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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 501 490 469
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 91 80 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.57% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 58
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
14718 14100 13785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.54% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10077 9008 8644
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 December 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 -25 81 £350 -12.50% 20
London +1 49 £400 - 9
South East -20 17 £325 - 5
Hampshire -10 11 £325 - 1
City of London +2 8 £413 +10.00% 2
Scotland -2 7 £500 +33.33%
North West -10 4 £300 -19.93% 3
East Midlands +8 3 £313 -
Berkshire - 3 £363 - 1
East of England - 3 £350 -
South West - 3 £388 - 2
Glasgow -4 2 - -
Manchester -13 2 £300 -19.93% 3
Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Essex - 1 £300 -
Bristol - 1 £388 - 2
Cambridge - 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
Durham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 3
Bracknell - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Android
2 158 (86.81%) Android Development
3 142 (78.02%) Java
4 81 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (41.76%) Web Services
6 68 (37.36%) Mobile App
7 66 (36.26%) iOS SDK
7 66 (36.26%) Apple iOS
8 62 (34.07%) OO
8 62 (34.07%) JSON
9 45 (24.73%) REST
10 40 (21.98%) OOP
11 39 (21.43%) Google
12 38 (20.88%) HTML
13 37 (20.33%) Git (software)
13 37 (20.33%) User Experience
14 36 (19.78%) XML
15 35 (19.23%) JavaScript
16 33 (18.13%) CSS
17 32 (17.58%) TDD
18 31 (17.03%) Objective-C
19 26 (14.29%) E-Commerce
19 26 (14.29%) Eclipse
20 24 (13.19%) iOS Development
21 23 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
21 23 (12.64%) RESTful
22 22 (12.09%) Subversion
22 22 (12.09%) Unit Testing
23 21 (11.54%) QA
24 20 (10.99%) Scrum

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (3.30%) uiautomator
2 2 (1.10%) Apache
2 2 (1.10%) nginx
2 2 (1.10%) Node.js
3 1 (0.55%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.55%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.55%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.55%) PaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Heroku
2 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.95%) HTTP
1 9 (4.95%) RTSP
2 6 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.20%) Internet
4 3 (1.65%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.55%) SMS
6 1 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.40%) MySQL
2 7 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 37 (20.33%) Git (software)
2 26 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 22 (12.09%) Subversion
4 17 (9.34%) Maven
5 16 (8.79%) Android Studio
6 15 (8.24%) Jenkins
6 15 (8.24%) Xcode
7 12 (6.59%) Ant
7 12 (6.59%) Calabash
7 12 (6.59%) Appium
8 10 (5.49%) Cucumber
9 8 (4.40%) JUnit
10 7 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (3.85%) Hudson
10 7 (3.85%) Robotium
10 7 (3.85%) Gradle
11 6 (3.30%) Artifactory
11 6 (3.30%) NUnit
11 6 (3.30%) Mockito
11 6 (3.30%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (9.89%) Finance
2 10 (5.49%) Publishing
3 8 (4.40%) Retail
4 5 (2.75%) Games
4 5 (2.75%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.20%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.20%) Banking
5 4 (2.20%) Marketing
6 3 (1.65%) French Language
6 3 (1.65%) German Language
7 2 (1.10%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Military
8 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 168 (92.31%) Developer
2 149 (81.87%) Android Developer
3 17 (9.34%) Mobile Developer
4 12 (6.59%) Senior Developer
5 11 (6.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 11 (6.04%) Senior Android Developer
6 10 (5.49%) iOS Developer
7 8 (4.40%) Applications Developer
7 8 (4.40%) Tester
8 4 (2.20%) Lead Developer
8 4 (2.20%) Test Engineer
9 3 (1.65%) Java Developer
9 3 (1.65%) Xamarin Developer
10 2 (1.10%) Mobile Tester
10 2 (1.10%) Automation Tester
10 2 (1.10%) Quality Engineer
11 1 (0.55%) Games Developer
11 1 (0.55%) Junior
11 1 (0.55%) Junior Developer
11 1 (0.55%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (41.76%) Web Services
2 66 (36.26%) iOS SDK
3 62 (34.07%) JSON
4 45 (24.73%) REST
5 38 (20.88%) HTML
6 36 (19.78%) XML
7 33 (18.13%) CSS
8 23 (12.64%) RESTful
9 18 (9.89%) HTML5
10 15 (8.24%) SOAP
11 14 (7.69%) J2EE
12 12 (6.59%) OpenGL
13 10 (5.49%) Ajax
13 10 (5.49%) Android NDK
14 9 (4.95%) CSS3
14 9 (4.95%) Flash
15 7 (3.85%) .NET
15 7 (3.85%) JNI
16 6 (3.30%) RoboGuice
16 6 (3.30%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 68 (37.36%) Mobile App
2 37 (20.33%) User Experience
3 19 (10.44%) Computer Science
4 15 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.59%) iPhone
6 8 (4.40%) Social Media
6 8 (4.40%) Streaming Video
7 7 (3.85%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.85%) Data Structures
7 7 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (3.30%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.30%) Blackberry
8 6 (3.30%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (2.75%) Streaming Media
9 5 (2.75%) Animation
10 4 (2.20%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.65%) STB
11 3 (1.65%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.65%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (1.10%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 182 (100.00%) Android
2 66 (36.26%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.40%) Windows
4 5 (2.75%) Windows Phone
5 4 (2.20%) Linux
6 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (86.81%) Android Development
2 81 (44.51%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (34.07%) OO
4 40 (21.98%) OOP
5 32 (17.58%) TDD
6 26 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 24 (13.19%) iOS Development
8 23 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (12.09%) Unit Testing
10 20 (10.99%) Scrum
11 19 (10.44%) MVC
12 18 (9.89%) Multithreading
13 12 (6.59%) OOD
14 10 (5.49%) BDD
15 8 (4.40%) Dependency Injection
15 8 (4.40%) OOA/OOD
16 7 (3.85%) Waterfall
16 7 (3.85%) Automated Testing
16 7 (3.85%) Kanban
17 6 (3.30%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 142 (78.02%) Java
2 35 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 31 (17.03%) Objective-C
4 11 (6.04%) C++
5 8 (4.40%) SQL
6 7 (3.85%) C#
7 6 (3.30%) C
7 6 (3.30%) Ruby
8 4 (2.20%) PHP
9 2 (1.10%) Python
10 1 (0.55%) Perl
10 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (9.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.55%) HNC
2 1 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (21.43%) Google
2 8 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.75%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.65%) Facebook
5 2 (1.10%) Twitter
5 2 (1.10%) Apple
5 2 (1.10%) Zend
6 1 (0.55%) Sencha
6 1 (0.55%) Kony
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