The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 88 102
Rank change year-on-year +33 +14  
Contract jobs citing Android 45 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.12% 1.62% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.51% 6.88% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 12
Median daily rate £400 £419 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.47% +30.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £329 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £518 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.38 £14.25
% change year-on-year +6.87% +14.91%  

Android is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 257 480 435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 17.81% 23.59% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 329 249
Median daily rate £388 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 32
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £15.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Android as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Android in West Yorkshire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in West Yorkshire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in West Yorkshire

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in West Yorkshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +41 43 £400 - 10
Bradford +4 1 - -
Android
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 58 (61.05%) Java
2 55 (57.89%) Android Development
3 52 (54.74%) Mobile App
3 52 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (43.16%) Apple iOS
5 37 (38.95%) Android SDK
6 27 (28.42%) TDD
7 25 (26.32%) User Experience
8 23 (24.21%) BDD
9 20 (21.05%) Scrum
10 19 (20.00%) Windows
10 19 (20.00%) iOS Development
11 18 (18.95%) Finance
12 17 (17.89%) RESTful
13 16 (16.84%) Unit Testing
13 16 (16.84%) OO
14 15 (15.79%) Git (software)
15 14 (14.74%) Android Studio
15 14 (14.74%) OOD
16 13 (13.68%) HTML
16 13 (13.68%) Telecoms
17 12 (12.63%) Objective-C
17 12 (12.63%) JIRA
18 11 (11.58%) Marketing
18 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
18 11 (11.58%) Apple Swift
18 11 (11.58%) Jenkins
19 10 (10.53%) AirWatch
19 10 (10.53%) SQL
19 10 (10.53%) Electronics

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.16%) Confluence
3 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.05%) InVision
3 1 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.16%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) 3G
1 8 (8.42%) GPRS
1 8 (8.42%) GSM
1 8 (8.42%) LAN
1 8 (8.42%) LTE
1 8 (8.42%) SGSN
1 8 (8.42%) WAN
1 8 (8.42%) Wireless
2 7 (7.37%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (7.37%) VPN
3 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.74%) Android Studio
3 12 (12.63%) JIRA
4 11 (11.58%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.21%) Maven
6 4 (4.21%) Subversion
7 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.16%) Xcode
8 2 (2.11%) Appium
8 2 (2.11%) Hudson
8 2 (2.11%) jMock
8 2 (2.11%) JUnit
8 2 (2.11%) Mockito
8 2 (2.11%) Selenium
8 2 (2.11%) TestNG
8 2 (2.11%) UI Automator
9 1 (1.05%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (18.95%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.58%) Marketing
4 10 (10.53%) Electronics
5 8 (8.42%) Manufacturing
6 7 (7.37%) Banking
6 7 (7.37%) Retail
7 3 (3.16%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (58.95%) Developer
2 44 (46.32%) Android Developer
3 16 (16.84%) iOS Developer
4 11 (11.58%) Android Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (8.42%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 8 (8.42%) Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) iOS Android Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Technical Support
6 6 (6.32%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Deskside Support
9 3 (3.16%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.16%) Java Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.95%) Android SDK
2 17 (17.89%) RESTful
3 13 (13.68%) HTML
4 8 (8.42%) iOS SDK
5 6 (6.32%) Spring
6 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 5 (5.26%) Web Services
7 4 (4.21%) Apache Camel
7 4 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.16%) .NET
8 3 (3.16%) Cocoa
8 3 (3.16%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (3.16%) CSS
8 3 (3.16%) REST
8 3 (3.16%) Spring Boot
9 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.11%) J2EE
9 2 (2.11%) SOAP
9 2 (2.11%) Spring MVC
10 1 (1.05%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 52 (54.74%) Mobile App
2 25 (26.32%) User Experience
3 9 (9.47%) Blackberry
4 7 (7.37%) BYOD
5 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.05%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.05%) iPhone
6 1 (1.05%) Streaming Media
6 1 (1.05%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (43.16%) Apple iOS
2 19 (20.00%) Windows
3 8 (8.42%) Mac OS X
3 8 (8.42%) Unix
3 8 (8.42%) Windows Phone
4 5 (5.26%) Mac OS
4 5 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.16%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.16%) Linux
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.89%) Android Development
2 52 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (28.42%) TDD
4 23 (24.21%) BDD
5 20 (21.05%) Scrum
6 19 (20.00%) iOS Development
7 16 (16.84%) OO
7 16 (16.84%) Unit Testing
8 14 (14.74%) OOD
9 8 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.42%) Coaching
9 8 (8.42%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (8.42%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.37%) Project Management
11 6 (6.32%) DevOps
11 6 (6.32%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.26%) Analytics
12 5 (5.26%) Open Source
12 5 (5.26%) Product Management
12 5 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (61.05%) Java
2 12 (12.63%) Objective-C
3 11 (11.58%) Apple Swift
4 10 (10.53%) SQL
5 8 (8.42%) PHP
5 8 (8.42%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.42%) VB
6 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.32%) C++
8 5 (5.26%) C#
9 3 (3.16%) C
9 3 (3.16%) Python
9 3 (3.16%) Ruby
10 1 (1.05%) Kotlin
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) AirWatch
2 4 (4.21%) Ansible
2 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) MobileIron
2 8 (8.42%) SAP
3 7 (7.37%) Cisco
4 5 (5.26%) Citrix
4 5 (5.26%) Lotus
4 5 (5.26%) Xamarin
5 4 (4.21%) Bloomberg
5 4 (4.21%) Reuters
6 3 (3.16%) Google
7 2 (2.11%) Adobe
8 1 (1.05%) Appcelerator
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