Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 90 57
Rank change year-on-year +40 -33 +26
Contract jobs citing Android 31 54 116
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 3.20% 1.90% 3.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.96% 8.79% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 66
Median daily rate £400 £358 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.89% -6.23% +5.17%
10th Percentile £253 £118 £303
90th Percentile £501 £485 £450
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £16.74 £11.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.91% -16.36%
North West median hourly rate - £16.74 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -16.33% +42.86%

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 222 614 619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.93% 21.57% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 402 375
Median daily rate £400 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +8.39% -3.13%
10th Percentile £134 £150 £150
90th Percentile £538 £588 £563
North West median daily rate £365 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -8.75% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 44
Median hourly rate £18.83 £15.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.55% -26.83% +32.26%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.17 £11.42
90th Percentile £24.00 £23.75 £39.63
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.86 £15.25
% change year-on-year +10.34% +4.00% -4.69%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Android as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Android in Manchester

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Android in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for Android in Manchester

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Android in Manchester over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Android in Manchester

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Android in Manchester.

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 10 August 2020. 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
Bolton +9 2 £250 +108.33% 2
Stockport +7 2 £206 -41.07% 4
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 17 (54.84%) Android Development
2 13 (41.94%) Apple iOS
2 13 (41.94%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
4 5 (16.13%) Mobile Development
4 5 (16.13%) Kotlin
4 5 (16.13%) OOP
4 5 (16.13%) OO
5 4 (12.90%) Python
5 4 (12.90%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) Windows
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
5 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
5 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
6 3 (9.68%) Firmware
6 3 (9.68%) C++
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Objective-C
6 3 (9.68%) Information Security
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
7 2 (6.45%) Spring
7 2 (6.45%) Google
7 2 (6.45%) Degree
7 2 (6.45%) JSON
7 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
7 2 (6.45%) Physics

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 2 (6.45%) WordPress
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Google Play
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) AWS
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) IPv4
1 1 (3.23%) OpenVPN
1 1 (3.23%) RS-232
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) MS Access
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) Android Developer
3 4 (12.90%) iOS Android Developer
3 4 (12.90%) iOS Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Java Android Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Backend Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Floorwalker
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Mobility Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) React Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Reality Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) Ionic Framework
1 2 (6.45%) JSON
1 2 (6.45%) Spring
1 2 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) Android SDK
2 1 (3.23%) Apollo GraphQL
2 1 (3.23%) CakePHP
2 1 (3.23%) CSS3
2 1 (3.23%) GraphQL
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) React Native
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) RESTful
2 1 (3.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Android Development
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Mobile Development
3 5 (16.13%) OO
3 5 (16.13%) OOP
4 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.45%) Physics
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Facilities Management
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.23%) MVVM
7 1 (3.23%) Open Source
7 1 (3.23%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) Kotlin
4 4 (12.90%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) Python
5 3 (9.68%) C++
5 3 (9.68%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.45%) Apple Swift
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) Go
7 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
7 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.23%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Google
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.23%) BuddyPress
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix
2 1 (3.23%) Dell
2 1 (3.23%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow