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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 228 201 275
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +74
Contract jobs citing Google 200 209 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.83% 0.97% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 2.10% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 138 93
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £197 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £344 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 5
Average hourly rate £16.76 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.75 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £46.60 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £16.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +0.18%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -23 33 £406 +16.07% 31
Westminster - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 128 (33.25%) Analytics
2 124 (32.21%) HTML
3 117 (30.39%) JavaScript
3 117 (30.39%) Android
4 114 (29.61%) CSS
5 105 (27.27%) Google Analytics
6 91 (23.64%) Java
7 89 (23.12%) Android Development
8 73 (18.96%) TDD
9 70 (18.18%) jQuery
10 68 (17.66%) Scrum
11 60 (15.58%) HTML5
11 60 (15.58%) Apple iOS
11 60 (15.58%) Git (software)
12 56 (14.55%) CMS
12 56 (14.55%) SQL
13 52 (13.51%) C#
13 52 (13.51%) SEO
14 51 (13.25%) Windows
14 51 (13.25%) Facebook
15 50 (12.99%) E-Commerce
16 49 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
17 46 (11.95%) JSON
18 45 (11.69%) Marketing
18 45 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
18 45 (11.69%) XML
19 44 (11.43%) SQL Server
20 40 (10.39%) XHTML
21 39 (10.13%) Umbraco
22 38 (9.87%) Mobile App

Google
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (14.55%) CMS
2 39 (10.13%) Umbraco
3 16 (4.16%) Node.js
4 11 (2.86%) IIS
5 10 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.34%) Drupal
6 9 (2.34%) Apache
6 9 (2.34%) Apache Pig
7 7 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.30%) Jetty
8 5 (1.30%) WordPress
9 4 (1.04%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.04%) nginx
9 4 (1.04%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.04%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.78%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (7.53%) Photoshop
2 28 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 21 (5.45%) MS Office
4 12 (3.12%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (2.34%) AutoCAD
7 4 (1.04%) InDesign
8 3 (0.78%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.52%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.52%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.26%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.26%) Vectorworks
10 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 105 (27.27%) Google Analytics
2 9 (2.34%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (0.78%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.01%) Google App Engine
2 20 (5.19%) Google Apps
3 19 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (2.60%) SaaS
7 8 (2.08%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.56%) Heroku
9 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (1.30%) GitHub
10 4 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.78%) Google Compute Engine
11 3 (0.78%) Office 365
12 2 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.19%) HTTP
2 11 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (2.60%) FTP
4 8 (2.08%) SSL
5 6 (1.56%) Internet
5 6 (1.56%) DHCP
5 6 (1.56%) DNS
5 6 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.56%) IPsec
6 5 (1.30%) 3G
7 4 (1.04%) Intranet
8 3 (0.78%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.78%) tcpdump
8 3 (0.78%) LAN
8 3 (0.78%) SAN
9 2 (0.52%) AMQP
10 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.26%) NAS
10 1 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (6.49%) MySQL
4 21 (5.45%) Big Data
5 19 (4.94%) MongoDB
5 19 (4.94%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.38%) Hadoop
6 13 (3.38%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.34%) Apache Hive
8 8 (2.08%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.82%) SQLite
9 7 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.56%) Redis
10 6 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.30%) HBase
12 4 (1.04%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.78%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 60 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 37 (9.61%) Mercurial
3 36 (9.35%) TeamCity
4 18 (4.68%) Maven
5 17 (4.42%) Subversion
6 12 (3.12%) Mockito
6 12 (3.12%) JIRA
7 11 (2.86%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.82%) JUnit
8 7 (1.82%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.56%) Grunt
9 6 (1.56%) Bower
10 5 (1.30%) Hudson
11 4 (1.04%) PhoneGap
11 4 (1.04%) jMock
12 3 (0.78%) TestNG
12 3 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.78%) DbUnit
12 3 (0.78%) Mocha
12 3 (0.78%) Moq
General
1 45 (11.69%) Marketing
2 30 (7.79%) Finance
3 25 (6.49%) Advertising
4 21 (5.45%) Games
4 21 (5.45%) Retail
5 14 (3.64%) Publishing
6 10 (2.60%) Banking
7 7 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.78%) French Language
8 3 (0.78%) German Language
8 3 (0.78%) Automotive
9 2 (0.52%) Electronics
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.52%) Back Office
9 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 220 (57.14%) Developer
2 86 (22.34%) Android Developer
3 48 (12.47%) Analyst
4 38 (9.87%) Front-End Developer
5 28 (7.27%) Web Developer
6 24 (6.23%) Senior Developer
7 13 (3.38%) Data Analyst
8 12 (3.12%) iOS Developer
9 11 (2.86%) Java Developer
9 11 (2.86%) Consultant
9 11 (2.86%) Architect
10 10 (2.60%) Support Analyst
10 10 (2.60%) Designer
10 10 (2.60%) Mobile Developer
11 9 (2.34%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (2.34%) Business Analyst
12 8 (2.08%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.08%) CSS Developer
12 8 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 8 (2.08%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (32.21%) HTML
2 114 (29.61%) CSS
3 70 (18.18%) jQuery
4 60 (15.58%) HTML5
5 46 (11.95%) JSON
6 45 (11.69%) XML
7 40 (10.39%) XHTML
8 37 (9.61%) LESS
9 35 (9.09%) CSS3
10 33 (8.57%) AngularJS
11 31 (8.05%) Google Maps API
11 31 (8.05%) Android SDK
12 30 (7.79%) Ajax
13 27 (7.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (6.75%) Web Services
15 23 (5.97%) .NET
16 18 (4.68%) REST
17 14 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
18 13 (3.38%) RESTful
18 13 (3.38%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.87%) Mobile App
2 35 (9.09%) Social Media
3 17 (4.42%) Social Network
4 16 (4.16%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.90%) Open Source
6 13 (3.38%) Digital Media
7 12 (3.12%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.60%) GIS
8 10 (2.60%) iPhone
8 10 (2.60%) iPad
9 9 (2.34%) Augmented Reality
9 9 (2.34%) W3C
10 6 (1.56%) New Media
11 5 (1.30%) Online Games
11 5 (1.30%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.30%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.04%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (1.04%) Wiki
13 3 (0.78%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 117 (30.39%) Android
2 60 (15.58%) Apple iOS
3 51 (13.25%) Windows
4 34 (8.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (8.57%) Linux
5 33 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.38%) UNIX
7 5 (1.30%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.26%) Debian
9 1 (0.26%) Solaris
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (33.25%) Analytics
2 89 (23.12%) Android Development
3 73 (18.96%) TDD
4 68 (17.66%) Scrum
5 52 (13.51%) SEO
6 50 (12.99%) E-Commerce
7 49 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (8.83%) BDD
9 34 (8.83%) OOP
9 34 (8.83%) OO
9 34 (8.83%) Responsive Web Design
10 33 (8.57%) Kanban
11 31 (8.05%) MVC
12 30 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 30 (7.79%) Web Development
13 28 (7.27%) Software Engineering
13 28 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (6.49%) Project Management
15 22 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (30.39%) JavaScript
2 91 (23.64%) Java
3 56 (14.55%) SQL
4 52 (13.51%) C#
5 24 (6.23%) C++
5 24 (6.23%) Python
6 19 (4.94%) Ruby
7 18 (4.68%) PHP
8 17 (4.42%) Objective-C
9 9 (2.34%) C
10 6 (1.56%) Golang
11 5 (1.30%) XPath
11 5 (1.30%) VBA
12 4 (1.04%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.78%) Groovy
13 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.52%) R
14 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.52%) Lua
15 1 (0.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 36 (9.35%) Degree
2 6 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (0.52%) ACDT
3 2 (0.52%) MCITP
4 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.26%) HP APS
4 1 (0.26%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.26%) MCSE
4 1 (0.26%) MCP
4 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.56%) Xen
4 2 (0.52%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.52%) NFS
4 2 (0.52%) XenApp
4 2 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.34%) Puppet
2 4 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.78%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.52%) Oozie
4 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 51 (13.25%) Facebook
2 36 (9.35%) Twitter
3 29 (7.53%) Venda
4 23 (5.97%) Microsoft
5 21 (5.45%) Omniture
6 18 (4.68%) Oracle
7 15 (3.90%) Apple
8 13 (3.38%) VMware
9 10 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (2.60%) Business Objects
9 10 (2.60%) Yahoo!
10 9 (2.34%) Mapinfo
10 9 (2.34%) Adobe
11 7 (1.82%) Sitecore
11 7 (1.82%) Vertica
12 6 (1.56%) DoubleClick
13 5 (1.30%) Netezza
13 5 (1.30%) Greenplum
14 4 (1.04%) Tableau
14 4 (1.04%) Citrix
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