Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 106 128
Rank change year-on-year -26 +22 +21
Contract jobs citing Android 39 56 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.99% 1.40% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.02% 7.44% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 23
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.31% +10.86% +30.84%
10th Percentile £280 £313 £216
90th Percentile £500 £434 £473
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -72.22% +28.57%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £27.33
90th Percentile £12.75 £13.75 £47.63
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £31.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -55.20% +60.26% -44.29%

Android is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 648 753 896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.49% 18.89% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 376 486
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £154 £200 £214
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 64 60
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +12.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £11.93
90th Percentile £39.50 £39.75 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -5.56%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Android as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Android in Berkshire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Berkshire

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Berkshire

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Berkshire

Android
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 20 £413 +4.76% 9
Bracknell +6 10 - - 1
Slough -8 4 £425 +3.03% 1
Newbury - 3 £413 -
Android
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 26 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 25 (64.10%) Apple iOS
3 14 (35.90%) Xamarin
4 13 (33.33%) Windows
5 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
6 9 (23.08%) .NET
7 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
8 7 (17.95%) Apple
8 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.95%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (17.95%) RESTful
9 6 (15.38%) Android Development
9 6 (15.38%) User Experience
10 5 (12.82%) Samsung
10 5 (12.82%) JSON
10 5 (12.82%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (12.82%) VPN
11 4 (10.26%) C#
11 4 (10.26%) Java
11 4 (10.26%) IIS
11 4 (10.26%) XML
11 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
11 4 (10.26%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (10.26%) Publishing
11 4 (10.26%) jQuery
11 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
11 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
11 4 (10.26%) Mobile Application Development

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.56%) Documentum
4 1 (2.56%) Drupal
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) FileNet
4 1 (2.56%) Liferay
4 1 (2.56%) LiveCycle
4 1 (2.56%) LiveLink
4 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
3 2 (5.13%) InVision
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.56%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Google Play
2 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
3 2 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (12.82%) VPN
3 3 (7.69%) Bluetooth
3 3 (7.69%) Skype
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 2 (5.13%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) PBX
4 2 (5.13%) PSTN
4 2 (5.13%) VoIP
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.56%) NFC
5 1 (2.56%) RFID
5 1 (2.56%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.13%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.56%) Ant
4 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 4 (10.26%) Publishing
2 3 (7.69%) Electronics
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Android Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Xamarin Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Mobile Designer
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Functional Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Support
6 2 (5.13%) Manual Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) RESTful
3 5 (12.82%) JSON
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.26%) jQuery
4 4 (10.26%) XML
5 3 (7.69%) CSS
5 3 (7.69%) HTML
6 2 (5.13%) Ajax
6 2 (5.13%) Apache Flex
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (5.13%) OpenGL
7 1 (2.56%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (2.56%) Ext JS
7 1 (2.56%) Laravel
7 1 (2.56%) Node.js
7 1 (2.56%) React
7 1 (2.56%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (2.56%) Vue.js
7 1 (2.56%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.38%) User Experience
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) iPhone
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Social Media
4 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.13%) Digital Signage
4 2 (5.13%) iPad
4 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (2.56%) Photography
5 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Apple iOS
2 13 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (7.69%) Mac OS
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (2.56%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Android Development
2 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.26%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (10.26%) Task Automation
2 4 (10.26%) Wireframes
3 3 (7.69%) Cross-Platform Development
3 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
3 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile Development
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
4 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (5.13%) Machine Learning
4 2 (5.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 2 (5.13%) Microservices
4 2 (5.13%) Open Source
4 2 (5.13%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 2 (5.13%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (5.13%) C
4 2 (5.13%) Perl
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
4 2 (5.13%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.56%) PHP 5
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 26262
1 1 (2.56%) MISRA
1 1 (2.56%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.56%) PMO
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
1 3 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Xamarin
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) Apple
4 5 (12.82%) Samsung
5 3 (7.69%) Google
6 2 (5.13%) Adobe
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) Equitrac
6 2 (5.13%) Motorola
6 2 (5.13%) VMware
7 1 (2.56%) FatWire
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) Interwoven
7 1 (2.56%) OpenText
7 1 (2.56%) Polycom
7 1 (2.56%) Sencha
7 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.56%) Vignette
7 1 (2.56%) Xerox