Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 143 158
Rank change year-on-year +14 +15 -7
Contract jobs citing Google 59 68 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.11% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.76% 2.36% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 46 12
West Midlands median daily rate £263 £418 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.13% +89.77% -26.67%
10th Percentile £115 £115 £119
90th Percentile £450 £613 £400
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.43 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.68% -
England median hourly rate £27.05 £20.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +35.23% +5.10% -2.41%

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 the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2136 2876 2181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.48% 46.96% 43.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1560 1093
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £207 £250 £215
90th Percentile £569 £550 £540
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 92 139
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -8.52% -
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.29 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.05 £24.98 £33.31
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Google as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Google in the West Midlands

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in the West Midlands

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in the West Midlands

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in the West Midlands

Google
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Warwickshire 0 15 £150 +30.43% 4
Shropshire +14 8 £400 -3.61% 3
Coventry +11 8 £115 -77.78% 7
Herefordshire - 8 £215 -
Birmingham +10 6 £450 -21.74% 10
Walsall - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £250 - 3
Google
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Google.

1 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) HTML
3 21 (35.59%) Test Automation
4 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (30.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (27.12%) Linux
6 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
7 14 (23.73%) SQL
7 14 (23.73%) CSS
7 14 (23.73%) Ruby
8 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
9 12 (20.34%) JIRA
9 12 (20.34%) HTML5
9 12 (20.34%) G Suite
9 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
10 11 (18.64%) DevOps
10 11 (18.64%) Selenium
10 11 (18.64%) HTTP
11 10 (16.95%) Python
11 10 (16.95%) Configuration Management
11 10 (16.95%) Java
11 10 (16.95%) Retail
11 10 (16.95%) Puppet
11 10 (16.95%) Scala
11 10 (16.95%) Open Source
12 9 (15.25%) CSS3
12 9 (15.25%) jQuery
12 9 (15.25%) Google Analytics
12 9 (15.25%) Docker
12 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (8.47%) Confluence
2 4 (6.78%) nginx
2 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) JBoss
4 1 (1.69%) Jetty
4 1 (1.69%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.51%) Google Cloud Platform
2 12 (20.34%) G Suite
3 9 (15.25%) Google Analytics
4 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (8.47%) Office 365
5 4 (6.78%) GitHub
6 3 (5.08%) iTunes
7 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.39%) Google App Engine
7 2 (3.39%) Route 53
7 2 (3.39%) SaaS
8 1 (1.69%) AdWords
8 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.69%) Google Play
8 1 (1.69%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (1.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) HTTP
2 5 (8.47%) VPN
3 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.08%) SSL
5 1 (1.69%) DNS
5 1 (1.69%) Firewall
5 1 (1.69%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.78%) BigQuery
2 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
2 12 (20.34%) JIRA
3 11 (18.64%) Selenium
4 8 (13.56%) Subversion
5 6 (10.17%) JUnit
6 5 (8.47%) JIRA Agile
6 5 (8.47%) SpecFlow
7 4 (6.78%) Ant
7 4 (6.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (6.78%) GitLab
7 4 (6.78%) Grunt
7 4 (6.78%) gulp
7 4 (6.78%) JMeter
8 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.08%) Gatling
8 3 (5.08%) IntelliJ
8 3 (5.08%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (5.08%) Sublime Text
9 2 (3.39%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (16.95%) Retail
2 5 (8.47%) Automotive
3 3 (5.08%) Marketing
4 2 (3.39%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Games
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Developer
2 17 (28.81%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Scala Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Data Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.47%) QA Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (5.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.08%) Google Analytics Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Mac Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) VBA Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) IT Support
8 2 (3.39%) Migration Project Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) HTML
2 14 (23.73%) CSS
3 12 (20.34%) HTML5
4 9 (15.25%) Ajax
4 9 (15.25%) CSS3
4 9 (15.25%) jQuery
4 9 (15.25%) Spring
5 8 (13.56%) Gherkin
5 8 (13.56%) Guice
5 8 (13.56%) JSON
5 8 (13.56%) Play Framework
5 8 (13.56%) REST
6 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
6 7 (11.86%) Django
6 7 (11.86%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (8.47%) RESTful
7 5 (8.47%) Spring MVC
8 4 (6.78%) .NET
8 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.69%) Animation
3 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Windows
3 6 (10.17%) Apple iOS
4 5 (8.47%) CentOS
5 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.08%) Android
7 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.69%) Debian
8 1 (1.69%) Fedora
8 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.59%) Test Automation
3 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (18.64%) DevOps
5 10 (16.95%) Configuration Management
5 10 (16.95%) Open Source
6 9 (15.25%) Analytics
6 9 (15.25%) MVC
7 8 (13.56%) Migration
7 8 (13.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
7 8 (13.56%) Web Development
8 7 (11.86%) Acceptance Criteria
8 7 (11.86%) Web Design
9 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.17%) Scrum
9 6 (10.17%) SDLC
9 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
2 14 (23.73%) Ruby
2 14 (23.73%) SQL
3 10 (16.95%) Java
3 10 (16.95%) Python
3 10 (16.95%) Scala
4 8 (13.56%) C#
5 6 (10.17%) Perl
6 4 (6.78%) Google Apps Script
7 3 (5.08%) Groovy
7 3 (5.08%) Haskell
7 3 (5.08%) VBA
8 2 (3.39%) Go
8 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.69%) VB
9 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) GCP
2 3 (5.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Docker
2 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) KVM
3 1 (1.69%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) Puppet
2 7 (11.86%) Kubernetes
2 7 (11.86%) Terraform
3 4 (6.78%) Ansible
3 4 (6.78%) Consul
3 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.78%) Packer
4 3 (5.08%) Grafana
4 3 (5.08%) Kibana
5 1 (1.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Apple
2 4 (6.78%) WSO2
3 2 (3.39%) Coremetrics
3 2 (3.39%) Facebook
3 2 (3.39%) IBM
3 2 (3.39%) McAfee
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe
4 1 (1.69%) Perforce
4 1 (1.69%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.69%) Tableau
4 1 (1.69%) Telerik
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) webMethods
4 1 (1.69%) Xamarin