The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 71 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Contract jobs citing Google 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.36% 0.57% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
- -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £15.63 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+24.80% +20.19%
Google
England

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

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
378 196 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 45.32% 56.16% 49.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 83 90
Average daily rate £349 £301 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.13% +0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £15.90 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Google
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Google
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Tyne and Wear -34 3 - -
Durham - - - -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Guice
2 3 (50.00%) OWASP
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
2 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Confluence
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) CSS3
2 3 (50.00%) Splunk
2 3 (50.00%) Django

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (50.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) Guice
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) CSS3
1 3 (50.00%) Django
1 3 (50.00%) Ajax
1 3 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Regular Expression
2 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) OWASP
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Web Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Scala
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (33.33%) Tableau