The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 115 119 125
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Google 26 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.01% 1.89% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 14
Median daily rate £375 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £433 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £23.09 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.97% +15.46%
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 South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1294 1162 1298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 43.83% 37.32% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 699 849
Median daily rate £368 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 103 64
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.27 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Google
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Google
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Bristol +13 13 £575 +35.29% 4
Wiltshire -18 4 £300 -14.28% 2
Somerset +10 2 £148 -
Dorset - 1 - - 2
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Google.

1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) DevOps
3 12 (30.77%) Java
3 12 (30.77%) Web Services
4 11 (28.21%) Windows
4 11 (28.21%) Hibernate
4 11 (28.21%) Spring
4 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (25.64%) Puppet
5 10 (25.64%) GWT
5 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
5 10 (25.64%) JBoss
5 10 (25.64%) WebLogic
5 10 (25.64%) J2EE
6 9 (23.08%) Wireless
6 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 9 (23.08%) Ansible
7 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (20.51%) Analytics
7 8 (20.51%) RESTful
7 8 (20.51%) MySQL
7 8 (20.51%) Google Analytics
8 7 (17.95%) Marketing
8 7 (17.95%) JSON
8 7 (17.95%) Oracle
8 7 (17.95%) PHP
8 7 (17.95%) LAN
8 7 (17.95%) WAN
8 7 (17.95%) VPN

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 10 (25.64%) JBoss
1 10 (25.64%) WebLogic
1 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
2 6 (15.38%) Apache
3 5 (12.82%) Mule
4 4 (10.26%) CMS
5 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.56%) Drupal
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.56%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.56%) nginx
6 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) WebTrends
2 2 (5.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.51%) Google Analytics
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (17.95%) Office 365
4 6 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (7.69%) Google Apps
6 1 (2.56%) GitHub
6 1 (2.56%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Wireless
2 7 (17.95%) LAN
2 7 (17.95%) VPN
2 7 (17.95%) WAN
3 5 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.56%) NAS
5 1 (2.56%) Network Security
5 1 (2.56%) SAN
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) MS Access
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) CppUnit
1 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) GoogleTest
1 1 (2.56%) Grunt
1 1 (2.56%) gulp
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) JMeter
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (17.95%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Publishing
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Architect
2 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Java Software Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Software Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Digital Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.56%) Change Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Web Services
2 11 (28.21%) Hibernate
2 11 (28.21%) Spring
3 10 (25.64%) GWT
3 10 (25.64%) J2EE
4 8 (20.51%) RESTful
5 7 (17.95%) JSON
6 6 (15.38%) HTML
7 5 (12.82%) CSS
8 3 (7.69%) jQuery
8 3 (7.69%) LAMP
9 2 (5.13%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (2.56%) Ajax
10 1 (2.56%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (2.56%) HTML5
10 1 (2.56%) Middleware
10 1 (2.56%) Node.js
10 1 (2.56%) REST
10 1 (2.56%) XML
10 1 (2.56%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Social Media
2 4 (10.26%) Digital Media
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 11 (28.21%) Windows
3 7 (17.95%) Mac OS X
4 3 (7.69%) Unix
5 2 (5.13%) Mesosphere
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) DevOps
2 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Analytics
4 6 (15.38%) SEO
4 6 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (12.82%) Pay per click
6 4 (10.26%) Affiliate Network
6 4 (10.26%) Digital Analytics
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.69%) Content Management
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.13%) ITIL
8 2 (5.13%) Microservices
8 2 (5.13%) Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Open Source
8 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.13%) Web Analytics
8 2 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) PHP
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) CISSP
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.56%) MISRA
1 1 (2.56%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Docker
3 2 (5.13%) LXC
4 1 (2.56%) vCloud
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Puppet
2 9 (23.08%) Ansible
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (15.38%) SCCM
4 4 (10.26%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.13%) Mesos
5 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco
3 5 (12.82%) Palo Alto
4 4 (10.26%) Omniture
5 3 (7.69%) Sybase
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.56%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) VMware