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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 50 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Android 12 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.64% 0.82% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.55% 3.25% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
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£350 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £354 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £374 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -2.77%
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
159 154 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.69% 25.37% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 77 66
Average daily rate £328 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £210 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £16.08 £9.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.26% -43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £125.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 10 (76.92%) Android Development
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) Retail
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
6 3 (23.08%) User Experience
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
7 2 (15.38%) WPF
7 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
7 2 (15.38%) Xamarin
7 2 (15.38%) Android SDK
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
8 1 (7.69%) HTML5
8 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (7.69%) Android Studio
8 1 (7.69%) Web Services
8 1 (7.69%) XML
8 1 (7.69%) HTML

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Android Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Android Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) WPF
3 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
3 2 (15.38%) Android SDK
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) J2ME
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Android Development
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Xamarin