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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 34 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Google 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.41% 0.68% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.58% 2.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +2.85%
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
152 95 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 36.63% 32.31% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 23 34
Average daily rate £350 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £560 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 5
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £18.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 0 8 £374 - 1
Google
East Midlands

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (48.00%) Windows
1 12 (48.00%) Google Apps
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (36.00%) Linux
4 9 (36.00%) Java
4 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (28.00%) SAN
5 7 (28.00%) MySQL
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle
5 7 (28.00%) Apache
5 7 (28.00%) LAN
5 7 (28.00%) WAN
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco
5 7 (28.00%) Open Source
6 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (24.00%) MS Project
6 6 (24.00%) MS Office
6 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 5 (20.00%) iPhone
7 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
8 4 (16.00%) hybris
8 4 (16.00%) Selenium
8 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (16.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) VMware
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (28.00%) Apache
3 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (12.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Project
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Google Apps
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) LAN
1 7 (28.00%) WAN
1 7 (28.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium
1 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Coordinator
1 6 (24.00%) Project Coordinator
1 6 (24.00%) Programme Coordinator
2 5 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Designer
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Server Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Storage Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Open Source
2 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (20.00%) iPhone
3 2 (8.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Email Migration
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) hybris
3 4 (16.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Lotus
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat