Period
to 20 October 2019

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 20 October 2019 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
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 102 100
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +28
Contract jobs citing Android 104 129 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.98% 2.19% 1.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.38% 10.23% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 95 80
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £130 £294 £160
90th Percentile £498 £483 £513
England median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.47% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
North West median hourly rate £16.74 £15.86 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +13.25% -50.88%
10th Percentile £11.97 £11.99 £11.85
90th Percentile £17.62 £19.23 £25.20
England median hourly rate £16.20 £17.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year -7.43% -36.94% +21.52%

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 1,109 1,261 1,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.13% 21.46% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 760 719
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
10th Percentile £135 £135 £160
90th Percentile £575 £538 £544
England median daily rate £425 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 133 102
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £17.41 £17.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.90% -0.31% +21.79%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.05 £35.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Android as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in the North West

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in the North West over the 6 months to 20 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in the North West

Android
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 in the North West.

Contractor 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 20 October 2019. 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 -4 58 £364 -6.73% 38
Cheshire -3 21 £375 +7.14% 19
Merseyside +7 14 £375 +15.38% 2
Lancashire +20 9 £320 -44.95% 5
Cumbria - 1 - -
Android
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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 55 (52.88%) Apple iOS
2 33 (31.73%) Mobile App
3 30 (28.85%) Android Development
4 28 (26.92%) Windows
5 24 (23.08%) Java
5 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (23.08%) Mobile Development
6 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
6 23 (22.12%) Active Directory
7 18 (17.31%) User Experience
7 18 (17.31%) Office 365
7 18 (17.31%) Windows 10
7 18 (17.31%) Kotlin
8 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
9 16 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
9 16 (15.38%) TDD
9 16 (15.38%) iOS Development
9 16 (15.38%) Windows 7
10 14 (13.46%) MVC
11 13 (12.50%) Finance
11 13 (12.50%) Xamarin
12 12 (11.54%) RxJava
12 12 (11.54%) C#
12 12 (11.54%) Citrix
12 12 (11.54%) Apple Swift
13 11 (10.58%) .NET
13 11 (10.58%) SCCM
14 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Intune
14 10 (9.62%) AngularJS
14 10 (9.62%) ITIL

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 6 (5.77%) Skype for Business
2 5 (4.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.85%) CMS
4 3 (2.88%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.96%) Confluence
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.31%) Office 365
2 8 (7.69%) Azure
3 5 (4.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.85%) GitHub
5 1 (0.96%) AWS
5 1 (0.96%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (0.96%) iTunes
5 1 (0.96%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.96%) Serverless
5 1 (0.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) VoIP
2 6 (5.77%) Skype
2 6 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (3.85%) LAN
3 4 (3.85%) WAN
4 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.88%) VPN
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.92%) MPLS
6 1 (0.96%) DHCP
6 1 (0.96%) DNS
6 1 (0.96%) Firewall
6 1 (0.96%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) MySQL
2 3 (2.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.85%) gulp
4 3 (2.88%) git-flow
4 3 (2.88%) JIRA
4 3 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.88%) Subversion
5 2 (1.92%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.92%) Gradle
5 2 (1.92%) JUnit
5 2 (1.92%) Mockito
5 2 (1.92%) Xcode
6 1 (0.96%) CircleCI
General
1 13 (12.50%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Advertising
4 2 (1.92%) Law
4 2 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Games
5 1 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.96%) Local Government
5 1 (0.96%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (50.00%) Developer
2 23 (22.12%) Android Developer
3 11 (10.58%) Analyst
3 11 (10.58%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (8.65%) Service Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) Applications Developer
6 7 (6.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 5 (4.81%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.81%) iOS Android Developer
7 5 (4.81%) iOS Developer
7 5 (4.81%) React Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Xamarin Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Mobile Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) Mobile Software Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) Product Owner
9 3 (2.88%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) RxJava
2 11 (10.58%) .NET
3 10 (9.62%) AngularJS
4 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET
4 9 (8.65%) React Native
5 8 (7.69%) CSS
5 8 (7.69%) HTML
6 7 (6.73%) Dagger
6 7 (6.73%) React
6 7 (6.73%) RESTful
6 7 (6.73%) Retrofit
7 5 (4.81%) Node.js
7 5 (4.81%) Sass
7 5 (4.81%) Xamarin.iOS
8 4 (3.85%) Android SDK
8 4 (3.85%) GraphQL
8 4 (3.85%) OOCSS
8 4 (3.85%) RxSwift
8 4 (3.85%) XSL
9 3 (2.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 33 (31.73%) Mobile App
2 18 (17.31%) User Experience
3 9 (8.65%) iPhone
4 7 (6.73%) Blackberry
5 6 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.81%) iPad
7 3 (2.88%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.88%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.92%) PKI
9 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.96%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.96%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 55 (52.88%) Apple iOS
2 28 (26.92%) Windows
3 18 (17.31%) Windows 10
4 16 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.96%) Linux
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.85%) Android Development
2 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.08%) Mobile Development
3 16 (15.38%) iOS Development
3 16 (15.38%) TDD
4 14 (13.46%) MVC
5 10 (9.62%) ITIL
6 9 (8.65%) BDD
6 9 (8.65%) Migration
6 9 (8.65%) Scrum
7 8 (7.69%) Wireframes
8 7 (6.73%) OO
8 7 (6.73%) SDLC
8 7 (6.73%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.77%) DevOps
9 6 (5.77%) Front End Development
9 6 (5.77%) Sprint Planning
9 6 (5.77%) Sprint Retrospective
10 5 (4.81%) OOP
10 5 (4.81%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.08%) Java
2 18 (17.31%) Kotlin
3 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.54%) Apple Swift
4 12 (11.54%) C#
5 7 (6.73%) Objective-C
5 7 (6.73%) PHP
5 7 (6.73%) Python
6 6 (5.77%) Ruby
7 5 (4.81%) C++
8 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.92%) ES6
9 2 (1.92%) Go
9 2 (1.92%) SQL
10 1 (0.96%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.96%) C
10 1 (0.96%) ES7
10 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.96%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.96%) CCDA
3 1 (0.96%) CCNA
3 1 (0.96%) CCNP
3 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.96%) CISSP
3 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.96%) Degree
3 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.96%) MCDST
3 1 (0.96%) MCP
3 1 (0.96%) MCSA
3 1 (0.96%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (22.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.88%) Docker
3 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.96%) XenApp
4 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) SCCM
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.88%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.88%) PaperCut
4 2 (1.92%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.92%) SCOM
5 1 (0.96%) CASB
5 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 12 (11.54%) Citrix
4 7 (6.73%) Apple
5 6 (5.77%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.85%) Cisco
6 4 (3.85%) Samsung
7 3 (2.88%) Google
8 2 (1.92%) HP
8 2 (1.92%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.92%) VMware
9 1 (0.96%) Adobe
9 1 (0.96%) Altiris
9 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.96%) Avaya
9 1 (0.96%) Capita
9 1 (0.96%) Dell
9 1 (0.96%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.96%) Symantec