The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 82 78 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing Android Development 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.33% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£413 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% +6.87%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1102 922 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.77% 74.18% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 566 295
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £510 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Android Development
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android Development across the Edinburgh region.

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Android Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android Development.

1 16 (100.00%) Android
2 15 (93.75%) Java
3 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) Mobile App
4 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
5 8 (50.00%) Robolectric
6 7 (43.75%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
7 6 (37.50%) TDD
7 6 (37.50%) Banking
7 6 (37.50%) Software Architecture
7 6 (37.50%) Robotium
8 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
8 5 (31.25%) iOS Development
8 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (25.00%) Maven
9 4 (25.00%) Xcode
9 4 (25.00%) Gradle
9 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (18.75%) Calabash
10 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
10 3 (18.75%) Appium
10 3 (18.75%) Hudson
10 3 (18.75%) REST
10 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
10 3 (18.75%) BDD
10 3 (18.75%) MongoDB

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Android Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Android Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Robolectric
2 6 (37.50%) Robotium
3 4 (25.00%) Gradle
3 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (25.00%) Xcode
3 4 (25.00%) Maven
3 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 3 (18.75%) Hudson
4 3 (18.75%) Ant
4 3 (18.75%) Calabash
4 3 (18.75%) Appium
5 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
6 1 (6.25%) CocoaPods
6 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (6.25%) Subversion
6 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
1 13 (81.25%) Android Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XHTML
2 1 (6.25%) Cocoa
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Android
2 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Software Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) iOS Development
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 2 (12.50%) OO
7 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Twitter