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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 68 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing Android 6 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.63% 1.12% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.59% 4.76% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£358 £344 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £319 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £369 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -33.80%
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
232 210 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.17% 23.44% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 91 95
Average daily rate £417 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £258 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 19
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £20.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 11 (78.57%) Apple iOS
2 8 (57.14%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) WebDriver
3 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) Selenium
3 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
5 3 (21.43%) Android Development
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) Apple

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
1 5 (35.71%) WebDriver
1 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
3 2 (14.29%) Xcode
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
4 1 (7.14%) Appium
4 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Tester
2 7 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Platform Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) Ajax
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) CSS3
3 2 (14.29%) PhoneGap
3 2 (14.29%) Sencha Touch
4 1 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (7.14%) Cocoa
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) EMV
2 2 (14.29%) Smartcard
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 2 (14.29%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) iSeries
3 1 (7.14%) Life Science
3 1 (7.14%) AS400
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Apple iOS
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
1 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
1 5 (35.71%) BDD
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) User Stories
3 3 (21.43%) Android Development
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Apple
1 2 (14.29%) Sencha
1 2 (14.29%) Xamarin
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Endeca
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Coremetrics