Period
to 18 January 2019

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 6 months to 18 January 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 86 85
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 +17
Contract jobs citing Google 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.51% 0.32% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 0.74% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Cheshire median daily rate £463 £290 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.48% -14.07% -12.34%
10th Percentile £402 £267 £284
90th Percentile £521 £454 £481
North West median daily rate £403 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -5.29% -2.86% +20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £14.57 £14.46 -
% change year-on-year +0.78% - -

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 Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 511 542 584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.34% 43.12% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 380 383
Cheshire median daily rate £409 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.68% +5.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £213
90th Percentile £588 £625 £550
North West median daily rate £410 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 35
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -23.53% +0.95%
10th Percentile £16.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £30.65 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £19.31
% change year-on-year +23.53% -16.17% +10.36%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 6 months to 18 January 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
Crewe - 3 £488 - 1
Chester +2 1 £405 +47.27% 2
Google
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Google.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Cognitive Psychology
3 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) UXPin
3 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Research
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Qualitative Research
3 2 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 2 (33.33%) ProtoShare
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) Industrial Design
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 2 (33.33%) Psychology
3 2 (33.33%) Copywriting
3 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) HTML

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (33.33%) UXPin
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (16.67%) Google Drive
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
1 2 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (33.33%) ProtoShare
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Cognitive Psychology
3 2 (33.33%) Copywriting
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Industrial Design
3 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) Psychology
3 2 (33.33%) Qualitative Research
3 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Research
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SEO
3 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft