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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 24 40 30
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Contract jobs citing Google 11 28 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 6.08% 6.42% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 13.25% 9.21% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 25 2
Median daily rate £275 £400 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +36.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £390 £300
% change year-on-year +3.46% +30.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year -9.09% -42.48%  

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 83 304 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 45.86% 69.72% 54.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 97 44
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £370 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £34.38 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 24 March 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 +10 5 - - 1
Shrewsbury - 2 £275 -
Google
West Midlands

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (70.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) HTTP
3 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Ruby
3 10 (58.82%) Scala
3 10 (58.82%) Google Analytics
3 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (58.82%) Open Source
3 10 (58.82%) Analytics
3 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
4 9 (52.94%) jQuery
4 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 9 (52.94%) C#
4 9 (52.94%) Python
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) HTML
5 7 (41.18%) RESTful
6 6 (35.29%) nginx
6 6 (35.29%) Haskell
6 6 (35.29%) Groovy
6 6 (35.29%) Selenium
6 6 (35.29%) Subversion
6 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
6 6 (35.29%) Ant
6 6 (35.29%) Perl
6 6 (35.29%) Servlets
6 6 (35.29%) IntelliJ

Google
Top Related 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 (35.29%) nginx
1 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (23.53%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Google Analytics
2 6 (35.29%) GitHub
3 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (11.76%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) HTTP
2 6 (35.29%) SSL
2 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
1 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) MySQL
4 2 (11.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Git (software)
2 10 (58.82%) Jenkins
3 6 (35.29%) Ant
3 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
3 6 (35.29%) Gatling
3 6 (35.29%) Grunt
3 6 (35.29%) gulp
3 6 (35.29%) IntelliJ
3 6 (35.29%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (35.29%) Selenium
3 6 (35.29%) Sublime Text
3 6 (35.29%) Subversion
4 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) JUnit
5 2 (11.76%) PHPUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Scala Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 2 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.76%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Communications Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) jQuery
2 7 (41.18%) CSS
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) RESTful
3 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
3 6 (35.29%) CSS3
3 6 (35.29%) Gherkin
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 6 (35.29%) Node.js
3 6 (35.29%) Servlets
4 4 (23.53%) Ajax
4 4 (23.53%) Django
4 4 (23.53%) Guice
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) Play Framework
4 4 (23.53%) REST
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (23.53%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) Spring MVC
5 3 (17.65%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Social Media
2 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Ubuntu
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Analytics
2 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (58.82%) Open Source
3 6 (35.29%) DevOps
4 5 (29.41%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Web Design
6 3 (17.65%) Business Transformation
6 3 (17.65%) OWASP
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) OO PHP
7 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
8 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
1 10 (58.82%) Ruby
1 10 (58.82%) Scala
2 9 (52.94%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) Groovy
3 6 (35.29%) Haskell
3 6 (35.29%) Perl
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Grafana
1 6 (35.29%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe