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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 95 95
Rank change year-on-year +24 0  
Contract jobs citing Google 45 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.24% 1.51% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 4.98% 3.14% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 16
Median daily rate £288 £370 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.29% +48.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £310
% change year-on-year -6.25% +29.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £51.00 £15.43 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.63% -46.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £18.25 £23.09
% change year-on-year +30.13% -20.97%  

Google is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 904 1434 1107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 45.04% 48.07% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 786 648
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 73
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Google as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +12 17 £115 - 4
Herefordshire - 9 £275 - 3
Birmingham +17 6 £350 -12.50% 5
Coventry +18 5 £115 - 4
Shropshire +5 5 £488 +17.65% 2
Google
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.51%) HTML
3 27 (33.33%) CSS
4 25 (30.86%) JavaScript
5 24 (29.63%) Test Automation
6 23 (28.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 23 (28.40%) MVC
7 22 (27.16%) C#
7 22 (27.16%) Analytics
8 19 (23.46%) Java
9 18 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 18 (22.22%) Google Analytics
10 17 (20.99%) AngularJS
11 16 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (18.52%) .NET
12 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
12 15 (18.52%) Windows
12 15 (18.52%) HTML5
13 14 (17.28%) Linux
13 14 (17.28%) Python
13 14 (17.28%) Ruby
14 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET
14 13 (16.05%) HTTP
14 13 (16.05%) NoSQL
14 13 (16.05%) Scala
14 13 (16.05%) JIRA
14 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 12 (14.81%) Jenkins
15 12 (14.81%) Docker

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 6 (7.41%) Confluence
1 6 (7.41%) nginx
1 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.47%) Apache
2 2 (2.47%) ColdFusion
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.40%) Google Cloud Platform
2 18 (22.22%) Google Analytics
3 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.41%) GitHub
4 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (6.17%) G Suite
6 2 (2.47%) AdWords
6 2 (2.47%) iTunes
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.23%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.23%) Heroku
7 1 (1.23%) Office 365
7 1 (1.23%) PaaS
7 1 (1.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) HTTP
2 6 (7.41%) SSL
2 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.47%) VPN
4 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.05%) NoSQL
2 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (14.81%) MongoDB
3 12 (14.81%) MySQL
4 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.47%) Redis
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.23%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.23%) IDOL
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.05%) JIRA
3 12 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 10 (12.35%) Subversion
5 7 (8.64%) Selenium
6 6 (7.41%) Ant
6 6 (7.41%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.41%) Gatling
6 6 (7.41%) Grunt
6 6 (7.41%) gulp
6 6 (7.41%) IntelliJ
6 6 (7.41%) JUnit
6 6 (7.41%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (7.41%) Sublime Text
7 4 (4.94%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (4.94%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.47%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (11.11%) Automotive
2 8 (9.88%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) Developer
2 16 (19.75%) Analyst
3 11 (13.58%) Scala Developer
4 9 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Analytics Manager
6 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.41%) QA Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.17%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Web Analytics Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Web Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Architect
8 4 (4.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.51%) HTML
2 27 (33.33%) CSS
3 17 (20.99%) AngularJS
4 15 (18.52%) .NET
4 15 (18.52%) HTML5
5 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET
5 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 12 (14.81%) RESTful
7 11 (13.58%) REST
7 11 (13.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (12.35%) Angular 2
8 10 (12.35%) CSS3
8 10 (12.35%) Gherkin
8 10 (12.35%) jQuery
9 8 (9.88%) JSON
9 8 (9.88%) Play Framework
9 8 (9.88%) Spring
10 7 (8.64%) Ajax
10 7 (8.64%) Node.js
10 7 (8.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) User Experience
2 8 (9.88%) Smartphone
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Social Media
5 2 (2.47%) Clustering
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Windows
2 14 (17.28%) Linux
3 7 (8.64%) Android
4 6 (7.41%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.63%) Test Automation
3 23 (28.40%) MVC
4 22 (27.16%) Analytics
5 16 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (14.81%) Open Source
7 11 (13.58%) DevOps
8 10 (12.35%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.35%) SDLC
9 8 (9.88%) Break/Fix
10 7 (8.64%) Migration
10 7 (8.64%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (8.64%) TDD
10 7 (8.64%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.64%) Web Design
11 6 (7.41%) Benchmarking
11 6 (7.41%) OWASP
11 6 (7.41%) Performance Testing
11 6 (7.41%) Web Analytics
11 6 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) JavaScript
2 22 (27.16%) C#
3 19 (23.46%) Java
4 14 (17.28%) Python
4 14 (17.28%) Ruby
5 13 (16.05%) Scala
6 10 (12.35%) SQL
7 7 (8.64%) Perl
8 6 (7.41%) Groovy
8 6 (7.41%) Haskell
8 6 (7.41%) PHP
9 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.47%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.23%) GCP
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) Docker
2 5 (6.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Puppet
2 6 (7.41%) Grafana
2 6 (7.41%) Kibana
3 5 (6.17%) Ansible
3 5 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Apple
2 6 (7.41%) Coremetrics
3 3 (3.70%) McAfee
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Ariba
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe
5 1 (1.23%) HP
5 1 (1.23%) Tableau
5 1 (1.23%) webMethods
Herefordshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Herefordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Stott & May
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £150 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago