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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 516 477 510
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +33
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 97 100 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.66% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 82 35
Average daily rate
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£350 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
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
15771 15204 15018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 28.99% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 9867 8994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
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 171 284 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.02 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 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 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -38 86 £350 -9.67% 23
London -26 56 £400 - 13
City of London +6 11 £408 +11.64% 3
South East -16 8 £313 -7.40% 4
Yorkshire - 8 £300 - 1
East of England - 5 £350 -
North West -8 4 £278 -25.93% 3
Northern Ireland - 4 £281 -
County Antrim - 4 £281 -
Belfast - 4 £281 -
East Midlands +4 3 £313 -
Manchester -3 3 £278 -25.93% 2
Bristol -23 2 £388 +19.23%
South West -36 2 £388 +19.23%
West Yorkshire - 2 £313 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £350 -
Hampshire - 2 £279 - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £313 -
Peterborough - 1 £350 -
Norfolk - 1 £310 -
Southampton - 1 £238 -
Norwich - 1 £310 -
Huntingdon - 1 £350 -
Kettering - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 200 (100.00%) Android
2 176 (88.00%) Android Development
3 155 (77.50%) Java
4 80 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (37.00%) Web Services
6 72 (36.00%) Mobile App
7 65 (32.50%) OO
8 62 (31.00%) JSON
9 55 (27.50%) Apple iOS
9 55 (27.50%) iOS SDK
10 44 (22.00%) XML
11 39 (19.50%) HTML
12 37 (18.50%) REST
13 36 (18.00%) OOP
14 35 (17.50%) JavaScript
15 33 (16.50%) Google
16 32 (16.00%) CSS
16 32 (16.00%) User Experience
17 28 (14.00%) Git (software)
18 27 (13.50%) TDD
18 27 (13.50%) Objective-C
19 25 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (11.50%) iOS Development
20 23 (11.50%) RESTful
20 23 (11.50%) Scrum
21 22 (11.00%) Subversion
21 22 (11.00%) QA
22 19 (9.50%) Multithreading
22 19 (9.50%) Eclipse
22 19 (9.50%) E-Commerce

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (3.50%) uiautomator
2 2 (1.00%) Apache
2 2 (1.00%) nginx
2 2 (1.00%) Node.js
3 1 (0.50%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.50%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.50%) PaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.50%) RTSP
2 9 (4.50%) HTTP
3 8 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.50%) Internet
5 3 (1.50%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.50%) SMS
6 1 (0.50%) WLAN
6 1 (0.50%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.50%) MySQL
1 13 (6.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.00%) Subversion
3 19 (9.50%) Eclipse
4 10 (5.00%) Xcode
5 8 (4.00%) Calabash
5 8 (4.00%) Appium
6 7 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.00%) NUnit
7 6 (3.00%) Hudson
7 6 (3.00%) Android Studio
7 6 (3.00%) Gradle
7 6 (3.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.50%) JIRA
9 4 (2.00%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.00%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.00%) Robotium
9 4 (2.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (1.50%) Selenium
11 2 (1.00%) FitNesse
General
1 18 (9.00%) Finance
2 6 (3.00%) Publishing
2 6 (3.00%) Marketing
3 5 (2.50%) Games
3 5 (2.50%) Banking
3 5 (2.50%) Retail
4 3 (1.50%) French Language
4 3 (1.50%) German Language
5 2 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 190 (95.00%) Developer
2 163 (81.50%) Android Developer
3 18 (9.00%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 8 (4.00%) Tester
5 8 (4.00%) Applications Developer
5 8 (4.00%) iOS Developer
6 7 (3.50%) Lead Developer
7 6 (3.00%) Senior Developer
7 6 (3.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (3.00%) PHP Developer
8 4 (2.00%) Senior Android Developer
9 3 (1.50%) Automation Tester
10 2 (1.00%) UI Programmer
10 2 (1.00%) Mobile Tester
10 2 (1.00%) Xamarin Developer
10 2 (1.00%) UI Developer
11 1 (0.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 1 (0.50%) IT Support
11 1 (0.50%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (37.00%) Web Services
2 62 (31.00%) JSON
3 55 (27.50%) iOS SDK
4 44 (22.00%) XML
5 39 (19.50%) HTML
6 37 (18.50%) REST
7 32 (16.00%) CSS
8 23 (11.50%) RESTful
9 16 (8.00%) SOAP
10 15 (7.50%) HTML5
11 13 (6.50%) Flash
11 13 (6.50%) OpenGL
12 11 (5.50%) J2EE
13 9 (4.50%) Ajax
14 8 (4.00%) .NET
14 8 (4.00%) CSS3
15 6 (3.00%) jQuery
16 5 (2.50%) PhoneGap
17 4 (2.00%) LINQ
18 3 (1.50%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 72 (36.00%) Mobile App
2 32 (16.00%) User Experience
3 25 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.50%) iPhone
5 14 (7.00%) Computer Science
6 13 (6.50%) Social Media
7 8 (4.00%) Client/Server
7 8 (4.00%) Blackberry
8 7 (3.50%) Streaming Video
8 7 (3.50%) Streaming Media
8 7 (3.50%) Animation
9 6 (3.00%) Smartphone
9 6 (3.00%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (2.00%) Video on Demand
10 4 (2.00%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.50%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.50%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (1.50%) STB
11 3 (1.50%) N-Tier
12 2 (1.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 200 (100.00%) Android
2 55 (27.50%) Apple iOS
3 10 (5.00%) Windows
4 5 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.00%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.00%) Linux
6 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (88.00%) Android Development
2 80 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (32.50%) OO
4 36 (18.00%) OOP
5 27 (13.50%) TDD
6 23 (11.50%) Scrum
6 23 (11.50%) iOS Development
7 19 (9.50%) E-Commerce
7 19 (9.50%) Multithreading
8 16 (8.00%) MVC
9 13 (6.50%) Mentoring
10 12 (6.00%) Software Engineering
11 7 (3.50%) Unit Testing
11 7 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.50%) Waterfall
11 7 (3.50%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (3.00%) Project Planning
12 6 (3.00%) OOD
12 6 (3.00%) Change Management
13 5 (2.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 155 (77.50%) Java
2 35 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 27 (13.50%) Objective-C
4 9 (4.50%) Ruby
5 8 (4.00%) PHP
5 8 (4.00%) SQL
5 8 (4.00%) C#
5 8 (4.00%) C++
6 5 (2.50%) C
7 2 (1.00%) Python
8 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (7.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.50%) HNC
2 1 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.00%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (16.50%) Google
2 8 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.50%) Xamarin
4 6 (3.00%) Facebook
4 6 (3.00%) Twitter
5 2 (1.00%) Apple
5 2 (1.00%) Zend
6 1 (0.50%) Sencha
6 1 (0.50%) Kony
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