Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 109 164
Rank change year-on-year -15 +55 -12
Contract jobs citing Android 45 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.13% 1.04% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.32% 6.76% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 11
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +4.48% +7.20%
10th Percentile £328 £299 £228
90th Percentile £561 £400 £371
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.08% -53.57%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £14.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year +212.50% -58.86% +105.88%

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 712 577 1,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.94% 15.36% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 297 567
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £159 £174 £212
90th Percentile £555 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 54 62
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -3.57% -30.00%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.50 £30.50 £43.20
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.84% -22.50% +21.21%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 18 £425 +32.81% 6
Bracknell +10 17 £538 +139.22% 1
Newbury - 2 £475 - 1
Slough -11 1 £350 +3.70% 2
Android
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 28 (62.22%) Mobile App
2 22 (48.89%) Apple iOS
3 17 (37.78%) Xamarin
3 17 (37.78%) Android Development
4 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (24.44%) .NET
5 11 (24.44%) Windows
6 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 9 (20.00%) C#
7 9 (20.00%) Mobile Development
8 8 (17.78%) Java
8 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
9 7 (15.56%) ITIL
9 7 (15.56%) Scrum
9 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (15.56%) User Experience
9 7 (15.56%) RESTful
10 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (13.33%) REST
10 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 6 (13.33%) SOA
10 6 (13.33%) Wireframes
10 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (11.11%) Bluetooth
11 5 (11.11%) VPN
11 5 (11.11%) MCSE
11 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
11 5 (11.11%) Windows Mobile

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 2 (4.44%) Alfresco
1 2 (4.44%) IIS
1 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Documentum
2 1 (2.22%) Drupal
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.22%) FileNet
2 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.22%) Liferay
2 1 (2.22%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.22%) LiveLink
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.44%) InVision
2 2 (4.44%) UXPin
3 1 (2.22%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) Google Play
2 3 (6.67%) SaaS
3 2 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (11.11%) Bluetooth
2 5 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (6.67%) Internet
4 2 (4.44%) DHCP
4 2 (4.44%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) LAN
4 2 (4.44%) PBX
4 2 (4.44%) PSTN
4 2 (4.44%) Skype
4 2 (4.44%) VoIP
4 2 (4.44%) WAN
5 1 (2.22%) HTTP
5 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.22%) NFC
5 1 (2.22%) RFID
5 1 (2.22%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.89%) Selenium
1 4 (8.89%) UI Automator
2 3 (6.67%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) Appium
3 2 (4.44%) Axure RP
3 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.22%) Ant
4 1 (2.22%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Xcode
General
1 3 (6.67%) Digital Economy
1 3 (6.67%) Marketing
1 3 (6.67%) Publishing
1 3 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Android Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Java Android Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) RESTful
3 6 (13.33%) REST
4 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 5 (11.11%) Node.js
4 5 (11.11%) React
5 3 (6.67%) CSS
5 3 (6.67%) Flask
5 3 (6.67%) HTML
5 3 (6.67%) jQuery
5 3 (6.67%) RxJava
5 3 (6.67%) XML
6 2 (4.44%) Ajax
6 2 (4.44%) Apache Flex
6 2 (4.44%) Java EE
6 2 (4.44%) JSON
6 2 (4.44%) Mason
6 2 (4.44%) OpenGL
6 2 (4.44%) Spring
6 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (62.22%) Mobile App
2 7 (15.56%) User Experience
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.67%) Social Media
5 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.44%) Digital Signage
5 2 (4.44%) iPad
5 2 (4.44%) iPhone
5 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.22%) NHS
6 1 (2.22%) Photography
6 1 (2.22%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Apple iOS
2 11 (24.44%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (6.67%) Mac OS
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Android Development
2 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 7 (15.56%) ITIL
4 7 (15.56%) Scrum
5 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (13.33%) SOA
5 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.33%) Wireframes
6 5 (11.11%) DevOps
6 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (8.89%) Functional Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Kanban
7 4 (8.89%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (8.89%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.00%) C#
3 8 (17.78%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) TypeScript
5 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.89%) Python
5 4 (8.89%) SQL
6 3 (6.67%) Kotlin
7 2 (4.44%) C
8 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) MCSE
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) ISO 26262
3 1 (2.22%) MISRA
3 1 (2.22%) MISRA C
3 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
1 3 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Xamarin
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Samsung
3 4 (8.89%) Apple
3 4 (8.89%) Citrix
4 3 (6.67%) Google
5 2 (4.44%) Adobe
5 2 (4.44%) Equitrac
5 2 (4.44%) Motorola
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) FatWire
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Interwoven
6 1 (2.22%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.22%) OpenText
6 1 (2.22%) Sencha
6 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.22%) Vignette
6 1 (2.22%) Xerox