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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
UK
Rank 485 522 522
Rank change year-on-year
+37 0
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 110 106 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.71% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 77 56
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £486 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £47.50 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% +57.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £47.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-24.21% +57.28%

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
14134 14852 14129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.15% 28.54% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9839 10231 9344
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 249 192
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +41 106 £400 +6.66% 39
London +21 41 £425 - 19
East of England +27 25 £325 -7.14% 6
Yorkshire +24 20 £406 +1.24% 1
West Yorkshire +29 19 £413 +2.80% 1
Leeds +18 19 £413 +2.80% 1
Cambridgeshire - 16 £325 - 4
South East -10 13 £406 +14.43%
Cambridge - 12 £325 - 4
Buckinghamshire -12 10 £406 +16.07%
Essex +1 5 £300 -25.00%
Hertfordshire - 4 £275 - 1
St Albans - 4 £275 - 1
Scotland +25 3 £350 -13.84%
Milton Keynes -7 3 £400 +14.28%
Brentwood - 3 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
Kent - 3 - -
Edinburgh +22 2 £413 -
South West +9 2 £450 +38.46% 3
City of London -6 2 £450 +12.50% 7
North West +19 1 - - 4
West Midlands +6 1 £350 +9.80% 4
Bristol +4 1 £450 +16.12% 1
Glasgow +1 1 £350 -12.50%
Merseyside -4 1 - -
Liverpool -5 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Redditch - 1 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £285 -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 217 (100.00%) Android
2 202 (93.09%) Android Development
3 150 (69.12%) Java
4 114 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
5 111 (51.15%) Mobile App
6 81 (37.33%) JSON
7 67 (30.88%) TDD
8 65 (29.95%) REST
9 58 (26.73%) Mobile Development
10 57 (26.27%) Android Studio
11 56 (25.81%) Apple iOS
11 56 (25.81%) iOS SDK
12 50 (23.04%) Git (software)
13 49 (22.58%) User Experience
14 47 (21.66%) Scrum
15 41 (18.89%) OO
16 39 (17.97%) XML
17 38 (17.51%) iOS Development
18 37 (17.05%) RESTful
19 36 (16.59%) Gradle
20 34 (15.67%) JavaScript
21 30 (13.82%) Web Services
22 28 (12.90%) HTML
22 28 (12.90%) Google
23 27 (12.44%) Objective-C
24 26 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
24 26 (11.98%) BDD
25 25 (11.52%) E-Commerce
26 23 (10.60%) Google Play
26 23 (10.60%) OpenGL

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 2 (0.92%) Confluence
1 2 (0.92%) JBoss
2 1 (0.46%) Apache
2 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.46%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (0.46%) nginx
2 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.92%) InVision
1 2 (0.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.60%) Google Play
2 9 (4.15%) GitHub
3 3 (1.38%) iTunes
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.46%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.46%) Firebase
4 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.46%) Heroku
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.46%) PaaS
4 1 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.84%) VoIP
1 4 (1.84%) Wireshark
2 3 (1.38%) RTSP
3 2 (0.92%) HTTP
3 2 (0.92%) NFC
4 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.46%) Network Security
4 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.29%) SQLite
2 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 57 (26.27%) Android Studio
2 50 (23.04%) Git (software)
3 36 (16.59%) Gradle
4 18 (8.29%) Eclipse
5 17 (7.83%) Jenkins
6 14 (6.45%) JUnit
6 14 (6.45%) Maven
7 13 (5.99%) Xcode
8 12 (5.53%) Robolectric
9 9 (4.15%) Calabash
10 8 (3.69%) CocoaPods
11 4 (1.84%) JIRA
12 3 (1.38%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.38%) Mockito
12 3 (1.38%) Selenium
13 2 (0.92%) Ant
13 2 (0.92%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.92%) Travis CI
14 1 (0.46%) Babel
14 1 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (8.29%) Finance
2 15 (6.91%) Banking
3 8 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.23%) Marketing
5 6 (2.76%) Retail
6 4 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.38%) Automotive
7 3 (1.38%) Games
8 2 (0.92%) Electronics
8 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 211 (97.24%) Developer
2 189 (87.10%) Android Developer
3 26 (11.98%) Senior Developer
4 25 (11.52%) Java Android Developer
4 25 (11.52%) Java Developer
4 25 (11.52%) Senior Android Developer
5 20 (9.22%) iOS Developer
6 16 (7.37%) Mobile Developer
7 13 (5.99%) iOS Android Developer
8 9 (4.15%) Android Engineer
9 8 (3.69%) Applications Developer
10 7 (3.23%) Agile Developer
10 7 (3.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 5 (2.30%) Agile Java Developer
11 5 (2.30%) SAP Developer
11 5 (2.30%) SAPUI5 Developer
12 4 (1.84%) C# Developer
12 4 (1.84%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (1.84%) Digital Developer
12 4 (1.84%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (37.33%) JSON
2 65 (29.95%) REST
3 56 (25.81%) iOS SDK
4 39 (17.97%) XML
5 37 (17.05%) RESTful
6 30 (13.82%) Web Services
7 28 (12.90%) HTML
8 23 (10.60%) OpenGL
8 23 (10.60%) RxJava
9 20 (9.22%) Material Design
10 18 (8.29%) CSS
11 13 (5.99%) HTML5
12 12 (5.53%) PhoneGap
13 10 (4.61%) JNI
13 10 (4.61%) jQuery
14 9 (4.15%) Core Data
14 9 (4.15%) SOAP
15 8 (3.69%) Core Animation
15 8 (3.69%) CSS3
16 6 (2.76%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 111 (51.15%) Mobile App
2 49 (22.58%) User Experience
3 16 (7.37%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.53%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.61%) Video on Demand
6 9 (4.15%) Animation
6 9 (4.15%) Augmented Reality
6 9 (4.15%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.76%) Social Media
8 5 (2.30%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.84%) Apple TV
9 4 (1.84%) Fintech
9 4 (1.84%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.38%) Streaming Media
11 2 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.92%) BBC
11 2 (0.92%) Social Network
11 2 (0.92%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.46%) Arduino
12 1 (0.46%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 217 (100.00%) Android
2 56 (25.81%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.46%) Windows
4 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (93.09%) Android Development
2 114 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (30.88%) TDD
4 58 (26.73%) Mobile Development
5 47 (21.66%) Scrum
6 41 (18.89%) OO
7 38 (17.51%) iOS Development
8 26 (11.98%) BDD
8 26 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (11.52%) E-Commerce
10 21 (9.68%) OOD
11 20 (9.22%) Unit Testing
12 18 (8.29%) Memory Management
13 16 (7.37%) Pair Programming
14 12 (5.53%) Kanban
15 10 (4.61%) Multithreading
15 10 (4.61%) MVC
16 9 (4.15%) Cross-Platform Development
16 9 (4.15%) Mentoring
17 8 (3.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 150 (69.12%) Java
2 34 (15.67%) JavaScript
3 27 (12.44%) Objective-C
4 22 (10.14%) C++
5 17 (7.83%) C
6 13 (5.99%) Python
7 10 (4.61%) Apple Swift
8 6 (2.76%) C#
8 6 (2.76%) SQL
9 3 (1.38%) PHP
10 2 (0.92%) Ruby
11 1 (0.46%) ES6
11 1 (0.46%) Perl
11 1 (0.46%) Scala
11 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.46%) yum
Vendors
1 28 (12.90%) Google
2 14 (6.45%) Apple
3 9 (4.15%) Xamarin
4 8 (3.69%) Facebook
5 7 (3.23%) SAP
6 4 (1.84%) Twitter
7 3 (1.38%) Kony
8 2 (0.92%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.46%) IBM
9 1 (0.46%) PayPal
9 1 (0.46%) Samsung
9 1 (0.46%) Telerik
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