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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 104 87 103
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Contract jobs citing Android 23 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 0.81% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.97% 3.93% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 3
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£300 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £158 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -66.00%
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
579 509 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.13% 20.58% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 226 182
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -1 14 £210 -47.50% 3
Glasgow -14 2 £300 -17.24% 6
Dundee - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £250 -
Fife - - - -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 24 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 19 (63.33%) Android Development
3 14 (46.67%) iOS Development
3 14 (46.67%) Mobile App
4 12 (40.00%) .NET
5 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
6 10 (33.33%) HTML
7 9 (30.00%) Windows
8 8 (26.67%) C#
8 8 (26.67%) CSS
9 7 (23.33%) Banking
9 7 (23.33%) JSON
10 6 (20.00%) Backbone.js
10 6 (20.00%) Java
10 6 (20.00%) Linux
10 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (16.67%) HTML5
11 5 (16.67%) iPhone
11 5 (16.67%) Web Development
12 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
12 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
12 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (13.33%) CSS3
12 4 (13.33%) Windows Phone
12 4 (13.33%) Xamarin
12 4 (13.33%) MVC
12 4 (13.33%) Finance
12 4 (13.33%) Objective-C
13 3 (10.00%) HP
13 3 (10.00%) TeamSite

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (10.00%) TeamSite
1 3 (10.00%) CMS
1 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 3 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) VPN
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
1 3 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.33%) Valgrind
2 1 (3.33%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.33%) GoogleTest
2 1 (3.33%) CMake
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.33%) Xcode
General
1 7 (23.33%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Android Developer
3 4 (13.33%) iOS Developer
4 3 (10.00%) UI Programmer
4 3 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) HTML
3 8 (26.67%) CSS
4 7 (23.33%) JSON
5 6 (20.00%) Backbone.js
6 5 (16.67%) HTML5
7 4 (13.33%) CSS3
8 3 (10.00%) REST
8 3 (10.00%) jQuery
8 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (10.00%) JSP
8 3 (10.00%) SOAP
8 3 (10.00%) Web Services
8 3 (10.00%) XML
8 3 (10.00%) Java EE
8 3 (10.00%) JSF
8 3 (10.00%) XSL
8 3 (10.00%) XSLT
9 2 (6.67%) Android SDK
9 2 (6.67%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (16.67%) iPhone
3 3 (10.00%) Graphic Design
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Open Source
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.33%) Statistics
5 1 (3.33%) Streaming Music
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Phone
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Android Development
2 14 (46.67%) iOS Development
3 5 (16.67%) Web Development
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.33%) MVC
4 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.33%) Competitive Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) OO
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (26.67%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) Objective-C
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Xamarin
3 3 (10.00%) Google
3 3 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Symantec
4 2 (6.67%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.33%) Sencha
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Apple