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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 82 78 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs citing Android Development 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.16% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.22% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£413 - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
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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
1113 916 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.34% 72.58% 69.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 526 250
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £18.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 22 (100.00%) Android
2 18 (81.82%) Java
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (59.09%) Mobile App
5 10 (45.45%) Apple iOS
6 9 (40.91%) Robolectric
7 8 (36.36%) iOS Development
7 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
8 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (31.82%) TDD
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
9 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Mercurial
10 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
10 5 (22.73%) REST
10 5 (22.73%) Maven
10 5 (22.73%) Xcode
10 5 (22.73%) Banking
10 5 (22.73%) Gradle
10 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
10 5 (22.73%) Software Architecture
10 5 (22.73%) Robotium
11 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (18.18%) Subversion
11 4 (18.18%) OO
11 4 (18.18%) JSON
11 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (18.18%) Open Source
12 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
12 3 (13.64%) BDD

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (4.55%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Robolectric
2 6 (27.27%) Mercurial
3 5 (22.73%) Maven
3 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (22.73%) Xcode
3 5 (22.73%) Robotium
3 5 (22.73%) Gradle
3 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (18.18%) Subversion
5 3 (13.64%) Appium
5 3 (13.64%) Calabash
5 3 (13.64%) Ant
5 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
5 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
5 3 (13.64%) Hudson
6 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (9.09%) CocoaPods
7 1 (4.55%) Android Studio
7 1 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 16 (72.73%) Android Developer
3 3 (13.64%) iOS Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) REST
2 4 (18.18%) JSON
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) Cocoa
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.09%) Android SDK
5 1 (4.55%) iOS SDK
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) PhoneGap
5 1 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.55%) XHTML
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Mobile App
2 4 (18.18%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Android
2 10 (45.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 8 (36.36%) iOS Development
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Software Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) OO
7 3 (13.64%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) BDD
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
7 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
8 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
9 1 (4.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.55%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Twitter
2 1 (4.55%) Apple