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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 59 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Android 49 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.93% 2.47% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.47% 12.87% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 30
Median daily rate £400 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £315 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £429 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.96 £20.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +38.33%
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
393 373 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.50% 19.21% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 179 166
Median daily rate £390 £325 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £154 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 40 47
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £10.70 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £39.00 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -10 7 £400 +6.66%
Stockport - 2 £338 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £370 -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 62 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (56.00%) Apple iOS
2 56 (56.00%) Android Development
3 53 (53.00%) Java
4 34 (34.00%) Git (software)
5 33 (33.00%) Mobile Development
6 32 (32.00%) BDD
7 31 (31.00%) TDD
8 30 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 28 (28.00%) Games
10 27 (27.00%) Mobile App
11 24 (24.00%) Scrum
12 23 (23.00%) OOP
12 23 (23.00%) iOS Development
13 21 (21.00%) User Experience
14 19 (19.00%) Objective-C
14 19 (19.00%) Subversion
15 17 (17.00%) Software Engineering
15 17 (17.00%) REST
15 17 (17.00%) AngularJS
16 16 (16.00%) Apache Cordova
16 16 (16.00%) Windows
16 16 (16.00%) Project Management
17 15 (15.00%) JSON
17 15 (15.00%) React Native
18 14 (14.00%) ES6
18 14 (14.00%) React
18 14 (14.00%) Game Development
18 14 (14.00%) HTML
19 13 (13.00%) Web Services

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 (2.00%) Marvel
2 1 (1.00%) Apache
2 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.00%) CMS
2 1 (1.00%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.00%) nginx
2 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (2.00%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Google Play
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.00%) TestFlight
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) Internet
2 8 (8.00%) HTTP
3 2 (2.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.00%) IMAP
3 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.00%) Network Security
4 1 (1.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) MySQL
1 4 (4.00%) SQLite
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.00%) Hazelcast
3 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.00%) Big Data
4 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (34.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (19.00%) Subversion
3 10 (10.00%) JIRA
4 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.00%) JUnit
6 7 (7.00%) Android Studio
7 6 (6.00%) Xcode
8 5 (5.00%) Maven
9 4 (4.00%) Calabash
10 3 (3.00%) Babel
10 3 (3.00%) Gradle
10 3 (3.00%) Hudson
10 3 (3.00%) Robotium
10 3 (3.00%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.00%) webpack
11 2 (2.00%) CocoaPods
12 1 (1.00%) Appium
12 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (28.00%) Games
2 8 (8.00%) Retail
3 5 (5.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.00%) Publishing
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 77 (77.00%) Developer
2 51 (51.00%) Android Developer
3 19 (19.00%) iOS Developer
4 17 (17.00%) Java Developer
5 12 (12.00%) Mobile Developer
6 11 (11.00%) iOS Android Developer
7 9 (9.00%) Agile Developer
7 9 (9.00%) Java Android Developer
7 9 (9.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Applications Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Java Mobile Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Lead Android Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Lead Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Objective-C Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Senior Android Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.00%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.00%) AngularJS
1 17 (17.00%) REST
2 16 (16.00%) Apache Cordova
3 15 (15.00%) JSON
3 15 (15.00%) React Native
4 14 (14.00%) HTML
4 14 (14.00%) React
5 13 (13.00%) Web Services
6 12 (12.00%) HTML5
6 12 (12.00%) WebGL
7 11 (11.00%) Pixi.js
8 9 (9.00%) .NET
8 9 (9.00%) XML
9 8 (8.00%) RESTful
10 6 (6.00%) Cocoa
10 6 (6.00%) Ember.js
11 5 (5.00%) CSS
11 5 (5.00%) Spring
12 4 (4.00%) Android SDK
12 4 (4.00%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.00%) Mobile App
2 21 (21.00%) User Experience
3 7 (7.00%) Mobile Games
4 6 (6.00%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.00%) iPhone
6 3 (3.00%) Streaming Media
7 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.00%) iPad
8 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.00%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.00%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (56.00%) Apple iOS
2 16 (16.00%) Windows
3 4 (4.00%) Linux
3 4 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (4.00%) Windows Phone
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.00%) Unix
6 1 (1.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (56.00%) Android Development
3 33 (33.00%) Mobile Development
4 32 (32.00%) BDD
5 31 (31.00%) TDD
6 24 (24.00%) Scrum
7 23 (23.00%) iOS Development
7 23 (23.00%) OOP
8 17 (17.00%) Software Engineering
9 16 (16.00%) Project Management
10 14 (14.00%) Game Development
11 13 (13.00%) Automated Testing
11 13 (13.00%) Unit Testing
12 12 (12.00%) E-Commerce
13 11 (11.00%) Mentoring
14 8 (8.00%) Software Testing
15 7 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (6.00%) 3D Programming
16 6 (6.00%) Performance Analysis
17 5 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 53 (53.00%) Java
2 30 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (19.00%) Objective-C
4 14 (14.00%) ES6
5 10 (10.00%) C#
6 9 (9.00%) Apple Swift
7 4 (4.00%) C++
7 4 (4.00%) SQL
8 3 (3.00%) ActionScript
8 3 (3.00%) ECMAScript
8 3 (3.00%) Groovy
8 3 (3.00%) Scala
9 2 (2.00%) Ruby
10 1 (1.00%) Lua
10 1 (1.00%) PHP
10 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Docker
1 2 (2.00%) Dovecot
1 2 (2.00%) Postfix
1 2 (2.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.00%) Puppet
1 1 (1.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (5.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (3.00%) Apigee
2 3 (3.00%) Google
3 2 (2.00%) Adobe
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (1.00%) Apple
4 1 (1.00%) Facebook
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