The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Google.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 131 127 109
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing Google 24 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.83% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% 2.08% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 18
Median daily rate £450 £340 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +15.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.57%
Google
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1529 1679 1508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.48% 39.82% 46.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 891 814
Median daily rate £413 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.98% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 100
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Google as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Google
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Google across the North West region.

Google Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Google
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 15 £398 +24.70% 26
Merseyside +7 8 £548 +305.55% 6
Cheshire +7 1 - - 13
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Google.

1 23 (47.92%) Google Analytics
1 23 (47.92%) Analytics
2 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
3 16 (33.33%) Java
3 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 12 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.92%) Windows
6 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (22.92%) Puppet
7 10 (20.83%) BDD
7 10 (20.83%) Marketing
7 10 (20.83%) .NET
7 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
8 9 (18.75%) Linux
8 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 9 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (18.75%) GitHub
9 8 (16.67%) Splunk
9 8 (16.67%) Ansible
9 8 (16.67%) Docker
9 8 (16.67%) Kibana
9 8 (16.67%) User Experience
9 8 (16.67%) logstash
9 8 (16.67%) DevOps
9 8 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 8 (16.67%) IBM
9 8 (16.67%) MS Office

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (14.58%) Drupal
1 7 (14.58%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.25%) nginx
3 3 (6.25%) SAS
3 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.17%) IIS
4 2 (4.17%) Jetty
4 2 (4.17%) Mongrel
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.17%) WordPress
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (2.08%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) Kentico
5 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.67%) MS Office
3 6 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (8.33%) InfoPath
5 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (47.92%) Google Analytics
2 12 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (18.75%) GitHub
3 9 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.17%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (4.17%) G Suite
6 2 (4.17%) Google App Engine
6 2 (4.17%) Google Play
6 2 (4.17%) SaaS
7 1 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (2.08%) AdWords
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.08%) Silverpop
7 1 (2.08%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Internet
2 4 (8.33%) Extranet
2 4 (8.33%) Intranet
3 2 (4.17%) DHCP
3 2 (4.17%) DNS
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) FTP
3 2 (4.17%) HTTP
3 2 (4.17%) IPsec
3 2 (4.17%) SSL
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) VoIP
3 2 (4.17%) VPN
3 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.08%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.08%) DMZ
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) NFC
4 1 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) MySQL
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) BigQuery
2 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (6.25%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
3 2 (4.17%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (4.17%) HDInsight
3 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.17%) Spark SQL
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Redis
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
2 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.58%) Ant
3 7 (14.58%) Bitbucket
3 7 (14.58%) Cucumber
3 7 (14.58%) JMeter
3 7 (14.58%) Maven
4 6 (12.50%) Gradle
4 6 (12.50%) Subversion
4 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 3 (6.25%) Android Studio
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (4.17%) MSI
7 2 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (4.17%) Travis CI
8 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
8 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.08%) JUnit
8 1 (2.08%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (20.83%) Marketing
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (4.17%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.33%) Consultant
3 4 (8.33%) Drupal Consultant
3 4 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Android Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Database Developer
4 3 (6.25%) DevOps Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) Web Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Big Data Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Data Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Digital Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Digital Executive
5 2 (4.17%) Drupal Specialist
5 2 (4.17%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) PMO Lead
5 2 (4.17%) SEO Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) ELK Stack
3 7 (14.58%) GWT
3 7 (14.58%) Spring
4 6 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 6 (12.50%) HTML
5 5 (10.42%) CSS
5 5 (10.42%) Web Services
5 5 (10.42%) XML
6 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.33%) jQuery
6 4 (8.33%) WF
7 2 (4.17%) Android SDK
7 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.17%) HTML5
7 2 (4.17%) J2EE
7 2 (4.17%) RxJava
7 2 (4.17%) Servlets
7 2 (4.17%) Spark Streaming
8 1 (2.08%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) User Experience
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Social Media
4 2 (4.17%) Blog
4 2 (4.17%) Copywriting
4 2 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.17%) Social Network
4 2 (4.17%) Statistics
5 1 (2.08%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) Economics
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Android
4 4 (8.33%) Mac OS
5 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.08%) CentOS
6 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.08%) Unix
6 1 (2.08%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Analytics
2 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.83%) BDD
4 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 8 (16.67%) DevOps
5 8 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.58%) SEO
7 6 (12.50%) TDD
7 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.42%) ETL
8 5 (10.42%) Open Source
8 5 (10.42%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.33%) Project Management
9 4 (8.33%) Service Management
9 4 (8.33%) SOA
9 4 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) C#
2 8 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.42%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) R
5 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) CISSP
3 1 (2.08%) SANS
3 1 (2.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) Xen
3 1 (2.08%) vCloud
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Puppet
2 9 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (16.67%) Ansible
3 8 (16.67%) Kibana
3 8 (16.67%) logstash
4 1 (2.08%) Capistrano
4 1 (2.08%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.08%) QRadar
4 1 (2.08%) Rundeck
4 1 (2.08%) Salt
4 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) IBM
2 8 (16.67%) Splunk
3 6 (12.50%) Perforce
4 5 (10.42%) SAP
5 4 (8.33%) Nintex
6 3 (6.25%) Adobe
6 3 (6.25%) Apple
6 3 (6.25%) Facebook
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle
6 3 (6.25%) VMware
7 2 (4.17%) DoubleClick
7 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (4.17%) Twitter
8 1 (2.08%) Assembla
8 1 (2.08%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.08%) Tableau
8 1 (2.08%) Xamarin
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