Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 146 161
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15 +29
Contract jobs citing Google 69 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.11% 1.01% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.62% 2.79% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 29
South West median daily rate £463 £373 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.16% -6.88% +23.08%
10th Percentile £332 £228 £251
90th Percentile £592 £503 £577
England median daily rate £525 £475 £405
% change year-on-year +10.53% +17.28% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South West median hourly rate - £15.00 -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £24.05 £15.85
% change year-on-year -27.23% +51.72% -14.32%

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 2,636 1,865 2,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.34% 36.26% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,609 1,103 1,360
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% +4.73%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £205
90th Percentile £613 £553 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 97 125
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -50.65% +40.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.71 £12.20
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.30 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - -6.67%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 +16 37 £450 +12.50% 4
Wiltshire -27 18 £500 - 1
Devon -4 9 - -
Somerset +1 3 £463 +96.81% 1
Gloucestershire -14 2 £408 +16.43% 1
Google
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) Linux
2 29 (42.03%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (40.58%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (39.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
6 22 (31.88%) Java
6 22 (31.88%) DevOps
7 20 (28.99%) Kubernetes
7 20 (28.99%) REST
8 19 (27.54%) Jenkins
8 19 (27.54%) Test Automation
8 19 (27.54%) Relational Database
8 19 (27.54%) MVC
8 19 (27.54%) Scrum
8 19 (27.54%) Spring
8 19 (27.54%) JSON
8 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (26.09%) Django
9 18 (26.09%) TDD
9 18 (26.09%) Terraform
9 18 (26.09%) Open Source
9 18 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (26.09%) OpenShift
10 17 (24.64%) Play Framework
10 17 (24.64%) Hudson
10 17 (24.64%) Scala
10 17 (24.64%) RESTful
10 17 (24.64%) Git (software)
10 17 (24.64%) Functional Programming

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 16 (23.19%) Confluence
2 10 (14.49%) CMS
3 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.45%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 29 (42.03%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (39.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 18 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (26.09%) OpenShift
4 13 (18.84%) Google Analytics
5 8 (11.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (11.59%) MailChimp
6 2 (2.90%) Google Play
7 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.45%) Boomi
7 1 (1.45%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (1.45%) IaaS
7 1 (1.45%) PaaS
7 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.64%) HTTP
2 10 (14.49%) DNS
2 10 (14.49%) Firewall
2 10 (14.49%) VPN
3 2 (2.90%) SSL
4 1 (1.45%) FCoE
4 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.45%) NAS
4 1 (1.45%) SAN
4 1 (1.45%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.35%) MySQL
4 2 (2.90%) BigQuery
4 2 (2.90%) DB2
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.90%) QlikView
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.45%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Jenkins
2 17 (24.64%) Git (software)
2 17 (24.64%) Hudson
2 17 (24.64%) JIRA
2 17 (24.64%) JUnit
3 16 (23.19%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Ant
4 1 (1.45%) FishEye
4 1 (1.45%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.45%) Maven
4 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (11.59%) Marketing
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) Scala Developer
3 16 (23.19%) Agile Developer
4 15 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (8.70%) Architect
8 6 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) AWS Architect
9 3 (4.35%) DevOps Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (2.90%) DBA
10 2 (2.90%) iOS Developer
10 2 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.90%) MongoDB DBA
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) REST
2 19 (27.54%) JSON
2 19 (27.54%) Spring
3 18 (26.09%) Django
4 17 (24.64%) Guice
4 17 (24.64%) Play Framework
4 17 (24.64%) RESTful
4 17 (24.64%) Ruby on Rails
4 17 (24.64%) Spring MVC
5 7 (10.14%) HTML
6 6 (8.70%) CSS
6 6 (8.70%) Web Services
7 5 (7.25%) HTML5
8 4 (5.80%) CSS3
8 4 (5.80%) OpenLayers
9 3 (4.35%) Google Maps API
10 2 (2.90%) .NET
10 2 (2.90%) GWT
10 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Blog
1 8 (11.59%) iPad
1 8 (11.59%) Photography
1 8 (11.59%) Self-Motivation
1 8 (11.59%) Social Media
2 2 (2.90%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.03%) Linux
2 9 (13.04%) Windows
3 7 (10.14%) Unix
4 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.90%) Android
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.58%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (31.88%) DevOps
4 19 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (27.54%) MVC
4 19 (27.54%) Scrum
4 19 (27.54%) Test Automation
5 18 (26.09%) Open Source
5 18 (26.09%) TDD
6 17 (24.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 17 (24.64%) Functional Programming
6 17 (24.64%) Kanban
6 17 (24.64%) Pair Programming
7 16 (23.19%) BDD
7 16 (23.19%) Configuration Management
7 16 (23.19%) OWASP
7 16 (23.19%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (23.19%) Web Design
8 14 (20.29%) Analytics
9 9 (13.04%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
2 22 (31.88%) Java
3 17 (24.64%) Ruby
3 17 (24.64%) Scala
4 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.80%) Python
5 4 (5.80%) SQL
6 2 (2.90%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.90%) C#
6 2 (2.90%) ES6
7 1 (1.45%) R
7 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (11.59%) Degree
3 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) Docker
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (28.99%) Kubernetes
2 18 (26.09%) Terraform
3 10 (14.49%) Ansible
4 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Adobe
2 9 (13.04%) Facebook
3 8 (11.59%) Hootsuite
3 8 (11.59%) Twitter
3 8 (11.59%) YouTube
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle
6 2 (2.90%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco
7 1 (1.45%) Dell
7 1 (1.45%) EMC
7 1 (1.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) NetApp
7 1 (1.45%) SAP
7 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.45%) VMware