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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android SDK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 248 243 232
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 14 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.033% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.13% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £413 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £413 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2530 2232 2131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.42% 24.30% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1609 1243 1147
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £17.88 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

Android SDK
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android SDK across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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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
West Sussex - 9 £325 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Sussex - 1 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £330 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Android SDK
England

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 32 (100.00%) Android
2 30 (93.75%) Android Development
3 22 (68.75%) Mobile App
3 22 (68.75%) JSON
4 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (65.63%) REST
5 20 (62.50%) Mobile Development
6 19 (59.38%) User Experience
7 15 (46.88%) Java
8 6 (18.75%) XML
9 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
9 5 (15.63%) OO
9 5 (15.63%) Web Services
9 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
10 4 (12.50%) Google
10 4 (12.50%) ION Trading
10 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
10 4 (12.50%) OOP
10 4 (12.50%) OpenGL
10 4 (12.50%) CSS
10 4 (12.50%) HTML
10 4 (12.50%) Degree
11 3 (9.38%) iOS SDK
11 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
11 3 (9.38%) PhoneGap
11 3 (9.38%) HTML5
11 3 (9.38%) Memory Management
11 3 (9.38%) SDLC
11 3 (9.38%) Scrum

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.25%) Xcode
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) Ant
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 28 (87.50%) Android Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Programmer
4 3 (9.38%) Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Android Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) JSON
2 21 (65.63%) REST
3 6 (18.75%) XML
4 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) CSS
5 4 (12.50%) HTML
5 4 (12.50%) OpenGL
6 3 (9.38%) PhoneGap
6 3 (9.38%) HTML5
6 3 (9.38%) iOS SDK
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
7 2 (6.25%) J2ME
8 1 (3.13%) RSS
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
8 1 (3.13%) LAMP
8 1 (3.13%) Cocoa
8 1 (3.13%) Ajax
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.13%) .NET
8 1 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (68.75%) Mobile App
2 19 (59.38%) User Experience
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.13%) CCTV
5 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) iPhone
5 1 (3.13%) Social Media
5 1 (3.13%) iPad
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Android Development
2 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (62.50%) Mobile Development
4 5 (15.63%) OO
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) OOP
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Memory Management
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
8 1 (3.13%) Content Management
8 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.13%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (3.13%) BDD
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.13%) User Stories
8 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) ION Trading
1 4 (12.50%) Google