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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development
Rank 343 294 323
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +29
Contract jobs citing Android Development 334 415 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.74% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.93% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 290 228
Median daily rate £425 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -16.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00

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
43607 44569 42344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.56% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29001 28695 26629
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 £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1203 1227
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
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 -58 309 £425 +6.25% 139
London -11 188 £450 +5.88% 58
South East -8 49 £425 +25.92% 19
City of London +32 47 £481 +13.23% 15
Scotland +6 23 £275 -21.42% 3
North West -44 20 £425 +19.29% 17
Hampshire +10 18 £463 +48.59% 9
Cambridgeshire +28 17 £338 +68.75% 5
Cambridge +23 17 £338 +68.75% 5
East of England +21 17 £338 +2.27% 8
Glasgow +17 16 £275 -21.42% 2
Yorkshire +15 16 £413 +28.90% 9
Portsmouth - 15 £463 - 1
Manchester -14 14 £425 +21.42% 12
West Yorkshire +6 12 £413 +28.90% 6
Leeds +1 11 £413 +37.50% 6
Salford - 11 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +16 8 £425 +1.49%
West Sussex -30 7 £425 +25.00%
Milton Keynes +14 6 - -
Kent 0 6 - - 1
Edinburgh -5 6 £500 - 1
Bristol -6 6 £456 +7.35% 2
Tunbridge Wells -6 6 - -
South West -25 6 £456 +10.60% 5
Cheshire -28 5 £406 +13.63% 1
East Midlands -2 4 £350 +16.66% 9
Surrey -7 4 £388 - 3
Berkshire -8 4 £335 -16.25%
Crawley -12 4 £425 +17.24%

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 613 (100.00%) Android
2 287 (46.82%) Java
3 273 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
4 237 (38.66%) Mobile App
5 199 (32.46%) Android SDK
6 196 (31.97%) Apple iOS
7 179 (29.20%) Mobile Development
8 169 (27.57%) iOS Development
9 142 (23.16%) User Experience
10 126 (20.55%) TDD
11 118 (19.25%) Git (software)
12 104 (16.97%) Android Studio
12 104 (16.97%) REST
13 102 (16.64%) JSON
14 89 (14.52%) Google
15 88 (14.36%) OO
16 87 (14.19%) Web Services
16 87 (14.19%) JavaScript
17 86 (14.03%) RESTful
18 79 (12.89%) Scrum
19 74 (12.07%) Google Play
20 68 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
21 64 (10.44%) HTML
22 60 (9.79%) Banking
23 59 (9.62%) Objective-C
23 59 (9.62%) BDD
24 58 (9.46%) Finance
25 56 (9.14%) Gradle
26 54 (8.81%) Unit Testing
27 49 (7.99%) CSS

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 (1.47%) Mule
2 8 (1.31%) CMS
3 6 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (0.82%) Apache
5 4 (0.65%) nginx
5 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.33%) JBoss
6 2 (0.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (0.98%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 74 (12.07%) Google Play
2 15 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.79%) GitHub
4 8 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.65%) Bluemix
7 4 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.65%) iTunes
8 2 (0.33%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.16%) Firebase
9 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) PaaS
9 1 (0.16%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.12%) Bluetooth
2 8 (1.31%) Internet
3 5 (0.82%) Network Security
4 4 (0.65%) HTTP
4 4 (0.65%) NFC
4 4 (0.65%) VoIP
4 4 (0.65%) Wireless
5 1 (0.16%) RIP
5 1 (0.16%) RTSP
5 1 (0.16%) Skype
5 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.22%) SQLite
2 12 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 10 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.47%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (0.82%) GIS
6 5 (0.82%) MySQL
6 5 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.16%) BigQuery
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
1 118 (19.25%) Git (software)
2 104 (16.97%) Android Studio
3 56 (9.14%) Gradle
4 38 (6.20%) Eclipse
5 35 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 19 (3.10%) JUnit
7 18 (2.94%) Subversion
7 18 (2.94%) Xcode
8 16 (2.61%) Bitbucket
8 16 (2.61%) Robolectric
9 14 (2.28%) JIRA
10 13 (2.12%) Appium
10 13 (2.12%) git-flow
11 12 (1.96%) Mercurial
12 11 (1.79%) Mockito
12 11 (1.79%) Robotium
13 9 (1.47%) Hamcrest
13 9 (1.47%) jMock
14 7 (1.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 7 (1.14%) Jasmine
General
1 60 (9.79%) Banking
2 58 (9.46%) Finance
3 29 (4.73%) Retail
4 16 (2.61%) Publishing
5 15 (2.45%) Retail Banking
6 12 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.79%) Marketing
8 9 (1.47%) Electronics
9 7 (1.14%) Automotive
9 7 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.98%) Advertising
11 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.65%) Games
13 3 (0.49%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.33%) Back Office
14 2 (0.33%) Legal
15 1 (0.16%) Billing
15 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 550 (89.72%) Developer
2 481 (78.47%) Android Developer
3 77 (12.56%) iOS Developer
4 76 (12.40%) Mobile Developer
5 71 (11.58%) Senior Developer
6 64 (10.44%) Senior Android Developer
7 62 (10.11%) iOS Android Developer
8 60 (9.79%) Java Developer
9 59 (9.62%) Applications Developer
10 51 (8.32%) Java Android Developer
11 33 (5.38%) Android Engineer
12 23 (3.75%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 18 (2.94%) Lead Developer
14 17 (2.77%) Lead Android Developer
15 14 (2.28%) Designer
15 14 (2.28%) Java Mobile Developer
16 10 (1.63%) E-Commerce Developer
17 9 (1.47%) Objective-C Developer
17 9 (1.47%) UI Designer
17 9 (1.47%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (32.46%) Android SDK
2 104 (16.97%) REST
3 102 (16.64%) JSON
4 87 (14.19%) Web Services
5 86 (14.03%) RESTful
6 64 (10.44%) HTML
7 49 (7.99%) CSS
8 45 (7.34%) XML
9 43 (7.01%) SOAP
10 36 (5.87%) HTML5
11 32 (5.22%) .NET
12 31 (5.06%) iOS SDK
13 27 (4.40%) AngularJS
14 22 (3.59%) CSS3
15 20 (3.26%) Node.js
16 16 (2.61%) jQuery
17 15 (2.45%) RxJava
18 14 (2.28%) PhoneGap
19 12 (1.96%) Apache Cordova
19 12 (1.96%) React
Miscellaneous
1 237 (38.66%) Mobile App
2 142 (23.16%) User Experience
3 32 (5.22%) Mobile Banking
4 27 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 21 (3.43%) Data Structures
6 20 (3.26%) Algorithms
7 13 (2.12%) iPad
8 12 (1.96%) iPhone
9 9 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.47%) Social Media
10 8 (1.31%) Social Network
10 8 (1.31%) Video on Demand
11 7 (1.14%) Handset
11 7 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (0.98%) Augmented Reality
12 6 (0.98%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.98%) Physics
12 6 (0.98%) Streaming Video
13 5 (0.82%) Animation
13 5 (0.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 613 (100.00%) Android
2 196 (31.97%) Apple iOS
3 30 (4.89%) Linux
4 22 (3.59%) Windows
5 5 (0.82%) Windows Phone
5 5 (0.82%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.65%) Unix
7 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (29.20%) Mobile Development
3 169 (27.57%) iOS Development
4 126 (20.55%) TDD
5 88 (14.36%) OO
6 79 (12.89%) Scrum
7 68 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
8 59 (9.62%) BDD
9 54 (8.81%) Unit Testing
10 48 (7.83%) Software Engineering
11 44 (7.18%) E-Commerce
12 39 (6.36%) Mobile Application Development
12 39 (6.36%) OOP
13 34 (5.55%) Multithreading
14 31 (5.06%) Open Source
15 28 (4.57%) Automated Testing
16 23 (3.75%) Memory Management
17 22 (3.59%) Analytics
18 19 (3.10%) OOD
18 19 (3.10%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 287 (46.82%) Java
2 87 (14.19%) JavaScript
3 59 (9.62%) Objective-C
4 36 (5.87%) C#
5 35 (5.71%) C++
6 31 (5.06%) Apple Swift
7 29 (4.73%) C
8 21 (3.43%) SQL
9 14 (2.28%) Ruby
10 12 (1.96%) Python
11 10 (1.63%) PHP
12 8 (1.31%) Clojure
13 6 (0.98%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.65%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.33%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.16%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.16%) ECMAScript
16 1 (0.16%) RubyMotion
16 1 (0.16%) Scala
16 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (4.73%) Degree
2 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
2 3 (0.49%) PMP
3 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.31%) QA
System Software
1 5 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.82%) AirWatch
1 5 (0.82%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.65%) yum
Vendors
1 89 (14.52%) Google
2 29 (4.73%) Xamarin
3 17 (2.77%) Facebook
4 14 (2.28%) Apple
5 7 (1.14%) Adobe
5 7 (1.14%) Optimizely
5 7 (1.14%) SAP
6 6 (0.98%) Twitter
7 5 (0.82%) Kony
8 3 (0.49%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle
9 2 (0.33%) PayPal
10 1 (0.16%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.16%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.16%) OpenText
10 1 (0.16%) Sencha
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