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Dmytro Korobov

Freelance Android Developer
United StatesToptal Member Since April 21, 2023

Dmytro is an experienced Android developer skilled in Kotlin, Java, and MVVM. He stays on top of Android's latest trends and best practices and utilizes design principles and Material Design guidelines. Dmytro excels in back-end engineering and is passionate about creating efficient and effective server-side logic. His programming and data management expertise enables him to develop high-quality software solutions that meet business needs.

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Anna Lozytska

Freelance Android Developer
FranceToptal Member Since October 28, 2021

With over six years of experience on projects in different domains, Anna's main expertise is native Android development with a strong focus on creating scalable, high-quality code and excellent UX. Her aspiration for product success makes her a self-starter and proactive team player on the edge of engineering and product management.

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Andrew Abakumov

Freelance Android Developer
TurkeyToptal Member Since June 11, 2021

Andrew is a senior Android developer who started out with Java at a global telecommunications company. After the first smartphones appeared, he saw the power and potential of mobile apps and switched his focus to Android. Andrew now has a decade of Android expertise under his belt, with in-depth knowledge of cloud storage, email, instant messaging, and marketplace apps. A professional highlight of Andrew's is developing an in-app instant messenger Android app with over ten million downloads.

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Ana Jijieshvili

Freelance Android Developer
GeorgiaToptal Member Since June 30, 2021

Ana is an Android developer and Certified Scrum Master with 6+ years of experience in the IT industry. Her specialties include Kotlin, Java, and Android. She developed an application to connect company brokers with clients to facilitate a smooth order generation process of crypto markets, providing trading view integration and personal financial statistics to users. Ana is passionate about helping clients solve complex problems to deliver robust, effective products.

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Dan Napierski

Freelance Android Developer
United StatesToptal Member Since April 28, 2016

Dan is a software architect and technology professional focusing on applications of blockchain technologies. He has years of experience providing professional consulting services to clients ranging from startups to global corporations. He specializes in bringing rigorous testing and bulletproof code to tough engineering challenges. He has deep expertise in many aspects of artificial intelligence, blockchain, machine learning, and automation.

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Richard Kolkovich

Freelance Android Developer
United StatesToptal Member Since August 10, 2015

Richard has run the gamut from technical support to co-founder. Over his career, Richard has accumulated both a deep level of technical understanding as well as a broad comprehension of the other requisite elements of building and growing a successful business. His breadth of experience and technical expertise make him uniquely suited to solve business problems with technology.

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Ana Nedic

Freelance Android Developer
GermanyToptal Member Since February 3, 2020

Ana has spent nearly 20 years studying software engineering and working as a developer on various projects. Today, she excels at leading engineering teams and empowering people to deliver their best. Ana develops apps using Android (Java/Kotlin), iOS, or Flutter.

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Branislav Zlatkovic

Freelance Android Developer
SerbiaToptal Member Since June 10, 2016

Branislav is a software engineer with five years of experience in Android development on various projects for companies like Sony Mobile, Bottle Rocket Studios, and MindGeek. Extensive experience covers a variety of different project set-ups from building apps from start to finish to the development and continuous delivery for large-scale, long-term projects. Being a moderate perfectionist, he's a valuable contributor to any development team.

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Dmitry Ryazantsev

Freelance Android Developer
MontenegroToptal Member Since April 18, 2016

Dmitry is an Android developer with more than six years of experience who communicates well and always tries to find the best tech that suits the project. He's experienced with Git, Lua (Corona SDK), RxJava, and Dagger. He's worked with a large team to develop the Yandex browser with more than 10 million installations. He's also developed his own projects—a game with 250,000 installations and published several other apps.

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Alaa Moataz

Freelance Android Developer
EgyptToptal Member Since April 1, 2022

Alaa has over six years of experience in software development, working in Android development for about five years. She owned the architecture definition for multiple Android projects that she worked on. She has also contributed to the scoping of potential upcoming projects. Alaa's worked on various projects, including some that require offline usage of apps and others that operate on devices other than phones, like the RealWear HMT-1.

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Ivan Dimoski

Freelance Android Developer
SwedenToptal Member Since December 11, 2013

Ivan is a principal software engineer and system/solution architect with 14+ years of experience in Android (Java/Kotlin) and 3+ years in Flutter (Dart). He's keen on software development, architecture, and quality and building scalable, performant, delightful, and useful apps. He loves working with motivated professionals in high-performing teams, enabling peers to break barriers and reach their fullest potential. Ivan believes in mindfulness, non-violent communication, compassion, and empathy.

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FAQs

  • How much does it cost to hire an Android developer?

    The cost of hiring an Android developer is primarily influenced by the standard factors that impact most roles: the mobile app developer’s experience, the complexity and duration of the project, and regional market rates. Another factor that will impact the cost is whether your mobile app developer is a direct hire or an Android development freelancer. As a point of reference, Glassdoor lists the average total pay for an Android developer in the United States to be $98,250 as of August 14, 2023.

    The total expense also depends on the need for other team members (like UI/UX designers, or iOS or back-end developers), the potential cost of third-party services (like cloud hosting), and the adoption of a cross-platform tool approach that allows for a single code build for both Android and iOS. Developing and maintaining a single codebase can dramatically cut your expenses but comes at the cost of less flexibility and depth of app features and scalability.

  • How do you hire an Android developer?

    1. Define your project scope and business requirements.
    2. Formulate a problem statement: Articulate the key problems you expect your developer to solve.
    3. Identify your team’s skills gap. Consider whether you need support from junior, mid-level, or senior Android developers.
    4. Identify the ideal Android developer for you.
    5. Set your budget: Determine how much you are willing or able to spend on hiring an Android developer.
  • How high is the demand for Android developers?

    Android developer demand is at an all-time high. The global demand for this highly technical role has soared with the proliferation of Android devices and the growth of the mobile app industry. The employment of Android developers is predicted to rise by 21% from 2018 to 2028.

  • Can you hire Android developers on an hourly basis or for project-based tasks?

    You can hire an Android developer on an hourly basis and for project-based tasks. Whether you hire an expert for a full- or part-time position, you’ll have the control and flexibility to scale your team up or down as your needs evolve. Our Android developers can fully integrate into your existing team for a seamless working experience.

  • Are Toptal developers only adept at native Android development?

    Toptal developers are outstanding at native Android development using Java, Kotlin, and a variety of specialized tools that can be integrated into mobile applications. Toptal can also provide access to top-quality mobile developers who can code Android applications using cross-platform frameworks such as Flutter, Ionic, Xamarin, or React Native to create two identical mobile apps using a single source code, packaging one app for iOS and the other for Android.

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Amar is a veteran Android developer who has worked with companies such as Reddit, Goldman Sachs, Mercedes Benz, and Volvo. At Reddit, he contributed to the official Android app, which has more than 100 million downloads, and at Volvo, he led the team that built the consumer app’s analytics service, managing 50 million daily events. He has also served for more than five years as the Toptal Community Leader for Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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How to Hire Android Developers

Android App Developer Demand Is at an All-time High

The global demand for Android programmers has soared with the proliferation of Android mobile devices and the growth of the mobile app industry. As of 2023, more than 3 billion active Android devices worldwide confirm the immense scale and influence of the platform. The result is that there are nine open Android app developer job postings per Android developer working in the United States. Furthermore, Android development is the fastest-growing segment within the IT sector, with the number of Android developers employed in the United States forecasted to rise to ~322,000 in 2023, from ~184,000 in 2022.

However, the existing high demand for Android app programmers is only one side of the coin. Companies looking to hire Android developers face a unique set of challenges: The field of Android mobile development is complex and ever-evolving, making it challenging to find the right person who not only possesses the necessary technical skills, but also stays abreast of the latest industry trends, tools, and best practices. In this vibrant and fast-paced field, a one-size-fits-all approach to hiring a dedicated Android developer simply doesn’t work.

The Android logo over a global map, with blue developer icons in various locations and a magnifying glass over a green developer icon.

This hiring guide explores the specific attributes that set top-notch Android developers apart from those who are merely average. You will learn how to identify the candidate who is ideal for your specific needs. We also provide tips for writing effective job posts and share strategies for navigating the interview and assessment processes effectively.

What attributes distinguish quality Android Developers from others?

Android developers are instrumental in creating the digital experiences that billions of people interact with on their smartphones, building and maintaining applications for communication, entertainment, learning, and planning activities.

The marks of a typical Android developer lie in their proficiency with Java or Kotlin, effortless use of Android Studio, and strong understanding of the Android SDK. The traits that differentiate a quality Android developer from others include:

Knowledge of Android fundamentals

At the heart of a quality Android developer’s skill set is a deep understanding of Android architecture components, one of which is the concept of the Android application lifecycle: essentially, the journey an app takes from the moment it’s opened to when it’s closed.

This is important because Android users are accustomed to keeping several apps open simultaneously and seamlessly switching from one to another. By mastering the app and activity lifecycle concepts, a proficient Android developer ensures this multitasking experience remains smooth, efficient, and performant.

Performance efficiency and battery optimization skills

A quality Android developer recognizes that while portable mobile devices are powerful, they do not operate with unlimited resources. Guided by factors such as battery life and device performance, the quality Android developer ensures that an app does not scare off users by draining a device’s battery quickly. Candidates should apply strategies to ensure that the applications they create are not only functional and user-friendly, but also conservative with respect to a device’s limitations.

To ensure minimal battery usage, look for engineers who write clean and efficient code, continually monitor and optimize their code’s performance, and follow best practices for background tasks, syncs, and updates. The quality Android developer is proficient in using tools such as Profiler (integrated into Android Studio) to identify performance bottlenecks, memory leaks, and CPU-intensive processes that may lead to excessive battery consumption. The expert monitors network traffic, disk operations, and external communications, like Bluetooth or GPS.

Experience with modern architectural patterns

To create scalable and maintainable code, a quality Android developer must be well-versed in modern architectural patterns such as Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) or Model-View-Intent (MVI) and clean architecture. Understanding and implementing architectural patterns allows for more efficient root-cause analysis and remediation, faster onboarding of new team members, and an overall increase in code-writing productivity.

Android developers also grasp and effectively employ the principles of both object-oriented and functional programming. Kotlin—the official language of Android development—supports both paradigms. Object-oriented programming enables developers to build modular code, which can simplify a complex application. Functional programming, on the other hand, emphasizes immutability and first-class functions, which can lead to safer, more predictable, and easier-to-test code. A skilled Android developer not only understands these concepts, but also knows when to use each paradigm for optimal efficiency and effectiveness.

An understanding of the Android system’s diversity

The diverse Android spectrum—from high-end smartphones to budget mobile devices—offers a colorful range of screen sizes, hardware capabilities, and operating system versions. A quality Android developer, therefore, understands that adaptable and flexible code ensures optimal performance and usability across all devices. This, in turn, leads to greater user satisfaction and increased market penetration.

A mindset of continuous learning

The technology landscape is constantly evolving. As such, a quality Android developer is a proactive learner who is informed and aware of the latest developments in the Android ecosystem, including trends, software, and hardware. They are quick to adopt new tools and practices that can improve the overall user experience of the apps they build. Android engineers should be familiar with standard libraries—such as Hilt (dependency injection), Jetpack Compose (UI), Kotlin coroutines (data streamlining), and Retrofit (API calls)—and actively seek out new libraries to enhance productivity.

Complementary technology skills for Android

The Android platform spans from standard smartphones to smart appliances and cars, so hire an Android developer with the appropriate complementary skill set to tackle your app’s specific objectives. The following technologies may be relevant, depending on your project’s requirements:

  • 3D imaging – A strong background in mathematics and geometry goes a long way in the development of a more performant video streaming or augmented reality app.
  • Automated testing and continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) – To ensure that code is bug-free and performs as expected, the quality Android developer writes automated tests using tools like Espresso or JUnit. Additionally, by applying CI/CD practices, which enable faster, more efficient Android app releases, the quality Android engineer streamlines the development process.
  • Database design – Storing information locally greatly reduces mobile data usage. As such, to enable offline capabilities, it is important that a quality Android developer be familiar with offline databases, specifically SQLite and Room Persistence Library.
  • Firebase – Firebase is a set of Google Cloud services for the Android developer that includes tools, such as authentication, cloud computing, integration with external services, and cloud storage.
  • Git – Proficiency with version control tools like Git allows the quality Android developer to better collaborate, track changes, and manage multiple versions of code, all of which lead to a more structured and efficient mobile application development process.
  • Native Development Kit (NDK) – Incorporating NDK allows for the use of languages such as C and C++, whose native libraries can be leveraged and reused.
  • RESTful APIs – It is crucial for a quality Android developer to have knowledge of RESTful APIs that enable communication between an Android app and web servers to fetch, send, and update data.
  • UI/UX design – Creating an intuitive, user-friendly interface is key to any successful app. While not necessarily a coding skill, understanding basic UI/UX principles can greatly enhance an Android developer’s effectiveness. Knowledge of Android’s guidelines for Material Design, Jetpack Compose UI for layout design, and tools such as Sketch or Figma can be beneficial.

When searching for an Android developer, one skill is not necessarily more desirable than another. Skill relevancy varies from project to project and each can individually enhance an Android developer’s portfolio.

How can you identify the ideal Android Developer for you?

To identify the ideal Android developer, first you need to identify your specific needs, then align candidates’ expertise and experience with the scope and complexity of your project and business objectives.

The ideal Android developer will have a portfolio of past projects that are similar to your initiative. If they will be working as part of a team, then the ideal Android developer for you will possess the communication skills that allow them to articulate their ideas and solutions effectively. They will also likely familiar with your industry and be able to deliver within the prescribed time frame and budget.

What Android development expertise level should you target?

Before you can answer this question, you need to be clear on what differentiates junior, mid-level, and senior talent:

Android Developer Level
Description
Junior
Generally, a junior developer will require more guidance and support than a mid-level or senior developer. They can be successful if you have the resources to provide mentoring and oversight.

A junior developer is a good choice for simpler, purpose-specific projects. For instance, a junior developer is ideal for building an image gallery or a messaging app that does not require authentication.
Mid-level
A mid-level developer can handle more complex tasks independently. They set coding best practices and solve more complex problems. They may have some experience with project management and team collaboration.

A mid-level developer can build apps from the ground up, as well as scale and maintain them.
Senior
A senior developer has extensive experience and deep knowledge of Android development practices. They can handle complex, large-scale projects, lead teams, and mentor less-experienced team members.

A senior developer makes strategic decisions about technology and architecture. They often contribute to setting the overall direction of a project.

The level to target largely depends on the complexity of your project and the resources available to you. A junior developer is suitable if:

  • Your project is relatively straightforward.
  • The app is aimed at a modestly sized user pool.
  • The code will not require frequent updates.
  • Your team is able to back up the junior developer.

A mid-level or senior developer is more appropriate if:

  • The project is complex, requiring advanced problem-solving skills.
  • The app is aimed at a large number of users.
  • The codebase is extensive and may require continuous updates.
  • The developer will carry the project independently.

The more experienced the developer, the higher the salary they will command. However, they will also bring more value to the project and work more efficiently than a junior developer.

How does hiring an Android developer compare to hiring for iOS?

The process of hiring an Android developer may differ significantly from hiring an iOS developer due to several factors.

First, the skill sets of Android and iOS developers vary greatly. Android developers need proficiency in Java and Kotlin, and familiarity with Android Studio, Google’s official development environment. iOS developers are proficient in Swift or Objective-C. They also often use Xcode for development.

Second, design guidelines for each platform vary. Android follows Google’s Material Design, while iOS adheres to Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines. Each provides a distinct look and feel, and understanding these nuances is essential for creating apps that feel native to the respective platforms.

Third, device constraints play a role. Android is open-source and free to any smart device manufacturer. As such, Android models are many and diverse, ranging in quality, features, even pricing. An Android developer needs to be flexible and sensitive to these variations and accommodate low-end devices, as well as top-of-the-line products. In contrast, iOS devices are limited to a few high-quality products manufactured exclusively by Apple. An iOS developer is an expert who understands Apple’s unique operating system and hardware specifications.

While some developers have overlapping skills in both Android and iOS development, it’s important to weigh the benefits of breadth versus depth. A specialist in one platform can provide deep expertise and nuanced understanding, leading to potentially higher-quality apps. Conversely, a developer proficient in both might be beneficial for simpler projects that aim to launch on both platforms simultaneously. Your decision should align with your project needs and strategic business goals.

Final pre-hiring checklist

To help you pinpoint the Android expert who’s right for your project, consider these steps:

  1. Define your project scope and business requirements. Clearly define the scope of your project. What features do you want your application to have? What problems will it solve for its users? Who is your target audience?
  2. Identify your team’s skills gap. Look at the skills available within your team. Identify the areas lacking in expertise. Are you missing key Android development skills? For instance, you may need an Android developer specifically experienced with camera, video, Snapchat filters, or 3D animations. You may need a developer who is familiar with a certain industry.
  3. Formulate a problem statement. Articulate the key problems you expect your developer to solve. These can be technical challenges, like optimizing the app for battery efficiency, or business challenges, like developing an app that engages a specific user demographic.
  4. Set your budget. Determine how much you are willing or able to spend on hiring an Android developer.

This will help you further refine your search and balance between skill level and cost.

With these questions answered, you will have a solid foundation to begin writing an Android developer job description, identify the right candidates, and ask relevant interview questions.

How to Write an Android Developer Job Description for Your Project

To hire a top-notch Android developer, begin by crafting an effective job post:

  • Choose a job title that clearly defines the role—for example, Android Developer (Social App).
  • Describe the objective of the app, its target(s), and its audience(s).
  • Outline the project’s specifics. Provide the necessary detail, but be as concise as possible.
  • List the skills required, including any complementary technologies.

Clarity will help attract candidates who are well-suited for the unique challenges of your project.

What are the most important Android Developer interview questions?

During the interview process, ask questions that allow you to assess both the technical proficiencies of the candidate and their problem-solving skills. Here are a few examples to provide a solid starting point for your interview process:

Can you describe a project where you had to optimize the performance of an Android application? What challenges did you face, and how did you overcome them?

The candidate should provide a clear account of a specific project they worked on. They should detail the challenges they faced, the strategies they used to address those challenges, and the results of their efforts. For senior Android developers, expect specificity and detail in the descriptions of the tools and techniques they used.

How do you ensure that an app provides a consistent user experience across different Android devices?

Look for an answer that demonstrates an understanding of the diversity of Android devices. Candidates should discuss the importance of writing flexible and adaptable code. An app should be tested on multiple devices, screen sizes, and OS versions.

How do you approach writing code that’s efficient in terms of battery usage?

The candidate should demonstrate a clear understanding of how different coding practices can impact battery usage. They might discuss strategies like reducing unnecessary network calls, using wake locks sparingly, or managing resources efficiently.

How do you stay updated with the latest trends and best practices in Android development?

The candidate should demonstrate a commitment to continuous learning. They might mention following key Android blogs, attending conferences, participating in online forums, or taking courses.

Why do companies hire Android Developers?

Companies hire Android developers for several key reasons, including Android’s:

  • Geographic reach. Android’s significant presence in emerging markets allows companies targeting those areas to reach their intended audiences effectively.
  • Broad user base. Android holds the most significant share of the global smartphone market, providing a vast audience for companies. Businesses build Android apps to reach this extensive user base, expanding their customer and user bases.
  • Opportunities for customization and flexibility. Android is an open-source platform that is highly customizable. Companies hire Android developers to create niche applications that meet unique business needs.
  • Monetization opportunities. Android’s large user base provides significant opportunities for monetization through methods such as in-app purchases and advertisements.
  • Integration with Google services. Android’s seamless integration with popular Google services adds value to business applications.
  • Technology adoption. Android developers can leverage cutting-edge technologies, such as augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), enabling companies to maintain a competitive edge.

Hiring skilled Android developers enables companies to tap into these advantages to drive customer engagement, revenue, and market competitiveness.

The technical content presented in this article was reviewed by Vladimir Shalimov.

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