The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 27 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 54 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 -  
Contract jobs citing Google 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.07% 0.22% -
As % of the Vendors category 9.23% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £300
% change year-on-year +3.89% +28.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year -9.09% -42.48%  

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 Kent.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 130 194 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 44.07% 42.08% 48.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 150 78
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £470 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £27.38 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Kent

Google
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 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 Kent region with a requirement for Google.

1 17 (100.00%) Adobe
1 17 (100.00%) Web Analytics
1 17 (100.00%) Analytics
1 17 (100.00%) Google Tag Manager
2 15 (88.24%) Regular Expression
3 13 (76.47%) Marketing
4 11 (64.71%) Adobe Campaign
5 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
6 9 (52.94%) jQuery
6 9 (52.94%) Digital Media
6 9 (52.94%) Mobile App
7 8 (47.06%) Tag Management
7 8 (47.06%) Data Governance
7 8 (47.06%) HTML
7 8 (47.06%) HTTP
7 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
7 8 (47.06%) MS Access
8 7 (41.18%) Data Management
9 6 (35.29%) Linux
9 6 (35.29%) Behavioural Targeting
9 6 (35.29%) Multivariate Testing
10 5 (29.41%) Cognos
10 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
10 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (29.41%) Customer Insight
11 3 (17.65%) Tealeaf
12 2 (11.76%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (5.88%) Web Development
13 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
13 1 (5.88%) Omniture

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MS Access
General
1 13 (76.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Web Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) Web Manager
3 8 (47.06%) Analytics Manager
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript Engineer
3 8 (47.06%) Web Analytics Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Web Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) Regular Expression
2 9 (52.94%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Digital Media
1 9 (52.94%) Mobile App
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Analytics
1 17 (100.00%) Web Analytics
2 8 (47.06%) Data Governance
2 8 (47.06%) Tag Management
3 7 (41.18%) Data Management
4 6 (35.29%) Behavioural Targeting
4 6 (35.29%) Multivariate Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Customer Insight
5 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Adobe
2 5 (29.41%) Cognos
3 3 (17.65%) Tealeaf
4 1 (5.88%) Omniture