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 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 127 136 126
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Google 27 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.77% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 1.90% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 8
Median daily rate £420 £443 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £149 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.64 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £28.50 £16.90
% change year-on-year
-36.84% +68.63%
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
1617 1788 1485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.64% 40.43% 46.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 1027 796
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 88 103
Median hourly rate £20.73 £16.84 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.09% -6.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £42.02 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 September 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 27 September 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 +1 22 £420 -11.57% 20
Merseyside -1 4 £380 +153.33% 7
Lancashire - 1 - - 4
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 25 (51.02%) Google Analytics
1 25 (51.02%) Analytics
2 18 (36.73%) Java
3 16 (32.65%) SEO
3 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
4 13 (26.53%) HTML
5 12 (24.49%) .NET
5 12 (24.49%) CSS
5 12 (24.49%) Linux
5 12 (24.49%) Web Development
5 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
6 11 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (22.45%) User Experience
6 11 (22.45%) CRM
7 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (18.37%) Marketing
8 9 (18.37%) Maven
8 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
8 9 (18.37%) Puppet
9 8 (16.33%) CSS3
9 8 (16.33%) HTML5
9 8 (16.33%) Line Management
9 8 (16.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
9 8 (16.33%) Middleware
9 8 (16.33%) IBM
9 8 (16.33%) GWT
10 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.29%) SQL
10 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce

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 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.20%) SAS
3 4 (8.16%) Drupal
3 4 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (6.12%) Apache
4 3 (6.12%) nginx
5 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 2 (4.08%) JBoss
5 2 (4.08%) Jetty
5 2 (4.08%) Mongrel
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.08%) WordPress
6 1 (2.04%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.04%) MS Project
4 1 (2.04%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (51.02%) Google Analytics
2 11 (22.45%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (16.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (12.24%) GitHub
5 5 (10.20%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (8.16%) Google App Engine
7 3 (6.12%) Google Apps
7 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (4.08%) Google Play
9 1 (2.04%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (2.04%) AdWords
9 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
9 1 (2.04%) Silverpop
9 1 (2.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Network Security
2 2 (4.08%) DHCP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) FTP
2 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) IPsec
2 2 (4.08%) SSL
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) VoIP
2 2 (4.08%) VPN
2 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.04%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.04%) DMZ
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
3 1 (2.04%) NFC
3 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.04%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) BigQuery
2 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (6.12%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.08%) QlikView
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Redis
4 1 (2.04%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
2 12 (24.49%) Git (software)
3 9 (18.37%) Maven
4 6 (12.24%) Ant
4 6 (12.24%) Gradle
4 6 (12.24%) Subversion
5 4 (8.16%) Bitbucket
5 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.16%) JMeter
5 4 (8.16%) Travis CI
6 3 (6.12%) Android Studio
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.08%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
8 1 (2.04%) Gerrit
8 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (18.37%) Marketing
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 6 (12.24%) Web Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Lead Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Lead Web Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Android Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Database Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Drupal Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Web Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Digital Executive
7 2 (4.08%) SEO Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) HTML
2 12 (24.49%) .NET
2 12 (24.49%) CSS
3 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (16.33%) CSS3
3 8 (16.33%) GWT
3 8 (16.33%) HTML5
3 8 (16.33%) Middleware
4 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
4 6 (12.24%) Spring
5 5 (10.20%) ELK Stack
6 3 (6.12%) Web Services
7 2 (4.08%) Android SDK
7 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.08%) J2EE
7 2 (4.08%) RxJava
7 2 (4.08%) Servlets
8 1 (2.04%) D3.js
8 1 (2.04%) Polymaps
8 1 (2.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) User Experience
2 5 (10.20%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Blog
4 2 (4.08%) Copywriting
4 2 (4.08%) Social Media
4 2 (4.08%) Social Network
4 2 (4.08%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.04%) Economics
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) Android
4 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.04%) CentOS
6 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.04%) Unix
6 1 (2.04%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Analytics
2 16 (32.65%) SEO
3 12 (24.49%) Web Development
4 11 (22.45%) CRM
5 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.33%) Line Management
7 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.24%) TDD
9 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (10.20%) DevOps
10 4 (8.16%) BDD
10 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
10 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.16%) Service Management
10 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.12%) ERP
11 3 (6.12%) ETL
11 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) Java
2 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.29%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) PHP
5 4 (8.16%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 2 (4.08%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.08%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) CISSP
4 1 (2.04%) SANS
4 1 (2.04%) SSCP
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Docker
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.08%) vSphere
3 2 (4.08%) Xen
4 1 (2.04%) vCloud
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) Puppet
2 7 (14.29%) Ansible
2 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (10.20%) Kibana
3 5 (10.20%) logstash
4 1 (2.04%) CFEngine
4 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.04%) QRadar
4 1 (2.04%) Rundeck
4 1 (2.04%) Salt
4 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) IBM
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) Perforce
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 5 (10.20%) Splunk
4 5 (10.20%) VMware
5 3 (6.12%) Adobe
5 3 (6.12%) Apple
5 3 (6.12%) Facebook
5 3 (6.12%) SAP
6 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.08%) DoubleClick
6 2 (4.08%) Rackspace
6 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.08%) SaltStack
6 2 (4.08%) Teradata
6 2 (4.08%) Twitter
7 1 (2.04%) Black Duck
7 1 (2.04%) Sonatype
7 1 (2.04%) Veracode