Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 166 203
Rank change year-on-year +13 +37 -39
Contract jobs citing Google 88 95 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.08% 0.98% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 2.09% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 63 23
Midlands median daily rate £303 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.78% +50.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £147 £119 £158
90th Percentile £488 £624 £620
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Midlands median hourly rate £11.25 £17.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +10.41% -
10th Percentile £9.63 £13.29 £12.46
90th Percentile £12.68 £19.75 £24.88
England median hourly rate £27.05 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +35.23% +5.10% -2.41%

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 the Midlands.

All Vendors
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3612 4548 3679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.30% 47.06% 43.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2190 2567 1886
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £219
90th Percentile £560 £559 £538
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 168 251
Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% -5.36%
10th Percentile £10.01 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.88 £33.75 £33.25
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in the Midlands

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in the Midlands

Google
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
West Midlands +14 59 £263 -37.13% 43
East Midlands +5 29 £315 -33.68% 54
Google
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Google.

1 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.23%) HTML
3 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
4 22 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (23.86%) CSS
5 21 (23.86%) Linux
5 21 (23.86%) Google Analytics
5 21 (23.86%) Analytics
6 20 (22.73%) G Suite
6 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (21.59%) HTML5
7 19 (21.59%) Java
8 18 (20.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (18.18%) SQL
9 16 (18.18%) Open Source
9 16 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 16 (18.18%) jQuery
10 15 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (17.05%) Retail
10 15 (17.05%) C#
10 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (15.91%) CSS3
11 14 (15.91%) Windows
11 14 (15.91%) Ruby
12 13 (14.77%) E-Commerce
12 13 (14.77%) MVC
13 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 12 (13.64%) JIRA
13 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
13 12 (13.64%) Docker

Google
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.23%) Apache
3 5 (5.68%) Confluence
4 4 (4.55%) nginx
5 2 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.27%) CMS
6 1 (1.14%) Drupal
6 1 (1.14%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) JBoss
6 1 (1.14%) Jetty
6 1 (1.14%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.14%) SAS
6 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.86%) Google Analytics
2 20 (22.73%) G Suite
3 18 (20.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (7.95%) Office 365
6 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (4.55%) GitHub
8 3 (3.41%) iTunes
8 3 (3.41%) PaaS
9 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (2.27%) Google App Engine
9 2 (2.27%) Route 53
9 2 (2.27%) SaaS
10 1 (1.14%) AdWords
10 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.14%) Google Drive
10 1 (1.14%) Google Play
10 1 (1.14%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (1.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) HTTP
2 5 (5.68%) VPN
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.41%) SSL
5 2 (2.27%) DNS
5 2 (2.27%) Firewall
5 2 (2.27%) LAN
5 2 (2.27%) SAN
5 2 (2.27%) VoIP
6 1 (1.14%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.14%) DHCP
6 1 (1.14%) ICMP
6 1 (1.14%) SMS
6 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) MySQL
2 8 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.55%) BigQuery
4 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 12 (13.64%) JIRA
3 11 (12.50%) Selenium
4 8 (9.09%) Subversion
5 6 (6.82%) JUnit
6 5 (5.68%) JIRA Agile
6 5 (5.68%) SpecFlow
7 4 (4.55%) Ant
7 4 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.55%) GitLab
7 4 (4.55%) Grunt
7 4 (4.55%) gulp
7 4 (4.55%) JMeter
8 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.41%) Gatling
8 3 (3.41%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.41%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (3.41%) Sublime Text
9 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (17.05%) Retail
2 7 (7.95%) Marketing
3 5 (5.68%) Automotive
4 3 (3.41%) Advertising
4 3 (3.41%) Finance
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (32.95%) Developer
2 23 (26.14%) Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.09%) Scala Developer
4 6 (6.82%) Data Analyst
4 6 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) .NET Developer
5 5 (5.68%) Designer
5 5 (5.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (5.68%) QA Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) Architect
6 4 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce Manager
6 4 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (4.55%) HTML Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.41%) Google Analytics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.23%) HTML
2 21 (23.86%) CSS
3 19 (21.59%) HTML5
4 16 (18.18%) jQuery
5 14 (15.91%) CSS3
6 11 (12.50%) .NET
7 10 (11.36%) Ajax
8 9 (10.23%) Spring
9 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 8 (9.09%) Gherkin
9 8 (9.09%) Guice
9 8 (9.09%) JSON
9 8 (9.09%) Node.js
9 8 (9.09%) Play Framework
9 8 (9.09%) REST
10 7 (7.95%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.95%) Django
10 7 (7.95%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (6.82%) RESTful
12 5 (5.68%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) User Experience
3 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Animation
5 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.86%) Linux
2 14 (15.91%) Windows
3 6 (6.82%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.68%) Android
4 5 (5.68%) CentOS
5 4 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.14%) Debian
7 1 (1.14%) Fedora
7 1 (1.14%) Unix
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
3 21 (23.86%) Analytics
4 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (18.18%) Open Source
6 13 (14.77%) E-Commerce
6 13 (14.77%) MVC
7 12 (13.64%) DevOps
7 12 (13.64%) SDLC
8 10 (11.36%) Configuration Management
8 10 (11.36%) Migration
8 10 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (11.36%) Web Development
9 8 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (9.09%) Scrum
9 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 7 (7.95%) Front End Development
10 7 (7.95%) Web Design
11 6 (6.82%) Project Management
11 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (21.59%) Java
3 16 (18.18%) SQL
4 15 (17.05%) C#
5 14 (15.91%) Ruby
6 10 (11.36%) Python
6 10 (11.36%) Scala
7 6 (6.82%) Perl
8 4 (4.55%) Google Apps Script
9 3 (3.41%) Groovy
9 3 (3.41%) Haskell
9 3 (3.41%) VBA
10 2 (2.27%) Go
10 2 (2.27%) PHP
10 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.14%) VB
11 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.14%) MCITP
2 1 (1.14%) MCSA
2 1 (1.14%) MCSE
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) GCP
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) Docker
2 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.14%) KVM
3 1 (1.14%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) Puppet
2 7 (7.95%) Kubernetes
2 7 (7.95%) Terraform
3 4 (4.55%) Ansible
3 4 (4.55%) Consul
3 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.55%) Packer
4 3 (3.41%) Grafana
4 3 (3.41%) Kibana
5 1 (1.14%) Salt
5 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) Adobe
2 5 (5.68%) Cisco
2 5 (5.68%) Twitter
3 4 (4.55%) Apple
3 4 (4.55%) WSO2
4 3 (3.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.27%) Coremetrics
5 2 (2.27%) Facebook
5 2 (2.27%) hybris
5 2 (2.27%) IBM
5 2 (2.27%) McAfee
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (1.14%) Aruba
6 1 (1.14%) Hitwise
6 1 (1.14%) Meraki
6 1 (1.14%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.14%) Tableau
6 1 (1.14%) Xamarin