Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Android Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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 > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 318 336 321
Rank change year-on-year +18 -15 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 64 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 16
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21% -17.50%
10th Percentile £344 £344 £283
90th Percentile £517 £493 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £62.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -44.00% +64.47% +4.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,937 15,872 15,299
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.32% 94.39% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,616 9,460 9,085
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £255 £240 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £551
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 624 778
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.08% +7.53%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.29
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.16 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -

Android Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Android Developer in the South East

Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Developer in the South East

Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Developer in the South East

Android Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Developer in the South East

Android Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Thames Valley +46 38 £425 +4.62% 5
Buckinghamshire +38 30 £420 -1.18% 1
West Sussex -1 13 £501 +67.08% 3
Berkshire -4 8 £431 +11.29% 3
East Sussex -8 7 £388 +3.33% 5
Hampshire -21 3 £389 -18.16% 4
Surrey -34 3 £250 -37.50% 5
Android Developer
England

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Android Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring Android Developer in the job title.

1 64 (100.00%) Android
2 60 (93.75%) Android Development
3 43 (67.19%) Mobile App
4 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (37.50%) Java
6 23 (35.94%) TDD
6 23 (35.94%) Mobile Development
7 20 (31.25%) Git (software)
8 15 (23.44%) Android SDK
9 14 (21.88%) Android Studio
10 13 (20.31%) OO
11 12 (18.75%) Scrum
12 11 (17.19%) Kotlin
13 10 (15.63%) Memory Management
14 9 (14.06%) Xamarin
15 8 (12.50%) RxJava
15 8 (12.50%) GitLab
16 7 (10.94%) Mobile Application Development
16 7 (10.94%) MVVM
16 7 (10.94%) API Design
16 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (10.94%) Finance
16 7 (10.94%) Blackberry
16 7 (10.94%) J2ME
16 7 (10.94%) Multithreading
17 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
17 6 (9.38%) Open Source
17 6 (9.38%) Animation
17 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
18 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS

Android Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) GitHub
2 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.56%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.88%) Android Studio
3 8 (12.50%) GitLab
4 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.13%) git-flow
6 2 (3.13%) Gradle
6 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.56%) JIRA
7 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Advertising
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Marketing
2 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) Android SDK
2 8 (12.50%) RxJava
3 7 (10.94%) J2ME
4 5 (7.81%) JSON
4 5 (7.81%) XML
5 4 (6.25%) Dagger
5 4 (6.25%) Retrofit
5 4 (6.25%) Spring
6 3 (4.69%) .NET
6 3 (4.69%) Material Design
6 3 (4.69%) OpenGL
6 3 (4.69%) REST
6 3 (4.69%) RESTful
6 3 (4.69%) Web Services
7 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.56%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (1.56%) CSS
8 1 (1.56%) HTML
8 1 (1.56%) HTML5
8 1 (1.56%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 43 (67.19%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.94%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.38%) Animation
4 3 (4.69%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Android
2 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (93.75%) Android Development
2 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (35.94%) Mobile Development
3 23 (35.94%) TDD
4 13 (20.31%) OO
5 12 (18.75%) Scrum
6 10 (15.63%) Memory Management
7 7 (10.94%) API Design
7 7 (10.94%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (10.94%) Multithreading
7 7 (10.94%) MVVM
7 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.38%) Open Source
9 5 (7.81%) Test-First Development
10 4 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (6.25%) HOOD
10 4 (6.25%) iOS Development
10 4 (6.25%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) Java
2 11 (17.19%) Kotlin
3 4 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) C++
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
1 3 (4.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.13%) Google
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) Apple
3 1 (1.56%) Facebook
3 1 (1.56%) Sencha