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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 86 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Android 8 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.52% 0.96% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.49% 5.51% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Average daily rate £425 £413 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +106.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £13.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+154.54% -57.69%
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
321 254 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.04% 17.41% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 129 124
Average daily rate £410 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 10
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +102.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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 28 April 2016.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 8 (47.06%) Apple iOS
1 8 (47.06%) Android Development
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Android SDK
4 3 (17.65%) User Experience
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Xcode
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (11.76%) J2EE
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) J2ME
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
5 2 (11.76%) Android Studio
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (5.88%) CyanogenMod
6 1 (5.88%) Asynchronous Programming
6 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.88%) Android NDK
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) Skype

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.88%) InDesign
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Android Studio
1 2 (11.76%) Xcode
2 1 (5.88%) Calabash
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Android Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Messaging Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Android SDK
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) J2ME
4 1 (5.88%) Android NDK
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (5.88%) iOS SDK
4 1 (5.88%) PhoneGap
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) CyanogenMod
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Android Development
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Asynchronous Programming
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Management
4 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) C
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Apple
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec
2 1 (5.88%) Veeam
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin