Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 85 137
Rank change year-on-year -46 +52 -8
Contract jobs citing Android 56 97 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.13% 2.26% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.59% 9.51% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 65 40
Scotland median daily rate £375 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -17.50% +15.94%
10th Percentile £217 £114 £236
90th Percentile £495 £415 £514
UK median daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +102.50% -
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £24.17 £18.00
% change year-on-year +15.86% +34.26% +20.00%

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 1002 1020 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.14% 23.74% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 569 591
Scotland median daily rate £384 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.29% -5.71% +5.26%
10th Percentile £150 £160 £163
90th Percentile £550 £450 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 42
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £18.25 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.97% -3.31% +14.39%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.50 £13.05
90th Percentile £26.88 £42.15 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.90%

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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -14 30 £388 +3.33%
Edinburgh -10 14 £300 -21.31% 1
Fife +1 2 - - 1
Dundee -4 2 £240 +6.67% 2
Renfrewshire +29 1 £125 -62.12%
Aberdeen - 1 £150 -
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 27 (48.21%) Android Development
2 26 (46.43%) Apple iOS
3 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.21%) Java
5 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 12 (21.43%) Mobile App
5 12 (21.43%) Android Studio
6 10 (17.86%) Front End Development
7 8 (14.29%) Android SDK
7 8 (14.29%) Gradle
7 8 (14.29%) Windows
8 7 (12.50%) Ant
8 7 (12.50%) OO
8 7 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 7 (12.50%) Mobile Development
9 6 (10.71%) iOS Development
9 6 (10.71%) Scrum
9 6 (10.71%) Eclipse
9 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
9 6 (10.71%) STB
9 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
10 5 (8.93%) C#
10 5 (8.93%) C++
10 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (8.93%) React
10 5 (8.93%) Office 365
11 4 (7.14%) Confluence
11 4 (7.14%) Games

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 4 (7.14%) Confluence
2 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) Google Play
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.79%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) iTunes
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Skype
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.57%) SQLite
2 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Android Studio
1 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.29%) Gradle
3 7 (12.50%) Ant
3 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.71%) Eclipse
5 4 (7.14%) JIRA
6 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.36%) GitLab
6 3 (5.36%) Maven
7 2 (3.57%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.79%) Xcode
General
1 4 (7.14%) Games
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (73.21%) Developer
2 21 (37.50%) Android Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Lead Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Designer
5 3 (5.36%) iOS Developer
5 3 (5.36%) IT Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) IT Support
5 3 (5.36%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.57%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Embedded Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Lead Android Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) UX Designer
6 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Android SDK
2 5 (8.93%) React
3 4 (7.14%) CSS
3 4 (7.14%) HTML
4 3 (5.36%) CSS3
4 3 (5.36%) JSON
4 3 (5.36%) RESTful
4 3 (5.36%) SOAP
4 3 (5.36%) XML
5 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.57%) HTML5
5 2 (3.57%) JPA
5 2 (3.57%) OpenGL
5 2 (3.57%) React Native
5 2 (3.57%) WebGL
6 1 (1.79%) .NET
6 1 (1.79%) JSP
6 1 (1.79%) Middleware
6 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.71%) STB
3 4 (7.14%) iPhone
4 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.36%) User Experience
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.57%) iPad
5 2 (3.57%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.57%) Social Media
5 2 (3.57%) Xbox
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.79%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.79%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 26 (46.43%) Apple iOS
2 8 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.79%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Android Development
2 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Front End Development
4 7 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 7 (12.50%) OO
5 6 (10.71%) iOS Development
5 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
5 6 (10.71%) Scrum
6 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.36%) ITIL
7 3 (5.36%) Memory Management
7 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Coaching
8 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.57%) Game Development
8 2 (3.57%) Iconography
8 2 (3.57%) OOD
8 2 (3.57%) Typography
8 2 (3.57%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) Java
2 7 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.93%) C#
4 5 (8.93%) C++
5 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.79%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.79%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) SQL
6 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.79%) MCSE
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.57%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
1 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco
2 2 (3.57%) Google
2 2 (3.57%) Mitel
2 2 (3.57%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.79%) Capita
3 1 (1.79%) IronPort
3 1 (1.79%) Symantec
3 1 (1.79%) Zend