Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Android Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 377 327
Rank change year-on-year +21 -50 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 304 250 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.55% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.58% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 223 247
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £313
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £37.50
England 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 London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44677 42926 44295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.98% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32353 30510 31225
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 563 683
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.77
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Android Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Android Developer in London

Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Developer in London

Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Developer in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Developer in London

Android Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Developer in London

Android Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London +7 60 £413 -13.16% 20
West London +15 20 £505 +34.67% 2
East London -6 1 £475 +33.33% 1
South London -32 1 £375 -11.76% 1
North London - 1 £375 -
Android Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Android Developer in the job title.

1 304 (100.00%) Android
2 301 (99.01%) Android Development
3 161 (52.96%) Java
4 141 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (35.86%) TDD
6 100 (32.89%) Mobile App
7 86 (28.29%) Git (software)
8 84 (27.63%) RxJava
9 80 (26.32%) Android SDK
10 76 (25.00%) Mobile Development
11 69 (22.70%) Apple iOS
12 67 (22.04%) JSON
13 62 (20.39%) BDD
14 61 (20.07%) User Experience
15 57 (18.75%) Scrum
16 55 (18.09%) Jenkins
17 51 (16.78%) REST
17 51 (16.78%) Dagger
18 50 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
18 50 (16.45%) OOP
19 49 (16.12%) iOS Development
20 47 (15.46%) RESTful
21 46 (15.13%) JavaScript
22 40 (13.16%) Finance
23 37 (12.17%) Gradle
23 37 (12.17%) Android Studio
23 37 (12.17%) Retrofit
24 31 (10.20%) Kanban
24 31 (10.20%) Google
25 27 (8.88%) Apple Swift

Android Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.66%) Confluence
2 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.33%) JBoss
2 1 (0.33%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.89%) Google Play
2 23 (7.57%) GitHub
3 7 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.64%) Firebase
6 3 (0.99%) SaaS
7 2 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) npm
8 1 (0.33%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.24%) Bluetooth
2 17 (5.59%) HTTP
3 6 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.33%) DVB
4 1 (0.33%) NFC
4 1 (0.33%) Skype
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.92%) SQLite
2 7 (2.30%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.66%) Redis
4 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 86 (28.29%) Git (software)
2 55 (18.09%) Jenkins
3 37 (12.17%) Android Studio
3 37 (12.17%) Gradle
4 23 (7.57%) JIRA
5 14 (4.61%) Crashlytics
5 14 (4.61%) JUnit
6 13 (4.28%) Subversion
7 8 (2.63%) Appium
8 7 (2.30%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.30%) Hudson
9 6 (1.97%) git-flow
10 5 (1.64%) Calabash
10 5 (1.64%) Mockito
10 5 (1.64%) UI Automator
11 4 (1.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (1.32%) Xcode
12 3 (0.99%) GitLab
12 3 (0.99%) Maven
12 3 (0.99%) Robolectric
General
1 40 (13.16%) Finance
2 21 (6.91%) Banking
3 15 (4.93%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.61%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.95%) Games
5 12 (3.95%) Marketing
6 11 (3.62%) Retail
7 7 (2.30%) Advertising
8 6 (1.97%) Electronics
9 4 (1.32%) Publishing
10 3 (0.99%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.33%) iGaming
12 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (27.63%) RxJava
2 80 (26.32%) Android SDK
3 67 (22.04%) JSON
4 51 (16.78%) Dagger
4 51 (16.78%) REST
5 47 (15.46%) RESTful
6 37 (12.17%) Retrofit
7 23 (7.57%) Material Design
7 23 (7.57%) Web Services
8 20 (6.58%) XML
9 19 (6.25%) HTML
10 16 (5.26%) CSS
11 14 (4.61%) Velocity
12 11 (3.62%) SOAP
13 9 (2.96%) iOS SDK
14 8 (2.63%) AngularJS
14 8 (2.63%) React Native
15 7 (2.30%) Apache Cordova
15 7 (2.30%) HTML5
16 6 (1.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 100 (32.89%) Mobile App
2 61 (20.07%) User Experience
3 21 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (4.28%) Animation
4 13 (4.28%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.28%) Video on Demand
5 12 (3.95%) IPTV
6 11 (3.62%) Chromecast
7 7 (2.30%) Wiki
8 6 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.97%) Fintech
9 5 (1.64%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.32%) Social Media
10 4 (1.32%) Spread Betting
11 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.99%) Over-the-Top Content
12 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 304 (100.00%) Android
2 69 (22.70%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.29%) Linux
4 2 (0.66%) Windows
5 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Unix
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (99.01%) Android Development
2 141 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (35.86%) TDD
4 76 (25.00%) Mobile Development
5 62 (20.39%) BDD
6 57 (18.75%) Scrum
7 50 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (16.45%) OOP
8 49 (16.12%) iOS Development
9 31 (10.20%) Kanban
10 25 (8.22%) Test Automation
11 23 (7.57%) Unit Testing
12 22 (7.24%) Pair Programming
13 21 (6.91%) Analytics
14 20 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
16 13 (4.28%) OO
17 12 (3.95%) Dependency Injection
17 12 (3.95%) Software Engineering
18 10 (3.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 161 (52.96%) Java
2 46 (15.13%) JavaScript
3 27 (8.88%) Apple Swift
4 19 (6.25%) C++
5 18 (5.92%) Kotlin
6 16 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 15 (4.93%) C
8 13 (4.28%) SQL
9 6 (1.97%) Groovy
10 5 (1.64%) C#
10 5 (1.64%) Scala
11 3 (0.99%) ECMAScript
11 3 (0.99%) Python
12 2 (0.66%) Go
12 2 (0.66%) Ruby
13 1 (0.33%) ES6
13 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (3.95%) Degree
2 10 (3.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.66%) Terraform
2 1 (0.33%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 31 (10.20%) Google
2 5 (1.64%) SAP
3 4 (1.32%) Apple
4 3 (0.99%) Appcelerator
4 3 (0.99%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.66%) Adobe
5 2 (0.66%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (0.66%) Tealium
6 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.33%) Facebook
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle
6 1 (0.33%) WorldPay