The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 100 107 96
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Google 13 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.045% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 0.093% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 6
Average daily rate
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£228 - £244
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 - £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.69 - -
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1171 1076 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.68% 48.69% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 508 340
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 61 108
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% -22.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £77.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Google
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Google
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
Warwickshire - 7 £180 -
Shropshire - 2 £294 - 2
Coventry - 1 £350 - 6
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 6
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (33.33%) HTML
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) jQuery
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) .NET
3 6 (25.00%) ITSM
3 6 (25.00%) Google Apps
4 5 (20.83%) Analytics
4 5 (20.83%) Ajax
4 5 (20.83%) Google Analytics
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.83%) Internet
5 4 (16.67%) BPR
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (16.67%) HTML5
5 4 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) CSS3
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (12.50%) Graphic Design

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Google Analytics
2 2 (8.33%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Google Apps
2 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) SMS
2 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (8.33%) Back Office
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Marketing Strategy Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) CSS
2 7 (29.17%) jQuery
3 6 (25.00%) .NET
4 5 (20.83%) Ajax
5 4 (16.67%) HTML5
5 4 (16.67%) CSS3
6 3 (12.50%) DHTML
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.50%) XML
6 3 (12.50%) XSLT
7 1 (4.17%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) E-Learning
4 1 (4.17%) Blog
4 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITSM
2 5 (20.83%) Analytics
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) BPR
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.33%) Content Management
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) SEO
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VBScript
2 3 (12.50%) VBA
2 3 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) PHP5
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) CNE
2 2 (8.33%) Novell Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Adobe
2 3 (12.50%) Apple
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.33%) Lotus
3 2 (8.33%) McAfee
3 2 (8.33%) Omniture
4 1 (4.17%) Endeca
4 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Mapinfo