Period
to 23 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 September 2018 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 West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 144 172
Rank change year-on-year -14 +28 +14
Contract jobs citing Google 55 56 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.95% 1.03% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 2.48% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 37
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £260 £242 £275
90th Percentile £538 £508 £622
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
South West median hourly rate £17.31 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.43% - -
England median hourly rate £15.85 £27.16 £19.00
% change year-on-year -41.64% +42.95% -10.88%

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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,212 2,255 2,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.18% 41.37% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,343 1,354 1,547
South West median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £240 £213 £210
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.00% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 100 148
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +52.17% +13.95%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.95 £11.63
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in the South West

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in the South West

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the South West over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in the South West

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in the South West

Google
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Bristol -2 16 £493 -1.50% 34
Devon +3 13 £406 -18.75% 4
Somerset +14 11 £340 +10.57% 8
Wiltshire +3 7 £425 +223.81% 15
Gloucestershire -12 2 £300 -14.29% 9
Dorset -9 1 - - 7
Google
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Google.

1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (52.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (47.27%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (41.82%) Java
4 21 (38.18%) Windows
4 21 (38.18%) Linux
4 21 (38.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (34.55%) Scrum
5 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
5 19 (34.55%) Jenkins
6 18 (32.73%) DevOps
6 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (30.91%) Selenium
8 15 (27.27%) Ansible
8 15 (27.27%) HTML
9 14 (25.45%) CSS
9 14 (25.45%) Configuration Management
9 14 (25.45%) Puppet
9 14 (25.45%) Terraform
9 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
10 13 (23.64%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (23.64%) VMware
11 12 (21.82%) Change Management
11 12 (21.82%) JBoss
11 12 (21.82%) Ant
11 12 (21.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (21.82%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (20.00%) Travis CI
12 11 (20.00%) Packer
12 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 12 (21.82%) JBoss
2 11 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.64%) Mule
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.82%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.27%) Fireworks
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.82%) Flinto
4 1 (1.82%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 29 (52.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (47.27%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (38.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (23.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (14.55%) G Suite
6 4 (7.27%) Google Play
7 3 (5.45%) Google Analytics
7 3 (5.45%) Office 365
8 2 (3.64%) OpenShift
8 2 (3.64%) SaaS
9 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.82%) Basecamp
9 1 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.82%) PaaS
9 1 (1.82%) Serverless
9 1 (1.82%) Slack
9 1 (1.82%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) DHCP
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) eduroam
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) SMS
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) MySQL
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQLite
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.82%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.82%) GIS
5 1 (1.82%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.82%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Jenkins
2 17 (30.91%) Selenium
3 12 (21.82%) Ant
4 11 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (20.00%) Travis CI
4 11 (20.00%) Vagrant
5 7 (12.73%) Maven
6 5 (9.09%) Hudson
6 5 (9.09%) JIRA
7 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
7 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.64%) JMeter
9 2 (3.64%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.64%) NeoLoad
9 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.82%) ClearQuest
10 1 (1.82%) CruiseControl
General
1 8 (14.55%) Marketing
2 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Architect
3 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (9.09%) UI Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 4 (7.27%) React Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (3.64%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) HTML
2 14 (25.45%) CSS
3 11 (20.00%) JSP
3 11 (20.00%) Sass
3 11 (20.00%) Struts
4 8 (14.55%) REST
5 7 (12.73%) Web Services
6 6 (10.91%) HTML5
7 5 (9.09%) React
7 5 (9.09%) Symfony
8 4 (7.27%) .NET
8 4 (7.27%) CSS3
8 4 (7.27%) Handlebars
8 4 (7.27%) LESS
8 4 (7.27%) Mustache
9 3 (5.45%) GWT
9 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.45%) JMS
9 3 (5.45%) JSON
9 3 (5.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Fat Client
1 9 (16.36%) Thin Client
2 8 (14.55%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) Social Media
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) Fintech
4 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Linux
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Windows Server
3 12 (21.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.27%) Android
6 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.82%) Unix
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) Scrum
3 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (32.73%) DevOps
4 14 (25.45%) Configuration Management
5 12 (21.82%) Change Management
6 8 (14.55%) TDD
7 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.91%) Kanban
7 6 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (10.91%) Web Development
8 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.27%) Analytics
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (7.27%) Functional Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Microservices
9 4 (7.27%) Pair Programming
9 4 (7.27%) SEO
9 4 (7.27%) Separation of Concerns
9 4 (7.27%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) Java
2 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.73%) C#
3 7 (12.73%) Python
3 7 (12.73%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) PHP
5 4 (7.27%) ES6
5 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.45%) C++
6 3 (5.45%) Go
7 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) Java 8
8 1 (1.82%) Korn
8 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
1 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.64%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.82%) CCNA
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (20.00%) Docker
2 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.82%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) Ansible
2 14 (25.45%) Puppet
2 14 (25.45%) Terraform
3 11 (20.00%) Packer
4 9 (16.36%) Kubernetes
5 8 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.64%) Kibana
6 2 (3.64%) logstash
6 2 (3.64%) Salt
7 1 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) VMware
2 9 (16.36%) Citrix
2 9 (16.36%) MKS
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.91%) Adobe
5 4 (7.27%) Apple
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle
7 2 (3.64%) Apigee
7 2 (3.64%) hybris
7 2 (3.64%) Sophos
7 2 (3.64%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.82%) McAfee
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.82%) Snow
8 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds