Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Android Developer was £448 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 489 430 460
Rank change year-on-year -59 +30 -47
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 454 537 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.52% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.55% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 398 399
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% - -
10th Percentile £325 £319 £312
90th Percentile £551 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 2
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £62.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +64.47% +1.33%
10th Percentile £32.50 £30.85 £36.40
90th Percentile £37.50 £63.75 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £62.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -44.00% +64.47% +2.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 98,581 97,095 98,647
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.93% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 65,074 64,004 64,347
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,064 2,905 3,280
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.93 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Android Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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
Top 16 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 6 months to 20 November 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
England -55 406 £450 +5.88% 172
London -44 240 £465 -2.11% 94
UK excluding London -49 211 £375 -6.25% 91
North of England -30 73 £375 -10.71% 32
North West +8 62 £375 -6.25% 20
South East -6 47 £423 +7.30% 24
Scotland -8 29 £425 +13.33% 9
Midlands -30 28 £365 +0.57% 9
East Midlands +1 22 £365 -14.22% 3
South West -25 15 £450 +5.88% 9
Wales -16 10 £388 +10.71% 3
Yorkshire -35 9 £400 -4.76% 10
Northern Ireland - 7 £320 - 1
West Midlands -37 6 £425 +30.77% 6
East of England -14 4 £475 +46.15% 4
North East -6 2 - - 2

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 featuring Android Developer in the job title.

1 454 (100.00%) Android
2 444 (97.80%) Android Development
3 228 (50.22%) Java
4 203 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
5 166 (36.56%) Mobile App
6 148 (32.60%) Android SDK
7 147 (32.38%) Kotlin
8 129 (28.41%) TDD
9 115 (25.33%) Git (software)
10 94 (20.70%) RxJava
11 88 (19.38%) Mobile Development
12 76 (16.74%) Unit Testing
13 72 (15.86%) Scrum
14 68 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
15 67 (14.76%) Android Studio
16 63 (13.88%) RESTful
17 60 (13.22%) JavaScript
18 59 (13.00%) Gradle
19 57 (12.56%) Dagger
20 56 (12.33%) JSON
21 54 (11.89%) Jenkins
21 54 (11.89%) Apple iOS
22 53 (11.67%) Test Automation
23 49 (10.79%) HTML
24 48 (10.57%) User Experience
25 47 (10.35%) Google
26 44 (9.69%) Finance
26 44 (9.69%) CSS
27 42 (9.25%) REST
28 40 (8.81%) BDD

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 33 (7.27%) Confluence
2 4 (0.88%) JBoss
3 2 (0.44%) CMS
3 2 (0.44%) IIS
3 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.30%) GitHub
2 14 (3.08%) Google Play
3 11 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.66%) Firebase
7 1 (0.22%) Google Pay
7 1 (0.22%) SaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.76%) Bluetooth
2 7 (1.54%) SSL
3 2 (0.44%) HTTP
3 2 (0.44%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.44%) Internet
3 2 (0.44%) VLAN
3 2 (0.44%) VPN
4 1 (0.22%) NFC
4 1 (0.22%) VoIP
4 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.29%) SQLite
2 6 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (0.44%) Big Data
3 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.22%) GIS
4 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 115 (25.33%) Git (software)
2 67 (14.76%) Android Studio
3 59 (13.00%) Gradle
4 54 (11.89%) Jenkins
5 36 (7.93%) JIRA
6 29 (6.39%) JUnit
7 17 (3.74%) Subversion
8 12 (2.64%) Mockito
9 6 (1.32%) git-flow
9 6 (1.32%) GitLab
10 5 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.88%) Calabash
11 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.66%) Ant
12 3 (0.66%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.66%) Genymotion
12 3 (0.66%) Maven
12 3 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.66%) Xcode
General
1 44 (9.69%) Finance
2 40 (8.81%) Banking
3 21 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.64%) Retail
5 7 (1.54%) Advertising
6 6 (1.32%) Automotive
7 4 (0.88%) Games
8 3 (0.66%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Law
9 2 (0.44%) Marketing
9 2 (0.44%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (32.60%) Android SDK
2 94 (20.70%) RxJava
3 63 (13.88%) RESTful
4 57 (12.56%) Dagger
5 56 (12.33%) JSON
6 49 (10.79%) HTML
7 44 (9.69%) CSS
8 42 (9.25%) REST
9 38 (8.37%) Retrofit
10 36 (7.93%) HTML5
11 31 (6.83%) AngularJS
12 30 (6.61%) CSS3
12 30 (6.61%) Web Services
13 29 (6.39%) XML
14 27 (5.95%) Android NDK
14 27 (5.95%) Ionic Framework
15 21 (4.63%) Node.js
16 13 (2.86%) iOS SDK
16 13 (2.86%) Material Design
17 12 (2.64%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 166 (36.56%) Mobile App
2 48 (10.57%) User Experience
3 29 (6.39%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.76%) Video on Demand
6 7 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.54%) iPad
6 7 (1.54%) iPhone
7 6 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.10%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.88%) Fintech
9 4 (0.88%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.66%) Animation
10 3 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.66%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.44%) BBC
11 2 (0.44%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.44%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 454 (100.00%) Android
2 54 (11.89%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.98%) Linux
4 2 (0.44%) Android TV
4 2 (0.44%) Windows
5 1 (0.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (97.80%) Android Development
2 203 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (28.41%) TDD
4 88 (19.38%) Mobile Development
5 76 (16.74%) Unit Testing
6 72 (15.86%) Scrum
7 68 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (11.67%) Test Automation
9 40 (8.81%) BDD
10 39 (8.59%) MVVM
11 38 (8.37%) iOS Development
12 34 (7.49%) Mobile Application Development
13 33 (7.27%) Secure Coding
14 31 (6.83%) OO
15 27 (5.95%) MVC
16 26 (5.73%) Cryptography
17 25 (5.51%) Open Source
18 24 (5.29%) Multithreading
19 22 (4.85%) Software Engineering
20 17 (3.74%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 228 (50.22%) Java
2 147 (32.38%) Kotlin
3 60 (13.22%) JavaScript
4 40 (8.81%) C++
5 33 (7.27%) C
6 15 (3.30%) Apple Swift
7 13 (2.86%) C#
7 13 (2.86%) Objective-C
8 7 (1.54%) PHP
8 7 (1.54%) Python
8 7 (1.54%) SQL
9 6 (1.32%) Java 8
10 4 (0.88%) Java 9
11 3 (0.66%) Delphi
12 2 (0.44%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.22%) Groovy
13 1 (0.22%) Lua
13 1 (0.22%) Ruby
13 1 (0.22%) Scala
13 1 (0.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (3.08%) Degree
2 9 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (1.10%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (10.35%) Google
2 29 (6.39%) Xamarin
3 8 (1.76%) Atlassian
3 8 (1.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.44%) Apple
5 1 (0.22%) Dell
5 1 (0.22%) IBM
5 1 (0.22%) Perforce
5 1 (0.22%) Samsung
5 1 (0.22%) Sencha
5 1 (0.22%) Sun