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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 246 314 323
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +9
Contract jobs citing Google 440 264 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.89% 0.56% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 1.22% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 160 139
Average daily rate
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£331 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £33.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+67.21% -7.57%
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
22556 21567 20997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.05% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13730 12523 11265
Average daily rate £388 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1022 1287
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +56 252 £350 -10.25% 82
South East +9 85 £325 +18.18% 21
South West +1 34 £350 +7.69% 11
North West +4 26 £294 -16.07% 16
East Midlands +15 16 £370 - 8
West Midlands +1 14 £288 -11.53% 1
East of England -10 5 £350 +7.69% 8
North East - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 15
Midlands - - - -
Google
UK

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 237 (28.62%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (28.14%) Analytics
3 220 (26.57%) JavaScript
4 219 (26.45%) Google Analytics
5 207 (25.00%) HTML
6 184 (22.22%) Java
7 179 (21.62%) CSS
8 142 (17.15%) SQL
9 136 (16.43%) jQuery
10 124 (14.98%) Marketing
11 115 (13.89%) Web Services
12 114 (13.77%) Windows
13 110 (13.29%) Android
14 106 (12.80%) User Experience
15 104 (12.56%) Linux
16 98 (11.84%) Git (software)
17 90 (10.87%) JSON
18 89 (10.75%) TDD
18 89 (10.75%) Google Apps
19 87 (10.51%) Google Maps API
20 84 (10.14%) XML
21 82 (9.90%) E-Commerce
22 81 (9.78%) HTML5
23 80 (9.66%) Android Development
24 79 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
25 78 (9.42%) Degree
26 76 (9.18%) CMS
26 76 (9.18%) Finance
27 75 (9.06%) Microsoft
28 73 (8.82%) Scrum

Google
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 76 (9.18%) CMS
2 52 (6.28%) Apache
3 36 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 31 (3.74%) Node.js
5 26 (3.14%) IIS
6 20 (2.42%) SAS
6 20 (2.42%) WordPress
7 18 (2.17%) ArcGIS
8 17 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 16 (1.93%) MS Exchange
10 13 (1.57%) SharePoint
11 12 (1.45%) nginx
12 10 (1.21%) Jetty
12 10 (1.21%) Drupal
12 10 (1.21%) IBM Notes
12 10 (1.21%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.21%) OpenStack
13 9 (1.09%) Umbraco
14 8 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (0.97%) Lync
Applications
1 59 (7.13%) MS Office
2 33 (3.99%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.78%) Photoshop
4 17 (2.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (1.81%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.97%) MS Project
8 8 (0.97%) SPSS
9 5 (0.60%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.48%) InDesign
11 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.12%) Blender
Business Applications
1 219 (26.45%) Google Analytics
2 29 (3.50%) WebTrends
3 21 (2.54%) SiteCatalyst
4 6 (0.72%) Optimost
5 4 (0.48%) Magento
6 2 (0.24%) Radian6
6 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.12%) Tridion
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (10.75%) Google Apps
2 41 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 28 (3.38%) Google App Engine
4 21 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.45%) Office 365
8 11 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (1.09%) PaaS
9 9 (1.09%) Heroku
9 9 (1.09%) Basecamp
10 7 (0.85%) SaaS
11 6 (0.72%) GitHub
12 1 (0.12%) IaaS
12 1 (0.12%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.80%) Internet
2 39 (4.71%) HTTP
3 25 (3.02%) Intranet
4 23 (2.78%) SSL
5 21 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
6 18 (2.17%) Firewall
6 18 (2.17%) VPN
7 17 (2.05%) TCP/IP
8 14 (1.69%) DNS
8 14 (1.69%) DHCP
9 12 (1.45%) FTP
10 11 (1.33%) SAN
10 11 (1.33%) IPsec
11 10 (1.21%) WAN
11 10 (1.21%) LAN
12 7 (0.85%) S/MIME
12 7 (0.85%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.72%) LDAP
14 4 (0.48%) Ethernet
15 3 (0.36%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (8.21%) MySQL
2 32 (3.86%) SQL Server
3 23 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 23 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 22 (2.66%) Big Data
5 19 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.81%) SQLite
7 14 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.33%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.09%) Redis
9 9 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.60%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.60%) DB2
12 5 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.36%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.36%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 98 (11.84%) Git (software)
2 66 (7.97%) Subversion
3 38 (4.59%) Jenkins
4 29 (3.50%) Eclipse
5 26 (3.14%) JIRA
6 17 (2.05%) Visual Studio
7 16 (1.93%) Selenium
8 15 (1.81%) JUnit
8 15 (1.81%) Jasmine
9 14 (1.69%) Grunt
9 14 (1.69%) Ant
10 13 (1.57%) Maven
10 13 (1.57%) TeamCity
10 13 (1.57%) Axure RP
11 12 (1.45%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.33%) GoogleTest
13 10 (1.21%) Android Studio
14 9 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
15 8 (0.97%) Trac
16 7 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 124 (14.98%) Marketing
2 76 (9.18%) Finance
3 33 (3.99%) Publishing
4 31 (3.74%) Retail
5 28 (3.38%) Banking
6 27 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 25 (3.02%) Games
8 15 (1.81%) Automotive
9 11 (1.33%) Advertising
10 9 (1.09%) Electronics
11 7 (0.85%) Back Office
11 7 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.72%) German Language
12 6 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.60%) Music Industry
13 5 (0.60%) Billing
13 5 (0.60%) French Language
14 4 (0.48%) Legal
15 3 (0.36%) Law
15 3 (0.36%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 328 (39.61%) Developer
2 151 (18.24%) Analyst
3 76 (9.18%) Android Developer
4 55 (6.64%) Front-End Developer
5 40 (4.83%) Java Developer
6 39 (4.71%) Web Developer
7 38 (4.59%) Senior Developer
8 33 (3.99%) Web Analyst
9 27 (3.26%) Software Engineer
10 26 (3.14%) Service Analyst
10 26 (3.14%) Service Desk Analyst
11 25 (3.02%) Data Analyst
11 25 (3.02%) Tester
12 23 (2.78%) Consultant
12 23 (2.78%) Product Manager
13 21 (2.54%) Architect
14 19 (2.29%) Designer
15 18 (2.17%) PHP Developer
16 17 (2.05%) Project Manager
17 16 (1.93%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (25.00%) HTML
2 179 (21.62%) CSS
3 136 (16.43%) jQuery
4 115 (13.89%) Web Services
5 90 (10.87%) JSON
6 87 (10.51%) Google Maps API
7 84 (10.14%) XML
8 81 (9.78%) HTML5
9 70 (8.45%) .NET
10 64 (7.73%) Ajax
11 62 (7.49%) RESTful
11 62 (7.49%) CSS3
12 52 (6.28%) REST
13 48 (5.80%) Spring
14 41 (4.95%) AngularJS
15 38 (4.59%) Android SDK
16 36 (4.35%) GWT
17 35 (4.23%) ASP.NET
18 34 (4.11%) J2EE
19 31 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 106 (12.80%) User Experience
2 79 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (6.76%) Mobile App
4 55 (6.64%) Social Media
5 37 (4.47%) Open Source
6 26 (3.14%) W3C
7 24 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.42%) Blackberry
9 17 (2.05%) Digital Media
10 16 (1.93%) Visualisation
10 16 (1.93%) Statistics
11 15 (1.81%) Web 2.0
11 15 (1.81%) iPhone
11 15 (1.81%) Data Integration
12 14 (1.69%) GIS
13 13 (1.57%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.57%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.33%) PKI
15 10 (1.21%) Blog
15 10 (1.21%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 114 (13.77%) Windows
2 110 (13.29%) Android
3 104 (12.56%) Linux
4 67 (8.09%) Apple iOS
5 26 (3.14%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.93%) Mac OS
9 12 (1.45%) Windows 8
10 11 (1.33%) CentOS
10 11 (1.33%) UNIX
11 10 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.97%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.85%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.72%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.48%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.36%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.24%) Debian
18 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.12%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (28.62%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (28.14%) Analytics
3 89 (10.75%) TDD
4 82 (9.90%) E-Commerce
5 80 (9.66%) Android Development
6 73 (8.82%) Scrum
7 69 (8.33%) Web Development
8 65 (7.85%) OO
9 63 (7.61%) Project Management
10 58 (7.00%) Web Analytics
11 53 (6.40%) MVC
12 52 (6.28%) Content Management
13 49 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (5.43%) Responsive Web Design
15 40 (4.83%) OOP
16 39 (4.71%) SEO
16 39 (4.71%) Unit Testing
17 38 (4.59%) Digital Marketing
17 38 (4.59%) Migration
18 37 (4.47%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 220 (26.57%) JavaScript
2 184 (22.22%) Java
3 142 (17.15%) SQL
4 54 (6.52%) Python
5 48 (5.80%) C#
6 43 (5.19%) PHP
7 25 (3.02%) C++
8 20 (2.42%) C
9 19 (2.29%) Ruby
10 13 (1.57%) Objective-C
11 11 (1.33%) Golang
12 10 (1.21%) VBA
13 9 (1.09%) Perl
14 7 (0.85%) R
14 7 (0.85%) PHP5
14 7 (0.85%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.72%) Scala
16 5 (0.60%) Haskell
16 5 (0.60%) Erlang
16 5 (0.60%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 78 (9.42%) Degree
2 58 (7.00%) Security Cleared
3 38 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
5 8 (0.97%) MCP
6 6 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.48%) BC Cleared
7 4 (0.48%) MOS
8 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.24%) VCDX
9 2 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.24%) CNE
9 2 (0.24%) Novell Certification
9 2 (0.24%) MCSE
10 1 (0.12%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.12%) PMP
10 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.81%) QA
2 7 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.48%) WCAG
4 3 (0.36%) WAI
4 3 (0.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) JTAG
System Software
1 35 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 31 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.21%) Xen
4 8 (0.97%) vCloud
5 6 (0.72%) Docker
5 6 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.60%) vSphere
7 4 (0.48%) XenServer
8 3 (0.36%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.36%) XenApp
8 3 (0.36%) HDFS
9 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (1.93%) Puppet
2 14 (1.69%) SCCM
3 13 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.57%) Ansible
4 7 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.36%) SCOM
5 3 (0.36%) Salt
6 2 (0.24%) Kibana
6 2 (0.24%) logstash
6 2 (0.24%) FreeIPA
6 2 (0.24%) cPanel
6 2 (0.24%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.12%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 75 (9.06%) Microsoft
2 63 (7.61%) Facebook
3 54 (6.52%) Twitter
3 54 (6.52%) Adobe
4 42 (5.07%) Omniture
5 36 (4.35%) VMware
6 33 (3.99%) Oracle
7 15 (1.81%) Cisco
7 15 (1.81%) Apple
7 15 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (1.81%) ESRI
8 13 (1.57%) Open Text
8 13 (1.57%) RedDot
8 13 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.45%) Sophos
9 12 (1.45%) Coremetrics
9 12 (1.45%) Tableau
10 11 (1.33%) HP
11 10 (1.21%) Lotus
11 10 (1.21%) DoubleClick
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
Intelletect
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 26 days ago