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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 280 328 237
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -91
Contract jobs citing Android Development 387 296 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.56% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.74% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 200 259
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£400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £35.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.73 £55.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% +6.87%

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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 +33 376 £400 - 138
London +14 205 £413 +3.12% 61
South East +11 58 £340 +0.74% 16
North West +29 51 £358 +19.16% 14
City of London +27 44 £425 - 21
South West +35 29 £400 -11.11% 14
Cheshire - 25 £358 - 6
Manchester +14 22 £350 +16.66% 6
West Sussex -3 18 £340 +29.52%
Chester - 17 £350 - 1
Crawley +8 15 £363 +31.81%
Bristol +20 14 £413 +3.12% 9
East Midlands +4 10 £300 +50.00% 1
Hampshire -7 10 £325 -13.33% 3
East of England +3 9 £450 +16.12% 9
Berkshire +1 9 £338 +3.84% 2
Nottinghamshire -1 9 £313 +56.25%
Kent - 8 - - 4
Tunbridge Wells - 8 - - 4
Scotland +5 7 £413 - 1
Nottingham +2 7 £325 +62.50%
West Midlands -11 7 £413 +32.00% 7
Gatwick - 6 £313 -
Somerset +19 5 £400 -11.11%
Cambridgeshire +3 5 £400 -5.88% 7
Edinburgh +1 5 £413 -
Birmingham -6 5 £419 +52.27% 1
Southampton -6 5 £298 -
West Yorkshire -17 5 £320 -1.53% 8
Yorkshire -23 5 £320 -1.53% 12

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 686 (100.00%) Android
2 332 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
3 329 (47.96%) Apple iOS
4 323 (47.08%) Java
5 286 (41.69%) Mobile App
6 277 (40.38%) iOS Development
7 194 (28.28%) Android SDK
8 187 (27.26%) JSON
9 178 (25.95%) Mobile Development
10 158 (23.03%) TDD
11 147 (21.43%) REST
12 139 (20.26%) JavaScript
13 135 (19.68%) HTML
14 134 (19.53%) Web Services
15 133 (19.39%) User Experience
16 129 (18.80%) Git (software)
17 115 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
18 113 (16.47%) CSS
19 111 (16.18%) OO
20 106 (15.45%) Objective-C
21 96 (13.99%) Scrum
22 95 (13.85%) HTML5
23 89 (12.97%) Google
24 88 (12.83%) XML
25 80 (11.66%) E-Commerce
26 74 (10.79%) Android Studio
27 67 (9.77%) iOS SDK
28 65 (9.48%) OOP
29 64 (9.33%) Unit Testing
30 61 (8.89%) Software Engineering

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 29 (4.23%) Node.js
2 10 (1.46%) Confluence
2 10 (1.46%) uiautomator
3 3 (0.44%) Apache
3 3 (0.44%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.29%) CMS
4 2 (0.29%) JBoss
5 1 (0.15%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.15%) WordPress
5 1 (0.15%) nginx
5 1 (0.15%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.15%) IIS
5 1 (0.15%) Drupal
5 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.15%) MS Project
2 1 (0.15%) MS Office
2 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.17%) GitHub
3 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.15%) Heroku
5 1 (0.15%) Route 53
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.33%) Internet
2 13 (1.90%) HTTP
3 8 (1.17%) Bluetooth
4 6 (0.87%) NFC
5 3 (0.44%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.29%) RTSP
6 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.15%) Wireless
7 1 (0.15%) PPTP
7 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.15%) PPP
7 1 (0.15%) SMS
7 1 (0.15%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.10%) SQLite
2 20 (2.92%) MySQL
3 19 (2.77%) SQL Server
4 6 (0.87%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.73%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.29%) Big Data
6 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.29%) Redis
6 2 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.15%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 129 (18.80%) Git (software)
2 74 (10.79%) Android Studio
3 50 (7.29%) Subversion
4 47 (6.85%) Jenkins
5 43 (6.27%) Xcode
6 42 (6.12%) Eclipse
7 35 (5.10%) Maven
8 33 (4.81%) JUnit
9 31 (4.52%) Appium
10 30 (4.37%) Calabash
11 27 (3.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 26 (3.79%) Robotium
13 21 (3.06%) Ant
13 21 (3.06%) Robolectric
14 20 (2.92%) Cucumber
15 15 (2.19%) Gradle
16 11 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 10 (1.46%) Mockito
18 9 (1.31%) Artifactory
18 9 (1.31%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (7.73%) Finance
2 25 (3.64%) Banking
3 21 (3.06%) Games
4 15 (2.19%) Publishing
5 14 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.90%) Retail
7 9 (1.31%) Electronics
7 9 (1.31%) Marketing
8 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.58%) Advertising
9 4 (0.58%) Automotive
10 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.29%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Legal
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) Military
12 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 618 (90.09%) Developer
2 422 (61.52%) Android Developer
3 117 (17.06%) Mobile Developer
4 104 (15.16%) iOS Developer
5 82 (11.95%) Senior Developer
6 55 (8.02%) Senior Android Developer
7 41 (5.98%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 30 (4.37%) Applications Developer
9 21 (3.06%) Software Engineer
10 16 (2.33%) Lead Developer
11 15 (2.19%) Front-End Developer
12 13 (1.90%) Lead Android Developer
12 13 (1.90%) Programmer
13 10 (1.46%) Web Developer
14 9 (1.31%) Android Software Engineer
14 9 (1.31%) Project Manager
14 9 (1.31%) Java Developer
15 8 (1.17%) .NET Developer
15 8 (1.17%) Junior Developer
15 8 (1.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (28.28%) Android SDK
2 187 (27.26%) JSON
3 147 (21.43%) REST
4 135 (19.68%) HTML
5 134 (19.53%) Web Services
6 113 (16.47%) CSS
7 95 (13.85%) HTML5
8 88 (12.83%) XML
9 67 (9.77%) iOS SDK
10 47 (6.85%) RESTful
11 46 (6.71%) CSS3
12 44 (6.41%) .NET
12 44 (6.41%) SOAP
13 32 (4.66%) AngularJS
14 29 (4.23%) jQuery
15 28 (4.08%) Cocoa
16 19 (2.77%) Flash
16 19 (2.77%) PhoneGap
17 17 (2.48%) OpenGL
18 15 (2.19%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 286 (41.69%) Mobile App
2 133 (19.39%) User Experience
3 30 (4.37%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.92%) Mobile Payment
5 17 (2.48%) iPhone
5 17 (2.48%) Streaming Video
6 16 (2.33%) Social Media
7 13 (1.90%) iPad
8 12 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.31%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.31%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.31%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.17%) Device Driver
10 8 (1.17%) Physics
10 8 (1.17%) Video on Demand
10 8 (1.17%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.73%) FMCG
11 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.73%) Social Network
11 5 (0.73%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 686 (100.00%) Android
2 329 (47.96%) Apple iOS
3 38 (5.54%) Windows
4 20 (2.92%) Linux
5 13 (1.90%) Windows Phone
5 13 (1.90%) Mac OS X
6 11 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (0.87%) UNIX
8 2 (0.29%) Debian
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.15%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (48.40%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (40.38%) iOS Development
3 178 (25.95%) Mobile Development
4 158 (23.03%) TDD
5 115 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
6 111 (16.18%) OO
7 96 (13.99%) Scrum
8 80 (11.66%) E-Commerce
9 65 (9.48%) OOP
10 64 (9.33%) Unit Testing
11 61 (8.89%) Software Engineering
12 60 (8.75%) Mobile Application Development
13 50 (7.29%) Automated Testing
14 46 (6.71%) BDD
15 25 (3.64%) Open Source
15 25 (3.64%) OOD
15 25 (3.64%) MVC
16 21 (3.06%) Dependency Injection
17 19 (2.77%) Multithreading
18 17 (2.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 323 (47.08%) Java
2 139 (20.26%) JavaScript
3 106 (15.45%) Objective-C
4 59 (8.60%) C++
5 52 (7.58%) C#
6 27 (3.94%) C
7 21 (3.06%) SQL
8 17 (2.48%) Python
9 14 (2.04%) PHP
9 14 (2.04%) Apple Swift
10 9 (1.31%) Ruby
11 8 (1.17%) ActionScript
12 6 (0.87%) Scala
13 4 (0.58%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.58%) Assembly Language
14 3 (0.44%) Clojure
14 3 (0.44%) GLSL
14 3 (0.44%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.29%) PHP5
15 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (5.98%) Degree
2 3 (0.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (0.44%) ISEB
3 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.33%) QA
2 4 (0.58%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.58%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) IAG
1 1 (0.15%) Docker
1 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.31%) yum
2 4 (0.58%) Puppet
3 2 (0.29%) SELinux
4 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 89 (12.97%) Google
2 29 (4.23%) Apple
3 18 (2.62%) Xamarin
4 10 (1.46%) Facebook
5 8 (1.17%) Appcelerator
5 8 (1.17%) Twitter
6 7 (1.02%) IBM
7 6 (0.87%) Microsoft
8 5 (0.73%) Oracle
9 4 (0.58%) ION Trading
9 4 (0.58%) SAP
9 4 (0.58%) HP
9 4 (0.58%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.29%) Telerik
10 2 (0.29%) Adobe
10 2 (0.29%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.15%) hybris
11 1 (0.15%) Syclo
11 1 (0.15%) Apigee
11 1 (0.15%) Kony
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Entrust People Ltd
Rate: £Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago