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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 247 250 316
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +66
Contract jobs citing Google 499 436 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.86% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 1.90% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 268 206
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 20
Average hourly rate £16.21 £22.18 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.88% +30.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £14.32 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £47.00 £32.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.46 £26.85 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-42.40% +47.09%
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
22471 22915 22510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.87% 45.33% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14021 13259 12931
Average daily rate £413 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 1002 995
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.58 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 +10 268 £406 +1.56% 143
South East +44 88 £420 +16.66% 55
West Midlands +26 64 £400 +36.17% 32
North West +5 27 £450 +53.84% 38
East of England -21 20 £375 +36.36% 19
Yorkshire -2 18 £475 +59.66% 41
South West +1 8 £200 -33.33% 11
East Midlands -12 5 £375 +25.00% 25
North East -40 1 - - 8
Google
UK

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 329 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (35.19%) Java
3 260 (28.95%) Analytics
4 228 (25.39%) Google Analytics
5 226 (25.17%) HTML
6 207 (23.05%) CSS
7 205 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
8 197 (21.94%) Git (software)
9 172 (19.15%) Linux
10 168 (18.71%) JavaScript
11 160 (17.82%) Scrum
12 158 (17.59%) Open Source
13 156 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
14 145 (16.15%) Jenkins
14 145 (16.15%) Google Cloud Platform
15 143 (15.92%) Marketing
16 138 (15.37%) HTML5
16 138 (15.37%) REST
17 135 (15.03%) JSON
18 133 (14.81%) Python
19 121 (13.47%) Ruby
20 120 (13.36%) Android
21 117 (13.03%) Microsoft Azure
22 115 (12.81%) Spring
22 115 (12.81%) Microsoft
23 103 (11.47%) TDD
23 103 (11.47%) JUnit
24 100 (11.14%) Windows
24 100 (11.14%) DevOps
25 99 (11.02%) HTTP

Google
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 67 (7.46%) CMS
2 63 (7.02%) Tomcat
3 58 (6.46%) Confluence
4 49 (5.46%) OpenStack
5 41 (4.57%) Node.js
6 38 (4.23%) IIS
7 37 (4.12%) WebSphere
8 34 (3.79%) Apache
9 26 (2.90%) nginx
10 23 (2.56%) Jetty
11 18 (2.00%) Apache ServiceMix
11 18 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 17 (1.89%) Apache TomEE
12 17 (1.89%) MS Exchange
13 16 (1.78%) Apache Solr
13 16 (1.78%) Drupal
14 15 (1.67%) SharePoint
15 13 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (1.34%) WordPress
17 11 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 51 (5.68%) MS Office
2 44 (4.90%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.56%) Photoshop
4 19 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.34%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (1.00%) MS Project
7 9 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.45%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.22%) Adobe SpeedGrade
10 2 (0.22%) Gliffy
11 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 19 (2.12%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (1.67%) WebTrends
3 14 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.45%) Magento
6 3 (0.33%) BigMachines
6 3 (0.33%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.22%) Revive Adserver
8 1 (0.11%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 228 (25.39%) Google Analytics
2 205 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
3 145 (16.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 117 (13.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 78 (8.69%) Cloud Computing
6 67 (7.46%) Google Apps
7 57 (6.35%) Google App Engine
8 50 (5.57%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (4.34%) Adobe Analytics
10 34 (3.79%) GitHub
11 27 (3.01%) AdWords
12 26 (2.90%) SaaS
13 22 (2.45%) Google Tag Manager
14 17 (1.89%) Office 365
15 16 (1.78%) IaaS
16 11 (1.22%) PaaS
17 10 (1.11%) Lucidchart
18 9 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
18 9 (1.00%) Google Compute Engine
18 9 (1.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 99 (11.02%) HTTP
2 40 (4.45%) TCP/IP
3 38 (4.23%) DNS
4 24 (2.67%) Firewall
5 22 (2.45%) FTP
5 22 (2.45%) Internet
6 21 (2.34%) Intranet
6 21 (2.34%) IPsec
6 21 (2.34%) SSL
7 20 (2.23%) DHCP
8 19 (2.12%) SMS
9 14 (1.56%) Wireless
10 11 (1.22%) VPN
11 10 (1.11%) LAN
11 10 (1.11%) WAN
12 9 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.78%) SMTP
14 6 (0.67%) DMZ
14 6 (0.67%) IMAP
14 6 (0.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (7.35%) MySQL
2 49 (5.46%) Relational Database
3 41 (4.57%) MongoDB
4 39 (4.34%) NoSQL
5 37 (4.12%) SQL Server
6 31 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 31 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (2.45%) Hadoop
8 20 (2.23%) Big Data
9 18 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (1.78%) BigQuery
11 13 (1.45%) MariaDB
12 12 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.22%) Redis
14 9 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (0.89%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.89%) Couchbase
15 8 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 197 (21.94%) Git (software)
2 145 (16.15%) Jenkins
3 103 (11.47%) JUnit
4 96 (10.69%) JIRA
5 89 (9.91%) Subversion
6 42 (4.68%) Vagrant
7 36 (4.01%) Mockito
8 31 (3.45%) Selenium
9 26 (2.90%) Maven
10 20 (2.23%) Android Studio
10 20 (2.23%) Cucumber
10 20 (2.23%) Gradle
11 18 (2.00%) Travis CI
12 12 (1.34%) Axure RP
12 12 (1.34%) Grunt
12 12 (1.34%) JBehave
13 11 (1.22%) NUnit
14 10 (1.11%) EasyMock
15 9 (1.00%) gulp
15 9 (1.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 143 (15.92%) Marketing
2 99 (11.02%) Finance
3 42 (4.68%) Retail
4 27 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.78%) Advertising
5 25 (2.78%) Banking
5 25 (2.78%) Publishing
6 14 (1.56%) Games
6 14 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.22%) Electronics
7 11 (1.22%) Legal
8 6 (0.67%) Automotive
9 5 (0.56%) Law
10 3 (0.33%) Back Office
10 3 (0.33%) Danish Language
11 2 (0.22%) French Language
11 2 (0.22%) German Language
11 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.11%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 382 (42.54%) Developer
2 107 (11.92%) Java Developer
3 94 (10.47%) Analyst
4 64 (7.13%) Architect
5 63 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 55 (6.12%) Android Developer
7 45 (5.01%) Scala Developer
8 40 (4.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 40 (4.45%) Project Manager
9 38 (4.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 35 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
11 34 (3.79%) Applications Developer
11 34 (3.79%) Consultant
12 30 (3.34%) Lead Developer
13 27 (3.01%) Cloud Architect
13 27 (3.01%) Senior Java Developer
14 26 (2.90%) Web Developer
15 25 (2.78%) HTML Developer
16 24 (2.67%) C# Developer
16 24 (2.67%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (25.17%) HTML
2 207 (23.05%) CSS
3 138 (15.37%) HTML5
3 138 (15.37%) REST
4 135 (15.03%) JSON
5 115 (12.81%) Spring
6 98 (10.91%) CSS3
7 94 (10.47%) RESTful
8 92 (10.24%) J2EE
9 90 (10.02%) Web Services
10 79 (8.80%) Ajax
11 74 (8.24%) Guice
12 72 (8.02%) Django
13 71 (7.91%) .NET
14 65 (7.24%) AngularJS
14 65 (7.24%) Ruby on Rails
15 64 (7.13%) Play Framework
16 56 (6.24%) XML
17 48 (5.35%) jQuery
18 40 (4.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.91%) User Experience
2 60 (6.68%) Mobile App
3 47 (5.23%) Social Media
4 42 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.34%) Algorithms
7 21 (2.34%) Copywriting
7 21 (2.34%) Visualisation
8 20 (2.23%) Digital Media
9 16 (1.78%) iPad
10 11 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.11%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.11%) Fintech
11 10 (1.11%) Statistics
12 9 (1.00%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.89%) iPhone
13 8 (0.89%) Private Cloud
13 8 (0.89%) W3C
14 7 (0.78%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 172 (19.15%) Linux
2 120 (13.36%) Android
3 100 (11.14%) Windows
4 56 (6.24%) Apple iOS
5 39 (4.34%) Windows Server
6 30 (3.34%) Unix
7 21 (2.34%) Windows 7
8 18 (2.00%) Ubuntu
9 16 (1.78%) CentOS
9 16 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (1.56%) Mac OS X
10 14 (1.56%) Windows 8
11 13 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (1.22%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.78%) Debian
14 6 (0.67%) AIX
15 5 (0.56%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (28.95%) Analytics
3 160 (17.82%) Scrum
4 158 (17.59%) Open Source
5 156 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
6 103 (11.47%) TDD
7 100 (11.14%) DevOps
8 87 (9.69%) Web Development
9 86 (9.58%) SEO
10 85 (9.47%) Configuration Management
11 82 (9.13%) E-Commerce
12 78 (8.69%) Automated Testing
13 67 (7.46%) CRM
14 63 (7.02%) Front End Development
14 63 (7.02%) MVC
15 62 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
16 60 (6.68%) Android Development
16 60 (6.68%) Web Design
17 58 (6.46%) Software Engineering
18 57 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 316 (35.19%) Java
2 168 (18.71%) JavaScript
3 133 (14.81%) Python
4 121 (13.47%) Ruby
5 95 (10.58%) SQL
6 86 (9.58%) C#
7 76 (8.46%) PHP
8 69 (7.68%) Scala
9 47 (5.23%) Shell Script
10 29 (3.23%) C
11 28 (3.12%) Perl
12 25 (2.78%) C++
13 21 (2.34%) Bash Shell
14 20 (2.23%) Go
15 14 (1.56%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.11%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.89%) VBA
18 7 (0.78%) PL/SQL
19 6 (0.67%) Apple Swift
19 6 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (6.12%) Degree
2 44 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.01%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.45%) MCP
6 4 (0.45%) MCSE
6 4 (0.45%) PhD
7 3 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.22%) CCNP
8 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.11%) MBA
9 1 (0.11%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.12%) QA
2 6 (0.67%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.56%) SLA
4 3 (0.33%) WCAG
5 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.11%) GCP
5 1 (0.11%) MISRA
5 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 43 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 35 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.56%) Docker
4 14 (1.56%) Xen
5 9 (1.00%) vCloud
6 6 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.56%) NFS
8 3 (0.33%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.22%) LXC
9 2 (0.22%) pfSense
9 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.22%) XenApp
10 1 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.11%) KVM
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 86 (9.58%) Puppet
2 43 (4.79%) Packer
3 31 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (3.34%) Terraform
5 28 (3.12%) Ansible
6 26 (2.90%) Graphite
7 23 (2.56%) Uchiwa
8 14 (1.56%) Nagios
9 13 (1.45%) Kubernetes
10 11 (1.22%) Grafana
10 11 (1.22%) HAProxy
11 10 (1.11%) Cacti
12 9 (1.00%) Salt
13 7 (0.78%) logstash
14 6 (0.67%) Kibana
14 6 (0.67%) SCCM
15 5 (0.56%) ZABBIX
16 4 (0.45%) Bacula
16 4 (0.45%) Rundeck
17 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 115 (12.81%) Microsoft
2 88 (9.80%) Oracle
3 76 (8.46%) Adobe
4 46 (5.12%) VMware
5 44 (4.90%) Atlassian
6 35 (3.90%) Facebook
7 32 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
8 30 (3.34%) Omniture
8 30 (3.34%) WSO2
9 28 (3.12%) Red Hat
10 23 (2.56%) ForgeRock
10 23 (2.56%) MuleSoft
10 23 (2.56%) Tableau
11 20 (2.23%) Apple
11 20 (2.23%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 20 (2.23%) Twitter
12 18 (2.00%) IBM
13 17 (1.89%) CyberSource
14 15 (1.67%) SAP
15 13 (1.45%) Citrix
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