The median contractor rate for a Android Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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
UK / England
Rank 333 418 405
Rank change year-on-year +85 -13  
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 259 204 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.44% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 136 132
Median daily rate £425 £388 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -3.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £313 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Median hourly rate £41.25 £55.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +340.00%  
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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39640 46520 45346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25778 30491 27853
Median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1455 1828
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Android Developer in England

Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Developer in England

Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Developer in England

Android Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +60 140 £450 +12.50% 58
South East +16 34 £413 +10.00% 9
East of England +25 32 £275 -26.66% 6
Yorkshire +21 25 £413 - 4
North West +21 12 £450 +28.57% 3
West Midlands +17 11 £350 -12.50% 4
North East -11 3 £400 - 1
East Midlands -6 2 £450 +55.17% 2
South West -6 1 £450 +28.57% 4
Android Developer
UK

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region featuring Android Developer in the job title.

1 477 (100.00%) Android
2 461 (96.65%) Android Development
3 247 (51.78%) Java
4 217 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
5 202 (42.35%) Mobile App
6 174 (36.48%) Android SDK
7 145 (30.40%) TDD
8 128 (26.83%) Apple iOS
9 104 (21.80%) Mobile Development
10 99 (20.75%) JSON
11 97 (20.34%) Android Studio
12 92 (19.29%) Git (software)
13 85 (17.82%) iOS Development
14 81 (16.98%) REST
15 80 (16.77%) Scrum
16 71 (14.88%) Gradle
17 66 (13.84%) User Experience
18 64 (13.42%) RESTful
19 61 (12.79%) OO
20 60 (12.58%) JavaScript
21 59 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
22 55 (11.53%) Web Services
23 49 (10.27%) RxJava
24 45 (9.43%) Finance
25 43 (9.01%) E-Commerce
26 41 (8.60%) XML
26 41 (8.60%) BDD
26 41 (8.60%) Xamarin
27 40 (8.39%) SQLite
28 38 (7.97%) HTML

Android Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (0.63%) JBoss
2 2 (0.42%) Mule
3 1 (0.21%) Confluence
3 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.42%) InVision
2 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.71%) Google Play
2 18 (3.77%) GitHub
3 4 (0.84%) TestFlight
4 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.42%) iTunes
6 1 (0.21%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.21%) Firebase
6 1 (0.21%) Heroku
6 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.14%) Bluetooth
2 5 (1.05%) VoIP
3 4 (0.84%) RTSP
3 4 (0.84%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.63%) Skype
5 2 (0.42%) Internet
5 2 (0.42%) NFC
6 1 (0.21%) HTTP
6 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.39%) SQLite
2 8 (1.68%) MySQL
3 6 (1.26%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.26%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.05%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.21%) GIS
Development Applications
1 97 (20.34%) Android Studio
2 92 (19.29%) Git (software)
3 71 (14.88%) Gradle
4 38 (7.97%) Jenkins
5 27 (5.66%) JUnit
6 26 (5.45%) Eclipse
7 22 (4.61%) Maven
8 21 (4.40%) Robolectric
9 18 (3.77%) Calabash
10 15 (3.14%) Subversion
11 14 (2.94%) Xcode
12 13 (2.73%) JIRA
13 9 (1.89%) Mockito
14 6 (1.26%) CocoaPods
15 5 (1.05%) Hudson
16 4 (0.84%) Ant
16 4 (0.84%) Cucumber
16 4 (0.84%) Robotium
17 3 (0.63%) Jasmine
17 3 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 45 (9.43%) Finance
2 38 (7.97%) Banking
3 20 (4.19%) Games
4 16 (3.35%) Publishing
5 13 (2.73%) Retail
6 12 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.10%) Automotive
8 8 (1.68%) Electronics
8 8 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.68%) Marketing
9 4 (0.84%) Advertising
9 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (36.48%) Android SDK
2 99 (20.75%) JSON
3 81 (16.98%) REST
4 64 (13.42%) RESTful
5 55 (11.53%) Web Services
6 49 (10.27%) RxJava
7 41 (8.60%) XML
8 38 (7.97%) HTML
9 37 (7.76%) iOS SDK
10 36 (7.55%) Material Design
11 20 (4.19%) OpenGL
11 20 (4.19%) SOAP
12 19 (3.98%) CSS
13 17 (3.56%) .NET
14 14 (2.94%) Apache Cordova
14 14 (2.94%) Core Data
15 13 (2.73%) React Native
16 12 (2.52%) Core Animation
16 12 (2.52%) Node.js
17 11 (2.31%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 202 (42.35%) Mobile App
2 66 (13.84%) User Experience
3 21 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.77%) Mobile Banking
5 13 (2.73%) Animation
5 13 (2.73%) Data Structures
6 9 (1.89%) Video on Demand
7 8 (1.68%) Wiki
8 6 (1.26%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (1.26%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.26%) Social Media
9 5 (1.05%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.05%) iPad
9 5 (1.05%) iPhone
9 5 (1.05%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.84%) Apple TV
10 4 (0.84%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.63%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 477 (100.00%) Android
2 128 (26.83%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.73%) Windows
4 5 (1.05%) Linux
5 4 (0.84%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.63%) Unix
6 3 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (96.65%) Android Development
2 217 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (30.40%) TDD
4 104 (21.80%) Mobile Development
5 85 (17.82%) iOS Development
6 80 (16.77%) Scrum
7 61 (12.79%) OO
8 59 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (9.01%) E-Commerce
10 41 (8.60%) BDD
11 28 (5.87%) Pair Programming
11 28 (5.87%) Software Engineering
12 25 (5.24%) OOD
13 23 (4.82%) Unit Testing
14 20 (4.19%) Memory Management
14 20 (4.19%) Mentoring
14 20 (4.19%) MVC
14 20 (4.19%) Open Source
15 19 (3.98%) Kanban
15 19 (3.98%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 247 (51.78%) Java
2 60 (12.58%) JavaScript
3 34 (7.13%) Objective-C
4 29 (6.08%) Apple Swift
5 27 (5.66%) C++
6 23 (4.82%) C#
7 17 (3.56%) SQL
8 14 (2.94%) PHP
9 13 (2.73%) C
10 9 (1.89%) ES6
10 9 (1.89%) Python
11 6 (1.26%) Groovy
11 6 (1.26%) Ruby
12 2 (0.42%) GLSL
13 1 (0.21%) Dart
13 1 (0.21%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.21%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.21%) Perl
13 1 (0.21%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (3.56%) Degree
2 4 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.52%) QA
2 6 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.42%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.21%) yum
Vendors
1 41 (8.60%) Xamarin
2 36 (7.55%) Google
3 13 (2.73%) Apple
4 8 (1.68%) Citrix
5 6 (1.26%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.84%) SAP
7 3 (0.63%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.42%) Apigee
8 2 (0.42%) DoubleClick
8 2 (0.42%) Splunk
8 2 (0.42%) Tealium
8 2 (0.42%) Telerik
9 1 (0.21%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.21%) Facebook
9 1 (0.21%) Freescale
9 1 (0.21%) IBM
9 1 (0.21%) PayPal
9 1 (0.21%) Samsung
9 1 (0.21%) Twitter
9 1 (0.21%) WorldPay
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