The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
England / South East
Rank 227 224 240
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16  
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 13 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.44% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 1.88% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 7
Median daily rate £400 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +12.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £30.20

Android SDK is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2048 2182 2317
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.48% 23.66% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1237 1462 1344
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 50 52
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Android SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Android SDK as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Android SDK in the South East

Android SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android SDK in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android SDK in the South East

Android SDK
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Buckinghamshire -13 13 £400 +10.34%
Android SDK
England

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 across the South East region with a requirement for Android SDK.

1 34 (100.00%) Android
2 33 (97.06%) Android Development
3 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (82.35%) Mobile App
4 22 (64.71%) Java
5 19 (55.88%) REST
6 16 (47.06%) Mobile Development
7 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
8 11 (32.35%) Degree
8 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
8 11 (32.35%) Memory Management
8 11 (32.35%) Banking
8 11 (32.35%) XML
8 11 (32.35%) OpenGL
9 10 (29.41%) Eclipse
9 10 (29.41%) Scrum
9 10 (29.41%) Web Services
9 10 (29.41%) Finance
9 10 (29.41%) JSON
9 10 (29.41%) TDD
10 7 (20.59%) SOAP
11 6 (17.65%) Material Design
12 5 (14.71%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (14.71%) Google Play
12 5 (14.71%) User Experience
13 4 (11.76%) OO
14 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (8.82%) BDD
14 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
14 3 (8.82%) Mockito

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
2 10 (29.41%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.82%) JUnit
3 3 (8.82%) Mockito
4 2 (5.88%) Android Studio
4 2 (5.88%) Gradle
5 1 (2.94%) Babel
5 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.94%) git-flow
5 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Maven
5 1 (2.94%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.94%) webpack
General
1 11 (32.35%) Banking
2 10 (29.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Android Developer
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) Java Android Developer
2 16 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Android Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Android Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) REST
2 11 (32.35%) OpenGL
2 11 (32.35%) XML
3 10 (29.41%) JSON
3 10 (29.41%) Web Services
4 7 (20.59%) SOAP
5 6 (17.65%) Material Design
6 3 (8.82%) Node.js
7 2 (5.88%) RxJava
8 1 (2.94%) Akka
8 1 (2.94%) Cocoa
8 1 (2.94%) CSS
8 1 (2.94%) HTML
8 1 (2.94%) HTML5
8 1 (2.94%) iOS SDK
8 1 (2.94%) RESTful
8 1 (2.94%) Spring
8 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 28 (82.35%) Mobile App
2 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.71%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (14.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Android Development
2 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Mobile Development
4 11 (32.35%) Memory Management
5 10 (29.41%) Scrum
5 10 (29.41%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) OO
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Testing
7 3 (8.82%) BDD
7 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.94%) Asynchronous Programming
9 1 (2.94%) Game Development
9 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
9 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (2.94%) Multithreaded Programming
9 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.94%) SDLC
9 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.94%) ES6
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.94%) Scala
3 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.94%) Apple