The table below looks at the statistics for Android SDK skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android SDK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 65 72 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.64% 0.11% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 0.42% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Average daily rate
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£425 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
251 239 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 26.93% 27.38% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 172 104
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £37.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.83% +112.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Android SDK
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android SDK across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Android SDK Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Android SDK
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android SDK across the Bristol region.

Android SDK Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Android SDK also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android SDK.

1 15 (100.00%) Android
1 15 (100.00%) Android Development
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) Objective-C
4 11 (73.33%) REST
4 11 (73.33%) Scrum
5 10 (66.67%) TDD
5 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 10 (66.67%) JSON
5 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (66.67%) HTML
5 10 (66.67%) CSS
5 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
5 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (66.67%) HTML5
5 10 (66.67%) Node.js
5 10 (66.67%) API Integration
6 3 (20.00%) iOS SDK
6 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (13.33%) SQLite
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) OpenGL
7 2 (13.33%) XML
8 1 (6.67%) Windows
8 1 (6.67%) OO
8 1 (6.67%) Google
8 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.67%) QA
8 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
8 1 (6.67%) RESTful

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Android SDK also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android SDK. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (66.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQLite
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Android Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 10 (66.67%) Android Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Android Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) REST
2 10 (66.67%) HTML5
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) JSON
3 3 (20.00%) iOS SDK
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) OpenGL
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Android Development
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 10 (66.67%) API Integration
4 10 (66.67%) TDD
4 10 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) MVVM
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Objective-C
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Apple
1 1 (6.67%) Google