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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 88 93 100
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Android 33 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.20% 0.91% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.01% 3.61% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 4
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£394 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-47.56% -45.33%
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
549 638 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.91% 25.24% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 280 212
Average daily rate £325 £336 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £140 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +23 30 £394 +5.00% 9
Glasgow -16 1 £300 -19.46% 2
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Dundee - - - - 2
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 40 (74.07%) Apple iOS
2 34 (62.96%) Android Development
3 27 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 22 (40.74%) iOS Development
5 21 (38.89%) Java
5 21 (38.89%) .NET
6 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (27.78%) Banking
7 14 (25.93%) Finance
7 14 (25.93%) Windows
7 14 (25.93%) C#
8 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
9 10 (18.52%) HTML
9 10 (18.52%) Objective-C
9 10 (18.52%) Mercurial
10 9 (16.67%) iPhone
11 8 (14.81%) JSON
11 8 (14.81%) Android SDK
12 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
12 7 (12.96%) Scrum
12 7 (12.96%) CMS
12 7 (12.96%) Subversion
12 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
13 6 (11.11%) CSS
13 6 (11.11%) REST
14 5 (9.26%) iOS SDK
14 5 (9.26%) RESTful
14 5 (9.26%) Open Source
14 5 (9.26%) HTML5
14 5 (9.26%) Xamarin

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 7 (12.96%) CMS
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.56%) TeamSite
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) VPN
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) MySQL
1 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Mercurial
2 7 (12.96%) Subversion
3 4 (7.41%) JMeter
3 4 (7.41%) JUnit
3 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.56%) HttpUnit
5 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.70%) Xcode
6 1 (1.85%) Maven
6 1 (1.85%) Ant
6 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.85%) Valgrind
6 1 (1.85%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.85%) GoogleTest
6 1 (1.85%) CMake
6 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (27.78%) Banking
2 14 (25.93%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) Android Developer
3 6 (11.11%) iOS Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Applications Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Xamarin Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Designer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Programme Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) .NET
2 10 (18.52%) HTML
3 8 (14.81%) JSON
3 8 (14.81%) Android SDK
4 6 (11.11%) REST
4 6 (11.11%) CSS
5 5 (9.26%) SOAP
5 5 (9.26%) Web Services
5 5 (9.26%) RESTful
5 5 (9.26%) HTML5
5 5 (9.26%) iOS SDK
6 4 (7.41%) CSS3
6 4 (7.41%) Backbone.js
6 4 (7.41%) Spring
6 4 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.56%) XSL
7 3 (5.56%) XSLT
7 3 (5.56%) JSP
7 3 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (16.67%) iPhone
3 5 (9.26%) Open Source
4 4 (7.41%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Machine to Machine
5 3 (5.56%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.70%) User Experience
6 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.85%) Statistics
7 1 (1.85%) Streaming Music
7 1 (1.85%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.85%) iPad
7 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.85%) W3C
7 1 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 40 (74.07%) Apple iOS
2 14 (25.93%) Windows
3 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Android Development
2 22 (40.74%) iOS Development
3 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.96%) Scrum
4 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
5 5 (9.26%) Web Development
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.41%) CRM
7 3 (5.56%) MVC
8 2 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (3.70%) OOP
8 2 (3.70%) OO
8 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.85%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.85%) BDD
9 1 (1.85%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) Java
2 14 (25.93%) C#
3 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.52%) Objective-C
5 4 (7.41%) Ruby
5 4 (7.41%) PHP
6 3 (5.56%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.70%) C++
7 2 (3.70%) SQL
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Google
2 5 (9.26%) Xamarin
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle
4 3 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) Symantec
5 2 (3.70%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.85%) Sencha
6 1 (1.85%) Apple
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