The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Android SDK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android SDK over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 102 90
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12  
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.64% 0.057% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.13% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £388 £330
% change year-on-year +4.83% +17.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 - -

Android SDK is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 423 441 339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 30.30% 24.96% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 306 233
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Android SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Android SDK as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Android SDK in Manchester

Android SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android SDK in Manchester

Android SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android SDK in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android SDK in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android SDK 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 SDK.

1 9 (100.00%) Android
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Android Development
3 3 (33.33%) Android NDK
3 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) Gradle
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (33.33%) Ionic Framework
3 3 (33.33%) Confluence
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Flash
3 3 (33.33%) RTSP
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) BDD

Android SDK
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 3 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Gradle
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Android Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Android Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Android NDK
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) CSS3
1 3 (33.33%) Flash
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) HTML5
1 3 (33.33%) Ionic Framework
1 3 (33.33%) JSON
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (11.11%) Google Maps API
2 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
2 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
2 1 (11.11%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Android Development
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
3 2 (22.22%) Secure Coding
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google