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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 525 445 513
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +68
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 87 131 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.87% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 115 41
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +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
15477 15084 15543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.81% 28.64% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9801 9697 9556
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -63 81 £400 +6.66% 26
London -28 58 £425 +6.25% 11
City of London +16 9 £375 -6.25% 2
East of England - 5 £338 - 3
North West -3 4 £375 +25.00% 1
Manchester -8 4 £375 +25.00% 1
South East -10 4 £394 +10.91% 5
East Midlands +3 3 £325 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £350 - 1
Berkshire +5 2 £413 +15.78% 2
West Midlands -14 2 - - 2
Scotland -17 2 £425 +17.24% 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
Ipswich - 2 £300 -
Suffolk - 2 £300 - 3
Leicestershire - 2 £350 -
Bristol -23 1 - - 1
South West -39 1 - - 3
North East - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £300 -
Leicester - 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Kettering - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Android
2 146 (77.66%) Android Development
3 133 (70.74%) Java
4 65 (34.57%) Mobile App
5 47 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 46 (24.47%) iOS SDK
6 46 (24.47%) Web Services
7 45 (23.94%) OO
7 45 (23.94%) JSON
8 38 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (17.55%) Scrum
10 32 (17.02%) TDD
11 31 (16.49%) XML
12 26 (13.83%) HTML
13 24 (12.77%) Google
14 23 (12.23%) Subversion
14 23 (12.23%) JavaScript
14 23 (12.23%) REST
15 22 (11.70%) OOP
16 21 (11.17%) Git (software)
16 21 (11.17%) iOS Development
17 20 (10.64%) MySQL
18 19 (10.11%) QA
19 17 (9.04%) Objective-C
19 17 (9.04%) CSS
19 17 (9.04%) RESTful
20 16 (8.51%) Eclipse
20 16 (8.51%) Finance
20 16 (8.51%) Xcode
20 16 (8.51%) Degree

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (0.53%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) PaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.79%) HTTP
1 9 (4.79%) RTSP
2 8 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.66%) Internet
4 2 (1.06%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.53%) SSL
5 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.53%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.53%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.64%) MySQL
2 11 (5.85%) SQLite
3 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (12.23%) Subversion
2 21 (11.17%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.51%) Xcode
3 16 (8.51%) Eclipse
4 10 (5.32%) Calabash
5 7 (3.72%) Robotium
6 5 (2.66%) Hudson
6 5 (2.66%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.13%) Gradle
7 4 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.13%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.60%) JIRA
9 2 (1.06%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.06%) NUnit
9 2 (1.06%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.06%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.53%) Ant
General
1 16 (8.51%) Finance
2 9 (4.79%) Marketing
3 7 (3.72%) Retail
4 5 (2.66%) Banking
4 5 (2.66%) Publishing
4 5 (2.66%) Legal
4 5 (2.66%) French Language
4 5 (2.66%) German Language
5 3 (1.60%) Advertising
5 3 (1.60%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 161 (85.64%) Developer
2 131 (69.68%) Android Developer
3 14 (7.45%) PHP Developer
4 13 (6.91%) Tester
4 13 (6.91%) Mobile Developer
5 8 (4.26%) iOS Developer
6 7 (3.72%) Java Developer
7 6 (3.19%) Mobile Tester
7 6 (3.19%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (2.66%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 5 (2.66%) Lead Developer
8 5 (2.66%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.13%) Automation Tester
10 3 (1.60%) Senior Android Developer
10 3 (1.60%) Applications Developer
11 2 (1.06%) UI Developer
11 2 (1.06%) UI Programmer
11 2 (1.06%) Analyst
11 2 (1.06%) Test Analyst
11 2 (1.06%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (24.47%) Web Services
1 46 (24.47%) iOS SDK
2 45 (23.94%) JSON
3 31 (16.49%) XML
4 26 (13.83%) HTML
5 23 (12.23%) REST
6 17 (9.04%) RESTful
6 17 (9.04%) CSS
7 12 (6.38%) HTML5
8 9 (4.79%) SOAP
8 9 (4.79%) Flash
9 7 (3.72%) OpenGL
10 5 (2.66%) Cocoa
11 4 (2.13%) .NET
11 4 (2.13%) J2EE
11 4 (2.13%) Apache Cordova
11 4 (2.13%) jQuery
11 4 (2.13%) PhoneGap
12 3 (1.60%) CSS3
12 3 (1.60%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 65 (34.57%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.32%) Social Media
4 9 (4.79%) iPhone
5 7 (3.72%) Animation
5 7 (3.72%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.19%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.19%) Streaming Media
6 6 (3.19%) Smartphone
6 6 (3.19%) Video on Demand
7 5 (2.66%) STB
8 4 (2.13%) Streaming Video
8 4 (2.13%) IPTV
9 3 (1.60%) iPad
9 3 (1.60%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.06%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (1.06%) Social Network
11 1 (0.53%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 188 (100.00%) Android
2 47 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.19%) Windows
3 6 (3.19%) Linux
4 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (77.66%) Android Development
2 45 (23.94%) OO
3 38 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (17.55%) Scrum
5 32 (17.02%) TDD
6 22 (11.70%) OOP
7 21 (11.17%) iOS Development
8 14 (7.45%) Change Management
8 14 (7.45%) E-Commerce
8 14 (7.45%) Project Planning
9 13 (6.91%) Multithreading
10 10 (5.32%) Software Engineering
11 7 (3.72%) Unit Testing
11 7 (3.72%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (2.66%) Test Automation
12 5 (2.66%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (2.13%) Test Scripting
13 4 (2.13%) BDD
13 4 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (2.13%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 133 (70.74%) Java
2 23 (12.23%) JavaScript
3 17 (9.04%) Objective-C
4 14 (7.45%) PHP
5 11 (5.85%) Ruby
6 7 (3.72%) C++
7 5 (2.66%) C#
8 3 (1.60%) C
8 3 (1.60%) SQL
9 1 (0.53%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.53%) Python
9 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.53%) Perl
9 1 (0.53%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.53%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (8.51%) Degree
2 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) HNC
3 1 (0.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Puppet
1 1 (0.53%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (12.77%) Google
2 6 (3.19%) Facebook
2 6 (3.19%) Twitter
3 4 (2.13%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.53%) Apple
4 1 (0.53%) Akamai
4 1 (0.53%) WSO2
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