The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 139 139 135
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Google 23 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.54% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 1.18% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 1
Median daily rate £500 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-38.77% -20.66%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1795 1692 1326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.42% 45.39% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 837 659
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 112 109
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Google as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Google
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Google
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 12 £350 +12.90% 34
Cheshire -2 10 £500 +42.85% 12
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Google.

1 18 (41.86%) CRM
2 17 (39.53%) Java
2 17 (39.53%) Google Analytics
2 17 (39.53%) Analytics
3 14 (32.56%) CSS
4 13 (30.23%) .NET
4 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 13 (30.23%) HTML
4 13 (30.23%) Web Development
5 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (27.91%) HTML5
5 12 (27.91%) CSS3
6 11 (25.58%) SEO
7 10 (23.26%) User Experience
8 9 (20.93%) SQL
8 9 (20.93%) TDD
8 9 (20.93%) Marketing
9 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
9 8 (18.60%) Middleware
9 8 (18.60%) DevOps
9 8 (18.60%) Line Management
10 6 (13.95%) Change Management
10 6 (13.95%) Copywriting
10 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
10 6 (13.95%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (13.95%) B2C
10 6 (13.95%) Linux
10 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
10 6 (13.95%) SMS
10 6 (13.95%) Oracle

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) Jetty
2 2 (4.65%) nginx
2 2 (4.65%) SAS
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
2 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.33%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 17 (39.53%) Google Analytics
2 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (9.30%) Google App Engine
3 4 (9.30%) Google Apps
3 4 (9.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (6.98%) Google Play
5 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) SMS
2 4 (9.30%) Network Security
3 2 (4.65%) DHCP
3 2 (4.65%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) FTP
3 2 (4.65%) HTTP
3 2 (4.65%) Intranet
3 2 (4.65%) IPsec
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.65%) GIS
1 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) QlikView
2 1 (2.33%) SAS EBI
2 1 (2.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
1 5 (11.63%) JUnit
2 4 (9.30%) Travis CI
3 3 (6.98%) Grunt
3 3 (6.98%) gulp
3 3 (6.98%) Maven
4 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) Mockito
4 2 (4.65%) Robolectric
4 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.33%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 9 (20.93%) Marketing
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Project Manager
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Leader
4 6 (13.95%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Angular Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Lead Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Lead Web Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Technical Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Android Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Java Android Developer
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (6.98%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Web Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) WebOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) CSS
2 13 (30.23%) .NET
2 13 (30.23%) HTML
3 12 (27.91%) CSS3
3 12 (27.91%) HTML5
4 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
4 8 (18.60%) Middleware
5 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.30%) Web Services
7 3 (6.98%) Android SDK
7 3 (6.98%) Google Maps API
7 3 (6.98%) JSON
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
8 2 (4.65%) J2EE
8 2 (4.65%) jQuery
8 2 (4.65%) RESTful
8 2 (4.65%) Servlets
8 2 (4.65%) XML
9 1 (2.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) User Experience
2 6 (13.95%) Copywriting
3 4 (9.30%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.65%) Social Media
5 2 (4.65%) Wiki
6 1 (2.33%) EPoS
6 1 (2.33%) Statistics
6 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Android
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) CRM
2 17 (39.53%) Analytics
3 13 (30.23%) Web Development
4 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (25.58%) SEO
6 9 (20.93%) TDD
7 8 (18.60%) DevOps
7 8 (18.60%) Line Management
8 6 (13.95%) B2C
8 6 (13.95%) Change Management
8 6 (13.95%) Customer Analytics
8 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
9 5 (11.63%) Android Development
9 5 (11.63%) MVC
10 4 (9.30%) ERP
10 4 (9.30%) Front End Development
10 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Web Operations
11 3 (6.98%) OO
11 3 (6.98%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) Go
4 4 (9.30%) PHP
5 3 (6.98%) C++
6 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.65%) C
6 2 (4.65%) Perl
6 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.65%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
1 6 (13.95%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 6 (13.95%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.65%) Rackspace
3 2 (4.65%) SaltStack
3 2 (4.65%) Teradata
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) Apple
4 1 (2.33%) Aprimo
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix