The table below looks at the statistics for Android SDK 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 SDK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 131 128 126
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.39% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
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£305 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
776 776 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.36% 28.10% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 418 498
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.88 £16.00 £13.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.96 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Android SDK
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android SDK across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Android SDK Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Android SDK
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 SDK across the North West region.

Android SDK Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Android SDK
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 SDK across the North West region.

Android SDK Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Android SDK
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 SDK within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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 3 £305 -18.66% 1
Merseyside - - - -
Android SDK
England

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Android SDK 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 SDK.

1 8 (100.00%) Android
2 6 (75.00%) Android Development
3 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
3 5 (62.50%) iOS SDK
3 5 (62.50%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) SQLite
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3
6 2 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (25.00%) REST
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
7 1 (12.50%) Social Media
7 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
7 1 (12.50%) UIKit
7 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (12.50%) Analytics
7 1 (12.50%) Worklight

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Android SDK 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 SDK. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Xcode
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Android Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) iOS SDK
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) UIKit
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Worklight
4 1 (12.50%) Android NDK
4 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
4 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Android
2 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Android Development
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Kony