The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 181 199 211
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +12
Contract jobs citing Google 68 43 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% 1.01% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 17
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £385 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £283
% change year-on-year
- +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +63.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £22.46 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £35.00 £23.13
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4319 4271 5023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.71% 49.08% 49.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2236 2149 2169
Average daily rate £355 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
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 270 261 295
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
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 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 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
Berkshire +20 18 £208 -13.54% 3
Kent - 16 £350 - 5
Surrey +8 12 £425 +25.00% 7
Hampshire -24 9 £325 -2.40% 8
Buckinghamshire +3 5 - - 1
Oxfordshire -8 4 £525 +23.52% 4
East Sussex -11 2 £375 -
Sussex - 2 £675 -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 54 (36.99%) SQL
2 51 (34.93%) Internet
3 50 (34.25%) JSON
4 49 (33.56%) Java
4 49 (33.56%) Mobile App
5 48 (32.88%) XML
6 46 (31.51%) Twitter
7 45 (30.82%) REST
7 45 (30.82%) Mobile Application Development
7 45 (30.82%) SOA
8 44 (30.14%) OAuth
8 44 (30.14%) Facebook
9 43 (29.45%) TDD
10 41 (28.08%) Spring
10 41 (28.08%) Use Case
10 41 (28.08%) Rapid Prototyping
11 32 (21.92%) HTML
12 31 (21.23%) Analytics
13 28 (19.18%) Google Analytics
14 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (15.75%) Games
15 23 (15.75%) Game Development
16 21 (14.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 21 (14.38%) Marketing
17 19 (13.01%) jQuery
17 19 (13.01%) CSS
17 19 (13.01%) Unity DI Container
18 18 (12.33%) JavaScript
18 18 (12.33%) GWT
19 15 (10.27%) Digital Marketing

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (8.22%) CMS
2 8 (5.48%) IBM Notes
3 5 (3.42%) TeamSite
4 4 (2.74%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (2.74%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.74%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.37%) Drupal
5 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.68%) WordPress
6 1 (0.68%) Confluence
6 1 (0.68%) Lync
6 1 (0.68%) Node.js
6 1 (0.68%) concrete5
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.74%) 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%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.68%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 28 (19.18%) 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 11 (7.53%) Google Apps
2 9 (6.16%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (6.16%) Google App Engine
3 6 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.11%) SaaS
3 6 (4.11%) PaaS
3 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.74%) IaaS
6 2 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (34.93%) Internet
2 5 (3.42%) Intranet
3 3 (2.05%) NGN
3 3 (2.05%) Network Security
4 2 (1.37%) Firewall
4 2 (1.37%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) SMTP
5 1 (0.68%) FTP
5 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.68%) VPN
5 1 (0.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.68%) SSH
5 1 (0.68%) LDAP
5 1 (0.68%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.11%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.74%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.05%) SQLite
4 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.37%) IDOL
4 2 (1.37%) Big Data
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) Voldemort
5 1 (0.68%) BigTable
5 1 (0.68%) Redis
5 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.16%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.11%) Ant
3 6 (4.11%) Jasmine
4 5 (3.42%) Gradle
5 4 (2.74%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.74%) Subversion
5 4 (2.74%) Maven
5 4 (2.74%) DbUnit
5 4 (2.74%) Mockito
5 4 (2.74%) TestNG
6 2 (1.37%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.37%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.37%) Selenium
7 1 (0.68%) JIRA
7 1 (0.68%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.68%) JUnit
7 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.68%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
General
1 23 (15.75%) Games
2 21 (14.38%) Marketing
3 13 (8.90%) Finance
4 9 (6.16%) Retail
5 6 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.74%) Billing
7 2 (1.37%) Back Office
7 2 (1.37%) Electronics
7 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (56.85%) Developer
2 38 (26.03%) Mobile Developer
3 26 (17.81%) Lead Developer
4 21 (14.38%) Java Developer
5 19 (13.01%) Front-End Developer
6 14 (9.59%) Analyst
7 11 (7.53%) Web Developer
8 10 (6.85%) Architect
9 6 (4.11%) Consultant
9 6 (4.11%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.74%) Designer
11 3 (2.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.05%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (2.05%) Applications Developer
11 3 (2.05%) Service Analyst
11 3 (2.05%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.05%) Data Architect
11 3 (2.05%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (34.25%) JSON
2 48 (32.88%) XML
3 45 (30.82%) REST
4 44 (30.14%) OAuth
5 41 (28.08%) Spring
6 32 (21.92%) HTML
7 21 (14.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 19 (13.01%) Unity DI Container
8 19 (13.01%) CSS
8 19 (13.01%) jQuery
9 18 (12.33%) GWT
10 14 (9.59%) Hibernate
11 11 (7.53%) Web Services
12 10 (6.85%) Google Maps API
13 7 (4.79%) HTML5
14 6 (4.11%) Java ME
14 6 (4.11%) J2ME
15 5 (3.42%) J2EE
16 4 (2.74%) Guice
16 4 (2.74%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 49 (33.56%) Mobile App
2 14 (9.59%) Social Media
3 11 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.48%) EPoS
5 7 (4.79%) User Experience
6 6 (4.11%) Visualisation
7 5 (3.42%) W3C
8 2 (1.37%) DTV
8 2 (1.37%) GIS
8 2 (1.37%) Clustering
8 2 (1.37%) Open Source
8 2 (1.37%) iPad
9 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.68%) Google Search Appliance
9 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.68%) Wiki
9 1 (0.68%) FMCG
9 1 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.90%) Windows
2 10 (6.85%) Linux
3 4 (2.74%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.37%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) CentOS
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.68%) AIX
5 1 (0.68%) Solaris
5 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.82%) SOA
1 45 (30.82%) Mobile Application Development
2 43 (29.45%) TDD
3 41 (28.08%) Rapid Prototyping
3 41 (28.08%) Use Case
4 31 (21.23%) Analytics
5 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (15.75%) Game Development
7 15 (10.27%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (10.27%) E-Commerce
8 11 (7.53%) Scrum
8 11 (7.53%) Migration
9 10 (6.85%) Web Analytics
10 9 (6.16%) ITIL
11 8 (5.48%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.48%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.48%) SEO
12 7 (4.79%) Web Design
12 7 (4.79%) CRM
13 6 (4.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (36.99%) SQL
2 49 (33.56%) Java
3 18 (12.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.53%) Perl
5 7 (4.79%) Python
6 6 (4.11%) C++
6 6 (4.11%) PHP
7 4 (2.74%) Groovy
8 3 (2.05%) Ruby
8 3 (2.05%) Golang
8 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.05%) C#
9 2 (1.37%) C
9 2 (1.37%) VBA
9 2 (1.37%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (0.68%) Korn
10 1 (0.68%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.48%) Degree
2 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) PMP
4 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.37%) VCDX
5 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) WCAG
2 3 (2.05%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Xen
3 1 (0.68%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Nagios
2 1 (0.68%) YUM
Vendors
1 46 (31.51%) Twitter
2 44 (30.14%) Facebook
3 11 (7.53%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.48%) Lotus
4 8 (5.48%) VMware
5 7 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (4.11%) Hitwise
7 5 (3.42%) Interwoven
8 4 (2.74%) Atomikos
8 4 (2.74%) Oracle
9 3 (2.05%) SAP
9 3 (2.05%) Cisco
9 3 (2.05%) ExactTarget
9 3 (2.05%) SmartFocus
10 2 (1.37%) Omniture
10 2 (1.37%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.37%) hybris
10 2 (1.37%) HP
11 1 (0.68%) Dell
11 1 (0.68%) Citrix
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