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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 73 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 1.06% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.00% 4.76% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
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£300 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -66.00%
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
200 147 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.99% 22.27% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 68 52
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £101 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) iPhone
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Sencha
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) iPhone
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Android Development
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Xamarin
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sencha