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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 68 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Google 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.30% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
- +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £29.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-45.08% +27.56%
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Berkshire

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
397 506 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 45.84% 50.60% 55.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 211 213
Average daily rate £388 £380 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £45.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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 3 (42.86%) Google Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter
2 2 (28.57%) Omniture
2 2 (28.57%) WebTrends
2 2 (28.57%) IDOL
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Meridio
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Google Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Google App Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) IDOL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Redis
2 1 (14.29%) Voldemort
2 1 (14.29%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) JSUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
1 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
1 1 (14.29%) Grunt
1 1 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (14.29%) Bower
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Google Closure
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Omniture
1 2 (28.57%) Twitter
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Meridio