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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
North West / Cheshire
Rank 43 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing Android 6 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.19% 2.65% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 13.81% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 7
Median daily rate £325 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £445 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -25.84%

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
96 181 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.01% 19.17% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 93 69
Median daily rate £373 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.55% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £255 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 27
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.18 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +1.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +2 1 - - 1
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
1 8 (47.06%) Apple iOS
1 8 (47.06%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
2 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (35.29%) AirWatch
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Phone
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (29.41%) Apple
3 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (29.41%) MySQL
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) SSL
4 4 (23.53%) iOS Development
5 3 (17.65%) Android Development
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Mobile Development
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Selenium
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) EJB
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP

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 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SSL
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) IPsec
2 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.88%) LoadUI
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) Dropwizard
3 2 (11.76%) EJB
3 2 (11.76%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) SAML
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
4 1 (5.88%) MvvmCross
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Apple iOS
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) iOS Development
4 3 (17.65%) Android Development
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Mobile Development
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Scala
4 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) AirWatch
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) AppSense
3 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter
4 1 (5.88%) Xamarin
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