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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 12 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Android 23 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.54% - 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.11% - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-62.85% +6.87%
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
79 80 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 32.78% 37.21% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 18 9
Average daily rate £388 £323 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% +21.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £730 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +133.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015.

Android Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015, 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 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 17 (70.83%) Mobile App
4 16 (66.67%) Android Development
5 11 (45.83%) iOS Development
6 10 (41.67%) Automation Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
8 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.50%) Appium
10 2 (8.33%) Scrum
10 2 (8.33%) TDD
10 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
10 2 (8.33%) Mocha
10 2 (8.33%) JSON
10 2 (8.33%) RESTful
10 2 (8.33%) Selenium
10 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (8.33%) SOAP
10 2 (8.33%) Web Services
10 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 2 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
10 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (8.33%) Node.js
10 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (8.33%) Redis
10 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.17%) Fireworks
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (12.50%) Appium
3 2 (8.33%) Mocha
3 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) Calabash
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Android Developer
3 9 (37.50%) iOS Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Creative Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) JSON
1 2 (8.33%) RESTful
1 2 (8.33%) SOAP
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
1 2 (8.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) J2ME
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Android Development
3 11 (45.83%) iOS Development
4 10 (41.67%) Automation Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.17%) Coaching
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.17%) Service Management
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) Usability Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.17%) MCDST
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Apigee
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe
1 1 (4.17%) HP
1 1 (4.17%) Citrix
1 1 (4.17%) Avaya
1 1 (4.17%) AppSense