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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 90 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing Android 16 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.87% 1.56% 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.49% 8.50% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 9
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £18.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.92%
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
356 306 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.38% 18.35% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 138 128
Median daily rate £350 £338 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 38
Median hourly rate £16.25 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.15% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.60 £19.82 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -3 7 £400 +26.98%
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 25 (58.14%) Apple iOS
2 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (53.49%) Android Development
4 18 (41.86%) Java
5 15 (34.88%) Mobile App
6 12 (27.91%) Windows
7 11 (25.58%) OO
7 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
7 11 (25.58%) User Experience
8 10 (23.26%) TDD
9 9 (20.93%) HTML
9 9 (20.93%) Web Services
9 9 (20.93%) iOS Development
10 8 (18.60%) HTML5
10 8 (18.60%) Mobile Development
10 8 (18.60%) C#
10 8 (18.60%) .NET
10 8 (18.60%) OOP
10 8 (18.60%) Objective-C
11 7 (16.28%) Scrum
11 7 (16.28%) XML
11 7 (16.28%) BDD
11 7 (16.28%) Android SDK
12 6 (13.95%) Xamarin
12 6 (13.95%) Kanban
12 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
12 6 (13.95%) JSON
13 5 (11.63%) Ajax
13 5 (11.63%) jQuery
13 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration

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 4 (9.30%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
2 3 (6.98%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) NAS
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) Multicast
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) Ant
2 5 (11.63%) Gradle
2 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.63%) Subversion
2 5 (11.63%) Xcode
3 4 (9.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.65%) Calabash
5 1 (2.33%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.33%) CocoaPods
5 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) QUnit
General
1 5 (11.63%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (74.42%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) Android Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (18.60%) iOS Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Applications Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 5 (11.63%) iOS Android Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Android Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Android Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (4.65%) GUI Developer
9 2 (4.65%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) HTML
1 9 (20.93%) Web Services
2 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) HTML5
3 7 (16.28%) Android SDK
3 7 (16.28%) XML
4 6 (13.95%) JSON
5 5 (11.63%) Ajax
5 5 (11.63%) jQuery
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.30%) Entity Framework
6 4 (9.30%) iOS SDK
6 4 (9.30%) PhoneGap
6 4 (9.30%) WCF
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.98%) CSS
7 3 (6.98%) REST
7 3 (6.98%) SOAP
8 2 (4.65%) CSS3
8 2 (4.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Mobile App
2 11 (25.58%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) Contactless
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) BBC
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Apple iOS
2 12 (27.91%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.33%) webOS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) Android Development
3 11 (25.58%) OO
4 10 (23.26%) TDD
5 9 (20.93%) iOS Development
6 8 (18.60%) Mobile Development
6 8 (18.60%) OOP
7 7 (16.28%) BDD
7 7 (16.28%) Scrum
8 6 (13.95%) Kanban
9 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.63%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (11.63%) MVC
10 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.98%) Content Management
11 3 (6.98%) ITIL
11 3 (6.98%) Project Management
12 2 (4.65%) Pair Programming
12 2 (4.65%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.60%) C#
3 8 (18.60%) Objective-C
4 4 (9.30%) C++
4 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.98%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.33%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.33%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (2.33%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.33%) F#
6 1 (2.33%) R
6 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) ACSA
1 1 (2.33%) ACSP
1 1 (2.33%) CCDP
1 1 (2.33%) CCIP
1 1 (2.33%) CCNA
1 1 (2.33%) CCNP
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) IBM Certification
1 1 (2.33%) MCDST
1 1 (2.33%) MCITP
1 1 (2.33%) MCSA
1 1 (2.33%) MCSE
1 1 (2.33%) MCTS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.33%) RHCE
1 1 (2.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Xamarin
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) Appcelerator
4 3 (6.98%) Apple
4 3 (6.98%) EPiServer
4 3 (6.98%) OpenText
5 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.33%) Wyse
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