Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Android Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Android Developer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 90 95
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Android Developer 3 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.24% 0.078% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.083% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -6.62%
10th Percentile £223 £338 £299
90th Percentile £435 £413 £424
North West median daily rate £388 £425 £360
% change year-on-year -8.82% +18.06% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1,185 1,210 1,920
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 94.02% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 856 1,294
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £226 £213 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 60 81
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.38% -9.85% -
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £29.31 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% -18.60% +30.30%

Android Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Android Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Android Developer in Cheshire

Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android Developer in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Developer in Cheshire

Android Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Developer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Developer in Cheshire

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Android Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Android Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Android Development
1 3 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) STB
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Java ME
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) J2SE
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS

Android Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2SE
1 1 (33.33%) Java ME
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) STB
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#