Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 114 164
Rank change year-on-year -16 +50 -27
Contract jobs citing Google 42 43 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.07% 1.11% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 2.22% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 5
Berkshire median daily rate £390 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +50.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £323 £278 £178
90th Percentile £529 £588 £599
South East median daily rate £450 £445 £420
% change year-on-year +1.12% +5.95% +15.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -23.51% +35.24%
10th Percentile £12.75 £15.00 £14.87
90th Percentile £14.75 £15.00 £20.42
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -3.33% -23.51% +28.59%

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 1,891 1,937 2,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.20% 50.05% 51.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 887 1,283
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £240 £264 £229
90th Percentile £588 £600 £545
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 116 117
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.74% +8.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.20 £39.75 £27.35
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.45
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.44% -0.29%

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 19 August 2018.

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
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 19 August 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
Reading -14 9 £394 -11.27% 5
Bracknell -3 5 £395 -4.24% 7
Maidenhead -11 4 £463 +12.12%
Newbury -11 4 £390 +15.56% 1
Google
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) Analytics
4 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (23.81%) Google Analytics
5 10 (23.81%) Node.js
5 10 (23.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (23.81%) Digital Analytics
6 9 (21.43%) React
6 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 8 (19.05%) SQL
7 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
8 7 (16.67%) Adobe
9 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 6 (14.29%) HTML
9 6 (14.29%) CSS
9 6 (14.29%) Python
9 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 6 (14.29%) TDD
9 6 (14.29%) Microservices
9 6 (14.29%) Ansible
9 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (14.29%) Front End Development
10 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (11.90%) GCP
10 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (9.52%) Linux
11 4 (9.52%) Java
11 4 (9.52%) .NET

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 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.38%) Kentico
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.38%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SessionCam
2 1 (2.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (40.48%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (23.81%) Google Analytics
3 10 (23.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (9.52%) Serverless
5 3 (7.14%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (7.14%) G Suite
5 3 (7.14%) Google Play
5 3 (7.14%) Office 365
6 2 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (4.76%) CloudBees
6 2 (4.76%) Firebase
7 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.38%) IaaS
7 1 (2.38%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (2.38%) PaaS
7 1 (2.38%) SaaS
7 1 (2.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Bluetooth
1 3 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) Kerberos
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
1 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.76%) BigQuery
2 2 (4.76%) Bigtable
2 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Power BI
3 1 (2.38%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) gulp
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) German Language
3 1 (2.38%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Analytics Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Digital Analytics Manager
3 6 (14.29%) React Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Google Analytics Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Product Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Product Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Analytics Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) Node.js
2 9 (21.43%) React
3 6 (14.29%) CSS
3 6 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (9.52%) .NET
4 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (9.52%) Redux
4 4 (9.52%) REST
4 4 (9.52%) WebSockets
5 3 (7.14%) JSON
5 3 (7.14%) RESTful
6 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.76%) Apache Flex
6 2 (4.76%) CSS3
6 2 (4.76%) HTML5
7 1 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.38%) jQuery
7 1 (2.38%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Handset
3 4 (9.52%) iPad
3 4 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 3 (7.14%) User Experience
5 2 (4.76%) Life Science
5 2 (4.76%) Social Media
6 1 (2.38%) BBC
6 1 (2.38%) Clustering
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Android
2 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.14%) CentOS
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Analytics
3 10 (23.81%) Digital Analytics
4 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 6 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 6 (14.29%) Microservices
4 6 (14.29%) TDD
5 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.52%) DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (9.52%) MVC
6 4 (9.52%) Pair Programming
6 4 (9.52%) Web Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) Cross-Platform Development
7 3 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.14%) Sales Enablement
7 3 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.05%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) Python
4 4 (9.52%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) Go
6 2 (4.76%) Groovy
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Master's Degree
2 2 (4.76%) MBA
3 1 (2.38%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Ansible
2 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
3 3 (7.14%) Kibana
3 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 3 (7.14%) Terraform
4 2 (4.76%) AirWatch
4 2 (4.76%) Packer
4 2 (4.76%) SCCM
5 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Adobe
3 4 (9.52%) Tableau
4 3 (7.14%) Apple
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (7.14%) Tealium
4 3 (7.14%) Xamarin
5 2 (4.76%) Dell
5 2 (4.76%) EMC
5 2 (4.76%) Marketo
5 2 (4.76%) Maxymiser
5 2 (4.76%) Optimizely
5 2 (4.76%) Proofpoint
6 1 (2.38%) Capita
6 1 (2.38%) Huawei
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) Okta
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow