The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Android Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Android Software Development
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 90 85
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5  
Contract jobs citing Android Development 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.50% 0.45% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.53% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00

Android Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 996 1130 1186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.70% 85.28% 82.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 618 623
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -54.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Android Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in Edinburgh

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Android Development in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in Edinburgh

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Development in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 12 (100.00%) Android
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Mobile Development
6 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) Xamarin
8 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
8 1 (8.33%) HTML5
8 1 (8.33%) Social Media
8 1 (8.33%) User Experience
8 1 (8.33%) Android Studio
8 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (8.33%) HTML
8 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (8.33%) Spring
8 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (8.33%) Ajax
8 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (8.33%) PHP
8 1 (8.33%) SOAP
8 1 (8.33%) Web Services
8 1 (8.33%) Unix

Android Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Android Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Android Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) Java ME
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Animation
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) Social Media
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Xamarin