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 3 months to 30 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.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 112 98
Rank change year-on-year +33 -14  
Contract jobs citing Android 30 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.68% 0.73% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.37% 3.23% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 20
Median daily rate £388 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £525 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £331
% change year-on-year +3.44% +9.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £34.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.03 £14.85
% change year-on-year +12.81% +108.92%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 407 589 592
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 22.85% 22.54% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 328 316
Median daily rate £390 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £200 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 26
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -44.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.50 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £48.00 £62.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 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 +24 13 £425 +1.49% 4
Glasgow -2 8 £425 +13.33% 5
Dundee - 6 £246 - 1
Angus - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £113 -
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Android.

1 40 (67.80%) Apple iOS
2 31 (52.54%) Android Development
3 29 (49.15%) Java
4 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (23.73%) Mobile App
6 12 (20.34%) iOS Development
6 12 (20.34%) OO
7 10 (16.95%) Windows
7 10 (16.95%) C#
7 10 (16.95%) Finance
7 10 (16.95%) Degree
8 9 (15.25%) Mathematics
8 9 (15.25%) Scrum
8 9 (15.25%) C++
8 9 (15.25%) Algorithms
8 9 (15.25%) Mobile Development
8 9 (15.25%) Front End Development
9 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
9 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
10 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
10 7 (11.86%) Objective-C
10 7 (11.86%) Ruby
10 7 (11.86%) Linux
10 7 (11.86%) OOD
10 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.86%) Android Studio
11 6 (10.17%) Android SDK
11 6 (10.17%) iPad
11 6 (10.17%) Python
11 6 (10.17%) HTML

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 2 (3.39%) IIS
1 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) iTunes
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.69%) Google Play
3 1 (1.69%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.39%) DHCP
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.69%) FTP
3 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Android Studio
2 3 (5.08%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.39%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) Ant
4 1 (1.69%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.69%) JMeter
4 1 (1.69%) JUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Games
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (67.80%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) Android Developer
3 5 (8.47%) Applications Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Tester
5 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Junior
6 2 (3.39%) Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Angular Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Designer
6 2 (3.39%) Deskside Support
6 2 (3.39%) Java Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Junior Tester
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Android Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Software Tester
6 2 (3.39%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Android SDK
1 6 (10.17%) HTML
1 6 (10.17%) Spring
2 4 (6.78%) CSS
2 4 (6.78%) Flash
2 4 (6.78%) HTML5
3 3 (5.08%) Ajax
3 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.08%) iOS SDK
3 3 (5.08%) jQuery
3 3 (5.08%) Node.js
3 3 (5.08%) React
3 3 (5.08%) WebGL
4 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.39%) CSS3
4 2 (3.39%) JSON
4 2 (3.39%) REST
4 2 (3.39%) RESTful
4 2 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Mobile App
2 9 (15.25%) Algorithms
3 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.17%) iPad
5 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.47%) Data Structures
6 4 (6.78%) iPhone
6 4 (6.78%) User Experience
7 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (5.08%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.69%) Animation
8 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.69%) Fintech
8 1 (1.69%) Social Media
8 1 (1.69%) Social Network
8 1 (1.69%) Streaming Media
8 1 (1.69%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 40 (67.80%) Apple iOS
2 10 (16.95%) Windows
3 7 (11.86%) Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Mac OS
4 3 (5.08%) Unix
4 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Solaris
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Android Development
2 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) iOS Development
3 12 (20.34%) OO
4 9 (15.25%) Front End Development
4 9 (15.25%) Mathematics
4 9 (15.25%) Mobile Development
4 9 (15.25%) Scrum
5 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.86%) OOD
7 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
7 5 (8.47%) SOLID
7 5 (8.47%) Web Development
8 4 (6.78%) Applied Mathematics
8 4 (6.78%) Physics
9 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.08%) Wireframes
10 2 (3.39%) Feasibility Study
10 2 (3.39%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.39%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) Java
2 10 (16.95%) C#
3 9 (15.25%) C++
4 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.86%) Objective-C
5 7 (11.86%) Ruby
6 6 (10.17%) Python
7 4 (6.78%) ActionScript
7 4 (6.78%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.39%) SQL
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) Lua
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) ISEB
2 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.39%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) HP
3 2 (3.39%) Adobe
3 2 (3.39%) Apple
3 2 (3.39%) Dell
3 2 (3.39%) Lumension
3 2 (3.39%) Mitel
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
3 2 (3.39%) Xerox
4 1 (1.69%) Canon
4 1 (1.69%) Facebook
4 1 (1.69%) Google
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.69%) Splunk
4 1 (1.69%) Twitter
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