Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 273 275
Rank change year-on-year +87 +2 -39
Contract jobs citing Google 208 111 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.24% 0.67% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 2.57% 1.37% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 53 74
South East median daily rate £420 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +8.97% +11.54%
10th Percentile £140 £204 £200
90th Percentile £588 £513 £450
England median daily rate £448 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +7.83% +3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 12
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.89% +52.54% -29.76%
10th Percentile £12.90 £18.81 £11.28
90th Percentile £36.50 £35.30 £17.40
England median hourly rate £27.09 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +35.45% +5.10% -2.41%

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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 8098 8073 9196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.10% 48.41% 47.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4652 4641 5141
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £238 £220 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £534
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 403 436
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £18.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -13.93% +19.94%
10th Percentile £10.20 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.00 £45.25
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Google as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Google in the South East

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in the South East

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in the South East

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in the South East

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Google in the South East

Google
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +56 120 £463 +15.63% 36
Berkshire +24 60 £488 +57.26% 15
Buckinghamshire +21 50 £400 +45.45% 3
Surrey +11 31 £333 -9.83% 10
West Sussex +7 30 £420 +6.33% 2
Hampshire +17 16 £416 +51.36% 18
Oxfordshire -5 10 £406 +1.56% 18
East Sussex +5 9 £325 +52.94% 4
Kent - 1 £350 - 2
Google
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Google.

1 77 (37.02%) Analytics
2 57 (27.40%) Java
3 54 (25.96%) Google Analytics
4 53 (25.48%) HTML
5 48 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (22.60%) Amazon AWS
6 47 (22.60%) Jenkins
7 46 (22.12%) Scala
7 46 (22.12%) CSS
7 46 (22.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 42 (20.19%) Marketing
9 41 (19.71%) Ruby
10 38 (18.27%) JavaScript
11 37 (17.79%) Microsoft Azure
12 36 (17.31%) Windows
13 35 (16.83%) Linux
13 35 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (15.87%) Test Automation
15 32 (15.38%) Open Source
16 31 (14.90%) HTML5
16 31 (14.90%) Git (software)
16 31 (14.90%) DevOps
16 31 (14.90%) Web Services
17 30 (14.42%) Oracle
17 30 (14.42%) Finance
17 30 (14.42%) REST
18 29 (13.94%) Python
19 28 (13.46%) Subversion
19 28 (13.46%) Spring
19 28 (13.46%) JSON

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 27 (12.98%) Apache Spark
2 15 (7.21%) Confluence
3 10 (4.81%) Cloud Foundry
3 10 (4.81%) CMS
3 10 (4.81%) OpenStack
4 9 (4.33%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.85%) Apache
5 8 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.37%) Drupal
7 6 (2.88%) JBoss
8 5 (2.40%) IIS
8 5 (2.40%) nginx
8 5 (2.40%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.40%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.96%) Apache TomEE
9 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.96%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.81%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.92%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (1.44%) Oracle CRM On Demand
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.48%) Magento
2 1 (0.48%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.48%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 54 (25.96%) Google Analytics
2 47 (22.60%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (22.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 37 (17.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (7.21%) PaaS
6 10 (4.81%) Adobe Analytics
6 10 (4.81%) OpenShift
7 9 (4.33%) G Suite
8 8 (3.85%) Silverpop
9 7 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (3.37%) IaaS
10 6 (2.88%) Firebase
10 6 (2.88%) GitHub
11 5 (2.40%) Google Checkout
11 5 (2.40%) Office 365
12 4 (1.92%) Google Tag Manager
12 4 (1.92%) SaaS
13 3 (1.44%) Lucidchart
13 3 (1.44%) npm
14 2 (0.96%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.02%) HTTP
2 8 (3.85%) DNS
3 4 (1.92%) Internet
3 4 (1.92%) SSL
3 4 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.92%) Wireless
4 3 (1.44%) 5G
4 3 (1.44%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.44%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.96%) DHCP
5 2 (0.96%) Firewall
5 2 (0.96%) LAN
5 2 (0.96%) Skype
5 2 (0.96%) WAN
6 1 (0.48%) DKIM
6 1 (0.48%) Intranet
6 1 (0.48%) LDAP
6 1 (0.48%) Network Security
6 1 (0.48%) VPN
6 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.98%) Big Data
1 27 (12.98%) Hadoop
2 25 (12.02%) Apache Hive
3 16 (7.69%) HBase
3 16 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 13 (6.25%) Data Lake
4 13 (6.25%) Impala
4 13 (6.25%) Sqoop
5 11 (5.29%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (4.81%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.33%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (4.33%) Power BI
8 8 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.85%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.37%) MySQL
10 5 (2.40%) Endeca
11 3 (1.44%) GIS
Development Applications
1 47 (22.60%) Jenkins
2 31 (14.90%) Git (software)
3 28 (13.46%) JIRA
3 28 (13.46%) Subversion
4 21 (10.10%) JUnit
5 20 (9.62%) Selenium
6 11 (5.29%) Visual Studio
7 10 (4.81%) Eclipse
8 9 (4.33%) Ant
9 7 (3.37%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.37%) Maven
10 6 (2.88%) gulp
11 5 (2.40%) Grunt
11 5 (2.40%) Hudson
11 5 (2.40%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.92%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.92%) Gatling
12 4 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.92%) Sublime Text
12 4 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 42 (20.19%) Marketing
2 30 (14.42%) Finance
3 18 (8.65%) Banking
4 13 (6.25%) Automotive
5 12 (5.77%) Retail Banking
6 9 (4.33%) Advertising
7 7 (3.37%) Retail
8 6 (2.88%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.44%) German Language
9 3 (1.44%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.44%) Japanese Language
9 3 (1.44%) Korean Language
9 3 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.44%) Publishing
9 3 (1.44%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.96%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (33.65%) Developer
2 29 (13.94%) Analyst
3 27 (12.98%) Architect
4 17 (8.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
5 16 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 16 (7.69%) Data Engineer
5 16 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 14 (6.73%) Scala Developer
7 12 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 12 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (5.77%) Software Developer
8 10 (4.81%) Hadoop Engineer
8 10 (4.81%) Java Software Developer
8 10 (4.81%) Ruby Developer
8 10 (4.81%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 10 (4.81%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 10 (4.81%) Senior Software Developer
9 9 (4.33%) AWS Architect
9 9 (4.33%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (25.48%) HTML
2 46 (22.12%) CSS
3 31 (14.90%) HTML5
3 31 (14.90%) Web Services
4 30 (14.42%) REST
5 28 (13.46%) JSON
5 28 (13.46%) Spring
6 27 (12.98%) Ajax
7 24 (11.54%) CSS3
7 24 (11.54%) Play Framework
7 24 (11.54%) RESTful
8 23 (11.06%) Guice
9 22 (10.58%) Ruby on Rails
10 21 (10.10%) Django
11 18 (8.65%) SOAP
12 15 (7.21%) jQuery
12 15 (7.21%) Spring MVC
13 14 (6.73%) AngularJS
14 13 (6.25%) Kafka
15 11 (5.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (9.62%) User Experience
2 18 (8.65%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (3.85%) Marketing Technology
6 7 (3.37%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.88%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.88%) Social Media
8 4 (1.92%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.92%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.92%) iPad
8 4 (1.92%) iPhone
8 4 (1.92%) W3C
9 3 (1.44%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.44%) Fintech
9 3 (1.44%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.44%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.96%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.96%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.31%) Windows
2 35 (16.83%) Linux
3 12 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.40%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.40%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.92%) Android
6 3 (1.44%) CentOS
6 3 (1.44%) Unix
6 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (37.02%) Analytics
2 48 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (15.87%) Test Automation
5 32 (15.38%) Open Source
6 31 (14.90%) DevOps
7 26 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 24 (11.54%) Web Design
9 20 (9.62%) SEO
9 20 (9.62%) Web Development
10 18 (8.65%) Front End Development
11 17 (8.17%) Configuration Management
11 17 (8.17%) Scrum
11 17 (8.17%) Web Analytics
12 16 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 16 (7.69%) MVC
13 15 (7.21%) Project Management
14 14 (6.73%) Data Modelling
14 14 (6.73%) Migration
14 14 (6.73%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.40%) Java
2 46 (22.12%) Scala
3 41 (19.71%) Ruby
4 38 (18.27%) JavaScript
5 29 (13.94%) Python
6 15 (7.21%) C#
7 13 (6.25%) SQL
8 10 (4.81%) Go
8 10 (4.81%) PHP
9 4 (1.92%) Groovy
9 4 (1.92%) Haskell
9 4 (1.92%) Perl
9 4 (1.92%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.96%) C++
11 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (9.13%) Degree
2 5 (2.40%) DBS Check
3 3 (1.44%) HND
3 3 (1.44%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.44%) PMP
4 2 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) CBAP
5 1 (0.48%) CCNA
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.48%) IIBA
5 1 (0.48%) ISEB
5 1 (0.48%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.40%) SLA
2 2 (0.96%) GDPR
2 2 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 15 (7.21%) HDFS
2 13 (6.25%) Apache Flume
3 11 (5.29%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.29%) Docker
4 1 (0.48%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.48%) OpenDJ
4 1 (0.48%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (6.25%) Ansible
1 13 (6.25%) Oozie
2 9 (4.33%) Kubernetes
3 7 (3.37%) Puppet
4 5 (2.40%) Grafana
4 5 (2.40%) SCCM
5 4 (1.92%) Kibana
6 3 (1.44%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.96%) Ambari
7 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.96%) Mesos
7 2 (0.96%) Terraform
8 1 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.48%) Nessus
8 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (14.42%) Oracle
2 18 (8.65%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (7.21%) Cloudera
4 13 (6.25%) Apple
5 11 (5.29%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.81%) Hortonworks
7 9 (4.33%) Adobe
7 9 (4.33%) Sitecore
8 8 (3.85%) Hootsuite
9 7 (3.37%) Mapbox
9 7 (3.37%) VMware
10 6 (2.88%) Coremetrics
10 6 (2.88%) Facebook
10 6 (2.88%) Twitter
11 5 (2.40%) hybris
11 5 (2.40%) PayPal
12 4 (1.92%) Cisco
12 4 (1.92%) Talend
13 3 (1.44%) Mapinfo
13 3 (1.44%) Red Hat