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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 128 67 112
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +45
Contract jobs citing Android 30 85 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 2.29% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.75% 10.40% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 17
Median daily rate £381 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £218 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £14.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+14.91% -14.92%
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
801 817 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.39% 21.98% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 428 340
Median daily rate £400 £350 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 85 75
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £20.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -10 19 £405 +15.71% 25
Cheshire -35 9 £350 -2.09% 6
Merseyside -9 1 £350 +124.00% 4
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 47 (58.02%) Android Development
2 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (50.62%) Apple iOS
4 34 (41.98%) Java
5 33 (40.74%) Mobile App
6 22 (27.16%) User Experience
6 22 (27.16%) Scrum
7 19 (23.46%) Mobile Development
8 16 (19.75%) OO
9 15 (18.52%) TDD
10 14 (17.28%) iOS Development
11 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
11 13 (16.05%) JSON
11 13 (16.05%) Windows
12 12 (14.81%) OOP
12 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
12 12 (14.81%) Web Services
12 12 (14.81%) Project Management
12 12 (14.81%) Objective-C
12 12 (14.81%) BDD
13 11 (13.58%) RESTful
14 10 (12.35%) REST
14 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
14 10 (12.35%) Banking
15 9 (11.11%) Android SDK
16 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
16 8 (9.88%) Finance
16 8 (9.88%) Active Directory
16 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
16 8 (9.88%) HTML

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 4 (4.94%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.47%) CMS
3 2 (2.47%) Drupal
3 2 (2.47%) WordPress
4 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Office
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Google Play
2 2 (2.47%) TestFlight
3 1 (1.23%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Internet
1 3 (3.70%) SSL
1 3 (3.70%) VPN
2 2 (2.47%) LAN
2 2 (2.47%) Network Security
2 2 (2.47%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) DHCP
3 1 (1.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) VoIP
3 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.70%) SQLite
2 1 (1.23%) Hazelcast
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.64%) Android Studio
3 7 (8.64%) Gradle
4 6 (7.41%) JIRA
5 5 (6.17%) JUnit
6 4 (4.94%) Maven
6 4 (4.94%) Subversion
7 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.47%) Ant
8 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (2.47%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.47%) CocoaPods
8 2 (2.47%) Mockito
8 2 (2.47%) Robolectric
8 2 (2.47%) Xcode
9 1 (1.23%) Calabash
9 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.35%) Banking
2 8 (9.88%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Publishing
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Local Government
4 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Billing
5 1 (1.23%) French Language
5 1 (1.23%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (66.67%) Developer
2 37 (45.68%) Android Developer
3 15 (18.52%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.11%) iOS Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Java Android Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Applications Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (4.94%) iOS Android Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Lead Android Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Java Mobile Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Objective-C Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Security Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Android Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) JSON
2 12 (14.81%) Web Services
3 11 (13.58%) RESTful
4 10 (12.35%) REST
5 9 (11.11%) Android SDK
6 8 (9.88%) HTML
7 6 (7.41%) CSS
7 6 (7.41%) HTML5
8 5 (6.17%) XML
9 4 (4.94%) .NET
9 4 (4.94%) Cocoa
9 4 (4.94%) Cocoa Touch
9 4 (4.94%) jQuery
9 4 (4.94%) Spring
10 3 (3.70%) Grails
10 3 (3.70%) iOS SDK
10 3 (3.70%) SOAP
11 2 (2.47%) Flash
11 2 (2.47%) LAMP
11 2 (2.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (40.74%) Mobile App
2 22 (27.16%) User Experience
3 6 (7.41%) iPad
4 5 (6.17%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.94%) iPhone
6 3 (3.70%) FMCG
7 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.47%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.23%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.62%) Apple iOS
2 13 (16.05%) Windows
3 6 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.02%) Android Development
2 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.16%) Scrum
4 19 (23.46%) Mobile Development
5 16 (19.75%) OO
6 15 (18.52%) TDD
7 14 (17.28%) iOS Development
8 12 (14.81%) BDD
8 12 (14.81%) OOP
8 12 (14.81%) Project Management
9 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
10 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.41%) Web Development
12 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
12 5 (6.17%) DevOps
12 5 (6.17%) ITIL
12 5 (6.17%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (6.17%) Mobile Device Management
12 5 (6.17%) SDLC
13 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.98%) Java
2 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 12 (14.81%) Objective-C
3 8 (9.88%) Apple Swift
4 4 (4.94%) C
4 4 (4.94%) C#
4 4 (4.94%) C++
4 4 (4.94%) PHP
5 3 (3.70%) Groovy
5 3 (3.70%) Scala
6 2 (2.47%) ActionScript
6 2 (2.47%) SQL
7 1 (1.23%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.23%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.23%) F#
7 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) CISM
2 3 (3.70%) CISSP
3 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ACSA
4 1 (1.23%) ACSP
4 1 (1.23%) CCDP
4 1 (1.23%) CCIP
4 1 (1.23%) CCNA
4 1 (1.23%) CCNP
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.23%) MCDST
4 1 (1.23%) MCITP
4 1 (1.23%) MCP
4 1 (1.23%) MCSA
4 1 (1.23%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) MCTS
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) Citrix
3 5 (6.17%) Google
4 4 (4.94%) Juniper
5 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.23%) Apple
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco
6 1 (1.23%) EMC
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) Kony
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.23%) Wyse
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago