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 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
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 80 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing Android 26 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.40% 1.45% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.32% 6.29% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £312 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £405 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
355 302 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.18% 23.07% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 168 120
Average daily rate £350 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 28
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 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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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
Altrincham - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 - - 2
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 41 (74.55%) Apple iOS
2 37 (67.27%) Android Development
3 28 (50.91%) iOS Development
3 28 (50.91%) Java
4 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 24 (43.64%) Mobile Development
7 23 (41.82%) HTML
7 23 (41.82%) CSS
8 21 (38.18%) HTML5
8 21 (38.18%) CSS3
9 20 (36.36%) JSON
9 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
9 20 (36.36%) TDD
10 18 (32.73%) Web Services
10 18 (32.73%) Subversion
10 18 (32.73%) Mobile App
11 17 (30.91%) REST
11 17 (30.91%) Scrum
12 14 (25.45%) OOP
13 13 (23.64%) C#
14 12 (21.82%) AngularJS
15 11 (20.00%) jQuery
16 10 (18.18%) .NET
16 10 (18.18%) Objective-C
17 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
18 7 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
18 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
18 7 (12.73%) SDLC
19 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap

Android
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 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 3 (5.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 18 (32.73%) Subversion
3 4 (7.27%) JIRA
4 3 (5.45%) Selenium
4 3 (5.45%) Appium
5 2 (3.64%) Xcode
6 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.82%) JMeter
6 1 (1.82%) TestNG
6 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.82%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.82%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (80.00%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Mobile Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (9.09%) iOS Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Front-End Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Writer
9 2 (3.64%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Technical Support
10 1 (1.82%) Support Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Software Tester
10 1 (1.82%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) CSS
1 23 (41.82%) HTML
2 21 (38.18%) HTML5
2 21 (38.18%) CSS3
3 20 (36.36%) JSON
4 18 (32.73%) Web Services
5 17 (30.91%) REST
6 12 (21.82%) AngularJS
7 11 (20.00%) jQuery
8 10 (18.18%) .NET
9 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
10 6 (10.91%) XML
10 6 (10.91%) Spring
10 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (9.09%) PhoneGap
12 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (5.45%) Backbone.js
13 3 (5.45%) Ember.js
13 3 (5.45%) Ajax
13 3 (5.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.91%) iPhone
3 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) NHS
4 2 (3.64%) mHealth
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) Informatics
5 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (74.55%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.82%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) Android Development
2 28 (50.91%) iOS Development
3 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (43.64%) Mobile Development
5 20 (36.36%) TDD
6 17 (30.91%) Scrum
7 14 (25.45%) OOP
8 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
9 7 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (12.73%) SDLC
10 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.91%) Project Management
10 6 (10.91%) MVC
11 4 (7.27%) Web Development
11 4 (7.27%) Automation Testing
12 3 (5.45%) Graceful Degradation
12 3 (5.45%) Analytics
12 3 (5.45%) Progressive Enhancement
12 3 (5.45%) Pair Programming
12 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) Java
2 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.64%) C#
4 10 (18.18%) Objective-C
5 4 (7.27%) SQL
6 3 (5.45%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) Clojure
7 2 (3.64%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) WatchGuard
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