Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
England > North East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 129 116
Rank change year-on-year +37 -13 -20
Contract jobs citing Android 11 39 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.89% 1.44% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.93% 3.36% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 6
North East median daily rate £293 £325 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +80.56% -11.66%
10th Percentile £212 £206 £168
90th Percentile £338 £361 £255
England median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.50% +13.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
North East median hourly rate - £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +86.67% -
England median hourly rate £28.00 £22.84 £18.00
% change year-on-year +22.62% +26.86% +20.00%

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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 376 1162 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.57% 42.97% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 791 258
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -11.86% +13.46%
10th Percentile £196 £215 £214
90th Percentile £538 £475 £550
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 94 59
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +57.57% +4.53%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.52 £11.59
90th Percentile £47.50 £36.00 £43.15
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Android as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Tyne and Wear +40 9 £310 -4.62% 4
Android
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North East region with a requirement for Android.

1 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
2 7 (63.64%) iOS Development
3 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
3 6 (54.55%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) Android Development
5 4 (36.36%) iOS SDK
5 4 (36.36%) Objective-C
5 4 (36.36%) Mobile Development
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) QA
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (27.27%) Google
6 3 (27.27%) Smartphone
6 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) Open Source
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Google Drive
7 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Open Source Development
7 2 (18.18%) Service Management

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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) git-flow
2 1 (9.09%) jMock
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Android Developer
2 5 (45.45%) iOS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) iOS Android Developer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) iOS SDK
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
2 3 (27.27%) Smartphone
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) iOS Development
2 6 (54.55%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (45.45%) Android Development
4 4 (36.36%) Mobile Development
5 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source Development
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
7 1 (9.09%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (9.09%) ITSM
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (9.09%) MVVM
7 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Objective-C
3 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CTC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft