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 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
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 201 203
Rank change year-on-year +16 +2  
Contract jobs citing Google 63 78 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 0.88% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 1.83% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 40
Median daily rate £450 £446 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +22.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £310
% change year-on-year -6.25% +29.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 £19.61 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.88% +17.09%  
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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3843 4270 4485
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.32% 48.43% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2141 2502 2442
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £257 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 215 238
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.81 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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
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 3 months to 26 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
West Sussex +4 18 £494 +16.26%
Oxfordshire +8 14 £405 -4.70% 16
Berkshire +24 10 £369 +195.00% 10
Surrey 0 7 £450 +24.13% 9
Buckinghamshire - 7 £331 - 2
Hampshire -2 6 £95 -79.45% 8
East Sussex +1 2 £325 -
Google
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Google.

1 63 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (34.64%) HTML
2 62 (34.64%) REST
3 58 (32.40%) Java
4 52 (29.05%) CSS
5 51 (28.49%) Analytics
6 46 (25.70%) Git (software)
7 45 (25.14%) JavaScript
8 44 (24.58%) Linux
8 44 (24.58%) HTML5
9 41 (22.91%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (22.35%) Test Automation
10 40 (22.35%) HTTP
11 37 (20.67%) Google Cloud Platform
12 36 (20.11%) Open Source
12 36 (20.11%) Spring
12 36 (20.11%) Ruby
13 34 (18.99%) C#
13 34 (18.99%) Google Analytics
13 34 (18.99%) jQuery
14 33 (18.44%) Scala
14 33 (18.44%) Web Services
15 32 (17.88%) CSS3
16 31 (17.32%) Jenkins
16 31 (17.32%) JSON
17 30 (16.76%) Subversion
17 30 (16.76%) Adobe
17 30 (16.76%) Play Framework
18 28 (15.64%) Python
18 28 (15.64%) JIRA

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 23 (12.85%) Confluence
2 18 (10.06%) Apache
3 12 (6.70%) CMS
4 11 (6.15%) nginx
4 11 (6.15%) Tomcat
5 10 (5.59%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.03%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.91%) JBoss
8 3 (1.68%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.68%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.68%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.12%) EPiServer
9 2 (1.12%) GeoServer
9 2 (1.12%) IIS
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.12%) SAS
9 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.56%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.23%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.68%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (20.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 34 (18.99%) Google Analytics
3 24 (13.41%) Google App Engine
4 22 (12.29%) Google Compute Engine
5 16 (8.94%) Google Tag Manager
5 16 (8.94%) Office 365
6 15 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (8.38%) GitHub
7 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (3.91%) G Suite
8 7 (3.91%) Google Play
9 6 (3.35%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (3.35%) Google Drive
10 5 (2.79%) OneDrive
10 5 (2.79%) SmartFocus
11 3 (1.68%) BrowserStack
11 3 (1.68%) PaaS
12 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (1.12%) Google Checkout
13 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 40 (22.35%) HTTP
2 13 (7.26%) Firewall
2 13 (7.26%) SSL
3 12 (6.70%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.79%) SMS
5 4 (2.23%) Internet
6 3 (1.68%) Bluetooth
6 3 (1.68%) DNS
7 2 (1.12%) SNMP
7 2 (1.12%) VPN
7 2 (1.12%) Wireless
8 1 (0.56%) Broadband
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.56%) Intranet
8 1 (0.56%) IPsec
8 1 (0.56%) LAN
8 1 (0.56%) Network Security
8 1 (0.56%) VLAN
8 1 (0.56%) WAN
8 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.85%) Relational Database
2 18 (10.06%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.35%) MySQL
4 6 (3.35%) Redis
4 6 (3.35%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.68%) MS Access
6 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.12%) Endeca
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.12%) Power BI
7 2 (1.12%) QGIS
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.56%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 46 (25.70%) Git (software)
2 31 (17.32%) Jenkins
3 30 (16.76%) Subversion
4 28 (15.64%) JIRA
5 21 (11.73%) JUnit
6 13 (7.26%) Ant
7 12 (6.70%) Cucumber
7 12 (6.70%) Selenium
8 11 (6.15%) Gatling
8 11 (6.15%) Grunt
8 11 (6.15%) gulp
8 11 (6.15%) IntelliJ
8 11 (6.15%) Karma Test Runner
8 11 (6.15%) Sublime Text
9 9 (5.03%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.35%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (2.79%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.23%) Android Studio
12 4 (2.23%) Gradle
General
1 21 (11.73%) Marketing
2 10 (5.59%) Retail
3 5 (2.79%) Back Office
3 5 (2.79%) Finance
4 4 (2.23%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.68%) German Language
5 3 (1.68%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.68%) Japanese Language
5 3 (1.68%) Korean Language
5 3 (1.68%) Publishing
5 3 (1.68%) Russian Language
5 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
6 2 (1.12%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (52.51%) Developer
2 33 (18.44%) Scala Developer
3 31 (17.32%) Java Developer
4 16 (8.94%) Consultant
5 12 (6.70%) Analyst
6 10 (5.59%) Web Manager
7 9 (5.03%) Analytics Manager
7 9 (5.03%) Architect
7 9 (5.03%) Web Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) JavaScript Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) Web Analytics Manager
9 7 (3.91%) .NET Developer
9 7 (3.91%) IT Consultant
10 6 (3.35%) Android Developer
10 6 (3.35%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.35%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.35%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (2.79%) Senior Scala Developer
11 5 (2.79%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (34.64%) HTML
1 62 (34.64%) REST
2 52 (29.05%) CSS
3 44 (24.58%) HTML5
4 36 (20.11%) Spring
5 34 (18.99%) jQuery
6 33 (18.44%) Web Services
7 32 (17.88%) CSS3
8 31 (17.32%) JSON
9 30 (16.76%) Play Framework
10 27 (15.08%) AngularJS
11 25 (13.97%) Ajax
12 23 (12.85%) Django
12 23 (12.85%) Guice
12 23 (12.85%) Ruby on Rails
13 19 (10.61%) RESTful
14 18 (10.06%) Akka
15 16 (8.94%) Node.js
15 16 (8.94%) Spring MVC
16 13 (7.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) User Experience
2 10 (5.59%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.03%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.03%) Private Cloud
4 8 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.35%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.68%) W3C
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.12%) iPad
8 2 (1.12%) iPhone
8 2 (1.12%) NHS
8 2 (1.12%) PKI
8 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.12%) Social Media
9 1 (0.56%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (24.58%) Linux
2 23 (12.85%) Windows
3 17 (9.50%) Android
4 16 (8.94%) Unix
5 11 (6.15%) Ubuntu
6 9 (5.03%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.23%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.56%) CentOS
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (28.49%) Analytics
3 41 (22.91%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (22.35%) Test Automation
5 36 (20.11%) Open Source
6 27 (15.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 25 (13.97%) Configuration Management
7 25 (13.97%) MVC
7 25 (13.97%) OWASP
7 25 (13.97%) Web Design
8 23 (12.85%) Web Development
9 21 (11.73%) DevOps
10 17 (9.50%) Migration
11 15 (8.38%) Web Analytics
12 10 (5.59%) Data Migration
12 10 (5.59%) Microservices
13 8 (4.47%) Android Development
13 8 (4.47%) CRM
13 8 (4.47%) Project Management
13 8 (4.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (32.40%) Java
2 45 (25.14%) JavaScript
3 36 (20.11%) Ruby
4 34 (18.99%) C#
5 33 (18.44%) Scala
6 28 (15.64%) Python
7 25 (13.97%) SQL
8 11 (6.15%) Groovy
8 11 (6.15%) Haskell
8 11 (6.15%) Perl
9 6 (3.35%) C++
10 4 (2.23%) Apple Swift
10 4 (2.23%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.23%) PHP
11 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (6.15%) Degree
2 9 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) MCSE
5 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.56%) CCNA
5 1 (0.56%) CCNP
5 1 (0.56%) CISA
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.56%) CISM
5 1 (0.56%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.23%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.12%) PMO
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.15%) Docker
2 6 (3.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) Xen
4 1 (0.56%) XenApp
4 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (6.15%) Grafana
1 11 (6.15%) Kibana
2 10 (5.59%) Puppet
3 4 (2.23%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.23%) Ansible
3 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.68%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) CloudForms
5 1 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.56%) Nagios
5 1 (0.56%) Netcool
5 1 (0.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.56%) SCCM
5 1 (0.56%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (16.76%) Adobe
2 21 (11.73%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.70%) VMware
4 11 (6.15%) Citrix
5 10 (5.59%) Oracle
6 9 (5.03%) HP
6 9 (5.03%) IBM
6 9 (5.03%) Sun
6 9 (5.03%) Twitter
7 7 (3.91%) Tableau
7 7 (3.91%) webMethods
8 4 (2.23%) Facebook
9 3 (1.68%) Apple
9 3 (1.68%) SAP
10 2 (1.12%) Cisco
10 2 (1.12%) Coremetrics
10 2 (1.12%) hybris
10 2 (1.12%) PayPal
10 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.12%) Wyse
Fareham, Hampshire
Cloud Computing International
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £25 to £33 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
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