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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 60 81 94
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +13
Contract jobs citing Android 6 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.72% 0.83% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.11% 2.84% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £157 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £385 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -66.00%
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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
193 317 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.28% 29.32% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 162 110
Average daily rate £325 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £235 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 11
Average hourly rate £17.07 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.80% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.50 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) Android Development
2 7 (43.75%) Apple iOS
3 5 (31.25%) iOS Development
3 5 (31.25%) User Experience
3 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
3 5 (31.25%) Adobe
3 5 (31.25%) Animation
4 4 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) iPhone
5 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
5 3 (18.75%) JSON
6 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) OOP
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) MySQL

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) RTCP
1 1 (6.25%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Designer
2 5 (31.25%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Visual Designer
4 2 (12.50%) Android Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 2 (12.50%) UI Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) HTML5
2 3 (18.75%) JSON
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) CSS3
3 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.25%) UIKit
4 1 (6.25%) Sencha Touch
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) Core Animation
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) WAP
4 1 (6.25%) OLE
4 1 (6.25%) SyncML
4 1 (6.25%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Animation
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) iPhone
3 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (6.25%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (6.25%) GIS
4 1 (6.25%) CESG
4 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Apple iOS
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Android Development
2 5 (31.25%) iOS Development
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Data Security
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) ESRI
2 1 (6.25%) Sencha
2 1 (6.25%) Syclo
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
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