The median contractor rate for a Android Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Developer
London / City of London
Rank 129 141 160
Rank change year-on-year +12 +19  
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 24 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.79% 0.52% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.54% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 23
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £49.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +296.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2888 3140 4850
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.25% 95.32% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2244 2502 3650
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 76
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +6.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £46.10 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Android Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Android Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Android Developer in the City of London

Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Developer in the City of London

Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Developer in the City of London

Android Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android Developer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Developer in the City of London

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Android Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Android Developer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Android
2 35 (97.22%) Android Development
3 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (38.89%) TDD
5 13 (36.11%) REST
6 12 (33.33%) Web Services
7 11 (30.56%) Open Source
7 11 (30.56%) User Experience
8 10 (27.78%) Mobile App
9 8 (22.22%) SQLite
9 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (22.22%) RxJava
10 7 (19.44%) Mobile Development
10 7 (19.44%) Apple iOS
10 7 (19.44%) Usability Testing
10 7 (19.44%) JSON
10 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
11 6 (16.67%) iOS Development
12 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
12 5 (13.89%) Apple Swift
12 5 (13.89%) Android SDK
12 5 (13.89%) Java
12 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
12 5 (13.89%) Google
13 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
13 4 (11.11%) Banking
13 4 (11.11%) Scrum
13 4 (11.11%) OO
14 3 (8.33%) JBoss
14 3 (8.33%) OpenGL

Android Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (8.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Dropbox
1 1 (2.78%) Firebase
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
1 1 (2.78%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQLite
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Android Studio
3 3 (8.33%) Ant
3 3 (8.33%) Gradle
3 3 (8.33%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.56%) JIRA
4 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.78%) Crashlytics
5 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.78%) Hudson
5 1 (2.78%) Mechanoid
5 1 (2.78%) Robolectric
5 1 (2.78%) Robotium
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) REST
2 12 (33.33%) Web Services
3 8 (22.22%) RxJava
4 7 (19.44%) JSON
5 5 (13.89%) Android SDK
6 3 (8.33%) CSS
6 3 (8.33%) HTML
6 3 (8.33%) OpenGL
6 3 (8.33%) SOAP
7 2 (5.56%) Android NDK
7 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.56%) Apache Camel
7 2 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (5.56%) D3.js
7 2 (5.56%) OpenCL
7 2 (5.56%) OpenCV
7 2 (5.56%) Renderscript
7 2 (5.56%) RESTful
8 1 (2.78%) CSS3
8 1 (2.78%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) User Experience
2 10 (27.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Android
2 7 (19.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) Android Development
2 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) TDD
4 11 (30.56%) Open Source
5 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
6 7 (19.44%) Mobile Development
6 7 (19.44%) Usability Testing
7 6 (16.67%) iOS Development
8 4 (11.11%) OO
8 4 (11.11%) Scrum
9 2 (5.56%) API Design
9 2 (5.56%) Computer Vision
9 2 (5.56%) Cross-Platform Development
9 2 (5.56%) Game Development
9 2 (5.56%) OOD
9 2 (5.56%) Parallel Computing
9 2 (5.56%) SOA
9 2 (5.56%) Telematics
10 1 (2.78%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Apple Swift
1 5 (13.89%) Java
1 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.33%) C++
2 3 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Dart
4 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Google
2 1 (2.78%) Apple
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.78%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) Telerik
2 1 (2.78%) WorldPay
2 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
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