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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 60 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Android 29 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.91% 1.59% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.86% 8.16% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -20.00%
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
294 245 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.34% 19.48% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 124 67
Average daily rate £338 £300 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £144 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.25 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.25 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Salford -1 1 £315 -21.25%
Stockport - 1 - -
Bury - 1 £225 -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 37 (80.43%) Apple iOS
2 31 (67.39%) Android Development
3 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (52.17%) iOS Development
5 19 (41.30%) Git (software)
5 19 (41.30%) Subversion
5 19 (41.30%) Java
5 19 (41.30%) Web Services
6 18 (39.13%) JSON
6 18 (39.13%) Mobile Development
7 17 (36.96%) CSS
7 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
7 17 (36.96%) TDD
8 16 (34.78%) Scrum
8 16 (34.78%) HTML
8 16 (34.78%) REST
9 15 (32.61%) CSS3
10 14 (30.43%) HTML5
11 13 (28.26%) Mobile App
12 12 (26.09%) OOP
13 9 (19.57%) .NET
13 9 (19.57%) XML
14 7 (15.22%) Objective-C
14 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
15 6 (13.04%) Finance
15 6 (13.04%) C#
16 5 (10.87%) Internet
16 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
17 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
17 4 (8.70%) Xamarin

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.35%) Hazelcast
3 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Subversion
1 19 (41.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Maven
2 2 (4.35%) Xcode
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Mobile Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Android Developer
4 5 (10.87%) iOS Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Writer
6 3 (6.52%) Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Author
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Author
7 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Android Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Hardware Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) Web Services
2 18 (39.13%) JSON
3 17 (36.96%) CSS
4 16 (34.78%) HTML
4 16 (34.78%) REST
5 15 (32.61%) CSS3
6 14 (30.43%) HTML5
7 9 (19.57%) .NET
7 9 (19.57%) XML
8 4 (8.70%) XSLT
9 3 (6.52%) Spring
10 2 (4.35%) J2SE
10 2 (4.35%) JMS
10 2 (4.35%) XML Schema
10 2 (4.35%) SAX
10 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (4.35%) DOM
10 2 (4.35%) Servlets
10 2 (4.35%) J2EE
10 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Wiki
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Arduino
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.17%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Android Development
2 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (52.17%) iOS Development
4 18 (39.13%) Mobile Development
5 17 (36.96%) TDD
6 16 (34.78%) Scrum
7 12 (26.09%) OOP
8 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.70%) Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) MVC
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (6.52%) OO
10 3 (6.52%) OOD
10 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
11 2 (4.35%) SOA
11 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.35%) Validation
11 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.22%) Objective-C
4 6 (13.04%) C#
5 3 (6.52%) Clojure
6 2 (4.35%) XPath
6 2 (4.35%) SQL
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Xamarin
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Atmel
4 1 (2.17%) Appcelerator
4 1 (2.17%) Kony
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