Period
to 22 September 2018

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 6 months to 22 September 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.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 77 82
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing Android 90 65 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.85% 2.23% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.83% 12.08% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 40 56
Manchester median daily rate £389 £388 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -5.78% +17.50%
10th Percentile £299 £224 £312
90th Percentile £471 £513 £472
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Manchester median hourly rate £11.71 £14.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.36% -50.88% -
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.85 £26.75
90th Percentile £12.32 £25.20 £30.25
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £14.58 £28.50
% change year-on-year +37.22% -48.86% +128.00%

Android is in the Operating Systems 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 operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 607 538 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.21% 18.46% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 318 434
Manchester median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £131 £171 £205
90th Percentile £538 £538 £507
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 49 39
Manchester median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% +8.20% +11.44%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.95 £10.05
90th Percentile £34.40 £44.60 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £14.34
% change year-on-year -0.88% +11.58% -4.40%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Manchester

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +10 8 - - 1
Salford - 3 £340 - 3
Rochdale -5 1 - -
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Android 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.

1 46 (51.11%) Apple iOS
2 45 (50.00%) Android Development
3 44 (48.89%) Mobile App
4 42 (46.67%) Java
5 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 26 (28.89%) JSON
8 24 (26.67%) Scrum
9 22 (24.44%) AngularJS
10 19 (21.11%) Windows
11 18 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (18.89%) Unit Testing
12 17 (18.89%) iOS Development
12 17 (18.89%) Android SDK
12 17 (18.89%) User Experience
13 16 (17.78%) REST
13 16 (17.78%) CSS
13 16 (17.78%) TDD
14 15 (16.67%) Web Services
15 13 (14.44%) J2EE
16 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
16 12 (13.33%) RESTful
16 12 (13.33%) Mobile Development
17 11 (12.22%) Axure RP
17 11 (12.22%) CSS3
17 11 (12.22%) LESS
17 11 (12.22%) Spring
17 11 (12.22%) Adobe Illustrator
18 10 (11.11%) Banking
18 10 (11.11%) Python

Android
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 4 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.11%) Apache
3 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) GitHub
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) HTTP
2 2 (2.22%) VoIP
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.11%) FTP
3 1 (1.11%) Multicast
3 1 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.11%) SMS
3 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) MySQL
1 8 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (7.78%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.22%) Axure RP
3 10 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (8.89%) Protractor
5 7 (7.78%) JIRA
6 5 (5.56%) Gradle
6 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.56%) Maven
7 3 (3.33%) Android Studio
7 3 (3.33%) JUnit
7 3 (3.33%) Mockito
7 3 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.33%) Xcode
8 1 (1.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.11%) Appium
8 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 10 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (3.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Games
3 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (77.78%) Developer
2 32 (35.56%) Android Developer
3 14 (15.56%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Architect
4 8 (8.89%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (7.78%) iOS Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.56%) iOS Android Developer
7 5 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Python Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Xamarin Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Django Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Python/Django Developer
9 3 (3.33%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.33%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Java Android Developer
10 2 (2.22%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.89%) JSON
2 22 (24.44%) AngularJS
3 18 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 17 (18.89%) Android SDK
5 16 (17.78%) CSS
5 16 (17.78%) REST
6 15 (16.67%) Web Services
7 13 (14.44%) J2EE
8 12 (13.33%) RESTful
9 11 (12.22%) CSS3
9 11 (12.22%) LESS
9 11 (12.22%) Spring
10 10 (11.11%) Django
11 9 (10.00%) .NET
11 9 (10.00%) Ajax
11 9 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
12 7 (7.78%) Grails
12 7 (7.78%) Ionic Framework
12 7 (7.78%) Kafka
12 7 (7.78%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 44 (48.89%) Mobile App
2 17 (18.89%) User Experience
3 7 (7.78%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.11%) iPhone
8 1 (1.11%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.11%) Apple iOS
2 19 (21.11%) Windows
3 8 (8.89%) Linux
4 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.22%) Unix
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (50.00%) Android Development
2 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.67%) Scrum
4 17 (18.89%) iOS Development
4 17 (18.89%) Unit Testing
5 16 (17.78%) TDD
6 12 (13.33%) Mobile Development
7 8 (8.89%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 8 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (7.78%) Change Management
8 7 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.67%) Front End Development
10 5 (5.56%) OO
11 4 (4.44%) Analytical Thinking
11 4 (4.44%) BDD
11 4 (4.44%) DevOps
11 4 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (3.33%) Kanban
12 3 (3.33%) Microservices
12 3 (3.33%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 42 (46.67%) Java
2 27 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.11%) Python
4 7 (7.78%) Groovy
4 7 (7.78%) Scala
5 6 (6.67%) C#
6 5 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 5 (5.56%) SQL
7 3 (3.33%) Apple Swift
7 3 (3.33%) Delphi
7 3 (3.33%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.22%) Perl
8 2 (2.22%) PHP
9 1 (1.11%) C++
9 1 (1.11%) Go
9 1 (1.11%) Ruby
9 1 (1.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.11%) CCNA
2 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.11%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) MCTS
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Docker
2 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (8.89%) Kony
1 8 (8.89%) Oracle
2 7 (7.78%) Xamarin
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.33%) Citrix
5 2 (2.22%) Apple
5 2 (2.22%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.22%) MobileIron
5 2 (2.22%) NetApp
5 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.11%) Bomgar
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco
6 1 (1.11%) Google
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
6 1 (1.11%) Perforce
6 1 (1.11%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.11%) Sybase