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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 66 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Android 1 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 1.30% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 4.98% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£338 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -7.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-17.46% -51.53%
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
213 241 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.01% 26.14% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 96 95
Average daily rate £400 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £258 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 16 20
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.60% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £20.20 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -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
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 6 July 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 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Android Development
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
4 2 (25.00%) Sencha Touch
4 2 (25.00%) SELinux
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Xcode
4 2 (25.00%) ISO 8583
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) NFC
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) iPhone
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) Sencha
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) EMV
4 2 (25.00%) Smartcard

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Xcode
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Platform Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (25.00%) Sencha Touch
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EMV
1 2 (25.00%) Smartcard
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Android Development
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Kanban
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
3 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Apple
1 2 (25.00%) Sencha
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Endeca
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Coremetrics
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago