The median contractor rate for a Android Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 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.

Android Developer
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 422 416
Rank change year-on-year +83 -6  
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 276 226 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 155 146
Median daily rate £425 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +340.00%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43148 51543 50918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.77% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 33436 30785
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1488 1586 2043
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Android Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Android Developer in the UK

Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Developer in the UK

Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Developer over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Developer in the UK

Android Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Developer in the UK

Android Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Developer over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android Developer in the UK

Android Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +89 260 £425 +9.67% 83
London +68 146 £450 +12.42% 50
East of England +32 33 £275 -26.66% 4
South East +6 31 £419 +11.66% 7
City of London +21 27 £500 +11.11% 15
Yorkshire +26 24 £416 +0.90% 6
West Yorkshire +22 24 £416 +0.90% 6
Leeds +13 24 £416 +0.90% 6
Buckinghamshire -1 17 £400 +6.66%
North West +19 11 £450 +28.57% 8
Essex -5 11 £270 -32.50%
West Midlands +27 10 £350 -12.50% 2
Bedfordshire +11 10 £450 +20.00% 1
Hampshire +16 9 £425 +17.24% 1
Manchester +15 9 £450 +28.57% 6
Scotland +18 8 £450 +7.46% 1
Portsmouth -4 7 £425 +21.42%
Milton Keynes -7 7 £400 +6.66%
Wales +13 6 £338 +22.72% 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £275 - 2
Cambridge - 6 £275 - 2
Edinburgh +19 5 £450 +10.76% 1
Luton +16 5 - -
Brentwood - 5 £265 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £275 - 1
South Wales - 5 £325 -
Bedford +3 4 £450 +20.00%
St Albans - 4 £275 -
Solihull - 4 £350 -
North East -9 3 £400 - 1

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 featuring Android Developer in the job title.

1 498 (100.00%) Android
2 483 (96.99%) Android Development
3 259 (52.01%) Java
4 221 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
5 209 (41.97%) Mobile App
6 176 (35.34%) Android SDK
7 150 (30.12%) TDD
8 130 (26.10%) Apple iOS
9 109 (21.89%) Android Studio
10 102 (20.48%) Mobile Development
11 100 (20.08%) JSON
12 94 (18.88%) Git (software)
13 86 (17.27%) Scrum
13 86 (17.27%) iOS Development
14 81 (16.27%) REST
15 72 (14.46%) Gradle
16 66 (13.25%) RESTful
17 64 (12.85%) User Experience
18 63 (12.65%) JavaScript
19 61 (12.25%) OO
20 58 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
21 53 (10.64%) Web Services
22 51 (10.24%) RxJava
23 49 (9.84%) Finance
24 43 (8.63%) Banking
24 43 (8.63%) XML
24 43 (8.63%) E-Commerce
25 42 (8.43%) BDD
26 41 (8.23%) SQLite
26 41 (8.23%) Xamarin

Android Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (0.60%) JBoss
2 2 (0.40%) Confluence
2 2 (0.40%) Mule
3 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.40%) InVision
2 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.83%) Google Play
2 19 (3.82%) GitHub
3 4 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.80%) TestFlight
4 2 (0.40%) iTunes
5 1 (0.20%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.20%) Firebase
5 1 (0.20%) Heroku
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.82%) Bluetooth
2 5 (1.00%) VoIP
2 5 (1.00%) Wireless
3 4 (0.80%) RTSP
3 4 (0.80%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.60%) HTTP
5 2 (0.40%) Internet
5 2 (0.40%) NFC
5 2 (0.40%) Skype
6 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.23%) SQLite
2 7 (1.41%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.20%) MySQL
3 6 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.80%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.40%) Big Data
6 1 (0.20%) GIS
6 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 109 (21.89%) Android Studio
2 94 (18.88%) Git (software)
3 72 (14.46%) Gradle
4 40 (8.03%) Jenkins
5 31 (6.22%) JUnit
6 25 (5.02%) Eclipse
7 23 (4.62%) Maven
8 21 (4.22%) Robolectric
9 20 (4.02%) Calabash
10 18 (3.61%) Subversion
11 13 (2.61%) JIRA
11 13 (2.61%) Xcode
12 9 (1.81%) Mockito
13 6 (1.20%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.20%) Hudson
13 6 (1.20%) Selenium
14 5 (1.00%) CocoaPods
15 4 (0.80%) Ant
16 3 (0.60%) jMock
16 3 (0.60%) Mercurial
General
1 49 (9.84%) Finance
2 43 (8.63%) Banking
3 20 (4.02%) Games
4 15 (3.01%) Publishing
4 15 (3.01%) Retail
5 12 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.01%) Automotive
7 8 (1.61%) Electronics
7 8 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.61%) Marketing
8 4 (0.80%) Advertising
8 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (35.34%) Android SDK
2 100 (20.08%) JSON
3 81 (16.27%) REST
4 66 (13.25%) RESTful
5 53 (10.64%) Web Services
6 51 (10.24%) RxJava
7 43 (8.63%) XML
8 39 (7.83%) HTML
9 37 (7.43%) Material Design
10 35 (7.03%) iOS SDK
11 24 (4.82%) SOAP
12 20 (4.02%) OpenGL
13 17 (3.41%) Apache Cordova
13 17 (3.41%) Core Data
13 17 (3.41%) CSS
14 16 (3.21%) React Native
15 15 (3.01%) .NET
16 14 (2.81%) Core Animation
16 14 (2.81%) Node.js
17 11 (2.21%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 209 (41.97%) Mobile App
2 64 (12.85%) User Experience
3 19 (3.82%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.82%) Mobile Banking
4 16 (3.21%) Animation
5 13 (2.61%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.61%) Video on Demand
6 8 (1.61%) Wiki
7 7 (1.41%) Social Media
8 6 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.00%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.00%) iPad
9 5 (1.00%) iPhone
10 4 (0.80%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.80%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.80%) Mobile Games
10 4 (0.80%) Streaming Video
11 3 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 498 (100.00%) Android
2 130 (26.10%) Apple iOS
3 17 (3.41%) Windows
4 5 (1.00%) Linux
5 4 (0.80%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.60%) Unix
6 3 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (96.99%) Android Development
2 221 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (30.12%) TDD
4 102 (20.48%) Mobile Development
5 86 (17.27%) iOS Development
5 86 (17.27%) Scrum
6 61 (12.25%) OO
7 58 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (8.63%) E-Commerce
9 42 (8.43%) BDD
10 29 (5.82%) Software Engineering
11 28 (5.62%) Pair Programming
12 27 (5.42%) OOD
13 23 (4.62%) Mentoring
13 23 (4.62%) Unit Testing
14 22 (4.42%) Kanban
15 21 (4.22%) Open Source
16 20 (4.02%) Memory Management
16 20 (4.02%) MVC
17 19 (3.82%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 259 (52.01%) Java
2 63 (12.65%) JavaScript
3 36 (7.23%) Objective-C
4 29 (5.82%) Apple Swift
5 25 (5.02%) C++
6 21 (4.22%) C#
7 16 (3.21%) SQL
8 12 (2.41%) PHP
9 10 (2.01%) C
10 9 (1.81%) ES6
10 9 (1.81%) Python
11 6 (1.20%) Groovy
11 6 (1.20%) Ruby
12 2 (0.40%) GLSL
13 1 (0.20%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.20%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.20%) GraphQL
13 1 (0.20%) Perl
13 1 (0.20%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (3.01%) Degree
2 4 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.21%) QA
2 5 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.40%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) HockeyApp
1 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.20%) yum
Vendors
1 41 (8.23%) Xamarin
2 37 (7.43%) Google
3 14 (2.81%) Apple
4 6 (1.20%) Citrix
4 6 (1.20%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.00%) Telerik
6 4 (0.80%) SAP
7 3 (0.60%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.40%) Apigee
8 2 (0.40%) Samsung
8 2 (0.40%) Splunk
8 2 (0.40%) Tealium
9 1 (0.20%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.20%) DoubleClick
9 1 (0.20%) Facebook
9 1 (0.20%) Freescale
9 1 (0.20%) IBM
9 1 (0.20%) PayPal
9 1 (0.20%) Twitter
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