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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 82 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Android 22 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.23% 1.34% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 6.46% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 6
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £306 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-25.84% -10.78%
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
374 294 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.92% 20.75% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 144 124
Average daily rate £338 £350 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +23.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £189 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 27
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Salford -7 1 £400 +26.98%
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (67.21%) Apple iOS
2 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (42.62%) TDD
3 26 (42.62%) Android Development
4 24 (39.34%) Java
5 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
6 21 (34.43%) Mobile App
6 21 (34.43%) Scrum
7 18 (29.51%) HTML
8 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
8 17 (27.87%) Web Services
8 17 (27.87%) HTML5
9 15 (24.59%) BDD
9 15 (24.59%) Subversion
10 14 (22.95%) JSON
10 14 (22.95%) QA
10 14 (22.95%) Project Management
11 13 (21.31%) Objective-C
11 13 (21.31%) iOS Development
12 12 (19.67%) REST
12 12 (19.67%) OOP
13 11 (18.03%) Windows
13 11 (18.03%) Kanban
14 10 (16.39%) CSS
14 10 (16.39%) JIRA
15 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (14.75%) CSS3
16 8 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
16 8 (13.11%) C#
16 8 (13.11%) .NET

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (6.56%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) CMS
2 3 (4.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) DMZ
2 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.92%) WAN
3 2 (3.28%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) NAS
4 1 (1.64%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Git (software)
2 15 (24.59%) Subversion
3 10 (16.39%) JIRA
4 7 (11.48%) Appium
4 7 (11.48%) Selenium
5 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.56%) Ant
6 4 (6.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (6.56%) Gradle
6 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.56%) Xcode
7 2 (3.28%) Calabash
8 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.64%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.64%) JMeter
8 1 (1.64%) QUnit
8 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.64%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (4.92%) Banking
1 3 (4.92%) Games
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Developer
2 24 (39.34%) Android Developer
3 10 (16.39%) iOS Android Developer
3 10 (16.39%) iOS Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Architect
5 8 (13.11%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Test Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Mobility Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Android Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Applications Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior iOS Android Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior iOS Developer
10 2 (3.28%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Android Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.28%) C# GUI Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) HTML
2 17 (27.87%) HTML5
2 17 (27.87%) Web Services
3 14 (22.95%) JSON
4 12 (19.67%) REST
5 10 (16.39%) CSS
6 9 (14.75%) CSS3
7 8 (13.11%) .NET
8 7 (11.48%) Android SDK
9 6 (9.84%) XML
10 5 (8.20%) Ajax
10 5 (8.20%) jQuery
11 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
11 4 (6.56%) Entity Framework
11 4 (6.56%) iOS SDK
11 4 (6.56%) PhoneGap
11 4 (6.56%) WCF
12 2 (3.28%) WinForms
13 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) User Experience
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.28%) Contactless
4 2 (3.28%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.64%) BBC
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 41 (67.21%) Apple iOS
2 11 (18.03%) Windows
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.64%) webOS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) Android Development
2 26 (42.62%) TDD
3 21 (34.43%) Scrum
4 15 (24.59%) BDD
5 14 (22.95%) Project Management
6 13 (21.31%) iOS Development
7 12 (19.67%) OOP
8 11 (18.03%) Kanban
9 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (11.48%) Analytics
11 7 (11.48%) Mobile Development
11 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
11 7 (11.48%) Test Scripting
12 6 (9.84%) Automation Testing
12 6 (9.84%) MVC
12 6 (9.84%) Open Source
12 6 (9.84%) SDLC
13 5 (8.20%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) Java
2 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
3 13 (21.31%) Objective-C
4 8 (13.11%) C#
5 6 (9.84%) C++
6 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.64%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.64%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.64%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.64%) R
7 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) ACSA
2 3 (4.92%) ACSP
2 3 (4.92%) CCDP
2 3 (4.92%) CCIP
2 3 (4.92%) CCNA
2 3 (4.92%) CCNP
2 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.92%) IBM Certification
2 3 (4.92%) MCDST
2 3 (4.92%) MCITP
2 3 (4.92%) MCSA
2 3 (4.92%) MCSE
2 3 (4.92%) MCTS
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.92%) RHCE
2 3 (4.92%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.95%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Apple
3 4 (6.56%) Appcelerator
3 4 (6.56%) Xamarin
4 3 (4.92%) Avaya
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco
4 3 (4.92%) EMC
4 3 (4.92%) EPiServer
4 3 (4.92%) HP
4 3 (4.92%) IBM
4 3 (4.92%) OpenText
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
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