Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 353 339
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14 +53
Contract jobs citing Android Development 725 715 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.67% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.80% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 533 577
UK median daily rate £425 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +9.68%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £299
90th Percentile £550 £550 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 15
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +26.87%
10th Percentile £30.80 £36.00 £36.55
90th Percentile £63.75 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +73.61% -20.00% +36.36%

Android Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86890 88941 94016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.93% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57867 58786 60918
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £626 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2052 2351 2749
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.37 £23.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +4.35% +16.75%

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Android Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
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 Development within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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 +25 692 £425 - 100
London -6 407 £475 +5.56% 44
UK excluding London +28 313 £400 +6.67% 59
North of England +54 98 £420 +5.00% 18
Midlands +79 75 £375 +7.14% 9
South East -10 59 £400 +14.29% 10
North West +11 53 £400 -3.03% 9
Yorkshire +30 40 £420 +15.86% 8
East Midlands +28 39 £400 +6.67% 3
West Midlands +48 35 £325 -7.14% 6
East of England -39 27 £325 -7.14% 7
Scotland -22 26 £375 - 1
South West +6 25 £415 -17.00% 12
North East +70 5 £306 -11.87% 1
Wales +7 5 £350 -6.67% 2

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 725 (100.00%) Android
2 369 (50.90%) Java
3 321 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
4 274 (37.79%) Mobile App
5 269 (37.10%) Apple iOS
6 243 (33.52%) iOS Development
7 197 (27.17%) Android SDK
8 187 (25.79%) TDD
9 177 (24.41%) Git (software)
10 160 (22.07%) Mobile Development
11 152 (20.97%) JavaScript
12 135 (18.62%) JSON
13 122 (16.83%) RESTful
14 119 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
15 115 (15.86%) HTML
16 112 (15.45%) Scrum
17 107 (14.76%) User Experience
18 104 (14.34%) RxJava
19 94 (12.97%) Unit Testing
20 92 (12.69%) BDD
21 90 (12.41%) Jenkins
22 88 (12.14%) Finance
23 87 (12.00%) Android Studio
24 86 (11.86%) Gradle
25 82 (11.31%) REST
26 80 (11.03%) CSS
27 75 (10.34%) Objective-C
27 75 (10.34%) Apple Swift
28 70 (9.66%) C#
29 69 (9.52%) OOP

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 (1.93%) Confluence
2 9 (1.24%) CMS
3 6 (0.83%) JBoss
4 4 (0.55%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.55%) Drupal
4 4 (0.55%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.28%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.28%) Liferay
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.14%) Apache
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.14%) Mule
7 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.83%) GitHub
2 30 (4.14%) Google Play
3 24 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (2.21%) SaaS
6 15 (2.07%) Firebase
7 13 (1.79%) npm
8 7 (0.97%) PaaS
9 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.28%) IaaS
11 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.14%) Office 365
11 1 (0.14%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.52%) HTTP
2 39 (5.38%) Bluetooth
3 12 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (1.10%) RTSP
5 7 (0.97%) Internet
6 5 (0.69%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.69%) SSL
7 3 (0.41%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.28%) Skype
8 2 (0.28%) SMS
9 1 (0.14%) CTI
9 1 (0.14%) DVB
9 1 (0.14%) GPRS
9 1 (0.14%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.45%) SQLite
2 18 (2.48%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.07%) NoSQL
4 11 (1.52%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (0.97%) MySQL
7 6 (0.83%) Big Data
7 6 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.55%) CouchDB
9 4 (0.55%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.55%) Redis
9 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.41%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.28%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.14%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 177 (24.41%) Git (software)
2 90 (12.41%) Jenkins
3 87 (12.00%) Android Studio
4 86 (11.86%) Gradle
5 53 (7.31%) JIRA
6 36 (4.97%) JUnit
7 28 (3.86%) Calabash
8 22 (3.03%) Subversion
9 13 (1.79%) Crashlytics
9 13 (1.79%) Maven
10 12 (1.66%) Visual Studio
10 12 (1.66%) Xcode
11 10 (1.38%) Appium
11 10 (1.38%) Bower
11 10 (1.38%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.38%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.38%) git-flow
11 10 (1.38%) gulp
12 9 (1.24%) PostCSS
13 8 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 88 (12.14%) Finance
2 53 (7.31%) Banking
3 23 (3.17%) Retail
4 22 (3.03%) Games
5 20 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 20 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.21%) Marketing
7 15 (2.07%) Advertising
8 11 (1.52%) Electronics
9 8 (1.10%) Automotive
9 8 (1.10%) Publishing
10 5 (0.69%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.41%) Front Office
11 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.14%) French Language
13 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 652 (89.93%) Developer
2 528 (72.83%) Android Developer
3 102 (14.07%) Senior Developer
4 89 (12.28%) iOS Developer
5 88 (12.14%) Senior Android Developer
6 87 (12.00%) Mobile Developer
7 68 (9.38%) iOS Android Developer
8 48 (6.62%) Applications Developer
9 47 (6.48%) Java Developer
10 38 (5.24%) Java Android Developer
10 38 (5.24%) Xamarin Developer
11 25 (3.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 18 (2.48%) Android Engineer
13 13 (1.79%) Lead Developer
14 12 (1.66%) Software Engineer
15 11 (1.52%) Angular Developer
15 11 (1.52%) Software Developer
15 11 (1.52%) Web Developer
16 10 (1.38%) Senior Applications Developer
17 9 (1.24%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (27.17%) Android SDK
2 135 (18.62%) JSON
3 122 (16.83%) RESTful
4 115 (15.86%) HTML
5 104 (14.34%) RxJava
6 82 (11.31%) REST
7 80 (11.03%) CSS
8 68 (9.38%) Web Services
9 67 (9.24%) XML
10 61 (8.41%) .NET
11 53 (7.31%) HTML5
12 52 (7.17%) AngularJS
13 37 (5.10%) CSS3
14 36 (4.97%) React Native
15 31 (4.28%) ASP.NET
15 31 (4.28%) React
16 30 (4.14%) iOS SDK
16 30 (4.14%) Node.js
17 27 (3.72%) Material Design
18 25 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 274 (37.79%) Mobile App
2 107 (14.76%) User Experience
3 43 (5.93%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 28 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (3.59%) Animation
7 15 (2.07%) Video on Demand
8 13 (1.79%) IPTV
9 12 (1.66%) Chromecast
9 12 (1.66%) Fintech
9 12 (1.66%) Mobile Banking
10 8 (1.10%) iPad
10 8 (1.10%) iPhone
10 8 (1.10%) STB
11 7 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.97%) Social Media
11 7 (0.97%) Wiki
12 6 (0.83%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.83%) Mobile Games
12 6 (0.83%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 725 (100.00%) Android
2 269 (37.10%) Apple iOS
3 22 (3.03%) Windows
4 21 (2.90%) Linux
5 8 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.41%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.14%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (33.52%) iOS Development
3 187 (25.79%) TDD
4 160 (22.07%) Mobile Development
5 119 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
6 112 (15.45%) Scrum
7 94 (12.97%) Unit Testing
8 92 (12.69%) BDD
9 69 (9.52%) OOP
10 68 (9.38%) Test Automation
11 51 (7.03%) Mobile Application Development
12 46 (6.34%) MVC
12 46 (6.34%) Pair Programming
13 43 (5.93%) Kanban
14 38 (5.24%) Open Source
14 38 (5.24%) Software Engineering
15 37 (5.10%) Web Development
16 36 (4.97%) OO
17 26 (3.59%) Analytics
17 26 (3.59%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 369 (50.90%) Java
2 152 (20.97%) JavaScript
3 75 (10.34%) Apple Swift
3 75 (10.34%) Objective-C
4 70 (9.66%) C#
5 54 (7.45%) C++
6 42 (5.79%) C
7 41 (5.66%) SQL
8 40 (5.52%) Kotlin
9 25 (3.45%) PHP
10 15 (2.07%) Python
11 14 (1.93%) ECMAScript
12 10 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.38%) Scala
13 8 (1.10%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.97%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.83%) GraphQL
15 6 (0.83%) Groovy
15 6 (0.83%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (4.41%) Degree
2 24 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.66%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.28%) PMP
4 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.14%) MCSE
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (0.69%) Docker
2 2 (0.28%) Firmware
3 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.55%) HockeyApp
2 2 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.28%) Terraform
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 62 (8.55%) Xamarin
2 44 (6.07%) Google
3 21 (2.90%) Apple
4 11 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 7 (0.97%) Oracle
5 7 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.83%) SAP
7 4 (0.55%) Demandware
8 3 (0.41%) Alteryx
8 3 (0.41%) Appcelerator
8 3 (0.41%) Facebook
8 3 (0.41%) Twitter
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe
9 2 (0.28%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.28%) IBM
9 2 (0.28%) OpenText
9 2 (0.28%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (0.28%) Tealium
9 2 (0.28%) TSYS
10 1 (0.14%) Sencha