Period
to 20 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 January 2018 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 West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 157 178
Rank change year-on-year +10 +21 -21
Contract jobs citing Google 55 52 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.02% 0.85% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 2.40% 1.86% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 36
North West median daily rate £425 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +24.14% +26.09%
10th Percentile £166 £234 £139
90th Percentile £600 £600 £513
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
North West median hourly rate £14.46 - £33.64
England median hourly rate £26.78 £19.25 £19.03
% change year-on-year +39.09% +1.16% -18.55%

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 North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,291 2,802 3,420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.39% 45.73% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,430 1,703 1,903
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £255 £215
90th Percentile £625 £575 £549
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 99 178
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.49% +5.71% +4.67%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.00 £43.80 £44.68
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.76
% change year-on-year - -1.46% +7.64%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in the North West

Google
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 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in the North West

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the North West over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in the North West

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in the North West

Google
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Manchester +6 30 £475 +5.56% 83
Merseyside +15 16 £179 -66.40% 2
Cheshire +12 4 £290 -14.07% 17
Lancashire +11 2 £373 - 6
Google
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Google.

1 24 (43.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 22 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (27.27%) Analytics
3 15 (27.27%) Windows
3 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 15 (27.27%) Google Analytics
4 12 (21.82%) Python
5 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (18.18%) DevOps
7 9 (16.36%) Finance
7 9 (16.36%) Marketing
7 9 (16.36%) BDD
8 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
8 8 (14.55%) Big Data
8 8 (14.55%) Android
8 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (14.55%) Apache Spark
8 8 (14.55%) TDD
8 8 (14.55%) SAP
9 7 (12.73%) Java
9 7 (12.73%) .NET
9 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (12.73%) Programme Management
9 7 (12.73%) Electronics
9 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
9 7 (12.73%) SEO
9 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
9 7 (12.73%) Smartphone

Google
Co-occurring 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 8 (14.55%) Apache Spark
2 5 (9.09%) CMS
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.64%) Drupal
4 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.82%) CICS
5 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.82%) SAS
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (7.27%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.82%) InVision
5 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 24 (43.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 22 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (27.27%) Google Analytics
4 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (12.73%) Google Drive
6 4 (7.27%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (7.27%) Serverless
7 2 (3.64%) G Suite
7 2 (3.64%) GitHub
7 2 (3.64%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (3.64%) IaaS
7 2 (3.64%) PaaS
8 1 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (1.82%) AdWords
8 1 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
2 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Big Data
2 7 (12.73%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.27%) BigQuery
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) JMeter
2 2 (3.64%) Selenium
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
1 9 (16.36%) Marketing
2 7 (12.73%) Electronics
2 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.27%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.64%) Publishing
6 1 (1.82%) Automotive
6 1 (1.82%) Games
6 1 (1.82%) Law
6 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (10.91%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Data Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Content Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Web Content Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Web Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) IT Support
7 2 (3.64%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) .NET
1 7 (12.73%) Node.js
2 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 3 (5.45%) CSS
3 3 (5.45%) jQuery
3 3 (5.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) .NET Core
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.64%) CSS3
4 2 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.64%) RESTful
4 2 (3.64%) Spring Boot
4 2 (3.64%) Spring Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.82%) Nutch
5 1 (1.82%) React
5 1 (1.82%) REST
5 1 (1.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.45%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.82%) HTC Vive
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Android
2 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.09%) Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Unix
5 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.82%) MVS
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Analytics
2 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.18%) DevOps
4 9 (16.36%) BDD
5 8 (14.55%) TDD
6 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.73%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (12.73%) Programme Management
6 7 (12.73%) SEO
6 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.91%) Service Management
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.09%) Open Source
8 5 (9.09%) Web Analytics
9 4 (7.27%) Change Control
9 4 (7.27%) Content Management
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.27%) Information Architecture
9 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Python
2 7 (12.73%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) C
5 3 (5.45%) Go
5 3 (5.45%) Scala
6 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.64%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (1.82%) PL/1
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Ansible
2 5 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.27%) Puppet
3 4 (7.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.64%) Kibana
5 2 (3.64%) logstash
6 1 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) SAP
3 6 (10.91%) Apple
4 3 (5.45%) Twitter
5 2 (3.64%) Coremetrics
5 2 (3.64%) Splunk
5 2 (3.64%) Wyse
6 1 (1.82%) Adobe
6 1 (1.82%) ATG
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) hybris
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.82%) Syncsort
6 1 (1.82%) Tableau
6 1 (1.82%) VMware