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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 58 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Android 30 23 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.18% 1.89% 2.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 10.60% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -66.00%
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
285 217 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.74% 17.85% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 113 131
Average daily rate £323 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 42
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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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
Salford +5 11 £326 +4.40%
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 1
Sale - - - -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 35 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 17 (34.00%) Java
3 15 (30.00%) Mobile App
4 12 (24.00%) Objective-C
5 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.00%) Spring
5 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (22.00%) HTML
5 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
5 11 (22.00%) iOS Development
6 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (18.00%) XML
7 9 (18.00%) TDD
8 8 (16.00%) Maven
8 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
8 8 (16.00%) XPath
8 8 (16.00%) Grails
8 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (16.00%) DOM
8 8 (16.00%) XSLT
8 8 (16.00%) CSS
8 8 (16.00%) Servlets
8 8 (16.00%) Linux
8 8 (16.00%) J2SE
8 8 (16.00%) JMS
8 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
8 8 (16.00%) HTTP
8 8 (16.00%) XML Schema
8 8 (16.00%) Hazelcast
8 8 (16.00%) User Experience

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (6.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) WAN
2 2 (4.00%) DMZ
2 2 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.00%) VoIP
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Hazelcast
2 1 (2.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Maven
2 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (12.00%) Calabash
4 3 (6.00%) Subversion
5 2 (4.00%) Xcode
5 2 (4.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.00%) Ant
6 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (10.00%) Games
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.00%) iOS Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Network Manager
7 3 (6.00%) HTML Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Security Manager
7 3 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Network Security Manager
7 3 (6.00%) CSS Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Designer
7 3 (6.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Flash Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Android Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (4.00%) ActionScript Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) HTML
1 11 (22.00%) Spring
2 9 (18.00%) XML
3 8 (16.00%) DOM
3 8 (16.00%) XSLT
3 8 (16.00%) CSS
3 8 (16.00%) Servlets
3 8 (16.00%) J2SE
3 8 (16.00%) JMS
3 8 (16.00%) XML Schema
3 8 (16.00%) Grails
4 5 (10.00%) Flash
5 4 (8.00%) .NET
5 4 (8.00%) SAX
5 4 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (8.00%) Android SDK
6 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.00%) jQuery
6 3 (6.00%) HTML5
6 3 (6.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (16.00%) User Experience
3 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.00%) iPhone
3 5 (10.00%) iPad
4 3 (6.00%) Social Media
5 2 (4.00%) Online Gambling
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile Games
6 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (22.00%) iOS Development
2 9 (18.00%) TDD
3 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (14.00%) BDD
4 6 (12.00%) Android Development
5 5 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (10.00%) OOP
6 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (6.00%) Scrum
7 3 (6.00%) ITIL
7 3 (6.00%) Project Management
8 2 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (4.00%) People Management
8 2 (4.00%) OO
9 1 (2.00%) SOA
9 1 (2.00%) UML
9 1 (2.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) Java
2 12 (24.00%) Objective-C
3 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.00%) XPath
5 4 (8.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) ActionScript
6 2 (4.00%) C
6 2 (4.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) MCSE
1 3 (6.00%) MCSA
1 3 (6.00%) CCNP
1 3 (6.00%) CCIP
1 3 (6.00%) CCNA
1 3 (6.00%) CCDP
1 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.00%) RHCE
1 3 (6.00%) IBM Certification
1 3 (6.00%) ACSA
1 3 (6.00%) MCDST
1 3 (6.00%) MCTS
1 3 (6.00%) MCITP
1 3 (6.00%) ACSP
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.00%) Xamarin
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco
3 3 (6.00%) IBM
3 3 (6.00%) HP
3 3 (6.00%) EMC
3 3 (6.00%) Apple
4 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.00%) Appcelerator
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Avaya
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) Kony
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