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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England / North West
Rank 86 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Android 48 70 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.83% 1.80% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 9.40% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 53 27
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £313 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +143.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-25.58% -34.35%

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
552 745 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.08% 19.17% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 398 343
Median daily rate £371 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 82 98
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.88 £40.00 £29.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +28 37 £406 +20.37% 27
Cheshire 0 9 £375 -11.76% 6
Merseyside -2 2 £301 - 1
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 64 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (54.31%) Apple iOS
3 55 (47.41%) Android Development
4 50 (43.10%) Java
5 38 (32.76%) Mobile App
5 38 (32.76%) JavaScript
6 34 (29.31%) Games
7 33 (28.45%) BDD
8 32 (27.59%) TDD
9 30 (25.86%) Mobile Development
10 29 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 26 (22.41%) Windows
12 25 (21.55%) Scrum
13 22 (18.97%) HTML
13 22 (18.97%) iOS Development
14 21 (18.10%) Apache Cordova
15 20 (17.24%) AngularJS
16 19 (16.38%) HTML5
16 19 (16.38%) React
17 18 (15.52%) OOP
18 17 (14.66%) Objective-C
18 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
19 16 (13.79%) REST
19 16 (13.79%) Project Management
19 16 (13.79%) User Experience
20 15 (12.93%) React Native
20 15 (12.93%) Game Development
21 14 (12.07%) ES6
22 13 (11.21%) Web Services
22 13 (11.21%) C#

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 2 (1.72%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.86%) Apache
2 1 (0.86%) CMS
2 1 (0.86%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.86%) nginx
2 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) TestFlight
2 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) G Suite
2 2 (1.72%) Google Play
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) IaaS
3 1 (0.86%) Office 365
3 1 (0.86%) PaaS
3 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) Internet
2 6 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (4.31%) HTTP
4 4 (3.45%) SSL
5 3 (2.59%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.72%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.72%) Firewall
6 2 (1.72%) IMAP
6 2 (1.72%) IPsec
6 2 (1.72%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.72%) NFC
6 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.72%) VPN
7 1 (0.86%) LDAP
7 1 (0.86%) Network Security
7 1 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) MySQL
1 7 (6.03%) SQLite
2 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.86%) Big Data
3 1 (0.86%) Hazelcast
3 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.21%) Subversion
3 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.76%) Xcode
5 7 (6.03%) Android Studio
5 7 (6.03%) JIRA
6 5 (4.31%) JUnit
7 4 (3.45%) CocoaPods
8 3 (2.59%) Babel
8 3 (2.59%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.59%) Selenium
8 3 (2.59%) webpack
9 2 (1.72%) Calabash
9 2 (1.72%) Maven
10 1 (0.86%) Hudson
10 1 (0.86%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.86%) JMeter
10 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.86%) Robotium
10 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (29.31%) Games
2 11 (9.48%) Finance
3 6 (5.17%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Publishing
4 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.86%) Local Government
5 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 76 (65.52%) Developer
2 49 (42.24%) Android Developer
3 17 (14.66%) iOS Developer
3 17 (14.66%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (7.76%) Applications Developer
5 9 (7.76%) iOS Android Developer
5 9 (7.76%) Java Android Developer
5 9 (7.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Java Mobile Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Objective-C Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Senior Android Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Agile Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Lead Android Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.45%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.97%) HTML
2 21 (18.10%) Apache Cordova
3 20 (17.24%) AngularJS
4 19 (16.38%) HTML5
4 19 (16.38%) React
5 16 (13.79%) REST
6 15 (12.93%) React Native
7 13 (11.21%) Web Services
8 12 (10.34%) JSON
8 12 (10.34%) WebGL
9 11 (9.48%) Pixi.js
10 10 (8.62%) .NET
11 8 (6.90%) Cocoa
12 7 (6.03%) XML
13 6 (5.17%) CSS
13 6 (5.17%) Ember.js
14 5 (4.31%) SOAP
15 4 (3.45%) Cocoa Touch
15 4 (3.45%) RESTful
16 3 (2.59%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (32.76%) Mobile App
2 16 (13.79%) User Experience
3 7 (6.03%) Mobile Games
4 6 (5.17%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.17%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.31%) iPhone
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.72%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.86%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.86%) New Media
7 1 (0.86%) Statistics
7 1 (0.86%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (54.31%) Apple iOS
2 26 (22.41%) Windows
3 9 (7.76%) Windows Phone
4 5 (4.31%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.31%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.45%) Linux
5 4 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.72%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.86%) OS/2
7 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.86%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (47.41%) Android Development
3 33 (28.45%) BDD
4 32 (27.59%) TDD
5 30 (25.86%) Mobile Development
6 25 (21.55%) Scrum
7 22 (18.97%) iOS Development
8 18 (15.52%) OOP
9 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
10 16 (13.79%) Project Management
11 15 (12.93%) Game Development
12 11 (9.48%) Automated Testing
13 10 (8.62%) Mentoring
13 10 (8.62%) Unit Testing
14 9 (7.76%) E-Commerce
15 8 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
16 6 (5.17%) 3D Programming
16 6 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (5.17%) Mobile Application Development
16 6 (5.17%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.10%) Java
2 38 (32.76%) JavaScript
3 17 (14.66%) Objective-C
4 14 (12.07%) ES6
5 13 (11.21%) C#
6 11 (9.48%) Apple Swift
7 8 (6.90%) SQL
8 3 (2.59%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.59%) C++
8 3 (2.59%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.86%) PHP
9 1 (0.86%) Ruby
9 1 (0.86%) Scala
9 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.72%) BitLocker
2 2 (1.72%) Dovecot
2 2 (1.72%) Postfix
2 2 (1.72%) Samba
3 1 (0.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) AirWatch
2 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.72%) SCCM
4 1 (0.86%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.86%) Puppet
4 1 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.76%) Apple
3 6 (5.17%) Google
4 4 (3.45%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.59%) Apigee
6 2 (1.72%) AppSense
6 2 (1.72%) Cisco
6 2 (1.72%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.86%) Facebook
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