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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 8 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Android 27 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.12% - 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.09% - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
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£415 - £188
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £198
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
55 49 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.91% 34.03% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 11
Average daily rate £438 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -42.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.00 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 3 September 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 3 September 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 44 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (80.77%) Apple iOS
3 41 (78.85%) Mobile App
4 37 (71.15%) Android Development
5 28 (53.85%) iOS Development
6 24 (46.15%) Automation Testing
7 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (25.00%) Mobile Development
9 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
9 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Finance
10 6 (11.54%) Java
10 6 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (11.54%) Android SDK
11 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
12 4 (7.69%) Cocoa
12 4 (7.69%) Objective-C
12 4 (7.69%) TDD
12 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
12 4 (7.69%) Appium
13 3 (5.77%) Calabash
13 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (5.77%) Redis
13 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
13 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (5.77%) Node.js
13 3 (5.77%) Mocha
13 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (5.77%) RESTful
13 3 (5.77%) SDLC

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (5.77%) Node.js
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) VoIP
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.92%) VPN
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
1 1 (1.92%) Wireless
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (5.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.69%) Appium
3 3 (5.77%) Calabash
3 3 (5.77%) Mocha
4 2 (3.85%) Selenium
4 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (73.08%) Developer
2 27 (51.92%) Android Developer
3 20 (38.46%) iOS Developer
4 15 (28.85%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
6 4 (7.69%) AWS Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Technical Tester
9 1 (1.92%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Delivery Project Manager
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Service Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Android SDK
2 4 (7.69%) Cocoa
3 3 (5.77%) JSON
3 3 (5.77%) RESTful
4 2 (3.85%) SOAP
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) J2ME
5 1 (1.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) J2EE
5 1 (1.92%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) REST
5 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (78.85%) Mobile App
2 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Handset
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (80.77%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (71.15%) Android Development
3 28 (53.85%) iOS Development
4 24 (46.15%) Automation Testing
5 13 (25.00%) Mobile Development
6 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (7.69%) TDD
9 3 (5.77%) Pair Programming
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.77%) Scrum
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.77%) SDLC
10 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.85%) Manual Testing
10 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.85%) Requirements Management
11 1 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (1.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) Java
2 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.92%) MCDST
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Apigee
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) HP
2 1 (1.92%) Citrix
2 1 (1.92%) Avaya
2 1 (1.92%) AppSense
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