Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 72 76
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -8
Contract jobs citing Android 67 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.28% 2.71% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.69% 12.60% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 78 52
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +5.07%
10th Percentile £319 £282 £257
90th Percentile £513 £475 £438
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.89% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £14.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -49.37%

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 573 754 738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.51% 21.53% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 512 385
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £136 £185 £163
90th Percentile £538 £509 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 36 84
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.20% +11.11% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.35 £9.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.83 £40.00 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year +20.21% -8.05% +5.13%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 November 2017. 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 +4 3 £350 -12.50% 1
Rochdale - 3 - - 1
Oldham - 2 £105 -
Salford -16 1 - -
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 38 (56.72%) Android Development
2 25 (37.31%) Mobile App
3 24 (35.82%) Apple iOS
4 21 (31.34%) Java
5 18 (26.87%) Windows
6 17 (25.37%) CSS
6 17 (25.37%) HTML
7 16 (23.88%) Android SDK
8 15 (22.39%) Xamarin
9 14 (20.90%) iOS Development
10 9 (13.43%) XSLT
10 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
11 8 (11.94%) Objective-C
11 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
12 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.45%) SCCM
12 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
12 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
12 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
13 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
13 6 (8.96%) Mobile Development
13 6 (8.96%) Kotlin
13 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
13 6 (8.96%) Finance
14 5 (7.46%) Banking
14 5 (7.46%) JIRA
14 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
14 5 (7.46%) CSS3
14 5 (7.46%) HTML5

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 5 (7.46%) Confluence
2 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Bluetooth
1 3 (4.48%) RTSP
2 2 (2.99%) DHCP
2 2 (2.99%) DNS
2 2 (2.99%) NAS
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.99%) VLAN
3 1 (1.49%) NFC
3 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.46%) Gradle
2 5 (7.46%) JIRA
3 2 (2.99%) Android Studio
3 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.99%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.99%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.49%) JUnit
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 49 (73.13%) Developer
2 33 (49.25%) Android Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Xamarin Developer
4 9 (13.43%) iOS Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Applications Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.97%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.48%) iOS Android Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Android Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 2 (2.99%) Active Directory Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Mobile Tester
9 2 (2.99%) Server Support
9 2 (2.99%) Tester
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) CSS
1 17 (25.37%) HTML
2 16 (23.88%) Android SDK
3 9 (13.43%) XSLT
4 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.46%) Android NDK
5 5 (7.46%) CSS3
5 5 (7.46%) HTML5
5 5 (7.46%) Ionic Framework
6 4 (5.97%) .NET
6 4 (5.97%) Web Services
7 3 (4.48%) Flash
7 3 (4.48%) iOS SDK
7 3 (4.48%) J2EE
7 3 (4.48%) JSON
7 3 (4.48%) Xamarin.iOS
7 3 (4.48%) XML
8 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.99%) React Native
8 2 (2.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (4.48%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.99%) iPhone
5 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.49%) iPad
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Apple iOS
2 18 (26.87%) Windows
3 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.46%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.97%) Linux
6 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Android Development
2 14 (20.90%) iOS Development
3 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
5 6 (8.96%) Mobile Development
6 5 (7.46%) SDLC
6 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.97%) Change Control
7 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.97%) ITIL
7 4 (5.97%) OO
7 4 (5.97%) Project Management
7 4 (5.97%) Release Management
7 4 (5.97%) Time Management
8 3 (4.48%) Cryptography
8 3 (4.48%) Secure Coding
8 3 (4.48%) Web Application Development
9 2 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.99%) Scrum
9 2 (2.99%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.34%) Java
2 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.94%) Objective-C
4 6 (8.96%) Kotlin
5 5 (7.46%) C
5 5 (7.46%) C#
5 5 (7.46%) C++
6 4 (5.97%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
1 2 (2.99%) ECDL
1 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) XenApp
3 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.48%) WSUS
3 1 (1.49%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Xamarin
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Apple
4 4 (5.97%) Sophos
5 3 (4.48%) Citrix
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco
7 1 (1.49%) Altiris
7 1 (1.49%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.49%) AppSense
7 1 (1.49%) Google
7 1 (1.49%) Hummingbird
7 1 (1.49%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.49%) LANDesk