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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 36 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Google 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.39% 0.67% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.51% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£416 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+47.12% +5.40%
Google
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
169 82 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 36.66% 27.42% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 28 30
Average daily rate £420 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £153 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Google
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Northampton +2 11 £416 - 2
Kettering - - - - 2
Google
East Midlands

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) Google Apps
4 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
4 8 (29.63%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
5 7 (25.93%) SAN
5 7 (25.93%) Blackberry
5 7 (25.93%) iPhone
5 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.93%) Open Source
6 6 (22.22%) Selenium
6 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (22.22%) MS Project
6 6 (22.22%) MS Office
7 4 (14.81%) MySQL
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle
7 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
7 4 (14.81%) LAN
7 4 (14.81%) WAN
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco
7 4 (14.81%) Apache
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) Docker
8 3 (11.11%) DevOps

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
3 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.70%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Project
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Google Apps
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Selenium
1 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Tester
1 7 (25.93%) Automation Tester
2 6 (22.22%) Programme Coordinator
2 6 (22.22%) Coordinator
2 6 (22.22%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (14.81%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Designer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Server Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) LESS
2 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) iPhone
1 7 (25.93%) Open Source
1 7 (25.93%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) iPad
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Android
3 3 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
2 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
3 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Email Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (3.70%) MVC
7 1 (3.70%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.70%) VCP4
2 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCOM
1 3 (11.11%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.11%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) Lotus
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) hybris
4 2 (7.41%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Facebook
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter
5 1 (3.70%) Xamarin