The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 52 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Google 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.40% 0.53% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 0.96% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.85 £18.25 £17.52
% change year-on-year
+47.09% +4.19%
Google
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
367 416 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 57.08% 55.39% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 175 113
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £172 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 17
Average hourly rate £14.85 £23.86 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.74% +36.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £10.02 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.05 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Google
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 5 £220 - 4
Rickmansworth - 1 £450 -
Google
East of England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 5 (50.00%) Social Media
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) SEO
3 3 (30.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) HTTP
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) DOM
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) CMS
4 2 (20.00%) Sass
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Facebook
4 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (20.00%) MVVM
4 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Communications Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SEO Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Content Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Editor
3 1 (10.00%) Web Content Editor
3 1 (10.00%) Content Editor
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) DOM
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) Sass
2 1 (10.00%) Underscore.js
2 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (10.00%) D3.js
2 1 (10.00%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) SEO
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) MVVM
4 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Pay per click
5 1 (10.00%) Android Development
5 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (10.00%) Content Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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