Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Android Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android Development over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Software Development
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 80 103
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23 -38
Contract jobs citing Android Development 23 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.79% 0.88% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.07% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 5
Cheshire median daily rate £346 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.00% +16.13% +4.03%
10th Percentile £295 £373 £325
90th Percentile £378 £505 £450
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +19.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Android Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,130 1,029 1,486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 87.87% 82.52% 86.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 718 1,068
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £597
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 43 33
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -0.96%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £53.00 £38.35
North West median hourly rate £22.18 £30.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -26.06% +37.93% -26.82%

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Android Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in Cheshire

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in Cheshire

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +10 15 £347 -22.97% 2
Crewe -19 3 £371 - 1
Northwich - 2 £313 -
Android Development
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 23 (100.00%) Android
2 18 (78.26%) Java
3 17 (73.91%) Android SDK
4 13 (56.52%) Unit Testing
5 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (52.17%) JIRA
6 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
6 11 (47.83%) Confluence
6 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
6 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
6 11 (47.83%) Gradle
6 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
7 9 (39.13%) HTML5
7 9 (39.13%) CSS3
7 9 (39.13%) HTML
7 9 (39.13%) CSS
7 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
8 8 (34.78%) Secure Coding
9 7 (30.43%) C++
9 7 (30.43%) C
9 7 (30.43%) Cryptography
9 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (30.43%) Android NDK
9 7 (30.43%) Ionic Framework
10 5 (21.74%) iOS Development
10 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
11 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
11 4 (17.39%) OO
11 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
12 3 (13.04%) Scrum

Android Development
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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (47.83%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) JIRA
2 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 11 (47.83%) Gradle
2 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (78.26%) Android Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (8.70%) iOS Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Django Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (4.35%) React Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) Android SDK
2 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
2 9 (39.13%) CSS3
2 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) HTML5
3 7 (30.43%) Android NDK
3 7 (30.43%) Ionic Framework
4 2 (8.70%) iOS SDK
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) Node.js
4 2 (8.70%) PhoneGap
4 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) Ajax
5 1 (4.35%) Django
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Android
2 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Unit Testing
2 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
4 8 (34.78%) Secure Coding
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) Cryptography
6 5 (21.74%) iOS Development
7 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
7 4 (17.39%) OO
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
9 2 (8.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
9 2 (8.70%) Information Architecture
9 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (4.35%) Customer-Centricity
10 1 (4.35%) Functional Programming
10 1 (4.35%) Information Security
10 1 (4.35%) OOD
10 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) C
3 7 (30.43%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Apple Swift
4 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Twitter
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle