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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 111 83 109
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +26
Contract jobs citing Android 17 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 1.52% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.15% 7.11% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 10
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £30.20 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-32.94% -7.07%
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
539 577 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.12% 21.32% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 309 233
Average daily rate £343 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 39
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £18.00 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016.

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +12 9 £300 -14.28% 6
Edinburgh -23 6 £413 +3.12% 2
West Lothian - 1 £250 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 32 (62.75%) Android Development
2 27 (52.94%) Apple iOS
3 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (47.06%) Java
5 16 (31.37%) Web Services
6 15 (29.41%) Finance
7 13 (25.49%) Mobile App
8 10 (19.61%) Android SDK
8 10 (19.61%) Mobile Development
9 9 (17.65%) .NET
10 8 (15.69%) OO
10 8 (15.69%) Xamarin
11 7 (13.73%) iOS Development
11 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
12 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
13 5 (9.80%) SQL
13 5 (9.80%) CSS
13 5 (9.80%) JSON
13 5 (9.80%) jQuery
13 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
13 5 (9.80%) User Experience
13 5 (9.80%) PhoneGap
14 4 (7.84%) REST
14 4 (7.84%) CSS3
14 4 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (7.84%) Apache Cordova
14 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (7.84%) React
14 4 (7.84%) Apache Camel
14 4 (7.84%) Kony

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.92%) JBoss
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) CouchDB
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.88%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.92%) Android Studio
3 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.92%) Xcode
4 1 (1.96%) Calabash
4 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.96%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) JMeter
4 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.96%) Maven
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
4 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 25 (49.02%) Android Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Android Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Designer
5 4 (7.84%) iOS Android Developer
5 4 (7.84%) iOS Developer
5 4 (7.84%) UX Designer
6 3 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Xamarin Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Android Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) Web Services
2 10 (19.61%) Android SDK
3 9 (17.65%) .NET
4 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.80%) CSS
4 5 (9.80%) jQuery
4 5 (9.80%) JSON
4 5 (9.80%) PhoneGap
5 4 (7.84%) Apache Camel
5 4 (7.84%) Apache Cordova
5 4 (7.84%) CSS3
5 4 (7.84%) HTML
5 4 (7.84%) HTML5
5 4 (7.84%) J2EE
5 4 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (7.84%) React
5 4 (7.84%) REST
5 4 (7.84%) SOAP
5 4 (7.84%) Spring
5 4 (7.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.80%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) iPhone
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Android Development
2 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) Mobile Development
4 8 (15.69%) OO
5 7 (13.73%) iOS Development
5 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Scrum
6 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.84%) TDD
7 3 (5.88%) BDD
7 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Usability Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.92%) Memory Management
8 2 (3.92%) Open Source
8 2 (3.92%) SOLID
8 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.92%) Test Management
8 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (47.06%) Java
2 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) C
4 4 (7.84%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.92%) C#
5 2 (3.92%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.96%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (1.96%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Xamarin
2 4 (7.84%) Kony
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Google
3 3 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Veeam
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