Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 86 79
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7 +12
Contract jobs citing Google 41 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.53% 0.85% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 4.87% 1.71% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 6 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate £190 £450 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.78% +56.52% -20.69%
10th Percentile £132 £313 £135
90th Percentile £419 £584 £365
East of England median daily rate £375 £284 £300
% change year-on-year +32.10% -5.38% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -9.59% -
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +122.22% -53.05%

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 842 703 747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 51.88% 49.86% 51.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 361 377
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £163 £200 £212
90th Percentile £550 £575 £513
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 59 29
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +26.92% -37.90%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.46 £8.25
90th Percentile £43.00 £43.60 £22.30
East of England median hourly rate £16.88 £16.06 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.07% -2.67% -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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Welwyn Garden City -4 10 £190 -
Hatfield +8 8 £190 -57.78% 10
Hemel Hempstead -1 8 £400 -11.11% 2
Watford +8 6 £145 -27.50% 1
Google
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (34.15%) Android
2 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (31.71%) Incident Management
2 13 (31.71%) Publishing
2 13 (31.71%) SOTI
2 13 (31.71%) Samsung
3 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (24.39%) Analytics
3 10 (24.39%) HTML
3 10 (24.39%) Web Development
3 10 (24.39%) Google Analytics
4 9 (21.95%) Marketing
4 9 (21.95%) PHP
4 9 (21.95%) CSS
4 9 (21.95%) SEO
4 9 (21.95%) Social Media
4 9 (21.95%) DevOps
4 9 (21.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.07%) Linux
6 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
6 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
7 6 (14.63%) Terraform
7 6 (14.63%) Algorithms
7 6 (14.63%) Link Building
7 6 (14.63%) Big Data
7 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (14.63%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (14.63%) Content Marketing
7 6 (14.63%) Migration

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 6 (14.63%) WordPress
2 4 (9.76%) CMS
2 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.76%) nginx
2 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.88%) SAS
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (7.32%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Google Analytics
2 9 (21.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (9.76%) Stackdriver
4 3 (7.32%) GitHub
5 2 (4.88%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) DNS
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
1 3 (7.32%) HTTP
1 3 (7.32%) HTTPS
1 3 (7.32%) LAN
1 3 (7.32%) SSL
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.32%) WAN
1 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (7.32%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) WebEx
3 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Big Data
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) Artifactory
3 3 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.44%) EasyMock
4 1 (2.44%) Hamcrest
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Mockito
General
1 13 (31.71%) Publishing
2 9 (21.95%) Marketing
3 4 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.88%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Android Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) SEO Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Break Fix Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Junior
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Desktop Support
7 2 (4.88%) Analytics Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Google Analytics Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Google Analytics Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Google Analytics Web Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Mac Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Mobile Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Web Analytics Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) HTML
2 9 (21.95%) CSS
3 5 (12.20%) jQuery
3 5 (12.20%) Laravel
4 4 (9.76%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (9.76%) Node.js
5 2 (4.88%) Web Services
5 2 (4.88%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.44%) Google Maps API
6 1 (2.44%) GWT
6 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.44%) JSON
6 1 (2.44%) Middleware
6 1 (2.44%) REST
6 1 (2.44%) SignalR
6 1 (2.44%) Spring
6 1 (2.44%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.95%) Social Media
3 6 (14.63%) Algorithms
4 3 (7.32%) Replication
4 3 (7.32%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Android
2 7 (17.07%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Windows
4 3 (7.32%) CentOS
4 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Incident Management
1 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (24.39%) Analytics
2 10 (24.39%) Web Development
3 9 (21.95%) DevOps
3 9 (21.95%) SEO
4 6 (14.63%) Content Marketing
4 6 (14.63%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (14.63%) Link Building
4 6 (14.63%) Migration
4 6 (14.63%) OOP
4 6 (14.63%) Pay per click
5 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.76%) Microservices
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Measurement
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.32%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (7.32%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) PHP
2 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.76%) Perl
4 4 (9.76%) Python
4 4 (9.76%) Ruby
5 3 (7.32%) SQL
6 2 (4.88%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Terraform
2 5 (12.20%) Ansible
3 4 (9.76%) HAProxy
3 4 (9.76%) Kibana
3 4 (9.76%) logstash
3 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Samsung
1 13 (31.71%) SOTI
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) New Relic
3 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
3 4 (9.76%) Splunk
4 3 (7.32%) Adobe
4 3 (7.32%) Apple
4 3 (7.32%) F5
4 3 (7.32%) Percona
5 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.44%) Facebook
6 1 (2.44%) Omniture
6 1 (2.44%) Tableau
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter