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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 31 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Android 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.84% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.38% 1.98% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £170 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% -43.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.84% -10.78%
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
64 101 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.63% 31.56% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 12
Average daily rate £425 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £422 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £15.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 1 £325 +91.17% 4
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (71.43%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (57.14%) FMCG
4 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (57.14%) CISM
4 4 (57.14%) CISSP
5 2 (28.57%) Apple
5 2 (28.57%) Google
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) SQLite
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
6 1 (14.29%) E-Discovery
6 1 (14.29%) Google Apps
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
6 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
6 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) ITSM
6 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQLite
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Information Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
1 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
1 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) E-Discovery
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISM
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Apple
1 2 (28.57%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft