The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 24 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Android 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.63% 0.77% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 3.70% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£163 £400 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.37% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-62.85% +6.87%
Android
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
69 27 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 30.26% 20.77% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 10 38
Average daily rate £215 £150 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -51.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £100 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.49 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +13.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.46 £12.49 £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the Liverpool region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Google
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Apple
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) Google Apps
3 4 (44.44%) Android Development
3 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
4 3 (33.33%) Mac OS
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
5 2 (22.22%) Cocoa
5 2 (22.22%) Xcode
5 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) Core Animation
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Cocoa Touch

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Google Apps
2 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Xcode
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Appium
1 2 (22.22%) CocoaPods
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Multimedia
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
2 2 (22.22%) iOS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Cocoa
1 2 (22.22%) Core Animation
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (22.22%) UIKit
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) Google Maps API
2 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
1 2 (22.22%) Animation
2 1 (11.11%) PlayStation
2 1 (11.11%) Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Android Development
1 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
1 2 (22.22%) C++
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
1 2 (22.22%) Apple Swift
2 1 (11.11%) PHP5
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Google
1 5 (55.56%) Apple
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Facebook
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter