The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 51 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Google 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.70% 1.27% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 2.61% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £283
% change year-on-year
- +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £29.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-45.08% +27.56%
Google
South East

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

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
242 230 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.09% 48.73% 57.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 125 142
Average daily rate £368 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.37% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £161 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 22
Average hourly rate £16.25 £23.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.00 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £22.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Google across the Oxfordshire region.

Google Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Google
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Oxford -1 2 £525 +23.52% 2
Banbury - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Google
South East

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) Google Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) User Experience Design
4 3 (25.00%) Web Usability
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) User Experience
4 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Spring
5 2 (16.67%) Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) GWT
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (8.33%) SMTP

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) concrete5
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Google App Engine
1 1 (8.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMTP
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) User Experience Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) User Experience Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Search Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (16.67%) GWT
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) Symfony
5 1 (8.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) User Experience Design
2 3 (25.00%) Web Usability
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Web Design
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) SEO
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Twitter