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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 318 330 242
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -88
Contract jobs citing Android Development 344 293 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.54% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.73% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 188 252
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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 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £32.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%

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
42640 40307 34513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.39% 74.95% 73.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 25279 20562
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1247 1176 1030
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.99 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £50.00 £52.50
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 6 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 6 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 6 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 +11 333 £400 - 128
London -5 184 £425 +6.25% 56
South East -2 56 £336 -3.92% 16
North West +20 44 £350 +12.00% 18
City of London +26 41 £425 +2.96% 12
Cheshire - 22 £365 - 8
South West +27 20 £388 -13.88% 15
Manchester -3 17 £350 +16.66% 7
Hampshire -9 16 £325 -13.33% 2
West Sussex -10 13 £340 +29.52%
Chester - 13 £350 - 5
Crawley +8 10 £363 +31.81%
East of England 0 10 £363 +3.57% 12
Southampton -4 9 £325 - 1
Kent - 9 - - 1
Bristol +8 8 £400 -15.78% 7
Scotland +6 7 £413 - 4
Cambridgeshire -1 7 £363 -9.37% 8
Berkshire -8 7 £400 +68.42% 1
West Midlands -18 7 £419 +19.64% 2
Somerset +15 6 £300 -33.33% 3
East Midlands -13 6 £350 +75.00% 4
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - - 1
Birmingham -3 5 £419 +24.07%
Cambridge -9 5 £363 -9.37% 8
Gatwick - 5 £325 -
West Yorkshire -6 4 £300 -7.69% 4
Leeds -9 4 £300 -7.69% 2
Yorkshire -16 4 £300 -7.69% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £500 +104.08% 2

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 669 (100.00%) Android
2 324 (48.43%) Apple iOS
3 315 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
4 313 (46.79%) Java
5 278 (41.55%) iOS Development
6 275 (41.11%) Mobile App
7 169 (25.26%) Mobile Development
8 166 (24.81%) Android SDK
9 165 (24.66%) JSON
10 150 (22.42%) TDD
11 141 (21.08%) HTML
12 137 (20.48%) User Experience
13 136 (20.33%) JavaScript
14 129 (19.28%) Web Services
15 123 (18.39%) Git (software)
16 121 (18.09%) REST
17 113 (16.89%) CSS
18 106 (15.84%) OO
19 103 (15.40%) Scrum
19 103 (15.40%) Continuous Integration
20 97 (14.50%) HTML5
21 92 (13.75%) Google
22 91 (13.60%) Objective-C
23 82 (12.26%) XML
24 79 (11.81%) E-Commerce
25 76 (11.36%) Android Studio
26 72 (10.76%) OOP
27 66 (9.87%) .NET
27 66 (9.87%) RESTful
28 63 (9.42%) Unit Testing

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 24 (3.59%) Node.js
2 10 (1.49%) Confluence
3 9 (1.35%) uiautomator
4 4 (0.60%) CMS
5 3 (0.45%) Apache
5 3 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.30%) IIS
6 2 (0.30%) JBoss
7 1 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.15%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.15%) Drupal
7 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.15%) WordPress
7 1 (0.15%) nginx
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.15%) MS Project
2 1 (0.15%) MS Office
2 1 (0.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.05%) GitHub
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Heroku
4 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.09%) HTTP
1 14 (2.09%) Internet
2 9 (1.35%) Bluetooth
3 6 (0.90%) NFC
4 4 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.30%) RTSP
6 2 (0.30%) 3G
7 1 (0.15%) DVB
7 1 (0.15%) PPTP
7 1 (0.15%) SMS
7 1 (0.15%) PPP
7 1 (0.15%) DLNA
7 1 (0.15%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.15%) Wireless
7 1 (0.15%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.63%) SQLite
2 23 (3.44%) SQL Server
3 19 (2.84%) MySQL
4 7 (1.05%) MongoDB
5 6 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.30%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.30%) Redis
8 2 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.15%) Big Data
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.15%) DB2
9 1 (0.15%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 123 (18.39%) Git (software)
2 76 (11.36%) Android Studio
3 50 (7.47%) Subversion
4 41 (6.13%) Eclipse
5 39 (5.83%) Maven
6 38 (5.68%) Xcode
7 36 (5.38%) Jenkins
8 35 (5.23%) JUnit
9 34 (5.08%) Calabash
10 30 (4.48%) Appium
11 25 (3.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 25 (3.74%) Robotium
12 24 (3.59%) Cucumber
13 22 (3.29%) Robolectric
14 21 (3.14%) Ant
15 14 (2.09%) Gradle
16 13 (1.94%) TeamCity
17 10 (1.49%) Mockito
17 10 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 9 (1.35%) Artifactory
General
1 62 (9.27%) Finance
2 27 (4.04%) Banking
3 22 (3.29%) Retail
3 22 (3.29%) Games
4 14 (2.09%) Publishing
5 10 (1.49%) Retail Banking
6 9 (1.35%) Marketing
7 7 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.90%) Electronics
8 6 (0.90%) Advertising
9 4 (0.60%) Automotive
9 4 (0.60%) Law
10 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Military
12 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 596 (89.09%) Developer
2 403 (60.24%) Android Developer
3 114 (17.04%) Mobile Developer
4 89 (13.30%) iOS Developer
5 77 (11.51%) Senior Developer
6 53 (7.92%) Senior Android Developer
7 40 (5.98%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 29 (4.33%) Applications Developer
9 16 (2.39%) Architect
10 15 (2.24%) Software Engineer
10 15 (2.24%) Front-End Developer
11 14 (2.09%) Lead Developer
12 13 (1.94%) Web Developer
13 11 (1.64%) Lead Android Developer
14 10 (1.49%) .NET Developer
15 9 (1.35%) Project Manager
16 8 (1.20%) Junior
16 8 (1.20%) Solutions Architect
16 8 (1.20%) Programmer
16 8 (1.20%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (24.81%) Android SDK
2 165 (24.66%) JSON
3 141 (21.08%) HTML
4 129 (19.28%) Web Services
5 121 (18.09%) REST
6 113 (16.89%) CSS
7 97 (14.50%) HTML5
8 82 (12.26%) XML
9 66 (9.87%) .NET
9 66 (9.87%) RESTful
10 60 (8.97%) iOS SDK
11 46 (6.88%) CSS3
12 41 (6.13%) SOAP
13 35 (5.23%) jQuery
14 29 (4.33%) PhoneGap
14 29 (4.33%) AngularJS
15 24 (3.59%) Cocoa
16 21 (3.14%) Apache Cordova
17 15 (2.24%) RoboGuice
18 14 (2.09%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 275 (41.11%) Mobile App
2 137 (20.48%) User Experience
3 31 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.74%) Mobile Payment
5 22 (3.29%) Open Source
6 18 (2.69%) iPhone
7 15 (2.24%) Social Media
7 15 (2.24%) iPad
8 13 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (1.79%) Streaming Video
10 11 (1.64%) Blackberry
10 11 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.35%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.20%) Mathematics
13 7 (1.05%) Physics
14 6 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.90%) Statistics
15 5 (0.75%) Device Driver
15 5 (0.75%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 669 (100.00%) Android
2 324 (48.43%) Apple iOS
3 51 (7.62%) Windows
4 22 (3.29%) Linux
5 15 (2.24%) Mac OS X
6 13 (1.94%) Windows Phone
7 12 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (1.05%) UNIX
9 2 (0.30%) Debian
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (41.55%) iOS Development
3 169 (25.26%) Mobile Development
4 150 (22.42%) TDD
5 106 (15.84%) OO
6 103 (15.40%) Scrum
6 103 (15.40%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (11.81%) E-Commerce
8 72 (10.76%) OOP
9 63 (9.42%) Unit Testing
10 54 (8.07%) Software Engineering
10 54 (8.07%) Mobile Application Development
11 53 (7.92%) Automated Testing
12 52 (7.77%) BDD
13 33 (4.93%) MVC
14 31 (4.63%) OOD
15 24 (3.59%) Multithreading
15 24 (3.59%) Kanban
16 22 (3.29%) Dependency Injection
16 22 (3.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 313 (46.79%) Java
2 136 (20.33%) JavaScript
3 91 (13.60%) Objective-C
4 57 (8.52%) C#
5 48 (7.17%) C++
6 28 (4.19%) SQL
7 25 (3.74%) C
8 17 (2.54%) Python
9 16 (2.39%) PHP
10 14 (2.09%) Apple Swift
11 11 (1.64%) Ruby
12 6 (0.90%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.60%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.45%) PHP5
14 3 (0.45%) Clojure
14 3 (0.45%) GLSL
15 2 (0.30%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.30%) Scala
15 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (6.73%) Degree
2 4 (0.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.45%) ISEB
4 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.44%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Firmware
1 1 (0.15%) IAG
1 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.60%) yum
1 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.30%) SELinux
3 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 92 (13.75%) Google
2 27 (4.04%) Apple
3 21 (3.14%) Xamarin
4 10 (1.49%) Facebook
4 10 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.35%) Twitter
6 6 (0.90%) Appcelerator
6 6 (0.90%) Sencha
7 5 (0.75%) Oracle
7 5 (0.75%) IBM
8 4 (0.60%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.30%) SAP
9 2 (0.30%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.30%) Telerik
9 2 (0.30%) Adobe
10 1 (0.15%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.15%) Lotus
10 1 (0.15%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.15%) Metastorm
10 1 (0.15%) ATG
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Up to 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £200 - 350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
South UK
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Zebra People
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Stott & May
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago