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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 213 222 210
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 25 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 0.65% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
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£345 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £413 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.13% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 - -
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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
2325 1991 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.91% 23.92% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1078 960
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 95
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android SDK across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Android SDK Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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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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
Hampshire -6 20 £340 +4.61%
East Sussex - 2 £363 - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Android SDK
England

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (100.00%) Android
2 28 (84.85%) Java
2 28 (84.85%) Android Development
3 24 (72.73%) JSON
4 22 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 21 (63.64%) Git (software)
6 19 (57.58%) REST
7 18 (54.55%) Subversion
8 17 (51.52%) Maven
8 17 (51.52%) Ant
9 16 (48.48%) Dependency Injection
10 13 (39.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (39.39%) JNI
10 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (39.39%) Publishing
10 13 (39.39%) Jenkins
10 13 (39.39%) Android NDK
11 12 (36.36%) RoboGuice
11 12 (36.36%) OO
12 11 (33.33%) OOP
12 11 (33.33%) User Stories
13 9 (27.27%) Artifactory
13 9 (27.27%) Robotium
13 9 (27.27%) Appium
13 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
13 9 (27.27%) iOS SDK
13 9 (27.27%) Mockito
13 9 (27.27%) Apple iOS
14 7 (21.21%) Google

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.03%) Heroku
2 1 (3.03%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) RTSP
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 18 (54.55%) Subversion
3 17 (51.52%) Maven
3 17 (51.52%) Ant
4 13 (39.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (39.39%) Jenkins
5 9 (27.27%) Artifactory
5 9 (27.27%) Robotium
5 9 (27.27%) Appium
5 9 (27.27%) Mockito
6 4 (12.12%) Gradle
7 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
8 2 (6.06%) NetBeans
8 2 (6.06%) PHPUnit
8 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
9 1 (3.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (3.03%) Xcode
9 1 (3.03%) NUnit
General
1 13 (39.39%) Publishing
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 27 (81.82%) Android Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (72.73%) JSON
2 19 (57.58%) REST
3 13 (39.39%) JNI
3 13 (39.39%) Android NDK
4 12 (36.36%) RoboGuice
5 9 (27.27%) iOS SDK
6 7 (21.21%) Web Services
7 5 (15.15%) HTML
8 4 (12.12%) PhoneGap
8 4 (12.12%) CSS
8 4 (12.12%) HTML5
9 2 (6.06%) XML
9 2 (6.06%) Ajax
9 2 (6.06%) Yii
9 2 (6.06%) RESTful
9 2 (6.06%) Ionic Framework
9 2 (6.06%) Sass
9 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.06%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (3.03%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.12%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.03%) iPhone
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Android
2 9 (27.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Android Development
2 22 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 16 (48.48%) Dependency Injection
4 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (36.36%) OO
6 11 (33.33%) OOP
6 11 (33.33%) User Stories
7 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
8 6 (18.18%) TDD
9 4 (12.12%) iOS Development
10 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 1 (3.03%) Web Development
11 1 (3.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Google
2 1 (3.03%) Sencha
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft