Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 88 85
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 -12
Contract jobs citing Android 51 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.14% 2.17% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.92% 9.88% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 36
Manchester median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £158 £156 £303
90th Percentile £588 £485 £450
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £394
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.76% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate - - £24.50
North West median hourly rate - - £14.50

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 467 648 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.64% 22.02% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 424 343
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £132 £132 £157
90th Percentile £575 £563 £573
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 54
Manchester median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +42.37%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.88 £13.15
90th Percentile £39.58 £34.37 £41.48
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +7.94%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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 +5 5 £175 -50.00% 5
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 30 (58.82%) Apple iOS
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) Mobile App
4 12 (23.53%) Windows
5 10 (19.61%) Office 365
5 10 (19.61%) Android Development
6 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (17.65%) Java
7 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
7 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
7 8 (15.69%) Windows 10
8 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
8 7 (13.73%) Blackberry
9 6 (11.76%) ServiceNow
9 6 (11.76%) Kotlin
10 5 (9.80%) Re-Platforming
10 5 (9.80%) Kubernetes
10 5 (9.80%) Mobile Development
10 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
10 5 (9.80%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.80%) Product Management
11 4 (7.84%) HP
11 4 (7.84%) Dell
11 4 (7.84%) Citrix
11 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
11 4 (7.84%) iPhone
11 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2017

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 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) WordPress
3 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) GitHub
3 1 (1.96%) AWS
3 1 (1.96%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) VoIP
2 2 (3.92%) Skype
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2017
3 3 (5.88%) MS Access
4 1 (1.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Android Studio
1 1 (1.96%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) git-flow
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
1 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.96%) Subversion
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Advertising
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Housing Association
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Local Government
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Android Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Product Owner
4 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.84%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (7.84%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Agile Product Owner
6 3 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Product Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) GraphQL
1 3 (5.88%) REST
1 3 (5.88%) RxJava
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.92%) RESTful
2 2 (3.92%) Retrofit
2 2 (3.92%) RxSwift
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.96%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) JSON
3 1 (1.96%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.96%) Sass
3 1 (1.96%) Spring
3 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.73%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.84%) iPhone
3 4 (7.84%) User Experience
4 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.96%) PlayStation
6 1 (1.96%) Social Media
6 1 (1.96%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) Apple iOS
2 12 (23.53%) Windows
3 8 (15.69%) Windows 10
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) Android Development
3 5 (9.80%) Mobile Development
3 5 (9.80%) Product Management
3 5 (9.80%) Re-Platforming
3 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
3 5 (9.80%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (5.88%) ITIL
5 3 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (3.92%) CRM
6 2 (3.92%) Data Security
6 2 (3.92%) MVC
6 2 (3.92%) OO
6 2 (3.92%) OOP
6 2 (3.92%) Open Source
6 2 (3.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) Java
2 6 (11.76%) Kotlin
3 3 (5.88%) Apple Swift
3 3 (5.88%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.92%) C++
4 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.96%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.96%) ES6
5 1 (1.96%) ES7
5 1 (1.96%) ES8
5 1 (1.96%) Groovy
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 4 (7.84%) Citrix
3 4 (7.84%) Dell
3 4 (7.84%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) Xamarin