The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Android 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 11.54% 17.65% 21.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 75.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate
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- £425 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.53% -9.72%
Android
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Operating Systems Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 42.31% 23.53% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Average daily rate £349 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £400 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.67 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% -48.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) XML
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat
2 11 (84.62%) Spring
2 11 (84.62%) Maven
2 11 (84.62%) WebSphere
2 11 (84.62%) DOM
2 11 (84.62%) XSLT
2 11 (84.62%) Servlets
2 11 (84.62%) Tomcat
2 11 (84.62%) J2SE
2 11 (84.62%) JMS
2 11 (84.62%) HTTP
2 11 (84.62%) XML Schema
2 11 (84.62%) XPath
2 11 (84.62%) Grails
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Hazelcast
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) SAX
4 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 8 (61.54%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (7.69%) UIKit
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile App

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (84.62%) WebSphere
1 11 (84.62%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Xcode
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) XML
2 11 (84.62%) Spring
2 11 (84.62%) DOM
2 11 (84.62%) XSLT
2 11 (84.62%) Servlets
2 11 (84.62%) J2SE
2 11 (84.62%) JMS
2 11 (84.62%) XML Schema
2 11 (84.62%) Grails
3 8 (61.54%) SAX
3 8 (61.54%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (7.69%) UIKit
4 1 (7.69%) Android SDK
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
1 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Android Development
2 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Test Management
2 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) OO
2 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) XPath
3 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Red Hat