Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 49 73
Rank change year-on-year -14 +24 +25
Contract jobs citing Android 30 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.32% 3.24% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.85% 11.84% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 17
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -14.29% +45.83%
10th Percentile £354 £263 £298
90th Percentile £500 £398 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £330 £400
% change year-on-year +13.64% -17.50% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +102.50% -

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 339 304 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.22% 27.36% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 163 189
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +2.64%
10th Percentile £191 £173 £170
90th Percentile £550 £438 £450
Scotland median daily rate £384 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +16.29% -5.71% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 14
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.33 £13.38 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.41% -74.51% +218.18%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £13.60
90th Percentile £22.78 £22.50 £73.38
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £18.25 £18.88
% change year-on-year -9.97% -3.31% +14.39%

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 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 20 (66.67%) Android Development
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (33.33%) Android Studio
3 10 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 9 (30.00%) Mobile App
5 8 (26.67%) Gradle
5 8 (26.67%) Android SDK
5 8 (26.67%) Front End Development
6 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
7 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (20.00%) Java
7 6 (20.00%) Ant
7 6 (20.00%) STB
7 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 5 (16.67%) React
9 4 (13.33%) Mobile Development
9 4 (13.33%) Confluence
9 4 (13.33%) JIRA
10 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.00%) JSON
10 3 (10.00%) Memory Management
10 3 (10.00%) iOS Development
10 3 (10.00%) XML
10 3 (10.00%) OO
10 3 (10.00%) SOAP
10 3 (10.00%) User Experience

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 4 (13.33%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Google Play
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Skype
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Android Studio
1 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (26.67%) Gradle
3 6 (20.00%) Ant
3 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.33%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (10.00%) GitLab
6 2 (6.67%) Axure RP
6 2 (6.67%) Maven
7 1 (3.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) Android Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Designer
4 2 (6.67%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (6.67%) iOS Developer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Lead Android Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) UX Designer
5 1 (3.33%) Android Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Android SDK
2 5 (16.67%) React
3 3 (10.00%) JSON
3 3 (10.00%) SOAP
3 3 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (3.33%) Core Data
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) RxJava
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (20.00%) STB
3 3 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Android Development
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Front End Development
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) Mobile Development
6 3 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (10.00%) Memory Management
6 3 (10.00%) OO
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Statistics
7 2 (6.67%) Wireframes
8 1 (3.33%) API Integration
8 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.33%) TDD
8 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
2 6 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Google
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Capita
2 1 (3.33%) Xamarin