The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 North West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 133 110 133
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Contract jobs citing Google 3 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.095% 0.42% 0.098%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.91% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £313 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £344 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £16.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +0.18%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1389 1096 1501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.78% 45.51% 49.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 500 681
Average daily rate £325 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 90 79
Average hourly rate £24.08 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.74% +8.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.34 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Google
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -17 1 - - 15
Cheshire - - - - 5
Lancashire - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - - 4
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Google Analytics
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Android Development
2 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) WebTrends
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (16.67%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) LLBLGen Pro
3 2 (16.67%) Social Media
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) Google Maps API
4 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) WebTrends
2 2 (16.67%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQLite
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Domain Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Web Content Editor
2 1 (8.33%) Content Editor
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Web Editor
2 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Google Maps API
3 1 (8.33%) GWT
3 1 (8.33%) Twisted
3 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
3 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Android Development
2 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Tealeaf
2 1 (8.33%) ESRI
2 1 (8.33%) Omniture
2 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo
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