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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 105 130 104
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -26
Contract jobs citing Android Development 52 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.40% 0.16% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.22% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 8
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£350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +6.87%
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
2845 2227 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.42% 72.49% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1628 1170 834
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 109 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.32 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 - 26 £358 - 4
Manchester +15 22 £350 +16.66% 7
Merseyside -12 1 £300 -25.00% 2
Lancashire - 1 £300 -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 66 (100.00%) Android
2 48 (72.73%) Apple iOS
3 47 (71.21%) iOS Development
4 45 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (46.97%) Mobile App
6 24 (36.36%) Java
7 22 (33.33%) Mobile Development
8 21 (31.82%) TDD
9 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
9 20 (30.30%) Web Services
10 18 (27.27%) HTML
10 18 (27.27%) Subversion
10 18 (27.27%) Scrum
10 18 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 18 (27.27%) JSON
10 18 (27.27%) REST
11 15 (22.73%) HTML5
11 15 (22.73%) Automation Testing
11 15 (22.73%) CSS
11 15 (22.73%) OOP
12 14 (21.21%) CSS3
13 13 (19.70%) Objective-C
14 11 (16.67%) Finance
15 10 (15.15%) .NET
16 7 (10.61%) OO
16 7 (10.61%) XML
16 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (9.09%) Android SDK
17 6 (9.09%) C#
17 6 (9.09%) Xcode

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (4.55%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) MySQL
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.03%) Redis
2 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) Subversion
1 18 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) Xcode
3 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.06%) Appium
4 2 (3.03%) CocoaPods
4 2 (3.03%) Calabash
4 2 (3.03%) Mocha
5 1 (1.52%) JUnit
5 1 (1.52%) Selenium
5 1 (1.52%) TestNG
5 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.52%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (90.91%) Developer
2 31 (46.97%) Android Developer
3 21 (31.82%) iOS Developer
4 18 (27.27%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.03%) Lead Android Developer
5 2 (3.03%) Architect
5 2 (3.03%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (3.03%) Software Architect
6 1 (1.52%) Applications Developer
6 1 (1.52%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.52%) Java Developer
6 1 (1.52%) .NET Developer
6 1 (1.52%) C++ Developer
6 1 (1.52%) Junior Developer
6 1 (1.52%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (1.52%) Junior
6 1 (1.52%) Junior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.30%) Web Services
2 18 (27.27%) HTML
2 18 (27.27%) JSON
2 18 (27.27%) REST
3 15 (22.73%) HTML5
3 15 (22.73%) CSS
4 14 (21.21%) CSS3
5 10 (15.15%) .NET
6 7 (10.61%) XML
7 6 (9.09%) Android SDK
7 6 (9.09%) RESTful
8 4 (6.06%) Cocoa
9 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.03%) Core Animation
10 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.03%) iOS SDK
10 2 (3.03%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (3.03%) Cocoa Touch
10 2 (3.03%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 31 (46.97%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Statistics
4 2 (3.03%) Animation
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Android
2 48 (72.73%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (71.21%) iOS Development
2 45 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 21 (31.82%) TDD
5 18 (27.27%) Scrum
6 15 (22.73%) OOP
6 15 (22.73%) Automation Testing
7 7 (10.61%) OO
8 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.58%) Automated Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.06%) BDD
10 4 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (6.06%) Coaching
11 3 (4.55%) SDLC
11 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.55%) OOD
11 3 (4.55%) Project Management
11 3 (4.55%) MVC
12 2 (3.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) Java
2 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.70%) Objective-C
4 6 (9.09%) C#
5 4 (6.06%) Ruby
6 2 (3.03%) Clojure
6 2 (3.03%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) SQL
7 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Xamarin
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Apple
3 2 (3.03%) Twitter
4 1 (1.52%) Kony
4 1 (1.52%) Apigee
4 1 (1.52%) Google
4 1 (1.52%) Syclo
4 1 (1.52%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.52%) Facebook
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) SAP
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