The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 113 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Google 36 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 2.40% 0.82% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 5
Median daily rate £485 £178 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+173.23% -45.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £139 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £245 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.16% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% +9.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.81 £28.50 £16.30
% change year-on-year
-34.01% +74.84%
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1497 1103 1280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.20% 43.91% 49.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 524 605
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 79 97
Median hourly rate £17.12 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.55 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Google
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Google
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Coventry - 9 £588 - 3
Shropshire - 8 £395 - 3
Birmingham -1 5 £575 +228.57% 4
Staffordshire 0 3 £300 - 9
Warwickshire -9 2 £500 +191.97% 2
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Google.

1 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.56%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (41.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (35.06%) Puppet
4 26 (33.77%) DevOps
5 24 (31.17%) Linux
6 22 (28.57%) Windows
7 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
7 19 (24.68%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
8 18 (23.38%) Ruby
9 17 (22.08%) Windows 7
10 16 (20.78%) Active Directory
11 15 (19.48%) Java
11 15 (19.48%) JSON
12 14 (18.18%) Analytics
12 14 (18.18%) REST
12 14 (18.18%) OpenStack
12 14 (18.18%) Shell Script
12 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (18.18%) MuleSoft
12 14 (18.18%) Packer
12 14 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
13 13 (16.88%) Uchiwa
13 13 (16.88%) ELK Stack
13 13 (16.88%) Sensu
13 13 (16.88%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (16.88%) Graphite
13 13 (16.88%) Play Framework
13 13 (16.88%) SQL

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 14 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 11 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 10 (12.99%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (6.49%) Mule
5 2 (2.60%) Confluence
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.30%) Apache
6 1 (1.30%) JBoss
6 1 (1.30%) nginx
6 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 32 (41.56%) Amazon AWS
1 32 (41.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (24.68%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (16.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (14.29%) Google Analytics
4 11 (14.29%) Google App Engine
5 9 (11.69%) Google Apps
6 5 (6.49%) Google Drive
7 3 (3.90%) IaaS
8 2 (2.60%) Google Play
8 2 (2.60%) OneDrive
8 2 (2.60%) PaaS
8 2 (2.60%) SaaS
9 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.30%) Firebase
9 1 (1.30%) GitHub
9 1 (1.30%) iTunes
9 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.30%) LAN
2 1 (1.30%) Network Security
2 1 (1.30%) SSL
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.60%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) Big Data
4 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) QlikView
4 1 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.30%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.29%) Selenium
3 9 (11.69%) Vagrant
4 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.90%) JIRA
5 3 (3.90%) JUnit
6 2 (2.60%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.60%) Subversion
7 1 (1.30%) Ant
7 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.30%) Gatling
7 1 (1.30%) Grunt
7 1 (1.30%) gulp
7 1 (1.30%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.30%) Sublime Text
7 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.30%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Automotive
2 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Developer
2 18 (23.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (22.08%) Analyst
4 12 (15.58%) Java Developer
5 11 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 11 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) Java Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) Java Scala Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) Java Software Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) Lead Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Lead DevOps
6 10 (12.99%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) Lead Software Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Lead Software Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) Scala Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Scala Software Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Architect
7 7 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) JSON
2 14 (18.18%) REST
3 13 (16.88%) ELK Stack
3 13 (16.88%) J2EE
3 13 (16.88%) Play Framework
3 13 (16.88%) Sensu
3 13 (16.88%) Spring
4 12 (15.58%) XML
5 11 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 11 (14.29%) J2SE
5 11 (14.29%) SOAP
6 8 (10.39%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (7.79%) CSS
7 6 (7.79%) HTML
7 6 (7.79%) HTML5
8 5 (6.49%) Web Services
9 4 (5.19%) CSS3
10 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.90%) RESTful
11 2 (2.60%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.29%) User Experience
3 8 (10.39%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) NHS
6 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.30%) Social Media
6 1 (1.30%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Linux
2 22 (28.57%) Windows
3 17 (22.08%) Windows 7
4 12 (15.58%) Unix
5 9 (11.69%) Android
5 9 (11.69%) Apple iOS
6 6 (7.79%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.77%) DevOps
3 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
4 14 (18.18%) Analytics
4 14 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
5 13 (16.88%) Open Source
6 11 (14.29%) Microservices
7 10 (12.99%) Data Analysis
7 10 (12.99%) Service Management
8 7 (9.09%) Migration
8 7 (9.09%) Web Analytics
9 6 (7.79%) Identity Management
10 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.19%) Scrum
11 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.90%) Automated Testing
12 3 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) Ruby
2 15 (19.48%) Java
3 14 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 13 (16.88%) Scala
4 13 (16.88%) SQL
5 6 (7.79%) R
6 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.90%) Python
8 2 (2.60%) C#
8 2 (2.60%) Perl
9 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.30%) Groovy
9 1 (1.30%) Haskell
9 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) MCP
4 3 (3.90%) MCSE
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.60%) CISSP
6 1 (1.30%) CNE
6 1 (1.30%) GIAC
6 1 (1.30%) HNC
6 1 (1.30%) HND
6 1 (1.30%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.60%) QA
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) GCP
System Software
1 16 (20.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.29%) Docker
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) vSphere
4 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (35.06%) Puppet
2 14 (18.18%) Packer
3 13 (16.88%) Graphite
3 13 (16.88%) Uchiwa
4 9 (11.69%) Terraform
5 8 (10.39%) Grafana
6 3 (3.90%) Consul
7 2 (2.60%) AirWatch
7 2 (2.60%) SCCM
8 1 (1.30%) Ansible
8 1 (1.30%) Kibana
8 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) MuleSoft
2 13 (16.88%) Atlassian
3 12 (15.58%) Adobe
4 11 (14.29%) webMethods
5 8 (10.39%) ForgeRock
5 8 (10.39%) Intel Security
6 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 6 (7.79%) WSO2
8 5 (6.49%) VMware
9 3 (3.90%) Apple
10 2 (2.60%) Dell
10 2 (2.60%) HP
10 2 (2.60%) Kaspersky
10 2 (2.60%) Tableau
10 2 (2.60%) Teradata
11 1 (1.30%) Kony
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle
11 1 (1.30%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.30%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.30%) Xamarin
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