The table below looks at the statistics for Android 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 over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 51 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Contract jobs citing Android 33 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.43% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.71% 1.15% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £24.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-56.25% -34.69%
Android
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
210 260 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.48% 21.89% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 107 49
Average daily rate £350 £425 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +73.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £210 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% +36.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Android 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.

1 35 (77.78%) Apple iOS
2 27 (60.00%) Android Development
3 23 (51.11%) Mobile App
4 20 (44.44%) Java
5 17 (37.78%) iOS Development
6 16 (35.56%) Finance
6 16 (35.56%) Banking
7 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (31.11%) .NET
8 11 (24.44%) Windows
8 11 (24.44%) Mercurial
9 9 (20.00%) Objective-C
10 7 (15.56%) Subversion
10 7 (15.56%) C#
10 7 (15.56%) CMS
10 7 (15.56%) Android SDK
11 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.33%) HTML
11 6 (13.33%) iPhone
11 6 (13.33%) Multithreading
11 6 (13.33%) Open Source
12 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
12 5 (11.11%) JSON
12 5 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (11.11%) REST
13 4 (8.89%) iOS SDK
13 4 (8.89%) Windows Phone
13 4 (8.89%) Ruby
13 4 (8.89%) Google
13 4 (8.89%) Ruby on Rails

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Android 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.56%) CMS
2 4 (8.89%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.67%) TeamSite
3 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
1 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Mercurial
2 7 (15.56%) Subversion
3 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.89%) JMeter
4 4 (8.89%) JUnit
5 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.67%) HttpUnit
6 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.44%) Robolectric
6 2 (4.44%) Xcode
6 2 (4.44%) Maven
7 1 (2.22%) Ant
7 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.22%) Valgrind
7 1 (2.22%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.22%) GoogleTest
7 1 (2.22%) CMake
7 1 (2.22%) Gradle
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
1 16 (35.56%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Android Developer
3 6 (13.33%) iOS Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Designer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Designer
7 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) Android SDK
3 6 (13.33%) HTML
4 5 (11.11%) JSON
4 5 (11.11%) REST
5 4 (8.89%) RESTful
5 4 (8.89%) Spring
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
5 4 (8.89%) SOAP
5 4 (8.89%) iOS SDK
6 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.67%) Java EE
6 3 (6.67%) HTML5
6 3 (6.67%) CSS
6 3 (6.67%) JSP
6 3 (6.67%) J2EE
6 3 (6.67%) Web Services
6 3 (6.67%) XSL
6 3 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.33%) iPhone
2 6 (13.33%) Open Source
3 5 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Machine to Machine
4 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.22%) iPad
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) W3C
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Apple iOS
2 11 (24.44%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Android Development
2 17 (37.78%) iOS Development
3 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 4 (8.89%) Web Development
5 4 (8.89%) CRM
6 3 (6.67%) OO
6 3 (6.67%) Scrum
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.22%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.22%) BDD
8 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.22%) TDD
8 1 (2.22%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 7 (15.56%) C#
4 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby
6 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.67%) Perl
6 3 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Google
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) LANDesk
3 2 (4.44%) Symantec
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
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