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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 499 535 561
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +26
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 115 114 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.72% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 83 58
Median daily rate £380 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £410 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
15266 15816 15220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.80% 28.76% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10535 11015 10387
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 256 171
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £15.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +34 109 £385 -3.75% 41
London +30 52 £400 -5.88% 23
South East +5 22 £400 -23.80% 3
East of England - 17 £325 - 7
Cambridgeshire - 10 £335 - 5
Kent - 10 £325 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £325 - 2
Yorkshire +24 7 £375 -7.40%
West Sussex +2 7 £488 -10.55%
Cambridge - 7 £330 - 4
Essex - 7 £260 - 1
Scotland +3 6 £375 -16.66%
West Yorkshire +20 5 £400 -1.23%
Leeds +18 5 £400 -1.23%
Crawley +17 5 £488 -7.14%
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £500 +33.33%
Edinburgh +22 3 £475 +90.00%
Milton Keynes +8 3 £500 +33.33%
Glasgow +1 3 £363 -19.44%
West Midlands -16 2 £363 -11.58% 3
East Midlands - 2 £350 - 2
City of London - 2 £406 - 7
Hinckley - 2 £350 -
Leicestershire - 2 £350 -
South West 0 1 - -
Staffordshire -1 1 £350 -14.63%
Gatwick -2 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £285 -
York - 1 £300 -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Android
2 189 (92.20%) Android Development
3 128 (62.44%) Java
4 107 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (39.02%) Mobile App
6 73 (35.61%) Mobile Development
7 69 (33.66%) JSON
8 64 (31.22%) REST
9 57 (27.80%) Android Studio
10 53 (25.85%) TDD
11 49 (23.90%) Apple iOS
11 49 (23.90%) iOS SDK
12 48 (23.41%) Git (software)
13 43 (20.98%) User Experience
14 41 (20.00%) iOS Development
15 39 (19.02%) Google
16 32 (15.61%) Google Play
17 30 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (14.15%) XML
19 28 (13.66%) Scrum
19 28 (13.66%) Web Services
19 28 (13.66%) RESTful
20 27 (13.17%) JavaScript
21 26 (12.68%) OO
22 25 (12.20%) Objective-C
22 25 (12.20%) OpenGL
23 24 (11.71%) Gradle
23 24 (11.71%) HTML
24 23 (11.22%) Eclipse
24 23 (11.22%) BDD

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 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (1.46%) Confluence
1 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.98%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.49%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.61%) Google Play
2 8 (3.90%) GitHub
3 4 (1.95%) iTunes
4 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.46%) CloudBees
4 3 (1.46%) Google App Engine
4 3 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.46%) Heroku
4 3 (1.46%) IaaS
4 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.46%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) NFC
1 3 (1.46%) RTSP
2 2 (0.98%) HTTP
2 2 (0.98%) Network Security
3 1 (0.49%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.90%) SQLite
2 5 (2.44%) MySQL
3 3 (1.46%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 57 (27.80%) Android Studio
2 48 (23.41%) Git (software)
3 24 (11.71%) Gradle
4 23 (11.22%) Eclipse
5 17 (8.29%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.37%) JUnit
6 11 (5.37%) Xcode
7 8 (3.90%) CocoaPods
8 6 (2.93%) Calabash
8 6 (2.93%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.44%) Selenium
10 4 (1.95%) JIRA
11 3 (1.46%) Capybara
11 3 (1.46%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.46%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.46%) Mocha
11 3 (1.46%) QUnit
11 3 (1.46%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.98%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (7.80%) Finance
2 15 (7.32%) Banking
3 10 (4.88%) Retail
4 5 (2.44%) Marketing
5 4 (1.95%) Games
6 2 (0.98%) Advertising
6 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Private Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 193 (94.15%) Developer
2 169 (82.44%) Android Developer
3 29 (14.15%) Senior Developer
4 25 (12.20%) Senior Android Developer
5 22 (10.73%) Mobile Developer
6 20 (9.76%) Java Developer
7 19 (9.27%) Java Android Developer
8 18 (8.78%) iOS Developer
9 12 (5.85%) Applications Developer
10 11 (5.37%) iOS Android Developer
11 10 (4.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 6 (2.93%) Agile Developer
13 5 (2.44%) Android Engineer
13 5 (2.44%) Senior iOS Developer
14 4 (1.95%) Agile Java Developer
14 4 (1.95%) C Developer
14 4 (1.95%) Digital Developer
14 4 (1.95%) Lead Developer
15 3 (1.46%) SAP Developer
15 3 (1.46%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (33.66%) JSON
2 64 (31.22%) REST
3 49 (23.90%) iOS SDK
4 29 (14.15%) XML
5 28 (13.66%) RESTful
5 28 (13.66%) Web Services
6 25 (12.20%) OpenGL
7 24 (11.71%) HTML
8 21 (10.24%) CSS
9 13 (6.34%) RxJava
10 12 (5.85%) HTML5
10 12 (5.85%) jQuery
11 11 (5.37%) JNI
11 11 (5.37%) PhoneGap
12 10 (4.88%) Core Data
13 9 (4.39%) CSS3
14 6 (2.93%) Apache Cordova
14 6 (2.93%) Node.js
15 5 (2.44%) Core Animation
15 5 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 80 (39.02%) Mobile App
2 43 (20.98%) User Experience
3 22 (10.73%) Computer Science
4 16 (7.80%) Algorithms
5 11 (5.37%) Data Structures
6 9 (4.39%) Augmented Reality
6 9 (4.39%) Video on Demand
7 6 (2.93%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (2.93%) Social Media
8 5 (2.44%) Animation
9 4 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.95%) Apple TV
9 4 (1.95%) Fintech
9 4 (1.95%) Streaming Media
10 3 (1.46%) Contactless
10 3 (1.46%) EMV
11 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.98%) NHS
11 2 (0.98%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 205 (100.00%) Android
2 49 (23.90%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.44%) Linux
4 3 (1.46%) Windows
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (92.20%) Android Development
2 107 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (35.61%) Mobile Development
4 53 (25.85%) TDD
5 41 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 30 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (13.66%) Scrum
8 26 (12.68%) OO
9 23 (11.22%) BDD
10 21 (10.24%) Memory Management
11 19 (9.27%) E-Commerce
12 15 (7.32%) Multithreading
13 14 (6.83%) Unit Testing
14 13 (6.34%) Pair Programming
15 11 (5.37%) Cross-Platform Development
16 10 (4.88%) OOD
16 10 (4.88%) Software Engineering
17 9 (4.39%) OOP
18 7 (3.41%) Mobile Application Development
18 7 (3.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 128 (62.44%) Java
2 27 (13.17%) JavaScript
3 25 (12.20%) Objective-C
4 22 (10.73%) C
5 21 (10.24%) C++
6 13 (6.34%) Apple Swift
7 10 (4.88%) Python
8 7 (3.41%) SQL
9 4 (1.95%) C#
10 3 (1.46%) PHP
11 1 (0.49%) Perl
11 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (10.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.98%) yum
Vendors
1 39 (19.02%) Google
2 12 (5.85%) Apple
3 10 (4.88%) Facebook
3 10 (4.88%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.95%) Twitter
5 3 (1.46%) Kony
5 3 (1.46%) PayPal
5 3 (1.46%) SAP
5 3 (1.46%) Telerik
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle
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