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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 57 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing Android 54 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.98% 1.55% 2.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.95% 8.48% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 19 19
Median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £285 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +15.38%
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
387 342 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.36% 18.25% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 176 170
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 45 27
Median hourly rate £17.36 £13.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.05% -7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 12 £425 +13.33% 1
Stockport - 2 £425 - 1
Altrincham +2 1 £370 -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (64.38%) Android Development
3 42 (57.53%) Java
4 41 (56.16%) Apple iOS
5 29 (39.73%) Mobile Development
6 27 (36.99%) OOP
6 27 (36.99%) Git (software)
7 25 (34.25%) User Experience
7 25 (34.25%) BDD
8 23 (31.51%) iOS Development
8 23 (31.51%) TDD
9 22 (30.14%) Mobile App
10 20 (27.40%) Subversion
10 20 (27.40%) Objective-C
11 19 (26.03%) Scrum
12 14 (19.18%) Unit Testing
13 13 (17.81%) JSON
13 13 (17.81%) Windows
13 13 (17.81%) REST
14 12 (16.44%) Project Management
14 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
15 11 (15.07%) Automated Testing
15 11 (15.07%) E-Commerce
16 10 (13.70%) Apple Swift
16 10 (13.70%) OO
17 9 (12.33%) XML
17 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
17 9 (12.33%) JUnit
17 9 (12.33%) Software Testing
17 9 (12.33%) Mentoring

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 2 (2.74%) Marvel
2 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.37%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (2.74%) Pixate
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Google Play
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
1 2 (2.74%) TestFlight
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) HTTP
1 8 (10.96%) Internet
2 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.74%) IMAP
4 1 (1.37%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.37%) DHCP
4 1 (1.37%) DNS
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) NFC
4 1 (1.37%) VoIP
4 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Hazelcast
1 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.74%) SQLite
2 1 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.37%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (36.99%) Git (software)
2 20 (27.40%) Subversion
3 9 (12.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.33%) JUnit
4 7 (9.59%) Android Studio
5 6 (8.22%) JIRA
5 6 (8.22%) Xcode
6 5 (6.85%) Maven
7 4 (5.48%) Calabash
8 3 (4.11%) Gradle
8 3 (4.11%) Hudson
8 3 (4.11%) Robotium
8 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.74%) CocoaPods
10 1 (1.37%) Appium
10 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (10.96%) Games
1 8 (10.96%) Retail
2 3 (4.11%) Publishing
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) French Language
4 1 (1.37%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (82.19%) Developer
2 44 (60.27%) Android Developer
3 18 (24.66%) iOS Developer
4 16 (21.92%) Mobile Developer
5 13 (17.81%) Java Developer
6 11 (15.07%) iOS Android Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Agile Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Java Android Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Lead Android Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Lead Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Objective-C Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Java Mobile Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Senior Android Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
12 3 (4.11%) Agile Java Developer
12 3 (4.11%) Android Engineer
12 3 (4.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 2 (2.74%) Agile .NET Developer
13 2 (2.74%) Senior iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) JSON
1 13 (17.81%) REST
2 9 (12.33%) XML
3 8 (10.96%) RESTful
3 8 (10.96%) Web Services
4 6 (8.22%) Cocoa
5 5 (6.85%) HTML
6 4 (5.48%) Android SDK
6 4 (5.48%) Grails
6 4 (5.48%) HTML5
6 4 (5.48%) Spring
7 3 (4.11%) .NET
8 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.74%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (2.74%) CSS
8 2 (2.74%) Framer.js
8 2 (2.74%) RxJava
8 2 (2.74%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (1.37%) Google Maps API
9 1 (1.37%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.25%) User Experience
2 22 (30.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.11%) iPad
3 3 (4.11%) Streaming Media
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) iPhone
5 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (56.16%) Apple iOS
2 13 (17.81%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.74%) Linux
4 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.37%) Unix
5 1 (1.37%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (64.38%) Android Development
3 29 (39.73%) Mobile Development
4 27 (36.99%) OOP
5 25 (34.25%) BDD
6 23 (31.51%) iOS Development
6 23 (31.51%) TDD
7 19 (26.03%) Scrum
8 14 (19.18%) Unit Testing
9 12 (16.44%) Project Management
9 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
10 11 (15.07%) Automated Testing
10 11 (15.07%) E-Commerce
11 10 (13.70%) OO
12 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
12 9 (12.33%) Software Testing
13 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (5.48%) Pair Programming
15 3 (4.11%) Coaching
15 3 (4.11%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 42 (57.53%) Java
2 20 (27.40%) Objective-C
3 10 (13.70%) Apple Swift
4 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.85%) C++
6 3 (4.11%) Groovy
6 3 (4.11%) Scala
7 2 (2.74%) C#
8 1 (1.37%) Lua
8 1 (1.37%) PHP
8 1 (1.37%) Python
8 1 (1.37%) Ruby
8 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.74%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Dovecot
1 2 (2.74%) Postfix
1 2 (2.74%) Samba
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (4.11%) Google
1 3 (4.11%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.74%) Adobe
2 2 (2.74%) Cisco
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) Apigee
3 1 (1.37%) Apple
3 1 (1.37%) Citrix
3 1 (1.37%) Facebook
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