Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 20 November 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 64 49
Rank change year-on-year -2 -15 +24
Contract jobs citing Android 44 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.58% 2.32% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.61% 8.85% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 23
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £323 £354 £263
90th Percentile £438 £500 £398
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 379 339 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 22.22% 26.22% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 143 163
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £138 £191 £173
90th Percentile £525 £550 £438
Scotland median daily rate £380 £384 £330
% change year-on-year -0.98% +16.29% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.75 £13.33 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.21% -0.41% -74.51%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £123.65 £22.78 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% -6.85% -3.31%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in Glasgow

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Glasgow

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Android.

1 32 (72.73%) Apple iOS
2 22 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 19 (43.18%) iOS Development
4 17 (38.64%) Apple Swift
5 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (31.82%) Android Development
7 13 (29.55%) Mobile App
8 12 (27.27%) Objective-C
9 11 (25.00%) SQLite
10 8 (18.18%) Java
11 7 (15.91%) Xamarin
11 7 (15.91%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (13.64%) Office 365
13 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
13 5 (11.36%) ITIL
13 5 (11.36%) Windows
13 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
13 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
13 5 (11.36%) TDD
13 5 (11.36%) Smartphone
14 4 (9.09%) Degree
14 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
14 4 (9.09%) Scrum
14 4 (9.09%) REST
15 3 (6.82%) Open Source
15 3 (6.82%) MVVM
15 3 (6.82%) Android SDK
15 3 (6.82%) Android Studio
15 3 (6.82%) React Native
15 3 (6.82%) Driving Licence

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Firebase
2 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.27%) Google Pay
2 1 (2.27%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) Skype
2 2 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.27%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Android Studio
3 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.27%) CocoaPods
4 1 (2.27%) Gradle
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (84.09%) Developer
2 20 (45.45%) iOS Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Android Developer
4 11 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) iOS Android Developer
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Java Android Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Xamarin Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Android Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) REST
2 3 (6.82%) Android SDK
2 3 (6.82%) JSON
2 3 (6.82%) React Native
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) Dagger
4 1 (2.27%) Google Maps API
4 1 (2.27%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.27%) jQuery
4 1 (2.27%) RESTful
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Mobile App
2 7 (15.91%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (11.36%) Smartphone
4 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.82%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) Digital Wallet
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 19 (43.18%) iOS Development
3 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.82%) Android Development
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) MVVM
7 3 (6.82%) Open Source
7 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.55%) DevOps
8 2 (4.55%) Front End Development
8 2 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (4.55%) MVC
8 2 (4.55%) Web Development
9 1 (2.27%) Prototyping
9 1 (2.27%) SDLC
9 1 (2.27%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Apple Swift
2 12 (27.27%) Objective-C
3 8 (18.18%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) Groovy
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Xamarin
2 3 (6.82%) Google
3 2 (4.55%) Apple
3 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.27%) Samsung