The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 81 87
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6  
Contract jobs citing Google 16 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.47% 1.61% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 4.37% 4.50% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 11
Median daily rate £275 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +39.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £344 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £536 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £310
% change year-on-year -6.25% +29.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +35.71% +34.61%  

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 Leeds.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 366 533 651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 33.73% 35.77% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 367 441
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 15
Median hourly rate £16.68 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.04% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.10 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.94 £22.50 £23.00
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Google.

1 29 (78.38%) HTML
1 29 (78.38%) CSS
2 28 (75.68%) HTML5
3 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (70.27%) CSS3
5 25 (67.57%) Jenkins
6 24 (64.86%) Spring
7 23 (62.16%) Linux
8 22 (59.46%) Ruby
9 21 (56.76%) JSON
9 21 (56.76%) Python
10 20 (54.05%) C#
10 20 (54.05%) REST
10 20 (54.05%) Git (software)
10 20 (54.05%) Scala
11 19 (51.35%) Open Source
11 19 (51.35%) Spring MVC
11 19 (51.35%) Ajax
11 19 (51.35%) Ruby on Rails
11 19 (51.35%) Django
11 19 (51.35%) Guice
11 19 (51.35%) Java
11 19 (51.35%) Configuration Management
11 19 (51.35%) MVC
12 18 (48.65%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (48.65%) JIRA
12 18 (48.65%) Relational Database
13 17 (45.95%) Play Framework
13 17 (45.95%) RESTful
13 17 (45.95%) Test Automation

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 15 (40.54%) Confluence
2 5 (13.51%) Apache
3 3 (8.11%) WordPress
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Drupal
4 1 (2.70%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (8.11%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.22%) Google Analytics
2 6 (16.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (16.22%) IaaS
3 4 (10.81%) Loggly
3 4 (10.81%) Sumo Logic
4 1 (2.70%) AdWords
4 1 (2.70%) Firebase
4 1 (2.70%) GitHub
4 1 (2.70%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) Extranet
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.51%) MySQL
3 4 (10.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (10.81%) Riak
4 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) HBase
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (67.57%) Jenkins
2 20 (54.05%) Git (software)
3 18 (48.65%) JIRA
4 17 (45.95%) JUnit
5 14 (37.84%) Subversion
6 7 (18.92%) Maven
7 6 (16.22%) Grunt
8 4 (10.81%) Vagrant
9 3 (8.11%) Axure RP
10 1 (2.70%) Ant
10 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.70%) Gradle
10 1 (2.70%) JMeter
General
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Java Scala Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Scala Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.11%) Designer
5 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.11%) UX Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Director
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.41%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (2.70%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) Marketing Campaign Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Marketing Insight Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (2.70%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior UX Designer
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) CSS
1 29 (78.38%) HTML
2 28 (75.68%) HTML5
3 26 (70.27%) CSS3
4 24 (64.86%) Spring
5 21 (56.76%) JSON
6 20 (54.05%) REST
7 19 (51.35%) Ajax
7 19 (51.35%) Django
7 19 (51.35%) Guice
7 19 (51.35%) Ruby on Rails
7 19 (51.35%) Spring MVC
8 17 (45.95%) Play Framework
8 17 (45.95%) RESTful
9 8 (21.62%) jQuery
9 8 (21.62%) Web Services
10 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
10 6 (16.22%) LAMP
11 4 (10.81%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (10.81%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Configuration Management
2 19 (51.35%) MVC
2 19 (51.35%) Open Source
3 18 (48.65%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (45.95%) Test Automation
5 16 (43.24%) Scrum
6 14 (37.84%) OWASP
6 14 (37.84%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (37.84%) Web Design
7 7 (18.92%) TDD
8 6 (16.22%) Analytics
8 6 (16.22%) Front End Development
8 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
8 6 (16.22%) Web Development
9 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (13.51%) DevOps
9 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.51%) Wireframes
10 4 (10.81%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Ruby
2 21 (56.76%) Python
3 20 (54.05%) C#
3 20 (54.05%) Scala
4 19 (51.35%) Java
5 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
6 9 (24.32%) PHP
7 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
8 3 (8.11%) C++
8 3 (8.11%) Go
9 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) HDFS
2 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Ansible
1 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
1 6 (16.22%) Salt
2 4 (10.81%) Nagios
2 4 (10.81%) ZABBIX
3 3 (8.11%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Rackspace
2 6 (16.22%) SaltStack
3 4 (10.81%) New Relic
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) Splunk
4 3 (8.11%) Adobe
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Omniture
5 1 (2.70%) VMware