The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 75 73 80
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Google 17 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.21% 0.61% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 2.71% 1.35% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+67.21% -7.57%
Google
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
627 518 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.66% 45.32% 49.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 275 296
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 30 38
Average hourly rate £14.25 £20.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.48% -4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.19 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Google Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Google
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(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
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Google
North West

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (46.15%) Google Analytics
1 12 (46.15%) Analytics
2 8 (30.77%) HTML
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) Marketing
3 7 (26.92%) Social Media
4 6 (23.08%) Google Maps API
4 6 (23.08%) SEO
4 6 (23.08%) CMS
4 6 (23.08%) Telerik
4 6 (23.08%) .NET
5 5 (19.23%) CSS
5 5 (19.23%) Content Management
5 5 (19.23%) Coremetrics
5 5 (19.23%) jQuery
6 4 (15.38%) Pay per click
6 4 (15.38%) Drupal
6 4 (15.38%) Email Marketing
6 4 (15.38%) Copywriting
6 4 (15.38%) Blog
6 4 (15.38%) Facebook
6 4 (15.38%) Twitter
6 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 4 (15.38%) SAS
6 4 (15.38%) PHP
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
7 3 (11.54%) Intranet

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (23.08%) CMS
2 4 (15.38%) SAS
2 4 (15.38%) Drupal
3 3 (11.54%) WordPress
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) Joomla!
4 2 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.85%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (3.85%) WebTrends
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (26.92%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Web Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Web Content Editor
5 3 (11.54%) Content Editor
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Web Editor
6 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Report Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SEO Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Tester
7 1 (3.85%) GUI Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.85%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) Google Maps API
3 5 (19.23%) jQuery
3 5 (19.23%) CSS
4 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
5 2 (7.69%) Underscore.js
5 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (7.69%) Spring
6 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.85%) WPF
6 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.85%) Protocol Buffers
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Social Media
2 4 (15.38%) Copywriting
2 4 (15.38%) Blog
3 2 (7.69%) GIS
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Analytics
2 6 (23.08%) SEO
3 5 (19.23%) Content Management
4 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Pay per click
4 4 (15.38%) Email Marketing
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (11.54%) Online Marketing
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Telerik
2 5 (19.23%) Coremetrics
3 4 (15.38%) Facebook
3 4 (15.38%) Twitter
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) ESRI
6 1 (3.85%) Adobe
6 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.85%) Cognos
6 1 (3.85%) IBM