The median contractor rate for an Android Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 385 399 376
Rank change year-on-year +14 -23  
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 234 266 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.49% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.52% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 213 191
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Median hourly rate £49.25 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 - £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 - £38.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.25 - £35.00

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 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28819 33278 32902
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1391 1532 1988
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +9 212 £425 - 98
London -8 117 £450 -2.70% 46
North West +31 24 £450 +5.88% 12
Yorkshire +26 23 £413 - 9
City of London -18 22 £406 -14.47% 8
West Yorkshire +31 21 £416 +0.90% 3
Leeds +30 20 £416 +0.90% 2
Manchester +18 15 £450 +5.88% 9
Scotland +30 14 £375 +36.36% 3
East of England -4 13 £275 -21.42% 6
Nottinghamshire +6 12 £400 +21.21% 4
East Midlands 0 12 £400 +21.21% 6
South East -7 12 £288 -32.35% 9
Nottingham +8 11 £400 +21.21% 4
Essex - 11 £270 - 3
Wales +6 8 £344 -14.06%
Glasgow -7 8 £375 +37.61% 1
South Wales +5 6 £331 -17.18%
Edinburgh +19 5 £463 - 2
Cheshire +12 5 £450 +5.88% 1
Cardiff +3 5 £331 -17.18%
West Midlands +27 4 £363 +13.72% 7
Surrey +9 4 £263 -32.25% 3
East Sussex - 4 £306 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +80 3 £338 +3.84%
North East +76 3 £338 -
Tyne and Wear +76 3 £338 -
Knutsford +5 3 £450 - 1
Merseyside -2 3 £363 +3.57% 1
South West -4 3 £425 -12.82% 3

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 507 (100.00%) Android
2 495 (97.63%) Android Development
3 277 (54.64%) Java
4 216 (42.60%) Mobile App
5 211 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
6 201 (39.64%) Android SDK
7 158 (31.16%) TDD
8 122 (24.06%) Apple iOS
9 117 (23.08%) JSON
10 97 (19.13%) Scrum
11 95 (18.74%) iOS Development
12 93 (18.34%) Git (software)
13 90 (17.75%) Android Studio
14 85 (16.77%) Mobile Development
15 82 (16.17%) Gradle
16 77 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
17 76 (14.99%) RxJava
18 75 (14.79%) RESTful
19 68 (13.41%) REST
20 66 (13.02%) User Experience
20 66 (13.02%) JavaScript
21 61 (12.03%) Finance
22 56 (11.05%) Jenkins
23 54 (10.65%) OO
24 52 (10.26%) HTML
24 52 (10.26%) Banking
25 51 (10.06%) Test Automation
26 50 (9.86%) BDD
27 48 (9.47%) XML
28 47 (9.27%) Material Design

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 12 (2.37%) Confluence
2 3 (0.59%) JBoss
3 2 (0.39%) Alfresco
3 2 (0.39%) CMS
3 2 (0.39%) Drupal
3 2 (0.39%) Liferay
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.39%) InVision
1 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.72%) Google Play
2 19 (3.75%) GitHub
3 3 (0.59%) Firebase
4 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.20%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.20%) Heroku
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.76%) Bluetooth
2 6 (1.18%) HTTP
3 5 (0.99%) RTSP
3 5 (0.99%) VoIP
3 5 (0.99%) Wireless
4 4 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.79%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.59%) Internet
6 2 (0.39%) Skype
7 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.50%) SQLite
2 7 (1.38%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.59%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.20%) GIS
5 1 (0.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 93 (18.34%) Git (software)
2 90 (17.75%) Android Studio
3 82 (16.17%) Gradle
4 56 (11.05%) Jenkins
5 39 (7.69%) JUnit
6 29 (5.72%) Maven
7 26 (5.13%) Robolectric
8 19 (3.75%) JIRA
9 17 (3.35%) Calabash
9 17 (3.35%) Mockito
9 17 (3.35%) Subversion
10 9 (1.78%) git-flow
11 8 (1.58%) Hudson
12 7 (1.38%) Xcode
13 6 (1.18%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.18%) jMock
14 5 (0.99%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.99%) Selenium
15 4 (0.79%) Ant
15 4 (0.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 61 (12.03%) Finance
2 52 (10.26%) Banking
3 21 (4.14%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.35%) Games
5 15 (2.96%) Marketing
5 15 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.56%) Electronics
6 13 (2.56%) Retail
7 10 (1.97%) Publishing
8 8 (1.58%) Automotive
9 3 (0.59%) Advertising
10 2 (0.39%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) iGaming
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (39.64%) Android SDK
2 117 (23.08%) JSON
3 76 (14.99%) RxJava
4 75 (14.79%) RESTful
5 68 (13.41%) REST
6 52 (10.26%) HTML
7 48 (9.47%) XML
8 47 (9.27%) Material Design
9 40 (7.89%) iOS SDK
10 39 (7.69%) Web Services
11 34 (6.71%) SOAP
12 23 (4.54%) CSS
13 18 (3.55%) Core Data
14 17 (3.35%) Android NDK
14 17 (3.35%) HTML5
15 16 (3.16%) React Native
16 15 (2.96%) Core Animation
17 14 (2.76%) AngularJS
18 12 (2.37%) Node.js
18 12 (2.37%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 216 (42.60%) Mobile App
2 66 (13.02%) User Experience
3 27 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (3.75%) Animation
5 15 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
7 9 (1.78%) Social Media
7 9 (1.78%) Video on Demand
7 9 (1.78%) Wiki
8 8 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.58%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.38%) iPad
10 6 (1.18%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.79%) Fintech
11 4 (0.79%) iPhone
12 3 (0.59%) Handset
12 3 (0.59%) Mobile Games
13 2 (0.39%) BBC
13 2 (0.39%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 507 (100.00%) Android
2 122 (24.06%) Apple iOS
3 14 (2.76%) Windows
4 4 (0.79%) Linux
5 3 (0.59%) Unix
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (97.63%) Android Development
2 211 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (31.16%) TDD
4 97 (19.13%) Scrum
5 95 (18.74%) iOS Development
6 85 (16.77%) Mobile Development
7 77 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (10.65%) OO
9 51 (10.06%) Test Automation
10 50 (9.86%) BDD
11 47 (9.27%) Unit Testing
12 40 (7.89%) E-Commerce
13 35 (6.90%) Pair Programming
14 32 (6.31%) OOD
15 28 (5.52%) Kanban
15 28 (5.52%) Mobile Application Development
16 27 (5.33%) MVC
17 24 (4.73%) Open Source
17 24 (4.73%) Software Engineering
18 23 (4.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 277 (54.64%) Java
2 66 (13.02%) JavaScript
3 41 (8.09%) Objective-C
4 36 (7.10%) C++
5 26 (5.13%) Apple Swift
5 26 (5.13%) C
6 16 (3.16%) SQL
7 14 (2.76%) C#
8 8 (1.58%) Python
9 4 (0.79%) Groovy
10 3 (0.59%) PHP
10 3 (0.59%) Ruby
11 2 (0.39%) GLSL
11 2 (0.39%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.20%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.20%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.20%) ES6
12 1 (0.20%) GraphQL
12 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (1.58%) Degree
2 6 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 40 (7.89%) Google
2 35 (6.90%) Xamarin
3 12 (2.37%) Apple
4 9 (1.78%) SAP
5 8 (1.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.18%) Telerik
7 4 (0.79%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.59%) Appcelerator
8 3 (0.59%) Facebook
8 3 (0.59%) IBM
8 3 (0.59%) Oracle
9 2 (0.39%) OpenText
10 1 (0.20%) Freescale
10 1 (0.20%) Samsung
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood
Montash Limited
Rate: £270 - £280 per day + negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day 6 Months +
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Peopleworks
Rate: From £60 to £65 per hour £60 to £65 Per Hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VASSIT
Rate: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 14 days ago