The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Google App Engine skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google App Engine over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google App Engine (GAE)
England / North West
Rank 127 156 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 -  
Contract jobs citing Google App Engine 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.052% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.47% 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £325
% change year-on-year -10.00% +53.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 - -

Google App Engine is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 272 206 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.46% 5.37% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 139 109
Median daily rate £425 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% -2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +55.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Google App Engine
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Google App Engine as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Google App Engine in the North West

Google App Engine
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google App Engine in the North West

Google App Engine
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google App Engine within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Manchester +16 4 £550 +10.00%
Google App Engine
England

Google App Engine
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Google App Engine 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 West region with a requirement for Google App Engine.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Google
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) Jetty
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) nginx
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Travis CI
1 5 (100.00%) Mongrel
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source

Google App Engine
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Jetty
1 5 (100.00%) Mongrel
1 5 (100.00%) nginx
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (40.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) SANS
2 2 (40.00%) SSCP
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) QRadar
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Google
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (40.00%) Splunk