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 23 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
England / North East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 122 57
Rank change year-on-year +70 -65  
Contract jobs citing Google 5 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.87% 0.19% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 0.32% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 10
Median daily rate - £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £308
% change year-on-year -6.25% +30.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £34.35
% change year-on-year +35.71% -49.04%  

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 296 948 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 51.66% 59.29% 39.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 607 176
Median daily rate £330 £285 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -3.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 72 33
Median hourly rate £28.75 £28.00 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +104.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £36.00 £31.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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
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 23 June 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 +79 3 - - 5
Durham - 2 - -
Google
England

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

1 29 (90.63%) Spring
2 28 (87.50%) Ruby
2 28 (87.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 28 (87.50%) Django
2 28 (87.50%) Guice
3 27 (84.38%) REST
4 26 (81.25%) Ajax
4 26 (81.25%) JSON
4 26 (81.25%) HTML
4 26 (81.25%) CSS
5 24 (75.00%) CSS3
5 24 (75.00%) HTML5
6 23 (71.88%) Scala
6 23 (71.88%) Play Framework
6 23 (71.88%) JIRA
7 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (68.75%) Open Source
7 22 (68.75%) Git (software)
8 21 (65.63%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (65.63%) Test Automation
9 20 (62.50%) Spring MVC
9 20 (62.50%) Subversion
9 20 (62.50%) MVC
9 20 (62.50%) HTTP
10 19 (59.38%) Python
10 19 (59.38%) Java
10 19 (59.38%) Web Design
10 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
10 19 (59.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 18 (56.25%) JUnit

Google
Co-occurring 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 5 (15.63%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) JBoss
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.13%) Jetty
5 1 (3.13%) Mongrel
5 1 (3.13%) nginx
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) Google App Engine
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.13%) G Suite
4 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) FTP
2 1 (3.13%) IPsec
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) Relational Database
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 20 (62.50%) Subversion
4 19 (59.38%) Jenkins
5 18 (56.25%) JUnit
6 3 (9.38%) Selenium
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
8 1 (3.13%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) 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%) Cloud Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) Spring
2 28 (87.50%) Django
2 28 (87.50%) Guice
2 28 (87.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 27 (84.38%) REST
4 26 (81.25%) Ajax
4 26 (81.25%) CSS
4 26 (81.25%) HTML
4 26 (81.25%) JSON
5 24 (75.00%) CSS3
5 24 (75.00%) HTML5
6 23 (71.88%) Play Framework
7 20 (62.50%) Spring MVC
8 13 (40.63%) RESTful
9 5 (15.63%) Akka
9 5 (15.63%) XML
10 4 (12.50%) spray
11 3 (9.38%) .NET
12 2 (6.25%) J2EE
12 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (68.75%) Open Source
2 21 (65.63%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (65.63%) Test Automation
3 20 (62.50%) MVC
4 19 (59.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (59.38%) Web Design
5 16 (50.00%) OWASP
6 14 (43.75%) Configuration Management
7 12 (37.50%) Scrum
8 11 (34.38%) Front End Development
9 8 (25.00%) Web Development
10 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (18.75%) Line Management
10 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
11 5 (15.63%) Service Design
11 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
12 3 (9.38%) Identity Management
12 3 (9.38%) Microservices
13 2 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) Ruby
2 23 (71.88%) Scala
3 19 (59.38%) Java
3 19 (59.38%) Python
4 16 (50.00%) 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%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.25%) XenApp
1 2 (6.25%) XenServer
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.38%) VMware
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) Apigee
3 1 (3.13%) CA
3 1 (3.13%) Capita
3 1 (3.13%) IBM