The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 City of London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 179 157 186
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +29
Contract jobs citing Google 31 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.69% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.55% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 20
Average daily rate £406 £350 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £331 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.32% +20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £16.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +0.18%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2858 2778 3308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.21% 44.73% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 1958 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Google
London

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 26 (38.81%) HTML
2 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
3 24 (35.82%) CSS
4 23 (34.33%) HTML5
4 23 (34.33%) Analytics
5 18 (26.87%) CSS3
6 17 (25.37%) Google Analytics
7 16 (23.88%) Android
7 16 (23.88%) Java
8 13 (19.40%) Scrum
9 12 (17.91%) TDD
10 11 (16.42%) XML
10 11 (16.42%) jQuery
10 11 (16.42%) JSON
10 11 (16.42%) Mobile App
11 10 (14.93%) Android Development
11 10 (14.93%) Marketing
11 10 (14.93%) SQL
12 9 (13.43%) PHP
12 9 (13.43%) .NET
12 9 (13.43%) OO
12 9 (13.43%) Finance
12 9 (13.43%) Advertising
12 9 (13.43%) Web Development
12 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
12 9 (13.43%) AngularJS
13 8 (11.94%) Omniture
13 8 (11.94%) Apple iOS
13 8 (11.94%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (11.94%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (10.45%) CMS
2 5 (7.46%) Umbraco
2 5 (7.46%) Node.js
3 4 (5.97%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.97%) IIS
4 2 (2.99%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (2.99%) Alfresco
4 2 (2.99%) Drupal
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.48%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.97%) GitHub
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.99%) SaaS
3 2 (2.99%) PaaS
3 2 (2.99%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.49%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) HTTP
1 3 (4.48%) SSL
1 3 (4.48%) Wireshark
1 3 (4.48%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.49%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) Intranet
2 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.97%) MySQL
3 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.99%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Redis
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Subversion
2 6 (8.96%) Mercurial
3 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.48%) PhoneGap
4 3 (4.48%) Maven
4 3 (4.48%) Bower
5 2 (2.99%) JIRA
5 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.99%) Hudson
6 1 (1.49%) JUnit
6 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.49%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.49%) Grunt
6 1 (1.49%) Subclipse
6 1 (1.49%) RSpec
6 1 (1.49%) Mockito
6 1 (1.49%) Mocha
General
1 10 (14.93%) Marketing
2 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Advertising
3 6 (8.96%) Retail
4 5 (7.46%) Games
5 2 (2.99%) Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Publishing
5 2 (2.99%) Automotive
5 2 (2.99%) Electronics
5 2 (2.99%) French Language
6 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (55.22%) Developer
2 10 (14.93%) Android Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.96%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (4.48%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Prototyper
8 2 (2.99%) iOS Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (2.99%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 2 (2.99%) HTML Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Web Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Designer
8 2 (2.99%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.81%) HTML
2 24 (35.82%) CSS
3 23 (34.33%) HTML5
4 18 (26.87%) CSS3
5 11 (16.42%) JSON
5 11 (16.42%) jQuery
5 11 (16.42%) XML
6 9 (13.43%) .NET
6 9 (13.43%) AngularJS
7 8 (11.94%) Web Services
8 7 (10.45%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (8.96%) Ajax
9 6 (8.96%) Google Maps API
10 5 (7.46%) Flash
10 5 (7.46%) Backbone.js
10 5 (7.46%) Android SDK
11 4 (5.97%) Google Closure
11 4 (5.97%) HTML5 Canvas
11 4 (5.97%) XHTML
11 4 (5.97%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.96%) W3C
3 4 (5.97%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (5.97%) Social Media
4 3 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.48%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.99%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.99%) iPad
5 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.99%) New Media
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) Wiki
6 1 (1.49%) iPhone
6 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.49%) Open Source
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.49%) GIS
6 1 (1.49%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Android
2 8 (11.94%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.97%) Windows
3 4 (5.97%) Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Analytics
2 13 (19.40%) Scrum
3 12 (17.91%) TDD
4 10 (14.93%) Android Development
5 9 (13.43%) OO
5 9 (13.43%) Web Development
5 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
6 8 (11.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (10.45%) Content Management
7 7 (10.45%) SEO
8 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.96%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.97%) Web Analytics
10 4 (5.97%) B2C
10 4 (5.97%) Project Management
11 3 (4.48%) OOP
11 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
2 16 (23.88%) Java
3 10 (14.93%) SQL
4 9 (13.43%) PHP
5 6 (8.96%) C#
6 5 (7.46%) C++
7 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.48%) Ruby
8 2 (2.99%) VBA
9 1 (1.49%) Python
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) XPath
9 1 (1.49%) Golang
9 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) MCSE
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Puppet
1 3 (4.48%) Vagrant
1 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Omniture
2 5 (7.46%) Apple
2 5 (7.46%) Facebook
3 4 (5.97%) Twitter
4 3 (4.48%) Yahoo!
4 3 (4.48%) Akamai
5 2 (2.99%) WSO2
5 2 (2.99%) Netezza
5 2 (2.99%) Greenplum
5 2 (2.99%) Vertica
5 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.99%) ATG
5 2 (2.99%) DoubleClick
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) EMC
6 1 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe
6 1 (1.49%) ParAccel
6 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
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