Period
to 17 July 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 July 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 112 103
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9 +25
Contract jobs citing Google 56 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.97% 1.33% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 5.46% 3.39% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 21
Manchester median daily rate £414 £456 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.32% -13.10% +35.05%
10th Percentile £346 £210 £263
90th Percentile £614 £715 £610
North West median daily rate £420 £463 £375
% change year-on-year -9.19% +23.33% -8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Manchester median hourly rate £10.60 £13.47 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.31% +3.62% -
North West median hourly rate £15.72 £13.47 £13.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +3.62% -

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,026 1,267 1,224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.13% 39.25% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 749 715
Manchester median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £213 £210 £208
90th Percentile £575 £588 £588
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 60 55
Manchester median hourly rate £16.74 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +25.00% -10.34%
10th Percentile £11.87 £11.85 £10.44
90th Percentile £25.67 £39.20 £33.80
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £17.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +18.84% +7.81% -12.81%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in Manchester

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Manchester

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Manchester

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in Manchester

Google
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Stockport +14 3 £225 - 2
Altrincham - 3 £413 - 12
Rochdale -7 1 £415 - 1
Google
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Google.

1 33 (58.93%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (44.64%) DevOps
4 24 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (30.36%) Ansible
6 17 (30.36%) Puppet
7 14 (25.00%) Analytics
7 14 (25.00%) .NET
7 14 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (23.21%) Terraform
9 12 (21.43%) Linux
9 12 (21.43%) Google Analytics
9 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
9 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
9 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (19.64%) Java
11 10 (17.86%) Python
11 10 (17.86%) Kubernetes
11 10 (17.86%) Salt
12 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
12 9 (16.07%) Windows
13 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
14 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (12.50%) Docker
14 7 (12.50%) DNS
14 7 (12.50%) DHCP

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.36%) CMS
2 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.36%) WordPress
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) Jetty
3 2 (3.57%) Mongrel
3 2 (3.57%) nginx
3 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 33 (58.93%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (21.43%) Google Analytics
5 6 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (8.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (7.14%) G Suite
8 3 (5.36%) npm
8 3 (5.36%) Office 365
9 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (3.57%) GitHub
9 2 (3.57%) Google App Engine
10 1 (1.79%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (1.79%) IaaS
10 1 (1.79%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (1.79%) SaaS
10 1 (1.79%) Slack
10 1 (1.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) DHCP
1 7 (12.50%) DNS
1 7 (12.50%) FTP
1 7 (12.50%) HTTP
1 7 (12.50%) IPsec
1 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) LAN
2 3 (5.36%) NAS
2 3 (5.36%) VPN
2 3 (5.36%) WAN
2 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.57%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Big Data
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.79%) GIS
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.14%) git-flow
4 3 (5.36%) Grunt
4 3 (5.36%) gulp
4 3 (5.36%) JIRA
4 3 (5.36%) Travis CI
5 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.57%) Selenium
5 2 (3.57%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.79%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.79%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.79%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.79%) jMock
6 1 (1.79%) JUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Maven
6 1 (1.79%) Mockito
6 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (10.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Data Scientist
8 3 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Google Analytics Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) CSS
2 6 (10.71%) HTML
2 6 (10.71%) React
3 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
3 5 (8.93%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (8.93%) jQuery
3 5 (8.93%) Spring
4 4 (7.14%) CSS3
4 4 (7.14%) HTML5
4 4 (7.14%) Web Services
5 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.36%) J2EE
5 3 (5.36%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (5.36%) Sass
5 3 (5.36%) SOAP
5 3 (5.36%) Susy
5 3 (5.36%) Vue.js
5 3 (5.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) User Experience
3 4 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.57%) Blog
5 2 (3.57%) EPoS
6 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.79%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.79%) PKI
6 1 (1.79%) SCADA
6 1 (1.79%) Social Media
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 9 (16.07%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) DevOps
2 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.00%) Analytics
3 14 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.50%) TDD
6 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (10.71%) Decision-Making
7 6 (10.71%) OO
7 6 (10.71%) Performance Measurement
7 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.93%) Anomaly Detection
8 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Automation
8 5 (8.93%) Migration
8 5 (8.93%) OOD
8 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 11 (19.64%) Java
3 10 (17.86%) Python
4 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.93%) C#
5 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) Groovy
6 3 (5.36%) Scala
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) R
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) CISSP
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.79%) PhD
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) GxP
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Docker
2 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) Ansible
1 17 (30.36%) Puppet
2 13 (23.21%) Terraform
3 12 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (17.86%) Kubernetes
4 10 (17.86%) Salt
5 2 (3.57%) Packer
6 1 (1.79%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.79%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.79%) Rancher
6 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Splunk
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Symantec
3 3 (5.36%) Twitter
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) Avaya
4 2 (3.57%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.79%) Apple
5 1 (1.79%) Facebook
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Instagram
5 1 (1.79%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.79%) Sage
5 1 (1.79%) YouTube