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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 108 106 107
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Google 34 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.08% 0.50% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.29% 1.13% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 9
Median daily rate £415 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £225 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £288 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.75% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £15.43 £28.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.87% +79.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.31 £24.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +43.28%
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
1485 1061 1197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.13% 44.21% 49.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 563 555
Median daily rate £400 £354 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.91% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 81 86
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £11.93 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £30.00 £34.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 July 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 July 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
Shropshire - 13 £415 -
Warwickshire +8 11 £115 - 6
Birmingham -9 4 £488 +85.71% 5
Coventry - 2 - - 3
Staffordshire - 1 £400 - 7
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 60 (61.22%) Puppet
2 59 (60.20%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (60.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (55.10%) Software Engineering
4 53 (54.08%) Cloud Computing
5 46 (46.94%) Ruby
6 44 (44.90%) OpenStack
6 44 (44.90%) Linux
6 44 (44.90%) Shell Script
6 44 (44.90%) Packer
7 43 (43.88%) DevOps
8 41 (41.84%) Vagrant
9 31 (31.63%) Terraform
10 30 (30.61%) Consul
11 27 (27.55%) Git (software)
11 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (27.55%) Service Management
12 25 (25.51%) Atlassian
12 25 (25.51%) ForgeRock
12 25 (25.51%) Uchiwa
12 25 (25.51%) ELK Stack
12 25 (25.51%) MuleSoft
12 25 (25.51%) Sensu
12 25 (25.51%) Graphite
13 23 (23.47%) Windows
14 21 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
15 19 (19.39%) Active Directory
15 19 (19.39%) Windows 7
16 16 (16.33%) Open Source
17 15 (15.31%) Android

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 44 (44.90%) OpenStack
2 11 (11.22%) WebLogic
3 10 (10.20%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.02%) Apache
5 1 (1.02%) JBoss
5 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.02%) nginx
5 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 59 (60.20%) Amazon AWS
1 59 (60.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (54.08%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (15.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (11.22%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (11.22%) Google App Engine
5 10 (10.20%) Google Apps
6 4 (4.08%) Google Play
7 3 (3.06%) Google Drive
8 2 (2.04%) Google Analytics
8 2 (2.04%) Office 365
8 2 (2.04%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.02%) GitHub
9 1 (1.02%) IaaS
9 1 (1.02%) PaaS
9 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Firewall
1 1 (1.02%) HTTP
1 1 (1.02%) IMAP
1 1 (1.02%) LAN
1 1 (1.02%) SMTP
1 1 (1.02%) SSL
1 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.02%) VoIP
1 1 (1.02%) WAN
1 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) MariaDB
2 11 (11.22%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.08%) Big Data
4 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.04%) BigQuery
5 2 (2.04%) BigTable
5 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (2.04%) Xcelsius
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.02%) QlikView
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (41.84%) Vagrant
2 27 (27.55%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.22%) Selenium
4 4 (4.08%) JUnit
5 3 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.06%) JMeter
5 3 (3.06%) Mockito
5 3 (3.06%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.02%) Gatling
7 1 (1.02%) Grunt
7 1 (1.02%) gulp
7 1 (1.02%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.02%) JIRA
7 1 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.02%) Sublime Text
7 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.02%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.02%) Automotive
2 1 (1.02%) Marketing
2 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (60.20%) Developer
2 25 (25.51%) Applications Developer
3 16 (16.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (13.27%) Cloud Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Java Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Senior Developer
5 12 (12.24%) Lead Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 11 (11.22%) Software Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) Java Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) Java Scala Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) Java Software Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) Lead DevOps
7 10 (10.20%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) Lead Software Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Lead Software Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) Scala Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.51%) ELK Stack
1 25 (25.51%) Sensu
2 14 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 14 (14.29%) Spring
3 13 (13.27%) JSON
4 12 (12.24%) J2EE
4 12 (12.24%) REST
4 12 (12.24%) XML
5 11 (11.22%) J2SE
5 11 (11.22%) Play Framework
5 11 (11.22%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (11.22%) SOAP
6 3 (3.06%) Android SDK
6 3 (3.06%) RESTful
6 3 (3.06%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.06%) Swagger
6 3 (3.06%) WireMock
7 2 (2.04%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.04%) HTML5
7 2 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) User Experience
3 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.06%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) NHS
6 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.02%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (44.90%) Linux
2 23 (23.47%) Windows
3 19 (19.39%) Windows 7
4 15 (15.31%) Android
5 12 (12.24%) Apple iOS
6 11 (11.22%) Unix
7 7 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.04%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.02%) Fedora
9 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.10%) Software Engineering
2 43 (43.88%) DevOps
3 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (27.55%) Service Management
4 21 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
5 16 (16.33%) Open Source
6 11 (11.22%) Microservices
7 9 (9.18%) Identity Management
8 8 (8.16%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (6.12%) Analytics
9 6 (6.12%) Migration
10 5 (5.10%) ITIL
10 5 (5.10%) ITSM
11 4 (4.08%) Android Development
11 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.06%) Configuration Management
12 3 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (3.06%) Scrum
12 3 (3.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (46.94%) Ruby
2 44 (44.90%) Shell Script
3 15 (15.31%) Java
4 14 (14.29%) SQL
5 11 (11.22%) Scala
6 2 (2.04%) C#
6 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.04%) Perl
6 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (1.02%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.02%) Groovy
7 1 (1.02%) Haskell
7 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) MCP
2 4 (4.08%) MCSE
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.04%) CISSP
3 2 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.02%) CNE
4 1 (1.02%) GIAC
4 1 (1.02%) MCITP
4 1 (1.02%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.06%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) GCP
2 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (19.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.22%) Docker
3 4 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 60 (61.22%) Puppet
2 44 (44.90%) Packer
3 31 (31.63%) Terraform
4 30 (30.61%) Consul
5 25 (25.51%) Graphite
5 25 (25.51%) Uchiwa
6 12 (12.24%) Grafana
7 2 (2.04%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.02%) Ansible
8 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.02%) Kibana
8 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (25.51%) Atlassian
1 25 (25.51%) ForgeRock
1 25 (25.51%) MuleSoft
2 11 (11.22%) Adobe
2 11 (11.22%) webMethods
3 10 (10.20%) Intel Security
4 8 (8.16%) WSO2
5 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.08%) Apple
7 3 (3.06%) Tableau
7 3 (3.06%) VMware
8 2 (2.04%) Cisco
8 2 (2.04%) Dell
8 2 (2.04%) HP
8 2 (2.04%) Kaspersky
8 2 (2.04%) SAP
9 1 (1.02%) Avaya
9 1 (1.02%) Mitel
9 1 (1.02%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.02%) Veeam