Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 95 95
Rank change year-on-year +17 0 +16
Contract jobs citing Google 12 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.97% 0.50% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 2.40% 1.32% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 15
Wales median daily rate £513 £595 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.87% +58.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £483 £499 £320
90th Percentile £655 £625 £388
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £19.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +40.26% -8.33% -

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 499 529 698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.37% 37.92% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 370 497
Wales median daily rate £353 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.88% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £168 £210 £216
90th Percentile £508 £564 £475
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 38
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £13.15 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.31% -14.81% +2.87%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.57 £10.46
90th Percentile £23.09 £61.13 £30.93
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +5.15%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 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
West Wales +3 9 £513 -13.87% 2
South Wales +10 1 - - 1
Google
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) Google Analytics
2 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (83.33%) Open Source
2 10 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) REST
2 10 (83.33%) Analytics
2 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (83.33%) Play Framework
2 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 10 (83.33%) Ansible
2 10 (83.33%) Event Store
2 10 (83.33%) Dropwizard
3 9 (75.00%) Software Delivery
3 9 (75.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 9 (75.00%) Web Services
4 8 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (8.33%) DevOps
8 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (8.33%) SDLC
8 1 (8.33%) RESTful

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 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (83.33%) Google Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Event Store
1 10 (83.33%) MongoDB
1 10 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Dropwizard
1 10 (83.33%) Play Framework
1 10 (83.33%) REST
2 9 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Analytics
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) Open Source
3 9 (75.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 9 (75.00%) Software Delivery
4 8 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) CQRS
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
1 1 (8.33%) SAP