Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Android Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 434 456 419
Rank change year-on-year +22 -37 +39
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 536 517 610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.49% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.52% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 407 435
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £319 £313 £299
90th Percentile £550 £538 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 3
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.47% +1.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £30.85 £36.40 £34.45
90th Percentile £63.75 £39.60 £40.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 £38.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +64.47% +2.70% +12.12%

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 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android Developer in the UK

Android Developer
Top 15 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 18 November 2017. 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 +51 509 £425 - 54
London +12 298 £475 +5.56% 27
UK excluding London +20 233 £400 +5.26% 29
North of England +49 79 £420 +1.82% 8
Midlands +70 57 £363 +3.57% 8
North West +10 43 £400 -5.88% 6
South East -6 35 £394 +14.96% 3
Yorkshire +21 31 £420 +7.69% 2
East Midlands +30 30 £425 +21.43% 2
West Midlands +56 26 £325 -7.14% 6
East of England -33 21 £325 -7.14% 1
Scotland -10 20 £375 -
South West +14 18 £425 -15.00% 7
North East +69 5 £306 -11.87%
Wales +13 5 £350 -9.68% 2

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 536 (100.00%) Android
2 527 (98.32%) Android Development
3 301 (56.16%) Java
4 237 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
5 191 (35.63%) Android SDK
6 190 (35.45%) Mobile App
7 149 (27.80%) TDD
8 145 (27.05%) Git (software)
9 124 (23.13%) JSON
10 115 (21.46%) Apple iOS
11 114 (21.27%) Mobile Development
12 102 (19.03%) RESTful
13 99 (18.47%) Continuous Integration
13 99 (18.47%) RxJava
14 91 (16.98%) User Experience
15 90 (16.79%) iOS Development
16 86 (16.04%) Jenkins
17 85 (15.86%) JavaScript
18 83 (15.49%) Scrum
18 83 (15.49%) Android Studio
19 80 (14.93%) Unit Testing
20 79 (14.74%) Gradle
21 78 (14.55%) BDD
22 63 (11.75%) OOP
23 61 (11.38%) REST
24 60 (11.19%) HTML
25 59 (11.01%) Finance
26 48 (8.96%) JIRA
27 46 (8.58%) CSS
27 46 (8.58%) Web Services

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 15 (2.80%) Confluence
2 6 (1.12%) CMS
3 2 (0.37%) Alfresco
3 2 (0.37%) Drupal
3 2 (0.37%) Liferay
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.19%) JBoss
4 1 (0.19%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.34%) GitHub
2 28 (5.22%) Google Play
3 14 (2.61%) Firebase
4 12 (2.24%) SaaS
5 11 (2.05%) npm
6 7 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.41%) Bluetooth
2 24 (4.48%) HTTP
3 10 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (1.49%) RTSP
5 4 (0.75%) SSL
6 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.19%) DVB
7 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.19%) NFC
7 1 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.66%) SQLite
2 7 (1.31%) NoSQL
3 4 (0.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.37%) MySQL
4 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.37%) Redis
4 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 145 (27.05%) Git (software)
2 86 (16.04%) Jenkins
3 83 (15.49%) Android Studio
4 79 (14.74%) Gradle
5 48 (8.96%) JIRA
6 35 (6.53%) JUnit
7 28 (5.22%) Calabash
8 20 (3.73%) Subversion
9 13 (2.43%) Crashlytics
10 10 (1.87%) Appium
10 10 (1.87%) Bower
10 10 (1.87%) gulp
11 9 (1.68%) Maven
11 9 (1.68%) PostCSS
12 8 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (1.31%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.31%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.31%) git-flow
13 7 (1.31%) Hudson
13 7 (1.31%) Mockito
General
1 59 (11.01%) Finance
2 41 (7.65%) Banking
3 20 (3.73%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.80%) Retail
6 12 (2.24%) Advertising
6 12 (2.24%) Games
6 12 (2.24%) Marketing
7 7 (1.31%) Electronics
8 5 (0.93%) Publishing
9 3 (0.56%) Automotive
9 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (35.63%) Android SDK
2 124 (23.13%) JSON
3 102 (19.03%) RESTful
4 99 (18.47%) RxJava
5 61 (11.38%) REST
6 60 (11.19%) HTML
7 46 (8.58%) CSS
7 46 (8.58%) Web Services
8 45 (8.40%) XML
9 28 (5.22%) AngularJS
9 28 (5.22%) HTML5
10 27 (5.04%) Material Design
11 25 (4.66%) iOS SDK
12 23 (4.29%) CSS3
12 23 (4.29%) Ionic Framework
13 22 (4.10%) .NET
14 18 (3.36%) Apache Cordova
15 17 (3.17%) ASP.NET
16 16 (2.99%) SOAP
17 15 (2.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 190 (35.45%) Mobile App
2 91 (16.98%) User Experience
3 26 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (4.10%) Animation
5 19 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.43%) IPTV
7 12 (2.24%) Chromecast
7 12 (2.24%) Video on Demand
8 11 (2.05%) Mobile Banking
9 10 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.31%) Wiki
11 6 (1.12%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.12%) Fintech
11 6 (1.12%) STB
12 4 (0.75%) Media Streaming
12 4 (0.75%) Social Media
12 4 (0.75%) Spread Betting
13 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.56%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 536 (100.00%) Android
2 115 (21.46%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.05%) Linux
4 5 (0.93%) Windows
5 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.19%) Unix
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (98.32%) Android Development
2 237 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (27.80%) TDD
4 114 (21.27%) Mobile Development
5 99 (18.47%) Continuous Integration
6 90 (16.79%) iOS Development
7 83 (15.49%) Scrum
8 80 (14.93%) Unit Testing
9 78 (14.55%) BDD
10 63 (11.75%) OOP
11 44 (8.21%) Test Automation
12 32 (5.97%) Pair Programming
13 31 (5.78%) Kanban
14 26 (4.85%) Mobile Application Development
15 25 (4.66%) OOD
16 22 (4.10%) Analytics
16 22 (4.10%) B2C
16 22 (4.10%) Open Source
17 21 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (3.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 301 (56.16%) Java
2 85 (15.86%) JavaScript
3 40 (7.46%) Apple Swift
3 40 (7.46%) Objective-C
4 38 (7.09%) Kotlin
5 34 (6.34%) C#
6 30 (5.60%) C++
7 24 (4.48%) C
8 18 (3.36%) SQL
9 13 (2.43%) ECMAScript
10 10 (1.87%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.12%) Groovy
11 6 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.12%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.93%) Scala
12 5 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.56%) Python
14 2 (0.37%) Go
14 2 (0.37%) Ruby
15 1 (0.19%) ES6
Qualifications
1 17 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 17 (3.17%) Degree
2 10 (1.87%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) HockeyApp
1 2 (0.37%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (7.09%) Google
2 25 (4.66%) Xamarin
3 7 (1.31%) Apple
4 5 (0.93%) SAP
5 3 (0.56%) Appcelerator
5 3 (0.56%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle
6 2 (0.37%) Adobe
6 2 (0.37%) IBM
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.37%) OpenText
6 2 (0.37%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (0.37%) Tealium
7 1 (0.19%) Facebook
7 1 (0.19%) WorldPay