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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development
Rank 135 126 118
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing Android Development 21 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.54% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 3
Average daily rate £340 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +36.75%
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
3051 2405 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.27% 76.40% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1428 1031
Average daily rate £400 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 99 108
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -15 11 £338 -25.00% 6
Cheshire +3 9 £355 - 5
Merseyside -2 1 £325 - 5
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 56 (100.00%) Android
2 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 32 (57.14%) iOS Development
4 31 (55.36%) Java
5 23 (41.07%) Mobile App
6 21 (37.50%) JSON
7 19 (33.93%) Web Services
7 19 (33.93%) Mobile Development
8 18 (32.14%) TDD
8 18 (32.14%) Scrum
9 16 (28.57%) Android SDK
10 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
11 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 14 (25.00%) HTML
12 13 (23.21%) Objective-C
12 13 (23.21%) HTML5
13 12 (21.43%) REST
13 12 (21.43%) Subversion
14 10 (17.86%) OOP
14 10 (17.86%) User Experience
15 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
15 9 (16.07%) Project Management
15 9 (16.07%) iOS SDK
16 8 (14.29%) BDD
16 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (14.29%) CSS
17 7 (12.50%) SQL
17 7 (12.50%) CSS3
17 7 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (3.57%) IIS
1 2 (3.57%) Node.js
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon Glacier
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 4 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 4 (7.14%) Route 53
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.79%) Skype
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (7.14%) Big Data
1 4 (7.14%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.57%) Redis
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.57%) SQLite
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.43%) Subversion
3 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.14%) Ant
4 4 (7.14%) Gradle
5 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.36%) JIRA
6 2 (3.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (3.57%) Appium
6 2 (3.57%) Calabash
6 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.57%) Mocha
6 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.57%) Xcode
7 1 (1.79%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.79%) JUnit
General
1 3 (5.36%) Banking
1 3 (5.36%) Games
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (87.50%) Developer
2 41 (73.21%) Android Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (23.21%) iOS Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Android Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior iOS Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Architect
9 2 (3.57%) AWS Architect
9 2 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) DevOps Architect
9 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) HTML Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Flash ActionScript Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Flash Developer
10 1 (1.79%) HTML CSS Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) JSON
2 19 (33.93%) Web Services
3 16 (28.57%) Android SDK
4 14 (25.00%) HTML
5 13 (23.21%) HTML5
6 12 (21.43%) REST
7 9 (16.07%) iOS SDK
8 8 (14.29%) CSS
9 7 (12.50%) CSS3
10 6 (10.71%) .NET
11 4 (7.14%) J2EE
11 4 (7.14%) jQuery
11 4 (7.14%) RESTful
11 4 (7.14%) XML
12 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
13 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
13 2 (3.57%) Ajax
13 2 (3.57%) Flash
13 2 (3.57%) PhoneGap
13 2 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.07%) Mobile App
2 10 (17.86%) User Experience
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.14%) Replication
3 4 (7.14%) Streaming Video
3 4 (7.14%) Telematics
3 4 (7.14%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.79%) DTV
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
4 1 (1.79%) mHealth
4 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) STB
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Android
2 32 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.93%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Windows
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (57.14%) iOS Development
3 19 (33.93%) Mobile Development
4 18 (32.14%) Scrum
4 18 (32.14%) TDD
5 10 (17.86%) OOP
6 9 (16.07%) Project Management
7 8 (14.29%) BDD
7 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.50%) Automation Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (7.14%) DevOps
9 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.14%) Kanban
9 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (5.36%) MVC
10 3 (5.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) Java
2 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.21%) Objective-C
4 7 (12.50%) SQL
5 4 (7.14%) C#
5 4 (7.14%) C++
6 2 (3.57%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.57%) C
6 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.79%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.79%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Google
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Appcelerator
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.79%) Apigee
4 1 (1.79%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.79%) OpenText
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