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 24 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 38 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Google 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.32% 0.82% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 4.62% 1.72% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£281 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £400 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £400 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.85 £18.25 £17.52
% change year-on-year
+47.09% +4.19%
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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
173 174 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 50.14% 47.67% 49.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 105 64
Average daily rate £350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 27
Average hourly rate £20.50 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.76% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.05 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) Google Maps API
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Bing Maps
3 4 (50.00%) User Experience
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
6 1 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Perforce
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Web Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Applications Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Web Applications Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) Google Maps API
2 4 (50.00%) Bing Maps
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
2 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
3 4 (50.00%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Apple
1 1 (12.50%) Perforce