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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 84 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Android Development 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.63% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.81% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £19.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+89.74% -40.90%
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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
1284 991 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.65% 77.42% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 581 363
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £6.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 10 (100.00%) Android
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) iOS Development
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (30.00%) Calabash
6 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 3 (30.00%) Gradle
6 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (30.00%) Xamarin
6 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (30.00%) Appium
6 3 (30.00%) Xcode
6 3 (30.00%) Maven
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Ant
6 3 (30.00%) UNIX
6 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (30.00%) BDD
6 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (30.00%) Hudson
6 3 (30.00%) REST
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Xcode
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) Hudson
1 3 (30.00%) Gradle
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Calabash
1 3 (30.00%) Ant
1 3 (30.00%) Appium
2 2 (20.00%) Robolectric
2 2 (20.00%) Robotium
3 1 (10.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Android Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Android
2 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 2 (20.00%) API Design
5 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter