Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 47 39
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 -2
Contract jobs citing Google 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.88% 0.71% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 3.55% 1.45% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Watford median daily rate £145 £200 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% - -44.83%
10th Percentile £133 £200 £115
90th Percentile £150 £200 £224
Hertfordshire median daily rate £190 £320 £210
% change year-on-year -40.63% +52.38% -42.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +76.47% - -

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 197 207 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 52.82% 48.71% 53.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 88 67
Watford median daily rate £400 £419 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +23.16% -20.00%
10th Percentile £163 £163 £205
90th Percentile £550 £579 £518
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.58% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Watford median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +21.43% -3.45%
10th Percentile £14.45 £13.78 £12.41
90th Percentile £24.40 £18.75 £15.85
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.17 £14.50
% change year-on-year -0.98% +18.40% -30.95%

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for Google.

1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
1 5 (71.43%) Google Analytics
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Link Building
2 4 (57.14%) Pay per click
2 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
2 4 (57.14%) Content Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) WordPress
2 4 (57.14%) Social Media
2 4 (57.14%) SEO
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Laravel
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) Groovy
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint

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 4 (57.14%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) GroupWise
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Google Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) G Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) SEO Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SEO Executive
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Algorithms
1 4 (57.14%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Content Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) Link Building
2 4 (57.14%) Pay per click
2 4 (57.14%) SEO
3 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Groovy
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft