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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development
Rank 333 218 298
Rank change year-on-year
-115 +80
Contract jobs citing Android Development 315 513 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.97% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.31% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 384 219
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 38
Average hourly rate £53.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £36.00 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.70 £42.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +13.33%

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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -128 290 £400 +6.66% 162
London -87 188 £406 +1.56% 58
South East +11 31 £375 +11.11% 24
City of London -29 30 £388 +1.30% 13
Yorkshire +9 26 £301 -4.60% 19
Scotland -2 20 £400 +14.28% 3
West Yorkshire +12 18 £325 -2.25% 16
Edinburgh +11 16 £438 +9.37% 2
West Midlands -19 13 £315 -10.00% 2
North Yorkshire +8 11 £300 - 3
South West -47 9 £290 -3.33% 22
Berkshire +7 8 £419 +24.07% 5
Surrey +1 8 £368 +14.84% 4
Hampshire -4 8 £300 -15.49% 8
East of England -30 8 £363 +20.83% 9
Birmingham -3 7 £500 +117.39%
East Midlands +3 6 £300 +9.09% 7
Middlesex +7 5 £313 - 1
Leeds +3 5 £313 +27.55% 13
Bristol -17 5 £288 +4.54% 12
Basingstoke - 5 £300 - 1
Reading +17 4 £400 +18.51% 2
Leicestershire +5 4 £320 +16.36% 3
Oxfordshire -7 4 £363 +39.42% 2
Manchester -18 4 £350 -12.50% 11
North West -24 4 £350 +12.00% 17
Buckinghamshire - 4 £375 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £444 - 1
York +7 3 £300 - 2
Oxford -5 3 £350 +34.61%

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 657 (100.00%) Android
2 302 (45.97%) Java
3 277 (42.16%) Apple iOS
4 218 (33.18%) iOS Development
5 215 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
6 207 (31.51%) Mobile App
7 164 (24.96%) Android SDK
8 150 (22.83%) JSON
9 140 (21.31%) Web Services
10 138 (21.00%) HTML
11 124 (18.87%) XML
12 121 (18.42%) JavaScript
13 95 (14.46%) Google
14 92 (14.00%) TDD
15 88 (13.39%) CSS
16 87 (13.24%) OO
17 86 (13.09%) Objective-C
18 82 (12.48%) User Experience
19 81 (12.33%) OOP
20 76 (11.57%) RESTful
21 74 (11.26%) Git (software)
22 70 (10.65%) HTML5
23 64 (9.74%) MVC
24 58 (8.83%) REST
25 54 (8.22%) Finance
25 54 (8.22%) E-Commerce
26 51 (7.76%) Scrum
27 50 (7.61%) Subversion
28 49 (7.46%) C++
29 48 (7.31%) Software Engineering

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (3.96%) CMS
2 8 (1.22%) Node.js
3 5 (0.76%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (0.76%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.46%) WordPress
4 3 (0.46%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (0.46%) TeamSite
4 3 (0.46%) IIS
4 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.30%) Apache
5 2 (0.30%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.30%) Lync
5 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.15%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.15%) Drupal
6 1 (0.15%) Mule
6 1 (0.15%) Lightstreamer
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (1.37%) Doxygen
2 5 (0.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.30%) Maya
5 1 (0.15%) Blender
5 1 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.37%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.15%) Force.com
4 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.26%) HTTP
2 15 (2.28%) VPN
3 14 (2.13%) NFC
4 13 (1.98%) Bluetooth
5 10 (1.52%) Internet
5 10 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.52%) HTTPS
5 10 (1.52%) RTSP
6 7 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.91%) VoIP
8 5 (0.76%) DVB
9 2 (0.30%) SSL
10 1 (0.15%) iBeacon
10 1 (0.15%) AMQP
10 1 (0.15%) RTP
10 1 (0.15%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.11%) MySQL
2 26 (3.96%) SQLite
3 11 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.37%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.61%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 74 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 50 (7.61%) Subversion
3 43 (6.54%) Xcode
4 40 (6.09%) Eclipse
5 24 (3.65%) JIRA
6 14 (2.13%) Gradle
7 11 (1.67%) Bitbucket
7 11 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.52%) NUnit
8 10 (1.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 9 (1.37%) Mercurial
9 9 (1.37%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.22%) Ant
11 7 (1.07%) Maven
12 6 (0.91%) Android Studio
13 5 (0.76%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.76%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.76%) JUnit
14 4 (0.61%) IntelliJ
15 3 (0.46%) Hudson
General
1 54 (8.22%) Finance
2 29 (4.41%) Marketing
3 23 (3.50%) Banking
4 22 (3.35%) Retail
4 22 (3.35%) Publishing
5 15 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.67%) Games
7 10 (1.52%) Advertising
8 6 (0.91%) Legal
8 6 (0.91%) French Language
8 6 (0.91%) German Language
9 4 (0.61%) Electronics
10 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.30%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.15%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 603 (91.78%) Developer
2 458 (69.71%) Android Developer
3 75 (11.42%) Mobile Developer
4 68 (10.35%) iOS Developer
5 49 (7.46%) Senior Developer
6 30 (4.57%) Senior Android Developer
7 28 (4.26%) Lead Developer
8 25 (3.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 22 (3.35%) Applications Developer
10 19 (2.89%) Java Developer
11 15 (2.28%) Web Developer
12 11 (1.67%) PHP Developer
12 11 (1.67%) Architect
13 9 (1.37%) UI Programmer
13 9 (1.37%) Xamarin Developer
13 9 (1.37%) UI Developer
13 9 (1.37%) Analyst
14 8 (1.22%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (1.22%) iPhone Developer
15 7 (1.07%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (24.96%) Android SDK
2 150 (22.83%) JSON
3 140 (21.31%) Web Services
4 138 (21.00%) HTML
5 124 (18.87%) XML
6 88 (13.39%) CSS
7 76 (11.57%) RESTful
8 70 (10.65%) HTML5
9 58 (8.83%) REST
10 44 (6.70%) iOS SDK
11 36 (5.48%) .NET
12 34 (5.18%) SOAP
13 31 (4.72%) jQuery
14 23 (3.50%) Ajax
15 21 (3.20%) PhoneGap
16 18 (2.74%) AngularJS
17 17 (2.59%) OpenGL
18 16 (2.44%) CSS3
19 15 (2.28%) Cocoa
20 13 (1.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 207 (31.51%) Mobile App
2 82 (12.48%) User Experience
3 45 (6.85%) iPhone
4 33 (5.02%) Computer Science
5 28 (4.26%) Blackberry
5 28 (4.26%) Open Source
6 26 (3.96%) iPad
7 24 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (3.35%) Digital Media
9 17 (2.59%) Social Media
10 13 (1.98%) Mobile Payment
10 13 (1.98%) Streaming Video
11 12 (1.83%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.83%) Smartphone
12 10 (1.52%) Streaming Media
12 10 (1.52%) Graphic Design
12 10 (1.52%) Video on Demand
13 9 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (1.37%) Animation
14 8 (1.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 657 (100.00%) Android
2 277 (42.16%) Apple iOS
3 37 (5.63%) Linux
4 30 (4.57%) Windows
5 9 (1.37%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.76%) UNIX
7 4 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (33.18%) iOS Development
2 215 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (14.00%) TDD
4 87 (13.24%) OO
5 81 (12.33%) OOP
6 64 (9.74%) MVC
7 54 (8.22%) E-Commerce
8 51 (7.76%) Scrum
9 48 (7.31%) Software Engineering
10 42 (6.39%) Multithreading
11 37 (5.63%) Mobile Application Development
12 30 (4.57%) BDD
13 29 (4.41%) Web Development
14 27 (4.11%) Mentoring
15 23 (3.50%) Unit Testing
16 22 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (2.44%) Integration Testing
18 13 (1.98%) User Stories
18 13 (1.98%) Analytics
19 12 (1.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 302 (45.97%) Java
2 121 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 86 (13.09%) Objective-C
4 49 (7.46%) C++
5 45 (6.85%) SQL
6 37 (5.63%) C#
7 31 (4.72%) PHP
8 30 (4.57%) C
9 8 (1.22%) PHP5
10 5 (0.76%) Ruby
11 4 (0.61%) Python
11 4 (0.61%) ActionScript
11 4 (0.61%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.46%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (0.46%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.30%) Lua
13 2 (0.30%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.15%) PHP4
14 1 (0.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 41 (6.24%) Degree
2 14 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.07%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.30%) ISEB
5 2 (0.30%) Siebel Certification
5 2 (0.30%) CBAP
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.15%) HNC
6 1 (0.15%) HND
6 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.57%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Varnish
1 1 (0.15%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 3 (0.46%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.15%) Ansible
2 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 95 (14.46%) Google
2 25 (3.81%) Xamarin
3 17 (2.59%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.98%) Facebook
5 11 (1.67%) Apple
6 9 (1.37%) Twitter
7 8 (1.22%) Sencha
8 6 (0.91%) Appcelerator
9 5 (0.76%) Oracle
10 4 (0.61%) Perforce
11 3 (0.46%) MobileIron
11 3 (0.46%) Zend
11 3 (0.46%) HP
12 2 (0.30%) Siebel
12 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.30%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.30%) Cisco
12 2 (0.30%) Metastorm
12 2 (0.30%) Ektron
12 2 (0.30%) Sitecore
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
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Posted: 21 hours ago
London
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Rate: £330 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 per day + £320 / Day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Owen Jenkins IT
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day - 6 Months
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mobile5
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £1 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Cardiff
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Rate: competitive
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London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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