The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 3 months to 30 March 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Google 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.44% - -
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £370 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £300
% change year-on-year +3.89% +28.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £27.77
% change year-on-year -9.09% -40.57%  

Google is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 44 53 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 31.65% 35.33% 49.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 45
Median daily rate £370 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -5.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -17.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Google as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Google in Staffordshire

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Google in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Staffordshire

Google
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 2 £370 -
Google
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Google.

1 2 (50.00%) ColdFusion
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Laravel
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (50.00%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Laravel
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apple