The table below looks at the statistics for Android SDK 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 SDK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 124 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Android SDK 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.080% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - £46.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
743 674 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.91% 26.80% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 332 234
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 23
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -16.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Android SDK
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Android SDK across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Android SDK Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Android SDK
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Android SDK Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Android SDK 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 SDK.

1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) Android Development
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) iOS SDK
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
4 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) J2ME
5 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Streaming Music
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Android SDK 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 SDK. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Android Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) J2ME
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Streaming Music
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Android Development
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
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