The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 82 70 77
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Android 7 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 1.17% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 6.72% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Median daily rate £425 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £13.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+119.23% -50.00%
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
300 253 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.04% 17.48% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 125 142
Median daily rate £387 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 13
Median hourly rate - £39.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Android.

1 7 (53.85%) Android Development
2 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) Android SDK
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) User Experience
5 2 (15.38%) Android Studio
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
5 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Xcode
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) J2ME
5 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (7.69%) CyanogenMod
6 1 (7.69%) Asynchronous Programming
6 1 (7.69%) Google Play
6 1 (7.69%) iTunes
6 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (7.69%) Adobe
6 1 (7.69%) Apple
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) Blackberry

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.69%) InDesign
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) Google Play
1 1 (7.69%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Android Studio
1 2 (15.38%) Xcode
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Android Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Android Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Android Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile UX Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior UX Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) UX Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Android SDK
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) J2ME
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Android NDK
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
3 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) CyanogenMod
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Android Development
2 4 (30.77%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
4 1 (7.69%) Asynchronous Programming
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe
1 1 (7.69%) Apple
1 1 (7.69%) Google
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec
1 1 (7.69%) Xamarin
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