The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 25 July 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 South East 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 148 201 203
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +2
Contract jobs citing Google 90 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.05% 0.69% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 17
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £268 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £285
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +18.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% +28.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £23.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -33.92%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4387 4173 4803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.82% 49.29% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2172 2067 2074
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 319 339
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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England

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Google across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Google
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Google across the South East region.

Google Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Google across the South East region.

Google Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Google
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Google Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Google
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Berkshire +25 25 £180 -25.00% 2
Kent - 20 £350 - 7
Hampshire -14 17 £375 +9.97% 6
Surrey -2 11 £363 -3.33% 7
Buckinghamshire - 8 £350 - 3
East Sussex +1 6 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £400 - 3
West Sussex - - - - 8
Middlesex - - - -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 56 (38.36%) Java
2 52 (35.62%) XML
3 49 (33.56%) SQL
4 47 (32.19%) Spring
5 43 (29.45%) Internet
6 41 (28.08%) Twitter
6 41 (28.08%) Mobile App
7 39 (26.71%) Mobile Application Development
7 39 (26.71%) REST
7 39 (26.71%) SOA
7 39 (26.71%) JSON
8 38 (26.03%) OAuth
8 38 (26.03%) TDD
8 38 (26.03%) Facebook
9 35 (23.97%) Rapid Prototyping
9 35 (23.97%) Use Case
10 30 (20.55%) HTML
11 25 (17.12%) Google Analytics
11 25 (17.12%) Analytics
12 24 (16.44%) GWT
13 22 (15.07%) Hibernate
13 22 (15.07%) Games
14 20 (13.70%) Game Development
15 18 (12.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 18 (12.33%) CSS
16 17 (11.64%) Microsoft
17 16 (10.96%) JavaScript
17 16 (10.96%) Marketing
17 16 (10.96%) Unity DI Container
17 16 (10.96%) Jenkins

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.22%) Apache ServiceMix
3 10 (6.85%) CMS
4 9 (6.16%) IBM Notes
5 7 (4.79%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (4.11%) IIS
7 5 (3.42%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (3.42%) TeamSite
8 4 (2.74%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.05%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.37%) Drupal
10 2 (1.37%) Lync
11 1 (0.68%) Node.js
11 1 (0.68%) concrete5
11 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.68%) WordPress
11 1 (0.68%) Confluence
11 1 (0.68%) Apache
11 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.05%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.37%) MS Office
3 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 25 (17.12%) Google Analytics
2 9 (6.16%) WebTrends
3 8 (5.48%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.68%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.22%) Google Apps
2 8 (5.48%) Google App Engine
3 7 (4.79%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.74%) SaaS
5 4 (2.74%) PaaS
5 4 (2.74%) IaaS
6 3 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (29.45%) Internet
2 6 (4.11%) Kerberos
3 5 (3.42%) Intranet
4 3 (2.05%) Firewall
5 2 (1.37%) Wireless
6 1 (0.68%) SSH
6 1 (0.68%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.68%) LDAP
6 1 (0.68%) WAN
6 1 (0.68%) SMTP
6 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.68%) VPN
6 1 (0.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.85%) IDOL
2 8 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.11%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.05%) DB2
4 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.37%) Redis
5 2 (1.37%) Voldemort
5 2 (1.37%) BigTable
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (10.96%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.22%) Maven
2 12 (8.22%) TestNG
2 12 (8.22%) DbUnit
2 12 (8.22%) Mockito
3 6 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.11%) Jasmine
4 4 (2.74%) Ant
4 4 (2.74%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.05%) Subversion
5 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.05%) Gradle
5 3 (2.05%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.37%) Selenium
6 2 (1.37%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.37%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.68%) JIRA
7 1 (0.68%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.68%) JUnit
7 1 (0.68%) JSUnit
General
1 22 (15.07%) Games
2 16 (10.96%) Marketing
3 11 (7.53%) Finance
4 9 (6.16%) Retail
5 8 (5.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.74%) Billing
7 2 (1.37%) Electronics
7 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.37%) Banking
7 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (56.16%) Developer
2 32 (21.92%) Mobile Developer
3 30 (20.55%) Java Developer
4 26 (17.81%) Lead Developer
5 18 (12.33%) Analyst
6 14 (9.59%) Front-End Developer
7 10 (6.85%) Web Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Consultant
9 7 (4.79%) Architect
9 7 (4.79%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Designer
10 4 (2.74%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.74%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Architect
11 3 (2.05%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.05%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (2.05%) Migration Engineer
11 3 (2.05%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (2.05%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (35.62%) XML
2 47 (32.19%) Spring
3 39 (26.71%) JSON
3 39 (26.71%) REST
4 38 (26.03%) OAuth
5 30 (20.55%) HTML
6 24 (16.44%) GWT
7 22 (15.07%) Hibernate
8 18 (12.33%) CSS
8 18 (12.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 16 (10.96%) Unity DI Container
10 13 (8.90%) jQuery
11 12 (8.22%) Guice
11 12 (8.22%) Apache Camel
12 11 (7.53%) Web Services
13 8 (5.48%) Google Maps API
13 8 (5.48%) HTML5
14 6 (4.11%) J2EE
15 4 (2.74%) .NET
16 3 (2.05%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.08%) Mobile App
2 12 (8.22%) Social Media
3 6 (4.11%) Visualisation
3 6 (4.11%) EPoS
4 5 (3.42%) W3C
5 3 (2.05%) iSeries
6 2 (1.37%) DTV
6 2 (1.37%) GIS
6 2 (1.37%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Wiki
7 1 (0.68%) Blog
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) iPad
7 1 (0.68%) Firmware
7 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.90%) Windows
2 10 (6.85%) Linux
3 5 (3.42%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.05%) Android
5 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) AIX
6 1 (0.68%) Solaris
6 1 (0.68%) UNIX
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.71%) SOA
1 39 (26.71%) Mobile Application Development
2 38 (26.03%) TDD
3 35 (23.97%) Rapid Prototyping
3 35 (23.97%) Use Case
4 25 (17.12%) Analytics
5 20 (13.70%) Game Development
6 15 (10.27%) MVC
7 14 (9.59%) E-Commerce
8 12 (8.22%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (6.85%) Migration
11 9 (6.16%) Web Analytics
12 8 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (5.48%) Scrum
12 8 (5.48%) ITIL
13 6 (4.11%) Data Modelling
13 6 (4.11%) B2B
13 6 (4.11%) Web Design
13 6 (4.11%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 56 (38.36%) Java
2 49 (33.56%) SQL
3 16 (10.96%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.22%) Groovy
5 10 (6.85%) Perl
6 6 (4.11%) VB
6 6 (4.11%) Lua
7 4 (2.74%) C#
7 4 (2.74%) Google Apps Script
7 4 (2.74%) Python
7 4 (2.74%) PHP
8 3 (2.05%) Ruby
8 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.37%) C++
9 2 (1.37%) C
10 1 (0.68%) C-shell
10 1 (0.68%) Golang
10 1 (0.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (5.48%) Degree
2 7 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) PMP
4 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.68%) MCTS
5 1 (0.68%) MCP
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) WCAG
2 3 (2.05%) HL7
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.42%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.37%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.68%) NFS
3 1 (0.68%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
3 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) Puppet
1 2 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.68%) Nagios
2 1 (0.68%) WSUS
2 1 (0.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) YUM
Vendors
1 41 (28.08%) Twitter
2 38 (26.03%) Facebook
3 17 (11.64%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.22%) Atomikos
5 9 (6.16%) Lotus
6 6 (4.11%) Hitwise
6 6 (4.11%) VMware
7 5 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.42%) CA
7 5 (3.42%) Interwoven
8 4 (2.74%) Oracle
8 4 (2.74%) Cisco
9 3 (2.05%) IBM
9 3 (2.05%) HP
9 3 (2.05%) SAP
9 3 (2.05%) Apple
9 3 (2.05%) Endeca
9 3 (2.05%) Coremetrics
10 2 (1.37%) Omniture
10 2 (1.37%) Citrix
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