (0.35%) GIMP
2 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 62 (10.86%) Google Play
2 12 (2.10%) GitHub
3 7 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.70%) Bluemix
4 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.35%) Dropbox
5 2 (0.35%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.35%) iTunes
5 2 (0.35%) MailChimp
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.18%) Firebase
6 1 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.28%) Bluetooth
2 8 (1.40%) Internet
3 5 (0.88%) HTTP
3 5 (0.88%) VoIP
4 4 (0.70%) Wireless
5 3 (0.53%) Network Security
5 3 (0.53%) NFC
6 2 (0.35%) Skype
7 1 (0.18%) RIP
7 1 (0.18%) RTSP
7 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.03%) SQLite
2 11 (1.93%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.75%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.88%) MySQL
5 5 (0.88%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.53%) GIS
8 2 (0.35%) Big Data
8 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.35%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.18%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.18%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 104 (18.21%) Git (software)
2 94 (16.46%) Android Studio
3 52 (9.11%) Gradle
4 42 (7.36%) Eclipse
5 35 (6.13%) Jenkins
6 25 (4.38%) Subversion
7 19 (3.33%) Xcode
8 16 (2.80%) Bitbucket
8 16 (2.80%) JIRA
9 14 (2.45%) JUnit
10 13 (2.28%) Appium
11 12 (2.10%) Ant
12 11 (1.93%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (1.75%) Mockito
14 9 (1.58%) Maven
14 9 (1.58%) Robotium
15 8 (1.40%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 8 (1.40%) Robolectric
16 7 (1.23%) Jasmine
General
1 60 (10.51%) Banking
2 55 (9.63%) Finance
3 28 (4.90%) Retail
4 19 (3.33%) Publishing
5 15 (2.63%) Retail Banking
6 12 (2.10%) Marketing
7 11 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.75%) Electronics
9 7 (1.23%) Automotive
9 7 (1.23%) Games
10 6 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.88%) Advertising
12 3 (0.53%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.35%) Legal
13 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.18%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) Billing
14 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 510 (89.32%) Developer
2 439 (76.88%) Android Developer
3 78 (13.66%) iOS Developer
4 74 (12.96%) Mobile Developer
5 63 (11.03%) iOS Android Developer
6 57 (9.98%) Applications Developer
7 56 (9.81%) Java Developer
8 55 (9.63%) Senior Developer
9 48 (8.41%) Senior Android Developer
10 47 (8.23%) Java Android Developer
11 29 (5.08%) Android Engineer
12 24 (4.20%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 18 (3.15%) Lead Developer
14 15 (2.63%) Lead Android Developer
15 14 (2.45%) Designer
16 11 (1.93%) Java Mobile Developer
17 10 (1.75%) JavaScript Developer
17 10 (1.75%) Objective-C Developer
18 9 (1.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 9 (1.58%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (33.45%) Android SDK
2 100 (17.51%) REST
3 94 (16.46%) JSON
4 82 (14.36%) RESTful
5 69 (12.08%) Web Services
6 58 (10.16%) HTML
7 48 (8.41%) CSS
8 47 (8.23%) SOAP
9 44 (7.71%) XML
10 38 (6.65%) HTML5
11 32 (5.60%) .NET
12 29 (5.08%) AngularJS
13 25 (4.38%) iOS SDK
14 24 (4.20%) CSS3
15 19 (3.33%) jQuery
16 17 (2.98%) PhoneGap
17 14 (2.45%) Apache Cordova
17 14 (2.45%) J2EE
18 13 (2.28%) OpenGL
19 12 (2.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 224 (39.23%) Mobile App
2 131 (22.94%) User Experience
3 31 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 29 (5.08%) Mobile Banking
5 15 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 13 (2.28%) Social Media
7 12 (2.10%) iPad
7 12 (2.10%) Streaming Video
8 10 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.75%) iPhone
9 9 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.58%) Video on Demand
10 7 (1.23%) Animation
10 7 (1.23%) Augmented Reality
10 7 (1.23%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.23%) Social Network
11 5 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (0.88%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.88%) Handset
11 5 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 571 (100.00%) Android
2 192 (33.63%) Apple iOS
3 21 (3.68%) Linux
4 19 (3.33%) Windows
5 6 (1.05%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.88%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.70%) Unix
8 2 (0.35%) CentOS
8 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (29.60%) Mobile Development
3 167 (29.25%) iOS Development
4 109 (19.09%) TDD
5 86 (15.06%) Scrum
6 81 (14.19%) OO
7 56 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (9.63%) BDD
9 52 (9.11%) Software Engineering
10 47 (8.23%) Unit Testing
11 36 (6.30%) OOP
12 34 (5.95%) Mobile Application Development
13 31 (5.43%) Multithreading
14 24 (4.20%) Automated Testing
15 21 (3.68%) E-Commerce
16 18 (3.15%) OOD
17 17 (2.98%) Analytics
17 17 (2.98%) Memory Management
17 17 (2.98%) Open Source
18 16 (2.80%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 278 (48.69%) Java
2 80 (14.01%) JavaScript
3 55 (9.63%) Objective-C
4 34 (5.95%) Apple Swift
5 29 (5.08%) C#
6 27 (4.73%) C++
7 20 (3.50%) C
8 18 (3.15%) SQL
9 13 (2.28%) Python
10 10 (1.75%) PHP
11 7 (1.23%) Ruby
12 4 (0.70%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.70%) Clojure
13 3 (0.53%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.35%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.35%) VB
15 1 (0.18%) ECMAScript
15 1 (0.18%) Scala
15 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (4.73%) Degree
2 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.35%) PMP
3 1 (0.18%) PhD
3 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.93%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (0.88%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.53%) yum
3 2 (0.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 77 (13.49%) Google
2 28 (4.90%) Xamarin
3 12 (2.10%) Apple
4 10 (1.75%) Adobe
5 8 (1.40%) SAP
6 5 (0.88%) Facebook
6 5 (0.88%) Kony
7 3 (0.53%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle
7 3 (0.53%) Twitter
8 2 (0.35%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.35%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.35%) Zend
9 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.18%) OpenText
9 1 (0.18%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.18%) PayPal
9 1 (0.18%) Sony
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