The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 251 268 322
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +54
Contract jobs citing Google 429 334 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 1.53% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 215 147
Average daily rate
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£368 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.85 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £46.00 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.85 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +8.15%
Google
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23818 21782 23293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.88% 46.08% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14261 12665 12432
Average daily rate £395 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1180 1063 1217
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
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 England

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in England

Google
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in England

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in England

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in England

Google
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Google Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Google
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
London +12 256 £383 -1.92% 122
South East +2 66 £300 -7.69% 49
South West -22 24 £363 - 8
East Midlands +21 22 £331 - 7
North West -4 20 £350 +7.69% 36
East of England -19 18 £354 +8.84% 18
Yorkshire -1 10 £288 - 9
West Midlands -18 6 £450 +50.00% 2
North East -40 6 £280 -
Google
UK

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 217 (27.06%) Analytics
2 208 (25.94%) Java
3 206 (25.69%) Google Analytics
4 203 (25.31%) HTML
5 201 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
6 189 (23.57%) JavaScript
7 155 (19.33%) CSS
8 136 (16.96%) SQL
9 127 (15.84%) Marketing
10 117 (14.59%) Android
11 112 (13.97%) JSON
12 109 (13.59%) jQuery
13 102 (12.72%) XML
14 101 (12.59%) Windows
15 100 (12.47%) TDD
16 93 (11.60%) Android Development
16 93 (11.60%) User Experience
17 91 (11.35%) Google Apps
18 86 (10.72%) Git (software)
18 86 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
19 85 (10.60%) Facebook
20 84 (10.47%) Linux
20 84 (10.47%) E-Commerce
21 83 (10.35%) Finance
22 81 (10.10%) Web Services
22 81 (10.10%) Google Maps API
23 78 (9.73%) Twitter
24 74 (9.23%) REST
25 73 (9.10%) HTML5
25 73 (9.10%) Microsoft

Google
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 72 (8.98%) CMS
2 39 (4.86%) Apache
3 35 (4.36%) Tomcat
4 28 (3.49%) Node.js
5 19 (2.37%) WordPress
5 19 (2.37%) IBM Notes
6 18 (2.24%) SAS
7 17 (2.12%) ArcGIS
8 14 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (1.75%) SharePoint
8 14 (1.75%) IIS
9 13 (1.62%) MS Exchange
10 12 (1.50%) nginx
10 12 (1.50%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.37%) Lotus Domino
12 10 (1.25%) Jetty
13 9 (1.12%) WebSphere
14 8 (1.00%) Umbraco
14 8 (1.00%) Lync
14 8 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 50 (6.23%) MS Office
2 37 (4.61%) MS Excel
3 27 (3.37%) Photoshop
4 17 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (1.12%) SPSS
7 8 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.75%) MS Project
9 5 (0.62%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.50%) InDesign
10 4 (0.50%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.12%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.12%) Blender
12 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 206 (25.69%) Google Analytics
2 28 (3.49%) WebTrends
3 19 (2.37%) SiteCatalyst
4 6 (0.75%) Optimost
5 3 (0.37%) Magento
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.12%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.12%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 91 (11.35%) Google Apps
2 36 (4.49%) Google App Engine
3 24 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (1.62%) PaaS
8 11 (1.37%) SaaS
9 9 (1.12%) Basecamp
9 9 (1.12%) Office 365
10 5 (0.62%) IaaS
10 5 (0.62%) Heroku
11 4 (0.50%) GitHub
12 3 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 67 (8.35%) Internet
2 36 (4.49%) HTTP
3 22 (2.74%) SSL
4 16 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (1.87%) Firewall
6 14 (1.75%) Intranet
6 14 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.50%) VPN
7 12 (1.50%) FTP
8 11 (1.37%) DNS
8 11 (1.37%) DHCP
8 11 (1.37%) IPsec
9 10 (1.25%) WAN
9 10 (1.25%) LAN
10 9 (1.12%) SAN
11 7 (0.87%) Unified Communications
11 7 (0.87%) S/MIME
12 4 (0.50%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.50%) LDAP
13 3 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (7.73%) MySQL
2 43 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 25 (3.12%) Relational Database
4 24 (2.99%) Big Data
5 20 (2.49%) NoSQL
6 18 (2.24%) MongoDB
6 18 (2.24%) Hadoop
7 16 (2.00%) Data Mining
7 16 (2.00%) SQLite
8 13 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.50%) DB2
10 7 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.75%) Redis
12 5 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (0.50%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.37%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.37%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.25%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 86 (10.72%) Git (software)
2 58 (7.23%) Subversion
3 37 (4.61%) JIRA
3 37 (4.61%) Jenkins
4 27 (3.37%) Eclipse
5 17 (2.12%) Jasmine
6 16 (2.00%) Grunt
7 14 (1.75%) Selenium
8 13 (1.62%) Ant
9 10 (1.25%) Maven
9 10 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
10 8 (1.00%) JUnit
10 8 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.00%) Trac
10 8 (1.00%) GoogleTest
10 8 (1.00%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.87%) Xcode
12 6 (0.75%) Mockito
12 6 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (0.75%) QUnit
General
1 127 (15.84%) Marketing
2 83 (10.35%) Finance
3 35 (4.36%) Retail
4 33 (4.11%) Publishing
5 29 (3.62%) Games
6 25 (3.12%) Banking
7 22 (2.74%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.24%) Advertising
9 14 (1.75%) Automotive
10 11 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (1.25%) German Language
12 9 (1.12%) Investment Banking
12 9 (1.12%) Billing
13 6 (0.75%) Electronics
14 5 (0.62%) Back Office
15 4 (0.50%) French Language
16 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.25%) Music Industry
17 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 354 (44.14%) Developer
2 125 (15.59%) Analyst
3 89 (11.10%) Android Developer
4 55 (6.86%) Java Developer
5 50 (6.23%) Front-End Developer
6 38 (4.74%) Web Developer
7 35 (4.36%) Mobile Developer
8 33 (4.11%) Senior Developer
9 27 (3.37%) Architect
10 25 (3.12%) Lead Developer
11 22 (2.74%) Service Analyst
11 22 (2.74%) Consultant
11 22 (2.74%) Software Engineer
11 22 (2.74%) Data Analyst
11 22 (2.74%) Service Desk Analyst
12 21 (2.62%) Web Analyst
13 18 (2.24%) Designer
14 16 (2.00%) PHP Developer
14 16 (2.00%) Administrator
14 16 (2.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (25.31%) HTML
2 155 (19.33%) CSS
3 112 (13.97%) JSON
4 109 (13.59%) jQuery
5 102 (12.72%) XML
6 81 (10.10%) Web Services
6 81 (10.10%) Google Maps API
7 74 (9.23%) REST
8 73 (9.10%) HTML5
9 62 (7.73%) Spring
10 52 (6.48%) .NET
11 51 (6.36%) CSS3
12 46 (5.74%) AngularJS
13 41 (5.11%) Ajax
14 40 (4.99%) GWT
15 39 (4.86%) RESTful
16 34 (4.24%) J2EE
17 33 (4.11%) SOAP
17 33 (4.11%) OAuth
18 32 (3.99%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.60%) User Experience
2 86 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (8.48%) Mobile App
4 59 (7.36%) Social Media
5 42 (5.24%) Open Source
6 25 (3.12%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.62%) Digital Media
8 20 (2.49%) Visualisation
9 18 (2.24%) Blackberry
10 16 (2.00%) W3C
10 16 (2.00%) Data Integration
11 15 (1.87%) Statistics
12 14 (1.75%) GIS
12 14 (1.75%) iPad
12 14 (1.75%) Data Structures
13 13 (1.62%) iPhone
14 10 (1.25%) Management Information System
15 9 (1.12%) Algorithms
15 9 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (1.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 117 (14.59%) Android
2 101 (12.59%) Windows
3 84 (10.47%) Linux
4 65 (8.10%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.74%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.37%) CentOS
8 11 (1.37%) UNIX
9 9 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.12%) Mac OS
10 8 (1.00%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.62%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.25%) Debian
13 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (27.06%) Analytics
2 201 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (12.47%) TDD
4 93 (11.60%) Android Development
5 84 (10.47%) E-Commerce
6 71 (8.85%) Scrum
7 61 (7.61%) Web Development
8 60 (7.48%) SEO
9 57 (7.11%) MVC
10 56 (6.98%) Project Management
11 52 (6.48%) Digital Marketing
12 49 (6.11%) Content Management
13 48 (5.99%) Migration
13 48 (5.99%) OO
14 47 (5.86%) Web Analytics
15 42 (5.24%) Software Engineering
16 41 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (4.86%) SOA
18 37 (4.61%) Responsive Web Design
19 35 (4.36%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 208 (25.94%) Java
2 189 (23.57%) JavaScript
3 136 (16.96%) SQL
4 52 (6.48%) Python
5 48 (5.99%) C#
6 36 (4.49%) PHP
7 25 (3.12%) C++
8 16 (2.00%) Perl
9 15 (1.87%) C
10 14 (1.75%) Objective-C
11 11 (1.37%) Ruby
12 8 (1.00%) Golang
13 7 (0.87%) R
14 6 (0.75%) VBA
14 6 (0.75%) Scala
14 6 (0.75%) Groovy
14 6 (0.75%) Google Apps Script
15 5 (0.62%) PHP5
15 5 (0.62%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 72 (8.98%) Degree
2 35 (4.36%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.87%) MCP
5 5 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.50%) MOS
6 4 (0.50%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.37%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.25%) PMP
8 2 (0.25%) VCDX
8 2 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.12%) MCSE
9 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.12%) CNE
9 1 (0.12%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.62%) QA
2 6 (0.75%) WCAG
2 6 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.37%) SLA
4 2 (0.25%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) JTAG
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 33 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.12%) Xen
4 7 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.62%) vCloud
6 4 (0.50%) XenServer
6 4 (0.50%) Docker
7 3 (0.37%) HDFS
7 3 (0.37%) XenApp
8 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.25%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (1.75%) Puppet
2 13 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.37%) SCCM
4 10 (1.25%) Ansible
5 7 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.37%) Salt
6 3 (0.37%) Hyperic
6 3 (0.37%) SCOM
7 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.25%) logstash
7 2 (0.25%) Kibana
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 85 (10.60%) Facebook
2 78 (9.73%) Twitter
3 73 (9.10%) Microsoft
4 39 (4.86%) Oracle
5 36 (4.49%) Omniture
6 34 (4.24%) VMware
7 27 (3.37%) Adobe
8 20 (2.49%) Tableau
9 19 (2.37%) Lotus
10 17 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.75%) Cisco
12 13 (1.62%) Red Hat
12 13 (1.62%) ESRI
13 12 (1.50%) Coremetrics
14 11 (1.37%) Xamarin
14 11 (1.37%) Sitecore
14 11 (1.37%) Citrix
14 11 (1.37%) Apple
15 10 (1.25%) Business Objects
16 9 (1.12%) Sophos
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £365 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £290 - £365 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Remote Work
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £200 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £230 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £160 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Steria
Rate: Up to £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £201 per day
Posted: 3 days ago