The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Software Development
England / London
Rank 243 303 249
Rank change year-on-year +60 -54  
Contract jobs citing Android Development 162 128 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.84% 0.58% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.68% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 82 125
Median daily rate £450 £421 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -0.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +29.41% -2.85%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16487 18855 17641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11864 13608 12398
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 250
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Android Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in London

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in London

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Development in London

Android Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Development in London

Android Development
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 Development within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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 +13 29 £475 +5.55% 17
Canary Wharf - 5 £375 -
Hounslow - 1 £450 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 London region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 277 (100.00%) Android
2 128 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (42.24%) Java
4 109 (39.35%) Apple iOS
5 94 (33.94%) iOS Development
6 85 (30.69%) TDD
7 72 (25.99%) Android SDK
8 71 (25.63%) Mobile App
9 67 (24.19%) JSON
10 65 (23.47%) Scrum
11 57 (20.58%) Mobile Development
12 51 (18.41%) REST
13 47 (16.97%) Git (software)
14 45 (16.25%) Android Studio
15 43 (15.52%) Gradle
16 42 (15.16%) RxJava
17 40 (14.44%) User Experience
17 40 (14.44%) JavaScript
18 38 (13.72%) E-Commerce
19 36 (13.00%) Finance
20 35 (12.64%) Google
20 35 (12.64%) SQLite
21 34 (12.27%) HTML
21 34 (12.27%) Apple Swift
22 32 (11.55%) OO
23 30 (10.83%) CSS
24 29 (10.47%) Open Source
25 28 (10.11%) Objective-C
26 26 (9.39%) Kanban
26 26 (9.39%) iOS SDK

Android Development
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 6 (2.17%) JBoss
2 3 (1.08%) Apache
3 2 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.36%) nginx
4 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.72%) InVision
1 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.30%) Google Play
2 3 (1.08%) GitHub
2 3 (1.08%) PaaS
2 3 (1.08%) Slack
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.72%) iTunes
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.36%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.36%) Firebase
4 1 (0.36%) G Suite
4 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.36%) Heroku
4 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.53%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) NFC
2 1 (0.36%) RTSP
2 1 (0.36%) Skype
2 1 (0.36%) SMTP
2 1 (0.36%) VoIP
2 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.64%) SQLite
2 7 (2.53%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.81%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.81%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.44%) Big Data
4 4 (1.44%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.08%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.08%) MySQL
6 2 (0.72%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.36%) GIS
7 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.36%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (16.97%) Git (software)
2 45 (16.25%) Android Studio
3 43 (15.52%) Gradle
4 23 (8.30%) Maven
5 20 (7.22%) Robolectric
6 19 (6.86%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.61%) JUnit
7 10 (3.61%) Subversion
7 10 (3.61%) Xcode
8 6 (2.17%) JIRA
9 5 (1.81%) Calabash
9 5 (1.81%) CocoaPods
9 5 (1.81%) Hudson
10 4 (1.44%) Ant
10 4 (1.44%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.44%) Mockito
11 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.08%) git-flow
11 3 (1.08%) Selenium
11 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (13.00%) Finance
2 22 (7.94%) Banking
3 12 (4.33%) Retail
4 10 (3.61%) Marketing
5 9 (3.25%) Publishing
6 7 (2.53%) Games
7 6 (2.17%) Electronics
8 5 (1.81%) Advertising
9 3 (1.08%) Automotive
9 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 255 (92.06%) Developer
2 213 (76.90%) Android Developer
3 45 (16.25%) Senior Developer
4 37 (13.36%) iOS Developer
5 36 (13.00%) Senior Android Developer
6 26 (9.39%) Mobile Developer
7 25 (9.03%) iOS Android Developer
8 20 (7.22%) Java Developer
9 19 (6.86%) Java Android Developer
10 16 (5.78%) Applications Developer
11 12 (4.33%) Agile Developer
12 11 (3.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (3.97%) Lead Developer
13 9 (3.25%) Lead Android Developer
14 8 (2.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 8 (2.89%) Senior iOS Developer
15 7 (2.53%) Senior Agile Developer
16 6 (2.17%) Android Engineer
16 6 (2.17%) Consultant
17 5 (1.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (25.99%) Android SDK
2 67 (24.19%) JSON
3 51 (18.41%) REST
4 42 (15.16%) RxJava
5 34 (12.27%) HTML
6 30 (10.83%) CSS
7 26 (9.39%) iOS SDK
8 22 (7.94%) Material Design
9 18 (6.50%) AngularJS
9 18 (6.50%) Web Services
10 16 (5.78%) HTML5
10 16 (5.78%) Node.js
10 16 (5.78%) XML
11 12 (4.33%) OpenGL
11 12 (4.33%) RESTful
11 12 (4.33%) SOAP
12 10 (3.61%) CSS3
13 9 (3.25%) PhoneGap
13 9 (3.25%) React
13 9 (3.25%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 71 (25.63%) Mobile App
2 40 (14.44%) User Experience
3 12 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.25%) Video on Demand
5 8 (2.89%) Wiki
6 7 (2.53%) iPad
7 6 (2.17%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.81%) Augmented Reality
8 5 (1.81%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.44%) iPhone
9 4 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.08%) Social Media
11 2 (0.72%) Apple TV
11 2 (0.72%) BBC
11 2 (0.72%) Chromecast
11 2 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.72%) IPTV
11 2 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.72%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 277 (100.00%) Android
2 109 (39.35%) Apple iOS
3 16 (5.78%) Linux
4 8 (2.89%) Windows
5 5 (1.81%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.08%) Unix
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (33.94%) iOS Development
3 85 (30.69%) TDD
4 65 (23.47%) Scrum
5 57 (20.58%) Mobile Development
6 38 (13.72%) E-Commerce
7 32 (11.55%) OO
8 29 (10.47%) Open Source
9 26 (9.39%) Kanban
10 25 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.86%) BDD
12 15 (5.42%) Unit Testing
13 14 (5.05%) Mentoring
13 14 (5.05%) Software Engineering
14 13 (4.69%) Project Management
15 12 (4.33%) Front End Development
15 12 (4.33%) Pair Programming
15 12 (4.33%) Web Development
16 8 (2.89%) SOLID
17 7 (2.53%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 117 (42.24%) Java
2 40 (14.44%) JavaScript
3 34 (12.27%) Apple Swift
4 28 (10.11%) Objective-C
5 23 (8.30%) C++
6 13 (4.69%) SQL
7 12 (4.33%) C
8 9 (3.25%) Python
9 8 (2.89%) C#
10 5 (1.81%) Groovy
10 5 (1.81%) PHP
11 4 (1.44%) Go
11 4 (1.44%) Ruby
12 2 (0.72%) ECMAScript
12 2 (0.72%) ES6
12 2 (0.72%) GLSL
13 1 (0.36%) Scala
13 1 (0.36%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (4.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.89%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (1.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) yum
Vendors
1 35 (12.64%) Google
2 12 (4.33%) Apple
3 9 (3.25%) Oracle
4 8 (2.89%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.17%) Adobe
5 6 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.08%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.08%) Cognizant
6 3 (1.08%) SAP
6 3 (1.08%) Telerik
7 2 (0.72%) Coremetrics
7 2 (0.72%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.36%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.36%) Demandware
8 1 (0.36%) IBM
8 1 (0.36%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.36%) PayPal
8 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.36%) Samsung
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