The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 41 8
Rank change year-on-year +16 -33  
Contract jobs citing Android 1 1 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.72% 0.45% 12.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.03% 1.96% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 14
Median daily rate - £425 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.15 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year +11.11% +10.52%  

Android is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 33 51 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 23.74% 22.97% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 49
Median daily rate £300 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Android as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Android in Chester

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Chester

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for Android.

1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) iPhone
3 2 (50.00%) Samsung
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (25.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Samsung
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft