Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 89 83
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 -
Contract jobs citing Google 12 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.76% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 1.03% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £550 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +91.30% -
10th Percentile £358 £432 £186
90th Percentile £508 £613 £379
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £420 £190
% change year-on-year -4.76% +121.05% -36.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.85 £15.85

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 Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 674 682 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.58% 48.64% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 387 338
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £209
90th Percentile £550 £575 £518
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.42 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.34% +7.41% -26.03%
10th Percentile £8.58 £10.60 £10.31
90th Percentile £21.00 £21.18 £35.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.17% -3.33% -3.23%

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 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Google Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Docker
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) User Experience
4 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (8.33%) AdWords
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (8.33%) G Suite
3 1 (8.33%) GitHub
3 1 (8.33%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Serverless
3 1 (8.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Codeship
3 1 (8.33%) GitLab
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
3 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Cloud Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Campaign Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Product Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Head of Digital
4 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) React
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) DOM
4 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard
4 1 (8.33%) Guice
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Blog
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) SEO
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Clojure
4 1 (8.33%) Erlang
4 1 (8.33%) F#
4 1 (8.33%) Groovy
4 1 (8.33%) Haskell
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) AWS Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GCP
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Facebook
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP