The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 75 106 105
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -1
Contract jobs citing Android 45 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.85% 0.94% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.59% 3.99% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £345 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £177 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -66.00%
Android
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
524 602 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.53% 23.66% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 279 223
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 30
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the Berkshire region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Berkshire region.

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +13 15 £313 -13.79% 5
Slough +8 11 £261 - 3
Reading +9 6 £375 +49.25% 5
Newbury +1 2 £425 +13.33%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Wokingham - - - -
Android
South East

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Android also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android.

1 51 (65.38%) Apple iOS
2 27 (34.62%) Mobile App
2 27 (34.62%) User Experience
3 23 (29.49%) Adobe
4 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (24.36%) Android Development
6 18 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
6 18 (23.08%) Photoshop
6 18 (23.08%) Windows
7 15 (19.23%) MS Office
7 15 (19.23%) HTML
8 13 (16.67%) Linux
8 13 (16.67%) iOS Development
8 13 (16.67%) Axure RP
9 12 (15.38%) HTML5
9 12 (15.38%) Java
10 11 (14.10%) Animation
11 10 (12.82%) Visualisation
11 10 (12.82%) Flash
11 10 (12.82%) Adobe After Effects
12 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
12 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
12 9 (11.54%) SOAP
12 9 (11.54%) Blackberry
12 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
13 8 (10.26%) iPad
13 8 (10.26%) Smartphone
13 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
13 8 (10.26%) CSS
13 8 (10.26%) E-Commerce

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Android also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.28%) Apache
1 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.28%) CMS
1 1 (1.28%) Joomla!
1 1 (1.28%) WordPress
1 1 (1.28%) Confluence
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (23.08%) Photoshop
1 18 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (19.23%) MS Office
3 10 (12.82%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
1 2 (2.56%) PaaS
1 2 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) VPN
2 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.13%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.13%) SAN
3 3 (3.85%) Kerberos
3 3 (3.85%) VoIP
4 2 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.28%) 3G
5 1 (1.28%) RTCP
5 1 (1.28%) RTP
5 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.28%) Wireless
5 1 (1.28%) RTSP
5 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.28%) HSPA
5 1 (1.28%) LTE
5 1 (1.28%) WAN
5 1 (1.28%) WCDMA
5 1 (1.28%) DHCP
5 1 (1.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) MySQL
2 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 7 (8.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (5.13%) JIRA
4 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.28%) Robotium
6 1 (1.28%) Calabash
6 1 (1.28%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.28%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.28%) Selenium
6 1 (1.28%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.28%) JMeter
6 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 9 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.69%) Marketing
3 5 (6.41%) Retail
4 4 (5.13%) Automotive
4 4 (5.13%) Back Office
5 3 (3.85%) Finance
6 1 (1.28%) Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Publishing
6 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Designer
2 23 (29.49%) Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Android Developer
3 10 (12.82%) Visual Designer
4 7 (8.97%) User Experience Designer
4 7 (8.97%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Architect
6 4 (5.13%) UI Designer
7 3 (3.85%) Web Designer
7 3 (3.85%) Deskside Support
7 3 (3.85%) Tester
7 3 (3.85%) Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) iOS Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Mobile Tester
7 3 (3.85%) Mobile Test Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) HTML
2 12 (15.38%) HTML5
3 10 (12.82%) Flash
4 9 (11.54%) SOAP
5 8 (10.26%) CSS
6 7 (8.97%) XML
7 6 (7.69%) CSS3
8 5 (6.41%) JSON
9 4 (5.13%) RESTful
10 3 (3.85%) .NET
10 3 (3.85%) J2EE
11 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.56%) Web Services
11 2 (2.56%) OLE
11 2 (2.56%) Ajax
11 2 (2.56%) jQuery
11 2 (2.56%) iOS SDK
11 2 (2.56%) Backbone.js
11 2 (2.56%) Android SDK
12 1 (1.28%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.62%) Mobile App
1 27 (34.62%) User Experience
2 11 (14.10%) Animation
3 10 (12.82%) Visualisation
4 9 (11.54%) Blackberry
5 8 (10.26%) iPad
5 8 (10.26%) Smartphone
6 7 (8.97%) iPhone
7 5 (6.41%) Open Source
8 4 (5.13%) Digital Media
8 4 (5.13%) Client/Server
9 3 (3.85%) Handset
9 3 (3.85%) CESG
10 2 (2.56%) Graphic Design
10 2 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.28%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 51 (65.38%) Apple iOS
2 18 (23.08%) Windows
3 13 (16.67%) Linux
4 7 (8.97%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) webOS
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.36%) Android Development
3 13 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 8 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.69%) SOA
5 6 (7.69%) Scrum
6 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.41%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.41%) MVC
7 4 (5.13%) TDD
7 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.13%) Analytics
8 3 (3.85%) Pair Programming
9 2 (2.56%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.56%) SEO
9 2 (2.56%) OOP
9 2 (2.56%) OO
9 2 (2.56%) Project Management
9 2 (2.56%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.56%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) Java
2 6 (7.69%) C
3 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.13%) SQL
3 4 (5.13%) Objective-C
3 4 (5.13%) Groovy
4 3 (3.85%) Scala
4 3 (3.85%) PHP
4 3 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (1.28%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.28%) VC++
6 1 (1.28%) Python
6 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.28%) Korn
6 1 (1.28%) PHP5
6 1 (1.28%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) Adobe
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) Appcelerator
4 3 (3.85%) HP
4 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.85%) Apple
5 2 (2.56%) Citrix
5 2 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) Symbian
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle
6 1 (1.28%) Avaya
6 1 (1.28%) Lotus
6 1 (1.28%) Dell
6 1 (1.28%) ESRI
6 1 (1.28%) Perforce
6 1 (1.28%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) Google
6 1 (1.28%) Polycom
6 1 (1.28%) Sencha
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