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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development
Rank 301 247 281
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +34
Contract jobs citing Android Development 324 403 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.78% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.06% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 279 213
Average daily rate
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£375 £386 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 9
Average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £32.50 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%

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
40696 38031 35236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.64% 73.82% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26662 23403 20710
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1181 1433
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.88 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -86 284 £375 -3.22% 114
London -76 148 £414 +3.43% 54
South East -15 46 £333 +2.30% 18
Scotland +22 30 £375 +7.14% 6
East Midlands +16 24 £325 -
City of London -37 24 £425 +6.25% 14
Hampshire -12 20 £325 -5.79% 5
North West -8 19 £365 +12.30% 11
Edinburgh 0 18 £425 +21.42% 4
Yorkshire -5 16 £335 -0.74% 6
South West -21 14 £394 - 14
Nottingham +12 11 £275 -
Nottinghamshire +11 11 £275 -
West Yorkshire -12 11 £375 +11.11% 4
East of England -13 11 £305 +1.66% 8
Glasgow +7 9 £350 -6.66%
Manchester -8 9 £350 +16.66% 8
Cheshire +9 8 £396 +13.21% 2
Buckinghamshire - 8 £300 - 1
Surrey -7 7 £425 +30.76% 3
Cambridgeshire -10 7 £250 -16.66% 6
Berkshire +2 6 £425 +68.31% 2
Northamptonshire -7 6 £325 -7.14%
Leeds -7 6 £375 +30.43% 3
Milton Keynes - 6 £316 - 1
Swindon - 6 £489 -
Wiltshire - 6 £489 - 1
Southampton - 6 £325 - 3
North Yorkshire -1 5 £325 -3.70% 1
West Midlands -9 5 £313 -3.84% 1

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 641 (100.00%) Android
2 323 (50.39%) Java
3 299 (46.65%) Apple iOS
4 253 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
5 233 (36.35%) iOS Development
6 200 (31.20%) Mobile App
7 160 (24.96%) Android SDK
8 150 (23.40%) HTML
9 149 (23.24%) Web Services
10 147 (22.93%) JSON
11 142 (22.15%) JavaScript
12 111 (17.32%) Git (software)
13 109 (17.00%) XML
14 106 (16.54%) OO
15 105 (16.38%) CSS
16 98 (15.29%) RESTful
16 98 (15.29%) User Experience
17 96 (14.98%) TDD
18 88 (13.73%) Google
19 87 (13.57%) HTML5
20 82 (12.79%) REST
21 78 (12.17%) Objective-C
22 77 (12.01%) Finance
23 76 (11.86%) OOP
24 75 (11.70%) Scrum
25 66 (10.30%) .NET
26 62 (9.67%) MVC
27 61 (9.52%) Windows
27 61 (9.52%) E-Commerce
27 61 (9.52%) iOS SDK

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 19 (2.96%) CMS
2 11 (1.72%) Node.js
3 6 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (0.78%) Apache
5 4 (0.62%) IIS
5 4 (0.62%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.62%) WordPress
6 3 (0.47%) nginx
6 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.47%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.31%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (0.31%) Lync
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.16%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.16%) Confluence
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.16%) Lightstreamer
8 1 (0.16%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (1.25%) Doxygen
2 4 (0.62%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.47%) Maya
3 3 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.16%) Blender
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Magento
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.62%) PaaS
3 4 (0.62%) Heroku
4 3 (0.47%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.90%) HTTP
2 11 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (1.40%) RTSP
3 9 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.40%) HTTPS
4 8 (1.25%) VPN
5 7 (1.09%) Bluetooth
5 7 (1.09%) NFC
5 7 (1.09%) Internet
6 5 (0.78%) DVB
7 4 (0.62%) VoIP
7 4 (0.62%) iBeacon
8 2 (0.31%) 3G
9 1 (0.16%) RFID
9 1 (0.16%) DLNA
9 1 (0.16%) WLAN
9 1 (0.16%) SMS
9 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.62%) MySQL
2 28 (4.37%) SQLite
3 18 (2.81%) SQL Server
4 14 (2.18%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.62%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.16%) MS Access
9 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 111 (17.32%) Git (software)
2 55 (8.58%) Subversion
3 43 (6.71%) Eclipse
4 40 (6.24%) Xcode
5 36 (5.62%) Android Studio
6 19 (2.96%) JUnit
7 18 (2.81%) Maven
7 18 (2.81%) Mercurial
8 17 (2.65%) Calabash
8 17 (2.65%) Robolectric
9 15 (2.34%) Ant
10 13 (2.03%) JIRA
11 12 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.72%) NUnit
12 11 (1.72%) Gradle
12 11 (1.72%) Jenkins
13 9 (1.40%) Robotium
13 9 (1.40%) Cucumber
14 8 (1.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 7 (1.09%) Mockito
General
1 77 (12.01%) Finance
2 28 (4.37%) Retail
3 26 (4.06%) Banking
4 19 (2.96%) Publishing
4 19 (2.96%) Marketing
5 16 (2.50%) Games
5 16 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.56%) Retail Banking
7 6 (0.94%) Advertising
8 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.62%) Electronics
10 3 (0.47%) Automotive
10 3 (0.47%) Law
10 3 (0.47%) Legal
10 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.47%) French Language
10 3 (0.47%) German Language
11 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 596 (92.98%) Developer
2 432 (67.39%) Android Developer
3 94 (14.66%) Mobile Developer
4 70 (10.92%) iOS Developer
5 50 (7.80%) Senior Developer
6 38 (5.93%) Senior Android Developer
7 34 (5.30%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 28 (4.37%) Applications Developer
9 19 (2.96%) Architect
10 14 (2.18%) Web Developer
10 14 (2.18%) Java Developer
11 11 (1.72%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (1.72%) PHP Developer
12 10 (1.56%) Lead Developer
13 9 (1.40%) Software Engineer
14 8 (1.25%) C# Developer
14 8 (1.25%) Xamarin Developer
15 7 (1.09%) .NET Developer
15 7 (1.09%) Software Developer
15 7 (1.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (24.96%) Android SDK
2 150 (23.40%) HTML
3 149 (23.24%) Web Services
4 147 (22.93%) JSON
5 109 (17.00%) XML
6 105 (16.38%) CSS
7 98 (15.29%) RESTful
8 87 (13.57%) HTML5
9 82 (12.79%) REST
10 66 (10.30%) .NET
11 61 (9.52%) iOS SDK
12 44 (6.86%) jQuery
13 33 (5.15%) PhoneGap
14 31 (4.84%) SOAP
15 29 (4.52%) CSS3
15 29 (4.52%) AngularJS
16 27 (4.21%) Ajax
17 21 (3.28%) J2EE
18 20 (3.12%) Apache Cordova
19 19 (2.96%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 200 (31.20%) Mobile App
2 98 (15.29%) User Experience
3 31 (4.84%) iPhone
4 26 (4.06%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (2.81%) Open Source
7 15 (2.34%) Blackberry
8 13 (2.03%) Mobile Payment
9 12 (1.87%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.87%) iPad
10 11 (1.72%) Social Media
10 11 (1.72%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.72%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (1.25%) Smartphone
13 7 (1.09%) Video on Demand
14 6 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
14 6 (0.94%) Animation
14 6 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 641 (100.00%) Android
2 299 (46.65%) Apple iOS
3 61 (9.52%) Windows
4 39 (6.08%) Linux
5 16 (2.50%) Windows Phone
6 8 (1.25%) UNIX
7 6 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.62%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.16%) Debian
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (36.35%) iOS Development
3 106 (16.54%) OO
4 96 (14.98%) TDD
5 76 (11.86%) OOP
6 75 (11.70%) Scrum
7 62 (9.67%) MVC
8 61 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 46 (7.18%) Multithreading
10 42 (6.55%) Unit Testing
11 40 (6.24%) Software Engineering
12 36 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (5.62%) Mobile Application Development
13 33 (5.15%) BDD
14 25 (3.90%) OOD
15 20 (3.12%) Automated Testing
16 18 (2.81%) Web Development
17 16 (2.50%) Mentoring
18 15 (2.34%) SOA
19 14 (2.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 323 (50.39%) Java
2 142 (22.15%) JavaScript
3 78 (12.17%) Objective-C
4 55 (8.58%) C#
5 42 (6.55%) SQL
6 39 (6.08%) C++
7 32 (4.99%) PHP
8 27 (4.21%) C
9 14 (2.18%) Python
10 12 (1.87%) Ruby
11 7 (1.09%) PHP5
12 4 (0.62%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.62%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.47%) Lua
13 3 (0.47%) Perl
13 3 (0.47%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (0.47%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.31%) Scala
14 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.16%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 38 (5.93%) Degree
2 7 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.62%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.31%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.16%) HNC
5 1 (0.16%) HND
5 1 (0.16%) ISEB
5 1 (0.16%) CBAP
5 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.24%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) IAG
1 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.16%) yum
1 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.16%) SELinux
1 1 (0.16%) cPanel
Vendors
1 88 (13.73%) Google
2 22 (3.43%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.12%) Xamarin
4 14 (2.18%) Apple
5 13 (2.03%) Sencha
6 8 (1.25%) Facebook
7 7 (1.09%) Oracle
8 6 (0.94%) Zend
8 6 (0.94%) Sitecore
8 6 (0.94%) Twitter
9 3 (0.47%) Kony
9 3 (0.47%) Appcelerator
9 3 (0.47%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.31%) Perforce
10 2 (0.31%) Siebel
10 2 (0.31%) HP
10 2 (0.31%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.16%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.16%) StreamBase
11 1 (0.16%) Motorola
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £29.00 - £33.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £1 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Rate: £340 - £390 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Blue Glue
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Computer People
Rate: £160 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £520 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (EH12)
Guru Careers
Rate: 6 Month Contract - £400-£550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago