Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 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.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 105 124
Rank change year-on-year +18 +19 -21
Contract jobs citing Android 45 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.54% 0.51% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.51% 3.11% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% +30.61%
10th Percentile £133 £273 £311
90th Percentile £449 £488 £490
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £275
% change year-on-year - +36.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 - £42.00

Android is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 428 386 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.62% 16.52% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 191 250
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £120 £210 £212
90th Percentile £491 £525 £500
Scotland median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £15.86 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% +32.17% -70.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £59.00 £31.50 £13.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £15.68 £38.25
% change year-on-year +1.15% -59.01% +31.90%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Android as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Android in Edinburgh

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Edinburgh

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Edinburgh

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Android.

1 30 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 27 (60.00%) Mobile Development
3 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (42.22%) Mobile App
5 16 (35.56%) Android Development
6 13 (28.89%) Java
7 12 (26.67%) Xamarin
8 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
8 11 (24.44%) Mobile Application Development
9 10 (22.22%) React Native
10 9 (20.00%) Windows
11 7 (15.56%) Banking
11 7 (15.56%) iOS Development
12 6 (13.33%) iPhone
12 6 (13.33%) Objective-C
12 6 (13.33%) Blackberry
12 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
13 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
13 5 (11.11%) ITIL
13 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
13 5 (11.11%) Mitel
13 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
13 5 (11.11%) Retail Banking
13 5 (11.11%) REST
13 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
13 5 (11.11%) BitLocker
14 4 (8.89%) Apple Swift
14 4 (8.89%) React

Android
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 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.44%) Mendix
2 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
1 2 (4.44%) Skype
2 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (2.22%) Android Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (2.22%) Gradle
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (15.56%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Advertising
4 2 (4.44%) Games
4 2 (4.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) Mobile Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Android Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) CISSP Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Security Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) React Developer
7 2 (4.44%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) React Native
2 5 (11.11%) REST
3 4 (8.89%) CSS
3 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 4 (8.89%) HTML5
3 4 (8.89%) J2EE
3 4 (8.89%) React
4 3 (6.67%) CSS3
4 3 (6.67%) Spring
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (4.44%) GraphQL
5 2 (4.44%) iOS SDK
5 2 (4.44%) Java EE
5 2 (4.44%) OpenGL
5 2 (4.44%) PhoneGap
5 2 (4.44%) Struts
5 2 (4.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (4.44%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (4.44%) WebGL
5 2 (4.44%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.33%) iPhone
3 4 (8.89%) EMV
4 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.44%) iPad
5 1 (2.22%) Blog
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.22%) Social Media
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 9 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Mobile Development
2 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Android Development
4 11 (24.44%) Mobile Application Development
5 7 (15.56%) iOS Development
6 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (8.89%) Information Security
7 4 (8.89%) ITSM
7 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.89%) TDD
8 3 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
8 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.44%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (4.44%) Physics
9 2 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Java
2 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.33%) Objective-C
4 4 (8.89%) Apple Swift
5 3 (6.67%) ES7
5 3 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) GLSL
6 2 (4.44%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) SQL
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) CEH
1 4 (8.89%) CISSP
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.11%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Xamarin
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) Mitel
4 2 (4.44%) Appcelerator
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Kony
4 2 (4.44%) OutSystems
5 1 (2.22%) Apple