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 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
England / North East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 113 67
Rank change year-on-year +63 -46  
Contract jobs citing Android 8 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.41% 1.04% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.97% 2.35% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
Median daily rate £338 £310 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.87% +77.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £333 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
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 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 134 724 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 23.55% 44.42% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 464 117
Median daily rate £330 £283 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.62% -5.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £218 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 51 29
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +104.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.00 £31.70
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 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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Tyne and Wear +63 7 £338 +8.87% 2
Durham - 1 - - 1
Android
England

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 North East region with a requirement for Android.

1 18 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 10 (47.62%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 9 (42.86%) Mobile Development
4 7 (33.33%) Android Development
4 7 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
6 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
6 5 (23.81%) Trend Micro
6 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
6 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (23.81%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (23.81%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (23.81%) Office 365
6 5 (23.81%) Skype
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (23.81%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) MCSE

Android
Co-occurring 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 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (23.81%) Office Communications Server
1 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
1 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
2 3 (14.29%) JBoss
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DHCP
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
1 5 (23.81%) Skype
2 3 (14.29%) AMQP
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) jMock
1 2 (9.52%) JUnit
1 2 (9.52%) Mockito
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Xcode
General
1 3 (14.29%) Publishing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Android Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) iOS Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Messaging Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Messaging Support
3 5 (23.81%) Support Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) iOS Android Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Mobile Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Android Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Mono Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) iOS SDK
4 3 (14.29%) JSON
4 3 (14.29%) Middleware
4 3 (14.29%) Node.js
4 3 (14.29%) React
4 3 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.52%) J2EE
5 2 (9.52%) SOAP
5 2 (9.52%) Spring
5 2 (9.52%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.76%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) Android SDK
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) Material Design
6 1 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Linked Data
4 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Mobile Development
2 7 (33.33%) Android Development
3 6 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 5 (23.81%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (23.81%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps
5 3 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) Open Source
6 2 (9.52%) Open Source Development
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Objective-C
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCSE
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) Trend Micro
2 3 (14.29%) MuleSoft
2 3 (14.29%) WorldPay
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Xamarin