Period
to 18 December 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 18 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
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 847 848 816
Rank change year-on-year +1 -32 +12
Contract jobs citing Google Play 57 50 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.048% 0.073%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.23% 0.29% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 48
UK median daily rate £400 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +2.63% +11.76%
10th Percentile £224 £375 £263
90th Percentile £525 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £425
% change year-on-year +15.94% -18.82% -
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 24,791 17,505 12,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.64% 16.95% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,147 12,166 8,569
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 225 187
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.83% +9.03% -17.51%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.40
90th Percentile £59.75 £58.75 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.03
% change year-on-year - +2.76% -26.36%

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 18 December 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 6 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 18 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
England +12 57 £400 -18.99% 38
UK excluding London -6 29 £400 +15.94% 21
London +9 28 £474 -5.25% 18
South East - 24 £400 - 7
South West -22 4 £340 -12.82% 1
East of England - 1 £220 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 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 with a requirement for Google Play.

1 57 (100.00%) Google
2 52 (91.23%) Android
3 36 (63.16%) Apple iOS
4 30 (52.63%) Xamarin
5 27 (47.37%) C#
6 24 (42.11%) Android Development
7 21 (36.84%) Apple
8 18 (31.58%) Multithreading
8 18 (31.58%) Cross-Platform Development
9 17 (29.82%) Mobile Development
9 17 (29.82%) Mobile App
10 16 (28.07%) GitHub
10 16 (28.07%) Java
10 16 (28.07%) TDD
11 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (26.32%) C++
12 14 (24.56%) Visual Studio
12 14 (24.56%) Subversion
13 12 (21.05%) NuGet
13 12 (21.05%) Trac
14 11 (19.30%) Windows
14 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
15 10 (17.54%) iOS Development
16 7 (12.28%) MVVM
16 7 (12.28%) Apple Swift
17 6 (10.53%) React Native
17 6 (10.53%) SOLID
17 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
17 6 (10.53%) .NET
17 6 (10.53%) SQL Server

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 (3.51%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) GitHub
2 12 (21.05%) NuGet
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.51%) iTunes
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
1 1 (1.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQLite
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Subversion
1 14 (24.56%) Visual Studio
2 12 (21.05%) Trac
3 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.77%) Android Studio
5 4 (7.02%) Gradle
6 3 (5.26%) Genymotion
6 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.26%) Xcode
7 2 (3.51%) git-flow
7 2 (3.51%) JUnit
8 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.75%) Mockito
8 1 (1.75%) Robotium
General
1 4 (7.02%) Publishing
2 2 (3.51%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Digital Economy
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 50 (87.72%) Developer
2 28 (49.12%) Xamarin Developer
3 14 (24.56%) Android Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (10.53%) React Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Applications Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Xamarin Developer
8 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Application Development Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Applications Development Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Applications Manager
9 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Development Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Java Applications Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) .NET
1 6 (10.53%) React Native
2 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (8.77%) HTML
2 5 (8.77%) RESTful
3 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.26%) Entity Framework
3 3 (5.26%) LINQ
3 3 (5.26%) Web Services
4 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.51%) CSS
4 2 (3.51%) HTML5
4 2 (3.51%) JSON
4 2 (3.51%) REST
4 2 (3.51%) RxJava
4 2 (3.51%) SOAP
4 2 (3.51%) Velocity
4 2 (3.51%) WCF
4 2 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) iPhone
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) Animation
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.75%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 52 (91.23%) Android
2 36 (63.16%) Apple iOS
3 11 (19.30%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Android TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Android Development
2 18 (31.58%) Cross-Platform Development
2 18 (31.58%) Multithreading
3 17 (29.82%) Mobile Development
4 16 (28.07%) TDD
5 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (17.54%) iOS Development
7 7 (12.28%) MVVM
8 6 (10.53%) OO
8 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.53%) SOLID
9 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.77%) Web Design
10 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.02%) MVC
10 4 (7.02%) OOD
11 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.26%) Memory Management
11 3 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) C#
2 16 (28.07%) Java
3 15 (26.32%) C++
4 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.28%) Apple Swift
6 6 (10.53%) Objective-C
7 4 (7.02%) Kotlin
8 2 (3.51%) SQL
9 1 (1.75%) C
9 1 (1.75%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Google
2 30 (52.63%) Xamarin
3 21 (36.84%) Apple
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.75%) Samsung
6 1 (1.75%) SOTI