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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 120 78 112
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +34
Contract jobs citing Android 45 84 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 2.15% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.20% 9.98% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 14
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £252 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £403 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.92%
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
866 842 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.41% 21.55% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 417 317
Median daily rate £375 £366 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +33.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 107 122
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £11.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £20.19 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 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
Cheshire -28 19 £360 +2.85% 10
Manchester -18 16 £350 - 21
Merseyside -5 1 - - 5
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Android 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.

1 78 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 48 (41.03%) Mobile App
3 47 (40.17%) Android Development
4 46 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (32.48%) Java
6 29 (24.79%) Windows
7 22 (18.80%) Mobile Device Management
8 21 (17.95%) Scrum
9 20 (17.09%) iOS Development
10 19 (16.24%) User Experience
10 19 (16.24%) VPN
11 18 (15.38%) Web Services
11 18 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 17 (14.53%) HTML
12 17 (14.53%) OO
12 17 (14.53%) TDD
12 17 (14.53%) Problem Management
12 17 (14.53%) AirWatch
13 16 (13.68%) Android SDK
13 16 (13.68%) JSON
13 16 (13.68%) Banking
14 15 (12.82%) Mobile Development
15 14 (11.97%) Objective-C
15 14 (11.97%) ITIL
15 14 (11.97%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (11.11%) Wireless
17 12 (10.26%) .NET
17 12 (10.26%) Microsoft
17 12 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
18 11 (9.40%) Mobile Application Development

Android
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 6 (5.13%) CMS
1 6 (5.13%) Skype for Business
2 5 (4.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.42%) IIS
4 3 (2.56%) Drupal
4 3 (2.56%) Node.js
4 3 (2.56%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (1.71%) Route 53
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.24%) VPN
2 14 (11.97%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (11.11%) Wireless
4 7 (5.98%) Internet
5 5 (4.27%) SSL
6 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.71%) Firewall
7 2 (1.71%) NAS
7 2 (1.71%) Skype
8 1 (0.85%) HTTP
8 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.85%) LAN
8 1 (0.85%) Multicast
8 1 (0.85%) Network Security
8 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.71%) Big Data
4 2 (1.71%) MySQL
4 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.71%) SQLite
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.98%) Gradle
3 6 (5.13%) JUnit
3 6 (5.13%) Subversion
4 5 (4.27%) Android Studio
4 5 (4.27%) Ant
4 5 (4.27%) Xcode
5 4 (3.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.56%) JIRA
7 2 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.71%) Calabash
7 2 (1.71%) Mockito
7 2 (1.71%) Robolectric
8 1 (0.85%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.85%) QUnit
General
1 16 (13.68%) Banking
2 10 (8.55%) Finance
3 4 (3.42%) Local Government
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (48.72%) Developer
2 34 (29.06%) Android Developer
3 14 (11.97%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (9.40%) iOS Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Administrator
6 8 (6.84%) Consultant
6 8 (6.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.13%) iOS Android Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.27%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Java Android Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Security Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Android Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Applications Manager
10 4 (3.42%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.38%) Web Services
2 17 (14.53%) HTML
3 16 (13.68%) Android SDK
3 16 (13.68%) JSON
4 12 (10.26%) .NET
5 11 (9.40%) HTML5
5 11 (9.40%) jQuery
6 10 (8.55%) CSS
6 10 (8.55%) XML
7 9 (7.69%) REST
8 8 (6.84%) iOS SDK
9 7 (5.98%) PhoneGap
10 6 (5.13%) RESTful
11 5 (4.27%) Ajax
12 4 (3.42%) .NET Framework
12 4 (3.42%) Entity Framework
12 4 (3.42%) WCF
13 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
13 3 (2.56%) Cocoa Touch
13 3 (2.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (41.03%) Mobile App
2 19 (16.24%) User Experience
3 12 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (8.55%) Handset
4 10 (8.55%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.84%) Blackberry
6 6 (5.13%) Contactless
7 5 (4.27%) FMCG
8 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.56%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.56%) iPad
9 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.71%) iPhone
9 2 (1.71%) Replication
9 2 (1.71%) Telematics
10 1 (0.85%) BBC
10 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.85%) DTV
10 1 (0.85%) STB
10 1 (0.85%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 78 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 29 (24.79%) Windows
3 9 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.27%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.42%) Windows Phone
5 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.56%) Linux
6 3 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.85%) webOS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.17%) Android Development
2 46 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.80%) Mobile Device Management
4 21 (17.95%) Scrum
5 20 (17.09%) iOS Development
6 17 (14.53%) OO
6 17 (14.53%) Problem Management
6 17 (14.53%) TDD
7 15 (12.82%) Mobile Development
8 14 (11.97%) ITIL
9 11 (9.40%) BDD
9 11 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (9.40%) Mobile Application Development
10 10 (8.55%) Project Management
11 8 (6.84%) DevOps
11 8 (6.84%) Web Development
12 7 (5.98%) Kanban
12 7 (5.98%) OOP
12 7 (5.98%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.48%) Java
2 18 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.97%) Objective-C
4 11 (9.40%) C#
5 7 (5.98%) Apple Swift
6 6 (5.13%) C++
7 4 (3.42%) C
7 4 (3.42%) PHP
7 4 (3.42%) SQL
7 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.56%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.71%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (1.71%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.85%) F#
10 1 (0.85%) Perl
10 1 (0.85%) Python
10 1 (0.85%) R
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby
10 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.27%) CISM
1 5 (4.27%) CISSP
1 5 (4.27%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) ACSA
4 1 (0.85%) ACSP
4 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.85%) MCDST
4 1 (0.85%) MCITP
4 1 (0.85%) MCSE
4 1 (0.85%) MCTS
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.85%) RHCE
4 1 (0.85%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (14.53%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.98%) Citrix
3 6 (5.13%) Google
3 6 (5.13%) Juniper
3 6 (5.13%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.42%) Appcelerator
4 4 (3.42%) Apple
5 3 (2.56%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.56%) OpenText
6 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.71%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) EMC
7 1 (0.85%) HP
7 1 (0.85%) IBM
7 1 (0.85%) Kony
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.85%) Wyse
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