Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Android Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 418 452 406
Rank change year-on-year +34 -46 +47
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 509 471 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.49% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.51% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 374 412
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £325 £313 £298
90th Percentile £550 £538 £569
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 3
England median hourly rate £62.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.47% +1.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £30.85 £36.40 £34.45
90th Percentile £63.75 £39.60 £40.55
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +64.47% +1.33% +13.64%

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 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Android Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Developer in England

Android Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Developer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 November 2017. 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 +19 298 £475 +5.56% 45
North of England +45 79 £420 +1.82% 10
Midlands +65 57 £363 +3.57% 8
North West +5 43 £400 -5.88% 9
South East -13 35 £394 +14.96% 5
Yorkshire +15 31 £420 +7.69% 1
East Midlands +26 30 £425 +21.43% 2
West Midlands +44 26 £325 -7.14% 6
East of England -30 21 £325 -7.14% 2
South West +13 18 £425 -15.00% 7
North East +64 5 £306 -11.87%
Android Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 England region featuring Android Developer in the job title.

1 509 (100.00%) Android
2 500 (98.23%) Android Development
3 293 (57.56%) Java
4 223 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
5 186 (36.54%) Mobile App
6 181 (35.56%) Android SDK
7 144 (28.29%) TDD
8 135 (26.52%) Git (software)
9 121 (23.77%) JSON
10 114 (22.40%) Apple iOS
11 110 (21.61%) Mobile Development
12 101 (19.84%) RESTful
13 99 (19.45%) Continuous Integration
14 98 (19.25%) RxJava
15 92 (18.07%) User Experience
16 89 (17.49%) iOS Development
17 85 (16.70%) JavaScript
18 81 (15.91%) Scrum
18 81 (15.91%) Jenkins
19 77 (15.13%) BDD
20 76 (14.93%) Unit Testing
21 74 (14.54%) Gradle
22 72 (14.15%) Android Studio
23 63 (12.38%) OOP
24 62 (12.18%) REST
25 61 (11.98%) HTML
26 59 (11.59%) Finance
27 47 (9.23%) CSS
28 44 (8.64%) Web Services
28 44 (8.64%) JIRA

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 11 (2.16%) Confluence
2 6 (1.18%) CMS
3 2 (0.39%) Alfresco
3 2 (0.39%) Drupal
3 2 (0.39%) Liferay
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.20%) JBoss
4 1 (0.20%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.68%) GitHub
2 26 (5.11%) Google Play
3 14 (2.75%) Firebase
4 12 (2.36%) SaaS
5 11 (2.16%) npm
6 7 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.70%) Bluetooth
2 24 (4.72%) HTTP
3 10 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (1.38%) RTSP
5 4 (0.79%) SSL
6 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.20%) DVB
7 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.20%) NFC
7 1 (0.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.91%) SQLite
2 7 (1.38%) NoSQL
3 4 (0.79%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.39%) MySQL
4 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.39%) Redis
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 135 (26.52%) Git (software)
2 81 (15.91%) Jenkins
3 74 (14.54%) Gradle
4 72 (14.15%) Android Studio
5 44 (8.64%) JIRA
6 34 (6.68%) JUnit
7 28 (5.50%) Calabash
8 19 (3.73%) Subversion
9 13 (2.55%) Crashlytics
10 10 (1.96%) Appium
10 10 (1.96%) Bower
10 10 (1.96%) gulp
11 9 (1.77%) PostCSS
12 8 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (1.38%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.38%) git-flow
13 7 (1.38%) Hudson
13 7 (1.38%) Maven
13 7 (1.38%) Mockito
14 6 (1.18%) Xcode
General
1 59 (11.59%) Finance
2 41 (8.06%) Banking
3 20 (3.93%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.95%) Retail
6 12 (2.36%) Advertising
6 12 (2.36%) Games
6 12 (2.36%) Marketing
7 7 (1.38%) Electronics
8 5 (0.98%) Publishing
9 3 (0.59%) Automotive
9 3 (0.59%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (35.56%) Android SDK
2 121 (23.77%) JSON
3 101 (19.84%) RESTful
4 98 (19.25%) RxJava
5 62 (12.18%) REST
6 61 (11.98%) HTML
7 47 (9.23%) CSS
8 44 (8.64%) Web Services
9 42 (8.25%) XML
10 28 (5.50%) AngularJS
10 28 (5.50%) HTML5
11 27 (5.30%) Material Design
12 25 (4.91%) iOS SDK
13 23 (4.52%) CSS3
13 23 (4.52%) Ionic Framework
14 22 (4.32%) .NET
15 17 (3.34%) Apache Cordova
15 17 (3.34%) ASP.NET
16 15 (2.95%) Node.js
16 15 (2.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 186 (36.54%) Mobile App
2 92 (18.07%) User Experience
3 25 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (4.32%) Animation
5 17 (3.34%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.55%) IPTV
6 13 (2.55%) Video on Demand
7 12 (2.36%) Chromecast
8 11 (2.16%) Mobile Banking
9 10 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.38%) Wiki
11 6 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.18%) Fintech
12 4 (0.79%) Media Streaming
12 4 (0.79%) Social Media
12 4 (0.79%) Spread Betting
13 3 (0.59%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.59%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.59%) iPad
13 3 (0.59%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 509 (100.00%) Android
2 114 (22.40%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.16%) Linux
4 5 (0.98%) Windows
5 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.20%) Unix
5 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (98.23%) Android Development
2 223 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (28.29%) TDD
4 110 (21.61%) Mobile Development
5 99 (19.45%) Continuous Integration
6 89 (17.49%) iOS Development
7 81 (15.91%) Scrum
8 77 (15.13%) BDD
9 76 (14.93%) Unit Testing
10 63 (12.38%) OOP
11 43 (8.45%) Test Automation
12 33 (6.48%) Pair Programming
13 31 (6.09%) Kanban
14 25 (4.91%) Mobile Application Development
14 25 (4.91%) OOD
15 22 (4.32%) Analytics
15 22 (4.32%) B2C
15 22 (4.32%) Open Source
16 21 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (3.93%) OO
Programming Languages
1 293 (57.56%) Java
2 85 (16.70%) JavaScript
3 40 (7.86%) Apple Swift
4 39 (7.66%) Objective-C
5 37 (7.27%) Kotlin
6 33 (6.48%) C#
7 31 (6.09%) C++
8 25 (4.91%) C
9 18 (3.54%) SQL
10 13 (2.55%) ECMAScript
11 10 (1.96%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.18%) Groovy
12 6 (1.18%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.18%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.98%) Scala
14 3 (0.59%) Python
15 2 (0.39%) Go
15 2 (0.39%) Ruby
16 1 (0.20%) ES6
16 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 16 (3.14%) Degree
2 10 (1.96%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.91%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.39%) HockeyApp
1 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (7.07%) Google
2 23 (4.52%) Xamarin
3 7 (1.38%) Apple
4 5 (0.98%) SAP
5 3 (0.59%) Appcelerator
5 3 (0.59%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle
6 2 (0.39%) Adobe
6 2 (0.39%) IBM
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.39%) OpenText
6 2 (0.39%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (0.39%) Tealium
7 1 (0.20%) Facebook
7 1 (0.20%) WorldPay