The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 79 90 105
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Contract jobs citing Android 50 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 1.26% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.53% 6.47% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 15
Average daily rate £400 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £158 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £384 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -0.69%
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
586 479 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.53% 19.49% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 191 210
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 36 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +32.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £34.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +14 15 £400 -
Reading -1 15 £209 -42.34% 12
Newbury -2 2 £104 -81.95%
Slough +9 1 £235 +44.61% 2
Maidenhead -7 1 - - 1
Thatcham - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Android
South East

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 69 (86.25%) Apple iOS
2 44 (55.00%) Mobile App
3 41 (51.25%) HTML
4 34 (42.50%) HTML5
5 31 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (35.00%) CSS
6 28 (35.00%) CSS3
7 24 (30.00%) Windows
8 23 (28.75%) Adobe
9 20 (25.00%) Blackberry
10 19 (23.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 19 (23.75%) Appcelerator
11 18 (22.50%) Axure RP
11 18 (22.50%) Retail
11 18 (22.50%) Scrum
12 17 (21.25%) Automotive
12 17 (21.25%) Android Development
12 17 (21.25%) iOS Development
13 15 (18.75%) SOAP
14 12 (15.00%) XML
14 12 (15.00%) Smartphone
14 12 (15.00%) Analytics
15 11 (13.75%) Windows Phone
15 11 (13.75%) REST
16 10 (12.50%) iPhone
16 10 (12.50%) JSON
16 10 (12.50%) Web Services
16 10 (12.50%) Java
16 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
17 9 (11.25%) Ajax

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.75%) CMS
1 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Office
2 5 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
2 5 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) VoIP
2 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 3 (3.75%) LDAP
3 2 (2.50%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.50%) HSPA
3 2 (2.50%) LTE
3 2 (2.50%) Firewall
3 2 (2.50%) WCDMA
3 2 (2.50%) HTTP
3 2 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (1.25%) DNS
4 1 (1.25%) WAN
4 1 (1.25%) LAN
4 1 (1.25%) DHCP
4 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.25%) Wireless
4 1 (1.25%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.25%) Big Data
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (23.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 18 (22.50%) Axure RP
3 8 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 7 (8.75%) Subversion
5 6 (7.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (3.75%) JMeter
6 3 (3.75%) LoadUI
6 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.75%) Selenium
7 2 (2.50%) JIRA
7 2 (2.50%) PhoneGap
7 2 (2.50%) Calabash
7 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.25%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.25%) Robotium
8 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (22.50%) Retail
2 17 (21.25%) Automotive
3 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.50%) Publishing
4 6 (7.50%) Finance
5 2 (2.50%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Designer
2 19 (23.75%) User Experience Designer
3 17 (21.25%) Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Senior Designer
5 9 (11.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Senior User Experience Designer
6 7 (8.75%) Web Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Mobile Web Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Applications Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Visual Designer
9 4 (5.00%) Mobility Specialist
9 4 (5.00%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Tester
10 3 (3.75%) Applications Tester
10 3 (3.75%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (51.25%) HTML
2 34 (42.50%) HTML5
3 28 (35.00%) CSS
3 28 (35.00%) CSS3
4 15 (18.75%) SOAP
5 12 (15.00%) XML
6 11 (13.75%) REST
7 10 (12.50%) JSON
7 10 (12.50%) Web Services
8 9 (11.25%) Ajax
9 8 (10.00%) Sencha Touch
9 8 (10.00%) jQuery
10 7 (8.75%) .NET
11 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
12 3 (3.75%) Struts
12 3 (3.75%) Cocoa
12 3 (3.75%) Spring
12 3 (3.75%) UIKit
12 3 (3.75%) Core Animation
12 3 (3.75%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 44 (55.00%) Mobile App
2 20 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 12 (15.00%) Smartphone
4 10 (12.50%) iPhone
5 9 (11.25%) Visualisation
6 8 (10.00%) Animation
7 6 (7.50%) Handset
7 6 (7.50%) Client/Server
8 5 (6.25%) iPad
9 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (2.50%) Open Source
9 2 (2.50%) Device Driver
9 2 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.25%) CESG
10 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (1.25%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 69 (86.25%) Apple iOS
2 24 (30.00%) Windows
3 11 (13.75%) Windows Phone
4 7 (8.75%) Linux
5 6 (7.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (3.75%) BlackBerry OS
6 3 (3.75%) webOS
7 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.25%) UNIX
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.50%) Scrum
3 17 (21.25%) Android Development
3 17 (21.25%) iOS Development
4 12 (15.00%) Analytics
5 9 (11.25%) Web Analytics
5 9 (11.25%) Usability Testing
6 8 (10.00%) OO
6 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.75%) Automated Testing
7 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.75%) Test Management
7 7 (8.75%) Rapid Prototyping
8 6 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Web Development
9 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.25%) Time Management
9 5 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (3.75%) SOA
10 3 (3.75%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) Java
1 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.50%) C
3 5 (6.25%) SQL
3 5 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 3 (3.75%) C#
5 2 (2.50%) C++
5 2 (2.50%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.50%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.25%) Korn
6 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) XenApp
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) Adobe
2 19 (23.75%) Appcelerator
3 8 (10.00%) Sencha
3 8 (10.00%) Apple
4 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.00%) CODA
5 4 (5.00%) Symbian
6 3 (3.75%) HP
6 3 (3.75%) Google
6 3 (3.75%) VMware
7 2 (2.50%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix
7 2 (2.50%) Nokia
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco
8 1 (1.25%) Lotus
8 1 (1.25%) Avaya
8 1 (1.25%) Dell
8 1 (1.25%) Perforce
8 1 (1.25%) Polycom
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