Period
to 21 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 January 2021 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 West
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 92 90 100
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 +8
Contract jobs citing Android 37 111 116
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 1.51% 2.25% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.56% 9.82% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 73 82
Median daily rate £284 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.20% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £128 £189 £189
90th Percentile £441 £575 £487
England median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £26.87 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.98% +53.51% -42.62%

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 432 1,130 1,229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.66% 22.91% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 709 766
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £128 £135 £135
90th Percentile £519 £575 £555
England median daily rate £430 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +4.24% -2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 95 124
Median hourly rate £17.16 £16.74 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.54% -3.93% +2.47%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.20 £39.45 £24.58
Median hourly rate £17.63 £17.10 £17.25
% change year-on-year +3.07% -0.87% +1.47%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in the North West

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Android in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Android in the North West

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Android in the North West over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Android in the North West

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Android in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for Android in the North West

Android
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 January 2021. 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 18 £175 -53.33% 36
Lancashire +13 8 £219 -23.25% 2
Cheshire +25 6 £425 +18.06% 3
Merseyside +4 1 £145 -65.88% 2
Android
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Android.

1 20 (54.05%) Apple iOS
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (29.73%) Windows
3 11 (29.73%) Office 365
3 11 (29.73%) Mobile App
3 11 (29.73%) Android Development
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (24.32%) Windows 10
5 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (21.62%) VPN
5 8 (21.62%) Citrix
5 8 (21.62%) Avaya
5 8 (21.62%) Apple
5 8 (21.62%) Java
6 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
6 7 (18.92%) Mobile Development
6 7 (18.92%) Kotlin
7 6 (16.22%) C#
7 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
7 6 (16.22%) Statistics
8 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.51%) HTML
8 5 (13.51%) iOS Development
8 5 (13.51%) User Experience
8 5 (13.51%) Public Sector
9 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.81%) Apple Swift
9 4 (10.81%) Android Studio
9 4 (10.81%) .NET
10 3 (8.11%) Games

Android
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 2 (5.41%) Anypoint
1 2 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) DNN
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (5.41%) AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Serverless
3 1 (2.70%) GCP
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
3 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Redis
2 1 (2.70%) MS Access
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Android Studio
3 3 (8.11%) Bitbucket
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Maven
4 2 (5.41%) Ant
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) JUnit
4 2 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
4 2 (5.41%) Xcode
5 1 (2.70%) CMake
5 1 (2.70%) CocoaPods
5 1 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.70%) GitLab
5 1 (2.70%) Gradle
5 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (13.51%) Public Sector
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Games
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Service Desk Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Android Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support
5 3 (8.11%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3D Developer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Unity 3D Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) .NET
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.11%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) Node.js
3 3 (8.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.41%) Chai
4 2 (5.41%) CSS3
4 2 (5.41%) Express
4 2 (5.41%) HTML5
4 2 (5.41%) Ionic Framework
4 2 (5.41%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (5.41%) RAML
4 2 (5.41%) React
5 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.70%) React Native
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Mobile App
2 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.51%) User Experience
4 3 (8.11%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Online Games
6 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.70%) iPhone
6 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Apple iOS
2 11 (29.73%) Windows
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Android Development
2 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (18.92%) Mobile Development
4 6 (16.22%) Statistics
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) iOS Development
6 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.41%) Content Management
8 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL
8 2 (5.41%) Migration
8 2 (5.41%) Project Delivery
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.41%) User Stories
9 1 (2.70%) Facial Recognition
9 1 (2.70%) Product Roadmap
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Leadership
9 1 (2.70%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) Kotlin
3 6 (16.22%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) Apple Swift
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Go
6 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Java 8
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Apple
2 8 (21.62%) Avaya
2 8 (21.62%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) MuleSoft
3 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.41%) Twitter
3 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Sage
4 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.70%) Sophos