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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 75 90 105
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Contract jobs citing Android 45 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.79% 1.37% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.67% 5.90% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £165 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £465 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £162.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
519 559 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.63% 23.25% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 246 227
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +15 12 £313 -16.66% 1
Reading +15 10 £344 -19.11% 7
Slough +8 7 £250 +53.84%
Newbury - 3 - - 2
Wokingham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Android
South East

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 37 (40.22%) Mobile App
3 31 (33.70%) Adobe
4 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (29.35%) HTML
5 24 (26.09%) Windows
5 24 (26.09%) HTML5
6 23 (25.00%) Android Development
7 20 (21.74%) Axure RP
7 20 (21.74%) CSS
8 19 (20.65%) Photoshop
8 19 (20.65%) Adobe Illustrator
8 19 (20.65%) CSS3
9 18 (19.57%) iOS Development
9 18 (19.57%) Blackberry
10 15 (16.30%) MS Office
11 14 (15.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 14 (15.22%) Appcelerator
11 14 (15.22%) Visualisation
11 14 (15.22%) Smartphone
12 13 (14.13%) SOAP
12 13 (14.13%) Scrum
13 12 (13.04%) Retail
13 12 (13.04%) Java
13 12 (13.04%) Animation
14 11 (11.96%) iPhone
14 11 (11.96%) Linux
14 11 (11.96%) XML
14 11 (11.96%) E-Commerce
14 11 (11.96%) Adobe After Effects

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (20.65%) Photoshop
1 19 (20.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (16.30%) MS Office
3 11 (11.96%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) PaaS
1 2 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) VPN
2 4 (4.35%) VoIP
3 3 (3.26%) Kerberos
3 3 (3.26%) Internet
4 2 (2.17%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.17%) HSPA
4 2 (2.17%) LTE
4 2 (2.17%) WCDMA
5 1 (1.09%) DHCP
5 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.09%) WAN
5 1 (1.09%) LDAP
5 1 (1.09%) LAN
5 1 (1.09%) DNS
5 1 (1.09%) SAN
5 1 (1.09%) RTCP
5 1 (1.09%) RTP
5 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) MySQL
2 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (21.74%) Axure RP
2 14 (15.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 7 (7.61%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.43%) Subversion
4 5 (5.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (3.26%) Selenium
6 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.17%) JIRA
6 2 (2.17%) Calabash
7 1 (1.09%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.09%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.09%) Robotium
7 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.09%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.09%) JMeter
7 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (13.04%) Retail
2 11 (11.96%) Automotive
3 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.61%) Finance
5 4 (4.35%) Marketing
6 3 (3.26%) Publishing
7 2 (2.17%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.09%) Back Office
8 1 (1.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (34.78%) Designer
2 28 (30.43%) Developer
3 14 (15.22%) User Experience Designer
4 12 (13.04%) Mobile Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Visual Designer
6 9 (9.78%) Android Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Architect
9 5 (5.43%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Mobile Web Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Mobility Specialist
10 4 (4.35%) Senior User Experience Designer
10 4 (4.35%) Senior Designer
10 4 (4.35%) UI Designer
10 4 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Analyst
11 3 (3.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.35%) HTML
2 24 (26.09%) HTML5
3 20 (21.74%) CSS
4 19 (20.65%) CSS3
5 13 (14.13%) SOAP
6 11 (11.96%) XML
7 10 (10.87%) JSON
8 9 (9.78%) Flash
9 7 (7.61%) jQuery
9 7 (7.61%) Sencha Touch
9 7 (7.61%) Web Services
10 6 (6.52%) Ajax
10 6 (6.52%) REST
11 4 (4.35%) RESTful
12 3 (3.26%) .NET
12 3 (3.26%) J2EE
13 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
13 2 (2.17%) Struts2
13 2 (2.17%) Struts
13 2 (2.17%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (40.22%) Mobile App
2 18 (19.57%) Blackberry
3 14 (15.22%) Smartphone
3 14 (15.22%) Visualisation
4 12 (13.04%) Animation
5 11 (11.96%) iPhone
6 5 (5.43%) Open Source
6 5 (5.43%) iPad
6 5 (5.43%) Client/Server
7 4 (4.35%) Handset
7 4 (4.35%) CESG
7 4 (4.35%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.17%) Graphic Design
8 2 (2.17%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.09%) DTV
9 1 (1.09%) GIS
9 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 69 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 24 (26.09%) Windows
3 11 (11.96%) Linux
4 8 (8.70%) Windows Phone
5 4 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.09%) webOS
7 1 (1.09%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.00%) Android Development
3 18 (19.57%) iOS Development
4 13 (14.13%) Scrum
5 11 (11.96%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.78%) Analytics
7 7 (7.61%) OO
8 6 (6.52%) Automated Testing
8 6 (6.52%) Web Analytics
9 5 (5.43%) Usability Testing
9 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.43%) MVC
9 5 (5.43%) TDD
9 5 (5.43%) SOA
10 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.35%) Time Management
10 4 (4.35%) Web Development
10 4 (4.35%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.04%) Java
2 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.43%) C
4 4 (4.35%) SQL
4 4 (4.35%) Objective-C
4 4 (4.35%) Groovy
5 3 (3.26%) Scala
5 3 (3.26%) C#
6 2 (2.17%) C++
6 2 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (1.09%) Korn
7 1 (1.09%) Python
7 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) SC Cleared
1 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) Degree
3 1 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Adobe
2 14 (15.22%) Appcelerator
3 7 (7.61%) Sencha
4 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.35%) Apple
5 4 (4.35%) CODA
6 3 (3.26%) HP
6 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.17%) Citrix
7 2 (2.17%) SAP
7 2 (2.17%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.09%) Syclo
8 1 (1.09%) ESRI
8 1 (1.09%) Perforce
8 1 (1.09%) VMware
8 1 (1.09%) Google
8 1 (1.09%) Polycom
8 1 (1.09%) Symbian
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle
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