Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 85 99
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 -
Contract jobs citing Google 3 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.23% 1.05% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 2.48% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 9
Wales median daily rate £425 £438 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +15.13% -
10th Percentile £383 £275 £305
90th Percentile £448 £617 £488
UK median daily rate £405 £410 £350
% change year-on-year -1.22% +17.14% -5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £24.89 £17.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year +42.23% -23.08% +33.82%

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 583 525 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 45.48% 42.48% 41.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 307 407
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £175 £209 £200
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 30 32
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -6.31% +2.78%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.79
90th Percentile £36.00 £20.91 £21.80
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%

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
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 26 July 2017. 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 +5 3 £425 +21.43% 3
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Xen
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Jetty
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) VMware

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 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Jetty
1 3 (100.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (33.33%) Route 53
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Kafka
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) Marathon
1 3 (100.00%) Mesos
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Rundeck
1 3 (100.00%) Terraform
2 1 (33.33%) Fluentd
2 1 (33.33%) Grafana
2 1 (33.33%) Kibana
2 1 (33.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle