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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development
Rank 334 325 343
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing Android Development 350 392 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.67% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.84% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 279 190
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +45.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £35.80 £20.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.80 £32.55
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
44771 46893 44277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.75% 80.29% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29557 30468 27430
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1110 1273 1193
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +33.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -18 340 £425 - 135
London -4 223 £475 - 67
City of London +24 49 £500 +17.64% 14
North West +5 36 £425 +17.24% 10
Manchester +11 31 £425 +37.09% 6
South East -3 22 £343 +2.62% 13
Yorkshire +9 19 £356 +1.78% 7
East of England +12 18 £350 +12.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +23 15 £350 +64.70% 2
Cambridge +23 15 £350 +64.70% 1
Bristol -13 13 £500 +17.64% 9
South West -19 13 £500 +17.64% 17
West Yorkshire +11 11 £363 +3.57% 4
Scotland +18 10 £353 -21.66% 7
Leeds 0 8 £406 +16.07% 4
Salford - 8 £431 -
Glasgow - 7 £355 - 5
West Sussex +3 5 £425 +23.63% 1
Berkshire -1 5 £335 +7.20% 4
Tadcaster - 5 - -
North Yorkshire - 5 - -
Reading +13 4 £335 +34.00%
Brighton +11 4 £348 -20.57% 2
East Sussex +9 4 £348 -20.57% 2
Crawley +7 4 £425 +23.63%
Hampshire +4 3 £295 +7.27% 1
Edinburgh +2 3 £350 +7.69% 3
Cheshire -7 3 £425 +13.33% 4
West Midlands -33 3 £220 -37.14% 6
Southampton +15 2 £295 +0.85% 1

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 634 (100.00%) Android
2 316 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (44.48%) Java
4 236 (37.22%) Apple iOS
5 230 (36.28%) Mobile App
6 213 (33.60%) iOS Development
7 190 (29.97%) Android SDK
8 182 (28.71%) Mobile Development
9 159 (25.08%) TDD
10 149 (23.50%) Git (software)
11 147 (23.19%) User Experience
12 111 (17.51%) JavaScript
13 110 (17.35%) JSON
13 110 (17.35%) REST
14 101 (15.93%) HTML
15 97 (15.30%) Android Studio
16 92 (14.51%) Web Services
17 91 (14.35%) Google
18 89 (14.04%) CSS
19 87 (13.72%) RESTful
20 84 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
21 82 (12.93%) OO
22 80 (12.62%) BDD
22 80 (12.62%) Google Play
23 75 (11.83%) E-Commerce
24 73 (11.51%) Scrum
25 68 (10.73%) Objective-C
26 63 (9.94%) Unit Testing
27 57 (8.99%) Gradle
28 53 (8.36%) AngularJS

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 (1.42%) Mule
2 7 (1.10%) Apache
2 7 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (0.95%) CMS
4 5 (0.79%) Marvel
5 4 (0.63%) nginx
6 2 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.32%) JBoss
6 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) Confluence
7 1 (0.16%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
Applications
1 8 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (1.26%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.95%) InVision
2 6 (0.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 80 (12.62%) Google Play
2 32 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (1.42%) GitHub
5 6 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.79%) iTunes
7 4 (0.63%) Bluemix
7 4 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.32%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.32%) IaaS
8 2 (0.32%) PaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.16%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.16%) Firebase
9 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.16%) Heroku
9 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.16%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.37%) Internet
2 13 (2.05%) HTTP
3 11 (1.74%) Bluetooth
4 8 (1.26%) Network Security
5 4 (0.63%) VoIP
6 2 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.32%) NFC
7 1 (0.16%) RIP
7 1 (0.16%) SSL
7 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (6.62%) SQLite
2 13 (2.05%) MongoDB
3 12 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (1.42%) MySQL
5 7 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.10%) SQL Server
6 5 (0.79%) GIS
7 3 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.32%) 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
1 149 (23.50%) Git (software)
2 97 (15.30%) Android Studio
3 57 (8.99%) Gradle
4 46 (7.26%) Jenkins
5 31 (4.89%) JUnit
6 30 (4.73%) Subversion
7 29 (4.57%) Eclipse
8 24 (3.79%) Robolectric
8 24 (3.79%) Robotium
9 22 (3.47%) JIRA
10 21 (3.31%) Xcode
11 19 (3.00%) Appium
12 18 (2.84%) git-flow
13 17 (2.68%) Bitbucket
14 16 (2.52%) Mockito
15 14 (2.21%) Hamcrest
15 14 (2.21%) jMock
16 13 (2.05%) Mercurial
17 10 (1.58%) Maven
18 7 (1.10%) Calabash
General
1 53 (8.36%) Finance
2 48 (7.57%) Banking
3 41 (6.47%) Retail
4 22 (3.47%) Publishing
5 14 (2.21%) Games
6 9 (1.42%) Retail Banking
7 6 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.79%) Automotive
8 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.79%) Marketing
9 3 (0.47%) Advertising
9 3 (0.47%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.32%) Back Office
10 2 (0.32%) Electronics
10 2 (0.32%) Front Office
10 2 (0.32%) Legal
10 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.32%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 565 (89.12%) Developer
2 473 (74.61%) Android Developer
3 88 (13.88%) Senior Developer
4 82 (12.93%) Mobile Developer
5 76 (11.99%) iOS Developer
6 72 (11.36%) Senior Android Developer
7 58 (9.15%) iOS Android Developer
8 57 (8.99%) Java Developer
9 53 (8.36%) Applications Developer
10 46 (7.26%) Java Android Developer
11 29 (4.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 28 (4.42%) Android Engineer
13 20 (3.15%) Lead Developer
14 17 (2.68%) Xamarin Developer
15 16 (2.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 15 (2.37%) Designer
16 15 (2.37%) HTML Developer
17 14 (2.21%) Java Mobile Developer
17 14 (2.21%) JavaScript Developer
17 14 (2.21%) Lead Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (29.97%) Android SDK
2 110 (17.35%) JSON
2 110 (17.35%) REST
3 101 (15.93%) HTML
4 92 (14.51%) Web Services
5 89 (14.04%) CSS
6 87 (13.72%) RESTful
7 53 (8.36%) AngularJS
7 53 (8.36%) HTML5
8 51 (8.04%) XML
9 42 (6.62%) CSS3
10 40 (6.31%) Node.js
11 39 (6.15%) iOS SDK
12 35 (5.52%) .NET
13 24 (3.79%) SOAP
14 23 (3.63%) React
15 20 (3.15%) Cocoa
16 18 (2.84%) jQuery
16 18 (2.84%) RxJava
17 17 (2.68%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 230 (36.28%) Mobile App
2 147 (23.19%) User Experience
3 43 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.73%) Mobile Banking
5 22 (3.47%) iPhone
6 20 (3.15%) Algorithms
7 18 (2.84%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.05%) iPad
9 10 (1.58%) Video on Demand
10 9 (1.42%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.42%) Social Media
11 8 (1.26%) Fintech
12 6 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (0.95%) Cryptography
12 6 (0.95%) Device Driver
12 6 (0.95%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (0.95%) NHS
13 5 (0.79%) Handset
13 5 (0.79%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 634 (100.00%) Android
2 236 (37.22%) Apple iOS
3 31 (4.89%) Linux
4 30 (4.73%) Windows
5 5 (0.79%) Windows Phone
5 5 (0.79%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.47%) Unix
7 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) OS/2
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (33.60%) iOS Development
3 182 (28.71%) Mobile Development
4 159 (25.08%) TDD
5 84 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (12.93%) OO
7 80 (12.62%) BDD
8 75 (11.83%) E-Commerce
9 73 (11.51%) Scrum
10 63 (9.94%) Unit Testing
11 51 (8.04%) Open Source
12 50 (7.89%) OOP
13 46 (7.26%) Automated Testing
14 40 (6.31%) Software Engineering
15 38 (5.99%) Mobile Application Development
16 33 (5.21%) Web Development
17 31 (4.89%) Multithreading
18 28 (4.42%) Usability Testing
19 23 (3.63%) Memory Management
20 22 (3.47%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 282 (44.48%) Java
2 111 (17.51%) JavaScript
3 68 (10.73%) Objective-C
4 45 (7.10%) C#
5 43 (6.78%) C++
6 42 (6.62%) Apple Swift
7 32 (5.05%) SQL
8 31 (4.89%) C
9 21 (3.31%) PHP
10 19 (3.00%) Ruby
11 12 (1.89%) Python
12 9 (1.42%) Clojure
12 9 (1.42%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.10%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.79%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.32%) ECMAScript
15 2 (0.32%) Go
15 2 (0.32%) PHP 5
16 1 (0.16%) Scala
16 1 (0.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (5.99%) Degree
2 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.32%) PMP
4 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.58%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.63%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.47%) Puppet
3 3 (0.47%) yum
4 2 (0.32%) Ansible
4 2 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 91 (14.35%) Google
2 29 (4.57%) Xamarin
3 22 (3.47%) Facebook
4 12 (1.89%) Apple
5 11 (1.74%) Optimizely
6 9 (1.42%) Microsoft
6 9 (1.42%) Oracle
7 7 (1.10%) Adobe
8 5 (0.79%) Twitter
9 3 (0.47%) SAP
10 2 (0.32%) Cisco
10 2 (0.32%) ComArch
10 2 (0.32%) PayPal
10 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.32%) Telerik
11 1 (0.16%) Appcelerator
11 1 (0.16%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.16%) OpenText
11 1 (0.16%) Sencha
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