The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 28 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 79 64
Rank change year-on-year +27 -15  
Contract jobs citing Android 9 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.33% 0.19% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.62% 0.80% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Median daily rate £320 £313 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +3.44% +11.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year - +154.54%  

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 136 251 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.03% 24.39% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 156 130
Median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £145 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £32.50 £21.55
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Reading

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for Android.

1 9 (47.37%) Apple iOS
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) Xcode
3 7 (36.84%) Objective-C
3 7 (36.84%) Mobile Development
4 6 (31.58%) Apple Swift
4 6 (31.58%) Android Studio
4 6 (31.58%) LTE
4 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 6 (31.58%) QA
4 6 (31.58%) Publishing
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Service Design
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) WCDMA
5 5 (26.32%) Apple
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) GSM
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) HSPA
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (26.32%) Coaching
5 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) LAN
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) LTE
2 5 (26.32%) GSM
2 5 (26.32%) HSPA
2 5 (26.32%) WCDMA
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) Skype
4 3 (15.79%) SMTP
5 2 (10.53%) Internet
5 2 (10.53%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Xcode
2 6 (31.58%) Android Studio
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Appium
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium
4 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.26%) Calabash
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) JMeter
5 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 6 (31.58%) Publishing
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) JSON
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Apple iOS
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Mobile Development
2 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
2 6 (31.58%) Service Design
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Coaching
3 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (10.53%) API Testing
5 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Android Development
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) Objective-C
3 6 (31.58%) Apple Swift
4 3 (15.79%) C
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) AirWatch
1 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
1 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (15.79%) WSUS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Apple
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) MobileIron
3 3 (15.79%) Symantec
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Samsung
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) Xamarin
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago