Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 154 170
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16 +32
Contract jobs citing Google 65 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.00% 0.86% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 2.21% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 30
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £300 £228 £305
90th Percentile £550 £510 £621
England median daily rate £500 £450 £414
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.76% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.36% +323.08%
England median hourly rate £15.85 £27.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -41.30% +37.68% +0.56%

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 2,638 2,170 2,349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.73% 39.06% 41.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,623 1,346 1,491
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £203 £195
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 105 174
South West median hourly rate £41.52 £24.00 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.98% +3.73% -9.26%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.28 £11.63
90th Percentile £56.33 £48.45 £46.35
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +4 26 £484 +7.50% 22
Devon +5 16 £720 +44.00% 2
Wiltshire -15 14 £444 -6.58% 11
Somerset -10 5 £400 +70.21% 10
Gloucestershire -18 3 £358 +2.14% 6
Google
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
3 26 (40.00%) REST
4 24 (36.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (36.92%) Java
5 21 (32.31%) Linux
5 21 (32.31%) Jenkins
6 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (30.77%) Scrum
7 19 (29.23%) MVC
7 19 (29.23%) TDD
8 17 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (26.15%) JSON
9 16 (24.62%) JIRA
9 16 (24.62%) Facebook
9 16 (24.62%) Hudson
9 16 (24.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (23.08%) DevOps
10 15 (23.08%) Kanban
10 15 (23.08%) Pair Programming
10 15 (23.08%) HTML
11 14 (21.54%) Adobe
11 14 (21.54%) Spring
11 14 (21.54%) Web Design
11 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
11 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
11 14 (21.54%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 13 (20.00%) RESTful
12 13 (20.00%) Degree

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 10 (15.38%) Confluence
2 8 (12.31%) CMS
3 5 (7.69%) JBoss
4 3 (4.62%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.08%) Mule
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) Apache
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.54%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.15%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.54%) Flinto
3 1 (1.54%) InDesign
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 24 (36.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (26.15%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (24.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (13.85%) Google Analytics
5 8 (12.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (12.31%) MailChimp
6 5 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (6.15%) Google Play
7 4 (6.15%) OpenShift
8 3 (4.62%) G Suite
8 3 (4.62%) PaaS
8 3 (4.62%) SaaS
9 2 (3.08%) Apigee
9 2 (3.08%) IaaS
9 2 (3.08%) Office 365
10 1 (1.54%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) HTTP
2 4 (6.15%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) FCoE
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.54%) LAN
3 1 (1.54%) NAS
3 1 (1.54%) SAN
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) VSAN
3 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.31%) MySQL
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.08%) SQLite
6 1 (1.54%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.54%) GIS
6 1 (1.54%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) Jenkins
2 16 (24.62%) Hudson
2 16 (24.62%) JIRA
3 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
4 11 (16.92%) JUnit
5 10 (15.38%) Subversion
6 8 (12.31%) Selenium
7 7 (10.77%) Maven
8 4 (6.15%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.62%) Ant
9 3 (4.62%) Mercurial
9 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
10 2 (3.08%) JMeter
10 2 (3.08%) NeoLoad
10 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.08%) Travis CI
10 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (20.00%) Marketing
2 5 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (52.31%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Agile Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Scala Developer
4 7 (10.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.15%) iOS Developer
7 4 (6.15%) React Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.15%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (4.62%) Azure Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) REST
2 17 (26.15%) JSON
3 15 (23.08%) HTML
4 14 (21.54%) Spring
5 13 (20.00%) CSS
5 13 (20.00%) RESTful
6 11 (16.92%) Django
6 11 (16.92%) Guice
6 11 (16.92%) Play Framework
6 11 (16.92%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (16.92%) Sass
6 11 (16.92%) Spring MVC
7 10 (15.38%) .NET
8 8 (12.31%) Web Services
9 7 (10.77%) HTML5
10 5 (7.69%) CSS3
10 5 (7.69%) React
10 5 (7.69%) Symfony
11 4 (6.15%) LESS
11 4 (6.15%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Blog
1 8 (12.31%) Photography
1 8 (12.31%) Self-Motivation
1 8 (12.31%) Social Media
1 8 (12.31%) User Experience
2 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Linux
2 11 (16.92%) Windows
3 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.15%) Android
5 3 (4.62%) Unix
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.08%) MVS
6 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (30.77%) Scrum
3 19 (29.23%) MVC
3 19 (29.23%) TDD
4 15 (23.08%) DevOps
4 15 (23.08%) Kanban
4 15 (23.08%) Pair Programming
5 14 (21.54%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
5 14 (21.54%) Web Design
6 13 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 13 (20.00%) Web Development
7 12 (18.46%) BDD
7 12 (18.46%) OWASP
7 12 (18.46%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (18.46%) SEO
8 11 (16.92%) Functional Programming
8 11 (16.92%) Open Source
9 10 (15.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
2 24 (36.92%) Java
3 11 (16.92%) Ruby
3 11 (16.92%) Scala
4 8 (12.31%) C#
5 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.23%) SQL
7 5 (7.69%) PHP
8 4 (6.15%) ES6
8 4 (6.15%) Python
9 2 (3.08%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.54%) Java 8
10 1 (1.54%) Perl
10 1 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
2 10 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) AWS Certification
5 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) CCNA
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 10 (15.38%) Docker
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.08%) VirtualBox
4 2 (3.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 6 (9.23%) Ansible
2 6 (9.23%) Terraform
3 3 (4.62%) Puppet
4 2 (3.08%) Kibana
4 2 (3.08%) logstash
4 2 (3.08%) Packer
5 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.54%) Salt
5 1 (1.54%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Facebook
2 14 (21.54%) Adobe
3 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.31%) Hootsuite
4 8 (12.31%) Twitter
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle
5 5 (7.69%) VMware
6 4 (6.15%) Xamarin
7 2 (3.08%) Apple
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco
7 2 (3.08%) Citrix
7 2 (3.08%) MKS
7 2 (3.08%) Temenos
8 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.54%) EMC
8 1 (1.54%) IBM
8 1 (1.54%) NetApp
8 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow