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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 86 127 110
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -17
Contract jobs citing Android Development 59 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 0.10% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.14% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 10
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £390 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.25
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
2814 2193 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.34% 73.12% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1165 895
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £549 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 93 83
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.83 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.72% +27.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 - 32 £370 - 6
Manchester +14 22 £344 +14.58% 11
Merseyside -12 2 £300 -25.00% 1
Android Development
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Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 83 (100.00%) Android
2 60 (72.29%) iOS Development
3 59 (71.08%) Apple iOS
4 54 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (46.99%) Mobile App
6 31 (37.35%) Mobile Development
7 28 (33.73%) Java
8 22 (26.51%) JavaScript
8 22 (26.51%) TDD
8 22 (26.51%) Automation Testing
9 20 (24.10%) Scrum
9 20 (24.10%) HTML
9 20 (24.10%) Web Services
9 20 (24.10%) JSON
10 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
10 19 (22.89%) Subversion
10 19 (22.89%) REST
11 18 (21.69%) Objective-C
12 17 (20.48%) CSS
13 16 (19.28%) OOP
13 16 (19.28%) HTML5
14 15 (18.07%) CSS3
15 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (13.25%) Finance
17 9 (10.84%) Cocoa
18 8 (9.64%) C#
18 8 (9.64%) .NET
19 7 (8.43%) OO
19 7 (8.43%) Xcode
19 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (3.61%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.20%) Route 53
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (1.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) MySQL
2 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.41%) Redis
3 1 (1.20%) Big Data
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.20%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) Subversion
1 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.43%) Xcode
3 4 (4.82%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.82%) Appium
4 2 (2.41%) CocoaPods
4 2 (2.41%) Mocha
4 2 (2.41%) Calabash
5 1 (1.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.20%) JUnit
5 1 (1.20%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.20%) Selenium
5 1 (1.20%) TestNG
5 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.20%) Games
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (92.77%) Developer
2 40 (48.19%) Android Developer
3 29 (34.94%) iOS Developer
4 25 (30.12%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (4.82%) AWS Developer
6 3 (3.61%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.41%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (2.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (2.41%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.20%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.20%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.20%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.20%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.20%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (1.20%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.20%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.20%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.20%) Architect
8 1 (1.20%) Junior
8 1 (1.20%) Junior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.10%) HTML
1 20 (24.10%) Web Services
1 20 (24.10%) JSON
2 19 (22.89%) REST
3 17 (20.48%) CSS
4 16 (19.28%) HTML5
5 15 (18.07%) CSS3
6 9 (10.84%) Cocoa
7 8 (9.64%) .NET
8 7 (8.43%) Android SDK
9 6 (7.23%) RESTful
10 5 (6.02%) XML
11 4 (4.82%) Spring
12 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
13 2 (2.41%) Hibernate
13 2 (2.41%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (2.41%) J2EE
13 2 (2.41%) Core Animation
13 2 (2.41%) jQuery
13 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (46.99%) Mobile App
2 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Statistics
3 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) iPhone
4 2 (2.41%) Telematics
4 2 (2.41%) Animation
4 2 (2.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) Informatics
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.20%) mHealth
5 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.20%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.20%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Android
2 59 (71.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.20%) Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (72.29%) iOS Development
2 54 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (37.35%) Mobile Development
4 22 (26.51%) Automation Testing
4 22 (26.51%) TDD
5 20 (24.10%) Scrum
6 16 (19.28%) OOP
7 7 (8.43%) OO
7 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.02%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (6.02%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.82%) SDLC
11 3 (3.61%) Coaching
11 3 (3.61%) BDD
11 3 (3.61%) Project Management
11 3 (3.61%) Pair Programming
12 2 (2.41%) Unit Testing
12 2 (2.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) Java
2 22 (26.51%) JavaScript
3 18 (21.69%) Objective-C
4 8 (9.64%) C#
5 4 (4.82%) C++
5 4 (4.82%) Ruby
6 2 (2.41%) Clojure
6 2 (2.41%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.41%) PHP
6 2 (2.41%) SQL
6 2 (2.41%) Python
7 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) Xamarin
2 3 (3.61%) Apple
3 2 (2.41%) Twitter
4 1 (1.20%) Kony
4 1 (1.20%) Apigee
4 1 (1.20%) Google
4 1 (1.20%) Syclo
4 1 (1.20%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.20%) Facebook
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) SAP
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe
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