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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 105 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 21 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.82% 1.75% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.34% 8.59% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 23
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£358 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £271 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £410 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -33.80%
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
484 512 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.97% 20.34% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 237 241
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 25 38
Average hourly rate £20.31 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.05% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Android Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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
Slough -2 6 £175 -30.00% 2
Reading -11 6 £358 +4.00% 11
Android
South East

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 28 (68.29%) Java
2 23 (56.10%) Apple iOS
3 16 (39.02%) Android Development
4 14 (34.15%) C#
5 12 (29.27%) Mobile App
6 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (24.39%) HTML
7 10 (24.39%) Linux
8 9 (21.95%) Windows
8 9 (21.95%) C++
9 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
9 8 (19.51%) Web Services
10 7 (17.07%) C
10 7 (17.07%) Selenium
10 7 (17.07%) iOS Development
11 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
11 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
11 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
11 6 (14.63%) QA
11 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
11 6 (14.63%) WebDriver
11 6 (14.63%) .NET
11 6 (14.63%) Device Driver
12 5 (12.20%) Scrum
12 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
12 5 (12.20%) MySQL
12 5 (12.20%) CSS
12 5 (12.20%) SOAP
12 5 (12.20%) PHP
12 5 (12.20%) SQL

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
1 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) Internet
2 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (9.76%) Wireless
2 4 (9.76%) LTE
3 3 (7.32%) HTTP
4 2 (4.88%) NFC
5 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.44%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Selenium
2 6 (14.63%) WebDriver
2 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
4 4 (9.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (7.32%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.88%) Xcode
6 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.44%) Maven
7 1 (2.44%) JIRA
7 1 (2.44%) JUnit
7 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.44%) JMeter
7 1 (2.44%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.44%) TestNG
7 1 (2.44%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (9.76%) Back Office
1 4 (9.76%) Electronics
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Tester
3 7 (17.07%) Android Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Automation Tester
4 6 (14.63%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Applications Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Platform Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Mobile Web Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Xamarin Developer
9 1 (2.44%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) HTML
2 8 (19.51%) Web Services
3 6 (14.63%) .NET
4 5 (12.20%) CSS
4 5 (12.20%) SOAP
4 5 (12.20%) HTML5
4 5 (12.20%) CSS3
5 4 (9.76%) REST
5 4 (9.76%) JSON
5 4 (9.76%) XML
6 3 (7.32%) XHTML
6 3 (7.32%) LAMP
6 3 (7.32%) iOS SDK
7 2 (4.88%) Ajax
7 2 (4.88%) PhoneGap
7 2 (4.88%) Android SDK
7 2 (4.88%) Sencha Touch
7 2 (4.88%) Cocoa
7 2 (4.88%) jQuery
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Mobile App
2 6 (14.63%) Device Driver
3 4 (9.76%) Smartphone
3 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.76%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (7.32%) iPad
4 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.88%) User Experience
5 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.88%) EMV
5 2 (4.88%) Smartcard
5 2 (4.88%) iPhone
6 1 (2.44%) iSeries
6 1 (2.44%) Life Science
6 1 (2.44%) AS400
6 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Apple iOS
2 10 (24.39%) Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Windows
4 4 (9.76%) UNIX
4 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Android Development
2 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) iOS Development
4 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
4 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
4 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
5 5 (12.20%) BDD
5 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
5 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.20%) Mobile Development
5 5 (12.20%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) User Stories
6 4 (9.76%) Low Latency
7 3 (7.32%) Automation Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Release Management
8 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Time Management
8 2 (4.88%) Kanban
9 1 (2.44%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) C#
3 9 (21.95%) C++
4 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.07%) C
6 5 (12.20%) PHP
6 5 (12.20%) SQL
7 4 (9.76%) Assembly Language
8 3 (7.32%) Perl
9 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
9 2 (4.88%) Python
10 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) IEC 61508
2 4 (9.76%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.88%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.88%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Apple
3 2 (4.88%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) HP
3 2 (4.88%) Sencha
3 2 (4.88%) Appcelerator
3 2 (4.88%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.44%) ExactTarget
4 1 (2.44%) BMC
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Coremetrics
4 1 (2.44%) Remedy
4 1 (2.44%) Endeca
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago