Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019.

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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 315 325 300
Rank change year-on-year +10 -25 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 54 57 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 23
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £331 £363 £313
90th Percentile £514 £508 £470
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
England median hourly rate - £60.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year - +64.38% -33.64%

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 14,747 15,869 14,595
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.51% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,930 9,310 8,372
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £254 £258 £231
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 611 739
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.59 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.26 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.88 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.94% -1.58% -

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 +25 14 £325 -21.21% 1
West Sussex -7 11 £513 +8.47% 3
East Sussex -7 11 - -
Hampshire -13 11 £425 +6.25% 2
Surrey +17 7 £425 +13.33% 8
Berkshire -12 7 £369 - 1
Buckinghamshire +31 6 - -
Oxfordshire +25 1 £325 -13.33%
Android Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 54 (100.00%) Android
2 49 (90.74%) Android Development
3 38 (70.37%) Java
4 35 (64.81%) Mobile App
5 24 (44.44%) Mobile Development
6 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (31.48%) TDD
7 17 (31.48%) OO
8 14 (25.93%) Kotlin
9 13 (24.07%) Android SDK
9 13 (24.07%) Memory Management
10 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (22.22%) Multithreading
10 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 12 (22.22%) JSON
10 12 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
11 10 (18.52%) Degree
12 9 (16.67%) MVVM
12 9 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
13 8 (14.81%) Google
14 7 (12.96%) Test-First Development
14 7 (12.96%) Web Services
14 7 (12.96%) XML
14 7 (12.96%) C
14 7 (12.96%) C++
14 7 (12.96%) Eclipse
14 7 (12.96%) OpenGL

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) GitHub
1 6 (11.11%) Google Play
2 1 (1.85%) Firebase
2 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.96%) Eclipse
2 7 (12.96%) GitLab
3 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.41%) git-flow
4 4 (7.41%) JIRA
5 2 (3.70%) Android Studio
5 2 (3.70%) Mockito
5 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.85%) JUnit
6 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (9.26%) Publishing
2 2 (3.70%) Back Office
2 2 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) Android SDK
2 12 (22.22%) JSON
3 7 (12.96%) OpenGL
3 7 (12.96%) REST
3 7 (12.96%) RxJava
3 7 (12.96%) Web Services
3 7 (12.96%) XML
4 5 (9.26%) J2ME
5 4 (7.41%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (3.70%) RESTful
6 2 (3.70%) Spring
7 1 (1.85%) .NET
7 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.85%) CSS
7 1 (1.85%) HTML
7 1 (1.85%) HTML5
7 1 (1.85%) MvvmCross
7 1 (1.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 35 (64.81%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.96%) User Experience
3 6 (11.11%) Animation
4 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
5 4 (7.41%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (3.70%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Android
2 6 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (90.74%) Android Development
2 24 (44.44%) Mobile Development
3 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (31.48%) OO
4 17 (31.48%) TDD
5 13 (24.07%) Memory Management
6 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (22.22%) Multithreading
6 12 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
8 9 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
8 9 (16.67%) MVVM
9 7 (12.96%) API Design
9 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
9 7 (12.96%) Open Source
9 7 (12.96%) SOLID
9 7 (12.96%) Test-First Development
10 6 (11.11%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 38 (70.37%) Java
2 14 (25.93%) Kotlin
3 7 (12.96%) C
3 7 (12.96%) C++
4 3 (5.56%) C#
4 3 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) Java 8
6 1 (1.85%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (12.96%) Master's Degree
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
1 2 (3.70%) VirtualBox
1 2 (3.70%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Google
2 4 (7.41%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.56%) Adobe
3 3 (5.56%) Samsung
4 1 (1.85%) Apple
4 1 (1.85%) Facebook
4 1 (1.85%) Instagram