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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 88 99 93
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Android 40 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.43% 0.76% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.33% 3.01% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £231 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £375 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £31.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-59.20% -13.19%
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
546 631 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.52% 25.08% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 288 223
Average daily rate £347 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £133 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 34
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £24.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +23 35 £394 +21.15% 5
Glasgow -8 3 £300 -19.46% 4
Fife - - - - 2
West Lothian - - - - 1
Dundee - - - - 1
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 43 (69.35%) Apple iOS
2 41 (66.13%) Android Development
3 32 (51.61%) Mobile App
4 27 (43.55%) Java
5 24 (38.71%) .NET
6 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (37.10%) iOS Development
7 18 (29.03%) Windows
8 17 (27.42%) Finance
8 17 (27.42%) Banking
9 16 (25.81%) C#
10 13 (20.97%) Mercurial
11 11 (17.74%) Objective-C
12 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
12 10 (16.13%) Android SDK
13 9 (14.52%) Subversion
13 9 (14.52%) HTML
14 8 (12.90%) Scrum
14 8 (12.90%) JSON
14 8 (12.90%) Multithreading
14 8 (12.90%) iPhone
15 7 (11.29%) REST
15 7 (11.29%) CMS
15 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
16 6 (9.68%) Google
16 6 (9.68%) Open Source
17 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
17 5 (8.06%) RESTful
17 5 (8.06%) Windows Phone
17 5 (8.06%) Mobile Banking

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (11.29%) CMS
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
2 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.84%) TeamSite
3 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (4.84%) Node.js
4 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) VPN
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.61%) DNS
2 1 (1.61%) SSL
2 1 (1.61%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
1 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.84%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Mercurial
2 9 (14.52%) Subversion
3 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.45%) JUnit
4 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.45%) JMeter
4 4 (6.45%) Robolectric
5 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.84%) HttpUnit
6 2 (3.23%) Xcode
6 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.23%) Maven
6 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.61%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.61%) Clang
7 1 (1.61%) NUnit
7 1 (1.61%) Ant
7 1 (1.61%) Valgrind
7 1 (1.61%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.61%) Robotium
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
1 17 (27.42%) Banking
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (79.03%) Developer
2 25 (40.32%) Android Developer
3 7 (11.29%) iOS Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Applications Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Designer
7 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Xamarin Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Senior Project Manager
9 1 (1.61%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) .NET
2 10 (16.13%) Android SDK
3 9 (14.52%) HTML
4 8 (12.90%) JSON
5 7 (11.29%) REST
6 5 (8.06%) iOS SDK
6 5 (8.06%) RESTful
6 5 (8.06%) CSS
6 5 (8.06%) SOAP
6 5 (8.06%) Web Services
7 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
7 4 (6.45%) Spring
7 4 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (6.45%) HTML5
8 3 (4.84%) CSS3
8 3 (4.84%) Backbone.js
8 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.84%) Java EE
8 3 (4.84%) JSF
8 3 (4.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (51.61%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.90%) iPhone
3 6 (9.68%) Open Source
4 5 (8.06%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (6.45%) User Experience
6 3 (4.84%) Machine to Machine
6 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
7 2 (3.23%) Online Banking
7 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.61%) Statistics
8 1 (1.61%) Streaming Music
8 1 (1.61%) W3C
8 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (69.35%) Apple iOS
2 18 (29.03%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Phone
4 4 (6.45%) Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (66.13%) Android Development
2 23 (37.10%) iOS Development
2 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.90%) Scrum
3 8 (12.90%) Multithreading
4 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
4 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.45%) Web Development
4 4 (6.45%) OO
4 4 (6.45%) CRM
5 3 (4.84%) MVC
5 3 (4.84%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (3.23%) Software Architecture
6 2 (3.23%) OOP
6 2 (3.23%) Pair Programming
7 1 (1.61%) TDD
7 1 (1.61%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.61%) Refactoring
7 1 (1.61%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) Java
2 16 (25.81%) C#
3 11 (17.74%) Objective-C
4 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.45%) Ruby
6 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.84%) Perl
6 3 (4.84%) PHP
6 3 (4.84%) C++
7 2 (3.23%) SQL
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Google
3 5 (8.06%) Xamarin
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle
5 3 (4.84%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) Symantec
6 2 (3.23%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.61%) Apple
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day
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Rate: 6 Month Contract - £400-£550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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