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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 525 474 526
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +52
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 88 111 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.74% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 100 40
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - £46.25

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
15691 15007 15615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 28.87% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10164 9643 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 265 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 -56 82 £375 - 20
London -28 56 £400 - 11
City of London +16 7 £375 -2.59% 4
South East -4 6 £375 +8.30%
Scotland -17 5 £425 +17.24%
Yorkshire - 5 £300 - 2
East Midlands +10 4 £310 -
North West -6 3 £378 +25.83%
Manchester -7 3 £378 +25.83%
East of England - 3 £363 - 3
Berkshire +1 2 £413 +22.22%
West Midlands -24 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £313 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £363 -
Leicestershire - 2 £350 -
Warwickshire -14 1 - -
Bristol -24 1 - - 1
South West -41 1 - - 2
Cambridge - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £350 -
Liverpool - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Bath - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 201 (100.00%) Android
2 161 (80.10%) Android Development
3 145 (72.14%) Java
4 80 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (34.33%) Mobile App
6 57 (28.36%) Web Services
6 57 (28.36%) OO
7 56 (27.86%) Apple iOS
8 55 (27.36%) iOS SDK
9 51 (25.37%) JSON
10 37 (18.41%) XML
11 36 (17.91%) HTML
11 36 (17.91%) TDD
12 32 (15.92%) OOP
13 30 (14.93%) Scrum
14 29 (14.43%) JavaScript
15 27 (13.43%) CSS
15 27 (13.43%) REST
16 26 (12.94%) User Experience
17 25 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (11.94%) Google
19 23 (11.44%) Git (software)
20 22 (10.95%) Subversion
21 21 (10.45%) RESTful
21 21 (10.45%) iOS Development
22 20 (9.95%) Objective-C
22 20 (9.95%) QA
23 19 (9.45%) E-Commerce
23 19 (9.45%) Finance
24 18 (8.96%) MySQL

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (0.50%) Lightstreamer
1 1 (0.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.98%) RTSP
2 8 (3.98%) HTTP
2 8 (3.98%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.49%) Internet
4 2 (1.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.50%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.96%) MySQL
2 13 (6.47%) SQLite
3 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (11.44%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.95%) Subversion
3 16 (7.96%) Xcode
4 13 (6.47%) Eclipse
5 10 (4.98%) Calabash
6 7 (3.48%) Robotium
7 6 (2.99%) NUnit
8 5 (2.49%) Hudson
8 5 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.49%) Gradle
8 5 (2.49%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.99%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.49%) JIRA
10 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.49%) Android Studio
11 2 (1.00%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.00%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
General
1 19 (9.45%) Finance
2 9 (4.48%) Marketing
3 7 (3.48%) Banking
3 7 (3.48%) Retail
4 5 (2.49%) Publishing
4 5 (2.49%) French Language
4 5 (2.49%) German Language
5 4 (1.99%) Advertising
6 3 (1.49%) Games
7 2 (1.00%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 179 (89.05%) Developer
2 149 (74.13%) Android Developer
3 15 (7.46%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (6.47%) Tester
5 12 (5.97%) PHP Developer
6 7 (3.48%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 7 (3.48%) iOS Developer
6 7 (3.48%) Senior Developer
6 7 (3.48%) Java Developer
7 6 (2.99%) Lead Developer
7 6 (2.99%) Mobile Tester
8 5 (2.49%) Senior Android Developer
8 5 (2.49%) Automation Tester
8 5 (2.49%) Applications Developer
9 2 (1.00%) UI Developer
9 2 (1.00%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (1.00%) UI Programmer
9 2 (1.00%) Analyst
9 2 (1.00%) Test Analyst
9 2 (1.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (28.36%) Web Services
2 55 (27.36%) iOS SDK
3 51 (25.37%) JSON
4 37 (18.41%) XML
5 36 (17.91%) HTML
6 27 (13.43%) CSS
6 27 (13.43%) REST
7 21 (10.45%) RESTful
8 14 (6.97%) HTML5
9 12 (5.97%) OpenGL
10 11 (5.47%) SOAP
11 10 (4.98%) Flash
12 8 (3.98%) Ajax
12 8 (3.98%) J2EE
13 5 (2.49%) .NET
13 5 (2.49%) Cocoa
14 4 (1.99%) LINQ
14 4 (1.99%) jQuery
14 4 (1.99%) CSS3
14 4 (1.99%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 69 (34.33%) Mobile App
2 26 (12.94%) User Experience
3 25 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (7.96%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.97%) iPhone
6 10 (4.98%) Blackberry
7 9 (4.48%) Social Media
8 8 (3.98%) Smartphone
9 7 (3.48%) Streaming Media
9 7 (3.48%) Animation
9 7 (3.48%) Client/Server
10 6 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (2.99%) Video on Demand
11 5 (2.49%) Streaming Video
12 4 (1.99%) STB
12 4 (1.99%) IPTV
12 4 (1.99%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (1.49%) iPad
13 3 (1.49%) Digital Media
14 2 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 201 (100.00%) Android
2 56 (27.86%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.98%) Windows
4 5 (2.49%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.00%) Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (80.10%) Android Development
2 80 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (28.36%) OO
4 36 (17.91%) TDD
5 32 (15.92%) OOP
6 30 (14.93%) Scrum
7 21 (10.45%) iOS Development
8 19 (9.45%) E-Commerce
9 16 (7.96%) Multithreading
9 16 (7.96%) Mentoring
10 12 (5.97%) Change Management
10 12 (5.97%) MVC
10 12 (5.97%) Project Planning
11 11 (5.47%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.98%) Mobile Application Development
13 7 (3.48%) Unit Testing
14 5 (2.49%) Performance Testing
14 5 (2.49%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (2.49%) Test Automation
14 5 (2.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 145 (72.14%) Java
2 29 (14.43%) JavaScript
3 20 (9.95%) Objective-C
4 13 (6.47%) PHP
5 11 (5.47%) Ruby
6 8 (3.98%) C++
6 8 (3.98%) SQL
7 6 (2.99%) C#
8 4 (1.99%) C
9 1 (0.50%) Perl
9 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.50%) Python
9 1 (0.50%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.50%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (7.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) HNC
3 1 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.95%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (11.94%) Google
2 9 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.99%) Facebook
3 6 (2.99%) Twitter
4 5 (2.49%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.50%) Apple
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