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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development
Rank 131 114 135
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Contract jobs citing Android Development 29 44 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 1.11% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.42% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 6
Median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
3286 3104 2399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.60% 78.11% 75.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2030 1715 1253
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 147 136
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -9 12 £350 - 8
Cheshire -19 12 £350 -4.10%
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (54.17%) Java
4 22 (45.83%) Apple iOS
4 22 (45.83%) Mobile App
5 20 (41.67%) iOS Development
6 16 (33.33%) User Experience
7 15 (31.25%) Mobile Development
7 15 (31.25%) Web Services
8 14 (29.17%) Scrum
8 14 (29.17%) JSON
9 13 (27.08%) OO
9 13 (27.08%) Android SDK
10 10 (20.83%) Objective-C
10 10 (20.83%) TDD
11 8 (16.67%) OOP
12 7 (14.58%) XML
12 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
12 7 (14.58%) .NET
12 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (14.58%) Banking
12 7 (14.58%) REST
13 6 (12.50%) Gradle
13 6 (12.50%) Google
13 6 (12.50%) RESTful
13 6 (12.50%) HTML5
13 6 (12.50%) HTML
13 6 (12.50%) Project Management
14 5 (10.42%) C#
14 5 (10.42%) Ant

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 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon Glacier
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 3 (6.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 3 (6.25%) Route 53
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) Skype
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (6.25%) Big Data
1 3 (6.25%) MySQL
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Gradle
2 5 (10.42%) Ant
2 5 (10.42%) JUnit
3 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (4.17%) Android Studio
4 2 (4.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) Mockito
4 2 (4.17%) Robolectric
4 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.17%) Xcode
5 1 (2.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (14.58%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (87.50%) Developer
2 34 (70.83%) Android Developer
3 10 (20.83%) iOS Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (12.50%) iOS Android Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Applications Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Java Android Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Android Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Java Mobile Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Objective-C Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) iPhone Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Lead Android Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Web Services
2 14 (29.17%) JSON
3 13 (27.08%) Android SDK
4 7 (14.58%) .NET
4 7 (14.58%) REST
4 7 (14.58%) XML
5 6 (12.50%) HTML
5 6 (12.50%) HTML5
5 6 (12.50%) RESTful
6 5 (10.42%) iOS SDK
7 4 (8.33%) jQuery
8 3 (6.25%) CSS
8 3 (6.25%) J2EE
8 3 (6.25%) SOAP
9 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.17%) Ajax
9 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.17%) Flash
9 2 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) Mobile App
2 16 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.25%) iPad
3 3 (6.25%) Replication
3 3 (6.25%) Telematics
4 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.17%) iPhone
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.08%) DTV
5 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.08%) STB
5 1 (2.08%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.08%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Android
2 22 (45.83%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Windows
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) iOS Development
3 15 (31.25%) Mobile Development
4 14 (29.17%) Scrum
5 13 (27.08%) OO
6 10 (20.83%) TDD
7 8 (16.67%) OOP
8 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.50%) Project Management
10 5 (10.42%) BDD
10 5 (10.42%) DevOps
10 5 (10.42%) Kanban
11 4 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
12 3 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
12 3 (6.25%) MVC
12 3 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
12 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) Java
2 10 (20.83%) Objective-C
3 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.42%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) Apple Swift
5 3 (6.25%) C
5 3 (6.25%) SQL
6 2 (4.17%) ActionScript
6 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.08%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (2.08%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Google
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.17%) Appcelerator
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.08%) OpenText
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