Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 166 196
Rank change year-on-year +14 +30 -26
Contract jobs citing Google 38 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.71% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 1.74% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 21
South West median daily rate £370 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.78% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £228 £263 £291
90th Percentile £508 £575 £500
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
South West median hourly rate £14.00 £55.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.55% +120.00% -12.28%
10th Percentile £13.50 £55.00 £19.05
90th Percentile £14.50 £55.00 £30.95
England median hourly rate £26.69 £19.63 £19.13
% change year-on-year +35.97% +2.59% -12.21%

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 1,947 2,241 2,506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.37% 40.84% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,196 1,439 1,609
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £203 £185 £219
90th Percentile £574 £530 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 159 137
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -13.85% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.00 £11.22
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £49.51
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +7.66%

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 February 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 23 February 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 +3 8 £370 -32.73% 6
Somerset -2 8 £235 -49.19% 9
Bristol -4 8 £450 +45.16% 20
Gloucestershire +23 7 £350 -17.65% 7
Wiltshire +13 5 £500 +33.33% 10
Dorset - 2 £175 - 5
Google
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 20 (52.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (28.95%) Java
3 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (26.32%) .NET
4 10 (26.32%) DHCP
4 10 (26.32%) DNS
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.68%) Linux
5 9 (23.68%) Analytics
6 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
6 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (21.05%) Docker
6 8 (21.05%) DevOps
6 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.05%) Digital Analytics
7 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
7 7 (18.42%) BigQuery
7 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
7 7 (18.42%) Social Media
8 6 (15.79%) Google Analytics
8 6 (15.79%) Windows
8 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.79%) Python
9 5 (13.16%) FTP

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 4 (10.53%) Apache
1 4 (10.53%) IIS
1 4 (10.53%) Jetty
1 4 (10.53%) Mongrel
1 4 (10.53%) nginx
1 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
1 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.89%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 20 (52.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (15.79%) Google Analytics
5 5 (13.16%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (13.16%) Google App Engine
6 4 (10.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (10.53%) Amazon S3
6 4 (10.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (10.53%) G Suite
6 4 (10.53%) Route 53
6 4 (10.53%) Serverless
6 4 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.63%) Bluemix
7 1 (2.63%) GitHub
7 1 (2.63%) Google Play
7 1 (2.63%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (2.63%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) DHCP
1 10 (26.32%) DNS
2 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.16%) FTP
3 5 (13.16%) HTTP
3 5 (13.16%) IPsec
3 5 (13.16%) LAN
4 4 (10.53%) SSL
5 2 (5.26%) SMS
5 2 (5.26%) VPN
5 2 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) BigQuery
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.26%) Big Data
6 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.26%) MySQL
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.53%) Travis CI
4 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.89%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Digital Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Server Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Customer Service Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
3 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (13.16%) J2EE
3 5 (13.16%) React
3 5 (13.16%) Web Services
4 4 (10.53%) Servlets
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
5 2 (5.26%) HTML
5 2 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) GWT
6 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.63%) JPA
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) LAMP
6 1 (2.63%) Node.js
6 1 (2.63%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (2.63%) REST
6 1 (2.63%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Social Media
2 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) CoreOS
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (23.68%) Analytics
3 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) DevOps
3 8 (21.05%) Digital Analytics
4 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
5 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.16%) MVC
5 5 (13.16%) Open Source
5 5 (13.16%) TDD
5 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Auto-Scaling
7 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.89%) DSDM
7 3 (7.89%) Scrum
7 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.79%) Python
4 5 (13.16%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) R
5 4 (10.53%) SQL
6 3 (7.89%) Go
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
7 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) Kotlin
8 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Docker
1 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.16%) Xen
4 3 (7.89%) Shibboleth
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.63%) GlusterFS
5 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (5.26%) Ansible
3 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.63%) Nagios
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) OSSEC
4 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) VMware
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) Snow
4 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
4 3 (7.89%) Sophos
5 2 (5.26%) Apple
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Adobe
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) Coremetrics
6 1 (2.63%) Dell KACE
6 1 (2.63%) Facebook
6 1 (2.63%) New Relic
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Tableau
6 1 (2.63%) Xamarin