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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 122 130 115
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing Android Development 40 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 0.16% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.22% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 12
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£356 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £314 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.75 -
% change year-on-year
-6.91% -
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
3459 2300 2078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.90% 74.15% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2130 1275 1052
Average daily rate £413 £366 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 102 105
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% +32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Android Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Cheshire - 21 £375 - 3
Manchester -9 15 £310 -11.42% 6
Merseyside - 2 - -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Android Development 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 Development.

1 91 (100.00%) Android
2 65 (71.43%) iOS Development
3 62 (68.13%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (65.93%) Apple iOS
5 45 (49.45%) Mobile App
6 37 (40.66%) Mobile Development
7 30 (32.97%) Java
8 29 (31.87%) JavaScript
8 29 (31.87%) Automation Testing
9 22 (24.18%) JSON
9 22 (24.18%) HTML
9 22 (24.18%) TDD
10 21 (23.08%) CSS
11 20 (21.98%) Scrum
12 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (19.78%) Web Services
13 18 (19.78%) Git (software)
13 18 (19.78%) HTML5
14 17 (18.68%) CSS3
14 17 (18.68%) Subversion
15 16 (17.58%) REST
16 14 (15.38%) OOP
17 13 (14.29%) Objective-C
18 11 (12.09%) Software Engineering
19 10 (10.99%) Finance
20 9 (9.89%) .NET
20 9 (9.89%) AngularJS
20 9 (9.89%) jQuery
20 9 (9.89%) Android SDK
20 9 (9.89%) SDLC

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Android Development 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 Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.49%) Node.js
2 3 (3.30%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.10%) Route 53
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
1 4 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (4.40%) Redis
1 4 (4.40%) MySQL
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) Big Data
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (19.78%) Git (software)
2 17 (18.68%) Subversion
3 4 (4.40%) Mocha
3 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.40%) Calabash
3 4 (4.40%) Appium
4 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.30%) Xcode
5 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.10%) JIRA
6 1 (1.10%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.10%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (10.99%) Finance
2 1 (1.10%) Banking
2 1 (1.10%) Retail
2 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 85 (93.41%) Developer
2 46 (50.55%) Android Developer
3 32 (35.16%) Mobile Developer
4 29 (31.87%) iOS Developer
5 5 (5.49%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (4.40%) AWS Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (4.40%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.20%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.20%) Xamarin Developer
9 1 (1.10%) Junior iOS Developer
9 1 (1.10%) Senior Android Developer
9 1 (1.10%) DevOps Architect
9 1 (1.10%) Magento Developer
9 1 (1.10%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.10%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.10%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.18%) HTML
1 22 (24.18%) JSON
2 21 (23.08%) CSS
3 18 (19.78%) Web Services
3 18 (19.78%) HTML5
4 17 (18.68%) CSS3
5 16 (17.58%) REST
6 9 (9.89%) AngularJS
6 9 (9.89%) Android SDK
6 9 (9.89%) .NET
6 9 (9.89%) jQuery
7 7 (7.69%) Cocoa
7 7 (7.69%) Spring
8 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.49%) RESTful
9 5 (5.49%) PhoneGap
10 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.40%) XML
11 3 (3.30%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 45 (49.45%) Mobile App
2 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.59%) iPhone
4 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.20%) mHealth
5 2 (2.20%) Telematics
5 2 (2.20%) NHS
6 1 (1.10%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Statistics
6 1 (1.10%) Informatics
6 1 (1.10%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Android
2 60 (65.93%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.20%) Windows
4 1 (1.10%) Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (71.43%) iOS Development
2 62 (68.13%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (40.66%) Mobile Development
4 29 (31.87%) Automation Testing
5 22 (24.18%) TDD
6 20 (21.98%) Scrum
7 14 (15.38%) OOP
8 11 (12.09%) Software Engineering
9 9 (9.89%) SDLC
10 8 (8.79%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (7.69%) Automated Testing
11 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.59%) MVC
13 5 (5.49%) Pair Programming
14 3 (3.30%) Requirements Management
14 3 (3.30%) Project Management
14 3 (3.30%) Progressive Enhancement
14 3 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (3.30%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.97%) Java
2 29 (31.87%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 8 (8.79%) C#
5 3 (3.30%) C++
5 3 (3.30%) Python
6 2 (2.20%) PHP
6 2 (2.20%) SQL
7 1 (1.10%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (4.40%) Xamarin
2 3 (3.30%) Apigee
3 2 (2.20%) Twitter
4 1 (1.10%) SAP
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.10%) Apple
4 1 (1.10%) Google
4 1 (1.10%) Syclo
4 1 (1.10%) Facebook