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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 34 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Android 1 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.52% 7.05% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 29.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.92%
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
44 58 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.04% 24.07% 38.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 19
Average daily rate £413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -58.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £11.40 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 29 April 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 9 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (88.89%) Apple iOS
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
4 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) SSL
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Local Government
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
4 4 (44.44%) Android Development
4 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE
6 2 (22.22%) MySQL
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Replication
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
1 2 (22.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (22.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SSL
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (44.44%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) ICT Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Incident and Problem Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
2 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
3 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 2 (22.22%) Telematics
4 1 (11.11%) Contactless
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Android Development
2 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) Juniper
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Google