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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 103 111 112
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Google 33 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.31% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 0.69% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 5
Median daily rate £420 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.08% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £126 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £19.25 £15.85 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.45% +2.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1241 1159 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.29% 45.29% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 568 578
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £194 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 57 107
Median hourly rate £15.21 £15.85 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.36 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 7 December 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 7 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
Coventry -1 11 £518 +29.37% 3
Warwickshire +1 7 £145 +38.09% 7
Shropshire - 6 £395 - 6
Staffordshire - 3 £300 - 12
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Google.

1 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Analytics
3 18 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (27.69%) Linux
4 16 (24.62%) Google Analytics
5 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
5 14 (21.54%) DevOps
5 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (20.00%) Ruby
7 12 (18.46%) Data Analysis
7 12 (18.46%) Windows
7 12 (18.46%) Puppet
8 10 (15.38%) Open Source
8 10 (15.38%) Visualisation
8 10 (15.38%) Java
8 10 (15.38%) Web Analytics
9 9 (13.85%) JSON
9 9 (13.85%) SQL
9 9 (13.85%) R
9 9 (13.85%) Scala
9 9 (13.85%) User Experience
9 9 (13.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (13.85%) Grafana
10 8 (12.31%) Terraform
10 8 (12.31%) MuleSoft
10 8 (12.31%) Packer
10 8 (12.31%) REST
10 8 (12.31%) OpenStack
10 8 (12.31%) RabbitMQ

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 8 (12.31%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.69%) Mule
3 4 (6.15%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.15%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (4.62%) Confluence
5 2 (3.08%) nginx
5 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.54%) Drupal
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (24.62%) Google Analytics
3 9 (13.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (10.77%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (10.77%) G Suite
5 4 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (6.15%) Google App Engine
6 3 (4.62%) GitHub
6 3 (4.62%) IaaS
6 3 (4.62%) PaaS
7 2 (3.08%) Google Drive
7 2 (3.08%) SaaS
8 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.54%) Firebase
8 1 (1.54%) Google Play
8 1 (1.54%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) SSL
2 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
1 6 (9.23%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 5 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.08%) MariaDB
4 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.54%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.23%) Selenium
3 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.15%) ERwin
5 3 (4.62%) JIRA
5 3 (4.62%) JUnit
5 3 (4.62%) Subversion
6 2 (3.08%) Ant
6 2 (3.08%) Axure RP
6 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.08%) Gatling
6 2 (3.08%) Grunt
6 2 (3.08%) gulp
6 2 (3.08%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (3.08%) Sublime Text
6 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Automotive
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Developer
3 12 (18.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Architect
5 8 (12.31%) Google Analytics Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Performance Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Business Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Scala Developer
8 5 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Business Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Java Scala Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Java Scala Software Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (6.15%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) JSON
2 8 (12.31%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (12.31%) REST
3 7 (10.77%) ELK Stack
3 7 (10.77%) Play Framework
3 7 (10.77%) Sensu
3 7 (10.77%) Spring
4 6 (9.23%) CSS
4 6 (9.23%) HTML
4 6 (9.23%) J2EE
4 6 (9.23%) Web Services
5 5 (7.69%) HTML5
5 5 (7.69%) XML
6 4 (6.15%) CSS3
6 4 (6.15%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.15%) J2SE
6 4 (6.15%) RESTful
6 4 (6.15%) SOAP
7 3 (4.62%) Ajax
7 3 (4.62%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 9 (13.85%) User Experience
4 2 (3.08%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Linux
2 12 (18.46%) Windows
3 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.69%) Unix
5 4 (6.15%) Android
5 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Analytics
3 14 (21.54%) DevOps
4 12 (18.46%) Data Analysis
5 10 (15.38%) Open Source
5 10 (15.38%) Web Analytics
6 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.23%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (7.69%) Scrum
8 5 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.15%) Microservices
9 4 (6.15%) Service Management
9 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.62%) MVC
10 3 (4.62%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) Ruby
2 10 (15.38%) Java
3 9 (13.85%) R
3 9 (13.85%) Scala
3 9 (13.85%) SQL
4 8 (12.31%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.15%) C#
6 4 (6.15%) Python
7 2 (3.08%) Groovy
7 2 (3.08%) Haskell
7 2 (3.08%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
1 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) CISSP
2 1 (1.54%) GIAC
2 1 (1.54%) HNC
2 1 (1.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) Docker
3 1 (1.54%) vCloud
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) Puppet
2 9 (13.85%) Grafana
3 8 (12.31%) Packer
3 8 (12.31%) Terraform
4 7 (10.77%) Graphite
4 7 (10.77%) Uchiwa
5 3 (4.62%) Consul
6 2 (3.08%) Kibana
7 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) MuleSoft
2 7 (10.77%) Atlassian
3 6 (9.23%) Adobe
3 6 (9.23%) Teradata
3 6 (9.23%) WSO2
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle
4 5 (7.69%) Tableau
5 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.15%) VMware
5 4 (6.15%) webMethods
6 3 (4.62%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.08%) Apple
7 2 (3.08%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco
8 1 (1.54%) Kony
8 1 (1.54%) Xamarin
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