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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 122 75 123
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +48
Contract jobs citing Android 41 85 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 2.25% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.28% 10.59% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 12
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £265 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £415 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+65.00% -4.76%
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
776 803 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.94% 21.26% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 419 355
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 82 77
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.15 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -17 29 £405 +15.71% 28
Cheshire -22 8 £350 -5.40% 5
Merseyside -11 1 £350 +133.33% 3
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 58 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (61.11%) Android Development
3 45 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 42 (46.67%) Java
5 35 (38.89%) Mobile App
6 28 (31.11%) User Experience
7 27 (30.00%) Mobile Development
8 25 (27.78%) Scrum
9 20 (22.22%) TDD
9 20 (22.22%) iOS Development
10 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 18 (20.00%) Objective-C
10 18 (20.00%) OO
11 17 (18.89%) OOP
12 16 (17.78%) BDD
13 15 (16.67%) JSON
14 14 (15.56%) Windows
14 14 (15.56%) Project Management
15 13 (14.44%) Web Services
15 13 (14.44%) REST
16 12 (13.33%) Jenkins
17 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
17 11 (12.22%) RESTful
18 10 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
18 10 (11.11%) Unit Testing
18 10 (11.11%) Android SDK
18 10 (11.11%) Banking
18 10 (11.11%) Apple Swift
19 9 (10.00%) Subversion
19 9 (10.00%) Android Studio

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 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.22%) Marvel
3 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (2.22%) MS Office
1 2 (2.22%) Pixate
2 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Google Play
1 2 (2.22%) TestFlight
2 1 (1.11%) GitHub
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) Internet
2 3 (3.33%) HTTP
2 3 (3.33%) Network Security
3 2 (2.22%) LAN
3 2 (2.22%) SSL
3 2 (2.22%) VPN
3 2 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (1.11%) DHCP
4 1 (1.11%) DNS
4 1 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.11%) VoIP
4 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.22%) SQLite
3 1 (1.11%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.00%) Android Studio
3 9 (10.00%) Subversion
4 8 (8.89%) JUnit
5 7 (7.78%) Gradle
6 6 (6.67%) JIRA
7 4 (4.44%) Maven
8 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.22%) Ant
9 2 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (2.22%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.22%) Calabash
9 2 (2.22%) Hudson
9 2 (2.22%) Mockito
9 2 (2.22%) Robolectric
9 2 (2.22%) Robotium
9 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.22%) Xcode
General
1 10 (11.11%) Banking
2 8 (8.89%) Finance
3 6 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Publishing
5 2 (2.22%) Local Government
5 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Billing
6 1 (1.11%) French Language
6 1 (1.11%) Games
6 1 (1.11%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (70.00%) Developer
2 46 (51.11%) Android Developer
3 18 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 15 (16.67%) iOS Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.00%) iOS Android Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Java Android Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Agile Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Applications Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Lead Android Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Java Mobile Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Objective-C Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.33%) Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Android Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) JSON
2 13 (14.44%) REST
2 13 (14.44%) Web Services
3 11 (12.22%) RESTful
4 10 (11.11%) Android SDK
5 8 (8.89%) XML
6 6 (6.67%) HTML
6 6 (6.67%) HTML5
7 5 (5.56%) .NET
8 4 (4.44%) Cocoa
8 4 (4.44%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (4.44%) CSS
8 4 (4.44%) Spring
9 3 (3.33%) Grails
9 3 (3.33%) SOAP
10 2 (2.22%) Android NDK
10 2 (2.22%) Flash
10 2 (2.22%) iOS SDK
10 2 (2.22%) jQuery
10 2 (2.22%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.89%) Mobile App
2 28 (31.11%) User Experience
3 6 (6.67%) iPad
4 4 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.44%) iPhone
5 3 (3.33%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) Streaming Media
7 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.11%) FMCG
7 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 45 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 14 (15.56%) Windows
3 5 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.11%) Unix
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (61.11%) Android Development
3 27 (30.00%) Mobile Development
4 25 (27.78%) Scrum
5 20 (22.22%) iOS Development
5 20 (22.22%) TDD
6 18 (20.00%) OO
7 17 (18.89%) OOP
8 16 (17.78%) BDD
9 14 (15.56%) Project Management
10 10 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.67%) Web Development
12 5 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (5.56%) Kanban
12 5 (5.56%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
13 4 (4.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (46.67%) Java
2 18 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.11%) Apple Swift
5 5 (5.56%) C#
5 5 (5.56%) C++
6 4 (4.44%) C
7 3 (3.33%) Groovy
7 3 (3.33%) PHP
7 3 (3.33%) Scala
8 2 (2.22%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.11%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.11%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.11%) F#
9 1 (1.11%) Lua
9 1 (1.11%) Python
9 1 (1.11%) Ruby
9 1 (1.11%) SQL
9 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.11%) ACSA
4 1 (1.11%) CCDP
4 1 (1.11%) CCIP
4 1 (1.11%) CCNA
4 1 (1.11%) CCNP
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.11%) CISM
4 1 (1.11%) CISSP
4 1 (1.11%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.11%) MCDST
4 1 (1.11%) MCITP
4 1 (1.11%) MCP
4 1 (1.11%) MCSA
4 1 (1.11%) MCSE
4 1 (1.11%) MCTS
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) Docker
3 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) Citrix
3 4 (4.44%) Google
3 4 (4.44%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.33%) Juniper
4 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.22%) Adobe
5 2 (2.22%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (1.11%) Apple
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco
6 1 (1.11%) EMC
6 1 (1.11%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
6 1 (1.11%) Kony
6 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.11%) Wyse
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