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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 107 129 122
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Contract jobs citing Android Development 51 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.33% 0.100% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.14% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 10
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£363 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £450 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £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 £19.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+89.74% -40.90%
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
2940 2205 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.80% 73.43% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1188 983
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 102 90
Average hourly rate £37.97 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.05% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 - 25 £370 - 5
Manchester +10 20 £305 -32.22% 17
Merseyside - 2 - - 2
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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 95 (100.00%) Android
2 66 (69.47%) iOS Development
3 63 (66.32%) Apple iOS
4 61 (64.21%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (46.32%) Mobile App
6 36 (37.89%) Mobile Development
7 33 (34.74%) Java
8 28 (29.47%) JavaScript
9 27 (28.42%) Automation Testing
10 25 (26.32%) HTML
11 22 (23.16%) CSS
12 21 (22.11%) TDD
12 21 (22.11%) JSON
13 20 (21.05%) Git (software)
13 20 (21.05%) Scrum
13 20 (21.05%) Web Services
14 19 (20.00%) HTML5
14 19 (20.00%) Subversion
15 18 (18.95%) CSS3
15 18 (18.95%) REST
16 17 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (17.89%) Objective-C
16 17 (17.89%) OOP
17 13 (13.68%) Finance
18 12 (12.63%) .NET
19 11 (11.58%) Android SDK
20 10 (10.53%) C#
21 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
22 8 (8.42%) Cocoa
23 7 (7.37%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.16%) IIS
1 3 (3.16%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.05%) Route 53
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.11%) Redis
3 1 (1.05%) Big Data
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.05%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 19 (20.00%) Subversion
3 6 (6.32%) Xcode
4 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.16%) Appium
5 2 (2.11%) Calabash
5 2 (2.11%) Mocha
5 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.05%) JUnit
6 1 (1.05%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.05%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.05%) JIRA
6 1 (1.05%) Selenium
6 1 (1.05%) TestNG
6 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.05%) CocoaPods
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.05%) Games
3 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (93.68%) Developer
2 48 (50.53%) Android Developer
3 31 (32.63%) iOS Developer
3 31 (32.63%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 5 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (4.21%) AWS Developer
6 3 (3.16%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (3.16%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.16%) Web Developer
6 3 (3.16%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.11%) Xamarin Developer
8 1 (1.05%) Junior iOS Developer
8 1 (1.05%) Senior Android Developer
8 1 (1.05%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (1.05%) Magento Developer
8 1 (1.05%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.05%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.05%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.32%) HTML
2 22 (23.16%) CSS
3 21 (22.11%) JSON
4 20 (21.05%) Web Services
5 19 (20.00%) HTML5
6 18 (18.95%) REST
6 18 (18.95%) CSS3
7 12 (12.63%) .NET
8 11 (11.58%) Android SDK
9 8 (8.42%) Cocoa
10 7 (7.37%) XML
10 7 (7.37%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.37%) jQuery
11 6 (6.32%) RESTful
11 6 (6.32%) Spring
11 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET
12 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.21%) PhoneGap
13 3 (3.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (2.11%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 44 (46.32%) Mobile App
2 17 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.21%) iPhone
4 4 (4.21%) Statistics
5 2 (2.11%) NHS
5 2 (2.11%) Telematics
6 1 (1.05%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.05%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) Animation
6 1 (1.05%) Informatics
6 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.05%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.05%) mHealth
6 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Android
2 63 (66.32%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.16%) Windows
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.05%) Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (69.47%) iOS Development
2 61 (64.21%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (37.89%) Mobile Development
4 27 (28.42%) Automation Testing
5 21 (22.11%) TDD
6 20 (21.05%) Scrum
7 17 (17.89%) OOP
8 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.37%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.32%) OO
10 6 (6.32%) MVC
10 6 (6.32%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.32%) SDLC
11 5 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (4.21%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (3.16%) Progressive Enhancement
13 3 (3.16%) Graceful Degradation
13 3 (3.16%) Project Management
13 3 (3.16%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 33 (34.74%) Java
2 28 (29.47%) JavaScript
3 17 (17.89%) Objective-C
4 10 (10.53%) C#
5 4 (4.21%) C++
6 3 (3.16%) Python
6 3 (3.16%) Ruby
7 2 (2.11%) PHP
7 2 (2.11%) SQL
8 1 (1.05%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.05%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (6.32%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.11%) Twitter
2 2 (2.11%) Apple
3 1 (1.05%) Google
3 1 (1.05%) Syclo
3 1 (1.05%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.05%) Facebook
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle
3 1 (1.05%) SAP
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe
3 1 (1.05%) Kony
3 1 (1.05%) Apigee
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