The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 45 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing Google 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.99% 0.56% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 2.09% 1.35% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£408 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+86.88% -7.57%
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Oxfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
191 74 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 47.16% 41.81% 52.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 46 82
Average daily rate £475 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £143 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.47 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £22.30 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) CMS
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Umbraco
2 4 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 4 (66.67%) Zimbra
2 4 (66.67%) Google Search Appliance
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Django
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (66.67%) CMS
1 4 (66.67%) Umbraco
1 4 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (66.67%) Zimbra
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) CMS Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Umbraco Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft