The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 113 114 123
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Google 34 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 0.61% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+67.21% -7.57%
Google
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1367 980 1215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.84% 41.54% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 582 665
Average daily rate £375 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 78 79
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.96 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Google
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Google
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Google Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Google
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +2 19 £300 -20.00%
Somerset -1 8 £505 - 1
Bristol - 6 £363 - 4
Gloucestershire -15 1 £113 -40.78% 2
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 3
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) Python
3 12 (26.09%) Linux
3 12 (26.09%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) GWT
3 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
4 11 (23.91%) GoogleTest
4 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 11 (23.91%) Web Services
5 10 (21.74%) CSS
5 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
5 10 (21.74%) Marketing
5 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 9 (19.57%) Analytics
6 9 (19.57%) Spring
6 9 (19.57%) Google Analytics
6 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
6 9 (19.57%) HTML
7 8 (17.39%) Electronics
7 8 (17.39%) Finance
7 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
7 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.22%) Information Management
8 7 (15.22%) Automotive
8 7 (15.22%) C++
8 7 (15.22%) Automation Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Rational Rhapsody
8 7 (15.22%) Requirements Engineering
8 7 (15.22%) Rational DOORS

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (6.52%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) WordPress
2 1 (2.17%) nginx
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Connections
2 1 (2.17%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.17%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.52%) WebTrends
3 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
1 1 (2.17%) GitHub
1 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) HTTP
2 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQLite
2 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) BigQuery
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) GoogleTest
2 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
3 7 (15.22%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (15.22%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (13.04%) ClearCase
4 6 (13.04%) ClearQuest
5 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.17%) Subversion
7 1 (2.17%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (21.74%) Marketing
2 8 (17.39%) Electronics
2 8 (17.39%) Finance
3 7 (15.22%) Automotive
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Military
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Software Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Tester
4 7 (15.22%) Software Tester
4 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Test Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Web Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Java Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Java Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Programmer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Junior
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) GWT
2 11 (23.91%) Web Services
3 10 (21.74%) CSS
4 9 (19.57%) HTML
4 9 (19.57%) Spring
5 6 (13.04%) JSON
6 5 (10.87%) J2SE
6 5 (10.87%) Google Maps API
6 5 (10.87%) J2EE
6 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.70%) Qt
7 4 (8.70%) REST
7 4 (8.70%) QML
7 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 4 (8.70%) .NET
7 4 (8.70%) JSP
7 4 (8.70%) Ext JS
7 4 (8.70%) OpenGL
8 3 (6.52%) jQuery
8 3 (6.52%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Social Media
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) DTV
5 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
2 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
3 9 (19.57%) Analytics
4 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 7 (15.22%) Requirements Engineering
5 7 (15.22%) Information Management
5 7 (15.22%) Automation Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (13.04%) Scrum
6 6 (13.04%) UML
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.87%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (8.70%) Pay per click
8 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.52%) Web Analytics
9 3 (6.52%) Online Marketing
9 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.52%) SEO
10 2 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) Python
2 12 (26.09%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.22%) C++
6 5 (10.87%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) JTAG
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle
1 4 (8.70%) Sencha
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Adobe
2 3 (6.52%) Progress
3 2 (4.35%) Omniture
3 2 (4.35%) Facebook
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
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