Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 81 110 125
Rank change year-on-year +29 +15 +9
Contract jobs citing Google 17 46 72
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.16% 1.27% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 2.62% 2.85% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 53
Median daily rate £475 £450 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +104.55% -37.14%
10th Percentile £204 £250 £155
90th Percentile £629 £581 £588
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £26.06 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +48.89% +6.06%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year +31.58% +19.87% -40.40%

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 649 1,614 2,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.33% 44.72% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 974 1,254
Median daily rate £400 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.98% +1.18%
10th Percentile £161 £186 £200
90th Percentile £550 £600 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 117 131
Median hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.86% +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.95 £12.30 £11.15
90th Percentile £53.13 £52.55 £44.75
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £17.41
% change year-on-year +20.32% +7.41% +2.41%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Google as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Google in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Google in the East of England

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Google in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Google in the East of England

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Google in the East of England.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +17 11 £600 +29.73% 15
Essex +10 3 £326 -27.50% 4
Cambridgeshire +35 2 £405 -10.00% 12
Suffolk - 1 - - 2
Google
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 8 (47.06%) Java
1 8 (47.06%) GCP
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Azure
3 6 (35.29%) Kubernetes
4 5 (29.41%) Docker
4 5 (29.41%) AWS
4 5 (29.41%) Cryptography
4 5 (29.41%) B2C
5 4 (23.53%) SAML
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (23.53%) Kerberos
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Use Case
5 4 (23.53%) OAuth
5 4 (23.53%) B2B
5 4 (23.53%) Scala
5 4 (23.53%) Data Virtualisation
5 4 (23.53%) OAuth2
5 4 (23.53%) Microservices
5 4 (23.53%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (23.53%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (23.53%) Ping Identity
5 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (23.53%) PingFederate
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Dynatrace
6 3 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics

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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
1 2 (11.76%) JBoss
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Anypoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Fredhopper
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) GCP
2 6 (35.29%) Azure
3 5 (29.41%) AWS
4 3 (17.65%) Google Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Office 365
5 2 (11.76%) SpeedCurve
6 1 (5.88%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) G Suite
6 1 (5.88%) iPaaS
6 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Kerberos
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) BGP
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) IPsec
3 1 (5.88%) Skype
3 1 (5.88%) SNMP
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
1 2 (11.76%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) BigQuery
2 1 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
2 1 (5.88%) JasperReports
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JMeter
1 2 (11.76%) WebPageTest
2 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Grunt
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Log4j
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.88%) Mockito
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) webpack
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) IAM Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Analytics Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Marketing Executive
5 1 (5.88%) MuleSoft Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Implementation Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SEO Executive
5 1 (5.88%) Social Media Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) OAuth
1 4 (23.53%) OAuth2
1 4 (23.53%) SAML
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Commons
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) Guava
3 1 (5.88%) GWT
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) JPA
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) FMCG
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) B2C
1 5 (29.41%) Cryptography
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) B2B
2 4 (23.53%) Data Virtualisation
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) Microservices
2 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (23.53%) Threat Modelling
2 4 (23.53%) Use Case
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Statistics
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Scala
4 2 (11.76%) AWK
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (5.88%) Java 8
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (5.88%) CLAS
2 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISAE 3402
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Kubernetes
2 4 (23.53%) PingFederate
2 4 (23.53%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (11.76%) Grafana
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Ping Identity
2 3 (17.65%) Dynatrace
3 2 (11.76%) Adobe
3 2 (11.76%) AppDynamics
3 2 (11.76%) hybris
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) New Relic
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) Facebook
4 1 (5.88%) Instagram
4 1 (5.88%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.88%) Omniture
4 1 (5.88%) Tealium
4 1 (5.88%) VMware