Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Android Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android Development over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Android Software Development
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 106 112
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -2
Contract jobs citing Android Development 53 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.63% 1.04% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.26% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 29
Manchester median daily rate £381 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £293 £320 £355
90th Percentile £450 £523 £475
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +19.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Android Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,741 2,373 3,098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 84.23% 82.40% 83.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,776 1,453 1,891
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £250
90th Percentile £575 £543 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 72 55
Manchester median hourly rate £24.48 £18.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.57% +22.95% -1.61%
10th Percentile £12.74 £11.75 £10.70
90th Percentile £41.40 £45.00 £40.90
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £34.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -30.44% +25.93% -5.63%

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Android Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in Manchester

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android Development in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in Manchester

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Development in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 53 (100.00%) Android
2 37 (69.81%) Mobile App
3 31 (58.49%) Apple iOS
4 29 (54.72%) iOS Development
5 27 (50.94%) Java
6 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (35.85%) Web Services
8 18 (33.96%) JSON
9 17 (32.08%) Scrum
9 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
10 15 (28.30%) J2EE
10 15 (28.30%) Android SDK
11 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (26.42%) Django
12 13 (24.53%) Python
13 11 (20.75%) Linux
13 11 (20.75%) Change Management
13 11 (20.75%) MySQL
13 11 (20.75%) Oracle
13 11 (20.75%) Ajax
13 11 (20.75%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
15 8 (15.09%) RESTful
16 7 (13.21%) Xamarin
16 7 (13.21%) Mobile Development
16 7 (13.21%) Apple Swift
16 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
16 7 (13.21%) Self-Motivation
17 6 (11.32%) Tomcat

Android Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) MySQL
1 11 (20.75%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.89%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.43%) Mockito
4 4 (7.55%) JIRA
5 3 (5.66%) JUnit
5 3 (5.66%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.66%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.77%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.89%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.89%) Gradle
7 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 2 (3.77%) Games
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (77.36%) Developer
2 28 (52.83%) Android Developer
3 9 (16.98%) iOS Developer
4 5 (9.43%) iOS Android Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Python Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Applications Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Django Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Java Android Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Xamarin Developer
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Development Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) Web Services
2 18 (33.96%) JSON
3 15 (28.30%) Android SDK
3 15 (28.30%) J2EE
4 14 (26.42%) Django
5 11 (20.75%) Ajax
6 8 (15.09%) RESTful
7 6 (11.32%) .NET
8 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.43%) CSS
8 5 (9.43%) HTML
8 5 (9.43%) REST
8 5 (9.43%) Spring
9 4 (7.55%) RxJava
10 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.66%) Node.js
10 3 (5.66%) Xamarin.iOS
11 2 (3.77%) iOS SDK
11 2 (3.77%) PhoneGap
11 2 (3.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (69.81%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.21%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (9.43%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (9.43%) User Experience
4 4 (7.55%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Android
2 31 (58.49%) Apple iOS
3 11 (20.75%) Linux
4 4 (7.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) iOS Development
2 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.08%) Scrum
4 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (20.75%) Change Management
5 11 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (13.21%) Mobile Development
6 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.55%) BDD
7 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (7.55%) SOA
7 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.55%) TDD
8 3 (5.66%) Kanban
8 3 (5.66%) MVC
8 3 (5.66%) MVVM
8 3 (5.66%) OO
8 3 (5.66%) OOP
8 3 (5.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) Java
2 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.53%) Python
4 7 (13.21%) Apple Swift
5 5 (9.43%) C#
6 4 (7.55%) Kotlin
7 3 (5.66%) Delphi
7 3 (5.66%) SQL
8 2 (3.77%) C++
9 1 (1.89%) Groovy
9 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.77%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe