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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 100 84 102
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Android 61 87 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.75% 1.94% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.76% 9.82% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 56 22
Median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £286 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +15.38%
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
696 886 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.92% 19.78% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 481 405
Median daily rate £395 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 110 100
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +14 52 £413 +17.85% 27
Merseyside +4 2 £186 +30.70%
Cheshire -30 2 £394 -3.96% 6
Lancashire - 2 £300 - 3
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (60.22%) Android Development
3 51 (54.84%) Java
4 45 (48.39%) Apple iOS
5 32 (34.41%) Mobile Development
6 30 (32.26%) Git (software)
7 28 (30.11%) BDD
8 27 (29.03%) OOP
9 26 (27.96%) TDD
9 26 (27.96%) Mobile App
10 25 (26.88%) User Experience
11 23 (24.73%) iOS Development
11 23 (24.73%) Scrum
12 20 (21.51%) Objective-C
12 20 (21.51%) Subversion
13 17 (18.28%) Windows
14 16 (17.20%) Unit Testing
15 14 (15.05%) REST
16 13 (13.98%) JSON
17 12 (12.90%) Software Engineering
17 12 (12.90%) E-Commerce
17 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
17 12 (12.90%) Project Management
18 11 (11.83%) Automated Testing
18 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
19 10 (10.75%) Apple Swift
19 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
19 10 (10.75%) RESTful
19 10 (10.75%) Retail
19 10 (10.75%) OO

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 (2.15%) Marvel
2 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.08%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Office
2 2 (2.15%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (2.15%) Pixate
3 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) G Suite
1 2 (2.15%) Google Play
1 2 (2.15%) Office 365
1 2 (2.15%) TestFlight
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) HTTP
1 8 (8.60%) Internet
2 3 (3.23%) Network Security
2 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.15%) IMAP
3 2 (2.15%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.08%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.08%) DHCP
4 1 (1.08%) DNS
4 1 (1.08%) LAN
4 1 (1.08%) NFC
4 1 (1.08%) VoIP
4 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) Hazelcast
1 2 (2.15%) MySQL
1 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.15%) SQLite
2 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 20 (21.51%) Subversion
3 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
4 9 (9.68%) Android Studio
4 9 (9.68%) JUnit
5 6 (6.45%) JIRA
5 6 (6.45%) Xcode
6 5 (5.38%) Maven
7 4 (4.30%) Calabash
8 3 (3.23%) Gradle
8 3 (3.23%) Hudson
8 3 (3.23%) Robotium
8 3 (3.23%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.15%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.15%) CocoaPods
10 1 (1.08%) Appium
10 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.08%) Selenium
10 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (10.75%) Retail
2 8 (8.60%) Games
3 6 (6.45%) Finance
4 5 (5.38%) Publishing
5 2 (2.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.08%) French Language
6 1 (1.08%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (74.19%) Developer
2 52 (55.91%) Android Developer
3 18 (19.35%) iOS Developer
4 16 (17.20%) Mobile Developer
5 15 (16.13%) Java Developer
6 11 (11.83%) iOS Android Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Agile Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Java Android Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Lead Android Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Lead Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Objective-C Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Senior Android Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Java Mobile Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Android Engineer
11 3 (3.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Mobile Tester
11 3 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) REST
2 13 (13.98%) JSON
3 10 (10.75%) RESTful
3 10 (10.75%) Web Services
4 9 (9.68%) XML
5 6 (6.45%) Cocoa
5 6 (6.45%) HTML
6 5 (5.38%) Android SDK
6 5 (5.38%) HTML5
7 4 (4.30%) .NET
7 4 (4.30%) Grails
7 4 (4.30%) Spring
8 3 (3.23%) CSS
9 2 (2.15%) Android NDK
9 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.15%) Cocoa Touch
9 2 (2.15%) Framer.js
9 2 (2.15%) RxJava
9 2 (2.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (1.08%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.96%) Mobile App
2 25 (26.88%) User Experience
3 3 (3.23%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.23%) iPad
3 3 (3.23%) Streaming Media
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) iPhone
5 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (48.39%) Apple iOS
2 17 (18.28%) Windows
3 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.15%) Linux
5 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.08%) OS/2
6 1 (1.08%) Unix
6 1 (1.08%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (62.37%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (60.22%) Android Development
3 32 (34.41%) Mobile Development
4 28 (30.11%) BDD
5 27 (29.03%) OOP
6 26 (27.96%) TDD
7 23 (24.73%) iOS Development
7 23 (24.73%) Scrum
8 16 (17.20%) Unit Testing
9 12 (12.90%) E-Commerce
9 12 (12.90%) Project Management
9 12 (12.90%) Software Engineering
10 11 (11.83%) Automated Testing
11 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
11 10 (10.75%) OO
12 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (9.68%) Software Testing
13 5 (5.38%) Web Development
14 4 (4.30%) CRM
14 4 (4.30%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 51 (54.84%) Java
2 20 (21.51%) Objective-C
3 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.75%) Apple Swift
5 7 (7.53%) C++
6 3 (3.23%) C#
6 3 (3.23%) Groovy
6 3 (3.23%) PHP
6 3 (3.23%) Scala
7 2 (2.15%) C
7 2 (2.15%) SQL
8 1 (1.08%) Lua
8 1 (1.08%) Python
8 1 (1.08%) Ruby
8 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.15%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) Dovecot
2 2 (2.15%) Postfix
2 2 (2.15%) Samba
3 1 (1.08%) Docker
3 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Google
3 3 (3.23%) Apple
3 3 (3.23%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.15%) Adobe
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle
4 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.08%) Apigee
5 1 (1.08%) Citrix
5 1 (1.08%) Facebook
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