The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 55 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 11 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.47% 0.17% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.71% 0.67% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £33.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.96% -6.25%
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
164 149 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.93% 24.75% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 68 88
Average daily rate £325 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.08 £125.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.13% +693.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £32.60 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £125.00 £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Android across the Glasgow region.

Android Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (75.00%) Android Development
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) SOAP
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (25.00%) User Experience
7 2 (16.67%) Android SDK
7 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) WPF
7 2 (16.67%) Silverlight
8 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (8.33%) RESTful
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (8.33%) Web Services
8 1 (8.33%) XML
8 1 (8.33%) HTML
8 1 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (8.33%) OOP

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Android Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) Android SDK
2 2 (16.67%) WPF
2 2 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) J2ME
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Android Development
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Xamarin
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