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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 531 553 546
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 105 111 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.68% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 97 60
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
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
16252 16360 15724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.86% 28.34% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11253 11310 10280
Median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 294 169
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.04 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.69% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.33 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +18 100 £425 -5.55% 25
London +18 76 £425 -17.07% 12
Yorkshire +23 8 £383 +21.42% 1
West Yorkshire +16 7 £390 +23.80% 1
Leeds +16 7 £390 +23.80% 1
South East +8 7 £500 -4.76% 1
City of London +13 5 £400 -15.78% 3
Scotland +6 5 £375 -16.66%
North West -1 4 £375 +7.14% 3
Glasgow +12 3 £360 -20.00%
West Sussex -6 3 - -
Manchester -6 3 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire +25 2 - -
East of England +13 2 £250 +11.11% 5
Milton Keynes +11 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £475 -
Surrey +9 1 £500 -
Crawley +9 1 - -
Cheshire +3 1 £350 -
Gatwick -5 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 £350 +16.66% 3
West Midlands -21 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £348 -
North East - 1 £348 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £348 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £350 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £250 -
Hinckley - 1 £350 -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Android
2 191 (91.83%) Android Development
3 125 (60.10%) Java
4 121 (58.17%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (40.87%) Mobile App
6 68 (32.69%) Android Studio
6 68 (32.69%) Mobile Development
7 61 (29.33%) REST
7 61 (29.33%) JSON
8 55 (26.44%) Git (software)
9 53 (25.48%) TDD
10 47 (22.60%) User Experience
11 43 (20.67%) Apple iOS
11 43 (20.67%) iOS SDK
11 43 (20.67%) Google
12 40 (19.23%) RESTful
12 40 (19.23%) iOS Development
12 40 (19.23%) Google Play
13 36 (17.31%) OO
14 34 (16.35%) Scrum
15 30 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (14.42%) Gradle
16 28 (13.46%) Web Services
17 27 (12.98%) BDD
18 26 (12.50%) JavaScript
19 25 (12.02%) Objective-C
20 24 (11.54%) CSS
21 23 (11.06%) Eclipse
21 23 (11.06%) Computer Science
22 22 (10.58%) C

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 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (0.96%) Confluence
1 2 (0.96%) JBoss
1 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.48%) Apache
2 1 (0.48%) Facebook Platform
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (19.23%) Google Play
2 8 (3.85%) GitHub
2 8 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.92%) iTunes
4 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.96%) CloudBees
4 2 (0.96%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.96%) Heroku
4 2 (0.96%) IaaS
4 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.96%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.44%) Bluetooth
1 3 (1.44%) Network Security
2 2 (0.96%) NFC
3 1 (0.48%) VoIP
3 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.37%) SQLite
2 5 (2.40%) MySQL
3 4 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.96%) DB2
4 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (32.69%) Android Studio
2 55 (26.44%) Git (software)
3 30 (14.42%) Gradle
4 23 (11.06%) Eclipse
5 20 (9.62%) Jenkins
6 13 (6.25%) Xcode
7 11 (5.29%) JUnit
8 8 (3.85%) IntelliJ
9 7 (3.37%) Mercurial
9 7 (3.37%) Mockito
10 6 (2.88%) CocoaPods
11 4 (1.92%) Appium
11 4 (1.92%) Maven
11 4 (1.92%) Selenium
11 4 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.44%) Ant
12 3 (1.44%) Calabash
12 3 (1.44%) JIRA
13 2 (0.96%) Grunt
13 2 (0.96%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (7.69%) Finance
2 13 (6.25%) Banking
3 7 (3.37%) Marketing
3 7 (3.37%) Retail
4 2 (0.96%) Advertising
4 2 (0.96%) Electronics
4 2 (0.96%) Games
4 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.96%) Private Banking
4 2 (0.96%) Publishing
4 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Automotive
5 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 189 (90.87%) Developer
2 169 (81.25%) Android Developer
3 26 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 22 (10.58%) Senior Android Developer
5 21 (10.10%) Mobile Developer
6 18 (8.65%) iOS Developer
7 17 (8.17%) Android Engineer
8 14 (6.73%) Applications Developer
9 13 (6.25%) Java Developer
10 12 (5.77%) Java Android Developer
11 11 (5.29%) iOS Android Developer
12 8 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 7 (3.37%) QA Engineer
14 6 (2.88%) Agile Developer
15 5 (2.40%) Senior iOS Developer
16 4 (1.92%) C Developer
16 4 (1.92%) Digital Developer
17 3 (1.44%) Java Mobile Developer
17 3 (1.44%) Lead Developer
17 3 (1.44%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (29.33%) JSON
1 61 (29.33%) REST
2 43 (20.67%) iOS SDK
3 40 (19.23%) RESTful
4 28 (13.46%) Web Services
5 24 (11.54%) CSS
6 22 (10.58%) HTML
7 17 (8.17%) XML
8 16 (7.69%) OpenGL
9 15 (7.21%) jQuery
10 11 (5.29%) HTML5
11 9 (4.33%) RxJava
12 8 (3.85%) Cocoa
12 8 (3.85%) CSS3
12 8 (3.85%) SOAP
13 7 (3.37%) JNI
13 7 (3.37%) PhoneGap
14 5 (2.40%) AngularJS
14 5 (2.40%) Cocoa Touch
14 5 (2.40%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 85 (40.87%) Mobile App
2 47 (22.60%) User Experience
3 23 (11.06%) Computer Science
4 18 (8.65%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.33%) Video on Demand
6 7 (3.37%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (2.88%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.88%) Social Media
8 5 (2.40%) Augmented Reality
8 5 (2.40%) Fintech
9 4 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.44%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.96%) EMV
11 2 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.96%) NHS
11 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.96%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.96%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.96%) Streaming Media
11 2 (0.96%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 208 (100.00%) Android
2 43 (20.67%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.85%) Linux
4 4 (1.92%) Windows
5 3 (1.44%) Unix
6 2 (0.96%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (91.83%) Android Development
2 121 (58.17%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (32.69%) Mobile Development
4 53 (25.48%) TDD
5 40 (19.23%) iOS Development
6 36 (17.31%) OO
7 34 (16.35%) Scrum
8 30 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (12.98%) BDD
10 20 (9.62%) E-Commerce
11 18 (8.65%) Unit Testing
12 17 (8.17%) Multithreading
13 14 (6.73%) Memory Management
13 14 (6.73%) Software Engineering
14 13 (6.25%) Automated Testing
15 11 (5.29%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (5.29%) OOP
16 10 (4.81%) Waterfall
17 9 (4.33%) OOD
17 9 (4.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 125 (60.10%) Java
2 26 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 25 (12.02%) Objective-C
4 22 (10.58%) C
5 20 (9.62%) C++
6 15 (7.21%) Apple Swift
7 8 (3.85%) Python
7 8 (3.85%) SQL
8 5 (2.40%) C#
9 3 (1.44%) PHP
10 2 (0.96%) Ruby
11 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (9.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.44%) yum
Vendors
1 43 (20.67%) Google
2 9 (4.33%) Facebook
3 8 (3.85%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.92%) Apple
5 3 (1.44%) Kony
5 3 (1.44%) Twitter
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle
6 2 (0.96%) PayPal
6 2 (0.96%) SAP
6 2 (0.96%) Telerik
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