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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Software Development
North West / Manchester
Rank 80 97 83
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14  
Contract jobs citing Android Development 12 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.91% 0.50% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.60% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 9
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £324 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +29.41% -2.85%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1072 1501 1270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.97% 83.62% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 907 678
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 25
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +54.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.10 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Android Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Development in Manchester

Android Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android Development in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android Development in Manchester

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -2 3 £400 - 1
Android Development
North West

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 31 (100.00%) Android
2 19 (61.29%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) Mobile App
4 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
6 15 (48.39%) Games
7 13 (41.94%) WebGL
7 13 (41.94%) Pixi.js
8 12 (38.71%) ES6
8 12 (38.71%) TDD
9 11 (35.48%) React Native
9 11 (35.48%) Apache Cordova
10 10 (32.26%) React
10 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
11 9 (29.03%) Objective-C
11 9 (29.03%) BDD
11 9 (29.03%) Apple iOS
11 9 (29.03%) Game Development
12 7 (22.58%) iOS Development
12 7 (22.58%) Apple Swift
12 7 (22.58%) Mobile Games
13 5 (16.13%) 3D Programming
13 5 (16.13%) Xcode
13 5 (16.13%) 3D Graphics
13 5 (16.13%) Windows
13 5 (16.13%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (12.90%) Change Control
14 4 (12.90%) Jenkins

Android Development
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) TestFlight
2 3 (9.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
1 4 (12.90%) SQLite
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) Xcode
3 4 (12.90%) Android Studio
3 4 (12.90%) CocoaPods
3 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.68%) Jasmine
4 3 (9.68%) JIRA
4 3 (9.68%) Mocha
5 1 (3.23%) Babel
5 1 (3.23%) jMock
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) Mockito
General
1 15 (48.39%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 23 (74.19%) Android Developer
3 13 (41.94%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (32.26%) Applications Developer
5 9 (29.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 6 (19.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (16.13%) iOS Android Developer
7 5 (16.13%) iOS Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Java Android Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Java Mobile Developer
9 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
10 2 (6.45%) Objective-C Developer
10 2 (6.45%) Senior Android Developer
10 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
11 1 (3.23%) Agile Developer
11 1 (3.23%) Android Engineer
11 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 1 (3.23%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Pixi.js
1 13 (41.94%) WebGL
2 11 (35.48%) Apache Cordova
2 11 (35.48%) React Native
3 10 (32.26%) AngularJS
3 10 (32.26%) React
4 4 (12.90%) Cocoa
4 4 (12.90%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (12.90%) REST
5 3 (9.68%) HTML5 Canvas
6 2 (6.45%) Ember.js
6 2 (6.45%) HTML
6 2 (6.45%) JSON
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) .NET
7 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.23%) HTML5
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE
7 1 (3.23%) SOAP
7 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Mobile App
2 7 (22.58%) Mobile Games
3 5 (16.13%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (12.90%) iPhone
4 4 (12.90%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Android
2 9 (29.03%) Apple iOS
3 5 (16.13%) Windows
4 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) TDD
3 9 (29.03%) BDD
3 9 (29.03%) Game Development
4 7 (22.58%) iOS Development
5 5 (16.13%) 3D Programming
5 5 (16.13%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (12.90%) Change Control
6 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Mobile Development
6 4 (12.90%) OOP
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.45%) High Availability
8 2 (6.45%) Line Management
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Java
1 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 12 (38.71%) ES6
3 9 (29.03%) Objective-C
4 7 (22.58%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Apigee
2 1 (3.23%) Xamarin