Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 805 820
Rank change year-on-year -52 +15 -3
Contract jobs citing Google Play 44 46 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.048% 0.086%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.20% 0.35% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 86
UK median daily rate £425 £443 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% -0.56% +14.84%
10th Percentile £319 £301 £313
90th Percentile £575 £523 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +27.34%
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 21,627 13,304 10,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.76% 13.97% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,786 9,106 7,390
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +10.43%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.12% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 193 167
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.96 £11.66
90th Percentile £58.75 £59.80 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.89
% change year-on-year - +10.11% -20.54%

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 July 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 July 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 -27 44 £425 -5.56% 28
London -58 28 £425 -5.56% 12
UK excluding London -26 16 £438 +9.38% 16
South East -16 13 £450 +12.50% 4
South West - 3 £375 - 4

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 44 (100.00%) Google
2 37 (84.09%) Android
3 25 (56.82%) Android Development
4 20 (45.45%) Apple iOS
4 20 (45.45%) Java
5 18 (40.91%) Mobile App
6 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (27.27%) User Experience
8 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 11 (25.00%) Apple
9 10 (22.73%) Mobile Development
9 10 (22.73%) React Native
10 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (20.45%) RxJava
10 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
11 8 (18.18%) C++
11 8 (18.18%) Objective-C
11 8 (18.18%) Android SDK
11 8 (18.18%) Kotlin
11 8 (18.18%) Xamarin
11 8 (18.18%) Cross-Platform Development
12 7 (15.91%) Retrofit
12 7 (15.91%) Apple Swift
13 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
13 6 (13.64%) iOS Development
13 6 (13.64%) TDD
13 6 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
13 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (13.64%) Dagger
14 5 (11.36%) Multithreading

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 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) NuGet
2 3 (6.82%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.27%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (2.27%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) Android Studio
2 5 (11.36%) JUnit
2 5 (11.36%) Subversion
2 5 (11.36%) Trac
2 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.82%) Gradle
4 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.55%) JIRA
4 2 (4.55%) Mockito
5 1 (2.27%) git-flow
5 1 (2.27%) JMeter
5 1 (2.27%) Robolectric
5 1 (2.27%) Robotium
5 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Android Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (18.18%) React Developer
4 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Xamarin Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Android Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Head of Communications
7 2 (4.55%) Head of Digital
8 1 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Digital Designer
8 1 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Android Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) React Native
2 9 (20.45%) RxJava
3 8 (18.18%) Android SDK
4 7 (15.91%) Retrofit
5 6 (13.64%) Dagger
6 4 (9.09%) REST
7 3 (6.82%) CSS
7 3 (6.82%) HTML
7 3 (6.82%) JNI
7 3 (6.82%) Node.js
7 3 (6.82%) RESTful
7 3 (6.82%) Web Services
8 2 (4.55%) GraphQL
8 2 (4.55%) Material Design
8 2 (4.55%) OpenGL
8 2 (4.55%) React
9 1 (2.27%) Android NDK
9 1 (2.27%) Apollo GraphQL
9 1 (2.27%) CSS3
9 1 (2.27%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Mobile App
2 12 (27.27%) User Experience
3 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.82%) Fintech
6 2 (4.55%) Social Media
7 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.27%) Online Games
7 1 (2.27%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Android
2 20 (45.45%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Android Development
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.73%) Mobile Development
4 8 (18.18%) Cross-Platform Development
5 6 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.64%) iOS Development
5 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.64%) TDD
6 5 (11.36%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (11.36%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
6 5 (11.36%) Web Design
7 4 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 4 (9.09%) IT Strategy
7 4 (9.09%) Requirements Management
8 3 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (6.82%) Service Design
8 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.82%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.18%) C++
3 8 (18.18%) Kotlin
3 8 (18.18%) Objective-C
4 7 (15.91%) Apple Swift
5 5 (11.36%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.27%) C
7 1 (2.27%) ES7
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) GDPR
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Google
2 11 (25.00%) Apple
3 8 (18.18%) Xamarin
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft