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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank - 67 76
Contract jobs citing Android 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.57% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.50% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £233 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £30.20 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.08% -7.07%
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
263 200 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.70% 22.83% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 107 85
Average daily rate £380 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 14
Average hourly rate £50.28 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.83% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
4 1 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Android Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin