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 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 7 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Android 25 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.45% - 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.47% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate
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£370 - £188
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 - £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 - £198
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -33.80%
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
77 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 44.51% 32.35% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 10
Average daily rate £370 £238 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.78% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £320 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.66 £31.56 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 July 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 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (78.57%) Android Development
3 32 (76.19%) Apple iOS
4 31 (73.81%) Mobile App
5 24 (57.14%) iOS Development
6 22 (52.38%) Automation Testing
7 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (26.19%) Mobile Development
9 7 (16.67%) Finance
9 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 6 (14.29%) Java
10 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Android SDK
11 4 (9.52%) Cocoa
11 4 (9.52%) Objective-C
11 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
12 3 (7.14%) Appium
12 3 (7.14%) TDD
12 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
13 2 (4.76%) SOAP
13 2 (4.76%) Web Services
13 2 (4.76%) Scrum
13 2 (4.76%) Selenium
13 2 (4.76%) JSON
13 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
13 2 (4.76%) Pair Programming
13 2 (4.76%) Calabash
13 2 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
13 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (4.76%) Redis

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) VoIP
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.38%) VPN
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) Wireless
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.14%) Appium
3 2 (4.76%) Calabash
3 2 (4.76%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) Mocha
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) Developer
2 25 (59.52%) Android Developer
3 18 (42.86%) iOS Developer
4 13 (30.95%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Mobile Tester
6 4 (9.52%) AWS Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Applications Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Tester
9 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Service Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Services Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Android SDK
2 4 (9.52%) Cocoa
3 2 (4.76%) JSON
3 2 (4.76%) RESTful
3 2 (4.76%) SOAP
3 2 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) J2ME
4 1 (2.38%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) J2EE
4 1 (2.38%) CSS
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (73.81%) Mobile App
2 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Handset
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (76.19%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (78.57%) Android Development
3 24 (57.14%) iOS Development
4 22 (52.38%) Automation Testing
5 11 (26.19%) Mobile Development
6 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.14%) TDD
9 2 (4.76%) Pair Programming
9 2 (4.76%) Scrum
9 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
9 2 (4.76%) SDLC
9 2 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.38%) User Stories
10 1 (2.38%) Coaching
10 1 (2.38%) Time Management
10 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (9.52%) Objective-C
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
1 1 (2.38%) MCDST
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.38%) HP
1 1 (2.38%) Citrix
1 1 (2.38%) Avaya
1 1 (2.38%) AppSense
1 1 (2.38%) Apigee
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