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 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 152 157 178
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Contract jobs citing Google 53 71 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 1.00% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.97% 2.20% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 55 23
Average daily rate
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£340 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.07% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £264 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £446 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.85 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +8.15%
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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
2692 3227 3011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.64% 45.35% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1958 2256 2117
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 84 80
Average hourly rate £17.77 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.89% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.44 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.50 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 October 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 30 October 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 31 (31.63%) Analytics
2 30 (30.61%) Google Analytics
3 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (25.51%) JavaScript
4 25 (25.51%) SQL
5 23 (23.47%) HTML
5 23 (23.47%) Java
6 19 (19.39%) Windows
6 19 (19.39%) Marketing
6 19 (19.39%) Web Development
7 18 (18.37%) Google Maps API
8 17 (17.35%) CSS
9 16 (16.33%) Android
10 15 (15.31%) Scrum
10 15 (15.31%) Google Apps
11 14 (14.29%) User Experience
11 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (14.29%) JSON
11 14 (14.29%) Web Services
12 12 (12.24%) XML
12 12 (12.24%) Finance
12 12 (12.24%) Degree
12 12 (12.24%) HTML5
12 12 (12.24%) Apple iOS
13 11 (11.22%) CSS3
13 11 (11.22%) Facebook
13 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
13 11 (11.22%) ETL
13 11 (11.22%) SAS
14 10 (10.20%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 11 (11.22%) SAS
2 6 (6.12%) ArcGIS
3 4 (4.08%) CMS
4 3 (3.06%) Node.js
5 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.02%) Confluence
6 1 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.02%) TYPO3
6 1 (1.02%) Jetty
6 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.02%) nginx
6 1 (1.02%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.02%) Apache
6 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Office
2 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.08%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.08%) SPSS
3 4 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (3.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.06%) InDesign
5 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.02%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 30 (30.61%) Google Analytics
2 5 (5.10%) WebTrends
3 2 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (2.04%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) Google Apps
2 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.04%) Basecamp
4 2 (2.04%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.02%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (1.02%) PaaS
5 1 (1.02%) GitHub
5 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (6.12%) HTTP
3 5 (5.10%) SSL
4 2 (2.04%) LDAP
4 2 (2.04%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.04%) Intranet
4 2 (2.04%) AMQP
5 1 (1.02%) Firewall
5 1 (1.02%) IPsec
5 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.02%) VPN
5 1 (1.02%) DHCP
5 1 (1.02%) FTP
5 1 (1.02%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) Big Data
3 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.10%) DB2
4 4 (4.08%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.06%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.04%) MySQL
6 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.04%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.04%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.02%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Grunt
1 5 (5.10%) JIRA
2 4 (4.08%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (4.08%) Subversion
2 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.06%) Maven
3 3 (3.06%) Selenium
4 2 (2.04%) Ant
4 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.04%) Xcode
4 2 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.04%) Trac
5 1 (1.02%) Mockito
5 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.02%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.02%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (19.39%) Marketing
2 12 (12.24%) Finance
3 5 (5.10%) Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Games
4 4 (4.08%) Publishing
4 4 (4.08%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Billing
6 1 (1.02%) German Language
6 1 (1.02%) Front Office
6 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.02%) Law
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (36.73%) Developer
2 30 (30.61%) Analyst
3 10 (10.20%) Data Analyst
4 9 (9.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (9.18%) Service Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Android Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.08%) Web Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) iOS Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Designer
10 3 (3.06%) Web Designer
10 3 (3.06%) Photoshop Designer
11 2 (2.04%) 1st Line Support
11 2 (2.04%) Administrator
11 2 (2.04%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.47%) HTML
2 18 (18.37%) Google Maps API
3 17 (17.35%) CSS
4 14 (14.29%) JSON
4 14 (14.29%) Web Services
5 12 (12.24%) XML
5 12 (12.24%) HTML5
6 11 (11.22%) CSS3
7 10 (10.20%) jQuery
8 9 (9.18%) .NET
8 9 (9.18%) SOAP
9 8 (8.16%) JMS
9 8 (8.16%) REST
10 7 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.14%) Spring
10 7 (7.14%) Ajax
10 7 (7.14%) Servlets
11 6 (6.12%) Sass
12 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET
13 4 (4.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) User Experience
1 14 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.18%) Data Integration
3 6 (6.12%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.08%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.06%) iPad
5 3 (3.06%) Statistics
5 3 (3.06%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.06%) GIS
6 2 (2.04%) iPhone
6 2 (2.04%) Social Network
6 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.04%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.02%) Social Media
7 1 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.02%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.02%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Windows
2 16 (16.33%) Android
3 12 (12.24%) Apple iOS
4 8 (8.16%) Mac OS
5 5 (5.10%) Linux
6 4 (4.08%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.06%) UNIX
8 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.02%) CentOS
8 1 (1.02%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.63%) Analytics
2 26 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.39%) Web Development
4 15 (15.31%) Scrum
5 11 (11.22%) ETL
6 9 (9.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (9.18%) ITIL
6 9 (9.18%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.16%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.16%) Android Development
8 7 (7.14%) Web Analytics
9 6 (6.12%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.12%) ITSM
9 6 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.12%) TDD
9 6 (6.12%) Data Analytics
10 5 (5.10%) Master Data Management
10 5 (5.10%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (5.10%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.51%) JavaScript
1 25 (25.51%) SQL
2 23 (23.47%) Java
3 10 (10.20%) C#
4 4 (4.08%) Python
5 3 (3.06%) Objective-C
5 3 (3.06%) C++
6 2 (2.04%) VBA
6 2 (2.04%) PHP
6 2 (2.04%) C
6 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.04%) Groovy
7 1 (1.02%) Golang
7 1 (1.02%) XPath
7 1 (1.02%) Ruby
7 1 (1.02%) SPARQL
7 1 (1.02%) Scala
7 1 (1.02%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.02%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.06%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
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%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.02%) Puppet
1 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) Facebook
2 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.20%) Twitter
3 8 (8.16%) Oracle
3 8 (8.16%) Omniture
4 7 (7.14%) Adobe
5 5 (5.10%) Tableau
5 5 (5.10%) Ab Initio
5 5 (5.10%) Business Objects
6 4 (4.08%) ESRI
6 4 (4.08%) Apple
7 3 (3.06%) DoubleClick
7 3 (3.06%) Coremetrics
8 2 (2.04%) Sony
8 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.04%) Remedy
8 2 (2.04%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.04%) Advent
8 2 (2.04%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.02%) VMware
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