Period
to 19 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 July 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 150 159
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9 -23
Contract jobs citing Google 64 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.35% 1.07% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.92% 2.40% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 17
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £154 £150 £218
90th Percentile £563 £579 £453
England median daily rate £475 £405 £413
% change year-on-year +17.28% -1.82% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £41.63 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.93% +128.08% +2.13%
10th Percentile £14.91 £40.00 £16.73
90th Percentile £48.56 £44.88 £19.85
England median hourly rate £15.85 £27.16 £19.00
% change year-on-year -41.64% +42.95% -15.56%

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 the East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,192 2,082 2,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.23% 44.66% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,262 1,198 1,358
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £212
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 130 191
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.51 £10.35 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.63 £40.49 £42.84
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Google as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Google in the East of England

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in the East of England

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in the East of England

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in the East of England

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Google in the East of England

Google
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Hertfordshire +9 30 £400 -5.88% 14
Essex +14 15 £475 +46.15% 3
Bedfordshire +3 11 £406 +1.56% 4
Cambridgeshire +3 9 £400 +14.29% 14
Norfolk +9 3 £450 +143.24% 3
Suffolk -10 2 £375 - 4
Google
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for Google.

1 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (39.06%) DevOps
2 23 (35.94%) Analytics
3 22 (34.38%) Google Analytics
4 18 (28.13%) CSS
4 18 (28.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (26.56%) TDD
6 16 (25.00%) Java
6 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (23.44%) Jenkins
7 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 14 (21.88%) HTML
8 14 (21.88%) OO
9 13 (20.31%) Linux
9 13 (20.31%) .NET
9 13 (20.31%) Marketing
10 12 (18.75%) Microservices
10 12 (18.75%) SQL
11 11 (17.19%) C#
11 11 (17.19%) Web Services
12 10 (15.63%) Python
12 10 (15.63%) Web Development
12 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
12 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
12 10 (15.63%) Node.js
12 10 (15.63%) User Experience
13 9 (14.06%) .NET Core
13 9 (14.06%) BDD

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (12.50%) JBoss
2 7 (10.94%) Apache
2 7 (10.94%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.81%) CMS
3 5 (7.81%) nginx
4 4 (6.25%) Confluence
4 4 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 4 (6.25%) SAS
4 4 (6.25%) WordPress
5 3 (4.69%) Apache Spark
6 2 (3.13%) Jupyter
7 1 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.56%) Drupal
7 1 (1.56%) IIS
7 1 (1.56%) Jetty
7 1 (1.56%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.38%) Google Analytics
2 18 (28.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (9.38%) PaaS
6 5 (7.81%) GitHub
7 3 (4.69%) Stackdriver
8 2 (3.13%) G Suite
8 2 (3.13%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.56%) Asana
9 1 (1.56%) Google App Engine
9 1 (1.56%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) SSL
1 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.38%) DNS
2 6 (9.38%) Firewall
2 6 (9.38%) HTTP
3 3 (4.69%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.69%) LAN
3 3 (4.69%) WAN
3 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.69%) Wireless
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (1.56%) Broadband
5 1 (1.56%) FTP
5 1 (1.56%) IPsec
5 1 (1.56%) VoIP
5 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.94%) Big Data
2 7 (10.94%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.38%) Geospatial Data
3 6 (9.38%) GIS
3 6 (9.38%) MySQL
4 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.25%) BigQuery
5 4 (6.25%) JasperReports
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.13%) Looker
7 2 (3.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Jenkins
2 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.50%) JIRA
4 7 (10.94%) JUnit
4 7 (10.94%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.81%) Maven
5 5 (7.81%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.25%) Ant
6 4 (6.25%) Artifactory
6 4 (6.25%) ClearQuest
6 4 (6.25%) CruiseControl
6 4 (6.25%) FishEye
6 4 (6.25%) Hudson
7 3 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (3.13%) Grunt
8 2 (3.13%) gulp
9 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.56%) Protractor
9 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 13 (20.31%) Marketing
2 6 (9.38%) Advertising
3 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Finance
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
2 12 (18.75%) Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Web Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Consultant
4 6 (9.38%) Digital Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce Architect
4 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Web Analytics Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) SEO Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) CSS
2 14 (21.88%) HTML
3 13 (20.31%) .NET
4 11 (17.19%) Web Services
5 10 (15.63%) Node.js
6 9 (14.06%) .NET Core
7 8 (12.50%) JSON
8 7 (10.94%) Apache Flex
8 7 (10.94%) GWT
8 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
8 7 (10.94%) jQuery
8 7 (10.94%) REST
8 7 (10.94%) Spring
9 6 (9.38%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (9.38%) Kafka
10 5 (7.81%) Ajax
10 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
10 5 (7.81%) Middleware
10 5 (7.81%) Swing
11 4 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.63%) User Experience
3 6 (9.38%) Social Media
4 4 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.69%) Replication
6 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.56%) Fintech
6 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) CentOS
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (39.06%) DevOps
2 23 (35.94%) Analytics
3 17 (26.56%) TDD
4 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (21.88%) OO
6 12 (18.75%) Microservices
7 10 (15.63%) Web Development
8 9 (14.06%) BDD
9 8 (12.50%) Open Source
10 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (10.94%) Scrum
10 7 (10.94%) SEO
10 7 (10.94%) UML
11 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
11 6 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.38%) Kanban
11 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) Java
2 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.75%) SQL
4 11 (17.19%) C#
5 10 (15.63%) Python
6 9 (14.06%) Bash Shell
6 9 (14.06%) PHP
7 7 (10.94%) Ruby
8 5 (7.81%) C
9 4 (6.25%) Perl
10 3 (4.69%) Java 8
11 2 (3.13%) Go
11 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.13%) R
11 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.56%) ES6
12 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.56%) MCP
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) GDPR
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Docker
2 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (12.50%) Puppet
2 7 (10.94%) Kibana
3 6 (9.38%) Ansible
4 5 (7.81%) Terraform
5 4 (6.25%) logstash
6 3 (4.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Adobe
2 7 (10.94%) Atlassian
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) F5
3 4 (6.25%) New Relic
3 4 (6.25%) Percona
3 4 (6.25%) Splunk
4 3 (4.69%) Apple
4 3 (4.69%) SAP
4 3 (4.69%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.13%) Cognos
5 2 (3.13%) IBM
5 2 (3.13%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (3.13%) VMware
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco
6 1 (1.56%) Facebook
6 1 (1.56%) Omniture
6 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.56%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.56%) Twitter