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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 91 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Contract jobs citing Android 5 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 1.43% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.07% 8.23% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 6
Average daily rate £406 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £365 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-37.69% -
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
241 231 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.02% 17.36% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 100 111
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £119 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) Apple iOS
2 10 (52.63%) Android Development
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) SOAP
6 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile Development
8 2 (10.53%) BDD
8 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
8 2 (10.53%) Android SDK
8 2 (10.53%) Open Source
8 2 (10.53%) Memory Management
8 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Google
8 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Test Management
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.53%) JBoss
8 2 (10.53%) XML

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (10.53%) JBoss
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Android Studio
1 1 (5.26%) Calabash
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) JMeter
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Android Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Android Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Android Developer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) User Experience Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) Android SDK
3 2 (10.53%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) Android NDK
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
4 1 (5.26%) Flash
4 1 (5.26%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (5.26%) iOS SDK
4 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
4 1 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Physics
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Android Development
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Mobile Development
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
6 2 (10.53%) Memory Management
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Management
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) CMMI
7 1 (5.26%) Service Management
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) ActionScript
2 1 (5.26%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
2 2 (10.53%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Veeam
3 1 (5.26%) Xamarin