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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 28 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Android 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.35% 0.80% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.90% 3.70% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£170 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £32.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-48.55% -10.34%
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Merseyside

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
77 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 34.53% 21.60% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 25
Average daily rate £325 £375 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +54.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £280 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.77 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% -22.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £15.77 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.77 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Android Development
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) Appium
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (66.67%) UIKit
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
2 2 (66.67%) Xcode
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Animation
2 2 (66.67%) Core Animation
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Xcode
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Appium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Android Developer
1 2 (66.67%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cocoa
1 2 (66.67%) Core Animation
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (66.67%) UIKit
2 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Animation
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Android Development
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple