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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 66 79 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -29
Contract jobs citing Android 15 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% 0.31% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.84% 1.70% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £200 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.25% -40.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £200 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £200 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £32.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-57.69% -11.56%
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
257 235 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.40% 18.42% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 124 50
Average daily rate £350 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £150 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 3
Average hourly rate £39.50 £19.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.56% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £32.00 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 April 2015.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (65.71%) Apple iOS
2 22 (62.86%) Android Development
3 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (57.14%) Java
5 17 (48.57%) Mobile App
6 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 10 (28.57%) Finance
7 9 (25.71%) Banking
7 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (25.71%) iOS Development
7 9 (25.71%) Robolectric
8 8 (22.86%) TDD
8 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
9 7 (20.00%) Maven
9 7 (20.00%) Gradle
9 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (20.00%) Open Source
10 6 (17.14%) Mercurial
10 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
10 6 (17.14%) JSON
10 6 (17.14%) Xcode
10 6 (17.14%) Windows
11 5 (14.29%) Ant
11 5 (14.29%) SQL
11 5 (14.29%) .NET
11 5 (14.29%) HTML
11 5 (14.29%) UNIX
11 5 (14.29%) Software Architecture
11 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Robolectric
2 7 (20.00%) Maven
2 7 (20.00%) Gradle
2 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (17.14%) Mercurial
3 6 (17.14%) Xcode
4 5 (14.29%) Ant
4 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 5 (14.29%) Hudson
4 5 (14.29%) Robotium
5 4 (11.43%) Calabash
5 4 (11.43%) Appium
5 4 (11.43%) Subversion
6 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.71%) Selenium
7 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.71%) CocoaPods
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) Android Developer
3 4 (11.43%) iOS Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Product Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) JSON
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) REST
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) RESTful
4 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.71%) HTML5
5 2 (5.71%) Android SDK
5 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) JSP
5 2 (5.71%) Cocoa
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.86%) SOAP
6 1 (2.86%) XHTML
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (2.86%) CSS3
6 1 (2.86%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Mobile App
2 7 (20.00%) Open Source
3 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.86%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) iPhone
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Apple iOS
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 5 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Android Development
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.71%) iOS Development
5 8 (22.86%) TDD
6 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Software Architecture
7 5 (14.29%) BDD
8 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
8 4 (11.43%) OO
8 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Mobile Development
9 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.57%) Service Management
9 3 (8.57%) Change Management
9 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.86%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Google
1 3 (8.57%) VMware
1 3 (8.57%) Veeam
2 2 (5.71%) MobileIron
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Apple
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter