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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 22 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Android 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.72% 1.40% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -66.00%
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
45 72 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 32.61% 33.49% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 12
Average daily rate £375 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% -20.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
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