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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 186 244 239
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -5
Contract jobs citing Google 251 182 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.10% 0.76% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 2.47% 1.65% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 129 100
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £247 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -51.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.52 £15.00 £26.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.93 £18.75 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+47.54% -7.57%
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
10170 11013 9778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.49% 45.85% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6921 7246 6110
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 231 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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
City of London +11 56 £328 -21.55% 28
Kingston Upon Thames -3 8 £279 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £235 -
Hammersmith +6 1 £425 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 149 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (30.33%) Analytics
3 138 (28.28%) Google Analytics
4 122 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 114 (23.36%) HTML
6 111 (22.75%) Java
7 96 (19.67%) CSS
8 89 (18.24%) Android
9 81 (16.60%) SQL
10 68 (13.93%) jQuery
10 68 (13.93%) User Experience
11 67 (13.73%) Windows
11 67 (13.73%) Git (software)
12 66 (13.52%) Android Development
13 64 (13.11%) Degree
14 62 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
15 61 (12.50%) TDD
15 61 (12.50%) Marketing
16 60 (12.30%) Google Apps
17 58 (11.89%) Web Services
18 51 (10.45%) Scrum
18 51 (10.45%) Apple iOS
19 49 (10.04%) Linux
20 48 (9.84%) Web Development
21 46 (9.43%) E-Commerce
21 46 (9.43%) Subversion
22 45 (9.22%) Finance
23 42 (8.61%) MySQL
24 41 (8.40%) XML
24 41 (8.40%) HTML5

Google
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 36 (7.38%) CMS
2 25 (5.12%) Apache
3 20 (4.10%) Node.js
4 16 (3.28%) ArcGIS
5 13 (2.66%) SAS
5 13 (2.66%) WordPress
6 10 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (1.64%) IIS
8 7 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.23%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (1.02%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
10 5 (1.02%) Drupal
11 4 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.82%) nginx
11 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (7.79%) MS Office
2 27 (5.53%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.66%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.05%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.43%) SPSS
6 7 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (1.02%) AutoCAD
7 5 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.82%) InDesign
8 4 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.41%) MS Project
9 2 (0.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 138 (28.28%) Google Analytics
2 20 (4.10%) SiteCatalyst
3 14 (2.87%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.61%) Magento
5 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.20%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 60 (12.30%) Google Apps
2 23 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.25%) Google App Engine
5 9 (1.84%) Basecamp
6 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.23%) Office 365
9 5 (1.02%) GitHub
9 5 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.82%) Heroku
11 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.71%) HTTP
2 21 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
3 17 (3.48%) Firewall
4 15 (3.07%) SSL
5 14 (2.87%) Internet
6 13 (2.66%) VPN
7 8 (1.64%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.23%) LDAP
9 5 (1.02%) DHCP
9 5 (1.02%) DNS
10 4 (0.82%) Intranet
11 3 (0.61%) VoIP
11 3 (0.61%) POP3
11 3 (0.61%) SMTP
11 3 (0.61%) IMAP
11 3 (0.61%) Wireless
12 2 (0.41%) IPsec
12 2 (0.41%) SSH
12 2 (0.41%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.61%) MySQL
2 30 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 22 (4.51%) Big Data
4 21 (4.30%) MongoDB
5 18 (3.69%) NoSQL
6 16 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.25%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.84%) Redis
10 8 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.64%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (1.23%) DB2
13 5 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.61%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.61%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.41%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 67 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 46 (9.43%) Subversion
3 27 (5.53%) JIRA
4 14 (2.87%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.66%) TeamCity
5 13 (2.66%) Selenium
5 13 (2.66%) Maven
6 10 (2.05%) Ant
6 10 (2.05%) JUnit
6 10 (2.05%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.05%) Android Studio
7 9 (1.84%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.64%) Trac
9 7 (1.43%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.23%) Calabash
10 6 (1.23%) Grunt
11 5 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.02%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.02%) Mockito
11 5 (1.02%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 61 (12.50%) Marketing
2 45 (9.22%) Finance
3 20 (4.10%) Publishing
3 20 (4.10%) Retail
4 19 (3.89%) Banking
5 14 (2.87%) Games
6 13 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.84%) Advertising
8 7 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.23%) German Language
10 5 (1.02%) French Language
10 5 (1.02%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.82%) Billing
11 4 (0.82%) Legal
11 4 (0.82%) Back Office
12 3 (0.61%) Automotive
13 2 (0.41%) Law
13 2 (0.41%) Front Office
14 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 206 (42.21%) Developer
2 89 (18.24%) Analyst
3 64 (13.11%) Android Developer
4 28 (5.74%) Front-End Developer
4 28 (5.74%) Senior Developer
5 26 (5.33%) Web Developer
6 24 (4.92%) Java Developer
7 23 (4.71%) Product Manager
8 16 (3.28%) Data Analyst
8 16 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (3.28%) Service Analyst
9 15 (3.07%) Senior Manager
9 15 (3.07%) Senior Product Manager
10 13 (2.66%) PHP Developer
10 13 (2.66%) Administrator
11 12 (2.46%) Consultant
11 12 (2.46%) Software Engineer
12 11 (2.25%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.05%) Rollout Engineer
13 10 (2.05%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (23.36%) HTML
2 96 (19.67%) CSS
3 68 (13.93%) jQuery
4 58 (11.89%) Web Services
5 41 (8.40%) XML
5 41 (8.40%) HTML5
6 40 (8.20%) Google Maps API
6 40 (8.20%) JSON
7 39 (7.99%) RESTful
8 29 (5.94%) Ajax
8 29 (5.94%) CSS3
8 29 (5.94%) Android SDK
9 26 (5.33%) REST
9 26 (5.33%) .NET
10 25 (5.12%) SOAP
10 25 (5.12%) AngularJS
11 20 (4.10%) Spring
12 19 (3.89%) J2EE
13 16 (3.28%) JMS
13 16 (3.28%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 68 (13.93%) User Experience
2 62 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 23 (4.71%) Social Media
5 16 (3.28%) Blackberry
5 16 (3.28%) Data Integration
6 15 (3.07%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.66%) Statistics
8 12 (2.46%) Visualisation
8 12 (2.46%) Open Source
8 12 (2.46%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.25%) PKI
9 11 (2.25%) GIS
9 11 (2.25%) iPhone
10 9 (1.84%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.64%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.23%) iPad
12 6 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (1.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 89 (18.24%) Android
2 67 (13.73%) Windows
3 51 (10.45%) Apple iOS
4 49 (10.04%) Linux
5 16 (3.28%) Mac OS
6 12 (2.46%) Windows 8
7 10 (2.05%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.43%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.43%) CentOS
10 6 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.23%) UNIX
10 6 (1.23%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.02%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.61%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.41%) Debian
14 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.20%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (30.33%) Analytics
3 66 (13.52%) Android Development
4 61 (12.50%) TDD
5 51 (10.45%) Scrum
6 48 (9.84%) Web Development
7 46 (9.43%) E-Commerce
8 40 (8.20%) Project Management
9 38 (7.79%) MVC
10 37 (7.58%) OO
11 30 (6.15%) Web Analytics
11 30 (6.15%) BDD
12 29 (5.94%) Responsive Web Design
13 23 (4.71%) Software Engineering
13 23 (4.71%) ITIL
13 23 (4.71%) ETL
14 22 (4.51%) Content Management
14 22 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (4.30%) OOP
16 20 (4.10%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 122 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 111 (22.75%) Java
3 81 (16.60%) SQL
4 28 (5.74%) Python
4 28 (5.74%) C#
5 25 (5.12%) PHP
6 18 (3.69%) C
7 15 (3.07%) Ruby
8 11 (2.25%) C++
9 8 (1.64%) Objective-C
9 8 (1.64%) Golang
10 7 (1.43%) R
11 5 (1.02%) Clojure
11 5 (1.02%) Haskell
11 5 (1.02%) Erlang
12 4 (0.82%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.82%) VBA
13 3 (0.61%) Perl
13 3 (0.61%) Groovy
13 3 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 64 (13.11%) Degree
2 39 (7.99%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.84%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (0.82%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) MCP
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.66%) QA
2 8 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.64%) vCloud
4 5 (1.02%) Docker
4 5 (1.02%) vSphere
5 3 (0.61%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.61%) HDFS
5 3 (0.61%) XenApp
6 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (2.66%) SCCM
1 13 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.84%) Puppet
3 8 (1.64%) Ansible
4 3 (0.61%) Salt
5 2 (0.41%) Kibana
5 2 (0.41%) logstash
5 2 (0.41%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.41%) FreeIPA
5 2 (0.41%) cPanel
6 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 35 (7.17%) Facebook
2 32 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.53%) Twitter
4 23 (4.71%) Omniture
5 20 (4.10%) Oracle
6 19 (3.89%) Adobe
7 17 (3.48%) VMware
8 13 (2.66%) ESRI
9 12 (2.46%) Tableau
10 11 (2.25%) Sophos
10 11 (2.25%) Apple
10 11 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.43%) Zend
11 7 (1.43%) Marketo
12 6 (1.23%) Pardot
12 6 (1.23%) Eloqua
12 6 (1.23%) Sitecore
12 6 (1.23%) Mapinfo
12 6 (1.23%) Sybase
12 6 (1.23%) Business Objects
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Intelletect
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £320 per day + £320 / Day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £250 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £520 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 21 days ago