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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 73 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Contract jobs citing Android 9 38 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.01% 3.95% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.07% 17.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 0
Median daily rate £350 £358 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £14.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+14.91% -14.92%
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
221 220 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.69% 22.89% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 125 107
Median daily rate £425 £381 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +43.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.98 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -9 2 £251 +25.62% 3
Chester -31 1 £425 +18.88% 1
Knutsford - 1 £450 -
Northwich - 1 - -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 17 (54.84%) Android Development
2 15 (48.39%) Apple iOS
3 14 (45.16%) Mobile App
4 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) Java
5 10 (32.26%) Scrum
6 7 (22.58%) Banking
7 6 (19.35%) TDD
7 6 (19.35%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) User Experience
7 6 (19.35%) Mobile Development
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
8 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) Project Management
8 5 (16.13%) Web Development
8 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
8 5 (16.13%) Android SDK
9 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
9 4 (12.90%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (12.90%) Skype for Business
9 4 (12.90%) REST
9 4 (12.90%) RESTful
9 4 (12.90%) BDD
9 4 (12.90%) Degree
9 4 (12.90%) JSON
9 4 (12.90%) Juniper
9 4 (12.90%) PHP
9 4 (12.90%) HTML

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 4 (12.90%) Skype for Business
2 3 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) Drupal
3 2 (6.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Google Play
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
1 3 (9.68%) SSL
1 3 (9.68%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Android Studio
1 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (22.58%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Local Government
3 2 (6.45%) Publishing
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Android Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Java Android Developer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Android Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Manual Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile Tester
5 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.45%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Android Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Finance Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Android SDK
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) JSON
2 4 (12.90%) REST
2 4 (12.90%) RESTful
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) Android NDK
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) LAMP
4 2 (6.45%) Node.js
4 2 (6.45%) PhoneGap
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) Flash
5 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Mobile App
2 6 (19.35%) User Experience
3 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.23%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Apple iOS
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Android Development
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) Mobile Development
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Web Development
6 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (9.68%) DevOps
7 3 (9.68%) OO
8 2 (6.45%) Content Management
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) CRM
8 2 (6.45%) ERP
8 2 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) Apple Swift
4 2 (6.45%) C
4 2 (6.45%) C++
4 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Citrix
2 4 (12.90%) Juniper
3 2 (6.45%) Google