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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 231 228 236
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 23 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.13% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 0.57% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2248 2091 2005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.09% 23.35% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1212 1068
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 121
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £20.50 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 11 £325 -
Hampshire -6 5 £319 -8.92% 1
Kent - 3 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 £338 -
Surrey +3 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 £375 -
Android SDK
England

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 51 (100.00%) Android
2 44 (86.27%) Android Development
3 37 (72.55%) JSON
4 35 (68.63%) Java
4 35 (68.63%) REST
5 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (49.02%) Unit Testing
6 25 (49.02%) Git (software)
7 22 (43.14%) Mobile App
8 19 (37.25%) User Experience
8 19 (37.25%) Subversion
9 18 (35.29%) Maven
9 18 (35.29%) Ant
9 18 (35.29%) Mobile Development
10 16 (31.37%) Dependency Injection
11 15 (29.41%) Publishing
12 13 (25.49%) OOP
12 13 (25.49%) OO
12 13 (25.49%) JNI
12 13 (25.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (25.49%) Jenkins
12 13 (25.49%) Android NDK
13 12 (23.53%) RoboGuice
13 12 (23.53%) User Stories
14 9 (17.65%) Robotium
14 9 (17.65%) Mockito
14 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
14 9 (17.65%) iOS SDK
14 9 (17.65%) Artifactory

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.96%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) RTSP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (49.02%) Git (software)
2 19 (37.25%) Subversion
3 18 (35.29%) Maven
3 18 (35.29%) Ant
4 13 (25.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (25.49%) Jenkins
5 9 (17.65%) Robotium
5 9 (17.65%) Mockito
5 9 (17.65%) Artifactory
5 9 (17.65%) Appium
6 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
7 4 (7.84%) Gradle
8 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.92%) PHPUnit
8 2 (3.92%) Xcode
8 2 (3.92%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (29.41%) Publishing
2 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (92.16%) Developer
2 43 (84.31%) Android Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Programmer
4 4 (7.84%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Android Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Designer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (1.96%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.96%) Android Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (72.55%) JSON
2 35 (68.63%) REST
3 13 (25.49%) JNI
3 13 (25.49%) Android NDK
4 12 (23.53%) RoboGuice
5 9 (17.65%) iOS SDK
6 7 (13.73%) Web Services
6 7 (13.73%) XML
7 6 (11.76%) HTML
7 6 (11.76%) CSS
8 5 (9.80%) HTML5
8 5 (9.80%) PhoneGap
9 4 (7.84%) OpenGL
10 2 (3.92%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (3.92%) CSS3
10 2 (3.92%) Sass
10 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.92%) Yii
10 2 (3.92%) Ionic Framework
10 2 (3.92%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) Mobile App
2 19 (37.25%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) iPhone
5 1 (1.96%) Social Media
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Android
2 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) Android Development
2 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (49.02%) Unit Testing
4 18 (35.29%) Mobile Development
5 16 (31.37%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (25.49%) OOP
6 13 (25.49%) OO
6 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (23.53%) User Stories
8 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.80%) TDD
10 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.88%) Scrum
11 3 (5.88%) Memory Management
11 3 (5.88%) iOS Development
12 1 (1.96%) Test Automation
12 1 (1.96%) Multithreading
12 1 (1.96%) Content Management
12 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.96%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 35 (68.63%) Java
2 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
3 2 (3.92%) C++
4 1 (1.96%) C
4 1 (1.96%) C#
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
4 1 (1.96%) SQL
4 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Google
2 3 (5.88%) ION Trading