Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 101 153
Rank change year-on-year +8 +52 -7
Contract jobs citing Google 37 16 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.68% 0.91% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 3.89% 2.12% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 27
10th Percentile £217 £175 £187
25th Percentile £332 £213 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £270 £475
Median % change year-on-year +85.19% -43.16% +18.75%
75th Percentile £538 £338 £494
90th Percentile £634 £353 £541
England median daily rate £525 £553 £513
% change year-on-year -4.98% +7.80% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
10th Percentile £47.30 " "
25th Percentile £49.63 £27.92 £16.00
Median hourly rate £54.50 £33.61 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year +62.15% +97.71% -43.33%
75th Percentile £59.63 £39.31 £18.00
90th Percentile £62.10 " "
England median hourly rate £40.00 £24.10 £31.00
% change year-on-year +65.99% -22.27% +95.58%

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 950 754 1,963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.12% 43.09% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 416 1,125
10th Percentile £132 £181 £213
25th Percentile £250 £313 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £525 £525 £525
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 60 91
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.89 £10.58
25th Percentile £12.58 £14.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.21
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% +23.42% -1.79%
75th Percentile £22.06 £45.00 £37.88
90th Percentile £40.00 £59.08 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.83 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -3.42% +4.28% +6.86%

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 27 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Google in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

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 27 July 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 -7 20 £525 +133.33% 10
Cambridgeshire -2 8 £500 +53.85% 15
Norfolk - 4 £180 - 2
Suffolk - 3 £348 -
Bedfordshire -5 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 £575 - 7
Google
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 17 (45.95%) GCP
2 14 (37.84%) Azure
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Social Skills
3 12 (32.43%) AWS
3 12 (32.43%) Kubernetes
4 11 (29.73%) DevOps
4 11 (29.73%) Analytics
4 11 (29.73%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) Java
5 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (21.62%) Python
6 8 (21.62%) Retail
7 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (16.22%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (16.22%) Data Science
8 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (16.22%) git-flow
8 6 (16.22%) Degree
8 6 (16.22%) Google Analytics
8 6 (16.22%) Linux
8 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
9 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
9 5 (13.51%) JIRA
9 5 (13.51%) Google Workspace
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (13.51%) Scala
9 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration

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 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) Drupal
2 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.41%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.41%) IBM Domino
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Magento
2 2 (5.41%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (5.41%) Sprinklr
3 1 (2.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (45.95%) GCP
2 14 (37.84%) Azure
3 12 (32.43%) AWS
4 6 (16.22%) Google Analytics
5 5 (13.51%) Google Workspace
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (8.11%) Google Data Studio
6 3 (8.11%) Power Platform
7 2 (5.41%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (5.41%) Attraqt
7 2 (5.41%) CloudTest
7 2 (5.41%) GitHub
7 2 (5.41%) SpeedCurve
8 1 (2.70%) Google Docs
8 1 (2.70%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.70%) VLAN
1 1 (2.70%) VoIP
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
1 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) BigQuery
2 3 (8.11%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) Power BI
2 3 (8.11%) Tableau
3 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.41%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.41%) DB2
3 2 (5.41%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (5.41%) Parquet
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (2.70%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) git-flow
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 4 (10.81%) GitLab
4 2 (5.41%) JMeter
4 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.41%) NeoLoad
4 2 (5.41%) ProC
4 2 (5.41%) WebPageTest
5 1 (2.70%) Cypress.io
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) Mockito
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 14 (37.84%) Social Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Retail
3 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Marketing
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Organisational Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.41%) Advertising
5 2 (5.41%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Developer
3 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (5.41%) Architect
3 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
3 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Business Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Consultant
3 2 (5.41%) Data Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (5.41%) IT Support
3 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
3 2 (5.41%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (5.41%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Akka
1 2 (5.41%) Apache Avro
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) jQuery
1 2 (5.41%) Kafka
1 2 (5.41%) LDAP
1 2 (5.41%) Protocol Buffers
1 2 (5.41%) React
1 2 (5.41%) Spring
2 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.70%) Android SDK
2 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.70%) CSS3
2 1 (2.70%) HTML5
2 1 (2.70%) JPA
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
2 1 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) Sass
2 1 (2.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Cloud Native
1 4 (10.81%) Life Science
2 3 (8.11%) FMCG
3 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) CCTV
4 1 (2.70%) IPTV
4 1 (2.70%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) Unix
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Analytics
2 11 (29.73%) DevOps
3 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure as Code
4 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (16.22%) Data Science
5 6 (16.22%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
7 4 (10.81%) ETL
7 4 (10.81%) Machine Learning
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) TDD
7 4 (10.81%) Time Management
7 4 (10.81%) Workflow
7 4 (10.81%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) Python
4 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) Scala
5 3 (8.11%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) AWK
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) ES6
7 1 (2.70%) Go
7 1 (2.70%) Java 11
7 1 (2.70%) Java 8
7 1 (2.70%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.70%) Accessibility
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) Firmware
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Kubernetes
2 4 (10.81%) Argo
2 4 (10.81%) Terraform
3 3 (8.11%) Packer
4 2 (5.41%) Grafana
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.41%) SCCM
5 1 (2.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (2.70%) Ansible
5 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.70%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) Adobe
3 3 (8.11%) Apple
3 3 (8.11%) Cloudera
3 3 (8.11%) hybris
4 2 (5.41%) AppDynamics
4 2 (5.41%) BT
4 2 (5.41%) Dynatrace
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (5.41%) New Relic
4 2 (5.41%) Omniture
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Progress
4 2 (5.41%) Veeam
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Xerox
5 1 (2.70%) Freshdesk
5 1 (2.70%) ZyXEL