The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 40 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing Android Development 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.53% 0.55% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.86% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£300 £400 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
- -0.70%
Android Development
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
265 116 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 70.29% 63.74% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 59 86
Average daily rate £475 £413 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +15.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+244.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Android Development
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -8 2 £300 -25.00% 1
Android Development
North West

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Android Development 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 Development.

1 5 (100.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (60.00%) Apple
4 2 (40.00%) Core Animation
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (40.00%) UIKit
4 2 (40.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (40.00%) CocoaPods
4 2 (40.00%) Appium
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
4 2 (40.00%) Xcode
4 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Animation
5 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Google Maps API
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Android Development 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 Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Xcode
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Appium
1 2 (40.00%) CocoaPods
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (40.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
1 2 (40.00%) Core Animation
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (40.00%) UIKit
2 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (20.00%) Google Maps API
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Animation
2 1 (20.00%) PlayStation
2 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter