The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Android Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Android Development over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Android Software Development
UK / Scotland
Rank 90 117 110
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7  
Contract jobs citing Android Development 13 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.75% 0.50% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.61% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 12
Median daily rate £425 £406 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £253 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £518 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +22.22% +2.85%  

Android Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1450 2145 2261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.82% 83.27% 81.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 1196 1246
Median daily rate £390 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 40
Median hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.43 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Android Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in Scotland

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android Development in Scotland

Android Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android Development in Scotland

Android Development
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +23 6 £450 +10.76% 2
Glasgow -3 4 £375 -6.25% 1
Angus - 2 - -
Dundee - 1 £400 - 1
Android Development
UK

Android Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Android Development 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Android Development.

1 33 (100.00%) Android
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) Java
4 13 (39.39%) Apple iOS
5 12 (36.36%) iOS Development
6 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
7 9 (27.27%) Mobile Development
8 8 (24.24%) Android Studio
9 7 (21.21%) Front End Development
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
10 6 (18.18%) Objective-C
10 6 (18.18%) OO
11 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
11 5 (15.15%) C#
11 5 (15.15%) Scrum
11 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
11 5 (15.15%) Retail
11 5 (15.15%) Android SDK
12 4 (12.12%) iPad
12 4 (12.12%) Apple Swift
12 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
12 4 (12.12%) iTunes
12 4 (12.12%) Ruby
12 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
12 4 (12.12%) Applied Mathematics
12 4 (12.12%) Physics
12 4 (12.12%) iPhone
12 4 (12.12%) C++
12 4 (12.12%) HTML
12 4 (12.12%) ActionScript

Android Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) iTunes
2 1 (3.03%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Android Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 22 (66.67%) Android Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.03%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (3.03%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Android SDK
2 4 (12.12%) Flash
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) Ajax
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) HTML5
3 3 (9.09%) jQuery
3 3 (9.09%) React
4 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.03%) CSS3
5 1 (3.03%) SOAP
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.03%) Web Services
5 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.12%) iPad
2 4 (12.12%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) Animation
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Social Media
3 1 (3.03%) Social Network
3 1 (3.03%) Streaming Media
3 1 (3.03%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Android
2 13 (39.39%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) iOS Development
3 9 (27.27%) Mobile Development
4 7 (21.21%) Front End Development
5 6 (18.18%) OO
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Applied Mathematics
7 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
7 4 (12.12%) Physics
8 2 (6.06%) Chemistry
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.06%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (6.06%) Web Development
9 1 (3.03%) Feasibility Study
9 1 (3.03%) Line Management
9 1 (3.03%) MVC
9 1 (3.03%) OOD
9 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) Objective-C
3 5 (15.15%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) ActionScript
4 4 (12.12%) Apple Swift
4 4 (12.12%) C++
4 4 (12.12%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) Facebook
2 1 (3.03%) Google
2 1 (3.03%) Twitter