Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 84 36
Rank change year-on-year +12 -48 +39
Contract jobs citing Android 18 14 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.35% 0.96% 4.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.29% 4.59% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 57
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £431 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% -1.43% +9.38%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £303
90th Percentile £438 £480 £543
North West median daily rate £398 £400 £390
% change year-on-year -0.63% +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £10.00
North West median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -49.37%

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 247 305 430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.50% 20.82% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 190 256
Cheshire median daily rate £373 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.35% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £180 £180 £213
90th Percentile £540 £578 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £369
% change year-on-year - +8.47% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 51
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -19.83% +12.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £21.00 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year +20.21% -8.05% +5.13%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Warrington +13 4 £338 -25.00% 3
Chester +9 2 £550 +29.41% 1
Knutsford -15 2 - - 1
Crewe - 1 £425 -
Widnes - 1 - -
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android 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.

1 13 (72.22%) Apple iOS
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Android Development
4 6 (33.33%) Office 365
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (27.78%) Subversion
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Skype
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 4 (22.22%) User Experience
7 3 (16.67%) Mobile Development
7 3 (16.67%) OneDrive
7 3 (16.67%) C
7 3 (16.67%) C++
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
7 3 (16.67%) Apple
7 3 (16.67%) NAS
7 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) Java ME
8 2 (11.11%) Time Management
8 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (16.67%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Skype
2 3 (16.67%) NAS
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) Subversion
3 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
5 2 (11.11%) JUnit
6 1 (5.56%) Gradle
6 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Android Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Core Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) GUI Developer
4 1 (5.56%) GUI Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) J2SE
1 2 (11.11%) Java ME
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Android NDK
2 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) STB
3 1 (5.56%) Animation
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) BYOD
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Apple iOS
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Android Development
2 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) OOD
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.56%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) C
2 3 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Apple
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) TSYS
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Samsung