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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 54 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing Android 38 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.70% 1.56% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.80% 6.98% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £298 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -2.77%
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
322 258 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.92% 22.34% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 125 131
Average daily rate £350 £275 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 41
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.10 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -7.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £10.16 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 -5 3 £320 -14.66%
Stockport - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - - 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 44 (64.71%) Apple iOS
2 27 (39.71%) XML
3 25 (36.76%) Java
4 22 (32.35%) Windows
4 22 (32.35%) iOS Development
5 20 (29.41%) Mobile App
5 20 (29.41%) XSLT
6 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
7 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (26.47%) Spring
8 17 (25.00%) XPath
9 15 (22.06%) Objective-C
9 15 (22.06%) CSS
9 15 (22.06%) Red Hat
10 14 (20.59%) JMS
10 14 (20.59%) J2SE
10 14 (20.59%) HTTP
10 14 (20.59%) Linux
10 14 (20.59%) HTML
10 14 (20.59%) Hazelcast
10 14 (20.59%) Grails
11 13 (19.12%) Android Development
11 13 (19.12%) .NET
11 13 (19.12%) Servlets
11 13 (19.12%) Tomcat
11 13 (19.12%) Maven
12 12 (17.65%) XML Schema
12 12 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (16.18%) jQuery
14 10 (14.71%) DOM

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (19.12%) Tomcat
2 10 (14.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) Network Security
2 2 (2.94%) DMZ
2 2 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) Hazelcast
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) SQLite
4 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Maven
2 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
2 6 (8.82%) Subversion
3 5 (7.35%) Calabash
4 4 (5.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.88%) Xcode
5 3 (4.41%) JIRA
6 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.47%) Selenium
6 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.47%) Gradle
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Games
4 2 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (69.12%) Developer
2 18 (26.47%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.59%) iOS Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Android Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Xamarin Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Tester
7 3 (4.41%) Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Network Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Network Security Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Designer
8 2 (2.94%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.94%) Software Tester
8 2 (2.94%) Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Software Architect
9 1 (1.47%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.71%) XML
2 20 (29.41%) XSLT
3 18 (26.47%) Spring
4 15 (22.06%) CSS
5 14 (20.59%) JMS
5 14 (20.59%) J2SE
5 14 (20.59%) HTML
5 14 (20.59%) Grails
6 13 (19.12%) .NET
6 13 (19.12%) Servlets
7 12 (17.65%) XML Schema
8 11 (16.18%) jQuery
9 10 (14.71%) DOM
10 9 (13.24%) Web Services
10 9 (13.24%) CSS3
11 7 (10.29%) HTML5
12 6 (8.82%) Apache Cordova
12 6 (8.82%) SAX
12 6 (8.82%) XHTML
12 6 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 9 (13.24%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.76%) User Experience
4 5 (7.35%) iPad
5 4 (5.88%) iPhone
6 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.41%) Social Media
7 2 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.94%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.94%) NHS
7 2 (2.94%) Web 2.0
7 2 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.47%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.47%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 44 (64.71%) Apple iOS
2 22 (32.35%) Windows
3 14 (20.59%) Linux
4 12 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (13.24%) Windows Phone
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.47%) UNIX
7 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) iOS Development
2 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.12%) Android Development
4 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.24%) TDD
6 8 (11.76%) Scrum
7 7 (10.29%) Automated Testing
7 7 (10.29%) OO
8 6 (8.82%) OOP
8 6 (8.82%) Web Design
9 5 (7.35%) Project Management
9 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.35%) BDD
9 5 (7.35%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (5.88%) Use Case
10 4 (5.88%) OOD
10 4 (5.88%) Pair Programming
10 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.41%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) Java
2 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.00%) XPath
4 15 (22.06%) Objective-C
5 4 (5.88%) SQL
5 4 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
6 1 (1.47%) C++
6 1 (1.47%) C
6 1 (1.47%) Perl
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) IBM Certification
1 3 (4.41%) ACSA
1 3 (4.41%) MCDST
1 3 (4.41%) MCTS
1 3 (4.41%) MCITP
1 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
1 3 (4.41%) MCSE
1 3 (4.41%) MCSA
1 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.41%) RHCE
1 3 (4.41%) ISEB
1 3 (4.41%) CCNP
1 3 (4.41%) CCIP
1 3 (4.41%) CCNA
1 3 (4.41%) CCDP
1 3 (4.41%) RHCSA
1 3 (4.41%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) Red Hat
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.76%) Xamarin
4 4 (5.88%) Appcelerator
4 4 (5.88%) HP
4 4 (5.88%) Apple
5 3 (4.41%) EMC
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco
5 3 (4.41%) IBM
6 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.94%) Kony
6 2 (2.94%) Avaya
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle
7 1 (1.47%) Citrix
7 1 (1.47%) Symbian
7 1 (1.47%) Atmel
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