The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 70 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 19 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 2.40% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.60% 12.24% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 25
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.32 £32.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +35.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.09%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
288 196 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.03% 19.58% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 79 122
Average daily rate £305 £270 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 38
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.36 £27.00 £24.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
North West

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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Salford +5 2 £400 +53.84%
Bolton - 1 - -
Bury - - - -
Stockport - - - - 4
Wigan - - - -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 25 (80.65%) Apple iOS
2 12 (38.71%) HTML
2 12 (38.71%) CSS
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (32.26%) Games
4 10 (32.26%) Android Development
5 9 (29.03%) Mobile App
6 8 (25.81%) Flash
7 7 (22.58%) Java
7 7 (22.58%) iOS Development
7 7 (22.58%) HTML5
7 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
8 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.13%) ActionScript
10 4 (12.90%) Web Services
10 4 (12.90%) XML
10 4 (12.90%) Project Management
10 4 (12.90%) Ruby
10 4 (12.90%) BDD
10 4 (12.90%) Game Development
11 3 (9.68%) Kindle
11 3 (9.68%) New Media
11 3 (9.68%) ACSA
11 3 (9.68%) MCDST
11 3 (9.68%) MCTS
11 3 (9.68%) MCITP
11 3 (9.68%) TDD
11 3 (9.68%) Multimedia
11 3 (9.68%) Content Management
11 3 (9.68%) ACSP

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Route 53
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Ant
2 2 (6.45%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.23%) Calabash
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (32.26%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Multimedia
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Android Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (9.68%) CSS Developer
4 3 (9.68%) HTML Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Security Manager
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Flash Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) ActionScript Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) HTML
1 12 (38.71%) CSS
2 8 (25.81%) Flash
3 7 (22.58%) HTML5
4 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 4 (12.90%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) JSON
6 2 (6.45%) JSP
6 2 (6.45%) Adobe AIR
6 2 (6.45%) CSS3
7 1 (3.23%) Android SDK
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.23%) Ajax
7 1 (3.23%) jQuery
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.23%) XHTML
7 1 (3.23%) J2ME
7 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) Kindle
2 3 (9.68%) New Media
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile Games
3 2 (6.45%) Online Gambling
3 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.23%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Android Development
2 7 (22.58%) iOS Development
2 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) BDD
4 4 (12.90%) Game Development
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Content Management
5 3 (9.68%) OOP
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Web Design
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) SEO
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.23%) User Stories
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) ActionScript
4 4 (12.90%) Ruby
5 3 (9.68%) Objective-C
5 3 (9.68%) C#
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 2 (6.45%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ACSA
1 3 (9.68%) MCDST
1 3 (9.68%) MCTS
1 3 (9.68%) MCITP
1 3 (9.68%) ACSP
1 3 (9.68%) CCNP
1 3 (9.68%) CCIP
1 3 (9.68%) CCNA
1 3 (9.68%) CCDP
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.68%) RHCE
1 3 (9.68%) IBM Certification
1 3 (9.68%) MCSE
1 3 (9.68%) MCSA
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) HP
1 3 (9.68%) EMC
1 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
1 3 (9.68%) Apple
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco
1 3 (9.68%) IBM
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe
2 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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