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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 98 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Android 27 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 1.22% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.38% 5.14% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £216 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £446 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.53% -9.72%
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
502 622 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.37% 23.64% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 274 173
Average daily rate £338 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £211 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 59 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.35 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +6 3 £325 +5.69% 6
Bracknell -5 3 £281 -29.68%
Slough - 3 £425 -
Newbury -1 1 £350 +233.33%
Thatcham - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Android
South East

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 35 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 24 (48.00%) Mobile App
3 15 (30.00%) Java
3 15 (30.00%) Android Development
4 12 (24.00%) Linux
5 11 (22.00%) Windows
6 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 9 (18.00%) iOS Development
7 9 (18.00%) User Experience
8 8 (16.00%) Windows Phone
8 8 (16.00%) iPhone
8 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
8 8 (16.00%) MySQL
9 7 (14.00%) Blackberry
10 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
10 6 (12.00%) CESG
10 6 (12.00%) Marketing
10 6 (12.00%) QA
10 6 (12.00%) iPad
10 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (10.00%) F5
11 5 (10.00%) iOS SDK
11 5 (10.00%) Windows Phone 8
11 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (10.00%) PKI
11 5 (10.00%) Smartphone

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.00%) WordPress
2 1 (2.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (10.00%) SSL
2 3 (6.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (6.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.00%) SAN
2 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) NFC
3 1 (2.00%) RTSP
3 1 (2.00%) 3G
3 1 (2.00%) ADSL
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) VoIP
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) DHCP
3 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) SQLite
3 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 3 (6.00%) TestPartner
2 3 (6.00%) JIRA
3 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) InstallAnywhere
4 1 (2.00%) Hudson
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.00%) Grunt
4 1 (2.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) Xcode
4 1 (2.00%) Ant
General
1 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.00%) Marketing
3 5 (10.00%) Finance
4 4 (8.00%) Advertising
5 3 (6.00%) Retail
5 3 (6.00%) Back Office
6 2 (4.00%) Electronics
6 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
4 5 (10.00%) Tester
5 4 (8.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Designer
5 4 (8.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (8.00%) iOS Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) iOS SDK
2 4 (8.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) HTML
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) RESTful
3 3 (6.00%) HTML5
3 3 (6.00%) Android SDK
3 3 (6.00%) JSON
3 3 (6.00%) CSS
3 3 (6.00%) SOAP
4 2 (4.00%) J2EE
4 2 (4.00%) Flash
4 2 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) jQuery
4 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.00%) Yii
5 1 (2.00%) Laravel
5 1 (2.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.00%) Sass
5 1 (2.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (18.00%) User Experience
3 8 (16.00%) iPhone
4 7 (14.00%) Blackberry
5 6 (12.00%) CESG
5 6 (12.00%) iPad
5 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (10.00%) PKI
6 5 (10.00%) Smartphone
7 4 (8.00%) Open Source
8 2 (4.00%) DTV
8 2 (4.00%) Animation
9 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
9 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
9 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
9 1 (2.00%) Handset
9 1 (2.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 35 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (24.00%) Linux
3 11 (22.00%) Windows
4 8 (16.00%) Windows Phone
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Android Development
2 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.00%) iOS Development
4 5 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.00%) OO
5 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.00%) Project Management
6 3 (6.00%) SOA
7 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.00%) SEO
7 2 (4.00%) Scrum
7 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.00%) TDD
7 2 (4.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (4.00%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) Java
2 4 (8.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) C
3 3 (6.00%) C++
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) PHP
4 2 (4.00%) Groovy
5 1 (2.00%) PHP5
5 1 (2.00%) PHP4
5 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.00%) VC++
5 1 (2.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
1 1 (2.00%) SCOM
1 1 (2.00%) cPanel
1 1 (2.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (10.00%) F5
2 5 (10.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) Appcelerator
4 3 (6.00%) Facebook
4 3 (6.00%) Google
5 2 (4.00%) Adobe
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) Symantec
5 2 (4.00%) Altiris
6 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
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