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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 84 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Google 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% - 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.85 £35.00 £30.46
% change year-on-year
-23.30% +14.89%
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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
631 552 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.28% 43.50% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 266 164
Average daily rate £338 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 33
Average hourly rate £16.83 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (38.89%) C
1 7 (38.89%) C++
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
1 7 (38.89%) OO
1 7 (38.89%) Bluetooth
1 7 (38.89%) GSM
1 7 (38.89%) UNIX
1 7 (38.89%) Doxygen
1 7 (38.89%) Software Packaging
1 7 (38.89%) GoogleTest
2 5 (27.78%) Raspberry Pi
2 5 (27.78%) BeagleBone
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Google Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Graceful Degradation
5 2 (11.11%) User Experience
5 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (11.11%) SEO
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
5 2 (11.11%) Migration

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Doxygen
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Bluetooth
1 7 (38.89%) GSM
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) BigQuery
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) GoogleTest
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) UI Designer
3 2 (11.11%) C Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Software Packaging
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) XHTML
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Google Maps API
4 1 (5.56%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Raspberry Pi
1 5 (27.78%) BeagleBone
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
1 7 (38.89%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) OO
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Graceful Degradation
4 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (11.11%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (11.11%) SEO
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C
1 7 (38.89%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix
1 1 (5.56%) Telerik
1 1 (5.56%) ESRI
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian