Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 129 119
Rank change year-on-year +38 -10 +33
Contract jobs citing Google 87 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.12% 1.03% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 4.20% 2.16% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 31
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +50.00%
10th Percentile £309 £350 £275
90th Percentile £634 £538 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £10.60 £13.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.91% - -
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £14.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +65.52% -50.00% +47.88%

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 2,069 1,849 1,995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 50.37% 47.75% 49.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 905 973
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £236 £227 £263
90th Percentile £613 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 59 109
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +33.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.23 £9.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.65 £40.45
South East median hourly rate £19.72 £16.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +19.52% -4.35% +1.47%

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 21 September 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
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 21 September 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 -3 26 £500 +17.65% 10
Bracknell +19 24 £525 +90.91% 2
Newbury +5 13 £525 +27.27% 4
Maidenhead +12 7 £130 -71.89% 3
Slough -1 1 £265 -39.43% 6
Google
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 64 (73.56%) GCP
2 40 (45.98%) AWS
3 34 (39.08%) Azure
3 34 (39.08%) DevOps
4 24 (27.59%) Python
4 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (27.59%) Retail
5 21 (24.14%) Kubernetes
6 19 (21.84%) Jenkins
7 17 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (19.54%) BigQuery
8 16 (18.39%) Docker
9 15 (17.24%) Ansible
10 14 (16.09%) Terraform
10 14 (16.09%) Android
10 14 (16.09%) Analytics
10 14 (16.09%) G Suite
10 14 (16.09%) Linux
11 12 (13.79%) Web Services
11 12 (13.79%) Configuration Management
11 12 (13.79%) Puppet
11 12 (13.79%) RESTful
11 12 (13.79%) Microservices
11 12 (13.79%) DevSecOps
12 11 (12.64%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (12.64%) Big Data
12 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
12 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
13 10 (11.49%) ITIL
13 10 (11.49%) SQL

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 (3.45%) Apache Spark
1 3 (3.45%) Confluence
2 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.15%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.15%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.15%) Mule
3 1 (1.15%) nginx
3 1 (1.15%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Magento
1 1 (1.15%) Odoo
1 1 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 64 (73.56%) GCP
2 40 (45.98%) AWS
3 34 (39.08%) Azure
4 14 (16.09%) G Suite
5 10 (11.49%) SaaS
6 9 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (10.34%) Google Analytics
7 8 (9.20%) IaaS
7 8 (9.20%) PaaS
8 6 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (3.45%) Google Sheets
9 3 (3.45%) iPaaS
9 3 (3.45%) Serverless
10 2 (2.30%) Amazon S3
10 2 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (2.30%) Google Drive
10 2 (2.30%) Office 365
10 2 (2.30%) Stackdriver
11 1 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (1.15%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) H.323
1 5 (5.75%) Skype
2 2 (2.30%) DNS
2 2 (2.30%) Firewall
2 2 (2.30%) Internet
2 2 (2.30%) VoIP
3 1 (1.15%) SSL
3 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) BigQuery
2 11 (12.64%) Big Data
3 5 (5.75%) Data Lake
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.45%) MS Access
5 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.30%) DB2
6 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.30%) MySQL
6 2 (2.30%) Semantic Layer
7 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.15%) Bigtable
7 1 (1.15%) Looker
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.75%) JIRA
3 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.30%) GoCD
5 2 (2.30%) JUnit
5 2 (2.30%) Maven
5 2 (2.30%) Mockito
5 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.15%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.15%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.15%) jMock
6 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.15%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.15%) Spinnaker
General
1 24 (27.59%) Retail
2 8 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.75%) Finance
4 2 (2.30%) French Language
4 2 (2.30%) German Language
5 1 (1.15%) Automotive
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Billing
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (19.54%) Cloud Engineer
1 17 (19.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (11.49%) Developer
3 9 (10.34%) Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Architect
5 6 (6.90%) Data Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Administrator
6 5 (5.75%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.60%) Python Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (4.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.30%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) RESTful
1 12 (13.79%) Web Services
2 6 (6.90%) .NET
2 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.75%) Node.js
3 5 (5.75%) WebRTC
4 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.60%) REST
4 4 (4.60%) Spring
5 3 (3.45%) Kafka
6 2 (2.30%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.30%) HTML
6 2 (2.30%) J2EE
6 2 (2.30%) PowerMock
6 2 (2.30%) SOAP
6 2 (2.30%) XML
7 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.15%) CSS
7 1 (1.15%) LAMP
7 1 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.75%) Cloud Native
2 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.75%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.60%) Clustering
4 2 (2.30%) iPhone
4 2 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.15%) AS400
5 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) iSeries
5 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Android
1 14 (16.09%) Linux
2 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.75%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Unix
3 2 (2.30%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.08%) DevOps
2 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (16.09%) Analytics
5 12 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 12 (13.79%) DevSecOps
5 12 (13.79%) Microservices
6 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (11.49%) ITIL
7 9 (10.34%) Data Modelling
8 8 (9.20%) High Availability
8 8 (9.20%) Identity Management
8 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.05%) Business Continuity
9 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.05%) ITSM
9 7 (8.05%) Problem Management
9 7 (8.05%) TDD
10 6 (6.90%) ETL
10 6 (6.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.59%) Python
2 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.49%) SQL
4 9 (10.34%) C#
5 8 (9.20%) Bash Shell
5 8 (9.20%) Java
6 6 (6.90%) C
7 5 (5.75%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.60%) PHP
9 3 (3.45%) R
10 2 (2.30%) Google Apps Script
10 2 (2.30%) Ruby
11 1 (1.15%) Java 8
11 1 (1.15%) Perl
11 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.15%) ISEB
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.15%) MCP
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.30%) PMO
3 2 (2.30%) SLA
4 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (18.39%) Docker
2 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (24.14%) Kubernetes
2 15 (17.24%) Ansible
3 14 (16.09%) Terraform
4 12 (13.79%) Puppet
5 11 (12.64%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (5.75%) Marathon
7 3 (3.45%) Mesos
8 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.15%) Packer
9 1 (1.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) Informatica
3 3 (3.45%) SnapLogic
3 3 (3.45%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.30%) Tableau
5 1 (1.15%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.15%) Coremetrics
5 1 (1.15%) Facebook
5 1 (1.15%) hybris
5 1 (1.15%) JDA
5 1 (1.15%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.15%) Marketo
5 1 (1.15%) Omniture
5 1 (1.15%) PayPal
5 1 (1.15%) Splunk
5 1 (1.15%) Teradata
5 1 (1.15%) Twitter