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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 65 82 55
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -27
Contract jobs citing Android 17 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 0.32% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.88% 1.59% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
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£275 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.43 £17.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-15.14% -47.69%
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
247 251 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.22% 19.98% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 147 51
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £128 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 2015.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 19 (55.88%) Java
1 19 (55.88%) Apple iOS
2 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Android Development
4 13 (38.24%) Mobile App
5 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
6 10 (29.41%) Finance
6 10 (29.41%) Banking
7 8 (23.53%) Robolectric
8 7 (20.59%) TDD
8 7 (20.59%) Windows
8 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Gradle
9 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
9 6 (17.65%) Robotium
9 6 (17.65%) Open Source
9 6 (17.65%) Software Architecture
9 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 6 (17.65%) Maven
9 6 (17.65%) iOS Development
10 5 (14.71%) Xcode
10 5 (14.71%) SQL
10 5 (14.71%) Ant
10 5 (14.71%) UNIX
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
10 5 (14.71%) BDD
10 5 (14.71%) Hudson
10 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Lync
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) Broadband
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Robolectric
2 6 (17.65%) Gradle
2 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.65%) Robotium
2 6 (17.65%) Maven
3 5 (14.71%) Xcode
3 5 (14.71%) Ant
3 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
3 5 (14.71%) Hudson
4 4 (11.76%) Calabash
4 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (11.76%) Appium
5 3 (8.82%) Mercurial
6 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.88%) Selenium
6 2 (5.88%) Subversion
6 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.94%) CocoaPods
7 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
1 10 (29.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) Android Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Test Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) iOS Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Mobility Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Product Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) REST
1 4 (11.76%) JSON
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.88%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) JSP
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) XHTML
4 1 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) Cocoa
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) Android SDK
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) iPhone
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Apple iOS
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) UNIX
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Android Development
3 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
4 7 (20.59%) TDD
4 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Open Source
5 6 (17.65%) Software Architecture
5 6 (17.65%) iOS Development
6 5 (14.71%) BDD
7 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
8 3 (8.82%) Mobile Development
8 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.82%) Service Management
8 3 (8.82%) Change Management
8 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) Release Management
8 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) VMware
2 3 (8.82%) Veeam
3 2 (5.88%) MobileIron
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec
4 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Twitter
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