The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Manchester 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 84 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Google 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.56% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £335 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% +48.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £285
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +18.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £23.13 £27.06
% change year-on-year
-30.81% -14.54%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
521 537 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.15% 47.15% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 248 263
Average daily rate £323 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 57
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £18.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.19 £31.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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North West

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
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 31 July 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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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
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - - 2
Stockport - - - -
Google
North West

Google
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Google Maps API
1 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 2 (66.67%) Underscore.js
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) W3C

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Editor
2 1 (33.33%) Web Content Editor
2 1 (33.33%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Google Maps API
1 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 2 (66.67%) Underscore.js
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript