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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development
Rank 136 113 118
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs citing Android Development 5 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.76% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 1.07% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 16
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£350 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £37.50
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
2220 2058 2154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.68% 70.67% 65.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1228 1043 1150
Average daily rate £368 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.70% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 104 111
Average hourly rate £25.75 £20.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% -31.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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
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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
Manchester -10 4 £350 -12.50% 9
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 2
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (100.00%) Android
2 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (70.00%) iOS Development
3 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (50.00%) Android SDK
4 5 (50.00%) Objective-C
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) iOS SDK
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) OOP
7 2 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Xcode
8 1 (10.00%) Calabash
8 1 (10.00%) Game Development
8 1 (10.00%) Node.js
8 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (10.00%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
8 1 (10.00%) iPhone
8 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (10.00%) REST
8 1 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (10.00%) UIKit

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (20.00%) Xcode
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Calabash
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Android Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 3 (30.00%) iOS SDK
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (10.00%) UIKit
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Online Gambling
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Android
2 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (30.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Game Development
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (10.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Apple
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) Xamarin
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