The table below looks at the statistics for Android SDK skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android SDK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
UK
Rank 501 519 510
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 91 106 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.73% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 69 55
Median daily rate £375 £394 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -

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
13729 14466 13888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.68% 29.00% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9931 9409
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 258 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

Android SDK
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Android SDK as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android SDK within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 88 £375 -1.31% 41
London -4 28 £375 -16.66% 21
East of England - 23 £325 - 7
South East -8 20 £400 +5.26% 4
Cambridgeshire - 17 £325 - 6
Cambridge - 13 £325 - 6
Kent - 11 £325 -
Tunbridge Wells - 9 £325 -
Yorkshire +13 6 £400 +0.94% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £500 +42.85%
Essex - 6 £260 -
West Yorkshire +10 4 £400 +0.94% 1
Leeds +2 4 £400 +0.94% 1
Scotland +20 3 £350 -12.50%
Crawley +12 3 £488 -7.14%
West Sussex -1 3 £488 -9.72%
South West +13 2 £450 +38.46%
Glasgow +7 2 £350 -16.41%
West Midlands -6 2 £363 -11.58% 4
Milton Keynes -8 2 £500 +42.85%
Edinburgh +22 1 £350 +40.00%
Bristol +3 1 £450 +38.46%
Staffordshire 0 1 £350 -14.63% 2
North East - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £375 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £285 -
York - 1 £300 -
Sheffield - 1 £285 -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android SDK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Android SDK.

1 187 (100.00%) Android
2 170 (90.91%) Android Development
3 116 (62.03%) Java
4 101 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (43.32%) Mobile App
6 72 (38.50%) JSON
7 66 (35.29%) REST
8 63 (33.69%) Mobile Development
9 57 (30.48%) Android Studio
10 51 (27.27%) Apple iOS
10 51 (27.27%) iOS SDK
11 44 (23.53%) User Experience
11 44 (23.53%) TDD
12 42 (22.46%) Git (software)
13 36 (19.25%) iOS Development
14 34 (18.18%) Scrum
15 32 (17.11%) Google
16 31 (16.58%) XML
17 27 (14.44%) RESTful
18 26 (13.90%) Web Services
18 26 (13.90%) Google Play
19 25 (13.37%) JavaScript
19 25 (13.37%) Objective-C
19 25 (13.37%) OpenGL
19 25 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
20 24 (12.83%) HTML
21 22 (11.76%) OO
21 22 (11.76%) Computer Science
21 22 (11.76%) Degree
22 21 (11.23%) C++

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (1.60%) Confluence
2 1 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (0.53%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.90%) Google Play
2 8 (4.28%) GitHub
3 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.60%) CloudBees
3 3 (1.60%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.60%) Heroku
3 3 (1.60%) IaaS
3 3 (1.60%) iTunes
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.60%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.60%) RTSP
2 2 (1.07%) HTTP
2 2 (1.07%) NFC
3 1 (0.53%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.53%) Network Security
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.74%) SQLite
2 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.07%) MySQL
4 1 (0.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 57 (30.48%) Android Studio
2 42 (22.46%) Git (software)
3 21 (11.23%) Gradle
4 18 (9.63%) Eclipse
5 14 (7.49%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.88%) JUnit
7 10 (5.35%) Xcode
8 8 (4.28%) CocoaPods
9 6 (3.21%) Calabash
10 5 (2.67%) Selenium
11 4 (2.14%) JIRA
12 3 (1.60%) Capybara
12 3 (1.60%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.60%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.60%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.60%) Mocha
12 3 (1.60%) QUnit
12 3 (1.60%) SonarQube
13 2 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (1.07%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (7.49%) Banking
1 14 (7.49%) Finance
2 8 (4.28%) Retail
3 5 (2.67%) Marketing
3 5 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.14%) Games
5 2 (1.07%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Publishing
6 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 177 (94.65%) Developer
2 155 (82.89%) Android Developer
3 23 (12.30%) Java Android Developer
3 23 (12.30%) Java Developer
3 23 (12.30%) Senior Developer
4 20 (10.70%) Senior Android Developer
5 19 (10.16%) Mobile Developer
6 17 (9.09%) iOS Developer
7 10 (5.35%) Applications Developer
7 10 (5.35%) iOS Android Developer
8 9 (4.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 6 (3.21%) Agile Developer
9 6 (3.21%) Android Engineer
10 5 (2.67%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (2.67%) Senior iOS Developer
11 4 (2.14%) Digital Developer
11 4 (2.14%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.14%) SAP Developer
11 4 (2.14%) SAPUI5 Developer
12 3 (1.60%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (38.50%) JSON
2 66 (35.29%) REST
3 51 (27.27%) iOS SDK
4 31 (16.58%) XML
5 27 (14.44%) RESTful
6 26 (13.90%) Web Services
7 25 (13.37%) OpenGL
8 24 (12.83%) HTML
9 20 (10.70%) CSS
10 12 (6.42%) HTML5
10 12 (6.42%) jQuery
10 12 (6.42%) PhoneGap
11 11 (5.88%) JNI
12 10 (5.35%) RxJava
13 9 (4.81%) Core Data
13 9 (4.81%) CSS3
14 7 (3.74%) Apache Cordova
15 6 (3.21%) Material Design
16 5 (2.67%) Core Animation
16 5 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 81 (43.32%) Mobile App
2 44 (23.53%) User Experience
3 22 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.95%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.81%) Augmented Reality
5 9 (4.81%) Data Structures
5 9 (4.81%) Video on Demand
6 6 (3.21%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (2.67%) Animation
7 5 (2.67%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.67%) Social Media
8 4 (2.14%) Apple TV
8 4 (2.14%) Fintech
8 4 (2.14%) Streaming Media
9 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.07%) BBC
10 2 (1.07%) Social Network
11 1 (0.53%) EMV
11 1 (0.53%) NHS
11 1 (0.53%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 187 (100.00%) Android
2 51 (27.27%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.07%) Linux
4 1 (0.53%) Windows
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (90.91%) Android Development
2 101 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (33.69%) Mobile Development
4 44 (23.53%) TDD
5 36 (19.25%) iOS Development
6 34 (18.18%) Scrum
7 25 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (11.76%) OO
9 21 (11.23%) BDD
10 18 (9.63%) Memory Management
11 15 (8.02%) Unit Testing
12 14 (7.49%) E-Commerce
13 13 (6.95%) Pair Programming
14 12 (6.42%) OOD
15 11 (5.88%) Cross-Platform Development
15 11 (5.88%) Multithreading
16 9 (4.81%) Software Engineering
17 7 (3.74%) MVC
17 7 (3.74%) Waterfall
18 5 (2.67%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 116 (62.03%) Java
2 25 (13.37%) JavaScript
2 25 (13.37%) Objective-C
3 21 (11.23%) C++
4 19 (10.16%) C
5 11 (5.88%) Apple Swift
5 11 (5.88%) Python
6 7 (3.74%) SQL
7 2 (1.07%) C#
7 2 (1.07%) PHP
8 1 (0.53%) Perl
8 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.53%) yum
Vendors
1 32 (17.11%) Google
2 13 (6.95%) Apple
3 10 (5.35%) Xamarin
4 8 (4.28%) Facebook
5 4 (2.14%) SAP
5 4 (2.14%) Twitter
6 3 (1.60%) Kony
6 3 (1.60%) Telerik
7 2 (1.07%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle
8 1 (0.53%) PayPal
8 1 (0.53%) Samsung
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 days ago