Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 144 169
Rank change year-on-year +12 +25 +10
Contract jobs citing Google 61 58 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.22% 1.11% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 3.32% 2.71% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 28
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £244 £198
90th Percentile £540 £578 £558
England median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
South West median hourly rate £16.16 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.68% - -37.82%
10th Percentile £13.95 £16.75 £15.35
90th Percentile £18.32 £20.25 £29.65
England median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -18.42% - -15.56%

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 1,838 2,137 2,460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.89% 40.79% 41.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,065 1,312 1,557
South West median daily rate £390 £380 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.77% +1.72%
10th Percentile £219 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 110 127
South West median hourly rate £21.50 £39.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.22% +53.92% +27.50%
10th Percentile £11.72 £13.00 £11.48
90th Percentile £46.75 £50.25 £51.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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
Devon -1 17 £365 -33.64% 2
Bristol +3 16 £488 +8.33% 17
Somerset +12 11 £230 -42.50% 5
Wiltshire +9 7 £575 +109.09% 3
Gloucestershire -2 3 £350 - 1
Dorset -8 3 £471 +10.88% 4
Google
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 24 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (39.34%) Google Cloud Platform
2 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (32.79%) Java
3 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (27.87%) Windows
4 17 (27.87%) Linux
5 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (24.59%) DevOps
7 13 (21.31%) Analytics
7 13 (21.31%) VMware
7 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
8 12 (19.67%) Configuration Management
8 12 (19.67%) Jenkins
8 12 (19.67%) Puppet
8 12 (19.67%) Ansible
9 11 (18.03%) Google Analytics
9 11 (18.03%) Social Media
9 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (18.03%) Scrum
9 11 (18.03%) JBoss
9 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
10 10 (16.39%) Terraform
10 10 (16.39%) Travis CI
10 10 (16.39%) Digital Analytics
10 10 (16.39%) BigQuery
10 10 (16.39%) Ant
10 10 (16.39%) Tomcat
10 10 (16.39%) Change Management
10 10 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (18.03%) JBoss
2 10 (16.39%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) nginx
4 1 (1.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) Jetty
4 1 (1.64%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (39.34%) Google Cloud Platform
2 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (18.03%) Google Analytics
4 10 (16.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (13.11%) G Suite
6 3 (4.92%) Google Play
7 2 (3.28%) SaaS
8 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.64%) Basecamp
8 1 (1.64%) BlueKai
8 1 (1.64%) Bluemix
8 1 (1.64%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.64%) Office 365
8 1 (1.64%) Serverless
8 1 (1.64%) Slack
8 1 (1.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) LAN
2 3 (4.92%) DHCP
2 3 (4.92%) DNS
3 2 (3.28%) SMS
3 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) eduroam
4 1 (1.64%) FTP
4 1 (1.64%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.64%) IPsec
4 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) BigQuery
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.64%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.64%) GIS
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.64%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.39%) Ant
2 10 (16.39%) Travis CI
3 9 (14.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (14.75%) Selenium
3 9 (14.75%) Vagrant
4 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.28%) JUnit
6 1 (1.64%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.64%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.64%) FishEye
6 1 (1.64%) Gradle
6 1 (1.64%) Hamcrest
6 1 (1.64%) Hudson
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
6 1 (1.64%) Maven
6 1 (1.64%) Mockito
6 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.48%) Marketing
2 5 (8.20%) Publishing
3 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Law
4 2 (3.28%) Advertising
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Finance
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Digital Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (6.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Digital Analytics Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Google Analytics Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.28%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.28%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) JSP
1 9 (14.75%) Struts
2 7 (11.48%) AngularJS
3 6 (9.84%) Web Services
4 5 (8.20%) .NET
5 4 (6.56%) CSS
5 4 (6.56%) GWT
5 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
5 4 (6.56%) React
5 4 (6.56%) REST
6 3 (4.92%) Apache Flex
6 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.92%) HTML
6 3 (4.92%) J2EE
6 3 (4.92%) jQuery
6 3 (4.92%) RESTful
7 2 (3.28%) JSON
7 2 (3.28%) Spring
7 2 (3.28%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Social Media
2 7 (11.48%) Fat Client
2 7 (11.48%) Thin Client
3 5 (8.20%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) BBC
4 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.64%) Fintech
4 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.64%) Photography
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Linux
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.92%) Android
6 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (24.59%) DevOps
4 13 (21.31%) Analytics
5 12 (19.67%) Configuration Management
6 11 (18.03%) Scrum
7 10 (16.39%) Change Management
7 10 (16.39%) Digital Analytics
8 9 (14.75%) Data Analysis
9 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
10 7 (11.48%) Value Proposition
11 6 (9.84%) TDD
12 5 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
13 4 (6.56%) OO
13 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
13 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
14 3 (4.92%) MVC
14 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) Java
2 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.48%) Go
3 7 (11.48%) Python
3 7 (11.48%) R
4 5 (8.20%) C#
4 5 (8.20%) C++
4 5 (8.20%) SQL
5 3 (4.92%) Objective-C
5 3 (4.92%) PHP
6 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.28%) Ruby
7 1 (1.64%) C
7 1 (1.64%) Korn
7 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) GDPR
2 1 (1.64%) GCP
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.75%) Docker
2 9 (14.75%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.64%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) Ansible
1 12 (19.67%) Puppet
2 10 (16.39%) Terraform
3 9 (14.75%) Packer
4 7 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (8.20%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.64%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.64%) Salt
6 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) VMware
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.48%) Citrix
3 7 (11.48%) MKS
4 5 (8.20%) Adobe
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco
6 3 (4.92%) Apple
7 2 (3.28%) hybris
7 2 (3.28%) Sophos
7 2 (3.28%) Symantec
8 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.64%) Dell KACE
8 1 (1.64%) Facebook
8 1 (1.64%) McAfee
8 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.64%) Samsung
8 1 (1.64%) Snow
8 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.64%) Tealium
8 1 (1.64%) Twitter