Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 92 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 -30 +39
Contract jobs citing Android 67 56 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.26% 2.00% 3.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.11% 10.14% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 79
Manchester median daily rate £395 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £156 £247 £183
90th Percentile £462 £468 £490
North West median daily rate £375 £394 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.56% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £19.00 -
North West median hourly rate - £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - -3.33% -36.84%

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 663 552 696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.40% 19.68% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 348 476
Manchester median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £130 £159 £173
90th Percentile £538 £563 £500
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 55 24
Manchester median hourly rate £18.59 £19.00 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +23.58% +1.65%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.35 £11.44
90th Percentile £32.30 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £16.00
% change year-on-year +1.66% +7.59% -5.88%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
Salford +1 4 £385 - 1
Stockport +8 2 £350 - 3
Sale - 1 £288 -
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 37 (55.22%) Android Development
2 34 (50.75%) Java
3 29 (43.28%) Mobile App
4 22 (32.84%) Apple iOS
5 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (31.34%) JSON
6 19 (28.36%) Android SDK
7 17 (25.37%) Mobile Development
8 16 (23.88%) RESTful
9 15 (22.39%) Windows
10 14 (20.90%) Kotlin
11 12 (17.91%) Office 365
11 12 (17.91%) Web Services
11 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
12 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
13 10 (14.93%) OO
13 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
13 10 (14.93%) Scrum
13 10 (14.93%) REST
14 9 (13.43%) Windows 10
14 9 (13.43%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (13.43%) TDD
14 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
14 9 (13.43%) Citrix
15 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
15 8 (11.94%) Unit Testing
16 7 (10.45%) Banking
16 7 (10.45%) Spring
16 7 (10.45%) VPN
16 7 (10.45%) Apple

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 9 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Office 365
2 4 (5.97%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.48%) GitHub
4 1 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) VPN
2 4 (5.97%) HTTP
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (4.48%) Skype
3 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Hazelcast
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.97%) JUnit
4 3 (4.48%) Android Studio
4 3 (4.48%) JIRA
4 3 (4.48%) Mockito
4 3 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.99%) Gradle
5 2 (2.99%) Maven
5 2 (2.99%) Subversion
5 2 (2.99%) Xcode
6 1 (1.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.49%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.49%) FishEye
6 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (10.45%) Banking
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 4 (5.97%) Finance
4 3 (4.48%) Advertising
5 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (62.69%) Developer
2 28 (41.79%) Android Developer
3 8 (11.94%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Service Desk Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.99%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) iOS Developer
7 2 (2.99%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Python Developer
7 2 (2.99%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) JSON
2 19 (28.36%) Android SDK
3 16 (23.88%) RESTful
4 12 (17.91%) Web Services
5 10 (14.93%) REST
6 7 (10.45%) Spring
7 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.96%) J2EE
8 5 (7.46%) Django
8 5 (7.46%) SOAP
8 5 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (5.97%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (5.97%) Grails
9 4 (5.97%) Ionic Framework
9 4 (5.97%) Kafka
9 4 (5.97%) Node.js
9 4 (5.97%) React Native
10 3 (4.48%) Redux
10 3 (4.48%) RxJava
10 3 (4.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.28%) Mobile App
2 9 (13.43%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (8.96%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (5.97%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (5.97%) User Experience
5 3 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.49%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Apple iOS
2 15 (22.39%) Windows
3 9 (13.43%) Windows 10
4 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.99%) Linux
7 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Android Development
2 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.37%) Mobile Development
4 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
4 10 (14.93%) OO
4 10 (14.93%) Scrum
5 9 (13.43%) TDD
6 8 (11.94%) Unit Testing
7 7 (10.45%) iOS Development
8 6 (8.96%) Data Protection
9 5 (7.46%) MVC
9 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.97%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (5.97%) System Testing
10 4 (5.97%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (5.97%) Use Case
10 4 (5.97%) User Stories
10 4 (5.97%) Web Development
10 4 (5.97%) Wireframes
11 3 (4.48%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) Java
2 14 (20.90%) Kotlin
3 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.97%) Groovy
4 4 (5.97%) Python
4 4 (5.97%) Scala
4 4 (5.97%) SQL
5 3 (4.48%) Apple Swift
5 3 (4.48%) Delphi
5 3 (4.48%) PHP
6 2 (2.99%) C#
6 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.99%) Perl
7 1 (1.49%) C++
7 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) Docker
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (5.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Citrix
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.45%) Apple
4 6 (8.96%) Avaya
5 4 (5.97%) hybris
5 4 (5.97%) Kony
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco
6 3 (4.48%) Google
6 3 (4.48%) VMware
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle
7 2 (2.99%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.49%) Perforce
8 1 (1.49%) Sybase