Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 114 147
Rank change year-on-year -15 +33 -9
Contract jobs citing Google 38 51 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.97% 1.27% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.01% 2.55% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 14
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £450 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +47.54% -2.40%
10th Percentile £281 £284 £250
90th Percentile £538 £588 £601
South East median daily rate £450 £448 £400
% change year-on-year +0.56% +11.88% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.75 £24.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.71% +22.39% +35.24%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.43 £16.18
90th Percentile £14.75 £37.25 £23.75
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £29.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year -48.28% +46.43% +36.59%

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 1,886 1,997 2,237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.92% 49.89% 50.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 985 1,177
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £600 £570
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 104 128
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +22.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.75 £34.58
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £15.85
% change year-on-year -5.61% +10.28% -11.94%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -6 15 £450 +15.76% 15
Bracknell +11 9 £275 -31.25% 3
Newbury -13 6 £413 -13.16% 4
Maidenhead -3 2 £463 +12.12% 2
Slough -9 2 £438 +12.18% 2
Google
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 12 (31.58%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Node.js
4 8 (21.05%) Ansible
5 7 (18.42%) Analytics
6 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (15.79%) Puppet
6 6 (15.79%) Front End Development
6 6 (15.79%) Google Analytics
6 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 6 (15.79%) HTML
6 6 (15.79%) CSS
6 6 (15.79%) Python
7 5 (13.16%) Adobe
7 5 (13.16%) TDD
7 5 (13.16%) Retail
7 5 (13.16%) Terraform
7 5 (13.16%) DevOps
7 5 (13.16%) User Experience
7 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.16%) React
7 5 (13.16%) RESTful
7 5 (13.16%) Serverless
8 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
8 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
8 4 (10.53%) BDD
8 4 (10.53%) G Suite
8 4 (10.53%) Jenkins

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 3 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.89%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.63%) InVision
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (31.58%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (15.79%) Google Analytics
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (13.16%) Serverless
5 4 (10.53%) G Suite
6 3 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (7.89%) Google Play
7 2 (5.26%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (5.26%) CloudBees
7 2 (5.26%) Firebase
7 2 (5.26%) Office 365
8 1 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.63%) Datadog
8 1 (2.63%) IaaS
8 1 (2.63%) npm
8 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Bluetooth
2 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
1 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.89%) Essbase
2 3 (7.89%) MS Access
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.26%) BigQuery
3 2 (5.26%) Bigtable
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.63%) Ant
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.63%) Gatling
4 1 (2.63%) JMeter
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) Mockito
4 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.63%) NUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (13.16%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Business Data Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (7.89%) React Developer
4 3 (7.89%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Campaign Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Node.js
2 6 (15.79%) CSS
2 6 (15.79%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) React
3 5 (13.16%) RESTful
4 4 (10.53%) .NET
5 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.89%) CSS3
5 3 (7.89%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Core
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.26%) JSON
6 2 (5.26%) MSMQ
6 2 (5.26%) WCF
6 2 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.16%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Life Science
3 2 (5.26%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) BBC
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) CentOS
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Android
2 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) Analytics
3 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.79%) Front End Development
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) TDD
5 4 (10.53%) BDD
5 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.89%) Cross-Platform Development
6 3 (7.89%) Digital Analytics
6 3 (7.89%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.89%) Wireframes
7 2 (5.26%) B2B Marketing
7 2 (5.26%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (5.26%) Demand Generation
7 2 (5.26%) Global Marketing
7 2 (5.26%) Integrated Marketing
7 2 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Python
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Go
4 2 (5.26%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) Groovy
4 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
1 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Master's Degree
2 2 (5.26%) MBA
3 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Ansible
2 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (15.79%) Puppet
3 5 (13.16%) Terraform
4 4 (10.53%) Kubernetes
5 3 (7.89%) Kibana
5 3 (7.89%) Packer
6 2 (5.26%) AirWatch
6 2 (5.26%) SCCM
7 1 (2.63%) Grafana
7 1 (2.63%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Adobe
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Apple
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Xamarin
4 2 (5.26%) Marketo
4 2 (5.26%) Proofpoint
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Huawei
5 1 (2.63%) MKS
5 1 (2.63%) New Relic
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.63%) Splunk
5 1 (2.63%) Tableau
5 1 (2.63%) Tealium
5 1 (2.63%) VMware