The table below looks at the statistics for Android Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 132 116 109
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing Android Development 8 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.51% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.65% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
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£450 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £19.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+89.74% -40.90%
Android Development
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2535 2154 1783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.47% 78.04% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1129 894
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 38 42
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £78.90 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Android Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android Development across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Android Development Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Android Development
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Android Development Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Android Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android Development across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Android Development Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 6 £325 - 2
Android Development
UK

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Android Development 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 Development.

1 17 (100.00%) Android
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
4 9 (52.94%) iOS Development
5 7 (41.18%) TDD
6 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
6 6 (35.29%) Mobile Development
7 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
8 4 (23.53%) Hudson
8 4 (23.53%) UNIX
8 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
9 3 (17.65%) Appium
9 3 (17.65%) Gradle
9 3 (17.65%) OO
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Ant
9 3 (17.65%) Banking
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) Xcode
9 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 3 (17.65%) Maven
9 3 (17.65%) REST
9 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (17.65%) Xamarin

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Android Development 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 Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Hudson
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Calabash
2 3 (17.65%) Appium
2 3 (17.65%) Gradle
2 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
2 3 (17.65%) Maven
2 3 (17.65%) Ant
2 3 (17.65%) Xcode
3 2 (11.76%) JUnit
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Robolectric
3 2 (11.76%) Android Studio
3 2 (11.76%) Robotium
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Android Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) Android SDK
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) J2SE
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Android
2 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) iOS Development
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Mobile Development
5 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
7 3 (17.65%) BDD
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (11.76%) OOP
8 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
8 2 (11.76%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Xamarin
2 2 (11.76%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter