Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 108 136 159
Rank change year-on-year +28 +23 +2
Contract jobs citing Google 31 74 64
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 1.21% 1.38% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 2.59% 3.46% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 52 50
Median daily rate £413 £438 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -6.67% +20.19%
10th Percentile £205 £342 £225
90th Percentile £613 £600 £652
England median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.81% +10.47% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £24.20 £15.72 £13.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.96% +16.67% +3.62%
10th Percentile £23.10 £11.45 £12.16
90th Percentile £25.29 £18.31 £14.24
England median hourly rate £23.25 £32.55 £15.85
% change year-on-year -28.56% +105.33% -41.64%

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 1,196 2,137 2,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.59% 39.90% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 1,367 1,451
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £225 £233
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 90 149
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.25 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +19.72% +5.72%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £11.23
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.08 £50.25
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.54
% change year-on-year +10.53% +8.32% +2.42%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Google as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Google in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Google in the North West

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Google in the North West over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Google in the North West

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Google in the North West.

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 12 July 2020. 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 +28 24 £370 -10.84% 23
Merseyside +10 3 £575 +21.05% 2
Cheshire +27 2 £415 +7.10% 2
Lancashire +22 1 £415 - 2
Google
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 17 (54.84%) AWS
2 13 (41.94%) GCP
3 12 (38.71%) DevOps
4 11 (35.48%) Azure
5 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
5 10 (32.26%) Java
6 9 (29.03%) Linux
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (29.03%) Kubernetes
6 9 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (25.81%) OOP
8 7 (22.58%) HTML
8 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (22.58%) Coaching
8 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
8 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
9 6 (19.35%) Microservices
9 6 (19.35%) Spring Boot
9 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
9 6 (19.35%) TDD
9 6 (19.35%) Pair Programming
9 6 (19.35%) Spring
9 6 (19.35%) OO
9 6 (19.35%) CSS
10 5 (16.13%) Windows
10 5 (16.13%) Apache
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
10 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering

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 (16.13%) Apache
1 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.45%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) Jetty
3 2 (6.45%) Mongrel
3 2 (6.45%) nginx
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 17 (54.84%) AWS
2 13 (41.94%) GCP
3 11 (35.48%) Azure
4 4 (12.90%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (12.90%) GitHub
5 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
5 3 (9.68%) Google Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (6.45%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (6.45%) G Suite
6 2 (6.45%) Google App Engine
6 2 (6.45%) Google Play
6 2 (6.45%) Office 365
6 2 (6.45%) SaaS
6 2 (6.45%) Serverless
7 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (3.23%) AdWords
7 1 (3.23%) Dropbox
7 1 (3.23%) Google Docs
7 1 (3.23%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DHCP
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
1 3 (9.68%) Wireless
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (6.45%) FTP
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) IPsec
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
2 2 (6.45%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) MPLS
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) Neo4j
4 3 (9.68%) Data Lake
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (6.45%) Big Data
5 2 (6.45%) BigQuery
6 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.13%) GitLab
4 3 (9.68%) Ant
4 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
4 3 (9.68%) Gradle
4 3 (9.68%) Maven
4 3 (9.68%) SonarQube
4 3 (9.68%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (9.68%) Subversion
5 2 (6.45%) Travis CI
6 1 (3.23%) Moq
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) French Language
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
3 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Developer
2 4 (12.90%) Administrator
2 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) DevOps Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Salesforce Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) ICT Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) ICT Support
4 2 (6.45%) ICT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) CSS
2 6 (19.35%) Spring
2 6 (19.35%) Spring Boot
3 5 (16.13%) HTML5
4 4 (12.90%) React Native
4 4 (12.90%) RESTful
5 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 3 (9.68%) Middleware
6 2 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (6.45%) J2EE
6 2 (6.45%) JSON
6 2 (6.45%) JSP
6 2 (6.45%) React
6 2 (6.45%) Servlets
6 2 (6.45%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) Apollo GraphQL
7 1 (3.23%) Core Data
7 1 (3.23%) GraphQL
7 1 (3.23%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Cloud Native
1 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) TM Forum
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Animation
4 1 (3.23%) Blog
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Photography
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Android
3 3 (9.68%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) DevOps
2 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (25.81%) OOP
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Coaching
5 6 (19.35%) Microservices
5 6 (19.35%) OO
5 6 (19.35%) Pair Programming
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.90%) SOA
8 3 (9.68%) Analytics
8 3 (9.68%) eTOM
8 3 (9.68%) Master Data Management
8 3 (9.68%) Release Management
8 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) ES6
3 3 (9.68%) Perl
3 3 (9.68%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) Java 8
5 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) ES7
5 1 (3.23%) ES8
5 1 (3.23%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) GDPR
2 3 (9.68%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Xen
3 1 (3.23%) iptables
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Kubernetes
2 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Terraform
3 2 (6.45%) Ansible
3 2 (6.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) Salt
4 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Apple
2 4 (12.90%) Splunk
3 3 (9.68%) Amdocs
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) NetCracker
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (9.68%) Siebel
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Twitter
5 1 (3.23%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.23%) Facebook
5 1 (3.23%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.23%) Hotjar
5 1 (3.23%) Instagram
5 1 (3.23%) Varonis
5 1 (3.23%) YouTube