Period
to 24 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 24 May 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 33 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - +39
Contract jobs citing Google 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.43% 0.90% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Chester median daily rate £325 £328 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £338 £500
% change year-on-year +18.52% -32.50% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Chester.

All Vendors
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 106 82 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 45.30% 36.77% 41.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 65 102
Chester median daily rate £375 £343 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.49% -14.38% -
10th Percentile £225 £123 £258
90th Percentile £573 £475 £463
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 18
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £15.15 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.52% -27.86% +26.95%
10th Percentile £16.35 £10.50 £14.70
90th Percentile £46.00 £32.75 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +2.94% -

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in Chester

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Chester region with a requirement for Google.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter