The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 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.

Android Software Development
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 212 233
Rank change year-on-year +8 +21  
Contract jobs citing Android Development 50 55 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.59% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.73% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 23
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +8.97%  
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6397 7548 7900
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.64% 81.37% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3717 4640 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 272 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Android Development
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 Development in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in the South East

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Development in the South East

Android Development
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 Development in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Development in the South East

Android Development
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 Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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 +8 27 £380 +1.33% 1
Hampshire +8 9 £425 +23.63% 2
Surrey +16 4 £413 +3.12% 6
West Sussex -11 3 £350 -6.66% 1
Berkshire - 3 £315 - 3
Kent - 3 £450 - 2
Middlesex - 1 £301 -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 106 (100.00%) Android
2 64 (60.38%) Mobile App
3 52 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (35.85%) Java
5 37 (34.91%) Mobile Development
6 35 (33.02%) Apple iOS
7 33 (31.13%) Android SDK
7 33 (31.13%) iOS Development
8 31 (29.25%) Git (software)
9 29 (27.36%) Banking
10 25 (23.58%) Scrum
10 25 (23.58%) REST
11 23 (21.70%) TDD
12 21 (19.81%) XML
13 19 (17.92%) Eclipse
14 18 (16.98%) Finance
14 18 (16.98%) Mobile Banking
15 17 (16.04%) Android Studio
15 17 (16.04%) SQL
16 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
16 15 (14.15%) OpenGL
16 15 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (14.15%) User Experience
17 14 (13.21%) Xamarin
17 14 (13.21%) Computer Science
18 13 (12.26%) OO
19 12 (11.32%) C#
19 12 (11.32%) HTML
19 12 (11.32%) iPhone
19 12 (11.32%) JSON

Android Development
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 1 (0.94%) Joomla!
1 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Google Play
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.89%) GitHub
3 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.94%) Extranet
2 1 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (7.55%) RDBMS
2 8 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.66%) MySQL
4 4 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.94%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (29.25%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.92%) Eclipse
3 17 (16.04%) Android Studio
4 10 (9.43%) Gradle
5 3 (2.83%) JUnit
5 3 (2.83%) Mockito
6 1 (0.94%) git-flow
6 1 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 29 (27.36%) Banking
2 18 (16.98%) Finance
3 9 (8.49%) Marketing
4 6 (5.66%) Games
5 4 (3.77%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.89%) Electronics
6 2 (1.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (84.91%) Developer
2 72 (67.92%) Android Developer
3 21 (19.81%) Java Android Developer
3 21 (19.81%) Java Developer
4 13 (12.26%) Designer
4 13 (12.26%) UI Designer
5 10 (9.43%) Applications Developer
6 8 (7.55%) Mobile Designer
6 8 (7.55%) Mobile UI Designer
6 8 (7.55%) Senior Android Developer
6 8 (7.55%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.55%) UI/UX Designer
6 8 (7.55%) UX Designer
7 7 (6.60%) Agile Developer
7 7 (6.60%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Senior Designer
8 6 (5.66%) Senior UI Designer
9 5 (4.72%) Agile Java Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 5 (4.72%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.13%) Android SDK
2 25 (23.58%) REST
3 21 (19.81%) XML
4 15 (14.15%) OpenGL
5 12 (11.32%) HTML
5 12 (11.32%) JSON
6 11 (10.38%) CSS
6 11 (10.38%) Web Services
7 10 (9.43%) .NET
7 10 (9.43%) RESTful
7 10 (9.43%) SOAP
8 6 (5.66%) Material Design
8 6 (5.66%) Node.js
9 4 (3.77%) Spring Boot
9 4 (3.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (2.83%) jQuery
11 2 (1.89%) Ajax
11 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (60.38%) Mobile App
2 18 (16.98%) Mobile Banking
3 15 (14.15%) User Experience
4 14 (13.21%) Computer Science
5 12 (11.32%) iPhone
6 9 (8.49%) iPad
7 8 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.83%) Animation
9 2 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.89%) Social Media
10 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.94%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.94%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Android
2 35 (33.02%) Apple iOS
3 11 (10.38%) Windows
4 8 (7.55%) Linux
4 8 (7.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (34.91%) Mobile Development
3 33 (31.13%) iOS Development
4 25 (23.58%) Scrum
5 23 (21.70%) TDD
6 15 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (12.26%) OO
8 11 (10.38%) Memory Management
8 11 (10.38%) Mentoring
9 9 (8.49%) Business Analysis
10 8 (7.55%) Direct Marketing
10 8 (7.55%) Exploratory Testing
10 8 (7.55%) Project Management
11 7 (6.60%) Agile Testing
11 7 (6.60%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.66%) Automated Testing
12 6 (5.66%) DevOps
12 6 (5.66%) Release Management
13 4 (3.77%) Mobile Application Development
13 4 (3.77%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.85%) Java
2 17 (16.04%) SQL
3 12 (11.32%) C#
4 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.60%) C++
6 5 (4.72%) PHP
7 4 (3.77%) C
8 1 (0.94%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.94%) Python
8 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (13.21%) Xamarin
2 8 (7.55%) Adobe
2 8 (7.55%) Oracle
3 6 (5.66%) Citrix
3 6 (5.66%) Google
4 5 (4.72%) Apple
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.94%) Sitecore