The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 81 58 38
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -20
Contract jobs citing Android 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.47% 0.51% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.81% 2.08% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£320 £220 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
Android
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
276 144 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.04% 24.37% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 86 35
Average daily rate £400 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £163 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £390 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 18
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.00 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.09 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Android
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android across the North East region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Android
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the North East 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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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
Tyne and Wear -24 3 - - 5
Durham - 1 £320 -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (33.33%) Android Development
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) OOP
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Apple
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) ITSM
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) Android SDK
4 3 (25.00%) iPad
5 2 (16.67%) WebSockets
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) User Experience
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) WPF
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (8.33%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Acrobat
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) JSON
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (16.67%) WebSockets
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) Django
4 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) J2ME
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) E-Learning
3 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) OOP
1 4 (33.33%) Android Development
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) ITSM
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Web Design
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) OOD
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
4 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) HNC
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Capistrano
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (16.67%) Symbian
3 1 (8.33%) Zend
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe