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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 60 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Android 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.43% 1.30% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.21% 5.19% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
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£300 £373 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% +24.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £31.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.20% -13.19%
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
136 154 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.51% 24.96% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 76 66
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £190 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 8
Average hourly rate £16.33 £160.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.79% +856.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £160.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Android Development
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (60.00%) Xamarin
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) iPhone
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
5 1 (20.00%) Android Studio
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Android Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) iPhone
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Android Development
3 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Xamarin
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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