The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 194 214 246
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +32
Contract jobs citing Google 228 188 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.09% 0.86% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.39% 1.89% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 126 96
Average daily rate
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£363 £369 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +2.85%
Google
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9558 9957 8753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.50% 45.47% 45.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6379 6471 5549
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 232 279
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £33.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in London

Google
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in London

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in London

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in London

Google
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
City of London +24 48 £375 -3.22% 35
Canary Wharf +7 2 £235 -
Clapham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Bermondsey - - - -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 147 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (30.21%) Analytics
3 135 (28.13%) Google Analytics
4 114 (23.75%) JavaScript
5 108 (22.50%) HTML
6 107 (22.29%) Java
7 95 (19.79%) Android
8 92 (19.17%) CSS
9 74 (15.42%) User Experience
10 73 (15.21%) TDD
11 71 (14.79%) Android Development
12 69 (14.38%) Web Services
13 68 (14.17%) Git (software)
14 67 (13.96%) SQL
15 66 (13.75%) Windows
16 62 (12.92%) jQuery
17 59 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
18 57 (11.88%) Google Apps
18 57 (11.88%) Degree
19 56 (11.67%) Apple iOS
20 54 (11.25%) Marketing
20 54 (11.25%) E-Commerce
21 52 (10.83%) Scrum
22 49 (10.21%) Linux
23 45 (9.38%) Subversion
23 45 (9.38%) Security Cleared
24 43 (8.96%) Web Development
24 43 (8.96%) MySQL
25 40 (8.33%) RESTful
26 39 (8.13%) MS Office

Google
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 39 (8.13%) CMS
2 26 (5.42%) Apache
3 23 (4.79%) Node.js
4 14 (2.92%) WordPress
5 13 (2.71%) ArcGIS
6 11 (2.29%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (1.67%) Drupal
9 7 (1.46%) IIS
10 6 (1.25%) nginx
10 6 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (1.04%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.83%) SAS
12 4 (0.83%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (8.13%) MS Office
2 20 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.08%) Photoshop
6 9 (1.88%) SPSS
7 6 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (1.04%) AutoCAD
8 5 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.83%) InDesign
10 3 (0.63%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 135 (28.13%) Google Analytics
2 19 (3.96%) SiteCatalyst
3 13 (2.71%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.63%) Magento
5 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.21%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 57 (11.88%) Google Apps
2 26 (5.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 18 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.29%) Google App Engine
5 8 (1.67%) Basecamp
5 8 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.04%) GitHub
7 5 (1.04%) Office 365
7 5 (1.04%) Heroku
8 1 (0.21%) SaaS
8 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 23 (4.79%) HTTP
3 20 (4.17%) Firewall
4 16 (3.33%) Internet
4 16 (3.33%) VPN
5 14 (2.92%) SSL
6 7 (1.46%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.25%) LDAP
8 5 (1.04%) Intranet
9 4 (0.83%) DHCP
9 4 (0.83%) DNS
10 3 (0.63%) Wireless
10 3 (0.63%) POP3
10 3 (0.63%) SMTP
10 3 (0.63%) LAN
10 3 (0.63%) VoIP
10 3 (0.63%) DMZ
10 3 (0.63%) IMAP
11 2 (0.42%) AMQP
11 2 (0.42%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.96%) MySQL
2 20 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 19 (3.96%) NoSQL
3 19 (3.96%) SQL Server
4 15 (3.13%) Big Data
5 14 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.88%) Data Mining
7 9 (1.88%) Redis
8 6 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.42%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 68 (14.17%) Git (software)
2 45 (9.38%) Subversion
3 19 (3.96%) JIRA
4 17 (3.54%) TeamCity
5 14 (2.92%) Android Studio
6 13 (2.71%) JUnit
6 13 (2.71%) Maven
6 13 (2.71%) Jenkins
6 13 (2.71%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 11 (2.29%) Selenium
9 10 (2.08%) Calabash
10 8 (1.67%) Trac
10 8 (1.67%) Jasmine
10 8 (1.67%) Ant
11 7 (1.46%) Grunt
12 5 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (0.83%) Gerrit
13 4 (0.83%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (11.25%) Marketing
2 39 (8.13%) Finance
3 23 (4.79%) Publishing
4 21 (4.38%) Retail
5 16 (3.33%) Banking
6 14 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.50%) Games
8 10 (2.08%) Advertising
9 7 (1.46%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.25%) German Language
11 5 (1.04%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.83%) Back Office
13 3 (0.63%) Automotive
13 3 (0.63%) Law
13 3 (0.63%) Legal
13 3 (0.63%) French Language
13 3 (0.63%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.63%) Billing
14 2 (0.42%) Turkish Language
14 2 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 198 (41.25%) Developer
2 86 (17.92%) Analyst
3 67 (13.96%) Android Developer
4 30 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 25 (5.21%) Web Developer
6 23 (4.79%) Front-End Developer
6 23 (4.79%) Product Manager
7 16 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (3.33%) Service Analyst
8 15 (3.13%) Senior Manager
8 15 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 15 (3.13%) Senior Product Manager
9 14 (2.92%) Senior Android Developer
10 13 (2.71%) Administrator
10 13 (2.71%) PHP Developer
11 12 (2.50%) iOS Developer
11 12 (2.50%) Software Engineer
11 12 (2.50%) Data Analyst
12 11 (2.29%) Consultant
13 10 (2.08%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (22.50%) HTML
2 92 (19.17%) CSS
3 69 (14.38%) Web Services
4 62 (12.92%) jQuery
5 40 (8.33%) RESTful
6 39 (8.13%) JSON
7 37 (7.71%) Google Maps API
8 36 (7.50%) HTML5
8 36 (7.50%) XML
9 30 (6.25%) Android SDK
9 30 (6.25%) REST
10 27 (5.63%) CSS3
11 26 (5.42%) AngularJS
12 25 (5.21%) Ajax
13 23 (4.79%) .NET
14 21 (4.38%) J2EE
14 21 (4.38%) SOAP
15 15 (3.13%) JMS
15 15 (3.13%) GWT
16 12 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 74 (15.42%) User Experience
2 59 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.88%) Mobile App
4 22 (4.58%) Social Media
5 18 (3.75%) Statistics
6 17 (3.54%) Visualisation
7 15 (3.13%) Open Source
8 14 (2.92%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.71%) Blackberry
9 13 (2.71%) iPhone
9 13 (2.71%) PKI
10 10 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
10 10 (2.08%) Data Integration
10 10 (2.08%) GIS
11 9 (1.88%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.46%) Wiki
12 7 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.46%) iPad
13 6 (1.25%) Digital Media
13 6 (1.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 95 (19.79%) Android
2 66 (13.75%) Windows
3 56 (11.67%) Apple iOS
4 49 (10.21%) Linux
5 18 (3.75%) Mac OS
6 10 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 9 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.67%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.67%) CentOS
8 8 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.25%) UNIX
10 5 (1.04%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.63%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.42%) Debian
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.21%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (30.21%) Analytics
3 73 (15.21%) TDD
4 71 (14.79%) Android Development
5 54 (11.25%) E-Commerce
6 52 (10.83%) Scrum
7 43 (8.96%) Web Development
8 39 (8.13%) OO
9 37 (7.71%) BDD
10 36 (7.50%) MVC
11 35 (7.29%) Project Management
12 31 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (6.46%) Web Analytics
13 27 (5.63%) OOP
13 27 (5.63%) Content Management
14 24 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
15 23 (4.79%) ITIL
15 23 (4.79%) Unit Testing
16 19 (3.96%) DevOps
16 19 (3.96%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 114 (23.75%) JavaScript
2 107 (22.29%) Java
3 67 (13.96%) SQL
4 32 (6.67%) Python
5 28 (5.83%) PHP
6 24 (5.00%) Ruby
7 22 (4.58%) C#
8 20 (4.17%) C
9 11 (2.29%) Objective-C
10 10 (2.08%) R
10 10 (2.08%) C++
11 6 (1.25%) Golang
11 6 (1.25%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.04%) Haskell
12 5 (1.04%) Erlang
12 5 (1.04%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.04%) Clojure
13 4 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.83%) VBA
14 3 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 57 (11.88%) Degree
2 45 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (0.83%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.83%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.42%) MCP
8 1 (0.21%) MCSE
8 1 (0.21%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.50%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) SLA
2 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.88%) vCloud
4 7 (1.46%) Docker
5 5 (1.04%) vSphere
6 3 (0.63%) Xen
6 3 (0.63%) XenApp
6 3 (0.63%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.42%) HDFS
7 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.92%) SCCM
3 11 (2.29%) Ansible
3 11 (2.29%) Puppet
4 4 (0.83%) Salt
5 3 (0.63%) Kibana
5 3 (0.63%) logstash
5 3 (0.63%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.42%) FreeIPA
6 2 (0.42%) cPanel
6 2 (0.42%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 31 (6.46%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.63%) Facebook
3 23 (4.79%) Adobe
4 21 (4.38%) Omniture
5 18 (3.75%) VMware
5 18 (3.75%) Twitter
6 17 (3.54%) Oracle
7 13 (2.71%) Sophos
8 12 (2.50%) Apple
9 11 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (2.29%) Tableau
10 10 (2.08%) ESRI
11 7 (1.46%) Zend
11 7 (1.46%) Marketo
12 6 (1.25%) Eloqua
12 6 (1.25%) Pardot
12 6 (1.25%) Mapinfo
12 6 (1.25%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.25%) HP
13 5 (1.04%) Cisco
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