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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 552 519 500
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -19
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 104 130 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.87% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 102 75
Median daily rate £388 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £328 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
15104 14912 14481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9630
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 206 180
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -43 99 £388 -3.12% 28
London -39 51 £400 -5.88% 20
South East +5 29 £375 +15.38% 4
City of London +32 11 £375 +7.14% 5
West Sussex -25 11 £375 +15.38%
Yorkshire +18 8 £389 +41.36% 1
West Yorkshire +8 8 £389 +41.36%
Leeds +3 8 £389 +41.36%
Gatwick +5 6 £375 +25.00%
Tunbridge Wells -1 6 - - 1
Kent -11 6 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £375 -
East of England - 5 £325 - 2
Crawley -11 4 £350 -3.44%
Birmingham +6 3 £400 -
West Midlands -6 3 £400 -
Hampshire -7 3 £463 +48.00%
Scotland -15 3 £500 -4.76% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £275 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £500 -
Portsmouth - 3 £463 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £375 -
Cambridge - 3 £275 - 1
East Midlands +10 2 £333 +10.83%
North West -6 2 £350 -17.64%
Surrey -9 2 £354 - 2
Northampton - 2 £333 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £333 -
Cheshire -11 1 £350 -17.64%
North East -42 1 £325 -13.33%

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 211 (100.00%) Android
2 191 (90.52%) Android Development
3 139 (65.88%) Java
4 122 (57.82%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (47.39%) Mobile App
6 69 (32.70%) Mobile Development
7 62 (29.38%) Android Studio
8 58 (27.49%) REST
9 54 (25.59%) JSON
10 46 (21.80%) TDD
11 44 (20.85%) User Experience
12 43 (20.38%) Google
12 43 (20.38%) OO
13 42 (19.91%) Git (software)
13 42 (19.91%) Google Play
14 40 (18.96%) Scrum
15 39 (18.48%) RESTful
16 38 (18.01%) SOAP
16 38 (18.01%) Eclipse
17 30 (14.22%) Web Services
18 29 (13.74%) Gradle
19 28 (13.27%) Apple iOS
19 28 (13.27%) iOS SDK
20 27 (12.80%) BDD
20 27 (12.80%) Jenkins
21 22 (10.43%) Unit Testing
21 22 (10.43%) XML
22 20 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
23 19 (9.00%) Objective-C
24 18 (8.53%) Finance

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 (1.42%) CMS
2 1 (0.47%) Apache
2 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.47%) Confluence
2 1 (0.47%) IIS
2 1 (0.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (19.91%) Google Play
2 10 (4.74%) GitHub
3 6 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.37%) Bluetooth
2 4 (1.90%) Wireless
3 3 (1.42%) NFC
4 2 (0.95%) Network Security
5 1 (0.47%) HTTP
5 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.32%) SQLite
2 3 (1.42%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.95%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.47%) MySQL
4 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 62 (29.38%) Android Studio
2 42 (19.91%) Git (software)
3 38 (18.01%) Eclipse
4 29 (13.74%) Gradle
5 27 (12.80%) Jenkins
6 12 (5.69%) Mockito
7 10 (4.74%) Ant
7 10 (4.74%) Appium
7 10 (4.74%) JUnit
7 10 (4.74%) Subversion
8 9 (4.27%) IntelliJ
8 9 (4.27%) JIRA
8 9 (4.27%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (3.79%) Maven
9 8 (3.79%) Xcode
10 7 (3.32%) Robotium
11 6 (2.84%) Artifactory
12 5 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.37%) Travis CI
13 4 (1.90%) Calabash
General
1 18 (8.53%) Finance
2 12 (5.69%) Banking
3 6 (2.84%) Publishing
4 3 (1.42%) Games
4 3 (1.42%) Retail
4 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.47%) Automotive
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
5 1 (0.47%) Electronics
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.47%) Marketing
5 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 190 (90.05%) Developer
2 177 (83.89%) Android Developer
3 22 (10.43%) Android Engineer
3 22 (10.43%) Java Developer
4 21 (9.95%) Java Android Developer
5 19 (9.00%) Applications Developer
6 16 (7.58%) Mobile Developer
7 13 (6.16%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.69%) Senior Android Developer
9 7 (3.32%) QA Engineer
10 6 (2.84%) Lead Developer
10 6 (2.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 5 (2.37%) Agile Developer
11 5 (2.37%) Lead Android Developer
12 4 (1.90%) Agile Java Developer
12 4 (1.90%) iOS Developer
12 4 (1.90%) Programmer
13 3 (1.42%) iOS Android Developer
13 3 (1.42%) Test Automation Developer
14 2 (0.95%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (27.49%) REST
2 54 (25.59%) JSON
3 39 (18.48%) RESTful
4 38 (18.01%) SOAP
5 30 (14.22%) Web Services
6 28 (13.27%) iOS SDK
7 22 (10.43%) XML
8 13 (6.16%) HTML
9 12 (5.69%) CSS
10 11 (5.21%) Cocoa
11 9 (4.27%) HTML5
12 8 (3.79%) OpenGL
13 6 (2.84%) RoboGuice
14 5 (2.37%) Cocoa Touch
14 5 (2.37%) jQuery
14 5 (2.37%) Spring
15 4 (1.90%) CSS3
15 4 (1.90%) J2EE
15 4 (1.90%) J2ME
15 4 (1.90%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 100 (47.39%) Mobile App
2 44 (20.85%) User Experience
3 16 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.79%) Streaming Video
4 8 (3.79%) Video on Demand
5 7 (3.32%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.84%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.37%) Fintech
8 4 (1.90%) Social Media
9 3 (1.42%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.42%) Social Network
10 2 (0.95%) Animation
10 2 (0.95%) Chromecast
10 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.95%) iPad
10 2 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.95%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 211 (100.00%) Android
2 28 (13.27%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.79%) Linux
4 6 (2.84%) Windows
5 3 (1.42%) Unix
5 3 (1.42%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (90.52%) Android Development
2 122 (57.82%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (32.70%) Mobile Development
4 46 (21.80%) TDD
5 43 (20.38%) OO
6 40 (18.96%) Scrum
7 27 (12.80%) BDD
8 22 (10.43%) Unit Testing
9 20 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (8.06%) Software Engineering
11 15 (7.11%) Automated Testing
12 13 (6.16%) Memory Management
12 13 (6.16%) OOD
12 13 (6.16%) OOP
13 12 (5.69%) iOS Development
13 12 (5.69%) Multithreading
14 9 (4.27%) Analytics
14 9 (4.27%) User Stories
15 8 (3.79%) E-Commerce
15 8 (3.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 139 (65.88%) Java
2 19 (9.00%) Objective-C
3 16 (7.58%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.21%) Apple Swift
4 11 (5.21%) C++
5 8 (3.79%) C
6 7 (3.32%) C#
7 6 (2.84%) SQL
8 4 (1.90%) Python
9 3 (1.42%) PHP
10 2 (0.95%) Ruby
11 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.42%) yum
Vendors
1 43 (20.38%) Google
2 6 (2.84%) Xamarin
3 3 (1.42%) Apple
4 2 (0.95%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.95%) SAP
5 1 (0.47%) Endeca
5 1 (0.47%) hybris
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.47%) TIBCO
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