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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Android Software Development
Rank 107 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Android Development 21 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.17% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 4
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£365 £350 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £350 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
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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
2139 1756 1455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.64% 72.00% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1202 889 754
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.93 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.43% -52.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 11 £400 +14.28% 2
Glasgow - 4 £300 - 1
West Lothian - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - - 2
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Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 52 (100.00%) Android
2 37 (71.15%) Java
3 29 (55.77%) Mobile App
4 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (40.38%) Apple iOS
6 20 (38.46%) Finance
7 18 (34.62%) iOS Development
8 15 (28.85%) Banking
9 13 (25.00%) Mercurial
10 10 (19.23%) Robolectric
10 10 (19.23%) Android SDK
11 9 (17.31%) .NET
11 9 (17.31%) HTML
12 8 (15.38%) Subversion
12 8 (15.38%) JSON
13 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
13 7 (13.46%) Objective-C
14 6 (11.54%) Retail
14 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
14 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (11.54%) Windows
14 6 (11.54%) C#
14 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
14 6 (11.54%) OO
14 6 (11.54%) Eclipse
15 5 (9.62%) Google
15 5 (9.62%) TDD
15 5 (9.62%) Scrum
15 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
15 5 (9.62%) Multithreading

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) JBoss
1 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.92%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 10 (19.23%) Robolectric
3 8 (15.38%) Subversion
4 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
5 6 (11.54%) Eclipse
6 5 (9.62%) Robotium
7 3 (5.77%) Maven
7 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.85%) Gradle
8 2 (3.85%) Android Studio
8 2 (3.85%) Xcode
8 2 (3.85%) JUnit
9 1 (1.92%) Selenium
9 1 (1.92%) NUnit
9 1 (1.92%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 15 (28.85%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (96.15%) Developer
2 39 (75.00%) Android Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (15.38%) iOS Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) Android SDK
2 9 (17.31%) .NET
2 9 (17.31%) HTML
3 8 (15.38%) JSON
4 5 (9.62%) iOS SDK
4 5 (9.62%) REST
5 4 (7.69%) HTML5
5 4 (7.69%) SOAP
6 3 (5.77%) XML
6 3 (5.77%) CSS
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.77%) RESTful
7 2 (3.85%) Cocoa
7 2 (3.85%) Web Services
8 1 (1.92%) JavaBeans
8 1 (1.92%) XHTML
8 1 (1.92%) J2ME
8 1 (1.92%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.92%) JSF
8 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (55.77%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.69%) iPhone
2 4 (7.69%) User Experience
3 3 (5.77%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Android
2 21 (40.38%) Apple iOS
3 6 (11.54%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) UNIX
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) iOS Development
3 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
3 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (11.54%) OO
4 5 (9.62%) TDD
4 5 (9.62%) Scrum
4 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
4 5 (9.62%) Multithreading
4 5 (9.62%) Software Architecture
5 4 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.77%) Pair Programming
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.85%) Web Development
7 2 (3.85%) OOP
7 2 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (1.92%) UML
8 1 (1.92%) MVC
8 1 (1.92%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 37 (71.15%) Java
2 7 (13.46%) Objective-C
3 6 (11.54%) C#
3 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.92%) SQL
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Google
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Apple
2 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
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