The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 48 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Google 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.43% 1.05% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 2.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.90 £23.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-26.91% +36.02%
Google
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
196 124 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.24% 43.51% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 74 115
Average daily rate £335 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £13.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £152.70 £42.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Google across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Google across the Bedfordshire region.

Google Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Google
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 2 - -
Google
East of England

Google
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Google also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Google.

1 2 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Budget Control
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Google also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Google. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) PPC Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) PPC Manager
1 2 (100.00%) PPC Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) PPC Executive
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Pay per click
1 2 (100.00%) Budget Control