The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 62 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Google 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% - 0.084%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£345 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £341 £285
% change year-on-year
-11.89% +19.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £23.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -33.92%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
441 501 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 48.78% 51.54% 53.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 189 203
Average daily rate £375 £364 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 32
Average hourly rate £17.07 £27.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.92% +76.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £31.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) Google Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Twitter
2 3 (23.08%) RESTful
2 3 (23.08%) Google App Engine
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) IDOL
3 2 (15.38%) B2B
3 2 (15.38%) B2C
3 2 (15.38%) SAML
3 2 (15.38%) WebTrends
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Kanban
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Omniture
3 2 (15.38%) Shibboleth
3 2 (15.38%) Social Media

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Google Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Google App Engine
2 2 (15.38%) Google Apps
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) IDOL
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Redis
2 2 (15.38%) Voldemort
2 2 (15.38%) BigTable
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Grunt
1 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (7.69%) Bower
1 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
1 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) JSUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Deployment Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Search Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) RESTful
3 2 (15.38%) SAML
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Google Closure
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) Google Maps API
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) iSeries
2 1 (7.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) B2B
2 2 (15.38%) B2C
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) Kanban
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Scalability Testing
3 1 (7.69%) System Testing
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) OOD
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Google Apps Script
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCTS
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Twitter
3 2 (15.38%) Omniture
4 1 (7.69%) Endeca
4 1 (7.69%) Coremetrics
4 1 (7.69%) Meridio
4 1 (7.69%) IBM