The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 27 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 36 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Google 5 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 2.84% 4.55% -
As % of the Vendors category 5.10% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 0
Median daily rate £488 £415 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -  
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 £29.00 £18.25 £23.09
% change year-on-year +58.90% -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 Shropshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 98 192 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 55.68% 54.55% 61.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 72 31
Median daily rate £500 £388 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +15.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £25.12 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Shropshire

Google
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -1 3 £488 +17.65% 1
Google
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Google.

1 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) HTTP
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Ruby
3 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 10 (62.50%) Scala
3 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (62.50%) Open Source
4 9 (56.25%) Analytics
4 9 (56.25%) Google Analytics
4 9 (56.25%) jQuery
4 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
5 8 (50.00%) C#
5 8 (50.00%) HTML
5 8 (50.00%) Java
5 8 (50.00%) CSS
5 8 (50.00%) Python
5 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (43.75%) RESTful
6 7 (43.75%) HTML5
6 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
7 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (37.50%) SSL
7 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
7 6 (37.50%) Servlets
7 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) Perl
7 6 (37.50%) Ant
7 6 (37.50%) Haskell

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 6 (37.50%) nginx
1 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (25.00%) Confluence
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Google Analytics
2 6 (37.50%) GitHub
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (12.50%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) HTTP
2 6 (37.50%) SSL
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 6 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) MySQL
4 2 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (37.50%) Ant
3 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 6 (37.50%) Gatling
3 6 (37.50%) Grunt
3 6 (37.50%) gulp
3 6 (37.50%) IntelliJ
3 6 (37.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (37.50%) Selenium
3 6 (37.50%) Sublime Text
3 6 (37.50%) Subversion
4 4 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (18.75%) JUnit
6 2 (12.50%) PHPUnit
7 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Scala Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 2 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Communications Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Scala Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Scala Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) jQuery
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) HTML5
3 7 (43.75%) RESTful
4 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 6 (37.50%) CSS3
4 6 (37.50%) Gherkin
4 6 (37.50%) Node.js
4 6 (37.50%) Servlets
5 5 (31.25%) JSON
5 5 (31.25%) Play Framework
5 5 (31.25%) REST
5 5 (31.25%) Spring
6 4 (25.00%) Ajax
6 4 (25.00%) Django
6 4 (25.00%) Guice
6 4 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (18.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Social Media
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Ubuntu
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (62.50%) Open Source
1 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 9 (56.25%) Analytics
3 7 (43.75%) Configuration Management
4 6 (37.50%) DevOps
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) OWASP
6 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (25.00%) Web Design
7 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) OO
8 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
8 2 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Web Development
9 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Ruby
1 10 (62.50%) Scala
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) C#
3 8 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) Groovy
4 6 (37.50%) Haskell
4 6 (37.50%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) PHP 5
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Grafana
1 6 (37.50%) Kibana
2 3 (18.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe
1 1 (6.25%) webMethods