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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 191 224 193
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -31
Contract jobs citing Google 253 198 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.13% 0.85% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.54% 1.92% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 138 143
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £250 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.66% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 11
Average hourly rate £16.43 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.98 £18.90 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.77 £19.50 £20.81
% change year-on-year
+42.39% -6.30%
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
9965 10332 10053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.53% 44.30% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6470 6757 6335
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 209 272
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £44.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 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
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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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 +7 36 £275 -31.25% 42
Hammersmith -3 5 £250 -37.50%
Croydon - 2 £444 -
Surbiton - 2 £365 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 171 (35.85%) Analytics
2 143 (29.98%) Google Analytics
3 140 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (23.27%) HTML
5 107 (22.43%) Android
6 104 (21.80%) JavaScript
7 103 (21.59%) Java
8 81 (16.98%) CSS
9 75 (15.72%) User Experience
10 72 (15.09%) Android Development
11 71 (14.88%) Web Services
12 63 (13.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 60 (12.58%) Windows
14 59 (12.37%) Mobile App
15 57 (11.95%) Google Apps
15 57 (11.95%) Degree
16 56 (11.74%) Marketing
17 54 (11.32%) TDD
17 54 (11.32%) Apple iOS
18 53 (11.11%) HTML5
18 53 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
19 51 (10.69%) JSON
19 51 (10.69%) SQL
19 51 (10.69%) Scrum
20 50 (10.48%) Git (software)
21 49 (10.27%) Security Cleared
21 49 (10.27%) Python
22 44 (9.22%) OO
22 44 (9.22%) Microsoft
23 43 (9.01%) Continuous Integration

Google
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 34 (7.13%) CMS
2 26 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 24 (5.03%) Apache
3 24 (5.03%) Node.js
4 19 (3.98%) nginx
5 12 (2.52%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.31%) Drupal
6 11 (2.31%) WordPress
6 11 (2.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 10 (2.10%) Mule ESB
7 10 (2.10%) IIS
7 10 (2.10%) JBoss
8 9 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.89%) Jetty
8 9 (1.89%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.89%) Confluence
9 7 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.05%) SAS
11 4 (0.84%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 37 (7.76%) MS Office
2 25 (5.24%) MS Excel
3 24 (5.03%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (2.52%) Photoshop
5 10 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.26%) SPSS
6 6 (1.26%) MS Project
7 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.63%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.42%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 26 (5.45%) WebTrends
2 7 (1.47%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Unica
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 143 (29.98%) Google Analytics
2 63 (13.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 57 (11.95%) Google Apps
4 53 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (6.71%) Adobe Analytics
6 19 (3.98%) Google App Engine
7 15 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (2.52%) Office 365
8 12 (2.52%) Google Drive
9 10 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.26%) GitHub
12 5 (1.05%) Google Compute Engine
13 4 (0.84%) Heroku
14 3 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.63%) Trello
15 1 (0.21%) SaaS
15 1 (0.21%) PaaS
15 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.61%) HTTP
2 20 (4.19%) VPN
3 16 (3.35%) Firewall
4 15 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.14%) Internet
5 14 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (2.10%) VoIP
6 10 (2.10%) Intranet
7 9 (1.89%) DNS
7 9 (1.89%) Wireless
8 8 (1.68%) DHCP
8 8 (1.68%) DMZ
8 8 (1.68%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (1.47%) VLAN
9 7 (1.47%) LAN
9 7 (1.47%) WLAN
10 6 (1.26%) Ethernet
11 5 (1.05%) FTP
11 5 (1.05%) Bluetooth
11 5 (1.05%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.45%) MySQL
2 25 (5.24%) MongoDB
3 19 (3.98%) NoSQL
4 18 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (2.94%) Redis
6 14 (2.94%) Big Data
7 13 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (2.52%) SQL Server
9 11 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.10%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.63%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.63%) BigQuery
14 3 (0.63%) RethinkDB
15 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.24%) Jenkins
3 23 (4.82%) Android Studio
3 23 (4.82%) Subversion
4 20 (4.19%) Maven
5 19 (3.98%) TeamCity
6 17 (3.56%) Eclipse
7 16 (3.35%) Calabash
7 16 (3.35%) JUnit
8 13 (2.73%) JIRA
9 12 (2.52%) Cucumber
10 10 (2.10%) SonarQube
10 10 (2.10%) Artifactory
10 10 (2.10%) Mercurial
10 10 (2.10%) Gerrit
11 7 (1.47%) Firebug
11 7 (1.47%) Fiddler
11 7 (1.47%) Ant
11 7 (1.47%) Grunt
12 6 (1.26%) Selenium
General
1 56 (11.74%) Marketing
2 31 (6.50%) Finance
3 29 (6.08%) Publishing
4 25 (5.24%) Retail
5 16 (3.35%) Banking
6 7 (1.47%) Advertising
7 6 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.84%) Legal
9 3 (0.63%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.63%) German Language
9 3 (0.63%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.63%) Games
10 2 (0.42%) Back Office
10 2 (0.42%) Law
10 2 (0.42%) Turkish Language
10 2 (0.42%) French Language
10 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 170 (35.64%) Developer
2 81 (16.98%) Analyst
3 65 (13.63%) Android Developer
4 31 (6.50%) Senior Developer
5 24 (5.03%) Product Manager
6 21 (4.40%) Senior Android Developer
7 19 (3.98%) Web Developer
8 18 (3.77%) Service Analyst
8 18 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
9 17 (3.56%) Senior Manager
10 15 (3.14%) Senior Product Manager
10 15 (3.14%) Consultant
10 15 (3.14%) iOS Developer
11 13 (2.73%) Support Analyst
12 12 (2.52%) Performance Analyst
13 11 (2.31%) Web Analyst
13 11 (2.31%) Front-End Developer
13 11 (2.31%) Project Manager
13 11 (2.31%) Mobile Developer
14 10 (2.10%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (23.27%) HTML
2 81 (16.98%) CSS
3 71 (14.88%) Web Services
4 53 (11.11%) HTML5
5 51 (10.69%) JSON
6 38 (7.97%) XML
7 37 (7.76%) jQuery
8 36 (7.55%) RESTful
9 33 (6.92%) Android SDK
10 31 (6.50%) .NET
11 29 (6.08%) REST
11 29 (6.08%) CSS3
12 25 (5.24%) J2EE
13 22 (4.61%) GWT
13 22 (4.61%) AngularJS
14 17 (3.56%) Ajax
15 15 (3.14%) Spring
16 14 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
16 14 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (2.73%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.72%) User Experience
2 59 (12.37%) Mobile App
3 38 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.24%) Social Media
5 23 (4.82%) Computer Science
6 21 (4.40%) Open Source
7 16 (3.35%) Visualisation
8 15 (3.14%) Statistics
9 14 (2.94%) iPhone
10 12 (2.52%) Mobile Payment
11 10 (2.10%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.26%) Psychology
12 6 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.26%) Animation
13 5 (1.05%) PKI
13 5 (1.05%) Human Factors
13 5 (1.05%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.05%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 107 (22.43%) Android
2 60 (12.58%) Windows
3 54 (11.32%) Apple iOS
4 41 (8.60%) Linux
5 17 (3.56%) Mac OS
6 13 (2.73%) Ubuntu
7 12 (2.52%) Mac OS X
8 10 (2.10%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.10%) CentOS
9 9 (1.89%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.42%) UNIX
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (35.85%) Analytics
2 140 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (15.09%) Android Development
4 54 (11.32%) TDD
5 51 (10.69%) Scrum
6 44 (9.22%) OO
7 43 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (9.01%) Web Analytics
8 41 (8.60%) E-Commerce
9 30 (6.29%) Unit Testing
9 30 (6.29%) BDD
10 29 (6.08%) Mobile Development
11 28 (5.87%) Project Management
11 28 (5.87%) iOS Development
12 27 (5.66%) SEO
12 27 (5.66%) Content Management
13 26 (5.45%) MVC
13 26 (5.45%) DevOps
14 24 (5.03%) Data Analysis
15 23 (4.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 104 (21.80%) JavaScript
2 103 (21.59%) Java
3 51 (10.69%) SQL
4 49 (10.27%) Python
5 35 (7.34%) Ruby
6 26 (5.45%) PHP
7 22 (4.61%) Objective-C
8 18 (3.77%) PL/SQL
9 15 (3.14%) Perl
10 14 (2.94%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.94%) C#
11 8 (1.68%) R
11 8 (1.68%) C
12 7 (1.47%) VBScript
12 7 (1.47%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.26%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.84%) C++
15 3 (0.63%) Haskell
15 3 (0.63%) Erlang
15 3 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (11.95%) Degree
2 49 (10.27%) Security Cleared
3 32 (6.71%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
5 7 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.84%) MCSE
7 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.42%) MCP
8 1 (0.21%) PMP
8 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.21%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.19%) QA
2 4 (0.84%) SLA
3 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 18 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.14%) vCloud
3 13 (2.73%) Docker
4 4 (0.84%) vSphere
5 3 (0.63%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.42%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (4.40%) Puppet
2 20 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (3.56%) Ansible
4 11 (2.31%) Salt
5 9 (1.89%) ZABBIX
5 9 (1.89%) SCCM
5 9 (1.89%) HAProxy
5 9 (1.89%) Kibana
5 9 (1.89%) logstash
6 2 (0.42%) cPanel
6 2 (0.42%) FreeIPA
7 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (9.22%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.76%) Apple
3 34 (7.13%) Adobe
4 28 (5.87%) VMware
5 25 (5.24%) Oracle
6 23 (4.82%) Tableau
6 23 (4.82%) Omniture
7 17 (3.56%) Twitter
8 14 (2.94%) Facebook
9 10 (2.10%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.10%) Business Objects
10 9 (1.89%) DoubleClick
11 8 (1.68%) HP
12 7 (1.47%) Aprimo
12 7 (1.47%) Cisco
12 7 (1.47%) Eloqua
13 5 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.05%) Sophos
13 5 (1.05%) hybris
14 4 (0.84%) Citrix
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Zebra People
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: US$600 - US$800 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: US$640 - US$880 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Zebra People
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent Spa
Rate: £300-350 pd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £250 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £480 - £600 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: US$550 - US$800 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £200 - £260 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £300 to £375 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £240 per day
Posted: 9 days ago