The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development
Rank 148 98 129
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +31
Contract jobs citing Android Development 19 48 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 1.32% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.70% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 5
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.42%
Android Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3202 2819 2276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.83% 77.42% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 1623 1198
Median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 133 112
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Android Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Android Development
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Android Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Android Development Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -22 11 £375 +7.14% 5
Cheshire -24 5 £350 -2.09% 2
Merseyside -5 1 £350 +16.66% 2
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development 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 North West region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 44 (100.00%) Android
2 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (54.55%) Java
4 21 (47.73%) Mobile App
5 17 (38.64%) User Experience
6 16 (36.36%) Mobile Development
6 16 (36.36%) Apple iOS
7 15 (34.09%) Scrum
8 14 (31.82%) iOS Development
9 13 (29.55%) TDD
10 12 (27.27%) OO
11 11 (25.00%) JSON
12 10 (22.73%) Objective-C
12 10 (22.73%) Android SDK
13 9 (20.45%) OOP
13 9 (20.45%) Web Services
14 8 (18.18%) Banking
14 8 (18.18%) BDD
15 7 (15.91%) REST
16 6 (13.64%) Gradle
16 6 (13.64%) RESTful
16 6 (13.64%) Project Management
16 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
17 5 (11.36%) Ant
17 5 (11.36%) XML
17 5 (11.36%) Google
17 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
18 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
18 4 (9.09%) HTML5
18 4 (9.09%) Android Studio

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (6.82%) Google Play
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQLite
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Gradle
2 5 (11.36%) Ant
2 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.09%) Android Studio
3 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.09%) JUnit
4 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.55%) JIRA
4 2 (4.55%) Mockito
4 2 (4.55%) Robolectric
4 2 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.27%) CocoaPods
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 8 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Billing
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (93.18%) Developer
2 33 (75.00%) Android Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (18.18%) iOS Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Java Android Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.09%) iOS Android Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Java Mobile Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Objective-C Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) iPhone Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Lead Android Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Android Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Development Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Flash ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) JSON
2 10 (22.73%) Android SDK
3 9 (20.45%) Web Services
4 7 (15.91%) REST
5 6 (13.64%) RESTful
6 5 (11.36%) XML
7 4 (9.09%) .NET
7 4 (9.09%) CSS
7 4 (9.09%) HTML
7 4 (9.09%) HTML5
8 3 (6.82%) SOAP
9 2 (4.55%) Cocoa
9 2 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
9 2 (4.55%) CSS3
9 2 (4.55%) Flash
9 2 (4.55%) iOS SDK
9 2 (4.55%) jQuery
10 1 (2.27%) Android NDK
10 1 (2.27%) OpenGL
10 1 (2.27%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) Mobile App
2 17 (38.64%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) iPad
3 3 (6.82%) iPhone
4 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.27%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Android
2 16 (36.36%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.82%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Mobile Development
3 15 (34.09%) Scrum
4 14 (31.82%) iOS Development
5 13 (29.55%) TDD
6 12 (27.27%) OO
7 9 (20.45%) OOP
8 8 (18.18%) BDD
9 6 (13.64%) Project Management
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (6.82%) Kanban
11 3 (6.82%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (6.82%) Web Development
12 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
12 2 (4.55%) DevOps
12 2 (4.55%) User Stories
13 1 (2.27%) CRM
13 1 (2.27%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) Objective-C
3 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) Apple Swift
5 3 (6.82%) C
5 3 (6.82%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.27%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (2.27%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Google
2 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Xamarin