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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 82 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Contract jobs citing Android 39 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.46% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.25% 1.64% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 7
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£365 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £383 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.53% -9.72%
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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
538 548 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.07% 24.49% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 234 232
Average daily rate £339 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £118 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 19
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £39.25 £19.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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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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 +10 20 £400 +14.28% 4
Glasgow +6 11 £350 +16.66% 7
Dundee +8 3 £325 -18.75% 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Fife - 1 - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
East Ayrshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (68.49%) Android Development
2 41 (56.16%) Java
3 39 (53.42%) Apple iOS
4 36 (49.32%) Mobile App
4 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (32.88%) Finance
6 21 (28.77%) Banking
7 18 (24.66%) iOS Development
8 16 (21.92%) .NET
9 15 (20.55%) Windows
10 14 (19.18%) Mercurial
11 13 (17.81%) HTML
12 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
12 11 (15.07%) C#
12 11 (15.07%) JSON
12 11 (15.07%) Android SDK
13 10 (13.70%) Robolectric
13 10 (13.70%) Subversion
14 9 (12.33%) Scrum
14 9 (12.33%) RESTful
15 8 (10.96%) Test Automation
15 8 (10.96%) Objective-C
15 8 (10.96%) SQL
15 8 (10.96%) CSS
15 8 (10.96%) SOAP
16 7 (9.59%) Web Services
16 7 (9.59%) PHP
16 7 (9.59%) MySQL
16 7 (9.59%) Eclipse
16 7 (9.59%) iPhone

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (8.22%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.48%) CMS
2 4 (5.48%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) JBoss
3 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) VPN
2 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.37%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) MySQL
2 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Mercurial
2 10 (13.70%) Robolectric
2 10 (13.70%) Subversion
3 7 (9.59%) Eclipse
3 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.22%) Maven
4 6 (8.22%) JUnit
5 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.85%) Robotium
6 4 (5.48%) Gradle
6 4 (5.48%) JMeter
6 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.48%) Selenium
7 3 (4.11%) Ant
7 3 (4.11%) HttpUnit
7 3 (4.11%) Xcode
7 3 (4.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.74%) Android Studio
8 2 (2.74%) Hudson
General
1 24 (32.88%) Finance
2 21 (28.77%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Games
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (84.93%) Developer
2 38 (52.05%) Android Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (10.96%) iOS Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Designer
9 2 (2.74%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Support
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Business Analyst
10 1 (1.37%) Support Analyst
10 1 (1.37%) Senior Manager
10 1 (1.37%) Business Systems Analyst
10 1 (1.37%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) .NET
2 13 (17.81%) HTML
3 11 (15.07%) JSON
3 11 (15.07%) Android SDK
4 9 (12.33%) RESTful
5 8 (10.96%) CSS
5 8 (10.96%) SOAP
6 7 (9.59%) Web Services
6 7 (9.59%) HTML5
7 6 (8.22%) REST
8 5 (6.85%) Hibernate
8 5 (6.85%) iOS SDK
9 4 (5.48%) CSS3
9 4 (5.48%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (5.48%) Spring
10 3 (4.11%) J2EE
10 3 (4.11%) XML
10 3 (4.11%) WPF
10 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.74%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (49.32%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.59%) iPhone
3 6 (8.22%) User Experience
4 5 (6.85%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (6.85%) Open Source
5 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.11%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.11%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (2.74%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.37%) W3C
7 1 (1.37%) iPad
7 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 39 (53.42%) Apple iOS
2 15 (20.55%) Windows
3 4 (5.48%) Linux
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.74%) UNIX
6 1 (1.37%) Solaris
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (68.49%) Android Development
2 36 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.66%) iOS Development
4 9 (12.33%) Scrum
5 8 (10.96%) Test Automation
6 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.22%) Multithreading
7 6 (8.22%) OO
8 5 (6.85%) TDD
8 5 (6.85%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (6.85%) Software Architecture
9 4 (5.48%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.48%) CRM
10 3 (4.11%) Pair Programming
10 3 (4.11%) BDD
11 2 (2.74%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (2.74%) Web Development
11 2 (2.74%) OOP
11 2 (2.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) Java
2 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.07%) C#
3 8 (10.96%) Objective-C
3 8 (10.96%) SQL
4 7 (9.59%) PHP
5 4 (5.48%) Ruby
6 3 (4.11%) Perl
6 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.74%) C++
8 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (6.85%) Google
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.11%) Appcelerator
4 2 (2.74%) LANDesk
4 2 (2.74%) Symantec
5 1 (1.37%) Apple
5 1 (1.37%) Xamarin
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