The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 June 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 336 297
Rank change year-on-year +9 -39  
Contract jobs citing Android Development 300 340 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.63% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.76% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 268 289
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £40.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £42.50 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £25.75

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39081 44816 45249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.35% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 29721 28985
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1082 1268
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
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 Development within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +14 274 £425 - 184
London -19 151 £450 - 65
City of London -15 34 £450 -5.26% 9
North West +28 30 £425 +1.79% 29
Yorkshire +29 26 £413 - 19
West Yorkshire +34 24 £413 - 5
Leeds +32 23 £413 - 3
South East +4 23 £369 -13.23% 31
Manchester +15 20 £400 -5.88% 20
Scotland +39 17 £375 +36.36% 6
East Midlands +7 17 £400 +14.28% 8
Nottinghamshire +9 16 £400 +21.21% 4
Nottingham +15 15 £400 +21.21% 3
Surrey +12 13 £350 -9.67% 7
East of England -9 12 £283 -16.29% 15
Glasgow -4 10 £375 +36.36% 4
Essex - 10 £265 - 2
Wales +6 9 £338 -15.62% 1
South Wales +2 7 £325 -18.75% 1
Cheshire +26 6 £450 +10.76% 5
Edinburgh +18 6 £450 -10.00% 2
South West +5 6 £425 -6.84% 6
West Midlands +27 5 £350 -8.19% 11
Cardiff +4 5 £331 -17.18%
Bromley - 4 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +82 3 £338 +3.84%
Tyne and Wear +80 3 £338 +3.84%
North East +70 3 £338 +3.84%
Berkshire +22 3 £400 +19.40% 4
Knutsford +4 3 £450 - 3

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for Android Development.

1 645 (100.00%) Android
2 323 (50.08%) Java
3 276 (42.79%) Mobile App
4 272 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
5 239 (37.05%) Apple iOS
6 210 (32.56%) iOS Development
7 201 (31.16%) Android SDK
8 180 (27.91%) TDD
9 134 (20.78%) Scrum
10 124 (19.22%) JSON
11 120 (18.60%) Git (software)
12 111 (17.21%) Mobile Development
13 103 (15.97%) JavaScript
14 93 (14.42%) HTML
15 91 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
16 90 (13.95%) Android Studio
16 90 (13.95%) User Experience
17 88 (13.64%) REST
18 86 (13.33%) Finance
19 82 (12.71%) Gradle
20 81 (12.56%) RESTful
21 78 (12.09%) RxJava
22 75 (11.63%) Test Automation
23 69 (10.70%) OO
24 66 (10.23%) Objective-C
25 65 (10.08%) Banking
25 65 (10.08%) Jenkins
26 58 (8.99%) Web Services
27 56 (8.68%) Unit Testing
28 55 (8.53%) XML

Android Development
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 14 (2.17%) Confluence
2 6 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (0.78%) JBoss
4 3 (0.47%) CMS
4 3 (0.47%) IIS
5 2 (0.31%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.31%) Drupal
6 1 (0.16%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.16%) Apache
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.16%) Liferay
6 1 (0.16%) Mule
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.31%) InVision
1 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.50%) Google Play
2 25 (3.88%) GitHub
3 9 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.62%) iTunes
6 3 (0.47%) Firebase
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.31%) PaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.16%) G Suite
8 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.16%) Heroku
8 1 (0.16%) SaaS
8 1 (0.16%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.16%) Trello
8 1 (0.16%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.64%) Bluetooth
2 12 (1.86%) HTTP
3 5 (0.78%) RTSP
3 5 (0.78%) VoIP
3 5 (0.78%) Wireless
4 4 (0.62%) Internet
4 4 (0.62%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.31%) Skype
7 1 (0.16%) CTI
7 1 (0.16%) DNS
7 1 (0.16%) Extranet
7 1 (0.16%) Intranet
7 1 (0.16%) SMS
7 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.36%) SQLite
2 15 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 8 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (1.09%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.09%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.62%) MySQL
5 4 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.31%) Big Data
6 2 (0.31%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.31%) GIS
6 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.16%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.16%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 120 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 90 (13.95%) Android Studio
3 82 (12.71%) Gradle
4 65 (10.08%) Jenkins
5 41 (6.36%) JUnit
6 36 (5.58%) Maven
7 26 (4.03%) Robolectric
8 22 (3.41%) JIRA
9 20 (3.10%) Subversion
10 18 (2.79%) Mockito
11 17 (2.64%) Calabash
12 14 (2.17%) git-flow
12 14 (2.17%) Xcode
13 10 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (1.24%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.24%) Hudson
15 7 (1.09%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.09%) jMock
15 7 (1.09%) NUnit
16 6 (0.93%) Jasmine
General
1 86 (13.33%) Finance
2 65 (10.08%) Banking
3 21 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.10%) Games
5 19 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.48%) Electronics
6 16 (2.48%) Marketing
6 16 (2.48%) Retail
7 9 (1.40%) Publishing
8 8 (1.24%) Automotive
9 5 (0.78%) Advertising
10 3 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.31%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) iGaming
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 590 (91.47%) Developer
2 486 (75.35%) Android Developer
3 95 (14.73%) iOS Developer
4 77 (11.94%) Senior Developer
5 73 (11.32%) iOS Android Developer
6 70 (10.85%) Applications Developer
7 67 (10.39%) Mobile Developer
8 65 (10.08%) Senior Android Developer
9 59 (9.15%) Java Developer
10 48 (7.44%) Java Android Developer
11 39 (6.05%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 34 (5.27%) Xamarin Developer
13 28 (4.34%) Android Engineer
14 22 (3.41%) Agile Developer
15 21 (3.26%) Lead Developer
16 16 (2.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 16 (2.48%) Lead Android Developer
17 15 (2.33%) Software Developer
17 15 (2.33%) Software Engineer
18 13 (2.02%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (31.16%) Android SDK
2 124 (19.22%) JSON
3 93 (14.42%) HTML
4 88 (13.64%) REST
5 81 (12.56%) RESTful
6 78 (12.09%) RxJava
7 58 (8.99%) Web Services
8 55 (8.53%) CSS
8 55 (8.53%) XML
9 47 (7.29%) Material Design
10 44 (6.82%) iOS SDK
11 41 (6.36%) HTML5
12 39 (6.05%) SOAP
13 38 (5.89%) AngularJS
14 33 (5.12%) Node.js
15 30 (4.65%) React
16 27 (4.19%) .NET
17 23 (3.57%) Spring
18 21 (3.26%) CSS3
19 20 (3.10%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 276 (42.79%) Mobile App
2 90 (13.95%) User Experience
3 41 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (4.34%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.41%) Animation
6 19 (2.95%) iPhone
6 19 (2.95%) Mobile Banking
7 17 (2.64%) iPad
8 12 (1.86%) Social Media
9 10 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.40%) Video on Demand
10 9 (1.40%) Wiki
11 7 (1.09%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.09%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.09%) Fintech
12 6 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (0.62%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.47%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 645 (100.00%) Android
2 239 (37.05%) Apple iOS
3 26 (4.03%) Windows
4 15 (2.33%) Linux
5 5 (0.78%) Unix
6 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.47%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (32.56%) iOS Development
3 180 (27.91%) TDD
4 134 (20.78%) Scrum
5 111 (17.21%) Mobile Development
6 91 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (11.63%) Test Automation
8 69 (10.70%) OO
9 56 (8.68%) Unit Testing
10 53 (8.22%) Mobile Application Development
11 52 (8.06%) BDD
11 52 (8.06%) Software Engineering
12 48 (7.44%) E-Commerce
13 44 (6.82%) MVC
14 38 (5.89%) Open Source
15 37 (5.74%) OOD
15 37 (5.74%) Pair Programming
16 35 (5.43%) Kanban
17 30 (4.65%) Mentoring
18 23 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 323 (50.08%) Java
2 103 (15.97%) JavaScript
3 66 (10.23%) Objective-C
4 54 (8.37%) Apple Swift
5 48 (7.44%) C++
6 40 (6.20%) C#
7 29 (4.50%) C
8 28 (4.34%) SQL
9 17 (2.64%) PHP
10 14 (2.17%) Python
11 11 (1.71%) Ruby
12 8 (1.24%) XAML
13 6 (0.93%) ES6
14 4 (0.62%) Go
14 4 (0.62%) GraphQL
14 4 (0.62%) Groovy
14 4 (0.62%) Scala
15 3 (0.47%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.47%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.31%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 22 (3.41%) Degree
2 15 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.31%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.19%) QA
2 3 (0.47%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (1.24%) Docker
2 7 (1.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.62%) Ansible
1 4 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.62%) Puppet
2 2 (0.31%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 55 (8.53%) Xamarin
2 45 (6.98%) Google
3 21 (3.26%) Apple
4 19 (2.95%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.40%) SAP
6 6 (0.93%) Adobe
7 5 (0.78%) Facebook
7 5 (0.78%) Oracle
7 5 (0.78%) Telerik
8 4 (0.62%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.62%) Twitter
9 3 (0.47%) Appcelerator
10 2 (0.31%) IBM
11 1 (0.16%) Coremetrics
11 1 (0.16%) OpenText
11 1 (0.16%) Optimizely
11 1 (0.16%) Sencha
11 1 (0.16%) Splunk
11 1 (0.16%) Tealium
11 1 (0.16%) Zend
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Peopleworks
Rate: From £60 to £65 per hour £60 to £65 Per Hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Knowit
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day 6 Months +
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Montash
Rate: £270 - £280 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VASSIT
Rate: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 11 days ago