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 3 months to 23 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 46 67
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21  
Contract jobs citing Android 20 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.02% 3.55% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.90% 11.36% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 4
Median daily rate £375 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £247 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +2.14% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 202 220 172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 30.47% 31.25% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 122 81
Median daily rate £383 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.86% +1.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Android.

1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (64.29%) Apple iOS
2 14 (50.00%) Android Development
3 13 (46.43%) Mobile App
4 11 (39.29%) Front End Development
5 7 (25.00%) Mobile Development
6 6 (21.43%) iOS Development
6 6 (21.43%) Java
7 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 5 (17.86%) Xamarin
7 5 (17.86%) React
8 4 (14.29%) Android Studio
8 4 (14.29%) C#
8 4 (14.29%) MVC
9 3 (10.71%) SOAP
9 3 (10.71%) Objective-C
9 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
9 3 (10.71%) Statistics
9 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
9 3 (10.71%) User Experience
9 3 (10.71%) Android SDK
9 3 (10.71%) Axure RP
9 3 (10.71%) Wireframes
10 2 (7.14%) GitLab
10 2 (7.14%) Memory Management
10 2 (7.14%) Xamarin.iOS
10 2 (7.14%) MVVM
10 2 (7.14%) Gradle
10 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Android Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Axure RP
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Ant
3 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.14%) GitLab
3 2 (7.14%) Gradle
4 1 (3.57%) Appium
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Android Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Xamarin Developer
4 3 (10.71%) iOS Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Designer
5 2 (7.14%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (3.57%) iOS Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) UX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) React
2 3 (10.71%) Android SDK
2 3 (10.71%) SOAP
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) Xamarin.iOS
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.57%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) RxJava
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
2 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) STB
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Android Development
3 11 (39.29%) Front End Development
4 7 (25.00%) Mobile Development
5 6 (21.43%) iOS Development
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
8 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.71%) Statistics
8 3 (10.71%) Wireframes
9 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 2 (7.14%) Memory Management
9 2 (7.14%) MVVM
9 2 (7.14%) OO
9 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
10 1 (3.57%) Market Research
10 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) Objective-C
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Xamarin
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