Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 61 74
Rank change year-on-year -28 +13 +38
Contract jobs citing Android 58 109 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.05% 3.39% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.75% 18.17% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 59 46
Manchester median daily rate £350 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £113 £293 £236
90th Percentile £488 £450 £513
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Manchester median hourly rate £16.74 £11.71 £12.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.91% -3.40% -57.46%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.11 £10.41
90th Percentile £17.63 £12.32 £14.54
North West median hourly rate £16.74 £20.00 £15.15
% change year-on-year -16.33% +32.01% -28.71%

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 595 600 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.99% 18.66% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 362 328
Manchester median daily rate £415 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.41% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £163
90th Percentile £600 £563 £547
North West median daily rate £400 £378 £400
% change year-on-year +5.96% -5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 36
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £22.86 £16.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.38% +42.30% +18.98%
10th Percentile £11.82 £11.65 £10.63
90th Percentile £24.13 £42.00 £41.88
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25% +14.29%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019. 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
Rochdale +2 6 £123 - 1
Bolton - 3 £120 -
Stockport +1 2 £350 -15.15%
Salford +8 1 £425 +15.25% 1
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 39 (67.24%) Apple iOS
2 21 (36.21%) Mobile App
3 20 (34.48%) Windows
4 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 16 (27.59%) Android Development
5 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
6 14 (24.14%) Mobile Development
7 13 (22.41%) Windows 10
7 13 (22.41%) iOS Development
7 13 (22.41%) Java
7 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
8 11 (18.97%) SCCM
9 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (17.24%) Windows 7
10 9 (15.52%) User Experience
10 9 (15.52%) C#
10 9 (15.52%) CSS
11 8 (13.79%) Citrix
11 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
11 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (13.79%) Office 365
11 8 (13.79%) Skype
12 7 (12.07%) React Native
12 7 (12.07%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (12.07%) Skype for Business
12 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
12 7 (12.07%) HTML
12 7 (12.07%) SLA
12 7 (12.07%) Finance
13 6 (10.34%) .NET

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 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.17%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Office 365
2 5 (8.62%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) AWS CodePipeline
3 1 (1.72%) Serverless
3 1 (1.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Skype
2 5 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (6.90%) VoIP
4 3 (5.17%) LAN
4 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.17%) VPN
4 3 (5.17%) WAN
5 1 (1.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.17%) SQLite
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) gulp
1 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.45%) Appium
2 2 (3.45%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.45%) Protractor
2 2 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (1.72%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.72%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.72%) Xcode
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Advertising
4 2 (3.45%) Games
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Developer
2 9 (15.52%) Android Developer
3 6 (10.34%) iOS Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Applications Developer
4 5 (8.62%) React Developer
5 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.90%) iOS Android Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Rollout Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Xamarin Developer
6 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.45%) Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) CSS
2 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
2 7 (12.07%) HTML
2 7 (12.07%) React Native
3 6 (10.34%) .NET
3 6 (10.34%) Web Services
4 5 (8.62%) React
4 5 (8.62%) REST
5 4 (6.90%) Dagger
5 4 (6.90%) Retrofit
5 4 (6.90%) RxJava
5 4 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.17%) Android SDK
6 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (5.17%) GraphQL
6 3 (5.17%) Node.js
6 3 (5.17%) OOCSS
6 3 (5.17%) RESTful
6 3 (5.17%) Sass
6 3 (5.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Mobile App
2 9 (15.52%) User Experience
3 7 (12.07%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (8.62%) Driving Licence
5 4 (6.90%) iPad
5 4 (6.90%) iPhone
6 2 (3.45%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.72%) PMI
7 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (67.24%) Apple iOS
2 20 (34.48%) Windows
3 13 (22.41%) Windows 10
4 10 (17.24%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.34%) Windows Phone
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Android Development
2 14 (24.14%) Mobile Development
3 13 (22.41%) iOS Development
4 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.34%) OO
5 6 (10.34%) Scrum
6 5 (8.62%) Front End Development
6 5 (8.62%) TDD
6 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.90%) Migration
7 4 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (6.90%) MVC
7 4 (6.90%) SDLC
7 4 (6.90%) Sprint Planning
7 4 (6.90%) Sprint Retrospective
8 3 (5.17%) Content Management
8 3 (5.17%) Identity Management
8 3 (5.17%) ITIL
8 3 (5.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 13 (22.41%) Java
3 9 (15.52%) C#
4 6 (10.34%) Kotlin
5 5 (8.62%) Apple Swift
5 5 (8.62%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.17%) Ruby
7 2 (3.45%) Go
7 2 (3.45%) PHP
7 2 (3.45%) Python
7 2 (3.45%) SQL
8 1 (1.72%) ES6
8 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.72%) CBAP
1 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.72%) MCDST
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.72%) MOS
1 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Docker
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.72%) XenApp
3 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) SCCM
2 6 (10.34%) AirWatch
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (10.34%) PaperCut
3 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Citrix
3 6 (10.34%) Xamarin
4 3 (5.17%) Apple
5 2 (3.45%) Ivanti
5 2 (3.45%) Samsung
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe
6 1 (1.72%) Altiris
6 1 (1.72%) Avaya
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) Hummingbird
6 1 (1.72%) iManage
6 1 (1.72%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow