Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 168 149
Rank change year-on-year +79 -19 +4
Contract jobs citing Google 50 64 63
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 2.00% 1.00% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 4.59% 2.41% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 44 42
Median daily rate £478 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +5.88% +11.48%
10th Percentile £363 £343 £306
90th Percentile £723 £613 £525
England median daily rate £550 £500 £493
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.52% +21.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £10.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -35.00% -12.68%
England median hourly rate £24.25 £32.55 £15.85
% change year-on-year -25.50% +105.33% -41.64%

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 1,089 2,652 2,043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 43.49% 41.37% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 1,598 1,217
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £635 £625 £548
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 157 120
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +51.35% -26.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.85 £11.18
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.03 £47.05
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +20.86% +5.72% +5.88%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Google as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Google in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Google in the South West

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Google in the South West over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Google in the South West

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Google in the South West.

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 10 August 2020. 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
Devon +41 25 £723 +70.08% 2
Wiltshire +35 15 £419 -20.24% 3
Bristol +36 4 £425 -10.53% 9
Somerset +10 4 £438 -4.11% 4
Dorset - 1 £475 - 2
Google
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 36 (72.00%) Python
2 32 (64.00%) Azure
2 32 (64.00%) AWS
3 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (44.00%) Java
5 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
6 17 (34.00%) Mentoring
7 16 (32.00%) Linux
8 15 (30.00%) TDD
9 12 (24.00%) DevOps
9 12 (24.00%) GCP
10 11 (22.00%) Coaching
10 11 (22.00%) Degree
10 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 10 (20.00%) JIRA
11 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
12 9 (18.00%) GoogleTest
12 9 (18.00%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (18.00%) Refactoring
12 9 (18.00%) Pair Programming
12 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
12 9 (18.00%) Scrum
13 8 (16.00%) Regression Testing
13 8 (16.00%) UML
13 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
13 8 (16.00%) C++
13 8 (16.00%) Atlassian
13 8 (16.00%) Serverless

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 8 (16.00%) Confluence
2 7 (14.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.00%) Sketch
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (64.00%) AWS
1 32 (64.00%) Azure
2 12 (24.00%) GCP
3 8 (16.00%) Serverless
4 6 (12.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (10.00%) Amazon S3
5 5 (10.00%) Route 53
6 2 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (4.00%) Datadog
6 2 (4.00%) Firebase
6 2 (4.00%) Google App Engine
6 2 (4.00%) Heroku
6 2 (4.00%) PaaS
6 2 (4.00%) Power Platform
7 1 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
7 1 (2.00%) Office 365
7 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) X.509
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) SSL
3 2 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) VLAN
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) BigQuery
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.00%) Power BI
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (20.00%) JIRA
2 9 (18.00%) GoogleTest
3 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.00%) Subversion
4 5 (10.00%) Trac
5 2 (4.00%) CF BOSH
5 2 (4.00%) CppUnit
5 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.00%) Mockito
5 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Lead Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) AWS Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.00%) ForgeRock Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Data Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (14.00%) Spring
1 7 (14.00%) Spring Boot
2 6 (12.00%) Gherkin
2 6 (12.00%) Web Services
3 5 (10.00%) FreeMarker
3 5 (10.00%) OpenID
3 5 (10.00%) REST
3 5 (10.00%) SOAP
3 5 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 5 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (6.00%) Django
5 2 (4.00%) Angular 2
5 2 (4.00%) Middleware
5 2 (4.00%) Node.js
5 2 (4.00%) OAuth
5 2 (4.00%) OAuth2
5 2 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.00%) RESTful
5 2 (4.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Social Media
4 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) Lidar
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
3 17 (34.00%) Mentoring
4 15 (30.00%) TDD
5 12 (24.00%) DevOps
6 11 (22.00%) Coaching
6 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
8 9 (18.00%) Pair Programming
8 9 (18.00%) Refactoring
8 9 (18.00%) Scrum
9 8 (16.00%) BDD
9 8 (16.00%) Regression Testing
9 8 (16.00%) UML
10 6 (12.00%) Analytics
11 5 (10.00%) ITIL
11 5 (10.00%) ITIL V3
11 5 (10.00%) Migration
11 5 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) Python
2 22 (44.00%) Java
3 8 (16.00%) C++
4 7 (14.00%) C
5 3 (6.00%) SQL
6 2 (4.00%) Groovy
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Degree
2 9 (18.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (12.00%) AWS Certification
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) CCDP
5 1 (2.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (2.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) OpenAM
2 5 (10.00%) OpenDJ
3 4 (8.00%) Docker
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Cacti
1 2 (4.00%) Ganglia
1 2 (4.00%) Graphite
1 2 (4.00%) logstash
1 2 (4.00%) Nagios
1 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Atlassian
2 5 (10.00%) ForgeRock
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.00%) AppDynamics
4 2 (4.00%) New Relic
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Splunk
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Apple
5 1 (2.00%) Facebook
5 1 (2.00%) Tableau
5 1 (2.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.00%) YouTube