The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Scotland region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 107 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing Android 21 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 0.57% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.26% 2.86% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Average daily rate
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£306 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £158 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £273
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.66 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-33.80% -37.48%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
645 490 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.42% 19.93% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 219 164
Average daily rate £325 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £145 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 14 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £34.40 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -16 12 £325 -18.75% 2
Glasgow -3 3 £300 -7.69% 3
Dundee - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £250 -
Fife - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (81.25%) Apple iOS
2 17 (53.13%) Android Development
3 15 (46.88%) .NET
4 14 (43.75%) iOS Development
5 12 (37.50%) Mobile App
6 11 (34.38%) HTML
6 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
7 9 (28.13%) CSS
7 9 (28.13%) Windows
8 8 (25.00%) C#
9 7 (21.88%) Banking
10 6 (18.75%) Web Development
10 6 (18.75%) JSON
10 6 (18.75%) Backbone.js
10 6 (18.75%) MySQL
11 5 (15.63%) Java
11 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.63%) HTML5
12 4 (12.50%) CSS3
12 4 (12.50%) jQuery
12 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
12 4 (12.50%) MVC
12 4 (12.50%) Finance
12 4 (12.50%) SQL
12 4 (12.50%) Linux
12 4 (12.50%) Xamarin
13 3 (9.38%) Windows Phone
13 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (9.38%) AngularJS

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (9.38%) TeamSite
1 3 (9.38%) CMS
1 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
1 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Portal
1 3 (9.38%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Lync
2 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) VPN
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.13%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
1 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.13%) Valgrind
2 1 (3.13%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.13%) PhoneGap
2 1 (3.13%) GoogleTest
2 1 (3.13%) CMake
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 7 (21.88%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Android Developer
3 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) iOS Developer
5 3 (9.38%) UI Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) UI Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Designer
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) HTML
3 9 (28.13%) CSS
4 6 (18.75%) JSON
4 6 (18.75%) Backbone.js
5 5 (15.63%) HTML5
6 4 (12.50%) jQuery
6 4 (12.50%) CSS3
7 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.38%) JSP
7 3 (9.38%) SOAP
7 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 3 (9.38%) XML
7 3 (9.38%) Java EE
7 3 (9.38%) JSF
7 3 (9.38%) XSL
7 3 (9.38%) XSLT
8 2 (6.25%) iOS SDK
8 2 (6.25%) REST
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Digital Media
2 3 (9.38%) Graphic Design
2 3 (9.38%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
3 1 (3.13%) Streaming Music
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Apple iOS
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Phone
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Android Development
2 14 (43.75%) iOS Development
3 6 (18.75%) Web Development
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) OOP
5 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.38%) Data Security
6 2 (6.25%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 3 (9.38%) Google
3 3 (9.38%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Sencha
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