The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 56 62 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Contract jobs citing Android 10 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.85% 2.16% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£344 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £385 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £465 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
206 232 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.28% 25.05% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 95 120
Average daily rate £325 £375 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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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 1 August 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 20 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 13 (46.43%) Blackberry
3 12 (42.86%) Android Development
4 11 (39.29%) Windows
5 10 (35.71%) iOS Development
6 9 (32.14%) Mobile App
6 9 (32.14%) HTML5
6 9 (32.14%) HTML
7 8 (28.57%) XML
7 8 (28.57%) JSON
8 7 (25.00%) iPhone
8 7 (25.00%) CSS3
8 7 (25.00%) CSS
8 7 (25.00%) SOAP
8 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (21.43%) Sencha Touch
9 6 (21.43%) Sencha
9 6 (21.43%) jQuery
10 5 (17.86%) Animation
10 5 (17.86%) QA
10 5 (17.86%) REST
10 5 (17.86%) Subversion
10 5 (17.86%) Ajax
10 5 (17.86%) Web Services
10 5 (17.86%) Adobe
10 5 (17.86%) OO
10 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
11 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
11 4 (14.29%) CODA
11 4 (14.29%) Photoshop

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 4 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
1 4 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) VoIP
1 2 (7.14%) WCDMA
1 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
1 2 (7.14%) HSPA
1 2 (7.14%) LTE
2 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) RTCP
2 1 (3.57%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
1 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Publishing
3 2 (7.14%) Multimedia
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Mobile Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Designer
5 5 (17.86%) Mobile Web Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Applications Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Mobility Specialist
6 4 (14.29%) Visual Designer
7 3 (10.71%) Android Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Android Software Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) UI Programmer
8 2 (7.14%) UI Developer
9 1 (3.57%) iOS Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML5
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) XML
2 8 (28.57%) JSON
3 7 (25.00%) CSS3
3 7 (25.00%) CSS
3 7 (25.00%) SOAP
4 6 (21.43%) Sencha Touch
4 6 (21.43%) jQuery
5 5 (17.86%) REST
5 5 (17.86%) Ajax
5 5 (17.86%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) Struts
6 2 (7.14%) Spring
6 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 2 (7.14%) Struts2
7 1 (3.57%) Core Animation
7 1 (3.57%) UIKit
7 1 (3.57%) Cocoa
7 1 (3.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Blackberry
2 9 (32.14%) Mobile App
3 7 (25.00%) iPhone
4 5 (17.86%) Animation
5 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 4 (14.29%) Smartphone
6 3 (10.71%) Digital Media
7 2 (7.14%) Device Driver
7 2 (7.14%) Handset
7 2 (7.14%) CESG
7 2 (7.14%) Graphic Design
8 1 (3.57%) Open Source
8 1 (3.57%) iPad
8 1 (3.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Phone
6 1 (3.57%) webOS
6 1 (3.57%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Android Development
2 10 (35.71%) iOS Development
3 5 (17.86%) OO
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Time Management
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
6 2 (7.14%) OOP
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Validation
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) MVC
6 2 (7.14%) Content Management
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.57%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) Objective-C
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Sencha
2 5 (17.86%) Adobe
3 4 (14.29%) CODA
4 3 (10.71%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Syclo
5 1 (3.57%) ESRI
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
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