Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 835 797 815
Rank change year-on-year -38 +18 -41
Contract jobs citing Google Play 45 44 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.048% 0.064%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.23% 0.37% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 56
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £319 £130 £313
90th Percentile £625 £505 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £408 £400
% change year-on-year -7.98% +1.88% +23.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 19,782 12,040 8,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.56% 13.09% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,496 8,388 6,033
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £290
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 152 142
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -16.28% -4.44%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.35 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +1.49% -25.56%

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 21 April 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 7 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 21 April 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 -48 45 £500 +17.65% 28
London -53 31 £500 +11.11% 13
UK excluding London -29 14 £375 -7.98% 16
South East -17 9 £338 -18.18% 3
South West - 3 £383 - 2
Yorkshire -10 2 - - 1
North of England -15 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 45 (100.00%) Google
2 39 (86.67%) Android
3 24 (53.33%) Apple iOS
3 24 (53.33%) Android Development
4 23 (51.11%) Java
4 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (44.44%) Mobile App
6 17 (37.78%) Apple
7 15 (33.33%) TDD
7 15 (33.33%) Android SDK
7 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (31.11%) Scrum
8 14 (31.11%) Objective-C
9 13 (28.89%) RESTful
9 13 (28.89%) React Native
10 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
10 12 (26.67%) Finance
10 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
11 11 (24.44%) BDD
11 11 (24.44%) Fintech
11 11 (24.44%) Mobile Development
12 10 (22.22%) GraphQL
12 10 (22.22%) Redux
12 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (22.22%) Banking
13 9 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (20.00%) Spring
13 9 (20.00%) Spring Security
13 9 (20.00%) SQL

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 9 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.11%) GitHub
2 5 (11.11%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 9 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (20.00%) JanusGraph
1 9 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (20.00%) MySQL
1 9 (20.00%) Neo4j
1 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (15.56%) Appium
3 7 (15.56%) Gradle
4 6 (13.33%) Android Studio
5 5 (11.11%) Selenium
5 5 (11.11%) Subversion
5 5 (11.11%) Trac
5 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.89%) Maven
6 4 (8.89%) SonarQube
7 3 (6.67%) JIRA
8 2 (4.44%) Calabash
8 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
8 2 (4.44%) JUnit
8 2 (4.44%) Mockito
9 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 8 (17.78%) Publishing
4 3 (6.67%) Games
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (4.44%) Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) Electronics
6 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) Android Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Xamarin Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Designer
7 3 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (6.67%) iOS Android Developer
7 3 (6.67%) iOS Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (4.44%) Android Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Mobile Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) React Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Android Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) User Experience Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 13 (28.89%) React Native
2 13 (28.89%) RESTful
3 10 (22.22%) GraphQL
3 10 (22.22%) Redux
4 9 (20.00%) iOS SDK
4 9 (20.00%) Kafka
4 9 (20.00%) React
4 9 (20.00%) ReactiveX
4 9 (20.00%) RxJava
4 9 (20.00%) Spring
4 9 (20.00%) Spring Boot
4 9 (20.00%) Spring Security
5 7 (15.56%) Dagger
5 7 (15.56%) Retrofit
6 6 (13.33%) gRPC
6 6 (13.33%) Node.js
6 6 (13.33%) Web Services
7 3 (6.67%) JNI
7 3 (6.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (24.44%) Fintech
4 9 (20.00%) User Experience
5 5 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.22%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (2.22%) Online Games
7 1 (2.22%) Social Gaming
7 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (86.67%) Android
2 24 (53.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Android Development
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) TDD
4 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (31.11%) Scrum
5 11 (24.44%) BDD
5 11 (24.44%) Mobile Development
6 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (20.00%) CQRS
7 9 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 9 (20.00%) Microservices
8 8 (17.78%) iOS Development
8 8 (17.78%) Open Source
8 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
9 6 (13.33%) Functional Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Cross-Platform Development
10 5 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (11.11%) Multithreading
10 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.89%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) Objective-C
3 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.00%) ES6
4 9 (20.00%) Java 8
4 9 (20.00%) SQL
5 8 (17.78%) C#
5 8 (17.78%) C++
5 8 (17.78%) Kotlin
6 5 (11.11%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Google
2 17 (37.78%) Apple
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.11%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.22%) SAP