The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank - 84 -
Contract jobs citing Google 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.28% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £23.13 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-24.32% +30.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
405 575 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.09% 53.14% 57.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 282 226
Average daily rate £385 £390 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) IDOL
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Grunt
2 1 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (20.00%) Bower
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Google Maps API
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) JSUnit
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) JSUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (20.00%) Grunt
1 1 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (20.00%) Bower
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Google Maps API
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Meridio
2 1 (20.00%) Omniture