Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 80 98
Rank change year-on-year -33 +18 +59
Contract jobs citing Android 84 150 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.64% 2.57% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.39% 13.17% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 90 79
North West median daily rate £375 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.28% +2.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £119 £293 £200
90th Percentile £513 £550 £513
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
North West median hourly rate £16.74 £17.25 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -39.47% +14.00%
10th Percentile £12.53 £13.75 £15.08
90th Percentile £17.63 £20.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.13 £20.75 £19.78
% change year-on-year -17.47% +4.92% -14.94%

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 1,001 1,139 1,094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.60% 19.50% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 657 686
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £143 £152 £200
90th Percentile £600 £563 £538
England median daily rate £449 £439 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +3.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 120 97
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.49 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.53
% change year-on-year - +5.87% -2.22%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -28 54 £338 -10.00% 32
Lancashire -1 15 £448 -16.36% 2
Cheshire +3 13 £413 +17.86% 12
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Android
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 50 (59.52%) Apple iOS
2 31 (36.90%) Windows
3 26 (30.95%) Android Development
4 25 (29.76%) Mobile App
5 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
6 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
6 19 (22.62%) Java
6 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
7 18 (21.43%) Office 365
8 17 (20.24%) Citrix
9 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (17.86%) Mobile Development
10 14 (16.67%) iOS Development
10 14 (16.67%) SCCM
10 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (15.48%) Finance
12 12 (14.29%) Migration
12 12 (14.29%) VMware
12 12 (14.29%) Skype
12 12 (14.29%) Windows 10
13 11 (13.10%) Kotlin
13 11 (13.10%) Azure Active Directory
13 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
14 10 (11.90%) VPN
14 10 (11.90%) ITIL
14 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (11.90%) User Experience
15 9 (10.71%) Skype for Business
15 9 (10.71%) AngularJS
15 9 (10.71%) Web Services

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 9 (10.71%) Skype for Business
2 7 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.14%) IIS
4 4 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.19%) Maya
4 1 (1.19%) MotionBuilder
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.43%) Office 365
2 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (13.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (5.95%) IaaS
5 5 (5.95%) PaaS
6 4 (4.76%) Slack
7 2 (2.38%) SaaS
8 1 (1.19%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.19%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.29%) Skype
2 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.90%) VPN
4 6 (7.14%) DHCP
4 6 (7.14%) DNS
5 4 (4.76%) VoIP
6 3 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.57%) WebEx
6 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.38%) MPLS
8 1 (1.19%) Firewall
8 1 (1.19%) LAN
8 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.57%) SQLite
2 2 (2.38%) MySQL
2 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.14%) MSI
3 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.38%) Appium
4 2 (2.38%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.38%) git-flow
4 2 (2.38%) gulp
4 2 (2.38%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.38%) Protractor
4 2 (2.38%) Selenium
5 1 (1.19%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.19%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.19%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.19%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.19%) Xcode
General
1 13 (15.48%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Banking
2 3 (3.57%) Games
2 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (46.43%) Developer
2 16 (19.05%) Android Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Architect
4 6 (7.14%) Analyst
4 6 (7.14%) iOS Developer
4 6 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Network Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 4 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 4 (4.76%) iOS Android Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Rollout Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Designer
7 3 (3.57%) IT Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Junior
7 3 (3.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.57%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) AngularJS
1 9 (10.71%) Web Services
2 8 (9.52%) CSS
3 7 (8.33%) .NET
3 7 (8.33%) Android SDK
3 7 (8.33%) REST
4 6 (7.14%) HTML
5 5 (5.95%) JSON
6 4 (4.76%) Node.js
6 4 (4.76%) RESTful
6 4 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.57%) CSS3
7 3 (3.57%) HTML5
7 3 (3.57%) React
7 3 (3.57%) React Native
7 3 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (3.57%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.76%) Mobile App
2 10 (11.90%) User Experience
3 9 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.14%) Public Cloud
5 5 (5.95%) Driving Licence
5 5 (5.95%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.76%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.38%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (2.38%) iPad
7 2 (2.38%) iPhone
7 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.38%) PKI
8 1 (1.19%) Animation
8 1 (1.19%) BYOD
8 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.19%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 50 (59.52%) Apple iOS
2 31 (36.90%) Windows
3 12 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 7 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.57%) Linux
6 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.19%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) Android Development
2 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.86%) Mobile Development
3 14 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 12 (14.29%) Migration
5 10 (11.90%) ITIL
6 8 (9.52%) TDD
7 7 (8.33%) Information Security
7 7 (8.33%) OO
7 7 (8.33%) Scrum
8 6 (7.14%) Architectural Design
8 6 (7.14%) Coaching
8 6 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.14%) High Availability
8 6 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (5.95%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.62%) Java
1 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (13.10%) Kotlin
3 9 (10.71%) C#
4 6 (7.14%) Apple Swift
4 6 (7.14%) Objective-C
4 6 (7.14%) Python
5 5 (5.95%) PHP
5 5 (5.95%) Ruby
5 5 (5.95%) SQL
6 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.38%) C++
6 2 (2.38%) Go
6 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.19%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.19%) CBAP
3 1 (1.19%) CCDA
3 1 (1.19%) CCNA
3 1 (1.19%) CCNP
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.19%) CISSP
3 1 (1.19%) MCSA
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.57%) Docker
4 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.38%) UAG
4 2 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) SCCM
2 7 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (5.95%) PaperCut
4 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.38%) SCOM
5 1 (1.19%) CASB
5 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.24%) Citrix
3 12 (14.29%) VMware
4 7 (8.33%) Apple
4 7 (8.33%) Cisco
5 6 (7.14%) Xamarin
6 4 (4.76%) Samsung
7 2 (2.38%) Adobe
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle
7 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.19%) Autodesk
8 1 (1.19%) Avaya
8 1 (1.19%) Google
8 1 (1.19%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.19%) Symantec