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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 518 510 522
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 108 95 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 0.70% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 56 60
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £30.20 -
% change year-on-year
+57.28% -

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
14629 13646 13172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.37% 26.67% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10112 9088 8227
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 196 270
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.37 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android SDK within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 104 £375 -6.25% 40
South East +29 44 £350 +1.44% 3
London -17 30 £413 -2.94% 23
Buckinghamshire - 19 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 16 £350 -
Hampshire +6 15 £338 -0.73% 1
North West - 11 £325 - 11
West Yorkshire -1 8 £415 +27.69%
Yorkshire -5 8 £415 +27.69%
Leeds -11 8 £415 +27.69%
Manchester - 7 £325 - 4
South West +5 6 £325 - 1
Southampton +1 5 £360 +10.76%
Portsmouth - 5 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £350 -
West Sussex - 5 £400 - 1
Somerset - 3 £325 -
Bristol - 3 £356 - 1
Crawley - 3 £400 -
City of London +38 2 £400 +14.28% 7
East of England -4 2 £350 - 1
Scotland -9 2 £406 -9.72% 1
West Midlands -13 2 £319 -
Staffordshire - 2 £319 -
Warrington - 2 £325 - 3
Cheshire - 2 £325 - 5
Gatwick - 2 £388 -
Oxford - 2 £350 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £319 -
Glasgow +9 1 £400 -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 210 (100.00%) Android
2 194 (92.38%) Android Development
3 136 (64.76%) Java
4 122 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 53 (25.24%) Scrum
7 52 (24.76%) Mobile Development
8 50 (23.81%) OO
9 49 (23.33%) TDD
9 49 (23.33%) User Experience
10 48 (22.86%) JSON
11 47 (22.38%) Apple iOS
12 46 (21.90%) iOS SDK
13 45 (21.43%) REST
14 43 (20.48%) Eclipse
15 40 (19.05%) Android Studio
16 36 (17.14%) Git (software)
17 33 (15.71%) BDD
18 31 (14.76%) Unit Testing
18 31 (14.76%) SOAP
18 31 (14.76%) Google
19 30 (14.29%) Jenkins
20 29 (13.81%) iOS Development
21 27 (12.86%) RESTful
22 23 (10.95%) Finance
22 23 (10.95%) Objective-C
22 23 (10.95%) OOP
22 23 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
23 22 (10.48%) Gradle
24 20 (9.52%) Web Services

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (2.86%) CMS
2 5 (2.38%) Confluence
3 4 (1.90%) IIS
4 3 (1.43%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.95%) Node.js
6 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.33%) GitHub
2 3 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.38%) HTTP
1 5 (2.38%) NFC
2 3 (1.43%) Wireless
3 2 (0.95%) Firewall
3 2 (0.95%) RTSP
4 1 (0.48%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.48%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.81%) SQLite
3 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.90%) SAP HANA
3 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (20.48%) Eclipse
2 40 (19.05%) Android Studio
3 36 (17.14%) Git (software)
4 30 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 22 (10.48%) Gradle
6 16 (7.62%) Subversion
7 13 (6.19%) Ant
7 13 (6.19%) Maven
7 13 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (5.71%) Appium
9 10 (4.76%) Artifactory
9 10 (4.76%) Mockito
9 10 (4.76%) Robotium
10 9 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (4.29%) JIRA
11 7 (3.33%) Xcode
12 6 (2.86%) Bitbucket
12 6 (2.86%) IntelliJ
13 5 (2.38%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 23 (10.95%) Finance
2 12 (5.71%) Banking
3 10 (4.76%) Publishing
4 6 (2.86%) Retail
5 4 (1.90%) Games
6 3 (1.43%) Marketing
6 3 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.95%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 195 (92.86%) Developer
2 182 (86.67%) Android Developer
3 31 (14.76%) Senior Android Developer
3 31 (14.76%) Senior Developer
4 25 (11.90%) Applications Developer
5 22 (10.48%) iOS Developer
6 18 (8.57%) iOS Android Developer
7 17 (8.10%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
9 11 (5.24%) Android Engineer
10 9 (4.29%) Programmer
11 7 (3.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 6 (2.86%) Lead Developer
12 6 (2.86%) Senior Applications Developer
12 6 (2.86%) Senior Programmer
13 5 (2.38%) Agile Developer
13 5 (2.38%) Lead Android Developer
14 3 (1.43%) Android Software Engineer
14 3 (1.43%) Java Applications Developer
14 3 (1.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.86%) JSON
2 46 (21.90%) iOS SDK
3 45 (21.43%) REST
4 31 (14.76%) SOAP
5 27 (12.86%) RESTful
6 20 (9.52%) Web Services
7 16 (7.62%) HTML
8 12 (5.71%) CSS
8 12 (5.71%) HTML5
8 12 (5.71%) XML
9 11 (5.24%) .NET
10 10 (4.76%) RoboGuice
11 8 (3.81%) Cocoa
12 7 (3.33%) ASP.NET
12 7 (3.33%) J2ME
13 6 (2.86%) Ajax
13 6 (2.86%) Cocoa Touch
14 5 (2.38%) Android NDK
14 5 (2.38%) JNI
14 5 (2.38%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 105 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 49 (23.33%) User Experience
3 16 (7.62%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.81%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.86%) Streaming Video
6 5 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.38%) Fintech
7 4 (1.90%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.43%) Social Network
8 3 (1.43%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.95%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.95%) Wiki
10 1 (0.48%) DTV
10 1 (0.48%) iPad
10 1 (0.48%) IPTV
10 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 210 (100.00%) Android
2 47 (22.38%) Apple iOS
3 11 (5.24%) Windows
4 5 (2.38%) Linux
5 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (92.38%) Android Development
2 122 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (25.24%) Scrum
4 52 (24.76%) Mobile Development
5 50 (23.81%) OO
6 49 (23.33%) TDD
7 33 (15.71%) BDD
8 31 (14.76%) Unit Testing
9 29 (13.81%) iOS Development
10 23 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (10.95%) OOP
11 13 (6.19%) Analytics
11 13 (6.19%) Dependency Injection
11 13 (6.19%) Web Development
12 12 (5.71%) E-Commerce
12 12 (5.71%) User Stories
13 11 (5.24%) Automated Testing
14 10 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (4.76%) Software Engineering
14 10 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 136 (64.76%) Java
2 23 (10.95%) Objective-C
3 15 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.24%) SQL
5 8 (3.81%) C#
6 7 (3.33%) Apple Swift
7 6 (2.86%) C
8 5 (2.38%) C++
9 4 (1.90%) Python
9 4 (1.90%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.43%) PHP
11 1 (0.48%) Go
11 1 (0.48%) Scala
11 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.24%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.43%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (14.76%) Google
2 13 (6.19%) Xamarin
3 6 (2.86%) Apple
3 6 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.38%) SAP
5 4 (1.90%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.43%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.43%) OpenText
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle
7 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
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