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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development
Rank 342 318 296
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -22
Contract jobs citing Android Development 296 324 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.64% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.82% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 210 200
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +36.75%

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
41710 39321 37141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.10% 77.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27291 25151 22514
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1208 1037 1128
Average hourly rate £39.31 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 277 £388 -3.12% 185
London -34 138 £400 -5.88% 82
South East +42 80 £378 +2.02% 33
Hampshire +5 21 £375 +12.78% 15
North West -9 21 £340 -24.44% 17
Buckinghamshire +28 15 £375 +12.78%
City of London +20 15 £394 -6.25% 17
West Sussex - 15 £425 - 1
Milton Keynes +19 13 £375 +12.78%
South West -2 11 £325 -7.14% 15
Manchester -15 11 £338 -25.00% 6
Scotland -27 11 £375 +2.73% 4
Crawley - 11 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 10 £350 - 3
Cheshire +3 9 £355 - 5
Glasgow +9 8 £300 -14.28% 2
Southampton +6 8 £360 +10.76% 3
Berkshire +2 8 - - 5
West Yorkshire -10 8 £415 +17.73% 8
Leeds -15 8 £415 +17.73% 6
Yorkshire -17 8 £415 +17.73% 8
East of England -2 7 £350 +48.93% 7
East Sussex +15 6 - -
Somerset +7 5 £325 +8.33%
East Midlands -22 5 £274 -18.88% 10
Portsmouth - 5 £350 - 3
Brighton +17 4 - -
Wales -6 4 £330 +17.85% 1
South Wales -8 4 £330 +17.85% 1
Cardiff -10 4 £330 +17.85% 1

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 656 (100.00%) Android
2 347 (52.90%) Java
3 279 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
4 243 (37.04%) Apple iOS
5 238 (36.28%) Mobile App
6 197 (30.03%) iOS Development
7 190 (28.96%) Android SDK
8 150 (22.87%) Mobile Development
9 127 (19.36%) User Experience
10 126 (19.21%) JSON
11 125 (19.05%) TDD
12 106 (16.16%) Scrum
12 106 (16.16%) JavaScript
12 106 (16.16%) REST
13 97 (14.79%) Git (software)
13 97 (14.79%) OO
14 92 (14.02%) Web Services
15 87 (13.26%) HTML
16 80 (12.20%) RESTful
17 76 (11.59%) Google
18 74 (11.28%) Objective-C
19 72 (10.98%) CSS
19 72 (10.98%) Android Studio
20 63 (9.60%) BDD
21 62 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
21 62 (9.45%) XML
21 62 (9.45%) OOP
22 60 (9.15%) Software Engineering
23 58 (8.84%) C++
24 54 (8.23%) Unit Testing

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (3.81%) Node.js
2 7 (1.07%) CMS
3 5 (0.76%) Confluence
4 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.30%) concrete5
5 2 (0.30%) Drupal
5 2 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (0.30%) IIS
5 2 (0.30%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.30%) WordPress
6 1 (0.15%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.30%) 3ds Max
2 2 (0.30%) Acrobat
2 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.30%) GIMP
2 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.46%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.30%) Magento
3 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.83%) GitHub
3 8 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.61%) Amazon Glacier
6 4 (0.61%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.61%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.61%) Heroku
6 4 (0.61%) PaaS
6 4 (0.61%) Route 53
7 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.30%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.44%) HTTP
2 13 (1.98%) Bluetooth
3 12 (1.83%) Internet
3 12 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.76%) NFC
5 5 (0.76%) RTSP
6 4 (0.61%) VoIP
7 3 (0.46%) PPP
7 3 (0.46%) PPTP
7 3 (0.46%) Wireless
8 2 (0.30%) Firewall
8 2 (0.30%) FTP
8 2 (0.30%) Skype
9 1 (0.15%) 4G
9 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.15%) iBeacon
9 1 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.34%) SQLite
2 14 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.37%) MySQL
4 7 (1.07%) MongoDB
5 6 (0.91%) Big Data
6 4 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.61%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.61%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.46%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.30%) Redis
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 97 (14.79%) Git (software)
2 72 (10.98%) Android Studio
3 48 (7.32%) Eclipse
4 45 (6.86%) Jenkins
5 44 (6.71%) Subversion
6 43 (6.55%) Gradle
7 27 (4.12%) Xcode
8 17 (2.59%) Ant
9 16 (2.44%) Appium
10 15 (2.29%) Maven
11 14 (2.13%) JIRA
11 14 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
12 12 (1.83%) Robotium
13 10 (1.52%) Artifactory
13 10 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (1.52%) Mockito
14 9 (1.37%) Bitbucket
15 6 (0.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 6 (0.91%) Calabash
15 6 (0.91%) JUnit
General
1 51 (7.77%) Finance
2 37 (5.64%) Banking
3 33 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.12%) Games
5 21 (3.20%) Retail
6 12 (1.83%) Electronics
6 12 (1.83%) Publishing
7 11 (1.68%) Marketing
8 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.91%) Advertising
9 6 (0.91%) Legal
10 4 (0.61%) Automotive
10 4 (0.61%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.30%) Back Office
12 2 (0.30%) iGaming
13 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 583 (88.87%) Developer
2 496 (75.61%) Android Developer
3 105 (16.01%) iOS Developer
4 84 (12.80%) Senior Developer
5 79 (12.04%) Applications Developer
6 72 (10.98%) Mobile Developer
6 72 (10.98%) Senior Android Developer
7 47 (7.16%) Java Developer
8 33 (5.03%) Android Engineer
9 31 (4.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 18 (2.74%) Lead Developer
10 18 (2.74%) Software Engineer
11 17 (2.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (2.13%) Lead Android Developer
13 11 (1.68%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (1.68%) Programmer
14 10 (1.52%) Java Mobile Developer
14 10 (1.52%) UX Developer
15 9 (1.37%) C++ Developer
15 9 (1.37%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (28.96%) Android SDK
2 126 (19.21%) JSON
3 106 (16.16%) REST
4 92 (14.02%) Web Services
5 87 (13.26%) HTML
6 80 (12.20%) RESTful
7 72 (10.98%) CSS
8 62 (9.45%) XML
9 52 (7.93%) HTML5
10 38 (5.79%) .NET
11 37 (5.64%) iOS SDK
12 36 (5.49%) SOAP
13 30 (4.57%) CSS3
14 26 (3.96%) AngularJS
15 24 (3.66%) jQuery
16 18 (2.74%) OpenGL
16 18 (2.74%) PhoneGap
17 16 (2.44%) J2EE
18 15 (2.29%) J2ME
19 14 (2.13%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 238 (36.28%) Mobile App
2 127 (19.36%) User Experience
3 35 (5.34%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.13%) iPad
5 14 (2.13%) Social Media
5 14 (2.13%) Streaming Video
6 12 (1.83%) Blackberry
6 12 (1.83%) Digital Media
6 12 (1.83%) iPhone
7 11 (1.68%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.37%) Animation
9 8 (1.22%) Augmented Reality
9 8 (1.22%) Motion Graphics
10 7 (1.07%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.07%) Social Network
10 7 (1.07%) Video on Demand
11 6 (0.91%) Handset
11 6 (0.91%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 656 (100.00%) Android
2 243 (37.04%) Apple iOS
3 45 (6.86%) Windows
4 33 (5.03%) Linux
5 10 (1.52%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.46%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.30%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (0.30%) CentOS
9 2 (0.30%) Unix
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (30.03%) iOS Development
3 150 (22.87%) Mobile Development
4 125 (19.05%) TDD
5 106 (16.16%) Scrum
6 97 (14.79%) OO
7 63 (9.60%) BDD
8 62 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (9.45%) OOP
9 60 (9.15%) Software Engineering
10 54 (8.23%) Unit Testing
11 41 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 40 (6.10%) Mobile Application Development
13 24 (3.66%) Multithreading
13 24 (3.66%) Project Management
14 21 (3.20%) Open Source
15 19 (2.90%) Analytics
16 17 (2.59%) Automated Testing
17 16 (2.44%) Front End Development
17 16 (2.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 347 (52.90%) Java
2 106 (16.16%) JavaScript
3 74 (11.28%) Objective-C
4 58 (8.84%) C++
5 40 (6.10%) C#
6 33 (5.03%) SQL
7 29 (4.42%) Python
8 28 (4.27%) Apple Swift
9 27 (4.12%) C
10 22 (3.35%) PHP
11 11 (1.68%) Ruby
12 5 (0.76%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.46%) GLSL
13 3 (0.46%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.30%) ActionScript 3.0
14 2 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.30%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.30%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.30%) VB
15 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (5.79%) Degree
2 3 (0.46%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.15%) PhD
4 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.27%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (0.61%) Firmware
2 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.07%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.61%) yum
3 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 76 (11.59%) Google
2 26 (3.96%) Xamarin
3 15 (2.29%) Apple
4 10 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.37%) Oracle
5 9 (1.37%) SAP
6 5 (0.76%) Adobe
6 5 (0.76%) Facebook
7 4 (0.61%) Kony
7 4 (0.61%) Twitter
8 3 (0.46%) Appcelerator
8 3 (0.46%) MobileIron
8 3 (0.46%) Sencha
9 2 (0.30%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.30%) Zend
10 1 (0.15%) Apigee
10 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.15%) OpenText
10 1 (0.15%) PayPal
10 1 (0.15%) Sony
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Blue Glue
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £350 to £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Jambo Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
England
People Source Consulting
Rate: €50 - €75 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Global Markets Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Rate: market rate
Posted: 21 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 22 days ago
Liverpool
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Warrington
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago