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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 69 39 61
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +22
Contract jobs citing Android 2 44 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 3.82% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.22% 18.49% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 31 2
Median daily rate £394 £410 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -14.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £313 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £475 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +15.38%
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
164 238 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.60% 20.68% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 139 96
Median daily rate £425 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £496 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.84 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% +0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.78 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
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 1 October 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
Chester -19 1 £438 -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Android Development
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
6 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) C
6 2 (18.18%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) ERP
6 2 (18.18%) Publishing
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Android NDK
6 2 (18.18%) Android Studio
6 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 1 (9.09%) DevOps
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Android Studio
1 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Publishing
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Android Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Finance Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Finance Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Android Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Android NDK
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Dropwizard
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Android Development
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 1 (9.09%) API Design
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) SOLID
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft