The table below looks at the statistics for Android SDK skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android SDK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 164 162 137
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.077% 0.097%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate £350 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Android SDK
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1016 897 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.25% 22.92% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 568 428
Average daily rate £385 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 20 7
Average hourly rate £39.25 £42.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +4.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.13 £46.09 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Android SDK
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Android SDK Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Android SDK
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Android SDK Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Android SDK
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android SDK across the North West region.

Android SDK Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Android SDK
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android SDK within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -2 4 £350 -17.64%
Android SDK
England

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 16 (100.00%) Android
2 14 (87.50%) Java
3 13 (81.25%) Android Development
4 11 (68.75%) Mobile App
5 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (56.25%) Web Services
6 8 (50.00%) OO
6 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
6 8 (50.00%) iOS SDK
7 7 (43.75%) JSON
8 6 (37.50%) Objective-C
8 6 (37.50%) XML
8 6 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (31.25%) Gradle
9 5 (31.25%) REST
9 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 5 (31.25%) .NET
9 5 (31.25%) TDD
10 4 (25.00%) HTML5
10 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (25.00%) jQuery
10 4 (25.00%) Ajax
10 4 (25.00%) Google
10 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 4 (25.00%) WCF
10 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
10 4 (25.00%) Windows
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (25.00%) MVC

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) CMS
2 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Gradle
2 4 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Xcode
3 3 (18.75%) Ant
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) Subversion
4 2 (12.50%) Android Studio
4 2 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Android Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Applications Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) iOS Android Developer
4 2 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Android Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) iOS SDK
3 7 (43.75%) JSON
4 6 (37.50%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) REST
6 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (25.00%) Ajax
6 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) PhoneGap
6 4 (25.00%) WCF
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
8 2 (12.50%) Cocoa
8 2 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (12.50%) RESTful
8 2 (12.50%) UIKit
9 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.25%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Android
2 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Android Development
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) OO
4 6 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (31.25%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) Mobile Development
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) Content Management
7 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
8 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (12.50%) DevOps
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) Scrum
9 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 1 (6.25%) CRM
9 1 (6.25%) ERP
9 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Objective-C
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (12.50%) Apple Swift
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Appcelerator
1 4 (25.00%) Google
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (18.75%) EPiServer
2 3 (18.75%) OpenText
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian