Period
to 17 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 17 February 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 75 59
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 +24
Contract jobs citing Google 47 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.85% 1.38% 2.83%
As % of the Vendors category 8.79% 3.45% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 26
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -1.84%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £279
90th Percentile £660 £483 £435
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -12.73% +86.44% -33.08%

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 Oxfordshire.

All Vendors
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 535 493 463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 43.78% 40.15% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 323 345
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £259 £213 £170
90th Percentile £590 £538 £524
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 24
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.38 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.34% +7.38% -3.17%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.06 £12.90
90th Percentile £18.80 £23.65 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +12.90% -17.33% +17.19%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Google as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Google in Oxfordshire

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Oxfordshire

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Oxfordshire

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in Oxfordshire

Google
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Oxford +3 26 £425 +4.94% 11
Kidlington - 4 £640 -
Abingdon - 3 £375 - 5
Google
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Google.

1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (59.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 20 (42.55%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
4 17 (36.17%) DevOps
5 15 (31.91%) Analytics
5 15 (31.91%) Windows
5 15 (31.91%) E-Commerce
6 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
6 13 (27.66%) Google Analytics
6 13 (27.66%) Ansible
6 13 (27.66%) User Experience
7 12 (25.53%) Optimizely
7 12 (25.53%) Crazy Egg
7 12 (25.53%) Hotjar
7 12 (25.53%) Visual Website Optimizer
7 12 (25.53%) A/B Testing
7 12 (25.53%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
7 12 (25.53%) Adobe Analytics
7 12 (25.53%) Adobe
7 12 (25.53%) Web Analytics
8 11 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (23.40%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (23.40%) Microservices
8 11 (23.40%) Docker
9 10 (21.28%) git-flow
9 10 (21.28%) BDD
9 10 (21.28%) Puppet
10 9 (19.15%) Oracle

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 9 (19.15%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (8.51%) Apache
3 4 (8.51%) Jetty
3 4 (8.51%) nginx
3 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 28 (59.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 20 (42.55%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (27.66%) Google Analytics
5 12 (25.53%) Adobe Analytics
6 9 (19.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (19.15%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (17.02%) GitHub
8 6 (12.77%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (12.77%) G Suite
8 6 (12.77%) Serverless
9 5 (10.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (8.51%) Akamai
11 2 (4.26%) Google App Engine
11 2 (4.26%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (4.26%) PaaS
12 1 (2.13%) npm
12 1 (2.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) IPsec
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) MPLS
1 1 (2.13%) PSTN
1 1 (2.13%) VoIP
1 1 (2.13%) VPN
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Visual Website Optimizer
2 10 (21.28%) git-flow
3 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
3 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.77%) Bitbucket
4 6 (12.77%) JIRA
5 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.51%) GitLab
5 4 (8.51%) Selenium
5 4 (8.51%) SonarQube
5 4 (8.51%) Vagrant
5 4 (8.51%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (14.89%) Marketing
2 4 (8.51%) Publishing
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Developer
1 10 (21.28%) DevOps Engineer
1 10 (21.28%) Google Analytics Specialist
1 10 (21.28%) UX Specialist
2 7 (14.89%) Web Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (10.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Digital Analytics Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Digital Marketing Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Marketing Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Web Analytics Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Web Specialist
5 4 (8.51%) Lead DevOps
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
1 8 (17.02%) CSS
1 8 (17.02%) HTML
2 7 (14.89%) Angular 2
2 7 (14.89%) jQuery
3 6 (12.77%) Node.js
4 5 (10.64%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (6.38%) Web Services
6 2 (4.26%) REST
7 1 (2.13%) .NET
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.13%) Express
7 1 (2.13%) Google Maps API
7 1 (2.13%) LAMP
7 1 (2.13%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) User Experience
2 9 (19.15%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.51%) Grid Computing
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Blog
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.13%) Life Science
6 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) CentOS
3 5 (10.64%) Debian
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.13%) Unix
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) DevOps
2 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
3 15 (31.91%) Analytics
3 15 (31.91%) E-Commerce
4 12 (25.53%) A/B Testing
4 12 (25.53%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
4 12 (25.53%) Web Analytics
5 11 (23.40%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.40%) Microservices
6 10 (21.28%) BDD
7 8 (17.02%) Kanban
7 8 (17.02%) Scrum
8 7 (14.89%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (14.89%) Front End Development
8 7 (14.89%) Web Development
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (6.38%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
2 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
3 8 (17.02%) Bash Shell
3 8 (17.02%) Go
3 8 (17.02%) Java
3 8 (17.02%) Python
4 3 (6.38%) Groovy
4 3 (6.38%) Perl
4 3 (6.38%) Ruby
5 2 (4.26%) Scala
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Docker
2 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Ansible
2 10 (21.28%) Puppet
3 9 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (19.15%) Terraform
4 5 (10.64%) Kibana
4 5 (10.64%) logstash
5 4 (8.51%) Packer
6 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Adobe
1 12 (25.53%) Crazy Egg
1 12 (25.53%) Hotjar
1 12 (25.53%) Optimizely
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) New Relic
3 6 (12.77%) Splunk
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft