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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 56 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Contract jobs citing Android 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 0.60% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.33% 2.28% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£344 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £345 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £455 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.71 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.27% -52.78%
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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
210 263 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.92% 26.30% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 118 121
Average daily rate £325 £385 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £202 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 August 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 14 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 10 (45.45%) Android Development
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) iOS Development
3 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
4 7 (31.82%) HTML5
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
5 6 (27.27%) XML
5 6 (27.27%) JSON
6 5 (22.73%) Animation
6 5 (22.73%) QA
6 5 (22.73%) CSS3
6 5 (22.73%) CSS
6 5 (22.73%) SOAP
6 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (22.73%) Adobe
7 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (18.18%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (18.18%) Smartphone
7 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
7 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
7 4 (18.18%) Sencha Touch
7 4 (18.18%) Sencha
7 4 (18.18%) jQuery
7 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 4 (18.18%) iPhone
8 3 (13.64%) Digital Media
8 3 (13.64%) Time Management
8 3 (13.64%) REST

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (18.18%) Adobe After Effects
1 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
1 2 (9.09%) WCDMA
1 2 (9.09%) VoIP
1 2 (9.09%) HSPA
1 2 (9.09%) LTE
1 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) RTCP
2 1 (4.55%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (13.64%) Publishing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Mobile Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Designer
3 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Visual Designer
4 4 (18.18%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile Web Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Android Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Android Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) UI Programmer
6 2 (9.09%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Mobility Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) iOS Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML5
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) XML
2 6 (27.27%) JSON
3 5 (22.73%) CSS3
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) SOAP
4 4 (18.18%) Sencha Touch
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) REST
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
6 2 (9.09%) Spring
6 2 (9.09%) Struts
6 2 (9.09%) Struts2
6 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
7 1 (4.55%) UIKit
7 1 (4.55%) Core Animation
7 1 (4.55%) .NET
7 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
3 5 (22.73%) Animation
4 4 (18.18%) Smartphone
4 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
4 4 (18.18%) iPhone
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Media
6 2 (9.09%) Device Driver
6 2 (9.09%) Handset
6 2 (9.09%) Graphic Design
7 1 (4.55%) iPad
7 1 (4.55%) CESG
7 1 (4.55%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Phone
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Android Development
2 8 (36.36%) iOS Development
3 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Time Management
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Content Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) OOP
5 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Objective-C
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Adobe
2 4 (18.18%) Sencha
3 3 (13.64%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Syclo
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) CODA
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) ESRI
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £400 per hour
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