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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 196 211 215
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing Google 252 215 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.19% 1.03% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 2.92% 2.28% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 155 137
Average daily rate £390 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £176 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 9
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.23 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +42.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £18.32 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.97 £25.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +2.00%
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
8639 9421 9650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.85% 45.22% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5683 6273 6184
Average daily rate £433 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 194 215
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +28 27 £300 -20.00% 35
Canary Wharf - 6 £460 -
Bromley - 4 £375 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +4 3 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £350 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 178 (32.84%) Analytics
2 161 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (28.97%) Google Analytics
4 147 (27.12%) Java
5 102 (18.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 100 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
7 97 (17.90%) JavaScript
7 97 (17.90%) HTML
8 89 (16.42%) Marketing
9 87 (16.05%) Microsoft
10 81 (14.94%) Python
11 80 (14.76%) Android
12 72 (13.28%) CSS
13 71 (13.10%) SQL
13 71 (13.10%) Windows
14 70 (12.92%) Finance
15 69 (12.73%) Linux
16 64 (11.81%) CMS
17 63 (11.62%) Adobe
18 62 (11.44%) E-Commerce
19 61 (11.25%) Scrum
20 59 (10.89%) Google Apps
21 56 (10.33%) Git (software)
22 54 (9.96%) Degree
23 52 (9.59%) PHP
24 51 (9.41%) User Experience
25 49 (9.04%) Web Services
25 49 (9.04%) TDD
26 47 (8.67%) DevOps
26 47 (8.67%) Android Development

Google
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 64 (11.81%) CMS
2 33 (6.09%) Tomcat
3 25 (4.61%) Apache
4 24 (4.43%) nginx
5 20 (3.69%) Node.js
6 18 (3.32%) Drupal
6 18 (3.32%) Lync
6 18 (3.32%) WebSphere
7 17 (3.14%) Confluence
7 17 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (3.14%) Jetty
8 14 (2.58%) WordPress
9 13 (2.40%) SharePoint
10 12 (2.21%) IIS
10 12 (2.21%) JBoss
11 9 (1.66%) Apache Spark
11 9 (1.66%) MS Exchange
12 7 (1.29%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.92%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 34 (6.27%) MS Excel
1 34 (6.27%) MS Office
2 19 (3.51%) Photoshop
3 13 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.29%) Edge Animate
6 6 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.92%) MS Project
7 5 (0.92%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.74%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.37%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 17 (3.14%) WebTrends
2 7 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) OpenX
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 157 (28.97%) Google Analytics
2 102 (18.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 100 (18.45%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (10.89%) Google Apps
5 41 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 30 (5.54%) Adobe Analytics
7 24 (4.43%) Google App Engine
7 24 (4.43%) SaaS
8 19 (3.51%) GitHub
9 18 (3.32%) Google Compute Engine
10 16 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (2.95%) IaaS
11 14 (2.58%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (2.40%) AdWords
13 12 (2.21%) Office 365
14 9 (1.66%) PaaS
15 8 (1.48%) Google Drive
16 7 (1.29%) MailChimp
16 7 (1.29%) Yammer
17 6 (1.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.01%) Internet
2 25 (4.61%) Firewall
2 25 (4.61%) HTTP
3 24 (4.43%) DNS
4 23 (4.24%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.77%) IPsec
6 14 (2.58%) VPN
7 13 (2.40%) FTP
7 13 (2.40%) Intranet
8 11 (2.03%) DHCP
8 11 (2.03%) WAN
9 10 (1.85%) LAN
9 10 (1.85%) WebEx
10 8 (1.48%) LDAP
10 8 (1.48%) SMTP
10 8 (1.48%) Unified Communications
10 8 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.29%) DMZ
11 7 (1.29%) SSL
12 5 (0.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.49%) MySQL
2 41 (7.56%) MongoDB
3 37 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (6.09%) Big Data
5 32 (5.90%) Hadoop
6 27 (4.98%) NoSQL
7 20 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (2.77%) Apache Hive
9 14 (2.58%) SQL Server
10 13 (2.40%) BigQuery
10 13 (2.40%) Oracle Database
11 11 (2.03%) Relational Database
12 10 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.66%) Couchbase
13 9 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.29%) Neo4j
14 7 (1.29%) Redis
15 5 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.92%) QlikView
15 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (10.33%) Git (software)
2 46 (8.49%) Jenkins
3 25 (4.61%) Gradle
4 24 (4.43%) JIRA
5 15 (2.77%) Mercurial
5 15 (2.77%) Subversion
6 13 (2.40%) JUnit
7 12 (2.21%) Gerrit
7 12 (2.21%) Selenium
8 11 (2.03%) Artifactory
8 11 (2.03%) Maven
9 10 (1.85%) IntelliJ
10 9 (1.66%) Android Studio
10 9 (1.66%) Log4j
10 9 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (1.48%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.48%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.29%) Ant
12 7 (1.29%) ClearCase
12 7 (1.29%) Hudson
General
1 89 (16.42%) Marketing
2 70 (12.92%) Finance
3 34 (6.27%) Retail
4 25 (4.61%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.69%) Publishing
6 19 (3.51%) Advertising
6 19 (3.51%) Banking
7 12 (2.21%) Legal
8 10 (1.85%) Games
9 8 (1.48%) Electronics
9 8 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.74%) Automotive
11 3 (0.55%) Danish Language
11 3 (0.55%) Front Office
11 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.55%) Law
12 2 (0.37%) French Language
12 2 (0.37%) Local Government
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 165 (30.44%) Developer
2 71 (13.10%) Analyst
3 44 (8.12%) Architect
4 41 (7.56%) Android Developer
5 31 (5.72%) Project Manager
6 29 (5.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 27 (4.98%) Java Developer
8 25 (4.61%) Consultant
9 23 (4.24%) Senior Developer
10 20 (3.69%) Web Analyst
11 18 (3.32%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (3.32%) Python Developer
12 15 (2.77%) Digital Project Manager
13 14 (2.58%) C# Developer
13 14 (2.58%) HTML Developer
13 14 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (2.40%) .NET Developer
14 13 (2.40%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (2.40%) Digital Analyst
14 13 (2.40%) Marketing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (17.90%) HTML
2 72 (13.28%) CSS
3 49 (9.04%) Web Services
4 41 (7.56%) HTML5
5 40 (7.38%) JSON
6 38 (7.01%) .NET
7 34 (6.27%) J2EE
8 29 (5.35%) RESTful
9 27 (4.98%) jQuery
9 27 (4.98%) REST
9 27 (4.98%) XML
10 26 (4.80%) AngularJS
11 21 (3.87%) Kafka
12 20 (3.69%) Spring
13 15 (2.77%) CSS3
13 15 (2.77%) Google Maps API
14 13 (2.40%) Android SDK
14 13 (2.40%) Guice
15 12 (2.21%) LAMP
16 11 (2.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.41%) User Experience
2 35 (6.46%) Mobile App
3 33 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.80%) Social Media
5 23 (4.24%) Computer Science
6 22 (4.06%) Visualisation
7 16 (2.95%) Algorithms
8 15 (2.77%) Digital Media
9 12 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (2.03%) Copywriting
10 11 (2.03%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.85%) Social Network
12 9 (1.66%) Cryptography
12 9 (1.66%) Statistics
13 8 (1.48%) Management Information System
14 6 (1.11%) Data Centre
14 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.11%) iPhone
14 6 (1.11%) Mobile Computing
15 5 (0.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.76%) Android
2 71 (13.10%) Windows
3 69 (12.73%) Linux
4 33 (6.09%) Apple iOS
5 30 (5.54%) Unix
6 23 (4.24%) CentOS
6 23 (4.24%) Ubuntu
7 15 (2.77%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.85%) Debian
9 8 (1.48%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.11%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.92%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.92%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.55%) Solaris
12 3 (0.55%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.55%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (32.84%) Analytics
2 161 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (11.44%) E-Commerce
4 61 (11.25%) Scrum
5 49 (9.04%) TDD
6 47 (8.67%) Android Development
6 47 (8.67%) DevOps
7 46 (8.49%) SEO
8 45 (8.30%) Web Analytics
9 44 (8.12%) Digital Marketing
10 42 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (6.46%) Project Management
12 34 (6.27%) OO
13 32 (5.90%) Content Management
14 31 (5.72%) Unit Testing
15 30 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (5.35%) BDD
16 29 (5.35%) Configuration Management
17 25 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (4.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 147 (27.12%) Java
2 97 (17.90%) JavaScript
3 81 (14.94%) Python
4 71 (13.10%) SQL
5 52 (9.59%) PHP
6 28 (5.17%) Perl
7 25 (4.61%) Bash Shell
7 25 (4.61%) Ruby
8 22 (4.06%) C#
9 17 (3.14%) PowerShell
10 16 (2.95%) C++
11 15 (2.77%) Go
12 11 (2.03%) C
13 8 (1.48%) VBA
14 6 (1.11%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.11%) Scala
15 5 (0.92%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.74%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (9.96%) Degree
2 19 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.11%) CCNA
4 6 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.92%) CCSA
5 5 (0.92%) CISM
5 5 (0.92%) CISSP
5 5 (0.92%) JNCIA
6 4 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.37%) MCSA
7 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.37%) PMP
8 1 (0.18%) MCSE
8 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.35%) QA
2 8 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.92%) SLA
4 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.87%) Docker
4 11 (2.03%) vCloud
5 7 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.92%) NFS
7 4 (0.74%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.55%) Firmware
9 2 (0.37%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.37%) LXC
9 2 (0.37%) pfSense
9 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.37%) XenApp
9 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.18%) iptables
10 1 (0.18%) KVM
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (7.01%) Puppet
2 37 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (5.17%) Ansible
4 12 (2.21%) HAProxy
5 10 (1.85%) Salt
6 9 (1.66%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.48%) CFEngine
8 6 (1.11%) Kibana
8 6 (1.11%) logstash
8 6 (1.11%) Nagios
8 6 (1.11%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.92%) SCCM
10 4 (0.74%) Ambari
10 4 (0.74%) Bacula
10 4 (0.74%) Cacti
10 4 (0.74%) MOM
10 4 (0.74%) Oozie
11 3 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.55%) Mesos
11 3 (0.55%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 87 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 63 (11.62%) Adobe
3 42 (7.75%) VMware
4 27 (4.98%) Oracle
5 23 (4.24%) Facebook
6 22 (4.06%) Omniture
6 22 (4.06%) Red Hat
7 21 (3.87%) Tableau
8 19 (3.51%) Twitter
9 15 (2.77%) Cisco
9 15 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (2.40%) DoubleClick
11 12 (2.21%) Rackspace
12 10 (1.85%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.66%) Apple
13 9 (1.66%) Citrix
13 9 (1.66%) Polycom
14 8 (1.48%) SAP
15 7 (1.29%) EPiServer
16 6 (1.11%) Hortonworks
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: Great day rate on offer. Perm opportunities also.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £220 - £224 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Jambo Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Central London / West End
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Posted: 14 days ago
London
Global Markets Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
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