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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 67 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Google 7 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 0.75% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 1.44% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£306 £400 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +125.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.85 £18.25 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+47.09% +10.40%
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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
488 557 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.47% 52.45% 50.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 262 149
Average daily rate £400 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 31
Average hourly rate £20.28 £15.13 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.04% -45.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.52 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.22 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Analytics
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) CMS
3 4 (44.44%) Google Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Content Management
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) Intranet
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 2 (22.22%) DB2
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
5 2 (22.22%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) iPhone
6 1 (11.11%) iSeries
6 1 (11.11%) SCCM

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Google Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) SQLite
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) French Language
2 1 (11.11%) German Language
2 1 (11.11%) Italian Language
2 1 (11.11%) Japanese Language
2 1 (11.11%) Korean Language
2 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) OSS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
5 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
5 1 (11.11%) JMS
5 1 (11.11%) JavaBeans
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) AS400
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) JVM Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Mapinfo
1 1 (11.11%) Endeca
1 1 (11.11%) Coremetrics
1 1 (11.11%) Actix