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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 5 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Android 11 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 25.00% 9.09% 21.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 91.67% 33.33% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Average daily rate
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£326 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -66.00%
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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
12 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 27.27% 27.27% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Average daily rate £313 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 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 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) DOM
2 7 (50.00%) XSLT
2 7 (50.00%) Servlets
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) J2SE
2 7 (50.00%) JMS
2 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 7 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Spring
2 7 (50.00%) Maven
2 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (50.00%) XPath
2 7 (50.00%) Grails
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (50.00%) Hazelcast
3 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 4 (28.57%) Objective-C
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (28.57%) SAX
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) Calabash
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) Xcode
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) iOS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 2 (14.29%) ActionScript Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Flash Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) DOM
2 7 (50.00%) XSLT
2 7 (50.00%) Servlets
2 7 (50.00%) J2SE
2 7 (50.00%) JMS
2 7 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 7 (50.00%) Spring
2 7 (50.00%) Grails
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (28.57%) SAX
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe AIR
4 2 (14.29%) Flash
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) Cocoa
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) iPad
3 2 (14.29%) iPhone
4 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 3 (21.43%) OOP
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) XPath
3 4 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 2 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (14.29%) ActionScript
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe