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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Software Development
England / North West
Rank 118 131 129
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing Android Development 18 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.61% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.74% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 9
Median daily rate £425 £333 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% -21.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.87% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.02%

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
2171 3119 2569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.52% 82.43% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1885 1487
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 140 109
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £51.98 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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
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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 +12 14 £425 +25.92% 11
Merseyside -1 2 - -
Cheshire +19 1 £295 -13.23% 3
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 48 (100.00%) Android
2 29 (60.42%) Java
3 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (54.17%) JavaScript
5 24 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 20 (41.67%) Mobile App
7 19 (39.58%) Games
8 17 (35.42%) TDD
8 17 (35.42%) Apple iOS
9 14 (29.17%) WebGL
9 14 (29.17%) BDD
9 14 (29.17%) iOS Development
9 14 (29.17%) Pixi.js
10 13 (27.08%) ES6
11 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 12 (25.00%) Objective-C
12 11 (22.92%) Apache Cordova
12 11 (22.92%) React Native
13 10 (20.83%) React
13 10 (20.83%) OOP
14 9 (18.75%) Web Services
14 9 (18.75%) User Experience
14 9 (18.75%) Game Development
14 9 (18.75%) REST
15 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
15 8 (16.67%) HTML
15 8 (16.67%) Windows
16 7 (14.58%) Project Management
16 7 (14.58%) Mobile Games
16 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (2.08%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) GitHub
1 4 (8.33%) TestFlight
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) NFC
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 4 (8.33%) SQLite
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.50%) JIRA
4 5 (10.42%) Android Studio
4 5 (10.42%) Xcode
5 4 (8.33%) CocoaPods
5 4 (8.33%) Jasmine
5 4 (8.33%) Mocha
5 4 (8.33%) Subversion
6 1 (2.08%) Babel
6 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (39.58%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (95.83%) Developer
2 37 (77.08%) Android Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Applications Developer
5 9 (18.75%) iOS Developer
5 9 (18.75%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 8 (16.67%) iOS Android Developer
7 7 (14.58%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Senior Android Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Java Android Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Java Mobile Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Agile Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Objective-C Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior iOS Android Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior iOS Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) Pixi.js
1 14 (29.17%) WebGL
2 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 11 (22.92%) Apache Cordova
3 11 (22.92%) React Native
4 10 (20.83%) React
5 9 (18.75%) REST
5 9 (18.75%) Web Services
6 8 (16.67%) HTML
7 7 (14.58%) HTML5
7 7 (14.58%) JSON
8 4 (8.33%) Cocoa
8 4 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (8.33%) CSS
8 4 (8.33%) HTML5 Canvas
9 3 (6.25%) .NET
9 3 (6.25%) Ember.js
10 1 (2.08%) Android SDK
10 1 (2.08%) MvvmCross
10 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 9 (18.75%) User Experience
3 7 (14.58%) Mobile Games
4 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (10.42%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (8.33%) iPhone
7 1 (2.08%) CAN bus
7 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.08%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Android
2 17 (35.42%) Apple iOS
3 8 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.08%) Linux
5 1 (2.08%) OS/2
5 1 (2.08%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) TDD
3 14 (29.17%) BDD
3 14 (29.17%) iOS Development
4 10 (20.83%) OOP
5 9 (18.75%) Game Development
6 7 (14.58%) Mobile Development
6 7 (14.58%) Project Management
6 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (10.42%) 3D Programming
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.42%) OO
8 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Change Control
9 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) Java
2 26 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 13 (27.08%) ES6
4 12 (25.00%) Objective-C
5 6 (12.50%) Apple Swift
6 4 (8.33%) C#
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
8 2 (4.17%) C++
8 2 (4.17%) SQL
9 1 (2.08%) Perl
9 1 (2.08%) Python
9 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Apigee
1 3 (6.25%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.08%) Facebook
2 1 (2.08%) Google
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Twitter