The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Android over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK / Scotland
Rank 77 109 79
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -30
Contract jobs citing Android 25 22 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.48% 0.85% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.27% 3.92% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £100.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.00% +191.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £21.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year
+24.41% -28.80%

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
399 561 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.65% 21.68% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 284 302
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £200 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 6 14
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £50.20 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Android as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +30 12 £425 +3.03% 3
Glasgow -7 4 £350 -9.67% 2
Dundee - 3 - - 2
Angus - 3 - -
West Lothian 0 2 - -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Android.

1 44 (56.41%) Apple iOS
1 44 (56.41%) Android Development
2 33 (42.31%) Java
3 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (30.77%) Mobile App
5 18 (23.08%) Windows
6 17 (21.79%) Degree
7 15 (19.23%) OO
8 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
8 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
8 14 (17.95%) Finance
9 13 (16.67%) Scrum
9 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 13 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 12 (15.38%) iOS Development
10 12 (15.38%) Android Studio
10 12 (15.38%) Mobile Development
10 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
10 12 (15.38%) C#
11 11 (14.10%) C++
11 11 (14.10%) .NET
11 11 (14.10%) Mathematics
12 10 (12.82%) Front End Development
12 10 (12.82%) Algorithms
12 10 (12.82%) Android SDK
12 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (11.54%) AirWatch
13 9 (11.54%) Application Packaging
13 9 (11.54%) Retail
13 9 (11.54%) IIS

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.54%) IIS
2 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.28%) CMS
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
3 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) iTunes
2 4 (5.13%) SaaS
3 2 (2.56%) Office 365
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.28%) Google Play
4 1 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) DHCP
1 2 (2.56%) DNS
1 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.56%) VPN
2 1 (1.28%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.28%) FTP
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Big Data
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Android Studio
2 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.56%) Gradle
3 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) Ant
4 1 (1.28%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.28%) JMeter
4 1 (1.28%) JUnit
4 1 (1.28%) Maven
4 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Retail
3 4 (5.13%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (65.38%) Developer
2 31 (39.74%) Android Developer
3 7 (8.97%) Applications Developer
4 6 (7.69%) Mobility Specialist
4 6 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Management Specialist
5 4 (5.13%) Mobility Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Junior
6 3 (3.85%) Senior Android Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Tester
7 2 (2.56%) Analyst
7 2 (2.56%) Deskside Support
7 2 (2.56%) Java Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Junior Tester
7 2 (2.56%) Systems Tester
7 2 (2.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) .NET
2 10 (12.82%) Android SDK
3 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.69%) Spring
5 5 (6.41%) Flash
5 5 (6.41%) HTML
6 4 (5.13%) iOS SDK
7 3 (3.85%) Ajax
7 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.85%) HTML5
7 3 (3.85%) jQuery
7 3 (3.85%) React
7 3 (3.85%) RESTful
7 3 (3.85%) WebGL
8 2 (2.56%) Apache Flex
8 2 (2.56%) JSON
8 2 (2.56%) Node.js
8 2 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
3 11 (14.10%) Mathematics
4 10 (12.82%) Algorithms
5 7 (8.97%) iPad
6 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.41%) Applied Mathematics
6 5 (6.41%) Data Structures
6 5 (6.41%) iPhone
6 5 (6.41%) Physics
7 3 (3.85%) Fintech
7 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.85%) Social Media
8 2 (2.56%) CESG
8 2 (2.56%) Chemistry
8 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.28%) Animation
9 1 (1.28%) Streaming Media
9 1 (1.28%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 44 (56.41%) Apple iOS
2 18 (23.08%) Windows
3 13 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.26%) Linux
6 7 (8.97%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.41%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.85%) Unix
10 2 (2.56%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.56%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (56.41%) Android Development
2 30 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.23%) OO
4 13 (16.67%) Scrum
4 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 12 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 12 (15.38%) Mobile Development
6 10 (12.82%) Front End Development
7 9 (11.54%) Application Packaging
8 7 (8.97%) OOD
9 6 (7.69%) Web Development
10 5 (6.41%) SOLID
11 4 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (3.85%) MVC
12 3 (3.85%) Performance Testing
12 3 (3.85%) Project Management
12 3 (3.85%) TDD
13 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.56%) OOP
13 2 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.31%) Java
2 12 (15.38%) C#
3 11 (14.10%) C++
4 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
4 8 (10.26%) Ruby
5 7 (8.97%) Python
6 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.41%) ActionScript
7 5 (6.41%) Apple Swift
7 5 (6.41%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.56%) PHP
8 2 (2.56%) SQL
9 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.28%) Lua
9 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) MCSE
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) ISEB
4 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.85%) SCCM
3 2 (2.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) HP
3 6 (7.69%) Apple
4 4 (5.13%) VMware
5 2 (2.56%) Adobe
5 2 (2.56%) Citrix
5 2 (2.56%) Dell
5 2 (2.56%) Lumension
5 2 (2.56%) Mitel
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle
5 2 (2.56%) Xerox
6 1 (1.28%) Canon
6 1 (1.28%) Facebook
6 1 (1.28%) Google
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.28%) Splunk
6 1 (1.28%) Twitter