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 3 months to 26 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 90 84
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6  
Contract jobs citing Google 17 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.22% 0.74% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 1.76% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
Median daily rate £355 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.42% +2.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £388 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £310
% change year-on-year -6.25% +29.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £18.25 £23.09
% change year-on-year +30.13% -20.97%  

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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 640 738 686
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.85% 41.77% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 409 368
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £211 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 35
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.43% -24.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Google.

1 18 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (40.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (37.50%) Java
4 11 (34.38%) Puppet
4 11 (34.38%) Finance
5 10 (31.25%) Open Source
6 8 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (25.00%) DevOps
6 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (21.88%) BDD
7 7 (21.88%) Docker
7 7 (21.88%) Apache Spark
7 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.75%) Apple
8 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 6 (18.75%) J2EE
8 6 (18.75%) Windows
8 6 (18.75%) ITIL
8 6 (18.75%) Python
8 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
8 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
9 5 (15.63%) Big Data
9 5 (15.63%) Ansible
9 5 (15.63%) Line Management
9 5 (15.63%) People Management
9 5 (15.63%) Mobile Development

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 7 (21.88%) Apache Spark
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) Jetty
2 4 (12.50%) Mongrel
2 4 (12.50%) nginx
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Drupal
3 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.25%) IBM Domino
4 1 (3.13%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (40.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (12.50%) Google App Engine
5 3 (9.38%) Google Analytics
5 3 (9.38%) PaaS
6 2 (6.25%) GitHub
7 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) DHCP
1 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) FTP
2 4 (12.50%) HTTP
2 4 (12.50%) IPsec
2 4 (12.50%) SSL
2 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) Bluetooth
3 3 (9.38%) Internet
3 3 (9.38%) NFC
3 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) VoIP
4 2 (6.25%) VPN
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (15.63%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.50%) Travis CI
3 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.38%) Xcode
4 2 (6.25%) Babel
4 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) gulp
4 2 (6.25%) JMeter
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) webpack
5 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 5 (15.63%) Electronics
3 5 (15.63%) Marketing
3 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile Architect
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) J2EE
2 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 4 (12.50%) CSS
2 4 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (12.50%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) Servlets
3 3 (9.38%) Material Design
3 3 (9.38%) React
3 3 (9.38%) REST
3 3 (9.38%) SOAP
3 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (6.25%) CSS3
4 2 (6.25%) Google Maps API
4 2 (6.25%) HTML5
4 2 (6.25%) LESS
4 2 (6.25%) Node.js
4 2 (6.25%) PhoneGap
4 2 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) Life Science
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Open Source
2 8 (25.00%) DevOps
3 7 (21.88%) BDD
4 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.75%) ITIL
4 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (15.63%) Line Management
5 5 (15.63%) Mobile Development
5 5 (15.63%) People Management
5 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
5 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 4 (12.50%) Analytics
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) C
3 5 (15.63%) PHP
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.25%) Apple Swift
6 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) CISSP
3 2 (6.25%) SANS
3 2 (6.25%) SSCP
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) GDPR
2 1 (3.13%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) Xen
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Puppet
2 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (15.63%) Ansible
4 3 (9.38%) Kubernetes
5 2 (6.25%) Kibana
5 2 (6.25%) logstash
5 2 (6.25%) QRadar
6 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Apple
3 5 (15.63%) SAP
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) IBM
4 4 (12.50%) Splunk
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.13%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Rate: £11 - £16 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago