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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 74 67 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -25
Contract jobs citing Android 17 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.11% 1.31% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.36% 6.35% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £323 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
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 £20.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% -9.72%
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
317 252 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.71% 20.66% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 120 93
Average daily rate £350 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 39
Average hourly rate £13.44 £14.12 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.86% -19.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £30.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 41 (66.13%) Apple iOS
2 25 (40.32%) XML
3 22 (35.48%) Mobile App
4 21 (33.87%) Windows
5 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (32.26%) iOS Development
6 17 (27.42%) Java
7 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 16 (25.81%) XSLT
7 16 (25.81%) Android Development
8 14 (22.58%) .NET
9 13 (20.97%) CSS
9 13 (20.97%) XPath
10 12 (19.35%) Spring
11 11 (17.74%) HTML
11 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
12 10 (16.13%) HTTP
12 10 (16.13%) Linux
12 10 (16.13%) J2SE
12 10 (16.13%) JMS
12 10 (16.13%) Grails
12 10 (16.13%) Windows Phone
12 10 (16.13%) Hazelcast
12 10 (16.13%) CSS3
13 9 (14.52%) Xamarin
13 9 (14.52%) jQuery
13 9 (14.52%) Maven
13 9 (14.52%) Objective-C
13 9 (14.52%) Tomcat
13 9 (14.52%) Servlets

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (14.52%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) DMZ
2 2 (3.23%) WAN
2 2 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) Hazelcast
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) SQLite
3 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Maven
2 5 (8.06%) Subversion
2 5 (8.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.84%) Xcode
4 3 (4.84%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.61%) Gradle
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (62.90%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.13%) iOS Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Android Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Tester
6 3 (4.84%) Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Network Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Security Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Network Security Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Designer
6 3 (4.84%) Xamarin Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.23%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.23%) Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.32%) XML
2 16 (25.81%) XSLT
3 14 (22.58%) .NET
4 13 (20.97%) CSS
5 12 (19.35%) Spring
6 11 (17.74%) HTML
7 10 (16.13%) Grails
7 10 (16.13%) CSS3
7 10 (16.13%) J2SE
7 10 (16.13%) JMS
8 9 (14.52%) Servlets
8 9 (14.52%) Web Services
8 9 (14.52%) jQuery
9 8 (12.90%) XML Schema
10 6 (9.68%) XHTML
10 6 (9.68%) DOM
10 6 (9.68%) Apache Cordova
11 5 (8.06%) HTML5
11 5 (8.06%) SAX
11 5 (8.06%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.68%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.84%) iPad
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) NHS
5 2 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.23%) Web 2.0
5 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.23%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.23%) iPhone
6 1 (1.61%) Open Source
6 1 (1.61%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 41 (66.13%) Apple iOS
2 21 (33.87%) Windows
3 10 (16.13%) Linux
3 10 (16.13%) Windows Phone
4 8 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (32.26%) iOS Development
2 16 (25.81%) Android Development
3 8 (12.90%) Scrum
4 7 (11.29%) Web Design
4 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.68%) OO
6 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.06%) OOD
6 5 (8.06%) TDD
6 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.45%) Use Case
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.84%) Manual Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Memory Management
8 3 (4.84%) Test Management
8 3 (4.84%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.84%) ITIL
8 3 (4.84%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) Java
2 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.97%) XPath
4 9 (14.52%) Objective-C
5 5 (8.06%) C#
6 4 (6.45%) SQL
7 2 (3.23%) Clojure
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) Groovy
8 1 (1.61%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) MCSE
1 3 (4.84%) MCSA
1 3 (4.84%) CCNP
1 3 (4.84%) CCIP
1 3 (4.84%) CCNA
1 3 (4.84%) CCDP
1 3 (4.84%) ISEB
1 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.84%) RHCE
1 3 (4.84%) IBM Certification
1 3 (4.84%) ACSA
1 3 (4.84%) MCDST
1 3 (4.84%) MCTS
1 3 (4.84%) MCITP
1 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
1 3 (4.84%) ACSP
1 3 (4.84%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
2 9 (14.52%) Xamarin
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) Appcelerator
4 4 (6.45%) Apple
4 4 (6.45%) HP
5 3 (4.84%) EMC
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco
5 3 (4.84%) IBM
5 3 (4.84%) Kony
6 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (1.61%) Symbian
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Atmel
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