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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development
Rank 128 103 129
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Contract jobs citing Android Development 27 52 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 1.36% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.73% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 2
Median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £285 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £423 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +89.74%
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
2969 3005 2249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.43% 78.34% 74.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1784 1215
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 124 105
Median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £58.63 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 -9 21 £425 +39.34% 15
Cheshire -15 5 £406 +9.06% 2
Merseyside -1 1 £350 - 3
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 56 (100.00%) Android
2 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (55.36%) Java
4 26 (46.43%) Mobile Development
5 23 (41.07%) Mobile App
6 22 (39.29%) User Experience
7 21 (37.50%) Apple iOS
8 17 (30.36%) iOS Development
9 16 (28.57%) Scrum
10 15 (26.79%) TDD
10 15 (26.79%) OO
11 14 (25.00%) OOP
12 12 (21.43%) Objective-C
13 11 (19.64%) BDD
14 10 (17.86%) JSON
14 10 (17.86%) Android SDK
15 9 (16.07%) Android Studio
15 9 (16.07%) Banking
16 8 (14.29%) Retail
16 8 (14.29%) REST
16 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
17 7 (12.50%) RESTful
17 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
17 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
17 7 (12.50%) Project Management
17 7 (12.50%) Web Services
18 6 (10.71%) XML
18 6 (10.71%) JUnit
18 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
18 6 (10.71%) Google

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 4 (7.14%) Google Play
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Internet
2 3 (5.36%) Network Security
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (1.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Android Studio
2 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.71%) JUnit
5 5 (8.93%) Subversion
6 3 (5.36%) Gradle
7 2 (3.57%) Ant
7 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.57%) Mockito
7 2 (3.57%) Robolectric
8 1 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.79%) CocoaPods
8 1 (1.79%) Hudson
8 1 (1.79%) JIRA
8 1 (1.79%) Robotium
8 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.79%) Xcode
General
1 9 (16.07%) Banking
2 8 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Finance
4 2 (3.57%) Publishing
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (96.43%) Developer
2 47 (83.93%) Android Developer
3 16 (28.57%) Mobile Developer
4 12 (21.43%) iOS Developer
5 8 (14.29%) iOS Android Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Java Android Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Lead Android Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Lead Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Agile Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Java Mobile Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Objective-C Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Applications Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Android Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.57%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) Android SDK
1 10 (17.86%) JSON
2 8 (14.29%) REST
3 7 (12.50%) RESTful
3 7 (12.50%) Web Services
4 6 (10.71%) XML
5 5 (8.93%) .NET
6 3 (5.36%) SOAP
7 2 (3.57%) Android NDK
7 2 (3.57%) Cocoa
7 2 (3.57%) Cocoa Touch
7 2 (3.57%) CSS
7 2 (3.57%) HTML
7 2 (3.57%) HTML5
7 2 (3.57%) RxJava
8 1 (1.79%) Flash
8 1 (1.79%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.79%) jQuery
8 1 (1.79%) Sass
8 1 (1.79%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.07%) Mobile App
2 22 (39.29%) User Experience
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.36%) iPad
3 3 (5.36%) iPhone
4 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Android
2 21 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.93%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) Mobile Development
3 17 (30.36%) iOS Development
4 16 (28.57%) Scrum
5 15 (26.79%) OO
5 15 (26.79%) TDD
6 14 (25.00%) OOP
7 11 (19.64%) BDD
8 7 (12.50%) Project Management
8 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (7.14%) Kanban
11 4 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (7.14%) Web Development
12 3 (5.36%) CRM
12 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.36%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) Java
2 12 (21.43%) Objective-C
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) Apple Swift
4 4 (7.14%) C
5 3 (5.36%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Google
2 3 (5.36%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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