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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 89 89 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing Google 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.071% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 0.16% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.85 £18.25 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+47.09% +10.40%
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
697 645 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.76% 45.49% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 294 171
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £168 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.49 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 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
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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
Bury - 1 £275 - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - - 2
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 1
Google
North West

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (24.14%) C
1 7 (24.14%) C++
1 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
1 7 (24.14%) OO
1 7 (24.14%) Bluetooth
1 7 (24.14%) GSM
1 7 (24.14%) UNIX
1 7 (24.14%) Doxygen
1 7 (24.14%) Software Packaging
1 7 (24.14%) GoogleTest
2 6 (20.69%) Analytics
2 6 (20.69%) Google Analytics
2 6 (20.69%) Telerik
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.24%) Raspberry Pi
3 5 (17.24%) BeagleBone
4 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Drupal
4 4 (13.79%) Google Maps API
4 4 (13.79%) SAS
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.79%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.34%) HTML
5 3 (10.34%) CSS
5 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) jQuery

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (13.79%) SAS
1 4 (13.79%) Drupal
2 2 (6.90%) ArcGIS
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Doxygen
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.45%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (3.45%) WebTrends
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.45%) Responsys
1 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Bluetooth
1 7 (24.14%) GSM
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) Spotfire
2 1 (3.45%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) GoogleTest
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Web Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) C Developer
6 2 (6.90%) UI Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
1 7 (24.14%) Software Packaging
2 4 (13.79%) Google Maps API
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) jQuery
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) ISPF
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) CSS3
5 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Raspberry Pi
1 5 (17.24%) BeagleBone
2 2 (6.90%) GIS
2 2 (6.90%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) UNIX
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) OO
2 6 (20.69%) Analytics
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.90%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) SEO
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Content Management
6 2 (6.90%) Graceful Degradation
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.45%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) C++
1 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
1 7 (24.14%) C
2 4 (13.79%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) JCL
3 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) PMP
1 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Telerik
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) ESRI
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) Coremetrics
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.45%) Cognos
4 1 (3.45%) IBM