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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 105 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Android 35 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 0.76% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.14% 3.22% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 7
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£325 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £246 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £334
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -33.80%
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
570 653 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.87% 23.66% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 320 225
Average daily rate £330 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £115 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 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 31 July 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 -4 16 £325 - 9
Glasgow +12 10 £325 +8.33% 8
Dundee -10 3 - - 2
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £200 -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (70.77%) Apple iOS
2 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.85%) Windows
4 17 (26.15%) Android Development
5 15 (23.08%) Mobile App
5 15 (23.08%) Java
6 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (16.92%) iOS Development
8 9 (13.85%) Open Source
9 8 (12.31%) Mobile Development
9 8 (12.31%) Banking
10 7 (10.77%) TDD
10 7 (10.77%) Blackberry
10 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
10 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
10 7 (10.77%) Web Services
10 7 (10.77%) XML
10 7 (10.77%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.23%) Veeam
11 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
11 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (9.23%) Manual Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
11 6 (9.23%) Xamarin
11 6 (9.23%) User Experience
11 6 (9.23%) HTML
11 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
11 6 (9.23%) Cisco

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.08%) Lync
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Office
2 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.54%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (7.69%) Internet
3 4 (6.15%) Firewall
3 4 (6.15%) DHCP
3 4 (6.15%) VPN
3 4 (6.15%) DNS
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.08%) Wireless
5 1 (1.54%) Broadband
5 1 (1.54%) LAN
5 1 (1.54%) iBeacon
5 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.69%) Xcode
2 5 (7.69%) JIRA
3 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.15%) Axure RP
3 4 (6.15%) Hudson
3 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.62%) Calabash
4 3 (4.62%) Maven
4 3 (4.62%) Gradle
4 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.62%) Ant
4 3 (4.62%) Appium
5 2 (3.08%) Robolectric
5 2 (3.08%) JUnit
5 2 (3.08%) Robotium
5 2 (3.08%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.31%) Banking
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Games
3 5 (7.69%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Developer
2 9 (13.85%) Android Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Designer
6 4 (6.15%) iOS Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.15%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Tester
6 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.62%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Tester
7 3 (4.62%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) Web Services
1 7 (10.77%) XML
2 6 (9.23%) HTML
2 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.69%) REST
3 5 (7.69%) .NET
3 5 (7.69%) CSS
3 5 (7.69%) Flash
4 4 (6.15%) HTML5
5 2 (3.08%) JSON
6 1 (1.54%) J2EE
6 1 (1.54%) J2SE
6 1 (1.54%) Cocoa
6 1 (1.54%) Spring
6 1 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.54%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.77%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.23%) User Experience
3 6 (9.23%) Replication
4 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.15%) iPhone
6 3 (4.62%) New Media
7 2 (3.08%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.54%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.54%) BBC
8 1 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.54%) Social Media
8 1 (1.54%) iPad
8 1 (1.54%) Clustering
8 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.54%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 46 (70.77%) Apple iOS
2 22 (33.85%) Windows
3 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 4 (6.15%) UNIX
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Phone
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.08%) webOS
5 2 (3.08%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.15%) Android Development
3 11 (16.92%) iOS Development
4 9 (13.85%) Open Source
5 8 (12.31%) Mobile Development
6 7 (10.77%) Test Automation
6 7 (10.77%) TDD
7 6 (9.23%) Software Testing
7 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
7 6 (9.23%) Manual Testing
8 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.69%) Release Management
8 5 (7.69%) Validation
8 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) Java
2 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.69%) ActionScript
4 4 (6.15%) Objective-C
4 4 (6.15%) SQL
5 2 (3.08%) C++
6 1 (1.54%) C
6 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) ISEB
1 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.54%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco
2 6 (9.23%) VMware
2 6 (9.23%) Veeam
2 6 (9.23%) Xamarin
3 5 (7.69%) Google
4 4 (6.15%) CheckPoint
4 4 (6.15%) HP
4 4 (6.15%) CommVault
5 3 (4.62%) Sophos
6 2 (3.08%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.54%) Twitter
7 1 (1.54%) Symantec
7 1 (1.54%) Veritas
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.54%) Apple
Dundee, Angus
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago