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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 544 493 513
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +20
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 103 140 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.91% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 109 83
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
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 £381 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.53% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15281 15440 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.48% 27.52% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10779 10321 9819
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 219 215
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.90 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.01% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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 30 June 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 30 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 30 June 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 -28 99 £400 -3.03% 36
London -19 57 £450 +2.85% 21
South East +4 20 £425 +30.76% 5
City of London +52 11 £400 +23.07% 5
East of England +29 10 £325 -1.51% 3
Cambridgeshire - 10 £325 - 1
Cambridge - 10 £325 - 1
Yorkshire +14 8 £390 +41.81% 1
Leeds +4 7 £390 +41.81%
West Yorkshire -2 7 £390 +41.81%
West Sussex -25 7 £425 +30.76%
Kent +10 6 - -
Tunbridge Wells +3 6 - -
Crawley -8 4 £425 +17.24%
Hampshire +12 3 £463 +49.79% 1
Portsmouth - 3 £463 - 1
Gatwick -3 2 £408 +35.83%
Surrey -5 2 £354 - 4
Middlesex - 2 £350 -
Edinburgh - 2 £500 -
Scotland - 2 £500 -
Manchester 0 1 £425 - 1
Bristol -1 1 £300 -29.41% 2
South West -3 1 £300 -27.27% 3
Birmingham -8 1 £400 -
North West -14 1 £425 - 2
West Midlands -22 1 £400 -
North East -58 1 £325 -13.33% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -58 1 £325 -13.33% 1
Tyne and Wear -62 1 £325 -13.33% 1

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
2 198 (92.52%) Android Development
3 131 (61.21%) Java
4 119 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (51.40%) Mobile App
6 68 (31.78%) Android Studio
7 66 (30.84%) Mobile Development
8 59 (27.57%) REST
9 55 (25.70%) JSON
10 48 (22.43%) OO
11 46 (21.50%) User Experience
12 44 (20.56%) Google Play
12 44 (20.56%) TDD
13 43 (20.09%) Git (software)
14 42 (19.63%) Google
15 39 (18.22%) RESTful
16 35 (16.36%) Web Services
17 33 (15.42%) Eclipse
17 33 (15.42%) Scrum
18 32 (14.95%) SOAP
19 26 (12.15%) Apple iOS
19 26 (12.15%) iOS SDK
20 24 (11.21%) Gradle
20 24 (11.21%) XML
21 23 (10.75%) BDD
22 21 (9.81%) Jenkins
23 18 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
24 17 (7.94%) Unit Testing
24 17 (7.94%) Finance
24 17 (7.94%) 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 3 (1.40%) CMS
2 2 (0.93%) JBoss
2 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.47%) Apache
3 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (20.56%) Google Play
2 8 (3.74%) GitHub
3 6 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.34%) Bluetooth
2 4 (1.87%) NFC
2 4 (1.87%) Wireless
3 3 (1.40%) Network Security
4 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.27%) SQLite
2 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.40%) MySQL
3 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (31.78%) Android Studio
2 43 (20.09%) Git (software)
3 33 (15.42%) Eclipse
4 24 (11.21%) Gradle
5 21 (9.81%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.21%) JUnit
7 8 (3.74%) JIRA
7 8 (3.74%) Xcode
8 7 (3.27%) IntelliJ
8 7 (3.27%) Mercurial
9 6 (2.80%) Mockito
10 4 (1.87%) Appium
10 4 (1.87%) Calabash
10 4 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.40%) Maven
11 3 (1.40%) Selenium
11 3 (1.40%) Subversion
11 3 (1.40%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.93%) Ant
12 2 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 17 (7.94%) Finance
2 9 (4.21%) Banking
3 2 (0.93%) Advertising
3 2 (0.93%) Electronics
3 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.93%) Marketing
3 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.47%) Automotive
4 1 (0.47%) Back Office
4 1 (0.47%) Games
4 1 (0.47%) Legal
4 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 197 (92.06%) Developer
2 186 (86.92%) Android Developer
3 23 (10.75%) Java Developer
4 22 (10.28%) Android Engineer
4 22 (10.28%) Applications Developer
5 21 (9.81%) Java Android Developer
6 15 (7.01%) Mobile Developer
6 15 (7.01%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.54%) Senior Android Developer
8 7 (3.27%) Agile Developer
8 7 (3.27%) QA Engineer
9 6 (2.80%) Lead Developer
9 6 (2.80%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 5 (2.34%) Lead Android Developer
11 4 (1.87%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (1.87%) Programmer
12 3 (1.40%) iOS Android Developer
12 3 (1.40%) iOS Developer
12 3 (1.40%) Test Automation Developer
13 2 (0.93%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (27.57%) REST
2 55 (25.70%) JSON
3 39 (18.22%) RESTful
4 35 (16.36%) Web Services
5 32 (14.95%) SOAP
6 26 (12.15%) iOS SDK
7 24 (11.21%) XML
8 14 (6.54%) HTML
9 11 (5.14%) CSS
10 10 (4.67%) Cocoa
11 8 (3.74%) HTML5
11 8 (3.74%) OpenGL
12 7 (3.27%) jQuery
13 6 (2.80%) Cocoa Touch
14 5 (2.34%) CSS3
14 5 (2.34%) RxJava
14 5 (2.34%) Spring
15 4 (1.87%) J2EE
16 3 (1.40%) Google Maps API
16 3 (1.40%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 110 (51.40%) Mobile App
2 46 (21.50%) User Experience
3 15 (7.01%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.61%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.67%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.27%) Video on Demand
7 6 (2.80%) Streaming Video
8 4 (1.87%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.87%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.87%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.87%) Social Media
9 3 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.40%) Social Network
10 2 (0.93%) Animation
10 2 (0.93%) Chromecast
10 2 (0.93%) EMV
10 2 (0.93%) Fintech
10 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.93%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 214 (100.00%) Android
2 26 (12.15%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.21%) Linux
4 8 (3.74%) 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
1 198 (92.52%) Android Development
2 119 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (30.84%) Mobile Development
4 48 (22.43%) OO
5 44 (20.56%) TDD
6 33 (15.42%) Scrum
7 23 (10.75%) BDD
8 18 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (7.94%) Memory Management
9 17 (7.94%) Unit Testing
10 16 (7.48%) Multithreading
11 15 (7.01%) Software Engineering
12 14 (6.54%) E-Commerce
12 14 (6.54%) iOS Development
13 13 (6.07%) OOD
13 13 (6.07%) OOP
14 12 (5.61%) Automated Testing
15 8 (3.74%) Continuous Delivery
16 7 (3.27%) Analytics
16 7 (3.27%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 131 (61.21%) Java
2 16 (7.48%) JavaScript
3 14 (6.54%) Objective-C
4 11 (5.14%) C++
5 10 (4.67%) Apple Swift
5 10 (4.67%) C#
6 8 (3.74%) C
7 6 (2.80%) SQL
8 3 (1.40%) PHP
9 2 (0.93%) Ruby
10 1 (0.47%) Python
10 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.07%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.87%) yum
Vendors
1 42 (19.63%) Google
2 5 (2.34%) Xamarin
3 2 (0.93%) Apple
3 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
3 2 (0.93%) Facebook
3 2 (0.93%) PayPal
3 2 (0.93%) SAP
4 1 (0.47%) Endeca
4 1 (0.47%) hybris
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.47%) TIBCO
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