Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Android Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Android Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 196 205
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 +50
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 49 47 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 0.71% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.74% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 63
City of London median daily rate £413 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £343 £355 £278
90th Percentile £540 £575 £575
Central London median daily rate £413 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -13.16% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6706 6360 8632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.48% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5298 5043 6784
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 77 125
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -9.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.75 £48.40 £39.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.40 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.22% -5.56% +5.88%

Android Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Android Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 49 (100.00%) Android
1 49 (100.00%) Android Development
2 27 (55.10%) Java
3 23 (46.94%) JSON
4 21 (42.86%) RxJava
5 18 (36.73%) Apple iOS
5 18 (36.73%) REST
6 14 (28.57%) Android SDK
6 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
7 12 (24.49%) Mobile Development
8 11 (22.45%) Material Design
8 11 (22.45%) iOS Development
9 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
9 10 (20.41%) TDD
9 10 (20.41%) Manufacturing
10 9 (18.37%) Finance
10 9 (18.37%) Mobile App
10 9 (18.37%) User Experience
11 7 (14.29%) Apple Swift
12 6 (12.24%) Scrum
12 6 (12.24%) Web Services
12 6 (12.24%) OOP
12 6 (12.24%) Banking
12 6 (12.24%) Gradle
12 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
12 6 (12.24%) RESTful
12 6 (12.24%) Kotlin
12 6 (12.24%) Dagger
13 5 (10.20%) Retrofit

Android Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.04%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) GitHub
2 3 (6.12%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Bluetooth
2 2 (4.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.04%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.24%) Gradle
2 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.16%) Android Studio
3 4 (8.16%) git-flow
4 3 (6.12%) Appium
4 3 (6.12%) Crashlytics
4 3 (6.12%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) Calabash
5 1 (2.04%) JUnit
General
1 10 (20.41%) Manufacturing
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 6 (12.24%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.08%) Games
6 1 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) JSON
2 21 (42.86%) RxJava
3 18 (36.73%) REST
4 14 (28.57%) Android SDK
5 11 (22.45%) Material Design
6 6 (12.24%) Dagger
6 6 (12.24%) RESTful
6 6 (12.24%) Web Services
7 5 (10.20%) Retrofit
7 5 (10.20%) XML
8 4 (8.16%) CSS
8 4 (8.16%) HTML
9 3 (6.12%) Apache Cordova
9 3 (6.12%) iOS SDK
10 2 (4.08%) CSS3
10 2 (4.08%) Flask
10 2 (4.08%) HTML5
10 2 (4.08%) PhoneGap
11 1 (2.04%) jQuery
11 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Mobile App
1 9 (18.37%) User Experience
2 5 (10.20%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.08%) Animation
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Fintech
4 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Android
2 18 (36.73%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Android Development
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.49%) Mobile Development
3 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
4 11 (22.45%) iOS Development
5 10 (20.41%) TDD
6 6 (12.24%) OOP
6 6 (12.24%) Scrum
7 4 (8.16%) BDD
7 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.16%) Open Source
8 3 (6.12%) Analytics
8 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.12%) Wealth Management
9 2 (4.08%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (4.08%) Kanban
9 2 (4.08%) OO
9 2 (4.08%) Software Architecture
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) Java
2 7 (14.29%) Apple Swift
3 6 (12.24%) Kotlin
4 4 (8.16%) Objective-C
4 4 (8.16%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) C++
5 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Google
2 2 (4.08%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.04%) Apple
3 1 (2.04%) Facebook