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 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Kindle
Rank 612 539 577
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +38
Contract jobs citing Kindle 8 61 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.11% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.044% 0.33% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 33 11
Average daily rate
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£475 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £211 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £485 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -

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
18320 18232 17525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.87% 32.37% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11507 10932 10580
Average daily rate £425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 706 747 733
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Kindle within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Kindle Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 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 27 August 2015. 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
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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
England -78 8 £475 +46.15% 6
East of England -17 4 £325 +4.00%
London 0 3 £500 +33.33% 5
City of London -7 3 £500 +33.33% 1
Royston - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire -30 1 £325 -13.33%
Essex - 1 £325 -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Harlow - 1 £325 -

Kindle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) ISO 9001
2 9 (52.94%) Migration
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) SCCM
4 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 7 (41.18%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) Change Management
4 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 4 (23.53%) Amdocs
6 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Law
6 4 (23.53%) Legal
6 4 (23.53%) NFS
7 3 (17.65%) Objective-C
7 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
7 3 (17.65%) HTTP
7 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 3 (17.65%) OOD
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development

Kindle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Xcode
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Law
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Contracts Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) iOS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) XML
1 3 (17.65%) JSON
1 3 (17.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Android
2 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Migration
2 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
3 3 (17.65%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
3 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) OOD
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Refactoring
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
3 3 (17.65%) BDD
3 3 (17.65%) ATDD
4 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (11.76%) Project Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
1 3 (17.65%) Objective-C
1 3 (17.65%) Apple Swift
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCTS
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (82.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) NFS
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Amdocs
4 1 (5.88%) Postini
4 1 (5.88%) SurfControl
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