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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 66 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Android 6 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.64% 0.80% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.76% 3.96% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
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£233 £238 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% -39.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% -9.72%
Android
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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
217 202 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.26% 20.22% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 82 78
Average daily rate £375 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 24
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £15.00 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £19.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) iPhone
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Apple
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) Android Development
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) iPad
3 2 (20.00%) Sencha
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) PhoneGap
3 2 (20.00%) Sencha Touch
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Xcode
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) Google

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) ADSL
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Xcode
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (10.00%) InstallAnywhere
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Release Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (20.00%) Sencha Touch
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (10.00%) Swing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (30.00%) iPhone
2 2 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) EMV
3 1 (10.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Android Development
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) Sencha
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
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