The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Google 26 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.78% - -
As % of the Vendors category 18.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
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%
Google
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
141 139 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 47.64% 48.10% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 85 56
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £158 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £511 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -43.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £8.40 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £21.35 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Google
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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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
Tunbridge Wells - 26 £350 -
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 2
Google
South East

Google
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 39 (100.00%) SQL
1 39 (100.00%) XML
1 39 (100.00%) Internet
1 39 (100.00%) JSON
1 39 (100.00%) OAuth
1 39 (100.00%) REST
1 39 (100.00%) Facebook
1 39 (100.00%) Twitter
1 39 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 39 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 37 (94.87%) SOA
3 36 (92.31%) Use Case
3 36 (92.31%) TDD
3 36 (92.31%) Rapid Prototyping
4 23 (58.97%) Games
4 23 (58.97%) Java
4 23 (58.97%) Spring
4 23 (58.97%) Game Development
5 16 (41.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 14 (35.90%) Unity DI Container
7 6 (15.38%) Java ME
7 6 (15.38%) J2ME

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 39 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 23 (58.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (100.00%) Developer
2 32 (82.05%) Mobile Developer
3 26 (66.67%) Lead Developer
4 13 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) XML
1 39 (100.00%) JSON
1 39 (100.00%) OAuth
1 39 (100.00%) REST
2 23 (58.97%) Spring
3 16 (41.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 14 (35.90%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (15.38%) Java ME
5 6 (15.38%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 39 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 37 (94.87%) SOA
3 36 (92.31%) Use Case
3 36 (92.31%) TDD
3 36 (92.31%) Rapid Prototyping
4 23 (58.97%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) SQL
2 23 (58.97%) Java
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Facebook
1 39 (100.00%) Twitter