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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 73 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -14
Contract jobs citing Android 49 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.78% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.81% 2.28% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 7
Average daily rate
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£358 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £378 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% -2.77%
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
556 613 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.15% 24.88% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 267 248
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £125 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 28
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £90.50 £21.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +11 31 £400 +14.28% 6
Glasgow +7 12 £350 -3.44% 5
Dundee +9 3 £325 -18.75% 3
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 48 (63.16%) Apple iOS
1 48 (63.16%) Android Development
2 39 (51.32%) Java
2 39 (51.32%) Mobile App
3 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (31.58%) Finance
5 22 (28.95%) .NET
6 21 (27.63%) Banking
6 21 (27.63%) iOS Development
7 20 (26.32%) Windows
8 16 (21.05%) HTML
9 15 (19.74%) C#
9 15 (19.74%) Mercurial
10 14 (18.42%) JSON
11 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
12 12 (15.79%) Android SDK
13 11 (14.47%) Subversion
14 10 (13.16%) CSS
14 10 (13.16%) Scrum
14 10 (13.16%) HTML5
15 9 (11.84%) Objective-C
15 9 (11.84%) Multithreading
15 9 (11.84%) RESTful
16 8 (10.53%) SQL
16 8 (10.53%) SOAP
16 8 (10.53%) Web Services
16 8 (10.53%) Google
16 8 (10.53%) iPhone
16 8 (10.53%) REST
17 7 (9.21%) PHP

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
1 6 (7.89%) CMS
2 4 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (2.63%) Node.js
3 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.63%) TeamSite
4 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Bluetooth
1 2 (2.63%) VPN
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
1 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) MySQL
2 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Mercurial
2 11 (14.47%) Subversion
3 6 (7.89%) Eclipse
3 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.89%) Robolectric
4 5 (6.58%) JUnit
5 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.26%) JMeter
5 4 (5.26%) Xcode
5 4 (5.26%) Maven
5 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.95%) Ant
6 3 (3.95%) Gradle
6 3 (3.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (3.95%) HttpUnit
6 3 (3.95%) Selenium
6 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.63%) Hudson
7 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 21 (27.63%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Retail
4 3 (3.95%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (81.58%) Developer
2 34 (44.74%) Android Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (10.53%) iOS Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Designer
9 2 (2.63%) Technical Support
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Xamarin Developer
10 1 (1.32%) Senior Android Developer
10 1 (1.32%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.95%) .NET
2 16 (21.05%) HTML
3 14 (18.42%) JSON
4 12 (15.79%) Android SDK
5 10 (13.16%) HTML5
5 10 (13.16%) CSS
6 9 (11.84%) RESTful
7 8 (10.53%) SOAP
7 8 (10.53%) Web Services
7 8 (10.53%) REST
8 6 (7.89%) CSS3
8 6 (7.89%) iOS SDK
9 4 (5.26%) WPF
9 4 (5.26%) Spring
9 4 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.26%) JSP
10 3 (3.95%) J2EE
10 3 (3.95%) XML
10 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 39 (51.32%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.53%) iPhone
3 7 (9.21%) User Experience
4 6 (7.89%) Open Source
4 6 (7.89%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Machine to Machine
5 3 (3.95%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.95%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.63%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.32%) W3C
7 1 (1.32%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.32%) Statistics
7 1 (1.32%) Streaming Music
7 1 (1.32%) iPad
7 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 48 (63.16%) Apple iOS
2 20 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (6.58%) Linux
3 5 (6.58%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.63%) UNIX
4 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (63.16%) Android Development
2 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (27.63%) iOS Development
4 10 (13.16%) Scrum
5 9 (11.84%) Multithreading
6 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.58%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.58%) OO
7 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
7 5 (6.58%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (5.26%) CRM
9 3 (3.95%) MVC
9 3 (3.95%) TDD
9 3 (3.95%) Web Development
9 3 (3.95%) Software Architecture
9 3 (3.95%) BDD
10 2 (2.63%) Pair Programming
10 2 (2.63%) OOP
11 1 (1.32%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 39 (51.32%) Java
2 15 (19.74%) C#
3 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.84%) Objective-C
5 8 (10.53%) SQL
6 7 (9.21%) PHP
7 4 (5.26%) C++
7 4 (5.26%) Ruby
8 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.95%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Google
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) Appcelerator
5 2 (2.63%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.63%) LANDesk
5 2 (2.63%) HP
5 2 (2.63%) Apple
5 2 (2.63%) Symantec
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