The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 25 June 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 116 51
Rank change year-on-year +74 -65  
Contract jobs citing Google 3 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.79% 0.21% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 0.35% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 9
Median daily rate - £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £310
% change year-on-year -6.25% +29.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £18.25 £23.09
% change year-on-year +30.13% -20.97%  

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 Tyne and Wear.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 196 858 257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 51.58% 60.98% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 562 149
Median daily rate £330 £285 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -1.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 72 29
Median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +104.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £36.00 £30.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Tyne and Wear

Google
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +78 3 - - 5
Google
North East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Google.

1 29 (100.00%) Spring
2 28 (96.55%) Ruby
2 28 (96.55%) Ruby on Rails
2 28 (96.55%) Django
2 28 (96.55%) Guice
3 27 (93.10%) REST
4 26 (89.66%) JSON
4 26 (89.66%) Ajax
4 26 (89.66%) HTML
4 26 (89.66%) CSS
5 24 (82.76%) HTML5
5 24 (82.76%) CSS3
6 23 (79.31%) Play Framework
6 23 (79.31%) Scala
6 23 (79.31%) JIRA
7 22 (75.86%) Git (software)
8 21 (72.41%) Test Automation
8 21 (72.41%) Open Source
8 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (68.97%) Subversion
9 20 (68.97%) MVC
9 20 (68.97%) Spring MVC
9 20 (68.97%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (65.52%) Web Design
10 19 (65.52%) Python
10 19 (65.52%) HTTP
10 19 (65.52%) Responsive Web Design
11 18 (62.07%) Jenkins
11 18 (62.07%) Java
11 18 (62.07%) JUnit

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 16 (55.17%) Confluence
2 4 (13.79%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (3.45%) G Suite
1 1 (3.45%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) DocumentDB
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (79.31%) JIRA
2 22 (75.86%) Git (software)
3 20 (68.97%) Subversion
4 18 (62.07%) Jenkins
4 18 (62.07%) JUnit
5 3 (10.34%) Selenium
6 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.45%) Ant
7 1 (3.45%) Gradle
7 1 (3.45%) Maven
7 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (55.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (31.03%) Scala Developer
4 3 (10.34%) HTML CSS Developer
4 3 (10.34%) HTML Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) Spring
2 28 (96.55%) Django
2 28 (96.55%) Guice
2 28 (96.55%) Ruby on Rails
3 27 (93.10%) REST
4 26 (89.66%) Ajax
4 26 (89.66%) CSS
4 26 (89.66%) HTML
4 26 (89.66%) JSON
5 24 (82.76%) CSS3
5 24 (82.76%) HTML5
6 23 (79.31%) Play Framework
7 20 (68.97%) Spring MVC
8 13 (44.83%) RESTful
9 5 (17.24%) Akka
9 5 (17.24%) XML
10 4 (13.79%) spray
11 2 (6.90%) .NET
12 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
12 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (72.41%) Open Source
1 21 (72.41%) Test Automation
2 20 (68.97%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (68.97%) MVC
3 19 (65.52%) Responsive Web Design
3 19 (65.52%) Web Design
4 16 (55.17%) OWASP
5 13 (44.83%) Configuration Management
6 12 (41.38%) Scrum
7 11 (37.93%) Front End Development
8 8 (27.59%) Web Development
9 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (20.69%) Line Management
9 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
10 5 (17.24%) Service Design
10 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
11 3 (10.34%) Microservices
12 1 (3.45%) Continuous Deployment
12 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) Ruby
2 23 (79.31%) Scala
3 19 (65.52%) Python
4 18 (62.07%) Java
5 16 (55.17%) C#
6 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Apigee
1 1 (3.45%) CA