The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 32 55
Rank change year-on-year -20 +23  
Contract jobs citing Google 8 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.96% 4.69% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 3.28% 10.55% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Median daily rate £325 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year +5.26% +26.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £27.77
% change year-on-year -9.09% -40.57%  

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 Essex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 244 199 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 59.80% 44.42% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 90 111
Median daily rate £425 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.83% -9.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 11
Median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.75% -48.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £19.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Essex

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Essex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Essex

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in Essex

Google
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Southend-on-Sea -22 1 £575 +31.42%
Colchester - 1 £325 - 1
Harlow - 1 £600 - 1
Google
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for Google.

1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) J2EE
3 6 (35.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (29.41%) Mimecast
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
4 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (29.41%) G Suite
5 4 (23.53%) Vaadin
5 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) CSS3
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) Spring
5 4 (23.53%) GWT
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 3 (17.65%) Google App Engine
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
6 3 (17.65%) Travis CI

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) Jetty
2 3 (17.65%) Mongrel
2 3 (17.65%) nginx
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) NetSuite
1 1 (5.88%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) G Suite
2 5 (29.41%) Mimecast
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (17.65%) Google Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Google App Engine
4 1 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) FTP
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
1 3 (17.65%) IPsec
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
1 3 (17.65%) SSL
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) HBase
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) Riak
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Travis CI
3 2 (11.76%) Ant
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Billing
1 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) ERP Architect
5 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) JSP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) J2EE
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) CSS3
3 4 (23.53%) GWT
3 4 (23.53%) HTML5
3 4 (23.53%) Spring
3 4 (23.53%) Vaadin
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) Ajax
4 3 (17.65%) JSP
4 3 (17.65%) Sass
4 3 (17.65%) Servlets
4 3 (17.65%) XHTML
4 3 (17.65%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) LESS
6 1 (5.88%) Leaflet
6 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
1 3 (17.65%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (5.88%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.88%) FlexPod
2 1 (5.88%) HP Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) SOA
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) B2C
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Content Management
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) SEO
4 2 (11.76%) Data Privacy
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) RAD
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Xen
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Omniture
3 2 (11.76%) FatWire
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) Brocade
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) Epicor
4 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Mapbox
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) Sage
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) WSO2
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