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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 74 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing Android 22 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.35% 1.34% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.96% 6.64% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.32 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.43 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-55.61% -7.14%
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
316 286 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.39% 20.17% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 133 79
Average daily rate £350 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 33
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% -10.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.36 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (79.17%) Apple iOS
2 25 (52.08%) Android Development
3 23 (47.92%) iOS Development
4 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
6 16 (33.33%) CSS
6 16 (33.33%) XML
7 15 (31.25%) Java
7 15 (31.25%) Web Services
8 14 (29.17%) HTML
8 14 (29.17%) CSS3
8 14 (29.17%) Mobile Development
9 13 (27.08%) Mobile App
10 12 (25.00%) Scrum
11 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
11 11 (22.92%) HTML5
11 11 (22.92%) Subversion
11 11 (22.92%) JSON
12 10 (20.83%) .NET
12 10 (20.83%) Windows
13 9 (18.75%) XSLT
13 9 (18.75%) REST
13 9 (18.75%) TDD
14 8 (16.67%) Objective-C
14 8 (16.67%) OOP
15 7 (14.58%) Finance
16 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
16 6 (12.50%) XPath
16 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
17 5 (10.42%) jQuery

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Hazelcast
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQLite
3 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Subversion
1 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.33%) Maven
3 3 (6.25%) Xcode
4 2 (4.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Games
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Mobile Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Android Developer
3 8 (16.67%) iOS Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Writer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Author
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Author
7 2 (4.17%) Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Lead Android Developer
8 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Xamarin Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Hardware Tester
8 1 (2.08%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) CSS
1 16 (33.33%) XML
2 15 (31.25%) Web Services
3 14 (29.17%) HTML
3 14 (29.17%) CSS3
4 11 (22.92%) HTML5
4 11 (22.92%) JSON
5 10 (20.83%) .NET
6 9 (18.75%) XSLT
6 9 (18.75%) REST
7 5 (10.42%) jQuery
7 5 (10.42%) Spring
8 4 (8.33%) Grails
8 4 (8.33%) XHTML
8 4 (8.33%) J2SE
8 4 (8.33%) JMS
8 4 (8.33%) XML Schema
8 4 (8.33%) Servlets
9 3 (6.25%) SAX
9 3 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Wiki
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.08%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.08%) Arduino
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.08%) NHS
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.08%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 38 (79.17%) Apple iOS
2 10 (20.83%) Windows
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Phone
4 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Android Development
2 23 (47.92%) iOS Development
3 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.17%) Mobile Development
5 12 (25.00%) Scrum
6 9 (18.75%) TDD
7 8 (16.67%) OOP
8 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.33%) Web Design
9 4 (8.33%) OO
9 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.33%) OOD
9 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (6.25%) MVC
11 2 (4.17%) Validation
11 2 (4.17%) Project Management
11 2 (4.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
2 15 (31.25%) Java
3 8 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 6 (12.50%) XPath
5 4 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (4.17%) Clojure
7 1 (2.08%) SQL
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.42%) Xamarin
2 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.17%) Kony
3 2 (4.17%) Appcelerator
4 1 (2.08%) Apple
4 1 (2.08%) Atmel
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
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