Period
to 16 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 68 101
Rank change year-on-year -25 +33 -35
Contract jobs citing Android 54 92 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.93% 2.90% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.07% 13.03% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 77 45
Manchester median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +1.45%
10th Percentile £233 £181 £307
90th Percentile £469 £493 £448
North West median daily rate £384 £400 £394
% change year-on-year -4.06% +1.59% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £19.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year - -38.95% -13.64%

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 536 706 750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.15% 22.24% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 481 373
Manchester median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £159 £178 £166
90th Percentile £563 £500 £480
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 26 80
Manchester median hourly rate £19.50 £15.13 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.93% - +8.04%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.69 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.00 £38.88
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £15.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year +13.37% -9.56% +13.33%

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 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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 2 £350 -12.50% 1
Rochdale - 2 - - 1
Salford -14 1 - - 2
Bolton - 1 £80 -
Oldham - 1 - -
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 28 (51.85%) Android Development
2 26 (48.15%) Apple iOS
3 20 (37.04%) Mobile App
4 16 (29.63%) Windows
5 14 (25.93%) Xamarin
5 14 (25.93%) iOS Development
6 11 (20.37%) Android SDK
7 10 (18.52%) HTML
7 10 (18.52%) Java
7 10 (18.52%) CSS
8 9 (16.67%) C#
9 8 (14.81%) Objective-C
9 8 (14.81%) Kotlin
10 6 (11.11%) Finance
10 6 (11.11%) XSLT
10 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 6 (11.11%) SCCM
10 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
10 6 (11.11%) Mobile Development
11 5 (9.26%) Apple Swift
11 5 (9.26%) SDLC
11 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
11 5 (9.26%) Linux
11 5 (9.26%) J2EE
11 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
12 4 (7.41%) Project Management
12 4 (7.41%) Sophos
12 4 (7.41%) C++
12 4 (7.41%) .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 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.56%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.70%) Confluence
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.70%) NAS
3 1 (1.85%) DHCP
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
3 1 (1.85%) RTSP
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) DB2
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) Android Studio
3 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.70%) Gradle
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) NUnit
4 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Games
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (70.37%) Developer
2 22 (40.74%) Android Developer
3 10 (18.52%) iOS Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Xamarin Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Applications Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.70%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.70%) iOS Android Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Mobile Tester
8 2 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Android SDK
2 10 (18.52%) CSS
2 10 (18.52%) HTML
3 6 (11.11%) XSLT
4 5 (9.26%) J2EE
5 4 (7.41%) .NET
5 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.41%) Spring
6 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.56%) CSS3
6 3 (5.56%) HTML5
6 3 (5.56%) iOS SDK
7 2 (3.70%) Android NDK
7 2 (3.70%) Ionic Framework
7 2 (3.70%) React
7 2 (3.70%) Xamarin.iOS
8 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.85%) JSON
8 1 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.04%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) BYOD
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) iPhone
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Apple iOS
2 16 (29.63%) Windows
3 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.26%) Linux
5 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Android Development
2 14 (25.93%) iOS Development
3 6 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 5 (9.26%) SDLC
5 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.41%) Change Control
5 4 (7.41%) OO
5 4 (7.41%) Project Management
5 4 (7.41%) Release Management
5 4 (7.41%) Scrum
5 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
5 4 (7.41%) Time Management
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL
7 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.70%) Front End Development
7 2 (3.70%) MVC
7 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) Java
2 9 (16.67%) C#
3 8 (14.81%) Kotlin
3 8 (14.81%) Objective-C
4 5 (9.26%) Apple Swift
4 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.41%) C++
6 2 (3.70%) C
6 2 (3.70%) SQL
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
1 2 (3.70%) ECDL
1 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
2 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) WSUS
3 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Xamarin
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) Sophos
4 2 (3.70%) Apple
4 2 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (1.85%) Altiris
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) Hummingbird
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.85%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Sage