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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 90 107 102
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing Android 38 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.38% 0.49% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.97% 1.94% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 5
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£365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £34.25 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-46.15% -9.72%
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
545 619 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.78% 25.38% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 265 252
Average daily rate £320 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 20
Average hourly rate £16.72 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £10.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.55 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 4 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Android across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Android Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 March 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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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 0 16 £413 +17.85% 4
Glasgow -3 7 £325 +8.33% 3
South Lanarkshire - 4 £313 -
Dundee +5 3 £325 -18.75% 4
Fife - 2 - - 1
West Lothian - - - - 2
Aberdeen - - - - 1
East Ayrshire - - - -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 52 (62.65%) Android Development
2 46 (55.42%) Apple iOS
3 43 (51.81%) Java
4 38 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (43.37%) Mobile App
6 24 (28.92%) Finance
7 22 (26.51%) Banking
8 21 (25.30%) iOS Development
9 19 (22.89%) Windows
10 16 (19.28%) .NET
11 14 (16.87%) HTML
12 13 (15.66%) Mercurial
13 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
13 11 (13.25%) JSON
14 10 (12.05%) Scrum
14 10 (12.05%) Objective-C
14 10 (12.05%) C#
14 10 (12.05%) Robolectric
14 10 (12.05%) Android SDK
15 9 (10.84%) RESTful
15 9 (10.84%) Web Services
15 9 (10.84%) Subversion
16 8 (9.64%) Retail
16 8 (9.64%) CSS
16 8 (9.64%) SOAP
16 8 (9.64%) SQL
16 8 (9.64%) Test Automation
16 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
17 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
17 7 (8.43%) HTML5

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (7.23%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.82%) Apache
2 4 (4.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.20%) JBoss
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) DHCP
1 4 (4.82%) DNS
1 4 (4.82%) Firewall
1 4 (4.82%) Cisco ISE
1 4 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (4.82%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.20%) iBeacon
3 1 (1.20%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) MySQL
2 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.82%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Mercurial
2 10 (12.05%) Robolectric
3 9 (10.84%) Subversion
4 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.23%) JUnit
5 6 (7.23%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.23%) Maven
6 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.02%) Robotium
7 4 (4.82%) JMeter
7 4 (4.82%) Xcode
7 4 (4.82%) Selenium
7 4 (4.82%) Gradle
8 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (3.61%) HttpUnit
8 3 (3.61%) Ant
9 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.41%) Android Studio
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 22 (26.51%) Banking
3 8 (9.64%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (78.31%) Developer
2 39 (46.99%) Android Developer
3 11 (13.25%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (12.05%) iOS Developer
5 5 (6.02%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 5 (6.02%) Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Applications Developer
6 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (4.82%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Senior Desktop Support
7 3 (3.61%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.28%) .NET
2 14 (16.87%) HTML
3 11 (13.25%) JSON
4 10 (12.05%) Android SDK
5 9 (10.84%) RESTful
5 9 (10.84%) Web Services
6 8 (9.64%) CSS
6 8 (9.64%) SOAP
7 7 (8.43%) HTML5
8 6 (7.23%) REST
9 5 (6.02%) iOS SDK
9 5 (6.02%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.82%) XML
10 4 (4.82%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (4.82%) Spring
10 4 (4.82%) CSS3
11 3 (3.61%) WPF
11 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.61%) Cocoa
11 3 (3.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (43.37%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.23%) iPhone
2 6 (7.23%) User Experience
3 5 (6.02%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Open Source
3 5 (6.02%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.82%) Replication
5 3 (3.61%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.61%) Machine to Machine
5 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.41%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.41%) iPad
7 1 (1.20%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.20%) Clustering
7 1 (1.20%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 46 (55.42%) Apple iOS
2 19 (22.89%) Windows
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.82%) Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.61%) UNIX
5 2 (2.41%) Windows CE
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (62.65%) Android Development
2 38 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.30%) iOS Development
4 10 (12.05%) Scrum
5 8 (9.64%) Test Automation
5 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.23%) OO
6 6 (7.23%) TDD
6 6 (7.23%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.02%) Multithreading
7 5 (6.02%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (6.02%) Software Architecture
8 4 (4.82%) CRM
8 4 (4.82%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.61%) BDD
9 3 (3.61%) Pair Programming
10 2 (2.41%) Project Management
10 2 (2.41%) OOP
10 2 (2.41%) MVC
10 2 (2.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.81%) Java
2 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.05%) Objective-C
3 10 (12.05%) C#
4 8 (9.64%) SQL
5 7 (8.43%) PHP
6 4 (4.82%) Ruby
7 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.61%) Perl
7 3 (3.61%) C++
8 1 (1.20%) C
8 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) Google
2 4 (4.82%) HP
2 4 (4.82%) CommVault
2 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
2 4 (4.82%) Cisco
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) Appcelerator
3 3 (3.61%) Sophos
4 2 (2.41%) Apple
4 2 (2.41%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.20%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.20%) Veritas
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
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