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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 240 243 323
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +80
Contract jobs citing Google 422 386 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.80% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 1.72% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 258 148
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £234 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
- +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.31 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.49% +46.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £46.40 £25.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £29.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-45.08% +27.56%
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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
23525 22433 24925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.76% 46.54% 46.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13614 12887 13057
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
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 1075 1028 1245
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -11 242 £400 +6.66% 133
South East +29 73 £325 - 28
East Midlands +23 21 £400 -5.88% 6
East of England -22 18 £425 +17.07% 18
North West +8 17 £400 +19.40% 24
West Midlands -21 17 £325 +16.07% 5
Yorkshire +16 14 £381 - 12
South West -19 14 £300 +20.00% 9
North East -30 3 £280 - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
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Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 211 (27.84%) Analytics
2 206 (27.18%) Java
3 200 (26.39%) Google Analytics
4 178 (23.48%) HTML
5 168 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
6 147 (19.39%) JavaScript
7 140 (18.47%) SQL
8 128 (16.89%) CSS
9 123 (16.23%) Marketing
10 115 (15.17%) Android
11 112 (14.78%) TDD
11 112 (14.78%) XML
12 109 (14.38%) JSON
13 96 (12.66%) Facebook
14 92 (12.14%) Twitter
15 89 (11.74%) Android Development
16 86 (11.35%) User Experience
17 84 (11.08%) Windows
18 82 (10.82%) jQuery
19 81 (10.69%) Mobile App
19 81 (10.69%) Linux
20 80 (10.55%) REST
21 79 (10.42%) E-Commerce
22 77 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
23 75 (9.89%) Google Apps
23 75 (9.89%) Internet
23 75 (9.89%) Spring
24 73 (9.63%) CMS
24 73 (9.63%) Git (software)
25 71 (9.37%) Apple iOS

Google
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 73 (9.63%) CMS
2 41 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 35 (4.62%) Apache
4 23 (3.03%) IIS
5 22 (2.90%) Node.js
6 18 (2.37%) WordPress
6 18 (2.37%) SAS
7 17 (2.24%) IBM Notes
7 17 (2.24%) nginx
7 17 (2.24%) Jetty
8 15 (1.98%) SharePoint
8 15 (1.98%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.85%) ArcGIS
10 13 (1.72%) MS Exchange
11 12 (1.58%) OpenStack
11 12 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
13 9 (1.19%) Umbraco
13 9 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (1.06%) Lync
Applications
1 40 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 34 (4.49%) Photoshop
3 33 (4.35%) MS Office
4 16 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.66%) SPSS
8 4 (0.53%) InDesign
8 4 (0.53%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.40%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.26%) MS Project
11 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.13%) Vectorworks
11 1 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.13%) Blender
Business Applications
1 200 (26.39%) Google Analytics
2 31 (4.09%) WebTrends
3 23 (3.03%) SiteCatalyst
4 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.40%) Magento
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Tridion
6 1 (0.13%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 75 (9.89%) Google Apps
2 50 (6.60%) Google App Engine
3 33 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (4.22%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (1.58%) SaaS
7 11 (1.45%) Office 365
8 9 (1.19%) PaaS
8 9 (1.19%) Google Compute Engine
9 5 (0.66%) IaaS
10 4 (0.53%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.40%) GitHub
12 2 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 75 (9.89%) Internet
2 36 (4.75%) HTTP
3 27 (3.56%) SSL
4 24 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 23 (3.03%) FTP
6 20 (2.64%) DNS
7 19 (2.51%) DHCP
7 19 (2.51%) IPsec
8 11 (1.45%) Intranet
9 9 (1.19%) SAN
9 9 (1.19%) WAN
10 8 (1.06%) LAN
10 8 (1.06%) Firewall
11 7 (0.92%) S/MIME
11 7 (0.92%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.66%) LDAP
13 4 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.40%) ADSL
14 3 (0.40%) VPN
14 3 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (7.52%) MySQL
2 48 (6.33%) SQL Server
3 28 (3.69%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.56%) Hadoop
5 26 (3.43%) Big Data
6 23 (3.03%) NoSQL
7 20 (2.64%) MongoDB
7 20 (2.64%) Data Mining
8 15 (1.98%) DB2
8 15 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.58%) Redis
10 11 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.32%) SQLite
12 8 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.79%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.66%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.66%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.53%) Impala
Development Applications
1 73 (9.63%) Git (software)
2 47 (6.20%) Subversion
3 38 (5.01%) Jenkins
4 33 (4.35%) JIRA
5 17 (2.24%) Maven
6 16 (2.11%) Eclipse
7 15 (1.98%) Ant
7 15 (1.98%) Jasmine
8 11 (1.45%) Mockito
9 10 (1.32%) Bitbucket
9 10 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
9 10 (1.32%) JUnit
10 8 (1.06%) Selenium
11 7 (0.92%) Gradle
11 7 (0.92%) Grunt
12 6 (0.79%) DbUnit
12 6 (0.79%) TestNG
12 6 (0.79%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.66%) Xcode
13 5 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 123 (16.23%) Marketing
2 69 (9.10%) Finance
3 37 (4.88%) Retail
4 36 (4.75%) Games
5 31 (4.09%) Publishing
6 20 (2.64%) Banking
6 20 (2.64%) Advertising
7 16 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.32%) Automotive
10 9 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.19%) German Language
11 8 (1.06%) Billing
12 5 (0.66%) French Language
13 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.53%) Electronics
13 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.40%) Back Office
15 2 (0.26%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 339 (44.72%) Developer
2 112 (14.78%) Analyst
3 84 (11.08%) Android Developer
4 60 (7.92%) Java Developer
5 44 (5.80%) Front-End Developer
6 43 (5.67%) Mobile Developer
7 37 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 37 (4.88%) Lead Developer
8 34 (4.49%) Architect
9 31 (4.09%) Web Developer
10 26 (3.43%) Designer
11 25 (3.30%) Consultant
12 18 (2.37%) Service Desk Analyst
12 18 (2.37%) Service Analyst
13 17 (2.24%) Web Analyst
14 16 (2.11%) Data Analyst
14 16 (2.11%) Software Engineer
15 15 (1.98%) Administrator
15 15 (1.98%) Project Manager
16 14 (1.85%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (23.48%) HTML
2 128 (16.89%) CSS
3 112 (14.78%) XML
4 109 (14.38%) JSON
5 82 (10.82%) jQuery
6 80 (10.55%) REST
7 75 (9.89%) Spring
8 68 (8.97%) Web Services
9 63 (8.31%) HTML5
9 63 (8.31%) Google Maps API
10 50 (6.60%) .NET
11 49 (6.46%) OAuth
12 39 (5.15%) CSS3
13 38 (5.01%) GWT
14 34 (4.49%) J2EE
15 32 (4.22%) Servlets
15 32 (4.22%) SOAP
16 30 (3.96%) Hibernate
17 29 (3.83%) AngularJS
18 28 (3.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 86 (11.35%) User Experience
2 81 (10.69%) Mobile App
3 77 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (8.84%) Social Media
5 49 (6.46%) Open Source
6 23 (3.03%) Digital Media
7 21 (2.77%) Visualisation
8 20 (2.64%) Computer Science
9 17 (2.24%) Blackberry
9 17 (2.24%) iPad
10 15 (1.98%) Statistics
10 15 (1.98%) Data Integration
10 15 (1.98%) iPhone
11 14 (1.85%) W3C
12 11 (1.45%) GIS
12 11 (1.45%) Copywriting
13 9 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.06%) Social Network
14 8 (1.06%) EPoS
15 7 (0.92%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 115 (15.17%) Android
2 84 (11.08%) Windows
3 81 (10.69%) Linux
4 71 (9.37%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.77%) Windows 7
6 18 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.98%) UNIX
9 11 (1.45%) Windows XP
9 11 (1.45%) CentOS
10 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.66%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.66%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.53%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.40%) Debian
14 3 (0.40%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.26%) Solaris
15 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (27.84%) Analytics
2 168 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (14.78%) TDD
4 89 (11.74%) Android Development
5 79 (10.42%) E-Commerce
6 70 (9.23%) SEO
7 60 (7.92%) Project Management
8 57 (7.52%) MVC
9 56 (7.39%) SOA
9 56 (7.39%) Scrum
10 54 (7.12%) Digital Marketing
11 49 (6.46%) Content Management
12 48 (6.33%) Web Development
13 47 (6.20%) Mobile Application Development
14 46 (6.07%) Use Case
15 42 (5.54%) BDD
16 41 (5.41%) Migration
16 41 (5.41%) Rapid Prototyping
16 41 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
17 40 (5.28%) OO
Programming Languages
1 206 (27.18%) Java
2 147 (19.39%) JavaScript
3 140 (18.47%) SQL
4 44 (5.80%) Python
5 38 (5.01%) C#
6 32 (4.22%) PHP
7 19 (2.51%) C++
7 19 (2.51%) Objective-C
8 17 (2.24%) Perl
9 10 (1.32%) C
10 8 (1.06%) Golang
11 7 (0.92%) Ruby
11 7 (0.92%) R
11 7 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.79%) Google Apps Script
12 6 (0.79%) Groovy
13 4 (0.53%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.53%) PHP5
13 4 (0.53%) VBA
14 3 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (9.37%) Degree
2 19 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.19%) MCP
4 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.66%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.53%) MOS
6 4 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.40%) MCSE
8 2 (0.26%) VCDX
8 2 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.26%) PMP
8 2 (0.26%) CNE
8 2 (0.26%) Novell Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MCITP
9 1 (0.13%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.45%) QA
2 6 (0.79%) WCAG
3 5 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.40%) SLA
4 3 (0.40%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.24%) Xen
4 7 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.92%) HDFS
5 5 (0.66%) vCloud
6 4 (0.53%) XenServer
7 3 (0.40%) XenApp
7 3 (0.40%) Docker
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.26%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (3.17%) Puppet
2 14 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.19%) Ansible
4 7 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.40%) SCCM
5 3 (0.40%) SCOM
5 3 (0.40%) Salt
5 3 (0.40%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.26%) Kibana
6 2 (0.26%) Chukwa
6 2 (0.26%) logstash
6 2 (0.26%) Oozie
6 2 (0.26%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.13%) Nagios
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.13%) YUM
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 96 (12.66%) Facebook
2 92 (12.14%) Twitter
3 65 (8.58%) Microsoft
4 48 (6.33%) Oracle
5 42 (5.54%) VMware
6 38 (5.01%) Omniture
7 23 (3.03%) Tableau
8 17 (2.24%) Lotus
9 15 (1.98%) Sitecore
10 14 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 14 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.85%) Cisco
11 13 (1.72%) Business Objects
12 12 (1.58%) Adobe
13 11 (1.45%) ESRI
13 11 (1.45%) Citrix
14 10 (1.32%) Xamarin
14 10 (1.32%) Apple
15 9 (1.19%) Symantec
16 8 (1.06%) Splunk
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