The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Android 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.90% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 138 146 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 41.44% 33.03% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 89 86
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 10
Median hourly rate £38.75 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.78% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £16.00 £31.30
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 Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Lancashire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancaster - 2 £250 - 1
Preston - 1 £300 -
Android
North West

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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Android.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (66.67%) Axure RP
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Wireframes
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) Android Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) ERP

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (33.33%) Android Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) UX Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
1 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe