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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 134 63 107
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +44
Contract jobs citing Android 33 85 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 2.33% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.90% 10.68% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 42 18
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £214 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £400 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £13.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+144.23% -50.00%
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
846 796 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.62% 21.86% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 418 330
Median daily rate £375 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 96 99
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.42 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.39% -19.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -24 16 £363 +3.57% 16
Cheshire -28 10 £350 - 12
Merseyside -12 2 £350 +115.38% 2
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 45 (52.33%) Apple iOS
2 44 (51.16%) Android Development
3 43 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (45.35%) Mobile App
5 32 (37.21%) Java
6 21 (24.42%) Scrum
7 19 (22.09%) User Experience
8 18 (20.93%) TDD
9 17 (19.77%) Windows
10 16 (18.60%) Banking
10 16 (18.60%) Mobile Development
11 15 (17.44%) iOS Development
12 14 (16.28%) JSON
12 14 (16.28%) OO
12 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
13 12 (13.95%) ITIL
13 12 (13.95%) Objective-C
13 12 (13.95%) BDD
14 11 (12.79%) Finance
14 11 (12.79%) Web Services
14 11 (12.79%) HTML
14 11 (12.79%) Android SDK
15 10 (11.63%) Project Management
16 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
16 9 (10.47%) CSS
16 9 (10.47%) OOP
16 9 (10.47%) REST
16 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
17 8 (9.30%) Web Development
17 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (6.98%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.49%) CMS
3 3 (3.49%) Drupal
3 3 (3.49%) Node.js
3 3 (3.49%) WordPress
4 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.16%) MS Office
1 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Google Play
2 1 (1.16%) GitHub
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) Internet
2 5 (5.81%) SSL
2 5 (5.81%) VPN
3 2 (2.33%) LAN
3 2 (2.33%) Skype
3 2 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (1.16%) DHCP
4 1 (1.16%) DNS
4 1 (1.16%) Network Security
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.16%) VoIP
4 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.49%) SQLite
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.14%) Gradle
3 6 (6.98%) Android Studio
4 5 (5.81%) Ant
4 5 (5.81%) JUnit
5 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.49%) JIRA
6 2 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (2.33%) Calabash
6 2 (2.33%) CocoaPods
6 2 (2.33%) Mockito
6 2 (2.33%) Robolectric
6 2 (2.33%) Subversion
6 2 (2.33%) Xcode
7 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.16%) Maven
7 1 (1.16%) QUnit
General
1 16 (18.60%) Banking
2 11 (12.79%) Finance
3 4 (4.65%) Local Government
4 2 (2.33%) Publishing
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Billing
5 1 (1.16%) French Language
5 1 (1.16%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (58.14%) Developer
2 33 (38.37%) Android Developer
3 14 (16.28%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (10.47%) iOS Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Java Android Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Information Security Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) iOS Android Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Security Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) HTML Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Java Mobile Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Mobile Tester
9 3 (3.49%) Objective-C Developer
9 3 (3.49%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.49%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) JSON
2 11 (12.79%) Android SDK
2 11 (12.79%) HTML
2 11 (12.79%) Web Services
3 9 (10.47%) CSS
3 9 (10.47%) REST
4 7 (8.14%) HTML5
5 6 (6.98%) jQuery
5 6 (6.98%) RESTful
5 6 (6.98%) XML
6 4 (4.65%) .NET
6 4 (4.65%) Cocoa
6 4 (4.65%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (3.49%) CSS3
7 3 (3.49%) Flash
7 3 (3.49%) iOS SDK
7 3 (3.49%) LAMP
7 3 (3.49%) PhoneGap
7 3 (3.49%) SOAP
8 2 (2.33%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 39 (45.35%) Mobile App
2 19 (22.09%) User Experience
3 8 (9.30%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.98%) Contactless
5 4 (4.65%) FMCG
5 4 (4.65%) iPad
5 4 (4.65%) iPhone
6 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.16%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 45 (52.33%) Apple iOS
2 17 (19.77%) Windows
3 7 (8.14%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.81%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.49%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.16%) webOS
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.16%) Android Development
2 43 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (24.42%) Scrum
4 18 (20.93%) TDD
5 16 (18.60%) Mobile Development
6 15 (17.44%) iOS Development
7 14 (16.28%) OO
8 12 (13.95%) BDD
8 12 (13.95%) ITIL
9 10 (11.63%) Project Management
10 9 (10.47%) OOP
11 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.30%) Web Development
12 7 (8.14%) Mobile Device Management
13 6 (6.98%) DevOps
13 6 (6.98%) Mobile Application Development
13 6 (6.98%) Unit Testing
14 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
14 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
14 5 (5.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.21%) Java
2 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.95%) Objective-C
4 8 (9.30%) Apple Swift
5 4 (4.65%) C#
5 4 (4.65%) PHP
6 3 (3.49%) ActionScript
6 3 (3.49%) C
6 3 (3.49%) C++
7 2 (2.33%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (2.33%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (2.33%) SQL
8 1 (1.16%) F#
8 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) CISM
1 4 (4.65%) CISSP
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
1 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.16%) ACSA
2 1 (1.16%) ACSP
2 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.16%) MCDST
2 1 (1.16%) MCITP
2 1 (1.16%) MCP
2 1 (1.16%) MCTS
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.16%) RHCE
2 1 (1.16%) RHCSA
2 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) Docker
3 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Citrix
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Juniper
3 5 (5.81%) Google
4 3 (3.49%) Apple
5 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.33%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco
6 1 (1.16%) EMC
6 1 (1.16%) HP
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Kony
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.16%) Wyse
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