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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 34 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Android 38 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.04% - 2.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.10% - 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 14
Average daily rate
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£370 - £420
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 - £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -51.53%
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
210 217 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.34% 28.15% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 107 92
Average daily rate £375 £268 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.18% -23.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £156 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £466 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.35 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.56% -36.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.74 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 - 31 £358 - 3
Crewe - 2 - -
Wilmslow - 2 £388 - 1
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 41 (73.21%) Apple iOS
2 40 (71.43%) Android Development
3 29 (51.79%) Mobile App
3 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (50.00%) iOS Development
5 18 (32.14%) Automation Testing
6 13 (23.21%) Mobile Development
7 10 (17.86%) Java
7 10 (17.86%) Windows
8 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
11 6 (10.71%) Citrix
11 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
11 6 (10.71%) Wireless
11 6 (10.71%) Finance
11 6 (10.71%) Cocoa
11 6 (10.71%) HTML
11 6 (10.71%) Oracle
11 6 (10.71%) Objective-C
12 5 (8.93%) HTML5
12 5 (8.93%) MS Office
12 5 (8.93%) C#
12 5 (8.93%) Broadband
12 5 (8.93%) Android SDK
12 5 (8.93%) Oracle Payables
12 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
13 4 (7.14%) SOAP
13 4 (7.14%) Web Services

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (5.36%) Node.js
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Route 53
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Wireless
2 5 (8.93%) Broadband
3 1 (1.79%) GPRS
3 1 (1.79%) UMTS
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) DB2
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.57%) Redis
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.36%) Selenium
2 3 (5.36%) Appium
3 2 (3.57%) Calabash
3 2 (3.57%) Xcode
3 2 (3.57%) Mocha
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) TestNG
4 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.79%) JUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (75.00%) Developer
2 24 (42.86%) Android Developer
3 18 (32.14%) iOS Developer
4 13 (23.21%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (8.93%) IT Support
5 5 (8.93%) Support Technician
5 5 (8.93%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (7.14%) AWS Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Mobile Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Applications Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Head of Technology
8 2 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Junior iOS Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) HTML
1 6 (10.71%) Cocoa
2 5 (8.93%) HTML5
2 5 (8.93%) Android SDK
3 4 (7.14%) RESTful
3 4 (7.14%) SOAP
3 4 (7.14%) Web Services
4 3 (5.36%) .NET
4 3 (5.36%) J2EE
4 3 (5.36%) JSON
4 3 (5.36%) Spring
4 3 (5.36%) REST
5 2 (3.57%) CSS3
5 2 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (3.57%) CSS
5 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.79%) WinForms
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (51.79%) Mobile App
2 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Statistics
4 2 (3.57%) Telematics
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Handset
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Apple iOS
2 10 (17.86%) Windows
3 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.36%) Windows CE
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) Android Development
2 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 18 (32.14%) Automation Testing
5 13 (23.21%) Mobile Development
6 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.36%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.57%) OOP
8 2 (3.57%) OO
8 2 (3.57%) Scrum
8 2 (3.57%) TDD
8 2 (3.57%) Pair Programming
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.57%) SDLC
8 2 (3.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) Java
2 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.71%) Objective-C
4 5 (8.93%) C#
5 2 (3.57%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) Ruby
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.79%) MCDST
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Citrix
3 1 (1.79%) Avaya
3 1 (1.79%) Apple
3 1 (1.79%) AppSense
3 1 (1.79%) Syclo
3 1 (1.79%) Twitter
3 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.79%) Apigee
3 1 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe
3 1 (1.79%) HP
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