The table below looks at the statistics for Android 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 over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 105 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Android 31 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.35% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.97% 1.43% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 7
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£375 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £34.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-54.30% -7.14%
Android
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
624 629 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.51% 24.69% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 273 251
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £130 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 19
Average hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.75% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £20.30 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Android
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Android Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Android
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Android Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Android
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Android Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Android
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Android Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Android
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 April 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 +9 16 £413 +43.47% 5
Glasgow -10 4 £375 +25.00% 4
South Lanarkshire - 4 £313 -
Fife - 2 - -
West Lothian - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 45 (60.81%) Android Development
2 40 (54.05%) Apple iOS
3 37 (50.00%) Java
4 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (40.54%) Mobile App
6 19 (25.68%) iOS Development
6 19 (25.68%) Windows
7 18 (24.32%) Finance
7 18 (24.32%) Banking
8 14 (18.92%) Mobile Development
9 12 (16.22%) HTML
10 11 (14.86%) SQL
10 11 (14.86%) .NET
10 11 (14.86%) JSON
10 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
10 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (13.51%) Mercurial
11 10 (13.51%) Robolectric
12 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
12 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
12 9 (12.16%) Maven
12 9 (12.16%) Subversion
12 9 (12.16%) TDD
12 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
13 8 (10.81%) C#
13 8 (10.81%) CSS
13 8 (10.81%) Scrum
13 8 (10.81%) Xcode
13 8 (10.81%) Objective-C
13 8 (10.81%) REST

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.35%) JBoss
2 1 (1.35%) Apache
2 1 (1.35%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (5.41%) Firewall
1 4 (5.41%) DHCP
1 4 (5.41%) DNS
1 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (5.41%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.35%) Network Security
3 1 (1.35%) iBeacon
3 1 (1.35%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) MySQL
1 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Mercurial
1 10 (13.51%) Robolectric
2 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.16%) Maven
2 9 (12.16%) Subversion
3 8 (10.81%) Xcode
4 7 (9.46%) Gradle
5 6 (8.11%) Eclipse
5 6 (8.11%) Ant
5 6 (8.11%) Hudson
5 6 (8.11%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.76%) Robotium
7 4 (5.41%) Selenium
7 4 (5.41%) JUnit
7 4 (5.41%) Appium
7 4 (5.41%) Calabash
8 3 (4.05%) Android Studio
8 3 (4.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (24.32%) Finance
1 18 (24.32%) Banking
2 7 (9.46%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (72.97%) Developer
2 33 (44.59%) Android Developer
3 10 (13.51%) iOS Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.41%) Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Desktop Support
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) HTML
2 11 (14.86%) .NET
2 11 (14.86%) JSON
3 8 (10.81%) CSS
3 8 (10.81%) REST
4 7 (9.46%) HTML5
4 7 (9.46%) Android SDK
4 7 (9.46%) Web Services
5 6 (8.11%) RESTful
6 5 (6.76%) SOAP
6 5 (6.76%) XML
7 4 (5.41%) CSS3
8 3 (4.05%) iOS SDK
8 3 (4.05%) Cocoa
8 3 (4.05%) WPF
8 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.70%) Silverlight
9 2 (2.70%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.70%) JSP
9 2 (2.70%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.54%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.11%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.11%) User Experience
3 5 (6.76%) Open Source
3 5 (6.76%) iPhone
4 4 (5.41%) Replication
4 4 (5.41%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.70%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.35%) iPad
7 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.35%) W3C
7 1 (1.35%) Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) Animation
7 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.05%) Apple iOS
2 19 (25.68%) Windows
3 6 (8.11%) UNIX
4 4 (5.41%) Linux
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.70%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) Android Development
2 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.68%) iOS Development
4 14 (18.92%) Mobile Development
5 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
5 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.16%) TDD
7 8 (10.81%) Scrum
8 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.11%) OO
10 5 (6.76%) BDD
10 5 (6.76%) Software Architecture
11 4 (5.41%) Multithreading
11 4 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.05%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (4.05%) Manual Testing
12 3 (4.05%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (14.86%) SQL
3 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.81%) C#
4 8 (10.81%) Objective-C
5 4 (5.41%) PHP
6 3 (4.05%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) ISEB
2 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Google
2 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
2 4 (5.41%) HP
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco
2 4 (5.41%) CommVault
3 3 (4.05%) Appcelerator
3 3 (4.05%) Sophos
4 2 (2.70%) Apple
4 2 (2.70%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.35%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.35%) Twitter
5 1 (1.35%) Veritas
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle
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