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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 210 196 244
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +48
Contract jobs citing Google 241 273 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.98% 1.08% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 2.35% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 209 109
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £242 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £283
% change year-on-year
- +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -52.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.90 £29.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-42.71% +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
11231 11606 11937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.86% 46.11% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7270 7562 7260
Average daily rate £425 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £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 243 248 339
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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 -4 45 £350 -13.84% 35
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £205 -
Hammersmith - 2 £450 - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - - 2
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 131 (28.42%) Analytics
2 127 (27.55%) Java
3 124 (26.90%) Google Analytics
4 118 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (24.30%) HTML
6 108 (23.43%) JavaScript
7 97 (21.04%) Android
8 85 (18.44%) CSS
9 82 (17.79%) SQL
10 81 (17.57%) Android Development
11 68 (14.75%) TDD
12 62 (13.45%) Marketing
12 62 (13.45%) Git (software)
13 60 (13.02%) User Experience
14 58 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
15 57 (12.36%) Apple iOS
15 57 (12.36%) XML
16 53 (11.50%) jQuery
16 53 (11.50%) Degree
17 51 (11.06%) JSON
18 49 (10.63%) E-Commerce
19 46 (9.98%) Linux
19 46 (9.98%) Scrum
20 45 (9.76%) CMS
21 43 (9.33%) Google Apps
22 41 (8.89%) Project Management
22 41 (8.89%) Subversion
23 39 (8.46%) HTML5
24 38 (8.24%) SEO
24 38 (8.24%) Finance

Google
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 45 (9.76%) CMS
2 20 (4.34%) Apache
3 17 (3.69%) Tomcat
3 17 (3.69%) IIS
3 17 (3.69%) SAS
3 17 (3.69%) Node.js
4 14 (3.04%) ArcGIS
5 12 (2.60%) WordPress
6 11 (2.39%) nginx
6 11 (2.39%) Jetty
7 9 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (1.95%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.52%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.30%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (1.08%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.08%) Drupal
10 5 (1.08%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.21%) Photoshop
3 14 (3.04%) MS Office
4 10 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.87%) InDesign
6 4 (0.87%) SPSS
6 4 (0.87%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.65%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 124 (26.90%) Google Analytics
2 15 (3.25%) SiteCatalyst
3 11 (2.39%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.43%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.33%) Google Apps
2 33 (7.16%) Google App Engine
3 19 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.95%) Google Compute Engine
6 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.08%) Office 365
7 5 (1.08%) Basecamp
8 3 (0.65%) GitHub
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.43%) Heroku
10 1 (0.22%) SaaS
10 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.29%) HTTP
2 21 (4.56%) SSL
3 14 (3.04%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.04%) FTP
4 11 (2.39%) DHCP
4 11 (2.39%) DNS
4 11 (2.39%) Internet
4 11 (2.39%) IPsec
5 5 (1.08%) Firewall
6 4 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.87%) LDAP
7 3 (0.65%) Intranet
8 2 (0.43%) AMQP
8 2 (0.43%) SSH
8 2 (0.43%) VPN
8 2 (0.43%) SAN
8 2 (0.43%) DMZ
8 2 (0.43%) Extranet
8 2 (0.43%) MPLS
9 1 (0.22%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.24%) MySQL
2 34 (7.38%) SQL Server
3 26 (5.64%) Relational Database
4 24 (5.21%) Hadoop
4 24 (5.21%) Big Data
5 19 (4.12%) MongoDB
5 19 (4.12%) NoSQL
6 15 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (3.04%) DB2
8 13 (2.82%) Data Mining
9 11 (2.39%) Redis
10 10 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.08%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.08%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.08%) SQLite
13 5 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.87%) Impala
Development Applications
1 62 (13.45%) Git (software)
2 41 (8.89%) Subversion
3 33 (7.16%) JIRA
4 22 (4.77%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.60%) Maven
6 10 (2.17%) Bitbucket
7 9 (1.95%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.95%) Dreamweaver
8 8 (1.74%) Jasmine
9 7 (1.52%) Ant
9 7 (1.52%) JUnit
9 7 (1.52%) Mockito
9 7 (1.52%) Selenium
9 7 (1.52%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (0.87%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.87%) Xcode
11 4 (0.87%) Trac
12 3 (0.65%) Grunt
General
1 62 (13.45%) Marketing
2 38 (8.24%) Finance
3 29 (6.29%) Publishing
4 23 (4.99%) Retail
5 18 (3.90%) Banking
6 16 (3.47%) Advertising
7 13 (2.82%) Games
8 9 (1.95%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.95%) German Language
9 6 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.08%) French Language
11 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.65%) Billing
13 2 (0.43%) Automotive
13 2 (0.43%) Legal
13 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.22%) Law
14 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 227 (49.24%) Developer
2 78 (16.92%) Android Developer
3 69 (14.97%) Analyst
4 34 (7.38%) Java Developer
5 29 (6.29%) Senior Developer
6 23 (4.99%) Front-End Developer
7 17 (3.69%) Web Developer
8 16 (3.47%) Consultant
9 14 (3.04%) Architect
9 14 (3.04%) Software Engineer
9 14 (3.04%) Data Analyst
9 14 (3.04%) Python Developer
9 14 (3.04%) Web Analyst
10 13 (2.82%) Administrator
11 12 (2.60%) Senior Android Developer
12 11 (2.39%) iOS Developer
12 11 (2.39%) Lead Developer
12 11 (2.39%) Designer
13 9 (1.95%) Service Analyst
13 9 (1.95%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (24.30%) HTML
2 85 (18.44%) CSS
3 57 (12.36%) XML
4 53 (11.50%) jQuery
5 51 (11.06%) JSON
6 39 (8.46%) HTML5
7 38 (8.24%) Web Services
8 33 (7.16%) Google Maps API
9 30 (6.51%) REST
10 29 (6.29%) .NET
11 28 (6.07%) Spring
12 27 (5.86%) CSS3
13 25 (5.42%) Servlets
13 25 (5.42%) SOAP
14 23 (4.99%) RESTful
15 20 (4.34%) J2EE
15 20 (4.34%) Android SDK
16 19 (4.12%) Ajax
16 19 (4.12%) GWT
17 18 (3.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.02%) User Experience
2 58 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.86%) Open Source
3 27 (5.86%) Social Media
4 22 (4.77%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.69%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.47%) Blackberry
7 15 (3.25%) Data Integration
8 14 (3.04%) iPad
9 12 (2.60%) iPhone
9 12 (2.60%) Visualisation
10 10 (2.17%) Statistics
11 9 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.74%) Digital Media
12 8 (1.74%) W3C
13 7 (1.52%) GIS
13 7 (1.52%) Copywriting
13 7 (1.52%) Social Network
14 6 (1.30%) Management Information System
14 6 (1.30%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 97 (21.04%) Android
2 57 (12.36%) Apple iOS
3 46 (9.98%) Linux
4 38 (8.24%) Windows
5 9 (1.95%) UNIX
6 7 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.30%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.30%) CentOS
7 6 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.08%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.08%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.87%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.65%) Debian
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (28.42%) Analytics
2 118 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (17.57%) Android Development
4 68 (14.75%) TDD
5 49 (10.63%) E-Commerce
6 46 (9.98%) Scrum
7 41 (8.89%) Project Management
8 38 (8.24%) SEO
9 37 (8.03%) Web Development
9 37 (8.03%) BDD
10 36 (7.81%) Software Engineering
10 36 (7.81%) MVC
11 34 (7.38%) Content Management
12 33 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (6.07%) OO
14 25 (5.42%) ETL
15 23 (4.99%) Web Analytics
16 21 (4.56%) Migration
17 20 (4.34%) Digital Marketing
17 20 (4.34%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 127 (27.55%) Java
2 108 (23.43%) JavaScript
3 82 (17.79%) SQL
4 38 (8.24%) Python
5 29 (6.29%) C#
6 21 (4.56%) PHP
7 14 (3.04%) Objective-C
8 11 (2.39%) C++
9 9 (1.95%) C
10 7 (1.52%) R
11 5 (1.08%) Golang
11 5 (1.08%) Perl
12 4 (0.87%) Ruby
12 4 (0.87%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.65%) Google Apps Script
13 3 (0.65%) Groovy
13 3 (0.65%) Scala
14 2 (0.43%) Clojure
14 2 (0.43%) Haskell
14 2 (0.43%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 53 (11.50%) Degree
2 11 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.08%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.43%) MCP
5 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.22%) MCITP
6 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.22%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.74%) QA
2 5 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.74%) Xen
4 7 (1.52%) HDFS
5 5 (1.08%) vCloud
6 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.65%) XenApp
6 3 (0.65%) Docker
7 2 (0.43%) vSphere
7 2 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (3.69%) Puppet
2 15 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.08%) Ansible
4 3 (0.65%) Salt
5 2 (0.43%) Kibana
5 2 (0.43%) Chukwa
5 2 (0.43%) logstash
5 2 (0.43%) Oozie
5 2 (0.43%) SCCM
5 2 (0.43%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.22%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 36 (7.81%) Facebook
2 34 (7.38%) Oracle
2 34 (7.38%) Microsoft
3 30 (6.51%) Omniture
3 30 (6.51%) Twitter
4 20 (4.34%) VMware
5 17 (3.69%) Tableau
6 14 (3.04%) Sitecore
7 13 (2.82%) Business Objects
8 12 (2.60%) ESRI
9 9 (1.95%) Xamarin
9 9 (1.95%) Adobe
10 7 (1.52%) Lotus
10 7 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.52%) Zend
11 6 (1.30%) Eloqua
11 6 (1.30%) Marketo
11 6 (1.30%) Pardot
11 6 (1.30%) Apple
12 5 (1.08%) Red Hat
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £330 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Incopro Ltd.
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £130 - £170 per day + extra when on late shift
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £125 - £225 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-250 Per Day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 1,000 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago