The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 18 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Android 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.10% 1.46% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.13% 6.38% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£331 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +22.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -2.77%
Android
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 47 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 25.41% 22.82% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 9
Average daily rate £400 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 8
Average hourly rate £16.25 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.50% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £14.35 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £42.38 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the Chester region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 7 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) Android Development
3 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) SQLite
4 2 (25.00%) Lync
4 2 (25.00%) iOS SDK
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Local Government
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Web Design
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) OOD

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) Fireworks
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQLite
2 1 (12.50%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Xcode
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
1 1 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Creative Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) iOS SDK
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) Worklight
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Android SDK
3 1 (12.50%) Android NDK
3 1 (12.50%) Servlets
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Grails
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) DOM
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Android Development
1 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
2 2 (25.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) OOD
2 2 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) UX Design
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Juniper
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Kony
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Appcelerator