Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Google
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 56 54
Rank change year-on-year +21 -2 +19
Contract jobs citing Google 29 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.62% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 9.70% 0.79% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £130 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.48% - -
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% -33.33% +25.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% -55.00% +146.15%

Google is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bedfordshire.

All Vendors
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 299 253 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 47.61% 43.70% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 152 175
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £411 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% -3.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £130 £210 £213
90th Percentile £595 £544 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 41
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% -62.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.86 £13.00
90th Percentile £37.89 £16.15 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £16.57 £17.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year -5.34% -17.17% +8.35%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Google as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Google in Bedfordshire

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Google in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Bedfordshire

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Bedfordshire

Google
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 7 £130 -
Dunstable - 4 £270 -
Luton -5 3 £350 -15.15% 3
Google
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Google.

1 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (55.17%) VMware
3 15 (51.72%) vSphere
4 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
5 11 (37.93%) Windows
5 11 (37.93%) C#
5 11 (37.93%) .NET
5 11 (37.93%) OO
5 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) TDD
5 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (34.48%) Node.js
6 10 (34.48%) XenApp
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (34.48%) Docker
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (31.03%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (27.59%) .NET Core
8 8 (27.59%) Marketing
8 8 (27.59%) Google Analytics
8 8 (27.59%) Advertising
8 8 (27.59%) PaaS
8 8 (27.59%) BDD
8 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
8 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
8 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (27.59%) Kafka

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (20.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (31.03%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (27.59%) Google Analytics
3 8 (27.59%) PaaS
4 6 (20.69%) IaaS
5 5 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (17.24%) G Suite
5 5 (17.24%) Google App Engine
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DHCP
1 7 (24.14%) DNS
1 7 (24.14%) VoIP
1 7 (24.14%) VPN
2 5 (17.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
1 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.90%) GitLab
3 2 (6.90%) Grunt
3 2 (6.90%) gulp
3 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (6.90%) Protractor
3 2 (6.90%) SonarQube
3 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio Code
3 2 (6.90%) webpack
General
1 8 (27.59%) Advertising
1 8 (27.59%) Marketing
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Architect
2 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce Architect
2 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Security Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Service Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Digital Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Network Support
6 3 (10.34%) PC Support
6 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) Node.js
3 8 (27.59%) .NET Core
3 8 (27.59%) Kafka
4 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (10.34%) Entity Framework
5 3 (10.34%) LINQ
5 3 (10.34%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.90%) CSS
6 2 (6.90%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) HTML5
6 2 (6.90%) Sass
6 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.90%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) RSA SecurID
2 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.34%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
1 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (20.69%) Linux
4 5 (17.24%) AIX
4 5 (17.24%) Android
4 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
4 5 (17.24%) Solaris
4 5 (17.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) OO
2 11 (37.93%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) Analytics
3 8 (27.59%) BDD
3 8 (27.59%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (27.59%) Microservices
4 7 (24.14%) DevOps
4 7 (24.14%) ITIL
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.24%) Cryptography
5 5 (17.24%) Data Privacy
5 5 (17.24%) Information Security
5 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
5 5 (17.24%) SDLC
5 5 (17.24%) Secure Coding
5 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
6 3 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.34%) CISM
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) vSphere
2 10 (34.48%) Docker
2 10 (34.48%) XenApp
3 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
4 5 (17.24%) vCloud
4 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) VMware
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Citrix
3 7 (24.14%) McAfee
4 2 (6.90%) VocaLink