The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Android Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Software Development
England / North West
Rank 111 130 127
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3  
Contract jobs citing Android Development 17 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 0.70% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.85% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 14
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +29.41% -2.85%  

Android Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2113 3163 2829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.35% 82.43% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1915 1539
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 122 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Android Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in the North West

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in the North West

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Development in the North West

Android Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Development in the North West

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Manchester +19 12 £425 +21.42% 8
Cheshire +21 2 £295 -15.71% 1
Merseyside +2 2 - - 1
Android Development
England

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development 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 West region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 39 (100.00%) Android
2 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
3 22 (56.41%) Mobile App
4 21 (53.85%) Java
5 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
7 16 (41.03%) Games
8 14 (35.90%) Apple iOS
8 14 (35.90%) WebGL
8 14 (35.90%) Pixi.js
9 13 (33.33%) ES6
9 13 (33.33%) TDD
10 12 (30.77%) iOS Development
11 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
11 11 (28.21%) Apache Cordova
11 11 (28.21%) React Native
12 10 (25.64%) React
12 10 (25.64%) Objective-C
13 9 (23.08%) BDD
13 9 (23.08%) Game Development
14 8 (20.51%) Mobile Application Development
15 7 (17.95%) Mobile Development
15 7 (17.95%) Apple Swift
15 7 (17.95%) Mobile Games
16 6 (15.38%) Xcode
16 6 (15.38%) Windows
17 5 (12.82%) OOP
17 5 (12.82%) OO
17 5 (12.82%) HTML
17 5 (12.82%) 3D Graphics

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (2.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) GitHub
1 4 (10.26%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
1 4 (10.26%) SQLite
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.38%) Xcode
3 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.26%) Android Studio
4 4 (10.26%) CocoaPods
4 4 (10.26%) Jasmine
4 4 (10.26%) Mocha
5 3 (7.69%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) Babel
6 1 (2.56%) jMock
6 1 (2.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Mockito
General
1 16 (41.03%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 27 (69.23%) Android Developer
3 13 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (25.64%) Applications Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 7 (17.95%) iOS Developer
6 7 (17.95%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (15.38%) iOS Android Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Java Android Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Java Mobile Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
10 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
10 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Objective-C Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Senior Android Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) Pixi.js
1 14 (35.90%) WebGL
2 11 (28.21%) AngularJS
2 11 (28.21%) Apache Cordova
2 11 (28.21%) React Native
3 10 (25.64%) React
4 5 (12.82%) HTML
5 4 (10.26%) .NET
5 4 (10.26%) Cocoa
5 4 (10.26%) Cocoa Touch
5 4 (10.26%) HTML5
5 4 (10.26%) HTML5 Canvas
5 4 (10.26%) REST
5 4 (10.26%) Web Services
6 3 (7.69%) CSS
6 3 (7.69%) Ember.js
6 3 (7.69%) JSON
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.56%) J2EE
7 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (56.41%) Mobile App
2 7 (17.95%) Mobile Games
3 5 (12.82%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.26%) iPhone
4 4 (10.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Android
2 14 (35.90%) Apple iOS
3 6 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (10.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.56%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Unix
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) TDD
3 12 (30.77%) iOS Development
4 9 (23.08%) BDD
4 9 (23.08%) Game Development
5 8 (20.51%) Mobile Application Development
6 7 (17.95%) Mobile Development
7 5 (12.82%) 3D Programming
7 5 (12.82%) OO
7 5 (12.82%) OOP
8 4 (10.26%) Change Control
8 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.69%) Project Management
9 3 (7.69%) Scrum
10 2 (5.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
2 21 (53.85%) Java
3 13 (33.33%) ES6
4 10 (25.64%) Objective-C
5 7 (17.95%) Apple Swift
6 4 (10.26%) C#
7 3 (7.69%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (2.56%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Xamarin
2 2 (5.13%) Apigee
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Twitter
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