The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Kindle in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Kindle over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Kindle
UK
Rank - 640 598
Contract jobs citing Kindle 0 1 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.006% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 18
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £323
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Kindle is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14315 16559 16101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.01% 31.12% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9233 10794 9724
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 560 677
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Kindle
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Kindle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Kindle in the UK

Kindle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Kindle in the UK

Kindle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Kindle in the UK