The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cambridge region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Google 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.63% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £285
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +18.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £23.13 £27.06
% change year-on-year
-30.81% -14.54%
Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
218 176 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.61% 47.83% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 73 95
Average daily rate £356 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.92% -21.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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 31 July 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 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) STL
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) LabVIEW
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Google Maps API
1 3 (50.00%) Qt
1 3 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (50.00%) GoogleTest
2 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (33.33%) Sass
2 2 (33.33%) LESS
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Grunt
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Bower
2 2 (33.33%) Mocha
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (33.33%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) LabVIEW
1 3 (50.00%) GoogleTest
2 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (33.33%) Grunt
2 2 (33.33%) Bower
2 2 (33.33%) Mocha
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Programmer
1 3 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) C++ Programmer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) STL
1 3 (50.00%) Google Maps API
1 3 (50.00%) Qt
1 3 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Sass
2 2 (33.33%) LESS
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Java