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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 91 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing Android Development 15 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.81% 0.31% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.40% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 8
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£310 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.75 -
% change year-on-year
-6.91% -
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
1430 1004 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.26% 76.70% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 599 469
Average daily rate £388 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Android Development Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 1 - -
Android Development
North West

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (100.00%) Android
2 28 (75.68%) iOS Development
3 23 (62.16%) Apple iOS
4 22 (59.46%) Java
5 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
5 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (56.76%) Mobile Development
6 19 (51.35%) CSS
6 19 (51.35%) HTML
7 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
8 17 (45.95%) HTML5
8 17 (45.95%) CSS3
8 17 (45.95%) Subversion
8 17 (45.95%) Web Services
9 16 (43.24%) TDD
9 16 (43.24%) JSON
9 16 (43.24%) REST
10 14 (37.84%) Scrum
11 12 (32.43%) OOP
12 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
13 8 (21.62%) jQuery
13 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
14 7 (18.92%) Objective-C
14 7 (18.92%) C#
14 7 (18.92%) .NET
15 6 (16.22%) Spring
15 6 (16.22%) iPhone
15 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
16 5 (13.51%) SDLC
16 5 (13.51%) PhoneGap

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Git (software)
2 17 (45.95%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Xcode
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Android Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (13.51%) iOS Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Magento Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) CSS
1 19 (51.35%) HTML
2 17 (45.95%) Web Services
2 17 (45.95%) HTML5
2 17 (45.95%) CSS3
3 16 (43.24%) REST
3 16 (43.24%) JSON
4 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
5 8 (21.62%) jQuery
6 7 (18.92%) .NET
7 6 (16.22%) Spring
8 5 (13.51%) PhoneGap
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (8.11%) XML
10 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (5.41%) Android SDK
11 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
12 1 (2.70%) Cocoa
12 1 (2.70%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) iPhone
1 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) mHealth
4 2 (5.41%) NHS
5 1 (2.70%) Informatics
5 1 (2.70%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Android
2 23 (62.16%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) iOS Development
2 21 (56.76%) Mobile Development
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) TDD
4 14 (37.84%) Scrum
5 12 (32.43%) OOP
6 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.51%) MVC
7 5 (13.51%) SDLC
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) Progressive Enhancement
8 3 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (8.11%) Graceful Degradation
9 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.41%) OO
10 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.70%) ERP
10 1 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) Objective-C
4 3 (8.11%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft