Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 88 83
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +9
Contract jobs citing Android Development 5 2 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.40% 0.15% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.18% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 21
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% -2.21%
10th Percentile £261 £340 £299
90th Percentile £520 £410 £488
North West median daily rate £394 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% -1.32%
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 1,048 1,106 1,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.37% 85.14% 82.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 800 1,125
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +12.51%
10th Percentile £258 £235 £270
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 56
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.66 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% +10.64% -5.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £38.47 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £24.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year -11.17% -24.83% +75.41%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 January 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
Chester +6 1 £550 +46.67% 1
Crewe - 1 £425 -
Android Development
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 5 (100.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) STB
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (40.00%) Java ME
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) J2SE
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (20.00%) TSYS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Core Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Programmer
3 2 (40.00%) Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (20.00%) GUI Developer
4 1 (20.00%) GUI Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Java GUI Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Mobile Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2SE
1 2 (40.00%) Java ME
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) STB
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Wallet
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apple
1 1 (20.00%) TSYS