The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 41 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Android 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.30% 1.85% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.41% 7.00% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £350 £156 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+124.00% -60.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £14.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.91% -13.63%
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
71 100 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.39% 26.46% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 15
Median daily rate £400 £215 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -30.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £135 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £350 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £309
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 6
Median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £18.46 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Android.

1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) FMCG
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) Google Play
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) SQLite
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
4 1 (20.00%) OpenGL

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQLite
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google