Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 63 86
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23 -7
Contract jobs citing Google 34 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.50% 2.38% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 5.20% 4.51% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £190 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -57.78% +73.08%
10th Percentile £250 £130 £280
90th Percentile £535 £421 £465
East of England median daily rate £475 £305 £350
% change year-on-year +55.74% -12.86% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +76.47% -6.85%
East of England median hourly rate - £30.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year - -24.53% +120.83%

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 654 842 730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 48.12% 52.72% 48.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 466 360
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -0.68% +7.40%
10th Percentile £200 £170 £206
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 75 61
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.32 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.17% +3.06% +15.90%
10th Percentile £10.57 £12.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £44.35 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.35 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.82% +3.03% -

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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
Watford +1 15 £475 +239.29% 4
Stevenage - 4 £250 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -5 3 £445 +11.25% 4
St Albans - 3 £500 - 3
Hatfield -5 1 £475 +150.00% 2
Google
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 21 (61.76%) GCP
2 15 (44.12%) AWS
3 13 (38.24%) Azure
4 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 11 (32.35%) OO
6 10 (29.41%) JMS
6 10 (29.41%) Java
6 10 (29.41%) JDBC
6 10 (29.41%) JSP
6 10 (29.41%) Servlets
6 10 (29.41%) OOP
6 10 (29.41%) Apache Solr
6 10 (29.41%) REST
6 10 (29.41%) Spring
6 10 (29.41%) WebSphere
6 10 (29.41%) Java EE
6 10 (29.41%) JPA
6 10 (29.41%) Microservices
6 10 (29.41%) JAX-RS
6 10 (29.41%) Spring Boot
6 10 (29.41%) git-flow
7 9 (26.47%) G Suite
7 9 (26.47%) Windows
8 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.59%) Migration
8 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
8 7 (20.59%) Java 8
9 6 (17.65%) Linux
9 6 (17.65%) SQL
9 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP

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 10 (29.41%) Apache Solr
1 10 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (8.82%) CoreMedia CMS
2 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.88%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.94%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Fredhopper
1 3 (8.82%) Magento
1 3 (8.82%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 21 (61.76%) GCP
2 15 (44.12%) AWS
3 13 (38.24%) Azure
4 9 (26.47%) G Suite
5 3 (8.82%) Algolia
5 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (8.82%) IaaS
5 3 (8.82%) PaaS
5 3 (8.82%) Serverless
6 2 (5.88%) Google App Engine
6 2 (5.88%) Google Docs
7 1 (2.94%) AdWords
7 1 (2.94%) Dropbox
7 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
7 1 (2.94%) Google Drive
7 1 (2.94%) Office 365
7 1 (2.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.82%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) HTTPS
2 3 (8.82%) LAN
2 3 (8.82%) WAN
2 3 (8.82%) Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
1 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) git-flow
2 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.76%) JIRA
4 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.82%) JUnit
4 3 (8.82%) Mockito
4 3 (8.82%) Selenium
5 2 (5.88%) Artifactory
5 2 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (5.88%) webpack
6 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 2 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Angular Developer
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Migration Architect
6 1 (2.94%) PHP Web Applications Developer
6 1 (2.94%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) Java EE
1 10 (29.41%) JAX-RS
1 10 (29.41%) JDBC
1 10 (29.41%) JMS
1 10 (29.41%) JPA
1 10 (29.41%) JSP
1 10 (29.41%) REST
1 10 (29.41%) Servlets
1 10 (29.41%) Spring
1 10 (29.41%) Spring Boot
2 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
2 5 (14.71%) React
3 3 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) Express
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (5.88%) Node.js
4 2 (5.88%) Sass
4 2 (5.88%) Velocity
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (8.82%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) AIX
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (2.94%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.94%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 11 (32.35%) OO
3 10 (29.41%) Microservices
3 10 (29.41%) OOP
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (11.76%) DevOps
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineering
5 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Content Management
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Search
6 3 (8.82%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) TDD
6 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security
7 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) Java 8
3 6 (17.65%) Python
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) PHP
5 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.88%) C
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
1 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Ceph
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Prometheus
2 4 (11.76%) SCCM
3 3 (8.82%) Grafana
3 3 (8.82%) Kibana
3 3 (8.82%) Kubernetes
3 3 (8.82%) logstash
3 3 (8.82%) Puppet
4 2 (5.88%) Ansible
4 2 (5.88%) Nagios
4 2 (5.88%) Terraform
5 1 (2.94%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Juniper
2 4 (11.76%) Adobe
3 3 (8.82%) Aruba
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) Elastic Path
3 3 (8.82%) F5
3 3 (8.82%) hybris
3 3 (8.82%) IBM
3 3 (8.82%) NetApp
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Percona
5 1 (2.94%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.94%) Zend