The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 78 48 67
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Contract jobs citing Android 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.93% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.28% 4.49% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £200 £339 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.95% +29.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -0.69%
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
234 156 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.22% 20.72% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 48 85
Average daily rate £375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £125 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £31.65 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
1 5 (55.56%) Android Development
1 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) JavaBeans
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Facelets
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) JSF
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (11.11%) Lync
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UI Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) JavaBeans
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) Facelets
3 2 (22.22%) JSF
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) JPA
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) Sencha Touch
4 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 2 (22.22%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Android Development
1 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Sencha
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft