The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 46 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs citing Android 12 46 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.83% 4.56% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.57% 22.22% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 38 9
Median daily rate £438 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £540 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -13.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.96 £21.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-25.75% +43.33%
Android
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
140 207 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.41% 20.52% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 134 75
Median daily rate £425 £388 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 18
Median hourly rate £18.58 £17.17 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% +6.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the Cheshire region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington -13 6 £465 -7.69% 1
Chester -5 4 £406 -0.91% 1
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Android 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (40.00%) AirWatch
2 6 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Apple
3 5 (33.33%) Android Development
3 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Selenium
5 3 (20.00%) SSL
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Dropwizard
6 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
6 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) IPsec
2 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Android Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Android Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Dropwizard
1 2 (13.33%) SAML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Android NDK
2 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) MvvmCross
2 1 (6.67%) Xamarin.iOS
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (33.33%) Android Development
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) AirWatch
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) AppSense
3 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (6.67%) Xamarin