The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 England 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 244 254 281
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +27
Contract jobs citing Google 389 339 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.74% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 1.58% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 223 173
Average daily rate
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£336 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £711
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.13 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £12.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.80 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.16% -33.92%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21627 21477 24220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.39% 47.14% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12375 11896 12637
Average daily rate £388 £398 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% +3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 997 1164 1263
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.66 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
Google
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -8 240 £375 -3.22% 159
South East +49 89 £300 -20.00% 39
South West -16 20 £300 +20.00% 15
West Midlands -9 17 £275 - 8
East Midlands -11 7 £338 -20.58% 12
East of England -12 7 £285 -18.57% 6
Yorkshire +2 3 £475 +11.76% 10
North West -5 2 £275 - 29
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - - 1
Google
UK

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 213 (29.87%) Analytics
2 203 (28.47%) HTML
3 202 (28.33%) Google Analytics
4 179 (25.11%) Java
5 160 (22.44%) JavaScript
6 152 (21.32%) CSS
7 126 (17.67%) Android
8 121 (16.97%) SQL
9 116 (16.27%) TDD
10 114 (15.99%) XML
11 108 (15.15%) Marketing
12 96 (13.46%) Android Development
13 95 (13.32%) jQuery
14 92 (12.90%) SEO
15 91 (12.76%) JSON
16 90 (12.62%) E-Commerce
17 88 (12.34%) Facebook
18 87 (12.20%) Windows
19 84 (11.78%) CMS
20 82 (11.50%) Mobile App
21 81 (11.36%) Git (software)
22 79 (11.08%) Twitter
22 79 (11.08%) HTML5
22 79 (11.08%) Spring
23 76 (10.66%) SQL Server
24 73 (10.24%) Scrum
25 69 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
26 67 (9.40%) MVC
27 66 (9.26%) Internet
28 65 (9.12%) Finance

Google
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 84 (11.78%) CMS
2 38 (5.33%) Umbraco
3 26 (3.65%) IIS
3 26 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 23 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.95%) Node.js
6 19 (2.66%) Apache ServiceMix
7 16 (2.24%) SAS
8 15 (2.10%) IBM Notes
8 15 (2.10%) Apache
9 12 (1.68%) Lotus Domino
9 12 (1.68%) Drupal
10 11 (1.54%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.40%) Jetty
11 10 (1.40%) WordPress
12 9 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (1.12%) nginx
14 7 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.84%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.84%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 45 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.91%) Photoshop
3 29 (4.07%) MS Office
4 15 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (1.54%) MS Visio
7 9 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.98%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.70%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.42%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.28%) InDesign
11 2 (0.28%) SPSS
12 1 (0.14%) MS Project
12 1 (0.14%) Vectorworks
12 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 202 (28.33%) Google Analytics
2 23 (3.23%) WebTrends
3 22 (3.09%) SiteCatalyst
4 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.42%) Summit
5 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.14%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 60 (8.42%) Google Apps
2 39 (5.47%) Google App Engine
2 39 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (2.95%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.54%) Office 365
6 9 (1.26%) Google Compute Engine
7 8 (1.12%) SaaS
8 7 (0.98%) PaaS
9 4 (0.56%) IaaS
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.28%) Heroku
11 1 (0.14%) GitHub
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 66 (9.26%) Internet
2 18 (2.52%) HTTP
3 13 (1.82%) FTP
4 12 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.54%) DNS
5 11 (1.54%) Intranet
6 10 (1.40%) IPsec
6 10 (1.40%) SSL
6 10 (1.40%) DHCP
7 6 (0.84%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.56%) Firewall
9 3 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.42%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.42%) tcpdump
9 3 (0.42%) LAN
10 2 (0.28%) SMS
10 2 (0.28%) VoIP
10 2 (0.28%) WAN
10 2 (0.28%) Broadband
10 2 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.63%) MySQL
3 30 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (3.93%) Relational Database
5 27 (3.79%) Big Data
6 23 (3.23%) Data Mining
7 22 (3.09%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.96%) DB2
9 13 (1.82%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.68%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.68%) SQLite
11 10 (1.40%) IDOL
12 9 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.12%) Redis
14 6 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.84%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.84%) Impala
14 6 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 81 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 37 (5.19%) Maven
3 36 (5.05%) TeamCity
4 35 (4.91%) JIRA
5 33 (4.63%) Subversion
5 33 (4.63%) Jenkins
6 31 (4.35%) Mercurial
7 29 (4.07%) Kiln
8 26 (3.65%) Mockito
9 19 (2.66%) DbUnit
9 19 (2.66%) TestNG
9 19 (2.66%) Eclipse
10 13 (1.82%) JUnit
11 9 (1.26%) Ant
11 9 (1.26%) Jasmine
11 9 (1.26%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.98%) Grunt
14 6 (0.84%) Hudson
14 6 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
General
1 108 (15.15%) Marketing
2 65 (9.12%) Finance
3 39 (5.47%) Retail
4 31 (4.35%) Advertising
5 30 (4.21%) Games
6 25 (3.51%) Publishing
7 19 (2.66%) Banking
8 17 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (1.96%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.26%) Automotive
10 9 (1.26%) German Language
11 5 (0.70%) Electronics
11 5 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.70%) Billing
11 5 (0.70%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.42%) French Language
13 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.14%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 359 (50.35%) Developer
2 93 (13.04%) Android Developer
3 89 (12.48%) Analyst
4 61 (8.56%) Java Developer
5 58 (8.13%) Front-End Developer
6 37 (5.19%) Mobile Developer
6 37 (5.19%) Web Developer
7 36 (5.05%) Senior Developer
8 35 (4.91%) Lead Developer
9 26 (3.65%) Architect
10 24 (3.37%) Consultant
11 19 (2.66%) Project Manager
11 19 (2.66%) Designer
12 16 (2.24%) Data Analyst
13 13 (1.82%) Support Analyst
13 13 (1.82%) Senior Android Developer
14 12 (1.68%) Web Analyst
15 11 (1.54%) User Experience Designer
15 11 (1.54%) iOS Developer
15 11 (1.54%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (28.47%) HTML
2 152 (21.32%) CSS
3 114 (15.99%) XML
4 95 (13.32%) jQuery
5 91 (12.76%) JSON
6 79 (11.08%) Spring
6 79 (11.08%) HTML5
7 65 (9.12%) REST
8 56 (7.85%) Web Services
9 51 (7.15%) Google Maps API
10 47 (6.59%) GWT
11 46 (6.45%) CSS3
12 45 (6.31%) AngularJS
13 43 (6.03%) OAuth
13 43 (6.03%) Hibernate
13 43 (6.03%) .NET
14 37 (5.19%) LESS
15 36 (5.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 33 (4.63%) XHTML
17 32 (4.49%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 82 (11.50%) Mobile App
2 49 (6.87%) Social Media
3 30 (4.21%) Open Source
4 22 (3.09%) Digital Media
5 18 (2.52%) Social Network
6 17 (2.38%) W3C
7 15 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.10%) iPad
8 14 (1.96%) iPhone
9 13 (1.82%) Visualisation
9 13 (1.82%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.68%) GIS
11 7 (0.98%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.84%) EPoS
12 6 (0.84%) Statistics
13 5 (0.70%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.70%) Wiki
13 5 (0.70%) DTV
13 5 (0.70%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.70%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 126 (17.67%) Android
2 87 (12.20%) Windows
3 65 (9.12%) Apple iOS
4 47 (6.59%) Linux
5 38 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (2.66%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.68%) UNIX
9 9 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.42%) CentOS
13 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.28%) Solaris
14 1 (0.14%) AIX
14 1 (0.14%) Debian
14 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (29.87%) Analytics
2 116 (16.27%) TDD
3 96 (13.46%) Android Development
4 92 (12.90%) SEO
5 90 (12.62%) E-Commerce
6 73 (10.24%) Scrum
7 69 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (9.40%) MVC
9 53 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (7.29%) BDD
10 52 (7.29%) Project Management
11 46 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
12 45 (6.31%) Responsive Web Design
13 44 (6.17%) SOA
13 44 (6.17%) Content Management
14 43 (6.03%) Kanban
15 41 (5.75%) Software Engineering
15 41 (5.75%) OO
16 38 (5.33%) Mobile Application Development
17 37 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 179 (25.11%) Java
2 160 (22.44%) JavaScript
3 121 (16.97%) SQL
4 61 (8.56%) C#
5 36 (5.05%) Python
6 28 (3.93%) PHP
7 20 (2.81%) C++
8 19 (2.66%) Groovy
9 17 (2.38%) Ruby
10 15 (2.10%) Objective-C
11 12 (1.68%) Perl
12 10 (1.40%) C
13 7 (0.98%) PHP5
14 6 (0.84%) Lua
14 6 (0.84%) Google Apps Script
14 6 (0.84%) VB
15 5 (0.70%) VBA
15 5 (0.70%) Golang
15 5 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 63 (8.84%) Degree
2 13 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.70%) MCP
6 4 (0.56%) MCSE
6 4 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.28%) MCTS
7 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.28%) CNE
7 2 (0.28%) Novell Certification
7 2 (0.28%) PMP
8 1 (0.14%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) MCITP
8 1 (0.14%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.54%) WCAG
2 9 (1.26%) QA
3 4 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.42%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.42%) HL7
5 2 (0.28%) SLA
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.12%) Xen
4 7 (0.98%) HDFS
5 4 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.42%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.28%) XenServer
8 1 (0.14%) vSphere
8 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.14%) NFS
8 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (2.38%) Puppet
2 8 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.42%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.42%) Hyperic
4 3 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.28%) SCCM
5 2 (0.28%) Oozie
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.14%) YUM
6 1 (0.14%) Nagios
6 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.14%) WSUS
6 1 (0.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 88 (12.34%) Facebook
2 79 (11.08%) Twitter
3 54 (7.57%) Microsoft
4 38 (5.33%) Oracle
5 35 (4.91%) Omniture
6 29 (4.07%) Venda
7 23 (3.23%) VMware
8 22 (3.09%) Adobe
9 19 (2.66%) Atomikos
10 17 (2.38%) Tableau
11 15 (2.10%) Sitecore
11 15 (2.10%) Lotus
12 13 (1.82%) Business Objects
13 10 (1.40%) Apple
14 9 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (1.12%) Mapinfo
16 7 (0.98%) Citrix
16 7 (0.98%) Vertica
17 6 (0.84%) Xamarin
17 6 (0.84%) Hitwise
London
Hofmann Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per day depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rate paid weekly
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wells, Somerset
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago