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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 105 114
Rank change year-on-year +19 +9  
Contract jobs citing Android 30 50 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.38% 1.70% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.99% 6.29% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 12
Median daily rate £375 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £210 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +2.14% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  

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 501 795 574
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.11% 27.07% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 406 278
Median daily rate £375 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £230 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 44
Median hourly rate £15.25 £36.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.63% +111.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Glasgow +2 20 £375 +36.36% 4
Edinburgh +15 9 £450 +9.09% 5
Dundee +2 2 £225 - 2
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 39 (65.00%) Apple iOS
2 30 (50.00%) Android Development
3 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (40.00%) Java
5 18 (30.00%) Mobile App
6 15 (25.00%) Mobile Development
7 13 (21.67%) C#
8 12 (20.00%) iOS Development
9 11 (18.33%) Front End Development
10 10 (16.67%) Finance
11 9 (15.00%) Xamarin
12 8 (13.33%) OO
12 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
12 8 (13.33%) Mathematics
13 7 (11.67%) Degree
13 7 (11.67%) Scrum
13 7 (11.67%) Objective-C
14 6 (10.00%) Linux
14 6 (10.00%) Windows
14 6 (10.00%) C++
14 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
14 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
14 6 (10.00%) Android Studio
15 5 (8.33%) Algorithms
15 5 (8.33%) React
15 5 (8.33%) Android SDK
15 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
15 5 (8.33%) Spring
15 5 (8.33%) SOAP
15 5 (8.33%) MVC

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 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (1.67%) Apache
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.67%) CMS
1 1 (1.67%) Confluence
1 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) iTunes
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
3 1 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Android Studio
2 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.00%) Ant
3 3 (5.00%) Axure RP
3 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.33%) GitLab
4 2 (3.33%) Gradle
4 2 (3.33%) Maven
4 2 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (1.67%) Appium
5 1 (1.67%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
5 1 (1.67%) JMeter
5 1 (1.67%) JUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
2 3 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (76.67%) Developer
2 22 (36.67%) Android Developer
3 8 (13.33%) Xamarin Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (8.33%) iOS Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.67%) iOS Android Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Tester
8 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Designer
8 2 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) Android SDK
1 5 (8.33%) React
1 5 (8.33%) SOAP
1 5 (8.33%) Spring
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) HTML
2 3 (5.00%) Java ME
2 3 (5.00%) JSON
2 3 (5.00%) Node.js
3 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.33%) CSS
3 2 (3.33%) Flash
3 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.33%) HTML5
3 2 (3.33%) REST
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) Xamarin.iOS
3 2 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.67%) User Experience
5 3 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.00%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.33%) iPad
6 2 (3.33%) iPhone
6 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.33%) STB
7 1 (1.67%) Animation
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.67%) Fintech
7 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.67%) Social Media
7 1 (1.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (65.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (10.00%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
3 2 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Solaris
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Android Development
2 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 12 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 11 (18.33%) Front End Development
6 8 (13.33%) Mathematics
6 8 (13.33%) OO
6 8 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.67%) Scrum
8 5 (8.33%) MVC
9 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.67%) Web Development
10 3 (5.00%) DevOps
10 3 (5.00%) OOD
10 3 (5.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Physics
10 3 (5.00%) SOLID
10 3 (5.00%) Statistics
10 3 (5.00%) Wireframes
11 2 (3.33%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) Java
2 13 (21.67%) C#
3 7 (11.67%) Objective-C
4 6 (10.00%) C++
4 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.67%) Python
5 4 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (3.33%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.33%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.67%) Perl
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB
2 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.67%) MCSE
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
1 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe
3 1 (1.67%) HP
3 1 (1.67%) Lumension
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.67%) Splunk
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