Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 89 119
Rank change year-on-year -28 +30 -10
Contract jobs citing Google 20 51 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.90% 1.94% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 5.26% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 31
Leeds median daily rate £400 £411 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% -17.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £288 £325 £250
90th Percentile £534 £441 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £411 £350
% change year-on-year +7.90% +17.50% -26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Leeds median hourly rate - - £40.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 Leeds.

All Vendors
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 868 969 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 38.89% 36.89% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 637 799
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £575 £510
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 47
Leeds median hourly rate £21.56 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.81% -13.33% +9.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.20 £8.98
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.83 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.43% -3.45% +23.80%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) Python
5 8 (40.00%) Ruby
5 8 (40.00%) CSS3
5 8 (40.00%) Scala
5 8 (40.00%) HTML5
6 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (35.00%) JIRA
7 6 (30.00%) Spring
7 6 (30.00%) Web Design
7 6 (30.00%) Confluence
7 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (30.00%) Node.js
8 5 (25.00%) REST
8 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (25.00%) Play Framework
8 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (25.00%) Guice
8 5 (25.00%) OWASP
8 5 (25.00%) JSON
8 5 (25.00%) Open Source
8 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) Scrum

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 6 (30.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Drupal
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) GitHub
2 4 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (20.00%) IaaS
2 4 (20.00%) Slack
3 3 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (15.00%) Loggly
3 3 (15.00%) Serverless
3 3 (15.00%) Sumo Logic
4 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Google Play
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (5.00%) Basecamp
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.00%) Firebase
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) Redis
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (35.00%) JIRA
4 5 (25.00%) JUnit
4 5 (25.00%) Subversion
5 3 (15.00%) Grunt
5 3 (15.00%) gulp
5 3 (15.00%) Maven
5 3 (15.00%) Vagrant
6 2 (10.00%) Appium
6 2 (10.00%) Babel
6 2 (10.00%) Calabash
7 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (5.00%) Gradle
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Scala Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Site Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) iOS Android Developer
4 2 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Symfony Developer
5 1 (5.00%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) CSS3
2 8 (40.00%) HTML5
3 6 (30.00%) Node.js
3 6 (30.00%) Spring
4 5 (25.00%) Ajax
4 5 (25.00%) Django
4 5 (25.00%) Guice
4 5 (25.00%) JSON
4 5 (25.00%) Play Framework
4 5 (25.00%) REST
4 5 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.00%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (15.00%) RESTful
6 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Material Design
7 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Fintech
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (30.00%) Web Design
4 5 (25.00%) Open Source
4 5 (25.00%) OWASP
4 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Android Development
7 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
7 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Line Management
8 1 (5.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) Ruby
3 8 (40.00%) Scala
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) Go
6 2 (10.00%) Apple Swift
6 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Rancher
2 3 (15.00%) Nagios
2 3 (15.00%) Prometheus
2 3 (15.00%) Terraform
2 3 (15.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) New Relic
1 3 (15.00%) Rackspace
1 3 (15.00%) Splunk
2 2 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) Apigee
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow