Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Android SDK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android SDK over the 6 months to 20 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 Kit (SDK)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 218 230
Rank change year-on-year +37 +12 -33
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 21 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.074% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 0.26% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 14
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £351 £325 £299
90th Percentile £525 £438 £424
England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +73.61% - -

Android SDK is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1801 1900 2033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.64% 28.00% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1225 1332 1270
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.32% +11.07%
10th Percentile £297 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 68
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.51 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Android SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Android SDK in the North West

Android SDK
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 SDK in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android SDK in the North West

Android SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android SDK in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android SDK in the North West

Android SDK
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 SDK within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 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 +35 16 £450 +9.09% 4
Merseyside - 3 £420 -
Cheshire +7 1 - -
Android SDK
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android SDK 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 SDK.

1 21 (100.00%) Android
1 21 (100.00%) Android Development
2 19 (90.48%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 8 (38.10%) Confluence
3 8 (38.10%) JIRA
3 8 (38.10%) Android NDK
3 8 (38.10%) Ionic Framework
3 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
3 8 (38.10%) CSS3
4 7 (33.33%) Gradle
4 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (33.33%) C++
4 7 (33.33%) C
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (23.81%) Cryptography
5 5 (23.81%) Kotlin
5 5 (23.81%) Secure Coding
6 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 3 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (14.29%) JSON
6 3 (14.29%) User Experience
6 3 (14.29%) RTSP
6 3 (14.29%) QA

Android SDK
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 (38.10%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) JIRA
2 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (33.33%) Gradle
2 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) Android Studio
3 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Android Developer
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Android Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Android NDK
1 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
1 8 (38.10%) CSS
1 8 (38.10%) CSS3
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
1 8 (38.10%) HTML5
1 8 (38.10%) Ionic Framework
2 3 (14.29%) Flash
2 3 (14.29%) JSON
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) Spring
4 1 (4.76%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Android Development
2 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Cryptography
4 5 (23.81%) Secure Coding
5 3 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) C
3 7 (33.33%) C++
4 5 (23.81%) Kotlin
5 1 (4.76%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA