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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 112 88 101
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Contract jobs citing Google 10 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.99% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 2.28% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £280 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £213 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £350 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
- +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.48% +70.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.90 £29.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-42.71% +27.56%
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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
1280 923 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.88% 43.64% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 478 526
Average daily rate £350 £340 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 54 97
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Google Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 September 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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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 -12 4 £450 +28.57% 1
Coventry -8 3 £275 -
Birmingham -12 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (34.78%) HTML
1 8 (34.78%) Internet
2 7 (30.43%) Automotive
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) XML
4 5 (21.74%) Content Management
4 5 (21.74%) Google Analytics
4 5 (21.74%) Google Apps
4 5 (21.74%) Analytics
4 5 (21.74%) User Experience
5 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
5 4 (17.39%) Use Case
5 4 (17.39%) Marketing
5 4 (17.39%) Android
5 4 (17.39%) Social Media
5 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
5 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) SEO
5 4 (17.39%) MS Office
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
5 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) CSS

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
3 1 (4.35%) WordPress
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.35%) Blender
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Google Apps
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQLite
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) Xcode
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (30.43%) Automotive
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Junior
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Web Marketing Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) Google Maps API
3 3 (13.04%) HTML5
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) iOS SDK
4 2 (8.70%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 1 (4.35%) Dojo
5 1 (4.35%) KML
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) Cocoa
5 1 (4.35%) Ajax
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) Google Closure
5 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (4.35%) UIKit
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Social Media
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.35%) Economics
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Android
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Content Management
1 5 (21.74%) Analytics
2 4 (17.39%) Use Case
2 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) SEO
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Android Development
4 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.35%) Internet Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Online Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Information Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Web Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
1 3 (13.04%) Objective-C
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCP
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) CNE
1 1 (4.35%) Novell Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Tableau
3 2 (8.70%) Facebook
3 2 (8.70%) Twitter
3 2 (8.70%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) Lotus
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
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