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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Software Development
UK
Rank 330 332 315
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing Android Development 283 306 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.74% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 185 211
Median daily rate £380 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.49% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 11
Median hourly rate £38.51 £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +8.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.31 £39.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.02 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-17.73% +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
36765 41589 39944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.75% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26919 25819
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1211 1063
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.34 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +24 258 £385 -0.64% 157
London -24 98 £440 +5.38% 70
South East -4 53 £325 -14.47% 21
East of England +48 49 £344 -14.06% 12
Buckinghamshire +4 25 £360 -40.00%
Cambridgeshire - 20 £325 - 9
Scotland +26 17 £378 -2.58% 6
Essex +11 16 £338 -18.18%
Milton Keynes +7 16 £360 -40.00%
Cambridge - 16 £325 - 9
Yorkshire +15 14 £400 +12.28% 7
North West +17 12 £425 +9.67% 12
Kent +5 12 £325 +14.03% 3
Bedfordshire - 12 £450 - 1
Manchester +14 11 £425 +6.25% 9
West Yorkshire +12 11 £400 +12.28% 6
Leeds +11 10 £400 +0.94% 6
East Midlands +10 10 £375 +50.00% 5
West Midlands 0 10 £313 -23.78% 24
Glasgow +7 9 £363 -6.45% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 9 £325 -
Bedford - 9 £450 -
Hampshire +6 8 - - 2
City of London -11 8 £513 +46.42% 9
Berkshire +11 6 £313 - 6
Leicestershire - 6 £375 - 2
South West +12 5 £338 +3.84% 6
Northampton -7 4 - -
Northamptonshire -14 4 - -
North East - 4 £350 -

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 651 (100.00%) Android
2 329 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
3 280 (43.01%) Apple iOS
4 271 (41.63%) Java
5 260 (39.94%) iOS Development
6 250 (38.40%) Mobile App
7 189 (29.03%) Mobile Development
8 174 (26.73%) Android SDK
9 155 (23.81%) TDD
10 137 (21.04%) JavaScript
11 135 (20.74%) Git (software)
12 123 (18.89%) HTML
13 122 (18.74%) Android Studio
14 120 (18.43%) JSON
15 111 (17.05%) Scrum
16 107 (16.44%) CSS
17 102 (15.67%) REST
18 100 (15.36%) User Experience
19 94 (14.44%) Objective-C
20 81 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
21 79 (12.14%) RESTful
21 79 (12.14%) Web Services
22 77 (11.83%) XML
22 77 (11.83%) Apple Swift
23 76 (11.67%) C#
24 72 (11.06%) E-Commerce
25 66 (10.14%) OO
26 64 (9.83%) BDD
27 63 (9.68%) .NET
28 59 (9.06%) Xamarin

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 8 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (1.08%) Apache
3 6 (0.92%) IIS
4 3 (0.46%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.31%) Confluence
5 2 (0.31%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (0.31%) Mule
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.15%) CMS
6 1 (0.15%) Drupal
6 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.15%) JBoss
6 1 (0.15%) nginx
6 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.46%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.84%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.14%) Google Play
2 23 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.00%) GitHub
5 10 (1.54%) iTunes
6 6 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.61%) TestFlight
8 3 (0.46%) Slack
9 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.31%) PaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.15%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.15%) Heroku
10 1 (0.15%) IaaS
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.15%) Internet
2 13 (2.00%) Bluetooth
3 10 (1.54%) HTTP
4 4 (0.61%) Network Security
5 3 (0.46%) NFC
5 3 (0.46%) RTSP
5 3 (0.46%) Skype
6 2 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.31%) MQTT
7 1 (0.15%) Extranet
7 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.15%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.15%) Intranet
7 1 (0.15%) RFID
7 1 (0.15%) SMTP
7 1 (0.15%) SSL
7 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.30%) SQLite
3 19 (2.92%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (2.00%) MySQL
5 13 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.92%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.77%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.61%) Big Data
10 3 (0.46%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.31%) GIS
11 2 (0.31%) Mixpanel
11 2 (0.31%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.15%) Jackrabbit
12 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 135 (20.74%) Git (software)
2 122 (18.74%) Android Studio
3 49 (7.53%) Gradle
4 45 (6.91%) Jenkins
5 35 (5.38%) Subversion
6 28 (4.30%) Eclipse
6 28 (4.30%) JIRA
7 26 (3.99%) Xcode
8 21 (3.23%) Calabash
9 18 (2.76%) JUnit
10 15 (2.30%) CocoaPods
11 13 (2.00%) Maven
12 10 (1.54%) Robolectric
13 9 (1.38%) Robotium
14 8 (1.23%) Hudson
15 7 (1.08%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.08%) Mercurial
16 6 (0.92%) Appium
17 4 (0.61%) git-flow
17 4 (0.61%) Travis CI
General
1 57 (8.76%) Finance
2 47 (7.22%) Retail
3 44 (6.76%) Banking
4 40 (6.14%) Games
5 30 (4.61%) Marketing
6 16 (2.46%) Publishing
7 7 (1.08%) Automotive
7 7 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.77%) Advertising
9 4 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.61%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.46%) Front Office
10 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Electronics
11 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 596 (91.55%) Developer
2 438 (67.28%) Android Developer
3 93 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 93 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 88 (13.52%) Mobile Developer
5 64 (9.83%) Senior Android Developer
6 62 (9.52%) Applications Developer
7 56 (8.60%) Java Developer
8 55 (8.45%) iOS Android Developer
9 43 (6.61%) Java Android Developer
10 40 (6.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 36 (5.53%) Xamarin Developer
12 22 (3.38%) Senior iOS Developer
13 17 (2.61%) Lead Developer
14 16 (2.46%) Android Engineer
15 15 (2.30%) Agile Developer
15 15 (2.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 15 (2.30%) UI Developer
16 14 (2.15%) JavaScript Developer
16 14 (2.15%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (26.73%) Android SDK
2 123 (18.89%) HTML
3 120 (18.43%) JSON
4 107 (16.44%) CSS
5 102 (15.67%) REST
6 79 (12.14%) RESTful
6 79 (12.14%) Web Services
7 77 (11.83%) XML
8 63 (9.68%) .NET
9 55 (8.45%) HTML5
10 53 (8.14%) AngularJS
11 43 (6.61%) iOS SDK
12 39 (5.99%) CSS3
13 34 (5.22%) jQuery
14 33 (5.07%) React
15 31 (4.76%) OpenGL
16 29 (4.45%) Cocoa
16 29 (4.45%) Node.js
17 23 (3.53%) RxJava
18 21 (3.23%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 250 (38.40%) Mobile App
2 100 (15.36%) User Experience
3 49 (7.53%) Computer Science
4 46 (7.07%) iPhone
5 31 (4.76%) iPad
6 24 (3.69%) Mobile Banking
7 16 (2.46%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.30%) Animation
8 15 (2.30%) Video on Demand
9 13 (2.00%) Augmented Reality
9 13 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.54%) Fintech
10 10 (1.54%) Mobile Games
11 9 (1.38%) Social Media
12 8 (1.23%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (0.92%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.77%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 651 (100.00%) Android
2 280 (43.01%) Apple iOS
3 37 (5.68%) Windows
4 25 (3.84%) Linux
5 17 (2.61%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.61%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.15%) CentOS
8 1 (0.15%) OS/2
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (39.94%) iOS Development
3 189 (29.03%) Mobile Development
4 155 (23.81%) TDD
5 111 (17.05%) Scrum
6 81 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (11.06%) E-Commerce
8 66 (10.14%) OO
9 64 (9.83%) BDD
10 49 (7.53%) Software Engineering
11 42 (6.45%) Unit Testing
12 38 (5.84%) Mobile Application Development
13 36 (5.53%) Mentoring
13 36 (5.53%) OOP
14 33 (5.07%) Automated Testing
15 32 (4.92%) Pair Programming
16 29 (4.45%) Front End Development
16 29 (4.45%) Open Source
17 27 (4.15%) MVC
17 27 (4.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 271 (41.63%) Java
2 137 (21.04%) JavaScript
3 94 (14.44%) Objective-C
4 77 (11.83%) Apple Swift
5 76 (11.67%) C#
6 52 (7.99%) C++
7 36 (5.53%) SQL
8 28 (4.30%) PHP
9 27 (4.15%) Python
10 25 (3.84%) C
11 12 (1.84%) ES6
11 12 (1.84%) Ruby
12 8 (1.23%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.77%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.61%) Groovy
15 3 (0.46%) ECMAScript
15 3 (0.46%) Go
15 3 (0.46%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.31%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (7.22%) Degree
2 4 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.84%) QA
2 9 (1.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.15%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (0.77%) Docker
2 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.15%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) yum
Vendors
1 59 (9.06%) Xamarin
2 48 (7.37%) Google
3 21 (3.23%) Oracle
4 20 (3.07%) Adobe
5 16 (2.46%) Microsoft
6 15 (2.30%) Apple
7 12 (1.84%) Citrix
8 9 (1.38%) Facebook
9 5 (0.77%) Twitter
10 3 (0.46%) Apigee
10 3 (0.46%) Cognizant
10 3 (0.46%) Kony
10 3 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.31%) Cisco
11 2 (0.31%) Coremetrics
11 2 (0.31%) DoubleClick
11 2 (0.31%) OpenText
11 2 (0.31%) Telerik
11 2 (0.31%) VMware
11 2 (0.31%) WorldPay
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: Up to £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £270 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £350 to £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, 6 months contract
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day for 12 months
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 9 days ago