Period
to 15 December 2017

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 December 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 West
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 177 183
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 -22
Contract jobs citing Google 46 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.81% 0.76% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 1.64% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 39
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +15.86% +20.83%
10th Percentile £161 £201 £146
90th Percentile £620 £600 £513
England median daily rate £450 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +8.76% +3.44% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
North West median hourly rate £13.00 - £33.64
England median hourly rate £27.00 £19.61 £19.50
% change year-on-year +37.68% +0.56% -8.36%

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 2420 2993 3519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.61% 46.13% 40.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 1800 1969
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £262 £213
90th Percentile £625 £555 £549
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 115 169
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £19.66 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +15.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.90 £54.64 £47.07
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +4.67%

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 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 26 £525 +25.00% 47
Merseyside +8 12 £167 -68.61% 7
Cheshire +7 4 £290 - 22
Lancashire +9 1 £350 - 4
Google
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 West region with a requirement for Google.

1 18 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (39.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (21.74%) Analytics
4 10 (21.74%) Python
4 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.74%) Google Analytics
5 9 (19.57%) DevOps
6 8 (17.39%) Big Data
6 8 (17.39%) Apple iOS
6 8 (17.39%) Marketing
6 8 (17.39%) Android
6 8 (17.39%) TDD
6 8 (17.39%) Finance
7 7 (15.22%) JIRA
7 7 (15.22%) Smartphone
7 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (15.22%) Java
7 7 (15.22%) SAP
7 7 (15.22%) Hadoop
7 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
7 7 (15.22%) Apache Spark
7 7 (15.22%) Google Drive
8 6 (13.04%) BDD
8 6 (13.04%) .NET
8 6 (13.04%) SQL
8 6 (13.04%) Active Directory

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 7 (15.22%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.52%) Drupal
2 3 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (39.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (21.74%) Google Analytics
4 7 (15.22%) Google Drive
5 3 (6.52%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (6.52%) GitHub
5 3 (6.52%) Serverless
6 2 (4.35%) G Suite
6 2 (4.35%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (4.35%) IaaS
6 2 (4.35%) PaaS
7 1 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.17%) RIP
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Big Data
2 7 (15.22%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.52%) BigQuery
5 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Power BI
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) JIRA
2 3 (6.52%) Bitbucket
2 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.52%) JMeter
2 3 (6.52%) Selenium
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
1 8 (17.39%) Marketing
2 6 (13.04%) Electronics
2 6 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Automotive
3 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Support Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Architect
5 6 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (13.04%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Data Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (6.52%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.52%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (6.52%) Node.js
3 2 (4.35%) .NET Core
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) jQuery
3 2 (4.35%) RESTful
3 2 (4.35%) Spring Boot
3 2 (4.35%) Spring Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) CSS3
4 1 (2.17%) Middleware
4 1 (2.17%) Nutch
4 1 (2.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Smartphone
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) HTC Vive
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Android
2 8 (17.39%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.70%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.35%) Unix
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (21.74%) Analytics
2 9 (19.57%) DevOps
3 8 (17.39%) TDD
4 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.04%) BDD
5 6 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (13.04%) Programme Management
5 6 (13.04%) SEO
5 6 (13.04%) Service Management
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Web Analytics
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.70%) Open Source
8 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.52%) Digital Analytics
8 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Python
2 7 (15.22%) Java
3 6 (13.04%) SQL
4 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.52%) C
5 3 (6.52%) Go
5 3 (6.52%) Scala
6 2 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) Docker
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Ansible
1 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.70%) Puppet
3 3 (6.52%) Kibana
3 3 (6.52%) logstash
4 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) SAP
3 6 (13.04%) Apple
4 3 (6.52%) Splunk
5 2 (4.35%) Coremetrics
5 2 (4.35%) Tableau
5 2 (4.35%) Twitter
5 2 (4.35%) Wyse
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe
6 1 (2.17%) ATG
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) hybris
6 1 (2.17%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) WSO2