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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 66 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Android 7 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 1.27% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.64% 6.99% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £209 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% -44.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £139 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-54.30% -7.14%
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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
265 186 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.95% 18.22% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 85 75
Average daily rate £375 £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 22
Average hourly rate £18.55 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £16.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
2 4 (36.36%) Android Development
3 3 (27.27%) Apple
3 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) JSON
3 3 (27.27%) iPhone
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) iPad
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) PhoneGap
4 2 (18.18%) Sencha Touch
4 2 (18.18%) Sencha
4 2 (18.18%) SELinux
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
4 2 (18.18%) Ajax
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) NFC
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Kanban
4 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) NFC
2 1 (9.09%) ADSL
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Xcode
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) InstallAnywhere
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Web Applications Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Platform Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Web Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) JSON
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) PhoneGap
2 2 (18.18%) Sencha Touch
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
3 1 (9.09%) Swing
3 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
1 3 (27.27%) iPhone
2 2 (18.18%) iPad
2 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
2 2 (18.18%) EMV
2 2 (18.18%) Smartcard
3 1 (9.09%) Life Science
3 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Android Development
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Kanban
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) C
2 3 (27.27%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 8583
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SELinux
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Apple
2 2 (18.18%) Sencha
3 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco