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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Software Development
UK
Rank 291 379 355
Rank change year-on-year +88 -24  
Contract jobs citing Android Development 345 277 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.52% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.63% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 183 188
Median daily rate £425 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.47% -4.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +22.22% +2.85%  

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 37647 43912 41983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.85% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24815 28793 26009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1109 1205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 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 +89 323 £425 +9.67% 142
London +57 160 £450 +7.78% 64
South East +22 51 £400 +6.66% 26
East of England +28 37 £313 -16.66% 10
Yorkshire +28 33 £413 - 5
West Yorkshire +28 33 £413 - 4
Leeds +24 32 £413 - 4
City of London +15 28 £475 +5.55% 16
Buckinghamshire +7 28 £380 +1.33% 1
North West +21 17 £425 +21.42% 10
Essex +3 14 £313 -21.87%
Scotland +20 13 £425 +4.61% 4
West Midlands +16 13 £350 -13.58% 13
Milton Keynes -4 13 £380 +1.33% 1
Manchester +14 12 £425 +21.42% 7
Bedfordshire +7 10 £450 +20.00% 1
Hampshire +9 9 £425 +21.42% 4
East Midlands -3 8 £425 +46.55% 6
Wales +16 7 - - 3
Cambridge +12 7 £325 - 5
Cambridgeshire +11 7 £325 - 5
Portsmouth -5 7 £425 +21.42%
South Wales - 7 - - 2
Edinburgh +23 6 £450 +10.76% 2
Luton +13 5 - -
Canary Wharf - 5 £375 -
Brentwood - 5 £265 -
Solihull - 5 £350 - 3
Hertfordshire - 5 £275 - 3
Surrey +14 4 £413 +3.12% 5

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 672 (100.00%) Android
2 305 (45.39%) Java
3 301 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
4 271 (40.33%) Mobile App
5 269 (40.03%) Apple iOS
6 234 (34.82%) iOS Development
7 187 (27.83%) Android SDK
8 178 (26.49%) TDD
9 148 (22.02%) Mobile Development
10 130 (19.35%) Git (software)
11 123 (18.30%) JavaScript
12 121 (18.01%) Scrum
13 118 (17.56%) Android Studio
14 114 (16.96%) JSON
15 97 (14.43%) REST
16 90 (13.39%) User Experience
16 90 (13.39%) HTML
17 79 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
18 78 (11.61%) Gradle
19 76 (11.31%) RESTful
19 76 (11.31%) OO
20 75 (11.16%) Finance
20 75 (11.16%) Objective-C
21 69 (10.27%) Web Services
22 67 (9.97%) CSS
22 67 (9.97%) Apple Swift
23 66 (9.82%) XML
24 57 (8.48%) C#
24 57 (8.48%) E-Commerce
24 57 (8.48%) Banking

Android Development
Top Related 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 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (1.04%) IIS
3 6 (0.89%) JBoss
4 4 (0.60%) Confluence
5 3 (0.45%) Apache
6 2 (0.30%) CMS
6 2 (0.30%) Mule
6 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.15%) nginx
7 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (0.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.30%) InVision
2 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.79%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.36%) Google Play
2 25 (3.72%) GitHub
3 10 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.19%) iTunes
5 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.60%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.60%) TestFlight
7 3 (0.45%) PaaS
7 3 (0.45%) Slack
8 1 (0.15%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.15%) Firebase
8 1 (0.15%) G Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) Heroku
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.57%) Bluetooth
2 5 (0.74%) HTTP
2 5 (0.74%) VoIP
2 5 (0.74%) Wireless
3 4 (0.60%) RTSP
3 4 (0.60%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.45%) Internet
4 3 (0.45%) Skype
5 2 (0.30%) NFC
5 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) DNS
6 1 (0.15%) Extranet
6 1 (0.15%) Intranet
6 1 (0.15%) RFID
6 1 (0.15%) SMTP
6 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.55%) SQLite
2 35 (5.21%) SQL Server
3 19 (2.83%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 13 (1.93%) RDBMS
7 12 (1.79%) MySQL
8 8 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.04%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.89%) Big Data
11 4 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.60%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.30%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.30%) GIS
13 2 (0.30%) Mixpanel
13 2 (0.30%) Neo4j
14 1 (0.15%) HBase
Development Applications
1 130 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 118 (17.56%) Android Studio
3 78 (11.61%) Gradle
4 52 (7.74%) Jenkins
5 28 (4.17%) Eclipse
6 27 (4.02%) JUnit
7 26 (3.87%) Maven
8 24 (3.57%) Subversion
8 24 (3.57%) Xcode
9 21 (3.13%) Robolectric
10 20 (2.98%) Calabash
11 19 (2.83%) JIRA
12 10 (1.49%) CocoaPods
13 9 (1.34%) Mockito
14 7 (1.04%) Jasmine
15 6 (0.89%) Cucumber
16 5 (0.74%) Hudson
16 5 (0.74%) Mercurial
16 5 (0.74%) Mocha
17 4 (0.60%) Robotium
General
1 75 (11.16%) Finance
2 57 (8.48%) Banking
3 32 (4.76%) Games
4 23 (3.42%) Marketing
5 21 (3.13%) Retail
6 16 (2.38%) Publishing
7 13 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.64%) Automotive
9 9 (1.34%) Electronics
10 8 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.04%) Advertising
12 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.60%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.30%) Legal
15 1 (0.15%) Law
15 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 617 (91.82%) Developer
2 493 (73.36%) Android Developer
3 90 (13.39%) iOS Developer
4 75 (11.16%) Senior Developer
5 71 (10.57%) Mobile Developer
6 68 (10.12%) Java Developer
7 65 (9.67%) Applications Developer
7 65 (9.67%) iOS Android Developer
8 55 (8.18%) Java Android Developer
9 53 (7.89%) Senior Android Developer
10 31 (4.61%) Xamarin Developer
11 30 (4.46%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 22 (3.27%) Android Engineer
13 21 (3.13%) Agile Developer
14 16 (2.38%) Designer
14 16 (2.38%) Software Developer
14 16 (2.38%) UI Designer
15 15 (2.23%) C# Developer
15 15 (2.23%) Software Engineer
16 14 (2.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (27.83%) Android SDK
2 114 (16.96%) JSON
3 97 (14.43%) REST
4 90 (13.39%) HTML
5 76 (11.31%) RESTful
6 69 (10.27%) Web Services
7 67 (9.97%) CSS
8 66 (9.82%) XML
9 52 (7.74%) RxJava
10 49 (7.29%) .NET
11 44 (6.55%) iOS SDK
12 36 (5.36%) Material Design
13 35 (5.21%) AngularJS
14 31 (4.61%) HTML5
15 29 (4.32%) Node.js
16 28 (4.17%) OpenGL
17 27 (4.02%) React
18 26 (3.87%) SOAP
19 21 (3.13%) React Native
20 20 (2.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 271 (40.33%) Mobile App
2 90 (13.39%) User Experience
3 41 (6.10%) Computer Science
4 33 (4.91%) iPhone
5 28 (4.17%) iPad
6 27 (4.02%) Mobile Banking
7 18 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.68%) Animation
8 13 (1.93%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.49%) Video on Demand
11 9 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (1.34%) Mobile Games
11 9 (1.34%) Social Media
12 8 (1.19%) 3D Graphics
12 8 (1.19%) Wiki
13 7 (1.04%) Augmented Reality
14 4 (0.60%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 672 (100.00%) Android
2 269 (40.03%) Apple iOS
3 41 (6.10%) Windows
4 30 (4.46%) Linux
5 18 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.74%) Unix
7 4 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.60%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (34.82%) iOS Development
3 178 (26.49%) TDD
4 148 (22.02%) Mobile Development
5 121 (18.01%) Scrum
6 79 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (11.31%) OO
8 57 (8.48%) E-Commerce
9 55 (8.18%) Software Engineering
10 49 (7.29%) BDD
11 47 (6.99%) Mentoring
12 37 (5.51%) Mobile Application Development
13 36 (5.36%) MVC
13 36 (5.36%) Unit Testing
14 33 (4.91%) OOD
14 33 (4.91%) Pair Programming
15 32 (4.76%) Open Source
16 31 (4.61%) DevOps
17 25 (3.72%) Automated Testing
17 25 (3.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 305 (45.39%) Java
2 123 (18.30%) JavaScript
3 75 (11.16%) Objective-C
4 67 (9.97%) Apple Swift
5 57 (8.48%) C#
6 50 (7.44%) C++
7 42 (6.25%) SQL
8 22 (3.27%) C
9 21 (3.13%) Python
10 20 (2.98%) PHP
11 15 (2.23%) ES6
12 14 (2.08%) Ruby
13 6 (0.89%) Groovy
14 4 (0.60%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.60%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.60%) Go
15 2 (0.30%) ECMAScript
15 2 (0.30%) Perl
15 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (5.36%) Degree
2 4 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.83%) QA
2 7 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.45%) JTAG
4 1 (0.15%) PMO
4 1 (0.15%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (1.04%) Docker
1 7 (1.04%) Firmware
2 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.45%) Ansible
2 3 (0.45%) Puppet
3 2 (0.30%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.15%) yum
Vendors
1 57 (8.48%) Xamarin
2 45 (6.70%) Google
3 24 (3.57%) Adobe
4 21 (3.13%) Apple
5 18 (2.68%) Oracle
6 12 (1.79%) Microsoft
7 9 (1.34%) Citrix
8 4 (0.60%) SAP
9 3 (0.45%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.45%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.45%) Twitter
10 2 (0.30%) Apigee
10 2 (0.30%) Appcelerator
10 2 (0.30%) Coremetrics
10 2 (0.30%) DoubleClick
10 2 (0.30%) Facebook
10 2 (0.30%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.30%) Splunk
10 2 (0.30%) Tealium
10 2 (0.30%) VMware
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