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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 73 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Android 12 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 0.68% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.36% 4.24% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £380 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £400 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
224 165 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.51% 16.02% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 52 46
Average daily rate £350 £375 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Android
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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 31 July 2014.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (88.24%) Apple iOS
2 11 (64.71%) Android Development
3 10 (58.82%) iOS Development
4 8 (47.06%) Mobile App
5 7 (41.18%) HTML
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 6 (35.29%) .NET
6 6 (35.29%) CSS
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) Banking
6 6 (35.29%) Backbone.js
7 5 (29.41%) Web Development
7 5 (29.41%) JSON
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
9 3 (17.65%) HTML5
9 3 (17.65%) CSS3
9 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
9 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
9 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (17.65%) Node.js
9 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
9 3 (17.65%) OOP
9 3 (17.65%) XSL
9 3 (17.65%) XSLT
9 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 3 (17.65%) HP
9 3 (17.65%) TeamSite
9 3 (17.65%) JSP
9 3 (17.65%) SOAP

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (17.65%) TeamSite
1 3 (17.65%) CMS
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Portal
1 3 (17.65%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.88%) Valgrind
2 1 (5.88%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.88%) GoogleTest
2 1 (5.88%) CMake
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Xcode
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Android Developer
3 3 (17.65%) iOS Developer
3 3 (17.65%) UI Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) UI Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Web Designer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) Backbone.js
3 5 (29.41%) JSON
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
4 3 (17.65%) XSL
4 3 (17.65%) XSLT
4 3 (17.65%) JSF
4 3 (17.65%) Java EE
4 3 (17.65%) JSP
4 3 (17.65%) SOAP
4 3 (17.65%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) CSS3
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) WinRT
6 1 (5.88%) DOM
6 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Mobile App
2 3 (17.65%) Graphic Design
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Apple iOS
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Android Development
2 10 (58.82%) iOS Development
3 5 (29.41%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
4 3 (17.65%) OOP
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) HP
1 3 (17.65%) Google
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Apple