The table below looks at the statistics for Android 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 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 87 112 115
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Contract jobs citing Android 72 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.89% 1.01% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.06% 4.78% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 19 7
Average daily rate £373 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £245 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 - £18.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.84% -10.78%
Android
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
795 691 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.84% 21.22% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 330 249
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 85 103
Average hourly rate £17.77 £14.35 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.87% -13.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Android
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 across the North West region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Android
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 across the North West region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Android
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +21 38 £444 +29.09% 13
Manchester -18 22 £325 -18.75% 25
Merseyside +7 6 £325 +91.17% 5
Lancashire - 1 - -
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Android 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.

1 118 (76.13%) Apple iOS
2 71 (45.81%) Mobile App
3 69 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (36.77%) Android Development
5 44 (28.39%) Java
6 34 (21.94%) iOS Development
7 33 (21.29%) TDD
7 33 (21.29%) Scrum
8 29 (18.71%) HTML
9 27 (17.42%) Windows
10 26 (16.77%) JavaScript
10 26 (16.77%) JSON
10 26 (16.77%) Git (software)
11 25 (16.13%) Web Services
12 23 (14.84%) Mobile Application Development
13 22 (14.19%) BDD
14 20 (12.90%) CSS
14 20 (12.90%) Project Management
15 19 (12.26%) VPN
15 19 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (12.26%) Objective-C
15 19 (12.26%) HTML5
15 19 (12.26%) Mobile Device Management
15 19 (12.26%) Android SDK
16 18 (11.61%) Mobile Development
16 18 (11.61%) AirWatch
17 17 (10.97%) Kanban
17 17 (10.97%) Problem Management
18 16 (10.32%) Subversion
18 16 (10.32%) ITIL

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Android 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.87%) CMS
1 6 (3.87%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (3.23%) Node.js
3 4 (2.58%) IIS
4 3 (1.94%) Drupal
4 3 (1.94%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.94%) WordPress
5 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.29%) MS Office
2 2 (1.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.65%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.58%) Amazon Glacier
1 4 (2.58%) Amazon S3
1 4 (2.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 4 (2.58%) Route 53
2 1 (0.65%) GitHub
2 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.26%) VPN
2 14 (9.03%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (7.74%) Internet
3 12 (7.74%) Wireless
4 5 (3.23%) SSL
5 4 (2.58%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.94%) DMZ
6 3 (1.94%) WAN
7 2 (1.29%) Firewall
7 2 (1.29%) NAS
7 2 (1.29%) Skype
8 1 (0.65%) HTTP
8 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.65%) Multicast
8 1 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (2.58%) Big Data
2 4 (2.58%) MySQL
2 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.29%) Redis
4 2 (1.29%) SQLite
5 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (16.77%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.32%) Subversion
3 13 (8.39%) Appium
4 12 (7.74%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.10%) JIRA
6 8 (5.16%) Calabash
7 7 (4.52%) Selenium
8 6 (3.87%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.23%) Gradle
10 4 (2.58%) Ant
10 4 (2.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (2.58%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.58%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.58%) Xcode
11 2 (1.29%) Android Studio
11 2 (1.29%) Mocha
11 2 (1.29%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.65%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.65%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (8.39%) Banking
2 8 (5.16%) Finance
3 4 (2.58%) Local Government
4 3 (1.94%) Games
5 2 (1.29%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (42.58%) Developer
2 43 (27.74%) Android Developer
3 17 (10.97%) Mobile Developer
4 15 (9.68%) iOS Developer
5 14 (9.03%) iOS Android Developer
6 13 (8.39%) Analyst
7 11 (7.10%) Architect
7 11 (7.10%) Consultant
8 9 (5.81%) Delivery Manager
9 8 (5.16%) Administrator
9 8 (5.16%) Applications Manager
10 7 (4.52%) Applications Developer
10 7 (4.52%) Mobility Architect
10 7 (4.52%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.52%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.87%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 6 (3.87%) Senior Android Developer
12 5 (3.23%) Applications Support
12 5 (3.23%) Java Developer
13 4 (2.58%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.71%) HTML
2 26 (16.77%) JSON
3 25 (16.13%) Web Services
4 20 (12.90%) CSS
5 19 (12.26%) Android SDK
5 19 (12.26%) HTML5
6 16 (10.32%) REST
7 12 (7.74%) iOS SDK
7 12 (7.74%) jQuery
8 11 (7.10%) .NET
9 10 (6.45%) CSS3
10 7 (4.52%) PhoneGap
10 7 (4.52%) XML
11 5 (3.23%) Ajax
12 4 (2.58%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.58%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.58%) Backbone.js
12 4 (2.58%) J2EE
12 4 (2.58%) Middleware
12 4 (2.58%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (45.81%) Mobile App
2 14 (9.03%) User Experience
3 12 (7.74%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.45%) Handset
4 10 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.87%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.87%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.87%) Contactless
6 5 (3.23%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.58%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.58%) FMCG
7 4 (2.58%) Replication
7 4 (2.58%) Streaming Video
7 4 (2.58%) Telematics
7 4 (2.58%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.29%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.65%) BBC
9 1 (0.65%) DTV
9 1 (0.65%) STB
Operating Systems
1 118 (76.13%) Apple iOS
2 27 (17.42%) Windows
3 9 (5.81%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.23%) Linux
4 5 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.58%) Windows Phone
5 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.94%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.65%) webOS
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (36.77%) Android Development
3 34 (21.94%) iOS Development
4 33 (21.29%) Scrum
4 33 (21.29%) TDD
5 23 (14.84%) Mobile Application Development
6 22 (14.19%) BDD
7 20 (12.90%) Project Management
8 19 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (12.26%) Mobile Device Management
9 18 (11.61%) Mobile Development
10 17 (10.97%) Kanban
10 17 (10.97%) Problem Management
11 16 (10.32%) ITIL
12 13 (8.39%) Automation Testing
12 13 (8.39%) OOP
13 11 (7.10%) E-Commerce
13 11 (7.10%) SDLC
14 9 (5.81%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (5.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.39%) Java
2 26 (16.77%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.26%) Objective-C
4 11 (7.10%) C#
4 11 (7.10%) SQL
5 7 (4.52%) C++
6 5 (3.23%) Apple Swift
7 4 (2.58%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.94%) ActionScript
8 3 (1.94%) PHP
9 2 (1.29%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (1.29%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (1.29%) C
10 1 (0.65%) Perl
10 1 (0.65%) Python
10 1 (0.65%) R
10 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (5.16%) Degree
2 4 (2.58%) CISM
2 4 (2.58%) CISSP
2 4 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.94%) ACSA
3 3 (1.94%) ACSP
3 3 (1.94%) CCIP
3 3 (1.94%) CCNA
3 3 (1.94%) CCNP
3 3 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.94%) IBM Certification
3 3 (1.94%) MCDST
3 3 (1.94%) MCITP
3 3 (1.94%) MCSA
3 3 (1.94%) MCSE
3 3 (1.94%) MCTS
3 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.94%) RHCE
3 3 (1.94%) RHCSA
3 3 (1.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.68%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (11.61%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (9.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.52%) Apple
3 6 (3.87%) Citrix
3 6 (3.87%) Juniper
4 5 (3.23%) Google
5 4 (2.58%) Appcelerator
5 4 (2.58%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.94%) Avaya
6 3 (1.94%) Cisco
6 3 (1.94%) EMC
6 3 (1.94%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.94%) HP
6 3 (1.94%) IBM
6 3 (1.94%) OpenText
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle
6 3 (1.94%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.94%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.29%) Adobe
7 2 (1.29%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.29%) ServiceNow
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