The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 215 188 231
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +43
Contract jobs citing Google 215 270 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.92% 1.11% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 2.02% 2.42% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 210 99
Average daily rate
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£375 £386 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £336 £285
% change year-on-year
-3.34% +17.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.10% -60.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £12.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £24.40 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £23.13 £27.06
% change year-on-year
-30.81% -14.54%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10647 11180 11862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.37% 46.04% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6693 7118 7147
Average daily rate £423 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 291 340
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Google
England

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 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 1 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 1 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 +7 44 £350 -9.67% 27
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £205 - 1
Wembley - 1 £325 -
Ruislip - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 116 (28.50%) Analytics
2 107 (26.29%) Java
2 107 (26.29%) Google Analytics
3 104 (25.55%) HTML
4 93 (22.85%) Android
5 89 (21.87%) JavaScript
6 83 (20.39%) CSS
7 75 (18.43%) Android Development
8 68 (16.71%) SQL
9 61 (14.99%) TDD
10 54 (13.27%) Marketing
11 52 (12.78%) JSON
11 52 (12.78%) Git (software)
11 52 (12.78%) XML
12 48 (11.79%) CMS
13 47 (11.55%) E-Commerce
13 47 (11.55%) jQuery
14 46 (11.30%) Apple iOS
15 45 (11.06%) HTML5
15 45 (11.06%) SEO
16 43 (10.57%) Scrum
17 42 (10.32%) SQL Server
18 41 (10.07%) Finance
18 41 (10.07%) Facebook
18 41 (10.07%) Google Apps
19 39 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (9.58%) Degree
20 38 (9.34%) Windows
21 36 (8.85%) Project Management
22 35 (8.60%) MVC

Google
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 48 (11.79%) CMS
2 17 (4.18%) SAS
2 17 (4.18%) IIS
3 15 (3.69%) Umbraco
3 15 (3.69%) Node.js
4 14 (3.44%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.70%) Apache
6 10 (2.46%) Jetty
7 9 (2.21%) WordPress
8 8 (1.97%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (1.97%) nginx
9 7 (1.72%) Apache Pig
10 6 (1.47%) Drupal
10 6 (1.47%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (0.98%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (0.98%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.98%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.74%) MQSeries
Applications
1 34 (8.35%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.90%) Photoshop
3 14 (3.44%) MS Office
4 13 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (2.21%) MS Visio
7 7 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (1.23%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.98%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.49%) InDesign
11 1 (0.25%) SPSS
11 1 (0.25%) MS Project
11 1 (0.25%) Vectorworks
11 1 (0.25%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 107 (26.29%) Google Analytics
2 8 (1.97%) SiteCatalyst
3 4 (0.98%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (10.07%) Google Apps
2 29 (7.13%) Google App Engine
3 19 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.21%) Google Compute Engine
7 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (1.47%) Office 365
9 4 (0.98%) SaaS
10 3 (0.74%) PaaS
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.49%) Heroku
12 1 (0.25%) GitHub
12 1 (0.25%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.67%) HTTP
2 13 (3.19%) FTP
3 11 (2.70%) SSL
4 10 (2.46%) IPsec
4 10 (2.46%) DHCP
4 10 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.46%) DNS
4 10 (2.46%) Internet
5 4 (0.98%) Intranet
6 3 (0.74%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.74%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.49%) MPLS
7 2 (0.49%) SAN
7 2 (0.49%) Extranet
8 1 (0.25%) LAN
8 1 (0.25%) VoIP
8 1 (0.25%) VPN
8 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.39%) Big Data
3 24 (5.90%) Hadoop
4 23 (5.65%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.91%) MySQL
6 14 (3.44%) Data Mining
7 12 (2.95%) NoSQL
7 12 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.95%) DB2
8 11 (2.70%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.21%) SQLite
9 9 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.72%) Redis
10 7 (1.72%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.47%) Impala
11 6 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.98%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (12.78%) Git (software)
2 30 (7.37%) JIRA
3 28 (6.88%) Subversion
4 19 (4.67%) Maven
5 18 (4.42%) Jenkins
6 17 (4.18%) TeamCity
7 11 (2.70%) Eclipse
7 11 (2.70%) Mercurial
7 11 (2.70%) Mockito
8 10 (2.46%) Bitbucket
8 10 (2.46%) JUnit
9 9 (2.21%) Kiln
10 7 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
11 6 (1.47%) Ant
12 5 (1.23%) Hudson
13 4 (0.98%) Grunt
13 4 (0.98%) Selenium
13 4 (0.98%) TestNG
13 4 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.98%) DbUnit
General
1 54 (13.27%) Marketing
2 41 (10.07%) Finance
3 24 (5.90%) Retail
4 22 (5.41%) Publishing
5 21 (5.16%) Advertising
6 16 (3.93%) Banking
7 8 (1.97%) German Language
8 7 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.47%) Games
9 6 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.23%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.98%) French Language
12 2 (0.49%) Legal
13 1 (0.25%) Electronics
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
13 1 (0.25%) Automotive
13 1 (0.25%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 201 (49.39%) Developer
2 73 (17.94%) Android Developer
3 57 (14.00%) Analyst
4 29 (7.13%) Java Developer
5 28 (6.88%) Senior Developer
6 27 (6.63%) Front-End Developer
7 19 (4.67%) Web Developer
8 17 (4.18%) Consultant
9 15 (3.69%) Data Analyst
10 13 (3.19%) Senior Android Developer
11 12 (2.95%) Designer
11 12 (2.95%) Architect
12 11 (2.70%) Project Manager
12 11 (2.70%) Lead Developer
13 10 (2.46%) iOS Developer
14 9 (2.21%) Python Developer
15 8 (1.97%) Support Analyst
15 8 (1.97%) Business Analyst
16 7 (1.72%) Administrator
16 7 (1.72%) Webmaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (25.55%) HTML
2 83 (20.39%) CSS
3 52 (12.78%) JSON
3 52 (12.78%) XML
4 47 (11.55%) jQuery
5 45 (11.06%) HTML5
6 31 (7.62%) Web Services
7 30 (7.37%) CSS3
7 30 (7.37%) Spring
8 25 (6.14%) .NET
9 23 (5.65%) Android SDK
10 22 (5.41%) REST
11 21 (5.16%) AngularJS
12 20 (4.91%) Google Maps API
12 20 (4.91%) GWT
12 20 (4.91%) Ajax
12 20 (4.91%) Servlets
13 19 (4.67%) RESTful
14 18 (4.42%) LESS
15 15 (3.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.14%) Open Source
2 22 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 21 (5.16%) Social Media
4 14 (3.44%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.44%) Social Network
5 12 (2.95%) iPhone
6 11 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 11 (2.70%) iPad
7 9 (2.21%) W3C
8 8 (1.97%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.72%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.47%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.47%) GIS
11 5 (1.23%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.23%) Copywriting
11 5 (1.23%) New Media
12 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.74%) BBC
13 3 (0.74%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 93 (22.85%) Android
2 46 (11.30%) Apple iOS
3 38 (9.34%) Windows
4 27 (6.63%) Linux
5 13 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.21%) UNIX
8 7 (1.72%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.23%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.49%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.25%) Solaris
12 1 (0.25%) Debian
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (28.50%) Analytics
2 75 (18.43%) Android Development
3 61 (14.99%) TDD
4 47 (11.55%) E-Commerce
5 45 (11.06%) SEO
6 43 (10.57%) Scrum
7 39 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (8.85%) Project Management
9 35 (8.60%) MVC
9 35 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (8.35%) BDD
11 29 (7.13%) Software Engineering
12 26 (6.39%) OO
13 25 (6.14%) Responsive Web Design
14 24 (5.90%) Content Management
14 24 (5.90%) Web Development
15 21 (5.16%) Migration
15 21 (5.16%) Kanban
16 18 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (4.18%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 107 (26.29%) Java
2 89 (21.87%) JavaScript
3 68 (16.71%) SQL
4 28 (6.88%) C#
4 28 (6.88%) Python
5 16 (3.93%) PHP
6 11 (2.70%) Objective-C
7 5 (1.23%) C++
7 5 (1.23%) VBA
8 4 (0.98%) Groovy
9 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.74%) Perl
9 3 (0.74%) Ruby
10 2 (0.49%) Golang
10 2 (0.49%) Google Apps Script
10 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.49%) Scala
10 2 (0.49%) C
11 1 (0.25%) XQuery
11 1 (0.25%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 39 (9.58%) Degree
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.98%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.49%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.49%) MCP
4 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.25%) MCSE
5 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.25%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.72%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.98%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.72%) Xen
3 7 (1.72%) HDFS
4 2 (0.49%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (3.69%) Puppet
2 8 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.74%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.49%) Oozie
5 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.25%) SCCM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.25%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 41 (10.07%) Facebook
2 32 (7.86%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.62%) Twitter
4 30 (7.37%) Oracle
5 26 (6.39%) Omniture
6 15 (3.69%) VMware
6 15 (3.69%) Tableau
7 13 (3.19%) Sitecore
8 11 (2.70%) Business Objects
9 9 (2.21%) Venda
10 7 (1.72%) Adobe
10 7 (1.72%) Vertica
11 6 (1.47%) Yahoo!
11 6 (1.47%) Lotus
12 5 (1.23%) Mapinfo
12 5 (1.23%) Ab Initio
12 5 (1.23%) DoubleClick
12 5 (1.23%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.98%) Atomikos
13 4 (0.98%) Netezza
London
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: £425 + Full Expenses
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £180 - £240 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day - Start date: 6th August 2014
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Maket rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London (Bank)
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-300 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago