Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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.

Android Software Development
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 162 150
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12 +31
Contract jobs citing Android Development 53 66 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.93% 0.96% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.14% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 54 57
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +11.49% +5.71%
10th Percentile £325 £340 £268
90th Percentile £513 £473 £475
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +26.87%

Android Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4624 5782 6956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.35% 83.86% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2952 3723 4214
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £586 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 169 284
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £23.50 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.89% -23.00% +64.97%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.15 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.10 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 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
Manchester +1 38 £400 -5.88% 9
Cheshire +12 7 £425 +13.33%
Merseyside +12 6 £395 +12.86%
Lancashire +14 1 £350 -
Android Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 53 (100.00%) Android
2 28 (52.83%) Java
3 21 (39.62%) Android SDK
4 18 (33.96%) Mobile App
5 15 (28.30%) HTML
5 15 (28.30%) CSS
6 14 (26.42%) iOS Development
6 14 (26.42%) Apple iOS
7 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
8 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
8 10 (18.87%) Xamarin
9 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
9 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
9 9 (16.98%) C++
9 9 (16.98%) C
10 8 (15.09%) JIRA
10 8 (15.09%) CSS3
10 8 (15.09%) Android NDK
10 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (15.09%) Test Automation
10 8 (15.09%) HTML5
10 8 (15.09%) Confluence
10 8 (15.09%) Ionic Framework
11 7 (13.21%) Gradle
11 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
11 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (13.21%) C#
12 6 (11.32%) Kotlin
12 6 (11.32%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (9.43%) User Experience

Android Development
Co-occurring 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 8 (15.09%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) RTSP
2 2 (3.77%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.09%) JIRA
3 7 (13.21%) Gradle
3 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.77%) Android Studio
4 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.77%) JUnit
4 2 (3.77%) Subversion
5 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.43%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (92.45%) Developer
2 38 (71.70%) Android Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Mobile Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Xamarin Developer
4 5 (9.43%) iOS Android Developer
4 5 (9.43%) iOS Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Applications Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Android Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Core Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Programmer
7 2 (3.77%) Programmer
7 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.89%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Junior
8 1 (1.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) Android SDK
2 15 (28.30%) CSS
2 15 (28.30%) HTML
3 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
4 8 (15.09%) Android NDK
4 8 (15.09%) CSS3
4 8 (15.09%) HTML5
4 8 (15.09%) Ionic Framework
5 5 (9.43%) .NET
5 5 (9.43%) Web Services
5 5 (9.43%) XSLT
6 3 (5.66%) Flash
6 3 (5.66%) J2EE
6 3 (5.66%) JSON
6 3 (5.66%) Xamarin.iOS
6 3 (5.66%) XML
7 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.77%) J2SE
7 2 (3.77%) Java ME
7 2 (3.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.32%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (9.43%) User Experience
4 3 (5.66%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) STB
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Android
2 14 (26.42%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.55%) Linux
4 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) iOS Development
2 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
3 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (15.09%) Test Automation
4 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) Cryptography
5 5 (9.43%) Secure Coding
6 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.55%) Mobile Development
6 4 (7.55%) OO
7 3 (5.66%) TDD
7 3 (5.66%) Web Application Development
8 2 (3.77%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (3.77%) BDD
8 2 (3.77%) Front End Development
8 2 (3.77%) OOD
8 2 (3.77%) Scrum
9 1 (1.89%) Logistics
9 1 (1.89%) MVC
9 1 (1.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) Java
2 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.98%) C
3 9 (16.98%) C++
4 7 (13.21%) C#
5 6 (11.32%) Kotlin
6 2 (3.77%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.89%) SQL
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.77%) Apple
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) TSYS