The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 South West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 114 99 114
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing Google 21 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.37% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 0.87% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £226 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £318 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £341 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.89% +13.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £23.13 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-30.81% -29.92%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1253 923 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.10% 42.91% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 544 674
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 65 101
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.11 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.22% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Google
England

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 23 July 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
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 23 July 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
(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
Wiltshire +5 7 £300 +4.34% 3
Somerset - 4 £275 - 2
Devon -8 2 £375 +25.00%
Dorset - 1 £225 - 2
Bristol - 1 - - 8
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 19 (50.00%) Analytics
2 15 (39.47%) Marketing
2 15 (39.47%) SEO
3 14 (36.84%) HTML
4 11 (28.95%) .NET
4 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
5 10 (26.32%) CSS
5 10 (26.32%) Finance
5 10 (26.32%) WebTrends
5 10 (26.32%) Google Maps API
5 10 (26.32%) Digital Media
6 9 (23.68%) Pay per click
6 9 (23.68%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (23.68%) MVC
6 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
7 8 (21.05%) Degree
8 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (18.42%) CMS
8 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
9 6 (15.79%) C#
9 6 (15.79%) HTML5
9 6 (15.79%) Social Media
9 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (13.16%) Omniture
10 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
10 5 (13.16%) Adobe
10 5 (13.16%) Project Management
11 4 (10.53%) Facebook
11 4 (10.53%) Twitter

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (18.42%) CMS
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.63%) Drupal
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Connections
3 1 (2.63%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.63%) InDesign
1 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 10 (26.32%) WebTrends
3 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.63%) Summit
4 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.63%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SMS
1 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) PhoneGap
General
1 15 (39.47%) Marketing
2 10 (26.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Architect
2 5 (13.16%) PPC Specialist
2 5 (13.16%) PPC Manager
2 5 (13.16%) PPC Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) PPC Executive
3 3 (7.89%) Digital Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Flex Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Digital Producer
3 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
3 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
4 2 (5.26%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (2.63%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (2.63%) SEO Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) HTML
2 11 (28.95%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
3 10 (26.32%) CSS
3 10 (26.32%) Google Maps API
4 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.79%) HTML5
6 4 (10.53%) Apache Flex
6 4 (10.53%) jQuery
7 3 (7.89%) SOAP
7 3 (7.89%) Web Services
7 3 (7.89%) JMS
7 3 (7.89%) Middleware
7 3 (7.89%) JSON
7 3 (7.89%) REST
7 3 (7.89%) CSS3
7 3 (7.89%) WebSockets
8 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Digital Media
2 6 (15.79%) Social Media
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.26%) GIS
4 2 (5.26%) Social Network
5 1 (2.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Android
1 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Analytics
2 15 (39.47%) SEO
3 9 (23.68%) MVC
3 9 (23.68%) Pay per click
3 9 (23.68%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security
6 2 (5.26%) Content Management
6 2 (5.26%) OOP
6 2 (5.26%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) CRM
6 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.26%) SOA
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) B2B
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) PHP
3 3 (7.89%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) Ruby
4 2 (5.26%) PHP5
4 2 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
1 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Adobe
1 5 (13.16%) Omniture
2 4 (10.53%) Facebook
2 4 (10.53%) Twitter
3 3 (7.89%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
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