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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 19 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Android 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.08% 0.72% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.00% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £388 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.20 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.08% -7.07%
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
25 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 21.19% 12.23% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
Average daily rate £300 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £438 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 15
Average hourly rate £16.84 £14.35 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -54.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.25 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (90.91%) Mobile App
2 19 (86.36%) Apple iOS
3 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) Android Development
5 9 (40.91%) iOS Development
6 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Mobile Development
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) VPN
8 4 (18.18%) SSL
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (18.18%) Juniper
8 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
8 4 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (18.18%) Local Government
8 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 4 (18.18%) Android SDK
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
9 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
9 3 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.64%) iOS SDK
9 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
9 3 (13.64%) Google

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 2 (9.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (9.09%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SSL
1 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Android Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Local Government
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Android Developer
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Applications Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Delivery Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) iOS Android Developer
4 3 (13.64%) iOS Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) ICT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Project Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Incident and Problem Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Android SDK
2 3 (13.64%) iOS SDK
2 3 (13.64%) JSON
3 2 (9.09%) J2EE
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (90.91%) Mobile App
2 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 2 (9.09%) Telematics
5 1 (4.55%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Apple iOS
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Android Development
3 9 (40.91%) iOS Development
4 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) Mobile Development
6 3 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
8 1 (4.55%) Demand Management
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
8 1 (4.55%) Kanban
8 1 (4.55%) Validation
8 1 (4.55%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Citrix
1 4 (18.18%) Juniper
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Google