Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 October 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 80 91
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 +13
Contract jobs citing Google 18 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.10% 0.95% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 2.48% 2.33% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
Wales median daily rate £531 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +13.89% +21.62%
10th Percentile £372 £481 £275
90th Percentile £647 £571 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK median hourly rate £15.85 £27.16 £19.61
% change year-on-year -41.64% +38.50% -8.02%

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 Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 727 472 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 44.28% 40.87% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 320 352
Wales median daily rate £410 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £205
90th Percentile £588 £526 £574
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 24 33
Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.76% +7.41% -1.46%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.15 £10.10
90th Percentile £32.75 £24.17 £55.85
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -0.43% +2.94% -2.86%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Google as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Google in Wales

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Wales

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Wales over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Wales

Google
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
South Wales -11 17 £530 - 6
West Wales -1 1 £650 +26.83% 2
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Wales region with a requirement for Google.

1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (44.44%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (38.89%) Big Data
3 7 (38.89%) Data Science
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 6 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 6 (33.33%) Slack
4 6 (33.33%) Analytics
4 6 (33.33%) Trello
4 6 (33.33%) Apache Spark
5 5 (27.78%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Ansible
6 4 (22.22%) Apache Accumulo
6 4 (22.22%) Virtual Team
6 4 (22.22%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (22.22%) Alibaba
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
7 3 (16.67%) Terraform
7 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (11.11%) R
8 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 2 (11.11%) Google Analytics
8 2 (11.11%) Cloud Native

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (33.33%) Slack
3 6 (33.33%) Trello
4 2 (11.11%) Google Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (5.56%) G Suite
5 1 (5.56%) Heroku
5 1 (5.56%) IaaS
5 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
5 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Big Data
2 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (22.22%) Apache Accumulo
3 4 (22.22%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) Event Store
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Big Data Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Data Architect
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Dropwizard
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) Play Framework
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Virtual Team
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Native
2 2 (11.11%) Fintech
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Data Science
2 6 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 5 (27.78%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Wardley Maps
7 1 (5.56%) Analytical Thinking
7 1 (5.56%) BDD
7 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.56%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) Security Operations
7 1 (5.56%) SIEM
7 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) R
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Java 8
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.56%) CEH
2 1 (5.56%) CREST Certified
2 1 (5.56%) OSCP
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (16.67%) Terraform
3 1 (5.56%) Nessus
3 1 (5.56%) Nmap
3 1 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Alibaba
2 1 (5.56%) Apple
2 1 (5.56%) Facebook
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Qualys