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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 503 497 498
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 92 81 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.55% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 63 42
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
14954 14628 14627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.67% 28.29% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10214 9450 8891
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 288 387
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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 -12 80 £350 -12.50% 21
London -7 50 £408 +1.87% 10
City of London +17 9 £425 +16.43% 2
Yorkshire - 8 £300 - 1
South East -13 7 £313 -3.84% 2
North West -5 4 £300 -19.93% 3
East of England - 4 £350 - 3
South West - 3 £388 - 1
Manchester -15 2 £300 -19.93% 2
Hampshire -23 2 £279 -14.23%
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £313 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £310 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Essex - 1 £300 - 1
Southampton - 1 £238 -
Norwich - 1 £310 -
Bristol - 1 £388 -
Egham - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Halesworth - - - -
Havant - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1
Leamington Spa - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Bath - - - -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Android
2 164 (91.62%) Android Development
3 141 (78.77%) Java
4 77 (43.02%) Web Services
4 77 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (35.75%) Mobile App
6 58 (32.40%) OO
7 57 (31.84%) JSON
8 55 (30.73%) Apple iOS
8 55 (30.73%) iOS SDK
9 40 (22.35%) XML
10 39 (21.79%) HTML
11 38 (21.23%) User Experience
12 37 (20.67%) REST
12 37 (20.67%) JavaScript
13 36 (20.11%) OOP
14 35 (19.55%) Google
15 33 (18.44%) CSS
16 30 (16.76%) TDD
16 30 (16.76%) Objective-C
17 25 (13.97%) Git (software)
18 24 (13.41%) RESTful
19 23 (12.85%) QA
20 22 (12.29%) E-Commerce
20 22 (12.29%) iOS Development
21 21 (11.73%) Eclipse
22 20 (11.17%) Scrum
23 19 (10.61%) Multithreading
23 19 (10.61%) MVC
23 19 (10.61%) Finance

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.79%) uiautomator
2 2 (1.12%) Apache
2 2 (1.12%) Node.js
2 2 (1.12%) nginx
3 1 (0.56%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Blender
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.56%) Heroku
2 1 (0.56%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.26%) RTSP
2 8 (4.47%) HTTP
3 7 (3.91%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.79%) Internet
5 3 (1.68%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.56%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.56%) SMS
6 1 (0.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.15%) SQLite
2 9 (5.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (13.97%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.73%) Eclipse
3 14 (7.82%) Subversion
4 10 (5.59%) Android Studio
5 8 (4.47%) Xcode
5 8 (4.47%) Calabash
6 7 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.91%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.91%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.35%) NUnit
7 6 (3.35%) Hudson
7 6 (3.35%) Gradle
8 5 (2.79%) Appium
8 5 (2.79%) JIRA
9 4 (2.23%) Maven
9 4 (2.23%) JUnit
9 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.23%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.68%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 19 (10.61%) Finance
2 6 (3.35%) Publishing
3 5 (2.79%) Retail
4 4 (2.23%) Banking
4 4 (2.23%) Marketing
4 4 (2.23%) Games
5 3 (1.68%) French Language
5 3 (1.68%) German Language
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 173 (96.65%) Developer
2 152 (84.92%) Android Developer
3 18 (10.06%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (6.15%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 9 (5.03%) iOS Developer
6 8 (4.47%) Applications Developer
7 7 (3.91%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.35%) Senior Android Developer
9 5 (2.79%) Tester
10 4 (2.23%) Lead Developer
11 3 (1.68%) Java Developer
12 2 (1.12%) PHP Developer
12 2 (1.12%) UI Developer
12 2 (1.12%) UI Programmer
12 2 (1.12%) Automation Tester
12 2 (1.12%) Xamarin Developer
13 1 (0.56%) IT Support
13 1 (0.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 1 (0.56%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
13 1 (0.56%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (43.02%) Web Services
2 57 (31.84%) JSON
3 55 (30.73%) iOS SDK
4 40 (22.35%) XML
5 39 (21.79%) HTML
6 37 (20.67%) REST
7 33 (18.44%) CSS
8 24 (13.41%) RESTful
9 15 (8.38%) HTML5
10 13 (7.26%) Flash
11 12 (6.70%) SOAP
11 12 (6.70%) J2EE
11 12 (6.70%) OpenGL
12 10 (5.59%) .NET
12 10 (5.59%) CSS3
13 9 (5.03%) Ajax
14 5 (2.79%) Cocoa
15 4 (2.23%) jQuery
15 4 (2.23%) LINQ
15 4 (2.23%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 64 (35.75%) Mobile App
2 38 (21.23%) User Experience
3 19 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.70%) iPhone
5 11 (6.15%) Social Media
5 11 (6.15%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.47%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.91%) Streaming Video
8 6 (3.35%) Smartphone
8 6 (3.35%) Animation
8 6 (3.35%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (2.79%) Blackberry
9 5 (2.79%) Streaming Media
10 4 (2.23%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (2.23%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.68%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.68%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (1.68%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.68%) STB
12 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 179 (100.00%) Android
2 55 (30.73%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.47%) Windows
4 5 (2.79%) Windows Phone
5 4 (2.23%) Linux
6 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (91.62%) Android Development
2 77 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (32.40%) OO
4 36 (20.11%) OOP
5 30 (16.76%) TDD
6 22 (12.29%) E-Commerce
6 22 (12.29%) iOS Development
7 20 (11.17%) Scrum
8 19 (10.61%) Multithreading
8 19 (10.61%) MVC
9 11 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (5.03%) OOD
11 8 (4.47%) Unit Testing
12 7 (3.91%) BDD
12 7 (3.91%) Waterfall
13 6 (3.35%) Software Engineering
13 6 (3.35%) Mobile Application Development
14 5 (2.79%) Mentoring
14 5 (2.79%) OOA/OOD
15 4 (2.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 141 (78.77%) Java
2 37 (20.67%) JavaScript
3 30 (16.76%) Objective-C
4 10 (5.59%) C#
5 9 (5.03%) C++
6 8 (4.47%) SQL
7 6 (3.35%) Ruby
8 5 (2.79%) C
9 4 (2.23%) PHP
10 2 (1.12%) Python
11 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (5.03%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) HNC
2 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.85%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (19.55%) Google
2 8 (4.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.91%) Xamarin
4 6 (3.35%) Facebook
5 5 (2.79%) Twitter
6 2 (1.12%) Zend
6 2 (1.12%) Apple
7 1 (0.56%) Kony
7 1 (0.56%) Sencha
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