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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 98 106 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing Android 37 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 0.82% 0.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.10% 3.93% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £174 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
607 585 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.23% 20.89% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 285 223
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 -8 16 £425 +102.38% 11
Glasgow +15 10 £325 +8.33% 4
Dundee 0 6 £225 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 46 (76.67%) Apple iOS
2 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.00%) Java
4 16 (26.67%) Windows
5 15 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 14 (23.33%) Android Development
6 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
7 10 (16.67%) Open Source
8 9 (15.00%) iOS Development
8 9 (15.00%) TDD
8 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (13.33%) Games
9 8 (13.33%) OO
10 7 (11.67%) Web Services
10 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.67%) Software Testing
10 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
10 7 (11.67%) Xamarin
11 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.00%) Veeam
11 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (10.00%) Manual Testing
11 6 (10.00%) User Experience
11 6 (10.00%) JIRA
11 6 (10.00%) VMware
11 6 (10.00%) Finance
11 6 (10.00%) Banking

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.33%) Lync
2 2 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.67%) MS Project
4 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
2 4 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (3.33%) Wireless
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.67%) Network Security
4 1 (1.67%) Broadband
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.33%) SQLite
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) JIRA
1 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.67%) Axure RP
2 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.67%) Hudson
2 4 (6.67%) Maven
2 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.67%) Xcode
2 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.00%) Calabash
3 3 (5.00%) Appium
3 3 (5.00%) Gradle
3 3 (5.00%) Ant
4 2 (3.33%) JUnit
4 2 (3.33%) Robotium
4 2 (3.33%) Robolectric
4 2 (3.33%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 8 (13.33%) Games
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.00%) Android Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Designer
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Tester
6 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) UX Designer
7 3 (5.00%) Xamarin Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Tester
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) Web Services
2 6 (10.00%) XML
2 6 (10.00%) Flash
2 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (8.33%) HTML
3 5 (8.33%) .NET
3 5 (8.33%) CSS
4 4 (6.67%) HTML5
4 4 (6.67%) REST
5 2 (3.33%) SOAP
6 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.67%) J2EE
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.67%) J2SE
6 1 (1.67%) Spring
6 1 (1.67%) JSON
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.67%) jQuery
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.67%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.00%) User Experience
3 5 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.67%) iPhone
5 3 (5.00%) New Media
5 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Replication
7 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.67%) Animation
7 1 (1.67%) BBC
7 1 (1.67%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (1.67%) Physics
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.67%) Social Media
7 1 (1.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 46 (76.67%) Apple iOS
2 16 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.00%) UNIX
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Phone
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.33%) webOS
5 2 (3.33%) Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) Android Development
3 10 (16.67%) Open Source
4 9 (15.00%) iOS Development
4 9 (15.00%) TDD
4 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.33%) OO
6 7 (11.67%) Software Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Test Management
8 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.33%) Service Management
8 5 (8.33%) Validation
8 5 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) Java
2 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.00%) ActionScript
4 5 (8.33%) C#
4 5 (8.33%) C++
5 4 (6.67%) SQL
6 3 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) Ruby
8 1 (1.67%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) ISEB
2 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (11.67%) Xamarin
2 6 (10.00%) Veeam
2 6 (10.00%) VMware
3 5 (8.33%) Google
4 3 (5.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) Twitter
6 1 (1.67%) Symantec
6 1 (1.67%) LANDesk
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