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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 59 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.05% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.04% 0.99% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
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£325 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -51.53%
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
149 203 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.39% 26.96% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 92 82
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £123 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £24.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 (69.23%) Apple iOS
2 7 (53.85%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Multimedia
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) ActionScript
4 5 (38.46%) Flash
4 5 (38.46%) Internet
4 5 (38.46%) Games
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) Game Development
6 3 (23.08%) Content Management
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) Android Development
6 3 (23.08%) New Media
7 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
7 2 (15.38%) JSON
7 2 (15.38%) iPhone
7 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
7 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
7 2 (15.38%) Java
8 1 (7.69%) .NET
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Android Studio
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Xcode
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Games
1 5 (38.46%) Multimedia
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) UX Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) Flash
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) Android SDK
6 1 (7.69%) J2SE
6 1 (7.69%) Cocoa
6 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) New Media
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (15.38%) iPhone
4 1 (7.69%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (7.69%) iPad
4 1 (7.69%) BBC
4 1 (7.69%) Animation
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Apple iOS
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Game Development
3 3 (23.08%) Content Management
3 3 (23.08%) Android Development
4 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 5 (38.46%) ActionScript
2 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
2 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Google