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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 119 106
Rank change year-on-year +32 -13  
Contract jobs citing Android 15 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.80% 0.36% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.49% 1.82% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 13
Median daily rate £320 £313 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £192 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +3.44% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -71.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +20.00% +118.18%  

Android is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 273 495 589
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.53% 19.88% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 288 293
Median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £150 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 43
Median hourly rate £12.15 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.20% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £32.50 £40.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Android as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +29 9 £320 +2.40% 5
Bracknell - 2 £225 - 2
Slough +3 1 £350 -
Android
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 21 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 20 (40.82%) Mobile Development
3 18 (36.73%) Mobile App
4 17 (34.69%) LTE
4 17 (34.69%) Apple
4 17 (34.69%) Xcode
5 16 (32.65%) Publishing
5 16 (32.65%) Android Studio
5 16 (32.65%) Service Design
6 15 (30.61%) Java
6 15 (30.61%) Windows
7 13 (26.53%) Objective-C
7 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (24.49%) Apple Swift
8 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (24.49%) QA
8 12 (24.49%) Degree
8 12 (24.49%) Problem Management
9 11 (22.45%) HSPA
9 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
9 11 (22.45%) Coaching
9 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (22.45%) Project Management
9 11 (22.45%) GSM
9 11 (22.45%) WCDMA
10 10 (20.41%) Finance
11 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
12 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
12 8 (16.33%) C#

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 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) LTE
2 11 (22.45%) GSM
2 11 (22.45%) HSPA
2 11 (22.45%) WCDMA
3 5 (10.20%) DNS
3 5 (10.20%) LAN
4 4 (8.16%) Bluetooth
4 4 (8.16%) Skype
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (6.12%) DHCP
5 3 (6.12%) HTTP
5 3 (6.12%) Internet
5 3 (6.12%) SMTP
5 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.12%) VLAN
5 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.08%) Firewall
6 2 (4.08%) Frame Relay
6 2 (4.08%) MPLS
6 2 (4.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) MySQL
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Xcode
2 16 (32.65%) Android Studio
3 4 (8.16%) Appium
4 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.12%) JIRA
4 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.08%) Calabash
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
6 1 (2.04%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) JMeter
6 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.04%) NUnit
6 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 16 (32.65%) Publishing
2 10 (20.41%) Finance
3 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Architect
2 11 (22.45%) Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Android Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Applications Architect
3 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Mobile Tester
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Tester
5 3 (6.12%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Xamarin Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Java Applications Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Service Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) JSON
3 3 (6.12%) Middleware
4 2 (4.08%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) Ajax
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.04%) HTML5
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
5 1 (2.04%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.04%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (2.04%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (2.04%) WinForms
5 1 (2.04%) WPF
5 1 (2.04%) XHTML
5 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Mobile App
2 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) IPTV
3 2 (4.08%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (4.08%) STB
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.04%) Handset
4 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 15 (30.61%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.12%) Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Unix
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Mobile Development
2 16 (32.65%) Service Design
3 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.49%) Problem Management
5 11 (22.45%) Coaching
5 11 (22.45%) Mentoring
5 11 (22.45%) Project Management
5 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.33%) Android Development
7 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (10.20%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (8.16%) DevOps
9 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.12%) iOS Development
10 2 (4.08%) Analytics
10 2 (4.08%) API Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (4.08%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (4.08%) Network Architecture
10 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) Java
2 13 (26.53%) Objective-C
3 12 (24.49%) Apple Swift
4 8 (16.33%) C#
5 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.12%) C
6 3 (6.12%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) VB
7 2 (4.08%) C++
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.08%) VBScript
8 1 (2.04%) Perl
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) XAML
8 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) CCIP
2 2 (4.08%) CCNA
2 2 (4.08%) CCNP
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.04%) HNC
3 1 (2.04%) HND
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
3 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) AirWatch
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.12%) WSUS
3 2 (4.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.04%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (2.04%) OpenView
4 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Apple
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) Citrix
3 6 (12.24%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) Xamarin
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) MobileIron
5 3 (6.12%) Symantec
6 2 (4.08%) Google
6 2 (4.08%) Huawei
6 2 (4.08%) Juniper
6 2 (4.08%) Remedy
6 2 (4.08%) Samsung
7 1 (2.04%) BT
7 1 (2.04%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.04%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle
7 1 (2.04%) SevOne