Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 118 127
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 +15
Contract jobs citing Android 85 55 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.55% 1.28% 1.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.66% 5.78% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 38 59
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.36% -15.38%
10th Percentile £121 £213 £147
90th Percentile £438 £500 £426
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 - £42.00
UK median hourly rate £18.51 £21.90 £28.75
% change year-on-year -15.50% -23.83% +91.67%

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 1,110 951 1,314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.19% 22.07% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 473 697
Scotland median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £135 £150 £178
90th Percentile £498 £513 £476
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 45
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £15.68 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.15% -58.19% +29.31%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £13.35
90th Percentile £34.88 £29.19 £43.90
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +14 45 £375 -16.67% 11
Glasgow -23 31 £375 -3.23% 8
Renfrewshire -34 7 £260 +131.11%
Dundee -14 2 £320 +42.22% 1
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Stirling - 1 £313 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £130 -
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 60 (70.59%) Apple iOS
2 37 (43.53%) Mobile Development
3 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (30.59%) Mobile App
4 26 (30.59%) Android Development
5 24 (28.24%) Windows
6 20 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 19 (22.35%) Java
8 18 (21.18%) ITIL
8 18 (21.18%) iOS Development
9 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
11 13 (15.29%) Xamarin
12 12 (14.12%) Windows Server
12 12 (14.12%) Objective-C
13 11 (12.94%) Incident Management
13 11 (12.94%) Apple
13 11 (12.94%) Apple Swift
13 11 (12.94%) Mobile Application Development
14 10 (11.76%) React Native
14 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (9.41%) Office 365
15 8 (9.41%) iPhone
15 8 (9.41%) Windows 7
15 8 (9.41%) Mathematics
15 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
15 8 (9.41%) C#
15 8 (9.41%) SQL
16 7 (8.24%) HTML
16 7 (8.24%) SQL Server

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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.35%) Mendix
3 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Office 365
2 2 (2.35%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) DHCP
1 7 (8.24%) DNS
2 6 (7.06%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (4.71%) Skype
4 2 (2.35%) HTTP
4 2 (2.35%) LAN
4 2 (2.35%) WAN
5 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) SQLite
3 2 (2.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.18%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.35%) Android Studio
2 2 (2.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (2.35%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.35%) Gradle
3 1 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.18%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (1.18%) JIRA
3 1 (1.18%) Selenium
3 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (8.24%) Banking
2 5 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Games
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (61.18%) Developer
2 20 (23.53%) Mobile Developer
3 17 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) iOS Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Mobility Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Applications Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Architect
8 4 (4.71%) CISSP Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Security Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) React Native
2 7 (8.24%) CSS
2 7 (8.24%) HTML
3 5 (5.88%) React
3 5 (5.88%) REST
4 4 (4.71%) HTML5
4 4 (4.71%) J2EE
4 4 (4.71%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (3.53%) CSS3
5 3 (3.53%) Spring
6 2 (2.35%) .NET
6 2 (2.35%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (2.35%) GraphQL
6 2 (2.35%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (2.35%) iOS SDK
6 2 (2.35%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.35%) PhoneGap
6 2 (2.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (2.35%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (2.35%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.59%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.41%) iPhone
3 7 (8.24%) PKI
4 6 (7.06%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.06%) Blackberry
5 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.71%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.71%) EMV
6 4 (4.71%) iPad
6 4 (4.71%) Smartphone
6 4 (4.71%) User Experience
7 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.53%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.18%) Blog
9 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (70.59%) Apple iOS
2 24 (28.24%) Windows
3 12 (14.12%) Windows Server
4 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.41%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.24%) Windows 8
6 7 (8.24%) Windows Phone
6 7 (8.24%) Windows Phone 8
6 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.88%) Linux
7 5 (5.88%) Unix
8 3 (3.53%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.18%) HPUX
10 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) Mobile Development
2 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (30.59%) Android Development
4 18 (21.18%) iOS Development
4 18 (21.18%) ITIL
5 11 (12.94%) Incident Management
5 11 (12.94%) Mobile Application Development
6 8 (9.41%) Mathematics
6 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.06%) Content Management
8 5 (5.88%) ITSM
8 5 (5.88%) OO
8 5 (5.88%) TDD
9 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.71%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (4.71%) Information Security
9 4 (4.71%) Scrum
9 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.71%) Web Development
10 3 (3.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) Java
2 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.12%) Objective-C
4 11 (12.94%) Apple Swift
5 8 (9.41%) C#
5 8 (9.41%) SQL
6 6 (7.06%) C++
7 4 (4.71%) Kotlin
7 4 (4.71%) Lua
7 4 (4.71%) PHP
7 4 (4.71%) Python
7 4 (4.71%) Ruby
8 3 (3.53%) ES7
9 2 (2.35%) GLSL
10 1 (1.18%) Groovy
10 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) BPSS Clearance
1 6 (7.06%) Degree
1 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.71%) CEH
3 4 (4.71%) CISSP
4 3 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.35%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) CCNP
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.18%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.18%) MCP
6 1 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.53%) SLA
3 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 20 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) AirWatch
1 7 (8.24%) XenMobile
2 6 (7.06%) SAP Afaria
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.35%) SCCM
4 1 (1.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.29%) Xamarin
3 11 (12.94%) Apple
4 7 (8.24%) Citrix
4 7 (8.24%) McAfee
4 7 (8.24%) SAP
5 5 (5.88%) Mitel
6 2 (2.35%) Appcelerator
6 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.35%) IBM
6 2 (2.35%) Kony
6 2 (2.35%) OutSystems
7 1 (1.18%) Adobe
7 1 (1.18%) HP
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle