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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 13 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Android 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 6.45% 12.50% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 37.50% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £394 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £31.35 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-35.40% -3.53%
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
20 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 64.52% 33.33% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 2
Average daily rate £413 £348 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% -18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £348 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £13.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) Git (software)
3 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 11 (84.62%) Apple iOS
4 8 (61.54%) BDD
5 7 (53.85%) HTML5
5 7 (53.85%) HTML
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) OOP
5 7 (53.85%) Project Management
6 6 (46.15%) Web Services
6 6 (46.15%) Java
6 6 (46.15%) Subversion
6 6 (46.15%) JSON
6 6 (46.15%) REST
7 5 (38.46%) Analytics
7 5 (38.46%) Android Development
7 5 (38.46%) iOS Development
7 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
7 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (38.46%) QA
7 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (38.46%) Kanban
7 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
7 5 (38.46%) Objective-C
8 4 (30.77%) CSS
8 4 (30.77%) Internet
8 4 (30.77%) CSS3
9 3 (23.08%) User Experience

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Subversion
3 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Mobility Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Android Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Android Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (15.38%) iOS Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Android Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior iOS Android Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Android Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) iOS Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) HTML5
2 6 (46.15%) JSON
2 6 (46.15%) REST
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Streaming Video
4 1 (7.69%) BBC
4 1 (7.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
3 11 (84.62%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) BDD
5 7 (53.85%) OOP
5 7 (53.85%) Project Management
6 5 (38.46%) Analytics
6 5 (38.46%) Android Development
6 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (38.46%) iOS Development
6 5 (38.46%) Kanban
6 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
8 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Objective-C
4 3 (23.08%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
5 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA