Period
to 20 February 2018

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 6 months to 20 February 2018 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
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 80 124
Rank change year-on-year +2 +44 -28
Contract jobs citing Android 95 77 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.92% 2.57% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.07% 12.32% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 54 34
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £210 £338 £273
90th Percentile £550 £475 £519
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £32.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.78% +12.50%
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -27.78% +36.36%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 591 625 887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.18% 20.89% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 359 524
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.89% +11.07%
10th Percentile £173 £213 £175
90th Percentile £539 £513 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £416 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +4.06% +1.91% +15.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 47 73
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.10 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.17% - -4.00%
10th Percentile £10.28 £9.80 £8.65
90th Percentile £19.76 £22.08 £18.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.85 £13.92 £12.50
% change year-on-year -0.47% +11.32% -3.85%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Android as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
Leeds +7 78 £420 +5.00% 23
Bradford -1 6 £425 +16.44% 1
Halifax +7 5 £800 +93.94%
Android
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 58 (61.05%) Apple iOS
2 57 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (41.05%) Java
4 36 (37.89%) Android Development
5 28 (29.47%) Mobile App
6 25 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 22 (23.16%) Git (software)
7 22 (23.16%) DevOps
7 22 (23.16%) .NET
8 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
8 21 (22.11%) iOS Development
8 21 (22.11%) Xamarin
8 21 (22.11%) Node.js
9 18 (18.95%) Mobile Development
10 17 (17.89%) Android Studio
10 17 (17.89%) HTML
11 16 (16.84%) TDD
11 16 (16.84%) REST
12 15 (15.79%) Microservices
12 15 (15.79%) Scrum
12 15 (15.79%) Unit Testing
12 15 (15.79%) XML
13 14 (14.74%) C#
13 14 (14.74%) QA
13 14 (14.74%) JIRA
13 14 (14.74%) Android SDK
13 14 (14.74%) Gradle
13 14 (14.74%) Jenkins
13 14 (14.74%) RESTful
14 13 (13.68%) Banking

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 3 (3.16%) nginx
2 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.05%) Confluence
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (8.42%) Office 365
2 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.26%) GitHub
3 2 (2.11%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) SMS
2 4 (4.21%) 2G
3 3 (3.16%) AMQP
3 3 (3.16%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.11%) SAN
4 2 (2.11%) Skype
5 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) MySQL
2 9 (9.47%) MongoDB
2 9 (9.47%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.26%) Cloud Spanner
4 5 (5.26%) NewSQL
4 5 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.16%) Couchbase
5 3 (3.16%) Redis
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.11%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.11%) HBase
6 2 (2.11%) SQLite
7 1 (1.05%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (23.16%) Git (software)
2 17 (17.89%) Android Studio
3 14 (14.74%) Gradle
3 14 (14.74%) Jenkins
3 14 (14.74%) JIRA
4 12 (12.63%) Maven
5 6 (6.32%) JIRA Agile
5 6 (6.32%) SpecFlow
6 5 (5.26%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.21%) Appium
7 4 (4.21%) AppVeyor
7 4 (4.21%) CircleCI
8 3 (3.16%) Calabash
8 3 (3.16%) Xcode
9 2 (2.11%) Axure RP
9 2 (2.11%) JUnit
9 2 (2.11%) Selenium
9 2 (2.11%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.11%) Subversion
10 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (13.68%) Banking
2 12 (12.63%) Finance
3 7 (7.37%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Games
4 2 (2.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 53 (55.79%) Developer
2 25 (26.32%) Android Developer
3 12 (12.63%) Analyst
3 12 (12.63%) Xamarin Developer
4 10 (10.53%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Architect
5 9 (9.47%) iOS Developer
6 8 (8.42%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Applications Architect
8 4 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Implementation Manager
8 4 (4.21%) iOS Android Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) JavaScript Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) NoSQL Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.16%) .NET
2 21 (22.11%) Node.js
3 17 (17.89%) HTML
4 16 (16.84%) REST
5 15 (15.79%) XML
6 14 (14.74%) Android SDK
6 14 (14.74%) RESTful
7 12 (12.63%) AngularJS
7 12 (12.63%) CSS
7 12 (12.63%) React
8 11 (11.58%) Spring
9 8 (8.42%) HTML5
9 8 (8.42%) iOS SDK
9 8 (8.42%) RxJava
9 8 (8.42%) Web Services
10 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (7.37%) CSS3
10 7 (7.37%) Retrofit
11 6 (6.32%) Akka
11 6 (6.32%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.47%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.32%) iPhone
3 6 (6.32%) User Experience
4 3 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.05%) Chromecast
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) iPad
6 1 (1.05%) IPTV
6 1 (1.05%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 58 (61.05%) Apple iOS
2 11 (11.58%) Windows
3 6 (6.32%) Linux
3 6 (6.32%) Windows 10
3 6 (6.32%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.89%) Android Development
3 25 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 22 (23.16%) DevOps
5 21 (22.11%) iOS Development
6 18 (18.95%) Mobile Development
7 16 (16.84%) TDD
8 15 (15.79%) Microservices
8 15 (15.79%) Scrum
8 15 (15.79%) Unit Testing
9 12 (12.63%) BDD
9 12 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.47%) OOP
11 8 (8.42%) ITIL
11 8 (8.42%) Open Source
12 7 (7.37%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (7.37%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 6 (6.32%) Pair Programming
14 5 (5.26%) Test Scripting
14 5 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.05%) Java
2 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.74%) C#
4 12 (12.63%) PHP
5 11 (11.58%) Kotlin
6 8 (8.42%) ES6
6 8 (8.42%) Objective-C
6 8 (8.42%) SQL
7 6 (6.32%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.11%) C
8 2 (2.11%) Python
9 1 (1.05%) C++
9 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.05%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.05%) ISEB
1 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) QA
2 5 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.26%) Docker
3 3 (3.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.05%) Ansible
2 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) Xamarin
2 12 (12.63%) Apple
3 4 (4.21%) Google
4 3 (3.16%) F5
5 2 (2.11%) Perforce
5 2 (2.11%) VMware
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle
6 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com