The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 70 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Android 32 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.73% 1.91% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.12% 9.39% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 11
Median daily rate £410 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £415 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+69.69% +4.76%
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
351 330 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.96% 20.37% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 179 152
Median daily rate £363 £310 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.46% -7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.80 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Salford - 12 £413 -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Android.

1 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (65.96%) Android Development
3 25 (53.19%) Apple iOS
4 23 (48.94%) Java
5 22 (46.81%) User Experience
6 18 (38.30%) Mobile Development
7 17 (36.17%) Mobile App
7 17 (36.17%) OOP
8 15 (31.91%) TDD
9 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
10 13 (27.66%) OO
10 13 (27.66%) iOS Development
11 12 (25.53%) BDD
11 12 (25.53%) Objective-C
12 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (19.15%) JSON
12 9 (19.15%) Windows
12 9 (19.15%) Scrum
13 8 (17.02%) Web Services
13 8 (17.02%) Subversion
13 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
14 7 (14.89%) REST
14 7 (14.89%) XML
15 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
15 6 (12.77%) RESTful
15 6 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (12.77%) Android Studio
16 5 (10.64%) Apple Swift
16 5 (10.64%) Gradle
16 5 (10.64%) Kanban

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (4.26%) Marvel
2 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (4.26%) Pixate
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Google Play
1 2 (4.26%) TestFlight
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) HTTP
1 4 (8.51%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) LAN
2 2 (4.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.26%) SQLite
2 1 (2.13%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.02%) Subversion
3 6 (12.77%) Android Studio
4 5 (10.64%) Gradle
4 5 (10.64%) JUnit
5 4 (8.51%) Maven
6 3 (6.38%) Calabash
6 3 (6.38%) Hudson
6 3 (6.38%) JIRA
6 3 (6.38%) Robotium
6 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.26%) Ant
7 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.26%) CocoaPods
7 2 (4.26%) Xcode
8 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (6.38%) Banking
1 3 (6.38%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) French Language
3 1 (2.13%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (82.98%) Developer
2 27 (57.45%) Android Developer
3 14 (29.79%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (23.40%) iOS Developer
5 7 (14.89%) iOS Android Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Android Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Java Android Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Xamarin Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Android Software Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Designer
9 2 (4.26%) Java Mobile Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Lead Android Developer
9 2 (4.26%) UI/UX Designer
9 2 (4.26%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) JSON
2 8 (17.02%) Web Services
3 7 (14.89%) REST
3 7 (14.89%) XML
4 6 (12.77%) RESTful
5 4 (8.51%) Android SDK
6 3 (6.38%) .NET
6 3 (6.38%) Grails
6 3 (6.38%) SOAP
6 3 (6.38%) Spring
7 2 (4.26%) Cocoa
7 2 (4.26%) Cocoa Touch
7 2 (4.26%) CSS
7 2 (4.26%) Framer.js
7 2 (4.26%) HTML
7 2 (4.26%) HTML5
7 2 (4.26%) RxJava
8 1 (2.13%) CSS3
8 1 (2.13%) Sass
8 1 (2.13%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) User Experience
2 17 (36.17%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) iPad
3 3 (6.38%) Streaming Media
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) iPhone
5 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Apple iOS
2 9 (19.15%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.13%) Unix
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (65.96%) Android Development
3 18 (38.30%) Mobile Development
4 17 (36.17%) OOP
5 15 (31.91%) TDD
6 13 (27.66%) iOS Development
6 13 (27.66%) OO
7 12 (25.53%) BDD
8 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (19.15%) Scrum
9 6 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Kanban
10 5 (10.64%) Project Management
10 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
11 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
11 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.51%) Pair Programming
11 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) Java
2 12 (25.53%) Objective-C
3 5 (10.64%) Apple Swift
3 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) Groovy
4 3 (6.38%) Scala
5 2 (4.26%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.13%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (2.13%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.13%) F#
6 1 (2.13%) Lua
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) ACSA
3 1 (2.13%) ACSP
3 1 (2.13%) CCDP
3 1 (2.13%) CCIP
3 1 (2.13%) CCNA
3 1 (2.13%) CCNP
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MCDST
3 1 (2.13%) MCITP
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) MCSA
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) MCTS
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) RHCE
3 1 (2.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
1 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Xamarin
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) Google
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Apple
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) EMC
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.13%) Wyse
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