Period
to 21 September 2020

The median contractor rate for an Android Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 343 473 504
Rank change year-on-year +130 +31 -89
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 126 352 409
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.46% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 253 305
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £315 £336 £325
90th Percentile £563 £599 £573
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £95.00 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.71% +12.00%
UK median hourly rate - £95.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year - +35.71% +12.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 23,785 75,770 88,934
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.69% 94.17% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,211 50,319 59,063
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 2,519 2,866
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +8.28% -1.23%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.17 £11.12
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% +11.11% -3.74%

Android Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Android Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Android Developer in England

Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Android Developer in England.

Daily rate trend for Android Developer in England

Android Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Android Developer in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Android Developer in England

Android Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Android Developer in England.

Hourly rate trend for Android Developer in England

Android Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +97 79 £500 - 19
North of England +95 20 £388 -6.06% 16
South East +162 12 £475 +8.57% 5
North West +68 10 £350 -6.67% 7
Yorkshire +63 9 £450 -5.26% 5
East of England +78 3 £390 +4.00% 4
Midlands +106 2 £375 +13.21% 6
South West +98 2 - - 6
West Midlands +66 1 £375 +3.45% 3
East Midlands +66 1 £375 +25.00% 3
North East - 1 £350 - 4
Android Developer
UK

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, Android Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Android Developer in the job title.

1 126 (100.00%) Android
2 124 (98.41%) Android Development
3 68 (53.97%) Kotlin
4 55 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (41.27%) Java
6 34 (26.98%) RxJava
7 32 (25.40%) Git (software)
8 30 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (21.43%) Finance
9 27 (21.43%) GitHub
10 26 (20.63%) Mobile App
11 25 (19.84%) JUnit
12 22 (17.46%) Mockito
13 21 (16.67%) Android SDK
13 21 (16.67%) Mobile Development
14 20 (15.87%) Material Design
14 20 (15.87%) Dagger
14 20 (15.87%) TDD
15 19 (15.08%) Retrofit
16 18 (14.29%) User Experience
16 18 (14.29%) Android Studio
16 18 (14.29%) MVVM
17 17 (13.49%) REST
17 17 (13.49%) Architectural Design
18 16 (12.70%) Jenkins
18 16 (12.70%) Banking
19 15 (11.90%) Pair Programming
19 15 (11.90%) Apple iOS
19 15 (11.90%) RESTful
20 14 (11.11%) C++

Android Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (7.94%) Confluence
2 2 (1.59%) DNN
3 1 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.43%) GitHub
2 9 (7.14%) Firebase
3 4 (3.17%) Google Play
3 4 (3.17%) Slack
4 3 (2.38%) AWS
5 2 (1.59%) Azure
5 2 (1.59%) GCP
6 1 (0.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) Bluetooth
2 6 (4.76%) HTTPS
3 4 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.59%) Wireless
5 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.38%) SQLite
2 2 (1.59%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.79%) Big Data
3 1 (0.79%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (25.40%) Git (software)
2 25 (19.84%) JUnit
3 22 (17.46%) Mockito
4 18 (14.29%) Android Studio
5 16 (12.70%) Jenkins
6 12 (9.52%) JIRA
7 9 (7.14%) Gradle
8 5 (3.97%) git-flow
8 5 (3.97%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (3.17%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.17%) CMake
9 4 (3.17%) Maven
10 3 (2.38%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.59%) Calabash
11 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.59%) Selenium
12 1 (0.79%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.79%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.79%) GitLab
12 1 (0.79%) Postman
General
1 27 (21.43%) Finance
2 16 (12.70%) Banking
3 3 (2.38%) Advertising
4 2 (1.59%) Law
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.59%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Automotive
5 1 (0.79%) Billing
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.98%) RxJava
2 21 (16.67%) Android SDK
3 20 (15.87%) Dagger
3 20 (15.87%) Material Design
4 19 (15.08%) Retrofit
5 17 (13.49%) REST
6 15 (11.90%) RESTful
7 13 (10.32%) JSON
8 8 (6.35%) HTML
9 6 (4.76%) CSS
9 6 (4.76%) Spring
10 5 (3.97%) iOS SDK
10 5 (3.97%) Spring Boot
11 4 (3.17%) Node.js
11 4 (3.17%) React
11 4 (3.17%) Reactive Extensions
12 3 (2.38%) Adobe AIR
12 3 (2.38%) jQuery
12 3 (2.38%) Web Services
12 3 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.63%) Mobile App
2 18 (14.29%) User Experience
3 9 (7.14%) Video on Demand
4 6 (4.76%) Video\Live Streaming
5 4 (3.17%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (3.17%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.38%) Media Streaming
7 2 (1.59%) Animation
7 2 (1.59%) BBC
7 2 (1.59%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.79%) Arduino
8 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Android
2 15 (11.90%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.17%) Linux
4 2 (1.59%) Android TV
4 2 (1.59%) Windows
5 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.79%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (98.41%) Android Development
2 55 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (16.67%) Mobile Development
5 20 (15.87%) TDD
6 18 (14.29%) MVVM
7 17 (13.49%) Architectural Design
8 15 (11.90%) Pair Programming
9 13 (10.32%) iOS Development
10 12 (9.52%) DevOps
11 11 (8.73%) Test Automation
12 10 (7.94%) Scrum
13 9 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (6.35%) Change Management
14 8 (6.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 7 (5.56%) Kanban
15 7 (5.56%) Project Management
16 6 (4.76%) Data Protection
16 6 (4.76%) Unit Testing
16 6 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 68 (53.97%) Kotlin
2 52 (41.27%) Java
3 14 (11.11%) C++
4 12 (9.52%) C
5 10 (7.94%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.76%) Python
7 5 (3.97%) Apple Swift
7 5 (3.97%) Java 8
7 5 (3.97%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.38%) SQL
9 2 (1.59%) Groovy
10 1 (0.79%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (2.38%) Degree
1 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Firmware
2 2 (1.59%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (6.35%) Google
2 4 (3.17%) AppDynamics
2 4 (3.17%) Splunk
3 3 (2.38%) Adobe
3 3 (2.38%) Apple
4 1 (0.79%) CA
4 1 (0.79%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.79%) Huawei
4 1 (0.79%) IBM