The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 19 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Android 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.08% 3.91% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 17.86% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £23.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £27.79
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -22.63%

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
13 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.98% 21.88% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Median daily rate £278 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 8
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £14.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Android.

1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Dropwizard
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) AppSense
3 1 (20.00%) MvvmCross
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) BitLocker

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Dropwizard
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) MvvmCross
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) AppSense
1 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin