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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 54 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Android 31 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.12% 0.59% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.40% 2.97% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -2.77%
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
250 236 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.14% 19.87% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 116 74
Average daily rate £375 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £123 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 39 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 32 (61.54%) Android Development
3 28 (53.85%) Mobile App
4 27 (51.92%) Java
5 19 (36.54%) Finance
5 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (32.69%) iOS Development
7 16 (30.77%) Banking
8 15 (28.85%) .NET
8 15 (28.85%) Windows
9 14 (26.92%) Mercurial
10 11 (21.15%) JSON
11 10 (19.23%) Subversion
12 9 (17.31%) C#
13 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
13 8 (15.38%) HTML
13 8 (15.38%) Objective-C
13 8 (15.38%) Multithreading
13 8 (15.38%) Android SDK
14 7 (13.46%) REST
14 7 (13.46%) iPhone
14 7 (13.46%) RESTful
14 7 (13.46%) Google
15 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
15 6 (11.54%) Open Source
16 5 (9.62%) iOS SDK
16 5 (9.62%) Mobile Banking
16 5 (9.62%) Robolectric
16 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
16 5 (9.62%) CSS

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.62%) CMS
3 4 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) TeamSite
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) MySQL
1 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Mercurial
2 10 (19.23%) Subversion
3 5 (9.62%) Eclipse
3 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.62%) Robolectric
4 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.69%) JUnit
4 4 (7.69%) JMeter
4 4 (7.69%) Xcode
4 4 (7.69%) Maven
5 3 (5.77%) HttpUnit
5 3 (5.77%) Ant
5 3 (5.77%) Gradle
6 2 (3.85%) Robotium
6 2 (3.85%) Selenium
6 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.85%) Hudson
7 1 (1.92%) Gerrit
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) Android Developer
3 7 (13.46%) iOS Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Designer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Designer
9 1 (1.92%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) .NET
2 11 (21.15%) JSON
3 8 (15.38%) HTML
3 8 (15.38%) Android SDK
4 7 (13.46%) RESTful
4 7 (13.46%) REST
5 5 (9.62%) CSS
5 5 (9.62%) SOAP
5 5 (9.62%) Web Services
5 5 (9.62%) iOS SDK
6 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 4 (7.69%) Spring
6 4 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.77%) JSP
7 3 (5.77%) J2EE
7 3 (5.77%) HTML5
8 2 (3.85%) Cocoa
8 2 (3.85%) WinForms
8 2 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.46%) iPhone
3 6 (11.54%) Open Source
4 5 (9.62%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (5.77%) Machine to Machine
5 3 (5.77%) User Experience
5 3 (5.77%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.85%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.92%) W3C
7 1 (1.92%) iPad
7 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 39 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 15 (28.85%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Linux
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.85%) UNIX
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Android Development
2 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.69%) iOS Development
4 8 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Scrum
6 4 (7.69%) CRM
7 3 (5.77%) OO
7 3 (5.77%) TDD
7 3 (5.77%) Web Development
7 3 (5.77%) BDD
8 2 (3.85%) MVC
8 2 (3.85%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.92%) Refactoring
9 1 (1.92%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.92%) Pair Programming
9 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) Java
2 9 (17.31%) C#
3 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.38%) Objective-C
4 4 (7.69%) Ruby
4 4 (7.69%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Google
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Apple
3 2 (3.85%) Symantec
3 2 (3.85%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.92%) HP
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