Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 67 60
Rank change year-on-year -21 -7 +27
Contract jobs citing Android 30 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.69% 2.31% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.83% 7.95% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 28
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £381 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +38.64% -24.14%
10th Percentile £303 £339 £233
90th Percentile £424 £500 £449
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £275
% change year-on-year - +36.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 383 390 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 21.64% 29.02% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 177 183
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £175 £210 £201
90th Percentile £525 £505 £450
Scotland median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.29% -16.67% -37.78%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.50 £19.50
90th Percentile £21.80 £23.50 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £15.68 £38.25
% change year-on-year +1.15% -59.01% +31.90%

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 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 23 (76.67%) Apple iOS
2 15 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (26.67%) iOS Development
4 8 (26.67%) Mobile App
5 7 (23.33%) Apple Swift
5 7 (23.33%) Android Development
6 6 (20.00%) SQLite
6 6 (20.00%) Objective-C
7 5 (16.67%) Xamarin
8 4 (13.33%) Office 365
8 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 4 (13.33%) Java
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) Windows
9 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.00%) Smartphone
9 3 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (10.00%) React Native
9 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
10 2 (6.67%) Wireframes
10 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
10 2 (6.67%) Kotlin
10 2 (6.67%) HTML
10 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (6.67%) Axure RP
10 2 (6.67%) DevOps
10 2 (6.67%) User Experience
10 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering

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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) Skype
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.33%) Android Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Gradle
General
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Mobile Developer
3 7 (23.33%) iOS Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Android Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Designer
7 2 (6.67%) UI Designer
8 1 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.33%) iOS Android Developer
8 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) IT Support
8 1 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Android Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) React Native
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) Dagger
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) React
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) iOS Development
4 7 (23.33%) Android Development
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Wireframes
8 1 (3.33%) Biology
8 1 (3.33%) Chemistry
8 1 (3.33%) Facilities Management
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.33%) Line Management
8 1 (3.33%) Memory Management
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (3.33%) MVVM
8 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Apple Swift
2 6 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 4 (13.33%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) Kotlin
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.33%) Apple
2 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint