Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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.

Google
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 160 194
Rank change year-on-year +5 +34 -27
Contract jobs citing Google 53 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.94% 0.75% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 1.80% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 17
South West median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +41.67%
10th Percentile £228 £296 £391
90th Percentile £513 £622 £500
England median daily rate £448 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +7.83% +3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +323.08% -54.39%
England median hourly rate £27.09 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +35.45% +5.10% -2.41%

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 2244 2391 2657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.65% 41.81% 40.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1511 1660
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £208
90th Percentile £550 £538 £511
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 157 157
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.91% -15.69% +27.12%
10th Percentile £11.96 £11.48 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £49.51
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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 November 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 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 November 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +32 12 £350 +16.67% 6
Devon - 12 £500 - 1
Bristol -23 8 £463 -15.91% 8
Dorset +9 7 £469 - 2
Somerset +1 5 £238 -48.65% 3
Wiltshire -10 5 £450 +29.03% 3
Cornwall - 2 - -
Google
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 32 (60.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 28 (52.83%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (45.28%) Java
4 23 (43.40%) Open Source
5 19 (35.85%) Linux
5 19 (35.85%) Jenkins
6 18 (33.96%) DevOps
7 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (28.30%) .NET
8 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (26.42%) Kubernetes
10 13 (24.53%) DHCP
10 13 (24.53%) DNS
10 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
10 13 (24.53%) VMware
11 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
12 11 (20.75%) Apache
12 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (20.75%) Puppet
13 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (18.87%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (18.87%) Google App Engine
13 10 (18.87%) AngularJS
13 10 (18.87%) Docker
13 10 (18.87%) FTP
13 10 (18.87%) HTTP
13 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
13 10 (18.87%) IPsec
13 10 (18.87%) Xen
14 9 (16.98%) WebSphere

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 11 (20.75%) Apache
2 9 (16.98%) IIS
2 9 (16.98%) Jetty
2 9 (16.98%) Mongrel
2 9 (16.98%) nginx
2 9 (16.98%) Tomcat
2 9 (16.98%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.66%) Confluence
4 2 (3.77%) WordPress
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.89%) Drupal
5 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Unica
1 1 (1.89%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 32 (60.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 28 (52.83%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (18.87%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (18.87%) Google App Engine
4 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (15.09%) OpenShift
6 5 (9.43%) Google Analytics
7 4 (7.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (7.55%) Amazon S3
7 4 (7.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (7.55%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (7.55%) Route 53
7 4 (7.55%) Serverless
7 4 (7.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (3.77%) G Suite
9 1 (1.89%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.89%) Bluemix
9 1 (1.89%) GitHub
9 1 (1.89%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) DHCP
1 13 (24.53%) DNS
2 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (18.87%) FTP
3 10 (18.87%) HTTP
3 10 (18.87%) IPsec
4 9 (16.98%) SSL
5 2 (3.77%) VPN
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) SMS
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (7.55%) MySQL
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.89%) Big Data
5 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.98%) Travis CI
3 7 (13.21%) JUnit
3 7 (13.21%) Maven
4 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
5 4 (7.55%) JIRA
6 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.89%) webpack
General
1 5 (9.43%) Marketing
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Principal Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Principal Java Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.66%) Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (5.66%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.66%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) QA Automation Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) .NET
2 10 (18.87%) AngularJS
3 9 (16.98%) CSS
3 9 (16.98%) HTML
3 9 (16.98%) J2EE
3 9 (16.98%) Servlets
4 8 (15.09%) React
5 7 (13.21%) GWT
5 7 (13.21%) Spring
5 7 (13.21%) Spring Boot
5 7 (13.21%) Struts
6 6 (11.32%) Web Services
7 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.66%) Angular 2
8 3 (5.66%) LAMP
9 2 (3.77%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (3.77%) Dojo
9 2 (3.77%) PhoneGap
9 2 (3.77%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Cloud Native
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.66%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (1.89%) RIA
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.77%) Android
5 2 (3.77%) CentOS
6 1 (1.89%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Open Source
2 18 (33.96%) DevOps
3 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
6 9 (16.98%) MVC
6 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
7 7 (13.21%) Analytics
7 7 (13.21%) Microservices
7 7 (13.21%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (13.21%) TDD
7 7 (13.21%) UML
8 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.43%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Auto-Scaling
10 4 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (7.55%) Scrum
10 4 (7.55%) SDLC
10 4 (7.55%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 24 (45.28%) Java
2 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.43%) C#
3 5 (9.43%) PHP
3 5 (9.43%) Python
4 4 (7.55%) SQL
5 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.66%) Ruby
6 2 (3.77%) Go
6 2 (3.77%) Scala
7 1 (1.89%) ES6
7 1 (1.89%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.87%) Docker
2 10 (18.87%) Xen
3 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) Shibboleth
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) GlusterFS
5 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) Kubernetes
2 11 (20.75%) Puppet
3 7 (13.21%) Terraform
4 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.77%) Plesk
5 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.89%) Ansible
6 1 (1.89%) Nagios
6 1 (1.89%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
1 13 (24.53%) VMware
2 3 (5.66%) Adobe
2 3 (5.66%) Apple
2 3 (5.66%) IBM
2 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.77%) Coremetrics
3 2 (3.77%) Snow
3 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
3 2 (3.77%) Sophos
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) New Relic
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Tableau
4 1 (1.89%) Xamarin