The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 232 240
Rank change year-on-year +52 +8  
Contract jobs citing Google 597 544 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.39% 1.10% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 3.16% 2.47% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 366 296
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £200 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £308
% change year-on-year -6.25% +30.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 18
Median hourly rate £27.16 £19.31 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.68% -3.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £15.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £34.35
% change year-on-year +35.71% -49.04%  

Google is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18890 22000 22906
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.94% 44.52% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11569 13814 13687
Median daily rate £428 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 730 1047
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Google as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Google in England

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in England

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in England

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in England

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Google in England

Google
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 337 £418 +4.43% 181
South East -13 62 £450 +3.92% 52
West Midlands +13 45 £288 -22.29% 31
South West +10 32 £375 - 27
East of England +7 32 £304 +1.47% 24
Yorkshire +29 31 £425 +3.03% 42
North West +28 27 £275 -38.20% 53
East Midlands 0 21 £315 -47.50% 54
North East +70 5 - - 5
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Google.

1 388 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (27.40%) Analytics
3 301 (25.53%) Java
4 295 (25.02%) HTML
5 266 (22.56%) CSS
6 255 (21.63%) Amazon AWS
7 250 (21.20%) Google Analytics
8 247 (20.95%) Linux
9 243 (20.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 240 (20.36%) Python
11 236 (20.02%) JavaScript
12 199 (16.88%) Git (software)
13 197 (16.71%) Test Automation
14 191 (16.20%) Open Source
15 188 (15.95%) HTML5
16 187 (15.86%) Jenkins
17 180 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
18 167 (14.16%) JIRA
18 167 (14.16%) REST
18 167 (14.16%) SQL
19 165 (13.99%) Windows
20 161 (13.66%) CSS3
20 161 (13.66%) Ruby
21 160 (13.57%) Marketing
22 159 (13.49%) DevOps
23 142 (12.04%) HTTP
24 139 (11.79%) C#
25 136 (11.54%) Spring
26 133 (11.28%) Configuration Management
27 132 (11.20%) Microsoft

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 110 (9.33%) Confluence
2 66 (5.60%) Apache
3 60 (5.09%) CMS
4 42 (3.56%) nginx
5 39 (3.31%) Apache Spark
5 39 (3.31%) Tomcat
6 30 (2.54%) WebSphere
7 26 (2.21%) IIS
8 23 (1.95%) SharePoint
9 21 (1.78%) WebLogic
9 21 (1.78%) WordPress
10 19 (1.61%) JBoss
11 17 (1.44%) Jetty
11 17 (1.44%) Mongrel
11 17 (1.44%) OpenStack
12 16 (1.36%) Drupal
13 12 (1.02%) SAS
14 11 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
16 8 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 66 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (2.29%) Photoshop
5 16 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 16 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (1.27%) MS Visio
7 13 (1.10%) InDesign
8 12 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.85%) InVision
10 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (0.59%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
12 3 (0.25%) SPSS
13 1 (0.085%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.085%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.085%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.085%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.085%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.085%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.76%) Adobe Campaign
3 7 (0.59%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.51%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.25%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.25%) FastStats
6 3 (0.25%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 3 (0.25%) Revive Adserver
7 2 (0.17%) Data Workbench
7 2 (0.17%) Magento
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.17%) SessionCam
8 1 (0.085%) BondVision
8 1 (0.085%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.085%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.085%) Social Studio
8 1 (0.085%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 255 (21.63%) Amazon AWS
2 250 (21.20%) Google Analytics
3 243 (20.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 125 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 99 (8.40%) G Suite
6 53 (4.50%) Google App Engine
7 49 (4.16%) GitHub
8 41 (3.48%) Google Play
9 35 (2.97%) Office 365
10 31 (2.63%) Google Compute Engine
11 30 (2.54%) Google Tag Manager
12 29 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
13 28 (2.37%) Adobe Analytics
14 26 (2.21%) IaaS
14 26 (2.21%) PaaS
15 22 (1.87%) Google Drive
16 21 (1.78%) AdWords
16 21 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 17 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
18 15 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 142 (12.04%) HTTP
2 49 (4.16%) TCP/IP
3 43 (3.65%) SSL
4 36 (3.05%) Firewall
5 31 (2.63%) DNS
6 30 (2.54%) Internet
7 23 (1.95%) DHCP
8 22 (1.87%) VPN
9 21 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (1.61%) Kerberos
11 18 (1.53%) IPsec
12 16 (1.36%) FTP
12 16 (1.36%) VoIP
13 12 (1.02%) LAN
14 11 (0.93%) Ethernet
14 11 (0.93%) LDAP
14 11 (0.93%) SAN
15 10 (0.85%) WAN
16 8 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (0.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (7.97%) Relational Database
2 65 (5.51%) Big Data
3 63 (5.34%) MySQL
4 51 (4.33%) SQL Server
5 49 (4.16%) Hadoop
6 46 (3.90%) NoSQL
7 45 (3.82%) MongoDB
8 30 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (2.29%) BigQuery
10 21 (1.78%) Redis
11 20 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (1.53%) Apache Hive
13 13 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
14 12 (1.02%) HBase
15 11 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.93%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.85%) Looker
17 6 (0.51%) Data Lake
17 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 199 (16.88%) Git (software)
2 187 (15.86%) Jenkins
3 167 (14.16%) JIRA
4 103 (8.74%) JUnit
5 101 (8.57%) Subversion
6 39 (3.31%) Cucumber
7 38 (3.22%) Maven
8 37 (3.14%) Selenium
9 34 (2.88%) Grunt
10 31 (2.63%) gulp
11 27 (2.29%) Ant
11 27 (2.29%) Gradle
12 22 (1.87%) Travis CI
13 21 (1.78%) Android Studio
14 19 (1.61%) Axure RP
14 19 (1.61%) TeamCity
15 18 (1.53%) Gatling
15 18 (1.53%) IntelliJ
15 18 (1.53%) Karma Test Runner
15 18 (1.53%) Sublime Text
General
1 160 (13.57%) Marketing
2 131 (11.11%) Finance
3 65 (5.51%) Retail
4 59 (5.00%) Banking
5 38 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.95%) Advertising
6 23 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.70%) Electronics
9 18 (1.53%) Publishing
10 17 (1.44%) Games
10 17 (1.44%) Legal
11 15 (1.27%) Front Office
12 14 (1.19%) Automotive
13 7 (0.59%) French Language
13 7 (0.59%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.51%) Back Office
15 5 (0.42%) German Language
16 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 418 (35.45%) Developer
2 184 (15.61%) Analyst
3 104 (8.82%) Java Developer
4 84 (7.12%) Scala Developer
5 81 (6.87%) Architect
6 77 (6.53%) DevOps Engineer
7 64 (5.43%) Consultant
8 62 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 42 (3.56%) Senior Developer
10 40 (3.39%) Web Analyst
11 39 (3.31%) Android Developer
12 34 (2.88%) Support Analyst
13 32 (2.71%) Designer
14 31 (2.63%) Cloud Engineer
15 29 (2.46%) Business Analyst
16 28 (2.37%) JavaScript Developer
17 27 (2.29%) .NET Developer
17 27 (2.29%) AWS Engineer
17 27 (2.29%) Project Manager
18 24 (2.04%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (25.02%) HTML
2 266 (22.56%) CSS
3 188 (15.95%) HTML5
4 167 (14.16%) REST
5 161 (13.66%) CSS3
6 136 (11.54%) Spring
7 126 (10.69%) JSON
8 113 (9.58%) AngularJS
8 113 (9.58%) Web Services
9 106 (8.99%) Ajax
10 102 (8.65%) Ruby on Rails
11 100 (8.48%) Django
12 99 (8.40%) Guice
13 97 (8.23%) Play Framework
14 92 (7.80%) RESTful
15 90 (7.63%) Node.js
16 83 (7.04%) .NET
16 83 (7.04%) Spring MVC
17 76 (6.45%) jQuery
18 48 (4.07%) React
Miscellaneous
1 104 (8.82%) User Experience
2 76 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (4.33%) Mobile App
4 36 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (2.88%) Social Media
6 29 (2.46%) Public Cloud
6 29 (2.46%) Smartphone
7 24 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.95%) Data Centre
9 19 (1.61%) Digital Media
10 16 (1.36%) Private Cloud
11 15 (1.27%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.02%) Cloud Native
13 11 (0.93%) Fintech
14 10 (0.85%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (0.85%) iPhone
14 10 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
15 9 (0.76%) iPad
16 8 (0.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 247 (20.95%) Linux
2 165 (13.99%) Windows
3 125 (10.60%) Android
4 80 (6.79%) Unix
5 77 (6.53%) Apple iOS
6 28 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (2.04%) Ubuntu
8 22 (1.87%) Windows 7
9 20 (1.70%) Windows Server
10 17 (1.44%) Mac OS X
11 14 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (1.02%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.59%) CentOS
14 6 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.51%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.25%) SmartOS
16 3 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (27.40%) Analytics
3 197 (16.71%) Test Automation
4 191 (16.20%) Open Source
5 180 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
6 159 (13.49%) DevOps
7 133 (11.28%) Configuration Management
8 127 (10.77%) MVC
9 108 (9.16%) Responsive Web Design
10 104 (8.82%) Web Design
11 100 (8.48%) E-Commerce
12 98 (8.31%) Scrum
13 91 (7.72%) TDD
14 83 (7.04%) OWASP
15 73 (6.19%) Migration
15 73 (6.19%) Web Development
16 67 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
17 64 (5.43%) Front End Development
17 64 (5.43%) Web Analytics
18 58 (4.92%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 301 (25.53%) Java
2 240 (20.36%) Python
3 236 (20.02%) JavaScript
4 167 (14.16%) SQL
5 161 (13.66%) Ruby
6 139 (11.79%) C#
7 122 (10.35%) Scala
8 53 (4.50%) Perl
8 53 (4.50%) PHP
9 43 (3.65%) Bash Shell
10 30 (2.54%) C++
11 29 (2.46%) R
12 27 (2.29%) Groovy
13 24 (2.04%) Go
14 19 (1.61%) Haskell
15 18 (1.53%) PowerShell
16 17 (1.44%) C
17 16 (1.36%) Objective-C
18 14 (1.19%) Apple Swift
19 9 (0.76%) ES6
Qualifications
1 66 (5.60%) Security Cleared
2 52 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 42 (3.56%) Degree
4 15 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
5 14 (1.19%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.42%) CISSP
9 5 (0.42%) ISEB
9 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.34%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.34%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.34%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.34%) MCSE
10 4 (0.34%) PhD
11 3 (0.25%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.17%) Analytics IQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.80%) QA
2 12 (1.02%) SLA
3 8 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.68%) GCP
4 6 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.51%) MiFID
5 5 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.42%) PMO
6 3 (0.25%) GDPR
7 2 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.085%) EMIR
8 1 (0.085%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 112 (9.50%) Docker
2 67 (5.68%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.70%) Xen
5 14 (1.19%) vSphere
6 9 (0.76%) HDFS
6 9 (0.76%) LXC
7 8 (0.68%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.51%) GPFS
8 6 (0.51%) XenApp
9 4 (0.34%) XenServer
10 3 (0.25%) vCloud
10 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.17%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.085%) KVM
Systems Management
1 88 (7.46%) Puppet
2 61 (5.17%) Ansible
2 61 (5.17%) Kubernetes
3 55 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (2.37%) Terraform
5 22 (1.87%) Kibana
6 21 (1.78%) SCCM
7 19 (1.61%) Grafana
8 15 (1.27%) ZABBIX
9 10 (0.85%) Salt
10 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (0.59%) Nagios
11 6 (0.51%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.42%) Jamf Pro
12 5 (0.42%) Mesos
12 5 (0.42%) Prometheus
12 5 (0.42%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.34%) Consul
13 4 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.34%) logstash
Vendors
1 132 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 109 (9.25%) Adobe
3 74 (6.28%) Apple
4 59 (5.00%) VMware
5 53 (4.50%) Oracle
6 48 (4.07%) Tableau
7 44 (3.73%) IBM
8 36 (3.05%) Twitter
9 30 (2.54%) SAP
10 29 (2.46%) Citrix
11 26 (2.21%) Red Hat
12 20 (1.70%) Omniture
12 20 (1.70%) Splunk
13 19 (1.61%) Cisco
13 19 (1.61%) Facebook
14 18 (1.53%) HP
15 13 (1.10%) Talend
16 12 (1.02%) Coremetrics
17 11 (0.93%) Sybase
18 10 (0.85%) Sun
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