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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 100 104 115
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing Android 23 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.93% 1.11% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.34% 4.23% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 14
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£325 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.56% -45.33%
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
530 686 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.47% 26.21% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 321 206
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 £149 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 61 43
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +26.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +7 8 £319 -12.06%
Slough - 7 £263 - 1
Reading +4 1 £425 +30.76% 3
Newbury -2 1 £425 +13.33%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Android
South East

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 44 (64.71%) Apple iOS
2 26 (38.24%) Mobile App
3 24 (35.29%) User Experience
4 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (29.41%) Android Development
6 19 (27.94%) Adobe
7 15 (22.06%) MS Office
8 14 (20.59%) Java
8 14 (20.59%) Photoshop
8 14 (20.59%) Linux
8 14 (20.59%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (19.12%) Axure RP
9 13 (19.12%) iOS Development
10 12 (17.65%) HTML5
10 12 (17.65%) HTML
11 10 (14.71%) Flash
11 10 (14.71%) Windows
11 10 (14.71%) Visualisation
12 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce
12 9 (13.24%) Smartphone
13 8 (11.76%) CSS
13 8 (11.76%) SOAP
13 8 (11.76%) MySQL
14 7 (10.29%) iPhone
14 7 (10.29%) iPad
14 7 (10.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 7 (10.29%) Appcelerator
14 7 (10.29%) Blackberry
14 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.29%) Animation

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (1.47%) Apache
1 1 (1.47%) CMS
1 1 (1.47%) Joomla!
1 1 (1.47%) WordPress
1 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) MS Office
2 14 (20.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 14 (20.59%) Photoshop
3 6 (8.82%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) PaaS
1 2 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) VPN
2 4 (5.88%) SAN
2 4 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.88%) Kerberos
2 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) 3G
3 1 (1.47%) RTCP
3 1 (1.47%) RTP
3 1 (1.47%) RTSP
3 1 (1.47%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) MySQL
2 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Axure RP
2 7 (10.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (4.41%) JIRA
4 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.47%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.47%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.82%) Marketing
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
3 5 (7.35%) Finance
4 4 (5.88%) Automotive
4 4 (5.88%) Back Office
5 2 (2.94%) Electronics
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Developer
2 19 (27.94%) Designer
3 12 (17.65%) Android Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (10.29%) UX Designer
6 6 (8.82%) Visual Designer
6 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.88%) iOS Developer
7 4 (5.88%) UI Designer
8 3 (4.41%) Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Tester
8 3 (4.41%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Web Designer
8 3 (4.41%) Deskside Support
8 3 (4.41%) Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Mobile Tester
8 3 (4.41%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) HTML
1 12 (17.65%) HTML5
2 10 (14.71%) Flash
3 8 (11.76%) CSS
3 8 (11.76%) SOAP
4 6 (8.82%) XML
4 6 (8.82%) CSS3
5 5 (7.35%) RESTful
5 5 (7.35%) JSON
6 4 (5.88%) J2EE
7 3 (4.41%) .NET
7 3 (4.41%) Web Services
8 2 (2.94%) Ajax
8 2 (2.94%) OLE
8 2 (2.94%) jQuery
8 2 (2.94%) iOS SDK
8 2 (2.94%) Backbone.js
8 2 (2.94%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.47%) Android NDK
9 1 (1.47%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.24%) Mobile App
2 24 (35.29%) User Experience
3 10 (14.71%) Visualisation
4 9 (13.24%) Smartphone
5 7 (10.29%) Blackberry
5 7 (10.29%) Animation
5 7 (10.29%) iPhone
5 7 (10.29%) iPad
6 6 (8.82%) Open Source
7 4 (5.88%) CESG
8 3 (4.41%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.94%) DTV
9 2 (2.94%) Graphic Design
9 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.47%) EMV
10 1 (1.47%) Smartcard
10 1 (1.47%) GIS
10 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (64.71%) Apple iOS
2 14 (20.59%) Linux
3 10 (14.71%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.47%) SELinux
5 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.47%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.41%) Android Development
3 13 (19.12%) iOS Development
4 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.29%) Scrum
6 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.82%) SOA
7 5 (7.35%) TDD
8 4 (5.88%) Pair Programming
8 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.88%) MVC
8 4 (5.88%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.41%) OO
9 3 (4.41%) Analytics
10 2 (2.94%) User Stories
10 2 (2.94%) Image Processing
10 2 (2.94%) OOP
10 2 (2.94%) SEO
10 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.94%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) Java
2 5 (7.35%) Groovy
3 4 (5.88%) C++
3 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.88%) C
3 4 (5.88%) Objective-C
4 3 (4.41%) PHP
4 3 (4.41%) Scala
5 2 (2.94%) SQL
5 2 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) PHP5
6 1 (1.47%) PHP4
6 1 (1.47%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.47%) VC++
6 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Adobe
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Appcelerator
3 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) Apple
6 1 (1.47%) ESRI
6 1 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) Sencha
6 1 (1.47%) Syclo
6 1 (1.47%) Facebook
6 1 (1.47%) Rackspace