Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 103 91
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12 +55
Contract jobs citing Android 107 75 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.26% 1.57% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.38% 8.00% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 49 47
Scotland median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £125 £145 £277
90th Percentile £525 £463 £430
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 - £40.50
10th Percentile £12.25 - £16.20
90th Percentile £21.85 - £42.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £31.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -44.88% +41.11% +4.65%

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 1,031 938 908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.75% 19.69% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 503 480
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -
10th Percentile £128 £182 £155
90th Percentile £531 £550 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 48 51
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +1.39% -2.70%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.59 £11.32
90th Percentile £44.50 £37.48 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £17.46 £17.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.19% +5.64% -

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 18 January 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 January 2019. 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
Glasgow +21 67 £400 +3.23% 13
Edinburgh +13 30 £425 +41.67% 6
Dundee -8 5 £213 -11.46% 3
South Lanarkshire - 3 £130 -
West Lothian +5 1 £100 -65.22%
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 62 (57.94%) Apple iOS
2 49 (45.79%) Android Development
3 37 (34.58%) Mobile App
4 36 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (32.71%) Java
6 33 (30.84%) iOS Development
7 30 (28.04%) Mobile Development
8 28 (26.17%) Apple Swift
9 26 (24.30%) Objective-C
10 22 (20.56%) TDD
10 22 (20.56%) JSON
11 21 (19.63%) Unit Testing
12 19 (17.76%) Windows
13 18 (16.82%) Banking
13 18 (16.82%) Android SDK
14 17 (15.89%) REST
15 16 (14.95%) Greenfield Project
15 16 (14.95%) XML
16 15 (14.02%) Android Studio
17 14 (13.08%) Xamarin
17 14 (13.08%) Mobile Banking
17 14 (13.08%) Web Services
17 14 (13.08%) Eclipse
18 13 (12.15%) Active Directory
18 13 (12.15%) Office 365
18 13 (12.15%) MVVM
19 12 (11.21%) MVC
19 12 (11.21%) Scrum
19 12 (11.21%) SQLite
19 12 (11.21%) Degree

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 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.87%) CMS
3 2 (1.87%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.15%) Office 365
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.80%) Boomi
4 3 (2.80%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.87%) Firebase
5 2 (1.87%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.87%) SaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Google Pay
6 1 (0.93%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) Skype
2 6 (5.61%) LAN
2 6 (5.61%) WAN
3 2 (1.87%) Internet
3 2 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.87%) VPN
3 2 (1.87%) Wireless
3 2 (1.87%) WLAN
4 1 (0.93%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.93%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) SQLite
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.93%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (14.02%) Android Studio
2 14 (13.08%) Eclipse
3 11 (10.28%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.61%) fastlane
4 6 (5.61%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.80%) JIRA
5 3 (2.80%) Xcode
6 2 (1.87%) CocoaPods
6 2 (1.87%) Selenium
7 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.93%) Gradle
General
1 18 (16.82%) Banking
2 10 (9.35%) Finance
3 4 (3.74%) Advertising
3 4 (3.74%) Games
4 3 (2.80%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.87%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (68.22%) Developer
2 38 (35.51%) Android Developer
3 27 (25.23%) iOS Developer
4 12 (11.21%) Mobile Developer
5 11 (10.28%) Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) iOS Android Developer
6 8 (7.48%) IT Support
6 8 (7.48%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Xamarin Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Java Android Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.67%) IT Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) Mobile Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Support Technician
11 3 (2.80%) Service Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.56%) JSON
2 18 (16.82%) Android SDK
3 17 (15.89%) REST
4 16 (14.95%) XML
5 14 (13.08%) Web Services
6 8 (7.48%) RESTful
7 6 (5.61%) Core Data
7 6 (5.61%) UIKit
8 4 (3.74%) iOS SDK
8 4 (3.74%) React Native
9 3 (2.80%) Cocoa
9 3 (2.80%) J2EE
9 3 (2.80%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (1.87%) .NET
10 2 (1.87%) Google Maps API
10 2 (1.87%) Java EE
10 2 (1.87%) React
10 2 (1.87%) SOAP
10 2 (1.87%) WebGL
11 1 (0.93%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 37 (34.58%) Mobile App
2 16 (14.95%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (13.08%) Mobile Banking
4 10 (9.35%) Smartphone
5 5 (4.67%) User Experience
6 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.80%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.80%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.80%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.80%) FMCG
6 3 (2.80%) iPhone
7 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) DataPower
8 1 (0.93%) Digital Wallet
8 1 (0.93%) iPad
8 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (57.94%) Apple iOS
2 19 (17.76%) Windows
3 10 (9.35%) Windows 7
4 9 (8.41%) Windows 10
4 9 (8.41%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.61%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.80%) Unix
7 2 (1.87%) Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.79%) Android Development
2 36 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (30.84%) iOS Development
4 30 (28.04%) Mobile Development
5 22 (20.56%) TDD
6 21 (19.63%) Unit Testing
7 13 (12.15%) MVVM
8 12 (11.21%) Computer Science
8 12 (11.21%) MVC
8 12 (11.21%) Scrum
9 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
10 9 (8.41%) ITIL
11 8 (7.48%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (6.54%) Mobile Device Management
13 6 (5.61%) Open Source
13 6 (5.61%) Technical Leadership
13 6 (5.61%) Web Development
13 6 (5.61%) Workflow
14 5 (4.67%) Mathematics
15 4 (3.74%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.71%) Java
2 28 (26.17%) Apple Swift
3 26 (24.30%) Objective-C
4 11 (10.28%) C#
5 7 (6.54%) Kotlin
6 6 (5.61%) C++
7 4 (3.74%) PHP
7 4 (3.74%) Python
8 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.80%) Lua
8 3 (2.80%) Ruby
8 3 (2.80%) SQL
9 1 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.87%) ISEB
2 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.87%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.93%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.93%) PSD2
System Software
1 13 (12.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.80%) BitLocker
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (2.80%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.87%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) SCCM
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.87%) DameWare
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Xamarin
2 9 (8.41%) Apple
2 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.67%) VMware
4 4 (3.74%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.74%) Google
5 3 (2.80%) Dell
6 2 (1.87%) Acronis
6 2 (1.87%) IBM
6 2 (1.87%) Mitel
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle
7 1 (0.93%) Informatica
7 1 (0.93%) Meraki
7 1 (0.93%) Samsung