Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 50 56
Rank change year-on-year +25 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Android 26 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.34% 0.67% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.24% 3.51% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 3
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £213 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.47% +57.41% -
10th Percentile £158 £165 £128
90th Percentile £569 £344 £149
North West median daily rate £398 £400 £390
% change year-on-year -0.63% +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £14.00 -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 103 114 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 21.15% 19.06% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 62 75
Merseyside median daily rate £356 £381 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.62% +22.00% +24.75%
10th Percentile £113 £210 £128
90th Percentile £511 £519 £438
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £369
% change year-on-year - +8.47% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 21
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £14.34 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.34% -4.40% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £16.30 £18.16 £18.75
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 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 6 months to 22 November 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 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
Liverpool +21 23 £360 +93.29% 3
Southport - 2 £375 -
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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Android.

1 23 (88.46%) Apple iOS
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (34.62%) Java
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
4 8 (30.77%) CSS
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) Google
5 7 (26.92%) Smartphone
5 7 (26.92%) Web Design
5 7 (26.92%) JIRA
5 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (26.92%) Google Drive
6 6 (23.08%) Adaptive Web Design
6 6 (23.08%) Android Development
6 6 (23.08%) Java EE
6 6 (23.08%) JSON
6 6 (23.08%) REST
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (23.08%) Apple
6 6 (23.08%) JSP
6 6 (23.08%) Servlets
6 6 (23.08%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (23.08%) JSF
7 5 (19.23%) Service Management
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) User Experience

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 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Google Drive
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) Office 365
3 3 (11.54%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
1 7 (26.92%) Digital Architect
1 7 (26.92%) Support Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (23.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Android Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) User Experience Architect
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (7.69%) iOS Developer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) CSS
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) Java EE
2 6 (23.08%) JSF
2 6 (23.08%) JSON
2 6 (23.08%) JSP
2 6 (23.08%) REST
2 6 (23.08%) Servlets
2 6 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) Android SDK
4 2 (7.69%) SAML
4 2 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) Android NDK
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (26.92%) Smartphone
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 5 (19.23%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.69%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Apple iOS
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Web Design
2 6 (23.08%) Adaptive Web Design
2 6 (23.08%) Android Development
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Development
6 2 (7.69%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.85%) ITSM
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Apple Swift
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Google
3 6 (23.08%) Apple
4 3 (11.54%) Xamarin
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle