Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Google Play skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google Play over the 6 months to 9 December 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 Play
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 246 241
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +19
Contract jobs citing Google Play 10 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.13% 0.061%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.54% 0.71% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
City of London median daily rate £500 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +46.67%
10th Percentile £158 £464 £525
90th Percentile £525 £625 £575
Central London median daily rate £500 £600 £481
% change year-on-year -16.67% +24.68% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Google Play is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,855 1,269 902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 26.16% 17.76% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,505 1,012 749
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £623
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 3
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +44.45%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £20.61
90th Percentile £23.75 £30.75 £52.49
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.22% -48.57% +51.42%

Google Play
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Google Play as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Google Play in the City of London

Google Play
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Google Play in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Google Play in the City of London

Google Play
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Play in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google Play in the City of London

Google Play
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google Play within the City of London region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
London Bridge - 1 £160 -
Google Play
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Google Play 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 City of London region with a requirement for Google Play.

1 10 (100.00%) Google
1 10 (100.00%) Android
2 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (60.00%) SOLID
3 5 (50.00%) Android Development
3 5 (50.00%) Apple
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Xamarin
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
5 3 (30.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) Kotlin
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Genymotion
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Velocity
6 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (20.00%) Android Studio
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery

Google Play
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Android Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Genymotion
2 2 (20.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) git-flow
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Robotium
3 1 (10.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Android Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Xamarin Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Android Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Mobile Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Android Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) React Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) Velocity
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) Android NDK
3 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Django
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (10.00%) JNI
3 1 (10.00%) Material Design
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Android
2 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) SOLID
2 5 (50.00%) Android Development
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (30.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Memory Management
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (10.00%) OOD
6 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Kotlin
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Google
2 5 (50.00%) Apple
3 4 (40.00%) Xamarin
4 2 (20.00%) Atlassian