Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 121 147
Rank change year-on-year -3 +26 +12
Contract jobs citing Google 72 74 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.62% 1.56% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 3.37% 3.46% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 32 16
East of England median daily rate £220 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +7.69% -27.78%
10th Percentile £153 £125 £150
90th Percentile £565 £473 £453
England median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -8.33% -55.92%
England median hourly rate £15.85 £26.60 £19.25
% change year-on-year -40.40% +38.16% +1.16%

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 2,135 2,140 2,162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.97% 45.00% 48.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,235 1,206 1,192
East of England median daily rate £430 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £200 £203 £210
90th Percentile £575 £595 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 139 175
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% -14.31%
10th Percentile £11.15 £10.40 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.11% -0.11% -2.78%

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 23 January 2019.

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
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 23 January 2019. 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 +19 34 £190 -40.63% 21
Cambridgeshire +9 16 £500 +50.38% 27
Essex -15 15 £563 +60.71% 5
Bedfordshire -13 6 £469 +260.58% 11
Norfolk +10 1 £200 -65.22%
Suffolk 0 1 £275 -38.89% 3
Google
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 28 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (33.33%) Android
2 24 (33.33%) DevOps
3 23 (31.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 23 (31.94%) .NET
3 23 (31.94%) Publishing
4 21 (29.17%) Java
5 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 20 (27.78%) Incident Management
5 20 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (27.78%) SOTI
5 20 (27.78%) Samsung
6 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 16 (22.22%) Windows
7 15 (20.83%) Linux
7 15 (20.83%) HTTP
7 15 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (19.44%) nginx
8 14 (19.44%) Puppet
8 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
8 14 (19.44%) VMware
8 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (18.06%) SSL
9 13 (18.06%) DNS
9 13 (18.06%) Apache
9 13 (18.06%) Tomcat
9 13 (18.06%) Servlets

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 14 (19.44%) nginx
2 13 (18.06%) Apache
2 13 (18.06%) Tomcat
3 11 (15.28%) IIS
3 11 (15.28%) Jetty
3 11 (15.28%) Mongrel
3 11 (15.28%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (6.94%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (6.94%) CMS
6 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.17%) IBM Connections
8 2 (2.78%) JBoss
8 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.78%) WordPress
9 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.39%) GroupWise
9 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 28 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (31.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (15.28%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (15.28%) Google App Engine
5 9 (12.50%) Google Analytics
6 8 (11.11%) Office 365
7 7 (9.72%) G Suite
8 4 (5.56%) GitHub
9 3 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.39%) Google Drive
10 1 (1.39%) Google Play
10 1 (1.39%) Heroku
10 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.39%) Slack
10 1 (1.39%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) HTTP
1 15 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 13 (18.06%) DNS
2 13 (18.06%) SSL
3 11 (15.28%) DHCP
3 11 (15.28%) FTP
3 11 (15.28%) IPsec
4 4 (5.56%) WAN
5 3 (4.17%) LAN
5 3 (4.17%) Wireless
6 2 (2.78%) WebEx
7 1 (1.39%) SMS
7 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
5 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.50%) Travis CI
3 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.17%) JIRA
5 3 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.78%) Ant
6 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.78%) Gatling
6 2 (2.78%) Grunt
6 2 (2.78%) gulp
6 2 (2.78%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.78%) JUnit
6 2 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.78%) Selenium
6 2 (2.78%) Sublime Text
7 1 (1.39%) Maven
7 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 23 (31.94%) Publishing
2 7 (9.72%) Finance
3 6 (8.33%) Marketing
4 4 (5.56%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) Developer
2 11 (15.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Architect
4 7 (9.72%) Android Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Desktop Support
8 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) .NET
2 13 (18.06%) J2EE
2 13 (18.06%) Servlets
3 10 (13.89%) HTML
4 9 (12.50%) CSS
5 8 (11.11%) Web Services
6 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 6 (8.33%) jQuery
7 6 (8.33%) LINQ
7 6 (8.33%) Node.js
8 5 (6.94%) React
8 5 (6.94%) Spring
8 5 (6.94%) XML
9 4 (5.56%) .NET Core
9 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (5.56%) REST
9 4 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.94%) Social Media
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.78%) Fintech
5 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.78%) iPad
5 2 (2.78%) iPhone
6 1 (1.39%) RIA
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.39%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.33%) Android
2 16 (22.22%) Windows
3 15 (20.83%) Linux
4 7 (9.72%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.17%) Unix
6 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.78%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) DevOps
2 20 (27.78%) Incident Management
2 20 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (18.06%) Microservices
6 13 (18.06%) Open Source
7 9 (12.50%) Analytics
8 7 (9.72%) Migration
8 7 (9.72%) TDD
9 6 (8.33%) SEO
10 5 (6.94%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (6.94%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (6.94%) MVC
10 5 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (6.94%) Web Development
11 4 (5.56%) BDD
11 4 (5.56%) CQRS
11 4 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) Java
2 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.89%) C#
4 8 (11.11%) SQL
5 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
5 7 (9.72%) Python
6 5 (6.94%) Ruby
7 4 (5.56%) Perl
8 3 (4.17%) Groovy
9 2 (2.78%) Haskell
9 2 (2.78%) PHP
9 2 (2.78%) Scala
10 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.39%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) ACSP
2 2 (2.78%) CCA
3 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.28%) Xen
3 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.94%) Docker
5 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) Puppet
2 7 (9.72%) Kibana
3 6 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.17%) Ansible
4 3 (4.17%) Terraform
5 2 (2.78%) Grafana
5 2 (2.78%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.39%) logstash
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.39%) Salt
6 1 (1.39%) SCCM
6 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 20 (27.78%) Samsung
1 20 (27.78%) SOTI
2 14 (19.44%) VMware
3 6 (8.33%) Adobe
4 4 (5.56%) IBM
5 3 (4.17%) Citrix
5 3 (4.17%) New Relic
6 2 (2.78%) Apple
6 2 (2.78%) Omniture
6 2 (2.78%) webMethods
7 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.39%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.39%) Facebook
7 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.39%) Splunk
7 1 (1.39%) Tableau
7 1 (1.39%) Twitter