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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google
North West / Cheshire
Rank 48 80 -
Rank change year-on-year +32 -  
Contract jobs citing Google 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.93% 0.41% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £344 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £390 £300
% change year-on-year +3.46% +30.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year -9.09% -42.48%  

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 231 443 395
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 43.02% 45.62% 48.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 238 215
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 21
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -6.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 March 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
Knutsford +9 1 £338 -15.62% 1
Chester - 1 £350 - 9
Google
North West

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) JMS
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Talend
3 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Express
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) API Design
3 2 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Material Design
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet

Google
Top Related 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%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
1 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Spark SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 2 (33.33%) EasyMock
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) JBehave
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Mockito
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Java Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Java Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Web Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ETL Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) JMS
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Express
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) JMX
2 2 (33.33%) Material Design
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 1 (16.67%) JPA
3 1 (16.67%) Kafka
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Struts2
3 1 (16.67%) UIKit
3 1 (16.67%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) DataPower
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) API Design
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) ANSI SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Capistrano
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Talend
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Kony
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter
2 1 (16.67%) Yahoo!