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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 117 102 119
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing Android 32 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 1.00% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.98% 4.78% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 4
Average daily rate £324 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.68% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £173 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £458 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.92%
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
804 628 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.88% 21.00% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 328 312
Average daily rate £375 £320 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £115 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 46 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.10 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.45% +60.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £11.95 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £29.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +13 16 £338 -10.00% 3
Edinburgh -20 8 £425 +3.03% 3
Renfrewshire - 2 £293 -
Scottish Borders 0 1 £375 +87.50%
Dundee - 1 £225 - 2
Midlothian - 1 £225 -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 29 (56.86%) Apple iOS
2 27 (52.94%) Android Development
3 21 (41.18%) Java
4 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.57%) Mobile Development
6 10 (19.61%) iOS Development
6 10 (19.61%) Windows
7 9 (17.65%) .NET
7 9 (17.65%) AirWatch
8 8 (15.69%) Xamarin
8 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
8 8 (15.69%) C#
8 8 (15.69%) Web Services
8 8 (15.69%) Finance
9 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
9 7 (13.73%) Android SDK
10 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
10 6 (11.76%) Windows Phone
10 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
10 6 (11.76%) User Experience
10 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
10 6 (11.76%) Scrum
10 6 (11.76%) J2EE
10 6 (11.76%) VMware
11 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (9.80%) HTML
11 5 (9.80%) CSS
11 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
11 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
11 5 (9.80%) CSS3

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.96%) InDesign
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) VPN
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (3.92%) DHCP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) Skype
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Android Studio
1 3 (5.88%) Axure RP
2 2 (3.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (3.92%) Xcode
3 1 (1.96%) Calabash
3 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) JMeter
3 1 (1.96%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) Android Developer
3 8 (15.69%) iOS Android Developer
3 8 (15.69%) iOS Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Java Android Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Designer
6 4 (7.84%) 3D Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Unity 3D Developer
6 4 (7.84%) UX Designer
6 4 (7.84%) Xamarin Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Mobility Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Android Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Java Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) Web Services
3 7 (13.73%) Android SDK
4 6 (11.76%) J2EE
5 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.80%) CSS
5 5 (9.80%) CSS3
5 5 (9.80%) HTML
5 5 (9.80%) HTML5
5 5 (9.80%) PhoneGap
6 4 (7.84%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (7.84%) jQuery
6 4 (7.84%) React
6 4 (7.84%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (5.88%) J2ME
8 2 (3.92%) JSON
9 1 (1.96%) Cocoa
9 1 (1.96%) RESTful
9 1 (1.96%) SOAP
9 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 6 (11.76%) User Experience
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.84%) Oculus Rift
3 3 (5.88%) CESG
3 3 (5.88%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) Apple iOS
2 10 (19.61%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Phone
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.84%) Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.96%) CyanogenMod
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Android Development
2 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.57%) Mobile Development
4 10 (19.61%) iOS Development
5 6 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (7.84%) DevOps
6 4 (7.84%) OO
7 3 (5.88%) Front End Development
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL
7 3 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (5.88%) Usability Testing
7 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Web Development
8 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.92%) SDLC
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.92%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Test Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (41.18%) Java
2 8 (15.69%) C#
2 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.84%) C
4 3 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Xamarin
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.76%) VMware
4 4 (7.84%) Apple
4 4 (7.84%) Kony
5 3 (5.88%) Citrix
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle
6 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) CommVault
6 2 (3.92%) Google
6 2 (3.92%) HP
6 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.92%) Sophos
6 2 (3.92%) Veritas
7 1 (1.96%) Adobe
7 1 (1.96%) Symantec
7 1 (1.96%) Veeam
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