The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 48 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Google 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% - 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% - 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
- +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £29.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-46.27% +27.56%
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Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
213 161 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.20% 44.23% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 71 83
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 16 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £10.80 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £39.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) Google Maps API
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Qt
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) GoogleTest
2 3 (42.86%) Jasmine
2 3 (42.86%) Sass
2 3 (42.86%) LESS
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) Grunt
2 3 (42.86%) Mocha
2 3 (42.86%) Node.js
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Bower
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) STL
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) LabVIEW
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (42.86%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) LabVIEW
1 3 (42.86%) Mocha
1 3 (42.86%) GoogleTest
1 3 (42.86%) Jasmine
1 3 (42.86%) Grunt
1 3 (42.86%) Bower
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) C++ Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Google Maps API
2 3 (42.86%) Qt
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) STL
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) Sass
2 3 (42.86%) LESS
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Java