The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development
Rank 130 94 115
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +21
Contract jobs citing Android Development 8 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.94% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 1.33% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 17
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.32 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -10.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2299 1727 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.24% 70.49% 63.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 864 968
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 83 91
Average hourly rate £31.25 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.33 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Android Development
England

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
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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -24 5 £350 +6.06% 10
Merseyside 0 1 £400 - 1
Cheshire - - - - 2
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Android
2 13 (61.90%) Apple iOS
3 12 (57.14%) iOS Development
4 11 (52.38%) Java
5 8 (38.10%) C#
6 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 5 (23.81%) HTML
8 5 (23.81%) CSS
9 4 (19.05%) Android SDK
9 4 (19.05%) C
9 4 (19.05%) Orchard
10 3 (14.29%) Google
10 3 (14.29%) Smartphone
10 3 (14.29%) Objective-C
10 3 (14.29%) HTML5
10 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 3 (14.29%) JSON
10 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
11 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
11 2 (9.52%) .NET
11 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
11 2 (9.52%) Apple
11 2 (9.52%) Web Services
11 2 (9.52%) XML
11 2 (9.52%) Windows
11 2 (9.52%) OOP
11 2 (9.52%) OO
11 2 (9.52%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQLite
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 2 (9.52%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (9.52%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Android Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior
5 2 (9.52%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior iOS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 4 (19.05%) Android SDK
3 3 (14.29%) HTML5
3 3 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) CSS3
4 2 (9.52%) iOS SDK
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.76%) Flash
5 1 (4.76%) J2ME
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 2 (9.52%) iPhone
3 2 (9.52%) iPad
4 1 (4.76%) New Media
4 1 (4.76%) Kindle
4 1 (4.76%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Android
2 13 (61.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) iOS Development
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) OOP
3 2 (9.52%) OO
3 2 (9.52%) BDD
3 2 (9.52%) Web Design
3 2 (9.52%) SEO
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Game Development
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.76%) Content Management
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) C
5 3 (14.29%) Objective-C
6 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
6 2 (9.52%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (4.76%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Orchard
2 3 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (9.52%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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