Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 160 194
Rank change year-on-year +7 +34 -7
Contract jobs citing Google 67 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.13% 0.81% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 1.83% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 29
North West median daily rate £405 £275 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.27% -34.52% +15.86%
10th Percentile £194 £158 £200
90th Percentile £643 £571 £571
England median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.87% - -
England median hourly rate £15.85 £27.16 £19.61
% change year-on-year -41.64% +38.50% -8.02%

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 2,486 2,463 3,297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.99% 44.08% 45.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,463 1,440 1,927
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £208 £220 £263
90th Percentile £575 £625 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 152 136
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.60 £20.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.22% -22.49% +18.35%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £10.94
90th Percentile £45.50 £43.75 £45.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 15 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the North West over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 October 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 +7 46 £355 -23.24% 62
Cheshire -6 16 £445 +53.45% 18
Merseyside -2 4 £400 +138.81% 6
Lancashire -16 1 £160 -54.29% 2
Google
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Google.

1 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) Analytics
3 22 (32.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (26.87%) Google Analytics
5 17 (25.37%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (23.88%) Java
7 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
7 15 (22.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (20.90%) HTML
8 14 (20.90%) CSS
9 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (16.42%) DevOps
10 11 (16.42%) Windows
10 11 (16.42%) Linux
10 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
10 11 (16.42%) Degree
11 10 (14.93%) Change Control
11 10 (14.93%) SQL
11 10 (14.93%) User Experience
12 9 (13.43%) DNS
12 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
13 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
13 8 (11.94%) Node.js
13 8 (11.94%) .NET
13 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
13 8 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (11.94%) Scrum
14 7 (10.45%) TDD
14 7 (10.45%) ITIL
14 7 (10.45%) Python

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 5 (7.46%) CMS
1 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) Drupal
3 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.99%) Mule
4 2 (2.99%) WordPress
5 1 (1.49%) Confluence
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.97%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.48%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (4.48%) UXPin
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (26.87%) Google Analytics
3 17 (25.37%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (22.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (8.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (5.97%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Google Drive
8 2 (2.99%) Office 365
8 2 (2.99%) Trello
9 1 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.49%) G Suite
9 1 (1.49%) IaaS
9 1 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.49%) npm
9 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) DNS
2 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.97%) DHCP
3 4 (5.97%) Internet
4 3 (4.48%) FTP
4 3 (4.48%) HTTP
4 3 (4.48%) IPsec
5 1 (1.49%) SAN
5 1 (1.49%) SSL
5 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.46%) Big Data
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.99%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.99%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.49%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.49%) Biml
6 1 (1.49%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.49%) Power BI
6 1 (1.49%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.46%) JIRA
4 4 (5.97%) Selenium
5 3 (4.48%) Axure RP
5 3 (4.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (4.48%) ProtoShare
6 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.99%) JMeter
6 2 (2.99%) Maven
6 2 (2.99%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.99%) NeoLoad
6 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.99%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.49%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.49%) GitLab
7 1 (1.49%) Grunt
7 1 (1.49%) gulp
7 1 (1.49%) RStudio
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Automotive
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Developer
2 8 (11.94%) Analyst
2 8 (11.94%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (5.97%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (5.97%) Designer
6 4 (5.97%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Web Content Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Web Content Officer
6 4 (5.97%) Web Content Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Web Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Web Project Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) CSS
1 14 (20.90%) HTML
2 8 (11.94%) .NET
2 8 (11.94%) Node.js
3 7 (10.45%) Web Services
4 6 (8.96%) CSS3
4 6 (8.96%) HTML5
5 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.46%) JSON
5 5 (7.46%) React
5 5 (7.46%) Spring
5 5 (7.46%) Spring Boot
6 4 (5.97%) XML
7 3 (4.48%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (4.48%) RESTful
7 3 (4.48%) Sass
7 3 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.99%) GWT
8 2 (2.99%) Spring Batch
8 2 (2.99%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.93%) User Experience
3 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.97%) Blog
5 3 (4.48%) Graphic Design
5 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.49%) HTC Vive
6 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Linux
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) Analytics
3 11 (16.42%) DevOps
4 10 (14.93%) Change Control
5 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.94%) Scrum
7 7 (10.45%) Information Architecture
7 7 (10.45%) ITIL
7 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (10.45%) TDD
8 6 (8.96%) A/B Testing
8 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.96%) Migration
8 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Informatics
9 5 (7.46%) OOP
9 5 (7.46%) Web Development
10 4 (5.97%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) Java
2 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.93%) SQL
4 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
4 7 (10.45%) Python
5 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.97%) C#
6 3 (4.48%) Go
6 3 (4.48%) Java 8
6 3 (4.48%) PHP
6 3 (4.48%) Scala
7 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) C
8 1 (1.49%) C++
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) U-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) VB
8 1 (1.49%) VBA
8 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) MCSA
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (7.46%) MCSE
4 2 (2.99%) ISEB
4 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) Analytics IQ
5 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.49%) CISA
5 1 (1.49%) CISM
5 1 (1.49%) CISSP
5 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.49%) MCITP
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) WCAG
3 2 (2.99%) GDPR
4 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.49%) NIST 800
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) Docker
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Puppet
2 6 (8.96%) Terraform
3 5 (7.46%) Ansible
3 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.97%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.48%) Kibana
5 3 (4.48%) logstash
5 3 (4.48%) Salt
6 2 (2.99%) Consul
6 2 (2.99%) Packer
6 2 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) VMware
3 5 (7.46%) Twitter
4 2 (2.99%) Apigee
4 2 (2.99%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Remedy
4 2 (2.99%) Tableau
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe
5 1 (1.49%) Apple
5 1 (1.49%) arcserve
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix
5 1 (1.49%) Databricks
5 1 (1.49%) Ensighten
5 1 (1.49%) ForeScout
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) McAfee
5 1 (1.49%) Optimizely
5 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.49%) Xamarin