Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 92 88
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 +13
Contract jobs citing Google 9 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.61% 0.23% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 0.49% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 13
Wales median daily rate £613 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.12% -2.86% +15.13%
10th Percentile £486 £383 £275
90th Percentile £644 £448 £617
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.85 £27.16 £17.50
% change year-on-year -41.64% +55.20% -23.08%

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 774 607 524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 52.19% 45.98% 42.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 410 313
Wales median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £175 £201
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 47 23
Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.76% +7.41% -1.64%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.00 £35.25 £22.44
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -8 9 £613 +44.12% 6
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (88.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) Terraform
5 3 (33.33%) Cloud Native
5 3 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (33.33%) Ansible
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
6 2 (22.22%) Docker
6 2 (22.22%) IaaS
6 2 (22.22%) Heroku
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) PaaS
6 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
6 2 (22.22%) Microservices
7 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 1 (11.11%) Fintech
7 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
7 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
7 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (11.11%) SIEM

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 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (88.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Heroku
3 2 (22.22%) IaaS
3 2 (22.22%) PaaS
4 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Tester
4 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Security Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Native
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Microservices
3 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) OWASP
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CEH
1 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
1 1 (11.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GCP
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
1 3 (33.33%) Terraform
2 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (11.11%) Nessus
3 1 (11.11%) Nmap
3 1 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
1 1 (11.11%) Qualys