Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Android Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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.

Senior Android Developer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 810 796 796
Rank change year-on-year -14 0 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Android Developer 86 90 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.086% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.090% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 83 86
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £358 £363 £394
90th Percentile £644 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -15.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Senior Android Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Android Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 10 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 6 months to 24 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 -11 84 £475 - 13
London -9 63 £500 +5.26% 11
UK excluding London +31 23 £383 -15.00% 2
South East +14 13 £370 -26.00% 1
North of England +54 5 £420 -6.67%
South West -7 3 £390 -22.00% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £420 -
North West +23 2 £488 +8.33%
Scotland +2 1 £450 +16.13%
Wales - 1 £375 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 86 (100.00%) Android
1 86 (100.00%) Android Development
2 49 (56.98%) Java
3 48 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (45.35%) TDD
5 36 (41.86%) Git (software)
6 29 (33.72%) Android SDK
7 26 (30.23%) Mobile App
8 23 (26.74%) Gradle
8 23 (26.74%) Jenkins
9 21 (24.42%) RxJava
9 21 (24.42%) User Experience
10 20 (23.26%) Mobile Development
11 17 (19.77%) Scrum
11 17 (19.77%) OOP
12 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (18.60%) Dagger
13 15 (17.44%) Unit Testing
13 15 (17.44%) RESTful
14 14 (16.28%) JSON
15 12 (13.95%) Bluetooth
16 11 (12.79%) Finance
16 11 (12.79%) BDD
16 11 (12.79%) Android Studio
17 10 (11.63%) Apple iOS
17 10 (11.63%) Kanban
17 10 (11.63%) HTML
17 10 (11.63%) CSS
17 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
17 10 (11.63%) Retrofit

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 (1.16%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) GitHub
2 6 (6.98%) Google Play
2 6 (6.98%) npm
2 6 (6.98%) SaaS
3 5 (5.81%) Firebase
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) Bluetooth
2 6 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.33%) HTTP
4 1 (1.16%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 36 (41.86%) Git (software)
2 23 (26.74%) Gradle
2 23 (26.74%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.79%) Android Studio
4 8 (9.30%) JIRA
5 7 (8.14%) Crashlytics
6 6 (6.98%) Bower
6 6 (6.98%) gulp
7 5 (5.81%) PostCSS
8 4 (4.65%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.16%) JUnit
9 1 (1.16%) Maven
9 1 (1.16%) Robolectric
9 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Electronics
2 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.98%) Marketing
4 5 (5.81%) Banking
4 5 (5.81%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.72%) Android SDK
2 21 (24.42%) RxJava
3 16 (18.60%) Dagger
4 15 (17.44%) RESTful
5 14 (16.28%) JSON
6 10 (11.63%) CSS
6 10 (11.63%) HTML
6 10 (11.63%) Retrofit
7 9 (10.47%) REST
8 8 (9.30%) CSS3
8 8 (9.30%) HTML5
9 7 (8.14%) AngularJS
9 7 (8.14%) Ionic Framework
10 6 (6.98%) .NET
10 6 (6.98%) Apache Cordova
10 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET
10 6 (6.98%) Node.js
11 5 (5.81%) Sass
12 4 (4.65%) Angular 2
12 4 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.23%) Mobile App
2 21 (24.42%) User Experience
3 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) Media Streaming
3 3 (3.49%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Animation
4 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.16%) Fintech
4 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.16%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Android
2 10 (11.63%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) Android Development
2 48 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (45.35%) TDD
4 20 (23.26%) Mobile Development
5 17 (19.77%) OOP
5 17 (19.77%) Scrum
6 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (17.44%) Unit Testing
8 11 (12.79%) BDD
9 10 (11.63%) Kanban
10 7 (8.14%) Analytics
10 7 (8.14%) iOS Development
11 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.98%) Change Management
11 6 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (6.98%) Multithreading
11 6 (6.98%) Pair Programming
11 6 (6.98%) Programme Management
12 5 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (4.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (56.98%) Java
2 10 (11.63%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.30%) C
3 8 (9.30%) Kotlin
4 6 (6.98%) Bash Shell
4 6 (6.98%) C#
4 6 (6.98%) ECMAScript
5 4 (4.65%) C++
6 3 (3.49%) SQL
6 3 (3.49%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.33%) Groovy
7 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.16%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (3.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Google
1 6 (6.98%) SAP