Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 120 105
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 +3
Contract jobs citing Android 32 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.12% 0.55% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.50% 3.12% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -17.24% -9.38%
10th Percentile £338 £116 £315
90th Percentile £463 £386 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £17.25
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.50

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 492 513 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.28% 17.53% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 281 145
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £155 £206 £137
90th Percentile £544 £575 £503
Scotland median daily rate £388 £393 £325
% change year-on-year -1.15% +20.77% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.25 £16.36 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.44% -15.01% +26.23%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.71 £14.37
90th Percentile £44.34 £21.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -9.33%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 22 (68.75%) Mobile Development
2 19 (59.38%) Apple iOS
3 18 (56.25%) Android Development
4 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (34.38%) Java
5 11 (34.38%) Mobile App
6 10 (31.25%) Xamarin
7 8 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (21.88%) iOS Development
9 5 (15.63%) Windows
10 4 (12.50%) J2EE
10 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
10 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
10 4 (12.50%) Banking
10 4 (12.50%) React Native
10 4 (12.50%) Kotlin
11 3 (9.38%) BitLocker
11 3 (9.38%) Apple Swift
11 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
11 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
11 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
11 3 (9.38%) ITSM
11 3 (9.38%) Games
11 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (9.38%) ITIL
11 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
11 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
12 2 (6.25%) OpenGL
12 2 (6.25%) OO
12 2 (6.25%) JavaScript

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 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
1 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.13%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (3.13%) Gradle
General
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
3 14 (43.75%) Android Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Mobile Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) iOS Android Developer
5 3 (9.38%) iOS Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Android Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (3.13%) iOS Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Objective-C Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Support
7 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) J2EE
1 4 (12.50%) React Native
2 2 (6.25%) Java EE
2 2 (6.25%) OpenGL
2 2 (6.25%) React
2 2 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (6.25%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (6.25%) WebGL
3 1 (3.13%) Android SDK
3 1 (3.13%) AWT
3 1 (3.13%) JavaFX
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) OSGi
3 1 (3.13%) RxJava
3 1 (3.13%) Swing
3 1 (3.13%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.25%) iPad
3 2 (6.25%) iPhone
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Apple iOS
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Mobile Development
2 18 (56.25%) Android Development
3 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 7 (21.88%) iOS Development
6 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) ITSM
7 2 (6.25%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (6.25%) Game Development
7 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 2 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (6.25%) Physics
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Web Development
8 1 (3.13%) BDD
8 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) Kotlin
2 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
3 3 (9.38%) Apple Swift
4 2 (6.25%) GLSL
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.38%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Xamarin
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Mitel
4 1 (3.13%) Apple