The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 70 72 89
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Contract jobs citing Android 1 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 1.20% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.51% 3.58% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 1
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£425 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.56% -45.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
195 363 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.36% 33.64% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 189 96
Average daily rate £300 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £235 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the Reading region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (57.14%) Android Development
2 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (35.71%) iOS Development
3 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Objective-C
5 3 (21.43%) Animation
5 3 (21.43%) JSON
5 3 (21.43%) iPhone
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Adobe
5 3 (21.43%) User Experience
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
6 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
6 2 (14.29%) CSS3
6 2 (14.29%) OOP
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (14.29%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
6 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) RTCP
1 1 (7.14%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Android Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Designer
5 2 (14.29%) Android Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Designer
5 2 (14.29%) UI Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML5
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 2 (14.29%) CSS3
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) WAP
4 1 (7.14%) Cocoa
4 1 (7.14%) Core Animation
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) OLE
4 1 (7.14%) SyncML
4 1 (7.14%) Sencha Touch
4 1 (7.14%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Animation
2 3 (21.43%) iPhone
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Media
3 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
3 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
4 1 (7.14%) CESG
4 1 (7.14%) GIS
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) iPad
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (7.14%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Android Development
2 5 (35.71%) iOS Development
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Data Security
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Objective-C
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) ESRI
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) Syclo
2 1 (7.14%) Sencha