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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 477 479 454
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 136 113 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.76% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 79 87
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
15302 14868 13755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 28.09% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10241 9644 8648
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 225 213 332
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 135 £413 +3.12% 32
London -15 84 £450 +9.75% 17
South East +6 23 £325 - 3
City of London -6 14 £325 -13.33% 7
South West - 14 £425 - 4
West Sussex - 13 £325 -
Bristol - 11 £425 - 2
Crawley - 11 £363 -
North West -12 5 - - 2
Gatwick - 5 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £300 -
East Midlands - 4 £300 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 3 £375 -
Tyne and Wear -19 3 £375 -
North East -20 3 £375 -
West Midlands - 3 - - 1
Nottingham - 3 £300 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Kent - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Chester - 3 - -
Surrey -6 2 - -
West Yorkshire -19 2 £275 -26.66%
Yorkshire -22 2 £275 -26.66%
Leeds -25 2 £275 -26.66%
Wimbledon - 2 £375 -
Berkshire +14 1 £400 - 1
Northern Ireland -2 1 - -
East of England -5 1 £330 +5.60% 2

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 221 (100.00%) Android
2 201 (90.95%) Android Development
3 125 (56.56%) Java
4 121 (54.75%) Agile Software Development
5 111 (50.23%) Mobile App
6 100 (45.25%) JSON
7 79 (35.75%) Mobile Development
8 73 (33.03%) Apple iOS
9 72 (32.58%) REST
10 70 (31.67%) iOS SDK
11 66 (29.86%) JavaScript
11 66 (29.86%) OO
12 63 (28.51%) Objective-C
13 59 (26.70%) TDD
13 59 (26.70%) User Experience
14 51 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (22.17%) HTML
16 48 (21.72%) CSS
17 46 (20.81%) XML
17 46 (20.81%) OOP
18 42 (19.00%) Web Services
18 42 (19.00%) Scrum
18 42 (19.00%) Git (software)
19 40 (18.10%) iOS Development
20 39 (17.65%) E-Commerce
21 38 (17.19%) Google
22 37 (16.74%) Android Studio
23 33 (14.93%) HTML5
24 32 (14.48%) C++
25 31 (14.03%) Unit Testing

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (9.50%) Node.js
2 14 (6.33%) Confluence
3 1 (0.45%) CMS
3 1 (0.45%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (0.45%) uiautomator
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) MS Project
1 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) GitHub
2 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.26%) HTTP
2 3 (1.36%) NFC
3 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.45%) SMS
3 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.45%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.07%) SQLite
2 2 (0.90%) MySQL
2 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.45%) DB2
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (19.00%) Git (software)
2 37 (16.74%) Android Studio
3 26 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 24 (10.86%) Eclipse
5 20 (9.05%) Maven
6 19 (8.60%) Xcode
7 16 (7.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 15 (6.79%) Cucumber
8 15 (6.79%) Subversion
9 14 (6.33%) Ant
10 13 (5.88%) Appium
11 11 (4.98%) Calabash
12 10 (4.52%) JUnit
13 9 (4.07%) NUnit
14 6 (2.71%) JIRA
14 6 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (2.71%) TeamCity
15 5 (2.26%) Robotium
16 4 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
17 3 (1.36%) Mockito
General
1 15 (6.79%) Finance
2 13 (5.88%) Retail
3 12 (5.43%) Publishing
4 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.26%) Banking
6 4 (1.81%) Electronics
7 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.36%) Marketing
8 2 (0.90%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (87.78%) Developer
2 151 (68.33%) Android Developer
3 41 (18.55%) Mobile Developer
4 31 (14.03%) Senior Developer
5 30 (13.57%) Senior Android Developer
6 25 (11.31%) iOS Developer
7 17 (7.69%) Lead Developer
8 13 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 13 (5.88%) Android Software Engineer
9 12 (5.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 12 (5.43%) Programmer
9 12 (5.43%) Lead Android Developer
10 7 (3.17%) Applications Developer
11 3 (1.36%) Analyst
11 3 (1.36%) Test Analyst
11 3 (1.36%) Designer
12 2 (0.90%) Automation Test Analyst
12 2 (0.90%) UI Developer
12 2 (0.90%) Senior iOS Developer
12 2 (0.90%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (45.25%) JSON
2 72 (32.58%) REST
3 70 (31.67%) iOS SDK
4 49 (22.17%) HTML
5 48 (21.72%) CSS
6 46 (20.81%) XML
7 42 (19.00%) Web Services
8 33 (14.93%) HTML5
9 24 (10.86%) SOAP
10 19 (8.60%) Cocoa
11 15 (6.79%) RESTful
12 13 (5.88%) Flash
13 11 (4.98%) OpenGL
13 11 (4.98%) Ajax
14 10 (4.52%) J2ME
15 8 (3.62%) CSS3
15 8 (3.62%) PhoneGap
16 6 (2.71%) JNI
16 6 (2.71%) Android NDK
16 6 (2.71%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 111 (50.23%) Mobile App
2 59 (26.70%) User Experience
3 13 (5.88%) Streaming Video
4 9 (4.07%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.07%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (4.07%) Mobile Payment
5 8 (3.62%) Social Media
6 7 (3.17%) iPhone
7 6 (2.71%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.71%) iPad
7 6 (2.71%) Video on Demand
8 5 (2.26%) DTV
9 4 (1.81%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.36%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.36%) Streaming Media
10 3 (1.36%) Statistics
11 2 (0.90%) Animation
11 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 221 (100.00%) Android
2 73 (33.03%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.71%) Linux
4 4 (1.81%) Windows
5 1 (0.45%) UNIX
5 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (90.95%) Android Development
2 121 (54.75%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (35.75%) Mobile Development
4 66 (29.86%) OO
5 59 (26.70%) TDD
6 51 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (20.81%) OOP
8 42 (19.00%) Scrum
9 40 (18.10%) iOS Development
10 39 (17.65%) E-Commerce
11 31 (14.03%) Unit Testing
12 21 (9.50%) Software Engineering
13 15 (6.79%) API Integration
14 14 (6.33%) Automated Testing
15 13 (5.88%) OOD
16 12 (5.43%) BDD
17 11 (4.98%) User Stories
17 11 (4.98%) Mobile Application Development
17 11 (4.98%) Kanban
18 10 (4.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 125 (56.56%) Java
2 66 (29.86%) JavaScript
3 63 (28.51%) Objective-C
4 32 (14.48%) C++
5 22 (9.95%) C#
6 11 (4.98%) SQL
7 8 (3.62%) Ruby
8 5 (2.26%) Apple Swift
8 5 (2.26%) ActionScript
9 4 (1.81%) C
10 3 (1.36%) PHP
11 1 (0.45%) Python
11 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.45%) XAML
11 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.26%) yum
1 5 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (17.19%) Google
2 11 (4.98%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.26%) Apple
4 4 (1.81%) ION Trading
4 4 (1.81%) IBM
4 4 (1.81%) Appcelerator
4 4 (1.81%) Facebook
5 3 (1.36%) Twitter
5 3 (1.36%) SAP
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle
6 1 (0.45%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
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