The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Kindle in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Kindle over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Kindle
Rank 618 572 558
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -14
Contract jobs citing Kindle 1 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.057% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.006% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 24 12
Average daily rate £455 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16633 15745 15629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.34% 31.08% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9458
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 666 650
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Kindle
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Kindle within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Kindle Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Kindle
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Kindle within the UK.

Kindle Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Kindle
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Kindle within the UK.

Kindle Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Kindle
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Kindle within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 1 £455 -9.00%
England -28 1 £455 +7.05% 1

Kindle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Kindle 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 Kindle.

1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) ATDD
2 4 (80.00%) GitHub
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Xcode
3 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (60.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 3 (60.00%) Apple Swift
3 3 (60.00%) SOLID
3 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (60.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design

Kindle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Kindle 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 Kindle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Xcode
3 1 (20.00%) Calabash
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) ATDD
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
2 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) SOLID
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) API Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (60.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby