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 25 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.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 84 69
Rank change year-on-year +29 -15  
Contract jobs citing Android 33 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.42% 1.08% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 5.94% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 12
Median daily rate £375 £418 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.17% +17.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £369 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +0.71% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00%  

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 242 320 301
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 17.72% 18.11% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 176 153
Median daily rate £400 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £204 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 41
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.89% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £28.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 25 June 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Oldham - 1 £105 -
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 40 (60.61%) Apple iOS
2 35 (53.03%) Mobile App
3 32 (48.48%) Android Development
4 25 (37.88%) HTML
4 25 (37.88%) Java
5 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 14 (21.21%) TDD
7 14 (21.21%) HTML5
7 14 (21.21%) iOS Development
8 12 (18.18%) CSS
9 11 (16.67%) Games
9 11 (16.67%) Apple Swift
9 11 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 10 (15.15%) BDD
10 10 (15.15%) User Experience
10 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
11 9 (13.64%) Scrum
11 9 (13.64%) Mobile Development
11 9 (13.64%) Android SDK
11 9 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (12.12%) Web Application Development
12 8 (12.12%) Xamarin
12 8 (12.12%) Objective-C
12 8 (12.12%) Windows
12 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
13 7 (10.61%) Web Services
13 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
13 7 (10.61%) Apache Cordova
14 6 (9.09%) React

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 (6.06%) Apache
1 4 (6.06%) Confluence
1 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.55%) GitHub
2 1 (1.52%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Bluetooth
1 3 (4.55%) Internet
1 3 (4.55%) NFC
1 3 (4.55%) RTSP
1 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.58%) Xcode
3 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.06%) Gradle
3 4 (6.06%) JIRA
4 3 (4.55%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.55%) Mocha
5 2 (3.03%) Babel
5 2 (3.03%) JUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.52%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.52%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.52%) jMock
6 1 (1.52%) JProfiler
6 1 (1.52%) Maven
6 1 (1.52%) Mockito
6 1 (1.52%) Selenium
6 1 (1.52%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.52%) webpack
General
1 11 (16.67%) Games
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 46 (69.70%) Developer
2 25 (37.88%) Android Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (13.64%) iOS Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Applications Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Xamarin Developer
6 5 (7.58%) iOS Android Developer
6 5 (7.58%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Applications Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Mobile Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Android Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.88%) HTML
2 14 (21.21%) HTML5
3 12 (18.18%) CSS
4 11 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 9 (13.64%) Android SDK
6 7 (10.61%) Apache Cordova
6 7 (10.61%) Web Services
7 6 (9.09%) React
8 5 (7.58%) SOAP
8 5 (7.58%) Xamarin.iOS
9 4 (6.06%) Ajax
9 4 (6.06%) Material Design
9 4 (6.06%) Node.js
9 4 (6.06%) Pixi.js
9 4 (6.06%) REST
9 4 (6.06%) XSLT
10 3 (4.55%) Android NDK
10 3 (4.55%) CSS3
10 3 (4.55%) HTML5 Canvas
10 3 (4.55%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (53.03%) Mobile App
2 10 (15.15%) User Experience
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.55%) Mobile Games
5 2 (3.03%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.03%) iPhone
5 2 (3.03%) Life Science
5 2 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 40 (60.61%) Apple iOS
2 8 (12.12%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Phone
4 4 (6.06%) Unix
5 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Android Development
2 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.21%) iOS Development
3 14 (21.21%) TDD
4 10 (15.15%) BDD
5 9 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (13.64%) Mobile Development
5 9 (13.64%) Scrum
6 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.12%) Web Application Development
7 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.58%) Kanban
8 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (6.06%) Performance Testing
9 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.55%) Open Source
10 3 (4.55%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) Java
2 21 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.67%) Apple Swift
4 8 (12.12%) Objective-C
5 6 (9.09%) C++
6 4 (6.06%) C#
6 4 (6.06%) SQL
7 3 (4.55%) C
7 3 (4.55%) ES6
7 3 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Xamarin
2 4 (6.06%) Apple
2 4 (6.06%) Google
2 4 (6.06%) SOASTA, Inc
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.52%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Perforce
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