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 3 months to 22 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.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 88 71
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17  
Contract jobs citing Android 9 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.74% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.39% 3.51% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Median daily rate £450 £413 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +58.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +1.42% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00%  

Android is in the operating system 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 operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 205 285 233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 17.07% 20.97% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 122 114
Median daily rate £375 £387 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £290 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.16% -70.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android 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.

1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) Android Development
3 11 (52.38%) Apple iOS
4 10 (47.62%) Finance
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) Spring
8 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (19.05%) Web Development
8 4 (19.05%) Mobile Development
9 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
9 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
9 3 (14.29%) DevOps
9 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 3 (14.29%) Node.js
9 3 (14.29%) SOAP
9 3 (14.29%) Degree
9 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 3 (14.29%) Banking
9 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
10 2 (9.52%) Scrum
10 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
10 2 (9.52%) Ruby
10 2 (9.52%) Subversion
10 2 (9.52%) QA
10 2 (9.52%) Maven
10 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
10 2 (9.52%) Web Services

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 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Bluemix
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Android Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) Appium
3 1 (4.76%) Gerrit
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Android Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Deskside Support
5 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Java Android Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Spring
2 3 (14.29%) Node.js
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) Android SDK
3 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.52%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) Java ME
4 1 (4.76%) JPA
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) React Native
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Animation
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Apple iOS
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Android Development
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Mobile Development
3 4 (19.05%) Web Development
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Market Research
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Physics
6 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Lumension
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) Splunk