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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google
England / North West
Rank 114 138 125
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -13
Contract jobs citing Google 25 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.95% 0.53% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% 1.26% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 20
Median daily rate £550 £375 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £323 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £18.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-14.32% -35.51%

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
1106 1593 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.13% 42.18% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 866 768
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 116 106
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £47.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +15 17 £550 +22.22% 41
Cheshire +31 5 £344 -8.33% 23
Merseyside -3 2 £210 -35.38% 2
Lancashire - 1 - - 6
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 25 (51.02%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (44.90%) Java
3 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
4 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
5 16 (32.65%) Configuration Management
5 16 (32.65%) Puppet
5 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (32.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (30.61%) Google Analytics
6 15 (30.61%) Open Source
6 15 (30.61%) Analytics
6 15 (30.61%) .NET
7 13 (26.53%) Windows
8 12 (24.49%) DevOps
8 12 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (22.45%) Linux
9 11 (22.45%) BDD
9 11 (22.45%) Marketing
10 10 (20.41%) Big Data
10 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (20.41%) Hadoop
10 10 (20.41%) Python
10 10 (20.41%) J2EE
10 10 (20.41%) Web Services
10 10 (20.41%) Finance
10 10 (20.41%) Programme Management
11 9 (18.37%) IBM
11 9 (18.37%) Docker
11 9 (18.37%) Continuous Delivery

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 8 (16.33%) Apache Spark
1 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.29%) Apache
2 7 (14.29%) IIS
2 7 (14.29%) Jetty
2 7 (14.29%) Mongrel
2 7 (14.29%) nginx
2 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.20%) Drupal
3 5 (10.20%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) InfoPath
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
3 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (51.02%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (32.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (30.61%) Google Analytics
4 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (16.33%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (14.29%) Google App Engine
7 6 (12.24%) GitHub
8 2 (4.08%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (4.08%) SaaS
9 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (2.04%) AdWords
9 1 (2.04%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
9 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.04%) G Suite
9 1 (2.04%) PaaS
9 1 (2.04%) Silverpop
9 1 (2.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) DHCP
1 8 (16.33%) DNS
1 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.29%) FTP
2 7 (14.29%) HTTP
2 7 (14.29%) Internet
2 7 (14.29%) IPsec
3 6 (12.24%) SSL
4 4 (8.16%) Extranet
4 4 (8.16%) Intranet
4 4 (8.16%) VoIP
5 3 (6.12%) Bluetooth
5 3 (6.12%) Firewall
5 3 (6.12%) LAN
5 3 (6.12%) NFC
5 3 (6.12%) VPN
5 3 (6.12%) WAN
6 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Big Data
1 10 (20.41%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 3 (6.12%) Spark SQL
4 2 (4.08%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (4.08%) HDInsight
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) DB2
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.29%) Travis CI
4 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
5 5 (10.20%) Bitbucket
5 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.20%) JMeter
6 4 (8.16%) Selenium
6 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (6.12%) Ant
7 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.12%) Maven
8 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.08%) CruiseControl
8 2 (4.08%) EasyMock
8 2 (4.08%) JBehave
8 2 (4.08%) JUnit
8 2 (4.08%) MSI
8 2 (4.08%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (4.08%) Xcode
General
1 11 (22.45%) Marketing
2 10 (20.41%) Finance
3 7 (14.29%) Electronics
3 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Architect
3 5 (10.20%) Big Data Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Hadoop Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (6.12%) AWS Developer
5 3 (6.12%) DevOps Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Drupal Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) SEO Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Digital Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Java Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Java Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile Architect
6 2 (4.08%) PMO Lead
6 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.08%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 10 (20.41%) J2EE
2 10 (20.41%) Web Services
3 8 (16.33%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (16.33%) Servlets
4 7 (14.29%) HTML
5 6 (12.24%) CSS
5 6 (12.24%) XML
6 5 (10.20%) jQuery
7 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
7 4 (8.16%) Material Design
7 4 (8.16%) Spring
7 4 (8.16%) WF
8 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.12%) HTML5
8 3 (6.12%) JMS
8 3 (6.12%) REST
8 3 (6.12%) SOAP
9 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.08%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) User Experience
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.08%) Social Media
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.04%) Blog
6 1 (2.04%) BYOD
6 1 (2.04%) CAN bus
6 1 (2.04%) Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) DataPower
6 1 (2.04%) Derivative
6 1 (2.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Unix
4 3 (6.12%) Android
4 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) Configuration Management
2 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (30.61%) Analytics
3 15 (30.61%) Open Source
4 12 (24.49%) DevOps
5 11 (22.45%) BDD
6 10 (20.41%) Programme Management
7 9 (18.37%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (14.29%) TDD
10 5 (10.20%) Project Management
10 5 (10.20%) SEO
10 5 (10.20%) SOA
10 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (8.16%) Scrum
11 4 (8.16%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) Java
2 10 (20.41%) Python
3 7 (14.29%) C#
3 7 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (10.20%) C
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.16%) PHP
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 2 (4.08%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.08%) Go
7 2 (4.08%) Korn
7 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.08%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) Scala
8 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) CISSP
2 3 (6.12%) SANS
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) SSCP
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) PMO
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Docker
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) Xen
4 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) Puppet
2 12 (24.49%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (16.33%) Ansible
4 5 (10.20%) Kibana
4 5 (10.20%) logstash
5 3 (6.12%) QRadar
6 2 (4.08%) Capistrano
6 2 (4.08%) Nagios
6 2 (4.08%) Terraform
7 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) IBM
3 8 (16.33%) Splunk
3 8 (16.33%) VMware
4 7 (14.29%) SAP
5 5 (10.20%) Apple
6 4 (8.16%) Nintex
7 3 (6.12%) LogRhythm
8 2 (4.08%) Adobe
8 2 (4.08%) DoubleClick
8 2 (4.08%) HP
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.08%) Talend
9 1 (2.04%) Assembla
9 1 (2.04%) Kony
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle
9 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
9 1 (2.04%) Sybase
9 1 (2.04%) Xamarin
9 1 (2.04%) Yahoo!
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