The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 524 505 503
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 92 80 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.54% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 62 42
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.25

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
15243 14744 14670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.74% 28.38% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10359 9543 8949
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.03 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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
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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
England -21 80 £350 -12.50% 21
London -4 49 £415 +3.75% 11
City of London +10 9 £425 +16.43% 3
Yorkshire - 8 £300 -
South East -29 7 £313 -3.84% 6
North West -3 5 £305 -18.66% 1
East of England - 4 £350 - 1
Manchester -8 3 £305 -18.66% 1
South West - 3 £388 - 1
Hampshire -31 2 £279 -14.23% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £313 -
Norfolk - 1 £310 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 - 2
Essex - 1 £300 - 1
Southampton - 1 £238 -
Norwich - 1 £310 -
Bristol - 1 £388 -
Egham - - - - 1
Fareham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Halesworth - - - -
Havant - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Altrincham - - - -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 186 (100.00%) Android
2 170 (91.40%) Android Development
3 147 (79.03%) Java
4 79 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (41.94%) Web Services
6 68 (36.56%) Mobile App
7 60 (32.26%) OO
8 58 (31.18%) JSON
9 55 (29.57%) Apple iOS
9 55 (29.57%) iOS SDK
10 40 (21.51%) XML
10 40 (21.51%) HTML
11 39 (20.97%) User Experience
12 38 (20.43%) REST
13 37 (19.89%) JavaScript
14 36 (19.35%) OOP
15 35 (18.82%) Google
16 33 (17.74%) CSS
17 32 (17.20%) TDD
18 30 (16.13%) Objective-C
19 26 (13.98%) Git (software)
20 25 (13.44%) QA
21 24 (12.90%) RESTful
22 23 (12.37%) E-Commerce
23 22 (11.83%) Scrum
23 22 (11.83%) iOS Development
24 20 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
24 20 (10.75%) Eclipse
25 19 (10.22%) MVC
25 19 (10.22%) Finance

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (2.69%) uiautomator
2 2 (1.08%) Apache
2 2 (1.08%) nginx
2 2 (1.08%) Node.js
3 1 (0.54%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.54%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.30%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.54%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.54%) PaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Heroku
2 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.53%) RTSP
2 8 (4.30%) HTTP
3 7 (3.76%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.69%) Internet
5 3 (1.61%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.54%) SMS
6 1 (0.54%) WLAN
6 1 (0.54%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.45%) SQLite
2 10 (5.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (13.98%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.75%) Eclipse
3 15 (8.06%) Subversion
4 9 (4.84%) Android Studio
5 8 (4.30%) Calabash
5 8 (4.30%) Xcode
6 7 (3.76%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.76%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.23%) Gradle
7 6 (3.23%) Hudson
7 6 (3.23%) NUnit
8 5 (2.69%) JIRA
8 5 (2.69%) Appium
9 4 (2.15%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.15%) Maven
9 4 (2.15%) JUnit
9 4 (2.15%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.61%) Selenium
10 3 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (10.22%) Finance
2 6 (3.23%) Publishing
3 5 (2.69%) Retail
4 4 (2.15%) Marketing
4 4 (2.15%) Games
4 4 (2.15%) Banking
5 3 (1.61%) French Language
5 3 (1.61%) German Language
6 2 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 180 (96.77%) Developer
2 158 (84.95%) Android Developer
3 18 (9.68%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (5.91%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 9 (4.84%) iOS Developer
6 8 (4.30%) Applications Developer
7 7 (3.76%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.23%) Senior Android Developer
9 5 (2.69%) Tester
9 5 (2.69%) Lead Developer
10 3 (1.61%) Java Developer
10 3 (1.61%) PHP Developer
11 2 (1.08%) UI Developer
11 2 (1.08%) Xamarin Developer
11 2 (1.08%) UI Programmer
11 2 (1.08%) Automation Tester
12 1 (0.54%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
12 1 (0.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 1 (0.54%) IT Support
12 1 (0.54%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (41.94%) Web Services
2 58 (31.18%) JSON
3 55 (29.57%) iOS SDK
4 40 (21.51%) XML
4 40 (21.51%) HTML
5 38 (20.43%) REST
6 33 (17.74%) CSS
7 24 (12.90%) RESTful
8 15 (8.06%) HTML5
9 14 (7.53%) Flash
10 12 (6.45%) OpenGL
10 12 (6.45%) J2EE
11 11 (5.91%) SOAP
12 10 (5.38%) .NET
12 10 (5.38%) CSS3
13 9 (4.84%) Ajax
14 5 (2.69%) Cocoa
15 4 (2.15%) LINQ
15 4 (2.15%) jQuery
15 4 (2.15%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 68 (36.56%) Mobile App
2 39 (20.97%) User Experience
3 20 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.99%) iPhone
5 12 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.45%) Social Media
6 8 (4.30%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.76%) Streaming Video
8 6 (3.23%) Smartphone
8 6 (3.23%) Animation
8 6 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (2.69%) Streaming Media
9 5 (2.69%) Blackberry
10 4 (2.15%) Data Structures
10 4 (2.15%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (1.61%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.61%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.61%) STB
11 3 (1.61%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (1.08%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 186 (100.00%) Android
2 55 (29.57%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.30%) Windows
4 5 (2.69%) Windows Phone
5 4 (2.15%) Linux
6 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (91.40%) Android Development
2 79 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (32.26%) OO
4 36 (19.35%) OOP
5 32 (17.20%) TDD
6 23 (12.37%) E-Commerce
7 22 (11.83%) Scrum
7 22 (11.83%) iOS Development
8 19 (10.22%) MVC
8 19 (10.22%) Multithreading
9 11 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.84%) OOD
10 9 (4.84%) Software Engineering
11 8 (4.30%) Unit Testing
12 7 (3.76%) Waterfall
12 7 (3.76%) BDD
12 7 (3.76%) Mentoring
12 7 (3.76%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (2.69%) OOA/OOD
14 4 (2.15%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 147 (79.03%) Java
2 37 (19.89%) JavaScript
3 30 (16.13%) Objective-C
4 10 (5.38%) C#
5 9 (4.84%) C++
6 8 (4.30%) SQL
7 6 (3.23%) Ruby
8 5 (2.69%) C
8 5 (2.69%) PHP
9 2 (1.08%) Python
10 1 (0.54%) Perl
10 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (5.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.54%) HNC
2 1 (0.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.44%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (18.82%) Google
2 8 (4.30%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.76%) Xamarin
4 6 (3.23%) Facebook
5 5 (2.69%) Twitter
6 2 (1.08%) Apple
6 2 (1.08%) Zend
7 1 (0.54%) Sencha
7 1 (0.54%) Kony
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