The table below looks at the statistics for Android 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 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Android 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.30% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£143 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
Android
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
119 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.83% 21.67% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 22
Average daily rate £250 £200 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -41.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.65 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Android
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 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 4 £143 - 2
St Helens - 1 - -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) MS Office
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Google
5 6 (42.86%) Google Apps
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
6 5 (35.71%) Mac OS
6 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) SLA
7 4 (28.57%) Apple
7 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (28.57%) BlackBerry OS
8 3 (21.43%) Android Development
8 3 (21.43%) Service Management
8 3 (21.43%) ITSM
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
9 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
9 2 (14.29%) JSON
9 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (14.29%) WatchGuard
9 2 (14.29%) Firewall
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (14.29%) MCSE
9 2 (14.29%) MCSA

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Google Apps
2 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Android Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Google Maps API
2 1 (7.14%) iOS SDK
2 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Streaming Video
2 1 (7.14%) Informatics
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Mac OS
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
4 4 (28.57%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Service Management
1 3 (21.43%) ITSM
1 3 (21.43%) Android Development
2 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
2 1 (7.14%) OOP
2 1 (7.14%) MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Web Development
2 1 (7.14%) Memory Management
2 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
2 1 (7.14%) PHP5
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) CTC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Google
3 4 (28.57%) Apple
4 2 (14.29%) WatchGuard
5 1 (7.14%) Facebook
5 1 (7.14%) Twitter