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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google
England / South West
Rank 113 127 136
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9  
Contract jobs citing Google 24 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.93% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 1.12% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 6
Median daily rate £450 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £385 £300
% change year-on-year +4.80% +28.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year -9.09% -42.48%  

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 West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1044 1159 1221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.56% 39.95% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 751 723
Median daily rate £375 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £496 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 74 70
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% -0.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £46.34 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
Bristol +8 9 £400 +23.07% 8
Devon - 7 £550 -
Gloucestershire +7 3 £450 +30.90% 2
Somerset +1 2 £483 +56.91% 4
Wiltshire 0 2 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 £845 -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for Google.

1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Java
3 16 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 15 (37.50%) DevOps
5 13 (32.50%) Microservices
5 13 (32.50%) HTML
6 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
7 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (25.00%) CSS
8 10 (25.00%) Linux
9 9 (22.50%) HTML5
10 8 (20.00%) Confluence
10 8 (20.00%) Open Source
10 8 (20.00%) Spring
10 8 (20.00%) JIRA
11 7 (17.50%) Maven
11 7 (17.50%) Finance
11 7 (17.50%) VMware
11 7 (17.50%) .NET
11 7 (17.50%) Puppet
12 6 (15.00%) BDD
12 6 (15.00%) REST
12 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
12 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
12 6 (15.00%) Docker
12 6 (15.00%) GitLab
12 6 (15.00%) API Testing
12 6 (15.00%) SQL

Google
Top Related 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 8 (20.00%) Confluence
2 6 (15.00%) Apache
2 6 (15.00%) IIS
3 5 (12.50%) JBoss
3 5 (12.50%) Jetty
3 5 (12.50%) Mongrel
3 5 (12.50%) nginx
3 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.50%) Apache Qpid
5 2 (5.00%) CMS
5 2 (5.00%) WordPress
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.50%) Drupal
6 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.50%) SAS
6 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.50%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (2.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (12.50%) GitHub
3 5 (12.50%) Google App Engine
4 4 (10.00%) Google Analytics
5 3 (7.50%) Office 365
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.50%) BlueKai
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.50%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.50%) SaaS
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) DHCP
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
2 5 (12.50%) FTP
2 5 (12.50%) HTTP
2 5 (12.50%) IPsec
2 5 (12.50%) SSL
3 3 (7.50%) AMQP
3 3 (7.50%) VoIP
3 3 (7.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.50%) Broadband
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) Intranet
4 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) SNMP
4 1 (2.50%) VLAN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Big Data
1 2 (5.00%) BigQuery
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.00%) dBASE
1 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.00%) JIRA
4 7 (17.50%) Maven
5 6 (15.00%) GitLab
6 5 (12.50%) TeamCity
6 5 (12.50%) Travis CI
7 4 (10.00%) Bitbucket
8 3 (7.50%) CMake
8 3 (7.50%) GoogleTest
8 3 (7.50%) Hudson
8 3 (7.50%) Selenium
8 3 (7.50%) Subversion
9 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.50%) Valgrind
10 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 4 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Digital Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (7.50%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) HTML
2 10 (25.00%) CSS
3 9 (22.50%) HTML5
4 8 (20.00%) Spring
5 7 (17.50%) .NET
6 6 (15.00%) REST
6 6 (15.00%) Web Services
7 5 (12.50%) J2EE
7 5 (12.50%) React
7 5 (12.50%) Servlets
8 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (10.00%) CSS3
8 4 (10.00%) DHTML
8 4 (10.00%) Node.js
8 4 (10.00%) XML
9 2 (5.00%) EJB
9 2 (5.00%) GWT
9 2 (5.00%) jQuery
9 2 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.50%) CentOS
4 2 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.50%) Unix
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) DevOps
3 13 (32.50%) Microservices
4 8 (20.00%) Open Source
5 6 (15.00%) API Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (15.00%) BDD
5 6 (15.00%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 5 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (10.00%) Analytics
7 4 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
9 2 (5.00%) Pair Programming
9 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.00%) Perl
5 4 (10.00%) PHP
5 4 (10.00%) Ruby
6 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) C#
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Docker
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) HDFS
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.50%) Salt
3 1 (2.50%) SmoothWall
3 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) VMware
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) IBM
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.50%) SaltStack
6 2 (5.00%) Adobe
7 1 (2.50%) Apple
7 1 (2.50%) DoubleClick
7 1 (2.50%) Facebook
7 1 (2.50%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.50%) Luciad
7 1 (2.50%) Omniture