The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 333 276
Rank change year-on-year +9 -57  
Contract jobs citing Android Development 289 312 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.63% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.76% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 248 294
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.63 £37.50 £18.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £43.75 £40.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36606 41272 40599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.68% 83.46% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92153 104845 92956
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2818 2673 2706
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £50.78 £51.25
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 England

Job postings citing Android Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in England

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in England

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Development in England

Android Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Development in England

Android Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android Development in England

Android Development
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 Development within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 -17 160 £450 - 61
North of England +81 59 £400 -3.03% 50
North West +34 31 £400 -5.88% 26
South East +5 27 £394 -7.35% 21
Yorkshire +27 25 £413 - 23
Midlands +34 23 £375 +7.14% 21
East Midlands +4 17 £400 +14.28% 10
East of England -5 13 £275 -18.51% 17
West Midlands +28 6 £350 -3.44% 11
South West -2 6 £425 -6.84% 7
North East +76 3 £338 +3.84% 1
Android Development
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 610 (100.00%) Android
2 313 (51.31%) Java
3 261 (42.79%) Mobile App
4 255 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
5 229 (37.54%) Apple iOS
6 201 (32.95%) iOS Development
7 198 (32.46%) Android SDK
8 176 (28.85%) TDD
9 134 (21.97%) Scrum
10 120 (19.67%) JSON
11 118 (19.34%) Git (software)
12 99 (16.23%) JavaScript
13 98 (16.07%) Mobile Development
14 93 (15.25%) HTML
15 91 (14.92%) User Experience
16 89 (14.59%) REST
16 89 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
17 83 (13.61%) RESTful
18 82 (13.44%) Gradle
18 82 (13.44%) Finance
19 80 (13.11%) RxJava
20 77 (12.62%) Android Studio
21 72 (11.80%) Test Automation
22 64 (10.49%) Jenkins
23 63 (10.33%) Banking
24 62 (10.16%) OO
25 61 (10.00%) Objective-C
26 57 (9.34%) Web Services
27 55 (9.02%) CSS
28 53 (8.69%) XML

Android Development
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 13 (2.13%) Confluence
2 6 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (0.82%) JBoss
4 4 (0.66%) CMS
5 3 (0.49%) Drupal
6 2 (0.33%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.33%) IIS
6 2 (0.33%) Liferay
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.16%) Apache
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.33%) InVision
1 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.92%) Google Play
2 25 (4.10%) GitHub
3 8 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.49%) Firebase
6 2 (0.33%) iTunes
6 2 (0.33%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.16%) G Suite
7 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) Heroku
7 1 (0.16%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.97%) HTTP
2 10 (1.64%) Bluetooth
3 5 (0.82%) VoIP
4 4 (0.66%) Internet
4 4 (0.66%) RTSP
4 4 (0.66%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.33%) Skype
6 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.16%) CTI
7 1 (0.16%) Extranet
7 1 (0.16%) Intranet
7 1 (0.16%) SMS
7 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.39%) SQLite
2 14 (2.30%) MongoDB
3 8 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (1.15%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.82%) SQL Server
6 4 (0.66%) MySQL
7 3 (0.49%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.33%) Big Data
8 2 (0.33%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.33%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.33%) GIS
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.16%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.16%) Mixpanel
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 118 (19.34%) Git (software)
2 82 (13.44%) Gradle
3 77 (12.62%) Android Studio
4 64 (10.49%) Jenkins
5 41 (6.72%) JUnit
6 37 (6.07%) Maven
7 26 (4.26%) Robolectric
8 22 (3.61%) Subversion
9 21 (3.44%) JIRA
10 18 (2.95%) Calabash
10 18 (2.95%) Mockito
11 14 (2.30%) git-flow
12 13 (2.13%) Xcode
13 10 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (1.31%) Hudson
15 7 (1.15%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.15%) Eclipse
15 7 (1.15%) jMock
15 7 (1.15%) NUnit
16 6 (0.98%) Jasmine
General
1 82 (13.44%) Finance
2 63 (10.33%) Banking
3 21 (3.44%) Games
3 21 (3.44%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.79%) Retail
6 16 (2.62%) Electronics
7 13 (2.13%) Marketing
8 10 (1.64%) Publishing
9 9 (1.48%) Automotive
10 5 (0.82%) Advertising
11 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.33%) Legal
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
13 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 556 (91.15%) Developer
2 458 (75.08%) Android Developer
3 89 (14.59%) iOS Developer
4 77 (12.62%) Senior Developer
5 69 (11.31%) iOS Android Developer
6 67 (10.98%) Senior Android Developer
7 66 (10.82%) Applications Developer
8 63 (10.33%) Mobile Developer
9 59 (9.67%) Java Developer
10 47 (7.70%) Java Android Developer
11 37 (6.07%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 31 (5.08%) Xamarin Developer
13 29 (4.75%) Android Engineer
14 22 (3.61%) Agile Developer
15 20 (3.28%) Lead Developer
16 16 (2.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 16 (2.62%) Lead Android Developer
17 12 (1.97%) Designer
17 12 (1.97%) JavaScript Developer
17 12 (1.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (32.46%) Android SDK
2 120 (19.67%) JSON
3 93 (15.25%) HTML
4 89 (14.59%) REST
5 83 (13.61%) RESTful
6 80 (13.11%) RxJava
7 57 (9.34%) Web Services
8 55 (9.02%) CSS
9 53 (8.69%) XML
10 47 (7.70%) Material Design
11 44 (7.21%) iOS SDK
12 39 (6.39%) HTML5
13 38 (6.23%) SOAP
14 36 (5.90%) AngularJS
15 30 (4.92%) Node.js
16 28 (4.59%) React
17 27 (4.43%) .NET
18 22 (3.61%) Spring
19 21 (3.44%) CSS3
20 20 (3.28%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 261 (42.79%) Mobile App
2 91 (14.92%) User Experience
3 42 (6.89%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (4.10%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.61%) Animation
7 17 (2.79%) Mobile Banking
8 16 (2.62%) iPhone
9 15 (2.46%) iPad
10 11 (1.80%) Social Media
11 10 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.48%) Video on Demand
12 9 (1.48%) Wiki
13 8 (1.31%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.15%) Fintech
15 6 (0.98%) Algorithms
16 5 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
17 4 (0.66%) 3D Graphics
18 3 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
18 3 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 610 (100.00%) Android
2 229 (37.54%) Apple iOS
3 15 (2.46%) Windows
4 13 (2.13%) Linux
5 5 (0.82%) Unix
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.49%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (32.95%) iOS Development
3 176 (28.85%) TDD
4 134 (21.97%) Scrum
5 98 (16.07%) Mobile Development
6 89 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (11.80%) Test Automation
8 62 (10.16%) OO
9 53 (8.69%) BDD
9 53 (8.69%) Unit Testing
10 52 (8.52%) E-Commerce
11 51 (8.36%) Mobile Application Development
12 44 (7.21%) MVC
13 41 (6.72%) Open Source
14 40 (6.56%) Software Engineering
15 38 (6.23%) Pair Programming
16 37 (6.07%) OOD
17 34 (5.57%) Kanban
18 25 (4.10%) Mentoring
19 23 (3.77%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 313 (51.31%) Java
2 99 (16.23%) JavaScript
3 61 (10.00%) Objective-C
4 51 (8.36%) Apple Swift
5 47 (7.70%) C++
6 33 (5.41%) C#
7 29 (4.75%) C
7 29 (4.75%) SQL
8 17 (2.79%) PHP
9 10 (1.64%) Python
10 9 (1.48%) Ruby
11 8 (1.31%) XAML
12 6 (0.98%) ES6
13 4 (0.66%) GraphQL
13 4 (0.66%) Groovy
13 4 (0.66%) Scala
14 3 (0.49%) Go
15 2 (0.33%) GLSL
15 2 (0.33%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (3.44%) Degree
2 14 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.33%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.33%) PMP
4 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.59%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.66%) Ansible
1 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.66%) Puppet
2 2 (0.33%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 52 (8.52%) Xamarin
2 46 (7.54%) Google
3 22 (3.61%) Apple
4 20 (3.28%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.48%) SAP
6 6 (0.98%) Adobe
6 6 (0.98%) Oracle
7 5 (0.82%) Facebook
7 5 (0.82%) Telerik
8 4 (0.66%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.66%) Twitter
9 3 (0.49%) Appcelerator
9 3 (0.49%) IBM
10 2 (0.33%) Demandware
10 2 (0.33%) OpenText
10 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.16%) Coremetrics
11 1 (0.16%) Optimizely
11 1 (0.16%) Sencha
11 1 (0.16%) Zend
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