The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
North West / Manchester
Rank 57 92 76
Rank change year-on-year +35 -16  
Contract jobs citing Android 33 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.52% 0.78% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.31% 3.81% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 14
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year +2.85% +135.69%  

Android is in the operating system 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 operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 248 367 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 18.97% 20.46% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 189 157
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £461 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 28
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +8.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £115.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in Manchester

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Manchester

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Manchester

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Manchester

Android
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 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 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 +3 8 £425 +6.25% 1
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 50 (67.57%) Apple iOS
2 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (51.35%) JavaScript
4 36 (48.65%) Mobile App
5 31 (41.89%) Android Development
6 28 (37.84%) Games
7 26 (35.14%) Java
8 25 (33.78%) TDD
9 21 (28.38%) BDD
9 21 (28.38%) AngularJS
9 21 (28.38%) Apache Cordova
10 19 (25.68%) React
11 18 (24.32%) Git (software)
11 18 (24.32%) HTML
12 17 (22.97%) ES6
13 16 (21.62%) Mobile Development
14 15 (20.27%) Pixi.js
14 15 (20.27%) React Native
14 15 (20.27%) WebGL
14 15 (20.27%) HTML5
15 14 (18.92%) Scrum
16 13 (17.57%) Game Development
17 11 (14.86%) C#
17 11 (14.86%) Windows
17 11 (14.86%) Objective-C
17 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
17 11 (14.86%) iOS Development
17 11 (14.86%) Apple Swift
18 9 (12.16%) Mobile Application Development
18 9 (12.16%) .NET

Android
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.35%) Apache
1 1 (1.35%) CMS
1 1 (1.35%) Confluence
1 1 (1.35%) nginx
1 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) TestFlight
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) GitHub
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (5.41%) Internet
3 3 (4.05%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.70%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.70%) NFC
5 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQLite
2 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.41%) MySQL
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.35%) Big Data
4 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.46%) Xcode
3 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.76%) Babel
4 5 (6.76%) JIRA
5 4 (5.41%) Android Studio
5 4 (5.41%) CocoaPods
5 4 (5.41%) webpack
6 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.05%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.05%) Mocha
7 2 (2.70%) JUnit
7 2 (2.70%) Maven
8 1 (1.35%) Gradle
8 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.35%) jMock
8 1 (1.35%) JProfiler
8 1 (1.35%) Mockito
8 1 (1.35%) Selenium
8 1 (1.35%) Selenium IDE
General
1 28 (37.84%) Games
2 7 (9.46%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (66.22%) Developer
2 25 (33.78%) Android Developer
3 14 (18.92%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (17.57%) Mobile Developer
5 12 (16.22%) Applications Developer
6 10 (13.51%) iOS Developer
6 10 (13.51%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Java Developer
8 6 (8.11%) iOS Android Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
10 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.41%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Java Android Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Java Applications Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Java Mobile Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Xamarin Developer
11 3 (4.05%) C# WCF Developer
11 3 (4.05%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.38%) AngularJS
1 21 (28.38%) Apache Cordova
2 19 (25.68%) React
3 18 (24.32%) HTML
4 15 (20.27%) HTML5
4 15 (20.27%) Pixi.js
4 15 (20.27%) React Native
4 15 (20.27%) WebGL
5 9 (12.16%) .NET
5 9 (12.16%) Web Services
6 7 (9.46%) REST
6 7 (9.46%) SOAP
7 6 (8.11%) Ember.js
8 4 (5.41%) Cocoa
8 4 (5.41%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (5.41%) CSS
8 4 (5.41%) Node.js
9 3 (4.05%) Flash
9 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (48.65%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.46%) Mobile Games
3 6 (8.11%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.11%) User Experience
4 5 (6.76%) iPhone
5 1 (1.35%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (67.57%) Apple iOS
2 11 (14.86%) Windows
3 4 (5.41%) Mac OS X
3 4 (5.41%) Windows Phone
4 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.89%) Android Development
3 25 (33.78%) TDD
4 21 (28.38%) BDD
5 16 (21.62%) Mobile Development
6 14 (18.92%) Scrum
7 13 (17.57%) Game Development
8 11 (14.86%) iOS Development
8 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.16%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (8.11%) 3D Programming
10 6 (8.11%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (8.11%) Project Management
11 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.41%) Change Control
12 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
12 4 (5.41%) Kanban
12 4 (5.41%) OOP
12 4 (5.41%) Open Source
12 4 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 26 (35.14%) Java
3 17 (22.97%) ES6
4 11 (14.86%) Apple Swift
4 11 (14.86%) C#
4 11 (14.86%) Objective-C
5 8 (10.81%) SQL
6 3 (4.05%) ActionScript
6 3 (4.05%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
1 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.70%) Apigee
2 2 (2.70%) Apple
2 2 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Perforce
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