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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 250 300 336
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +36
Contract jobs citing Google 371 261 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.59% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% 1.28% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 158 130
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £248 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £291
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 8
Average hourly rate £28.50 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.26 £15.05 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £35.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +42.85%
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
20941 20363 19274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 45.67% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12460 11591 10375
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 918 910 1252
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
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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 +34 224 £365 +4.28% 126
South East +14 66 £356 -4.23% 33
North West +22 30 £275 -21.42% 23
South West -10 19 £350 - 17
West Midlands +11 13 £275 -21.42% 11
East Midlands +22 12 £365 +62.22% 7
East of England -2 3 £300 -6.25% 15
Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 9
North East - 1 - - 2
Midlands - - - -
Google
UK

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 237 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (29.22%) Analytics
3 218 (27.46%) Google Analytics
4 214 (26.95%) JavaScript
5 198 (24.94%) HTML
6 175 (22.04%) CSS
7 171 (21.54%) Java
8 133 (16.75%) SQL
9 131 (16.50%) jQuery
10 122 (15.37%) Web Services
11 118 (14.86%) Marketing
11 118 (14.86%) Android
12 113 (14.23%) User Experience
13 102 (12.85%) Linux
14 101 (12.72%) Windows
15 94 (11.84%) Git (software)
16 91 (11.46%) TDD
17 87 (10.96%) E-Commerce
18 84 (10.58%) Android Development
19 80 (10.08%) JSON
20 78 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
20 78 (9.82%) Google Apps
21 76 (9.57%) CMS
22 75 (9.45%) XML
23 74 (9.32%) Scrum
23 74 (9.32%) Google Maps API
24 73 (9.19%) HTML5
24 73 (9.19%) .NET
25 72 (9.07%) Microsoft
26 71 (8.94%) Finance

Google
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 76 (9.57%) CMS
2 49 (6.17%) Apache
3 31 (3.90%) IIS
3 31 (3.90%) Node.js
4 28 (3.53%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.27%) WordPress
6 17 (2.14%) SAS
7 15 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (1.89%) ArcGIS
8 14 (1.76%) nginx
9 12 (1.51%) Drupal
9 12 (1.51%) MS Exchange
10 11 (1.39%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.39%) SharePoint
11 10 (1.26%) Jetty
12 9 (1.13%) OpenStack
13 8 (1.01%) Adobe CQ
13 8 (1.01%) Umbraco
13 8 (1.01%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 59 (7.43%) MS Office
2 25 (3.15%) MS Excel
3 21 (2.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 20 (2.52%) Photoshop
5 16 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (1.89%) MS Visio
7 11 (1.39%) SPSS
8 9 (1.13%) MS Project
9 8 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (0.88%) Doxygen
11 5 (0.63%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.38%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.25%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 218 (27.46%) Google Analytics
2 29 (3.65%) WebTrends
3 20 (2.52%) SiteCatalyst
4 6 (0.76%) Optimost
5 4 (0.50%) Magento
6 2 (0.25%) Radian6
6 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.13%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 78 (9.82%) Google Apps
2 42 (5.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 27 (3.40%) Google App Engine
4 20 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (1.13%) Heroku
8 9 (1.13%) Office 365
9 8 (1.01%) Basecamp
10 7 (0.88%) PaaS
11 6 (0.76%) GitHub
11 6 (0.76%) SaaS
12 1 (0.13%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.29%) Internet
2 41 (5.16%) HTTP
3 27 (3.40%) Intranet
4 24 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (2.77%) SSL
6 20 (2.52%) Firewall
6 20 (2.52%) VPN
7 16 (2.02%) TCP/IP
8 13 (1.64%) DHCP
8 13 (1.64%) DNS
9 12 (1.51%) SAN
10 11 (1.39%) FTP
11 10 (1.26%) IPsec
11 10 (1.26%) LAN
12 8 (1.01%) WAN
13 7 (0.88%) Bluetooth
13 7 (0.88%) GSM
14 6 (0.76%) Unified Communications
14 6 (0.76%) LDAP
15 5 (0.63%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (7.30%) MySQL
2 28 (3.53%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.64%) NoSQL
4 20 (2.52%) MongoDB
5 19 (2.39%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.14%) Big Data
7 14 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.64%) SQLite
9 9 (1.13%) Data Mining
9 9 (1.13%) Redis
10 7 (0.88%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.63%) RethinkDB
13 4 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.38%) DB2
14 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 94 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 62 (7.81%) Subversion
3 35 (4.41%) Jenkins
4 32 (4.03%) Eclipse
5 22 (2.77%) JIRA
5 22 (2.77%) Visual Studio
6 18 (2.27%) Axure RP
6 18 (2.27%) GoogleTest
6 18 (2.27%) JUnit
7 17 (2.14%) Cucumber
7 17 (2.14%) TeamCity
8 15 (1.89%) Grunt
9 14 (1.76%) Android Studio
9 14 (1.76%) Selenium
9 14 (1.76%) Maven
10 13 (1.64%) Jasmine
11 11 (1.39%) Ant
12 10 (1.26%) Calabash
12 10 (1.26%) ClearCase
13 9 (1.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 118 (14.86%) Marketing
2 71 (8.94%) Finance
3 38 (4.79%) Publishing
4 32 (4.03%) Retail
5 30 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 28 (3.53%) Banking
7 18 (2.27%) Games
8 12 (1.51%) Automotive
9 10 (1.26%) Electronics
10 9 (1.13%) Advertising
11 7 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.88%) Back Office
12 6 (0.76%) German Language
13 5 (0.63%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.50%) Law
14 4 (0.50%) Billing
15 3 (0.38%) Legal
15 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.38%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 312 (39.29%) Developer
2 144 (18.14%) Analyst
3 80 (10.08%) Android Developer
4 47 (5.92%) Front-End Developer
5 39 (4.91%) Senior Developer
6 36 (4.53%) Web Developer
7 33 (4.16%) Web Analyst
8 32 (4.03%) Software Engineer
9 28 (3.53%) Java Developer
10 25 (3.15%) Tester
11 24 (3.02%) Data Analyst
12 23 (2.90%) Product Manager
13 22 (2.77%) Architect
14 21 (2.64%) Service Analyst
14 21 (2.64%) Service Desk Analyst
15 20 (2.52%) Consultant
16 19 (2.39%) CMS Developer
17 17 (2.14%) Designer
18 16 (2.02%) Senior Manager
18 16 (2.02%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (24.94%) HTML
2 175 (22.04%) CSS
3 131 (16.50%) jQuery
4 122 (15.37%) Web Services
5 80 (10.08%) JSON
6 75 (9.45%) XML
7 74 (9.32%) Google Maps API
8 73 (9.19%) HTML5
8 73 (9.19%) .NET
9 67 (8.44%) Ajax
10 63 (7.93%) RESTful
11 58 (7.30%) CSS3
12 48 (6.05%) REST
13 42 (5.29%) AngularJS
14 39 (4.91%) Android SDK
15 37 (4.66%) ASP.NET
16 36 (4.53%) J2EE
17 35 (4.41%) Spring
18 34 (4.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 34 (4.28%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 113 (14.23%) User Experience
2 78 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (6.68%) Mobile App
4 49 (6.17%) Social Media
5 34 (4.28%) Open Source
6 24 (3.02%) W3C
7 23 (2.90%) Statistics
7 23 (2.90%) Visualisation
7 23 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.52%) Web 2.0
9 18 (2.27%) iPhone
9 18 (2.27%) Blackberry
10 16 (2.02%) Digital Media
11 13 (1.64%) PKI
11 13 (1.64%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.51%) GIS
13 10 (1.26%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
13 10 (1.26%) iPad
13 10 (1.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 118 (14.86%) Android
2 102 (12.85%) Linux
3 101 (12.72%) Windows
4 69 (8.69%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.64%) Windows 7
6 18 (2.27%) Mac OS
7 13 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (1.51%) UNIX
9 10 (1.26%) Windows 8
9 10 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.01%) CentOS
10 8 (1.01%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.01%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.50%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.25%) Debian
13 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (29.22%) Analytics
3 91 (11.46%) TDD
4 87 (10.96%) E-Commerce
5 84 (10.58%) Android Development
6 74 (9.32%) Scrum
7 69 (8.69%) OO
8 68 (8.56%) Web Development
9 60 (7.56%) Web Analytics
10 57 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (7.18%) Project Management
10 57 (7.18%) Content Management
11 49 (6.17%) OOP
12 44 (5.54%) MVC
13 42 (5.29%) Unit Testing
14 39 (4.91%) Responsive Web Design
15 38 (4.79%) Software Engineering
16 36 (4.53%) BDD
17 35 (4.41%) Digital Marketing
18 32 (4.03%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 214 (26.95%) JavaScript
2 171 (21.54%) Java
3 133 (16.75%) SQL
4 58 (7.30%) Python
5 43 (5.42%) PHP
6 41 (5.16%) C#
7 32 (4.03%) C++
8 30 (3.78%) C
9 27 (3.40%) Ruby
10 14 (1.76%) Objective-C
11 12 (1.51%) R
12 10 (1.26%) VBA
13 9 (1.13%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.01%) Golang
15 7 (0.88%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.88%) PHP5
16 6 (0.76%) Perl
17 5 (0.63%) Haskell
17 5 (0.63%) Erlang
17 5 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (8.82%) Degree
2 63 (7.93%) Security Cleared
3 45 (5.67%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.51%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (0.76%) MCP
6 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.38%) MOS
7 3 (0.38%) MCSE
7 3 (0.38%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.25%) PMP
8 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.25%) CNE
8 2 (0.25%) Novell Certification
8 2 (0.25%) ISEB
9 1 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.13%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.13%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.76%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) WAI
2 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.25%) HL7
3 2 (0.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 29 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 28 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.51%) Xen
4 9 (1.13%) vCloud
5 7 (0.88%) Docker
6 5 (0.63%) vSphere
7 3 (0.38%) XenApp
7 3 (0.38%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.25%) HDFS
8 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (2.14%) Puppet
2 15 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.76%) SCCM
4 13 (1.64%) Ansible
5 5 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.50%) Salt
7 3 (0.38%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.38%) Kibana
7 3 (0.38%) logstash
8 2 (0.25%) cPanel
8 2 (0.25%) FreeIPA
8 2 (0.25%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.25%) SCOM
9 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.13%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 72 (9.07%) Microsoft
2 61 (7.68%) Adobe
3 46 (5.79%) Facebook
4 42 (5.29%) Omniture
5 37 (4.66%) Twitter
6 34 (4.28%) VMware
7 30 (3.78%) Oracle
8 18 (2.27%) Open Text
8 18 (2.27%) RedDot
9 16 (2.02%) Apple
9 16 (2.02%) HP
10 15 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.76%) Sophos
12 13 (1.64%) Tableau
13 12 (1.51%) ESRI
13 12 (1.51%) Cisco
13 12 (1.51%) Coremetrics
14 10 (1.26%) hybris
15 9 (1.13%) DoubleClick
16 8 (1.01%) Sitecore
Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
North West London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550 - £750 Per Day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 8 days ago