The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 June 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.

Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 501 547 504
Rank change year-on-year +46 -43  
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 109 104 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.68% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 91 111
Median daily rate £425 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £330
% change year-on-year +3.22% +17.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 - -

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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15073 15351 15194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.50% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10419 10809 10150
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 192 210
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £18.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Android SDK
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Android SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android SDK in the UK

Android SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android SDK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android SDK in the UK

Android SDK
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android SDK.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android SDK in the UK

Android SDK
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android SDK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Android SDK in the UK

Android SDK
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England +43 105 £425 +6.25% 39
London +1 47 £425 -5.55% 23
Yorkshire +27 16 £423 +8.33% 2
North West +37 15 £450 +5.88% 4
Leeds +29 15 £423 +8.33% 1
West Yorkshire +29 15 £423 +8.33% 1
Nottinghamshire - 11 £400 - 2
East Midlands - 11 £400 - 2
Nottingham - 10 £400 - 2
Manchester +22 9 £475 +11.76% 2
East of England -3 8 £265 -18.46% 1
Essex - 8 £265 - 1
City of London -5 7 £425 +6.25% 3
South East +11 5 £325 -23.52% 3
Cheshire - 5 £450 - 1
Scotland +34 3 £375 -25.00%
West Midlands +27 3 £375 -6.25% 2
Glasgow - 3 £375 -
Knutsford - 3 £450 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Brighton - 2 £325 -
Basildon - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Birmingham +15 1 £350 -12.50%
South Wales 0 1 £338 -15.62%
Wales -1 1 £338 -15.62%
Cardiff -1 1 £338 -15.62%
Liverpool - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for Android SDK.

1 212 (100.00%) Android
2 204 (96.23%) Android Development
3 164 (77.36%) Java
4 120 (56.60%) Mobile App
5 100 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (40.57%) TDD
7 85 (40.09%) JSON
8 60 (28.30%) Scrum
9 55 (25.94%) RESTful
10 52 (24.53%) Gradle
10 52 (24.53%) Git (software)
11 46 (21.70%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (20.75%) Android Studio
13 43 (20.28%) RxJava
14 42 (19.81%) OO
15 40 (18.87%) Apple iOS
15 40 (18.87%) iOS SDK
15 40 (18.87%) User Experience
16 39 (18.40%) XML
17 38 (17.92%) Jenkins
18 36 (16.98%) REST
18 36 (16.98%) JavaScript
19 35 (16.51%) Unit Testing
20 34 (16.04%) Material Design
21 33 (15.57%) Mobile Development
21 33 (15.57%) OOD
22 31 (14.62%) HTML
23 30 (14.15%) BDD
24 28 (13.21%) Banking
25 26 (12.26%) Test Automation

Android SDK
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (5.19%) Confluence
2 2 (0.94%) Alfresco
2 2 (0.94%) CMS
2 2 (0.94%) Drupal
2 2 (0.94%) JBoss
2 2 (0.94%) Liferay
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.47%) Apache
3 1 (0.47%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.94%) InVision
1 2 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.08%) GitHub
2 10 (4.72%) Google Play
3 5 (2.36%) Firebase
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.36%) RTSP
2 4 (1.89%) VoIP
2 4 (1.89%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.42%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.79%) SQLite
2 4 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (24.53%) Git (software)
1 52 (24.53%) Gradle
2 44 (20.75%) Android Studio
3 38 (17.92%) Jenkins
4 24 (11.32%) JUnit
5 22 (10.38%) Maven
6 20 (9.43%) Robolectric
7 15 (7.08%) Calabash
8 13 (6.13%) JIRA
9 7 (3.30%) git-flow
10 6 (2.83%) Xcode
11 5 (2.36%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.36%) Mockito
12 3 (1.42%) Capybara
12 3 (1.42%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.42%) Selenium
13 2 (0.94%) Ant
13 2 (0.94%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.94%) Travis CI
13 2 (0.94%) UI Automator
General
1 28 (13.21%) Banking
2 24 (11.32%) Finance
3 13 (6.13%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.25%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.77%) Games
6 7 (3.30%) Marketing
7 6 (2.83%) Electronics
8 5 (2.36%) Automotive
8 5 (2.36%) Retail
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.47%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 208 (98.11%) Developer
2 201 (94.81%) Android Developer
3 25 (11.79%) Senior Android Developer
3 25 (11.79%) Senior Developer
4 23 (10.85%) Java Android Developer
4 23 (10.85%) Java Developer
5 22 (10.38%) iOS Developer
6 19 (8.96%) iOS Android Developer
7 16 (7.55%) Android Engineer
8 14 (6.60%) Mobile Developer
9 10 (4.72%) Applications Developer
10 9 (4.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 6 (2.83%) Agile Developer
11 6 (2.83%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.36%) Agile Java Developer
13 4 (1.89%) C# Developer
13 4 (1.89%) C# Software Developer
13 4 (1.89%) Lead Developer
14 3 (1.42%) Java Software Developer
14 3 (1.42%) Lead Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (40.09%) JSON
2 55 (25.94%) RESTful
3 43 (20.28%) RxJava
4 40 (18.87%) iOS SDK
5 39 (18.40%) XML
6 36 (16.98%) REST
7 34 (16.04%) Material Design
8 31 (14.62%) HTML
9 24 (11.32%) Web Services
10 21 (9.91%) SOAP
11 16 (7.55%) Core Data
12 15 (7.08%) Core Animation
13 14 (6.60%) CSS
14 13 (6.13%) Android NDK
15 12 (5.66%) HTML5
16 11 (5.19%) AngularJS
17 10 (4.72%) CSS3
18 8 (3.77%) Ionic Framework
19 7 (3.30%) Cocoa
19 7 (3.30%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 120 (56.60%) Mobile App
2 40 (18.87%) User Experience
3 17 (8.02%) Animation
4 13 (6.13%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.30%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (2.36%) Social Media
7 4 (1.89%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.42%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.94%) BBC
9 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.94%) iPad
9 2 (0.94%) iPhone
9 2 (0.94%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.47%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.47%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.47%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 212 (100.00%) Android
2 40 (18.87%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.47%) Linux
3 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (96.23%) Android Development
2 100 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (40.57%) TDD
4 60 (28.30%) Scrum
5 46 (21.70%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (19.81%) OO
7 35 (16.51%) Unit Testing
8 33 (15.57%) Mobile Development
8 33 (15.57%) OOD
9 30 (14.15%) BDD
10 26 (12.26%) iOS Development
10 26 (12.26%) Test Automation
11 23 (10.85%) Kanban
12 22 (10.38%) E-Commerce
13 19 (8.96%) Pair Programming
14 16 (7.55%) MVC
14 16 (7.55%) OOA/OOD
14 16 (7.55%) Push Notifications
15 11 (5.19%) Mentoring
16 8 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 164 (77.36%) Java
2 36 (16.98%) JavaScript
3 19 (8.96%) Objective-C
4 15 (7.08%) C
5 14 (6.60%) C++
6 9 (4.25%) Apple Swift
7 8 (3.77%) SQL
8 4 (1.89%) C#
8 4 (1.89%) Python
9 2 (0.94%) Kotlin
9 2 (0.94%) PHP
9 2 (0.94%) Scala
10 1 (0.47%) ES6
10 1 (0.47%) Groovy
10 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) Ruby
10 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (2.83%) Degree
2 2 (0.94%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.13%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (7.55%) Google
2 8 (3.77%) SAP
3 7 (3.30%) Apple
4 5 (2.36%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.42%) Facebook
6 3 (1.42%) IBM
6 3 (1.42%) Telerik
7 2 (0.94%) OpenText
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Peopleworks
Rate: From £60 to £65 per hour £60 to £65 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Social Superstore
Rate: From £250 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VASSIT
Rate: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 14 days ago