The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 25 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 74 74
Rank change year-on-year +21 0  
Contract jobs citing Google 3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.48% 0.87% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 1.82% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £305 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.00% +42.85%  
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 Cheshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 286 439 419
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 45.40% 47.87% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 304 220
Median daily rate £388 £425 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 4 29
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% +33.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £15.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 £26.75 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Cheshire

Google
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +15 1 £275 -45.00% 2
Chester - 1 £305 - 8
Google
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Google.

1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) Talend
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) JMS
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Express
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (12.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Spark SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
2 1 (12.50%) EasyMock
2 1 (12.50%) JBehave
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Mockito
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) JMS
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) Express
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (12.50%) JPA
3 1 (12.50%) Kafka
3 1 (12.50%) Material Design
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (12.50%) UIKit
3 1 (12.50%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) BYOD
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) DataPower
1 1 (12.50%) Derivative
1 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) API Design
4 1 (12.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 1 (12.50%) Remarketing
4 1 (12.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) ANSI SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (12.50%) Capistrano
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Talend
1 2 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Kony
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Samsung
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) Yahoo!