Period
to 25 April 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 25 April 2019 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 43 27
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 +6
Contract jobs citing Google 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.25% 0.66% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 3.76% 1.34% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Watford median daily rate £258 £144 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.13% +30.68% -61.74%
10th Percentile £112 £128 £105
90th Percentile £458 £164 £115
Hertfordshire median daily rate £293 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -22.00% +7.14% +21.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 -
% change year-on-year +1.96% - -

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 Watford.

All Vendors
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 213 149 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 59.83% 49.50% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 54 55
Watford median daily rate £430 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.37% +4.71% +3.03%
10th Percentile £221 £213 £130
90th Percentile £538 £578 £547
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Watford median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% +20.69% -34.83%
10th Percentile £14.85 £15.35 £13.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £128.00 £15.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.72 £14.50
% change year-on-year -11.68% +1.52% -3.33%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in Watford

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Watford

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Watford over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 Watford region with a requirement for Google.

1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (37.50%) Microservices
2 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
2 3 (37.50%) git-flow
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) JAX-RS
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) JPA
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Java EE
2 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) JMS
2 3 (37.50%) OOP
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JDBC
2 3 (37.50%) JSP
2 3 (37.50%) Servlets
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) SEO
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (37.50%) Apache Solr
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (25.00%) CoreMedia CMS
2 2 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) GroupWise
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Fredhopper
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (37.50%) Google Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Algolia
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (25.00%) Serverless
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) git-flow
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Mockito
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) CRM Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior SEO Executive
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SEO Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SEO Executive
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
1 3 (37.50%) Java EE
1 3 (37.50%) JAX-RS
1 3 (37.50%) JDBC
1 3 (37.50%) JMS
1 3 (37.50%) JPA
1 3 (37.50%) JSP
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) Servlets
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) Spring Boot
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Microservices
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) Content Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Search
3 2 (25.00%) Link Building
3 2 (25.00%) SEO
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Java 8
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Elastic Path
2 2 (25.00%) hybris
2 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Brocade
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (12.50%) Vyatta