Period
to 16 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 16 July 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 81 77
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 +18
Contract jobs citing Google 29 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.85% 0.95% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 3.62% 2.03% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.67% -10.11%
10th Percentile £142 £259 £206
90th Percentile £460 £581 £400
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £30.00 - £18.25
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £41.63 £18.25
% change year-on-year -27.93% +128.08% +2.13%

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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 802 591 682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 51.12% 46.90% 49.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 304 348
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £175 £187 £255
90th Percentile £550 £575 £531
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 50 30
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +9.43% -24.29%
10th Percentile £11.31 £10.49 £7.84
90th Percentile £38.00 £37.35 £38.83
East of England median hourly rate £16.17 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.77% -9.09% -19.51%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Google as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Google in Hertfordshire

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Hertfordshire

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Hertfordshire

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in Hertfordshire

Google
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Hemel Hempstead -2 10 £400 -11.11% 4
Watford -2 4 £135 +22.73% 2
Google
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Google.

1 14 (48.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (37.93%) Google Analytics
2 11 (37.93%) Analytics
3 10 (34.48%) DevOps
4 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
5 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
5 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 7 (24.14%) Python
6 7 (24.14%) PHP
6 7 (24.14%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
6 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (24.14%) Marketing
7 6 (20.69%) Web Development
7 6 (20.69%) Big Data
7 6 (20.69%) Node.js
7 6 (20.69%) HTML
7 6 (20.69%) CSS
7 6 (20.69%) Microservices
7 6 (20.69%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (17.24%) Ansible
8 5 (17.24%) Terraform
8 5 (17.24%) Firewall
8 5 (17.24%) Java
8 5 (17.24%) Ruby
8 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
9 4 (13.79%) CentOS
9 4 (13.79%) nginx
9 4 (13.79%) jQuery

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (13.79%) nginx
1 4 (13.79%) OpenStack
1 4 (13.79%) SAS
1 4 (13.79%) WordPress
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) Jupyter
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (37.93%) Google Analytics
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (10.34%) GitHub
3 3 (10.34%) PaaS
3 3 (10.34%) Stackdriver
4 2 (6.90%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) SSL
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) HTTP
3 3 (10.34%) HTTPS
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (10.34%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MongoDB
2 6 (20.69%) Big Data
3 4 (13.79%) BigQuery
3 4 (13.79%) MySQL
3 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) Looker
4 2 (6.90%) QlikView
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.79%) Artifactory
3 4 (13.79%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) EasyMock
5 1 (3.45%) Hamcrest
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Mockito
General
1 7 (24.14%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Advertising
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) SEO Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Digital Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Architect
5 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Data Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) CSS
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
1 6 (20.69%) Node.js
2 4 (13.79%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (13.79%) jQuery
2 4 (13.79%) Laravel
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) .NET Core
3 3 (10.34%) Kafka
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.45%) GWT
4 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) Swing
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Algorithms
2 4 (13.79%) Social Media
3 3 (10.34%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Analytics
2 10 (34.48%) DevOps
3 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (20.69%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (20.69%) Microservices
4 6 (20.69%) Web Development
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Content Marketing
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.79%) Link Building
5 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
5 4 (13.79%) OO
5 4 (13.79%) OOP
5 4 (13.79%) Pay per click
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (13.79%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (13.79%) Release Automation
5 4 (13.79%) SEO
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
2 7 (24.14%) PHP
2 7 (24.14%) Python
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) Ruby
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) C#
6 2 (6.90%) R
7 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Ansible
1 5 (17.24%) Terraform
2 4 (13.79%) Kibana
2 4 (13.79%) logstash
2 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.79%) Puppet
3 3 (10.34%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) F5
1 4 (13.79%) New Relic
1 4 (13.79%) Percona
1 4 (13.79%) Splunk
2 3 (10.34%) Apple
2 3 (10.34%) Atlassian
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.90%) Cognos
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (6.90%) SAP