The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Android Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Software Development
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 117 161
Rank change year-on-year -15 +44  
Contract jobs citing Android Development 34 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.04% 1.42% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.65% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 38
Median daily rate £450 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £388 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £25.75

Android Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2879 2907 4718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.93% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2210 2380 3714
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 55
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £56.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Android Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in the City of London

Android Development
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 Development in the City of London.

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

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

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

Android Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 62 (100.00%) Android
2 27 (43.55%) REST
3 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (32.26%) Apple iOS
4 20 (32.26%) RxJava
5 18 (29.03%) iOS Development
5 18 (29.03%) JSON
6 17 (27.42%) TDD
6 17 (27.42%) Java
6 17 (27.42%) Open Source
7 13 (20.97%) Web Services
7 13 (20.97%) User Experience
7 13 (20.97%) Mobile Development
8 12 (19.35%) Android SDK
8 12 (19.35%) Mobile App
9 11 (17.74%) Finance
9 11 (17.74%) Banking
9 11 (17.74%) Scrum
10 10 (16.13%) Objective-C
10 10 (16.13%) Apple Swift
11 9 (14.52%) Cross-Platform Development
11 9 (14.52%) Apple
11 9 (14.52%) Apache Cordova
11 9 (14.52%) PhoneGap
12 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
12 8 (12.90%) HTML
12 8 (12.90%) React Native
13 7 (11.29%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (11.29%) OO
13 7 (11.29%) Google

Android Development
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 3 (4.84%) JBoss
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Google Play
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.61%) Dropbox
4 1 (1.61%) Firebase
4 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQLite
2 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.23%) CouchDB
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Android Studio
1 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.45%) Maven
3 3 (4.84%) Ant
3 3 (4.84%) Capybara
3 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.84%) Gradle
3 3 (4.84%) JUnit
3 3 (4.84%) Selenium
4 2 (3.23%) git-flow
4 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.23%) Robolectric
4 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.61%) Crashlytics
5 1 (1.61%) Hudson
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) Mechanoid
5 1 (1.61%) Robotium
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 11 (17.74%) Banking
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (87.10%) Developer
2 45 (72.58%) Android Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (14.52%) iOS Developer
5 7 (11.29%) iOS Android Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Android Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Android Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (3.23%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Cordova Developer
9 1 (1.61%) GIS Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Mobile UI Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Senior UI Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Senior UI/UX Developer
9 1 (1.61%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (43.55%) REST
2 20 (32.26%) RxJava
3 18 (29.03%) JSON
4 13 (20.97%) Web Services
5 12 (19.35%) Android SDK
6 9 (14.52%) Apache Cordova
6 9 (14.52%) PhoneGap
7 8 (12.90%) HTML
7 8 (12.90%) React Native
8 7 (11.29%) HTML5
9 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
9 6 (9.68%) CSS
9 6 (9.68%) Material Design
9 6 (9.68%) React
9 6 (9.68%) SOAP
10 5 (8.06%) CSS3
10 5 (8.06%) Node.js
11 3 (4.84%) Backbone.js
11 3 (4.84%) iOS SDK
11 3 (4.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) User Experience
2 12 (19.35%) Mobile App
3 7 (11.29%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (8.06%) Social Media
5 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.61%) Animation
6 1 (1.61%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) iPhone
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Android
2 20 (32.26%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Unix
5 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) iOS Development
3 17 (27.42%) Open Source
3 17 (27.42%) TDD
4 13 (20.97%) Mobile Development
5 11 (17.74%) Scrum
6 9 (14.52%) Cross-Platform Development
7 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
8 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.29%) OO
9 5 (8.06%) BDD
9 5 (8.06%) User Stories
10 4 (6.45%) DevOps
10 4 (6.45%) Kanban
10 4 (6.45%) Usability Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Web Development
11 3 (4.84%) ATDD
11 3 (4.84%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) Java
2 10 (16.13%) Apple Swift
2 10 (16.13%) Objective-C
3 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.45%) SQL
4 3 (4.84%) GraphQL
5 2 (3.23%) Python
5 2 (3.23%) Scala
6 1 (1.61%) C++
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby
6 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Apple
2 7 (11.29%) Google
3 3 (4.84%) Telerik
3 3 (4.84%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.61%) Facebook
4 1 (1.61%) IBM
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