The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google
England / Midlands
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing Google 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 0.50% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £650 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £375 £310
% change year-on-year +7.60% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year -14.28% -39.00%  

Google is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 70 96 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 60.87% 47.52% 63.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 35
Median daily rate £400 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in the Midlands

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in the Midlands

Google
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Google.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL