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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 64 71 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing Android 17 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.24% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.91% 2.38% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
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£413 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £260 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-38.46% -9.72%
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
215 252 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.63% 20.45% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 122 60
Average daily rate £350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £198 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £485 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.28 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.17% +30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 2015.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (65.38%) Apple iOS
1 34 (65.38%) Android Development
2 31 (59.62%) Java
3 28 (53.85%) Mobile App
4 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (38.46%) Finance
6 16 (30.77%) Banking
7 14 (26.92%) iOS Development
8 12 (23.08%) Mercurial
9 10 (19.23%) .NET
10 9 (17.31%) Robolectric
11 8 (15.38%) Android SDK
11 8 (15.38%) Windows
11 8 (15.38%) JSON
12 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (13.46%) Subversion
12 7 (13.46%) RESTful
12 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
12 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
12 7 (13.46%) HTML
12 7 (13.46%) Objective-C
13 6 (11.54%) C#
13 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
13 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
13 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
14 5 (9.62%) Open Source
14 5 (9.62%) iPhone
14 5 (9.62%) Software Architecture
14 5 (9.62%) iOS SDK
14 5 (9.62%) Maven

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.69%) CMS
2 4 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) MySQL
1 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Mercurial
2 9 (17.31%) Robolectric
3 7 (13.46%) Subversion
4 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 5 (9.62%) Maven
5 5 (9.62%) Robotium
6 4 (7.69%) Gradle
6 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.69%) JUnit
6 4 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.69%) JMeter
7 3 (5.77%) Xcode
7 3 (5.77%) HttpUnit
7 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.77%) Ant
8 2 (3.85%) Selenium
8 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.85%) Hudson
9 1 (1.92%) Calabash
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (78.85%) Developer
2 25 (48.08%) Android Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (9.62%) iOS Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Designer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Designer
8 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Mobility Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.92%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) JSON
2 8 (15.38%) Android SDK
3 7 (13.46%) HTML
3 7 (13.46%) RESTful
4 5 (9.62%) iOS SDK
4 5 (9.62%) SOAP
4 5 (9.62%) Web Services
5 4 (7.69%) CSS
5 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.69%) Spring
5 4 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (7.69%) REST
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.77%) J2EE
7 2 (3.85%) JSP
7 2 (3.85%) XML
7 2 (3.85%) Cocoa
7 2 (3.85%) WinForms
7 2 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.62%) iPhone
2 5 (9.62%) Open Source
3 4 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.77%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.77%) Machine to Machine
4 3 (5.77%) User Experience
5 2 (3.85%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) W3C
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (65.38%) Apple iOS
2 8 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) UNIX
4 1 (1.92%) Solaris
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) Android Development
2 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) iOS Development
4 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
5 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Software Architecture
6 5 (9.62%) Scrum
6 5 (9.62%) TDD
6 5 (9.62%) OO
7 4 (7.69%) CRM
7 4 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 4 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (5.77%) BDD
9 2 (3.85%) Web Development
9 2 (3.85%) MVC
9 2 (3.85%) Pair Programming
10 1 (1.92%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.92%) OOP
10 1 (1.92%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (59.62%) Java
2 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.46%) Objective-C
3 6 (11.54%) C#
4 4 (7.69%) Ruby
4 4 (7.69%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Google
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.92%) Apple
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