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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 289 309 214
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -95
Contract jobs citing Android Development 416 338 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.62% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.81% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 207 347
Average daily rate
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£413 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £43.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.42% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £19.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+89.74% -40.90%

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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 +40 403 £413 +3.12% 195
London +9 218 £450 +12.50% 71
North West +22 51 £363 -19.44% 21
South East +12 50 £344 -8.33% 21
South West +28 47 £413 +22.22% 37
City of London +4 46 £425 +6.25% 20
Bristol +19 25 £425 +30.76% 15
Cheshire - 25 £370 - 5
Chester - 21 £370 - 3
Manchester +10 20 £305 -32.22% 14
East of England +2 19 £300 -25.00% 8
Cambridgeshire +12 13 £213 -45.16% 4
East Midlands +9 13 £300 +9.09% 2
Kent - 13 - - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 13 - - 1
Berkshire +2 10 £375 -4.76% 5
Cambridge 0 8 £213 -52.77% 4
Nottinghamshire -1 8 £300 +50.00%
Scotland -16 8 £450 +50.00% 7
Crawley +3 6 £344 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire +2 6 £344 -8.33% 1
West Sussex -2 6 £325 +18.18%
Nottingham -7 6 £300 +50.00%
Edinburgh -10 6 £325 - 2
Surrey 0 5 £400 - 4
Milton Keynes -5 5 £350 -6.66% 1
West Midlands -6 5 £320 +13.27% 9
Hampshire -7 5 £293 - 4
Dorset 0 4 £315 - 9
Southampton -2 4 £293 -

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 768 (100.00%) Android
2 403 (52.47%) Apple iOS
3 374 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
4 342 (44.53%) iOS Development
5 334 (43.49%) Mobile App
6 328 (42.71%) Java
7 222 (28.91%) Mobile Development
8 217 (28.26%) Android SDK
9 186 (24.22%) JSON
10 181 (23.57%) TDD
11 164 (21.35%) JavaScript
12 151 (19.66%) HTML
12 151 (19.66%) REST
13 149 (19.40%) Web Services
14 132 (17.19%) Objective-C
15 130 (16.93%) OO
16 128 (16.67%) User Experience
17 127 (16.54%) CSS
18 102 (13.28%) Google
19 100 (13.02%) Scrum
19 100 (13.02%) XML
19 100 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
20 99 (12.89%) Git (software)
20 99 (12.89%) E-Commerce
21 95 (12.37%) HTML5
22 82 (10.68%) OOP
23 76 (9.90%) iOS SDK
24 74 (9.64%) C++
25 71 (9.24%) Software Engineering
26 69 (8.98%) Mobile Application Development

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (4.30%) Node.js
2 10 (1.30%) Confluence
2 10 (1.30%) uiautomator
3 4 (0.52%) IIS
4 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.13%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Apache
5 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.13%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.13%) MS Project
2 1 (0.13%) MS Office
2 1 (0.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.69%) GitHub
3 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.13%) Route 53
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.60%) Internet
2 11 (1.43%) NFC
3 9 (1.17%) HTTP
4 5 (0.65%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.39%) iBeacon
7 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.26%) Wireless
8 1 (0.13%) ASN.1
8 1 (0.13%) RTSP
8 1 (0.13%) SMS
8 1 (0.13%) PPP
8 1 (0.13%) LTE
8 1 (0.13%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.60%) SQLite
2 21 (2.73%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.08%) MySQL
4 8 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.39%) Redis
6 3 (0.39%) Big Data
6 3 (0.39%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.13%) DB2
8 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.13%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.13%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 99 (12.89%) Git (software)
2 50 (6.51%) Android Studio
3 41 (5.34%) Xcode
4 39 (5.08%) Eclipse
5 35 (4.56%) Subversion
6 32 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 22 (2.86%) Appium
8 21 (2.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 17 (2.21%) Robotium
9 17 (2.21%) Calabash
10 16 (2.08%) Robolectric
10 16 (2.08%) NUnit
11 15 (1.95%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.43%) Maven
12 11 (1.43%) JUnit
13 9 (1.17%) Gradle
14 8 (1.04%) Selenium
15 7 (0.91%) JIRA
16 6 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
17 5 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (7.42%) Finance
2 29 (3.78%) Games
3 27 (3.52%) Retail
4 23 (2.99%) Banking
5 20 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.95%) Marketing
7 14 (1.82%) Electronics
8 8 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.04%) Publishing
9 4 (0.52%) Automotive
10 3 (0.39%) Advertising
10 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Legal
11 2 (0.26%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 688 (89.58%) Developer
2 457 (59.51%) Android Developer
3 147 (19.14%) Mobile Developer
4 133 (17.32%) iOS Developer
5 91 (11.85%) Senior Developer
6 62 (8.07%) Senior Android Developer
7 47 (6.12%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 40 (5.21%) Applications Developer
9 26 (3.39%) Software Engineer
10 21 (2.73%) Lead Developer
11 18 (2.34%) Java Developer
12 16 (2.08%) Programmer
13 14 (1.82%) Web Developer
13 14 (1.82%) Android Software Engineer
13 14 (1.82%) Lead Android Developer
14 13 (1.69%) Front-End Developer
15 11 (1.43%) Project Manager
15 11 (1.43%) Senior iOS Developer
16 8 (1.04%) Architect
16 8 (1.04%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (28.26%) Android SDK
2 186 (24.22%) JSON
3 151 (19.66%) HTML
3 151 (19.66%) REST
4 149 (19.40%) Web Services
5 127 (16.54%) CSS
6 100 (13.02%) XML
7 95 (12.37%) HTML5
8 76 (9.90%) iOS SDK
9 60 (7.81%) SOAP
10 56 (7.29%) .NET
11 51 (6.64%) RESTful
12 43 (5.60%) CSS3
13 42 (5.47%) Cocoa
14 38 (4.95%) AngularJS
15 36 (4.69%) jQuery
16 30 (3.91%) OpenGL
17 20 (2.60%) PhoneGap
18 19 (2.47%) Flash
18 19 (2.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 334 (43.49%) Mobile App
2 128 (16.67%) User Experience
3 38 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.99%) Social Media
5 20 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (2.60%) iPhone
6 18 (2.34%) Streaming Video
7 17 (2.21%) Mobile Payment
8 15 (1.95%) iPad
8 15 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
9 14 (1.82%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.43%) Smartphone
11 10 (1.30%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.17%) Physics
12 9 (1.17%) Cryptography
12 9 (1.17%) Video on Demand
13 8 (1.04%) Device Driver
13 8 (1.04%) Blackberry
14 7 (0.91%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 768 (100.00%) Android
2 403 (52.47%) Apple iOS
3 45 (5.86%) Windows
4 22 (2.86%) Windows Phone
5 17 (2.21%) Linux
6 7 (0.91%) Mac OS X
6 7 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (0.91%) Windows Phone 7
7 5 (0.65%) UNIX
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.13%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
9 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (44.53%) iOS Development
3 222 (28.91%) Mobile Development
4 181 (23.57%) TDD
5 130 (16.93%) OO
6 100 (13.02%) Scrum
6 100 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
7 99 (12.89%) E-Commerce
8 82 (10.68%) OOP
9 71 (9.24%) Software Engineering
10 69 (8.98%) Mobile Application Development
11 58 (7.55%) Unit Testing
12 52 (6.77%) BDD
13 45 (5.86%) Automated Testing
14 43 (5.60%) MVC
15 34 (4.43%) Open Source
16 29 (3.78%) OOD
17 28 (3.65%) Automation Testing
18 23 (2.99%) Mentoring
19 21 (2.73%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 328 (42.71%) Java
2 164 (21.35%) JavaScript
3 132 (17.19%) Objective-C
4 74 (9.64%) C++
5 68 (8.85%) C#
6 34 (4.43%) SQL
7 26 (3.39%) C
8 20 (2.60%) Python
9 19 (2.47%) Apple Swift
10 13 (1.69%) PHP
11 11 (1.43%) Ruby
12 10 (1.30%) Scala
13 9 (1.17%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.52%) Assembly Language
14 4 (0.52%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.52%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.39%) Go
15 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.26%) CoffeeScript
16 2 (0.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 40 (5.21%) Degree
2 5 (0.65%) ISEB
2 5 (0.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.13%) QA
2 4 (0.52%) IEC 61508
2 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.26%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (1.04%) yum
1 8 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.91%) Puppet
3 4 (0.52%) Jitterbit
4 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.26%) SELinux
5 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 102 (13.28%) Google
2 34 (4.43%) Apple
3 27 (3.52%) Xamarin
4 20 (2.60%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.17%) Facebook
6 8 (1.04%) SAP
7 7 (0.91%) HP
7 7 (0.91%) Twitter
7 7 (0.91%) Appcelerator
7 7 (0.91%) SaltStack
8 6 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.65%) IBM
10 4 (0.52%) Informatica
10 4 (0.52%) ION Trading
11 3 (0.39%) hybris
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle
12 2 (0.26%) Telerik
12 2 (0.26%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.26%) Adobe
13 1 (0.13%) TIBCO
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £250 - £325 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + Negotiable
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Rate: £200 - £400 per day
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Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + D.O.E.
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £400.00 - £550 per day
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Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
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Bristol
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
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Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + negotiable
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Cambridge
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Rate: £200.00 - £250 per day
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Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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Chester
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