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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 202 201 244
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +43
Contract jobs citing Google 266 250 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.16% 1.11% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 2.81% 2.51% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 139 144
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £170 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
Average hourly rate £13.25 £16.94 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.78% -0.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £16.03 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £31.00 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.93 £25.92 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-38.56% +42.04%
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
9460 9947 10299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.10% 44.35% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6407 6428 6720
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 227 207
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £42.00 £33.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
City of London +38 30 £450 +63.63% 23
Canary Wharf +9 6 £408 -
Croydon -10 3 - - 2
Uxbridge +3 2 - -
Bromley - 1 £350 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 182 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (34.05%) Analytics
3 159 (30.93%) Java
4 154 (29.96%) Google Analytics
5 113 (21.98%) JavaScript
6 110 (21.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 101 (19.65%) Amazon AWS
8 97 (18.87%) Marketing
9 94 (18.29%) Scrum
10 88 (17.12%) HTML
11 83 (16.15%) CSS
12 81 (15.76%) Git (software)
13 79 (15.37%) Finance
14 78 (15.18%) TDD
15 72 (14.01%) Android
16 71 (13.81%) Microsoft
17 69 (13.42%) E-Commerce
18 67 (13.04%) Python
19 65 (12.65%) J2EE
20 62 (12.06%) SQL
21 55 (10.70%) Web Services
21 55 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
22 54 (10.51%) Open Source
23 53 (10.31%) Jenkins
24 52 (10.12%) Continuous Delivery
25 51 (9.92%) Linux
25 51 (9.92%) JIRA
26 50 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
26 50 (9.73%) Windows
26 50 (9.73%) Adobe

Google
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 46 (8.95%) CMS
2 34 (6.61%) Tomcat
3 22 (4.28%) Node.js
4 18 (3.50%) WebSphere
5 17 (3.31%) Apache TomEE
6 16 (3.11%) Apache
7 14 (2.72%) Confluence
8 11 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.14%) MS Exchange
8 11 (2.14%) nginx
8 11 (2.14%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.95%) Jetty
9 10 (1.95%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.56%) Drupal
10 8 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (1.56%) WordPress
11 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.17%) IIS
12 5 (0.97%) JBoss
Applications
1 37 (7.20%) MS Office
2 30 (5.84%) MS Excel
3 21 (4.09%) Photoshop
4 15 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.92%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.75%) OmniGraffle
6 8 (1.56%) MS Project
7 7 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.78%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.39%) Adobe SpeedGrade
9 2 (0.39%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 19 (3.70%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (2.53%) WebTrends
3 10 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.58%) BigMachines
5 3 (0.58%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.39%) Revive Adserver
7 1 (0.19%) Magento
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 154 (29.96%) Google Analytics
2 110 (21.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 101 (19.65%) Amazon AWS
4 55 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 43 (8.37%) Google Apps
6 34 (6.61%) Google App Engine
7 29 (5.64%) GitHub
8 25 (4.86%) Adobe Analytics
9 22 (4.28%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (4.09%) AdWords
10 21 (4.09%) SaaS
11 13 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (2.14%) IaaS
12 11 (2.14%) Office 365
13 10 (1.95%) Lucidchart
14 9 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (1.36%) Google Compute Engine
15 7 (1.36%) PaaS
16 6 (1.17%) MailChimp
16 6 (1.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.70%) Internet
2 17 (3.31%) DNS
2 17 (3.31%) HTTP
3 14 (2.72%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.53%) Firewall
5 10 (1.95%) VPN
6 8 (1.56%) FTP
7 7 (1.36%) LAN
7 7 (1.36%) SMTP
7 7 (1.36%) WAN
7 7 (1.36%) Wireless
8 6 (1.17%) DMZ
8 6 (1.17%) IMAP
8 6 (1.17%) IPsec
8 6 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.97%) DHCP
9 5 (0.97%) Intranet
9 5 (0.97%) LDAP
9 5 (0.97%) SMS
9 5 (0.97%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.78%) MySQL
2 37 (7.20%) MongoDB
3 32 (6.23%) NoSQL
4 31 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (3.89%) Hadoop
6 18 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (3.31%) Big Data
8 13 (2.53%) BigQuery
8 13 (2.53%) SQL Server
9 11 (2.14%) Redis
9 11 (2.14%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.95%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.56%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.56%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.17%) DB2
13 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 81 (15.76%) Git (software)
2 53 (10.31%) Jenkins
3 51 (9.92%) JIRA
4 24 (4.67%) JUnit
5 23 (4.47%) Maven
6 21 (4.09%) Mockito
7 17 (3.31%) Gradle
8 15 (2.92%) Android Studio
9 12 (2.33%) JBehave
10 11 (2.14%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.75%) IntelliJ
11 9 (1.75%) JIRA Agile
12 8 (1.56%) Subversion
13 7 (1.36%) Artifactory
13 7 (1.36%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.36%) Grunt
14 6 (1.17%) Axure RP
15 5 (0.97%) Gerrit
15 5 (0.97%) gulp
15 5 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 97 (18.87%) Marketing
2 79 (15.37%) Finance
3 31 (6.03%) Retail
4 23 (4.47%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.70%) Advertising
6 15 (2.92%) Banking
7 14 (2.72%) Games
8 11 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.95%) Electronics
10 9 (1.75%) Legal
11 8 (1.56%) Publishing
12 5 (0.97%) Law
13 4 (0.78%) Automotive
14 3 (0.58%) Danish Language
15 2 (0.39%) French Language
15 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 171 (33.27%) Developer
2 66 (12.84%) Analyst
3 48 (9.34%) Java Developer
4 46 (8.95%) Architect
5 39 (7.59%) Senior Developer
6 36 (7.00%) Android Developer
7 23 (4.47%) Consultant
8 22 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 22 (4.28%) Senior Java Developer
9 21 (4.09%) Project Manager
9 21 (4.09%) Web Analyst
10 20 (3.89%) Cloud Architect
10 20 (3.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 20 (3.89%) JavaScript Developer
11 16 (3.11%) Python Developer
11 16 (3.11%) Scrum Master
12 13 (2.53%) Cloud Developer
12 13 (2.53%) Java Architect
13 12 (2.33%) AWS Developer
13 12 (2.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (17.12%) HTML
2 83 (16.15%) CSS
3 65 (12.65%) J2EE
4 55 (10.70%) Web Services
5 43 (8.37%) JSON
6 40 (7.78%) AngularJS
7 39 (7.59%) REST
8 38 (7.39%) Spring
9 37 (7.20%) HTML5
10 36 (7.00%) RESTful
11 32 (6.23%) jQuery
12 27 (5.25%) .NET
13 26 (5.06%) Hibernate
14 24 (4.67%) Android SDK
15 22 (4.28%) XML
16 18 (3.50%) Google Maps API
16 18 (3.50%) SOAP
17 17 (3.31%) CSS3
17 17 (3.31%) JMS
18 13 (2.53%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.53%) Mobile App
2 41 (7.98%) User Experience
3 37 (7.20%) Social Media
4 35 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (4.09%) Algorithms
7 18 (3.50%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.92%) Digital Media
8 15 (2.92%) iPad
9 13 (2.53%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.95%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.95%) Fintech
11 9 (1.75%) Statistics
12 8 (1.56%) Private Cloud
13 7 (1.36%) Copywriting
13 7 (1.36%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.36%) Social Network
14 6 (1.17%) W3C
15 5 (0.97%) iPhone
15 5 (0.97%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 72 (14.01%) Android
2 51 (9.92%) Linux
3 50 (9.73%) Windows
4 42 (8.17%) Apple iOS
5 23 (4.47%) Unix
6 15 (2.92%) CentOS
6 15 (2.92%) Ubuntu
6 15 (2.92%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.56%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.36%) Debian
8 7 (1.36%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.17%) AIX
10 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.78%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.58%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (34.05%) Analytics
3 94 (18.29%) Scrum
4 78 (15.18%) TDD
5 69 (13.42%) E-Commerce
6 54 (10.51%) Open Source
7 52 (10.12%) Continuous Delivery
8 50 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (9.34%) Digital Marketing
10 46 (8.95%) DevOps
11 41 (7.98%) SEO
12 38 (7.39%) Android Development
13 37 (7.20%) BDD
14 36 (7.00%) CRM
15 34 (6.61%) Web Analytics
16 33 (6.42%) Front End Development
17 29 (5.64%) Project Management
18 26 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (5.06%) Web Development
19 23 (4.47%) OO
Programming Languages
1 159 (30.93%) Java
2 113 (21.98%) JavaScript
3 67 (13.04%) Python
4 62 (12.06%) SQL
5 47 (9.14%) PHP
6 19 (3.70%) C
6 19 (3.70%) Perl
7 15 (2.92%) Bash Shell
7 15 (2.92%) C#
7 15 (2.92%) Go
7 15 (2.92%) Ruby
8 12 (2.33%) C++
8 12 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.56%) VBA
10 7 (1.36%) Objective-C
10 7 (1.36%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.17%) Apple Swift
12 5 (0.97%) Scala
12 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (9.14%) Degree
2 14 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.78%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.78%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (0.78%) PhD
4 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.39%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.19%) CCNA
6 1 (0.19%) CCNP
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) ISEB
6 1 (0.19%) MBA
6 1 (0.19%) MCSA
6 1 (0.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.28%) QA
2 6 (1.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.58%) WCAG
4 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.09%) Docker
3 19 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.56%) vCloud
5 5 (0.97%) NFS
6 4 (0.78%) Xen
7 3 (0.58%) GlusterFS
8 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.39%) LXC
8 2 (0.39%) pfSense
8 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.19%) Ceph
9 1 (0.19%) Firmware
9 1 (0.19%) KVM
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) XenApp
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (4.67%) Ansible
2 19 (3.70%) Puppet
3 17 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.33%) Kubernetes
5 11 (2.14%) HAProxy
6 9 (1.75%) Salt
7 7 (1.36%) logstash
8 6 (1.17%) Kibana
9 5 (0.97%) Nagios
9 5 (0.97%) SCCM
9 5 (0.97%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.78%) Bacula
10 4 (0.78%) Cacti
10 4 (0.78%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.39%) CA Wily
11 2 (0.39%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.39%) Graphite
11 2 (0.39%) MOM
12 1 (0.19%) SCOM
12 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 71 (13.81%) Microsoft
2 50 (9.73%) Adobe
3 39 (7.59%) Oracle
4 30 (5.84%) VMware
5 24 (4.67%) Facebook
6 23 (4.47%) Omniture
7 19 (3.70%) Atlassian
8 18 (3.50%) Tableau
9 17 (3.31%) CyberSource
10 15 (2.92%) Apple
10 15 (2.92%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (2.92%) Twitter
11 12 (2.33%) SAP
12 11 (2.14%) Citrix
13 9 (1.75%) DoubleClick
13 9 (1.75%) IBM
13 9 (1.75%) Siebel
14 7 (1.36%) Cisco
14 7 (1.36%) Splunk
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