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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 68 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Android 14 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.17% 0.63% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.38% 3.61% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£210 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £380 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
- +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -66.00%
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
167 194 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.95% 17.41% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 60 40
Average daily rate £308 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £306 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £14.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +23.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 September 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 12 (66.67%) Android Development
3 10 (55.56%) iOS Development
4 9 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 7 (38.89%) Banking
5 7 (38.89%) HTML
5 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) JSON
6 6 (33.33%) Backbone.js
7 5 (27.78%) Web Development
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
9 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
9 3 (16.67%) HTML5
9 3 (16.67%) jQuery
9 3 (16.67%) Node.js
9 3 (16.67%) REST
9 3 (16.67%) CSS3
9 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
9 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Phone
9 3 (16.67%) C#
9 3 (16.67%) MySQL
9 3 (16.67%) JSP

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (16.67%) TeamSite
1 3 (16.67%) CMS
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
1 3 (16.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
1 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.56%) Valgrind
2 1 (5.56%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.56%) GoogleTest
2 1 (5.56%) CMake
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Android Developer
3 3 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 3 (16.67%) UI Programmer
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Designer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) JSON
2 6 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) REST
3 3 (16.67%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) XSL
3 3 (16.67%) XSLT
3 3 (16.67%) JSF
3 3 (16.67%) Java EE
3 3 (16.67%) JSP
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) DOM
4 1 (5.56%) COM
4 1 (5.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 3 (16.67%) Graphic Design
3 2 (11.11%) iPhone
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Phone
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Android Development
2 10 (55.56%) iOS Development
3 5 (27.78%) Web Development
4 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) OOP
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) HP
1 3 (16.67%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) LANDesk
2 2 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
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