Period
to 18 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 18 January 2019 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 83 120
Rank change year-on-year -29 +37 +25
Contract jobs citing Google 60 94 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.45% 2.30% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 3.04% 4.68% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 56 18
Berkshire median daily rate £435 £575 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.35% +100.00% +43.75%
10th Percentile £228 £325 £174
90th Percentile £626 £588 £593
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.25 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +55.17%
10th Percentile £17.13 £13.43 £21.25
90th Percentile £36.38 £37.25 £23.75
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +133.33% -53.85% +124.14%

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 Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,971 2,010 2,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.72% 49.14% 49.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 1,044 1,038
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £217 £269 £250
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 70 120
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +17.31% -27.78%
10th Percentile £10.79 £12.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.50 £40.00 £48.88
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.71% +12.90% -18.49%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in Berkshire

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Berkshire

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Berkshire

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in Berkshire

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Google in Berkshire

Google
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Reading +11 31 £470 +20.51% 13
Bracknell -9 7 £325 -7.14% 3
Newbury -3 6 £413 -13.16% 3
Slough -7 4 £556 +42.63% 2
Maidenhead +5 2 £463 +26.71% 4
Wokingham -9 1 - -
Google
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Google.

1 20 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 19 (31.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (26.67%) Java
4 13 (21.67%) Windows
4 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (20.00%) HTML
6 11 (18.33%) Ansible
7 10 (16.67%) DevOps
7 10 (16.67%) Analytics
7 10 (16.67%) Oracle
8 9 (15.00%) Linux
8 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (15.00%) Kubernetes
9 8 (13.33%) Terraform
9 8 (13.33%) IaaS
9 8 (13.33%) Social Media
9 8 (13.33%) CSS
9 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 7 (11.67%) .NET
10 7 (11.67%) Web Services
10 7 (11.67%) Python
10 7 (11.67%) Node.js
10 7 (11.67%) PaaS
10 7 (11.67%) QA
10 7 (11.67%) Android
10 7 (11.67%) Docker
10 7 (11.67%) Google Play
11 6 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) CMS
2 3 (5.00%) Drupal
3 2 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.67%) InVision
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle CRM On Demand
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 19 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (31.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (13.33%) IaaS
4 7 (11.67%) Google Play
4 7 (11.67%) PaaS
5 6 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (10.00%) G Suite
5 6 (10.00%) Google Analytics
6 5 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (6.67%) OpenShift
8 2 (3.33%) iTunes
8 2 (3.33%) Office 365
8 2 (3.33%) SaaS
9 1 (1.67%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.67%) Datadog
9 1 (1.67%) GitHub
9 1 (1.67%) npm
9 1 (1.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.33%) DNS
2 2 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) 5G
3 1 (1.67%) DHCP
3 1 (1.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) LTE
3 1 (1.67%) SMTP
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (6.67%) MySQL
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Big Data
2 3 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.00%) Essbase
2 3 (5.00%) MS Access
2 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.67%) Power BI
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (3.33%) Android Studio
3 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.33%) Gatling
3 2 (3.33%) JIRA
3 2 (3.33%) JMeter
3 2 (3.33%) Selenium
3 2 (3.33%) Subversion
3 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.33%) Xcode
4 1 (1.67%) Ant
4 1 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.67%) JUnit
4 1 (1.67%) Mockito
4 1 (1.67%) NUnit
4 1 (1.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
1 6 (10.00%) Retail
2 5 (8.33%) Publishing
3 4 (6.67%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Developer
2 9 (15.00%) Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Architect
3 6 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 5 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 4 (6.67%) React Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Designer
6 3 (5.00%) Python Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) HTML
2 8 (13.33%) CSS
3 7 (11.67%) .NET
3 7 (11.67%) Node.js
3 7 (11.67%) Web Services
4 5 (8.33%) CSS3
4 5 (8.33%) HTML5
5 4 (6.67%) Flash
5 4 (6.67%) React
6 3 (5.00%) RESTful
7 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.33%) JSON
7 2 (3.33%) JSP
7 2 (3.33%) OAuth
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (3.33%) WCF
7 2 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Social Media
2 6 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 3 (5.00%) User Experience
5 2 (3.33%) DataPower
6 1 (1.67%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.67%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.67%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.67%) iPad
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) SCORM
6 1 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Linux
3 7 (11.67%) Android
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.00%) Unix
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) AIX
6 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.67%) CentOS
7 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.67%) Analytics
2 10 (16.67%) DevOps
3 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.33%) Android Development
4 5 (8.33%) B2B
4 5 (8.33%) Mobile Development
4 5 (8.33%) OO
4 5 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (8.33%) OOD
4 5 (8.33%) TDD
4 5 (8.33%) Web Application Development
4 5 (8.33%) Web Development
5 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (6.67%) Migration
5 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) Java
2 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.67%) Python
4 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.33%) SQL
6 4 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (3.33%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.33%) C
7 2 (3.33%) C#
7 2 (3.33%) Go
8 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.67%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.67%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) ES6
8 1 (1.67%) Java 8
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.00%) PMP
3 2 (3.33%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) PSD2
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Docker
2 5 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.67%) HDFS
5 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.67%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Ansible
2 9 (15.00%) Kubernetes
3 8 (13.33%) Terraform
4 6 (10.00%) Puppet
5 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (5.00%) AirWatch
7 2 (3.33%) Data Guard
7 2 (3.33%) SCCM
8 1 (1.67%) Ambari
8 1 (1.67%) confd
8 1 (1.67%) Grafana
8 1 (1.67%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.67%) Mesos
8 1 (1.67%) Oozie
8 1 (1.67%) Packer
8 1 (1.67%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) Adobe
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) Citrix
4 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco
5 2 (3.33%) IBM
5 2 (3.33%) Proofpoint
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.67%) MKS
6 1 (1.67%) Okta
6 1 (1.67%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.67%) Splunk
6 1 (1.67%) Tableau
6 1 (1.67%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.67%) Twitter
6 1 (1.67%) VMware