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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 35 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Google 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.39% 1.13% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.54% 2.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate £400 £408 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +2.00%
Google
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
107 163 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 36.52% 45.92% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 108 42
Average daily rate £250 £475 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.45 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £18.15 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) SEO
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) PHP
4 10 (62.50%) Publishing
4 10 (62.50%) Adobe
4 10 (62.50%) Node.js
4 10 (62.50%) Adobe Analytics
5 9 (56.25%) Analytics
6 8 (50.00%) HTML
6 8 (50.00%) CSS
6 8 (50.00%) Marketing
6 8 (50.00%) Web Development
6 8 (50.00%) Google Analytics
6 8 (50.00%) HTML5
7 7 (43.75%) Open Source
7 7 (43.75%) Sass
7 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
8 6 (37.50%) Java
8 6 (37.50%) TDD
9 5 (31.25%) Pay per click
9 5 (31.25%) Subversion
9 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
9 5 (31.25%) Apache Solr
9 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (31.25%) IIS
9 5 (31.25%) Tomcat

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Node.js
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Solr
2 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Adobe Analytics
2 8 (50.00%) Google Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (31.25%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (62.50%) Publishing
2 8 (50.00%) Marketing
3 3 (18.75%) Multimedia
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Web Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce Developer
3 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce Web Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Implementation Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Web Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Designer
5 3 (18.75%) Angular Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (18.75%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (18.75%) HTML Developer
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Designer
6 2 (12.50%) Front End Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) HTML5
2 7 (43.75%) Sass
3 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 5 (31.25%) LESS
4 4 (25.00%) Middleware
4 4 (25.00%) RESTful
4 4 (25.00%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
5 3 (18.75%) Classic ASP
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) XSLT
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) e-Learning
1 2 (12.50%) Web 2.0
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (81.25%) SEO
2 9 (56.25%) Analytics
3 8 (50.00%) Web Development
4 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
4 7 (43.75%) Open Source
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
6 5 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (31.25%) Front End Development
6 5 (31.25%) Pay per click
6 5 (31.25%) Tag Management
6 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (18.75%) Web Design
9 2 (12.50%) MVC
9 2 (12.50%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
10 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 12 (75.00%) PHP
3 6 (37.50%) Java
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Adobe
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat