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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 79 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Android 14 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 1.19% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.14% 8.24% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £210 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -47.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
228 170 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.56% 14.46% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 91 59
Average daily rate £375 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 28 August 2015.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (77.42%) Apple iOS
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) Android Development
4 9 (29.03%) Mobile App
5 8 (25.81%) Open Source
5 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 8 (25.81%) iOS Development
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
7 6 (19.35%) Xamarin
7 6 (19.35%) TDD
7 6 (19.35%) Banking
8 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
8 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
8 5 (16.13%) Veeam
8 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
8 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (16.13%) BDD
8 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) VMware
9 4 (12.90%) Validation
9 4 (12.90%) Xcode
9 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.90%) Service Management

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Lync
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) Wireless
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.23%) Broadband
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) Xcode
3 3 (9.68%) Maven
3 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.68%) Ant
3 3 (9.68%) Gradle
3 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.68%) Calabash
3 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.68%) Hudson
3 3 (9.68%) Appium
4 2 (6.45%) Robolectric
4 2 (6.45%) Robotium
5 1 (3.23%) Android Studio
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Quality Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Android Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Xamarin Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) Flash
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.23%) J2EE
5 1 (3.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) iPhone
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Physics
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Apple iOS
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.68%) UNIX
5 2 (6.45%) Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Android Development
3 8 (25.81%) iOS Development
3 8 (25.81%) Open Source
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
5 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.13%) BDD
5 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Test Management
6 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
6 4 (12.90%) Release Management
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.90%) Service Management
6 4 (12.90%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) BitLocker
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Xamarin
3 5 (16.13%) Veeam
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) Twitter
5 1 (3.23%) Symantec
5 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
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