The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 36 43 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing Google 3 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.87% 0.28% 4.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.29% 1.05% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.09 £16.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+44.32% -30.81%
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East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
131 95 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 38.19% 26.46% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 50 48
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.83 £10.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.23% -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 9 (56.25%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (25.00%) Docker
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (25.00%) HAProxy
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) iptables
4 4 (25.00%) SAN
4 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) Clustering
4 4 (25.00%) SCOM
4 4 (25.00%) iPhone
4 4 (25.00%) CentOS
4 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 3 (18.75%) Selenium
5 3 (18.75%) Web Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
1 3 (18.75%) Google Apps
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
1 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Tester
1 4 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Web Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) LESS
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) iPhone
3 2 (12.50%) iPad
3 2 (12.50%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) CentOS
4 3 (18.75%) Android
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Open Source
2 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Web Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
1 4 (25.00%) iptables
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCOM
1 4 (25.00%) HAProxy
2 3 (18.75%) Pacemaker
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) NetApp
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
3 1 (6.25%) hybris
3 1 (6.25%) Facebook
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter
3 1 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) VMware