The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - 50
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Google 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.68% - 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% - 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £263 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 - £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £310
% change year-on-year -6.25% +29.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £18.25 £23.09
% change year-on-year +30.13% -20.97%  

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 Cambridge.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 105 141 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 35.47% 39.39% 47.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 78 149
Median daily rate £313 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.08% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +2.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £47.50 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Google as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Google in Cambridge

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Cambridge

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Google.

1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Life Science
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) W3C
4 1 (16.67%) SAML
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) SEO
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) WebLogic

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (16.67%) Anypoint
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) InVision
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) ERP Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) Healthcare Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
2 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) D3.js
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) API Design
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
4 1 (16.67%) Rackspace