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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 128 116 122
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Google 14 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.64% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.49% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £413 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +33.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £185 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+47.12% +5.40%
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
1221 1206 1131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.97% 42.98% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 662 649
Average daily rate £375 £363 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 65 71
Average hourly rate £20.63 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.06% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.25 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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
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
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 6 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Somerset +4 8 £300 -
Wiltshire +3 5 £325 -13.33% 1
Bristol - - - - 6
Devon - - - - 2
Dorset - - - - 6
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Java
3 16 (35.56%) GWT
3 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
4 15 (33.33%) Web Services
4 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 13 (28.89%) Python
5 13 (28.89%) Spring
6 12 (26.67%) Linux
6 12 (26.67%) SQL
7 11 (24.44%) C++
7 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
7 11 (24.44%) Requirements Engineering
7 11 (24.44%) Rational DOORS
7 11 (24.44%) Rational Rhapsody
7 11 (24.44%) GoogleTest
8 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 10 (22.22%) Information Management
9 9 (20.00%) Google Analytics
9 9 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (20.00%) UML
9 9 (20.00%) ClearCase
9 9 (20.00%) Eclipse
9 9 (20.00%) ClearQuest
9 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 9 (20.00%) Scrum
9 9 (20.00%) Analytics
10 8 (17.78%) Electronics

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.22%) WordPress
3 1 (2.22%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) Node.js
3 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (6.67%) WebTrends
3 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
1 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) HTTP
2 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQLite
2 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) BigQuery
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (24.44%) Rational Rhapsody
1 11 (24.44%) GoogleTest
2 9 (20.00%) ClearCase
2 9 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (20.00%) ClearQuest
3 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) Maven
5 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (17.78%) Electronics
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Automotive
2 7 (15.56%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Military
4 2 (4.44%) Publishing
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) Software Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Test Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Software Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Web Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Android Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.67%) Java Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Java Programmer
6 3 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.67%) Programmer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) GWT
2 15 (33.33%) Web Services
3 13 (28.89%) Spring
4 8 (17.78%) Hibernate
5 7 (15.56%) CSS
5 7 (15.56%) JSP
6 6 (13.33%) HTML
6 6 (13.33%) JSON
7 5 (11.11%) J2SE
7 5 (11.11%) J2EE
8 4 (8.89%) OpenGL
8 4 (8.89%) Ext JS
8 4 (8.89%) Qt
8 4 (8.89%) REST
8 4 (8.89%) QML
9 3 (6.67%) CORBA
10 2 (4.44%) jQuery
10 2 (4.44%) Google Maps API
10 2 (4.44%) JPA
10 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.44%) Social Media
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) DTV
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
2 11 (24.44%) Requirements Engineering
3 10 (22.22%) Information Management
3 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 9 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (20.00%) Analytics
4 9 (20.00%) Scrum
4 9 (20.00%) UML
5 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.89%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.89%) Project Management
7 4 (8.89%) Web Analytics
8 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.67%) Android Development
9 2 (4.44%) Content Management
9 2 (4.44%) Pay per click
9 2 (4.44%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) Python
3 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 11 (24.44%) C++
5 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) JTAG
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Adobe
2 4 (8.89%) Omniture
2 4 (8.89%) Sencha
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Progress
4 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.22%) SAP