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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 504 495 456
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -39
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 93 104 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.70% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 74 68
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
14917 14887 12863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.33% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9662 9655 8037
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 219 349
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.05 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 -11 90 £400 - 35
London -25 62 £425 +6.25% 17
South East -14 18 £325 +8.33% 6
City of London +5 12 £325 -27.77% 5
Hampshire -11 8 £325 +8.33% 1
Southampton - 4 £325 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £325 - 1
West Midlands -12 3 - -
North West -20 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Cheshire - 3 £425 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
Kent - 3 - - 1
Crawley - 3 £363 -
East of England +9 2 - - 3
Hertfordshire +6 2 - - 1
Birmingham -8 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 £313 -
Bristol - 2 £290 - 3
Watford - 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 £338 -
South West - 2 £290 - 4
Surrey -3 1 - - 1
Chester - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £525 -
Bracknell - 1 £400 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £525 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 185 (100.00%) Android
2 156 (84.32%) Android Development
3 136 (73.51%) Java
4 91 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (45.41%) Mobile App
6 81 (43.78%) JSON
7 70 (37.84%) Apple iOS
8 68 (36.76%) iOS SDK
9 64 (34.59%) OO
10 56 (30.27%) User Experience
10 56 (30.27%) Mobile Development
11 53 (28.65%) REST
12 50 (27.03%) OOP
13 48 (25.95%) Web Services
13 48 (25.95%) Git (software)
13 48 (25.95%) Unit Testing
13 48 (25.95%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (23.78%) XML
14 44 (23.78%) TDD
15 43 (23.24%) Android Studio
16 42 (22.70%) Objective-C
17 41 (22.16%) JavaScript
18 38 (20.54%) Maven
18 38 (20.54%) Google
19 35 (18.92%) Scrum
19 35 (18.92%) E-Commerce
20 32 (17.30%) iOS Development
21 31 (16.76%) Eclipse
22 28 (15.14%) Jenkins
23 27 (14.59%) HTML

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (6.49%) Confluence
2 7 (3.78%) Node.js
3 2 (1.08%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) MS Project
1 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) GitHub
2 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.24%) HTTP
2 3 (1.62%) RTSP
3 2 (1.08%) NFC
3 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.08%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.54%) SMS
4 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.32%) SQLite
2 4 (2.16%) MySQL
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.54%) DB2
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (25.95%) Git (software)
2 43 (23.24%) Android Studio
3 38 (20.54%) Maven
4 31 (16.76%) Eclipse
5 28 (15.14%) Jenkins
6 27 (14.59%) Xcode
7 26 (14.05%) Ant
7 26 (14.05%) Subversion
8 21 (11.35%) Cucumber
9 20 (10.81%) Appium
10 18 (9.73%) Calabash
11 17 (9.19%) JUnit
12 15 (8.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 13 (7.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (6.49%) TeamCity
15 11 (5.95%) Robotium
16 9 (4.86%) Mockito
16 9 (4.86%) Artifactory
17 7 (3.78%) Gradle
17 7 (3.78%) JIRA
General
1 17 (9.19%) Publishing
2 11 (5.95%) Finance
3 6 (3.24%) Retail
3 6 (3.24%) Spanish Language
4 5 (2.70%) Banking
5 4 (2.16%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.08%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Military
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Electronics
7 1 (0.54%) Automotive
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 163 (88.11%) Developer
2 133 (71.89%) Android Developer
3 29 (15.68%) Mobile Developer
4 22 (11.89%) Senior Android Developer
4 22 (11.89%) Senior Developer
5 16 (8.65%) iOS Developer
6 13 (7.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 12 (6.49%) Lead Developer
8 7 (3.78%) Lead Android Developer
9 5 (2.70%) Test Engineer
9 5 (2.70%) Programmer
9 5 (2.70%) Tester
10 4 (2.16%) Applications Developer
10 4 (2.16%) Mobile Tester
11 3 (1.62%) Analyst
11 3 (1.62%) Test Analyst
12 2 (1.08%) Systems Engineer
12 2 (1.08%) Junior
12 2 (1.08%) Quality Engineer
12 2 (1.08%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (43.78%) JSON
2 68 (36.76%) iOS SDK
3 53 (28.65%) REST
4 48 (25.95%) Web Services
5 44 (23.78%) XML
6 27 (14.59%) HTML
7 23 (12.43%) CSS
7 23 (12.43%) HTML5
8 21 (11.35%) SOAP
9 17 (9.19%) RESTful
10 13 (7.03%) JNI
10 13 (7.03%) Android NDK
10 13 (7.03%) RoboGuice
11 12 (6.49%) Cocoa
12 10 (5.41%) PhoneGap
13 9 (4.86%) CSS3
13 9 (4.86%) Flash
13 9 (4.86%) J2ME
14 6 (3.24%) OpenGL
14 6 (3.24%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 84 (45.41%) Mobile App
2 56 (30.27%) User Experience
3 16 (8.65%) Mobile Payment
4 15 (8.11%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.86%) Streaming Video
6 8 (4.32%) Blackberry
6 8 (4.32%) iPhone
7 7 (3.78%) Social Media
8 6 (3.24%) iPad
9 5 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.70%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.70%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.62%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.62%) Streaming Media
10 3 (1.62%) Statistics
11 2 (1.08%) Animation
11 2 (1.08%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.08%) DTV
11 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 185 (100.00%) Android
2 70 (37.84%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.62%) Linux
4 2 (1.08%) Windows
5 1 (0.54%) UNIX
5 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (84.32%) Android Development
2 91 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (34.59%) OO
4 56 (30.27%) Mobile Development
5 50 (27.03%) OOP
6 48 (25.95%) Unit Testing
6 48 (25.95%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (23.78%) TDD
8 35 (18.92%) E-Commerce
8 35 (18.92%) Scrum
9 32 (17.30%) iOS Development
10 19 (10.27%) Automated Testing
11 18 (9.73%) OOD
11 18 (9.73%) BDD
12 17 (9.19%) Kanban
13 16 (8.65%) Dependency Injection
14 15 (8.11%) User Stories
15 14 (7.57%) OOA/OOD
16 9 (4.86%) Multithreading
17 8 (4.32%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 136 (73.51%) Java
2 42 (22.70%) Objective-C
3 41 (22.16%) JavaScript
4 19 (10.27%) C++
5 11 (5.95%) C#
6 8 (4.32%) Ruby
7 7 (3.78%) Apple Swift
8 4 (2.16%) C
8 4 (2.16%) PHP
9 3 (1.62%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.08%) SQL
11 1 (0.54%) VB
11 1 (0.54%) Python
11 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (11.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (20.54%) Google
2 5 (2.70%) Apple
3 4 (2.16%) IBM
3 4 (2.16%) Appcelerator
4 3 (1.62%) Facebook
4 3 (1.62%) Twitter
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.54%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.54%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle
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