Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 108 92
Rank change year-on-year +12 -16 +32
Contract jobs citing Android 26 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.07% 0.78% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.82% 4.90% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 14
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £195 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +117.95% -56.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £296 £105 £239
90th Percentile £535 £508 £496
Scotland median daily rate £425 £288 £400
% change year-on-year +47.83% -28.13% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 - £19.25
10th Percentile £25.25 - £18.53
90th Percentile £25.75 - £20.18
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 - £19.25

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 447 449 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.48% 16.00% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 290 169
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £128 £150 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +2.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 17
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.71% -22.22% +47.54%
10th Percentile £12.27 £14.63 £13.89
90th Percentile £45.20 £21.00 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £16.81 £17.25
% change year-on-year -2.26% -2.55% -53.06%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019, 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 19 (73.08%) Apple iOS
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
4 6 (23.08%) Office 365
4 6 (23.08%) Android Development
4 6 (23.08%) Mobile Development
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (19.23%) Kotlin
5 5 (19.23%) Banking
5 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
5 5 (19.23%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) CRM
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Games
6 4 (15.38%) React Native
6 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 4 (15.38%) User Experience
6 4 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (11.54%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (11.54%) Android SDK
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) Xamarin
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (11.54%) SDLC
7 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery

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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Games
3 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.69%) Publishing
5 1 (3.85%) Back Office
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Android Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Mobile Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Service Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Xamarin Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) React Native
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) Android SDK
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) RxJava
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 4 (15.38%) User Experience
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.85%) DataPower
5 1 (3.85%) Fintech
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Apple iOS
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Android Development
2 6 (23.08%) Mobile Development
3 4 (15.38%) CRM
3 4 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.54%) SDLC
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) ITSM
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
1 5 (19.23%) Kotlin
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) NIST 800
1 1 (3.85%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) BitLocker
2 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Xamarin
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Mitel