The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 84 80 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing Android Development 12 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.74% 0.48% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.65% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 12
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£388 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.32 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
Android Development
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1206 917 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.35% 72.89% 71.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 475 333
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 36
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.63 £24.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -32.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.64 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Android Development
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android Development across the Manchester region.

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Android Development
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the Manchester region.

Android Development Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Android Development
North West

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Android Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android Development.

1 22 (100.00%) Android
2 18 (81.82%) Apple iOS
3 17 (77.27%) iOS Development
4 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (50.00%) Web Services
6 10 (45.45%) XML
6 10 (45.45%) .NET
6 10 (45.45%) Mobile App
7 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
8 8 (36.36%) Java
8 8 (36.36%) CSS
8 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
8 8 (36.36%) Subversion
8 8 (36.36%) CSS3
9 7 (31.82%) JSON
9 7 (31.82%) HTML
9 7 (31.82%) Objective-C
9 7 (31.82%) Finance
9 7 (31.82%) Scrum
10 6 (27.27%) TDD
11 5 (22.73%) REST
11 5 (22.73%) OOP
11 5 (22.73%) OO
11 5 (22.73%) OOD
12 4 (18.18%) C#
12 4 (18.18%) Xcode
12 4 (18.18%) iOS SDK
12 4 (18.18%) Xamarin
12 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
12 4 (18.18%) SQLite

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Android Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQLite
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Subversion
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Xcode
3 3 (13.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Android Developer
3 6 (27.27%) iOS Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Web Services
2 10 (45.45%) XML
2 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) CSS3
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) JSON
5 5 (22.73%) REST
6 4 (18.18%) HTML5
6 4 (18.18%) iOS SDK
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 3 (13.64%) Android NDK
7 3 (13.64%) Worklight
8 2 (9.09%) Android SDK
8 2 (9.09%) XSLT
9 1 (4.55%) RESTful
9 1 (4.55%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) Data Structures
2 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Streaming Video
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Android
2 18 (81.82%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Phone
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) iOS Development
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) TDD
5 5 (22.73%) OOP
5 5 (22.73%) OO
5 5 (22.73%) OOD
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.64%) Memory Management
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) Web Design
7 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.09%) Coaching
8 2 (9.09%) SOA
8 2 (9.09%) MVC
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
9 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
9 1 (4.55%) Content Management
9 1 (4.55%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Objective-C
4 4 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Xamarin
2 3 (13.64%) Kony
2 3 (13.64%) Appcelerator
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft