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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 209 184 235
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +51
Contract jobs citing Google 220 296 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.92% 1.18% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 2.02% 2.55% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 238 105
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £237 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
- +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.97 £14.80 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £22.40 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £29.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-46.27% +27.56%
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
10913 11629 12021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.81% 46.33% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6846 7475 7279
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 263 350
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.55 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +0.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Google Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 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
(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
City of London -6 42 £350 -15.15% 35
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £205 - 2
Wembley - 1 £325 -
Ruislip - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Enfield - - - - 2
Harrow - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 113 (27.70%) Analytics
2 111 (27.21%) Java
3 106 (25.98%) Google Analytics
4 99 (24.26%) HTML
5 89 (21.81%) Android
6 87 (21.32%) JavaScript
7 78 (19.12%) CSS
8 72 (17.65%) Android Development
9 67 (16.42%) SQL
10 56 (13.73%) Marketing
11 55 (13.48%) TDD
12 48 (11.76%) Git (software)
12 48 (11.76%) XML
13 47 (11.52%) JSON
13 47 (11.52%) Apple iOS
14 45 (11.03%) CMS
15 44 (10.78%) Degree
16 43 (10.54%) jQuery
16 43 (10.54%) E-Commerce
17 39 (9.56%) Scrum
17 39 (9.56%) Facebook
17 39 (9.56%) Google Apps
18 38 (9.31%) Project Management
19 37 (9.07%) Finance
19 37 (9.07%) HTML5
20 36 (8.82%) SEO
20 36 (8.82%) MVC
21 34 (8.33%) Oracle
21 34 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
21 34 (8.33%) Subversion

Google
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 45 (11.03%) CMS
2 17 (4.17%) SAS
2 17 (4.17%) IIS
3 15 (3.68%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.43%) Node.js
5 12 (2.94%) Apache
6 11 (2.70%) Jetty
6 11 (2.70%) nginx
7 10 (2.45%) WordPress
8 9 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (2.21%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.72%) Apache Pig
10 6 (1.47%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.47%) ArcGIS
10 6 (1.47%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.98%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.98%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.98%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.98%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 33 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.39%) Photoshop
3 14 (3.43%) MS Office
4 11 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.45%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (1.23%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.98%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.74%) InDesign
10 1 (0.25%) SPSS
10 1 (0.25%) MS Project
10 1 (0.25%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.25%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 106 (25.98%) Google Analytics
2 15 (3.68%) SiteCatalyst
3 4 (0.98%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.56%) Google Apps
2 31 (7.60%) Google App Engine
3 19 (4.66%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.21%) Google Compute Engine
7 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (1.23%) Office 365
9 3 (0.74%) SaaS
9 3 (0.74%) PaaS
10 2 (0.49%) Heroku
10 2 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.25%) GitHub
11 1 (0.25%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.39%) HTTP
2 14 (3.43%) SSL
2 14 (3.43%) FTP
3 11 (2.70%) IPsec
3 11 (2.70%) Internet
3 11 (2.70%) DNS
3 11 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.70%) DHCP
4 4 (0.98%) Intranet
5 2 (0.49%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.49%) Extranet
5 2 (0.49%) MPLS
5 2 (0.49%) SAN
5 2 (0.49%) DMZ
5 2 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.49%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.25%) VoIP
6 1 (0.25%) VPN
6 1 (0.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.37%) Big Data
3 25 (6.13%) Hadoop
3 25 (6.13%) MySQL
4 21 (5.15%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.19%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.19%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.94%) Data Mining
6 12 (2.94%) DB2
7 10 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.96%) Redis
10 7 (1.72%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.47%) Impala
12 4 (0.98%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.98%) SQLite
12 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.74%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 48 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 34 (8.33%) Subversion
3 30 (7.35%) JIRA
4 22 (5.39%) Jenkins
5 18 (4.41%) Maven
6 11 (2.70%) Mockito
7 10 (2.45%) Bitbucket
8 9 (2.21%) JUnit
9 8 (1.96%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.96%) Dreamweaver
9 8 (1.96%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.47%) Ant
10 6 (1.47%) Selenium
11 5 (1.23%) Hudson
11 5 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.98%) DbUnit
12 4 (0.98%) TestNG
13 3 (0.74%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.74%) PHPUnit
13 3 (0.74%) Mercurial
General
1 56 (13.73%) Marketing
2 37 (9.07%) Finance
3 25 (6.13%) Publishing
4 24 (5.88%) Retail
5 17 (4.17%) Banking
6 14 (3.43%) Advertising
7 10 (2.45%) German Language
8 8 (1.96%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.96%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.72%) Games
10 6 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.23%) French Language
12 4 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.49%) Legal
13 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.49%) Billing
14 1 (0.25%) Law
14 1 (0.25%) Front Office
14 1 (0.25%) Back Office
14 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 200 (49.02%) Developer
2 70 (17.16%) Android Developer
3 58 (14.22%) Analyst
4 32 (7.84%) Java Developer
5 27 (6.62%) Senior Developer
6 20 (4.90%) Front-End Developer
7 16 (3.92%) Web Developer
8 15 (3.68%) Consultant
9 13 (3.19%) Architect
9 13 (3.19%) Data Analyst
9 13 (3.19%) Designer
10 12 (2.94%) Senior Android Developer
11 11 (2.70%) iOS Developer
11 11 (2.70%) Lead Developer
12 9 (2.21%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.21%) Python Developer
13 8 (1.96%) PHP Developer
14 7 (1.72%) Software Engineer
14 7 (1.72%) Administrator
14 7 (1.72%) Webmaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (24.26%) HTML
2 78 (19.12%) CSS
3 48 (11.76%) XML
4 47 (11.52%) JSON
5 43 (10.54%) jQuery
6 37 (9.07%) HTML5
7 30 (7.35%) Web Services
7 30 (7.35%) Spring
8 26 (6.37%) .NET
9 25 (6.13%) CSS3
10 23 (5.64%) Google Maps API
10 23 (5.64%) REST
11 21 (5.15%) Servlets
12 20 (4.90%) GWT
12 20 (4.90%) Android SDK
13 17 (4.17%) SOAP
14 16 (3.92%) RESTful
15 14 (3.43%) Ajax
16 13 (3.19%) Hibernate
16 13 (3.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.37%) Open Source
2 24 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 24 (5.88%) Social Media
3 14 (3.43%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.19%) iPad
4 13 (3.19%) iPhone
5 11 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.45%) Statistics
7 9 (2.21%) W3C
7 9 (2.21%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.96%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.72%) Social Network
9 7 (1.72%) GIS
10 6 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.23%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.23%) Copywriting
12 4 (0.98%) BBC
12 4 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.98%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 89 (21.81%) Android
2 47 (11.52%) Apple iOS
3 31 (7.60%) Linux
4 28 (6.86%) Windows
5 9 (2.21%) UNIX
6 5 (1.23%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.98%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.49%) CentOS
9 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.25%) Debian
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (27.70%) Analytics
2 72 (17.65%) Android Development
3 55 (13.48%) TDD
4 43 (10.54%) E-Commerce
5 39 (9.56%) Scrum
6 38 (9.31%) Project Management
7 36 (8.82%) MVC
7 36 (8.82%) SEO
8 34 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (7.84%) BDD
10 30 (7.35%) Content Management
11 29 (7.11%) Software Engineering
11 29 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (6.62%) Web Development
13 25 (6.13%) OO
14 20 (4.90%) ETL
14 20 (4.90%) Migration
15 19 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (4.41%) Responsive Web Design
17 16 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 111 (27.21%) Java
2 87 (21.32%) JavaScript
3 67 (16.42%) SQL
4 31 (7.60%) Python
5 20 (4.90%) PHP
5 20 (4.90%) C#
6 12 (2.94%) Objective-C
7 7 (1.72%) C++
7 7 (1.72%) R
8 5 (1.23%) Perl
9 4 (0.98%) Ruby
9 4 (0.98%) Groovy
9 4 (0.98%) C
9 4 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.49%) Google Apps Script
10 2 (0.49%) Golang
10 2 (0.49%) Scala
10 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.49%) VBA
11 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (10.78%) Degree
2 6 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.98%) BC Cleared
3 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.49%) MCP
4 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.25%) MCITP
5 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.25%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.96%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.96%) Xen
4 7 (1.72%) HDFS
5 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.49%) vCloud
5 2 (0.49%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (3.92%) Puppet
2 9 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.49%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.49%) Oozie
3 2 (0.49%) SCCM
3 2 (0.49%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.49%) Ansible
3 2 (0.49%) logstash
3 2 (0.49%) Salt
3 2 (0.49%) Kibana
3 2 (0.49%) Chukwa
4 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.25%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 39 (9.56%) Facebook
2 34 (8.33%) Oracle
3 30 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.35%) Twitter
4 25 (6.13%) Omniture
5 17 (4.17%) VMware
6 15 (3.68%) Tableau
7 14 (3.43%) Sitecore
8 11 (2.70%) Business Objects
9 8 (1.96%) Adobe
10 7 (1.72%) Vertica
11 6 (1.47%) Xamarin
11 6 (1.47%) Lotus
12 5 (1.23%) Zend
12 5 (1.23%) DoubleClick
12 5 (1.23%) Apple
12 5 (1.23%) Mapinfo
12 5 (1.23%) ESRI
12 5 (1.23%) Ab Initio
13 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ARM Technology
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day Rate Dependant on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Deltatre Media
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £130 - £150 per day + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day Start date: 20th August 2014
Posted: 6 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Posted: 7 days ago
London
FTSE
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
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Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-300 Per Day
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