The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 48 70 48
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Contract jobs citing Android 32 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.21% 0.25% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.24% 1.01% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 12
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£350 - £397
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 - £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £32.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-57.69% -11.56%
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
197 198 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.74% 24.69% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 72 78
Average daily rate £400 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £132 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £433 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £31.53 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +65.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £14.35 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £44.55 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Chester - 17 £350 - 9
Warrington -15 3 £200 - 2
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Android 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.

1 32 (71.11%) Apple iOS
2 23 (51.11%) Mobile App
3 21 (46.67%) Android Development
4 15 (33.33%) Windows
5 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (31.11%) iOS Development
6 9 (20.00%) Java
6 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
7 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (17.78%) Windows Phone
8 7 (15.56%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (15.56%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (15.56%) MySQL
8 7 (15.56%) HTML
8 7 (15.56%) PKI
8 7 (15.56%) CESG
9 6 (13.33%) VMware
9 6 (13.33%) HTML5
9 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (13.33%) Linux
9 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
9 6 (13.33%) SSL
9 6 (13.33%) Firmware
9 6 (13.33%) F5
9 6 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (13.33%) Mobile Development
10 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Microsoft

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Android 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) SSL
1 6 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (8.89%) Wireless
3 3 (6.67%) Broadband
4 1 (2.22%) GPRS
4 1 (2.22%) UMTS
4 1 (2.22%) VoIP
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) DB2
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.44%) Redis
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.67%) Selenium
2 3 (6.67%) Appium
3 2 (4.44%) Xcode
3 2 (4.44%) Calabash
3 2 (4.44%) Mocha
4 1 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.22%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.22%) TestNG
4 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.22%) JUnit
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Android Developer
3 10 (22.22%) iOS Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Mobile Tester
5 3 (6.67%) IT Support
5 3 (6.67%) Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Support Technician
5 3 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (6.67%) Applications Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Head of Technology
6 2 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Management Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Creative Designer
7 1 (2.22%) Designer
7 1 (2.22%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) HTML
2 6 (13.33%) HTML5
3 5 (11.11%) Cocoa
3 5 (11.11%) RESTful
4 3 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (6.67%) .NET
4 3 (6.67%) SOAP
4 3 (6.67%) REST
4 3 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (6.67%) Android SDK
5 2 (4.44%) CSS3
5 2 (4.44%) Web Services
5 2 (4.44%) JSON
5 2 (4.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.22%) WinForms
6 1 (2.22%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.22%) WPF
6 1 (2.22%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) Mobile App
2 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (15.56%) CESG
3 7 (15.56%) PKI
4 5 (11.11%) Statistics
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Apple iOS
2 15 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Phone
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (13.33%) Linux
5 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.67%) Windows CE
7 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Android Development
2 14 (31.11%) iOS Development
2 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
4 7 (15.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (13.33%) Mobile Development
6 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 5 (11.11%) OOP
7 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.44%) Scrum
9 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (4.44%) OO
9 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.44%) TDD
9 2 (4.44%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (2.22%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.22%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Java
1 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.11%) C#
2 5 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 3 (6.67%) Ruby
4 2 (4.44%) PHP
4 2 (4.44%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
1 1 (2.22%) MCDST
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Firmware
1 6 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
1 6 (13.33%) F5
1 6 (13.33%) VMware
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Avaya
5 1 (2.22%) Apple
5 1 (2.22%) AppSense
5 1 (2.22%) Syclo
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter
5 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.22%) Apigee
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