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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Android Software Development
Rank 121 115 125
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Android Development 27 42 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 1.01% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.27% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 7
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £316 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-18.86% +36.36%
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
2669 3305 2519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.90% 79.56% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1781 2013 1494
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 128 106
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +1 24 £400 +14.28% 10
Cheshire -3 2 £375 -7.40% 2
Lancashire - 1 £350 - 4
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 64 (100.00%) Android
2 44 (68.75%) Java
3 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (45.31%) Git (software)
5 25 (39.06%) Apple iOS
6 24 (37.50%) BDD
6 24 (37.50%) TDD
6 24 (37.50%) Mobile Development
7 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
8 18 (28.13%) OOP
8 18 (28.13%) Mobile App
8 18 (28.13%) iOS Development
9 16 (25.00%) REST
9 16 (25.00%) Games
10 15 (23.44%) Objective-C
11 14 (21.88%) Scrum
11 14 (21.88%) Subversion
12 13 (20.31%) JSON
12 13 (20.31%) User Experience
13 12 (18.75%) Mentoring
14 11 (17.19%) React Native
14 11 (17.19%) Retail
14 11 (17.19%) Apache Cordova
14 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
14 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
14 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
14 11 (17.19%) Project Management
15 10 (15.63%) Automated Testing
15 10 (15.63%) React
15 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing

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 (1.56%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Google Play
1 2 (3.13%) TestFlight
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) HTTP
1 6 (9.38%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (1.56%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.56%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.13%) SQLite
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (45.31%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.88%) Subversion
3 8 (12.50%) Android Studio
3 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.38%) JIRA
4 6 (9.38%) JUnit
4 6 (9.38%) Xcode
5 2 (3.13%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.56%) Calabash
6 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.56%) Hudson
6 1 (1.56%) Robotium
6 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (25.00%) Games
2 11 (17.19%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (98.44%) Developer
2 57 (89.06%) Android Developer
3 13 (20.31%) iOS Developer
4 12 (18.75%) iOS Android Developer
4 12 (18.75%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Agile Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Java Android Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Java Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Lead Android Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Lead Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Senior Android Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Java Mobile Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Objective-C Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Applications Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Xamarin Developer
10 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) REST
2 13 (20.31%) JSON
3 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
3 11 (17.19%) Apache Cordova
3 11 (17.19%) React Native
4 10 (15.63%) Pixi.js
4 10 (15.63%) React
4 10 (15.63%) WebGL
5 8 (12.50%) Web Services
6 6 (9.38%) Cocoa
6 6 (9.38%) XML
7 5 (7.81%) Android SDK
7 5 (7.81%) HTML
7 5 (7.81%) RESTful
8 4 (6.25%) .NET
8 4 (6.25%) HTML5
9 2 (3.13%) Cocoa Touch
9 2 (3.13%) CSS
9 2 (3.13%) Ember.js
9 2 (3.13%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Mobile App
2 13 (20.31%) User Experience
3 7 (10.94%) Mobile Games
4 5 (7.81%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.13%) iPhone
7 1 (1.56%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.56%) New Media
7 1 (1.56%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Android
2 25 (39.06%) Apple iOS
3 8 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.56%) OS/2
5 1 (1.56%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (37.50%) BDD
2 24 (37.50%) Mobile Development
2 24 (37.50%) TDD
3 18 (28.13%) iOS Development
3 18 (28.13%) OOP
4 14 (21.88%) Scrum
5 12 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
6 11 (17.19%) Project Management
6 11 (17.19%) Software Engineering
7 10 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
8 9 (14.06%) Game Development
9 5 (7.81%) 3D Programming
9 5 (7.81%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.25%) OO
11 3 (4.69%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (68.75%) Java
2 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.44%) Objective-C
4 10 (15.63%) ES6
5 7 (10.94%) Apple Swift
6 4 (6.25%) C++
7 3 (4.69%) C#
8 2 (3.13%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) C
9 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Xamarin
2 3 (4.69%) Apigee
2 3 (4.69%) Google
3 1 (1.56%) Facebook
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