Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 85 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - +95
Contract jobs citing Google 16 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.21% 0.47% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.85% 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 0
Cheshire median daily rate £445 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.45% - -
North West median daily rate £400 £275 £400
% change year-on-year +45.45% -31.25% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £14.16 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.92% - -

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 561 557 699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.53% 43.28% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 381 467
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -0.61% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £271
90th Percentile £538 £625 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 18
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -11.44% -6.91%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.25 £11.03
90th Percentile £42.50 £35.00 £21.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.18
% change year-on-year +9.38% -16.56% +12.79%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 - 7 £488 -
Chester +2 4 £390 +34.48% 4
Google
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (37.50%) Node.js
4 6 (37.50%) Analytics
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) OOP
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Twitter
6 4 (25.00%) Spring Boot
7 3 (18.75%) User Stories
7 3 (18.75%) Java 8
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Spring
7 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Scala
8 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
8 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
8 2 (12.50%) Copywriting
8 2 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (12.50%) Industrial Design
8 2 (12.50%) Psychology
8 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
8 2 (12.50%) JSON
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA
8 2 (12.50%) Scrum

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 2 (12.50%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (12.50%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (12.50%) Google Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Google Drive
3 2 (12.50%) Trello
4 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Axure RP
1 2 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) ProtoShare
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.25%) Automotive
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Node.js
2 4 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
4 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) CSS3
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) JSON
4 2 (12.50%) React
4 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) Dropwizard
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) OOP
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Cognitive Psychology
5 2 (12.50%) Copywriting
5 2 (12.50%) Gantt Chart
5 2 (12.50%) Industrial Design
5 2 (12.50%) Microservices
5 2 (12.50%) Product Breakdown Structure
5 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
5 2 (12.50%) Psychology
5 2 (12.50%) Qualitative Research
5 2 (12.50%) Quantitative Research
5 2 (12.50%) Service Design
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Java 8
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) Scala
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Twitter
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft