The median contractor rate for a Senior Android Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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.

Senior Android Developer
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 603 616
Rank change year-on-year +41 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Android Developer 39 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.076% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.080% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 29
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
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 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Senior Android Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Android Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Android Developer in the UK

Senior Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Android Developer in the UK

Senior Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Android Developer in the UK

Senior Android Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Android Developer in the UK

Senior Android Developer
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Android Developer 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 +49 39 £475 - 13
London +20 36 £475 - 10
North West +21 2 £488 +8.33%
Manchester - 2 £488 -
City of London -11 1 - - 2
Leeds - 1 £420 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £420 -
Yorkshire - 1 £420 -

Senior Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Android Developer in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Android
1 65 (100.00%) Android Development
2 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (47.69%) TDD
3 31 (47.69%) Java
4 28 (43.08%) Gradle
5 24 (36.92%) Android SDK
6 20 (30.77%) RxJava
7 19 (29.23%) Mobile Development
8 16 (24.62%) Git (software)
9 15 (23.08%) Google
9 15 (23.08%) Mobile App
10 13 (20.00%) Android Studio
11 12 (18.46%) Google Play
11 12 (18.46%) Material Design
11 12 (18.46%) Finance
12 11 (16.92%) Pair Programming
12 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
12 11 (16.92%) Scrum
12 11 (16.92%) JSON
12 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (13.85%) SQLite
13 9 (13.85%) Extreme Programming
13 9 (13.85%) OO
13 9 (13.85%) Robolectric
14 8 (12.31%) Electronics
14 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
14 8 (12.31%) Marketing
15 7 (10.77%) Digital Marketing
15 7 (10.77%) Programme Management

Senior 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 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) Google Play
2 2 (3.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Bluetooth
2 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQLite
2 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (43.08%) Gradle
2 16 (24.62%) Git (software)
3 13 (20.00%) Android Studio
4 9 (13.85%) Robolectric
5 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
6 6 (9.23%) Maven
7 4 (6.15%) JUnit
7 4 (6.15%) Mockito
8 3 (4.62%) JIRA
9 2 (3.08%) Crashlytics
10 1 (1.54%) Genymotion
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Electronics
2 8 (12.31%) Marketing
2 8 (12.31%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.69%) Banking
5 4 (6.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.54%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.92%) Android SDK
2 20 (30.77%) RxJava
3 12 (18.46%) Material Design
4 11 (16.92%) JSON
5 6 (9.23%) REST
6 3 (4.62%) Google Maps API
6 3 (4.62%) SOAP
7 2 (3.08%) CSS
7 2 (3.08%) HTML
7 2 (3.08%) RESTful
7 2 (3.08%) Web Services
7 2 (3.08%) XML
8 1 (1.54%) Android NDK
8 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.54%) CSS3
8 1 (1.54%) HTML5
8 1 (1.54%) Ionic Framework
8 1 (1.54%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.54%) React
8 1 (1.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.77%) User Experience
3 5 (7.69%) Video on Demand
4 3 (4.62%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Fintech
5 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.54%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Android Development
2 32 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (47.69%) TDD
4 19 (29.23%) Mobile Development
5 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
5 11 (16.92%) Pair Programming
5 11 (16.92%) Scrum
6 9 (13.85%) Extreme Programming
6 9 (13.85%) OO
7 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.77%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (10.77%) Programme Management
8 6 (9.23%) BDD
8 6 (9.23%) Kanban
8 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
9 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) Java
2 5 (7.69%) C
2 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.15%) SQL
4 3 (4.62%) C++
5 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.54%) Kotlin
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Google
2 7 (10.77%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
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