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 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 51 55
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4  
Contract jobs citing Google 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.40% 1.04% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 2.79% 2.07% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Median daily rate £284 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.03% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £400 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £308
% change year-on-year -6.25% +30.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 215 241 326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 50.23% 50.10% 51.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 96 188
Median daily rate £500 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 63 29
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £35.34 £44.60
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 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 23 June 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 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
Brentwood - 1 £284 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £488 -
Google
East of England

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 Essex region with a requirement for Google.

1 9 (75.00%) Java
1 9 (75.00%) J2EE
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
4 6 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (50.00%) SOA
4 6 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Content Management
5 5 (41.67%) SEO
5 5 (41.67%) CMS
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 5 (41.67%) JSP
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) XHTML
5 5 (41.67%) B2C
5 5 (41.67%) OO
5 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team
5 5 (41.67%) Analytics
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (41.67%) Google Analytics
5 5 (41.67%) Ajax
5 5 (41.67%) Omniture
5 5 (41.67%) Web 2.0
5 5 (41.67%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) Sass

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 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (41.67%) CMS
3 4 (33.33%) Apache
3 4 (33.33%) IIS
3 4 (33.33%) Jetty
3 4 (33.33%) Mongrel
3 4 (33.33%) nginx
3 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (8.33%) JBoss
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) NetSuite
1 1 (8.33%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (41.67%) Google Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (33.33%) Google App Engine
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (16.67%) G Suite
5 2 (16.67%) Mimecast
6 1 (8.33%) IaaS
6 1 (8.33%) PaaS
6 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
1 4 (33.33%) SSL
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) FTP
2 3 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) Ant
2 3 (25.00%) Travis CI
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) ERP Architect
4 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) JSP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) Ajax
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) JSP
3 5 (41.67%) Sass
3 5 (41.67%) XHTML
3 5 (41.67%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) LESS
5 3 (25.00%) Servlets
6 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (8.33%) COM
7 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team
1 5 (41.67%) Web 2.0
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
2 1 (8.33%) HP Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) SOA
1 6 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) B2C
2 5 (41.67%) Content Management
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) SEO
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) RAD
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Microservices
6 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (33.33%) Xen
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Omniture
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) FatWire
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Adobe
5 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (8.33%) Brocade
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Epicor
5 1 (8.33%) Hitachi
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Sage
5 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (8.33%) SolidFire
5 1 (8.33%) WSO2