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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 65 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Android Development 17 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.26% 0.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.18% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
Android Development
Scotland

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
1028 823 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.26% 71.75% 66.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 433 223
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 34 (100.00%) Android
2 25 (73.53%) Java
3 24 (70.59%) Mobile App
4 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 16 (47.06%) Finance
6 13 (38.24%) Mercurial
7 12 (35.29%) iOS Development
8 9 (26.47%) Robolectric
8 9 (26.47%) Banking
9 8 (23.53%) Android SDK
10 7 (20.59%) JSON
10 7 (20.59%) Subversion
11 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
11 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 6 (17.65%) .NET
11 6 (17.65%) Windows
12 5 (14.71%) HTML
12 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
12 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
12 5 (14.71%) C#
12 5 (14.71%) OO
12 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
12 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
12 5 (14.71%) iOS SDK
12 5 (14.71%) REST
12 5 (14.71%) Robotium
12 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (14.71%) Objective-C
12 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Mercurial
2 9 (26.47%) Robolectric
3 7 (20.59%) Subversion
4 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
5 5 (14.71%) Robotium
6 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.88%) Maven
7 2 (5.88%) Xcode
7 2 (5.88%) Gradle
7 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.94%) Android Studio
8 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Developer
2 25 (73.53%) Android Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (11.76%) iOS Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Android SDK
2 7 (20.59%) JSON
3 6 (17.65%) .NET
4 5 (14.71%) HTML
4 5 (14.71%) iOS SDK
4 5 (14.71%) REST
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.88%) Cocoa
6 2 (5.88%) CSS
6 2 (5.88%) XML
6 2 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (2.94%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (2.94%) SOAP
7 1 (2.94%) XHTML
7 1 (2.94%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.94%) CSS3
7 1 (2.94%) PhoneGap
7 1 (2.94%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (70.59%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.76%) iPhone
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Android
2 17 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (17.65%) Windows
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) iOS Development
3 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.71%) OO
4 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
4 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture
5 4 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) Web Development
6 2 (5.88%) Pair Programming
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) BDD
7 1 (2.94%) OOP
7 1 (2.94%) OOD
7 1 (2.94%) MVC
7 1 (2.94%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.71%) C#
2 5 (14.71%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) Apple
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