The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 42 44
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Contract jobs citing Google 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.36% 0.68% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 9.65% 1.63% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £310
% change year-on-year -6.25% +29.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £18.25 £23.09
% change year-on-year +30.13% -20.97%  

Google is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 114 123 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 34.86% 41.69% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 92 90
Median daily rate £450 £350 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £8.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.13% -49.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.80 £8.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £8.80 £72.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Google as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Google in Oxford

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Google in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Google.

1 23 (95.83%) Google Cloud Platform
2 21 (87.50%) Google App Engine
2 21 (87.50%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) Web Services
2 21 (87.50%) REST
3 19 (79.17%) Google Compute Engine
4 4 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Apache
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Broadband
6 1 (4.17%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) SLA
6 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Middleware
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Windows
6 1 (4.17%) MySQL
6 1 (4.17%) IIS
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (4.17%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) LAMP
6 1 (4.17%) High Availability

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (95.83%) Google Cloud Platform
2 21 (87.50%) Google App Engine
3 19 (79.17%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (4.17%) Google Container Engine
5 1 (4.17%) Office 365
5 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Broadband
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
1 21 (87.50%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Java Software Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Customer Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) REST
1 21 (87.50%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) CentOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (4.17%) Change Management
2 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (4.17%) High Availability
2 1 (4.17%) Low Latency
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.17%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
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