The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development
Rank 339 295 313
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +18
Contract jobs citing Android Development 350 426 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.75% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.93% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 298 224
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -15.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £35.40 £23.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.60 £55.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +89.74%

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
44570 45659 42979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.76% 79.96% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29477 29618 26643
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1040 1201 1204
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.60 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +14.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Android Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -41 332 £440 +6.66% 137
London -9 209 £475 +5.55% 56
City of London +50 51 £500 +17.64% 14
South East -4 39 £428 +28.08% 17
North West -27 27 £425 +17.24% 21
Manchester -2 21 £425 +39.34% 15
Yorkshire +13 19 £413 +28.90% 9
East of England +17 18 £350 +16.66% 5
Hampshire +13 18 £463 +58.11% 4
Scotland +12 17 £275 -38.88% 8
Cambridge +25 16 £350 +64.70% 1
Cambridgeshire +21 16 £350 +64.70% 1
Glasgow - 14 £275 - 2
Portsmouth - 14 £463 - 1
Bristol -9 12 £500 +17.64% 4
South West -41 12 £500 +20.84% 9
West Yorkshire +5 11 £413 +28.90% 8
Leeds +8 9 £413 +37.50% 7
Salford - 8 £413 -
West Sussex -9 5 £425 +30.76%
Cheshire -21 5 £406 +9.06% 2
North Yorkshire - 5 - -
Tadcaster - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +14 4 £440 +28.00%
Kent +4 4 - - 2
Tunbridge Wells -3 4 - - 1
Crawley -4 4 £425 +23.63%
Berkshire -3 3 £335 -10.66% 3
Edinburgh -4 3 - - 5
Reading - 3 £335 -

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Android Development.

1 637 (100.00%) Android
2 303 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
3 297 (46.62%) Java
4 236 (37.05%) Mobile App
5 221 (34.69%) Apple iOS
6 201 (31.55%) Android SDK
7 193 (30.30%) iOS Development
8 188 (29.51%) Mobile Development
9 157 (24.65%) User Experience
10 150 (23.55%) TDD
11 131 (20.57%) Git (software)
12 111 (17.43%) REST
13 110 (17.27%) JSON
14 98 (15.38%) JavaScript
14 98 (15.38%) Android Studio
15 96 (15.07%) Google
16 95 (14.91%) Web Services
17 87 (13.66%) RESTful
18 86 (13.50%) OO
19 84 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
20 83 (13.03%) Google Play
21 76 (11.93%) Scrum
22 73 (11.46%) HTML
23 69 (10.83%) BDD
24 64 (10.05%) Objective-C
25 62 (9.73%) Banking
26 60 (9.42%) CSS
26 60 (9.42%) E-Commerce
27 59 (9.26%) Gradle
28 58 (9.11%) Unit Testing

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.41%) Mule
2 7 (1.10%) CMS
3 6 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (0.78%) Apache
4 5 (0.78%) Marvel
5 4 (0.63%) nginx
6 3 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.31%) JBoss
7 2 (0.31%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (1.10%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.94%) InVision
3 1 (0.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 83 (13.03%) Google Play
2 22 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.41%) GitHub
5 6 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.78%) iTunes
7 4 (0.63%) Bluemix
7 4 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.31%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.16%) Firebase
9 1 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) PaaS
9 1 (0.16%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.88%) Bluetooth
2 11 (1.73%) Internet
3 8 (1.26%) HTTP
4 7 (1.10%) Network Security
5 4 (0.63%) VoIP
6 3 (0.47%) NFC
6 3 (0.47%) Wireless
7 2 (0.31%) SSL
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.16%) RIP
8 1 (0.16%) RTSP
8 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.28%) SQLite
2 12 (1.88%) MongoDB
3 11 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (1.41%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.10%) MySQL
6 5 (0.78%) GIS
6 5 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.31%) DB2
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.16%) Mixpanel
9 1 (0.16%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 131 (20.57%) Git (software)
2 98 (15.38%) Android Studio
3 59 (9.26%) Gradle
4 45 (7.06%) Jenkins
5 35 (5.49%) Eclipse
6 28 (4.40%) JUnit
7 25 (3.92%) Robolectric
8 23 (3.61%) Robotium
9 20 (3.14%) Appium
9 20 (3.14%) Subversion
10 18 (2.83%) git-flow
10 18 (2.83%) Mockito
10 18 (2.83%) Xcode
11 17 (2.67%) JIRA
12 16 (2.51%) Bitbucket
13 14 (2.20%) Hamcrest
13 14 (2.20%) jMock
14 13 (2.04%) Mercurial
15 8 (1.26%) Maven
15 8 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 62 (9.73%) Banking
2 52 (8.16%) Finance
3 39 (6.12%) Retail
4 20 (3.14%) Publishing
5 13 (2.04%) Retail Banking
6 10 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.41%) Marketing
8 7 (1.10%) Games
9 6 (0.94%) Advertising
10 5 (0.78%) Automotive
10 5 (0.78%) Electronics
10 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.47%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.31%) Back Office
12 2 (0.31%) Legal
12 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 572 (89.80%) Developer
2 494 (77.55%) Android Developer
3 86 (13.50%) Senior Developer
4 82 (12.87%) iOS Developer
4 82 (12.87%) Mobile Developer
5 75 (11.77%) Senior Android Developer
6 67 (10.52%) iOS Android Developer
7 60 (9.42%) Java Developer
8 52 (8.16%) Applications Developer
8 52 (8.16%) Java Android Developer
9 31 (4.87%) Android Engineer
10 26 (4.08%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 17 (2.67%) Lead Developer
12 16 (2.51%) Lead Android Developer
13 15 (2.35%) Designer
14 14 (2.20%) Java Mobile Developer
15 12 (1.88%) Agile Developer
15 12 (1.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 12 (1.88%) Xamarin Developer
16 11 (1.73%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (31.55%) Android SDK
2 111 (17.43%) REST
3 110 (17.27%) JSON
4 95 (14.91%) Web Services
5 87 (13.66%) RESTful
6 73 (11.46%) HTML
7 60 (9.42%) CSS
8 45 (7.06%) XML
9 39 (6.12%) HTML5
10 37 (5.81%) AngularJS
10 37 (5.81%) iOS SDK
11 34 (5.34%) .NET
11 34 (5.34%) SOAP
12 29 (4.55%) Node.js
13 26 (4.08%) CSS3
14 18 (2.83%) RxJava
15 16 (2.51%) React
16 15 (2.35%) PhoneGap
17 14 (2.20%) React Native
18 13 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 236 (37.05%) Mobile App
2 157 (24.65%) User Experience
3 33 (5.18%) Computer Science
3 33 (5.18%) Mobile Banking
4 21 (3.30%) Algorithms
5 19 (2.98%) Data Structures
6 12 (1.88%) iPad
6 12 (1.88%) iPhone
7 10 (1.57%) Social Media
8 8 (1.26%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.26%) Video on Demand
9 7 (1.10%) Social Network
10 6 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (0.94%) Augmented Reality
10 6 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.94%) Fintech
10 6 (0.94%) Handset
10 6 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (0.94%) NHS
11 5 (0.78%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 637 (100.00%) Android
2 221 (34.69%) Apple iOS
3 30 (4.71%) Linux
4 25 (3.92%) Windows
5 5 (0.78%) Windows Phone
5 5 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.47%) Unix
7 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (30.30%) iOS Development
3 188 (29.51%) Mobile Development
4 150 (23.55%) TDD
5 86 (13.50%) OO
6 84 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (11.93%) Scrum
8 69 (10.83%) BDD
9 60 (9.42%) E-Commerce
10 58 (9.11%) Unit Testing
11 42 (6.59%) Mobile Application Development
12 41 (6.44%) OOP
12 41 (6.44%) Software Engineering
13 40 (6.28%) Open Source
14 36 (5.65%) Automated Testing
15 31 (4.87%) Multithreading
16 29 (4.55%) Usability Testing
17 26 (4.08%) Web Development
18 24 (3.77%) Memory Management
19 23 (3.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 297 (46.62%) Java
2 98 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 64 (10.05%) Objective-C
4 42 (6.59%) C#
5 38 (5.97%) C++
6 34 (5.34%) Apple Swift
7 31 (4.87%) C
8 28 (4.40%) SQL
9 18 (2.83%) Ruby
10 14 (2.20%) PHP
11 12 (1.88%) Python
12 9 (1.41%) Clojure
13 8 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.94%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.31%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.16%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.16%) ECMAScript
16 1 (0.16%) Lua
16 1 (0.16%) RubyMotion
16 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (5.02%) Degree
2 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (0.47%) PMI Certification
2 3 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (1.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.63%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.63%) yum
3 3 (0.47%) Puppet
4 2 (0.31%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.31%) Ansible
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 96 (15.07%) Google
2 30 (4.71%) Xamarin
3 22 (3.45%) Facebook
4 15 (2.35%) Apple
5 11 (1.73%) Optimizely
6 7 (1.10%) Adobe
7 6 (0.94%) SAP
7 6 (0.94%) Twitter
8 4 (0.63%) Microsoft
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle
9 2 (0.31%) Kony
9 2 (0.31%) PayPal
10 1 (0.16%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.16%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco
10 1 (0.16%) ComArch
10 1 (0.16%) OpenText
10 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.16%) Sencha
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