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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
North West / Manchester
Rank 62 79 67
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing Android 32 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.35% 1.39% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.85% 6.79% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 14
Median daily rate £425 £325 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £313 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-30.23% -34.35%

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
295 383 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.63% 20.49% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 187 155
Median daily rate £356 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £166 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 33 43
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -1 8 £425 +7.93%
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 56 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (57.45%) Apple iOS
3 50 (53.19%) Android Development
4 46 (48.94%) Java
5 37 (39.36%) JavaScript
6 34 (36.17%) Games
7 33 (35.11%) Mobile App
8 32 (34.04%) BDD
9 31 (32.98%) TDD
10 27 (28.72%) Git (software)
10 27 (28.72%) Mobile Development
11 25 (26.60%) Scrum
12 21 (22.34%) Apache Cordova
13 20 (21.28%) AngularJS
13 20 (21.28%) iOS Development
13 20 (21.28%) HTML
14 19 (20.21%) React
15 18 (19.15%) HTML5
15 18 (19.15%) OOP
16 17 (18.09%) Objective-C
16 17 (18.09%) Software Engineering
17 15 (15.96%) Game Development
17 15 (15.96%) React Native
17 15 (15.96%) User Experience
17 15 (15.96%) Windows
18 14 (14.89%) Project Management
18 14 (14.89%) ES6
18 14 (14.89%) REST
19 13 (13.83%) Subversion
20 12 (12.77%) Web Services

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 1 (1.06%) Apache
1 1 (1.06%) CMS
1 1 (1.06%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (1.06%) nginx
1 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) TestFlight
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.13%) Google Play
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) Internet
2 5 (5.32%) HTTP
3 4 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.19%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.13%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.13%) IMAP
5 2 (2.13%) NFC
5 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQLite
2 4 (4.26%) MySQL
2 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.06%) Big Data
4 1 (1.06%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (28.72%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.83%) Subversion
3 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.57%) Xcode
4 7 (7.45%) Android Studio
4 7 (7.45%) JIRA
5 5 (5.32%) JUnit
6 4 (4.26%) CocoaPods
7 3 (3.19%) Babel
7 3 (3.19%) webpack
8 2 (2.13%) Calabash
8 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.13%) Maven
9 1 (1.06%) Appium
9 1 (1.06%) Hudson
9 1 (1.06%) Robotium
9 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (36.17%) Games
2 8 (8.51%) Finance
3 5 (5.32%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Publishing
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (72.34%) Developer
2 45 (47.87%) Android Developer
3 16 (17.02%) iOS Developer
4 14 (14.89%) Java Developer
5 12 (12.77%) Mobile Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Applications Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Java Android Developer
6 9 (9.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (8.51%) iOS Android Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Java Mobile Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Objective-C Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Senior Android Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Agile Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Lead Android Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Lead Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) Apache Cordova
2 20 (21.28%) AngularJS
2 20 (21.28%) HTML
3 19 (20.21%) React
4 18 (19.15%) HTML5
5 15 (15.96%) React Native
6 14 (14.89%) REST
7 12 (12.77%) Web Services
7 12 (12.77%) WebGL
8 11 (11.70%) JSON
8 11 (11.70%) Pixi.js
9 8 (8.51%) .NET
9 8 (8.51%) Cocoa
10 6 (6.38%) Ember.js
10 6 (6.38%) XML
11 5 (5.32%) CSS
12 4 (4.26%) Cocoa Touch
12 4 (4.26%) RESTful
12 4 (4.26%) SOAP
13 3 (3.19%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.11%) Mobile App
2 15 (15.96%) User Experience
3 7 (7.45%) Mobile Games
4 6 (6.38%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.32%) iPhone
6 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.06%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.06%) New Media
7 1 (1.06%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (57.45%) Apple iOS
2 15 (15.96%) Windows
3 5 (5.32%) Windows 10
3 5 (5.32%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.26%) Linux
4 4 (4.26%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.26%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.06%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (53.19%) Android Development
3 32 (34.04%) BDD
4 31 (32.98%) TDD
5 27 (28.72%) Mobile Development
6 25 (26.60%) Scrum
7 20 (21.28%) iOS Development
8 18 (19.15%) OOP
9 17 (18.09%) Software Engineering
10 15 (15.96%) Game Development
11 14 (14.89%) Project Management
12 10 (10.64%) Automated Testing
13 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
13 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
13 9 (9.57%) Unit Testing
14 6 (6.38%) 3D Programming
14 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (6.38%) Performance Analysis
15 5 (5.32%) Mobile Application Development
15 5 (5.32%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.94%) Java
2 37 (39.36%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.09%) Objective-C
4 14 (14.89%) ES6
5 11 (11.70%) Apple Swift
6 10 (10.64%) C#
7 5 (5.32%) SQL
8 3 (3.19%) ActionScript
8 3 (3.19%) C++
8 3 (3.19%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.06%) PHP
9 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Dovecot
1 2 (2.13%) Postfix
1 2 (2.13%) Samba
2 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
1 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (4.26%) Google
2 3 (3.19%) Apigee
2 3 (3.19%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.13%) Apple
3 2 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (1.06%) Facebook
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
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