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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 83 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing Android 15 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 1.78% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.12% 9.31% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 13
Median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £279 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £390 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+169.23% -62.85%
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
364 290 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.96% 19.10% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 132 123
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 41 33
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £19.94 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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
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 25 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 +1 10 £388 +23.01%
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Android Development
3 14 (43.75%) Java
3 14 (43.75%) Apple iOS
4 13 (40.63%) User Experience
5 11 (34.38%) Mobile App
5 11 (34.38%) TDD
6 9 (28.13%) OOP
6 9 (28.13%) OO
6 9 (28.13%) Mobile Development
7 8 (25.00%) BDD
8 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.88%) iOS Development
9 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) JSON
10 5 (15.63%) Banking
10 5 (15.63%) Gradle
10 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
10 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
10 5 (15.63%) Ant
10 5 (15.63%) Web Services
10 5 (15.63%) HTML
10 5 (15.63%) Objective-C
11 4 (12.50%) Windows
11 4 (12.50%) CSS
11 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (12.50%) HTML5
12 3 (9.38%) Kanban
12 3 (9.38%) SOAP
12 3 (9.38%) XML

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 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Ant
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.63%) Gradle
1 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.25%) Calabash
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
3 1 (3.13%) CocoaPods
3 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) QUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 5 (15.63%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) Android Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (18.75%) iOS Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) iOS Android Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Android Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) ActionScript Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Flash ActionScript Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Flex Developer
7 1 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (3.13%) iOS Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Java Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) JSON
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) CSS
3 4 (12.50%) HTML5
4 3 (9.38%) Android SDK
4 3 (9.38%) REST
4 3 (9.38%) SOAP
4 3 (9.38%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) CSS3
5 2 (6.25%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
6 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.13%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (3.13%) Dojo
6 1 (3.13%) Ember.js
6 1 (3.13%) GWT
6 1 (3.13%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) User Experience
2 11 (34.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Contactless
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.13%) webOS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Android Development
3 11 (34.38%) TDD
4 9 (28.13%) Mobile Development
4 9 (28.13%) OO
4 9 (28.13%) OOP
5 8 (25.00%) BDD
6 7 (21.88%) iOS Development
7 6 (18.75%) Scrum
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (9.38%) Kanban
9 3 (9.38%) Project Management
10 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Web Development
11 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
11 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
11 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) Objective-C
4 3 (9.38%) Apple Swift
5 2 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.13%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (3.13%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) F#
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ACSA
1 1 (3.13%) ACSP
1 1 (3.13%) CCDP
1 1 (3.13%) CCIP
1 1 (3.13%) CCNA
1 1 (3.13%) CCNP
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.13%) IBM Certification
1 1 (3.13%) MCDST
1 1 (3.13%) MCITP
1 1 (3.13%) MCP
1 1 (3.13%) MCSA
1 1 (3.13%) MCSE
1 1 (3.13%) MCTS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) RHCE
1 1 (3.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Apple
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) EMC
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.13%) Wyse