Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 115 140
Rank change year-on-year -3 +25 -21
Contract jobs citing Android 54 61 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.32% 1.43% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.76% 8.14% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 26
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £360 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +18.03% -9.63%
10th Percentile £339 £208 £180
90th Percentile £441 £473 £449
South East median daily rate £400 £330 £360
% change year-on-year +21.21% -8.33% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.22% +28.57% +225.58%
10th Percentile £11.25 £45.00 £17.45
90th Percentile £13.75 £48.00 £53.63
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +157.14% -35.19% +80.00%

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 799 749 969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.48% 17.53% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 400 509
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +14.81%
10th Percentile £200 £212 £204
90th Percentile £562 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 55 108
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £17.06 £22.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.73% -22.54% +29.03%
10th Percentile £10.51 £12.00 £12.46
90th Percentile £39.75 £50.00 £48.63
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.38 £18.36
% change year-on-year +6.87% -10.79% +15.17%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 +11 17 £400 +45.45% 1
Bracknell -8 8 £375 -17.58% 2
Slough +2 5 £438 +38.89% 3
Maidenhead -8 4 £345 -4.17% 1
Wokingham - 1 £388 - 2
Android
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 44 (81.48%) Apple iOS
2 34 (62.96%) Mobile App
3 24 (44.44%) Windows
4 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (25.93%) Office 365
5 14 (25.93%) Mentoring
5 14 (25.93%) Coaching
6 13 (24.07%) Publishing
7 12 (22.22%) Apple
8 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 10 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (18.52%) Samsung
9 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (16.67%) REST
10 9 (16.67%) Android Studio
10 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.67%) Service Design
10 9 (16.67%) VPN
10 9 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (16.67%) Project Management
10 9 (16.67%) Xcode
10 9 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
10 9 (16.67%) Degree
10 9 (16.67%) QA
10 9 (16.67%) LTE
11 8 (14.81%) Java
11 8 (14.81%) Mobile 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 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.85%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) Office 365
2 10 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.41%) SaaS
4 3 (5.56%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) LTE
1 9 (16.67%) VPN
1 9 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (12.96%) GSM
2 7 (12.96%) HSPA
2 7 (12.96%) VoLTE
2 7 (12.96%) VoWiFi
2 7 (12.96%) WCDMA
3 5 (9.26%) 3G
4 2 (3.70%) 3GPP
4 2 (3.70%) DHCP
4 2 (3.70%) DNS
5 1 (1.85%) 802.11
5 1 (1.85%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.85%) HTTP
5 1 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) SAN
5 1 (1.85%) SMTP
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Android Studio
1 9 (16.67%) Xcode
2 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.70%) WebStorm
5 1 (1.85%) Appium
5 1 (1.85%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.85%) NUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) UI Automator
5 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (24.07%) Publishing
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Developer
2 9 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Applications Architect
3 5 (9.26%) Applications Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Mobile UI Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Scrum Master
5 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.56%) UI Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Xamarin Developer
6 2 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (3.70%) Java Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) REST
2 6 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (9.26%) Node.js
3 5 (9.26%) Web Services
4 3 (5.56%) Android SDK
4 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.56%) Ionic Framework
4 3 (5.56%) iOS SDK
4 3 (5.56%) JSON
4 3 (5.56%) React
4 3 (5.56%) SVG
4 3 (5.56%) XML
5 2 (3.70%) CSS
5 2 (3.70%) CSS3
5 2 (3.70%) HTML
5 2 (3.70%) HTML5
5 2 (3.70%) jQuery
5 2 (3.70%) MvvmCross
5 2 (3.70%) Velocity
5 2 (3.70%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (62.96%) Mobile App
2 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.96%) iPhone
4 4 (7.41%) iPad
4 4 (7.41%) Social Media
4 4 (7.41%) User Experience
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.56%) Life Science
6 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) Apple iOS
2 24 (44.44%) Windows
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (25.93%) Coaching
1 14 (25.93%) Mentoring
2 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.67%) Project Management
3 9 (16.67%) Service Design
4 8 (14.81%) Mobile Development
4 8 (14.81%) Remediation Plan
4 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 7 (12.96%) Problem Management
5 7 (12.96%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) Android Development
7 5 (9.26%) iOS Development
7 5 (9.26%) User Stories
8 4 (7.41%) BDD
8 4 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (7.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (7.41%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (7.41%) TDD
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) Java
2 7 (12.96%) Apple Swift
2 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.96%) Objective-C
3 4 (7.41%) C#
3 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.56%) VBScript
5 1 (1.85%) ES6
5 1 (1.85%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (11.11%) AirWatch
2 6 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Apple
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) Samsung
3 5 (9.26%) Xamarin
4 4 (7.41%) Google
5 3 (5.56%) VMware
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix
6 2 (3.70%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco
7 1 (1.85%) Sony
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec