The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Google 18 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.53% - -
As % of the Vendors category 8.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £356
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-32.45% +56.16%
Google
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
214 210 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 41.96% 47.95% 44.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 98 150
Average daily rate £350 £280 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 23
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.30 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £37.80 £36.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Google across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Google across the Essex region.

Google Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Google across the Essex region.

Google Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Google
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Essex region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £450 -
Google
East of England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 18 (90.00%) Open Source
2 16 (80.00%) Web Services
2 16 (80.00%) XML
2 16 (80.00%) SOA
3 15 (75.00%) XSD
3 15 (75.00%) JSON
3 15 (75.00%) REST
3 15 (75.00%) WSO2
3 15 (75.00%) Apache Camel
4 13 (65.00%) XSLT
4 13 (65.00%) MySQL
4 13 (65.00%) SOAP
5 11 (55.00%) Oracle
5 11 (55.00%) Apache ServiceMix
5 11 (55.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (40.00%) Java
6 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (30.00%) Apache
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) EasyMock
9 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (20.00%) Google App Engine
9 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (20.00%) Middleware
9 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (20.00%) SSL
9 4 (20.00%) HTTP
9 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (20.00%) J2EE
9 4 (20.00%) Jenkins

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 11 (55.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (30.00%) Apache
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (10.00%) IIS
5 2 (10.00%) Jetty
5 2 (10.00%) nginx
5 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (20.00%) Google App Engine
1 4 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
1 4 (20.00%) SSL
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) FTP
2 3 (15.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) EasyMock
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (20.00%) Mockito
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) SOA Developer
3 7 (35.00%) XML Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (20.00%) XML XSLT Developer
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum Master
8 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) Web Services
1 16 (80.00%) XML
2 15 (75.00%) Apache Camel
2 15 (75.00%) JSON
2 15 (75.00%) REST
2 15 (75.00%) XSD
3 13 (65.00%) SOAP
3 13 (65.00%) XSLT
4 4 (20.00%) J2EE
4 4 (20.00%) Middleware
5 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) Servlets
7 1 (5.00%) Ajax
7 1 (5.00%) CSS
7 1 (5.00%) HTML
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (5.00%) JSP
7 1 (5.00%) LESS
7 1 (5.00%) Sass
7 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Open Source
2 16 (80.00%) SOA
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Process Management
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) B2C
7 1 (5.00%) Content Management
7 1 (5.00%) ERP
7 1 (5.00%) Microservices
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) RAD
7 1 (5.00%) SEO
7 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Cacti
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) WSO2
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) FatWire
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Omniture