Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 20 September 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
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 826 825
Rank change year-on-year -31 -1 -15
Contract jobs citing Google Play 40 43 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.044% 0.087%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.18% 0.29% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 77
UK median daily rate £424 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.79% +2.70% +12.12%
10th Percentile £180 £355 £313
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £456
% change year-on-year +10.77% -28.77% +28.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £30.94
UK excluding 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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22,306 14,727 11,598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.67% 14.90% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,323 10,097 8,052
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +9.76%
10th Percentile £303 £270 £281
90th Percentile £645 £624 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 217 178
UK median hourly rate £17.88 £20.00 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.63% +6.54% -16.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £63.68 £63.75 £48.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.96 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.70% +11.53% -26.09%

Google Play
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Google Play as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Google Play in the UK

Google Play
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google Play in the UK

Google Play
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Play over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google Play in the UK

Google Play
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google Play.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google Play in the UK

Google Play
Top 5 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 20 September 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
England -33 40 £424 -10.79% 36
London -27 29 £430 -9.47% 14
UK excluding London -5 11 £360 +10.77% 22
South East -8 7 £425 +28.30% 5
South West - 4 £340 - 4

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 with a requirement for Google Play.

1 40 (100.00%) Google
2 38 (95.00%) Android
3 25 (62.50%) Apple iOS
4 21 (52.50%) Android Development
5 20 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 16 (40.00%) Java
6 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (32.50%) Apple
9 11 (27.50%) iOS Development
9 11 (27.50%) Xamarin
9 11 (27.50%) React Native
10 10 (25.00%) Objective-C
11 9 (22.50%) Apple Swift
12 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
12 8 (20.00%) Web Design
13 7 (17.50%) C#
13 7 (17.50%) HTML
13 7 (17.50%) Mobile Development
14 6 (15.00%) User Experience
14 6 (15.00%) RESTful
15 5 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
15 5 (12.50%) REST
15 5 (12.50%) C++
15 5 (12.50%) .NET
15 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 5 (12.50%) Degree
15 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
15 5 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development

Google Play
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) NuGet
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.50%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (2.50%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQLite
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) JUnit
2 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.50%) Android Studio
3 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) Trac
5 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.50%) git-flow
5 1 (2.50%) Gradle
5 1 (2.50%) JMeter
5 1 (2.50%) Mockito
5 1 (2.50%) Robolectric
5 1 (2.50%) Robotium
5 1 (2.50%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Games
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 32 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) React Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Android Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Xamarin Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Android Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Head of Communications
8 2 (5.00%) Head of Digital
8 2 (5.00%) iOS Android Developer
8 2 (5.00%) iOS Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) React Native
2 7 (17.50%) HTML
3 6 (15.00%) RESTful
4 5 (12.50%) .NET
4 5 (12.50%) REST
5 4 (10.00%) Android SDK
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (10.00%) CSS
5 4 (10.00%) RxJava
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.50%) Dagger
6 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
6 3 (7.50%) HTML5
6 3 (7.50%) JNI
6 3 (7.50%) LINQ
6 3 (7.50%) Retrofit
6 3 (7.50%) Web Services
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.00%) Material Design
7 2 (5.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.00%) User Experience
3 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Fintech
5 2 (5.00%) iPhone
5 2 (5.00%) Social Media
6 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.50%) Animation
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Android
2 25 (62.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Android Development
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) iOS Development
4 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (20.00%) Web Design
5 7 (17.50%) Mobile Development
6 5 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
6 5 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 4 (10.00%) MVC
7 4 (10.00%) TDD
8 3 (7.50%) OOP
8 3 (7.50%) Open Source
8 3 (7.50%) Scrum
8 3 (7.50%) SOLID
8 3 (7.50%) Wireframes
9 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
9 2 (5.00%) OWASP
9 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
1 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 9 (22.50%) Apple Swift
4 7 (17.50%) C#
5 5 (12.50%) C++
6 4 (10.00%) Kotlin
7 2 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) SQL
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) ES7
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) GDPR
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Google
2 13 (32.50%) Apple
3 11 (27.50%) Xamarin
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft