The table below looks at the statistics for Android SDK skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android SDK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 253 265 247
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 7 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.084% 0.091% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £500 £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +18.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.50
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2322 2534 2225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.89% 25.62% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1688 1284
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 54 36
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £17.50 £15.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

Android SDK
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Android SDK as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Android SDK Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Android SDK
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Android SDK Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Android SDK
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Android SDK Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Android SDK
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android SDK within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Sussex 0 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +19 2 - -
Surrey +11 1 £500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Android SDK
England

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Android SDK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Android SDK.

1 27 (100.00%) Android
2 26 (96.30%) Android Development
3 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (55.56%) Mobile App
5 14 (51.85%) Mobile Development
6 13 (48.15%) REST
6 13 (48.15%) JSON
7 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
8 11 (40.74%) Google Play
9 9 (33.33%) Degree
9 9 (33.33%) Web Services
10 8 (29.63%) Java
10 8 (29.63%) TDD
10 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
10 8 (29.63%) BDD
10 8 (29.63%) User Experience
11 7 (25.93%) Memory Management
11 7 (25.93%) RESTful
12 6 (22.22%) OpenGL
12 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
12 6 (22.22%) XML
13 4 (14.81%) OO
13 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
13 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
13 4 (14.81%) Gradle
14 3 (11.11%) Xamarin
14 3 (11.11%) Release Management
14 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
14 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
14 3 (11.11%) Kanban

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 4 (14.81%) Gradle
4 3 (11.11%) Android Studio
5 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.70%) Ant
6 1 (3.70%) Appium
6 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.70%) Calabash
6 1 (3.70%) git-flow
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (3.70%) Maven
6 1 (3.70%) Mockito
6 1 (3.70%) Robolectric
6 1 (3.70%) Robotium
6 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (96.30%) Android Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Applications Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Android Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.70%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Android Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) JSON
1 13 (48.15%) REST
2 9 (33.33%) Web Services
3 7 (25.93%) RESTful
4 6 (22.22%) OpenGL
4 6 (22.22%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) Android NDK
5 1 (3.70%) Gson
5 1 (3.70%) iOS SDK
5 1 (3.70%) JNI
5 1 (3.70%) PowerMock
5 1 (3.70%) RoboGuice
5 1 (3.70%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 8 (29.63%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Android Development
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) Mobile Development
4 8 (29.63%) BDD
4 8 (29.63%) TDD
5 7 (25.93%) Memory Management
6 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.81%) OO
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Kanban
7 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 3 (11.11%) Release Management
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Asynchronous Programming
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.41%) MVC
8 2 (7.41%) Scrum
9 1 (3.70%) Web Development
9 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Google
1 3 (11.11%) Xamarin