Period
to 18 August 2018

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 August 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 86 106
Rank change year-on-year +11 +20 +3
Contract jobs citing Google 21 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.57% 0.25% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 3.66% 0.56% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 11
Cheshire median daily rate £415 £305 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.07% -39.00% +42.86%
North West median daily rate £410 £350 £420
% change year-on-year +17.14% -16.67% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £13.47 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +3.62% - -

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 574 540 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.96% 44.12% 48.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 355 563
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £230 £258 £300
90th Percentile £538 £525 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 22
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £14.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -8.32% -10.08%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.57 £10.10
90th Percentile £39.00 £39.00 £23.77
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% -8.82% +3.03%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 6 months to 18 August 2018. 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 - 8 £488 -
Chester +1 4 £390 +27.87% 2
Knutsford - 1 £400 - 2
Wilmslow - 1 £250 -
Google
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (38.10%) Analytics
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (28.57%) Node.js
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) Python
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) OOP
6 4 (19.05%) Twitter
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) JIRA
6 4 (19.05%) Google Analytics
6 4 (19.05%) DevOps
6 4 (19.05%) Spring Boot
6 4 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (14.29%) User Stories
7 3 (14.29%) Java 8
7 3 (14.29%) Docker
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) Scala
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (14.29%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) CSS
7 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

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 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Confluence
1 2 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (9.52%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (19.05%) Google Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (9.52%) GitHub
4 2 (9.52%) Google Drive
4 2 (9.52%) OpenShift
4 2 (9.52%) PaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Trello
5 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) Axure RP
3 2 (9.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) GitLab
3 2 (9.52%) ProtoShare
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.76%) Automotive
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
1 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Java Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Middleware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Developer
5 1 (4.76%) CMS Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Node.js
2 4 (19.05%) Spring Boot
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) CSS3
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 2 (9.52%) React
4 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) Dropwizard
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Graphic Design
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) OOP
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) SEO
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (9.52%) Copywriting
5 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
5 2 (9.52%) Machine Learning
5 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Product Management
5 2 (9.52%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) Java 8
3 3 (14.29%) Scala
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (9.52%) VirtualBox
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Grafana
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Twitter
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau