The first table below looks at the demand for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Salford region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 5 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Android 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 6.67% 3.33% 18.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 12.50% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Average daily rate £400 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +0.68%
Operating Systems Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 16.67% 26.67% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 13
Average daily rate £400 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -5.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
Manchester

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the Salford region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Android
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Flash
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) ActionScript
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe AIR
2 2 (40.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) BBC
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Flash Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ActionScript Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Flash
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe AIR
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) BBC
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) OOP
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) ActionScript
1 2 (40.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe