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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 69 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Android 3 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.35% 1.42% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.34% 5.93% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
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£338 £181 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £17.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.64% -47.69%
Android
Berkshire

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
224 236 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.08% 23.89% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 110 80
Average daily rate £400 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 12
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £18.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Android Development
4 2 (22.22%) SELinux
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) iPad
4 2 (22.22%) Sencha
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) PhoneGap
4 2 (22.22%) Sencha Touch
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) NFC
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) iPhone
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
4 2 (22.22%) EMV
4 2 (22.22%) Smartcard
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Xcode
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Web Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Platform Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Web Applications Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) PhoneGap
2 2 (22.22%) Sencha Touch
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Swing
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) iPad
1 2 (22.22%) iPhone
1 2 (22.22%) EMV
1 2 (22.22%) Smartcard
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) Device Driver
2 1 (11.11%) AS400
2 1 (11.11%) iSeries
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Android Development
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Kanban
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
3 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Sencha
1 2 (22.22%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Endeca
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Coremetrics
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin
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