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 29 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.

Google
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 184 230
Rank change year-on-year +49 +46  
Contract jobs citing Google 118 83 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.50% 0.89% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 1.82% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 36 23
Median daily rate £405 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £214 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year +5.26% +26.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £27.77
% change year-on-year -9.09% -40.57%  

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 3840 4566 4489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.81% 48.87% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2116 2731 2345
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £242 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 205 236
Median hourly rate £15.50 £28.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.37% +53.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.32 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

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 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 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
Berkshire +51 31 £315 -7.35% 5
West Sussex -12 24 £410 -3.52% 1
Oxfordshire +5 20 £405 +38.46% 11
Hampshire +23 13 £394 -7.35% 7
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £325 - 1
Kent +20 10 £350 +100.00% 4
Surrey -2 6 £450 -5.26% 9
Google
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for Google.

1 66 (36.87%) Analytics
2 55 (30.73%) HTML
3 49 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (25.70%) Java
5 44 (24.58%) JavaScript
6 42 (23.46%) Marketing
7 41 (22.91%) REST
8 40 (22.35%) Linux
9 39 (21.79%) CSS
10 38 (21.23%) Google Analytics
10 38 (21.23%) Git (software)
11 33 (18.44%) HTTP
12 32 (17.88%) Adobe
12 32 (17.88%) jQuery
13 31 (17.32%) C#
14 30 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (16.76%) HTML5
15 27 (15.08%) Web Services
16 26 (14.53%) SQL
16 26 (14.53%) Automated Testing
16 26 (14.53%) Google Cloud Platform
17 25 (13.97%) Jenkins
17 25 (13.97%) Ruby
18 24 (13.41%) Spring
18 24 (13.41%) AngularJS
19 23 (12.85%) Migration
19 23 (12.85%) Python
20 22 (12.29%) CSS3
20 22 (12.29%) Scala
20 22 (12.29%) Open Source

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 15 (8.38%) CMS
1 15 (8.38%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.82%) Confluence
3 11 (6.15%) Apache
4 10 (5.59%) nginx
4 10 (5.59%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.35%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.23%) ArcGIS
6 4 (2.23%) JBoss
6 4 (2.23%) SAS
7 3 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.68%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.68%) GeoServer
7 3 (1.68%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.12%) Drupal
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.12%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (11.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (3.35%) MS Office
3 4 (2.23%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.68%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.56%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.15%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.56%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 38 (21.23%) Google Analytics
2 26 (14.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 20 (11.17%) Google Tag Manager
4 17 (9.50%) Google App Engine
5 16 (8.94%) Office 365
6 14 (7.82%) Google Compute Engine
7 13 (7.26%) GitHub
8 12 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (5.59%) Google Drive
9 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (5.59%) OneDrive
10 8 (4.47%) SmartFocus
11 7 (3.91%) Adobe Analytics
11 7 (3.91%) Google Play
12 3 (1.68%) G Suite
13 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (1.12%) Google Checkout
13 2 (1.12%) SaaS
14 1 (0.56%) Datadog
14 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.44%) HTTP
2 13 (7.26%) Firewall
3 11 (6.15%) SSL
4 10 (5.59%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.47%) Internet
5 8 (4.47%) SMS
6 3 (1.68%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.12%) LAN
7 2 (1.12%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.12%) VPN
7 2 (1.12%) WAN
7 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.56%) AMQP
8 1 (0.56%) IPsec
8 1 (0.56%) Network Security
8 1 (0.56%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.38%) NoSQL
2 13 (7.26%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.59%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.03%) MySQL
5 8 (4.47%) MS Access
5 8 (4.47%) Redis
6 7 (3.91%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.12%) Endeca
9 2 (1.12%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.12%) QGIS
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.56%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.56%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.56%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.56%) GIS
Development Applications
1 38 (21.23%) Git (software)
2 25 (13.97%) Jenkins
3 19 (10.61%) Subversion
4 18 (10.06%) JIRA
5 14 (7.82%) JUnit
6 11 (6.15%) Ant
7 10 (5.59%) Grunt
7 10 (5.59%) gulp
7 10 (5.59%) Karma Test Runner
7 10 (5.59%) Selenium
8 9 (5.03%) Cucumber
8 9 (5.03%) Gatling
8 9 (5.03%) IntelliJ
8 9 (5.03%) Sublime Text
9 8 (4.47%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.79%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.79%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.23%) Android Studio
11 4 (2.23%) Gradle
General
1 42 (23.46%) Marketing
2 14 (7.82%) Retail
3 9 (5.03%) Finance
3 9 (5.03%) Spanish Language
4 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.91%) Advertising
6 6 (3.35%) Mandarin Language
7 5 (2.79%) Back Office
8 4 (2.23%) Italian Language
8 4 (2.23%) Legal
8 4 (2.23%) Publishing
9 3 (1.68%) German Language
9 3 (1.68%) Japanese Language
9 3 (1.68%) Korean Language
9 3 (1.68%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.56%) Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 74 (41.34%) Developer
2 24 (13.41%) Java Developer
3 22 (12.29%) Scala Developer
4 17 (9.50%) Analyst
5 14 (7.82%) Consultant
6 13 (7.26%) Web Engineer
7 11 (6.15%) Analytics Manager
7 11 (6.15%) Web Manager
8 10 (5.59%) Migration Specialist
8 10 (5.59%) SharePoint Specialist
9 9 (5.03%) Web Analytics Manager
10 8 (4.47%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.47%) JavaScript Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) Architect
11 7 (3.91%) Digital Executive
11 7 (3.91%) Digital Marketing Executive
11 7 (3.91%) IT Consultant
11 7 (3.91%) Marketing Executive
11 7 (3.91%) Marketing Manager
11 7 (3.91%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (30.73%) HTML
2 41 (22.91%) REST
3 39 (21.79%) CSS
4 32 (17.88%) jQuery
5 30 (16.76%) HTML5
6 27 (15.08%) Web Services
7 24 (13.41%) AngularJS
7 24 (13.41%) Spring
8 22 (12.29%) CSS3
9 17 (9.50%) JSON
9 17 (9.50%) Play Framework
10 15 (8.38%) Ajax
10 15 (8.38%) Regular Expression
11 13 (7.26%) Django
11 13 (7.26%) Guice
11 13 (7.26%) Node.js
11 13 (7.26%) Ruby on Rails
12 12 (6.70%) Google Maps API
12 12 (6.70%) RESTful
12 12 (6.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.82%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.70%) Digital Media
4 9 (5.03%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.03%) Private Cloud
4 9 (5.03%) User Experience
5 6 (3.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.68%) Social Media
6 3 (1.68%) W3C
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.12%) iPad
7 2 (1.12%) iPhone
7 2 (1.12%) PKI
7 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.12%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.35%) Linux
2 19 (10.61%) Windows
3 17 (9.50%) Android
4 15 (8.38%) Unix
5 10 (5.59%) Apple iOS
5 10 (5.59%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.79%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.68%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.56%) CentOS
9 1 (0.56%) Debian
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.87%) Analytics
2 49 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (14.53%) Automated Testing
5 23 (12.85%) Migration
6 22 (12.29%) Open Source
7 21 (11.73%) Web Analytics
8 19 (10.61%) MVC
9 18 (10.06%) DevOps
10 17 (9.50%) CRM
11 16 (8.94%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (8.94%) Web Development
12 15 (8.38%) OWASP
12 15 (8.38%) Web Design
13 13 (7.26%) Configuration Management
13 13 (7.26%) Digital Marketing
13 13 (7.26%) E-Commerce
14 10 (5.59%) Business Analysis
14 10 (5.59%) Data Migration
14 10 (5.59%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.70%) Java
2 44 (24.58%) JavaScript
3 31 (17.32%) C#
4 26 (14.53%) SQL
5 25 (13.97%) Ruby
6 23 (12.85%) Python
7 22 (12.29%) Scala
8 12 (6.70%) Perl
9 9 (5.03%) C++
9 9 (5.03%) Groovy
9 9 (5.03%) Haskell
10 5 (2.79%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.68%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.68%) PHP
11 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.68%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (8.94%) Degree
2 13 (7.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.35%) MBA
4 3 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.12%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CCNA
6 1 (0.56%) CCNP
6 1 (0.56%) CISA
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CISM
6 1 (0.56%) CISMP
6 1 (0.56%) CISSP
6 1 (0.56%) CRISC
6 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.68%) QA
3 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.12%) HL7
3 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.12%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.03%) Docker
3 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.12%) Gluster
4 2 (1.12%) vSphere
4 2 (1.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.56%) Xen
5 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (5.03%) Grafana
1 9 (5.03%) Kibana
2 6 (3.35%) Puppet
3 3 (1.68%) Ansible
3 3 (1.68%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.12%) Nagios
4 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.56%) SCCM
5 1 (0.56%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.56%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 32 (17.88%) Adobe
2 21 (11.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.94%) HP
4 15 (8.38%) IBM
4 15 (8.38%) VMware
5 14 (7.82%) Citrix
6 11 (6.15%) Oracle
6 11 (6.15%) Tableau
7 9 (5.03%) Sun
8 8 (4.47%) Apple
9 5 (2.79%) Cognos
9 5 (2.79%) SAP
9 5 (2.79%) Twitter
10 4 (2.23%) webMethods
11 3 (1.68%) Cisco
11 3 (1.68%) Omniture
11 3 (1.68%) Tealeaf
11 3 (1.68%) Xamarin
12 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.12%) Coremetrics
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