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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 26 May 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 203 184 238
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +54
Contract jobs citing Google 260 273 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.20% 1.23% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 2.90% 2.76% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 158 136
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Median hourly rate £19.75 £23.37 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.47% +37.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £16.19 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £33.00 £26.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-38.77% -20.66%
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
8973 9893 9906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.26% 44.47% 43.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6153 6467 6462
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 252 202
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.09 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Google as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 40 £400 +31.14% 33
Croydon -10 5 £480 +9.71%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £675 -
Bromley - 1 £350 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £685 -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Google.

1 186 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (32.20%) Java
3 161 (30.49%) Analytics
4 141 (26.70%) Google Analytics
5 123 (23.30%) JavaScript
6 117 (22.16%) Amazon AWS
7 111 (21.02%) Google Cloud Platform
8 102 (19.32%) Scrum
9 90 (17.05%) Git (software)
10 88 (16.67%) HTML
11 86 (16.29%) TDD
12 80 (15.15%) CSS
13 78 (14.77%) Marketing
14 77 (14.58%) Python
14 77 (14.58%) Finance
15 72 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
16 71 (13.45%) J2EE
17 70 (13.26%) Android
18 67 (12.69%) Linux
19 65 (12.31%) Web Services
20 64 (12.12%) Microsoft
21 63 (11.93%) E-Commerce
21 63 (11.93%) SQL
21 63 (11.93%) Open Source
22 62 (11.74%) DevOps
23 61 (11.55%) JIRA
24 60 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
25 59 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
26 57 (10.80%) Jenkins
27 55 (10.42%) Google Apps

Google
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (7.95%) CMS
2 36 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 25 (4.73%) Node.js
4 24 (4.55%) Confluence
5 20 (3.79%) Apache
6 17 (3.22%) Apache TomEE
6 17 (3.22%) WebSphere
7 14 (2.65%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.46%) nginx
9 12 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.89%) MS Exchange
11 9 (1.70%) Drupal
11 9 (1.70%) Jetty
11 9 (1.70%) WordPress
12 8 (1.52%) JBoss
12 8 (1.52%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.95%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.95%) IIS
13 5 (0.95%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 43 (8.14%) MS Office
2 31 (5.87%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.98%) MS Visio
3 21 (3.98%) Photoshop
4 15 (2.84%) Spreadsheet
5 13 (2.46%) MS Project
6 12 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (1.70%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.76%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.38%) Adobe SpeedGrade
10 2 (0.38%) Gliffy
10 2 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (3.79%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (2.08%) WebTrends
3 8 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.57%) BigMachines
6 3 (0.57%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.38%) Magento
7 2 (0.38%) Revive Adserver
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.19%) Radian6
8 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 141 (26.70%) Google Analytics
2 117 (22.16%) Amazon AWS
3 111 (21.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 72 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 55 (10.42%) Google Apps
6 38 (7.20%) GitHub
7 35 (6.63%) Google App Engine
8 34 (6.44%) Google Play
9 22 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (3.79%) AdWords
10 20 (3.79%) Office 365
10 20 (3.79%) SaaS
11 18 (3.41%) Adobe Analytics
12 14 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (2.65%) IaaS
13 10 (1.89%) Lucidchart
14 9 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (1.70%) Google Tag Manager
14 9 (1.70%) PaaS
15 6 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.55%) Internet
2 21 (3.98%) HTTP
3 18 (3.41%) DNS
4 15 (2.84%) Firewall
4 15 (2.84%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.27%) VPN
6 9 (1.70%) SMTP
6 9 (1.70%) Wireless
7 8 (1.52%) DMZ
8 7 (1.33%) FTP
8 7 (1.33%) SSL
9 6 (1.14%) DHCP
9 6 (1.14%) IMAP
9 6 (1.14%) Intranet
10 5 (0.95%) IPsec
10 5 (0.95%) LDAP
10 5 (0.95%) OpenVPN
10 5 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
10 5 (0.95%) SMS
10 5 (0.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.14%) MySQL
2 36 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 29 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (5.30%) NoSQL
5 19 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (3.41%) Hadoop
7 17 (3.22%) SQL Server
8 15 (2.84%) Big Data
8 15 (2.84%) BigQuery
9 14 (2.65%) Redis
10 13 (2.46%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.89%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (1.52%) Couchbase
13 8 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.14%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.14%) DB2
15 6 (1.14%) Neo4j
15 6 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 90 (17.05%) Git (software)
2 61 (11.55%) JIRA
3 57 (10.80%) Jenkins
4 25 (4.73%) JUnit
5 24 (4.55%) Maven
6 21 (3.98%) Mockito
7 19 (3.60%) Gradle
8 15 (2.84%) Android Studio
9 12 (2.27%) JBehave
10 11 (2.08%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.70%) Artifactory
11 9 (1.70%) IntelliJ
11 9 (1.70%) JIRA Agile
11 9 (1.70%) Subversion
12 8 (1.52%) Grunt
12 8 (1.52%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.33%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.33%) Gerrit
14 6 (1.14%) Axure RP
14 6 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 78 (14.77%) Marketing
2 77 (14.58%) Finance
3 27 (5.11%) Retail
4 19 (3.60%) Advertising
4 19 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.41%) Banking
6 16 (3.03%) Publishing
7 11 (2.08%) Legal
8 10 (1.89%) Games
9 9 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.52%) Electronics
11 5 (0.95%) Automotive
11 5 (0.95%) Law
12 3 (0.57%) Danish Language
12 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 171 (32.39%) Developer
2 65 (12.31%) Analyst
3 52 (9.85%) Java Developer
4 48 (9.09%) Architect
5 38 (7.20%) Android Developer
6 37 (7.01%) Senior Developer
7 31 (5.87%) DevOps Engineer
8 22 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 22 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 20 (3.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 20 (3.79%) Scrum Master
10 19 (3.60%) Cloud Architect
11 18 (3.41%) Consultant
12 15 (2.84%) Java Architect
13 14 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
13 14 (2.65%) Junior
14 13 (2.46%) AWS Developer
14 13 (2.46%) Business Analyst
14 13 (2.46%) Cloud Developer
15 12 (2.27%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (16.67%) HTML
2 80 (15.15%) CSS
3 71 (13.45%) J2EE
4 65 (12.31%) Web Services
5 52 (9.85%) REST
6 49 (9.28%) JSON
7 45 (8.52%) AngularJS
7 45 (8.52%) HTML5
8 44 (8.33%) Spring
9 36 (6.82%) RESTful
10 33 (6.25%) jQuery
11 29 (5.49%) .NET
12 28 (5.30%) XML
13 27 (5.11%) Hibernate
14 23 (4.36%) Android SDK
15 22 (4.17%) CSS3
15 22 (4.17%) JMS
15 22 (4.17%) SOAP
16 19 (3.60%) Google Maps API
17 17 (3.22%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.85%) Mobile App
2 37 (7.01%) User Experience
3 35 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.63%) Social Media
4 31 (5.87%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.41%) Algorithms
6 16 (3.03%) iPad
7 14 (2.65%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.27%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.08%) Digital Media
9 11 (2.08%) Fintech
10 10 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.89%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.33%) Copywriting
12 6 (1.14%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.14%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.14%) Statistics
13 5 (0.95%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.95%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.95%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 70 (13.26%) Android
2 67 (12.69%) Linux
3 51 (9.66%) Windows
4 41 (7.77%) Apple iOS
5 25 (4.73%) Unix
6 16 (3.03%) CentOS
6 16 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 14 (2.65%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.52%) Debian
9 6 (1.14%) AIX
9 6 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.95%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.76%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.76%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.57%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.19%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (30.49%) Analytics
3 102 (19.32%) Scrum
4 86 (16.29%) TDD
5 63 (11.93%) E-Commerce
5 63 (11.93%) Open Source
6 62 (11.74%) DevOps
7 60 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 59 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (7.95%) BDD
10 41 (7.77%) Android Development
11 39 (7.39%) SEO
12 38 (7.20%) CRM
13 37 (7.01%) Digital Marketing
14 34 (6.44%) Project Management
15 33 (6.25%) Front End Development
16 26 (4.92%) Web Analytics
16 26 (4.92%) Web Development
17 25 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
18 23 (4.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 170 (32.20%) Java
2 123 (23.30%) JavaScript
3 77 (14.58%) Python
4 63 (11.93%) SQL
5 46 (8.71%) PHP
6 34 (6.44%) Ruby
7 28 (5.30%) Bash Shell
8 27 (5.11%) Perl
9 19 (3.60%) C
9 19 (3.60%) Go
10 18 (3.41%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.84%) C#
12 13 (2.46%) C++
13 8 (1.52%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.33%) Apple Swift
14 7 (1.33%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.33%) Scala
14 7 (1.33%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.14%) VBA
16 5 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (8.33%) Degree
2 17 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.95%) PhD
5 4 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.76%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.38%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.19%) CCNA
7 1 (0.19%) CCNP
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) MBA
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.60%) QA
2 8 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.76%) SLA
4 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (6.06%) Docker
2 31 (5.87%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.89%) vCloud
5 7 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.33%) Xen
6 5 (0.95%) etcd
6 5 (0.95%) NFS
7 4 (0.76%) KVM
8 3 (0.57%) GlusterFS
9 2 (0.38%) flannel
9 2 (0.38%) LXC
9 2 (0.38%) pfSense
9 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.38%) vSphere
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.19%) XenApp
10 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (5.49%) Ansible
2 25 (4.73%) Puppet
3 24 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (3.22%) Kubernetes
5 13 (2.46%) HAProxy
6 11 (2.08%) Salt
7 9 (1.70%) logstash
8 8 (1.52%) Kibana
9 7 (1.33%) ZABBIX
10 6 (1.14%) Nagios
10 6 (1.14%) Rundeck
11 5 (0.95%) Cacti
12 4 (0.76%) Bacula
13 3 (0.57%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.57%) SCCM
14 2 (0.38%) CA Wily
14 2 (0.38%) Graphite
14 2 (0.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 2 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 2 (0.38%) Piwik
Vendors
1 64 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.77%) Oracle
3 40 (7.58%) Adobe
4 33 (6.25%) VMware
5 25 (4.73%) Facebook
6 24 (4.55%) Omniture
7 19 (3.60%) Atlassian
7 19 (3.60%) Tableau
8 17 (3.22%) Apple
8 17 (3.22%) CyberSource
8 17 (3.22%) Red Hat
9 15 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (2.65%) Twitter
11 11 (2.08%) IBM
12 10 (1.89%) Cisco
12 10 (1.89%) SAP
13 9 (1.70%) Citrix
13 9 (1.70%) Rackspace
13 9 (1.70%) Siebel
14 8 (1.52%) Optimizely
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