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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 38 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Contract jobs citing Android 34 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.46% 0.12% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.35% 0.48% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 - £221
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 - £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -33.80%
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
208 208 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.18% 25.97% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 99 80
Average daily rate £375 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 29
Average hourly rate £14.35 £14.81 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.13% -48.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £27.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 25 £370 - 7
Crewe - 2 - - 3
Wilmslow - 2 £388 -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 51 (73.91%) Apple iOS
2 49 (71.01%) Android Development
3 42 (60.87%) Mobile App
3 42 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (49.28%) iOS Development
5 25 (36.23%) Automation Testing
6 16 (23.19%) Mobile Development
7 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (15.94%) Java
8 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
9 9 (13.04%) Windows
10 8 (11.59%) Finance
10 8 (11.59%) Automated Testing
10 8 (11.59%) Android SDK
11 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.70%) Windows XP
12 6 (8.70%) HTML
12 6 (8.70%) Oracle
12 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
12 6 (8.70%) Citrix
12 6 (8.70%) Wireless
12 6 (8.70%) TDD
12 6 (8.70%) Cocoa
12 6 (8.70%) Objective-C
12 6 (8.70%) Cucumber
12 6 (8.70%) RESTful
13 5 (7.25%) Node.js
13 5 (7.25%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (7.25%) Windows 8

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (7.25%) Node.js
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) Route 53
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Wireless
2 5 (7.25%) Broadband
3 1 (1.45%) GPRS
3 1 (1.45%) UMTS
3 1 (1.45%) VoIP
3 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
1 4 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (5.80%) Redis
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) DB2
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 5 (7.25%) Appium
3 4 (5.80%) Mocha
3 4 (5.80%) Calabash
4 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.35%) Selenium
5 2 (2.90%) Xcode
6 1 (1.45%) TestNG
6 1 (1.45%) JUnit
6 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (72.46%) Developer
2 31 (44.93%) Android Developer
3 22 (31.88%) iOS Developer
4 18 (26.09%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (7.25%) IT Support
5 5 (7.25%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (7.25%) Tester
5 5 (7.25%) Support Technician
6 4 (5.80%) Mobile Tester
6 4 (5.80%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Applications Tester
7 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Head of Technology
8 2 (2.90%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) DevOps Architect
9 1 (1.45%) Xamarin Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) Android SDK
2 6 (8.70%) RESTful
2 6 (8.70%) HTML
2 6 (8.70%) Cocoa
3 5 (7.25%) JSON
4 4 (5.80%) SOAP
4 4 (5.80%) Web Services
4 4 (5.80%) HTML5
5 3 (4.35%) REST
5 3 (4.35%) Spring
5 3 (4.35%) J2EE
5 3 (4.35%) CSS
6 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.90%) .NET
6 2 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.90%) CSS3
6 2 (2.90%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (1.45%) ServiceStack
7 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (60.87%) Mobile App
2 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Statistics
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Telematics
5 1 (1.45%) BYOD
5 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Handset
5 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (73.91%) Apple iOS
2 9 (13.04%) Windows
3 6 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.25%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.35%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (71.01%) Android Development
2 42 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (49.28%) iOS Development
4 25 (36.23%) Automation Testing
5 16 (23.19%) Mobile Development
6 8 (11.59%) Automated Testing
7 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.70%) TDD
9 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.25%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (7.25%) Scrum
10 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.80%) Pair Programming
10 4 (5.80%) SDLC
11 3 (4.35%) Requirements Management
11 3 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (2.90%) OOP
12 2 (2.90%) OO
12 2 (2.90%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) Java
1 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
2 6 (8.70%) Objective-C
3 4 (5.80%) C#
4 2 (2.90%) Python
4 2 (2.90%) Ruby
4 2 (2.90%) PHP
5 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.45%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle
2 6 (8.70%) Citrix
3 3 (4.35%) Apigee
4 1 (1.45%) Avaya
4 1 (1.45%) Apple
4 1 (1.45%) AppSense
4 1 (1.45%) Syclo
4 1 (1.45%) Twitter
4 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe
4 1 (1.45%) HP
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day + Free Breakfast/Lunch
Posted: 26 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago