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 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 142 137 110
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -27
Contract jobs citing Google 14 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.095% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 0.22% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
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
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
1788 1375 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.27% 43.43% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 643 507
Average daily rate £400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 108 92
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £40.06
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Google across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the North West 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
Manchester 0 7 £275 - 22
Lancashire - 6 £275 - 10
Merseyside - - - - 4
Cheshire - - - - 14
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (31.11%) .NET
3 12 (26.67%) Google Analytics
3 12 (26.67%) Analytics
4 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.22%) SAS
6 9 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (17.78%) VMware
7 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (17.78%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (17.78%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (17.78%) Google App Engine
7 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (17.78%) Java
7 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
7 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
8 7 (15.56%) UNIX
8 7 (15.56%) SSL
8 7 (15.56%) C
8 7 (15.56%) C++
8 7 (15.56%) J2EE
8 7 (15.56%) IIS
8 7 (15.56%) Servlets
8 7 (15.56%) Bluetooth
8 7 (15.56%) GSM
8 7 (15.56%) DHCP
8 7 (15.56%) FTP
8 7 (15.56%) HTTP

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (22.22%) SAS
2 7 (15.56%) WebSphere
2 7 (15.56%) IIS
2 7 (15.56%) Apache
2 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
2 7 (15.56%) Jetty
2 7 (15.56%) nginx
3 4 (8.89%) Drupal
4 2 (4.44%) ArcGIS
4 2 (4.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.22%) Confluence
5 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.22%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (2.22%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (17.78%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (17.78%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (17.78%) Google App Engine
2 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.22%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Bluetooth
1 7 (15.56%) GSM
1 7 (15.56%) DHCP
1 7 (15.56%) FTP
1 7 (15.56%) HTTP
1 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
1 7 (15.56%) DNS
1 7 (15.56%) SSL
1 7 (15.56%) IPsec
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.22%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.22%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) GoogleTest
1 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) JUnit
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Tester
4 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Web Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Report Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) C Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Designer
7 2 (4.44%) UI Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Information Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) J2EE
2 7 (15.56%) Servlets
2 7 (15.56%) Software Packaging
3 5 (11.11%) Google Maps API
4 4 (8.89%) jQuery
4 4 (8.89%) HTML
4 4 (8.89%) CSS
5 2 (4.44%) Web Services
5 2 (4.44%) XML
5 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.22%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) ISPF
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.22%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) OAuth
6 1 (2.22%) HTML5
6 1 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Open Source
2 5 (11.11%) Raspberry Pi
2 5 (11.11%) BeagleBone
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) GIS
4 2 (4.44%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Analytics
2 9 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
3 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (15.56%) OO
4 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.67%) Web Analytics
7 2 (4.44%) Content Management
7 2 (4.44%) SEO
7 2 (4.44%) Workflow
7 2 (4.44%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (4.44%) Graceful Degradation
7 2 (4.44%) Automation Testing
7 2 (4.44%) DevOps
8 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.22%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Java
1 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.56%) C
2 7 (15.56%) C++
3 4 (8.89%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) JCL
4 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) PMP
1 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) Xen
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) QEMU
3 1 (2.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Puppet
2 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Telerik
4 2 (4.44%) ESRI
5 1 (2.22%) Cognos
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Coremetrics
5 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
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