Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 25 July 2017 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 96 87
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9 +2
Contract jobs citing Google 10 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.76% 0.52% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 1.03% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% +65.61%
10th Percentile £250 £338 £258
90th Percentile £500 £575 £426
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £400 £275
% change year-on-year -25.00% +45.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £51.00 £15.68 £28.50
% change year-on-year +225.36% -45.00% +90.00%

Google is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 573 778 731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 43.71% 50.75% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 493 429
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +9.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 39
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.48 £11.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.73% -21.33% +22.45%
10th Percentile £10.63 £9.48 £10.53
90th Percentile £25.88 £24.90 £27.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £13.78 £16.50
% change year-on-year +23.38% -16.52% +3.13%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in Birmingham

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Birmingham

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Google.

1 6 (60.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Data Virtualisation
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) WebSockets
5 1 (10.00%) Sass
5 1 (10.00%) LESS
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (10.00%) Campaign Management
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Email Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (10.00%) Google App Engine
3 1 (10.00%) Heroku
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) IDOL
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Email Executive
3 1 (10.00%) Email Marketing Executive
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing Executive
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) LESS
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) Sass
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (10.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Data Virtualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Campaign Management
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Email Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Coremetrics
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM