Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 17 October 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 130 101
Rank change year-on-year +29 -29 +35
Contract jobs citing Android 105 54 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.96% 1.11% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.82% 5.24% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 41 76
Scotland median daily rate £389 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.67% +20.97% -20.00%
10th Percentile £124 £213 £135
90th Percentile £447 £500 £425
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 - £42.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £30.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -42.62% +8.93% +69.70%

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,069 1,030 1,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.94% 21.22% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 504 671
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% -2.22%
10th Percentile £128 £152 £175
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 42
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.29% -56.94% +93.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.29 £13.39
90th Percentile £43.38 £26.88 £42.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in Scotland

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Android in Scotland

Android
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Android in Scotland

Android
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Android in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Android in Scotland

Android
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +35 52 £376 +11.48% 8
Glasgow +1 43 £400 +3.23% 13
Dundee -6 6 £225 -
Aberdeen +11 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £190 - 3
Stirling - 1 £313 -
West Lothian - 1 £100 -
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Android.

1 71 (67.62%) Apple iOS
2 50 (47.62%) Mobile Development
3 43 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (36.19%) Android Development
5 35 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 33 (31.43%) iOS Development
7 31 (29.52%) Java
8 24 (22.86%) Objective-C
9 23 (21.90%) Apple Swift
10 19 (18.10%) Xamarin
10 19 (18.10%) Windows
11 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 14 (13.33%) Active Directory
12 14 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
13 12 (11.43%) SQLite
13 12 (11.43%) C#
14 11 (10.48%) Banking
15 10 (9.52%) TDD
15 10 (9.52%) Mathematics
15 10 (9.52%) ITIL
15 10 (9.52%) iPhone
15 10 (9.52%) Office 365
15 10 (9.52%) React Native
16 9 (8.57%) Windows 7
16 9 (8.57%) Scrum
17 8 (7.62%) Web Development
17 8 (7.62%) Degree
17 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
17 8 (7.62%) C++
17 8 (7.62%) Git (software)

Android
Co-occurring 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 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (1.90%) Mendix
3 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) iTunes
2 2 (1.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.95%) Firebase
3 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.95%) Google Pay
3 1 (0.95%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (3.81%) LAN
2 4 (3.81%) Skype
2 4 (3.81%) WAN
3 2 (1.90%) HTTP
3 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.90%) Wireless
3 2 (1.90%) WLAN
4 1 (0.95%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.95%) Internet
4 1 (0.95%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) SQLite
2 2 (1.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.81%) JIRA
3 3 (2.86%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.90%) Gradle
4 2 (1.90%) Selenium
5 1 (0.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.95%) CocoaPods
5 1 (0.95%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.95%) Xcode
General
1 11 (10.48%) Banking
2 7 (6.67%) Finance
3 5 (4.76%) Advertising
3 5 (4.76%) Games
3 5 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (73.33%) Developer
2 27 (25.71%) Android Developer
2 27 (25.71%) Mobile Developer
3 23 (21.90%) iOS Developer
4 9 (8.57%) Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) iOS Android Developer
5 8 (7.62%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Xamarin Developer
8 4 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Architect
8 4 (3.81%) CISSP Architect
8 4 (3.81%) IT Support
8 4 (3.81%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.81%) Security Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.81%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) React Native
2 8 (7.62%) REST
3 7 (6.67%) CSS
3 7 (6.67%) HTML
3 7 (6.67%) J2EE
4 6 (5.71%) React
5 5 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (3.81%) HTML5
6 4 (3.81%) Java EE
7 3 (2.86%) .NET
7 3 (2.86%) CSS3
7 3 (2.86%) iOS SDK
7 3 (2.86%) Spring
7 3 (2.86%) WebGL
8 2 (1.90%) JSON
8 2 (1.90%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.90%) SOAP
8 2 (1.90%) Struts
8 2 (1.90%) Web Services
8 2 (1.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 10 (9.52%) iPhone
3 7 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.76%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.76%) iPad
5 5 (4.76%) Smartphone
6 4 (3.81%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.81%) EMV
7 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.86%) User Experience
8 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.95%) Digital Wallet
9 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (67.62%) Apple iOS
2 19 (18.10%) Windows
3 9 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.71%) Windows 8
5 5 (4.76%) Unix
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.86%) Linux
7 3 (2.86%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.62%) Mobile Development
2 43 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (36.19%) Android Development
4 33 (31.43%) iOS Development
5 14 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 10 (9.52%) ITIL
6 10 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 10 (9.52%) TDD
7 9 (8.57%) Scrum
8 8 (7.62%) Web Development
9 7 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.71%) OO
10 6 (5.71%) Open Source
11 5 (4.76%) Test Automation
12 4 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (3.81%) Ethical Hacking
12 4 (3.81%) Incident Management
12 4 (3.81%) Kanban
12 4 (3.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.52%) Java
2 24 (22.86%) Objective-C
3 23 (21.90%) Apple Swift
4 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.43%) C#
6 8 (7.62%) C++
7 7 (6.67%) Kotlin
7 7 (6.67%) PHP
8 6 (5.71%) Python
9 5 (4.76%) Lua
9 5 (4.76%) Ruby
10 3 (2.86%) ES7
11 2 (1.90%) GLSL
11 2 (1.90%) SQL
12 1 (0.95%) Groovy
12 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) CEH
2 4 (3.81%) CISSP
3 2 (1.90%) A+ Certification
3 2 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.95%) ISEB
4 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
1 2 (1.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) SCCM
2 2 (1.90%) DameWare
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 19 (18.10%) Xamarin
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.76%) Apple
4 4 (3.81%) IBM
4 4 (3.81%) Mitel
5 3 (2.86%) Google
6 2 (1.90%) Acronis
6 2 (1.90%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.90%) Kony
6 2 (1.90%) OutSystems
7 1 (0.95%) Adobe
7 1 (0.95%) Meraki
7 1 (0.95%) Samsung