The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Scotland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 118 103 109
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing Android 10 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 0.72% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.48% 3.01% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Average daily rate £300 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% +15.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.09%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
675 565 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.78% 23.95% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 273 208
Average daily rate £375 £345 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +7.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -36.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Android
UK

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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +14 6 £300 +9.09% 4
Edinburgh -32 3 £200 -40.95% 4
Dundee - - - - 2
Renfrewshire - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (35.00%) Android Development
2 7 (35.00%) iOS Development
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (20.00%) JSON
5 4 (20.00%) jQuery
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) MySQL
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) PHP
6 3 (15.00%) Data Security
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) CSS3
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (10.00%) iOS SDK
7 2 (10.00%) iPad
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (10.00%) QA
7 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
1 7 (35.00%) CSS
2 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) JSON
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) iOS SDK
5 2 (10.00%) JPA
5 2 (10.00%) Facelets
5 2 (10.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) JSF
5 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) JavaBeans
6 1 (5.00%) XSLT
6 1 (5.00%) Flash
6 1 (5.00%) XHTML
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Android Development
1 7 (35.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) Data Security
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Web Development
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (5.00%) RDF
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Sencha
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