Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 118 115
Rank change year-on-year +33 -3 -12
Contract jobs citing Android 51 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.74% 0.47% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.97% 2.69% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 7 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £378 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.85% -15.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £318 £250 £325
90th Percentile £450 £380 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £310
% change year-on-year +6.67% +20.97% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £15.00
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 465 483 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.82% 17.44% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 247 192
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £132 £207 £155
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year - +13.64% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £14.96 £14.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +5.39% +18.25%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.06 £11.71
90th Percentile £44.27 £18.90 £19.35
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year +11.29% -47.90% +60.81%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 34 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 32 (62.75%) Mobile Development
3 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (43.14%) Android Development
5 21 (41.18%) Mobile App
6 17 (33.33%) Java
7 14 (27.45%) Mobile Application Development
7 14 (27.45%) Xamarin
8 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
9 10 (19.61%) Banking
9 10 (19.61%) iOS Development
10 9 (17.65%) React Native
11 7 (13.73%) Objective-C
11 7 (13.73%) Windows
12 6 (11.76%) J2EE
12 6 (11.76%) React
13 5 (9.80%) iPhone
13 5 (9.80%) Finance
13 5 (9.80%) TDD
13 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
13 5 (9.80%) Retail Banking
13 5 (9.80%) PHP
13 5 (9.80%) Blackberry
13 5 (9.80%) Apple Swift
13 5 (9.80%) Kotlin
14 4 (7.84%) BitLocker
14 4 (7.84%) EMV
14 4 (7.84%) IBM
14 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
14 4 (7.84%) Active Directory

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 (7.84%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.96%) Mendix
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Skype
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Android Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (1.96%) Gradle
2 1 (1.96%) Selenium
2 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (19.61%) Banking
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Retail Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Advertising
4 2 (3.92%) Games
4 2 (3.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (76.47%) Developer
2 21 (41.18%) Mobile Developer
3 16 (31.37%) Android Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) CISSP Architect
5 4 (7.84%) iOS Android Developer
5 4 (7.84%) iOS Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Security Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.88%) React Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Xamarin Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Mobile Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Objective-C Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) React Native
2 6 (11.76%) J2EE
2 6 (11.76%) React
3 4 (7.84%) CSS
3 4 (7.84%) HTML
3 4 (7.84%) HTML5
3 4 (7.84%) Java EE
3 4 (7.84%) REST
4 3 (5.88%) CSS3
4 3 (5.88%) Spring
5 2 (3.92%) GraphQL
5 2 (3.92%) OpenGL
5 2 (3.92%) Struts
5 2 (3.92%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (3.92%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (3.92%) WebGL
6 1 (1.96%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (1.96%) Laravel
6 1 (1.96%) Redux
6 1 (1.96%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 21 (41.18%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.80%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.80%) iPhone
3 4 (7.84%) EMV
4 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.92%) iPad
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 7 (13.73%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Mobile Development
2 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (43.14%) Android Development
4 14 (27.45%) Mobile Application Development
5 10 (19.61%) iOS Development
6 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.80%) TDD
7 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (7.84%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.84%) Information Security
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL
7 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.84%) Web Development
8 3 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (5.88%) ITSM
8 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
9 2 (3.92%) OO
9 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
2 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.73%) Objective-C
4 5 (9.80%) Apple Swift
4 5 (9.80%) Kotlin
4 5 (9.80%) PHP
5 3 (5.88%) ES7
6 2 (3.92%) GLSL
7 1 (1.96%) C#
7 1 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) SQL
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) CEH
1 4 (7.84%) CISSP
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.84%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Xamarin
2 4 (7.84%) IBM
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Mitel
3 1 (1.96%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.96%) Apple
3 1 (1.96%) Kony
3 1 (1.96%) OutSystems