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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 176 211 193
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -18
Contract jobs citing Google 284 222 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.21% 0.94% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 2.77% 2.12% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 161 199
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +79.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £15.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £91.25 £24.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £16.75 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+56.71% -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
10268 10462 11006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.62% 44.36% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6806 6573 6989
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 224 285
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.55 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +11 63 £330 -5.71% 44
Croydon - 4 £444 -
Kingston Upon Thames -4 2 £349 +69.98%
Harrow - 2 £334 -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Hammersmith - 1 £375 -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 185 (34.64%) Analytics
2 143 (26.78%) Java
3 141 (26.40%) Google Analytics
4 137 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (24.16%) HTML
6 126 (23.60%) JavaScript
7 101 (18.91%) Android
8 94 (17.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 91 (17.04%) CSS
10 85 (15.92%) Amazon AWS
11 76 (14.23%) Windows
12 74 (13.86%) Scrum
13 73 (13.67%) User Experience
14 70 (13.11%) Android Development
14 70 (13.11%) Marketing
15 68 (12.73%) SQL
15 68 (12.73%) Google Apps
16 62 (11.61%) Microsoft
17 59 (11.05%) JSON
17 59 (11.05%) Mobile App
18 58 (10.86%) HTML5
18 58 (10.86%) Linux
19 54 (10.11%) Web Services
20 51 (9.55%) Python
21 50 (9.36%) Apple iOS
22 49 (9.18%) Git (software)
22 49 (9.18%) Adobe
22 49 (9.18%) SEO
22 49 (9.18%) Web Analytics
23 48 (8.99%) OO

Google
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 44 (8.24%) CMS
2 39 (7.30%) Tomcat
3 34 (6.37%) Apache
4 28 (5.24%) Node.js
5 27 (5.06%) nginx
6 22 (4.12%) SharePoint
6 22 (4.12%) JBoss
7 15 (2.81%) WordPress
8 14 (2.62%) Mule ESB
9 12 (2.25%) Drupal
9 12 (2.25%) IIS
10 11 (2.06%) Oracle Workflow
10 11 (2.06%) Jetty
10 11 (2.06%) Confluence
10 11 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (1.69%) MS Exchange
11 9 (1.69%) SAS
12 8 (1.50%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 39 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 33 (6.18%) MS Office
3 23 (4.31%) Spreadsheet
4 22 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (3.75%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.31%) MS Project
6 7 (1.31%) SPSS
7 6 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (1.12%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.56%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.56%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.19%) FastStats
9 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 31 (5.81%) WebTrends
2 7 (1.31%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.56%) Radian6
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 141 (26.40%) Google Analytics
2 94 (17.60%) Google Cloud Platform
3 85 (15.92%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (12.73%) Google Apps
5 40 (7.49%) Adobe Analytics
6 26 (4.87%) Google App Engine
7 21 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (3.56%) Office 365
8 19 (3.56%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (2.62%) Google Drive
10 9 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (1.69%) SaaS
11 7 (1.31%) Google Compute Engine
12 6 (1.12%) PaaS
13 4 (0.75%) Heroku
13 4 (0.75%) Engine Yard
13 4 (0.75%) GitHub
14 3 (0.56%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.56%) Trello
15 2 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.68%) VPN
2 24 (4.49%) TCP/IP
2 24 (4.49%) Firewall
3 21 (3.93%) DNS
4 20 (3.75%) HTTP
5 16 (3.00%) Internet
6 15 (2.81%) Intranet
7 14 (2.62%) DHCP
8 12 (2.25%) Reverse Proxy
9 11 (2.06%) DMZ
10 8 (1.50%) LAN
10 8 (1.50%) VoIP
10 8 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (1.50%) Wireless
11 7 (1.31%) IPsec
11 7 (1.31%) VLAN
11 7 (1.31%) FTP
12 6 (1.12%) SSL
12 6 (1.12%) WLAN
12 6 (1.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.93%) MongoDB
2 31 (5.81%) MySQL
3 29 (5.43%) NoSQL
4 26 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (3.93%) Redis
6 20 (3.75%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.81%) Big Data
7 15 (2.81%) SQL Server
8 12 (2.25%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.69%) Data Mining
11 9 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.50%) SQLite
13 7 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (0.94%) QlikView
14 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 38 (7.12%) Jenkins
3 23 (4.31%) JIRA
4 17 (3.18%) Gerrit
5 16 (3.00%) Mercurial
5 16 (3.00%) Artifactory
6 15 (2.81%) Subversion
7 14 (2.62%) Maven
7 14 (2.62%) SonarQube
8 13 (2.43%) Android Studio
8 13 (2.43%) Selenium
9 11 (2.06%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.69%) Calabash
11 8 (1.50%) Grunt
11 8 (1.50%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.50%) Gradle
12 7 (1.31%) Jasmine
12 7 (1.31%) Firebug
12 7 (1.31%) Fiddler
12 7 (1.31%) Appium
General
1 70 (13.11%) Marketing
2 44 (8.24%) Finance
3 34 (6.37%) Publishing
4 24 (4.49%) Retail
5 21 (3.93%) Advertising
6 15 (2.81%) Banking
7 9 (1.69%) Legal
8 4 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.56%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.56%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Front Office
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 181 (33.90%) Developer
2 94 (17.60%) Analyst
3 63 (11.80%) Android Developer
4 22 (4.12%) Senior Developer
5 21 (3.93%) Web Developer
5 21 (3.93%) Service Analyst
5 21 (3.93%) Service Desk Analyst
5 21 (3.93%) Web Analyst
6 20 (3.75%) Consultant
6 20 (3.75%) Project Manager
7 19 (3.56%) Architect
8 18 (3.37%) Support Analyst
9 16 (3.00%) Business Analyst
9 16 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (2.62%) Java Developer
11 12 (2.25%) iOS Developer
11 12 (2.25%) Mobile Developer
11 12 (2.25%) ScrumMaster
12 11 (2.06%) Senior Android Developer
12 11 (2.06%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (24.16%) HTML
2 91 (17.04%) CSS
3 59 (11.05%) JSON
4 58 (10.86%) HTML5
5 54 (10.11%) Web Services
6 47 (8.80%) XML
7 41 (7.68%) .NET
8 38 (7.12%) J2EE
8 38 (7.12%) jQuery
9 36 (6.74%) CSS3
10 35 (6.55%) REST
11 34 (6.37%) AngularJS
12 29 (5.43%) Android SDK
13 25 (4.68%) RESTful
14 22 (4.12%) Google Maps API
14 22 (4.12%) LAMP
14 22 (4.12%) Spring
15 17 (3.18%) SOAP
16 15 (2.81%) RabbitMQ
16 15 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 73 (13.67%) User Experience
2 59 (11.05%) Mobile App
3 47 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.87%) Computer Science
5 25 (4.68%) Social Media
6 17 (3.18%) Visualisation
7 11 (2.06%) GIS
8 10 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.69%) Animation
10 8 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.31%) Copywriting
11 7 (1.31%) Statistics
11 7 (1.31%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.31%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.12%) iPhone
13 5 (0.94%) Wiki
13 5 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.94%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 101 (18.91%) Android
2 76 (14.23%) Windows
3 58 (10.86%) Linux
4 50 (9.36%) Apple iOS
5 19 (3.56%) Ubuntu
6 17 (3.18%) Mac OS X
6 17 (3.18%) CentOS
7 13 (2.43%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.06%) Mac OS
8 11 (2.06%) UNIX
9 5 (0.94%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.37%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (34.64%) Analytics
2 137 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (13.86%) Scrum
4 70 (13.11%) Android Development
5 49 (9.18%) Web Analytics
5 49 (9.18%) SEO
6 48 (8.99%) OO
7 43 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (7.68%) Content Management
9 36 (6.74%) TDD
10 35 (6.55%) DevOps
11 32 (5.99%) Data Analysis
12 31 (5.81%) E-Commerce
13 30 (5.62%) ITIL
13 30 (5.62%) Mobile Development
14 28 (5.24%) Workflow
14 28 (5.24%) Migration
15 27 (5.06%) Web Development
16 25 (4.68%) MVC
17 23 (4.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (26.78%) Java
2 126 (23.60%) JavaScript
3 68 (12.73%) SQL
4 51 (9.55%) Python
5 34 (6.37%) PHP
6 29 (5.43%) Ruby
7 27 (5.06%) Perl
8 23 (4.31%) C#
9 20 (3.75%) Bash Shell
10 19 (3.56%) Objective-C
11 18 (3.37%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.87%) VBScript
12 10 (1.87%) R
13 8 (1.50%) Scala
14 7 (1.31%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.31%) C++
15 4 (0.75%) C
15 4 (0.75%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.56%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 45 (8.43%) Degree
2 37 (6.93%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.31%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.12%) MCSE
5 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.56%) PMP
7 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.37%) MOS
8 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.37%) MCP
9 1 (0.19%) MCSD
9 1 (0.19%) CCNA
9 1 (0.19%) CISSP
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.19%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) CISM
9 1 (0.19%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.00%) QA
2 4 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.93%) Docker
3 19 (3.56%) vCloud
4 16 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.12%) XenApp
5 6 (1.12%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.37%) XenServer
6 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.19%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (5.62%) Puppet
1 30 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (3.56%) Ansible
3 17 (3.18%) Salt
4 16 (3.00%) HAProxy
5 14 (2.62%) Rundeck
6 13 (2.43%) logstash
6 13 (2.43%) Kibana
6 13 (2.43%) ZABBIX
7 12 (2.25%) SCCM
8 5 (0.94%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.37%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.37%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.37%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.37%) WMI
9 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 62 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 49 (9.18%) Adobe
3 39 (7.30%) Apple
4 33 (6.18%) VMware
5 29 (5.43%) Oracle
6 23 (4.31%) Tableau
7 22 (4.12%) Omniture
8 21 (3.93%) Facebook
9 19 (3.56%) Twitter
10 17 (3.18%) Red Hat
11 14 (2.62%) DoubleClick
12 13 (2.43%) Citrix
13 12 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (2.06%) Sitecore
15 9 (1.69%) Eloqua
16 7 (1.31%) Aprimo
16 7 (1.31%) Cisco
16 7 (1.31%) HP
17 6 (1.12%) Rackspace
18 4 (0.75%) Splunk
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