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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 70 61 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Google 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.74% 0.78% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 1.54% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £400 £178 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.92% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £16.53 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +16.00%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
570 390 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.78% 50.52% 55.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 150 211
Average daily rate £375 £340 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 29
Average hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +93.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £15.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Google
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (43.75%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) SAML
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Google Maps API
4 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (25.00%) Shibboleth
4 4 (25.00%) Lync
4 4 (25.00%) Google Apps
4 4 (25.00%) Twitter
4 4 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (18.75%) Android Development
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) Google App Engine
5 3 (18.75%) MCTS
5 3 (18.75%) Android
5 3 (18.75%) Blog
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (12.50%) Mapinfo
6 2 (12.50%) 3G
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Google Apps
2 3 (18.75%) Google App Engine
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) 3G
1 2 (12.50%) WCDMA
1 2 (12.50%) WiMAX
1 2 (12.50%) LTE
1 2 (12.50%) 4G
1 2 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 2 (12.50%) Redis
1 2 (12.50%) Voldemort
1 2 (12.50%) BigTable
2 1 (6.25%) IDOL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Deployment Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Search Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) RF Optimisation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) SAML
2 4 (25.00%) Google Maps API
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) Spring
4 2 (12.50%) RESTful
4 2 (12.50%) Google Closure
5 1 (6.25%) WebCenter
5 1 (6.25%) Symfony
5 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blog
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Social Media
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Google Search Appliance
3 1 (6.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Android Development
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) B2B
3 2 (12.50%) B2C
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Kanban
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (6.25%) System Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) OOD
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Google Apps Script
3 1 (6.25%) R
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCTS
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Twitter
3 2 (12.50%) Mapinfo
4 1 (6.25%) Facebook
4 1 (6.25%) Zend
4 1 (6.25%) Omniture
4 1 (6.25%) Endeca
4 1 (6.25%) Coremetrics
4 1 (6.25%) ATG
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
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Austin Fraser
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