The table below looks at the statistics for Android 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 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 41 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 48 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.45% 2.31% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.27% 13.71% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £450 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.56% -45.33%
Android
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
295 197 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.21% 16.88% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 84 121
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 45
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.67 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -18.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £26.50 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Android
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 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Salford +6 11 £313 -3.84%
Bury - 1 - -
Cheadle - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 1
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Android 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.

1 40 (63.49%) Apple iOS
2 24 (38.10%) Java
3 21 (33.33%) Windows
4 20 (31.75%) XML
4 20 (31.75%) Mobile App
5 17 (26.98%) iOS Development
6 16 (25.40%) XSLT
6 16 (25.40%) Objective-C
6 16 (25.40%) Spring
6 16 (25.40%) XPath
7 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
9 13 (20.63%) JMS
9 13 (20.63%) HTTP
9 13 (20.63%) J2SE
9 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
9 13 (20.63%) HTML
9 13 (20.63%) Hazelcast
9 13 (20.63%) Grails
10 12 (19.05%) Tomcat
10 12 (19.05%) Servlets
10 12 (19.05%) Linux
10 12 (19.05%) Maven
11 11 (17.46%) CSS
11 11 (17.46%) XML Schema
11 11 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (14.29%) Windows Phone
12 9 (14.29%) .NET
12 9 (14.29%) DOM
12 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Android 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 9 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) Node.js
3 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) HTTP
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
2 2 (3.17%) DMZ
2 2 (3.17%) Network Security
3 1 (1.59%) VoIP
3 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) Hazelcast
2 3 (4.76%) SQLite
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Maven
2 8 (12.70%) Cucumber
3 6 (9.52%) Calabash
4 4 (6.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (6.35%) Xcode
4 4 (6.35%) Subversion
5 3 (4.76%) JIRA
6 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.59%) Gradle
7 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.05%) iOS Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Android Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Xamarin Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Network Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Network Security Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Designer
7 3 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.17%) Tester
8 2 (3.17%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Service Analyst
9 1 (1.59%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) XML
2 16 (25.40%) XSLT
2 16 (25.40%) Spring
3 13 (20.63%) Grails
3 13 (20.63%) J2SE
3 13 (20.63%) JMS
3 13 (20.63%) HTML
4 12 (19.05%) Servlets
5 11 (17.46%) CSS
5 11 (17.46%) XML Schema
6 9 (14.29%) DOM
6 9 (14.29%) .NET
7 8 (12.70%) jQuery
8 7 (11.11%) CSS3
9 6 (9.52%) HTML5
9 6 (9.52%) Web Services
10 5 (7.94%) iOS SDK
10 5 (7.94%) XHTML
10 5 (7.94%) SAX
10 5 (7.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.70%) User Experience
2 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.94%) iPhone
3 5 (7.94%) iPad
4 3 (4.76%) Social Media
4 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.17%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.17%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (3.17%) NHS
5 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.59%) Open Source
6 1 (1.59%) Life Science
6 1 (1.59%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.59%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (63.49%) Apple iOS
2 21 (33.33%) Windows
3 12 (19.05%) Linux
4 11 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (14.29%) Windows Phone
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) iOS Development
2 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.29%) TDD
3 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
4 8 (12.70%) Android Development
5 6 (9.52%) Web Design
5 6 (9.52%) OOP
5 6 (9.52%) BDD
6 5 (7.94%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (7.94%) OO
6 5 (7.94%) Project Management
6 5 (7.94%) Scrum
7 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.35%) Pair Programming
7 4 (6.35%) Use Case
8 3 (4.76%) Test Management
8 3 (4.76%) Manual Testing
8 3 (4.76%) ITIL
8 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) Java
2 16 (25.40%) XPath
2 16 (25.40%) Objective-C
3 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.35%) SQL
5 3 (4.76%) Ruby
6 2 (3.17%) C#
7 1 (1.59%) C
7 1 (1.59%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) Groovy
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) MCSE
1 3 (4.76%) MCSA
1 3 (4.76%) CCNP
1 3 (4.76%) CCIP
1 3 (4.76%) CCNA
1 3 (4.76%) CCDP
1 3 (4.76%) ISEB
1 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.76%) RHCE
1 3 (4.76%) IBM Certification
1 3 (4.76%) ACSA
1 3 (4.76%) MCDST
1 3 (4.76%) MCTS
1 3 (4.76%) MCITP
1 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 3 (4.76%) ACSP
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 7 (11.11%) Xamarin
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) HP
3 4 (6.35%) Appcelerator
4 3 (4.76%) Apple
4 3 (4.76%) EMC
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco
4 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.17%) Avaya
5 2 (3.17%) Kony
6 1 (1.59%) Symbian
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
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