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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 494 480 449
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -31
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 93 86 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.62% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 59 60
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £299 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £478 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.20 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 - -

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
14092 13775 12340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.14% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9244 8596 7738
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 264 304
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.78 £15.98 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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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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 -3 87 £400 - 34
London -9 49 £425 +3.03% 14
South East 0 29 £340 -15.00% 7
Hampshire -2 24 £336 +34.50% 1
City of London +6 12 £350 -20.45% 6
East of England +9 4 - - 1
West Midlands 0 2 - - 1
North West -16 2 £425 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £275 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £363 -
Brighton - 2 £363 -
South West -13 1 - - 7
Scotland - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 2
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Bolton - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 4
Durham - - - -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Android
2 155 (82.01%) Android Development
3 144 (76.19%) Java
4 89 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (41.27%) OO
6 73 (38.62%) Mobile App
7 71 (37.57%) Web Services
8 68 (35.98%) Apple iOS
9 66 (34.92%) iOS SDK
10 63 (33.33%) JSON
11 53 (28.04%) OOP
12 49 (25.93%) Git (software)
13 45 (23.81%) REST
14 41 (21.69%) User Experience
14 41 (21.69%) TDD
15 40 (21.16%) Unit Testing
16 38 (20.11%) Google
17 36 (19.05%) Maven
17 36 (19.05%) XML
18 35 (18.52%) HTML
18 35 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
19 34 (17.99%) JavaScript
20 32 (16.93%) Subversion
20 32 (16.93%) Objective-C
21 30 (15.87%) CSS
21 30 (15.87%) E-Commerce
22 29 (15.34%) Scrum
23 26 (13.76%) Ant
23 26 (13.76%) iOS Development
23 26 (13.76%) Android Studio

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5 (2.65%) Confluence
1 5 (2.65%) uiautomator
2 2 (1.06%) nginx
2 2 (1.06%) Node.js
2 2 (1.06%) Apache
3 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Project
1 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.06%) GitHub
3 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.53%) PaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.23%) HTTP
2 6 (3.17%) RTSP
3 3 (1.59%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.06%) SMS
4 2 (1.06%) NFC
4 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.53%) Internet
5 1 (0.53%) WLAN
5 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.23%) SQLite
2 4 (2.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 49 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 36 (19.05%) Maven
3 32 (16.93%) Subversion
4 26 (13.76%) Ant
4 26 (13.76%) Android Studio
5 24 (12.70%) Xcode
6 23 (12.17%) Jenkins
7 22 (11.64%) Eclipse
8 21 (11.11%) Cucumber
8 21 (11.11%) Appium
9 18 (9.52%) Calabash
10 14 (7.41%) JUnit
11 13 (6.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (5.82%) TeamCity
13 10 (5.29%) JIRA
13 10 (5.29%) Robotium
14 9 (4.76%) Artifactory
14 9 (4.76%) Mockito
15 8 (4.23%) Gradle
16 4 (2.12%) Hudson
General
1 19 (10.05%) Finance
2 16 (8.47%) Publishing
3 8 (4.23%) Banking
4 7 (3.70%) Retail
5 6 (3.17%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.12%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.59%) Games
8 2 (1.06%) Advertising
8 2 (1.06%) Marketing
9 1 (0.53%) Military
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Automotive
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 166 (87.83%) Developer
2 142 (75.13%) Android Developer
3 23 (12.17%) Mobile Developer
4 18 (9.52%) Senior Android Developer
4 18 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 16 (8.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 13 (6.88%) Lead Developer
7 9 (4.76%) iOS Developer
8 8 (4.23%) Tester
9 6 (3.17%) Applications Developer
10 5 (2.65%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.12%) Mobile Tester
12 3 (1.59%) Analyst
12 3 (1.59%) Test Analyst
13 2 (1.06%) Systems Engineer
13 2 (1.06%) Quality Engineer
13 2 (1.06%) Automation Test Analyst
13 2 (1.06%) Automation Tester
13 2 (1.06%) Automation Analyst
13 2 (1.06%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (37.57%) Web Services
2 66 (34.92%) iOS SDK
3 63 (33.33%) JSON
4 45 (23.81%) REST
5 36 (19.05%) XML
6 35 (18.52%) HTML
7 30 (15.87%) CSS
8 25 (13.23%) RESTful
9 22 (11.64%) HTML5
10 16 (8.47%) SOAP
11 15 (7.94%) Android NDK
12 14 (7.41%) CSS3
13 13 (6.88%) JNI
14 12 (6.35%) PhoneGap
14 12 (6.35%) RoboGuice
15 11 (5.82%) J2EE
16 9 (4.76%) OpenGL
17 8 (4.23%) .NET
17 8 (4.23%) Ajax
18 7 (3.70%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 73 (38.62%) Mobile App
2 41 (21.69%) User Experience
3 17 (8.99%) iPhone
4 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.94%) Mobile Payment
5 13 (6.88%) Computer Science
6 11 (5.82%) Blackberry
7 9 (4.76%) Streaming Video
8 8 (4.23%) Data Structures
9 7 (3.70%) Algorithms
9 7 (3.70%) Social Media
10 6 (3.17%) iPad
10 6 (3.17%) Streaming Media
11 4 (2.12%) Client/Server
11 4 (2.12%) N-Tier
11 4 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (1.59%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.59%) Statistics
12 3 (1.59%) Animation
13 2 (1.06%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 189 (100.00%) Android
2 68 (35.98%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.23%) Windows
4 5 (2.65%) Linux
4 5 (2.65%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (82.01%) Android Development
2 89 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (41.27%) OO
4 53 (28.04%) OOP
5 41 (21.69%) TDD
6 40 (21.16%) Unit Testing
7 35 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (15.87%) E-Commerce
9 29 (15.34%) Scrum
10 26 (13.76%) iOS Development
11 22 (11.64%) OOD
12 19 (10.05%) BDD
13 17 (8.99%) Kanban
14 16 (8.47%) Dependency Injection
14 16 (8.47%) MVC
15 15 (7.94%) User Stories
16 14 (7.41%) Multithreading
17 13 (6.88%) OOA/OOD
18 11 (5.82%) Automated Testing
19 7 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 144 (76.19%) Java
2 34 (17.99%) JavaScript
3 32 (16.93%) Objective-C
4 10 (5.29%) Ruby
4 10 (5.29%) C++
5 9 (4.76%) C#
6 6 (3.17%) C
6 6 (3.17%) PHP
6 6 (3.17%) SQL
7 1 (0.53%) VB
7 1 (0.53%) Python
7 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.06%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (20.11%) Google
2 8 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.65%) Apple
4 4 (2.12%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.12%) IBM
5 2 (1.06%) Zend
6 1 (0.53%) Sencha
6 1 (0.53%) Facebook
6 1 (0.53%) Twitter
6 1 (0.53%) Kony
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