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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 36 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Android 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.85% 0.55% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.61% 2.33% 7.69%
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 £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% -9.72%
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
115 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.67% 23.63% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 13 19
Average daily rate £325 £381 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +59.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £280 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.18 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.36% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 -9 3 £170 -43.33% 1
Android
North West

Android
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 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 Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

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
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