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 3 months to 25 April 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 69 66
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Contract jobs citing Google 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.45% 0.46% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 1.06% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £425 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £390 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £300
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.93 £15.46 £27.77
% change year-on-year -3.47% -44.31%  

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 Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 320 283 325
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 47.83% 43.27% 42.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 164 172
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £467 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 15
Median hourly rate £16.28 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +8.57%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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
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 3 months to 25 April 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
South Wales +14 3 £425 +21.42% 1
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for Google.

1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) Ansible
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
1 6 (100.00%) Terraform
2 3 (50.00%) Rundeck
2 3 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) Mesos
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Xen
2 3 (50.00%) Jetty
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) nginx
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) DSL
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) .NET

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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) Jetty
1 3 (50.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (50.00%) nginx
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (16.67%) Route 53
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) DSL
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) IPsec
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (50.00%) AWS Developer
1 3 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) Servlets
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Ansible
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) Terraform
2 3 (50.00%) Marathon
2 3 (50.00%) Mesos
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) Rundeck
3 1 (16.67%) Fluentd
3 1 (16.67%) Grafana
3 1 (16.67%) Kibana
3 1 (16.67%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle