Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 86 94
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8 -21
Contract jobs citing Android Development 34 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.73% 0.60% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 0.71% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 5
Cheshire median daily rate £362 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.17% +10.00% -0.66%
10th Percentile £311 £280 £330
90th Percentile £398 £506 £450
North West median daily rate £375 £398 £413
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.64% +17.86%
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 1,070 1,133 1,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.01% 84.74% 86.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 818 862
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £265 £258 £235
90th Percentile £538 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 34 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.42 £20.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.49% -23.45% +13.35%
10th Percentile £13.45 £9.68 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £35.00 £42.48
North West median hourly rate £22.29 £27.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -17.44% +22.73% -25.98%

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 12 December 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 +19 27 £365 - 1
Crewe -3 4 £365 -14.12%
Northwich - 2 £313 - 1
Android Development
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 34 (100.00%) Android
2 28 (82.35%) Java
3 27 (79.41%) Android SDK
4 26 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (73.53%) Unit Testing
5 25 (73.53%) Git (software)
5 25 (73.53%) Jenkins
6 22 (64.71%) JavaScript
7 21 (61.76%) Gradle
8 20 (58.82%) Confluence
8 20 (58.82%) Test Automation
8 20 (58.82%) JIRA
9 18 (52.94%) AngularJS
9 18 (52.94%) HTML
9 18 (52.94%) CSS
10 17 (50.00%) C
10 17 (50.00%) C++
10 17 (50.00%) CSS3
10 17 (50.00%) HTML5
11 16 (47.06%) Cryptography
11 16 (47.06%) Android NDK
11 16 (47.06%) Ionic Framework
11 16 (47.06%) Secure Coding
12 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (26.47%) Scrum
14 8 (23.53%) Mobile Development
15 7 (20.59%) Web Services
15 7 (20.59%) JSON
16 6 (17.65%) Apple iOS
16 6 (17.65%) Banking

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 20 (58.82%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
1 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Git (software)
1 25 (73.53%) Jenkins
2 21 (61.76%) Gradle
3 20 (58.82%) JIRA
4 4 (11.76%) Android Studio
4 4 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (11.76%) JUnit
4 4 (11.76%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 6 (17.65%) Banking
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (82.35%) Android Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Python Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Django Developer
4 2 (5.88%) iOS Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Java Android Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.94%) React Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (79.41%) Android SDK
2 18 (52.94%) AngularJS
2 18 (52.94%) CSS
2 18 (52.94%) HTML
3 17 (50.00%) CSS3
3 17 (50.00%) HTML5
4 16 (47.06%) Android NDK
4 16 (47.06%) Ionic Framework
5 7 (20.59%) JSON
5 7 (20.59%) Web Services
6 4 (11.76%) REST
6 4 (11.76%) SOAP
6 4 (11.76%) XML
7 3 (8.82%) Ajax
7 3 (8.82%) Django
8 2 (5.88%) Node.js
9 1 (2.94%) iOS SDK
9 1 (2.94%) jQuery
9 1 (2.94%) React
9 1 (2.94%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Android
2 6 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (73.53%) Unit Testing
3 20 (58.82%) Test Automation
4 16 (47.06%) Cryptography
4 16 (47.06%) Secure Coding
5 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (26.47%) Scrum
7 8 (23.53%) Mobile Development
8 6 (17.65%) iOS Development
9 5 (14.71%) OOD
10 4 (11.76%) MVC
10 4 (11.76%) SOA
11 3 (8.82%) Change Management
11 3 (8.82%) OO
12 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
13 1 (2.94%) Continuous Deployment
13 1 (2.94%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 1 (2.94%) Functional Programming
13 1 (2.94%) Problem-Solving
13 1 (2.94%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) Java
2 22 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 17 (50.00%) C
3 17 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (17.65%) Kotlin
5 4 (11.76%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Dell
2 1 (2.94%) Twitter