Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 834 786 803
Rank change year-on-year -48 +17 -20
Contract jobs citing Google Play 41 60 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.062% 0.069%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.22% 0.49% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 57
UK median daily rate £500 £414 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.85% -0.30% -2.35%
10th Percentile £385 £130 £313
90th Percentile £625 £494 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £414 £420
% change year-on-year -5.74% -1.49% +37.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 18,556 12,139 7,846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.27% 12.64% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,863 8,400 5,423
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £275
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 172 122
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.65 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.25% -6.56% -11.30%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.03 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.80 £55.25 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £17.28 £19.50
% change year-on-year -3.07% -11.36% -2.53%

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 February 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 21 February 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 41 £500 +20.48% 47
London -15 38 £500 +19.40% 27
UK excluding London -31 3 £390 -5.74% 22
North of England +30 2 - - 10
Yorkshire -1 2 - - 2
South West +2 1 £390 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 41 (100.00%) Google
2 36 (87.80%) Android
3 26 (63.41%) Java
4 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (56.10%) Android Development
5 21 (51.22%) Android SDK
6 20 (48.78%) Mobile App
6 20 (48.78%) TDD
7 18 (43.90%) Apple iOS
8 17 (41.46%) RESTful
9 16 (39.02%) Scrum
9 16 (39.02%) Apple
10 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
10 14 (34.15%) Objective-C
10 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (34.15%) React Native
11 13 (31.71%) Redux
11 13 (31.71%) BDD
12 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (29.27%) Mobile Development
12 12 (29.27%) Banking
12 12 (29.27%) Finance
12 12 (29.27%) GraphQL
13 11 (26.83%) ReactiveX
13 11 (26.83%) ES6
13 11 (26.83%) Fintech
13 11 (26.83%) JanusGraph
13 11 (26.83%) Publishing
13 11 (26.83%) SQL
13 11 (26.83%) MySQL

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 11 (26.83%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.32%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 11 (26.83%) Apache Cassandra
1 11 (26.83%) JanusGraph
1 11 (26.83%) MongoDB
1 11 (26.83%) MySQL
1 11 (26.83%) Neo4j
1 11 (26.83%) NoSQL
1 11 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (26.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Cucumber
2 8 (19.51%) Appium
2 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.63%) Selenium
4 5 (12.20%) Android Studio
4 5 (12.20%) Gradle
4 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.20%) Maven
4 5 (12.20%) SonarQube
5 2 (4.88%) Calabash
5 2 (4.88%) Robolectric
6 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 12 (29.27%) Banking
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Publishing
3 4 (9.76%) Games
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) Android Developer
3 14 (34.15%) Java Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Java Android Developer
6 4 (9.76%) iOS Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Mobile Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Linux Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.32%) iOS Android Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Mobile Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) React Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Android Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) Android SDK
2 17 (41.46%) RESTful
3 14 (34.15%) React Native
4 13 (31.71%) Redux
5 11 (26.83%) iOS SDK
5 11 (26.83%) Kafka
5 11 (26.83%) React
5 11 (26.83%) ReactiveX
5 11 (26.83%) Spring
5 11 (26.83%) Spring Boot
5 11 (26.83%) Spring Security
6 8 (19.51%) gRPC
6 8 (19.51%) RxJava
7 7 (17.07%) Node.js
8 6 (14.63%) JSON
8 6 (14.63%) Retrofit
8 6 (14.63%) Web Services
9 5 (12.20%) Dagger
10 4 (9.76%) REST
11 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Mobile App
2 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (26.83%) Fintech
3 11 (26.83%) User Experience
4 6 (14.63%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (9.76%) Video on Demand
6 2 (4.88%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.44%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 36 (87.80%) Android
2 18 (43.90%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (56.10%) Android Development
2 20 (48.78%) TDD
3 16 (39.02%) Scrum
4 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (31.71%) BDD
6 12 (29.27%) Mobile Development
7 11 (26.83%) CQRS
7 11 (26.83%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (26.83%) Microservices
8 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
9 8 (19.51%) Functional Testing
9 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
10 7 (17.07%) iOS Development
10 7 (17.07%) Open Source
11 5 (12.20%) DevOps
11 5 (12.20%) SOLID
12 3 (7.32%) Acceptance Criteria
12 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
12 3 (7.32%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
2 14 (34.15%) Objective-C
3 12 (29.27%) GraphQL
4 11 (26.83%) ES6
4 11 (26.83%) SQL
5 7 (17.07%) Kotlin
6 3 (7.32%) Apple Swift
6 3 (7.32%) C#
6 3 (7.32%) R
7 2 (4.88%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) JSX
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Google
2 16 (39.02%) Apple
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) SAP