The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 496 438 538
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +100
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 92 126 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.088%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.88% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 108 31
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£395 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15088 14292 15009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.96% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9707 9068 9177
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 284 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 -66 87 £400 +6.66% 28
London -10 66 £425 +6.25% 14
City of London +9 10 £388 -3.12% 1
East of England - 6 £300 - 1
Ipswich - 4 £300 -
Suffolk - 4 £300 -
Northern Ireland +5 3 £350 +1.44%
East Midlands +2 3 £325 -
North West +1 2 £413 +37.50% 4
Berkshire -2 2 £413 +10.00%
Manchester -8 2 £413 +37.50% 4
South East -15 2 £413 +10.00%
West Midlands -23 2 - - 4
North East - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
Scotland -24 1 £425 +21.42%
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - - 3
Surrey - - - -
Lancaster - - - -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 204 (100.00%) Android
2 155 (75.98%) Android Development
3 144 (70.59%) Java
4 73 (35.78%) Mobile App
5 54 (26.47%) JSON
6 46 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (22.06%) Web Services
8 44 (21.57%) Apple iOS
9 43 (21.08%) iOS SDK
10 40 (19.61%) OO
11 39 (19.12%) Scrum
12 35 (17.16%) XML
13 30 (14.71%) Google
14 29 (14.22%) TDD
15 25 (12.25%) Git (software)
16 22 (10.78%) REST
17 21 (10.29%) iOS Development
17 21 (10.29%) Subversion
17 21 (10.29%) MySQL
17 21 (10.29%) HTML
18 20 (9.80%) Eclipse
18 20 (9.80%) SQLite
19 19 (9.31%) JavaScript
20 18 (8.82%) OOP
20 18 (8.82%) RESTful
20 18 (8.82%) Ruby
21 17 (8.33%) QA
22 16 (7.84%) Xcode
22 16 (7.84%) Objective-C
22 16 (7.84%) Finance

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.98%) SaaS
2 2 (0.98%) PaaS
2 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.90%) HTTP
2 9 (4.41%) RTSP
3 8 (3.92%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.96%) Internet
5 3 (1.47%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.47%) SSL
5 3 (1.47%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.47%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.49%) FTP
6 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.29%) MySQL
2 20 (9.80%) SQLite
3 3 (1.47%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.47%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.49%) MS Access
4 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (12.25%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.29%) Subversion
3 20 (9.80%) Eclipse
4 16 (7.84%) Xcode
5 15 (7.35%) Calabash
6 11 (5.39%) Robotium
7 6 (2.94%) Hudson
7 6 (2.94%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.94%) JIRA
8 5 (2.45%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.47%) PhoneGap
10 2 (0.98%) Gradle
10 2 (0.98%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.98%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.98%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.49%) Ant
11 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
General
1 16 (7.84%) Finance
2 8 (3.92%) Banking
2 8 (3.92%) Marketing
3 7 (3.43%) Legal
4 6 (2.94%) Retail
5 4 (1.96%) French Language
5 4 (1.96%) German Language
5 4 (1.96%) Publishing
6 3 (1.47%) Advertising
7 2 (0.98%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 168 (82.35%) Developer
2 139 (68.14%) Android Developer
3 18 (8.82%) Tester
4 15 (7.35%) PHP Developer
5 11 (5.39%) Mobile Developer
6 9 (4.41%) iOS Developer
7 8 (3.92%) Integration Engineer
7 8 (3.92%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.43%) Mobile Tester
9 6 (2.94%) Lead Developer
10 5 (2.45%) Automation Tester
11 4 (1.96%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 4 (1.96%) Senior Developer
12 2 (0.98%) UI Programmer
12 2 (0.98%) Mobile Test Analyst
12 2 (0.98%) Senior Android Developer
12 2 (0.98%) UI Developer
12 2 (0.98%) Junior Developer
12 2 (0.98%) Junior
12 2 (0.98%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (26.47%) JSON
2 45 (22.06%) Web Services
3 43 (21.08%) iOS SDK
4 35 (17.16%) XML
5 22 (10.78%) REST
6 21 (10.29%) HTML
7 18 (8.82%) RESTful
8 12 (5.88%) CSS
8 12 (5.88%) SOAP
8 12 (5.88%) HTML5
9 9 (4.41%) Flash
10 5 (2.45%) J2ME
10 5 (2.45%) OpenGL
10 5 (2.45%) OAuth
11 4 (1.96%) CSS3
11 4 (1.96%) Apache Cordova
11 4 (1.96%) Cocoa
11 4 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (1.96%) jQuery
11 4 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 73 (35.78%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.39%) Social Media
4 9 (4.41%) iPhone
5 7 (3.43%) Animation
5 7 (3.43%) IPTV
5 7 (3.43%) Video on Demand
6 6 (2.94%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.94%) Streaming Media
6 6 (2.94%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.94%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.45%) Streaming Video
7 5 (2.45%) Social Network
7 5 (2.45%) STB
8 4 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.47%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.47%) iPad
10 2 (0.98%) Streaming Music
11 1 (0.49%) Handset
11 1 (0.49%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 204 (100.00%) Android
2 44 (21.57%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.41%) Linux
4 6 (2.94%) Windows
5 3 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (75.98%) Android Development
2 46 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (19.61%) OO
4 39 (19.12%) Scrum
5 29 (14.22%) TDD
6 21 (10.29%) iOS Development
7 18 (8.82%) OOP
8 14 (6.86%) Project Planning
8 14 (6.86%) Change Management
9 11 (5.39%) Software Engineering
10 10 (4.90%) Multithreading
11 9 (4.41%) Test Automation
11 9 (4.41%) Performance Testing
11 9 (4.41%) Unit Testing
12 8 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.92%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (3.92%) E-Commerce
13 6 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
14 5 (2.45%) Test Scripting
14 5 (2.45%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 144 (70.59%) Java
2 19 (9.31%) JavaScript
3 18 (8.82%) Ruby
4 16 (7.84%) Objective-C
5 15 (7.35%) PHP
6 8 (3.92%) C++
7 5 (2.45%) C#
8 4 (1.96%) C
8 4 (1.96%) SQL
9 3 (1.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.49%) Python
10 1 (0.49%) Perl
10 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.49%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.49%) VBA
10 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.49%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.49%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 12 (5.88%) Degree
2 8 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 8 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.47%) Vagrant
1 3 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (14.71%) Google
2 9 (4.41%) Facebook
2 9 (4.41%) Twitter
3 3 (1.47%) Xamarin
3 3 (1.47%) Akamai
4 2 (0.98%) WSO2
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.49%) Apple
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