Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 71 123
Rank change year-on-year +11 +52 -30
Contract jobs citing Android 104 63 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.41% 2.36% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.45% 12.91% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 51 17
Manchester median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £293 £235 £312
90th Percentile £450 £525 £471
North West median daily rate £384 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £28.50
North West median hourly rate £17.25 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -39.47% +14.00% +92.31%

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 596 488 703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.55% 18.28% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 318 368
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £152 £176 £175
90th Percentile £575 £539 £510
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 32
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +12.50% +5.66%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.78 £9.44
90th Percentile £42.00 £40.00 £35.78
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -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 20 June 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 20 June 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 - 12 £413 -
Salford -5 2 £369 -13.24% 1
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 76 (73.08%) Apple iOS
2 57 (54.81%) Android Development
3 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
3 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (45.19%) Mobile App
5 43 (41.35%) Java
6 39 (37.50%) iOS Development
7 34 (32.69%) Scrum
8 31 (29.81%) Windows
9 29 (27.88%) CSS
9 29 (27.88%) User Experience
10 25 (24.04%) AngularJS
11 23 (22.12%) Web Services
12 20 (19.23%) J2EE
13 18 (17.31%) Python
13 18 (17.31%) JSON
14 17 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (16.35%) LESS
14 17 (16.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (16.35%) REST
14 17 (16.35%) CSS3
14 17 (16.35%) Axure RP
14 17 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (15.38%) Ajax
15 16 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
16 14 (13.46%) TDD
16 14 (13.46%) Xamarin
17 13 (12.50%) Unit Testing
17 13 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (12.50%) HTML

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 11 (10.58%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.96%) CMS
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) SMS
2 2 (1.92%) VoIP
2 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.96%) RTSP
3 1 (0.96%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (11.54%) MySQL
3 1 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (16.35%) Axure RP
2 10 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
3 8 (7.69%) Protractor
4 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.81%) JIRA
6 4 (3.85%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.85%) Mockito
7 1 (0.96%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.96%) Appium
7 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.96%) NUnit
7 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (6.73%) Games
2 3 (2.88%) Finance
3 2 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Advertising
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (66.35%) Developer
2 26 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 16 (15.38%) Analyst
4 13 (12.50%) iOS Developer
5 11 (10.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (10.58%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Python Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) iOS Android Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (4.81%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Xamarin Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Architect
8 4 (3.85%) Django Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Java Android Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Python/Django Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.88%) CSS
2 25 (24.04%) AngularJS
3 23 (22.12%) Web Services
4 20 (19.23%) J2EE
5 18 (17.31%) JSON
6 17 (16.35%) CSS3
6 17 (16.35%) LESS
6 17 (16.35%) REST
6 17 (16.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (15.38%) Ajax
8 13 (12.50%) HTML
9 12 (11.54%) Django
10 11 (10.58%) Android SDK
11 8 (7.69%) Hibernate
12 7 (6.73%) Spring
13 5 (4.81%) .NET
13 5 (4.81%) Java EE
13 5 (4.81%) Xamarin.iOS
14 4 (3.85%) Node.js
14 4 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 47 (45.19%) Mobile App
2 29 (27.88%) User Experience
3 11 (10.58%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.69%) Data Structures
5 7 (6.73%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.85%) Kindle
7 3 (2.88%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.96%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.96%) BYOD
8 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.96%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.96%) iPhone
8 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (73.08%) Apple iOS
2 31 (29.81%) Windows
3 12 (11.54%) Linux
4 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.85%) Unix
6 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.81%) Android Development
2 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (37.50%) iOS Development
4 34 (32.69%) Scrum
5 17 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (13.46%) TDD
7 13 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 12 (11.54%) Change Management
8 12 (11.54%) Front End Development
9 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (7.69%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 8 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 8 (7.69%) Mobile Development
11 7 (6.73%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (4.81%) BDD
12 5 (4.81%) Microservices
12 5 (4.81%) OOP
12 5 (4.81%) Software Testing
12 5 (4.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
2 43 (41.35%) Java
3 18 (17.31%) Python
4 11 (10.58%) Apple Swift
5 8 (7.69%) C#
6 5 (4.81%) Kotlin
6 5 (4.81%) SQL
7 4 (3.85%) Java 8
7 4 (3.85%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.88%) C++
9 2 (1.92%) Ruby
10 1 (0.96%) Go
10 1 (0.96%) PHP
10 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
1 1 (0.96%) AWS Certification
1 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (0.96%) CBAP
1 1 (0.96%) CCNA
1 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
1 1 (0.96%) Degree
1 1 (0.96%) MCTS
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) GCP
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.96%) Ansible
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Xamarin
2 12 (11.54%) Oracle
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.85%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (1.92%) Apple
5 2 (1.92%) Citrix
5 2 (1.92%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.92%) Lotus
5 2 (1.92%) MobileIron
5 2 (1.92%) NetApp
5 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.96%) Adobe
6 1 (0.96%) Bomgar
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco
6 1 (0.96%) Google
6 1 (0.96%) IBM
6 1 (0.96%) Kony