Period
to 17 August 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 17 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +45
Contract jobs citing Google 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.67% 0.40% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.51% 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Chester median daily rate £390 £305 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.87% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £415 £305 £500
% change year-on-year +36.07% -39.00% +42.86%
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 114 96 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 47.50% 38.10% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 76 143
Chester median daily rate £388 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -15.15% +3.13%
10th Percentile £279 £245 £295
90th Percentile £552 £488 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% -5.88% +4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 4
Chester median hourly rate £16.24 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.92% -38.10% +24.70%
10th Percentile £13.45 £10.51 £17.15
90th Percentile £42.50 £18.33 £31.68
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £14.18
% change year-on-year +30.77% -8.32% -10.08%

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

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Chester over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 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 Chester region with a requirement for Google.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter