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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 112 84 85
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Contract jobs citing Android 22 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 1.67% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.99% 7.51% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 34
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -66.00%
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
737 639 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.89% 22.30% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 283 290
Average daily rate £320 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 87 93
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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
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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
Manchester -17 19 £350 +7.69% 22
Cheshire -16 2 £563 +87.50% 6
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
Merseyside - - - - 3
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 39 (76.47%) Apple iOS
2 17 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 16 (31.37%) Java
4 14 (27.45%) HTML
5 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
5 13 (25.49%) Objective-C
6 12 (23.53%) iOS Development
7 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
8 10 (19.61%) Android Development
9 9 (17.65%) CSS
9 9 (17.65%) XML
10 8 (15.69%) Spring
10 8 (15.69%) TDD
11 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
11 7 (13.73%) BDD
11 7 (13.73%) HTTP
11 7 (13.73%) Android SDK
12 6 (11.76%) Calabash
12 6 (11.76%) Hazelcast
12 6 (11.76%) iOS SDK
12 6 (11.76%) XML Schema
12 6 (11.76%) JMS
12 6 (11.76%) OOP
12 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
12 6 (11.76%) J2SE
12 6 (11.76%) DOM
12 6 (11.76%) XSLT
12 6 (11.76%) Windows
12 6 (11.76%) Linux
12 6 (11.76%) Servlets

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
2 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Hazelcast
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
2 6 (11.76%) Calabash
2 6 (11.76%) Maven
3 3 (5.88%) Xcode
3 3 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) Ant
General
1 5 (9.80%) Games
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Publishing
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Java Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Mobile Developer
3 6 (11.76%) iOS Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Android Developer
6 3 (5.88%) CSS Developer
6 3 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) HTML
2 9 (17.65%) CSS
2 9 (17.65%) XML
3 8 (15.69%) Spring
4 7 (13.73%) Android SDK
5 6 (11.76%) iOS SDK
5 6 (11.76%) Grails
5 6 (11.76%) Servlets
5 6 (11.76%) J2SE
5 6 (11.76%) JMS
5 6 (11.76%) XML Schema
5 6 (11.76%) DOM
5 6 (11.76%) XSLT
6 5 (9.80%) Flash
7 4 (7.84%) .NET
7 4 (7.84%) Web Services
7 4 (7.84%) HTML5
8 3 (5.88%) JSON
8 3 (5.88%) jQuery
8 3 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.80%) iPad
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) iPhone
4 3 (5.88%) Social Media
5 2 (3.92%) Online Gambling
5 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 39 (76.47%) Apple iOS
2 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) iOS Development
2 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
3 10 (19.61%) Android Development
4 8 (15.69%) TDD
5 7 (13.73%) BDD
6 6 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 6 (11.76%) OOP
7 5 (9.80%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (7.84%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (7.84%) Analytics
8 4 (7.84%) OO
8 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.84%) B2C
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.84%) Pair Programming
8 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.84%) Scrum
9 3 (5.88%) Project Management
9 3 (5.88%) Business Transformation
10 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Java
2 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
2 13 (25.49%) Objective-C
3 6 (11.76%) XPath
4 4 (7.84%) Ruby
5 3 (5.88%) ActionScript
5 3 (5.88%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (3.92%) C
6 2 (3.92%) C#
6 2 (3.92%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle
1 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.92%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.92%) Kony
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Apple
3 1 (1.96%) Google
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