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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 493 507 449
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -58
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 129 93 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.61% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 59 109
Average daily rate
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£425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 -

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
15578 15189 14479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.79% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10499 9744 9186
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 222 282
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +20 127 £425 +6.25% 30
London +21 86 £500 +17.64% 13
South West - 17 £425 - 5
City of London -7 15 £425 +9.67% 7
South East -18 11 £330 -20.00% 2
Bristol - 11 £425 - 1
North West -20 8 £370 -10.30% 3
West Sussex - 6 £325 -
Crawley - 6 £344 -
Chester - 5 £370 - 2
Cheshire - 5 £370 - 2
East Midlands -4 4 £300 -7.69% 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £300 -
Nottingham - 3 £300 -
West Midlands +7 2 - -
East of England -11 2 £330 +10.00% 2
Manchester -12 2 - - 1
Wimbledon - 2 £375 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Northern Ireland -4 1 - -
Hertfordshire -7 1 £330 -12.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 1 - -
North East -19 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -21 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £300 -
Chippenham - 1 £250 - 2
Hitchin - 1 £330 -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Android
2 216 (93.10%) Android Development
3 124 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (53.02%) Java
5 117 (50.43%) Mobile App
6 97 (41.81%) JSON
7 87 (37.50%) Mobile Development
8 73 (31.47%) Apple iOS
9 70 (30.17%) iOS SDK
9 70 (30.17%) Objective-C
10 68 (29.31%) JavaScript
10 68 (29.31%) REST
11 64 (27.59%) TDD
12 62 (26.72%) OO
13 56 (24.14%) CSS
13 56 (24.14%) HTML
14 51 (21.98%) User Experience
15 49 (21.12%) XML
16 48 (20.69%) Web Services
16 48 (20.69%) iOS Development
17 43 (18.53%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (17.67%) OOP
19 39 (16.81%) E-Commerce
20 38 (16.38%) Scrum
21 35 (15.09%) Google
21 35 (15.09%) Git (software)
21 35 (15.09%) C++
22 33 (14.22%) HTML5
23 31 (13.36%) Android Studio
24 28 (12.07%) SOAP

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 22 (9.48%) Node.js
2 14 (6.03%) Confluence
3 1 (0.43%) CMS
3 1 (0.43%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (0.43%) uiautomator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.43%) GitHub
1 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) NFC
2 3 (1.29%) HTTP
3 1 (0.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) RTSP
3 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.74%) SQLite
2 4 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.86%) MySQL
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.43%) DB2
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 31 (13.36%) Android Studio
3 28 (12.07%) Eclipse
4 20 (8.62%) Jenkins
5 17 (7.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 15 (6.47%) NUnit
7 12 (5.17%) Xcode
8 8 (3.45%) Subversion
8 8 (3.45%) Maven
9 7 (3.02%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.59%) JIRA
10 6 (2.59%) Ant
10 6 (2.59%) Appium
11 4 (1.72%) JUnit
11 4 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.72%) Calabash
12 2 (0.86%) Robotium
12 2 (0.86%) Robolectric
13 1 (0.43%) Gradle
13 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (8.19%) Finance
2 14 (6.03%) Retail
3 8 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.45%) Publishing
4 5 (2.16%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.16%) Electronics
4 5 (2.16%) Marketing
5 3 (1.29%) Games
6 2 (0.86%) Banking
6 2 (0.86%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (90.52%) Developer
2 165 (71.12%) Android Developer
3 47 (20.26%) Mobile Developer
4 33 (14.22%) iOS Developer
5 30 (12.93%) Senior Developer
6 29 (12.50%) Senior Android Developer
7 14 (6.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 14 (6.03%) Android Software Engineer
7 14 (6.03%) Software Engineer
8 12 (5.17%) Programmer
9 11 (4.74%) Lead Developer
10 8 (3.45%) Applications Developer
10 8 (3.45%) Lead Android Developer
11 5 (2.16%) UI Programmer
11 5 (2.16%) UI Developer
12 3 (1.29%) Designer
12 3 (1.29%) Systems Engineer
13 2 (0.86%) Web Developer
13 2 (0.86%) Junior
13 2 (0.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (41.81%) JSON
2 70 (30.17%) iOS SDK
3 68 (29.31%) REST
4 56 (24.14%) HTML
4 56 (24.14%) CSS
5 49 (21.12%) XML
6 48 (20.69%) Web Services
7 33 (14.22%) HTML5
8 28 (12.07%) SOAP
9 24 (10.34%) Cocoa
10 17 (7.33%) Ajax
10 17 (7.33%) RESTful
11 13 (5.60%) Flash
12 11 (4.74%) J2ME
13 9 (3.88%) OpenGL
14 8 (3.45%) CSS3
15 6 (2.59%) .NET
16 5 (2.16%) J2EE
16 5 (2.16%) PhoneGap
16 5 (2.16%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 117 (50.43%) Mobile App
2 51 (21.98%) User Experience
3 15 (6.47%) Inversion of Control
4 14 (6.03%) Streaming Video
5 9 (3.88%) Social Media
6 8 (3.45%) Blackberry
7 7 (3.02%) DTV
7 7 (3.02%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.59%) Video on Demand
9 5 (2.16%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (1.72%) iPhone
11 3 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.29%) iPad
11 3 (1.29%) Statistics
11 3 (1.29%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.86%) Social Network
12 2 (0.86%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 232 (100.00%) Android
2 73 (31.47%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.02%) Windows
4 6 (2.59%) Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (93.10%) Android Development
2 124 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (37.50%) Mobile Development
4 64 (27.59%) TDD
5 62 (26.72%) OO
6 48 (20.69%) iOS Development
7 43 (18.53%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (17.67%) OOP
9 39 (16.81%) E-Commerce
10 38 (16.38%) Scrum
11 23 (9.91%) Software Engineering
12 17 (7.33%) Unit Testing
13 15 (6.47%) MVC
14 14 (6.03%) API Integration
15 13 (5.60%) BDD
15 13 (5.60%) Automated Testing
16 12 (5.17%) Mobile Application Development
17 9 (3.88%) OOD
18 6 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
18 6 (2.59%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 123 (53.02%) Java
2 70 (30.17%) Objective-C
3 68 (29.31%) JavaScript
4 35 (15.09%) C++
5 25 (10.78%) C#
6 19 (8.19%) SQL
7 6 (2.59%) Ruby
7 6 (2.59%) Apple Swift
8 5 (2.16%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.29%) C
10 2 (0.86%) PHP
11 1 (0.43%) Python
11 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (3.88%) Degree
2 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.16%) yum
1 5 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (15.09%) Google
2 15 (6.47%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.59%) Apple
3 6 (2.59%) Facebook
4 5 (2.16%) Appcelerator
4 5 (2.16%) SAP
5 4 (1.72%) ION Trading
6 3 (1.29%) Twitter
7 2 (0.86%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle
8 1 (0.43%) IBM
8 1 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
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