Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 149 168
Rank change year-on-year +16 +19 -26
Contract jobs citing Google 78 53 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.54% 1.08% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 3.27% 2.44% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 38 10
East of England median daily rate £375 £284 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.10% -5.38% -25.00%
10th Percentile £148 £125 £145
90th Percentile £553 £575 £454
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +122.22% -53.05%
10th Percentile £18.85 £27.75 £17.03
90th Percentile £48.56 £44.88 £27.73
England median hourly rate £15.85 £27.16 £19.00
% change year-on-year -41.64% +42.95% -10.88%

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 2,384 2,171 2,412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.21% 44.06% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,381 1,205 1,292
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £178 £213 £200
90th Percentile £578 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 133 188
East of England median hourly rate £16.88 £16.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -1.49% -18.29%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.48
% change year-on-year - +0.14% -0.14%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +18 41 £190 -57.78% 18
Essex +6 17 £550 +93.75% 4
Cambridgeshire +2 8 £500 +52.09% 12
Bedfordshire -1 6 £469 +211.46% 1
Norfolk +16 4 £425 +129.73% 1
Suffolk -12 2 £375 - 1
Google
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 29 (37.18%) DevOps
2 28 (35.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 26 (33.33%) Java
4 22 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (26.92%) .NET
5 21 (26.92%) Linux
6 20 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (25.64%) Jenkins
7 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
8 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 17 (21.79%) HTML
9 17 (21.79%) CSS
9 17 (21.79%) Android
10 16 (20.51%) nginx
10 16 (20.51%) Puppet
10 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
11 15 (19.23%) DNS
11 15 (19.23%) Apache
11 15 (19.23%) Configuration Management
11 15 (19.23%) HTTP
11 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (19.23%) Analytics
12 14 (17.95%) Google Analytics
12 14 (17.95%) Open Source
12 14 (17.95%) Publishing
13 13 (16.67%) SSL
13 13 (16.67%) J2EE
13 13 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (16.67%) Incident Management
13 13 (16.67%) Web Development

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 16 (20.51%) nginx
2 15 (19.23%) Apache
3 12 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 11 (14.10%) IIS
4 11 (14.10%) Jetty
4 11 (14.10%) Mongrel
4 11 (14.10%) WebSphere
5 7 (8.97%) CMS
5 7 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (7.69%) JBoss
6 6 (7.69%) WordPress
7 5 (6.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (5.13%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (2.56%) SAS
9 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.28%) Confluence
10 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 22 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (17.95%) Google Analytics
4 11 (14.10%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (14.10%) Google App Engine
5 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (6.41%) GitHub
7 4 (5.13%) Stackdriver
8 2 (2.56%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Office 365
9 1 (1.28%) G Suite
9 1 (1.28%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
2 15 (19.23%) DNS
2 15 (19.23%) HTTP
3 13 (16.67%) SSL
4 12 (15.38%) DHCP
5 11 (14.10%) FTP
5 11 (14.10%) IPsec
6 4 (5.13%) Firewall
7 3 (3.85%) HTTPS
7 3 (3.85%) LAN
7 3 (3.85%) WAN
7 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.85%) Wireless
8 2 (2.56%) WebEx
9 1 (1.28%) SMS
9 1 (1.28%) VoIP
9 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) Big Data
2 5 (6.41%) MySQL
3 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (3.85%) GIS
4 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.28%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.54%) Travis CI
4 5 (6.41%) JUnit
5 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.85%) Artifactory
6 3 (3.85%) Maven
6 3 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.56%) Ant
7 2 (2.56%) Grunt
7 2 (2.56%) gulp
7 2 (2.56%) JIRA
8 1 (1.28%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.28%) Gatling
8 1 (1.28%) GitLab
8 1 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.28%) MSTest
8 1 (1.28%) Sublime Text
General
1 14 (17.95%) Publishing
2 10 (12.82%) Marketing
3 6 (7.69%) Finance
4 5 (6.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.56%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (17.95%) Developer
3 7 (8.97%) Android Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Consultant
3 7 (8.97%) Desktop Support
3 7 (8.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (8.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (7.69%) Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 6 (7.69%) SEO Consultant
4 6 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Junior
7 3 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) .NET
2 17 (21.79%) CSS
2 17 (21.79%) HTML
3 13 (16.67%) J2EE
4 12 (15.38%) Servlets
4 12 (15.38%) Web Services
5 11 (14.10%) jQuery
6 8 (10.26%) Spring
7 7 (8.97%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.97%) REST
7 7 (8.97%) XML
8 6 (7.69%) JSON
9 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.41%) Hibernate
9 5 (6.41%) Laravel
9 5 (6.41%) Node.js
9 5 (6.41%) React
10 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (5.13%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.54%) Social Media
3 6 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.69%) User Experience
4 3 (3.85%) Fintech
4 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.85%) Replication
5 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.56%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.92%) Linux
2 17 (21.79%) Android
3 8 (10.26%) Windows
4 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.85%) CentOS
5 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.28%) Unix
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.18%) DevOps
2 20 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.23%) Analytics
3 15 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 14 (17.95%) Open Source
5 13 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 13 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (16.67%) Web Development
6 12 (15.38%) SEO
7 11 (14.10%) Microservices
8 9 (11.54%) TDD
9 8 (10.26%) Migration
10 7 (8.97%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (7.69%) Content Marketing
11 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (7.69%) Link Building
11 6 (7.69%) OO
11 6 (7.69%) OOP
11 6 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) Java
2 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.82%) PHP
4 9 (11.54%) SQL
5 8 (10.26%) Bash Shell
5 8 (10.26%) Python
6 6 (7.69%) C#
6 6 (7.69%) Perl
6 6 (7.69%) Ruby
7 3 (3.85%) Java 8
8 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) ES6
9 1 (1.28%) Groovy
9 1 (1.28%) Haskell
9 1 (1.28%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.28%) Scala
9 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) GDPR
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.10%) Xen
3 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.56%) Docker
5 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (20.51%) Puppet
2 8 (10.26%) Kibana
2 8 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (8.97%) Ansible
4 6 (7.69%) Terraform
5 4 (5.13%) HAProxy
5 4 (5.13%) logstash
6 1 (1.28%) Grafana
6 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) Samsung
2 13 (16.67%) SOTI
3 12 (15.38%) VMware
4 9 (11.54%) Adobe
5 4 (5.13%) New Relic
5 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds
5 4 (5.13%) Splunk
6 3 (3.85%) Apple
6 3 (3.85%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.85%) F5
6 3 (3.85%) Omniture
6 3 (3.85%) Percona
7 2 (2.56%) Facebook
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.28%) Tableau
8 1 (1.28%) Twitter
8 1 (1.28%) webMethods