The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 28 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 41 31
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10  
Contract jobs citing Android 14 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.13% 0.30% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.42% 1.43% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 4
Median daily rate £350 £350 £156
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +124.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £325 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £280
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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 76 70 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 22.42% 21.08% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 58 85
Median daily rate £363 £375 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +74.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £255 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 45 25
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £12.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.67 £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in Merseyside

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Merseyside

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Merseyside over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Merseyside

Android
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 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
Liverpool - 9 £176 - 2
Southport - 5 £375 - 1
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Android.

1 16 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (35.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) XML
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (30.00%) JIRA
5 5 (25.00%) Google
5 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (25.00%) Xamarin
5 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (25.00%) SAML
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) Apple Swift
5 5 (25.00%) Android Development
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Service Management
6 4 (20.00%) Google Drive
6 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) PowerShell

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Google Drive
2 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Lync Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
1 7 (35.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) SAML
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.00%) Android SDK
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) Android NDK
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.00%) Autofac
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Android Development
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) ITSM
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) OWASP
6 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Google
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) Xamarin
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Apple
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