Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 127 160
Rank change year-on-year +3 +33 -9
Contract jobs citing Google 63 70 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.34% 1.27% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 3.05% 2.77% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 11
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £420 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +121.05% -36.67%
10th Percentile £208 £123 £115
90th Percentile £508 £613 £400
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.85 £15.85
England median hourly rate £26.69 £19.25 £19.03
% change year-on-year +38.62% +1.16% -15.42%

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 2,064 2,529 2,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.74% 45.95% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,241 1,368 1,094
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £208 £213 £225
90th Percentile £563 £554 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 91 114
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.60 £10.54
90th Percentile £48.75 £26.00 £33.69
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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
Coventry +16 18 £450 -13.04% 7
Warwickshire +9 15 £335 +191.30% 15
Birmingham +7 12 £450 -18.18% 11
Shropshire -1 3 £400 +1.27% 5
Herefordshire - 3 £215 -
Google
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (36.51%) Google Cloud Platform
2 19 (30.16%) HTML
2 19 (30.16%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 15 (23.81%) SQL
4 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 15 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (20.63%) DevOps
5 13 (20.63%) G Suite
5 13 (20.63%) Linux
5 13 (20.63%) Migration
6 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 12 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 11 (17.46%) Office 365
7 11 (17.46%) CSS
7 11 (17.46%) Java
8 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
9 9 (14.29%) Python
9 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (14.29%) Ruby
10 8 (12.70%) MySQL
10 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
10 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (12.70%) Analytics
10 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (12.70%) Docker
10 8 (12.70%) Public Cloud

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 3 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) Jetty
2 1 (1.59%) Mongrel
2 1 (1.59%) nginx
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (36.51%) Google Cloud Platform
2 19 (30.16%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (20.63%) G Suite
5 11 (17.46%) Office 365
6 7 (11.11%) Google Analytics
7 5 (7.94%) GitHub
8 3 (4.76%) SaaS
9 2 (3.17%) Google App Engine
10 1 (1.59%) AdWords
10 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.59%) Bluemix
10 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.59%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (1.59%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (1.59%) Route 53
10 1 (1.59%) Serverless
10 1 (1.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) VPN
2 4 (6.35%) DNS
3 3 (4.76%) HTTP
4 2 (3.17%) 802.11
4 2 (3.17%) DHCP
4 2 (3.17%) Firewall
4 2 (3.17%) ICMP
4 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) MySQL
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.35%) BigQuery
4 3 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.76%) Neo4j
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.11%) GitLab
2 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.11%) Selenium
3 5 (7.94%) JIRA
4 4 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (6.35%) JMeter
5 3 (4.76%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.76%) Subversion
6 2 (3.17%) Grunt
6 2 (3.17%) gulp
6 2 (3.17%) JUnit
6 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.59%) Ant
7 1 (1.59%) Maven
7 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (9.52%) Retail
2 4 (6.35%) Automotive
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Architect
4 7 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Office 365 Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Google Analytics Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (6.35%) VBA Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) QA Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) HTML
2 11 (17.46%) CSS
3 7 (11.11%) HTML5
3 7 (11.11%) jQuery
4 6 (9.52%) CSS3
5 5 (7.94%) .NET
5 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.35%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (6.35%) Middleware
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.76%) Gherkin
7 3 (4.76%) Guice
7 3 (4.76%) Node.js
7 3 (4.76%) REST
7 3 (4.76%) RESTful
7 3 (4.76%) Spring
8 2 (3.17%) Django
8 2 (3.17%) Google Maps API
8 2 (3.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (12.70%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Animation
3 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.59%) Blog
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Windows
3 5 (7.94%) CentOS
4 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.59%) Debian
6 1 (1.59%) Fedora
6 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (20.63%) DevOps
3 13 (20.63%) Migration
4 12 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 8 (12.70%) Analytics
6 7 (11.11%) ITIL
6 7 (11.11%) Open Source
6 7 (11.11%) Scrum
6 7 (11.11%) TDD
7 6 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.94%) MVC
8 5 (7.94%) OO
8 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.94%) Web Development
9 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 15 (23.81%) SQL
3 11 (17.46%) Java
4 9 (14.29%) Python
4 9 (14.29%) Ruby
5 5 (7.94%) Google Apps Script
5 5 (7.94%) Scala
6 4 (6.35%) C#
6 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.35%) VBA
7 3 (4.76%) Clojure
7 3 (4.76%) Erlang
7 3 (4.76%) F#
7 3 (4.76%) Go
7 3 (4.76%) Groovy
7 3 (4.76%) Haskell
7 3 (4.76%) VB
8 2 (3.17%) Perl
8 2 (3.17%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) CCNA
1 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
1 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (3.17%) MCSE
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.59%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) GCP
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.70%) Docker
3 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.59%) KVM
5 1 (1.59%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (11.11%) Terraform
3 6 (9.52%) Kubernetes
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (9.52%) Puppet
4 5 (7.94%) Ansible
5 4 (6.35%) Consul
5 4 (6.35%) Packer
6 2 (3.17%) AirWatch
6 2 (3.17%) SCCM
7 1 (1.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) VMware
3 5 (7.94%) HP
3 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) WSO2
5 2 (3.17%) Dell
5 2 (3.17%) Facebook
6 1 (1.59%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.59%) Perforce
6 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) Tableau
6 1 (1.59%) Telerik