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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 254 235 305
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +70
Contract jobs citing Google 388 395 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.82% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 1.76% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 279 170
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +24.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
- +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.13 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.00 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £46.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £29.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-46.27% +27.56%
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
23217 22460 24593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.12% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13315 12783 12897
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £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 1018 1030 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -35 225 £400 +5.26% 108
South East +30 79 £338 +1.88% 34
West Midlands -6 19 £288 +3.60% 14
South West -27 16 £288 +15.00% 11
East Midlands +8 15 £400 -5.88% 7
Yorkshire +15 11 £381 - 9
East of England -28 9 £475 +22.58% 17
North West -1 7 £300 -10.44% 30
North East - 3 £280 - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
Google
UK

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 190 (27.78%) Java
1 190 (27.78%) Analytics
2 179 (26.17%) Google Analytics
3 170 (24.85%) HTML
4 133 (19.44%) SQL
5 131 (19.15%) JavaScript
6 122 (17.84%) CSS
7 114 (16.67%) Marketing
8 113 (16.52%) XML
9 106 (15.50%) Android
10 104 (15.20%) JSON
11 101 (14.77%) TDD
12 96 (14.04%) Facebook
13 88 (12.87%) Twitter
14 82 (11.99%) Mobile App
15 81 (11.84%) Android Development
16 76 (11.11%) Spring
17 74 (10.82%) Internet
17 74 (10.82%) REST
17 74 (10.82%) jQuery
18 70 (10.23%) Degree
19 69 (10.09%) E-Commerce
20 68 (9.94%) SEO
21 67 (9.80%) Finance
21 67 (9.80%) Web Services
22 66 (9.65%) CMS
22 66 (9.65%) Google Apps
23 65 (9.50%) Windows
24 64 (9.36%) Linux
24 64 (9.36%) Apple iOS

Google
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 66 (9.65%) CMS
2 33 (4.82%) Tomcat
3 23 (3.36%) Apache
4 21 (3.07%) IIS
4 21 (3.07%) Node.js
5 18 (2.63%) WordPress
5 18 (2.63%) SAS
6 16 (2.34%) SharePoint
7 15 (2.19%) IBM Notes
7 15 (2.19%) WebSphere
8 14 (2.05%) Jetty
8 14 (2.05%) nginx
9 12 (1.75%) MS Exchange
10 10 (1.46%) Apache ServiceMix
11 9 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (1.17%) Umbraco
12 8 (1.17%) Lotus Domino
12 8 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (1.02%) ArcGIS
13 7 (1.02%) Joomla!
Applications
1 39 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 34 (4.97%) Photoshop
3 25 (3.65%) MS Office
4 16 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.05%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (1.75%) MS Visio
7 11 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.73%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.58%) InDesign
9 4 (0.58%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.44%) SPSS
11 1 (0.15%) MS Project
11 1 (0.15%) Vectorworks
11 1 (0.15%) Blender
11 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 179 (26.17%) Google Analytics
2 25 (3.65%) SiteCatalyst
3 24 (3.51%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.29%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) Tridion
6 1 (0.15%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 66 (9.65%) Google Apps
2 44 (6.43%) Google App Engine
3 35 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (1.75%) Office 365
8 9 (1.32%) SaaS
8 9 (1.32%) PaaS
8 9 (1.32%) Google Compute Engine
9 5 (0.73%) IaaS
10 3 (0.44%) GitHub
11 2 (0.29%) Heroku
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 74 (10.82%) Internet
2 24 (3.51%) HTTP
3 18 (2.63%) FTP
4 17 (2.49%) SSL
5 16 (2.34%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.19%) DNS
7 14 (2.05%) DHCP
7 14 (2.05%) IPsec
8 11 (1.61%) Intranet
9 7 (1.02%) SAN
9 7 (1.02%) WAN
10 5 (0.73%) LAN
10 5 (0.73%) S/MIME
10 5 (0.73%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.58%) Firewall
12 3 (0.44%) LDAP
13 2 (0.29%) Broadband
13 2 (0.29%) SMS
13 2 (0.29%) VoIP
13 2 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.02%) MySQL
3 29 (4.24%) Hadoop
4 27 (3.95%) Big Data
5 25 (3.65%) Relational Database
6 21 (3.07%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 18 (2.63%) Data Mining
8 17 (2.49%) DB2
9 11 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.61%) Redis
10 9 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.17%) SQLite
12 7 (1.02%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.88%) Impala
13 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.58%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 58 (8.48%) Git (software)
2 41 (5.99%) Subversion
3 35 (5.12%) Jenkins
4 32 (4.68%) JIRA
5 23 (3.36%) Maven
6 17 (2.49%) Mockito
7 16 (2.34%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.75%) JUnit
9 11 (1.61%) Ant
9 11 (1.61%) Jasmine
10 10 (1.46%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.46%) TestNG
10 10 (1.46%) DbUnit
11 9 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
12 8 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.17%) Selenium
12 8 (1.17%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.02%) Grunt
14 6 (0.88%) Hudson
15 5 (0.73%) Gradle
General
1 114 (16.67%) Marketing
2 67 (9.80%) Finance
3 40 (5.85%) Retail
4 34 (4.97%) Games
5 28 (4.09%) Publishing
6 19 (2.78%) Advertising
7 18 (2.63%) Banking
8 15 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.32%) Automotive
10 9 (1.32%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.32%) German Language
11 6 (0.88%) Billing
12 5 (0.73%) French Language
13 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.58%) Electronics
14 3 (0.44%) Back Office
14 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 321 (46.93%) Developer
2 94 (13.74%) Analyst
3 77 (11.26%) Android Developer
4 61 (8.92%) Java Developer
5 43 (6.29%) Mobile Developer
6 41 (5.99%) Front-End Developer
7 37 (5.41%) Lead Developer
8 36 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 32 (4.68%) Web Developer
10 31 (4.53%) Architect
11 24 (3.51%) Designer
12 22 (3.22%) Consultant
13 16 (2.34%) Project Manager
14 14 (2.05%) Data Analyst
14 14 (2.05%) PHP Developer
15 12 (1.75%) Service Analyst
15 12 (1.75%) Administrator
15 12 (1.75%) Service Desk Analyst
15 12 (1.75%) iOS Developer
15 12 (1.75%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (24.85%) HTML
2 122 (17.84%) CSS
3 113 (16.52%) XML
4 104 (15.20%) JSON
5 76 (11.11%) Spring
6 74 (10.82%) jQuery
6 74 (10.82%) REST
7 67 (9.80%) Web Services
8 58 (8.48%) HTML5
9 50 (7.31%) OAuth
10 49 (7.16%) Google Maps API
11 45 (6.58%) .NET
12 40 (5.85%) GWT
13 36 (5.26%) CSS3
14 32 (4.68%) Hibernate
15 26 (3.80%) Servlets
15 26 (3.80%) RESTful
15 26 (3.80%) AngularJS
16 25 (3.65%) SOAP
16 25 (3.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 82 (11.99%) Mobile App
2 58 (8.48%) Social Media
3 40 (5.85%) Open Source
4 20 (2.92%) Visualisation
5 18 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.49%) Digital Media
7 16 (2.34%) iPhone
8 15 (2.19%) iPad
8 15 (2.19%) Statistics
8 15 (2.19%) W3C
8 15 (2.19%) Blackberry
9 11 (1.61%) GIS
10 9 (1.32%) Social Network
10 9 (1.32%) Data Integration
11 7 (1.02%) EPoS
11 7 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.88%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.88%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.88%) Copywriting
13 5 (0.73%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 106 (15.50%) Android
2 65 (9.50%) Windows
3 64 (9.36%) Linux
3 64 (9.36%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.49%) UNIX
5 15 (2.19%) Windows 7
6 14 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.32%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.02%) CentOS
9 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.29%) Solaris
13 1 (0.15%) AIX
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.15%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (27.78%) Analytics
2 101 (14.77%) TDD
3 81 (11.84%) Android Development
4 69 (10.09%) E-Commerce
5 68 (9.94%) SEO
6 61 (8.92%) MVC
7 56 (8.19%) SOA
7 56 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (8.04%) Project Management
9 51 (7.46%) Digital Marketing
10 49 (7.16%) Scrum
11 47 (6.87%) Mobile Application Development
12 46 (6.73%) Use Case
13 44 (6.43%) Content Management
14 41 (5.99%) Rapid Prototyping
15 38 (5.56%) BDD
15 38 (5.56%) OO
16 37 (5.41%) Web Development
17 36 (5.26%) Migration
18 34 (4.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 190 (27.78%) Java
2 133 (19.44%) SQL
3 131 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 40 (5.85%) Python
5 33 (4.82%) PHP
6 30 (4.39%) C#
7 18 (2.63%) Objective-C
8 17 (2.49%) C++
8 17 (2.49%) Perl
9 10 (1.46%) Ruby
9 10 (1.46%) Groovy
10 7 (1.02%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.02%) R
10 7 (1.02%) C
11 6 (0.88%) Google Apps Script
11 6 (0.88%) PHP5
12 5 (0.73%) Golang
13 3 (0.44%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.44%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.29%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 70 (10.23%) Degree
2 10 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.88%) MCP
5 4 (0.58%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.58%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.44%) MCSE
7 2 (0.29%) PMP
7 2 (0.29%) CNE
7 2 (0.29%) Novell Certification
7 2 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.29%) VCDX
8 1 (0.15%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (0.15%) MCITP
8 1 (0.15%) MOS
8 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.61%) QA
2 6 (0.88%) WCAG
3 5 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.44%) SLA
4 3 (0.44%) HL7
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (4.24%) Active Directory
1 29 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.75%) Xen
3 9 (1.32%) HDFS
4 6 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.58%) XenServer
5 4 (0.58%) vCloud
6 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.29%) Docker
6 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.29%) vSphere
7 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.15%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.15%) NFS
7 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (2.78%) Puppet
2 10 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.17%) Ansible
4 5 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.44%) SCCM
5 3 (0.44%) Hyperic
6 2 (0.29%) Oozie
6 2 (0.29%) SCOM
6 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.29%) logstash
6 2 (0.29%) Salt
6 2 (0.29%) Kibana
6 2 (0.29%) Chukwa
7 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.15%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.15%) YUM
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.15%) Nagios
7 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 96 (14.04%) Facebook
2 88 (12.87%) Twitter
3 52 (7.60%) Microsoft
4 49 (7.16%) Oracle
5 32 (4.68%) VMware
5 32 (4.68%) Omniture
6 21 (3.07%) Tableau
7 15 (2.19%) Sitecore
7 15 (2.19%) Lotus
8 13 (1.90%) Business Objects
9 12 (1.75%) Adobe
10 11 (1.61%) Cisco
10 11 (1.61%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.46%) Atomikos
12 9 (1.32%) Apple
13 8 (1.17%) Citrix
13 8 (1.17%) Splunk
13 8 (1.17%) Zend
14 7 (1.02%) Vertica
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I4 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 1,000 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
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Rate: £400 - 1,000 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: 350-550 Per Day
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £21000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
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Rate: £200 per day
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Rate: Competitive
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Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: £150 - £180 per day
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Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
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