The median contractor rate for a Senior Android Developer was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 April 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.

Senior Android Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 148 195
Rank change year-on-year -16 +47  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Android Developer 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.061% 0.23% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.24% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £538 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £525
% change year-on-year -2.94% -19.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 3105 3318 5230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.27% 95.04% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 2686 3969
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 £320 £313 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 76
Median hourly rate £19.16 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.22% +11.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.57 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Senior Android Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Android Developer in the City of London

Senior 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 Senior Android Developer in the City of London.

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

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Senior 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 Senior Android Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Android
1 7 (100.00%) Android Development
2 6 (85.71%) User Experience
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) SQLite
4 4 (57.14%) Usability Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 4 (57.14%) Open Source
4 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
5 3 (42.86%) REST
6 2 (28.57%) Telematics
6 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
7 1 (14.29%) Crashlytics
7 1 (14.29%) JSON
7 1 (14.29%) JIRA
7 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
7 1 (14.29%) Java
7 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
7 1 (14.29%) Scrum
7 1 (14.29%) RxJava
7 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
7 1 (14.29%) Git (software)

Senior 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Crashlytics
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Gradle
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Android Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) Usability Testing
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 2 (28.57%) Telematics
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian