The table below looks at the statistics for Android SDK skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android SDK over the 3 months to 30 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 544 560 557
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 103 99 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.61% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 86 50
Median daily rate £413 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.44% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16183 16109 15514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.93% 28.01% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11213 10928 9835
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 286 215
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

Android SDK
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Android SDK
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android SDK within the UK.

Android SDK Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Android SDK
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android SDK within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Android SDK Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Android SDK
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android SDK within the UK.

Android SDK Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Android SDK
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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
England +10 101 £413 -13.15% 34
London -15 71 £425 -19.04% 24
City of London +25 10 £400 -15.78% 7
South East +19 9 £425 +28.78% 2
East of England +22 8 £325 -1.51% 4
Cambridgeshire +27 7 £325 +44.44%
Cambridge +23 7 £325 +44.44%
Yorkshire +1 6 £375 +19.04% 1
North West +11 5 £400 +8.10% 2
West Sussex - 5 £425 -
Leeds +3 4 £419 +32.93%
West Yorkshire +2 4 £419 +32.93%
Manchester -4 4 £413 - 2
Crawley - 4 £425 -
Glasgow - 2 £358 - 1
Scotland - 2 £358 - 1
Buckinghamshire +14 1 - -
Milton Keynes +10 1 - -
Cheshire +8 1 £350 -5.40%
South West +2 1 £300 -29.41% 1
Bristol -6 1 £300 -29.41%
North East -16 1 £348 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 1 £348 -
Tyne and Wear -26 1 £348 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £300 - 1
Gatwick - 1 £440 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 £500 -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 with a requirement for Android SDK.

1 202 (100.00%) Android
2 187 (92.57%) Android Development
3 123 (60.89%) Java
4 117 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (43.56%) Mobile App
6 65 (32.18%) Android Studio
7 64 (31.68%) Mobile Development
8 59 (29.21%) JSON
9 57 (28.22%) REST
10 54 (26.73%) Git (software)
11 52 (25.74%) TDD
12 47 (23.27%) User Experience
13 45 (22.28%) Google Play
14 42 (20.79%) Google
15 40 (19.80%) OO
16 36 (17.82%) Web Services
16 36 (17.82%) RESTful
17 34 (16.83%) Apple iOS
17 34 (16.83%) iOS SDK
18 31 (15.35%) Scrum
19 29 (14.36%) iOS Development
20 25 (12.38%) Gradle
21 24 (11.88%) BDD
21 24 (11.88%) XML
22 23 (11.39%) Eclipse
23 22 (10.89%) Objective-C
23 22 (10.89%) Jenkins
24 21 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
24 21 (10.40%) JavaScript
25 19 (9.41%) Computer Science

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (0.99%) Confluence
1 2 (0.99%) JBoss
1 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.50%) Apache
2 1 (0.50%) CMS
2 1 (0.50%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (22.28%) Google Play
2 8 (3.96%) GitHub
2 8 (3.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.49%) iTunes
4 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.99%) CloudBees
4 2 (0.99%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.99%) Heroku
4 2 (0.99%) IaaS
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.99%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.98%) Network Security
2 3 (1.49%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.99%) NFC
4 1 (0.50%) VoIP
4 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.96%) SQLite
2 5 (2.48%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.48%) MySQL
3 2 (0.99%) DB2
3 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 65 (32.18%) Android Studio
2 54 (26.73%) Git (software)
3 25 (12.38%) Gradle
4 23 (11.39%) Eclipse
5 22 (10.89%) Jenkins
6 12 (5.94%) JUnit
7 10 (4.95%) Xcode
8 8 (3.96%) IntelliJ
9 7 (3.47%) JIRA
9 7 (3.47%) Mercurial
9 7 (3.47%) Mockito
10 4 (1.98%) Maven
10 4 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.49%) Ant
11 3 (1.49%) Appium
11 3 (1.49%) Calabash
12 2 (0.99%) Capybara
12 2 (0.99%) Grunt
12 2 (0.99%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.99%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (6.93%) Finance
2 8 (3.96%) Banking
3 5 (2.48%) Retail
4 2 (0.99%) Advertising
4 2 (0.99%) Electronics
4 2 (0.99%) Games
4 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.99%) Marketing
4 2 (0.99%) Private Banking
4 2 (0.99%) Publishing
4 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Automotive
5 1 (0.50%) Back Office
5 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 181 (89.60%) Developer
2 168 (83.17%) Android Developer
3 22 (10.89%) Applications Developer
4 21 (10.40%) Mobile Developer
5 20 (9.90%) Android Engineer
6 19 (9.41%) Senior Developer
7 18 (8.91%) Java Developer
8 17 (8.42%) Java Android Developer
9 14 (6.93%) Senior Android Developer
10 12 (5.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 11 (5.45%) iOS Developer
12 7 (3.47%) Agile Developer
12 7 (3.47%) iOS Android Developer
12 7 (3.47%) QA Engineer
13 5 (2.48%) Lead Developer
14 4 (1.98%) Senior iOS Developer
14 4 (1.98%) Senior Java Developer
15 3 (1.49%) C Developer
15 3 (1.49%) Lead Android Developer
15 3 (1.49%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (29.21%) JSON
2 57 (28.22%) REST
3 36 (17.82%) RESTful
3 36 (17.82%) Web Services
4 34 (16.83%) iOS SDK
5 24 (11.88%) XML
6 18 (8.91%) CSS
6 18 (8.91%) HTML
7 16 (7.92%) SOAP
8 11 (5.45%) HTML5
8 11 (5.45%) jQuery
9 10 (4.95%) Cocoa
9 10 (4.95%) RxJava
10 9 (4.46%) OpenGL
11 6 (2.97%) Cocoa Touch
11 6 (2.97%) Core Data
11 6 (2.97%) CSS3
11 6 (2.97%) J2EE
12 5 (2.48%) PhoneGap
12 5 (2.48%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 88 (43.56%) Mobile App
2 47 (23.27%) User Experience
3 19 (9.41%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.44%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.46%) Data Structures
6 8 (3.96%) Video on Demand
7 7 (3.47%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (2.48%) Digital Media
8 5 (2.48%) Social Media
8 5 (2.48%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.49%) NHS
10 2 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.99%) Chromecast
10 2 (0.99%) Contactless
10 2 (0.99%) EMV
10 2 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.99%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 202 (100.00%) Android
2 34 (16.83%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.96%) Linux
4 6 (2.97%) Windows
5 3 (1.49%) Unix
6 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (92.57%) Android Development
2 117 (57.92%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (31.68%) Mobile Development
4 52 (25.74%) TDD
5 40 (19.80%) OO
6 31 (15.35%) Scrum
7 29 (14.36%) iOS Development
8 24 (11.88%) BDD
9 21 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (7.92%) Memory Management
10 16 (7.92%) Multithreading
10 16 (7.92%) Software Engineering
11 15 (7.43%) E-Commerce
11 15 (7.43%) OOP
12 14 (6.93%) Automated Testing
12 14 (6.93%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.46%) OOD
13 9 (4.46%) Web Development
14 6 (2.97%) Kanban
14 6 (2.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 123 (60.89%) Java
2 22 (10.89%) Objective-C
3 21 (10.40%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.43%) Apple Swift
5 13 (6.44%) C
6 12 (5.94%) C++
7 8 (3.96%) SQL
8 6 (2.97%) C#
9 4 (1.98%) PHP
10 2 (0.99%) Python
10 2 (0.99%) Ruby
11 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (7.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.49%) yum
Vendors
1 42 (20.79%) Google
2 5 (2.48%) Xamarin
3 3 (1.49%) Facebook
4 2 (0.99%) Apple
4 2 (0.99%) Kony
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle
4 2 (0.99%) PayPal
4 2 (0.99%) SAP
4 2 (0.99%) Telerik
5 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.50%) Endeca
5 1 (0.50%) hybris
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
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