Period
to 16 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 6 months to 16 June 2019 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.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 72 63
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9 +25
Contract jobs citing Android 15 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.54% 1.92% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.77% 8.87% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 11
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -15.15% +17.86%
10th Percentile £363 £308 £288
90th Percentile £506 £434 £475
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £369
% change year-on-year -3.13% +8.47% +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Cheshire median hourly rate - £14.50 £15.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.29% -28.71%
North West median hourly rate £16.74 £17.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year -2.94% -39.47% +14.00%

Android is in the Operating Systems 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 operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 193 282 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.84% 21.71% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 134 172
Cheshire median daily rate £360 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £131 £216 £202
90th Percentile £484 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 47 28
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +1.75% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £28.30 £21.00
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25% +14.29%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in Cheshire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Cheshire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Cheshire

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Cheshire

Android
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 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 June 2019. 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 +15 3 £625 +47.06% 5
Warrington - 2 £464 - 3
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Android 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.

1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
1 7 (46.67%) Android Development
2 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (40.00%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (26.67%) iOS Development
4 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (26.67%) Ajax
4 4 (26.67%) JSON
4 4 (26.67%) Django
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) MySQL
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Apple
5 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics

Android
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 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Maya
2 1 (6.67%) MotionBuilder
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Slack
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) WebEx
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
1 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) git-flow
2 1 (6.67%) Android Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Python Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Django Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Python/Django Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Angular Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Java Android Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Product Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Ajax
1 4 (26.67%) Django
1 4 (26.67%) JSON
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (6.67%) Android NDK
4 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js
4 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) Animation
3 1 (6.67%) BYOD
3 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Android Development
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) iOS Development
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Service Design
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Product Management
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Availability Management
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Compliance Management
6 1 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Kotlin
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCDA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) CASB
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Apple
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Samsung
3 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.67%) VMware