The median contractor rate for a Android Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Developer
England / London
Rank 267 310 281
Rank change year-on-year +43 -29  
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 137 110 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.53% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 76 92
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.42% -5.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18217 20900 19829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.03% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12944 14975 13682
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 282 362
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Android Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
City of London +14 24 £500 +11.11% 18
Hounslow - 1 £450 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Android Developer
England

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 224 (100.00%) Android
2 213 (95.09%) Android Development
3 110 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (47.77%) Java
5 79 (35.27%) TDD
6 68 (30.36%) Android SDK
7 66 (29.46%) Apple iOS
8 63 (28.13%) Mobile App
9 59 (26.34%) JSON
10 49 (21.88%) Scrum
11 47 (20.98%) Mobile Development
12 42 (18.75%) REST
13 40 (17.86%) iOS Development
13 40 (17.86%) Android Studio
14 39 (17.41%) RxJava
14 39 (17.41%) Gradle
14 39 (17.41%) Git (software)
15 37 (16.52%) E-Commerce
16 35 (15.63%) User Experience
17 31 (13.84%) OO
18 30 (13.39%) Google
18 30 (13.39%) SQLite
19 23 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (10.27%) iOS SDK
20 21 (9.38%) Maven
20 21 (9.38%) Material Design
21 20 (8.93%) Web Services
21 20 (8.93%) Finance
22 19 (8.48%) JavaScript
22 19 (8.48%) Robolectric

Android Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (1.34%) JBoss
2 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.89%) InVision
1 2 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.48%) Google Play
2 3 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.34%) GitHub
3 1 (0.45%) Dropbox
3 1 (0.45%) Firebase
3 1 (0.45%) Heroku
3 1 (0.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.57%) Bluetooth
2 2 (0.89%) Skype
3 1 (0.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) NFC
3 1 (0.45%) RTSP
3 1 (0.45%) VoIP
3 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.39%) SQLite
2 2 (0.89%) MySQL
2 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 40 (17.86%) Android Studio
2 39 (17.41%) Git (software)
2 39 (17.41%) Gradle
3 21 (9.38%) Maven
4 19 (8.48%) Robolectric
5 13 (5.80%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.57%) JUnit
6 8 (3.57%) Subversion
7 5 (2.23%) JIRA
8 4 (1.79%) Ant
8 4 (1.79%) Calabash
8 4 (1.79%) Hudson
8 4 (1.79%) Mockito
8 4 (1.79%) Xcode
9 3 (1.34%) Crashlytics
9 3 (1.34%) Robotium
9 3 (1.34%) Selenium
10 2 (0.89%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.89%) Protractor
10 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (8.93%) Finance
2 12 (5.36%) Banking
3 10 (4.46%) Retail
4 8 (3.57%) Publishing
5 6 (2.68%) Electronics
5 6 (2.68%) Marketing
6 5 (2.23%) Games
7 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.34%) Advertising
8 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.89%) Automotive
9 2 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (30.36%) Android SDK
2 59 (26.34%) JSON
3 42 (18.75%) REST
4 39 (17.41%) RxJava
5 23 (10.27%) iOS SDK
6 21 (9.38%) Material Design
7 20 (8.93%) Web Services
8 10 (4.46%) HTML
8 10 (4.46%) RESTful
9 8 (3.57%) Android NDK
9 8 (3.57%) CSS
9 8 (3.57%) SOAP
10 7 (3.13%) OpenGL
11 6 (2.68%) jQuery
11 6 (2.68%) XML
12 5 (2.23%) .NET
12 5 (2.23%) React Native
13 4 (1.79%) Apache Cordova
14 3 (1.34%) PhoneGap
14 3 (1.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 63 (28.13%) Mobile App
2 35 (15.63%) User Experience
3 9 (4.02%) Video on Demand
4 7 (3.13%) Wiki
5 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.79%) iPad
7 3 (1.34%) Apple TV
7 3 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.89%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.89%) Chromecast
8 2 (0.89%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.89%) IPTV
8 2 (0.89%) mHealth
8 2 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.89%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (0.89%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.89%) Social Media
8 2 (0.89%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 224 (100.00%) Android
2 66 (29.46%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.23%) Linux
4 4 (1.79%) Windows
5 2 (0.89%) Unix
5 2 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (95.09%) Android Development
2 110 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (35.27%) TDD
4 49 (21.88%) Scrum
5 47 (20.98%) Mobile Development
6 40 (17.86%) iOS Development
7 37 (16.52%) E-Commerce
8 31 (13.84%) OO
9 23 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (8.04%) BDD
10 18 (8.04%) Kanban
11 16 (7.14%) Open Source
12 12 (5.36%) Software Engineering
13 11 (4.91%) Pair Programming
14 10 (4.46%) Unit Testing
15 9 (4.02%) Mentoring
16 8 (3.57%) API Design
17 7 (3.13%) Project Management
17 7 (3.13%) SOLID
17 7 (3.13%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (47.77%) Java
2 19 (8.48%) JavaScript
3 17 (7.59%) Apple Swift
3 17 (7.59%) C++
4 15 (6.70%) Objective-C
5 11 (4.91%) C
6 8 (3.57%) Python
7 7 (3.13%) C#
8 5 (2.23%) Groovy
9 4 (1.79%) PHP
10 3 (1.34%) SQL
11 2 (0.89%) GLSL
11 2 (0.89%) Ruby
12 1 (0.45%) Dart
12 1 (0.45%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.45%) ES6
12 1 (0.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.68%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.45%) yum
Vendors
1 30 (13.39%) Google
2 10 (4.46%) Xamarin
3 7 (3.13%) Apple
4 4 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.34%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.34%) SAP
6 2 (0.89%) DoubleClick
6 2 (0.89%) Telerik
7 1 (0.45%) Facebook
7 1 (0.45%) Freescale
7 1 (0.45%) IBM
7 1 (0.45%) PayPal
7 1 (0.45%) Samsung
7 1 (0.45%) WorldPay
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