Period
to 13 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Android SDK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android SDK over the 6 months to 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 239 244
Rank change year-on-year +106 +5 -7
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 8 4 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.059% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.16% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 14
Median daily rate £506 £456 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.96% -20.65% +27.78%
10th Percentile £421 £338 £416
90th Percentile £601 £573 £650
Central London median daily rate £544 £538 £538
% change year-on-year +1.16% - +26.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Android SDK is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 894 2,509 2,787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.53% 37.24% 38.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 2,023 2,275
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £375 £413 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.57 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.46% +107.28% -12.19%
10th Percentile £31.83 £22.25 £21.00
90th Percentile £57.88 £60.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.29% +112.94% -9.92%

Android SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Android SDK as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Android SDK in the City of London

Android SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Android SDK in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Android SDK in the City of London

Android SDK
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Android SDK in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Android SDK in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Android SDK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Android SDK.

1 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) Android Development
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) User Experience
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) Android Studio
3 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
4 5 (62.50%) Kotlin
4 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (50.00%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (37.50%) SDLC
6 3 (37.50%) Thought Leadership
6 3 (37.50%) git-flow
6 3 (37.50%) QA
6 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (37.50%) JUnit
6 3 (37.50%) CSS
6 3 (37.50%) JSON
6 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
6 3 (37.50%) HTML5
6 3 (37.50%) RESTful
6 3 (37.50%) Open Source
6 3 (37.50%) Video on Demand
6 3 (37.50%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (37.50%) REST
6 3 (37.50%) GitHub

Android SDK
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Google Play
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Android Studio
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) git-flow
2 3 (37.50%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Android Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Android Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) RxJava
2 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
2 1 (12.50%) JNI
2 1 (12.50%) Material Design
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) User Experience
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (37.50%) Video on Demand
4 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Android Development
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
5 4 (50.00%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (37.50%) Open Source
6 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
6 3 (37.50%) SDLC
6 3 (37.50%) Thought Leadership
7 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
8 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (12.50%) Kanban
8 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 1 (12.50%) OO
8 1 (12.50%) OOD
8 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Kotlin
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google