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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 106 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Google 18 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.59% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 1.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate £400 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £17.93 £19.60 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.54% -21.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +2.00%
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
1187 1091 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.16% 49.39% 48.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 555 494
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 104 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.41 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% -6.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £29.00 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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
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 8 February 2016. 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
Shropshire - 6 £400 - 1
Warwickshire +1 3 - - 2
Coventry -1 3 £300 -14.28%
Birmingham - 3 £400 - 8
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (27.59%) Service Management
4 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
4 7 (24.14%) Puppet
4 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (24.14%) Ruby
4 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
4 7 (24.14%) OpenStack
4 7 (24.14%) Packer
5 6 (20.69%) Vagrant
5 6 (20.69%) Terraform
5 6 (20.69%) Linux
5 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
6 5 (17.24%) Windows
6 5 (17.24%) Intel Security
6 5 (17.24%) Change Management
6 5 (17.24%) ITSM
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
6 5 (17.24%) Google Apps
7 4 (13.79%) jQuery
7 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
7 4 (13.79%) BPR
7 4 (13.79%) HTML
7 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.79%) DevOps
8 3 (10.34%) Sensu
8 3 (10.34%) ForgeRock
8 3 (10.34%) MariaDB

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (24.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (24.14%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (17.24%) Google Apps
5 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.45%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MariaDB
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) BigQuery
2 1 (3.45%) BigTable
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Vagrant
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.90%) Automotive
1 2 (6.90%) Billing
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Applications Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Author
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
1 4 (13.79%) jQuery
2 3 (10.34%) Ajax
2 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.34%) Dojo
2 3 (10.34%) DOM
2 3 (10.34%) ELK Stack
2 3 (10.34%) Guice
2 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
2 3 (10.34%) Sensu
2 3 (10.34%) Spring
3 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) Flash
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) Symfony
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) CESG
2 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.45%) EPoS
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Service Management
2 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Change Management
3 5 (17.24%) ITSM
4 4 (13.79%) BPR
4 4 (13.79%) DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) Analytics
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Facilities Management
6 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.90%) Open Source
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.90%) Release Management
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Change Control
7 1 (3.45%) High Availability
7 1 (3.45%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Ruby
1 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) CNE
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Packer
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
2 6 (20.69%) Terraform
3 3 (10.34%) Graphite
3 3 (10.34%) Uchiwa
4 2 (6.90%) Grafana
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Intel Security
2 3 (10.34%) Atlassian
2 3 (10.34%) ForgeRock
2 3 (10.34%) MuleSoft
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Omniture
4 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau
4 1 (3.45%) WSO2
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