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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 65 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Android 31 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.01% 1.28% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.69% 6.04% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -51.53%
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
320 265 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.78% 21.15% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 128 88
Average daily rate £313 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £201 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 20
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.71 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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
Wigan - 1 - -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 40 (75.47%) Apple iOS
2 35 (66.04%) Android Development
3 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (49.06%) iOS Development
5 25 (47.17%) Java
6 23 (43.40%) Mobile Development
7 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
7 20 (37.74%) TDD
7 20 (37.74%) Subversion
7 20 (37.74%) JSON
7 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
8 19 (35.85%) HTML
8 19 (35.85%) CSS
9 18 (33.96%) Web Services
9 18 (33.96%) Scrum
9 18 (33.96%) CSS3
9 18 (33.96%) Mobile App
10 17 (32.08%) REST
10 17 (32.08%) HTML5
11 14 (26.42%) OOP
12 12 (22.64%) C#
13 10 (18.87%) Objective-C
14 9 (16.98%) .NET
14 9 (16.98%) XML
14 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
15 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
16 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (11.32%) Windows
16 6 (11.32%) Finance
17 5 (9.43%) Internet

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (3.77%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Subversion
1 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Xcode
3 2 (3.77%) Maven
4 1 (1.89%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (81.13%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Mobile Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Android Developer
4 6 (11.32%) iOS Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Writer
6 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Author
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Author
8 1 (1.89%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Tester
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Technical Support
8 1 (1.89%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Software Tester
8 1 (1.89%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) JSON
2 19 (35.85%) HTML
2 19 (35.85%) CSS
3 18 (33.96%) Web Services
3 18 (33.96%) CSS3
4 17 (32.08%) REST
4 17 (32.08%) HTML5
5 9 (16.98%) XML
5 9 (16.98%) .NET
6 5 (9.43%) Spring
6 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.55%) jQuery
7 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
8 3 (5.66%) PhoneGap
8 3 (5.66%) XSLT
9 2 (3.77%) Ajax
9 2 (3.77%) J2SE
9 2 (3.77%) JMS
9 2 (3.77%) XML Schema
9 2 (3.77%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) iPhone
3 3 (5.66%) User Experience
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Wiki
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) Informatics
5 1 (1.89%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.89%) mHealth
5 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 40 (75.47%) Apple iOS
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.89%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Android Development
2 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (49.06%) iOS Development
4 23 (43.40%) Mobile Development
5 20 (37.74%) TDD
6 18 (33.96%) Scrum
7 14 (26.42%) OOP
8 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
9 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (7.55%) Analytics
10 4 (7.55%) Project Management
11 3 (5.66%) MVC
11 3 (5.66%) OO
11 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (5.66%) Web Development
11 3 (5.66%) SDLC
12 2 (3.77%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (3.77%) Automation Testing
12 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) Java
2 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.64%) C#
4 10 (18.87%) Objective-C
5 4 (7.55%) SQL
5 4 (7.55%) Clojure
6 2 (3.77%) Python
6 2 (3.77%) XPath
6 2 (3.77%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.89%) WatchGuard
3 1 (1.89%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.89%) Kony
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