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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development
Rank 119 110 112
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Android Development 19 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.67% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.91% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 14
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£365 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
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
2386 2077 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.39% 73.19% 66.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1041 1026
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 112 100
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.04 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -5.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £72.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -11 9 £350 +16.66% 10
Cheshire +8 8 £396 +13.21% 2
Lancashire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 23 (100.00%) Android
2 14 (60.87%) Apple iOS
3 13 (56.52%) iOS Development
4 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
5 11 (47.83%) Mobile App
6 10 (43.48%) .NET
7 9 (39.13%) Java
7 9 (39.13%) XML
7 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (34.78%) HTML
8 8 (34.78%) Web Services
9 7 (30.43%) OO
10 6 (26.09%) Finance
10 6 (26.09%) Objective-C
10 6 (26.09%) Android SDK
11 5 (21.74%) iOS SDK
11 5 (21.74%) Ruby
11 5 (21.74%) HTML5
11 5 (21.74%) JSON
11 5 (21.74%) RESTful
11 5 (21.74%) SQLite
11 5 (21.74%) OOD
12 4 (17.39%) Windows
12 4 (17.39%) CSS
12 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (17.39%) Statistics
12 4 (17.39%) Xcode
12 4 (17.39%) CSS3
12 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
12 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQLite
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Xcode
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (4.35%) Calabash
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Android Developer
3 5 (21.74%) iOS Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Software Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) XML
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 6 (26.09%) Android SDK
5 5 (21.74%) iOS SDK
5 5 (21.74%) HTML5
5 5 (21.74%) JSON
5 5 (21.74%) RESTful
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (17.39%) CSS3
6 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
6 4 (17.39%) Apache Cordova
7 3 (13.04%) Android NDK
7 3 (13.04%) Worklight
8 2 (8.70%) SOAP
8 2 (8.70%) XSLT
8 2 (8.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Mobile App
2 4 (17.39%) Statistics
3 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
3 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) Telematics
5 1 (4.35%) Social Media
5 1 (4.35%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Android
2 14 (60.87%) Apple iOS
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) iOS Development
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) OOD
5 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (13.04%) Memory Management
5 3 (13.04%) Web Design
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.35%) Information Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) Objective-C
4 5 (21.74%) Ruby
5 3 (13.04%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Kony
1 3 (13.04%) Xamarin
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Appcelerator
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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