Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 119 94
Rank change year-on-year +25 -25 +20
Contract jobs citing Android 48 82 144
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 1.69% 1.62% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.04% 8.34% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 86
Median daily rate £398 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £163 £149 £293
90th Percentile £526 £513 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Median hourly rate - £16.74 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94% -39.47%
England median hourly rate £33.50 £18.70 £21.50
% change year-on-year +79.14% -13.02% +1.63%

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 682 983 1,117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 24.00% 19.37% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 643 643
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - -
10th Percentile £133 £150 £155
90th Percentile £568 £606 £563
England median daily rate £425 £442 £440
% change year-on-year -3.90% +0.51% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 58 116
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +2.04% -2.00%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.69 £11.17
90th Percentile £42.00 £36.91 £42.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%

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 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020. 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 +36 37 £400 +14.29% 13
Cheshire +19 6 £395 -1.25% 2
Lancashire +21 3 £326 -38.00% 1
Merseyside - 2 £325 - 1
Android
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 22 (45.83%) Apple iOS
2 19 (39.58%) Android Development
3 13 (27.08%) Java
4 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 9 (18.75%) Windows
6 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
7 7 (14.58%) Office 365
7 7 (14.58%) Mobile Development
7 7 (14.58%) Kotlin
7 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (12.50%) User Experience
9 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
9 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
9 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
9 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (10.42%) WordPress
9 5 (10.42%) RESTful
10 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (8.33%) JSON
10 4 (8.33%) Degree
10 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
10 4 (8.33%) Finance
10 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
10 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (8.33%) iOS Development
10 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2017

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 5 (10.42%) WordPress
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) Google Play
3 1 (2.08%) AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Firebase
3 1 (2.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) IPv4
1 1 (2.08%) LAN
1 1 (2.08%) OpenVPN
1 1 (2.08%) RFID
1 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2017
3 3 (6.25%) MS Access
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Android Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Xcode
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) French Language
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (37.50%) Android Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Product Owner
5 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Floorwalker
6 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.08%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) RESTful
2 4 (8.33%) JSON
3 3 (6.25%) Android SDK
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) HTML5
3 3 (6.25%) XML
4 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.17%) jQuery
4 2 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.08%) CakePHP
5 1 (2.08%) Cocoa
5 1 (2.08%) Core Animation
5 1 (2.08%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) Node.js
5 1 (2.08%) SOAP
5 1 (2.08%) WCF
5 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.50%) User Experience
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.25%) iPhone
4 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.08%) Animation
6 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (45.83%) Apple iOS
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
3 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Android Development
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.58%) Mobile Development
4 4 (8.33%) iOS Development
4 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (6.25%) OOP
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (4.17%) Coaching
6 2 (4.17%) Data Security
6 2 (4.17%) Hardware Maintenance
6 2 (4.17%) Information Security
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (4.17%) MVC
6 2 (4.17%) OO
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (4.17%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) Kotlin
3 3 (6.25%) C#
3 3 (6.25%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) Groovy
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Firmware
3 1 (2.08%) iptables
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.08%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Dell
2 3 (6.25%) Google
2 3 (6.25%) HP
2 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.17%) Citrix
3 2 (4.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.08%) Apple
4 1 (2.08%) BuddyPress
4 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) VMware