The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 102 117 124
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs citing Google 21 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.90% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 0.64% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate £438 £215 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.48% -32.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £356
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.74 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-32.45% +56.16%
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 East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1060 1249 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.22% 49.72% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 678 557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £201 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 127 102
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.74 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £29.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Google
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the East of England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Google
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the East of England region over the 3 months to 13 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
Essex - 18 £438 - 1
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £271 +160.81% 10
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 18 (48.65%) Web Services
1 18 (48.65%) Open Source
2 17 (45.95%) SOA
3 16 (43.24%) XML
3 16 (43.24%) DevOps
4 15 (40.54%) WSO2
4 15 (40.54%) Apache Camel
4 15 (40.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (40.54%) XSD
4 15 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (40.54%) REST
4 15 (40.54%) JSON
4 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (37.84%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (37.84%) MySQL
6 13 (35.14%) SOAP
6 13 (35.14%) Java
6 13 (35.14%) XSLT
6 13 (35.14%) Puppet
7 11 (29.73%) Apache ServiceMix
7 11 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (29.73%) Oracle
7 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (29.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (29.73%) OpenStack
8 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
9 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
11 7 (18.92%) Docker
11 7 (18.92%) Linux

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (29.73%) Apache ServiceMix
1 11 (29.73%) OpenStack
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (16.22%) Apache
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (8.11%) nginx
4 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.41%) CMS
5 2 (5.41%) IIS
5 2 (5.41%) Jetty
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.70%) Drupal
6 1 (2.70%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (2.70%) JBoss
6 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (40.54%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (37.84%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (10.81%) Google App Engine
5 2 (5.41%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) GitHub
6 1 (2.70%) Google Apps
6 1 (2.70%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) HTTP
3 4 (10.81%) SSL
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) FTP
4 3 (8.11%) IPsec
5 2 (5.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) Vagrant
3 4 (10.81%) EasyMock
3 4 (10.81%) Mockito
3 4 (10.81%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (10.81%) Subversion
4 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.11%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) Ant
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.70%) Marketing
1 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.70%) Publishing
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) SOA Developer
4 7 (18.92%) XML Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) XML XSLT Developer
8 3 (8.11%) DevOps Specialist
8 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Digital Transformation
9 2 (5.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (5.41%) Scrum Master
10 1 (2.70%) AWS Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 1 (2.70%) SEO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) Web Services
2 16 (43.24%) XML
3 15 (40.54%) Apache Camel
3 15 (40.54%) JSON
3 15 (40.54%) REST
3 15 (40.54%) XSD
4 13 (35.14%) SOAP
4 13 (35.14%) XSLT
5 5 (13.51%) J2EE
6 4 (10.81%) Middleware
7 3 (8.11%) .NET
8 2 (5.41%) CSS
8 2 (5.41%) HTML
8 2 (5.41%) Servlets
8 2 (5.41%) Spring
9 1 (2.70%) Ajax
9 1 (2.70%) Apache Flex
9 1 (2.70%) CSS3
9 1 (2.70%) GWT
9 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
1 1 (2.70%) Life Science
1 1 (2.70%) Raspberry Pi
1 1 (2.70%) Replication
1 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
3 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Open Source
2 17 (45.95%) SOA
3 16 (43.24%) DevOps
4 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
6 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.22%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) TDD
9 3 (8.11%) BDD
9 3 (8.11%) Kanban
9 3 (8.11%) OO
10 2 (5.41%) Analytics
10 2 (5.41%) Coaching
10 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.41%) Process Management
10 2 (5.41%) SEO
11 1 (2.70%) Android Development
11 1 (2.70%) Microservices
11 1 (2.70%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) Perl
3 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) Puppet
2 11 (29.73%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.51%) Nagios
4 4 (10.81%) Graphite
4 4 (10.81%) Kubernetes
5 3 (8.11%) logstash
5 3 (8.11%) Riemann
6 1 (2.70%) Ansible
6 1 (2.70%) Cacti
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) WSO2
2 11 (29.73%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) Dynatrace
5 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) FatWire
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Omniture