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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 96 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Contract jobs citing Android 62 103 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.95% 2.46% 2.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.93% 12.96% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 72 40
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £313 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £524 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £99.88 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.48% +263.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £19.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +30.00%
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
694 795 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.80% 18.99% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 424 358
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 86 94
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +7 48 £400 +9.58% 24
Cheshire -21 12 £438 -2.77% 4
Lancashire 0 1 £350 - 4
Merseyside 0 1 - - 1
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 72 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (51.61%) Android Development
3 63 (50.81%) Apple iOS
4 60 (48.39%) Java
5 37 (29.84%) Git (software)
5 37 (29.84%) Mobile Development
6 34 (27.42%) BDD
7 33 (26.61%) JavaScript
7 33 (26.61%) TDD
8 32 (25.81%) Mobile App
9 28 (22.58%) Games
10 25 (20.16%) Scrum
10 25 (20.16%) Windows
10 25 (20.16%) iOS Development
11 23 (18.55%) OOP
12 22 (17.74%) User Experience
13 19 (15.32%) Objective-C
13 19 (15.32%) Subversion
14 18 (14.52%) Project Management
14 18 (14.52%) REST
15 17 (13.71%) AngularJS
15 17 (13.71%) Software Engineering
16 16 (12.90%) Apache Cordova
16 16 (12.90%) JSON
17 15 (12.10%) HTML
17 15 (12.10%) React Native
18 14 (11.29%) ES6
18 14 (11.29%) React
18 14 (11.29%) Web Services
18 14 (11.29%) Automated Testing

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 (1.61%) Marvel
2 1 (0.81%) Apache
2 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.81%) CMS
2 1 (0.81%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.81%) nginx
2 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (1.61%) MS Office
1 2 (1.61%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) G Suite
1 2 (1.61%) Google Play
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.61%) TestFlight
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) IaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) PaaS
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) Internet
2 8 (6.45%) HTTP
3 3 (2.42%) Network Security
3 3 (2.42%) SSL
3 3 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.61%) Firewall
4 2 (1.61%) IMAP
4 2 (1.61%) IPsec
4 2 (1.61%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.81%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.81%) LDAP
5 1 (0.81%) NFC
5 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.84%) MySQL
2 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.42%) SQLite
4 2 (1.61%) Hazelcast
4 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.81%) Big Data
5 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (29.84%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.32%) Subversion
3 11 (8.87%) Jenkins
4 10 (8.06%) JIRA
5 8 (6.45%) Android Studio
5 8 (6.45%) JUnit
6 6 (4.84%) Xcode
7 5 (4.03%) Maven
8 4 (3.23%) Calabash
9 3 (2.42%) Babel
9 3 (2.42%) Gradle
9 3 (2.42%) Hudson
9 3 (2.42%) Robotium
9 3 (2.42%) Selenium
9 3 (2.42%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.42%) webpack
10 2 (1.61%) CocoaPods
11 1 (0.81%) Appium
11 1 (0.81%) LoadUI
11 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (22.58%) Games
2 11 (8.87%) Retail
3 9 (7.26%) Finance
4 3 (2.42%) Publishing
5 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Local Government
6 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 86 (69.35%) Developer
2 58 (46.77%) Android Developer
3 20 (16.13%) iOS Developer
4 19 (15.32%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.68%) iOS Android Developer
5 12 (9.68%) Mobile Developer
6 9 (7.26%) Agile Developer
6 9 (7.26%) Java Android Developer
6 9 (7.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Lead Android Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Lead Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Senior Android Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Applications Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Java Mobile Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Objective-C Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.23%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.23%) Applications Project Manager
9 4 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.52%) REST
2 17 (13.71%) AngularJS
3 16 (12.90%) Apache Cordova
3 16 (12.90%) JSON
4 15 (12.10%) HTML
4 15 (12.10%) React Native
5 14 (11.29%) React
5 14 (11.29%) Web Services
6 13 (10.48%) HTML5
7 12 (9.68%) WebGL
8 11 (8.87%) Pixi.js
9 10 (8.06%) XML
10 9 (7.26%) .NET
10 9 (7.26%) RESTful
11 6 (4.84%) Cocoa
11 6 (4.84%) CSS
11 6 (4.84%) Ember.js
12 5 (4.03%) Android SDK
12 5 (4.03%) Spring
13 4 (3.23%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.81%) Mobile App
2 22 (17.74%) User Experience
3 7 (5.65%) Mobile Games
4 6 (4.84%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (4.84%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.42%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.42%) iPhone
6 3 (2.42%) Streaming Media
7 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.81%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.81%) New Media
8 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (50.81%) Apple iOS
2 25 (20.16%) Windows
3 9 (7.26%) Windows Phone
4 4 (3.23%) Linux
4 4 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.42%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.42%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.61%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.81%) OS/2
7 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.81%) Unix
7 1 (0.81%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (51.61%) Android Development
3 37 (29.84%) Mobile Development
4 34 (27.42%) BDD
5 33 (26.61%) TDD
6 25 (20.16%) iOS Development
6 25 (20.16%) Scrum
7 23 (18.55%) OOP
8 18 (14.52%) Project Management
9 17 (13.71%) Software Engineering
10 14 (11.29%) Automated Testing
10 14 (11.29%) Game Development
10 14 (11.29%) Unit Testing
11 13 (10.48%) E-Commerce
11 13 (10.48%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (6.45%) Software Testing
14 7 (5.65%) Mobile Device Management
15 6 (4.84%) 3D Programming
15 6 (4.84%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.39%) Java
2 33 (26.61%) JavaScript
3 19 (15.32%) Objective-C
4 14 (11.29%) ES6
5 10 (8.06%) C#
6 9 (7.26%) Apple Swift
7 5 (4.03%) C++
8 4 (3.23%) SQL
9 3 (2.42%) ActionScript
9 3 (2.42%) ECMAScript
9 3 (2.42%) Groovy
9 3 (2.42%) PHP
9 3 (2.42%) Scala
10 2 (1.61%) Ruby
11 1 (0.81%) C
11 1 (0.81%) Lua
11 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.61%) Docker
2 2 (1.61%) Dovecot
2 2 (1.61%) Postfix
2 2 (1.61%) Samba
3 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) AirWatch
2 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (8.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.45%) Apple
3 6 (4.84%) Xamarin
4 5 (4.03%) Google
5 3 (2.42%) Apigee
6 2 (1.61%) Adobe
6 2 (1.61%) Cisco
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle
6 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.81%) AppSense
7 1 (0.81%) Facebook
7 1 (0.81%) Intel Security
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