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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England / North West
Rank 79 107 117
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +10
Contract jobs citing Android 49 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.88% 1.36% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.32% 6.55% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 18
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £310 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £21.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year
+24.41% -28.80%

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
526 779 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.23% 20.71% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 407 344
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 90 93
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 19 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Android Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 February 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 +30 33 £425 +28.30% 24
Cheshire +7 6 £325 - 11
Merseyside +1 6 £225 -30.76% 1
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 66 (57.89%) Apple iOS
2 57 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (42.98%) Android Development
4 44 (38.60%) JavaScript
5 41 (35.96%) Mobile App
6 40 (35.09%) Java
7 32 (28.07%) Games
8 29 (25.44%) TDD
9 28 (24.56%) BDD
10 27 (23.68%) Git (software)
11 25 (21.93%) HTML
11 25 (21.93%) Windows
12 22 (19.30%) iOS Development
13 21 (18.42%) Apache Cordova
13 21 (18.42%) AngularJS
13 21 (18.42%) HTML5
13 21 (18.42%) Mobile Development
14 20 (17.54%) Scrum
15 19 (16.67%) React
16 18 (15.79%) ES6
17 16 (14.04%) WebGL
17 16 (14.04%) Software Engineering
17 16 (14.04%) Web Services
17 16 (14.04%) C#
17 16 (14.04%) Pixi.js
18 15 (13.16%) React Native
18 15 (13.16%) Project Management
19 14 (12.28%) Objective-C
19 14 (12.28%) User Experience
20 13 (11.40%) Game 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 3 (2.63%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.88%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (0.88%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) nginx
3 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) GitHub
1 4 (3.51%) TestFlight
2 3 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) G Suite
3 1 (0.88%) IaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Office 365
3 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.88%) PaaS
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (5.26%) Internet
2 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.51%) SSL
4 3 (2.63%) Bluetooth
4 3 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.63%) NFC
5 2 (1.75%) Firewall
5 2 (1.75%) HTTP
5 2 (1.75%) IMAP
5 2 (1.75%) IPsec
5 2 (1.75%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.75%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) DHCP
6 1 (0.88%) DLNA
6 1 (0.88%) DNS
6 1 (0.88%) LDAP
6 1 (0.88%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) MySQL
2 7 (6.14%) SQLite
3 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.14%) JIRA
3 7 (6.14%) Subversion
3 7 (6.14%) Xcode
4 5 (4.39%) Android Studio
4 5 (4.39%) Babel
5 4 (3.51%) CocoaPods
5 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.51%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.51%) Mocha
5 4 (3.51%) webpack
6 3 (2.63%) Selenium
7 1 (0.88%) Calabash
7 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.88%) JMeter
7 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.88%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.88%) Maven
7 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (28.07%) Games
2 11 (9.65%) Finance
3 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.88%) Local Government
5 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 72 (63.16%) Developer
2 39 (34.21%) Android Developer
3 17 (14.91%) iOS Developer
4 14 (12.28%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (11.40%) Mobile Developer
6 12 (10.53%) Applications Developer
7 10 (8.77%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.77%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 8 (7.02%) iOS Android Developer
8 8 (7.02%) Project Manager
9 7 (6.14%) Senior Android Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.39%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.51%) Analyst
12 4 (3.51%) Applications Manager
12 4 (3.51%) Applications Project Manager
12 4 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (3.51%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.51%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.93%) HTML
2 21 (18.42%) AngularJS
2 21 (18.42%) Apache Cordova
2 21 (18.42%) HTML5
3 19 (16.67%) React
4 16 (14.04%) Pixi.js
4 16 (14.04%) Web Services
4 16 (14.04%) WebGL
5 15 (13.16%) React Native
6 12 (10.53%) .NET
6 12 (10.53%) REST
7 9 (7.89%) CSS
7 9 (7.89%) JSON
8 7 (6.14%) Ember.js
9 6 (5.26%) SOAP
10 4 (3.51%) Cocoa
10 4 (3.51%) Cocoa Touch
10 4 (3.51%) HTML5 Canvas
10 4 (3.51%) Node.js
11 3 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (35.96%) Mobile App
2 14 (12.28%) User Experience
3 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.14%) Mobile Games
5 6 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (5.26%) Blackberry
6 5 (4.39%) iPhone
7 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.75%) MPEG
7 2 (1.75%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.88%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.88%) New Media
8 1 (0.88%) Statistics
8 1 (0.88%) STB
Operating Systems
1 66 (57.89%) Apple iOS
2 25 (21.93%) Windows
3 8 (7.02%) Linux
3 8 (7.02%) Windows Phone
4 6 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.39%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.51%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.88%) OS/2
8 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.88%) Unix
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (42.98%) Android Development
3 29 (25.44%) TDD
4 28 (24.56%) BDD
5 22 (19.30%) iOS Development
6 21 (18.42%) Mobile Development
7 20 (17.54%) Scrum
8 16 (14.04%) Software Engineering
9 15 (13.16%) Project Management
10 13 (11.40%) Game Development
10 13 (11.40%) OOP
11 9 (7.89%) Mobile Application Development
11 9 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (7.02%) Software Testing
13 7 (6.14%) OO
14 6 (5.26%) 3D Programming
14 6 (5.26%) Mentoring
14 6 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
14 6 (5.26%) Unit Testing
15 5 (4.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.60%) JavaScript
2 40 (35.09%) Java
3 18 (15.79%) ES6
4 16 (14.04%) C#
5 14 (12.28%) Objective-C
6 11 (9.65%) Apple Swift
7 10 (8.77%) SQL
8 5 (4.39%) C++
9 3 (2.63%) ActionScript
9 3 (2.63%) ECMAScript
9 3 (2.63%) PHP
10 2 (1.75%) C
10 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.75%) Python
10 2 (1.75%) Ruby
11 1 (0.88%) Perl
11 1 (0.88%) Scala
11 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.75%) BitLocker
2 2 (1.75%) Dovecot
2 2 (1.75%) Postfix
2 2 (1.75%) Samba
3 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) AirWatch
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.02%) Apple
3 5 (4.39%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.51%) Google
5 3 (2.63%) Apigee
6 2 (1.75%) AppSense
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco
6 2 (1.75%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.88%) Facebook
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle
7 1 (0.88%) Twitter
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago