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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 486 483 466
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 121 99 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.68% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 76 64
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -13.04%
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
14620 14600 12823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9624 9677 8046
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £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 193 183 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -4 120 £388 -0.95% 27
London -2 75 £425 +6.25% 15
South East -3 23 £325 -7.14% 3
City of London +14 15 £350 -18.60% 5
West Sussex - 11 £325 -
Crawley - 9 £363 -
South West - 8 £413 - 2
Bristol - 7 £413 - 1
Hampshire -6 5 £319 -8.92% 1
Gatwick - 5 £300 -
East Midlands -8 4 £300 +15.38% 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £300 - 1
West Midlands -7 3 - -
North West -20 3 £425 +6.25% 3
Kent - 3 - - 1
Cheshire - 3 £425 -
Nottingham - 3 £300 -
Southampton - 3 £325 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 2 £375 -
Birmingham -6 2 - -
North East -9 2 £375 -
Tyne and Wear -9 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire -10 2 £275 -26.66%
Leeds -13 2 £275 -26.66%
Yorkshire -16 2 £275 -26.66%
Wimbledon - 2 £375 - 2
Berkshire - 2 £338 -
Chester - 2 - -
Surrey +3 1 - - 1

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Android
2 184 (86.38%) Android Development
3 138 (64.79%) Java
4 108 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (50.23%) JSON
6 99 (46.48%) Mobile App
7 76 (35.68%) Apple iOS
8 74 (34.74%) REST
9 73 (34.27%) iOS SDK
10 71 (33.33%) Mobile Development
11 70 (32.86%) OO
12 64 (30.05%) User Experience
13 56 (26.29%) Continuous Integration
13 56 (26.29%) Git (software)
13 56 (26.29%) JavaScript
14 50 (23.47%) Objective-C
15 49 (23.00%) XML
16 48 (22.54%) OOP
17 47 (22.07%) Unit Testing
18 45 (21.13%) TDD
19 44 (20.66%) Android Studio
20 43 (20.19%) Google
20 43 (20.19%) Web Services
21 41 (19.25%) Scrum
22 39 (18.31%) HTML
23 37 (17.37%) E-Commerce
24 36 (16.90%) iOS Development
25 35 (16.43%) CSS
26 34 (15.96%) Maven
27 32 (15.02%) Eclipse

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (6.57%) Node.js
1 14 (6.57%) Confluence
2 2 (0.94%) uiautomator
3 1 (0.47%) CMS
3 1 (0.47%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) GitHub
2 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.29%) HTTP
2 3 (1.41%) NFC
3 2 (0.94%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.94%) RTSP
4 1 (0.47%) SMS
4 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.23%) SQLite
2 4 (1.88%) MySQL
3 2 (0.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.47%) DB2
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (26.29%) Git (software)
2 44 (20.66%) Android Studio
3 34 (15.96%) Maven
4 32 (15.02%) Eclipse
4 32 (15.02%) Jenkins
5 27 (12.68%) Xcode
6 26 (12.21%) Subversion
6 26 (12.21%) Ant
7 20 (9.39%) Appium
8 18 (8.45%) Cucumber
9 16 (7.51%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 15 (7.04%) Calabash
11 14 (6.57%) JUnit
12 13 (6.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (5.16%) Robotium
14 9 (4.23%) Mockito
14 9 (4.23%) TeamCity
14 9 (4.23%) Artifactory
15 7 (3.29%) JIRA
16 6 (2.82%) Gradle
General
1 18 (8.45%) Publishing
2 9 (4.23%) Finance
3 6 (2.82%) Spanish Language
3 6 (2.82%) Retail
4 4 (1.88%) Italian Language
4 4 (1.88%) Banking
5 3 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.94%) Games
6 2 (0.94%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 184 (86.38%) Developer
2 147 (69.01%) Android Developer
3 39 (18.31%) Mobile Developer
4 23 (10.80%) Senior Developer
4 23 (10.80%) Senior Android Developer
5 18 (8.45%) iOS Developer
6 15 (7.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 12 (5.63%) Lead Developer
8 10 (4.69%) Programmer
9 7 (3.29%) Applications Developer
9 7 (3.29%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.29%) Android Software Engineer
9 7 (3.29%) Lead Android Developer
10 5 (2.35%) Test Engineer
10 5 (2.35%) Tester
11 4 (1.88%) Mobile Tester
12 3 (1.41%) Analyst
12 3 (1.41%) Test Analyst
13 2 (0.94%) Mobile Test Analyst
13 2 (0.94%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (50.23%) JSON
2 74 (34.74%) REST
3 73 (34.27%) iOS SDK
4 49 (23.00%) XML
5 43 (20.19%) Web Services
6 39 (18.31%) HTML
7 35 (16.43%) CSS
8 32 (15.02%) HTML5
9 26 (12.21%) SOAP
10 16 (7.51%) RESTful
11 14 (6.57%) Flash
12 13 (6.10%) JNI
12 13 (6.10%) Cocoa
12 13 (6.10%) Android NDK
12 13 (6.10%) RoboGuice
13 11 (5.16%) J2ME
14 10 (4.69%) PhoneGap
15 8 (3.76%) CSS3
16 7 (3.29%) OpenGL
17 6 (2.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 99 (46.48%) Mobile App
2 64 (30.05%) User Experience
3 15 (7.04%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.63%) Mobile Payment
4 12 (5.63%) Streaming Video
5 9 (4.23%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.76%) iPhone
6 8 (3.76%) Social Media
7 6 (2.82%) Video on Demand
7 6 (2.82%) iPad
8 5 (2.35%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.35%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.41%) Statistics
10 3 (1.41%) Streaming Media
10 3 (1.41%) DTV
10 3 (1.41%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.94%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (0.94%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.94%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 213 (100.00%) Android
2 76 (35.68%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.88%) Windows
3 4 (1.88%) Linux
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.47%) UNIX
4 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (86.38%) Android Development
2 108 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 70 (32.86%) OO
5 56 (26.29%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (22.54%) OOP
7 47 (22.07%) Unit Testing
8 45 (21.13%) TDD
9 41 (19.25%) Scrum
10 37 (17.37%) E-Commerce
11 36 (16.90%) iOS Development
12 20 (9.39%) Automated Testing
13 17 (7.98%) OOD
14 16 (7.51%) Dependency Injection
15 15 (7.04%) BDD
15 15 (7.04%) User Stories
16 14 (6.57%) Kanban
16 14 (6.57%) Software Engineering
17 11 (5.16%) Mobile Application Development
18 9 (4.23%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 138 (64.79%) Java
2 56 (26.29%) JavaScript
3 50 (23.47%) Objective-C
4 24 (11.27%) C++
5 13 (6.10%) C#
6 8 (3.76%) Ruby
7 5 (2.35%) ActionScript
7 5 (2.35%) PHP
7 5 (2.35%) Apple Swift
8 4 (1.88%) C
9 2 (0.94%) SQL
10 1 (0.47%) XAML
10 1 (0.47%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) Python
10 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (10.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.41%) yum
1 3 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (20.19%) Google
2 5 (2.35%) Apple
3 4 (1.88%) Facebook
3 4 (1.88%) Appcelerator
3 4 (1.88%) IBM
4 3 (1.41%) ION Trading
4 3 (1.41%) Twitter
5 2 (0.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle
6 1 (0.47%) SAP
6 1 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
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