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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
North West / Merseyside
Rank 32 34 36
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Android 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.85% 1.47% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.96% 6.33% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £225 £325 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.76% +91.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +2.85% +135.69%  

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 67 79 112
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 20.68% 23.30% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 45
Median daily rate £310 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.84% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £248 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Median hourly rate £16.09 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.92% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.65 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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
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 24 March 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 +6 4 £200 -38.46% 1
Wirral - 1 £301 -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
3 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful

Android
Top Related 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Xcode
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Android Development
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) OOP
2 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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