The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 64 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Google 1 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 1.53% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 3.15% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate
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- £268 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £283
% change year-on-year
- +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £29.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-45.08% +27.56%
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West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
401 317 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 52.42% 48.40% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 193 152
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% -23.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.70 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.10 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Google
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (33.33%) SEO
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
1 1 (33.33%) Dojo
1 1 (33.33%) Internet Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Online Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) Google Closure
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 1 (33.33%) Facebook
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Internet

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Marketing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Dojo
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) Google Closure
1 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SEO
1 1 (33.33%) Internet Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Online Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Facebook
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter