The median contractor rate for a Android Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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 / South East
Rank 211 217 235
Rank change year-on-year +6 +18  
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 34 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.49% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.52% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 20
Median daily rate £413 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7288 8686 9157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.05% 94.92% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4122 5321 4899
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 373 440
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £50.00 £45.00
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 the South East

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

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Buckinghamshire -7 20 £400 +6.66%
Hampshire +9 9 £425 +17.24% 3
Kent - 2 £450 -
Surrey - 2 £275 - 3
Berkshire - 1 £315 - 1
Android Developer
England

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Android Developer in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) Android
2 74 (98.67%) Android Development
3 49 (65.33%) Mobile App
4 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (46.67%) Java
6 34 (45.33%) Mobile Development
7 33 (44.00%) Android SDK
8 29 (38.67%) Git (software)
9 23 (30.67%) REST
10 21 (28.00%) TDD
11 20 (26.67%) Banking
12 19 (25.33%) Eclipse
13 17 (22.67%) Android Studio
14 15 (20.00%) Finance
15 14 (18.67%) Computer Science
15 14 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (17.33%) Scrum
16 13 (17.33%) OpenGL
16 13 (17.33%) OO
16 13 (17.33%) Xamarin
16 13 (17.33%) Mobile Banking
17 12 (16.00%) Degree
18 11 (14.67%) JSON
18 11 (14.67%) XML
18 11 (14.67%) Memory Management
19 10 (13.33%) Gradle
19 10 (13.33%) Google Play
19 10 (13.33%) Web Services
20 9 (12.00%) SOAP
20 9 (12.00%) RESTful

Android Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) MySQL
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (38.67%) Git (software)
2 19 (25.33%) Eclipse
3 17 (22.67%) Android Studio
4 10 (13.33%) Gradle
5 3 (4.00%) JUnit
5 3 (4.00%) Mockito
6 1 (1.33%) git-flow
General
1 20 (26.67%) Banking
2 15 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Games
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.00%) Android SDK
2 23 (30.67%) REST
3 13 (17.33%) OpenGL
4 11 (14.67%) JSON
4 11 (14.67%) XML
5 10 (13.33%) Web Services
6 9 (12.00%) RESTful
6 9 (12.00%) SOAP
7 8 (10.67%) .NET
8 6 (8.00%) Material Design
9 5 (6.67%) Node.js
10 4 (5.33%) Spring Boot
11 2 (2.67%) RxJava
12 1 (1.33%) Android NDK
12 1 (1.33%) CSS
12 1 (1.33%) HTML
12 1 (1.33%) iOS SDK
12 1 (1.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 49 (65.33%) Mobile App
2 14 (18.67%) Computer Science
3 13 (17.33%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (5.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Android
2 6 (8.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (98.67%) Android Development
2 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (45.33%) Mobile Development
4 21 (28.00%) TDD
5 14 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (17.33%) OO
6 13 (17.33%) Scrum
7 11 (14.67%) Memory Management
8 8 (10.67%) DevOps
8 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.00%) iOS Development
9 6 (8.00%) Release Management
10 5 (6.67%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.33%) Agile Testing
11 4 (5.33%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.33%) Process Improvement
11 4 (5.33%) Telematics
12 3 (4.00%) BDD
12 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.67%) Java
2 8 (10.67%) C#
2 8 (10.67%) SQL
3 5 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (2.67%) C
4 2 (2.67%) C++
5 1 (1.33%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Xamarin
2 8 (10.67%) Citrix
3 5 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (1.33%) Apple