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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 43 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Google 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.95% 0.56% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 1.26% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £283 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.14% +13.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-40.67% +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
200 159 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.73% 44.92% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 73 55
Average daily rate £325 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £190 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 12 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £11.15 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.38 £40.70 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Google Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 October 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 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Google Maps API
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Mocha
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (50.00%) Sass
2 3 (50.00%) LESS
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Grunt
2 3 (50.00%) Bower
3 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (33.33%) GoogleTest
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Qt
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) STL
3 2 (33.33%) Validation

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (50.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Mocha
1 3 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (50.00%) Grunt
1 3 (50.00%) Bower
2 2 (33.33%) GoogleTest
2 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
1 3 (50.00%) Google Maps API
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) Sass
1 3 (50.00%) LESS
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (33.33%) Qt
2 2 (33.33%) STL
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
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