The median contractor rate for a Senior Android Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Android Developer
UK
Rank 556 617 596
Rank change year-on-year +61 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Android Developer 27 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.043% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.045% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 29
Median daily rate £463 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £363 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £375 £463
% change year-on-year +11.66% -18.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year -28.00% -  

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 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Android Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Android Developer in the UK

Senior Android Developer
Top 11 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 27 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 +53 26 £475 +11.76% 17
London +37 20 £500 +11.11% 12
South East +15 4 £400 +6.66% 1
City of London +2 4 £538 +7.50% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £400 +6.66%
Milton Keynes +2 2 £400 +6.66%
Northampton - 2 £450 -
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £450 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -

Senior Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 52 (100.00%) Android
2 51 (98.08%) Android Development
3 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (46.15%) TDD
5 22 (42.31%) Java
5 22 (42.31%) Mobile App
6 17 (32.69%) Android SDK
7 14 (26.92%) User Experience
7 14 (26.92%) Gradle
8 13 (25.00%) REST
8 13 (25.00%) Android Studio
9 12 (23.08%) Scrum
10 11 (21.15%) Finance
10 11 (21.15%) Mobile Development
10 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
11 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
11 10 (19.23%) JSON
12 9 (17.31%) Google
12 9 (17.31%) SQLite
12 9 (17.31%) OO
13 8 (15.38%) Material Design
14 7 (13.46%) Pair Programming
14 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
14 7 (13.46%) RxJava
15 6 (11.54%) iOS Development
15 6 (11.54%) Open Source
15 6 (11.54%) Banking
15 6 (11.54%) Web Services
15 6 (11.54%) JavaScript

Senior Android Developer Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Google Play
2 2 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Gradle
2 13 (25.00%) Android Studio
3 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.62%) Robolectric
5 3 (5.77%) JUnit
5 3 (5.77%) Maven
5 3 (5.77%) Mockito
6 2 (3.85%) Crashlytics
6 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.85%) JIRA
7 1 (1.92%) Babel
7 1 (1.92%) Genymotion
7 1 (1.92%) Xcode
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Electronics
3 3 (5.77%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Automotive
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) Android SDK
2 13 (25.00%) REST
3 10 (19.23%) JSON
4 8 (15.38%) Material Design
5 7 (13.46%) RxJava
6 6 (11.54%) Web Services
7 4 (7.69%) CSS
7 4 (7.69%) HTML
8 3 (5.77%) SOAP
9 2 (3.85%) Google Maps API
9 2 (3.85%) iOS SDK
9 2 (3.85%) jQuery
10 1 (1.92%) Cocoa
10 1 (1.92%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.92%) React Native
10 1 (1.92%) RESTful
10 1 (1.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Mobile App
2 14 (26.92%) User Experience
3 5 (9.62%) Video on Demand
4 3 (5.77%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) Apple TV
6 1 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.92%) Social Network
6 1 (1.92%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Android
2 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (98.08%) Android Development
2 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (46.15%) TDD
4 12 (23.08%) Scrum
5 11 (21.15%) Mobile Development
6 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
7 9 (17.31%) OO
8 7 (13.46%) Pair Programming
9 6 (11.54%) iOS Development
9 6 (11.54%) Open Source
10 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
10 5 (9.62%) Usability Testing
11 4 (7.69%) BDD
11 4 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
12 3 (5.77%) Kanban
12 3 (5.77%) Re-Platforming
12 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
13 2 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
13 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) Java
2 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.77%) C
3 3 (5.77%) C++
4 2 (3.85%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.92%) ECMAScript
5 1 (1.92%) ES6
5 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Google
2 2 (3.85%) Apigee
2 2 (3.85%) Apple
2 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) DoubleClick
3 1 (1.92%) Facebook
3 1 (1.92%) Twitter
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