Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 109 151
Rank change year-on-year -5 +42 -23
Contract jobs citing Android 86 55 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.66% 1.53% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.07% 6.41% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 45
Scotland median daily rate £319 £365 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.67% +32.73% -24.66%
10th Percentile £142 £213 £213
90th Percentile £433 £488 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £71.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.11% -73.24% +107.30%
UK median hourly rate £20.88 £22.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.18% +1.14% +25.71%

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 1,066 858 1,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.56% 23.81% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 438 719
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.74% +10.61%
10th Percentile £163 £141 £182
90th Percentile £500 £475 £478
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 35
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.35% -54.67% +33.45%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.32 £14.13
90th Percentile £24.80 £52.17 £46.90
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +5.20%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -4 34 £350 -22.22% 18
Glasgow -23 22 £375 +5.63% 6
Dundee -1 16 £225 - 2
Renfrewshire -23 7 £260 +131.11%
Fife - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
West Lothian +2 1 £288 - 1
Moray - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £313 - 1
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 62 (72.09%) Apple iOS
2 33 (38.37%) Mobile App
3 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (27.91%) Java
4 24 (27.91%) Windows
5 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 22 (25.58%) Android Development
6 21 (24.42%) Mobile Development
7 20 (23.26%) Active Directory
8 19 (22.09%) C#
8 19 (22.09%) Computer Science
9 18 (20.93%) iOS Development
10 16 (18.60%) iPhone
10 16 (18.60%) React
10 16 (18.60%) SQL
10 16 (18.60%) ITIL
11 15 (17.44%) Degree
11 15 (17.44%) React Native
12 14 (16.28%) Mathematics
12 14 (16.28%) Xamarin
13 13 (15.12%) Incident Management
13 13 (15.12%) Apple
13 13 (15.12%) Apple Swift
14 12 (13.95%) C++
14 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
14 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (13.95%) Objective-C
14 12 (13.95%) Windows 7
15 10 (11.63%) SDLC
16 9 (10.47%) Computer Science 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 6 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Office 365
2 3 (3.49%) G Suite
2 3 (3.49%) Google Drive
3 2 (2.33%) iTunes
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) DHCP
1 7 (8.14%) DNS
2 4 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (3.49%) Skype
3 3 (3.49%) VPN
3 3 (3.49%) Wireless
4 2 (2.33%) HTTP
5 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.33%) MySQL
3 2 (2.33%) SQLite
4 1 (1.16%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.33%) Android Studio
3 2 (2.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (2.33%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.16%) JIRA
4 1 (1.16%) Selenium
4 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.30%) Games
2 4 (4.65%) Banking
2 4 (4.65%) Retail Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Law
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Advertising
4 2 (2.33%) Finance
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (54.65%) Developer
2 17 (19.77%) Mobile Developer
3 11 (12.79%) Applications Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Android Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) Mobility Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) React Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Architect
6 5 (5.81%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.65%) CISSP Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Junior
7 4 (4.65%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Security Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Security Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) React
2 15 (17.44%) React Native
3 8 (9.30%) REST
4 6 (6.98%) PhoneGap
4 6 (6.98%) WebGL
5 5 (5.81%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (5.81%) Ionic Framework
5 5 (5.81%) RESTful
6 3 (3.49%) Android SDK
6 3 (3.49%) CSS
6 3 (3.49%) HTML
7 2 (2.33%) .NET
7 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.33%) iOS SDK
7 2 (2.33%) OpenGL
7 2 (2.33%) SOAP
7 2 (2.33%) Spring
7 2 (2.33%) XHR
7 2 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.37%) Mobile App
2 19 (22.09%) Computer Science
3 16 (18.60%) iPhone
4 9 (10.47%) Algorithms
4 9 (10.47%) Blackberry
5 8 (9.30%) iPad
6 7 (8.14%) PKI
7 6 (6.98%) Data Structures
7 6 (6.98%) Smartphone
8 5 (5.81%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (4.65%) EMV
9 4 (4.65%) User Experience
10 3 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (3.49%) Xbox
11 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
11 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (1.16%) BYOD
12 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (1.16%) PlayStation
12 1 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (72.09%) Apple iOS
2 24 (27.91%) Windows
3 12 (13.95%) Windows 7
4 9 (10.47%) Windows 8
4 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.30%) Windows Phone
6 7 (8.14%) Windows Phone 8
6 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
6 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.49%) Linux
8 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.33%) Unix
9 1 (1.16%) HPUX
9 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.58%) Android Development
3 21 (24.42%) Mobile Development
4 18 (20.93%) iOS Development
5 16 (18.60%) ITIL
6 14 (16.28%) Mathematics
7 13 (15.12%) Incident Management
8 10 (11.63%) SDLC
9 9 (10.47%) OO
9 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
10 8 (9.30%) ITSM
10 8 (9.30%) Scrum
11 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.14%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (8.14%) OOD
12 6 (6.98%) Content Management
12 6 (6.98%) Game Development
12 6 (6.98%) SOLID
13 5 (5.81%) TDD
13 5 (5.81%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) Java
2 19 (22.09%) C#
3 16 (18.60%) SQL
4 13 (15.12%) Apple Swift
5 12 (13.95%) C++
5 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.95%) Objective-C
6 4 (4.65%) Python
7 3 (3.49%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.33%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.33%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (2.33%) PHP
8 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.16%) Lua
9 1 (1.16%) Ruby
9 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Degree
2 9 (10.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (5.81%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (4.65%) CCNA
5 4 (4.65%) CCNP
5 4 (4.65%) CEH
5 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.65%) CISSP
6 2 (2.33%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (1.16%) ISEB
7 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.16%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.16%) MCP
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.49%) SLA
3 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 20 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.14%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) AirWatch
1 7 (8.14%) XenMobile
2 6 (6.98%) SAP Afaria
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.16%) OpenView
4 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.28%) Xamarin
3 13 (15.12%) Apple
4 8 (9.30%) Citrix
4 8 (9.30%) SAP
5 7 (8.14%) McAfee
5 7 (8.14%) Mitel
6 5 (5.81%) Google
7 3 (3.49%) CA
7 3 (3.49%) Cisco
7 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.33%) Appcelerator
8 2 (2.33%) Kony
9 1 (1.16%) Adobe
9 1 (1.16%) Equitrac
9 1 (1.16%) HP
9 1 (1.16%) IBM
9 1 (1.16%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle
9 1 (1.16%) VMware