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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 563 510 532
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +22
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 98 139 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.89% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 120 65
Median daily rate £406 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
15732 15668 15091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.21% 27.44% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11013 10550 9735
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 226 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £16.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 29 July 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 29 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 29 July 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 -41 98 £406 -4.41% 32
London -27 61 £425 -15.00% 18
South East +10 15 £425 +30.76% 7
City of London +44 12 £400 -5.88% 4
East of England +24 9 £325 -1.51% 2
Cambridgeshire +24 8 £325 +44.44%
Cambridge +24 8 £325 +44.44%
Yorkshire +4 6 £375 +36.36%
North West -4 5 £400 +8.10% 2
West Sussex -9 5 £425 +30.76%
Leeds +6 4 £413 +50.00%
West Yorkshire +2 4 £413 +50.00%
Manchester 0 4 £413 - 2
Crawley -4 4 £425 +23.63%
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - - 1
Hampshire - 4 £463 -
Kent - 4 - - 2
Portsmouth - 3 £463 -
Middlesex - 2 £350 -
Cheshire -4 1 £350 -5.40%
Gatwick -5 1 £440 +46.66%
Bristol -6 1 £300 -29.41%
South West -22 1 £300 -27.27% 1
North East -40 1 £348 -7.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne -44 1 £348 -7.33%
Tyne and Wear -45 1 £348 -7.33%
South Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Sheffield - 1 £300 -
Suffolk - 1 - - 1

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Android
2 201 (93.93%) Android Development
3 134 (62.62%) Java
4 125 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (47.66%) Mobile App
6 71 (33.18%) Mobile Development
7 66 (30.84%) Android Studio
8 62 (28.97%) REST
9 56 (26.17%) JSON
10 50 (23.36%) TDD
11 48 (22.43%) User Experience
12 47 (21.96%) Git (software)
13 46 (21.50%) OO
14 45 (21.03%) Google Play
15 42 (19.63%) Google
16 36 (16.82%) RESTful
17 35 (16.36%) Web Services
18 29 (13.55%) Scrum
18 29 (13.55%) iOS SDK
18 29 (13.55%) Apple iOS
19 28 (13.08%) Eclipse
20 26 (12.15%) Gradle
21 24 (11.21%) SOAP
22 23 (10.75%) XML
22 23 (10.75%) BDD
23 22 (10.28%) Jenkins
24 20 (9.35%) iOS Development
24 20 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
25 18 (8.41%) JavaScript
25 18 (8.41%) Memory Management

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 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (0.93%) CMS
1 2 (0.93%) JBoss
1 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.47%) Apache
2 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (21.03%) Google Play
2 7 (3.27%) GitHub
3 6 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.87%) Bluetooth
1 4 (1.87%) Network Security
2 3 (1.40%) NFC
2 3 (1.40%) Wireless
3 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.74%) SQLite
2 5 (2.34%) MySQL
3 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.93%) DB2
4 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 66 (30.84%) Android Studio
2 47 (21.96%) Git (software)
3 28 (13.08%) Eclipse
4 26 (12.15%) Gradle
5 22 (10.28%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.14%) JUnit
7 10 (4.67%) Xcode
8 8 (3.74%) IntelliJ
9 7 (3.27%) JIRA
9 7 (3.27%) Mercurial
9 7 (3.27%) Mockito
10 5 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.87%) Appium
11 4 (1.87%) Calabash
11 4 (1.87%) Maven
12 3 (1.40%) Ant
13 2 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 2 (0.93%) Robotium
13 2 (0.93%) Selenium
13 2 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 13 (6.07%) Finance
2 10 (4.67%) Banking
3 3 (1.40%) Retail
4 2 (0.93%) Advertising
4 2 (0.93%) Electronics
4 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.93%) Marketing
4 2 (0.93%) Private Banking
4 2 (0.93%) Publishing
4 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.47%) Automotive
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
5 1 (0.47%) Games
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 197 (92.06%) Developer
2 187 (87.38%) Android Developer
3 22 (10.28%) Java Developer
4 21 (9.81%) Android Engineer
4 21 (9.81%) Java Android Developer
5 20 (9.35%) Applications Developer
6 18 (8.41%) Mobile Developer
6 18 (8.41%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.48%) Senior Android Developer
8 9 (4.21%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 7 (3.27%) Agile Developer
9 7 (3.27%) QA Engineer
10 5 (2.34%) iOS Android Developer
10 5 (2.34%) iOS Developer
11 4 (1.87%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (1.87%) Lead Developer
11 4 (1.87%) Programmer
11 4 (1.87%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (1.40%) Lead Android Developer
12 3 (1.40%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (28.97%) REST
2 56 (26.17%) JSON
3 36 (16.82%) RESTful
4 35 (16.36%) Web Services
5 29 (13.55%) iOS SDK
6 24 (11.21%) SOAP
7 23 (10.75%) XML
8 14 (6.54%) CSS
8 14 (6.54%) HTML
9 12 (5.61%) Cocoa
10 9 (4.21%) HTML5
10 9 (4.21%) RxJava
11 8 (3.74%) Cocoa Touch
12 7 (3.27%) jQuery
12 7 (3.27%) OpenGL
13 6 (2.80%) CSS3
13 6 (2.80%) J2EE
14 5 (2.34%) J2ME
14 5 (2.34%) Spring
15 4 (1.87%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 102 (47.66%) Mobile App
2 48 (22.43%) User Experience
3 17 (7.94%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.07%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.21%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.27%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (3.27%) Video on Demand
7 5 (2.34%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.34%) Social Media
7 5 (2.34%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.40%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.40%) NHS
8 3 (1.40%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.93%) Animation
9 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.93%) EMV
9 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.93%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.93%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 214 (100.00%) Android
2 29 (13.55%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.21%) Linux
4 7 (3.27%) Windows
5 3 (1.40%) Unix
5 3 (1.40%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (93.93%) Android Development
2 125 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (33.18%) Mobile Development
4 50 (23.36%) TDD
5 46 (21.50%) OO
6 29 (13.55%) Scrum
7 23 (10.75%) BDD
8 20 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (9.35%) iOS Development
9 18 (8.41%) Memory Management
10 17 (7.94%) E-Commerce
10 17 (7.94%) Software Engineering
11 16 (7.48%) Multithreading
12 15 (7.01%) Unit Testing
13 14 (6.54%) OOP
14 13 (6.07%) Automated Testing
15 11 (5.14%) OOD
16 7 (3.27%) Continuous Delivery
16 7 (3.27%) Web Development
17 6 (2.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 134 (62.62%) Java
2 18 (8.41%) JavaScript
3 16 (7.48%) Objective-C
4 12 (5.61%) C++
5 10 (4.67%) Apple Swift
5 10 (4.67%) C
6 7 (3.27%) C#
6 7 (3.27%) SQL
7 4 (1.87%) PHP
8 2 (0.93%) Python
8 2 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (6.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.87%) yum
Vendors
1 42 (19.63%) Google
2 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
2 2 (0.93%) Facebook
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle
2 2 (0.93%) PayPal
2 2 (0.93%) SAP
2 2 (0.93%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.47%) Apple
3 1 (0.47%) Endeca
3 1 (0.47%) hybris
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.47%) TIBCO
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