Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 82 70
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12 +19
Contract jobs citing Android 69 66 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.21% 2.23% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.71% 11.48% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 77
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £166 £319 £279
90th Percentile £488 £513 £475
North West median daily rate £375 £395 £400
% change year-on-year -5.06% -1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Manchester median hourly rate £11.71 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.36% - -
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +13.25% - +40.00%

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 644 575 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.61% 19.45% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 345 518
Manchester median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £130 £136 £185
90th Percentile £525 £541 £511
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 52 38
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.43 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.74% +17.18% +10.19%
10th Percentile £11.06 £11.35 £9.95
90th Percentile £32.00 £41.83 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year +0.40% +20.21% -7.26%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +6 4 £350 - 1
Salford -2 2 £339 - 1
Rochdale -3 1 - - 1
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 35 (50.72%) Java
1 35 (50.72%) Android Development
2 29 (42.03%) Mobile App
3 22 (31.88%) Apple iOS
4 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (27.54%) JSON
6 17 (24.64%) Android SDK
7 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
8 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
9 12 (17.39%) Mobile Development
9 12 (17.39%) RESTful
9 12 (17.39%) Windows
10 11 (15.94%) Unit Testing
10 11 (15.94%) TDD
10 11 (15.94%) Scrum
11 10 (14.49%) Banking
11 10 (14.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (13.04%) Apache Cordova
12 9 (13.04%) REST
12 9 (13.04%) Spring
12 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
13 8 (11.59%) SOAP
13 8 (11.59%) Kony
13 8 (11.59%) Docker
13 8 (11.59%) User Experience
14 7 (10.14%) Ionic Framework
14 7 (10.14%) Kotlin
14 7 (10.14%) Kafka
14 7 (10.14%) Hazelcast
14 7 (10.14%) Redux

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 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Office 365
2 4 (5.80%) GitHub
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) HTTP
2 6 (8.70%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) FTP
3 1 (1.45%) Multicast
3 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) Hazelcast
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) JIRA
3 5 (7.25%) Gradle
3 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.25%) Maven
4 4 (5.80%) JUnit
5 3 (4.35%) Android Studio
5 3 (4.35%) Axure RP
5 3 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (4.35%) Mockito
5 3 (4.35%) Protractor
5 3 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (4.35%) Xcode
6 2 (2.90%) Subversion
7 1 (1.45%) Appium
7 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.45%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 10 (14.49%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Advertising
3 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (71.01%) Developer
2 29 (42.03%) Android Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Applications Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.35%) iOS Developer
10 2 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (2.90%) iOS Android Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Java Android Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Java Applications Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Mobile Architect
10 2 (2.90%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) JSON
2 17 (24.64%) Android SDK
3 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
4 12 (17.39%) RESTful
5 10 (14.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (13.04%) Apache Cordova
6 9 (13.04%) REST
6 9 (13.04%) Spring
7 8 (11.59%) SOAP
8 7 (10.14%) .NET
8 7 (10.14%) Grails
8 7 (10.14%) Ionic Framework
8 7 (10.14%) Kafka
8 7 (10.14%) Redux
9 6 (8.70%) J2EE
9 6 (8.70%) React Native
9 6 (8.70%) Web Services
10 5 (7.25%) Apache Camel
10 5 (7.25%) CSS
11 4 (5.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.03%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.59%) User Experience
3 6 (8.70%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (7.25%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Apple iOS
2 12 (17.39%) Windows
3 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.90%) Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Unix
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Android Development
2 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.39%) Mobile Development
4 11 (15.94%) Scrum
4 11 (15.94%) TDD
4 11 (15.94%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
5 5 (7.25%) iOS Development
5 5 (7.25%) OO
6 4 (5.80%) DevOps
6 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.80%) MVC
6 4 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (5.80%) Web Development
7 3 (4.35%) Analytical Thinking
7 3 (4.35%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 3 (4.35%) Kanban
7 3 (4.35%) MVVM
7 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) Java
2 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.14%) Groovy
3 7 (10.14%) Kotlin
3 7 (10.14%) Scala
4 4 (5.80%) C#
5 3 (4.35%) Delphi
5 3 (4.35%) Objective-C
5 3 (4.35%) PHP
5 3 (4.35%) SQL
6 2 (2.90%) Perl
6 2 (2.90%) Python
7 1 (1.45%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.45%) C++
7 1 (1.45%) Go
7 1 (1.45%) Ruby
7 1 (1.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Docker
2 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Kony
2 6 (8.70%) Apple
2 6 (8.70%) Citrix
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) Avaya
4 2 (2.90%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.90%) Google
4 2 (2.90%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) Perforce
5 1 (1.45%) Sybase