The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google
England / North East
Rank 59 72 58
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14  
Contract jobs citing Google 27 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.72% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 7.92% 0.54% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 0
Median daily rate £386 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £385 £300
% change year-on-year +4.80% +28.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year -9.09% -42.48%  

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 North East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 341 371 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 47.03% 42.64% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 251 146
Median daily rate £388 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -2.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 18
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.05 £11.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.98% +19.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.66 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £17.90 £22.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 North East

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in the North East

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the North East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in the North East

Google
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +11 26 £385 - 5
Durham - 1 £450 -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

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

1 28 (87.50%) Spring
2 27 (84.38%) Ruby
2 27 (84.38%) Ruby on Rails
2 27 (84.38%) Django
2 27 (84.38%) Guice
3 26 (81.25%) REST
4 25 (78.13%) JSON
4 25 (78.13%) Ajax
4 25 (78.13%) HTML
4 25 (78.13%) CSS
5 24 (75.00%) CSS3
5 24 (75.00%) HTML5
6 23 (71.88%) JIRA
6 23 (71.88%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (71.88%) Open Source
7 22 (68.75%) Git (software)
7 22 (68.75%) Scala
7 22 (68.75%) Play Framework
7 22 (68.75%) HTTP
8 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (65.63%) Jenkins
9 20 (62.50%) Subversion
10 19 (59.38%) Web Design
10 19 (59.38%) Automated Testing
10 19 (59.38%) MVC
10 19 (59.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 19 (59.38%) Spring MVC
11 18 (56.25%) Python
11 18 (56.25%) Java
11 18 (56.25%) JUnit

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 16 (50.00%) Confluence
2 7 (21.88%) Apache
3 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.38%) IIS
4 3 (9.38%) Jetty
4 3 (9.38%) Mongrel
4 3 (9.38%) nginx
5 2 (6.25%) JBoss
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (6.25%) SAS
6 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (12.50%) Google App Engine
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.25%) IaaS
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.25%) PaaS
4 2 (6.25%) SaaS
5 1 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.13%) G Suite
5 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) DHCP
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) FTP
2 3 (9.38%) IPsec
2 3 (9.38%) SSL
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) DocumentDB
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) JIRA
2 22 (68.75%) Git (software)
3 21 (65.63%) Jenkins
4 20 (62.50%) Subversion
5 18 (56.25%) JUnit
6 3 (9.38%) Selenium
6 3 (9.38%) Travis CI
7 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.13%) Ant
8 1 (3.13%) Gradle
8 1 (3.13%) Maven
8 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (28.13%) Scala Developer
4 3 (9.38%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (9.38%) HTML Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Azure Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) Spring
2 27 (84.38%) Django
2 27 (84.38%) Guice
2 27 (84.38%) Ruby on Rails
3 26 (81.25%) REST
4 25 (78.13%) Ajax
4 25 (78.13%) CSS
4 25 (78.13%) HTML
4 25 (78.13%) JSON
5 24 (75.00%) CSS3
5 24 (75.00%) HTML5
6 22 (68.75%) Play Framework
7 19 (59.38%) Spring MVC
8 12 (37.50%) RESTful
9 5 (15.63%) Akka
9 5 (15.63%) XML
10 4 (12.50%) .NET
10 4 (12.50%) J2EE
10 4 (12.50%) spray
11 3 (9.38%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) AIX
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
2 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Continuous Integration
1 23 (71.88%) Open Source
2 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) Automated Testing
3 19 (59.38%) MVC
3 19 (59.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 19 (59.38%) Web Design
4 16 (50.00%) OWASP
5 15 (46.88%) Configuration Management
6 13 (40.63%) Front End Development
7 11 (34.38%) Scrum
8 10 (31.25%) Web Development
9 8 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (25.00%) Line Management
9 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
11 3 (9.38%) DevOps
11 3 (9.38%) Microservices
11 3 (9.38%) Service Design
12 2 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Ruby
2 22 (68.75%) Scala
3 18 (56.25%) Java
3 18 (56.25%) Python
4 15 (46.88%) C#
5 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (3.13%) Groovy
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.38%) Xen
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Apigee
4 1 (3.13%) CA
4 1 (3.13%) Capita
4 1 (3.13%) IBM