The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 150 175 173
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -2
Contract jobs citing Google 46 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 0.56% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.07% 1.30% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £291
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +42.85%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2226 2546 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.84% 43.05% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1652 1801 1729
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 70
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.83 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Google
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 33 (33.67%) Google Analytics
1 33 (33.67%) Analytics
2 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 27 (27.55%) HTML
4 22 (22.45%) CSS
5 21 (21.43%) Java
6 19 (19.39%) Windows
7 18 (18.37%) SQL
8 17 (17.35%) Web Development
8 17 (17.35%) Google Apps
9 16 (16.33%) Marketing
10 15 (15.31%) jQuery
10 15 (15.31%) Scrum
10 15 (15.31%) User Experience
10 15 (15.31%) Android
11 14 (14.29%) HTML5
11 14 (14.29%) Finance
11 14 (14.29%) Web Analytics
11 14 (14.29%) Google Maps API
11 14 (14.29%) Degree
12 13 (13.27%) Web Services
13 12 (12.24%) MS Office
13 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
13 12 (12.24%) Adobe
13 12 (12.24%) TDD
13 12 (12.24%) Apple iOS
13 12 (12.24%) CSS3
14 11 (11.22%) JSON
14 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (8.16%) CMS
2 5 (5.10%) ArcGIS
3 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.08%) SAS
4 3 (3.06%) Drupal
4 3 (3.06%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.04%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) Apache
6 1 (1.02%) Jetty
6 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.02%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.02%) Node.js
6 1 (1.02%) nginx
6 1 (1.02%) WordPress
6 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (12.24%) MS Office
2 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (4.08%) SPSS
4 3 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.04%) InDesign
6 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.02%) MS Project
6 1 (1.02%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 33 (33.67%) Google Analytics
2 7 (7.14%) WebTrends
3 4 (4.08%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.35%) Google Apps
2 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.04%) Basecamp
4 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.02%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (5.10%) HTTP
3 4 (4.08%) SSL
4 3 (3.06%) Intranet
5 2 (2.04%) AMQP
5 2 (2.04%) LDAP
6 1 (1.02%) DHCP
6 1 (1.02%) FTP
6 1 (1.02%) DNS
6 1 (1.02%) Firewall
6 1 (1.02%) IPsec
6 1 (1.02%) Internet
6 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) MySQL
2 4 (4.08%) Big Data
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.04%) DB2
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.02%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.02%) MS Access
5 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.02%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.02%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.16%) JIRA
2 6 (6.12%) Grunt
3 5 (5.10%) Subversion
4 4 (4.08%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.06%) Ant
6 2 (2.04%) Mockito
6 2 (2.04%) Trac
6 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (2.04%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.04%) Selenium
6 2 (2.04%) Maven
7 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.02%) JUnit
7 1 (1.02%) Psake
7 1 (1.02%) Axure RP
General
1 16 (16.33%) Marketing
2 14 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (5.10%) Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Publishing
4 2 (2.04%) Legal
4 2 (2.04%) Games
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Billing
5 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Front Office
5 1 (1.02%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (38.78%) Developer
2 25 (25.51%) Analyst
3 11 (11.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (11.22%) Service Analyst
4 10 (10.20%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Android Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Product Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Product Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Web Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Web Designer
9 3 (3.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Designer
10 2 (2.04%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.55%) HTML
2 22 (22.45%) CSS
3 15 (15.31%) jQuery
4 14 (14.29%) HTML5
4 14 (14.29%) Google Maps API
5 13 (13.27%) Web Services
6 12 (12.24%) CSS3
7 11 (11.22%) JSON
8 10 (10.20%) .NET
9 8 (8.16%) AngularJS
9 8 (8.16%) XML
9 8 (8.16%) JMS
9 8 (8.16%) Ajax
10 7 (7.14%) RESTful
10 7 (7.14%) REST
11 6 (6.12%) Sass
11 6 (6.12%) SOAP
11 6 (6.12%) Spring
12 5 (5.10%) Servlets
13 4 (4.08%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) User Experience
2 10 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Visualisation
4 5 (5.10%) Statistics
4 5 (5.10%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.06%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.04%) Social Media
6 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.04%) W3C
6 2 (2.04%) GIS
6 2 (2.04%) Ontologies
6 2 (2.04%) Social Network
7 1 (1.02%) BBC
7 1 (1.02%) Blog
7 1 (1.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Windows
2 15 (15.31%) Android
3 12 (12.24%) Apple iOS
4 10 (10.20%) Mac OS
5 4 (4.08%) Linux
6 3 (3.06%) UNIX
6 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.02%) Debian
7 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.67%) Analytics
2 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.35%) Web Development
4 15 (15.31%) Scrum
5 14 (14.29%) Web Analytics
6 12 (12.24%) TDD
7 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
8 10 (10.20%) ITIL
9 8 (8.16%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (8.16%) ITSM
10 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.14%) CRM
10 7 (7.14%) MVC
11 6 (6.12%) Service Management
11 6 (6.12%) ETL
12 5 (5.10%) Content Management
12 5 (5.10%) SEO
12 5 (5.10%) DevOps
12 5 (5.10%) Coaching
13 4 (4.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 21 (21.43%) Java
3 18 (18.37%) SQL
4 7 (7.14%) C#
5 4 (4.08%) Ruby
6 3 (3.06%) Python
6 3 (3.06%) VBA
6 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.04%) Groovy
7 2 (2.04%) C++
7 2 (2.04%) C
8 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.02%) PHP5
8 1 (1.02%) XPath
8 1 (1.02%) PHP
8 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.02%) R
8 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Degree
2 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.10%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) HDFS
3 1 (1.02%) Xen
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
1 12 (12.24%) Adobe
2 7 (7.14%) Oracle
3 5 (5.10%) Apple
4 4 (4.08%) Facebook
4 4 (4.08%) Tableau
4 4 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.08%) Omniture
5 3 (3.06%) ESRI
5 3 (3.06%) DoubleClick
5 3 (3.06%) Coremetrics
5 3 (3.06%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.06%) Sysomos
6 2 (2.04%) Twitter
6 2 (2.04%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.04%) Remedy
7 1 (1.02%) Open Text
7 1 (1.02%) RedDot
7 1 (1.02%) VMware
7 1 (1.02%) Advent