The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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
England / North East
Rank 72 70 53
Rank change year-on-year -2 -17  
Contract jobs citing Android 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.77% 0.23% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.28% 1.37% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 207 146 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 28.16% 16.80% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 80 69
Median daily rate £390 £290 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -16.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £402 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 17
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.92% -3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.86 £12.25 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £15.25 £16.50
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in the North East

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in the North East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in the North East

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in the North East

Android
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the North East 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
Tyne and Wear -5 8 £290 -10.76% 3
Durham - 5 £450 - 2
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region with a requirement for Android.

1 21 (77.78%) Apple iOS
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 11 (40.74%) Mobile App
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) Web Services
4 10 (37.04%) XML
5 9 (33.33%) JSON
6 8 (29.63%) Web Development
6 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
6 8 (29.63%) Skype for Business
6 8 (29.63%) Node.js
6 8 (29.63%) Office 365
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
6 8 (29.63%) Publishing
6 8 (29.63%) Skype
6 8 (29.63%) React
7 7 (25.93%) Mobile Development
7 7 (25.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
7 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (25.93%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (25.93%) Android Development
7 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (25.93%) DHCP
7 7 (25.93%) DNS
7 7 (25.93%) Blackberry

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
1 8 (29.63%) Skype for Business
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.93%) Office Communications Server
2 7 (25.93%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (25.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.70%) CMS
4 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Skype
2 7 (25.93%) DHCP
2 7 (25.93%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) AMQP
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) RTSP
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) jMock
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Mockito
2 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 8 (29.63%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Messaging Support
4 6 (22.22%) Messaging Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Support Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Android Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Mobile Web Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Web Developer
6 3 (11.11%) iOS Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Mobile Specialist
6 3 (11.11%) Web Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) iOS Android Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Integration Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) CSS
2 10 (37.04%) Web Services
2 10 (37.04%) XML
3 9 (33.33%) JSON
4 8 (29.63%) Node.js
4 8 (29.63%) React
5 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 2 (7.41%) Android SDK
6 2 (7.41%) Middleware
7 1 (3.70%) .NET
7 1 (3.70%) Ajax
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.70%) Flash
7 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.70%) HTML5
7 1 (3.70%) J2EE
7 1 (3.70%) RESTful
7 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Mobile App
2 7 (25.93%) Blackberry
3 6 (22.22%) Linked Data
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Apple iOS
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Web Development
2 7 (25.93%) Android Development
2 7 (25.93%) Mobile Development
2 7 (25.93%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (25.93%) Visualisation
3 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
4 4 (14.81%) iOS Development
4 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
4 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Content Management
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) PHP
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) MCSE
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
1 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Trend Micro
3 2 (7.41%) MuleSoft
3 2 (7.41%) WorldPay
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
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