The first table below looks at the demand for Android SDK skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android SDK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 489 459 538
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +79
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 98 85 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.67% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 67 36
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

Android SDK
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android SDK within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android SDK within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -76 96 £400 +6.66% 36
London -9 70 £400 +1.26% 23
City of London -10 17 £450 +12.50% 4
South East -9 13 £300 -17.24% 4
Hampshire +12 10 £300 -17.86% 1
East of England -22 5 £300 -29.41% 1
Suffolk - 4 £300 - 1
Ipswich - 4 £300 - 1
Surrey -8 3 - - 3
North West -16 3 £400 +70.21% 5
Norfolk - 3 £300 -
Norwich - 3 £300 -
Hertfordshire -8 1 £325 -23.52%
Manchester -15 1 £400 +70.21% 1
Bristol -19 1 - -
South West -33 1 - - 2
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Havant - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Newport - - - -
Bath - - - - 1

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 170 (100.00%) Android
2 136 (80.00%) Android Development
3 109 (64.12%) Java
4 58 (34.12%) Mobile App
5 42 (24.71%) Apple iOS
6 41 (24.12%) iOS SDK
7 39 (22.94%) OO
8 38 (22.35%) Google
9 35 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (20.00%) JSON
11 29 (17.06%) Web Services
12 25 (14.71%) TDD
13 24 (14.12%) HTML
14 23 (13.53%) JavaScript
15 22 (12.94%) XML
16 21 (12.35%) Eclipse
16 21 (12.35%) Scrum
17 20 (11.76%) SQLite
17 20 (11.76%) iOS Development
18 18 (10.59%) Git (software)
18 18 (10.59%) MySQL
19 17 (10.00%) Xcode
20 16 (9.41%) Objective-C
20 16 (9.41%) Finance
20 16 (9.41%) OOP
21 15 (8.82%) REST
22 14 (8.24%) CSS
22 14 (8.24%) Cocoa
23 13 (7.65%) PHP
23 13 (7.65%) iPhone

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (1.18%) Apache
1 2 (1.18%) CMS
2 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.18%) SaaS
2 2 (1.18%) PaaS
2 2 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.94%) RTSP
1 5 (2.94%) HTTP
2 3 (1.76%) Wireshark
2 3 (1.76%) SSL
2 3 (1.76%) Internet
2 3 (1.76%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.59%) FTP
4 1 (0.59%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.76%) SQLite
2 18 (10.59%) MySQL
3 4 (2.35%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.35%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.59%) MS Access
4 1 (0.59%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (12.35%) Eclipse
2 18 (10.59%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.00%) Xcode
4 9 (5.29%) Subversion
4 9 (5.29%) Calabash
5 7 (4.12%) Robotium
6 5 (2.94%) JIRA
6 5 (2.94%) PhoneGap
7 4 (2.35%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.76%) Hudson
8 3 (1.76%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.18%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.59%) JUnit
General
1 16 (9.41%) Finance
2 11 (6.47%) Banking
3 6 (3.53%) Legal
4 4 (2.35%) Marketing
5 3 (1.76%) Publishing
5 3 (1.76%) Automotive
5 3 (1.76%) Retail
6 2 (1.18%) Electronics
7 1 (0.59%) Law
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Games
7 1 (0.59%) French Language
7 1 (0.59%) German Language
7 1 (0.59%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 141 (82.94%) Developer
2 119 (70.00%) Android Developer
3 12 (7.06%) Mobile Developer
3 12 (7.06%) iOS Developer
4 10 (5.88%) Tester
4 10 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
5 9 (5.29%) PHP Developer
6 6 (3.53%) Lead Developer
7 5 (2.94%) Java Developer
7 5 (2.94%) Applications Developer
7 5 (2.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (2.35%) Senior Developer
8 4 (2.35%) Junior
8 4 (2.35%) Junior Developer
9 2 (1.18%) Mobile Tester
9 2 (1.18%) Senior Android Developer
9 2 (1.18%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (1.18%) Software Engineer
9 2 (1.18%) Web Developer
9 2 (1.18%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.12%) iOS SDK
2 34 (20.00%) JSON
3 29 (17.06%) Web Services
4 24 (14.12%) HTML
5 22 (12.94%) XML
6 15 (8.82%) REST
7 14 (8.24%) CSS
7 14 (8.24%) Cocoa
8 12 (7.06%) RESTful
9 11 (6.47%) HTML5
10 10 (5.88%) J2ME
10 10 (5.88%) SOAP
11 9 (5.29%) jQuery
12 8 (4.71%) .NET
13 6 (3.53%) Flash
14 5 (2.94%) LAMP
14 5 (2.94%) ASP.NET
14 5 (2.94%) J2EE
14 5 (2.94%) Cocoa Touch
15 4 (2.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 58 (34.12%) Mobile App
2 13 (7.65%) iPhone
3 10 (5.88%) iPad
3 10 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.12%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.53%) Video on Demand
5 6 (3.53%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (2.94%) IPTV
6 5 (2.94%) Social Media
6 5 (2.94%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.35%) Streaming Media
7 4 (2.35%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.76%) STB
8 3 (1.76%) Social Network
8 3 (1.76%) Open Source
9 2 (1.18%) FMCG
9 2 (1.18%) Animation
10 1 (0.59%) Photography
10 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.59%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 170 (100.00%) Android
2 42 (24.71%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.47%) Linux
4 6 (3.53%) Windows
5 3 (1.76%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.18%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (80.00%) Android Development
2 39 (22.94%) OO
3 35 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (14.71%) TDD
5 21 (12.35%) Scrum
6 20 (11.76%) iOS Development
7 16 (9.41%) OOP
8 12 (7.06%) Multithreading
8 12 (7.06%) Software Engineering
9 9 (5.29%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.29%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (4.71%) Change Management
10 8 (4.71%) Unit Testing
10 8 (4.71%) Project Planning
11 6 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.53%) Test Automation
12 5 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (2.94%) Performance Testing
12 5 (2.94%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (64.12%) Java
2 23 (13.53%) JavaScript
3 16 (9.41%) Objective-C
4 13 (7.65%) PHP
5 10 (5.88%) C++
5 10 (5.88%) Ruby
6 6 (3.53%) C#
7 5 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.35%) C
8 4 (2.35%) SQL
9 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.59%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.59%) VBA
10 1 (0.59%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.59%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 10 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 10 (5.88%) Degree
2 8 (4.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.76%) Vagrant
1 3 (1.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (22.35%) Google
2 6 (3.53%) Apple
3 4 (2.35%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.35%) Facebook
3 4 (2.35%) Twitter
3 4 (2.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.76%) Yahoo!
4 3 (1.76%) Sybase
4 3 (1.76%) SAP
4 3 (1.76%) Adobe
4 3 (1.76%) Akamai
5 2 (1.18%) WSO2
5 2 (1.18%) Symbian
5 2 (1.18%) JBoss
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle
6 1 (0.59%) Sencha
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