The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 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 Leeds 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 76 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Google 10 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.87% - 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
Average daily rate £225 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.52 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.19% +6.15%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
520 290 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 45.06% 38.11% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 141 234
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £468 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 25
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.32 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £35.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Google
West Yorkshire

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Google
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) Internet
2 7 (70.00%) WCAG
2 7 (70.00%) JIRA
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) OOP
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 3 (30.00%) Facebook
3 3 (30.00%) Twitter
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) Symfony
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) PHP5
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Zend
5 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) Symfony
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) OOP
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) PHP5
2 3 (30.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Facebook
1 3 (30.00%) Twitter
2 1 (10.00%) Zend