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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 177 215 192
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -23
Contract jobs citing Google 294 226 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.24% 0.94% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.90% 2.07% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 141 221
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £575 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 3
Average hourly rate £21.32 £29.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.48% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.05 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £128.25 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £15.85 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+84.54% -46.27%
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
10123 10922 11348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.72% 45.61% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6690 6912 7297
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 234 263
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.27 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.50 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 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
(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 +23 57 £375 +7.14% 30
Croydon - 6 £450 -
Harrow - 3 £369 -
Kingston Upon Thames -6 2 £349 +53.02%
Hounslow - 2 - - 2
Hammersmith -3 1 £375 -16.66%
Uxbridge - 1 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 183 (31.88%) Analytics
2 159 (27.70%) Java
3 155 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (25.09%) Google Analytics
5 123 (21.43%) HTML
6 122 (21.25%) JavaScript
7 104 (18.12%) Android
8 96 (16.72%) Amazon AWS
8 96 (16.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 87 (15.16%) Scrum
10 85 (14.81%) CSS
11 84 (14.63%) Marketing
11 84 (14.63%) Google Apps
12 83 (14.46%) Windows
13 75 (13.07%) Linux
13 75 (13.07%) Android Development
14 71 (12.37%) SQL
15 69 (12.02%) Microsoft
16 68 (11.85%) User Experience
17 64 (11.15%) Git (software)
18 62 (10.80%) Mobile App
19 60 (10.45%) Adobe
20 57 (9.93%) JSON
21 55 (9.58%) Web Services
21 55 (9.58%) HTML5
22 52 (9.06%) OO
22 52 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
23 51 (8.89%) Web Analytics
24 50 (8.71%) Degree
24 50 (8.71%) Python

Google
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 48 (8.36%) CMS
2 41 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 36 (6.27%) Apache
4 35 (6.10%) Node.js
5 32 (5.57%) nginx
6 26 (4.53%) SharePoint
7 25 (4.36%) JBoss
8 17 (2.96%) WordPress
9 16 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (2.44%) Mule ESB
11 13 (2.26%) Drupal
11 13 (2.26%) Jetty
11 13 (2.26%) Confluence
11 13 (2.26%) Lync
11 13 (2.26%) IIS
11 13 (2.26%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (1.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 42 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.75%) MS Office
3 24 (4.18%) Photoshop
4 21 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.96%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (1.57%) MS Visio
7 7 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.87%) MS Project
8 5 (0.87%) SPSS
9 4 (0.70%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.17%) Revit
12 1 (0.17%) FastStats
12 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 27 (4.70%) WebTrends
2 7 (1.22%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.52%) Radian6
4 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 144 (25.09%) Google Analytics
2 96 (16.72%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (16.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 84 (14.63%) Google Apps
4 42 (7.32%) Adobe Analytics
5 28 (4.88%) Office 365
5 28 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (4.53%) Google App Engine
7 20 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (3.14%) Google Drive
9 17 (2.96%) SaaS
10 9 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.39%) PaaS
11 8 (1.39%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.70%) Heroku
12 4 (0.70%) Engine Yard
13 3 (0.52%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.52%) GitHub
13 3 (0.52%) IaaS
13 3 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.75%) Firewall
2 28 (4.88%) VPN
3 27 (4.70%) DNS
4 26 (4.53%) TCP/IP
5 20 (3.48%) Internet
6 18 (3.14%) HTTP
7 16 (2.79%) DHCP
8 15 (2.61%) Intranet
9 14 (2.44%) DMZ
10 13 (2.26%) Reverse Proxy
11 9 (1.57%) WebEx
12 8 (1.39%) IPsec
12 8 (1.39%) VoIP
12 8 (1.39%) FTP
13 7 (1.22%) SSL
13 7 (1.22%) LAN
13 7 (1.22%) Wireless
14 6 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.05%) VLAN
14 6 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.67%) MongoDB
2 37 (6.45%) MySQL
3 34 (5.92%) NoSQL
4 30 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (4.01%) Redis
6 20 (3.48%) Big Data
7 19 (3.31%) Oracle Database
7 19 (3.31%) Relational Database
8 18 (3.14%) Hadoop
9 14 (2.44%) SQL Server
10 12 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.57%) SQLite
13 8 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (1.05%) Data Mining
15 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (0.87%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.87%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 64 (11.15%) Git (software)
2 50 (8.71%) Jenkins
3 23 (4.01%) JIRA
4 21 (3.66%) Mercurial
5 20 (3.48%) Gerrit
6 19 (3.31%) Artifactory
7 17 (2.96%) Subversion
8 16 (2.79%) Gradle
9 15 (2.61%) SonarQube
9 15 (2.61%) Maven
9 15 (2.61%) Selenium
10 14 (2.44%) Android Studio
11 11 (1.92%) Eclipse
12 10 (1.74%) Jasmine
13 9 (1.57%) Ant
14 8 (1.39%) JMeter
14 8 (1.39%) Calabash
14 8 (1.39%) PhantomJS
15 7 (1.22%) Appium
15 7 (1.22%) Grunt
General
1 84 (14.63%) Marketing
2 48 (8.36%) Finance
3 32 (5.57%) Publishing
4 28 (4.88%) Retail
5 24 (4.18%) Advertising
6 17 (2.96%) Banking
7 11 (1.92%) Legal
8 7 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.87%) Front Office
11 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.52%) Automotive
11 3 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.52%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 182 (31.71%) Developer
2 90 (15.68%) Analyst
3 67 (11.67%) Android Developer
4 33 (5.75%) Architect
5 24 (4.18%) DevOps Engineer
6 23 (4.01%) Java Developer
7 22 (3.83%) Consultant
8 20 (3.48%) Project Manager
9 19 (3.31%) Senior Developer
10 18 (3.14%) Business Analyst
10 18 (3.14%) Service Analyst
10 18 (3.14%) Service Desk Analyst
11 17 (2.96%) Support Analyst
12 16 (2.79%) Web Analyst
13 14 (2.44%) Web Developer
13 14 (2.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 14 (2.44%) Mobile Developer
14 13 (2.26%) iOS Developer
14 13 (2.26%) Web Manager
15 12 (2.09%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (21.43%) HTML
2 85 (14.81%) CSS
3 57 (9.93%) JSON
4 55 (9.58%) Web Services
4 55 (9.58%) HTML5
5 45 (7.84%) XML
6 40 (6.97%) J2EE
7 38 (6.62%) .NET
8 36 (6.27%) CSS3
9 35 (6.10%) jQuery
10 34 (5.92%) REST
11 31 (5.40%) RESTful
12 30 (5.23%) Android SDK
13 28 (4.88%) AngularJS
14 25 (4.36%) LAMP
15 24 (4.18%) Spring
16 22 (3.83%) Google Maps API
17 18 (3.14%) SOAP
18 15 (2.61%) RabbitMQ
18 15 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.85%) User Experience
2 62 (10.80%) Mobile App
3 39 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.36%) Social Media
5 24 (4.18%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.79%) Visualisation
7 14 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (2.09%) GIS
8 12 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.09%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.57%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
9 9 (1.57%) Copywriting
9 9 (1.57%) Wiki
9 9 (1.57%) Animation
10 8 (1.39%) iPhone
11 7 (1.22%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.87%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 104 (18.12%) Android
2 83 (14.46%) Windows
3 75 (13.07%) Linux
4 46 (8.01%) Apple iOS
5 24 (4.18%) Ubuntu
6 22 (3.83%) CentOS
7 20 (3.48%) UNIX
8 15 (2.61%) Mac OS X
9 11 (1.92%) Mac OS
9 11 (1.92%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.87%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.70%) Solaris
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (31.88%) Analytics
2 155 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (15.16%) Scrum
4 75 (13.07%) Android Development
5 52 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (9.06%) OO
6 51 (8.89%) Web Analytics
7 50 (8.71%) SEO
8 49 (8.54%) TDD
9 46 (8.01%) DevOps
10 45 (7.84%) Content Management
11 36 (6.27%) Mobile Development
12 33 (5.75%) Migration
13 32 (5.57%) E-Commerce
13 32 (5.57%) ITIL
13 32 (5.57%) BDD
14 29 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
15 27 (4.70%) Unit Testing
15 27 (4.70%) Web Development
16 25 (4.36%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 159 (27.70%) Java
2 122 (21.25%) JavaScript
3 71 (12.37%) SQL
4 50 (8.71%) Python
5 37 (6.45%) PHP
6 33 (5.75%) Ruby
7 32 (5.57%) Perl
8 28 (4.88%) Bash Shell
9 22 (3.83%) C#
10 19 (3.31%) Objective-C
11 11 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.74%) VBScript
13 9 (1.57%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.57%) C++
13 9 (1.57%) Scala
14 7 (1.22%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.22%) R
15 6 (1.05%) C
16 4 (0.70%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.70%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 50 (8.71%) Degree
2 36 (6.27%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.87%) MCSE
5 5 (0.87%) CCNA
5 5 (0.87%) CISSP
5 5 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.87%) CISM
5 5 (0.87%) CCSA
5 5 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.87%) JNCIA
6 3 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) MOS
7 2 (0.35%) PMP
7 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.61%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.53%) Docker
3 22 (3.83%) vCloud
4 19 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.22%) XenApp
5 7 (1.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.35%) XenServer
6 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.17%) vSphere
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 40 (6.97%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (6.62%) Puppet
3 23 (4.01%) Ansible
4 19 (3.31%) HAProxy
4 19 (3.31%) Salt
5 15 (2.61%) Rundeck
6 14 (2.44%) Kibana
6 14 (2.44%) logstash
6 14 (2.44%) ZABBIX
7 12 (2.09%) SCCM
8 5 (0.87%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.70%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.70%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.35%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.35%) WMI
11 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 69 (12.02%) Microsoft
2 60 (10.45%) Adobe
3 39 (6.79%) VMware
4 38 (6.62%) Apple
5 30 (5.23%) Oracle
6 26 (4.53%) Omniture
7 21 (3.66%) Red Hat
8 20 (3.48%) Facebook
9 19 (3.31%) Tableau
10 18 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (2.61%) DoubleClick
12 14 (2.44%) Twitter
13 13 (2.26%) Citrix
14 12 (2.09%) HP
14 12 (2.09%) Sitecore
15 11 (1.92%) Rackspace
16 10 (1.74%) Cisco
17 9 (1.57%) Eloqua
18 7 (1.22%) Aprimo
19 6 (1.05%) MobileIron
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