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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 121 113 102
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Google 23 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.63% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 1.45% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 4
Average daily rate
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£420 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £405 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.09 £18.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+28.29% -22.16%
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
1173 1243 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.06% 43.33% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 811 493
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 63 55
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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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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
Bristol - 10 £425 - 9
Wiltshire +5 8 £350 +16.66% 1
Gloucestershire -9 2 £420 +40.00% 8
Somerset - 2 - - 9
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 16 (47.06%) Google Analytics
1 16 (47.06%) Analytics
2 14 (41.18%) Marketing
2 14 (41.18%) Finance
3 11 (32.35%) Java
3 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (29.41%) User Experience
5 8 (23.53%) Web Services
5 8 (23.53%) Data Analysis
6 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Android Development
6 7 (20.59%) Tableau
6 7 (20.59%) Android
6 7 (20.59%) Axure RP
6 7 (20.59%) Windows
6 7 (20.59%) Project Management
7 6 (17.65%) Scrum
7 6 (17.65%) Web Analytics
8 5 (14.71%) Omniture
8 5 (14.71%) Spring
8 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
8 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
8 5 (14.71%) GWT
8 5 (14.71%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (14.71%) Banking
8 5 (14.71%) Adobe
8 5 (14.71%) SDLC
9 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
9 4 (11.76%) SLA
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) CMS
1 1 (2.94%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (47.06%) Google Analytics
2 5 (14.71%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.94%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Axure RP
2 4 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (8.82%) Robotium
3 3 (8.82%) Mechanoid
3 3 (8.82%) Robolectric
3 3 (8.82%) ClearCase
3 3 (8.82%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) gulp
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
1 14 (41.18%) Marketing
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) Android Developer
4 5 (14.71%) User Experience Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Web Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Android Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
2 5 (14.71%) GWT
2 5 (14.71%) Spring
3 4 (11.76%) .NET
4 3 (8.82%) JSP
4 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
4 3 (8.82%) ActionBarSherlock
5 2 (5.88%) Apache Camel
5 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 2 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.94%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) OpenGL
6 1 (2.94%) jQuery
6 1 (2.94%) Google Maps API
6 1 (2.94%) JPA
6 1 (2.94%) RESTful
6 1 (2.94%) HTML5
6 1 (2.94%) iOS SDK
6 1 (2.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.94%) DTV
3 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
1 7 (20.59%) Android
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Phone
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Analytics
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Data Analysis
4 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) Android Development
5 6 (17.65%) Scrum
5 6 (17.65%) Web Analytics
6 5 (14.71%) SDLC
7 4 (11.76%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.76%) UML
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL
7 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.82%) OOP
8 3 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (8.82%) OO
8 3 (8.82%) OOD
8 3 (8.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) C++
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Tableau
2 5 (14.71%) Omniture
2 5 (14.71%) Adobe
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Luciad