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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 109 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing Android 22 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.90% 1.02% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 4
Average daily rate
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£350 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 - £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.43 £17.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-15.14% -47.69%
Android
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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
564 689 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.19% 26.16% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 346 267
Average daily rate £325 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £128 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 38 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £27.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +17 17 £275 - 5
Glasgow -1 4 £375 - 9
South Lanarkshire - 1 £200 -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 32 (50.79%) Apple iOS
2 31 (49.21%) Android Development
3 29 (46.03%) Java
4 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (31.75%) Mobile App
6 18 (28.57%) Windows
7 16 (25.40%) Banking
8 15 (23.81%) Finance
9 12 (19.05%) iOS Development
9 12 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 11 (17.46%) Mobile Development
11 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
11 10 (15.87%) HTML
11 10 (15.87%) SQL
12 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (12.70%) Robolectric
13 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
13 8 (12.70%) TDD
14 7 (11.11%) Maven
14 7 (11.11%) Retail
14 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 7 (11.11%) JSON
14 7 (11.11%) Web Services
14 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
14 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
15 6 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
15 6 (9.52%) Hudson
15 6 (9.52%) Software Architecture
15 6 (9.52%) Robotium

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) Lync
2 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (6.35%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (6.35%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (6.35%) DHCP
2 4 (6.35%) VPN
2 4 (6.35%) DNS
2 4 (6.35%) Firewall
3 3 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.17%) Wireless
5 1 (1.59%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.59%) Broadband
5 1 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (1.59%) iBeacon
5 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) MySQL
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Robolectric
1 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.11%) Maven
3 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.52%) Hudson
3 6 (9.52%) Robotium
3 6 (9.52%) Gradle
3 6 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 6 (9.52%) Xcode
4 5 (7.94%) Ant
5 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.35%) Selenium
5 4 (6.35%) Calabash
5 4 (6.35%) Appium
5 4 (6.35%) Subversion
6 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.76%) JUnit
6 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.76%) Mercurial
6 3 (4.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 16 (25.40%) Banking
2 15 (23.81%) Finance
3 7 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Developer
2 25 (39.68%) Android Developer
3 8 (12.70%) iOS Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Support
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) HTML
2 7 (11.11%) JSON
2 7 (11.11%) Web Services
3 6 (9.52%) HTML5
3 6 (9.52%) CSS
3 6 (9.52%) .NET
4 5 (7.94%) REST
5 4 (6.35%) RESTful
6 3 (4.76%) XML
6 3 (4.76%) Android SDK
6 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.76%) CSS3
7 2 (3.17%) JSP
7 2 (3.17%) Cocoa
8 1 (1.59%) JSF
8 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.59%) J2EE
8 1 (1.59%) XHTML
8 1 (1.59%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.94%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.94%) iPhone
3 4 (6.35%) Replication
4 3 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (3.17%) User Experience
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.59%) Animation
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
6 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.59%) Social Media
6 1 (1.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.79%) Apple iOS
2 18 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (9.52%) UNIX
4 5 (7.94%) Linux
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Phone
6 2 (3.17%) Windows CE
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Android Development
2 28 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.05%) iOS Development
3 12 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 11 (17.46%) Mobile Development
5 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (12.70%) TDD
7 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 6 (9.52%) Software Architecture
8 6 (9.52%) Open Source
8 6 (9.52%) Scrum
9 5 (7.94%) BDD
10 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
10 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.35%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
11 3 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (4.76%) Service Management
11 3 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) Java
2 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
2 10 (15.87%) SQL
3 4 (6.35%) PHP
3 4 (6.35%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.17%) C#
4 2 (3.17%) C++
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.59%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Cisco
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.35%) HP
3 4 (6.35%) CommVault
4 3 (4.76%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) Sophos
4 3 (4.76%) Appcelerator
4 3 (4.76%) Veeam
5 2 (3.17%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec
6 1 (1.59%) Veritas
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Apple
6 1 (1.59%) Twitter
6 1 (1.59%) LANDesk
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